News archive from 5 July 2017, page 7

Britian's GFG Alliance says signed binding agreement to buy Australia's Arrium

British consortium GFG Alliance on Wednesday said it has signed a binding agreement to acquire highly indebted Australian steel company Arrium Ltd (ARI.AX). "We aim to leverage the advantages of integration across the value chain, from raw...

Reuters, 02:29 in Business
 
Antonio Rudiger undergoes medical in Los Angeles ahead of £34m move to Chelsea

Antonio Rudiger undergoes medical in Los Angeles ahead of £34m move to Chelsea

Antonio Rudiger has undergone a medical in Los Angeles ahead of his €39 million (£34.2m) move to Chelsea, according to reports in Italy. Following Germany’s Confederations Cup campaign, the Roma defender has travelled to the United States to begin his...

Metro, 02:36 in Sport
 
Patient prescription fines 'double in a year'

Patient prescription fines 'double in a year'

Fines issued to patients in England claiming free prescriptions while not eligible have doubled, figures show. NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) issued 979,210 fines in 2016-17 - bringing in £13.3m - compared with 494,129 in 2015-16. Patients...

BBC, 02:37 in Health
 

Is there institutional racism in mental health care?

Black people are being failed by the UK's mental health services because of "institutional racism", it has been warned. How does this affect those who experience it? When Eche Ogbuono, who has bipolar disorder, was sectioned under the Mental...

BBC, 02:37 in Health
 
Bijan Ebrahimi: Police 'failed' murdered man for years

Bijan Ebrahimi: Police 'failed' murdered man for years

A disabled man had repeatedly reported death threats and racial abuse to police for seven years before being brutally murdered, a report has found. Bijan Ebrahimi was beaten to death and set alight on a Bristol estate amid false claims he was a...

BBC, 02:38 in Regional
 

Victoria Park attack: Police arrest 17-year-old boy

Detectives investigating a horrific attack on a woman in Leicester's Victoria Park have arrested a 17-year-old boy. The teenager was taken into custody last night and is being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder, Leicestershire Police has...

 

Patients forced to beg NHS to fund cataract or hip surgery: 'Special requests' for routine operations soar...

Patients are having to plead with the NHS for hip replacements, cataract surgery and other routine treatments that were once provided without question, an investigation has found. There has been a surge in the number of special requests made by...

Daily Mail, 02:56 in Health
 

Trump in Poland: Five reasons why he is going there

Donald Trump is travelling to Europe to attend the G20 gathering of world leaders, which begins Friday in the German city of Hamburg. But before he arrives the US president will make a stop in Poland, to the delight of its conservative, nationalist...

BBC, 03:01 in World News
 
Turkey protesters stage long march against Erdogan

Turkey protesters stage long march against Erdogan

At 08:00, the motorway tarmac was radiating heat. There was no shade from the 30C heat, just the exhaust fumes of passing cars. Not the most pleasant route for a walk. But spirits were high. "Adalet!" chanted the thousands gathered -...

BBC, 03:07 in World News
 
Oil prices firm on rising political risk, but ample supply caps gains

Oil prices firm on rising political risk, but ample supply caps gains

Oil markets were firm on Wednesday on worries over geopolitical tensions in the Korean peninsula and the Middle East, although prices were capped as supply remains ample despite an OPEC-led drive to rein in production. Brent crude futures, the...

Reuters, 03:11 in Business
 
Prestatyn Town manager Neil Gibson upbeat about forthcoming season

Prestatyn Town manager Neil Gibson upbeat about forthcoming season

Prestatyn Town's preparations for their first season back in the Welsh Premier League begin with a visit to Huws Gray Alliance newcomers FC Queen's Park for a friendly this Saturday. Town's first warm-up game is being held at Stansty Park in Wrexham,...

Daily Post, 03:11 in Sport
 
US & South Korea fire missiles 'in show of force' against Kim Jong-un's ICBM

US & South Korea fire missiles 'in show of force' against Kim Jong-un's ICBM

According to the US Army, the two nations conducted the exercise to counteract North Korea’s “destabilising and unlawful actions”. In a statement, the army said the exercise used the Army Tactical Missile System and the Republic of Korea Hyunmoo...

 

China hospital invites foreign experts to help treat sick dissident Liu

A hospital in northeastern China has invited medical experts from the United States and Germany to help treat Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo for cancer, the local government said on Wednesday. Liu, 61, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for...

 

Peru prosecutors seek new arrest warrant for ex-President Toledo

Peruvian prosecutors are waiting for a local judge to sign off on a second arrest warrant for the country's former President Alejandro Toledo that they believe will help persuade the United States to detain and extradite him, a lead prosecutor on the...

 

Nikkei skids to near 3-week low as Korean tensions sap confidence

Japan's Nikkei share average slipped to its lowest level in nearly three weeks on Wednesday amid heightened tensions following North Korea's ballistic missile launch, while automakers managed to extend gains on encouraging sales. The Nikkei share...

 


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