News archive from 14 January 2019

US shutdown: Trump urged to temporarily reopen government

US shutdown: Trump urged to temporarily reopen government

A senior US Republican has urged President Donald Trump to temporarily reopen parts of the government shut down for more than three weeks. Senator Lindsey Graham, who is close to Mr Trump, said a limited re-opening of a few weeks would allow talks to...

BBC, 00:01 in World News
 
Masters Snooker LIVE results: Latest scores as Ryan Day defeats John Higgins

Masters Snooker LIVE results: Latest scores as Ryan Day defeats John Higgins

The 16 best snooker players on the planet are playing in the north London tournament. Ronnie O'Sullivan is the favourite to win, but he'll face tough competition from the likes of Judd Trump, Mark Selby and world champion Mark Williams. Mark Allen,...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
Morrison to prioritise security and native species as he attempts Coalition rebrand

Morrison to prioritise security and native species as he attempts Coalition rebrand

Scott Morrison has named national security and native species protection as two key legislative priorities in the new year, as he and Bill Shorten gear up for an election expected in May but which could come as early as March. It is not clear what...

 
Royal Mint marks 50 years of the 50p

Royal Mint marks 50 years of the 50p

A set of coins celebrating 50 years of the seven-sided 50 pence piece has been unveiled by the Royal Mint. The commemorative coins mark events including Sir Roger Bannister running the first sub four-minute mile and the 250th anniversary of the...

BBC, 00:10 in Regional
 
Toby Nye: Leeds United pay tribute after sick boy dies

Toby Nye: Leeds United pay tribute after sick boy dies

A six-year-old boy who had been suffering from cancer and developed a special relationship with Leeds United has died just days after his birthday. Toby Nye had high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer, which spreads rapidly across the body....

BBC, 00:10 in Regional
 

Why losing weight really is a family affair for Tattershall trio

A Tattershall family say they have turned their lives around after shedding more than 20 stone between them. Clare Fordham joined the Slimming World Group at Tattershall Village Hall just over two years ago and has lost 10st 2lbs. Dad Graham joined...

 
Family of girl, 4, drowned and burned by mum slam not guilty verdict

Family of girl, 4, drowned and burned by mum slam not guilty verdict

The family of a four-year-old girl who was drowned before being burned by her own mother say they are fighting for justice. Mum Carly Ann Harris, 38, was found not guilty by reason of insanity after telling police she was ‘instructed by angels’ to...

Metro, 00:11 in Hot News
 
WhatsApp rival Yeo uses facial recognition to ensure ultimate privacy

WhatsApp rival Yeo uses facial recognition to ensure ultimate privacy

WhatsApp is, by some considerable margin, the biggest messaging app in the world. It’s free to use, carries no adverts (yet) and encrypts the contents of each message so no-one but the sender and recipient can read it. However, it’s also owned by...

Metro, 00:11 in Hot News
 
More than 100,000 people call on Theresa May to end IVF ‘postcode lottery’

More than 100,000 people call on Theresa May to end IVF ‘postcode lottery’

More than 100,000 people have added their names to a petition asking Theresa May to end a ‘postcode lottery’ on access to IVF on the NHS. Campaigners are calling for a better system that means couples living in all parts of the country have an equal...

Metro, 00:11 in Hot News
 
Hitachi to decide on fate of UK nuclear plant

Hitachi to decide on fate of UK nuclear plant

The UK government's nuclear policy is under renewed scrutiny as the firm behind a £20bn reactor in Wales looks set to halt construction. Japanese media reports say Hitachi will suspend on its Horizon division's Wylfa Newydd plant this week. The...

BBC, 00:13 in Regional
 
Justin Welby: no-deal Brexit would harm poorest people in UK

Justin Welby: no-deal Brexit would harm poorest people in UK

The archbishop of Canterbury has said a no-deal Brexit would hit the poorest and most vulnerable people in the UK. Justin Welby also said he was praying for Theresa May and other politicians at the start of what is expected to be one of the most...

Guardian, 00:14 in Politics
 
Ex-Lib Dem Mark Oaten says he is now 'comfortable with being gay'

Ex-Lib Dem Mark Oaten says he is now 'comfortable with being gay'

Mark Oaten, the one-time Liberal Democrat rising star who left politics 13 years ago after it emerged that he had been regularly paying male sex workers while married, has said he is now gay, and living with another man. The former Lib Dem home...

Guardian, 00:14 in Politics
 
Javid and Hammond team up to tackle £14bn of economic crimes

Javid and Hammond team up to tackle £14bn of economic crimes

The home secretary and chancellor are to launch a joint assault on fraud, bribery, corruption and money laundering. Sajid Javid and Philip Hammond will chair a new taskforce that will work with senior figures in the financial sector to tackle economic...

Guardian, 00:14 in Politics
 

'RIP little angel Toby' Nye: Leeds United's Liam Cooper and Andrea Radrizzani lead tributes

The Leeds United family has led touching tributes to six-year-old fan Toby Nye, who had been battling cancer. Toby, from Osmandthorpe, had captured the hearts of supporters and residents across the city after being diagnosed with stage four...

 
Bangladesh strikes: thousands of garment workers clash with police over poor pay

Bangladesh strikes: thousands of garment workers clash with police over poor pay

Thousands of garment workers in Bangladesh who make clothes for top global brands have clashed with police as strike action over low wages entered a second week. Police said water cannon and tear gas were fired on Sunday to disperse huge crowds of...

 


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