News archive from 24 March 2018

Tropical Cyclone Nora: Queensland on alert for destructive winds

Tropical Cyclone Nora: Queensland on alert for destructive winds

Tropical Cyclone Nora developed into a category three on Friday night, and was expected to reach category four as it moved into the Gulf of Carpentaria. Warnings were in place for all Queensland areas from Karumba to Mapoon, including Weipa and...

 
Talking Horses: Saturday TV tipping guide at Doncaster and Newbury

Talking Horses: Saturday TV tipping guide at Doncaster and Newbury

Two of the past five Lincoln winners were having their first runs for a new stable and there is a good chance of Mitchum Swagger (3.35) making it three in six years on Saturday at Doncaster. While this six-year-old is close to the top of the weights,...

Guardian, 00:15 in Sport
 

Real Madrid 'interested in Manchester United star Marcus Rashford' as search for new striker continues

Real Madrid are ready to consider a summer bid to sign Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford as his playing opportunities under Jose Mourinho continue to be limited. According to Spanish newspaper Sport, the 20-year-old has emerged as a potential...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 
Gareth Southgate says new England players are shedding ‘fear factor’

Gareth Southgate says new England players are shedding ‘fear factor’

Gareth Southgate believes a new generation of England players are shedding the fear factor that has so undermined progress at recent major tournaments, with his willingness to allow them to express themselves ensuring they now enjoy representing the...

Guardian, 00:15 in Sport
 

New Zealand vs England, first Test LIVE scorecard, day 3: Get the latest cricket updates from Eden Park

England still have a mountain to climb if they are to avoid defeat against New Zealand in the first Test at Auckland's Eden Park. Even with a second day cut well short by rain the hosts are seemingly cruising to victory, with more intervention from...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 

Sheila Capstick, equal rights campaigner

Sheila Capstick, who has died at 75, was for three decades a scourge of traditionalists among the Yorkshire working men’s club fraternity, for the dogged campaign she waged to secure equal rights for women. It was a crusade which brought her national...

 
New Zealand vs England: Ed Sheeran offers boost to Joe Root's struggling side

New Zealand vs England: Ed Sheeran offers boost to Joe Root's struggling side

The singer-songwriter made a surprise visit to the dressing rooms on a day that saw just 23.1 overs bowled and the home side stretch their lead to 171 for the loss of skipper Kane Williamson. Jimmy Anderson took that wicket, but then had the...

Daily Star, 00:21 in Sport
 

Almost 30,000 lone parent families made homeless in England in 2017

Almost 30,000 single parent families were made homeless last year, up 8% on five years ago, according to new official figures. Housing charity Shelter said government figures also reveal that nearly three-quarters of homeless households in England are...

BBC, 00:24 in Regional
 

England boss Gareth Southgate heaps praise on defenders and Jordan Pickford after but admits trouble could...

Gareth Southgate was full of praise for his players on Friday night - but England's win in Holland was marred by crowd trouble in Amsterdam. Jesse Lingard's strike was enough to secure England victory in Ronald Koeman's first game as Holland manager....

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

Killer sudoku 598

Click here to access the print version Normal sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within dotted lines add up to the figures in the corner. No number can be repeated within each shape formed by dotted lines. For a helping hand...

 

Teen taking driving text crashes into licence centre

A 17-year-old Minneapolis girl has failed her first attempt at a driving test, after she crashed through the wall of the licence centre. Officials say the girl, who was just beginning the test, had the car in drive instead of reverse. The 60-year-old...

The Week, 00:27 in Business
 

New initiative is set to offer help to unemployed

A new initiative has been launched in Horncastle designed to get out-of- work 18-24-year-olds into employment. The ‘Career Net’ programme has already proved to be a major success in other parts of Lincolnshire, including Louth, Skegness and...

 
Tuberculosis rates in England fall by third in six years

Tuberculosis rates in England fall by third in six years

New figures show rates of tuberculosis (TB) in England have declined by a third in six years, and are currently at their lowest level in 35 years. The data from Public Health England shows a 38% fall since 2012, with a 9.3% decline in cases in 2017...

BBC, 00:32 in Regional
 
The evolution of UK-Australia travel into a single flight

The evolution of UK-Australia travel into a single flight

Qantas will begin the first non-stop flights between Australia and the United Kingdom on Saturday. The 17-hour trip is a departure from an era when glamorous perceptions masked the tedium of a days-long journey. Now, as Julian Lorkin reports from...

BBC, 00:38 in World News
 
Emmerdale spoilers: Andrew Scarborough warns Joe Tate should be terrified of Graham Foster when their relationship explodes

Emmerdale spoilers: Andrew Scarborough warns Joe Tate should be terrified of Graham Foster when their...

Joe Tate is a man who likes to push his luck to the limit – but he should be wary of getting on the wrong side of his associate Graham Foster in Emmerdale. While Graham is very protective of Joe and the pair share a past, Graham isn’t as fond of...

Metro, 00:39 in Showbiz
 


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