News archive from 15 June 2016, page 14

Sir Clement Freud accused of molesting two girls

The late broadcaster and MP Sir Clement Freud has been accused of abusing two girls between the late 1940s and 1970s. Sylvia Woosley, who first met Freud when she was 10 and later went to live with him when her mother's marriage broke down, claims in...

 
Dog ‘stabbed’ several times in Hebburn

Dog ‘stabbed’ several times in Hebburn

The RSPCA fears that a dog found in Hebburn has been stabbed. The female black and white Shih Tzu was found near Prince Consort Road on Sunday, with injuries suggesting it had been stabbed. RSPCA inspector, Helen Nedley, said: “She has a number of...

 
Tokyo governor set to resign over expenses misuse - media

Tokyo governor set to resign over expenses misuse - media

TOKYO Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe plans to submit his resignation as early as Wednesday morning after coming under fire for inappropriate use of tax money, including spending on family trips and artwork, public broadcaster NHK said. He would be the...

 
The National Joke: Torben Betts' dark comedy 'trapped' by an eclipse

The National Joke: Torben Betts' dark comedy 'trapped' by an eclipse

With his critically-acclaimed play Invincible being translated into several languages and his recent adaptation of the iconic film Get Carter garnering great reviews, playwright Torben Betts is at "a really good moment" of his career. But...

BBC, 03:36 in Art & Culture
 
Orlando gunman's wife, Noor Salman, 'may face charges'

Orlando gunman's wife, Noor Salman, 'may face charges'

The wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando could face charges in connection with the attack, according to reports. Prosecutors have convened a grand jury to investigate Noor Salman, wife of gunman Omar Mateen, sources...

BBC, 03:41 in World News
 

EU referendum quiz: Strange claims, counter-claims (and a weird omen)

As the EU referendum campaign enters its final days, both sides have been accused of distortion and fear-mongering in their claims for what might happen if they lose. How many of these can you remember? Click to see content: EUclaimsquiz Find out more...

BBC, 03:43 in Regional
 
Manchester IRA bomb: Terror blast remembered 20 years on

Manchester IRA bomb: Terror blast remembered 20 years on

In 1996 two IRA members planted the UK mainland's biggest bomb since World War Two outside a Manchester shopping centre. The explosion ripped the heart out of the city centre but remarkably no-one was killed. In fact, the blast is now credited by some...

BBC, 03:43 in Regional
 
Asian shares volatile amid Brexit worries, MSCI China decision

Asian shares volatile amid Brexit worries, MSCI China decision

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Asian shares were slightly weaker but recovered from near three-week lows on Wednesday as markets digested U.S. index provider MSCI's decision not to include domestic Chinese equities in its indexes and Brexit fears drove investors to...

Reuters, 03:48 in Business
 

360 VIDEO: “Virtual encounter” with Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter at Sheffield Doc/Fest

0 Have your say Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter is one of the most questioned guest speakers at Sheffield DocFest - even though in reality he's never  been. Film-makers are documentary fans are queuing up to have an amazing "virtual...

 

360 VIDEO: “Virtual encounter” with Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter at Sheffield Doc/Fest

0 Have your say Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter is one of the most questioned guest speakers at Sheffield DocFest - even though in reality he's never  been. Film-makers are documentary fans are queuing up to have an amazing "virtual...

 
REVEALED: Kim Jong-un ‘has TWENTY nuclear weapons after bolstering his terrifying haul’

REVEALED: Kim Jong-un ‘has TWENTY nuclear weapons after bolstering his terrifying haul’

The Institute for Science and International Security claims that the hermit nation’s nuclear arsenal contained between 10 and 16 weapons at the end of 2014. And the Washington-based institute added a further chilling claim that war-crazed Kim Jong-un...

 

360 VIDEO: “Virtual encounter” with Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter at Sheffield Doc/Fest

0 Have your say Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter is one of the most questioned guest speakers at Sheffield DocFest - even though in reality he's never  been. Film-makers are documentary fans are queuing up to have an amazing "virtual...

 

Nikkei up on short-covering; market on edge before central bank meetings, Brexit vote

* Volatility spikes to 3-month high on Brexit concerns * Short-sell ratio stays above 40 * Immediate support level seen at 15,600 - trader By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, June 15 Japanese stocks rose in choppy trade on Wednesday morning, snapping a four-day...

 

Paul Cooke: Experienced Hull FC forwards key in Super 8s

WHAT will be most evident after the league splits is Hull FC's experienced players have a massive role in steering the rest of the relatively inexperienced side around in big games. Against Warrington, FC's experienced players really stepped up with...

 
New Everton boss Ronald Koeman eyes Cameroon ace Eyong Enoh

New Everton boss Ronald Koeman eyes Cameroon ace Eyong Enoh

Koeman was confirmed as Everton’s new manager on Tuesday, signing a lucrative three-year deal at Goodison Park. The Dutchman is set to be handed a £100m transfer war chest to take the Toffees back to the top. And according to the Mirror, he could use...

Daily Star, 04:16 in Sport
 


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