News archive from 5 July 2014, page 1

Michael Nyman on his Hillsborough Symphony

Michael Nyman on his Hillsborough Symphony

Composer Michael Nyman has written a symphony paying tribute to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster. The work will be performed for the first time for families in Liverpool on Saturday. Michael Nyman is an avid football fan. During a break from...

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Policeman wounded in Bahrain bomb blast - ministry

The country has been caught up in a region-wide tussle for influence between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite Iran, across the Gulf. Bahrain's Interior Ministry said in a brief message posted on its Twitter account that the policeman was on duty when...

 

Winning EuroMillions numbers

Winning numbers in Friday's EuroMillions draw were 04, 18, 39, 43, 47. The Lucky Star numbers are 02 and 06. UK Millionaire Raffle Selection SMB 214022. Main Numbers Lucky Stars Winners Prize 5 2 0 £0 5 1 4 £278,795.10 5 0 5 £74,345.30 4 2 47...

 

Lives to be saved by £1.3m Sheffield research unit

A new £1.3 million research and treatment suite that will treat hundreds of South Yorkshire patients and potentially help hundreds of thousands of others around the country has been opened officially. Olympic medallist Sarah Stevenson MBE, who won a...

 

Winning EuroMillions numbers

Winning numbers in Friday's EuroMillions draw were 04, 18, 39, 43, 47. The Lucky Star numbers are 02 and 06. UK Millionaire Raffle Selection SMB 214022. Main Numbers Lucky Stars Winners Prize 5 2 0 £0 5 1 4 £278,795.10 5 0 5 £74,345.30 4 2 47...

 
Sunderland student jailed after major Northumbria Police computer hacking probe

Sunderland student jailed after major Northumbria Police computer hacking probe

A STUDENT is behind bars after he refused to hand over his computer password - despite a judge saying it was in the interests of national security. Computer science student Christopher Wilson came to the attention of the authorities when a university...

 
Hundreds take part in Sunderland Schools Dance Festival

Hundreds take part in Sunderland Schools Dance Festival

HUNDREDS of budding Billy Elliots put on their dancing shoes to showcase their talents at an annual event. The 29th Sunderland Schools Dance Festival, with more than 400 children from 22 Wearside schools, took place at the Sunderland Empire. Developed...

 
Inmates on indefinite sentences ‘causing problems’ at open prison

Inmates on indefinite sentences ‘causing problems’ at open prison

An open prison which has seen six inmates escape in the last six weeks is taking on ever greater numbers of serious or violent offenders serving indefinite sentences, according to a union representing prison officers. Around 100 of the 260 prisoners...

 
Tipping Point: Lucky Stars on ITV1 tonight with Carol Vorderman, Mark Charnock, Joe Swash & host Ben Shephard

Tipping Point: Lucky Stars on ITV1 tonight with Carol Vorderman, Mark Charnock, Joe Swash & host Ben Shephard

THE first in a new series of Tipping Point: Lucky Stars will be screened tonight (Saturday) on ITV1. TV presenters Carol Vorderman and Joe Swash, and Emmerdale's Mark Charnock (Marlon Dingle), answer questions to win turns on the arcade-style...

 
Pummelled by Hummels! Germany power past France and into semi-finals

Pummelled by Hummels! Germany power past France and into semi-finals

"This is the next dream to have become reality and the next positive moment here in Brazil and I hope it's not the last either," said Hummels. "I hope it's not over now and that we can manage to win again in five days' time." It...

 
Chris Froome is out to clean up as reigning champion gears up for Tour de France defence

Chris Froome is out to clean up as reigning champion gears up for Tour de France defence

After England's World Cup failure, the cricket team's first Test series defeat to Sri Lanka and Andy Murray's Wimbledon exit, it has been a wretched 2014 so far. But Froome embarks on his mission this morning in Leeds determined to emulate Miguel...

 
France 0 - Germany 1: Joachim Low's side clinch semi-final spot with Mats finish

France 0 - Germany 1: Joachim Low's side clinch semi-final spot with Mats finish

Of course they are. They have not failed to reach the last four since 1998. They have been finallists and then semi-finallists in the last two European Championships under their coach, Joachim Low, for that matter. In the sun-baked Maracana, they...

 
Doubts over Marouane Fellaini's Man Utd future continue ahead of Argentina World Cup clash

Doubts over Marouane Fellaini's Man Utd future continue ahead of Argentina World Cup clash

Fellaini endured a woeful first season at Manchester United following his £27.5m move from Everton, failing to score a single goal for his new club. Reports have suggested the Belgian will be one of the first players sold by Holland boss Van Gaal, who...

 
Man Utd boss Louis Van Gaal loves Dutch spirit as crucial Costa Rica clash looms large

Man Utd boss Louis Van Gaal loves Dutch spirit as crucial Costa Rica clash looms large

Four years on from falling at the final hurdle to Spain in South Africa, Holland are preparing for a quarter-final against surprise package Costa Rica today It is a match they enter as overwhelming favourites, with Argentina or Belgium lying in wait...

 
Slick Roger Federer too hot for father time as Swiss legend reaches ninth Wimbledon final

Slick Roger Federer too hot for father time as Swiss legend reaches ninth Wimbledon final

6-4, 6-4, 6-4. 34 minutes, 34 minutes, then - with a splash of impish maverick - just 33 minutes to clinch the third set and leave Milos Raonic to lick his wounds. Nine Wimbledon semi-finals for Federer, tomorrow will his be ninth final. Just as Old...

 


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