News archive from 27 March 2016

The life lesson of a speeding train

The life lesson of a speeding train

In the 1950s, in the wake of the Second World War, Japan was intensely focused on growing its economy. Every day, tens of thousands of people travelled by train between Tokyo and Osaka. Vast amounts of raw industrial materials were transported on...

 
Martin O'Neill hails Shane Duffy as the future of Irish football

Martin O'Neill hails Shane Duffy as the future of Irish football

But the Derryman, 24, will NOT be playing against Slovakia on Tuesday. Duffy was a deserved man of the match on Friday night but Ireland boss O’Neill has stuck to his promise to give as many members of his squad a chance to impress. That means the...

Daily Star, 23:59 in Sport
 
Cancer survivor Donna to complete charity bike ride

Cancer survivor Donna to complete charity bike ride

A brave driving instructor who has recently been given the all-clear from breast cancer is set to take part in the Women V Cancer Ride the Night event around London in May. Donna Compton, who lives in Wymeswold, was diagnosed with cancer in May 2015...

 
Nick Blackwell taken to hospital after losing British title to Chris Eubank Jr

Nick Blackwell taken to hospital after losing British title to Chris Eubank Jr

Nick Blackwell was carried from the ring on a stretcher and taken to hospital after losing his British middleweight title to Chris Eubank Jr at Wembley Arena. Blackwell was brave but took some heavy punches before the bout was stopped in the tenth...

The Times, 00:04 in Sport
 
Luke Rockhold: I'll fight Michael Bisping again

Luke Rockhold: I'll fight Michael Bisping again

The current UFC middleweight champion recorded a second-round submission victory over the Brit at UFC Fight Night 55 in November 2014. Bisping, 28-7, is desperate to avenge his defeat to Rockhold and has been campaigning for a rematch with him ever...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

Kell Brook retains world title with routine win

Kell Brook retained his IBF welterweight title with a clinical second-round stoppage of the overmatched Kevin Bizier at the Sheffield Arena. The unbeaten Brook (36-0, 25 KO wins) produced a statement performance in his home city, albeit against a...

 
Bouncy castle blown away: Two arrests after girl dies

Bouncy castle blown away: Two arrests after girl dies

A young girl has died after the bouncy castle she was playing on was blown away in strong winds. Two people have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence following the incident, according to Essex Police. Paramedics were called...

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 
Pupils 'come to school hungry', says teacher union

Pupils 'come to school hungry', says teacher union

Increasing numbers of pupils are coming to school hungry, anxious and unable to concentrate because of family financial pressures, a teachers' union has said. The NASUWT union said growing numbers of teachers and schools were providing food, equipment...

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 

For the record

“The warmest February the world has ever seen” (In Focus, last week, page 34) said that last month’s jump in global temperatures represented an increase of 1.35C above pre-industrial levels. It actually takes it higher. The 1.35C figure is compared to...

 
Mum systematically raped by dad facing heartbreaking social services battle over unborn daughter

Mum systematically raped by dad facing heartbreaking social services battle over unborn daughter

A small girl repeatedly raped by her dad and older brother in one of Merseyside’s most shocking-ever abuse cases faces having her own FIFTH child taken from her by social workers immediately after she is born. Now 27, she was subjected to 15 years of...

 
‘Our sons are victims of Isis brainwashers – and of our government’

‘Our sons are victims of Isis brainwashers – and of our government’

`When the bombs went off at Zaventem airport last week, Jasmine was seized first by fear for her own life and others due to fly with her. But another dread was lurking, too: that her sons who left Brussels for Syria in 2013 could have been involved....

 
It looks and tastes like stilton. Now artisan maker fights to call it stilton

It looks and tastes like stilton. Now artisan maker fights to call it stilton

With its familiar blue veins and natural rind, it looks like stilton and tastes like stilton – albeit tangier and creamier. Yet government regulations mean that Stichelton – made in the UK to the historic recipe using unpasteurised milk – cannot be...

 
Rejoice! Why that circus in the aisle could bring new life to your church

Rejoice! Why that circus in the aisle could bring new life to your church

We Britons are famously obsessive about our heritage. Our attachment to stately homes, castles and cathedrals sometimes verges on the fanatical. And yet almost half of all the Grade I listed buildings in England are in the hands of a single...

 
Brussels attacks: last gasp of Isis terror in Europe, or sign of growing threat?

Brussels attacks: last gasp of Isis terror in Europe, or sign of growing threat?

As she lay on the floor, just metres from the remains of a suicide bomber who had ripped apart her metro train, Samla da Rosa’s first instinct was to reach for human contact. “We hugged each other. I hugged this young guy in front of me, and I was...

 
Wonder Woman reborn: how she stole limelight from Batman and Superman

Wonder Woman reborn: how she stole limelight from Batman and Superman

Gal Gadot is losing her voice. “I sound like a frog, I’m sorry,” she croaks. Her strained vocals are perhaps not surprising, considering her recent schedule. Between shooting the Wonder Woman film in London and hopping between Los Angeles (for...

 


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