News archive from 7 May 2018

Parents are ‘sick to death’ of Peppa Pig as ‘spoilt’ and ‘bratty’ cartoon is banned in China

Parents are ‘sick to death’ of Peppa Pig as ‘spoilt’ and ‘bratty’ cartoon is banned in China

Parents are describing the titular character Peppa Pig as ‘spoilt’ and ‘bratty’ in a divisive online debate days after China banned the cartoon. The debate began when one parent at the end of tether took to Reddit to ask a daring question. The user on...

Metro, 00:01 in Showbiz
 

Cristiano Ronaldo insists he will be fit to face Liverpool in Champions League final despite Real Madrid...

Zinedine Zidane confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo was taken at half time in the Clasico because of an ankle injury but he said he believed it would not threaten his place in the Champions League final. ‘Right now Cristiano is not good but I think it will be...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 
Tutankhamun 'secret chamber' does not exist, researchers find

Tutankhamun 'secret chamber' does not exist, researchers find

Egyptian authorities have finished their quest to discover a secret chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun - concluding that it does not exist. Previously, officials said they were "90% sure" of a hidden room behind the wall of the boy king's...

BBC, 00:05 in World News
 

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Katie Chapman the heartbeat of Chelsea’s FA Cup final win

Katie Chapman the heartbeat of Chelsea’s FA Cup final win

Chelsea’s powerful forward line of the FWA and PFA player of the year Fran Kirby and two-goal hero Ramona Bachmann may have dominated the FA Cup final headlines but a familiar face in midfield was described by the manager, Emma Hayes, as “the best...

Guardian, 00:11 in Sport
 

Manchester City host title-winning party for 500 staff after lifting the Premier League trophy

Pep Guardiola and his title-winning stars joined well over 500 Manchester City staff for a mass celebration on Sunday night. City captain Vincent Kompany liftedthe Premier League crown after the early kick-off against Huddersfield Town.   The...

Daily Mail, 00:12 in Sport
 

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City can do ever better next season... and their draw with Huddersfield...

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City are capable of even better next season and pointed to their inability to break down Huddersfield as evidence. City were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by the relegation-fighting Terriers prior to Sunday's...

Daily Mail, 00:12 in Sport
 

Frankie Cocozza gets MARRIED: X Factor bad boy weds girlfriend Bianca Murphy... MONTHS after Charlotte...

Frankie Cocozza, of X Factor fame, has gotten married - and it's sure to be a slap in the face for 'ex' Charlotte Dawson. The pair appeared on E4 series Celebs Go Dating together last autumn, when the wannabe rocker, 25, turned his attentions on the...

 
Vanilla price rise proves chilling for ice cream makers

Vanilla price rise proves chilling for ice cream makers

The price of vanilla has soared over the last two years, sending a chill down the spine of UK ice cream makers. At around $600 per kilo the sweet ingredient costs more than silver. Snugbury's icecream is run by three sisters near Nantwich in Cheshire....

BBC, 00:14 in Business
 
Mario Falcone and fiancee Becky Miesner announce they are expecting first child together

Mario Falcone and fiancee Becky Miesner announce they are expecting first child together

Mario Falcone and fiancée Becky Miesner are expecting their first child together, admitting that after months of ‘obsessively’ trying they fell pregnant unexpectedly. Mario, who returned to Towie last year following a two-year break before leaving...

Metro, 00:19 in Showbiz
 
Paddy McGuinness praises his ‘beautiful’ wife after rumours of trouble in paradise

Paddy McGuinness praises his ‘beautiful’ wife after rumours of trouble in paradise

Paddy McGuinness has praised his wife Christine, weeks after he was spotted enjoying a night out with Nicole Appleton while Christine was hundreds of miles away at home with their children. Paddy and Christine have remained tight-lipped about their...

Metro, 00:19 in Showbiz
 
Why Costa Ricans are being paid to marry Chinese migrants

Why Costa Ricans are being paid to marry Chinese migrants

"Who wants to earn some money?" It was just a simple question, but it was enough to convince María (not her real name) to enter into what seemed like a simple deal. A young woman offered the 46-year-old Costa Rican woman 110 colones ($200;...

BBC, 00:28 in World News
 

Glasgow Queen Street named most unpopular station in UK

Glasgow Queen Street has been given an unwanted accolade after frustrated commuters named it Britain’s most unpopular railway station. A survey of tens of thousands of rail passengers found that the city terminus was far aND away the most reviled...

Scotsman, 00:35 in Politics
 

Mark Williams leads John Higgins 10-7 in World Championship final heading into final day at the Crucible

Manchester United's 'Class of '92' may have long since hung up their boots, but snooker's equivalents continue to grace the biggest stage. John Higgins, Mark Williams and Ronnie O'Sullivan launched a golden generation for the sport when they turned...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 

Jason Day claims two-shot victory in North Carolina for second PGA Tour victory of the season

Jason Day captured his 12th PGA Tour title with a commanding display at the Wells Fargo Championship. The Australian led by two shots heading into the final round and a closing 69 saw him finish on 12 under par for the week, two clear of Americans...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 


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