News archive from 22 November 2017, page 8

Two Boeing 747 jumbo jets sold in China Taobao auction

Two Boeing 747 jumbo jets sold in China Taobao auction

Two Boeing 747 planes have been sold on the Chinese e-shopping website Taobao for more than 320m yuan ($48m; £36m). The jumbo jets are from a defunct cargo company and the court handling the bankruptcy had been trying to sell them for years. Six...

BBC, 04:47 in World News
 
Watch: Shock footage of North Korean defector escaping across border under hail of bullets

Watch: Shock footage of North Korean defector escaping across border under hail of bullets

The soldier fled Kim Jong-un’s rogue regime at Panmunjom, referred to as the “truce village”, on November 13 where he was shot at least four times by soldiers giving chase. The footage, released by the United Nations Command (UNC), shows how close...

 
REVEALED: Planes have THIS secret handle during emergencies - have you spotted it?

REVEALED: Planes have THIS secret handle during emergencies - have you spotted it?

Planes must always evacuate in an emergency within 90 seconds. This is dictated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), who only allow an airline to fly if they pass this timing. Airlines must have procedures in place to allow this to happen,...

 

Jilted man spray-painted 's***' on ex's walls then 'set fire to her house' - Hull trial

A man set fire to his ex-partner's house after telling her in a phone call: "I'm going to burn your f****** house down," a court heard. A fire was deliberately started inside the woman's home in Boothferry estate, west Hull, in the early...

 
Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo told team he had CANCER at break before Liverpool comeback

Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo told team he had CANCER at break before Liverpool comeback

The Reds had raced into a three-goal lead thanks to a Roberto Firmino brace and Sadio Mane strike. But a heart-wrenching team talk by Berizzo at the break brought an instant response from his side as Guido Pizarro and Wissam Ben Yedder scored the...

 

Warwickshire man spared jail after drunkenly disrupting flight and trying to bite police officer

A Warwickshire man has been spared jail after drunkenly disrupting a flight and attempting to bite a police officer after being arrested. A court was told that Haydn Clarke, of Lea Crescent, Rugby, drank a bottle of tequila in a Dutch bar before...

 

Major works start at Swanswell Viaduct as part of ring road maintenance

Renovation work started on one of the oldest sections of Coventry’s ring road yesterday. Major upgrades are being made to the Swanswell viaduct, as part of a scheme to bring it up to modern standards. After months of site clearance, work started today...

 

Sharp shooters: Every Premier League club ranked by their shot conversion rate so far

Premier League clubs ranked by shot conversion rate   WHICH Premier League sides have the best shot conversion rates this season? 1 / 20 GETTY 20. Crystal Palace - 3.9% (6 goals, 153 shots) “Manchester City currently top the Premier League table with...

Daily Star, 05:11 in Sport
 
UFC News: McGregor’s boxing 'a lot better', GSP vs Whittaker update, Jedrzejczyk talks

UFC News: McGregor’s boxing 'a lot better', GSP vs Whittaker update, Jedrzejczyk talks

Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh believes ‘The Notorious’ recent boxing only training camp will do wonders for his striking when he returns to the UFC. “To be honest, some of the things we’ve come away with from the Mayweather fight, some of...

Daily Star, 05:11 in Sport
 
Tiger Woods is the best he’s felt for three years… I hope he’s ready - Jason Day

Tiger Woods is the best he’s felt for three years… I hope he’s ready - Jason Day

Woods will make his comeback next week at his own tournament in the Albany, Bahamas after nearly a year on the sidelines. The former world number one, who had his fourth back operation in the past three years, hasn’t played since the Dubai Desert...

 
Liverpool news: Barcelona and Real Madrid to battle for Mohamed Salah

Liverpool news: Barcelona and Real Madrid to battle for Mohamed Salah

Salah has so far exceeded expectations at Anfield since his summer move from Roma. The Egypt international became the first Liverpool player to score nine goals in his opening 12 league games, eclipsing Robbie Fowler’s tally of eight in the 3-0 win...

 
Liverpool news: Luis Garcia says he needed special treatment to deal with Jamie Carragher

Liverpool news: Luis Garcia says he needed special treatment to deal with Jamie Carragher

Garcia and Carragher were part of the same Liverpool team that reigned supreme in the Champions League and FA Cup in 2005 and 2006 respectively. However, speaking to Four Four Two, the former Spain international has revealed he actually needed help to...

 

A look inside Leicester's Haymarket Theatre as £3.6m revamp continues

Work on a multi-million pound project to bring Leicester’s disused Haymarket Theatre back into use is well under way. About 40 workmen are now on site at the 1970s theatre, which is due to reopen as a 863-seat music, arts venue and e-sports venue next...

 

A new network of CCTV cameras should be put up in Oadby following crime spree - Conservative MP says

An MP has called for a new network of CCTV cameras to be put up in Oadby following a recent crime spree. Conservative Neil O’Brien says the move is needed after a spate of around 30 burglaries on some of the town’s streets where gold and high-value...

 
Joanne Wilbraham joins Howes Percival family law team in Leicester

Joanne Wilbraham joins Howes Percival family law team in Leicester

Leading regional law firm Howes Percival has appointed Joanne Wilbraham as a solicitor in its Leicester family law team. Joanne specialises in all areas of family law including separation, divorce, financial proceedings, arrangements for children and...

 


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