News archive from 13 January 2019, page 50

Brothers of Marcus Rashford and Trent Alexander-Arnold robbed in cafe

Brothers of Marcus Rashford and Trent Alexander-Arnold robbed in cafe

The brothers of England footballers Marcus Rashford and Trent Alexander-Arnold were attacked during an armed robbery at a restaurant. Dane Rashford and Tyler Alexander-Arnold were at the Littlerock cafe in the Moss Side area of Manchester when it was...

BBC, 00:32 in Sport
 
Andy Murray to be honoured with statue at Wimbledon

Andy Murray to be honoured with statue at Wimbledon

Andy Murray will be honoured with a statue at Wimbledon once he hangs up his racquet, All England Club chiefs confirmed. The Brit tearfully announced his plans to retire from the sport on Friday, with tributes flooding in to honour one of Britain’s...

Metro, 23:11 in Sport
 
Scots transgender family trolled after revealing daughter, 5, born a boy wants to live as girl

Scots transgender family trolled after revealing daughter, 5, born a boy wants to live as girl

A Scots couple who were named as Britain’s first transgender family say they’ve been subjected to a campaign of online abuse. Greg Rogers, who was born a woman, and Jody say trolls have plagued them since they revealed their daughter Jayden, five –...

 
Australia survive netball Quad Series scare against South Africa

Australia survive netball Quad Series scare against South Africa

Gretel Tippett stood tallest in the absence of captain Caitlin Bassett as a rusty Australia beat South Africa 62-45 in the opening Quad Series Test in Liverpool. The world champions trailed the fifth-ranked Proteas 16-11 after a haphazard first...

Guardian, 23:16 in Sport
 
‘Mindless vandal’ arrested after 50 wreaths thrown from war memorial

‘Mindless vandal’ arrested after 50 wreaths thrown from war memorial

A man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after around 50 wreaths were thrown from a war memorial. Officers on patrol discovered the poppies had been cast onto the street in an 80-metre radius from the cenotaph in Regent Circus,...

Metro, 23:16 in Hot News
 
Jayme Closs: grandfather says teenager in 'good spirits' after rescue

Jayme Closs: grandfather says teenager in 'good spirits' after rescue

The grandfather of a 13-year-old Jayme Closs, the girl from north-western Wisconsin who authorities say escaped a man who killed her parents and held her captive for three months, said on Sunday she’s in “exceptionally good spirits”. On Thursday,...

 

Scheme saddling up to help Lincolnshire Police tackle rural crime

A new scheme will see horse riders working with Lincolnshire police to help combat rural crime. The Rural Rangers scheme is part of our Lincolnshire Horse Watch initiatives and will run across the whole county. A police spokesman said: “Horse riders...

 
Cathy McGowan says she will not recontest Indi at next federal election

Cathy McGowan says she will not recontest Indi at next federal election

The independent MP Cathy McGowan has confirmed she will bow out of federal politics at the next election, saying “it’s the right time” to go. McGowan has held the north-east Victorian seat of Indi since 2013, when she secured a shock victory over the...

 
Before Metrolink: Manchester's lost great tram system

Before Metrolink: Manchester's lost great tram system

Seventy years ago, an extraordinary transport system that served Manchester and its surrounding boroughs was closed, tarmacked over, and all but forgotten about. Between 1901 and 1949 Manchester Corporation Tramways was an integral part of everyday...

 
Ryan Day shocks John Higgins in Masters first round clash

Ryan Day shocks John Higgins in Masters first round clash

Ryan Day completed a day of upsets on Sunday at the Masters as he beat John Higgins 6-5 in the first round at Alexandra Palace. The win for the Welshman came after defending champion Mark Allen was defeated by Luca Brecel by the same scoreline in the...

Metro, 23:47 in Sport
 


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