News archive from 4 October 2018

UberEats workers join fast food strike

UberEats workers join fast food strike

UberEats riders and a small number of workers from JD Wetherspoon, McDonald's and TGI Fridays are striking over pay on Thursday. Walkouts will be held in several UK cities, along with a rally in London. The industrial action is being taken in tandem...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
UK accuses Kremlin of ordering series of 'reckless' cyber-attacks

UK accuses Kremlin of ordering series of 'reckless' cyber-attacks

The British government has directly accused Russian military intelligence of being behind a spate of “reckless and indiscriminate cyber-attacks” carried out on the orders of Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin, including the hacking in 2016 of the US Democratic...

 
'We turn the lights off... and sit huddled in the corner'

'We turn the lights off... and sit huddled in the corner'

Cameras streaming high-definition images over superfast mobile networks could improve security in schools and on our streets, and help cities run their services more efficiently, tech experts say. Beyoncé Brooks, a 17-year-old student at Millennium...

BBC, 00:19 in Business
 
Apprentice hopeful accuses contestant of 'acting like an animal'

Apprentice hopeful accuses contestant of 'acting like an animal'

A fiery Lincolnshire mum of two accused another contestant of ‘behaving like an animal’ in a heated debate on the first episode of The Apprentice 2018. Khadija Kalifa, who is from Bourne and runs Opan & Pearl Echo Cleaning Company, was one of the...

 
Catalonia: What would an economic split from Spain mean?

Catalonia: What would an economic split from Spain mean?

On 1 October 2017, Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont unilaterally declared independence from Spain, sparking the country's worst constitutional crisis since 1975. It followed a referendum in the restive region - deemed illegal by the...

BBC, 00:23 in Business
 

The Yorkshire Post says: Bradford’s boost. One promise Chris Grayling has not broken – yet

THE CONTEXT is critical to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling’s “very strong and personal commitment” to improving Bradford’s rail links with the rest of the region. This is not entirely new. Mr Grayling made similar utterances to Leeds Chamber of...

 

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US to end Treaty of Amity with Iran after ICJ ruling

US to end Treaty of Amity with Iran after ICJ ruling

The US will pull out of a decades-old treaty with Iran which was used by Tehran as a basis for a case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. Iran took the US to court after it re-imposed sanctions on the back...

BBC, 00:32 in World News
 
Apple, Google and Amazon named as most valuable brands in world

Apple, Google and Amazon named as most valuable brands in world

Apple, Google and Amazon are the top three most valuable brands in the world, according to an annual report that underlines the dominance of the US tech companies. Interbrand, which assigns a dollar value to each brand based on factors such as...

Guardian, 00:42 in Business
 
Lionel Messi leaves Spurs toiling on a lower plane of sporting reality

Lionel Messi leaves Spurs toiling on a lower plane of sporting reality

Sometimes you really do just have to stand and watch – and maybe gawp a little, too. The best athletes in every sport give us a glimpse of something else, a remix of the usual physical laws. At Wembley this sensation had an extra depth as Lionel Messi...

Guardian, 00:43 in Sport
 
Mauricio Pochettino rues early error but salutes ‘unbelievable’ Lionel Messi

Mauricio Pochettino rues early error but salutes ‘unbelievable’ Lionel Messi

Mauricio Pochettino lamented the self-inflicted “handicap” of a sloppy early concession to Barcelona from which his Tottenham side struggled to recover, as a wild 4-2 defeat left their Champions League hopes hanging by a thread. The Spurs full-back,...

Guardian, 00:43 in Sport
 
Jürgen Klopp takes blame for defeat against Napoli and waits on Naby Keïta

Jürgen Klopp takes blame for defeat against Napoli and waits on Naby Keïta

Jürgen Klopp said he was at fault for Liverpool’s surprise defeat by Napoli on a night when his team “did not perform” in the Champions League. Liverpool were deservedly beaten by Lorenzo Insigne’s 90th-minute goal for Carlo Ancelotti’s side having...

Guardian, 00:43 in Sport
 
Liverpool v Manchester City to be game of small margins, says Vincent Kompany

Liverpool v Manchester City to be game of small margins, says Vincent Kompany

Vincent Kompany believes that Manchester City’s pivotal Premier League meeting with Liverpool on Sunday will be decided by “small margins”. City, who are top of the table from Jürgen Klopp’s side on goal difference, lost the corresponding fixture last...

Guardian, 00:43 in Sport
 
Championship round-up: West Brom score twice in final five minutes for draw

Championship round-up: West Brom score twice in final five minutes for draw

West Brom scored twice in the last five minutes to earn a 2-2 draw in the Championship at Sheffield Wednesday. Adam Reach and Fernando Forestieri had scored the first-half goals to put Wednesday in control at Hillsborough before Joey Pelupessy put the...

Guardian, 00:43 in Sport
 
Indonesia tsunami: UK charities launch joint appeal

Indonesia tsunami: UK charities launch joint appeal

An appeal to help the survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami has been launched by the UK's Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). More than 1,300 people are known to have died following Friday's disaster. The 7.5-magnitude quake struck just...

BBC, 00:51 in Regional
 


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