News archive from 25 March 2016

Legend who reinvented both playing and coaching

Johan Cruyff, who died yesterday, was a true pioneer and leaves a uniquely wide-ranging legacy, writes Henry Winter A light has gone out in the beautiful game, a precious light that illuminated the way forward for players and coaches alike. Johan...

The Times, 00:04 in Sport
 
Johnson’s career is over, says players’ chief Taylor

Johnson’s career is over, says players’ chief Taylor

The shame of Adam Johnson’s sexual crime means that he will be unable to return to professional football after completing his six-year prison sentence, according to the head of the players’ union. Johnson was jailed yesterday after being found guilty...

The Times, 00:04 in Sport
 
F1 teams vote to keep qualifying system they hated

F1 teams vote to keep qualifying system they hated

It shocked and confused spectators and armchair viewers around the world, angered the drivers and exasperated the teams. So Formula One’s decision-makers, who had vowed to get rid of the controversial new knockout qualifying system that threatened to...

The Times, 00:04 in Sport
 
Dylan Hartley ruled out by latest concussion

Dylan Hartley ruled out by latest concussion

Dylan Hartley will miss Northampton Saints’ Aviva Premiership game at home to Harlequins on Sunday because of the head injury that he suffered during England’s victory over France last Saturday. It will be the England captain’s second layoff this...

The Times, 00:04 in Sport
 
Apple working with Will.i.am, TV execs on original show

Apple working with Will.i.am, TV execs on original show

Apple Inc's widely anticipated first original television show will feature the app economy. The company is working with musician Will.i.am and two veteran television executives, Ben Silverman and Howard Owens, on the show, an Apple spokesman told...

 
UK must do more to help reunite Syrian families separated in the refugee crisis

UK must do more to help reunite Syrian families separated in the refugee crisis

The conflict in Syria has now entered its sixth brutal and deadly year. Nearly 12 million Syrians have fled their homes; almost five million of them to Syria’s neighbouring countries. The suffering they have endured and continue to endure can barely...

 
Actors and writers call on Cameron to increase help for refugee children

Actors and writers call on Cameron to increase help for refugee children

Some of Britain’s most high-profile actors and writers, including the recent Oscar-winner Mark Rylance, Juliet Stevenson, Andrew Garfield, Steve Coogan, Michael Palin and Jude Law, have appealed to David Cameron to do more to help refugee children and...

 
Space doctors wanted (no flying required)

Space doctors wanted (no flying required)

Young doctors contemplating strikes next month could set their sights on the stars instead by signing up to Britain’s first space medicine curriculum. This country has a tradition of training some of the world’s finest aviation doctors and now,...

 
Children aged 7 are victims of school sexting epidemic

Children aged 7 are victims of school sexting epidemic

Seven-year-olds are sharing sexual pictures and messages over social media as schools are gripped by an epidemic of “sexting”, research has revealed. A survey of more than 1,300 teachers also found that secondary school pupils were resorting to...

 
Average price for flat rose £1,000 a month since financial crash

Average price for flat rose £1,000 a month since financial crash

The average price of a flat in the UK has increased at a rate of £1,000 a month since the financial crisis, driven by a steep rise in the cost of buying in London, according to figures from the country’s biggest mortgage lender. Since the property...

Guardian, 00:14 in Business
 
Coroner rules footage of Ms Dhu may not be released, against family's wishes

Coroner rules footage of Ms Dhu may not be released, against family's wishes

Footage of Ms Dhu being dropped by a police officer and later carried out of her cell will not be released despite her family’s wishes, because it could “retraumatise” them at a later date, the West Australian coroner has ruled. Speaking on the final...

 
Brussels bombings: Six arrested in connection with the attacks

Brussels bombings: Six arrested in connection with the attacks

Six people have been arrested in connection with the Brussels terror attacks following a series of raids in the city, it has just emerged. At least 32 people people were killed and 270 injured in suicide bomb attacks at Zaventem airport and Maelbeek...

Metro, 00:15 in Hot News
 
Antonio Conte fires strong warning to Chelsea stars: Do this and you’ll be dropped

Antonio Conte fires strong warning to Chelsea stars: Do this and you’ll be dropped

The Italy coach will take over at Stamford Bridge after Euro 2016, having agreed a three-year deal with the Blues. And he has warned that players will face the axe if they step out of line under his management. Conte said: “I want players to have...

Daily Star, 00:17 in Sport
 
Bestselling author Freya North: My six best books

Bestselling author Freya North: My six best books

A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR by John Irving Black Swan, £9.99 My favourite by Irving because the heroine is an author. He writes such believable characters and this is a perfect blend of drama, rich plot and a marriage of the gaudy and the sensitive. His...

 
Sit Down singer Tim Booth: My six best albums

Sit Down singer Tim Booth: My six best albums

PATTI SMITH: Horses (Sony) I heard this at boarding school after I was told that my dad had gone into hospital. I was devastated and couldn’t sleep. I hadn’t played it before and the song Birdland is about a boy losing his father. At that moment I...

 


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