News archive from 9 August 2018

Manchester United meet with Layvin Kurzawa representatives ahead of potential transfer

Manchester United meet with Layvin Kurzawa representatives ahead of potential transfer

Manchester United representatives met with members of Layvin Kurzawa’s team to discuss a deadline day transfer to Old Trafford, reports say. Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to offload the left-back for £22million and have been in talks with Wolves...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 
Supply shortage could push rents up 15% says RICS

Supply shortage could push rents up 15% says RICS

Rents could rise 15% by 2023 as the supply of new rental properties dries up, according to a survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It said small scale landlords are pulling out of the market. It blamed tax changes brought in...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 

Will the first Ikea in India succeed?

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has opened its first store in India in the southern city of Hyderabad. With a growing middle class, India could be a big opportunity for the company, but it's also a market with many quirks. Ikea's giant blue store sits on...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 

Moment youth attacks digger helping build new play area at New Waltham Pavilion

Councillors are AGAIN counting the cost of more vandalism at New Waltham. The latest attack came when a mechanical digger had windows smashed. The criminal damage was caught on CCTV cameras and members of New Waltham Parish Council asked GrimsbyLive...

 
These are the 20 women voted most significant in world history

These are the 20 women voted most significant in world history

She was the first person ever to win two Nobel prizes. Her research into radioactivity discovered effective cures for cancer and helped develop X-rays in surgery. Over 100 years later, Marie Curie has been voted the most significant woman in world...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Will Trump's tariffs stop Chinese espionage?

Will Trump's tariffs stop Chinese espionage?

Dan McGahn says it was a case of attempted murder. The victim was his business American Superconductor (AMSC), and the perpetrator was a Chinese company called Sinovel Windpower. The two firms had been partners, but Sinovel bribed an insider to steal...

BBC, 00:14 in Business
 

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Click here to access the print version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Buy the next issue of the Guardian or subscribe to our Digital Edition to see the completed puzzle. Topics Life and...

 
Jarrod Lyle, Australian golfer, dies from cancer aged 36

Jarrod Lyle, Australian golfer, dies from cancer aged 36

The Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has died, aged 36, after a recurrence of acute myeloid leukaemia. Lyle announced this week that he had ceased active treatment for his illness and had begun palliative care. He died on Wednesday night in the Victorian...

Guardian, 00:18 in Sport
 

Number of properties available for rent in Scotland falls again

The number of rental properties available across Scotland fell again over the past three months, according to a new survey of the market. The decrease, coupled with an increase in demand from tenants, is expected to lead to rising rent costs. The...

Scotsman, 00:19 in Politics
 

Community engagement top priority for police in south Lakes

Officers in the south Lakes recently conducted a 'StreetSafe' event in Kendal, working alongside partner agencies, including SLDC and Cumbria Fire and Rescue. They hoped to identify concerns the public may have around issues such as anti-social...

 
'Clear risk factors' for sexual misconduct identified in Australian aid sector

'Clear risk factors' for sexual misconduct identified in Australian aid sector

An interim report into the risk of sexual exploitation in the Australian aid sector has found there are “clear risk factors for sexual misconduct” but that Australian aid programs have strong safeguards and protection measures already built in. The...

 

Thugs brutally attack McDonald's worker in shock footage

A brawl which broke out at McDonald's between an employee and two 'drunk' men has left diners stunned. Shocked witnesses said children as young as 10 watched as the employee desperately tried to fight off his attackers. The brutal attack saw the two...

 
Mexico court absolves former union boss Elba Gordillo

Mexico court absolves former union boss Elba Gordillo

A Mexican federal court has dismissed charges against Elba Esther Gordillo, a former leader of the country's most powerful teachers union. Ms Gordillo led one of Latin America's largest unions and spent almost five years in prison awaiting trial. Last...

BBC, 00:36 in World News
 
Jarrod Lyle: Australian golfer dies aged 36

Jarrod Lyle: Australian golfer dies aged 36

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has died of cancer aged 36, his family has confirmed. The golfer made a decision last month to end his treatment for cancer and enter palliative care. He died on Wednesday, after spending his final days in the state of...

BBC, 00:40 in World News
 

Celtic fans in touching 'Holy Goalie' tribute to Motherwell Thistle goalie who died suddenly

Celtic fans have unveiled a touching tribute to the Motherwell Thistle goalkeeper Paul Gerard Aiton following his sudden death. Fans at the Hoops' 1-1 draw with AEK Athens held up placards reading "RIP PG Aiton. Our Holy Goalie". The...

 


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