News archive from 7 October 2018

Jack Catterall too good for Ohara Davies as he stays unbeaten with points victory

Jack Catterall took another step towards a world title shot with victory over Ohara Davies in Leicester on Saturday night. The Chorley super-lightweight star retained his WBO Intercontinental title after prevailing on points after a cagey 12-round...

 
‘Cultural jail’: Brexit could bring booming industry to its knees

‘Cultural jail’: Brexit could bring booming industry to its knees

Last year, the British music industry posted record-breaking sales not seen since the commercially bloated days of Britpop. Revenues rose by 10.6%, the £92bn creative sector grew at twice the rate of the national economy, and the former...

Guardian, 00:11 in Politics
 

Software to seek out rule-breaking adverts as more Scots complain

Online adverts placed by Scottish companies are to be trawled by automated software to proactively seek out commercials which break regulations. The automated technology is part of a new strategy to be unveiled next month by the Advertising Standards...

 

Tom Devine: Revisiting the Clearances

There had been two main revolutions in the history of Scottish rural society before the more recent mechanisation of production on the land. One was the transformation in early times of hunter gatherers into farmers. The other was the triumph of...

 
Liverpool vs Man City: Kyle Walker makes Sergio Aguero and Mohamed Salah comparison

Liverpool vs Man City: Kyle Walker makes Sergio Aguero and Mohamed Salah comparison

But team-mate Kyle Walker says one word in particular suits the Argentine goal machine right down to the ground: NIGHTMARE. Aguero has been sending bedraggled defenders mad after busting all club records with his 207-goal haul over seven magnificent...

Daily Star, 00:19 in Sport
 
Is my washing to blame for the plastic problem?

Is my washing to blame for the plastic problem?

Did you know that every time you do your washing you could be contributing to the world's plastic problem? Take a look at your clothes labels. If they contain some sort of man-made fibres then studies show your clothes wash could be threatening the...

BBC, 00:19 in Regional
 
Disability in Africa: 'I'm no longer ashamed of my disabled daughter'

Disability in Africa: 'I'm no longer ashamed of my disabled daughter'

When Agnes Mutemi discovered that her first-born daughter Nambia was mentally ill at the age of two, her first reaction was to be ashamed. She remained in denial for several years until she found a school which specialised in caring for children with...

BBC, 00:19 in World News
 
Coalition launches 18-month inquiry into mental health spending

Coalition launches 18-month inquiry into mental health spending

The federal government has commissioned an inquiry into mental illness and its impact on the economy, saying it wants to know whether Australia’s mental health funding is delivering the best possible outcomes. The government has asked the Productivity...

 
Second Pret customer died after allergic reaction to sandwich

Second Pret customer died after allergic reaction to sandwich

A second customer died from from an allergic reaction to an ingredient in a sandwich bought from Pret a Manger, the firm has confirmed. The patron died after eating a super-veg rainbow flatbread which was supposed to be dairy-free. The chain said it...

 
How self-love got out of control

How self-love got out of control

Once upon a time, Love Island contestant Adam Collard would simply have been called a player. His knack for pitting young women against each other, which provided much of the drama on this year’s series of the dating reality show, might well have been...

 
Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho goes on BIZARRE manhunt rant after Newcastle win

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho goes on BIZARRE manhunt rant after Newcastle win

His side overcame Rafa Benitez's side thanks to Alexis Sanchez's late header in the 90th minute. Kenedy and Yoshinori Muto put the Magpies ahead inside the first 10 minutes, much to the shock of a packed-out Old Trafford crowd. But with 20 minutes...

Daily Star, 00:34 in Sport
 

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How does the world tip? In some places, it’s actually offensive!

How does the world tip? In some places, it’s actually offensive!

It is a dilemma most experienced travellers will have encountered at one time or another - whether to give a tip or not? And, if so, how much? It is a minefield where offence can easily - if inadvertently - be given, either by tipping in the first...

BBC, 00:46 in Business
 
Child mental health referrals up 26% in five years, says report

Child mental health referrals up 26% in five years, says report

The number of referrals to child and adolescent mental health services in England has increased by 26% over the past five years, Education Policy Institute (EPI) research suggests. Its report also reveals one in four referrals was either rejected or...

BBC, 00:50 in Regional
 


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