News archive from 2 August 2018

Cumbria's flood-ravaged River Derwent to benefit from £10m National Trust plans

The River Derwent in Cumbria is one of five rivers and the landscapes around them that will be protected and restored in a new £10 million conservation project. The National Trust is today unveiling plans to boost habitats, wildlife and access for...

 
Glasgow's European Championships kicks off with George Square opening party

Glasgow's European Championships kicks off with George Square opening party

Rain couldn’t dampen spirits as the biggest sporting event in Glasgow since the 2014 Commonwealth Games kicked off with a display of music, dancing and fireworks this evening. An enthusiastic crowd gathered in the city’s George Square for the opening...

 

Cross party group of Northern politicians urge £100bn transport cash boost in Budget

A cross party group of politicians, including senior Tory party grandees, have today taken the unprecedented step of coming together to urge the Chancellor Philip Hammond to commit £100 billion to transform the north’s rail and road network to prevent...

 

Cross party group of Northern politicians urge £100bn transport cash boost in Budget

A cross party group of politicians, including senior Tory party grandees, have today taken the unprecedented step of coming together to urge the Chancellor Philip Hammond to commit £100 billion to transform the north’s rail and road network to prevent...

 

Water-damaged Copper Bar may not reopen until CHRISTMAS

Copper Bar could take up to six months to reopen after a catastrophic water leak destroyed the interior. A fire in a neighbouring property caused a water to seep into the bar, ruining many of the decorations and copperwork. The managers have now said...

 

Shaolin monks to perform 'breath-taking display' at the Forum

The group will perform traditional Shaolin Kung Fu, and demonstrate movements of Chi with weaponry. Their performance will also be combined with choreography and dramatic lighting and sound to showcase their martial arts expertise. The monks are from...

 
Liverpool transfer news: Potential Barcelona deal ‘perfect’ - pundit

Liverpool transfer news: Potential Barcelona deal ‘perfect’ - pundit

Mignolet is surplus to requirements at Liverpool this summer following the world-record arrival of Alisson from Roma. The Belgium international had already lost his No.1 spot midway through last season to Loris Karius. Barcelona are reportedly...

Daily Star, 00:13 in Sport
 

Calling all dog owners!

Producers are searching for dog owners who have problems with their pooches for a new TV show. The programme has teamed up with one of the UK's leading experts in dog behaviour and training who can help make you and your four-legged companion best...

 
Arsenal fans hail Matteo Guendouzi as teen stars against Chelsea in pre-season clash

Arsenal fans hail Matteo Guendouzi as teen stars against Chelsea in pre-season clash

The Gunners held Chelsea to a 1-1 draw before winning on penalties in the International Champions Cup. Unai Emery has made several changes since taking over from Arsene Wenger.  The Spaniard has already brought in several new faces, including World...

Daily Star, 00:13 in Sport
 

Hull MPs and LEP leader call for £100bn investment into rail network in the north

Hull MPs and Humber LEP chair Lord Haskins have backed a hard-hitting letter calling for £100bn of investment into transport in the north. More than 80 MPs and peers have signed the letter, addressed to Chancellor Philip Hammond, urging the government...

 
Liverpool transfer news: Christian Pulisic backed to sign… but there’s a twist

Liverpool transfer news: Christian Pulisic backed to sign… but there’s a twist

That is according to German football expert and pundit Raphael Honigstein. A fee was agreed with RB Leipzig last summer for Keita to move to Anfield in July. And Liverpool are looking to raid the Bundesliga again at Jurgen Klopp’s old club. Chelsea...

Daily Star, 00:13 in Sport
 

Police refuse to say how Carluke man died as hunt for savage killer continues

Police have refused to say how a man murdered in his own home died, as the hunt for his killer continues. It follows claims he was brutally stabbed in a frenzied attack. Paul Halley was found dead at his flat in Carluke on Sunday having been the...

 
Stash of potentially deadly chemical found in Scotland

Stash of potentially deadly chemical found in Scotland

An apparent stash of a potentially deadly chemical used in extreme dieting has been seized in Scotland. Food Standards Scotland (FSS) said their food crime unit have recovered “a quantity” of powder believed to be the highly-toxic substance DNP. DNP –...

 
Extremely rare £5 note worth £50,000 enters circulation in Scotland - do you have it?

Extremely rare £5 note worth £50,000 enters circulation in Scotland - do you have it?

A handful of limited edition £5 notes worth £50,000 have been released into circulation across the country - and one is in Edinburgh. The extremely rare notes, which feature the face of footballer Harry Kane, are believed to be worth more than a...

 
Pregnant woman drank cleaning substance she was accidentally served at McDonald’s

Pregnant woman drank cleaning substance she was accidentally served at McDonald’s

A pregnant woman ordered a latte from a drive-thru McDonald’s – but was instead handed a cup of cleaning solution. Sarah Douglas only realised what she had been served as she took a swig of the chemicals as she drove in Alberta, Canada. She...

Metro, 00:17 in Hot News
 


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