News archive from 3 July 2018

UK to appoint LGBT health adviser under national action plan

UK to appoint LGBT health adviser under national action plan

The government will appoint a national LGBT health adviser and take measures to end so-called conversion therapy as part of a plan to deliver what Theresa May has promised will be “real and lasting change”. The proposals form part of an action plan...

Guardian, 00:02 in Health
 
Trump defends tariffs despite signs of trouble in global markets

Trump defends tariffs despite signs of trouble in global markets

Donald Trump has defended his controversial positions on tariffs and trade, even as global markets were buffeted by a disappointing start to the second half of the year. At a meeting with the prime minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, in the Oval...

 
MPs call for total reform of Home Office after Windrush scandal

MPs call for total reform of Home Office after Windrush scandal

The “appalling treatment” of thousands of Windrush victims shows that the Home Office has become a callous and hostile institution in need of “root and branch reform”, a damning report from the home affairs select committee has found. The introduction...

 
New koala gene map could help prevent extinction

New koala gene map could help prevent extinction

The first comprehensive genetic map of the koala has unearthed valuable new information about the world-famous marsupial that scientists say will bolster efforts to save them from possible extinction. A consortium of 54 scientists from around the...

 
Wimbledon diary: bungling Boris Becker makes diplomatic gaffes

Wimbledon diary: bungling Boris Becker makes diplomatic gaffes

There is nothing like a shock to kick-start the SW19 fortnight and that is exactly what happened when Boris Becker swore at Sue Barker before play even began. To be fair to the ebullient German he has had a tough year, having been both declared...

Guardian, 00:19 in Sport
 
UK bans ‘gay cure’ therapy under new action plan tackling LGBT abuse

UK bans ‘gay cure’ therapy under new action plan tackling LGBT abuse

Controversial ‘gay cure’ therapy will be banned in the UK under a new government action plan to ‘improve the lives’ of LGBT people. Prime Minister Theresa May said the £4.5million initiative aims to tackle discrimination and the ‘burning injustices’...

Metro, 00:20 in Hot News
 
Firms 'running out of patience' on Brexit

Firms 'running out of patience' on Brexit

Firms are running out of patience over the lack of progress in the Brexit talks, a major business organisation has warned Theresa May. The British Chambers of Commerce has published a list of 23 "real-world" questions that it says urgently...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 
EU diesel car sales 'to fall to 5% by 2030'

EU diesel car sales 'to fall to 5% by 2030'

Diesel-powered vehicles are expected to fall to just 5% of the EU car market by 2030, a new study indicates. Worries about air quality and emissions standards have already hit diesel car sales, but consulting firm AlixPartners says the decline will...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 
How UK shoppers fell in love with own-label groceries

How UK shoppers fell in love with own-label groceries

"I prefer to buy own-label," says Atusa Salimi, 31, walking out of her local Tesco with a bag of shopping. "It's the price." Although in all honesty, when it comes to something like a tin of tomatoes, she can't tell the difference,...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 
Can bitcoin technology help farmers get a better deal?

Can bitcoin technology help farmers get a better deal?

Digital technology is helping to transform the lives - and profits - of farmers. From apps to the blockchain technology behind bitcoin, farmers and smallholders are discovering new ways of doing business. Take Muhammed Adams, a cocoa farmer from Sefwi...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 

Yorkshire v Somerset (day two): Discarded Bairstow continues to shine for Yorkshire

THE only good thing about Jonny Bairstow’s confounding omission from England’s one-day squad is that it allows him to improve on his stunning statistics for Yorkshire this summer. Bairstow had 980 County Championship runs to his name when he walked...

 
Tom Watson back for last walk over St Andrews again – but not if he can help it

Tom Watson back for last walk over St Andrews again – but not if he can help it

Tom Watson is thrilled about coming back to the Old Course for the Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex later this month – but not for sentimental reasons. Thousands of Scottish golf fans will look forward to another emotional farewell by a man...

The Courier, 00:22 in Sport
 
Tee to Green: Too far off the beaten track

Tee to Green: Too far off the beaten track

Location, location, location. You want to sell a golf tournament, it’s as important as selling a house. This week the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation (which is not the longest tournament name ever although close, see below) is...

The Courier, 00:22 in Sport
 
UK to appoint LGBT health adviser under national action plan

UK to appoint LGBT health adviser under national action plan

The government will appoint a national LGBT health adviser and take measures to end so-called conversion therapy as part of a plan to deliver what Theresa May has promised will be “real and lasting change”. The proposals form part of an action plan...

Guardian, 00:23 in Politics
 
Nearly one in five MPs have regular paid work outside parliament

Nearly one in five MPs have regular paid work outside parliament

Nearly one in five MPs have regular paid work outside parliament, according to an independent committee report. In an analysis of MPs’ second jobs by the committee for standards in public life, 119 members were found to have declared total earnings of...

Guardian, 00:23 in Politics
 


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