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Waste incineration set to overtake recycling in England, Greens warn
Guardian
today, 07:56

Waste incineration set to overtake recycling in England, Greens warn

England is on the brink of burning more of its rubbish in incinerators than it recycles for the first time, according to a new analysis. The amount of waste managed by local authorities and sent to incinerators, or...

 
UK in strong position to be leader in crypto economy, report says
Guardian
today, 07:56

UK in strong position to be leader in crypto economy, report says

The UK is well-placed to become a leader in blockchain technologies and the crypto economy, according to a new report. Britain has all the required resources, as well as industrial and governmental will, to become a...

 
Employment tribunal hears cases against National Gallery
Guardian
today, 07:26

Employment tribunal hears cases against National Gallery

Art educators who allege they have been sacked by the National Gallery, many after decades of service, are bringing their cases to an employment tribunal in the latest legal row over the gig economy. A group of 27...

 
Premium-rate phone lines still used for vital public services
Guardian
today, 07:26

Premium-rate phone lines still used for vital public services

Peter Codner was in crisis. The retired barrister is confined to a wheelchair following a stroke and when one night he needed urgent assistance, he made several calls to Wiltshire council’s out-of-hours adult care...

 
Why won’t Barclays let me cancel my direct debit?
Guardian
today, 07:26

Why won’t Barclays let me cancel my direct debit?

Shortly after we cancelled a direct debit, we received an email from Barclays saying we had to contact the “merchant” we had been paying to confirm the cancellation. After complaining, we were told that if we did not...

 
Senior executives face clampdown on selling share awards
Guardian
today, 06:50

Senior executives face clampdown on selling share awards

Senior executives will face restrictions on when they can sell shares awarded under long-term incentive schemes, according to new corporate governance rules unveiled on Monday. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC)...

 
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Scotsman
2 min. ago

Sparkling numbers for Scots window company

Cumbernauld-based CMS Window Systems has hailed a record year with profits up by more than a third. The firm, which employs more than 250 people in the design, manufacture and installation of PVC and aluminium...

 
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Lichfield Live
42 min. ago

Lichfield District Council launches prospectus to attract new business investment just days after...

A new guide outlining why companies should invest in Lichfield has launched – just days after the collapse of the Friarsgate redevelopment plans due to a lack of private funding. The long awaited city centre project...

 
Art students create new art mural outside Alrewas pre-school
Lichfield Live
42 min. ago

Art students create new art mural outside Alrewas pre-school

A new mural has been created at a pre-school in Alrewas. The design was created by first year art students at Burton College with their tutor Rowena Barrett. It was commissioned by Stepping Stones Pre-School and...

 
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Scotsman
42 min. ago

Lesley Riddoch: Nicola Sturgeon the winner after Donald Trump’s tour

With an enemy like the Donald, the FM can relax, certain that she is on the right side of public opinion, writes Lesley Riddoch. So who won? Donald Trump, Theresa May, the Blimp, the Royals or the demonstrators?...

 
Newly-elected councillor keen to show people of Lichfield that not all politicians are the same
Lichfield Live
42 min. ago

Newly-elected councillor keen to show people of Lichfield that not all politicians are the same

A newly-elected councillor says he wants to show the people of Lichfield that not all politicians are the same. Labour’s Colin Ball won the Curborough by-election seats on Lichfield District Council and Lichfield City...

 
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Scotsman
42 min. ago

Man due in court over Donald Trump protest

A man is due in court on Monday over a paragliding protest at Turnberry while Donald Trump was staying at his hotel A banner reading Trump Well Below Par was revealed shortly after the US president arrived at the...

 
Elon Musk calls hero Brit diver 'PAEDO GUY' in bizarre Twitter outburst over Thailand cave rescue
Daily Record
41 min. ago

Elon Musk calls hero Brit diver 'PAEDO GUY' in bizarre Twitter outburst over Thailand cave rescue

Elon Musk has branded a heroic British diver who helped in the Thailand cave rescue a 'PAEDO GUY' in a bizarre Twitter outburst. The business magnate called Vern Unsworth "pedo guy" - US spelling for...

