News archive from 26 July 2017

Stunning footage from construction workers on a crane 1,515 feet up reveals a rare full-circle rainbow over...

A construction crew working on a 1,515-foot skyscraper has captured the breathtaking moment a 360-degree rainbow appeared over St. Petersburg. As the footage pans over the continuous circle of the rainbow, it’s almost hard to believe your eyes – but,...

 

How to always pick the perfect gift: Researchers say buyers should stop being afraid and go with their gut

If you've ever had trouble choosing a gift for a friend or loved one, you're not the only one - but scientists say they have the answer. Researchers say found choosing between a sentimental or superficial gift is one of the most frequently-confronted...

 

Lyft launches 'taco mode' so riders with can stop at a Taco Bell on their way home (but drivers are NOT...

Rideshare app Lyft announced it's partnering with Taco Bell to debut 'taco mode,' an oddball marketing campaign that will allow hungry passengers to add food pit stops at the fast food restaurant to their rides. The new 'ride-thru' in-app option to...

 

David Beckham takes time to visit stars from his former club Real Madrid during their pre-season tour of USA

David Beckham is one of the most recognisable names, and faces, that football has ever produced. The former winger is known the world over for not only his global clothing franchises and the brand the Beckham family has become — but also his...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 
EU at war: Brussels cracks as Brexit tears apart united front

EU at war: Brussels cracks as Brexit tears apart united front

Brussels has attempted to show a united front between the remaining 27 EU nations, but the facade looks as though it is falling as demands are made behind closed doors. Each of the member states has its own interests in Britain, and is looking to...

 

Bansky named Britain's favourite artist in new poll

Graffiti artist Banksy has beaten the likes of Turner and Constable in a poll of the nation's favourite artwork. His famous 2002 daubing on the wall of a Shoreditch shop, Balloon Girl, came top of a list of British art preferred by 2,000 people who...

 
Old £1 coin spending deadline looms

Old £1 coin spending deadline looms

Consumers have less than three months to spend, bank or donate round £1 coins as the new 12-sided version outnumbers the old for the first time. The Treasury says there are now more of the new £1 coins, which first entered circulation in March, than...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
Liverpool interested in signing Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa: Loan deal most likely

Liverpool interested in signing Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa: Loan deal most likely

The Brazil international shot to fame playing for Santos in his homeland, where he scored 24 goals and provided 12 assists in 83 appearances. That impressive form saw him tracked by clubs across Europe, with Inter snapping him up ahead of the likes of...

Daily Star, 00:08 in Sport
 
Cardinal Pell hearing to begin in Melbourne

Cardinal Pell hearing to begin in Melbourne

Cardinal George Pell has arrived at an Australian court, amid a large media scrum, to face charges of sexual assault. The Vatican treasurer, 76, is accused of historical assaults involving "multiple complainants", police in the state of...

BBC, 00:08 in World News
 

Half a million kids taught by unqualified teachers

More and more qualified educators are quitting the squeezed profession by Felicity Collier MORE than half a million students in state-funded schools are being taught by unqualified teachers thanks to continued Tory failure in education, Labour reveals...

 

Syria: Top Kurdish official says US must stay after Isis defeated

A SYRIAN Kurdish leader told reporters yesterday that the United States must play a part in the rebuilding of Syria after areas held by Isis are liberated. Ilham Ahmed, co-president of the political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which is...

 

Israel dismantles insulting metal detectors at al-Aqsa

WORSHIPPERS continued their boycott of Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque yesterday after Israeli authorities dismantled riot-sparking metal detector gates. Palestinians heeded a call by Muslim clergy, instead praying in the streets outside the occupied East...

 

Irony is dead in the US

Defending Lord Byron against high society’s disapproval of his marital arrangements, Baron Macauley exclaimed that “we know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.” These words spring to mind when...

 

Daventry’s Tory canal to nowhere

PETER FROST loves the English canals but is worried about adding an single extra mile at a cost of £8.7 million TOMORROW Daventry District Council (DDC) will vote to spend almost £9 million pounds on building less than a mile of canal that, like many...

 

The consequences of wealth before homes

The Grenfell Tower tragedy shows how little our institutions care for the lives of black or poor people, writes LIZ DAVIES THE Grenfell Tower fire is one of those dreadful defining moment, which can change public policy. The 1966 Aberfan disaster led...

 


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