News archive from 8 June 2015, page 9

Man Utd Transfer News: Keeper bid REJECTED, crunch talks over signing, Gundogan deal BOOST

Man Utd Transfer News: Keeper bid REJECTED, crunch talks over signing, Gundogan deal BOOST

Manchester United have rejected a bid from Valencia for goalkeeper Victor Valdes, according to Spanish website Superdeporte. The La Liga side wanted to sign the former Barcelona goalkeeper after Diego Alves suffered a serious knee injury on the final...

Daily Star, 03:15 in Sport
 
Real Madrid ready to blow the bank on Chelsea stars Eden Hazard AND Diego Costa

Real Madrid ready to blow the bank on Chelsea stars Eden Hazard AND Diego Costa

The Sunday Telegraph report that Diego Costa and Eden Hazard are on the Spaniard's shopping list as his goes about putting his mark on his new squad. Costa has recently been forced to come out and deny reports that he's unhappy in England and seeking...

Daily Star, 03:15 in Sport
 

Asylum seekers should not be sent back to Sri Lanka yet, say religious leaders

Sri Lankan religious leaders say it is too early to send asylum seekers back to the country, despite the recent change of government. “My general view of the countries holding asylum seekers: please do not send them back immediately,” says Catholic...

 

Tony Awards: Dame Helen Mirren wins first Tony award for role as Queen in The Audience

She beat Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss, fellow Brit Carey Mulligan, Geneva Carr, Ruth Wilson to be named Best Leading Actress in a Play. The actress described the award as a "massive, massive honour" and said: "I'm so thrilled." Dame...

 

Dark Souls 3 screenshots and release date on PS4 and Xbox One leaked

That's according to a new reports that claim to have the first solid information on what to expect from the next From Software title. YouTube channel The Know say they have the first look at what the next title in the franchise, along with a huge list...

 

48 hours in Hobart: what to do, where to go

Call it the Mona effect if you will, but Hobart is having a long tourist moment, and Australia’s southernmost capital is more than ready. Hobart now hosts Australia’s edgiest (and best) arts festivals, Dark Mofo and Mona Foma, has the country’s most...

Guardian, 03:37 in Travel
 

Mexico ruling party expected to keep slim Congress majority as voting closes

Mexicans cast ballots for nine state governorships and more than 1,000 state and municipal posts. Polls closed at 2300 GMT and preliminary results are expected around 0300 GMT on Monday. At least seven candidates and nine campaign officials were...

 
South Korea reports jump in MERS infections, sixth patient dies

South Korea reports jump in MERS infections, sixth patient dies

Singapore postponed or cancelled all school trips to the country, although the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said she believed South Korea would be able to control the further spread of the virus by taking appropriate measures. The...

 
Britain to expand Iraq training mission to counter IS - Cameron

Britain to expand Iraq training mission to counter IS - Cameron

Cameron, speaking before a meeting of the Group of Seven industrial nations (G7), said Britain would send 125 new military advisers to Iraq, most of whom would train the Iraqi army in how to counter improvised explosive devices or IEDs. That will take...

 

Mirren's Queen role wins Tony Award

Dame Helen Mirren has been crowned Queen of Broadway as she won her first Tony Award for her role as the monarch in The Audience. The star has already won an Oscar for her portrayal of the Queen in a film set in the aftermath of the death of Diana,...

 
British airlines 'face multiple toxic air claims'

British airlines 'face multiple toxic air claims'

Seventeen former and serving cabin crew are planning legal action against British airlines saying they have been poisoned by contaminated cabin air. The cases are funded by the Unite union which represents 20,000 flight staff. Workers believe they...

BBC, 04:05 in Regional
 

'Netflix tax' could cover $75m cost of removing GST on tampons, Labor says

Australian state and territory governments would forgo up to $75m in revenue over the four-year budget cycle if they agreed to a fresh push to exempt tampons and pads from the goods and services tax (GST), new figures suggest. But the federal Labor...

 

Tony awards 2015: winners list in full

Best musical WINNER: Fun Home An American in Paris Something Rotten! The Visit Related: Tony Awards 2015: Helen Mirren wins best actress in a play for The Audience — live Best play WINNER: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Disgraced...

 

CBI reduces growth forecast for UK

The CBI has cut its UK growth forecast for 2015 after a weak start to the year and warned that uncertainty around the EU referendum could pose further risks to the outlook for the economy. It expects gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 2.4% for...

 
Chinese exports fall for a third month

Chinese exports fall for a third month

Exports in the world's second largest economy, China, fell for a third consecutive month in May, highlighting slowing demand in the country. Exports fell 2.5% from a year ago in dollar denominated terms, and 2.8% in yuan denominated figures. Both...

BBC, 04:26 in World News
 


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