News archive from 4 August 2018

Nick Carter rape case being reviewed

Nick Carter rape case being reviewed

A rape allegation made against Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter is being reviewed by prosecutors. The police confirmed in February a woman had accused Carter of sexually assaulting her in 2003, an allegation the singer denies. The alleged victim was...

BBC, 15:47 in Art & Culture
 
Cat saved owner’s life by not letting her fall asleep when she had a blood clot

Cat saved owner’s life by not letting her fall asleep when she had a blood clot

A cat that saved its owner’s life by keeping her awake during a blood clot episode has been posthumously crowned National Cat of the Year. Eight-year-old Theo, from Redditch, Worcestershire, died just one week before he was due to receive the award,...

Metro, 12:08 in Hot News
 

Tourists urged to stay indoors in holiday hotspots as European heatwave warnings continue

British holidaymakers are basking in record temperatures as they enjoy their summer holidays amid an extreme heatwave. Eight places in the centre, south and east of Portugal have broken their local temperature records as Europe swelters. On Thursday,...

 
Student almost loses thumb after Coca Cola bottle explodes in his hand

Student almost loses thumb after Coca Cola bottle explodes in his hand

Warning: Graphic images A university student almost had his thumb blown off when a Coca Cola bottle exploded in his hand. Xiao Yuan, 20, said the plastic Coke bottle erupted and sliced him open when he tried to unscrew the cap. The student, from...

Metro, 12:08 in Hot News
 
Daniele Gatti: Conductor fired over sexual harassment allegations

Daniele Gatti: Conductor fired over sexual harassment allegations

Daniele Gatti, the chief conductor of Amsterdam's prestigious Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, has been fired over sexual harassment allegations. The Royal Concertgebouw, which is considered one of Europe's leading orchestras, said it had...

BBC, 15:47 in Art & Culture
 

Raymond Blanc: three books that taught me how to cook

When I first arrived in Great Britain in 1972, I didn’t know how to cook and I didn’t speak much English either. So I turned to cookbooks and learned to do both, simultaneously. Today I have so many cookbooks, but those authors that immediately spring...

 
Why have I been paid tax credits today? How the dates fall in August

Why have I been paid tax credits today? How the dates fall in August

Tax credits are an added bit of income for people with children or who are on low wages. You’re eligible if you have a child under 16) or under 20 in full time education), or have a job that pays you below a certain amount for under a certain amount...

Metro, 12:08 in Hot News
 
Eisteddfod Cardiff: Sir Bryn Terfel's Paul Robeson tribute

Eisteddfod Cardiff: Sir Bryn Terfel's Paul Robeson tribute

Opera star Sir Bryn Terfel is opening the Eisteddfod 2018 in Cardiff Bay with sell-out concerts over two nights. The Welsh bass-baritone will be singing a Welsh translation of a Paul Robeson song as part of a new work celebrating his links with...

BBC, 15:47 in Art & Culture
 

Drivers targeted by 'Corsa cannibals' as Birmingham gripped by new crimewave

Motorists are being warned of a new crime trend in which particular cars are targeted by so-called 'Corsa Cannibals'. Thieves are said to be stripping bonnets from Vauxhall Corsas across the region - with Birmingham now gripped by the national...

 
Martial arts expert led double life as weapon dealer

Martial arts expert led double life as weapon dealer

A martial arts expert who once worked with the England karate team also supplied the guns and ammunition used in three gangland murders. Mohinder Surdhar was a gang’s main arms dealer for years and police say 39 of the weapons he supplied were used in...

Metro, 15:47 in Hot News
 
WWE star Glenn Jacobs, aka Kane, elected mayor in Tennessee

WWE star Glenn Jacobs, aka Kane, elected mayor in Tennessee

A WWE star who made his name playing "a monstrous abomination" in the ring has been elected mayor in Tennessee. Glenn Jacobs, who wrestling fans will know better as Kane, won two-thirds of the vote in Knox County, beating Democrat Linda...

BBC, 15:47 in Art & Culture
 
Amazon removes Nazi-themed goods from its store

Amazon removes Nazi-themed goods from its store

Amazon has removed products bearing Nazi and white supremacist symbols from its online store. The retailer faced criticism for letting sellers offer a variety of far right-wing paraphernalia including clothing and jewellery. Politicians and...

 
Dating apps: Tinder, Chappy and Bumble 'least preferred' way to meet people

Dating apps: Tinder, Chappy and Bumble 'least preferred' way to meet people

Dating apps are the least preferred way to meet someone new - despite around half of 16-34-year-olds using them, a Radio 1 Newsbeat survey suggests. Almost a third of those who use apps like Tinder, Chappy and Bumble do so because they're "too...

 
How to wash your running kit

How to wash your running kit

Most runners have found themselves at the sink dealing ineffectually with muddy, sopping wet trainers and wondering if they dare machine-wash them. Can you do it – and what is the best way to tackle a “rainproof” jacket that is starting to whiff? I...

 
Millionaire landlord who banned mums and ethnic minorities has now raised rent

Millionaire landlord who banned mums and ethnic minorities has now raised rent

A millionaire landlord who owns hundreds of properties but refused to rent them to single mothers and ‘coloured’ people ‘because of the curry smell’, is now charging tenants he has approved higher rent. Fergus Wilson slapped an extra £50 a month onto...

Metro, 15:47 in Hot News
 


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