News archive from 7 August 2018

South Yorkshire Police ordered to improve after inspectors find it is failing to record one in 10 crimes

A police force in Yorkshire has been ordered to make improvements after inspectors found it was failing to record more than 17,000 crimes a year. Some officers and staff at South Yorkshire Police “simply did not understand” crime recording rules,...

 

Homeowner shocked to find burglar walking out of his home with cardboard box

A man returning home was shocked to find a burglar walking out of his property with a box of his belongings. William Wallace broke into a three bedroom property in Norfolk Street, Boston, and stole items including an air rifle, camera, telescope and...

 

South Yorkshire Police ordered to improve after inspectors find it is failing to record one in 10 crimes

A police force in Yorkshire has been ordered to make improvements after inspectors found it was failing to record more than 17,000 crimes a year. Some officers and staff at South Yorkshire Police “simply did not understand” crime recording rules,...

 

South Yorkshire Police ordered to improve after inspectors find it is failing to record one in 10 crimes

A police force in Yorkshire has been ordered to make improvements after inspectors found it was failing to record more than 17,000 crimes a year. Some officers and staff at South Yorkshire Police “simply did not understand” crime recording rules,...

 

'They’ve got a plan' - What Steve Bruce had to say after Aston Villa's win at Hull

Steve Bruce was delighted to see his Aston Villa side get off to a flying start but admitted that there’s a long road ahead in this most demanding of Championship campaigns. Goals from Tommy Elphick, Ahmed Elmohamady and Alan Hutton cancelled out...

 
Everton transfer news: Toffees set to beat Chelsea and West Ham to Bernard signature

Everton transfer news: Toffees set to beat Chelsea and West Ham to Bernard signature

The Toffees have pulled off a huge transfer coup by convincing him to choose Goodison Park over their Premier League rivals. Bernard, 25, will fly in for a medical today and then will complete the move if there are no issues over obtaining a world...

Daily Star, 00:56 in Sport
 
Home equity release may cost pension firms billions

Home equity release may cost pension firms billions

UK pension companies may be harbouring billions of pounds of losses from home equity release loans, according to research seen by the BBC. Lenders will lend to older homeowners against the value of their house. They don't repay anything until it is...

BBC, 00:56 in Business
 
Britain's hot summer brings best July in five years for food sellers

Britain's hot summer brings best July in five years for food sellers

Britain’s hot summer has masked the weakness of consumer demand by prompting the sharpest monthly growth in food spending in five years, the latest snapshot of the high street has shown. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said the main beneficiaries...

Guardian, 00:56 in Business
 

The Yorkshire Post says: Human cost of poor transport. Bus routes are lifeline for many

THIS summer’s continuing chaos on the region’s railways has demonstrated that the North’s leaders need to take back control of these services from the Department for Transport and ambivalent ministers, like Chris Grayling, who still don’t grasp the...

 

Aston Villa star discusses teammate Jack Grealish's future amid Tottenham interest

Jack Grealish's Aston Villa teammates understand the position the young playmaker is in - but that doesn't mean they're not desperate for him to stay. Grealish, 22, is a leading target for Tottenham Hotspur who have had him on their radar throughout...

 
Arsenal transfer news: Aaron Ramsey could follow Jack Wilshere to West Ham – expert

Arsenal transfer news: Aaron Ramsey could follow Jack Wilshere to West Ham – expert

The 27-year-old has failed to reach an agreement with Unai Emery over his future, with only a year left on his contract.  The Gunners manager has previously revealed that the midfielder is at the centre of his plans in north London.  But as the club...

Daily Star, 00:56 in Sport
 
Heatwave bonanza 'fails to boost shop sales'

Heatwave bonanza 'fails to boost shop sales'

The heatwave has spurred people into splashing out on fans, food and drink, but it still hasn't been enough to stop a slowdown in spending, a survey found. Retail sales slowed in July, with sales in stores open at least a year rising by 0.5% compared...

BBC, 00:56 in Business
 
Chelsea forgotten man Ross Barkley eyeing England call up under Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea forgotten man Ross Barkley eyeing England call up under Maurizio Sarri

Once tipped as the next big thing for the Three Lions, Barkley watched from afar with mixed emotions as Gareth Southgate’s men reached the World Cup semi-finals this summer. He missed out on a place in the squad after his £15m January move from...

Daily Star, 00:56 in Sport
 
Weight Watchers adds 1m subscribers in a year

Weight Watchers adds 1m subscribers in a year

Weight Watchers International continued its impressive subscriber growth through the second quarter, growing 27.6%, or 1 million, to 4.5 million over the past year, but revenues were less impressive, climbing just 17.6%, to $409.7m, over a year...

Guardian, 00:56 in Business
 
Wembley sale: England legend Sir Geoff Hurst gives verdict on selling national stadium

Wembley sale: England legend Sir Geoff Hurst gives verdict on selling national stadium

World Cup winner Hurst was immortalised in Wembley history with his hat-trick as England beat West Germany 4-2 in the 1966 final. The stadium reopened in 2007 after a rebuild and the FA are now being tempted by a £600m offer from Fulham and...

Daily Star, 00:56 in Sport
 


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