News archive from 27 January 2017

Campaign update: Ending loneliness for young carers

The Harrogate Advertiser is thrilled and genuinely moved by the way that readers have responded to our Ending Loneliness campaign since its launch. Nearly 30 organisations have pledged their support, and a number of readers have been mobilised to...

 

Finish Line to sell JackRabbit business to CriticalPoint Capital

Sportswear retailer Finish Line Inc (FINL.O) said on Thursday it would sell its unprofitable JackRabbit business to CriticalPoint Capital LLC, two months after announcing that it would explore strategic alternatives for the specialty running gear...

Reuters, 00:04 in Business
 
Emmerdale boss Iain MacLeod reveals exciting new storylines and thanks fans for NTAs win

Emmerdale boss Iain MacLeod reveals exciting new storylines and thanks fans for NTAs win

Emmerdale may still be riding high on the euphoria of its National Television Award win for Best Serial Drama but that doesn’t mean it’s about to settle down any in terms of exciting storylines and big drama.  Producer Iain MacLeod has now opened up...

Metro, 00:08 in Showbiz
 
MPs warn HMRC that confidence in tax system is at risk

MPs warn HMRC that confidence in tax system is at risk

The taxman's failure to get tough with the super-rich risks undermining confidence in the whole system, MPs warned in a report on Friday. HM Revenue and Customs must avoid the impression it has "one rule for the rich and another for everyone...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
Why Lenny Henry is bringing Comic Relief Live to the Glee Club - and how to get tickets

Why Lenny Henry is bringing Comic Relief Live to the Glee Club - and how to get tickets

Sir Lenny Henry is joining an exciting line up of fresh and raw comedy talent in Birmingham for a special gig to help raise funds for Red Nose Day. Birmingham is one of just four cities selected to host a Comic Relief Live event to support the...

 

Campaign update: Ending loneliness for young carers

The Harrogate Advertiser is thrilled and genuinely moved by the way that readers have responded to our Ending Loneliness campaign since its launch. Nearly 30 organisations have pledged their support, and a number of readers have been mobilised to...

 

The incredible lunar TEMPLE: European space bosses reveal plan for 50m high 'dome of contemplation'

It could be a temple like no other - and with a view that really is out of this world. The European Space Agency has revealed plans for a lunar temple to be built alongside mankind's first outpost on the moon. The 50m high dome, close to a planned...

 

Scientists create a new form of matter - and say time crystals could lead to a quantum computing revolution

Physicists have discovered a new form of matter that breaks the symmetry of time. These crystals have a structure that repeats in time as they are ‘kicked’ periodically, like the way Jell-O jiggles when it is tapped, and researchers say they represent...

 

Iron man on Mars? UFO hunters spot 'giant robot' on martian surface is latest bizarre claim

While many alien hunters search the cosmic for extraterrestrials, one claims to have spotted ‘an Iron Man robot’ hitchhiking on Comet 67P. The bizarre sighting was found in an image of Churyumov–Gerasimenko that was snapped by the Rosetta spacecraft a...

 

The revolutionary test that could find life on other planets: NASA reveals simple system 10,000 times more...

A simple chemistry test could soon answer of of humanity's most basic questions - does life exist on other planets? NASA has revealed a new test it says is 10,000 more sensitive than current methods employed by spacecraft like NASA's Mars Curiosity...

 
Two die in plane crash watched by Australia Day crowd

Two die in plane crash watched by Australia Day crowd

A man and a woman have died in a light plane crash in Perth as a crowd celebrating Australia Day watched on. The Grumman G-73 "Mallard" flying boat nosedived into Swan River in Western Australia's capital just after 17:00 local time on...

BBC, 00:12 in World News
 

Footage shows aftermath of six-vehicle crash on Sheffield bridge

This footage shows the aftermath of a six-vehicle crash on a bridge in Sheffield. The multi-vehicle collision happened on the lower deck of the Tinsley Viaduct at around 3.30pm on Wednesday, causing a major tailback and severe delays. Emergency...

 

Police watchdog decides against probe into 1985 Bradford City disaster

There will be no investigation into potential police misconduct in relation to the 1985 Bradford City fire disaster, which left 56 football fans dead, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has decided. The IPCC said " there is no...

 

Charges dropped against pensioners in Sheffield tree-felling case

A pensioner who was arrested as she protested against a "dawn raid" to fell trees outside her house has said she is relieved she will no longer be prosecuted, but the decision "won't bring back the trees". Retired sociology...

 

Naturist activities could make you happier, say scientists

Casting off clothes as well as cares may be the key to happiness and well-being, research suggests. Scientists revealed the naked truth after investigating the psychological effects of nudism. They found that people taking part in naturist activities...

 


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