News archive from 5 November 2017, page 14

This £575,000 former PIG BARN boasts a 'secret room' which has been bricked over

This £575,000 former PIG BARN boasts a 'secret room' which has been bricked over

This family home began life as a pig barn in the 1850s. Set in a conservation area off Brook Lane at Golcar, ‘Badgers Brook’ comes with around an acre of woodland. Estate agent Hunters, which has set a guide price of £575,000, says the property boasts...

 
UFC legend Georges St-Pierre chokes out Michael Bisping to claim middleweight title

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre chokes out Michael Bisping to claim middleweight title

Georges St-Pierre is a champion again after putting Michael Bisping to sleep in their middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden. The UFC 217 main event was a bruising affair for both men with Bisping’s right hand landing at several...

Metro, 07:57 in Sport
 

Pickled cucumber on Yorkshire puddings? 9 crimes against the Sunday dinner

Sunday dinner, the end-of-the-week roast, the meal that unites the family together around the table. But while the staples of roast beef, Yorkshire puddings, and gravy, are a common feature that unite us all, there are some rogue additions that can...

 

From Zadie Smith to Ethan Hawke: why we love graphic novels

Zadie Smith, novelist Facebook Twitter Pinterest How did you get into graphic novels? I read a lot of comics as a child, mainly those old Disney ones about Donald Duck and his nephews. Also Asterix and Tintin and that stuff. But the first adult...

 

'I was in shock!': all the winners of our graphic short story prize interviewed

No one can remember exactly how, 10 years ago, we came to start the graphic short story prize. Naturally, I would love to take the credit. But in truth, the idea must have come originally from Dan Franklin of Jonathan Cape, publisher of the UK’s most...

 
Leeds charity: Consider your drinking impact

Leeds charity: Consider your drinking impact

A Leeds alcohol and drugs service is encouraging people to think about how their drinking can affect family life. Forward Leeds will be running awareness events at three of Leeds City Council’s One Stop Centres as part of Alcohol Awareness Week...

 
Chelsea news: Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink makes Blues vs Manchester United prediction

Chelsea news: Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink makes Blues vs Manchester United prediction

That's the verdict of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, who's expecting a tight game at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea welcome United to west London off the back of a record which has seen them pick up 19 points from 10 games. United are four points better off and...

 
UFC news: GSP vs Whittaker on, Bisping on retiring, Mayweather-McGregor record beaten

UFC news: GSP vs Whittaker on, Bisping on retiring, Mayweather-McGregor record beaten

Georges St-Pierre is being slated for a UFC Middleweight Championship defence against interim champion Robert Whittaker. Whittaker is on an eight-fight winning streak and claimed the interim title in July by beating Yoel Romero. And despite the...

 

Football Manager 2018 transfer budgets: Every Premier League team's finances confirmed

Football Manager 2018 has landed – but which team will you choose first to get started on the new game? Transfer budgets are a key factor to consider when picking a club with plenty of financial powerhouses available in the Premier League. Despite a...

 

Hull developer announces plans for renovation of historic prison

A formal legal agreement has been sealed for a Hull-based developer to complete the exciting redevelopment of a former prison. Hull regeneration company Wykeland Group have formed the Central Northallerton Development Company with Hanmbleton District...

 
Reflection: Working to bring the community together

Reflection: Working to bring the community together

During the last month Calderdale Council has been consulting on its Community Cohesion and Integration Strategy. In principal, it’s a good document and well thought through, mapping out what community cohesion is and the desire to improve integration...

 
Cyclists raise £46k for charity in memory of Swineshead man

Cyclists raise £46k for charity in memory of Swineshead man

More than £46,000 has been raised for a cancer charity through a 300-mile, 24-hour cycling challenge held in memory of a Swineshead man. The sum has been presented to The Brain Tumour Charity to support vital research into brain tumours following the...

 
Revealed: Are these the most haunted places in Yorkshire?

Revealed: Are these the most haunted places in Yorkshire?

Yorkshire is an idyllic setting for a night of paranormal activity. Here we pick out 13 of Yorkshire’s “most haunted” places to visit:

 
Adding black rice to your packed salad will stop it from getting all soggy

Adding black rice to your packed salad will stop it from getting all soggy

Meal prep takes a lot of time and effort. There you are 9pm on a Sunday night, laboriously chopping and slicing vegetables to make sure that you’ve got a salad so delicious that come Monday lunchtime, you won’t be tempted to drop a load of cash on...

Metro, 08:11 in Lifestyle
 
Why giving your mental illness a name can help you recover

Why giving your mental illness a name can help you recover

Being diagnosed with a mental illness can be life-changing. Studies show that one in four people have been diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in their lives, but how does the diagnosis itself impact the individual? You would think that...

Metro, 08:11 in Lifestyle
 


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