News archive from 8 September 2014, page 7

James Morrison and Christophe Kramer resort to 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' during Scotland's defeat to Germany 

If Scotland's match with Germany wasn't entertaining enough, it seems another encounter on the pitch had everybody gripped on Sunday night. During the Scots' Euro 2016 qualifier against the world champions Scotland's James Morrison and Germany's...

Daily Mail, 02:56 in Sport
 
Cilla Black: Reliving the early years

Cilla Black: Reliving the early years

Popular entertainer Cilla Black became best known for her huge television hits Blind Date and Surprise Surprise, which dominated the airwaves in the 1980s and 90s. But long before her stature on the small screen soared, Cilla was an unknown Liverpool...

BBC, 03:00 in Art & Culture
 

Why a collapse in China’s housing market will hurt Australia

Housing under construction near the port city of Tianjin in northeastern China. Photograph: Allison Jackson/AFP/Getty Images After a decade of riding on the back of China with little concern about falling off, recent data has many economists worried...

Guardian, 03:45 in Business
 
Missing Seaham man found

Missing Seaham man found

A MAN missing from home in Seaham has been found. Concerns had been raised for the safety of Robert Duncan who had not made contact with his family since leaving home on Thursday afternoon. Police confirmed this afternoon that Mr Duncan was safe....

 

'Third of foster siblings split up'

Thousands of brothers and sisters are being split up when they are placed in foster care, it has been suggested. Around a third of youngsters who were fostered in the last year were separated from their siblings, according to research by Action for...

 
Search For Alice Gross: Two Men Arrested

Search For Alice Gross: Two Men Arrested

Two men have been arrested separately in connection with the murder of missing teenager Alice Gross. Officers have stressed the disappearance of the 14-year-old schoolgirl, who was last seen on August 28, remains a missing persons inquiry. But a...

 
Mysterious Explosion Caused By Meteorite?

Mysterious Explosion Caused By Meteorite?

A mysterious explosion in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua that left a 40ft-wide crater appears to have been caused by a meteorite, government scientists have said. The blast happened at around 11pm on Saturday in a wooded area on the outskirts of...

 

Asthma alert for Bake Off fans: Popularity of BBC show 'could be putting home bakers at risk of developing...

The popularity of The Great British Bake Off could be putting keen home bakers at risk of asthma triggered by flour dust, warn experts. Some 3,000 people – many of them professional bakers – develop occupational asthma each year. Charity Asthma UK has...

Daily Mail, 03:51 in Health
 

Rail fares to rise by up to 117%

Some rail travellers face fare hikes of up to 117% from today following the axing of some off-peak fares. The price rise affects some evening services run by the Northern Rail train company - increases that have been criticised by rail unions and...

 

Watchdog chief wants 'unruly press'

The chairman of the new press self-regulation body which begins work today said he understands why some of its opponents regard it as "a fake". Court of Appeal judge Sir Alan Moses said the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso)...

 

Obama to set out plan to go on offensive against Islamic State

Obama said that in his remarks on Wednesday he would "describe what our game plan's going to be." He will meet congressional leaders on Tuesday to seek their support for his strategy to halt the militant Islamist group. Obama indicated he...

 

Two men quizzed over missing Alice

Two men with no connection to each other are being questioned over the murder of missing schoolgirl Alice Gross. Despite the arrests police are stressing the disappearance of the 14-year-old remains a missing persons inquiry. The development comes as...

 

Two men quizzed over missing Alice

Two men with no connection to each other are being questioned over the murder of missing schoolgirl Alice Gross. Despite the arrests police are stressing the disappearance of the 14-year-old remains a missing persons inquiry. The development comes as...

 

Police chief in forces cuts call

There are too many police forces in England and Wales, a chief superintendent has said, arguing that the number should be reduced to save money. Savings in the long run if police constabularies are merged could go towards frontline costs, Police...

 

Police chief in forces cuts call

There are too many police forces in England and Wales, a chief superintendent has said, arguing that the number should be reduced to save money. Savings in the long run if police constabularies are merged could go towards frontline costs, Police...

 


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