News archive from 28 March 2016

Jason Day makes huge statement with emphatic WGC Matchplay triumph

Jason Day makes huge statement with emphatic WGC Matchplay triumph

The Australian, who regained the number one spot from Jordan Spieth, produced a majestic display to brush aside the challenge of Louis Oosthuizen. Day, who has been in imperious form, beat Oosthuizen 5&4 to clinch his sixth tournament win in his...

 
Trident project discussed by Momentum group

Trident project discussed by Momentum group

A well-attended second meeting of the Berwick-upon-Tweed Momentum group was held at the Granary YHA in Berwick. Speaker Janet Fenton, from Scottish CND, gave a very informative talk on Trident and the consequences should such weapons be deployed. She...

 
West Ham’s Mark Noble: I didn’t want a testimonial and Upton Park to be half-empty

West Ham’s Mark Noble: I didn’t want a testimonial and Upton Park to be half-empty

The worst fear for any host is that no one will turn up for their party and, instead of allowing himself to feel excited about being awarded the final testimonial at Upton Park, the first thoughts to cross Mark Noble’s mind were that the stadium would...

Guardian, 00:01 in Sport
 
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs warns Jose Mourinho: This is what the fans want

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs warns Jose Mourinho: This is what the fans want

Jose Mourinho is reportedly convinced that he will replace Louis van Gaal in the Old Trafford hot seat this summer. The Portuguese boss is often perceived to have no faith in youth, relying on big-money signings rather than laying foundations for the...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
Manchester United's triple scouting mission: Red Devils to watch Portugal stars in action

Manchester United's triple scouting mission: Red Devils to watch Portugal stars in action

The match was originally due to take place in Brussels, but was switched after last week's terror attacks in the Belgian capital. And the Mirror claim that Old Trafford scouts have been sent to watch a trio of Portuguese stars in action. Bernardo...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
England suffer injury blow ahead of Euro 2016 after star ruled out with broken ankle

England suffer injury blow ahead of Euro 2016 after star ruled out with broken ankle

The Stoke keeper was in tears when he was carried off in Berlin at the end of the first half of the 3-2 win last night. Butland was also emotional as he sang the National Anthem and Tweeted tonight: “Today’s scan revealed I’ve fractured my ankle,...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
British archaeologists should help rebuild Palmyra, says Boris Johnson

British archaeologists should help rebuild Palmyra, says Boris Johnson

Britain should send top archaeologists to help restore the ancient city of Palmyra after Vladimir Putin’s drive to liberate it from the Islamic State exposed the west’s “ineffective” response to the Syria crisis, Boris Johnson has said. The London...

 

Crowds line streets to mark centenary of Easter Rising

Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of Dublin yesterday as part of centenary commemorations marking the 1916 Easter Rising. In what was the largest public event in the history of the Irish state, an estimated 250,000 people turned out...

 

Syrian troops drive IS out of historic town of Palmyra

Syrian government forces backed by Russian airstrikes drove Islamic State fighters from Palmyra yesterday, ending the group’s ten-month reign of terror over a town whose famed 2,000-year-old ruins once drew tens of thousands of visitors each year....

 

Hilary Clinton retains lead despite Sanders’ three wins

Bernie Sanders scored three wins in Western caucus contests on Saturday, giving a powerful psychological boost to his supporters but doing little to move him closer to securing the Democrat nomination. While results in Washington, Alaska and Hawaii...

 
Spanish sleaze: Majorca faces corruption clean-up

Spanish sleaze: Majorca faces corruption clean-up

When Majorca's deputy mayor Jesus Jurado entered office last summer on an anti-corruption ticket, he said it was shocking to realise just how much the popular tourist island had been "looted by a mafia masquerading as political...

BBC, 00:12 in World News
 
Playboy empire reportedly exploring sale

Playboy empire reportedly exploring sale

Playboy Enterprises is exploring a possible of sale of the US adult entertainment group, reports say. The Playboy empire could fetch more than $500m (£354m), say sources quoted by news outlets including the Wall Street Journal and the Financial...

BBC, 00:12 in Business
 
How Lily Cole swapped modelling for social activism

How Lily Cole swapped modelling for social activism

Lily Cole doesn't fit most people's expectations of a supermodel. First modelling for a fashion photographer when she was just 13, she has gone on to enjoy a long - and very lucrative - career in front of the camera. From the catwalks of the world's...

BBC, 00:12 in Business
 
Easter Rising 1916: Wreath-laying ceremonies across Irish towns and cities

Easter Rising 1916: Wreath-laying ceremonies across Irish towns and cities

The centenary of the Easter Rising, the rebellion that began on Easter Monday 1916, is to be marked in Irish towns and cities with wreath-laying events. Synchronised wreath-laying ceremonies will take place in counties Cork, Meath, Wexford, Galway and...

BBC, 00:14 in World News
 
Sharp, Foxconn to sign deal next week: sources

Sharp, Foxconn to sign deal next week: sources

TOKYO Sharp Corp (6753.T) and Taiwan's Foxconn are set to sign a takeover deal next week after repeated delays, with the two sides set to agree on a smaller bailout than originally planned for the troubled Japanese electronics maker, two sources...

Reuters, 00:15 in Business
 


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