News archive from 24 August 2015, page 4

Death toll of Shoreham air crash rises to 11

Death toll of Shoreham air crash rises to 11

ELEVEN people are now feared to have died in the Shoreham air crash, and last night police warned the death toll could rise further still. Sussex Police Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry said police had identified 11 people they were treating as...

Scotsman, 00:42 in Hot News
 
Double-barrelled names growing in popularity

Double-barrelled names growing in popularity

THE use of double-barrelled first names, particularly for girls, is growing in popularity with parents. Experts believe the use of a hyphen in names for newborn babies may be a status symbol in class, or parents attempting originality. While once...

Scotsman, 00:42 in Hot News
 
Baby boomers ‘not to blame’ for woes of young

Baby boomers ‘not to blame’ for woes of young

PENSIONERS have been cleared of causing a cash crisis for younger generations, and are not the wealthiest group in the country, according to a report. The study by the TUC claims the so-called baby boomers are not to blame for contributing to wealth...

Scotsman, 00:42 in Hot News
 

'Small fraction' of Rotherham victims have come forward for help

Only a small fraction of more than 1,400 victims who were sexually exploited as children in Rotherham over a 16-year period have come forward for help, according to a lawyer representing survivors. A year after the publication of the Jay Report, which...

 

Work good for your health, Iain Duncan Smith to say as welfare reforms unveiled

Iain Duncan Smith will declare that work is "good for your health" and can help people recover from illness as he unveils plans for more reforms in the welfare system. Sickness benefits assessments need overhauling to increase the number of...

 

British EU reform bid will help other members, says George Osborne

George Osborne will tell European leaders that Britain's bid to reform the EU will also benefit their nations during a whistlestop tour of capital cities. The Chancellor is visiting Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen to build support for the UK's...

 

Jeremy Corbyn rejects claims Labour will split if he wins leadership race

Leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has rejected claims the party would split if he is elected to Labour's top job as he set out plans to take on bankers, media moguls and the corporate world. Rupert Murdoch's empire would be broken up to dilute his...

 

Shoreham air disaster: 11 feared dead and death toll could rise

Police and air crash investigators are continuing to search for bodies amid fears that the death toll from the Shoreham air disaster may rise. Eleven people are thought to have been killed when a Hawker Hunter jet performing a stunt display plummeted...

 

Last-gasp Acas talks to avert Tube strike over all-night service row

Last-ditch talks aimed at averting strikes by London Underground (LU) workers in a row over plans for an all-night Tube service will be held today. Rail union leaders will meet LU managers under the chairmanship of the conciliation service Acas, with...

 
National Museum of Scotland set for strike action

National Museum of Scotland set for strike action

Staff at the National Museum of Scotland are set to begin seven days of strike action on Monday. The move is part of a union campaign, now in its 18th month, over the removal of a weekend allowance from new members of staff. The action comes just as...

BBC, 00:43 in Regional
 

Walsall have plenty to celebrate after spoiling Coventry’s 100% record

Walsall were always going to celebrate this month, starting with 25 years at the Bescot Stadium, but they are doing it in style. Lying third and unbeaten on Saturday morning, the blazing Saddlers ended the only 100% record in League One with a 2-1...

Guardian, 00:47 in Sport
 

Leeds nostalgia: Have a butcher’s hook at this...

It could quite possibly be the oldest shop which has not changed its use in Chapel Allerton and our "then and now' pictures show not much has changed in the last century for the traditional family butcher. CLICK HERE FOR YEP NEWS HEADLINES...

 

The Ashes 2015: Joe Root and David Warner put bad blood behind them

Joe Root and David Warner appear to have finally put their altercation in a Birmingham bar behind them in the wake of England’s Ashes victory over Australia. Warner hit the headlines in June 2013 after making an “unprovoked physical attack” on Root in...

Guardian, 00:51 in Sport
 
Black pitmasters left out of US barbeque boom

Black pitmasters left out of US barbeque boom

The US is in the midst of a barbecue boom. But as television programmes and restaurants celebrate mostly white pitmasters, are the cuisine's African-American roots being forgotten? After a morning of peeling potatoes, Daryle Brantley sits at the only...

BBC, 00:52 in World News
 

Inter Milan 1-0 Atalanta: Manchester City flop Stevan Jovetic marks San Siro debut with last-minute wonder...

Manchester City outcast Stevan Jovetic marked his Inter Milan debut by scoring a last-minute wonder goal against Atalanta to seal a 1-0 win.  The 25-year-old striker is on loan at Inter this season after having failed to establish himself in the...

Daily Mail, 00:54 in Sport
 


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