News archive from 22 August 2017

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Tuesday, August 22

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Tuesday's meetings at Kempton, Newton Abbott, Brighton and Yarmouth. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Racing chiefs launch drive to cut abuse of non-runner rule New rules set to...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 
Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web review: Mystery of 'eBay for drugs'

Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web review: Mystery of 'eBay for drugs'

I watched a full 85 minutes of Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web (BBC4) only to have two people sum the whole thing up, matter-of-factly in the final five.  The mystery, such as it was, concerned Ross Ulbricht, now serving life without parole...

 
Great British Bake Off 2017: Who are the contestants? Everything you need to know HERE

Great British Bake Off 2017: Who are the contestants? Everything you need to know HERE

Ahead of its return at the end of August, this year’s amateur bakers have been revealed as they prepare to be put to the test. Among the latest crop of home cooking hopefuls is a health and safety inspector, an IT programme manager and an architect....

 
Great British Bake Off: Sandi and Noel reveal what they REALLY think about Mel and Sue

Great British Bake Off: Sandi and Noel reveal what they REALLY think about Mel and Sue

Mel and Sue feature in the first episode in an unusual way as Noel and Sandi phone the pair for directions while riding a hot air balloon. Speaking to media including Express.co.uk at a screening for the first episode, Noel said they felt obliged to...

 

MTR, keep guard ‘legends’ on trains!

SOUTH West Trains’ new Chinese state owners were urged yesterday to keep guard “legends” on every train. Rail union RMT launched a new poster campaign as workers held a demonstration against the franchise’s new operators, MTR. “We employ absolute...

 

Fire brigade prevents ‘catastrophic’ blaze

HOMES in Blackburn were evacuated yesterday morning after a huge blaze engulfed 100 tons of waste at a plastic recycling plant. Fire crews were called to the scene at the V10 Polymers plant on Paterson Street in the Lancashire town just after 5.30am....

 
Great British Bake Off 2017: New stars WON'T be watching the Channel 4 programme

Great British Bake Off 2017: New stars WON'T be watching the Channel 4 programme

When Love Productions sold the show to Channel 4, fans of the programme were in uproar with many refusing to move from the BBC. Presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins bowed out of the move along with judging favourite Mary Berry. However, new judge...

 

Residents move out of unsafe towers

LEDBURY Towers residents started moving out of the unsafe blocks yesterday almost a fortnight after the gas supply to 224 homes was cut off. Several households from the block in Peckham are believed to have moved to nearby accommodation following...

 
Great British Bake Off 2017: Prue Leith reveals Mary Berry WARNED her about Paul Hollywood

Great British Bake Off 2017: Prue Leith reveals Mary Berry WARNED her about Paul Hollywood

Former judge Mary told Prue that she needed to "watch out" for her co-judge Paul Hollywood. The 82-year-old favourite has moved on to front her own cookery shows, but has offered advice to her Bake Off replacement. Speaking exclusively to...

 

South-East Asia: Collision at sea leaves 10 missing

VESSELS and aircraft from several nations were searching for 10 missing US navy personnel yesterday after an oil tanker collided with the destroyer USS John McCain near Singapore in the early hours. The incident involving the guided missile destroyer...

 

Afghanistan: Battle rages as Taliban begins bid to take northern province

THE TALIBAN launched a new offensive to capture a northern province of Afghanistan yesterday, ahead of an expected strategy announcement by US President Donald Trump. Jawzjan provincial police chief General Rahmatullah Turkistani said a fierce battle...

 

North Korea: War games go ahead despite warnings

THE first day of US-South Korean war games aimed at North Korea passed off without incident yesterday, despite warnings from both sides. The 11-day Ulchi Freedom Guardian manoeuvres involves 17,500 US and 50,000 South Korean troops. On Sunday, the...

 
BREAKING: Donald Trump to send 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan

BREAKING: Donald Trump to send 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan

The US President has long been sceptical of the US approach in the region, where the Afghan war is in its 16th year.  Former Trump deputy campaign manager David Bossie said: "I think he is going to give [his generals] a chance to prove what they...

 
How your digital self could 'live' on after you die

How your digital self could 'live' on after you die

The death and funerals industry is due for a shake-up, a growing number of tech start-ups believe. After you die, how do you fancy springing back to life in the form of a digital avatar? Your digital ghost could jump onto Facebook and join in a...

BBC, 00:05 in Business
 
Earthquake on Ischia leaves at least one dead and 25 injured

Earthquake on Ischia leaves at least one dead and 25 injured

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake on the Italian island of Ischia has left at least one person dead and 25 more injured. Italian media say up to 10 others are unaccounted for after buildings in the town of Casamicciola collapsed. The island off the coast of...

BBC, 00:05 in World News
 


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