News archive from 8 November 2018

Decision on extending M11 motorway to Grimsby due next year

Decision on extending M11 motorway to Grimsby due next year

Parliamentary Correspondent Patrick Daly delves back into the campaign for the M11 to be extended to northern Lincolnshire. Ambitions to see the M11 extended to the Humber Bridge were described as a “dreamland” idea by the AA as recently as four years...

 

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Cat dragged himself home after losing eye and fracturing skull in hit and run

Cat dragged himself home after losing eye and fracturing skull in hit and run

A cat managed to drag himself home after suffering a fractured skull, split jaw, torn lips and a lost eye in a hit and run. Maximus was so badly injured in June last year that vets feared he would have to be put down, but his owners knew they would be...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
'How you dey?': Prince Charles goes Pidgin in Nigeria

'How you dey?': Prince Charles goes Pidgin in Nigeria

He’s better known for speaking the Queen’s English but the Prince of Wales on Wednesday turned to Pidgin as he visited Nigeria’s commercial capital. “How you dey? (How are you?)” he asked assembled dignitaries, including former heads of state,...

 
UK property market at its weakest for six years, says Rics

UK property market at its weakest for six years, says Rics

The UK property market is at its weakest for six years, with prices flat or falling across half the country according to Britain’s official surveyors body, with reports that sales are “in limbo” until a Brexit deal emerges. The Royal Institution of...

Guardian, 00:19 in Business
 
Thousands still watch TV in black and white

Thousands still watch TV in black and white

More than 7,000 people still watch TV in black and white more than half a century after colour broadcasts began. London has the most TV licences for black and white sets at 1,768, followed by 431 in the West Midlands and 390 in Greater Manchester with...

BBC, 00:19 in Business
 
Choppy waters for Greek shipping sector

Choppy waters for Greek shipping sector

Thanks to President Trump there may be choppy waters ahead for Greece's vital shipping industry. As the US this week reinstated a global ban on Iranian oil exports, there are few countries outside of Iran that will be more affected by the move than...

BBC, 00:19 in Business
 
Dutch man, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

Dutch man, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

A Dutch pensioner has started a legal battle to legally change his age and boost his dating prospects. Emile Ratelband, 69, wants to shift his birthday from 11 March 1949 to 11 March 1969, comparing the change to identifying as being transgender....

BBC, 00:26 in World News
 
How living with somebody can improve your chances of quitting cigarettes for good

How living with somebody can improve your chances of quitting cigarettes for good

Smokers trying to quit cigarettes are over 10% more likely to succeed if they live with at least one other person.** That's according to recent research from The Office for National Statistics who look at smoking habits in Great Britain. Their data...

 

Brigadier Andrew Jackson: The Yorkshire Regiment and how it will remember the fallen this Armistice

A HUNDRED years ago, the guns on the Western Front had not yet fallen silent. The soldiers on both sides of the front line had little idea of the potential revolution brewing in Germany, the Kaiser’s imminent abdication and the resulting peace...

 
Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss reacts to Juventus comeback, Cristiano Ronaldo goal and more

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss reacts to Juventus comeback, Cristiano Ronaldo goal and more

The Red Devils battled back after Cristiano Ronaldo sensationally gave the Italians the lead on the hour mark in the Champions League showdown. Juan Mata cancelled out the United legend’s volley with a superb free-kick five minutes from time. And then...

Daily Star, 00:36 in Sport
 
Jeff Sessions firing: top Republicans warn Mueller inquiry must continue

Jeff Sessions firing: top Republicans warn Mueller inquiry must continue

Senior Republicans led a chorus of public warnings that the special counsel Robert Mueller must be allowed to continue his Russia investigation after Donald Trump finally fired his attorney general, Jeff Sessions. As Trump replaced Sessions with a...

 

Stephen George + Partners host big party to showcase self-designed Grove Park HQ

Stephen George + Partners HQ launch party View gallery Architects at Stephen George + Partners invited 180 guests to a launch party for their new 8,000 sq ft purpose-built Grove Park office. The self-designed HQ, called Waterfront House, is said to...

 
Finland: Where second-hand comes first

Finland: Where second-hand comes first

With her daughter and baby son, Kati Rossi is prowling a suburb of Helsinki in the hunt for a second-hand bookshelf. Across the road looms a Swedish furniture giant, but Kati is scouring a huge municipal re-use centre instead. “I don’t want to go to...

BBC, 00:54 in World News
 
Children are being 'datafied from birth'

Children are being 'datafied from birth'

The children's commissioner for England is calling on internet giants and toy-makers to be more transparent about the data they are collecting on children. Today's children are the first to be "datafied" from birth and little thought has...

BBC, 01:01 in Regional
 


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