News archive from 11 October 2018

Police search for aeroplane crashed near Leven

Police search for aeroplane crashed near Leven

Emergency services including two helicopters have launched a desperate search after an aeroplane crash landed in East Yorkshire . The aircraft, which was thought to be carrying two people, went down around a mile short of the runway at Beverley...

 
Ethnicity pay gap: Firms may be forced to reveal figures

Ethnicity pay gap: Firms may be forced to reveal figures

Companies may be forced to reveal their ethnicity pay gap under plans unveiled by the Prime Minister to help minorities at work. Theresa May has launched a consultation on whether mandatory reporting will help address disparities between the pay and...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
Countdown on for world's longest non-stop flight

Countdown on for world's longest non-stop flight

The battle to offer the world's longest non-stop flight steps up a gear on Thursday, when a new Singapore-to-New York service takes off. Singapore Airlines is relaunching the service five years after it withdrew because it had become too expensive. It...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
'Alarming' rise in under 21s falling victim to fraud

'Alarming' rise in under 21s falling victim to fraud

More and more youngsters under the age of 21 are falling victim to money scams, according to the anti-fraud organisation Cifas. In the first nine months of the year, it said, 3,527 young people had experienced identity fraud, an increase of 24% on...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
The manufacturers fighting Trump's tariffs

The manufacturers fighting Trump's tariffs

Rick Huether's family has run a manufacturing company in Maryland since the 1940s. So he knows a bit about keeping blue-collar jobs in America. But now he, like many other manufacturers in the US, is worried. In March, President Donald Trump announced...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
How light could help superfast mobile reach even further

How light could help superfast mobile reach even further

The global race towards superfast "fifth generation" mobile internet, known as 5G, is entering a key phase. The trouble is no-one knows exactly which technologies will be best for offering such a service. But one telecoms firm may just have...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
The one change you can make to help your insomnia, according to science

The one change you can make to help your insomnia, according to science

Most of us have struggled to sleep at some point, and it can have a major impact on our waking lives as we roam around like zombies. So, when someone says there may be one quick change you can make to help you travel to the land of nod, you are going...

 

Sudoku 4,188 hard

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...

 

Jayne Dowle: Doctor Who takes a leap into the future for womankind thanks to Jodie Whittaker

I’M old enough to remember Doctor Who as a crusty old gentleman in a frock coat. The details are quite hazy; it could have been Patrick Troughton or Jon Pertwee. It certainly wasn’t a woman of intermediate age with a Yorkshire accent and a surprised...

 
Black holes and soft hair: why Stephen Hawking's final work is important

Black holes and soft hair: why Stephen Hawking's final work is important

The information paradox is perhaps the most puzzling problem in fundamental theoretical physics today. It was discovered by Stephen Hawking 43 years ago, and until recently has puzzled many. Starting in 2015, Stephen, Andrew Strominger and I started...

 
Nigeria's 100-year-old death-row inmate seeking pardon

Nigeria's 100-year-old death-row inmate seeking pardon

Death-row inmate Celestine Egbunuche has been dubbed Nigeria's "oldest prisoner" amid a campaign calling for his release. He is 100 years old and has spent 18 years in jail after being found guilty of organising a murder. Small and slightly...

BBC, 00:33 in World News
 

Ayr Roads finish third overall in successful day at Tour de Trossachs

The Tour de Trossachs 28 -mile mountain time trial is a favourite end-of-season event for Scotland’s time trialists. Promoted by the Ivy Cycling Club, this classic event is run over a beautiful but demanding course that takes in a full circuit of The...

 
Nathan Hughes in dark over England future after delay in disciplinary case

Nathan Hughes in dark over England future after delay in disciplinary case

Nathan Hughes must wait up to a week to find out if he can play any part in England’s autumn series after his disciplinary hearing for punching was postponed in mysterious circumstances. The Wasps No8 spent four hours in front of an independent...

Guardian, 00:39 in Sport
 
Russian footballers detained by police after attack on civil servant

Russian footballers detained by police after attack on civil servant

Russia internationals Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev have been detained by police and face possible prison sentences after allegedly attacking a man outside a cafe in Moscow. The attack was captured on CCTV cameras and shows a man, identified as...

Guardian, 00:39 in Sport
 

The Yorkshire Post says: Dividing lines. Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn’s austerity clash

EVEN though Brexit is the great political imponderable, the economic dividing lines between the Tories are plain after Theresa May told the Tory conference that austerity is “over”. It saw Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn test this assertion at Prime...

 


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