News archive from 9 November 2018

Shane Warne puts up hand to aid troubled Cricket Australia

Shane Warne puts up hand to aid troubled Cricket Australia

Spin great Shane Warne says he’s willing to help out Cricket Australia and questions why more of his former international teammates haven’t been appointed as consultants. The upheaval at CA continued to unfold this week, with executives Pat Howard and...

Guardian, 00:03 in Sport
 

Wasps pair Jimmy Gopperth and Craig Hampson lead revolution at Warwickshire club Nuneaton Old Edwardians

'Their awareness and attention to detail is just on another level," said Nuneaton Old Edwardians stalwart John Burdett. Since being handed an eleventh-hour reprieve from relegation in 2016/17 courtesy of the knock-on effect of London Welsh's...

 
Rapists and murderers among more than 230 foreign criminals on the run in UK

Rapists and murderers among more than 230 foreign criminals on the run in UK

Killers and rapists are among hundreds of foreign criminals who have disappeared while waiting to be deported from the UK. Shock figures reveal that the Home Office have lost track of many offenders who instead of being locked up were allowed to roam...

Metro, 00:08 in Hot News
 

Paige Doherty's mum Pamela re-lives heartbreaking moment she identified daughter's body in harrowing...

A Channel 5 documentary aired tonight saw Paige Doherty's mum relive the moment she identified her daughter's body. Pamela Munro spoke about the moment she was told a woman's body had been found in a wooded area. Pamela and Paige's step-dad Andrew...

 
'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates

'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates

There has been a remarkable, global decline in the number of children women are having, say researchers. Their report found fertility rate falls meant nearly half of countries were now facing a "baby bust" - meaning there are insufficient...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 
Daniel Sloss – X

Daniel Sloss – X

Fife born funnyman Daniel Sloss brings his award winning comedy to Dundee tonight. The 28-year old comic from Anstruther has been doing stand up since he was just 16. Now based in Edinburgh, Daniel has recently had two of his acclaimed performances...

 
Hong Kong effectively blacklists senior British journalist

Hong Kong effectively blacklists senior British journalist

Hong Kong has refused entry to a senior Financial Times journalist after his work visa was denied. Asia news editor Victor Mallet had left semi-autonomous Hong Kong after the authorities declined to renew his working visa in October. The British...

 
Interior department sued for ‘secretive process’ in at-risk species assessment

Interior department sued for ‘secretive process’ in at-risk species assessment

Environmental advocates are suing Donald Trump’s interior department for using what they call a secretive process that ignores science in refusing protections for at-risk species. The Center for Biological Diversity says a new program called the...

 

Currys PC World launches hundreds of deals ahead of Black Friday

Black Friday no longer appears to be just a day of discounts. Retailers including Halfords and Smyths Toys already have deals available weeks ahead of the November 23 sales bonanza. And now Currys PC World has joined the early discounts with loads of...

 

Here’s why you won’t see Iceland’s Christmas advert on TV this year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and all the Christmas adverts are starting to appear on our screens. But there’s one big name that you won’t see on TV this year - because their advert’s been banned! Iceland decided to go against the trend of...

 
Retailers shut 2,700 shops in first half of the year

Retailers shut 2,700 shops in first half of the year

About 14 shops are closing every day as UK high streets face their toughest trading climate in five years, a report has found. A net 1,123 stores disappeared from Britain's top 500 high streets in the first six months of the year, according to the...

BBC, 00:27 in Business
 
MPs: Are vulnerable bank customers being treated fairly?

MPs: Are vulnerable bank customers being treated fairly?

A committee of MPs is to examine whether vulnerable consumers are being treated fairly by banks and service providers. Among other things the Treasury Committee will look at what banks are doing to stop financial exclusion. It will also examine...

BBC, 00:27 in Business
 
Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?

Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?

Concern is mounting over the volume of plastics in our oceans and, in particular, how tiny particles of plastic and other synthetic materials are infiltrating every part of our ecosystem. Can technology help address the problem? In October 2009,...

BBC, 00:27 in Business
 
Embattled high street retailers call for help as closures soar

Embattled high street retailers call for help as closures soar

Retailers have called for “decisive action” from the government to support the UK’s battered high streets after new data showed the number of shops, pubs and restaurants lying empty has soared by more than 4,400 in the first six months of this year....

Guardian, 00:31 in Business
 

Denise is a bodybuilding champ

A local fitness fanatic has become a bodybuilding champ, just one year after she took up the sport. Denise Cassar finished fourth at the International Bodybuilding and Fitness Association (IBFA) Bodybuilding Championships in Rome on October 25 before...

 


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