News archive from 8 February 2018, page 16

Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 listening figures bounce back

Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 listening figures bounce back

Nick Grimshaw has regained Radio 1 listeners after receiving the worst ever listening figures last summer. The breakfast show presenter added almost 800,000 weekly listeners to his show in the last quarter of 2017. Chris Evans's Radio 2 Breakfast Show...

BBC, 07:26 in Art & Culture
 

Hasselbaink confirms he will be making changes for AFC Wimbledon trip

Boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink will be making changes to the Cobblers starting line-up for Saturday’s crunch Sky Bet League One clash at relegation rivals AFC Wimbledon. The Town manager was deeply disappointed by his team’s performance in last...

 

Woman taken to hospital with serious injuries after crash in Burnley

A woman has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after her car crashed into a wall in Burnley, say police. The accident, which involved a Fiat Punto, happened at around 10pm on Wednesday, February 7 on Crown Point Road. A passer-by spotted...

 

Safeguards when money is to be made

I have been reading with interest the letters appearing in local media recently, objecting to the proposed development of up to 93 houses on agricultural green space located at Hollin Busk in Deepcar. For according to one letter, the area in question...

 
For the first time ever, models at New York Fashion Week will get private changing areas

For the first time ever, models at New York Fashion Week will get private changing areas

Post-Weinstein, the fashion industry is being forced to face up to its own imbalances of power. Mario Testino and Bruce Weber are facing consequences for allegations of sexual harassment. Models are speaking up about predators sitting in the world of...

Metro, 07:34 in Lifestyle
 

Defender Bryan Oviedo says relegation-threatened Sunderland need togetherness

Bryan Oviedo admits Sunderland fans have every right to be unhappy as the club battles relegation to League One – but has called on everyone to stick together. Sunderland are scrapping for Championship survival after a disastrous campaign following...

 
BBC weather: Carol Kirkwood issues warning of ice as temperatures drop below freezing

BBC weather: Carol Kirkwood issues warning of ice as temperatures drop below freezing

This morning temperatures will drop below freezing in some parts of the UK, with East Angelia, Surrey and Kent predicted to be minus six degrees.  There is also the risk of ice on untreated surfaces and some frost due to cold weather.  A band of cloud...

 
What it feels like to have tokophobia – the fear of childbirth

What it feels like to have tokophobia – the fear of childbirth

If you’ve ever been pregnant or even been close friends with a woman on the brink of giving birth, you’ll be fully aware that the time leading up to labour can be a nerve-wracking period for everyone involved. Of course these nerves are totally...

Metro, 07:38 in Lifestyle
 
Heavy snow showers on the way as ice continues to freeze UK

Heavy snow showers on the way as ice continues to freeze UK

Brits are being warned to brace themselves for more snow and ice as weather warnings across the country continue to be extended. Heavy snow showers are expected to hit the UK tonight after a day of rain, sleet and snow, the Met Office has said. A...

Metro, 07:39 in Hot News
 

Hartlepool woman denies attacking grandmother, 85, and punching mother

A 22-year-old woman has gone on trial accused of assaulting her mother and grandmother. Victoria Robinson is alleged to have ‘strangled’ her 85-year-old grandmother who has dementia, and to have also punched her mother and thrown a television remote...

 

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Thursday, February 8. Stay with us here for all the latest travel, weather and news.

 

Weigh up paying into a work pension scheme

Have you started a new job and been offered auto-enrolment into a pension scheme for the first time but are worried that you’ll struggle to meet your living expenses? Even if retirement is a long way off, or you’ve got immediate costs you need to...

 

Fire causes 'severe disruption' to rail services between Leeds and Manchester

A factory fire near the railway line between Todmorden and Rochdale has caused "severe disruption" to services this morning. There will be no services on that part of the route until at least 9am because it is "unsafe" to run them,...

 

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Thursday, February 8. Stay with us here for all the latest travel, weather and news.

 
Barcelona news LIVE updates: Lionel Messi to spoil Real Madrid plans, Xavi’s Ronaldo claim

Barcelona news LIVE updates: Lionel Messi to spoil Real Madrid plans, Xavi’s Ronaldo claim

Barcelona news LIVE: All the latest gossip from the Nou Camp. Thursday February 8 Xavi on Messi and Ronaldo 07:40: Barcelona legend Xavi sees Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Kylian Mbappe as the natural heirs to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel...

 


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