News archive from 1 October 2018

Indonesia tsunami: mass burials to begin amid desperate search for survivors

Indonesia tsunami: mass burials to begin amid desperate search for survivors

Authorities in Indonesia were preparing a mass burial for victims of the tsunami that hit the city of Palu as relatives of the missing searched body bags for their loved ones and the search for survivors intensified. In a desperate attempt to stave...

 
John Cena is currently living in China – and he’s loving it!

John Cena is currently living in China – and he’s loving it!

Is there anything John Cena can’t do? He’s a beloved actor, wrestler, bodybuilder, Instagram role model, and also very popular in China. The 41-year-old is currently based in the Asian country filming a motion picture with Jackie Chan and spoke with...

Metro, 00:02 in Sport
 
Prezzo, Strada and Zizzi will be banned from taking staff’s tips under strict government rules

Prezzo, Strada and Zizzi will be banned from taking staff’s tips under strict government rules

High street restaurant chains like Prezzo, Strada and Zizzi will be forced to hand over all tips to their staff, Theresa May has announced. New laws will stop employers making deductions from the money left for their staff by diners, the Prime...

 

Here's what to expect at the Conservative conference on Monday

Here are some of the announcements expected at the Conservative conference in Birmingham's ICC on Monday October 1: New laws to stop employers taking tips Prime Minister Theresa May is announcing plans for new laws to stop employers making deductions...

 
Tories to ban restaurant owners from taking share of tips

Tories to ban restaurant owners from taking share of tips

Restaurant owners will be banned from deducting money from tips earned by waiters and other staff, Theresa May will announce on Monday, more than two years after such a ban was first proposed in an official review. The decision to back the measure...

Guardian, 00:12 in Politics
 

Thomas Bjørn vows to fulfil Ryder Cup tattoo promise after stunning win

Europe’s reclaiming of the Ryder Cup will come at a cost to their captain, Thomas Bjørn, after it was revealed he promised his team he would get a tattoo bearing the winning score in the event of a triumph in France. Europe cantered to a 17½ to 10½...

Guardian, 00:13 in Sport
 

Tories ready to walk away from Brexit deal over EU demands

The UK will walk away from Brexit talks if the EU pushes too hard for concessions on Theresa May’s plans, Dominic Raab is set to warn in the toughest rhetoric towards Brussels yet. The Brexit Secretary will today tell the Conservative conference in...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Politics
 

Funding boost for new Glentress Forest trails

Glentress Forest is to benefit from a £1 million funding package which will see the creation of 16 kilometres of new mountain biking trails and bring in thousands of extra visitors every year. The Scottish Government said it was to provide the money...

 

EVENT: Surprised by the attendance

It was good to see the Chantry bike riders come into Morpeth, with many wearing the Suffragette colours. What surprised me at the unveiling of Emily Davison’s statue was the number of people in attendance for the event, with some having travelled a...

 
Waiters to be paid all tips under new law, Theresa May says

Waiters to be paid all tips under new law, Theresa May says

Restaurants will be legally barred from keeping tips from staff under plans to be announced by Theresa May on Monday. High street chains including Prezzo, Strada and Zizzi will be forced to pass on all service charges to workers, the prime minister...

BBC, 00:43 in Business
 

Ford to refund 'engine fail' EcoBoost customers

Ford has offered to refund thousands of pounds to customers whose engines have failed, following a BBC investigation. Hundreds of customers have said their cars with Ford EcoBoost engines have overheated, causing engine failure. Others have reported...

BBC, 00:43 in Business
 
The 26-year-old with a £100m sportswear brand

The 26-year-old with a £100m sportswear brand

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we speak to Ben Francis, founder of UK sportswear brand Gymshark. It is hard to know how a then 19-year-old Ben Francis had the time or the energy...

BBC, 00:43 in Business
 
Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

1) Leno keen to grab his chance Bernd Leno was quick to do the decent thing and explain he was clearly not happy to see Petr Cech pull up with a hamstring injury, but at the same time the competitor in him cannot wait to seize his chance. The German...

Guardian, 00:51 in Sport
 
Bryony Frost ‘pumped’ for comeback at scene of Newton Abbot fall

Bryony Frost ‘pumped’ for comeback at scene of Newton Abbot fall

Bryony Frost returns to action at Newton Abbot on Monday, three months after sustaining injuries in a fall at the Devon track that could have killed her. The 23-year-old, fired to prominence by a series of big-race successes last winter, was stamped...

Guardian, 00:51 in Sport
 

Woodlands pile pressure on struggling Cleckheaton with fine derby success

WOODLANDS piled more pressure on neighbours Cleckheaton with a four-wicket win at Moorend in the All Rounder Bradford Premier League last Saturday. Victory sees Woodlands keep in touch with leaders Hanging Heaton and second placed Farsley but...

 


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