News archive from 29 January 2017

VIDEO: Top toys to hit the shelves in 2017

A ride-on replica of a Disney toy car has been tipped as one of 2017s top toys - despite costing a whopping £200. The pricey battery-powered Cars’ Lightning McQueen vehicle - complete with ‘Lightyear’ printed wheels - has a maximum speed of just...

 

Nostalgia: Youngsters in Louth receive new sweatshirts

The Beach Bar in Sutton on Sea raised £300 in 1998 following a Christmas raffle - muchto the delight of local football youngsters. Ray Denman, bar manager was pleased to be able to present the Sutton junior U14 football team with the new sweatshirts....

 

YOUR LETTERS: A case of double standards over pig deaths?

Uproar at the premature but accidental death of some pigs (killed in an accident on A16 recently – editor) but not a peep out of anyone about the brutal and deliberate act of hare coursing. There appears to be a double standard here. I guess Orwell...

 

West Brom transfer rumour: Belgian international lined up by Tony Pulis

Nicolas Lombaerts is reportedly being lined up for a move to West Bromwich Albion. The Belgium international centre-half currently plays for Zenit St Petersburg in Russia. According to the The Sun, Baggies boss Tony Pulis has identified the...

 

Kezia Dugdale: Labour will never support second referendum

With the Tories’ Brexit Bill now published, Britain has moved even closer to the European exit door. Every move by Theresa May, as she embraces the horror of a hard Brexit and the economic hardship that will cause, is a reminder of how reckless the...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Politics
 

Dani Garavelli: May walks into Trump’s post-truth trap

As if Theresa May hadn’t already done enough to signal her determination to cosy up to the man who would be Caligula, she turned up at her White House meeting with Trump dressed head-to-toe in Republican red. Dani Garavelli

Scotsman, 00:00 in Politics
 
Arsene Wenger’s golden rule prevents his Arsenal coaches shouting on the touchline

Arsene Wenger’s golden rule prevents his Arsenal coaches shouting on the touchline

Arsenal legend Martin Keown has revealed Arsene Wenger’s golden rule which stipulates his coaches are prevented from shouting on the touchline. Wenger was sent-off during last weekend’s dramatic late win over Burnley and was handed a four-game...

Metro, 00:00 in Sport
 
Trump calls for 'AGGRESSIVE' military strategy to defeat ISIS in new executive order

Trump calls for 'AGGRESSIVE' military strategy to defeat ISIS in new executive order

The move would see a departure from former President Barack Obama’s military strategy in the Middle East, which relied on local forces in Syria and Iraq to lead the fight against the barbaric terror group. Trump said the strategy would be “very...

 

‘Poorest pay price’ for SNP’s lack of action on health

Scotland’s poorest families are suffering from the Scottish Government’s failure to invest in health policy, a leading expert in poverty-related illness has warned. Professor Graham Watt claims there is an “astonishing” lack of detail in Scottish...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 

Two held on suspicion of murder after Leeds footballer's brother shot

A man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the brother of a promising teenage professional footballer was shot outside a barber's shop. A 19-year-old man, understood to be Raheem Wilks, died after he was shot in the Harehills area...

 

Ex-wife of lecturer brands Harriet Harman's sex-for-degree claims 'dubious'

The ex-wife of a lecturer who Harriet Harman claimed offered to guarantee her a better degree in return for sex has branded the allegations "dubious". Labour's former deputy leader said she rejected the advance by her course tutor, Professor...

 

Seriously ill patients having urgent ops put off twice amid cancellations record

The number of urgent operations being cancelled is the highest on record, with repeat cancellations for some seriously ill patients. Data from NHS England shows 4,093 urgent operations were cancelled last year as the health service came under intense...

 
Nigel Clough met Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi on Friday night ahead of Burton Albion win

Nigel Clough met Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi on Friday night ahead of Burton Albion win

Nigel Clough met with Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi on Friday night before Burton Albion's 2-1 win over Queens Park Rangers to discuss the Reds' approach for the Brewers boss. Clough is torn over the prospect of leaving Albion for Nottingham...

Burton Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 

Top of the bill! Lincoln City star on Match of the Day again after latest FA Cup heroics

Former Premier League stars Trevor Sinclair and Danny Murphy were full of praise for Lincoln City as the Imps topped the bill on Saturday night's Match of the Day for the second time this month. The Imps' fourth round tie with Brighton was already...

 

Temptation ‘likelier for men than women in moral dilemmas over cash or job’

Men are more likely than women to be tempted to behave badly when presented with moral dilemmas involving money or their job, research suggests. A survey asked people if they thought various scenarios were acceptable, such as bumping up an insurance...

 


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