News archive from 29 December 2015, page 10

Arsenal transfer news: Mohamed Elneny claims deal is done, Javier Hernandez to accept move, Joel Campbell...

Arsenal’s destiny seems up in the air this season after two contrasting results that have typified them in the latter part of the Arsene Wenger era. After beating Manchester City last Monday, the Gunners were then thrashed 4-0 by Southampton on Boxing...

Metro, 01:49 in Sport
 

The ongoing council tax freeze is unsustainable

The Scottish government’s draft Budget for next year leaves a lot to be desired, writes ANN HENDERSON THE Scottish Parliament elections are now on the horizon, and all political parties enter 2016 with this in mind.    The elections on Thursday May 5...

 
A tale of two Alis

A tale of two Alis

Of the roughly one million migrants who arrived in Europe by sea this year roughly a quarter, according to the UN refugee agency, were children. British barrister Hashi Mohamed, once a child refugee himself, went to Italy to meet some new arrivals -...

BBC, 01:51 in World News
 
Nintendo planning huge Legend of Zelda announcement, amiibo and expansion concept revealed

Nintendo planning huge Legend of Zelda announcement, amiibo and expansion concept revealed

New video footage has surfaced online, apparently attached to an idea involving the history of Link and the Zelda series. It's claimed that the new clip will be shown at a major event and will focus on the relationship of parents and their children's...

 

Leeds deny camera crew access into Elland Road ahead of televised clash with Derby in latest twist of...

Massimo Cellino's baffling reign at Leeds took yet another twist on Monday after Sky Sports cameras were turned away from Elland Road. In an unprecedented move, the owner laid down the law with the broadcaster, who are set to beam Tuesday's...

Daily Mail, 01:58 in Sport
 

Manchester United found some confidence and were almost exciting in Chelsea draw but Louis van Gaal isn't...

The man selling the Jose Mourinho scarves in Manchester United colours outside Old Trafford on Monday can put them away for a while. Louis van Gaal will limp on as manager after a performance that was, for once, better in reality than it looks this...

Daily Mail, 01:58 in Sport
 

How did Boxing Day get its name?

Nowadays Boxing Day is filled with sport, sales and leftover Christmas dinner. But how did the public holiday get its name and where is it celebrated? What is Boxing Day? Historians disagree on exactly how and when Boxing Day was given its name....

The Week, 02:02 in Auto
 

Myopic cuts to flood defences

DEVASTATING floods submerging city centres and ruining homes are occurring with ever greater frequency in Britain.   With tedious inevitability, we hear from David Cameron that the government has done all it can to prevent floods and to protect people...

 

A year of achievement for Cuban healthcare

From Aids to Ebola, Cuba has made tremendous strides forward in 2015, writes OLLIE HOPKINS THE 56TH year of the Cuban Revolution, 2015, has been a year of more inspirational achievements in health, education and internationalism — despite the ongoing...

 

Everyday heroes rescue the north

Selfless Yorkshire communities are rallying round those who’ve lost everything, finds PETER LAZENBY NORTHERN England is witnessing its greatest civilian mobilisation in decades with thousands of volunteers in action over the last few days helping...

 

Spurs take the sting out of Hornets with late win

Son Heung Min gives Tottenham all three points Watford 1-2 Tottenham   by Amar Azam   at Vicarage Road   Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham clinched a last gasp victory over 10-man Watford yesterday when substitute Son Heung Min scored the winning goal...

 

ROUND-UP 2015

Star critics run through what’s impressed them this year FICTION - MAT COWARD    ORIGINAL and exciting, full of humanity and comedy, Tigerman by Nick Harkaway is a beautiful piece of work.   In it, Sergeant Ferris, who’s served the British army to the...

 
BREAKING: World renowned Potteries-born singer dies

BREAKING: World renowned Potteries-born singer dies

The lead singer of heavy metal band Motorhead has died after a battle with cancer. Ian Fraser Kilmister, better known as Lemmy, passed away on Monday, his bandmates have confirmed. Burslem-born Lemmy, aged 70, best known for hits including Ace of...

 
Stranded Cuban migrants to be allowed passage to the US

Stranded Cuban migrants to be allowed passage to the US

Central American nations have reached an agreement to allow several thousand Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica for over a month to continue their journey towards the United States. The migrants will be airlifted to El Salvador and put on buses,...

BBC, 02:15 in World News
 
The street children who run a newspaper in India

The street children who run a newspaper in India

A group of street children are busy in an unusual editorial meeting in a house in the Indian capital, Delhi. They are bound by a shared passion to bring out Balaknama (Voice of Children), an eight-page quarterly newspaper which focuses on children...

BBC, 02:15 in World News
 


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