News archive from 23 November 2017

Lionel Messi dropped: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde explains snub

Lionel Messi dropped: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde explains snub

The Argentinian rarely finds himself left out of the starting line-up but had to wait until the 56th minute until Ernesto Valverde brought him on in place of Gerard Deloufeu. Messi failed to spark his team into life and the tie finished 0-0 at the...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
Argentina missing submarine: Russia joins search operation

Argentina missing submarine: Russia joins search operation

Argentina has accepted help from Russia in the search for a military submarine that went missing with 44 crew in the southern Atlantic a week ago. President Mauricio Macri said the Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, had phoned him to offer to deploy a...

BBC, 00:02 in World News
 

‘The world was a liar and I had too much to say to listen to its prejudice’

Self-confessed saucepot PENNY PEPPER talks to Felicity Collier about the life experiences informing her recently published memoir JUST before she starts her reading in a Camden Town pub from her memoirs First in the World Somewhere, Penny Pepper...

 

Good v evil role reversal in new Batman series is a master stroke

KADEEM SIMMONDS: Superhuman efforts Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers for the ongoing graphic novel series Batman: White Knight I’M A massive Batman fan. I have the bedsheets, even as an adult, canvases on my wall, statues in my room, tattoos...

 

UPDATED 11.51pm: Chaos as trains between Preston and Barrow cancelled and railway stations flooded

Headlines: One lane is closed on the M6 southbound between Junctions 40 and 39 because of a collision (11.50pm). Replacement buses taking train passengers from Preston/Lancaster to Barrow are now stranded on the A6 because of flooding (11.27pm). The...

 
Dingers raise more than £10k for Doddie charity

Dingers raise more than £10k for Doddie charity

Duns Rugby Club held a fantastic fundraising evening last Friday in aid of Doddie Weir’s Motor Neurone Disease charity and raised more than £10,000 on the night. Doddie Weir’5 Discretionary Trust was established by the former Scotland...

 
Please take a break from Black Friday stress to watch this video stream of kittens playing

Please take a break from Black Friday stress to watch this video stream of kittens playing

Black Friday is stressing me out. Every where I go I’m being screamed at that I should be buying discounted petrol, unnecessarily huge Toblerone and reduced price sex toys. (I mean, what a night that would be, huh?) But what if I don’t want to buy...

Metro, 00:06 in Lifestyle
 
You can now get a cheese burger made with 9 different cheeses delivered to your door

You can now get a cheese burger made with 9 different cheeses delivered to your door

If there was ever such a thing as too much cheese (which of course there isn’t), this might be it: you can now get a burger that’s made entirely of cheese delivered straight to your door. No, we’re not talking about a regular burger with melted cheese...

Metro, 00:06 in Lifestyle
 
The unknown Indian woman doctor on Google Doodle

The unknown Indian woman doctor on Google Doodle

Google surprised Indians on Wednesday, when it published a Google Doodle of Rakhmabai Raut, one of British India's earliest practising women doctors, to commemorate the 153rd anniversary of her birth. This had many in India asking who was Rakhmabai...

BBC, 00:12 in World News
 
Philippine anti-drug agency chief vows 'rule of law'

Philippine anti-drug agency chief vows 'rule of law'

The new chief of the Philippines' anti-drug agency has promised a fresh approach to the controversial war on drugs, "based on the rule of law". Aaron Aquino said that since he took over in August, only one suspect had been killed in 1,341...

BBC, 00:12 in World News
 

London Assembly demands to see West Ham's landlord's accounts amid concerns E20 Stadium LLP is heading...

London Assembly members have demanded to see the financial accounts of the company that owns West Ham's London Stadium home amid concerns it is heading towards insolvency. The centrepiece of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is owned by E20...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 
'Sexist' inclusive writing row riles France

'Sexist' inclusive writing row riles France

The French, as is well known, are obsessed by one thing - language. The latest topic to consume a nation of lexicologists is "inclusive writing". This is the attempt to erase all trace of sexism in a language where gender is a central...

BBC, 00:14 in World News
 
10 tips to avoid falling victim to fraud when Christmas shopping

10 tips to avoid falling victim to fraud when Christmas shopping

With more of us doing our Christmas shopping from the sofa, and snapping up bargains on auction sites, fraud’s becoming a big part of the festive season. Action Fraud saw shopping fraud reports rise by a quarter last year – with 65% of frauds on...

Metro, 00:15 in Hot News
 
What's behind the $6bn global trade in footballers?

What's behind the $6bn global trade in footballers?

Football transfers were catapulted off the sports pages into the global media spotlight this year when Paris St-Germain broke - or rather smashed - the world record fee to snatch Brazilian star Neymar from Barcelona this summer. The French club paid...

BBC, 00:16 in Business
 

‘Free beer’ promotion goes horribly wrong

A Milwaukee brewery is regretting a recent promotion, after their local NFL team failed to score any points throughout a game. The Bavarian Bierhaus offered free beer for patrons until the Green Bay Packers scored any points, however the Packers lost...

The Week, 00:16 in Showbiz
 


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