News archive from 7 June 2018

Kate Spade's husband: Apparent suicide a complete shock

Kate Spade's husband: Apparent suicide a "complete shock"

Designer Kate Spade, who was found dead at her New York home in an apparent suicide, suffered from depression and anxiety, her husband says. Andy Spade said "she sounded happy" when he and their daughter spoke to the 55-year-old handbag and...

BBC, 00:03 in World News
 
Rugby player’s heartbreaking call to parents moments after being hit with golf club

Rugby player’s heartbreaking call to parents moments after being hit with golf club

The teenage victim of a brutal race hate attack called his parents to say ‘I’m dying, I love you’ before the line went dead as he lay seriously injured in the street. Rugby player Matthew Hayden, 17, was left with a fractured skull and a bleed on the...

Metro, 00:07 in Hot News
 
Texas man nearly dies after being bitten by severed snake head

Texas man nearly dies after being bitten by severed snake head

A Texas required 26 doses of anti-venom after he was bitten by the severed head of a rattlesnake he had killed. Jennifer Sutcliffe told local station KIII-TV that her husband was working in the garden when he saw the four-foot (1.25m) rattlesnake and...

BBC, 00:07 in World News
 
The deadly cost of the US air war in Afghanistan

The deadly cost of the US air war in Afghanistan

The helicopters arrived shortly after midday and sent a rocket hurtling into an area at the back of the crowd where children were sitting. As people began to flee, witnesses said, heavy machine gun fire followed them. It was the latest deadly example...

BBC, 00:07 in World News
 
Storm over India film on women who 'smoke, drink and have sex'

Storm over India film on women who 'smoke, drink and have sex'

A Bollywood summer film that shows female bonding among four hard drinking, foul-mouthed friends has sparked a social media storm. Set in south Delhi, one of India's poshest neighbourhoods, Veere Di Wedding is about a group of school friends who are...

BBC, 00:12 in World News
 

Cambridge Analytica's 'victimised' ex-chief lambasts liberal media

The Cambridge Analytica boss, Alexander Nix, has said he feels victimised by the media coverage that led to the collapse of his company, telling MPs his firm was unfairly destroyed by false accusations made by a “bitter and jealous” whistleblower. Nix...

Guardian, 00:16 in Politics
 
Ethiopia offers Eritrea chance to end Africa's longest war

Ethiopia offers Eritrea chance to end Africa's longest war

Ethiopia's surprise announcement that it will abide by a 2002 border ruling raises the prospect of a final end to what was Africa's deadliest border war and peace with its long-time rival, Eritrea. Tens of thousands of people were killed in the...

BBC, 00:16 in World News
 

Love Island's Laura and Wes share first kiss - but viewers know the REAL reason she's suddenly interested...

Love Island's Laura Anderson and Wes Nelson have shared their first kiss. But viewers at home didn't believe the touching moment between the couple was real. They reckon they know the REAL reason she's suddenly interested in him - and it's got nothing...

 

Gigi Hadid confirms she's back with Zayn Malik after sharing cosy snap

Supermodel Gigi Hadid has confirmed she is back in a relationship with singer Zayn Malik, months after the couple split. Taking to Instagram, she shared a cosy picture of the pair, confirming they are very much back. The couple went their separate...

 

Hollyoaks star Jazmine Franks reveals amazing body transformation after taking up powerlifting

Hollyoaks babe Jazmine Franks has totally transformed her body through powerlifting. The actress, who played Esther Bloom in the Channel 4 soap, has been killing it down the gym ever since she left the show in April. Jazmine, 26, has completely...

 
Twickenham Studios to open Liverpool outpost

Twickenham Studios to open Liverpool outpost

One of Britain’s major film studios is to open an outpost in one of Merseyside’s most loved buildings as Liverpool pushes to become the “Hollywood of the north”. Twickenham Studios – famous for award-winning films such as Blade Runner and The Italian...

 

Former terrorism suspect Zaky Mallah detained in Singapore

Former terrorism suspect Zaky Mallah has reportedly been detained after flying into Singapore and is due to be deported. The Seven Network reports the Australian man – the first to be charged with terrorism under the laws that were introduced by the...

 
Landlords push back against CVAs

Landlords push back against CVAs

Landlords have called for a government review as more struggling firms ask for rent reductions. The British Property Federation says too many companies are abusing an insolvency process called a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA). The Federation...

BBC, 00:22 in Business
 
Carillion collapse to cost taxpayers £148m

Carillion collapse to cost taxpayers £148m

The collapse of construction giant Carillion will cost UK taxpayers an estimated £148m, the National Audit Office has said. There will also be wider costs to the economy, Carillion's customers, staff, the supply chain and creditors, the NAO said in a...

BBC, 00:22 in Business
 
European football is worth a record £22bn, says Deloitte

European football is worth a record £22bn, says Deloitte

The big five European leagues generated a record €14.7bn (£12.6bn) in revenue in 2016-17, a 9% annual increase, according to new figures from Deloitte. It says the European football market is now worth some €25.5bn (£21.9bn). The English Premier...

BBC, 00:22 in Business
 


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