News archive from 23 June 2015, page 4

Gove urges justice system overhaul

Michael Gove will launch a stinging attack on the "two-nation" justice system t hat allows the wealthy to enjoy "gold standard" services while "badly" failing many victims of crime. The poorest are at the mercy of a...

 

EU extends sanctions against Russia as Ukraine conflict rumbles on

The European Union has extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, drawing a rebuke and a warning of retaliation from Russian officials. An EU statement released on Monday...

 

Bid for GP fast-track cancer tests

GPs are being urged to fast-track cancer testing in new guidelines designed to halve the number of people who die as a result of a late diagnosis. For the first time the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) is encouraging GPs to...

 

Nerves warning over skinny jeans

Squatting in skinny jeans for a long period of time has been linked to damage of the muscles and nerve fibres in the legs, health experts have warned. Doctors have described the case of a 35-year-old woman who collapsed and spent several hours lying...

 

Horse racing tips: Tuesday 23 June

Beverley 2.15 Star Focus 2.45 Wardat Dubai 3.15 Maybeme 3.45 Miss Dusky Diva nap 4.15 Duke Of Yorkshire 4.45 Dear Bruin nb 5.15 See Vermont Brighton 2.00 Colourbearer 2.30 With Pleasure 3.00 Flying Bear 3.30 Kicking The Can 4.00 Elle Rebelle 4.30...

Guardian, 00:50 in Sport
 

Arsenal "making £28.7m Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer bid'

Arsenal are making a £28.7million bid to sign Borussia Dortmund ace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports. Aubameyang has been tipped to leave Dortmund this summer and has been strongly linked with Real Madrid. But Bild in Germany says the...

Metro, 00:50 in Sport
 
Local heroes Steph Houghton and Lucy Bronze take England to World Cup quarter-final after 2-1 win over Canada

Local heroes Steph Houghton and Lucy Bronze take England to World Cup quarter-final after 2-1 win over Canada

England are through to the last eight of the World Cup - and the 2-1 win over Canada was made in the North-East. Lucy Bronze’s superb winner fired England to their first ever knockout victory at a World Cup and through to a quarter-final against...

 
Fresh plea to find Sunderland grandad’s killers on first anniversary of his death

Fresh plea to find Sunderland grandad’s killers on first anniversary of his death

Detectives trying to crack the unsolved murder of a Sunderland grandad have issued a plea for help on the first anniversary of his disappearance. Robert Hutchinson was last seen leaving home in Corporation Road, in Hendon, at 6.20pm on Monday, June...

 

Nerves warning over skinny jeans

Squatting in skinny jeans for a long period of time has been linked to damage of the muscles and nerve fibres in the legs, health experts have warned. Doctors have described the case of a 35-year-old woman who collapsed and spent several hours lying...

 

Manchester United "ready to sign Bastian Schweinsteiger, Jasper Cillessen, Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema...

Louis van Gaal has told Manchester United to splash out £150million on four of the world's best players, according to reports. United are in the process of re-building their squad this summer - a process that has started with the arrival of Memphis...

Metro, 01:07 in Sport
 
Details revealed for the Tour in Northumberland

Details revealed for the Tour in Northumberland

Route plans for the prestigious Aviva Tour of Britain cycle race have been announced today, including details of the two stages in Northumberland. For Stage Four, the race will start in Scotland and then enter Northumberland heading along a route from...

 
Bronze the heroine as England reach quarter-finals

Bronze the heroine as England reach quarter-finals

Alnwick's Lucy Bronze fired in a cracking winner tonight as England broke the curse and won a World Cup knockout game for the first time, beating Norway 2-1. The 23-year-old was back in the starting line-up for the clash in Ottawa this evening, which...

 

Diddy arrested on suspicion of assault on University of California campus

The rapper and hip-hop producer Diddy was arrested on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles on Monday, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, police have said. Diddy, 45, whose real name is Sean Combs, was arrested at UCLA’s...

Guardian, 01:34 in Sport
 

US air strike kills Benghazi attack suspect, says Pentagon

A US air strike in northern Iraq killed an Islamic State operative who was a person of interest in the 2012 Benghazi attack, the Pentagon said on Monday. Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said Ali Awni al-Harzi of Tunisia was killed in Mosul on...

 

'It's a good thing'? Martha Stewart Living sold off after years of eroding value

Martha Stewart, the woman who changed the game for home decorating and cooking in the late 1990s, becoming the “it” designer for all things domestic, has sold her media and merchandising empire in a deal that values the company at far less than in it...

 


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