News archive from 30 June 2017

DIY SOS: The Big Build host Nick Knowles nearly BREAKS DOWN amid emotional message

DIY SOS: The Big Build host Nick Knowles nearly BREAKS DOWN amid emotional message

The 54-year-old was seen having to pause as he struggled to contain his emotions while reading out a letter written by 24-year-old Ryan, who was left disabled and brain damaged after suffering from a bleed to his head.  Since the brain bleed five...

 

Hand fines to parents who leave car engines running, health groups urge

Parents who leave their car engines running while on the school run should face fines as part of a drive to cut air pollution, new guidance suggests. Proposals from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) and Public Health England...

 
Online fraud 'overlooked' by government says watchdog

Online fraud 'overlooked' by government says watchdog

Online fraud has been "overlooked" by the government, police and business, according to public spending watchdog the National Audit Office. The growing problem needs "an urgent response" coordinated by the Home Office, NAO head Sir...

BBC, 00:04 in Business
 

New rules ban junk food advertising from children’s online media

New rules banning junk food advertising across all children’s media - including online and social - are coming into effect as part of efforts to tackle childhood obesity. Ads for food or drink high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) must no longer appear...

 
Grenfell Tower fire: Kensington council halts meeting

Grenfell Tower fire: Kensington council halts meeting

Kensington and Chelsea Council's cabinet has adjourned its first meeting since the Grenfell Tower tragedy after just twenty minutes. The cabinet had hoped to hold the meeting behind closed doors but was forced by a court order to admit the press and...

BBC, 00:06 in Regional
 

17 per cent rise in consumers caught out by ‘phantom’ goods scam

Increasing numbers of consumers are being caught out buying “phantom” goods at an average cost of more than £1,000, according to a charity. Citizens Advice has reported a 17% increase in consumers complaining that they have bought high-value items...

 
VW tells California plans for electric car charging in poorer areas

VW tells California plans for electric car charging in poorer areas

Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) on Thursday told California it was expanding efforts to build electric car infrastructure in poorer communities, responding to regulators who described "shortcomings" in VW's plan. The California Air Resources Board...

Reuters, 00:09 in Business
 

Chelsea target Tiemoue Bakayoko enjoys shopping trip in Paris ahead of expected move to west London

Tiemoue Bakayoko enjoyed some retail therapy in Paris ahead of his expected switch to Chelsea. The Monaco midfielder is close to completing a £35.2million switch to the Premier League champions and looks to be making the most of his time left in...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

Manchester United star Paul Pogba on coping in the city: We can't let bomb attack ruin our way of life

Paul Pogba has opened up about the difficulty of being a Muslim living in Manchester following the bomb attack on the city last month, and insists the terrorists cannot be allowed to win. In an interview for the July/August issue of Esquire magazine,...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

Enzo Zidane leaves Real Madrid after Zinedine Zidane agrees to sell his son to Alaves but retains buy-back...

Enzo Zidane's move from Real Madrid to fellow La Liga side Alaves has been given the green light by manager and father Zinedine Zidane. The 22-year-old midfielder has signed a three-year deal at Alaves, who finished ninth in Spain's top division last...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 
Citizens Advice warning over 'phantom goods' scams

Citizens Advice warning over 'phantom goods' scams

A rising number of people are being caught out by "phantom goods" scams - when items are bought online but are never delivered, Citizens Advice says. Cars, flights, furniture and insurance are among the goods and services which buyers think...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 

Manchester United target Ivan Perisic suffers defeat in international beach volleyball debut for Croatia

There are plenty of sportspeople who compete across a number of disciplines - Ian Botham in football and cricket, Michael Jordan in baseball and basketball, and most recently Paolo Maldini in football and tennis. To this list can be added Ivan...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

Asian financial crisis: What do you know?

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BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
Motherwell and Cambuslang footballer Dom Thomas wants to develop future stars at own soccer academy

Motherwell and Cambuslang footballer Dom Thomas wants to develop future stars at own soccer academy

A trip to Nandos or sitting on the couch watching a Netflix TV series are two of the things you might find a young professional footballer doing with his time away from the training pitch. But for 21-year-old Dom Thomas it is about getting out in his...

 
Review: The Skids’ 40th anniversary tour, Montrose Town Hall

Review: The Skids’ 40th anniversary tour, Montrose Town Hall

“We are still disgusting punk scum – but we don’t want to talk about the past too much – we are very much about the present!” declared Fife legend and front man Richard Jobson as he took to the stage in Montrose Town Hall for the latest installment of...

 


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