News archive from 25 March 2015, page 19

ADB chief says could undertake co-financing with AIIB

The ADB has said it was in talks to cooperate with the AIIB, a $50 billion lender to be majority funded by China that is seen by some as a rival to the ADB and other established international financial institutions. Nakao is a former Japanese vice...

Reuters, 08:50 in Business
 
England want to host Euro 2028 but won't make bid for 2026 World Cup

England want to host Euro 2028 but won't make bid for 2026 World Cup

FIFA announced last week that the decision on the 2026 tournament will be made in 2017, when Sepp Blatter is still likely to be FIFA president. The FA has decided not to bid for FIFA tournaments while Blatter is still in power following England's...

Daily Star, 08:50 in Sport
 

Missing mum-of-six Karen found safe and well following appeal

A mum of six who was missing since Monday has been found safe and well. Karen McCormick was last seen by her husband at their home in Airdrie in the afternoon. The 42-year-old was reported missing to police on Tuesday and her disappearance was...

 
Sir Peter Tapsell, Britain's longest serving MP, attends his last ever PMQs today

Sir Peter Tapsell, Britain's longest serving MP, attends his last ever PMQs today

Sir Peter Tapsell, the veteran Louth and Horncastle MP, is today attending his final Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Britain's longest serving MP Sir Peter, 85, who is first became an MP in 1959, is standing down at the General...

 

Spain's BBVA denies credit line to bail India's Sahara boss

The court has set Roy's bail at $1.6 billion (1 billion pounds), a product of the cost of the bond programme, estimated by regulators to be as much as $7 billion. Sahara has said it has paid most of the dues to the bondholders. India's markets...

Reuters, 08:50 in Business
 
Blues singer Sean Taylor in Bangor concert

Blues singer Sean Taylor in Bangor concert

One of the most exciting names on the blues circuit is coming to Bangor as part of his latest UK tour. Sean Taylor has forged a reputation as one of the hardest-working artists on the scene spending the last few years touring around the UK and...

 
Manchester United transfer gossip: Van Gaal wants Lazio striker Anderson

Manchester United transfer gossip: Van Gaal wants Lazio striker Anderson

Manchester United are considering a move for Lazio's Felipe Anderson, with Louis van Gaal's chief scout Jim Lawlor watching the Brazilian striker in action over the weekend. The highly-rated 21-year-old did his chances of a move to Old Trafford no...

 

BT dips toe back into Britain's consumer mobile market

The company, Britain's biggest fixed line and broadband provider, agreed last month to buy EE, owned by Orange and Deutsche Telekom, in a 12.5 billion pound deal that will give it leadership in mobile as well. Its rivals, wary of the group's potential...

 

Automakers race to double the driving range of affordable electric cars

At least four major automakers — General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co, Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) — plan to race Tesla to be first to field affordable electric vehicles that will travel up to 200 miles (322 km) between charges. That...

 
Police helicopter called in to catch Tamworth shed thief

Police helicopter called in to catch Tamworth shed thief

A POLICE helicopter was hovering over Tamworth in the early hours of this morning as officers chased a shed thief. Residents in the town reported seeing and hearing a police helicopter at around 1am. Police this morning confirmed they had been hunting...

 

Morning news headlines: Clarkson on verge of sack say reports; Labour youth pledge; HS2 doubts

Jeremy Clarkson's future remains unclear after one newspaper reported that the BBC is on the verge of sacking him. The Top Gear presenter has been left in limbo for two weeks since the corporation announced his suspension following what it described...

 

Sleeping more than eight hours a night can kill you

Many of us spend our lives worrying we don’t get enough sleep - but sleeping too much could be even more dangerous. University of Warwick researchers analysed 16 studies including sleep data for more than a million people. Professor Franco Cappuccio...

Metro, 08:57 in Hot News
 
Fat Lincolnshire children creating a weighty problem for the future

Fat Lincolnshire children creating a weighty problem for the future

The NHS has been criticised by MPs for spending more money on surgery to tackle obesity than efforts to promote healthy lifestyles among young people. A report by the Parliamentary Health Select Committee says health workers should use every...

 
Roy Hodgson lets it slip he's ready to hand Harry Kane his England debut

Roy Hodgson lets it slip he's ready to hand Harry Kane his England debut

The Tottenham sensation is in his first senior squad following a stunning season that has seen him score 29 goals. Now Hodgson appears ready to throw him in at the deep end when England host Lithuania in their Euro 2016 qualifier at Wembley. Hodgson...

Daily Star, 09:00 in Sport
 

Italy police seek three suspects over terrorism offences

The searches in Lombardy, Piemonte and Tuscany were focused on suspected sympathisers of Islamist militant groups and police and anti-terrorism officers were also working in the region around Tirana in Albania, it added. Like other European countries,...

 


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