News archive from 24 August 2017

Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 2: New reveal confirms Black Manta date and DLC character details

Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 2: New reveal confirms Black Manta date and DLC character details

For anyone who missed today’s big announcement, Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 2 includes some pretty surprising DLC choices. While fans were pretty sure that Black Manta was about to enter the fray, they probably couldn’t guess that Hellboy was also going...

 

Finsbury Park Mosque: Victims of van attack still in hospital

TWO victims of the Finsbury Park mosque terror attack remain in hospital two months after a van drove into worshippers leaving Ramadan night prayers. One has lost vision in one eye while another victim has suffered serious head injuries, according to...

 

Tory MP slammed for racism

TORY MP Douglas Ross was compared to US President Donald Trump yesterday after he attacked the travelling community in an online interview. When asked what he would do if he was prime minister for the day, Mr Ross responded that he would impose...

 

CWU joins Momentum’s bid to deliver Tory losses

THE Communication Workers Union (CWU) voted yesterday to formally affiliate to Labour’s left-wing movement Momentum. CWU general secretary Dave Ward said the union will now support Momentum in its campaign to unseat prominent Tory MPs and reassert...

 

South Korea: Seoul shuns US calls for trade revision

SOUTH KOREA rejected US calls yesterday to revise the five-year-old bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which the Trump administration claims is harming US workers. Speaking after a video conference with US trade representative Robert Lighthizer,...

 

Yemen: Scores die in air strikes by Saudi forces

AT LEAST 71 people were killed yesterday morning in a series of air strikes by Saudi-led forces in Yemen, news agency Saba reported. A 3am attack on a hotel, Bayt al-Edhari in Arhab district, killed at least 50 people, who local doctors said were all...

 

Denmark: Torso’s DNA matches that of missing journalist

DANISH police confirmed yesterday that the DNA of a dismembered woman’s torso matched that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall. Ms Wall was last seen alive on August 10 when she boarded inventor Peter Madsen’s submarine the Nautilus, which sank the...

 
Concern over 'rapid' rise of drink and drug abuse among the over-50s

Concern over 'rapid' rise of drink and drug abuse among the over-50s

They fear the over -50s ‘baby boomer’ generation is turning into a ‘baby boozer’ epidemic due to a rapid rise of substance abuse. The numbers of older alcoholics and addicts receiving treatment are expected to treble in the US and double in Europe by...

 
Dementia risk: Three drinks that could PREVENT memory loss

Dementia risk: Three drinks that could PREVENT memory loss

Dementia can cause symptoms of memory loss, difficulty performing familiar tasks, decreased judgement and changes in mood, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International. It is a common condition in older people, and the most prevalent type is...

 
IBS warning: Bloating and stomach pain could actually be too much of THIS

IBS warning: Bloating and stomach pain could actually be too much of THIS

Cases of IBS are on the rise, with up to 25 per cent of the UK population suffering at some point in their lives. The condition is often treated with anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, antiflatulents, or laxatives to alleviate uncomfortable symptoms. ...

 
High blood pressure: Lowering your reading to THIS could protect against memory loss

High blood pressure: Lowering your reading to THIS could protect against memory loss

However experts have now found lowering blood pressure in older adults can help keep symptoms of dementia at bay - and keep minds sharp. High blood pressure is measured using two numbers. The systolic blood pressure - which is the top number - is the...

 

Ex-England captain Paul Collingwood offered £75k to play for Andy Flower's World XI in Pakistan next month...

Paul Collingwood has been approached to represent the World XI that will return international cricket to Pakistan next month. The former England one-day captain has been asked by World XI coach Andy Flower and is willing to play the three Twenty20...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 
WBC announce creation of ‘Money’ belt for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

WBC announce creation of ‘Money’ belt for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

The winner of Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor will take home the WBC ‘Money’ belt. The WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman was in attendance for the final press conference on Wednesday and took to the mic for the announcement. Sulaiman presented the...

Metro, 00:06 in Sport
 

Argos landed in court over ‘illegal scabbing’

Unite accuses catalogue firm of using agency staff to break lawful strike RETAIL giant Argos faces legal action over its attempts to use agency workers as strikebreakers, the Unite union announced yesterday. As well as the catalogue retailer — now...

 

Northern transport summit ‘is a fraud’

Vital workers’ fury at not being included RAIL workers labelled a northern transport summit a “total fraud” yesterday after they were locked out despite holding the services together. Political and business leaders attending the meeting in Leeds...

 


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