News archive from 14 June 2018

People in Manchester 'exposed to dangerous levels of air pollution'

People in Manchester 'exposed to dangerous levels of air pollution'

Dangerous levels of air pollution are having a devastating impact on the health of people living in Greater Manchester and costing the regional economy £1bn every year, according to a new study. The report found that toxic air is reducing life...

Guardian, 00:06 in Health
 
Boy, 16, fighting for his life after being stabbed in McDonald’s

Boy, 16, fighting for his life after being stabbed in McDonald’s

A 16-year-old is fighting for his life after being stabbed in a branch of McDonald’s, police said. He was attacked in the fast food restaurant on Ravenswood Avenue in Ipswich, Suffolk, at around 7.30pm on Wednesday. The teenager is currently hospital...

Metro, 00:07 in Hot News
 
BREAKING: UAE military vessel ATTACKED by Yemeni-Houthi rebels in Red Sea

BREAKING: UAE military vessel ATTACKED by Yemeni-Houthi rebels in Red Sea

US officials have confirmed the ship was attacked by Houthi rebels and has suffered serious damage. Al-Masdr News have reported that the vessel has now sunk. More to follow…

 
Jack Wilshere drops huge hint that Arsenal career is over in late-night Instagram post

Jack Wilshere drops huge hint that Arsenal career is over in late-night Instagram post

Jack Wilshere has dropped a major hint on Instagram that he is ready to ‘close the book’ on his Arsenal career after failing to agree terms on a new contract with the Gunners. The midfielder will become a free agent at the end of the month when his...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 
Social media firms 'must share child mental health costs'

Social media firms 'must share child mental health costs'

Social media firms must share the burden with the health service as it battles mental health issues in young people, the head of NHS England has said. Setting out the health service’s key priorities for the future as it marks its 70th year, Simon...

Guardian, 00:15 in Health
 

Man sought after substance thrown into another man's face

Preston police were investigating tonight after a substance was sprayed in a man's face. The attack took place on Ribbleton Avenue at just after 4.30pm this afternoon. A man was sitting in his car when another man approached and sprayed a substance in...

 
Unions in World Cup match plea to bosses

Unions in World Cup match plea to bosses

As the World Cup gets under way in Russia, the UK's trade unions have urged bosses to be flexible with staff who want to follow the football action. The TUC says workplaces that operate flexible working can allow staff to put their hours in while...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 
The small Yorkshire team bidding for Le Mans glory

The small Yorkshire team bidding for Le Mans glory

It's a moment to stir the senses. At 3pm on Saturday, the gentle peace of the pinewoods surrounding the French city of Le Mans will be rudely broken by the ear-splitting sound of sixty very powerful racing cars accelerating at full throttle. The Le...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 
The other big Korean drama right now

The other big Korean drama right now

You might have heard of K-pop, but there's more to South Korea's vibrant entertainment industry than just music. Welcome to the world of K-drama. A fresh-faced young man sits alone in a bar nursing a whisky, the ice cubes clinking against the side of...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 
People in Manchester 'exposed to dangerous levels of air pollution'

People in Manchester 'exposed to dangerous levels of air pollution'

Dangerous levels of air pollution are having a devastating impact on the health of people living in Greater Manchester and costing the regional economy £1bn every year, according to a new study. The report found that toxic air is reducing life...

 

COMMENT: Sheffield City Region isn’t working...let’s move on to Plan B

We have got what we feared. An elected mayor with no mandate and an extremely uncertain future only four weeks into a job (whatever that was going to eventually be). And all because our political leaders cannot all honour a commitment and agree a way...

 

Experts reveal 30 new species of moths have arrived and settled in the UK

Moth experts have revealed that an increasing number of new month species are arriving and settling in the UK. As part of this year’s Moth Night, (June 14 to June 16) - an annual UK-wide event to record and celebrate moths - organisers Atropos,...

 
Brexit warning from investment firm co-founded by Rees-Mogg

Brexit warning from investment firm co-founded by Rees-Mogg

A City firm co-founded by the influential Conservative backbencher, Jacob Rees-Mogg, has set up an investment fund in Ireland and is warning prospective clients about the financial dangers of the sort of hard Brexit favoured by the Tory MP....

Guardian, 00:34 in Politics
 
Queensland scraps law forcing married transgender people to divorce

Queensland scraps law forcing married transgender people to divorce

The Queensland government has removed an anachronistic quirk of state law that forced married transgender people to divorce to if they sought legal recognition of their gender. The laws were drawn up before same-sex marriages were recognised. The vote...

 
Social media firms 'must share child mental health costs'

Social media firms 'must share child mental health costs'

Social media firms must share the burden with the health service as it battles mental health issues in young people, the head of NHS England has said. Setting out the health service’s key priorities for the future as it marks its 70th year, Simon...

 


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