News archive from 2 September 2017, page 14

Pedal your way to fitness on Cycle to Work Day

Pedal your way to fitness on Cycle to Work Day

The pharmaceutical and beauty industry makes millions from our desire to stay healthy, look younger and avoid illness, but as yet no such company has come up with the miracle elixir that provides all of these benefits – if such a pill did exist it...

 
Inver, Loch Fyne, 46/50

Inver, Loch Fyne, 46/50

Inver Strathlachlan Strachur Loch Fyne Argyll & Bute PA27 8BU (01369) 860537   If you’re planning to indulge, follow the thinking of Pooh Bah, Lord High Everything Else in Gilbert & Sullivan’s Mikado. “Don’t stint yourself – do it well!” he...

 
Hurricane Harvey: Babies airlifted from hospital hit by floods

Hurricane Harvey: Babies airlifted from hospital hit by floods

The newborn babies, all being cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit of the Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas, were evacuated to other hospitals because it has no running water. The mercy flight took place as the death toll from Hurricane...

 

War poet Hedd Wyn to be remembered in Gwynedd and on Merseyside

Commemorations will be held in Gwynedd and Wirral next week to commemorate the award of an Eisteddfod chair to a tragic war poet. Ellis Humphrey Evans, or Hedd Wyn, entered the chair competition at the National Eisteddfod which was held at Birkenhead...

 
Man killed in three vehicle collision in South Warwickshire

Man killed in three vehicle collision in South Warwickshire

A MAN has died following a three vehicle crash in south Warwickshire. A motorbike, van and car were involved in the accident on the B4100 near Warmington just before 7pm on Thursday (August 31). Emergency services attended and a man in his 20s was...

 

'The S-word': how young Americans fell in love with socialism

At 18, Olivia Katbi was answering the phones and emails in a Republican state senator’s office in Ohio. Then the legislator threw his weight behind a particularly contentious anti-abortion law. “I realised that the party I’m working for is evil. After...

 
Union claims mums and dads are getting a raw deal from bad bosses

Union claims mums and dads are getting a raw deal from bad bosses

Parents in low-paid jobs in Yorkshire are being penalised by bad bosses, a report has claimed. Mums and dads who ask their bosses for family-friendly working patterns end up getting fewer hours, working worse shifts and in some cases losing their...

 
Man found guilty of raping young child

Man found guilty of raping young child

A man who is already in jail over sex offences has been found guilty of two counts of raping a child under 13. Carl Goddard, 34, had threatened to kill his victim, who was aged between five and seven when the offences took place, if she ever spoke out...

 
Brad Pitt apologises to Jenifer Aniston for leaving her for Angelina Jolie 12 years ago

Brad Pitt apologises to Jenifer Aniston for leaving her for Angelina Jolie 12 years ago

Brad Pitt is on a mission to right his wrongs following his marriage split from Angelina Jolie. The actor has been reflecting on his past since the acrimonious split from the actress, which was reportedly sparked by his alcohol abuse and a drunken...

Metro, 08:15 in Showbiz
 
Man, 20, jailed for life for murder of teenage boy stabbed in the heart in brutal street attack

Man, 20, jailed for life for murder of teenage boy stabbed in the heart in brutal street attack

A 20-year-old man has been jailed for life for the murder of a teenager who was stabbed through the heart . Declan Graves, from the Speke area of Liverpool, was sentenced to a minimum term of 20 years at Stafford Crown Court after being found guilty...

 
Woman ‘filmed unconscious friend being raped and posted it on Snapchat after they argued over a man’

Woman ‘filmed unconscious friend being raped and posted it on Snapchat after they argued over a man’

A woman allegedly filmed her unconscious friend being raped and posted the footage on Snapchat after they argued over a man. Beth Rae Harris is accused of encouraging at least one man, possibly more, to rape the 23-year-old woman after she passed out...

 
Yes, your vagina (and your vulva) is perfectly normal

Yes, your vagina (and your vulva) is perfectly normal

Up there with life’s great existential quandaries like ‘what came first, the chicken or the egg’ is the most pressing question a woman can ask herself: ‘is my vagina normal?’ The answer is a resounding yes. But also no, because there’s no such thing...

Metro, 08:16 in Lifestyle
 
Travel: Gallivanting in Glasgow!

Travel: Gallivanting in Glasgow!

Stewart Lloyd-Jones enjoys a weekend break in Glasgow You can take the boy out of Glasgow, but you can never take Glasgow out of the boy, or so the saying goes. While I’m not actually from Glasgow, it has played a very large part in my life – from...

 

Bake Off's Nadiya Hussain hopes her Welsh cakes get better reception than her Cornish pasties

Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain will be hoping her twist on Welsh food classics are better received than her take on a West Country favourite. She became embroiled in an online spat after putting peas in a Cornish pasty during her BBC cookery show on...

 

Newcastle United youngster reveals how he helped in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster

Newcastle United rising star Yasin Ben El-Mhanni has praised the community spirit which emerged after the Grenfell disaster. The 21-year-old was back at home in Shepherd’s Bush, just 10 minutes walk from area, on the night of the fire back in June,...

 


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