News archive from 10 March 2019

Eddie Jones out for Six Nations revenge after Scotland taunts last year

Eddie Jones out for Six Nations revenge after Scotland taunts last year

The destiny of the Six Nations may be out of England’s control despite their 57-14 win against Italy, but Eddie Jones warned their final opponents, Scotland, that he has not forgotten the taunts last year after his side were beaten at Murrayfield....

Guardian, 00:00 in Sport
 
French film-maker found in shallow grave was strangled

French film-maker found in shallow grave was strangled

A film-maker whose body was discovered in a shallow grave in her garden had been strangled, a postmortem examination has found. The body of 34-year-old Laureline Garcia-Bertaux was found buried in Kew, a district of Richmond upon Thames, south-west...

 

Euan McColm: Karen Bradley’s shame cuts to the heart of Brexit shambles

Crass ignorance of Northern Ireland’s history – as shown by Karen Bradley – is key to the current crisis, writes Euan McColm. In normal circumstances, it would have been a resignation matter at best. Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley – an MP...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Politics
 
Iain Henderson wants Ireland to make a point against France

Iain Henderson wants Ireland to make a point against France

Seven changes for Ireland for Sunday afternoon’s match at the Aviva Stadium, and none for France from their win a fortnight ago against the Scotland. Not quite the narrative we have been following as this Six Nations unfolds. The context, though, is...

Guardian, 00:10 in Sport
 
Sir Cliff Richard joins anonymity campaign

Sir Cliff Richard joins anonymity campaign

Sir Cliff Richard has joined other public figures calling for the law to protect the anonymity of people suspected of sexual offences until they are actually charged with a crime. The star won a high-profile legal fight against the BBC after it aired...

BBC, 00:13 in Regional
 
Dame Esther Rantzen: I wouldn't be pretty enough to make it now

Dame Esther Rantzen: I wouldn't be pretty enough to make it now

Dame Esther Rantzen has said her broadcasting career would not be as successful if she joined the industry now as a young woman because she would not be "pretty enough". The former That's Life! presenter and producer, 78, was a trailblazer...

BBC, 00:13 in Regional
 

Lawyer warns SMEs over Brexit impact on workers

An employment lawyer has called for employers to take action to prepare for Brexit, warning that Scottish small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are among businesses most at risk of significant workforce issues after the UK leaving Europe. Kate...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 

iZettle team hail woman’s progress in tech sector

Four women working in Scotland’s tech sector have shared their stories in a new book created to celebrate women in the industry and push for further change where gender equality remains an issue. Women Transforming Tech features the stories of 45...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 
Tunisian health minister resigns over 11 baby deaths

Tunisian health minister resigns over 11 baby deaths

The Tunisian Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif has resigned following the deaths of 11 newborn babies at a hospital in the capital, Tunis. Tunisia's health ministry said evidence suggested they had all died from septic shock between 7-8 March. Prime...

BBC, 00:17 in World News
 
North Koreans vote in 'no-choice' parliamentary elections

North Koreans vote in 'no-choice' parliamentary elections

North Koreans are voting to elect the country's rubber-stamp parliament, the second such election since Kim Jong-un took power. Voting for the Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) is mandatory and there's no choice of candidates. Any kind of dissent is...

BBC, 00:21 in World News
 
Rory McIlroy hoping theme park tradition sees him home in Orlando

Rory McIlroy hoping theme park tradition sees him home in Orlando

It is hard to imagine the Tower of Terror being a precursor to glory, let alone influential in the very same. Rory McIlroy, seeking to successfully defend a title for the first time in his professional career, hopes precisely that will prove the...

Guardian, 00:34 in Sport
 

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Observer killer sudoku

Observer killer sudoku

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Brexit: Could the UK drop tariffs to zero?

Brexit: Could the UK drop tariffs to zero?

MPs are set to hold key votes next week on the terms of Brexit, the outcome of which could determine whether the UK has greater flexibility to set its own trade tariffs. A second "meaningful vote" on the Brexit agreement negotiated by Prime...

BBC, 00:53 in Business
 
Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, according to the 2019 Forbes billionaires' list released this week. With an estimated fortunate of $131bn (£99bn) he is the wealthiest man in modern history. But he is by no means the richest...

BBC, 01:03 in World News
 


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