News archive from 22 July 2015

Generation rent set to grow over next decade, says PwC accountants

House price rises of 5% a year and a shortage of affordable homes are set to swell the ranks of “generation rent” over the next decade, so that by 2025 more than half of those under 40 will be living in properties owned by private landlords. A report...

Guardian, 00:03 in Business
 

Sam Turner's Racing Tips: All the best bets for Wednesday, July 22

Sportmail's racing expert Sam Turner picks out the top selections for Wednesday's races at Sandown, Bath, Leicester, Catterick and Lingfield.   RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Sam Turner's Racing Tips: All the best bets for Monday, July... Hugo...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Golden Horn treble chance at King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes is poignant for former champion jockey...

Former champion jockey Joe Mercer cannot envisage defeat for Golden Horn when he attempts to extend his unbeaten record in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Success would see John Gosden-trained Golden Horn become...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Forget missiles, US Navy reveals nuclear submarine that can launch underwater DRONES

The US Navy has revealed its latest weapon - and underwater drone that can be released from submarines on the sea bed. It is hoped the technology could be used in attack submarines following a successful trial on the USS North Dakota.  In a first for...

 

Premier League’s Richard Scudamore urges England to emulate Costa Rica

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has advised the FA to look to Costa Rica for inspiration, rather than blame the influx of foreign talent to the Premier League for the England team’s travails. Costa Rica qualified for the second round...

Guardian, 00:05 in Sport
 
Dealer had £50,000 of cocaine at his Leeds flat

Dealer had £50,000 of cocaine at his Leeds flat

A man who was caught with 1.5 kilos of cocaine worth over £50,000 when police raided his flat in Leeds has been jailed for four and a half years. Officers from Leeds’s drugs and firearms team Operation Quartz made the discovery when they executed a...

 
Rare bagpipes surface in Australia 200 years on

Rare bagpipes surface in Australia 200 years on

A RARE set of bagpipes believed to have been taken into battle by one of Scotland's most historic army regiments has surfaced in Australia. Detective work by a pipe band major in the “Sunshine Coast” town of Noosa, in Queensland, has helped piece...

 

Leeds nostalgia: Old, old people

When we look at our picture of the good ladies at the Frazer House Home for the Elderly in 1958 we are seeing people who began their lives in an era that has long since disappeared from living memory. Some of these women would have been babies when...

 
Ricin accused ‘bought poison on dark web from FBI’

Ricin accused ‘bought poison on dark web from FBI’

A FAMILY man ordered enough deadly poison on the "dark web" to kill 1,400 people then set about finding a rabbit, chinchilla or other "pocket-sized pet" to test it on, a court heard. Father-of-two Mohammed Ali, 31, allegedly tried...

 
Hunger strikes over plans for power plant in Thailand

Hunger strikes over plans for power plant in Thailand

PLANS to build an 800-megawatt coal power plant near some of Thailand's most popular beaches have sparked protests and a hunger strike by activists who say officials are not considering its impact on the pristine environment. More than 100 members of...

 
Probe into Netanyahu’s household spending bill

Probe into Netanyahu’s household spending bill

TWO months into his new term in office, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself depending on an even narrower majority, susceptible to the "extortion" of practically any lawmaker. His political footing is so tenuous that he...

 
Toshiba boss quits in scandal over doctored profits

Toshiba boss quits in scandal over doctored profits

TOSHIBA'S chief executive and eight other executives have resigned over doctored books that inflated profits at the Japanese technology manufacturer by 152 billion yen (£780 million) over several years. The company acknowledged a systematic cover-up,...

 
Vatican hosts climate change talks for mayors

Vatican hosts climate change talks for mayors

DOZENS of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world demanded yesterday that their national leaders take bold steps at Paris climate talks this year, which they say may be the last chance to keep the warming of the Earth at levels safe for...

 
Survival tips for students at Doncaster prizegiving event

Survival tips for students at Doncaster prizegiving event

Survivor dad Victor Fellowes, who starred in Bear Grylls' television series "The Island' recently, addressed award-winning students at Doncaster Trinity Academy's annual prize-giving. Mr Fellowes’ experience on the island fitted with the...

 

Suicide rate for middle-age men with mental health issues up 73%, report says

Suicides among middle-aged men with mental health issues have soared by 73% since 2006, which may be attributed to a combination of alcohol, job loss and debt, according to an authoritative new report. The statistics have been compiled by the...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 


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