News archive from 2 September 2017, page 23

Mother discovers her son’s coffin was buried empty, 42 years after he died

Mother discovers her son’s coffin was buried empty, 42 years after he died

A woman has discovered her baby son’s coffin was buried without his body in it, 42 years after his death. For nearly half a century Lydia Reid has been fighting for the right to exhume her son’s body, to finally answer the question of what really...

Metro, 11:25 in Hot News
 
Maria Sharapova issues brutal response to Caroline Wozniacki complaints

Maria Sharapova issues brutal response to Caroline Wozniacki complaints

Maria Sharapova has hit back at her rival Caroline Wozniacki, claiming she would have no problems ‘playing in a car lot’ if required. The former world No.1, making her first Grand Slam in 19 months following a drugs ban, advanced to the fourth round...

Metro, 11:25 in Sport
 
Saturday Morning: Fans turn over to Saturday Kitchen as they blast 'TRAITOR' James Martin

Saturday Morning: Fans turn over to Saturday Kitchen as they blast 'TRAITOR' James Martin

The brand new ITV cooking programme saw the return of TV favourite James Martin, 45, after he quit his presenting job on the BBC's Saturday Kitchen last year. Although many viewers were delighted to have him back on their screens, several were left...

 
EU fatcats demand taxpayers pay £2MILLION to fund travel expenses or else they can't work

EU fatcats demand taxpayers pay £2MILLION to fund travel expenses or else they can't work

Despite overspending its inflated budget, MEPs insisted £2million was needed to travel to and from Brussels and Strasbourg on a regular basis.  The spending demands, branded as a “gravy train farce”, are laid out to pay for hotel rooms and a “daily...

 

Young Cumbrian wrestling star carrying on the family tradition

A young Cumberland and Westmorland wrestler has followed in his father and grandfather's footsteps to clinch a prestigious trophy. Currently holding three different titles, 15-year-old Mark Wharton has been hailed as one of the traditional sport's top...

 

Mercian Regiment mascot dies ahead of 10th anniversary Tamworth parade

A MERCIAN mascot who played a crucial role in uniting the regiment has tragically died — just hours before a special parade to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the unit in Tamworth. Pte Derby, a Swaledale ram, has been unwell for some weeks but,...

 

Watch: Up to 30 firefighters tackling huge fire in Foleshill

Around 30 firefighters are currently tackling a huge blaze in Stoney Stanton Road. A total of six fire engines and an aerial platform are at the scene of the fire which is at a commercial premises on the busy road. The fire started shortly before...

 
Everything you need to know about ITV’s Saturday Morning With James Martin

Everything you need to know about ITV’s Saturday Morning With James Martin

As James Martin returns to Saturday mornings with a brand new ITV show, here’s everything you need to know about the new cooking venture. The beloved TV chef might have caused outcry following his departure from Saturday Kitchen, but now he’s heading...

Metro, 11:31 in Showbiz
 
Designs for the HD One scheme has changed - and they've set a start date!

Designs for the HD One scheme has changed - and they've set a start date!

HD One bosses have revealed a shake-up to their £100m ski-slope and leisure scheme next to the John Smith’s Stadium. Plans set to be lodged with Kirklees Council in the next few weeks will see the four-star Radisson Park Inn hotel moved to Town Avenue...

 

Liverpool wanted £185million for Philippe Coutinho on transfer deadline day but Barcelona said no, insists...

Barcelona claim that Liverpool were willing to sell Philippe Coutinho on the Spanish transfer deadline day. Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Barcelona's director of professional sports Albert Soler said the Merseyside club demanded...

Daily Mail, 11:33 in Sport
 

Helen Skelton backs Emily's marathon challenge

Go Emily! Cumbrian superwoman Helen Skelton has got behind our endurance ace’s mammoth - and moving - mission to fundraise, inspired by friend. Journalist Emily Parsons sets off on her epic effort at 8am on Monday, aiming to run to almost 200 miles to...

 

Deadline day madness: Clayton Donaldson's move from Birmingham City to Sheffield United explained

Clayton Donaldson’s last-gasp move from Birmingham City to Sheffield United was just one of many deadline-day dramas. The 33-year-old striker secured a move to Bramall Lane with just minutes remaining as his three-year stay at St Andrew’s came to an...

 

Screaming nurse 'arrested and dragged out of hospital after refusing to let police take blood from an...

A nurse was apparently dragged screaming from a hospital after she refused to let a police officer take a blood sample from a patient who was unconscious after a car crash. In dramatic footage, Alex Wubbels can be seen being put in handcuffs, taken...

 
British tourist, 30, found dead in field after bizarre ‘carjacking’ spree in Tenerife

British tourist, 30, found dead in field after bizarre ‘carjacking’ spree in Tenerife

A 30-year-old British tourist has been found dead in a field after going on a bizarre carjacking spree in Tenerife. The man is believed to have been on holiday with two friends when he became separated and died on his first night on the Canary...

Metro, 11:38 in Hot News
 
PS5 release date will boast this killer feature, can Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch catch up?

PS5 release date will boast this killer feature, can Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch catch up?

The PS5 release date has yet to be confirmed by Sony, who are still riding high with the PS4 and PS4 Pro. Both are selling well and are unlikely to be usurped by another more powerful console in the coming months. There are those that believe Sony are...

 


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