News archive from 15 September 2018

EU migrant row: Call to screen rescued asylum seekers at sea

EU migrant row: Call to screen rescued asylum seekers at sea

The right-wing interior ministers of Austria and Italy have called on the EU to hold rescued migrants at sea until their asylum claims are processed. Austria's Herbert Kickl put forward the idea at an EU migration conference in Vienna and his Italian...

BBC, 00:00 in World News
 
Unai Emery warned Manchester United and Chelsea will try to sign Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey

Unai Emery warned Manchester United and Chelsea will try to sign Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey

Nigel Winterburn has warned Unai Emery that Manchester United and Chelsea will be at the front of the queue should Aaron Ramsey look to leave Arsenal. Wales international Ramsey has developed into a key player for the Gunners since signing from...

Metro, 00:02 in Sport
 
Lib Dems: Cable says party offers home to Brexit opponents

Lib Dems: Cable says party offers home to Brexit opponents

Sir Vince Cable has urged opponents of Brexit in other parties to join the Lib Dems to create a "more powerful force" in the centre ground of politics. Ahead of the party's conference, which starts on Saturday, its leader said it offered a...

BBC, 00:04 in Regional
 

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Diamond engagement ring found in Penrith

Diamond engagement ring found in Penrith

Police are looking to find the rightful owner of a lost engagement ring. The tiny, diamond trilogy ring was handed in to Penrith Police Station after it was found in the town's Morrisons supermarket last month. Officers said this week it had still not...

 

Lincs CCC face Oxfordshire in play-off

Lincolnshire CCC, having won the Unicorns Eastern Division Championship for the third successive year, travel to Banbury CC, Oxfordshire to face the Western Division Champions Berkshire in a four-day play-off final, beginning on Sunday (10.30am)....

 
UK frustrated by Cayman Islands silence on money laundering

UK frustrated by Cayman Islands silence on money laundering

British law enforcement officers fighting money laundering are being frustrated by a lack of co-operation by the authorities in the Cayman Islands. The National Crime Agency said it was "asking for information we don't get". It says it has...

BBC, 00:16 in Regional
 
Josef Frantisek: The Battle of Britain's Czech hero

Josef Frantisek: The Battle of Britain's Czech hero

Winston Churchill described the Battle of Britain pilots as "these splendid men… who will have the glory of saving their native land". But they weren't all British. A new film, Hurricane, tells the story of the Polish pilots of 303 Squadron...

BBC, 00:17 in World News
 
Talking Horses: Fast-improving Lah Ti Dar can land the St Leger

Talking Horses: Fast-improving Lah Ti Dar can land the St Leger

Until her stablemate Enable made a promising reappearance last weekend, it really did seem that Lah Ti Dar (3.35) might be on her way to the Arc via Sunday’s Prix Vermeille, and her prospects in those French races appeared good. So she is naturally...

Guardian, 00:26 in Sport
 
ECHO Awards 2018: The late James Dunn leads a host of Mersey heroes

ECHO Awards 2018: The late James Dunn leads a host of Mersey heroes

Hundreds of guests gave an emotional standing ovation when the much-loved and much-missed fundraiser, campaigner and photographer James Dunn was named winner of this year’s ECHO Outstanding Achievement Award. His proud family were at the Rum Warehouse...

 

Comment: A welcome return to the boom and bust cycle?

Ten years today since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, John Moore, senior investment manager at Brewin Dolphin Edinburgh, examines the silver lining of a downturn. There’s a scene from my wife’s favourite movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, where the...

Scotsman, 00:33 in Business
 
Australia urges Japan to remain in IWC after its bid to lift whaling ban rejected

Australia urges Japan to remain in IWC after its bid to lift whaling ban rejected

Australia has encouraged Japan to remain within the International Whaling Commission after the country’s attempt to lift a 33-year ban on commercial whaling failed to win enough votes. Japan’s so-called “way forward” proposal for the IWC to start a...

 

Workington am dram stars shine in Broadway showcase

Workington and District Amateur Musical Society's latest concert featured the song Expressing Yourself from Billy Elliot, and the 70-strong company certainly made sure they did that throughout the 33-number show. And the production wasn't just strong...

 
Singapore's Mandai eco-resort: Paving paradise to put up an eco-resort

Singapore's Mandai eco-resort: Paving paradise to put up an eco-resort

Singaporeans are getting a new wildlife paradise to bring them closer to nature, but as the BBC's Yvette Tan writes, the development is carving into the jungle and pushing rare animals into the path of danger. It might be tiny, densely populated and...

BBC, 00:41 in World News
 


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