News archive from 16 April 2015, page 19

Ted Robbins sheds the pounds after suffering heart attack onstage

Ted Robbins sheds the pounds after suffering heart attack onstage

The 59-year-old fell ill in front of 14,000 people during a Phoenix Nights Live show at the Manchester Arena. But he has bounced back by losing the whopping amount in just 10 weeks. However the funnyman joked he “does not recommend it” as a slimming...

 
Karen Buckley missing: Kind-hearted internet users raise more than £5k to help parents of vanished student nurse

Karen Buckley missing: Kind-hearted internet users raise more than £5k to help parents of vanished student...

Kind-hearted internet users have raised more than £5,000 to help the parents of missing Karen Buckley. The 24-year-old's former nursing classmates from the University of Limerick in Ireland have set up a fundraising page on gofundme.com - and to date,...

 

Heath care is put at the heart of debate by panel of candidates in running to be Sunderland Central’s MP

A HEALTH service fit for the future was among the pledges made by those hoping to become a Wearside seat's next MP. A hustings event at St Mary’s RC Church last night brought together five of the constituency’s prospective parliamentary candidates for...

 
BNY Mellon fined £126m for failing to protect assets

BNY Mellon fined £126m for failing to protect assets

Bank of New York Mellon has been fined £126 million by the City regulator for breaking rules designed to protect more than £1 trillion worth of assets held on behalf of UK-based clients in the event of a Lehman Brothers-style collapse. The group was...

Scotsman, 00:36 in Business
 
Hottest Tickets in Town - Win a pair of tickets for The Ladykillers at Hull Truck Theatre

Hottest Tickets in Town - Win a pair of tickets for The Ladykillers at Hull Truck Theatre

We have teamed up with Hull Truck Theatre to offer one lucky reader a pair of tickets to The Ladykillers at Hull Truck Threatre. When criminal mastermind Professor Marcus and a motley crew of misfits pose as amateur musicians to rent rooms from the...

 

'60 is the new middle age' - study

People may need to rethink what they believe is old as researchers have suggested that 60 is the new middle age. The claim is made by Dr Sergei Scherbov, the world population programme deputy director at the International Institute for Applied Systems...

 

Chelsea "line up surprise transfer of £18m Diego Godin'

Chelsea are lining up the surprise signing of Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin, according to reports. The Blues are on the lookout for a quality centre back this summer, with Mats Hummels and Raphael Varane both being linked with moves. However,...

Metro, 00:42 in Sport
 

Apple Watch will cause major problems for traditional watch makers, Goldman Sachs says - and claims 11% of...

Over 10% of iPhone owners say they will buy an Apple Watch, a new survey has found. Goldmach Sachs surveyed 1,000 people, and found 11% of people who own an iPhone are 'very likely' to buy the $349 smart timepiece this year. It said the demand for the...

 

Forget doing 150 minutes of exercise a week: You should be working out for more than an HOUR a day, claim...

Most government and health organisations claim we should be doing 150 minutes of exercise each week. But a new study argues that figure is wildly inaccurate, and claims we should be doing over an hour of exercise each day. The research contradicts the...

 

Watch the US Navy's drone CANNON: Weapon will shoot 30 swarm bots into the sky in under a minute in 'new...

It could be the ultimate weapon - a cannon capable of launching not missiles, but drones. The US Navy says its system will be able to launch a 30 drone 'swarm' in under a minute. They will then be able to fly together to carry out missions. Scroll...

 
Primary school admissions: One in 10 children in Greater Manchester miss out on first choice

Primary school admissions: One in 10 children in Greater Manchester miss out on first choice

One in ten children in Greater Manchester have missed out on their first choice of primary school in the latest round of applications. New figures, released today as parents across the country find out where their child will be going in September,...

 

Manny Pacquiao has gone from two-dollar fights to the richest bout ever... but remains motivated by...

Ask Manny Pacquiao why he believes boxing to be the greatest sport of all and there is no mention of the $120 million or more he will be paid for going toe-to-toe with Floyd Mayweather in the most lucrative fist fight in history. Rather, his mind goes...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

Wayne Rooney captaining Manchester United his 'own way', reveals striker

Wayne Rooney has revealed how he is developing his own style of captaincy to lead Manchester United this season. Rooney has served under a number of big names for club and country during his career, but admits that he has had to learn to be his own...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

Luis Suarez all smiles with Lionel Messi after scoring Barcelona's 1,000th goal in European competition...

Luis Suarez scored Barcelona's 1,000th goal in European competition as the Catalan giants claimed a 3-1 victory over PSG on Wednesday night. The former Liverpool star scored a brace as Barcelona took charge of their Champions League quarter-final tie...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

England C team in danger of being shut down as FA chairman Greg Dyke looks at ways to fund his grassroots...

The England C team is facing the axe after 36 years as part of Greg Dyke’s spending review at the Football Association. FA chairman Dyke must find £30million to fund his masterplan to reform grassroots football with more 3G pitches in urban coaching...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 


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