News archive from 7 November 2018

Nearly half of drivers ‘can’t see properly’, research shows

Nearly half of drivers ‘can’t see properly’, research shows

Nearly half of drivers seen by an optometrist in the last month have vision below the legal standard, new research shows. Experts from the Association of Optometrists (AOP) say its research shows the government must toughen the law on vision testing...

Metro, 00:03 in Hot News
 
Plans for £7billion economic boost revealed

Plans for £7billion economic boost revealed

PLANS to ‘future-proof’ the A46 and give the economy a £7billion boost have been revealed. Local transport authorities and the Department of Transport have formed Midlands Connect, and hope to improve the entire 155 mile stretch of road from...

 
How might Brexit affect my European holiday?

How might Brexit affect my European holiday?

Brittany Ferries has said customers are delaying booking Channel crossings for next summer amid concern over the impact of Brexit. As a member of the European Union, UK citizens have enjoyed friction-free travel to the EU. If the UK can reach some...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Flexible office space demand 'to soar over five years'

Flexible office space demand 'to soar over five years'

Flexible working spaces are set to grow by up to 30% every year for the next five years across Europe, according to property firm Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL). And it says that will change the way thousands of businesses of all sizes organise their work...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Is the party over for Ibiza?

Is the party over for Ibiza?

Sa Trinxa beach bar is located on the kind of white sandy beach that Ibiza is famous for. During the summer season, palm fronds hang from the roof, dance music pulses from the speakers and lithe, young beachgoers drop by for a late lunch and cold...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Female pilots: Which airline has the highest number?

Female pilots: Which airline has the highest number?

Airlines have been stepping up their efforts to recruit more female pilots to meet the increasing demand for travel. Spending on travel and tourism has spiked in recent years, with customers keen to spend their money on new experiences. There were...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Liverpool news: Steve McManaman reveals Champions League worry after Red Star defeat

Liverpool news: Steve McManaman reveals Champions League worry after Red Star defeat

That is the verdict of BT Sport pundit and former Liverpool midfielder Steve McManaman. Going into the game top of Group C, Jurgen Klopp’s men went down 2-0 to the Serbian side on a disappointing evening in Belgrade. After beating the same team 4-0 at...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
Public confidence in police damaged by cuts, report warns

Public confidence in police damaged by cuts, report warns

Public confidence in the ability of police officers to do their jobs has been “severely dented” as forces struggle to cope with dwindling resources, parliament’s spending watchdog has warned. The public accounts select committee concluded police are...

 
Children urged to play outdoors to cut risk of shortsightedness

Children urged to play outdoors to cut risk of shortsightedness

Children should be encouraged to spend time outdoors to reduce their risk of becoming shortsighted, experts have said. Shortsightedness is rising around the world, with the condition said to have reached epidemic proportions in east Asia: estimates...

 
Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs can progress in Champions League after PSV win

Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs can progress in Champions League after PSV win

Mauricio Pochettino still believes his Tottenham side can qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League after they scraped a vital victory over PSV Eindhoven at Wembley. With Internazionale drawing against Barcelona in the other fixture in...

Guardian, 00:29 in Sport
 
Jürgen Klopp warns Liverpool to improve or face Champions League exit

Jürgen Klopp warns Liverpool to improve or face Champions League exit

Jürgen Klopp accused Liverpool of making life too easy for Red Star Belgrade and warned a repeat in their final two group games will jeopardise their Champions League aspirations. Liverpool slumped to a damaging 2-0 defeat in Serbia where two Milan...

Guardian, 00:29 in Sport
 

PATIENT GETS £700,000 IN OUT-OF-COURT DEAL

A Liversedge man is to receive £700,000 in an out-of-court settlement from two NHS trusts after he was left paralysed from the waist down. John Brunt, 67, of Cornmill Lane, Norristhorpe, claimed he was left paralysed from the waist down because of...

 

Anniversary of faith trust

A TRUST set up to promote the Christian faith in Spen Valley schools is about to celebrate its first birthday. The Spen Valley Faith in Schools Trust is preparing to hold its first annual general meeting, following its launch last year. At the...

 

Cleckheaton suffer shock defeat

A LAST-MINUTE drop-goal condemned Cleckheaton to a shock 14-12 defeat against North One East’s bottom club Hartlepool Rovers last Saturday. A Richard Piper try converted by Ross Hayden helped Cleckheaton into a 7-5 half-time lead but although Ed...

 

Bernard Ingham: All our troubles will still come from Europe if we don’t get Brexit right

MARGARET Thatcher used to say “All my troubles come from Europe”. Let us remember that quotation this coming Sunday when we commemorate the centenary of the the First World War armistice and the millions whose lives were ended in two world wars....

 


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