News archive from 8 June 2017, page 1

Judgement day for Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn after General Election campaign full of surprises

The nation goes to the polls on Thursday following one of the most unpredictable election campaigns in living memory. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn continued to attract large crowds as he travelled across the country for an energetic final day of...

 
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney not willing to take pay cut for Everton return

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney not willing to take pay cut for Everton return

Manchester United’s record goalscorer has come to terms with the fact that he may no longer have a future at Old Trafford after failing to establish himself in Jose Mourinho’s line-up last season. But he has two years remaining on a lucrative United...

 
Lions Tour: Blues boss says things are about to get tougher for Warren Gatland's men

Lions Tour: Blues boss says things are about to get tougher for Warren Gatland's men

The Lions were lacklustre, ill-disciplined and blunt as Umaga’s Auckland Blues ran out 22-16 winners at Eden Park with Sonny Bill Williams putting on another masterclass. Losing the second game of their 10-match tour to New Zealand’s weakest franchise...

 
General election 2017: Voters to go to the polls

General election 2017: Voters to go to the polls

Millions of people will be casting their vote in the UK general election later. Polls open at 07:00 BST at more than 40,000 polling stations across the country, with counting starting once voting ends at 22:00 BST. A total of 650 Westminster MPs will...

BBC, 00:18 in Regional
 
A beginner's guide to election night: Nine things to watch out for

A beginner's guide to election night: Nine things to watch out for

It's Westminster's X-Factor. For politicians election night is a never-ending thrill ride where the direction of a swingometer can leave a long-standing back bencher in tears and even the most experienced pollster in a state of shock. If you're...

BBC, 00:18 in Regional
 

General election 2017: Find your constituency and candidates

All the candidates standing in the general election on 8 June are now listed on the BBC News website. Some 68 parties and 191 independent candidates contribute to a total of 3,304 people standing for Parliament this year - a decrease of 664 from...

BBC, 00:18 in Regional
 
General Election 2017: How to vote

General Election 2017: How to vote

On 8 June, the UK will go the polls in the general election. Here's how to vote. When can I vote? The election takes place on 8 June, between 07:00 and 22:00 BST. If you are in a queue at 22:00 BST, you will be guaranteed the opportunity to vote. What...

BBC, 00:18 in Regional
 

Chris Froome admits his performance at the Criterium de Dauphine was 'disappointing' as he tries to find form

Chris Froome appears to be struggling for form only three weeks before the Tour de France after a disappointing performance in the time trial of the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday. The three-time Tour champion lost 37 seconds to rival and former...

Daily Mail, 00:19 in Sport
 

A clear choice: cuts or real investment

Jeremy Corbyn makes final push to take back Glasgow JEREMY CORBYN started his final day of campaigning in Glasgow yesterday telling supporters that the general election is a clear choice between another five years of underfunding, or investment. As...

 

Meating the public goes offally for sheepish PM

May heckled as she tries to peddle Tory tripe at Smithfield meat market SMITHFIELD workers booed Theresa May when she visited the London meat market yesterday morning in one of her rare public appearances during the election campaign. The people-shy...

 
Asian nations make plastic oceans promise

Asian nations make plastic oceans promise

Nations responsible for much of the world's ocean plastic pollution have promised to start cleaning up their act. At a UN oceans summit, delegates from China, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines said they would work to keep plastics out of the...

BBC, 00:19 in World News
 

Aboard the election battle bus we all dared to dream

STEVE SWEENEY rolls in style across London DRIVING through London’s marginal constituencies, we came across a bed shop with the slogan: “Dream Specialists.” Someone remarked: “Like Corbyn.” As we laughed together, she told me: “We now dare to dream....

 
North Korea fires land-to-sea missiles, says South Korea

North Korea fires land-to-sea missiles, says South Korea

North Korea has fired land-to-ship missiles, South Korea's military says. They were launched on Thursday morning local time (Wednesday evening GMT) from the city of Wonsan on North Korea's east coast, according to a statement from the joint chiefs of...

BBC, 00:19 in World News
 

Iran: Isis claims it carried out Tehran attacks

Gunmen and bombers kill 12 at parliament and ayatollah’s tomb GUNMEN and suicide bombers killed 12 people in attacks on the Iranian parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini yesterday. Isis quickly claimed responsibility for the twin attacks in...

 

Hamas: Saudi demands aiding Israel

HAMAS leaders attacked Saudi Arabia yesterday over its demands for Gulf pariah Qatar to end support for the Palestinian resistance group and its parent organisation. Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) members Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

 


News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30