News archive from 3 August 2018

Confirmed: Coventry City sign striker from Premier League club but not McNulty replacement

Coventry City have confirmed that the club have signed Huddersfield Town striker Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila. The 23-year-old former Manchester City Academy graduate has been identified by Sky Blues boss Mark Robins after switching his attention away from...

 

'He's capable of scoring 20 plus in this division' - lowdown on new Coventry City striker

Coventry City have completed the signing of Huddersfield Town striker Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila who is set to add blistering pace to the Sky Blues attack. The 23-year-old former Manchester City Academy graduate has been drafted in by Mark Robins but,...

 

Foodbanks call for summer donations as children face going hungry

Britain’s biggest food bank charity has called for more donations in August to cover one of their busiest periods. While the summer holidays mean a fun break for many children, for families living in poverty it can be a difficult time. There are no...

Metro, 00:02 in Hot News
 
President Emmerson Mnangagwa wins controversial Zimbabwe election

President Emmerson Mnangagwa wins controversial Zimbabwe election

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won the country’s landmark election. The former Robert Mugabe ally won 50.8% of the vote. His main rival Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC party won 44.3% of votes, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said....

Metro, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Australian climber found alive after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

Australian climber found alive after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

An Australian man trapped on a New Zealand mountain by severe weather since last week has been found alive in what has been described as an extraordinary tale of survival. There were grave fears for the 29-year-old, who failed to return on Monday from...

 

Porsche Taycan 2019: specs, price and release

Porsche has confirmed that its first entry into the electric car market will be called the Taycan, replacing the Mission E name the company previously used. The German car giant says the name roughly translates as “lively young horse” in Turkish and...

The Week, 00:04 in Showbiz
 

Property of the Week – an impressive period villa on Raincliffe Avenue

This impressive period villa must be see seen to be appreciated. In our opinion, it offers a large range of high quality accommodation jam packed with period features and stylish modern conveniences. With hard landscaped front entrance, the...

 

The hospital car parking changes - and charges - coming to Preston and Chorley

Patients who currently enjoy free car parking at the Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospitals will soon have to pay - in an attempt to make the system fairer. Currently, people suffering from cancer and kidney problems are amongst a group...

 

Preston and Chorley Hospitals' boss on the reasons for car parking charges

A new charging system is being introduced for car parking at the Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospitals. The changes are part of an overhaul of parking at the two sites which will begin later this year. READ MORE >>> Changes to...

 

Preston and Chorley Hospitals' boss on the reasons for car parking charges

A new charging system is being introduced for car parking at the Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble Hospitals. The changes are part of an overhaul of parking at the two sites which will begin later this year. READ MORE >>> Changes to...

 
Army chief defends British soldiers over Northern Ireland

Army chief defends British soldiers over Northern Ireland

The new chief of the defence staff, Gen Sir Nick Carter, vowed to fight against sweeping moves to prosecute British soldiers over their role in Northern Ireland. He said individual soldiers involved in wrongdoing could not expect immunity but he was...

 

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

On the corner couch of a spacious room, a woman wearing a brightly patterned robe sits expectantly. The red hijab that covers her hair is reflected in a glass-fronted cabinet; inside, a framed photograph of her firstborn son takes pride of place...

 
California vows to 'fight this stupidity' as EPA moves to scrap clean car rules

California vows to 'fight this stupidity' as EPA moves to scrap clean car rules

The Trump administration has moved to weaken US vehicle emissions standards and has set up a major confrontation with California by scrapping its ability to enact stricter pollution standards and mandate the sale of electric cars. In one of its most...

 
Firms being 'left in the dark' on Brexit

Firms being 'left in the dark' on Brexit

Companies have been left in the dark over planning for Brexit amid an "information void", a leading business group has warned. The Institute of Directors has called on the government to speed up guidance on what companies should expect if no...

BBC, 00:34 in Business
 
South Korea's spy cam porn epidemic

South Korea's spy cam porn epidemic

I can remember the first time I heard about South Korea's spy cameras. Just after arriving in Seoul. I was running to the public loo along the river Han while on a bike ride with a friend. "Check it doesn't have a camera in it," she shouted...

BBC, 00:36 in World News
 


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