News archive from 27 July 2015, page 18

China's Christians protest 'evil' Communist campaign to tear down crosses

Christian leaders – including an 89-year-old bishop – have taken to the streets of eastern China to protest against an “evil” campaign of to remove crosses that many see as a coordinated Communist party attack on their faith. Activists say more than...

 
GMS says talk is cheap and it's time for Celtic to prove they are a Champions League club

GMS says talk is cheap and it's time for Celtic to prove they are a Champions League club

GARY MACKAY-STEVEN says talk is cheap and Celtic must now PROVE they are a Champions League club. The Hoops winger warmed up for the first leg of their crunch qualifier with Qarabag by netting in a 2-0 friendly win over Rennes on Saturday. Now huge...

 
Kenny Miller warns Rangers' rivals that Mark Warburton's new-look side will only get better after 6-2 thumping of Hibs

Kenny Miller warns Rangers' rivals that Mark Warburton's new-look side will only get better after 6-2...

KENNY MILLER has warned Rangers’ rivals their 6-2 thrashing of Hibs was just a taste of things to come under new boss Mark Warburton. The veteran striker came off the bench to net twice as Gers romped to victory at Easter Road in the Petrofac Cup on...

 

Wood: Forget Lord's humiliation

Mark Wood has urged England to forget about their Lord's humiliation and instead respond in perfect fashion by clinching victory in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston. Alastair Cook's side were dismissed for a paltry second-innings 103 in 37 overs last...

 
Crewe Alex: Alan Tate still in frame as injuries take heavy toll on defence

Crewe Alex: Alan Tate still in frame as injuries take heavy toll on defence

STEVE Davis admits former loanee Alan Tate is very much in his thoughts in his quest to sign another central defender. Harry Davis' knee injury, picked up in a pre-season match against Nantwich last week, could see him miss the start of the season,...

 
Sheffield care home put in special measures by inspectors

Sheffield care home put in special measures by inspectors

A Sheffield care home has been placed in special measures after inspectors found its services were still inadequate. Dalewood View in Woodseats has been assessed as inadequate in the areas of providing safe, effective, responsive and well-led care...

 
Charity battles back from the brink of extinction to open a new sensory centre

Charity battles back from the brink of extinction to open a new sensory centre

A VITAL charity centre hit by a funding crisis has overcome the odds to unveil a major expansion. The Space Centre in Ashton, Preston, had faced threats of closure amid major financial difficulties. But following the Save Our Space campaign, backed by...

 

Sebastião Salgado focuses on big picture with parable of reforestation in Brazil

When the renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado took over family land in the state of Minas Gerais, instead of the tropical paradise that he remembered as a child, he found the trees cut down and the wildlife gone. He was devastated. It was...

 

Why a Germany of robust debate would be better for Europe

If I think of Germany at night, I still sleep soundly. But after the recent bruising assertion of German power in the eurozone, especially during the hellish all-night Brussels dance along the precipice of Grexit in mid-July, I’m not alone in feeling...

 

Free hair cuts and film screenings for Moscow’s homeless, failed by the system

Moscow’s homeless relief centres are branching out to offer new services, with charities now launching a new hair salon and a temporary film theatre for rough-sleeping residents. The cinema – held in a tent that usually functions as an aid post for...

 

Queensland plane crash pilot hailed a hero for saving all five passengers

One of six people who survived a light-plane crash in Queensland was pulled from the wreckage by her hair. Aviation experts are hailing the pilot a hero, after he executed a near-perfect ditch into a dam and then managed to get all five of his...

 
Help Stamford harpist fund new composition

Help Stamford harpist fund new composition

A Stamford musician has appealed for help funding a rehearsal day to refine the latest composition for her harp and string quartet. Harpist Eleanor Turner has branched out into producing music after playing for most of her life. This year she has...

 

Hull City v Hannover 96 analysis: Great scenery, shame about the game

Charlie Mullan says fitness over finesse was the order of the day for a shot-shy Hull City as they took on Hannover 96 at the Zell Am See stadium in Austria. AS pre-season friendlies go, there was very little to excite the crowd at Zell Am See's tiny...

 
Sharp thanks Leeds United fans for support

Sharp thanks Leeds United fans for support

Billy Sharp sent a message of thanks to Leeds United fans for the support he received in his time at the club before it officially came to end with a transfer to Sheffield United. Sharp’s move, for an undisclosed fee, was confirmed on Saturday and...

 

Buy to let us … boost a pension, buy a property and help our children

At the age of 25 Shivi Hotwani still lives at home with his parents in north-west London. After years of saving he recently got a foothold on the property ladder. But his £160,000 two-bed flat is not in the capital, where he works as a conference...

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