News archive from 7 August 2015, page 13

Transfer News: Chelsea done deal, shock Man Utd Pedro twist, Arsenal legend wants Benzema

Chelsea have announced that Mohamed Salah has joined Italian giants Roma on a season-long loan. A statement from the Blues read: "Chelsea Football Club has agreed terms with AS Roma for the season-long loan of Mohamed Salah. "The winger will...

Daily Star, 05:51 in Sport
 
Leading US Democrat speaks out against US-Iran deal

Leading US Democrat speaks out against US-Iran deal

Leading US Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has announced that he is breaking ranks with President Obama by opposing the Iran nuclear deal. He said there was a very real risk that Iran would use the agreement to pursue what he called its nefarious...

BBC, 05:53 in World News
 

'Foolish to pre-announce' rate rise date - BoE's Broadbent

The Bank of England's deputy governor for monetary policy has told the BBC it would be "foolish to pre-announce" a date for an interest rate increase. On Thursday, the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep interest rates at their...

BBC, 05:53 in Regional
 
Volunteers work to spruce up community centre in Daventry

Volunteers work to spruce up community centre in Daventry

Volunteers, local businesses, the mayor, and even police officers, leant a hand in transforming one of Daventry's community centres. A team of people worked on Friday at the Nene Hall, on the Grange estate, to weed, paint, cut back and tidy up ahead...

 

Man United Transfer News: Pedro stand-off, Di Maria's message, Real Madrid signings

Manchester United and Barcelona are said to be at loggerheads over a fee to sign striker Pedro. The Daily Mirror claim United have yet to make a official offer for the attacker after refusing to meet his £22million buy-out clause. United bosses are...

 

Jon Stewart's reign as The Daily Show's host is over – so what's his next job title?

As Jon Stewart’s fans mourn his retirement from Comedy Central’s Daily Show after 16 years, attention has shifted to the comedian’s next steps. Related: Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show During his long stint on the show, Stewart revealed himself...

 
South Yorkshire Police officers manning 999 phones due to staff cutbacks

South Yorkshire Police officers manning 999 phones due to staff cutbacks

South Yorkshire Police officers are having to answer 999 calls due to staff cuts, the force has confirmed. Fifteen police officers have been taken off normal duties and sent to Atlas Court to work as call-handlers for up to ‘three months’. Police...

 
Sheffield school wins planning appeal battle

Sheffield school wins planning appeal battle

A Sheffield sixth form has won a planning application battle to return to its new site. Sheffield Council’s planning committee originally turned down proposals to secure the Chapeltown Academy’s location on Hydra Business Park, Nether Lane. Rebecca...

 
Former Swansea University dean denies bully claims

Former Swansea University dean denies bully claims

The former head of Swansea University's School of Management has denied he harassed or bullied staff. Speaking to BBC Wales, Professor Nigel Piercy said he felt he had been the victim rather than the perpetrator. He spoke after stepping down as dean...

BBC, 06:08 in Regional
 
Shaw Cross clinch fine away victory

Shaw Cross clinch fine away victory

Shaw Cross Sharks produced a superb display to earn a 30-6 victory away to National Conference Division One leaders Normanton Knights last Saturday. The Sharks led 10-6 at half-time but went on to dominate after the break, running in a further five...

 
Grandmother has ‘mental scars’ after spending days in coma with Legionnaires’ contracted while working at factory

Grandmother has ‘mental scars’ after spending days in coma with Legionnaires’ contracted while working at...

A grandmother who battled for her life in a coma after contracting Legionnaires' disease at a factory still subject to a safety probe says the "mental scars' still remain from her ordeal. The woman, from Hebburn, was struck down by the...

 

NRL: what to look out for in round 22

Manly Face Decisive Test Manly’s improbable push for an 11th straight finals campaign is gathering momentum after a dominant win against the Brisbane Broncos last Saturday and four wins in their last five matches. Not bad for a coach who has just been...

Guardian, 06:09 in Sport
 

Russian Communist party launches 'Lenin selfie' project

Capitalising on Russia’s love-hate relationship with the selfie, a communist youth organisation has launched a competition encouraging young people to share photographs of themselves with statues of the former leader. Using the hashtag #LeninLives,...

 
Drink-driver led police on 90mph chase through Hartlepool

Drink-driver led police on 90mph chase through Hartlepool

A drunk driver led police on a high-speed at speeds of more than 90mph. Magistrates in Hartlepool were told Brian Horton was driving so fast that, at one stage, he lost the police who were pursuing him. The court heard the chase began after Horton was...

 

Huckabee's debate checklist: 'illegals, prostitutes, pimps' and a manly military

Mike Huckabee, the beyond-outspoken evangelical former governor of Arkansas, responded to a question at the Republican debate on Thursday about transgender people’s right to serve their country by saying the US military is “not a social experiment”....

 


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