News archive from 30 June 2015

Wimbledon will stay loyal to BBC after loss of control over Olympic coverage from 2020

Wimbledon remains the one global sports event that the BBC can confidently count on keeping the rights for into the next decade. The importance of the flagship tennis fortnight to the Beeb is magnified by the loss of control of their Olympic coverage...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Roger Federer has tweet error flagged up and Andy Roddick's BBC gig delayed during first day of action at...

After an action packed opening day at SW19, Sportsmail's Stuart Fraser picks out a few things from around the grounds that you may not have seen on Monday at Wimbledon.   Play delayed for Roddick’s BBC gig  Andy Roddick was named as a marquee signing...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Only 16 of world's highest-paid celebrities are women, Forbes finds

Related: Gender pay gap will not close for 70 years at current rate, says UN Forbes magazine’s annual Celeb 100 list, chronicling the world’s highest-paid entertainers over the past year featured a wide range of talents from all over the globe...

 
US resume aid to military in Bahrain

US resume aid to military in Bahrain

The US has said that it will resume aid to the military in Bahrain. Security assistance has been withheld since 2011, when the Gulf state put down mass Shia-led protests. But US State Department spokesman John Kirby said that Bahrain had made progress...

BBC, 00:02 in World News
 

Failure in care means bowel cancer patients are dying unnecessarily

Seriously ill patients who have some of the riskiest surgery in medicine are dying unnecessarily because care at too many hospitals is not good enough, an NHS-funded inquiry has found. More than one in ten (11%) of those having emergency bowel surgery...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 

Great news as "happy' Jose Mourinho is set to sign new contract at Chelsea

There are rumours that Jose Mourinho is on the verge of signing a new contract at Chelsea. This comes on the back of leading the Blues to winning the Premier League for the first time in five years and bringing balance back to the Bridge. A new...

Metro, 00:06 in Sport
 
Islamic State may threaten Russia's Caucasus

Islamic State may threaten Russia's Caucasus

The head of Russia's Security Council has identified Islamic State (IS) as the greatest threat to world peace and security, and it seems the danger could be getting closer to home. The militant Islamist group has proclaimed the establishment of a...

BBC, 00:06 in World News
 
Are Iran’s Sunni neighbours about to race for The Bomb?

Are Iran’s Sunni neighbours about to race for The Bomb?

The holy month of Ramadan could never be described as a time of feverish activity in the Gulf states that sit between Shia Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia. It is brutally hot even after the fasting daylight hours give way to the feasting hours of the...

BBC, 00:10 in World News
 

Why Arsenal should not pay over the odds to complete Gonzalo Higuain transfer from Napoli

Since Arsenal were first linked with a move for Gonzalo Higuain a few summers ago, the transfer has been nothing but a pain in the arse. In fact, the only good thing to come out of it all was that Real Madrid, if reports are to be believed, felt so...

Metro, 00:12 in Sport
 
Catholic Church 'tipped off' over child abuse priest

Catholic Church 'tipped off' over child abuse priest

A paedophile priest fled the country after a police officer tipped off the Catholic Church in Birmingham, a sex abuse victim has claimed. The man said the officer passed on documents about 30 years ago which led to James Robinson being "spirited...

BBC, 00:13 in Regional
 
Sampdoria rule out move for flop Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli

Sampdoria rule out move for flop Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli

Kop boss Brendan Rodgers is looking to offload a number of players this summer as his squad overhaul gathers pace. The Reds have already brought in several new faces to Anfield with the promise of many more to come. And, Rodgers wants to offset their...

Daily Star, 00:14 in Sport
 
Australia star Mitchell Johnson eyes an Ashes pace assault on England

Australia star Mitchell Johnson eyes an Ashes pace assault on England

The Aussie pace ace terrorised Alastair Cook's side in the the whitewash 18 months ago when he took 37 wickets in an outstanding dislay. And he has warned there is more to come this summer. "I like to bowl a bouncer - that is pretty obvious. And...

Daily Star, 00:14 in Sport
 

Idris Elba rules out Top Gear role

Luther actor Idris Elba says that he may have a love of fast cars but he is not interested in joining Chris Evans on a new-look Top Gear – and goes quiet on persistent James Bond rumours. Elba, who got his big break as Russell “Stringer” Bell in hit...

Guardian, 00:15 in Showbiz
 

Chelsea unveil plans to turn Stamford Bridge into "cathedral of football'

The Premier League champions want to expand the capaicy of the stadium and turn it into a "cathedral of football'. It's the brain child of owner Roman Abramovich, who apparently wants the stadium to become his legacy as he prepares to hand...

Metro, 00:16 in Sport
 
Apple aims for bigger bite of music market

Apple aims for bigger bite of music market

If record companies had their way, the internet would never have been invented. For much of the second half of the 20th Century, music fans who wanted to listen to the latest release from their favourite artist had to make a trip to their local record...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 


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