News archive from 6 September 2018

Denmark’s bits-and-pieces side go down fighting in friendly with Slovakia

Denmark’s bits-and-pieces side go down fighting in friendly with Slovakia

Denmark, fielding a severely weakened team containing players from the third tier of the national league and futsal players because of a pay dispute involving their top performers, were beaten 3-0 by Slovakia in a friendly at Trnava on Wednesday....

Guardian, 00:00 in Sport
 
Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster faces three more months out with ankle injury

Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster faces three more months out with ankle injury

The young Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster is expected to be sidelined until December with the ankle injury that has delayed his introduction into Jürgen Klopp’s first-team squad. The 18-year-old, who won the Golden Boot when England won the under-17s...

Guardian, 00:00 in Sport
 
Campaigners' joy as MPs consider labelling misogyny a hate crime

Campaigners' joy as MPs consider labelling misogyny a hate crime

Campaigners have welcomed an “amazing” victory in the fight against sexist street harassment after the government announced a comprehensive review of hate crime legislation, which will consider whether to recognise misogyny as a hate crime. The Labour...

Guardian, 00:00 in Politics
 

Man United star Alexis Sanchez reveals he has split with girlfriend Mayte Rodriguez

Alexis Sanchez has revealed he has split up with his girlfriend Mayte Rodrigruez by sharing the news on his Instagram with an emotional post. The 29-year-old shared photos of them together followed by a message explaining how they had to go 'on their...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 
Failure over problem debt costs taxpayer £248m

Failure over problem debt costs taxpayer £248m

The government's failure to tackle problem debt is costing the taxpayer a quarter of a billion pounds a year, according to the National Audit Office. How it treats people with problem debt makes it more likely they end up in state-subsidised housing,...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Are golden visas losing their sparkle?

Are golden visas losing their sparkle?

Pedro Vicente is worried that his company is about to see trade fall by almost a third. "We would lose 30% of our business if golden visas are scrapped," says the Lisbon property developer. The visas Mr Vicente is referring to are given out...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Household debt: How much do we owe?

Household debt: How much do we owe?

Up to 8.3 million people in the UK are unable to pay off debts or household bills, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO). It says that HM Treasury needs to do more to understand the scale of problem debt, and how it impacts...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Colouriser hopes to jog memories of forgotten first world war nurses

Colouriser hopes to jog memories of forgotten first world war nurses

English Heritage has appealed for public help to trace the identities of more than 100 nurses from the first world war who have fallen through the gaps of history but deserve recognition as “the backbone of the war effort”. The charity has colourised...

Guardian, 00:09 in Health
 
Life begins at 80 for new world record breakers

Life begins at 80 for new world record breakers

A trapeze artist and DJ have proved age is just a number by becoming Guinness World Record Holders in their 80s. The two octogenarians join a host of achievers in the latest catalogue of extreme feats. Betty Goedhart, 85, soared to the top of the list...

Metro, 00:12 in Hot News
 
Whichever way Brexit goes it will make things worse for those in poverty

Whichever way Brexit goes it will make things worse for those in poverty

Brexit will only make things worse for those in poverty, a new study claims. This holds true whatever the final terms are, even if we agree favourable trading arrangements with the EU. Analysis from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) says real wages...

Metro, 00:12 in Hot News
 
Children wait much longer for organ donation as parents don’t consent

Children wait much longer for organ donation as parents don’t consent

Children often wait much longer for organ transplant than adults, new figures show. The disparity is because parents are less likely to consent to their child’s organs being donated after death compared with other relatives. There were just 57 donors...

Metro, 00:12 in Hot News
 
What difference would an all-female government make?

What difference would an all-female government make?

Men have been cleared out of government and the women are in charge. That's the premise of a play, opening on Thursday, which has been collectively written by a group of leading female figures. The Assemblywomen by the Greek playwright Aristophanes...

BBC, 00:14 in Regional
 

Jordan Henderson lauds Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp 

Jordan Henderson is full of praise for Jurgen Klopp and believes there is 'no better manager' to help him go up to the next level in his prime years. The Liverpool captain signed a new five-year deal earlier this week which will keep him at the club...

Daily Mail, 00:16 in Sport
 

Celtic assistant surprised McGregor escaped punishment for kick

Celtic assistant manager Chris Davies has expressed surprise that Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor escaped punishment for a kick at Parkhead defender Kristoffer Ajer. And intense criticism of the SFA's disciplinary review system increased last night...

Daily Mail, 00:16 in Sport
 
British music exports reach new peak

British music exports reach new peak

Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Dua Lipa helped the British record industry earn £408m overseas last year, the highest figure on record. Export revenues grew by 12% compared with 2016, fuelled by "phenomenal global demand" for Ed Sheeran's third...

BBC, 00:16 in Art & Culture
 


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