News archive from 22 November 2017, page 9

Arriva bus strike: Drivers voting again on latest pay offer

Arriva bus drivers are voting today on whether to accept a pay offer that could end the bitter pay dispute – but they look set to reject the deal. Members of Unite and the GMB have already held several days of strike action in their battle for a pay...

 

These city centre roads could be closed for MONTHS

Some city centre roads will be closed for MONTHS as work begins to give a historic landmark a new look. India Buildings is being turned into a new supercentre for HM Revenue and Customs. Some 3,500 people will be moved there from existing offices,...

 

Mountain of private customer documents dumped by fly tippers

A mountain of customers’ personal details were found DUMPED in Wavertree - as a cricket club owner says he is being plagued by fly tippers. Brian Washington, 75, said he woke to find a “wagon load” of waste outside his business, on Sunday, much of...

 

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez sends students into a frenzy when he opened new sports pitch

It is the moment thousands of Newcastle United fans dream of. And that dream became a reality for dozens of students at Collingwood College in Durham on Tuesday when Toon boss Rafa Benitez stopped by. The Spaniard was invited to the college, which is...

 
Sir Bobby Robson Foundation funds new project to unearth the 'secrets' of cancer

Sir Bobby Robson Foundation funds new project to unearth the 'secrets' of cancer

Hundreds of cancer patients are to benefit from a new “personalised” cancer treatment and research project in Newcastle. Funded by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation in Newcastle, the PROSPECT-NE genome sequencing project will work with up to 800 cancer...

 

"One punch" attack victim on how life will never be the same

The victim of a vicious assault told how he was left needed two hearing aids and glasses after being punched just once. Paul German was attacked as he left Heaven nightclub on Victoria Street in the early hours last November. The 39-year-old suffered...

 

How you can talk to children about abuse without mentioning sex

The NSPCC is encouraging parents to talk to their children about keeping their bodies private, in an effort to avoid child sexual abuse this Christmas. The charity’s PANTS campaign, focuses on the message that what’s under a child’s underwear is...

 
Budget 2017: Here's what to expect from Chancellor Phillip Hammond's Budget

Budget 2017: Here's what to expect from Chancellor Phillip Hammond's Budget

Chancellor Phillip Hammond presents his Budget today, and lots is riding on it. The Government has been lurching from one crisis to another, with two Cabinet resignations this month and a series of defeats in the House of Commons. Tories are searching...

 
'Pariah state' North Korea CUT OFF from world as China suspends all flights

'Pariah state' North Korea CUT OFF from world as China suspends all flights

The company were one of the last to offer flights into the hermit kingdom and have cited poor demand as the reason for the cancellation. It follows a request by Donald Trump to squeeze Kim Jong-un’s regime with growing sanctions after the refusal to...

 
US military members had 'improper contact' with foreign women

US military members had 'improper contact' with foreign women

Three members of the US military had improper contact with foreign women during President Trump's tour of Asia, US media report. They have reportedly been reassigned from their jobs at the White House following the incident, which is said to have...

BBC, 05:19 in World News
 
Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic not certain that Lionel Messi will stay at the club

Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic not certain that Lionel Messi will stay at the club

Barca confirmed an agreement with Messi over a new four-year deal in July, but the contract has not yet been signed and doubts have set in regarding whether it will be. If Messi doesn't sign the deal, he will be free to negotiate with other clubs from...

Daily Star, 05:21 in Sport
 
Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp takes sly dig at Sevilla after draw

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp takes sly dig at Sevilla after draw

Liverpool looked to be home and dry when they raced into a 3-0 lead thanks to a double from Roberto Firmino and a strike from Sadio Mane inside the first half an hour of the game. But Sevilla fought back in the second-half and replied with goals from...

 

Heartbroken family tell how flu struck down father and son before killing one of them

A grieving family have revealed for the first time how flu killed their 20-year-old son – as his dad who also had the virus battled for life near him. They spoke out as part of a drive to urge those eligible for the flu jab to have it. Macauley...

 

Pornography, violence and bullying - the dangers children face online

Children as young as seven-years-old are being exposed to pornography, sexual predators, violence and bullying on the Internet, a new report warns. Nearly all children between 7-15 have access to the Internet at home to play games, keep in touch with...

 
Blaise Tapp: Offer the hand of friendship at Christmas

Blaise Tapp: Offer the hand of friendship at Christmas

We are not yet out of November, but it really is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. The standard schmaltzy television adverts have already become tediously familiar but there is still one whole month to go until we are allowed to legitimately eat...

 


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