News archive from 25 April 2018

‘Slaves banned from removing pubic hair’: Horrific details emerge during Allison Mack’s bail hearing for sex trafficking charges

‘Slaves banned from removing pubic hair’: Horrific details emerge during Allison Mack’s bail hearing for...

New details have emerged during the bail hearing of Allison Mack, the Smallville actress who has been charged with sex trafficking crimes. Mack is reported to have been involved with supplying slaves to 57-year-old Keith Raniere, the leader of an...

Metro, 00:03 in Showbiz
 
Brexit blamed as record number of EU nurses give up on Britain

Brexit blamed as record number of EU nurses give up on Britain

Record numbers of nurses and midwives from EU27 countries quit Britain last year, fuelling fears that a Brexit brain drain will deepen the NHS’s already chronic staffing crisis. A total of 3,962 such staff from the European Economic Area (EEA) left...

Guardian, 00:06 in Health
 
Toronto attack: Facebook post may link suspect to 'involuntary celibate' group

Toronto attack: Facebook post may link suspect to 'involuntary celibate' group

Shortly before a rented van ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10 and wounding 14 others, a short and cryptic message was posted on the Facebook account of Alek Minassian, the man accused of carrying out the attack. The post...

 

World No 3 Ding Junhui shows his title credentials by crushing Xiao Guodong at World Championship

Ding Junhui underlined his Betfred World Championship ambitions by closing out victory over Chinese compatriot Xiao Guodong in little more than an hour in the first round on Tuesday. The world No 3 held a healthy 6-3 overnight lead and quickly reeled...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

Gordon Strachan insists Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has right credentials to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Gordon Strachan believes Brendan Rodgers is the perfect man to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. The London giants are looking for a new boss after Wenger confirmed his plans to step down after 22 years last week. Celtic's major shareholder Dermot...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic responds to Paul Pogba after the Frenchman showed off his impressive high kick: 'Well...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has responded to Paul Pogba after the Manchester United midfielder jokingly him out on Instagram. Pogba had insisted Ibrahimovic wasn't the only one who could perform a high kick after the Swede completed a sensational acrobatic...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 
Loan sharks face fresh government crackdown

Loan sharks face fresh government crackdown

The government is stepping up its crackdown on illegal money lenders who target vulnerable people. The Treasury has earmarked £5.5m, up 16% on last year, to pay for investigations and prosecutions of "nasty lenders" and "lowlife...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 
Cladding tests after Grenfell Tower fire 'utterly inadequate'

Cladding tests after Grenfell Tower fire 'utterly inadequate'

The British system for fire testing building materials is utterly inadequate and underestimates the ferocity and spread of real blazes, a study commissioned after the Grenfell Tower disaster has claimed. Full-scale laboratory tests of the...

 
Brexit blamed as record number of EU nurses give up on Britain

Brexit blamed as record number of EU nurses give up on Britain

Record numbers of nurses and midwives from EU27 countries quit Britain last year, fuelling fears that a Brexit brain drain will deepen the NHS’s already chronic staffing crisis. A total of 3,962 such staff from the European Economic Area (EEA) left...

 

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Lack of homes for sale pushes up house prices in Britain's top cities - as agents claim there are now 12...

House prices in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester and Nottingham have surged by at least 7 per cent in the last year, new figures reveal. They were the top five risers across Britain's 20 best-known cities, where house prices increased on...

 

Why Sol Campbell is showing fraudsters the red card: Football ace gives firms top defensive tips to stop...

Former England football star Sol Campbell has joined the fight against small business fraud - after revealing that he fell victim himself. A quarter of small and medium-sized businesses have been the victim of fraud in the past, according to YouGov...

 

ASK TONY: Our theatre group faces closure after a fraudster emptied £3,036 from our Barclays account

Our local theatre group faces having to close, after our Barclays bank account was emptied by a fraudster. In January, my father, who is the treasurer of the theatre group, posted a cheque for £336 in a sealed envelope to a publishing company for the...

 

Metro Bank founder was kicked out of banking in America! In 2007 Vernon Hill faced a grand jury for paying...

The founder of Metro Bank who has handed £21million to his wife’s business was hounded out of US finance for doing the same thing a decade ago. Billionaire Vernon Hill was thrown off the board of Commerce Bancorp, which he founded in the US in the...

 

CITY DIARY: British Airways boss prepares for centenary celebrations as staff are told to expect redundancies

British Airways’ Alex Cruz, 52, the £1.36million a-year bearded hombre who’s overseen the once great brand’s steady demise, boasts: ‘British Airways is such a great place to work.  We’re currently enjoying planning the celebrations for our centenary...

 


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