 
Australia to deport Tamil asylum seeker and separate him from baby daughter
Guardian
today, 08:27

Australia to deport Tamil asylum seeker and separate him from baby daughter

A 30-year-old Tamil asylum seeker faces permanent separation from his wife, and 10-month-old Australian-born daughter, after being issued with a deportation notice more than six years after arriving in Australia....

 
Australia shooting: Wallaroo town on lockdown as man opens fire before going on run
Daily Express
today, 08:27

Australia shooting: Wallaroo town on lockdown as man opens fire before going on run

The manhunt was launched in Wallaroo on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. Armed police have flooded the Copper Coast town an have warned residents to follow their orders. SA Police Commissioner Grant Stevens...

 
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Guardian
today, 08:03

Harrowing video footage shows death in custody of Aboriginal man

Shocking video footage of the death in custody of an Indigenous Australian man has been aired in court for the first time, depicting five officers restraining a man who said 12 times that he could not breathe. David...

 
Oil-rich Nigeria outstrips India as country with most people in poverty
Guardian
today, 07:57

Oil-rich Nigeria outstrips India as country with most people in poverty

Nigeria, one of Africa’s two wealthiest economies, has overtaken India as home to the world’s greatest concentration of extreme poverty, amid warnings that the continent will host nine out of 10 of the world’s poorest...

 
British cave diver considering legal action after 'pedo' attack by Elon Musk
Guardian
today, 07:57

British cave diver considering legal action after 'pedo' attack by Elon Musk

A British cave diver who was instrumental in the rescue of 12 children trapped in a northern Thailand cave says he is considering legal action after the inventor Elon Musk called him a “pedo” on Twitter. Vernon...

 

Sport

 
Man Utd Transfer News: Perisic swoop claim, £20m Alderweireld issue, Van Der Sar on Blind
Daily Star
2 min. ago

Man Utd Transfer News: Perisic swoop claim, £20m Alderweireld issue, Van Der Sar on Blind

Related videos New Manchester United star Fred scores WORLDIE in training Brazilian midfielder Fred has scored a brilliant goal in training while on World Cup duty for the national team, sending Manchester United fans...

 
Graeme Souness tears into France World Cup hero Paul Pogba – Man Utd fans are furious
Daily Star
2 min. ago

Graeme Souness tears into France World Cup hero Paul Pogba – Man Utd fans are furious

Pogba, 25, played a key role as France clinched their second World Cup with a 4-2 win over Croatia in yesterday’s final. The Manchester United midfielder has earned plaudits for his impressive run of form in Russia...

 
Liverpool transfer news: Roberto Firmino could force Jurgen Klopp into making swoop
Daily Star
2 min. ago

Liverpool transfer news: Roberto Firmino could force Jurgen Klopp into making swoop

The Reds forward will not be available until the end of pre-season after his exploits with Brazil at the World Cup. And that could force Klopp to sign another forward before the transfer window shuts. Liverpool’s...

 
Arsenal Transfer News: Star hails new deal and could be set for major position change
Daily Star
2 min. ago

Arsenal Transfer News: Star hails new deal and could be set for major position change

Chambers penned a new long-term deal earlier this summer following the appointment of Unai Emery. The 23-year-old looks set to play a big part in Emery’s side next season and has hailed his improved contract.  The...

 

Match analysis: AFC Fylde 1 PNE 6

It would not be doing Alex Neil a disservice to say that he doesn’t ‘do’ friendlies. The Preston North End boss was back on the touchline at AFC Fylde’s Mill Farm after taking in the previous clash with Bamber Bridge...

 
Bradford amateur rugby league player dies during match
BBC
40 min. ago

Bradford amateur rugby league player dies during match

An amateur rugby league player has died after becoming unwell during a Yorkshire Men's League match. Max Blakeley was playing for Bradford-based club Birkenshaw Bluedogs in a match at Heworth near York on Saturday...

 
 


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