News archive from 10 February 2019

Aaron Chalmers suffers first MMA defeat at Bellator Newcatle

Aaron Chalmers suffers first MMA defeat at Bellator Newcatle

Aaron Chalmers picked up his first defeat in MMA on Saturday night when he submitted to a heel hook in the third round of his clash with Corey Browning. The former Geordie Shore star was the co-main event for Bellator’s trip to Newcastle and was given...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 

Dani Garavelli: ‘Conversation’ was ugly before Liam Neeson furore

Liam Neeson, eh? Other than morphing into Kevin Spacey it’s difficult to see how the actor could more effectively have sabotaged his own success. And Spacey took years to accomplish what Neeson managed in a 17-minute encounter. It had everything that...

 

Donald Trump’s firm forced to redraw housing plans at Scottish golf course

He has been accused of airbrushing centuries of history after renaming and overhauling a historic mansion house at the heart of his Aberdeenshire resort. But now Donald Trump is finding a 14th century property at his north-east getaway is a thorn in...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 

BBC Question Time criticised after three-time audience member slams SNP

BBC’s Question Time has come in criticism after a man appeared on the show for at least the third time - despite supposedly stringent rules around applications. Billy Mitchell appeared on the popular politics show last night when it aired from...

 

Southam man left broken by brother’s death in Afghanistan determined to join regiment in his honour

A man left broken by his brother’s death in Afghanistan has decided to join the Parachute Regiment in his honour. Fin Doherty’s world was rocked when his brother, Jeff known to his family and friends as JJ, was ambushed just two days before his 20th...

 

Edinburgh University enlists Cisco to back hi-tech start-ups

IT and networking giant Cisco has announced a partnership with the University of Edinburgh to collaborate on artificial intelligence and data-driven innovation, a key part of the £1.3 billion Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal. As the...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 

How Preston North End's players rated in their derby win over Bolton Wanderers - Dave Seddon's marks out of 10

Alan Browne and Tom Barkhuizen got the goals but who was your man of the match? See if you agree with Dave Seddon's marks out of 10. 1. Declan Rudd 8 Safe through much of the game and earned his corn in stoppage-time to tip over a header from Josh...

 
Baftas 2019: Stars descend on London for ceremony

Baftas 2019: Stars descend on London for ceremony

Some the biggest names in cinema are set to gather at London's Royal Albert Hall for this year's Bafta film awards. The Favourite, which stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, leads the race with 12 nominations. It's well ahead of its...

BBC, 00:31 in Regional
 
Observer killer sudoku

Observer killer sudoku

Click here to access the print version. Normal Sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within grey lines add up to the figures in the corner. No number can be repeated within each shape formed by grey lines. Buy next week’s...

 

Southam man left broken by brother’s death in Afghanistan determined to join regiment in his honour

A man left broken by his brother’s death in Afghanistan has decided to join the Parachute Regiment in his honour. Fin Doherty’s world was rocked when his brother, Jeff known to his family and friends as JJ, was ambushed just two days before his 20th...

 

How school yearbooks have the power to destroy lives

There are many ways to bring down an opponent, but up until a few months ago, who would have thought a school yearbook would be quite such an effective tool? But time and time again, old school yearbooks are being dug up and thrown open - revealing...

BBC, 00:48 in World News
 

Donald Trump's wall: How tech guards the US-Mexico border

"We gotta get outta here!" cries Agent Daniel Hernandez of US Border Patrol. Moments earlier a hurled rock from over the fence whacked the tin roof next to us with an almighty thud. Its target: Agent Hernandez, my camerawoman and yours...

BBC, 00:48 in World News
 
'I invented my dream job: pet transporter'

'I invented my dream job: pet transporter'

Merebeth Veit has experienced two strong impulses all her life - wanderlust and a love of animals. Almost by accident, she invented a perfect profession for herself: pet transporter. There's one pet that Merebeth Veit can never forget. He's a little...

BBC, 00:48 in World News
 
#MeToo in India: The women left behind

#MeToo in India: The women left behind

India's #MeToo campaign has taken off in fits and starts but it has still not touched the lives of millions of poor, vulnerable women who work in informal jobs, writes professor Sreeparna Chattopadhyay. Meena (her name has been changed on request) is...

BBC, 00:48 in World News
 
Who controls Canada's indigenous lands?

Who controls Canada's indigenous lands?

The courts in Canada are grappling with a decision central to the relationship between Canadian and traditional indigenous laws. The dispute involves the construction of a multi-billion dollar gas pipeline in the province of British Columbia. It's a...

BBC, 00:48 in World News
 


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