News archive from 28 December 2017

Celtics vs Hornets LIVE stream: How to watch Boston against Charlotte online or on TV

Celtics vs Hornets LIVE stream: How to watch Boston against Charlotte online or on TV

The Celtics are suffering their first mini blip of the season having lost three of their last four matches. They suffered a Christmas Day defeat to the Washington Wizards but on the plus side have still held on to their spot at the top of the Eastern...

 
Hospitals are absolutely raking it in from car parking charges

Hospitals are absolutely raking it in from car parking charges

  NHS hospitals made a record-breaking £174 million in car parking fees last year. Trusts across England raised the eye watering sum by charging (and fining) patients, visitors and staff, according to a Press Association investigation. The...

Metro, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Only 3% of the population know the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne

Only 3% of the population know the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne

Should old song lyrics be forgot…? Auld Lang Syne could be at risk of dying out, if a new study is to be believed. Just 3% of people know all the words and 42% of millennials don’t know a single word. Overall, most people know the chorus and perhaps...

Metro, 00:02 in Hot News
 

Andy Murray still facing fitness fight ahead of the Australia Open as he flies to Abu Dhabi to step up...

Andy Murray is flying out in the direction of Australia, although there is still no certainty that he will be playing in the tournaments there next month. The 30-year-old Scot has decided to travel to Abu Dhabi to do some further practice before...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
The weather and wildlife highlights of the year 2017 wasn’t all bad

The weather and wildlife highlights of the year 2017 wasn’t all bad

It’s been an interesting year in terms of weather and wildlife. The temperatures may not have always been perfect but the UK has managed to stay looking pretty. We’ve put together some of the highlights from 2017. MORE: January The start of the year...

Metro, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Sugary drinks could be banned from hospitals

Sugary drinks could be banned from hospitals

Sugary drinks could be banned from hospitals if sales are not reduced. NHS England has threatened to remove beverages from hospital canteens, shops and vending machines if trusts don’t do more to cut sales by the end of March. In total 141 of 232...

Metro, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Wind farms generated more energy than coal most days this year

Wind farms generated more energy than coal most days this year

Wind farms are much better the coal for the environment – and actually, this year they were better at generating energy too.  It might surprise you to hear than on 75% of days this year, British wind farms generated more electricity than coal plants....

Metro, 00:02 in Hot News
 

Two cordons in place after serious police incident - live updates

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Two cordons are in place after what appears to be a serious police incident this evening. Parts of both West Derby Road and Muirhead Avenue have been...

 
Rafael Nadal withdraws from the Brisbane International amid knee injury struggles

Rafael Nadal withdraws from the Brisbane International amid knee injury struggles

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Brisbane International as concerns grow about his recovery from a knee problem ahead of the Australian Open. The world No. 1 struggled with knee issues in the backend of 2017, withdrawing from Basel, the Paris...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 

Royal Derby Hospital trust admits it made £4m in ONE year from parking fees

The trust running Royal Derby Hospital received almost £4 million in takings from car parks in the last financial year alone, it has been revealed. Figures from a Freedom of Information (FOI) investigation show Derby Teaching Hospitals Foundation...

 

Michael van Gerwen survives scare as world No 2 Peter Wright is knocked out in second round by Jamie Lewis...

Defending champion Michael van Gerwen survived a scare to book his place in the quarter-finals of the William Hill PDC World Championship. Van Gerwen defeated Gerwyn Price 4-2 at Alexandra Palace - but the top seed did not have things all his own way...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Yannick Bolasie feels 'blessed' to be back in action for Everton after fearing knee injury could end his...

Yannick Bolasie has admitted he feared his top-flight career was at major risk during more than a year out with a serious knee injury. The winger made his first appearance since December 2016 when starting for Everton at West Bromwich Albion and...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 

Rise of robots could cost nearly HALF of British jobs with workers in catering, retail and agriculture...

Nearly half of British jobs are at risk of being taken over by robots, a report warned last night. Technological advances mean 44 per cent of current roles could be automated, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) think-tank found. Employees...

 

'Blurring of the seasons' throughout 2017 led to confusion for birds, bees and plants in the UK, according...

Four seasons merged into just one in the past year – confusing birds, bees and plants, according to a report. Mild start to winter and a damp summer was the story of 2017’s weather, according to a review of the year by the National Trust. This...

 
Dewsbury roofer died of carbon monoxide poisoning, inquest hears

Dewsbury roofer died of carbon monoxide poisoning, inquest hears

A roofer died of carbon monoxide poisoning at his home after a heavy drinking session, an inquest heard. Jonathan Scherer had split up with his long-term partner and talked about killing himself in the weeks before his death. Police were called to his...

 


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