News archive from 1 September 2018

Rafael Nadal battles past Karen Khachanov and knee pain in US Open thriller

Rafael Nadal battles past Karen Khachanov and knee pain in US Open thriller

Rafa Nadal produced an epic fight back in the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday evening as he defeated Russian hotshot Karen Khachanov in a US Open thriller. The world No.1 showed remarkable heart to not only down his opponent, but also battle through...

Metro, 00:04 in Sport
 

Celebrity Big Brother's Ben Jardine says he "feels a little big of a mug" amid Roxanne Pallett 'punch'...

Celebrity Big Brother's Ben Jardine says he "feels a little bit of a mug" after being evicted from the house and watching footage of an incident between fellow housemates Carlisle actress Roxanne Pallett and ex-Corrie star Ryan Thomas. In a...

 
Sexual health clinics in England see record demand amid budget cuts

Sexual health clinics in England see record demand amid budget cuts

A record number of visits were made to sexual health clinics in England last year, amid warnings about drastic cuts to services and resources being stretched to their limit. Figures show there were 3,323,275 attendances at sexual health clinics in...

Guardian, 00:14 in Health
 
'This is history': Bangkok mall opens Thai rescue display, featuring plastic cave

'This is history': Bangkok mall opens Thai rescue display, featuring plastic cave

In Bangkok’s upmarket Siam Paragon shopping mall, close to a Cold Stone Creamery, a young man crawls through a small, dank-looking tunnel. The sound of dripping water can be heard as he disappears into the shadows, mixed with a blast of Daft Punk’s...

 
Godiva Festival: Thousands enjoy opening night of 20th birthday bash

Godiva Festival: Thousands enjoy opening night of 20th birthday bash

The weather was spot on, the acts were on their game and Godiva Festival is well and truly underway for 2018. This year marks the 20th rendition of the festival that remains free entry to all and it continues to reap the rewards. Friday's opening...

 
Wonga administrators plan 'an orderly wind down' of payday lender

Wonga administrators plan 'an orderly wind down' of payday lender

Administrators have announced they will conduct “an orderly wind down” of the payday lender Wonga, which will involve the sale of assets and identifying creditors. Wonga, once Britain’s biggest payday lender, filed for administration after a flood of...

Guardian, 00:18 in Business
 

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Easing the trauma for youngsters

Knowing she can make a difference and put a smile on children’s faces is enough for Tracy Foster to go the extra mile in her role supporting families and youngsters affected by burns. Mrs Foster and her team put parents at ease, comfort children and...

 

Doctors ‘not aware’ of rare nerve condition Charcot-Marie-Tooth

A woman with a rare and disabling genetic disorder has told how she waited years for a diagnosis because of a lack of awareness of her condition. Sue Kelly is among around 23,000 people in the UK thought to be living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT),...

 
You are not a bad player after one bad winter, says England's Moeen Ali

You are not a bad player after one bad winter, says England's Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali never lost faith in his ability to deliver at Test level, with his stunning return to the England team built on knowing that one bad winter did not make him a bad player. Day two at the Ageas Bowl saw Moeen back to his best with the ball,...

Guardian, 00:25 in Sport
 
Talking Horses: Too Darn Hot can enhance Derby claims in Solario

Talking Horses: Too Darn Hot can enhance Derby claims in Solario

Few horses have improved as much in quality as Sandown’s Solario Stakes, a rather unfashionable contest for a number of years which has somehow been won by both Kingman and Masar in the last five renewals. Saturday’s could keep that good run going, as...

Guardian, 00:25 in Sport
 
'Ghost ship' runs aground on Myanmar coast

'Ghost ship' runs aground on Myanmar coast

Police in Myanmar are searching a large rusty container ship for clues after it was spotted by fishermen mysteriously drifting near the region of Yangon. The vessel, bearing the name "Sam Ratulangi PB 1600", was discovered earlier this week...

BBC, 00:28 in World News
 
Bringing us sunshine: BBC images celebrate Morecambe & Wise

Bringing us sunshine: BBC images celebrate Morecambe & Wise

A tranche of previously unseen photographs is being released by the BBC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Morecambe & Wise Show. They include an image of Eric Morecambe dressed as Sooty in front of a delighted Harry Corbett and one of Ernie...

Guardian, 00:32 in Showbiz
 

Scottish roads still cut short far too many lives

The death of Diana, Princess of Wales, in August 1997 prompted RoadPeace to designate August as National Road Victim Month. She was killed on August 31, the very same day the world’s first motor vehicle victim, Mary Ward, was killed in Ireland in...

 


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