News archive from 5 December 2018

Former Fifa executive says he was offered large bribe for 2018 World Cup vote

Former Fifa executive says he was offered large bribe for 2018 World Cup vote

A former Fifa executive said he was offered hundreds of thousands of dollars in return for his vote for the 2018 World Cup, newly released US court documents show. Rafael Salguero, a Honduran football administrator who served on Fifa’s executive...

Guardian, 00:01 in Sport
 
Jose Mourinho hits out at Manchester United critics over ‘dishonesty’ ahead of Arsenal clash

Jose Mourinho hits out at Manchester United critics over ‘dishonesty’ ahead of Arsenal clash

Jose Mourinho has denied that his players are ‘dishonest’ and insists Manchester United’s squad are still committed to his project at Old Trafford. The Red Devils dropped more points with a 2-2 draw away to Southampton at the weekend and reports...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 
Dry summer causes record subsidence claims, say insurers

Dry summer causes record subsidence claims, say insurers

The hot summer led to a huge surge in subsidence problems as British homes suffered in the dry heat. Insurers said claims between July and September were at the highest level for 12 years, reaching numbers last seen in the heatwaves of 2006 and 2003....

BBC, 00:04 in Business
 
Hugging at work: Your rights

Hugging at work: Your rights

Is it ever ok to hug at work, or is it just best to stick to a polite handshake? And what are your rights to refuse if you're really not into the idea of hugging colleagues? What happens if your boss wants to hug you, cuddle you, massage you, or even...

BBC, 00:04 in Business
 
NatWest fraud victim refunded £20,000

NatWest fraud victim refunded £20,000

A NatWest customer who was defrauded of £20,000 while he was in hospital following a violent mugging in December 2017 has been refunded by the bank. The man, who was then 19, was found unconscious in a London park by a dog walker after being attacked...

BBC, 00:04 in Business
 
VTech flags tablet flaw after BBC Watchdog probe

VTech flags tablet flaw after BBC Watchdog probe

Child gadget-maker VTech's website is promoting a security fix for its flagship tablet, following an investigation by BBC Watchdog Live. The Storio Max - which is called the InnoTab Max in the UK - suffers a software flaw that could allow hackers to...

BBC, 00:07 in Regional
 
First baby born after deceased womb transplant

First baby born after deceased womb transplant

A healthy baby girl has been born using a womb transplanted from a dead body. The 10-hour transplant operation - and later fertility treatment - took place in São Paolo, Brazil, in 2016. The mother, 32, was born without a womb. There have been 39 womb...

BBC, 00:08 in World News
 
Boohoo 'broke advertising rules' finds BBC Watchdog programme

Boohoo 'broke advertising rules' finds BBC Watchdog programme

The fast-fashion retailer, Boohoo, broke Advertising Standards Authority rules with "misleading" promotions. The BBC's investigative programme, Watchdog Live, recorded promotions on the company's website that did not end after the countdown...

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 
Parental leave: The good, the bad and the unexpected

Parental leave: The good, the bad and the unexpected

Following the release of a poll which suggested 27% of mothers did not enjoy their maternity leave as much as they thought they would, parents have been sharing their experience of parental leave - both good and bad. Many people got in touch following...

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 
Woman gives birth using womb transplanted from dead donor

Woman gives birth using womb transplanted from dead donor

A woman in Brazil has successfully given birth after receiving a womb from a dead donor, the first time such a procedure has been successful. While researchers in countries including Sweden and the US have previously succeeded in transplanting wombs...

 
'Unresponsive' rough sleeper found in Liverpool city centre

'Unresponsive' rough sleeper found in Liverpool city centre

A rough sleeper was found "unresponsive" in Liverpool city centre this evening. The man was found on Parker Street by two local PSCO's who were on patrol in the area at the time. Officers performed first aid on the man who was believed to be...

 

This is the shocking number of children in Yorkshire who will be homeless this Christmas

New analysis from Shelter has found a 9% increase in the number of homeless children in Yorkshire and the Humber in the last five years. The charity warns the impact of the housing crisis will be felt across a generation as one in every 103 children...

 

This is the shocking number of children in Yorkshire who will be homeless this Christmas

New analysis from Shelter has found a 9% increase in the number of homeless children in Yorkshire and the Humber in the last five years. The charity warns the impact of the housing crisis will be felt across a generation as one in every 103 children...

 
Home Office criticised for ‘lack of urgency’ in Windrush scandal

Home Office criticised for ‘lack of urgency’ in Windrush scandal

Large numbers of people of non-Caribbean heritage may have been badly affected by the Windrush scandal but the Home Office has shown a “lack of curiosity” about the adverse impact of its legislation on them, according to a critical report by the...

 
Dunkirk Little Ship to be floating museum on River Clyde

Dunkirk Little Ship to be floating museum on River Clyde

A Dunkirk Little Ship, which rescued 600 Allied troops during World War Two, is to be restored and turned into a floating museum on the River Clyde. Skylark IX will be saved thanks to £404,000 of funding from The National Lottery. The work will be...

BBC, 00:19 in Regional
 


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