News archive from 6 December 2018

Anne Hegerty becomes the fifth star to be voted off I'm A Celebrity 2018

Anne Hegerty becomes the fifth star to be voted off I'm A Celebrity 2018

Anne Hegerty is the lastest star to be booted out of I'm A Celebrity 2018. Anne, famous for her role as the Governess on the Chase, said she was thrilled to leave the show. But viewers were left fizzing when sound issue spoiled the results of the...

 
Mental health: The NHS patients who are 'abused and ignored'

Mental health: The NHS patients who are 'abused and ignored'

New rights should be given to severely ill mental health patients detained in hospital to stop abuse and neglect of this vulnerable group, a review says. The 1983 Mental Health Act is outdated and needs an overhaul, sectioning is being misused and...

BBC, 00:06 in Regional
 
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard branded ‘SLIPPY G’ by Rangers fans after Aberdeen defeat

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard branded ‘SLIPPY G’ by Rangers fans after Aberdeen defeat

The Gers fell to a 1-0 defeat against Aberdeen at the Ibrox.  This saw them knocked off the top of the Scottish Premiership, with Kilmarnock leading the way.  Scott McKenna scored seven minutes in for the visitors and Steven Gerrard’s team could not...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

How Richard and Rachel created a new artisan Goosnargh Gin

Just because you like gin, it doesn’t mean you have to make it. But for Rachel and Richard Trenchard they felt they just must. Now they have launched a new brand on the market, devised in celebration of their local Lancashire countryside and named...

 

How Richard and Rachel created a new artisan Goosnargh Gin

Just because you like gin, it doesn’t mean you have to make it. But for Rachel and Richard Trenchard they felt they just must. Now they have launched a new brand on the market, devised in celebration of their local Lancashire countryside and named...

 

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Click here to access the print version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Buy the next issue of the Guardian or subscribe to our Digital Edition to see the completed puzzle. Topics Life and...

 

Mark Casci: Let us hope that what we have now is the low point

Imagine if you found out that just two out of every 100 young people was interested in working in your sector. That is the grim reality facing Yorkshire’s manufacturing industry, according to a Barclays report. While digital, technology and...

 

New homes 'crumbling due to weak mortar'

Hundreds of new properties have been built using weak mortar that does not meet recommended industry standards, the Victoria Derbyshire show has found. There are reports of homes with the fault on at least 13 estates in the UK. The full extent of the...

BBC, 00:15 in Regional
 
Student rents jump as accommodation goes upmarket

Student rents jump as accommodation goes upmarket

The average price of student accommodation in the UK has jumped by nearly a third in six years, a survey has suggested. The increase has been driven by the standard of accommodation shifting steadily upmarket, research by student housing charity...

BBC, 00:15 in Regional
 
New Welsh Labour leader to be announced

New Welsh Labour leader to be announced

The new leader of Welsh Labour - and the person set to become Wales' next first minister - will be announced later. Three candidates - Eluned Morgan, Vaughan Gething and Mark Drakeford - are hoping to replace Carwyn Jones, who stands down next week....

BBC, 00:15 in Regional
 
Is the HS2 rail project in trouble?

Is the HS2 rail project in trouble?

All may not be rosy with the HS2 programme. There have been ongoing questions raised about whether the project can be delivered on time and within budget. And the recently-appointed HS2 chairman Sir Terry Morgan resigned from his post on Wednesday,...

BBC, 00:16 in Business
 
Will Opec defy Trump's call for low oil prices?

Will Opec defy Trump's call for low oil prices?

Initially it is difficult see what President Donald Trump and Usman Ahsan, a taxi driver in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, have in common. One is the leader of the US, with an estimated personal fortune of $3.1bn (£2.4bn), the other is struggling...

BBC, 00:16 in Business
 
K-pop's EXP Edition: The world’s most controversial 'Korean' band

K-pop's EXP Edition: The world’s most controversial 'Korean' band

Do you need to be Korean to be a K-pop artist? That's the question Bora Kim wanted to answer when she created EXP Edition. What started as an academic assignment soon developed into the world's first non-Korean K-pop band. They've faced criticism,...

BBC, 00:17 in Art & Culture
 
Ancient platform 'damaged' during Stonehenge tunnel work

Ancient platform 'damaged' during Stonehenge tunnel work

Archaeologists have accused Highways England of accidentally drilling a large hole through a 6,000-year-old structure near Stonehenge during preparatory work for a tunnel. The drilling, which is alleged to have taken place at Blick Mead, around a mile...

 

Big Bash knockout blow for Lancashire's Matt Parkinson

Lancashire leg spinner Matt Parkinson has been ruled out of Australia's Big Bash following further scans on the stress fracture to his back. The leg-spinner was due to join up with Melbourne Stars for the second half of the tournament but scans have...

 


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