News archive from 5 November 2018

UK backs UN call for Saudi Arabia and Houthis to end Yemen bloodshed

UK backs UN call for Saudi Arabia and Houthis to end Yemen bloodshed

Britain is to end its opposition to the tabling of a UN security council resolution designed to put pressure on Saudi Arabia and the Iranian-backed Houthis to end the bloodshed in Yemen and allow the free flow of humanitarian aid. The foreign...

 

Who left Strictly Come Dancing this week? Sixth celebrity booted off show after emotional dance-off

Dr Ranj Singh has become the sixth celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing. The This Morning medical expert went up against soap star Charles Venn in the dance-off, but three out of the four judges voted to save Venn and his professional partner...

 

Cheryl wipes Liam Payne and Bear from Instagram and posts cryptic message

Cheryl has cleared her entire Instagram page as she prepares to make her music comeback. Fans spotted that the singer's account was blank on Sunday. All of Cheryl's posts and pictures have gone, leaving just the hashtag #LoveMadeMeDoIt, which is...

 

X Factor sound issues sorted - but fans still had a major complaint on Sunday night

X Factor viewers said they felt as if they were in a time warp as the show replayed Saturday night's performances. Sound issues on Saturday meant some of the performances were distorted and the vote was cancelled. So all 12 were played again during...

 
Brexit: Top lawyers say another EU vote is 'democratic'

Brexit: Top lawyers say another EU vote is 'democratic'

MPs have been urged to back another Brexit referendum by 1,400 of the UK's top lawyers. They have written to Prime Minister Theresa May to say that Parliament should not be bound by the 2016 vote. "Democratic government is not frozen in...

BBC, 00:13 in Regional
 
Firework packaging should show graphic injuries, doctors say

Firework packaging should show graphic injuries, doctors say

Senior doctors are calling for graphic images of injuries to be displayed on firework packaging. Plastic surgeons say the number of life-changing injuries is rising every year despite numerous safety campaigns. They believe shocking images, like the...

BBC, 00:13 in Regional
 
Children with learning disabilities 'failed by society'

Children with learning disabilities 'failed by society'

Children with learning disabilities are being let down by society, according to a report by a leading health inequality expert. Prof Sir Michael Marmot said they die 15-20 years earlier than other people due to poor housing, low incomes, social...

BBC, 00:13 in Regional
 
Too many students left with debts for 'too little payback'

Too many students left with debts for 'too little payback'

Too many graduates in England are being left with big debts for too little payback, MPs are warning. Nearly half of recent graduates were not working in graduate roles in 2017, the Commons education committee says. Its chairman Robert Halfon also...

BBC, 00:13 in Regional
 
Arsenal news: Star warns rivals - Liverpool game PROVES Gunners are top-four material

Arsenal news: Star warns rivals - Liverpool game PROVES Gunners are top-four material

Under Unai Emery, the Gunners are showing a real grit not seen in recent times with Arsene Wenger in charge. While their 11-game winning run in all competitions came to an end at Crystal Palace last week, Arsenal are still shining. Yesterday’s 1-1...

Daily Star, 00:18 in Sport
 
Chelsea news: Alvaro Morata talks missed hat-trick, the title and injury after Palace win

Chelsea news: Alvaro Morata talks missed hat-trick, the title and injury after Palace win

But the striker showed he is full of confidence and firing now in a Blues shirt after his pivotal brace against Crystal Palace. The Spain international made it three goals in three games, netting in either half this afternoon at Stamford Bridge....

Daily Star, 00:18 in Sport
 

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Real Living Wage rises to £9 an hour

Real Living Wage rises to £9 an hour

Those lucky enough to work for an employer who has voluntarily signed up to the real Living Wage are set for a 2.8% pay rise this week. For the first time they will receive £9 an hour. This is not to be confused with the compulsory National Living...

BBC, 00:29 in Regional
 
UK's top lawyers urge Theresa May to back second Brexit vote

UK's top lawyers urge Theresa May to back second Brexit vote

More than 1,500 of the UK’s top lawyers have urged Theresa May and MPs to back a second Brexit referendum, saying that “democratic government is not frozen in time”. Labour peer Helena Kennedy QC, former court of appeal judge Konrad Schiemann, and...

 
Self-employed face high debt levels, says charity

Self-employed face high debt levels, says charity

The tendency for more and more workers to become self-employed is leaving thousands of people deeply in debt, according to a charity. The Money Advice Trust said that nearly a quarter of those contacting them last year had debts of more than £30,000....

BBC, 00:29 in Business
 
The first date that created a £10m company

The first date that created a £10m company

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Radha Vyas and Lee Thompson, founders of travel firm Flashpack. When Radha Vyas went on a first date with a man she had met online,...

BBC, 00:29 in Business
 


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