News archive from 16 February 2019

Chelsea board fear N’Golo Kante is being wasted under Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea board fear N’Golo Kante is being wasted under Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea’s board fear N’Golo Kante is being wasted under Maurizio Sarri as the Italian refuses to play him in his favoured defensive midfield role. The Frenchman has been moved into a box-to-box role under Sarri since the arrival of Jorginho in a...

Metro, 00:02 in Sport
 
Eloise Parry death: Diet pill dealer appealing against sentence

Eloise Parry death: Diet pill dealer appealing against sentence

A man found guilty of manslaughter for selling toxic slimming pills that killed a student is set to appeal against his sentence. Eloise Parry, 21, from Shrewsbury, took eight tablets containing dinitrophenol (DNP) after buying them online from Bernard...

BBC, 00:08 in Regional
 
'Lessons to be learnt' over older Stoke High School pupil

'Lessons to be learnt' over older Stoke High School pupil

An MP said he hoped lessons would be learned by the Home Office now an adult asylum seeker has left a school where he posed as a 15-year-old pupil. The man, whom Year 11 classmates claimed was as old as 30, was found to be an adult following an age...

BBC, 00:08 in Regional
 
Plastic ring injury seal found in Norfolk 'had worst wound'

Plastic ring injury seal found in Norfolk 'had worst wound'

A seal found with a plastic ring embedded in its neck had "one of the worst types of wound" seen by experts. The Atlantic grey seal was found by the Friends of Horsey Seals group on Waxham beach, in Norfolk, in December. Nicknamed Pinkafo by...

BBC, 00:08 in Regional
 
West Midlands woman in Parkrun 'world record' bid

West Midlands woman in Parkrun 'world record' bid

A runner who was the second fastest British woman at the 2018 London Marathon hopes to break the world best time for a 5km Parkrun this weekend. Hayley Carruthers, 25, is taking part in the Walsall Parkrun later with her current personal best at...

BBC, 00:08 in Regional
 

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Parents warned of car seats that offer almost no protection in the event of a crash

Parents warned of car seats that offer "almost no protection" in the event of a crash

Fabric child car seats which offer "almost no protection" in the event of a crash are still available to buy online, Which? has warned. The watchdog found that the seats - which are illegal to use in the UK - for as little as £8 on...

 

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This Leicester boxing gym and all its equipment is up for sale

This Leicester boxing gym and all its equipment is up for sale

A boxing gym with two training rooms and its own ring has been put up for sale in Leicester. The Community Boxing Gym, on Western Road, has its own changing rooms and secure car parking, as well as two waiting rooms. As well as the building itself,...

 
Talking Horses: rhythm for Al Dancer at Ascot plus Saturday’s best bets

Talking Horses: rhythm for Al Dancer at Ascot plus Saturday’s best bets

A slightly reduced version of the Betfair Handicap Hurdle will be the main betting race on Ascot’s excellent card and it is hard to escape the claims of Al Dancer (3.20). From the Nigel Twiston-Davies yard that had a winner with its first runner back...

Guardian, 00:10 in Sport
 
Illegal car seats are on sale via online marketplaces

Illegal car seats are on sale via online marketplaces

Child car seats which are illegal to use in the UK are still available to buy from online marketplaces, a watchdog has warned. The seats, made of fabric, offer "almost no protection" in the event of a car crash and sell for as little as £8...

 
Parents warned of car seats that offer almost no protection in the event of a crash

Parents warned of car seats that offer "almost no protection" in the event of a crash

Fabric child car seats which offer "almost no protection" in the event of a crash are still available to buy online, Which? has warned. The watchdog found that the seats - which are illegal to use in the UK - for as little as £8 on...

 

Letters, February 16, 2019

0 Have your say A day to go down in history for Blackpool FC Wednesday February 13, 2019 will go down as a landmark day in the history of Blackpool Football Club following the decision by the High Court to allow formal receivership proceedings to...

 

Letters, February 15,2019

0 Have your say ‘Daft’ minister Gavin Williamson has got his priorities wrong Only a Tory government as serially inept as this one would appoint a defence minister as daft as Gavin Williamson. His shaky grasp of global realities was best illustrated...

 
'Killer car seats' sold online for £8

'Killer car seats' sold online for £8

Children's car seats, dubbed "killers" by trading standards officers, have repeatedly appeared for sale on online marketplaces, Which? has warned. The consumer group said the fabric seats, which can cost as little as £8, offered almost no...

BBC, 00:49 in Regional
 


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