News archive from 16 August 2018

Meghan Markle might be pregnant - if you notice this subtle sign

Meghan Markle might be pregnant - if you notice this subtle sign

It's the question on every Royal Family fans' lips at the moment - when will Meghan Markle get pregnant? Sadly, recent snaps of the Duchess of Sussex enjoying some champagne with hubby Prince Harry means it's unlikely she's expecting at the moment....

 

West Midlands Police officer charged over indecent child images

A police inspector has been charged with possession of indecent images of children. Insp Lee Bartram, 44, who works for West Midlands Police in Birmingham city centre, has been suspended by the force while proceedings are ongoing. He was arrested at...

BBC, 00:05 in Regional
 

Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person’s type 2 diabetes risk by more than 20% 

We all know that after quitting smoking, it's common to pack on a few pounds. But a new study has found that those who don't watch their waistlines after cutting out cigarettes could be increasing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Health
 

Man, 36, nearly dies after smoking four joints that triggered rare 'sudden death' heart syndrome

After smoking four joints, an otherwise healthy 36-year-old man nearly died of a rare heart arrhythmia, a new case report reveals.  There has only been one death linked to weed: an infant in Colorado who ate marijuana edibles and subsequently died of...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Health
 
Peterloo director calls for 1819 massacre to be taught in UK schools

Peterloo director calls for 1819 massacre to be taught in UK schools

All schoolchildren in the UK should be taught about the Peterloo massacre, according to Mike Leigh, who has directed a film about the little-known Manchester atrocity sometimes referred to as Britain’s Tiananmen Square. Leigh grew up in Salford, a...

Guardian, 00:10 in Learning
 

Picket Lines Fair Game

Some claim they don't do politics, Cos it's a game of dirty tricks, That powerful people try to fix, I guess that much is true. I too can see what's going wrong. The same sad singers — the same sad songs That leave no space for me and you To feel that...

 
Frampton vs Jackson: Northern Irish sporting history will be made - Frampton

Frampton vs Jackson: Northern Irish sporting history will be made - Frampton

On Saturday - exactly 19 years to the day - the Belfast hero hopes to edge closer to becoming a world champion again by creating memories for his own fans at the home of Northern Irish football. Frampton, 31, was a wide-eyed 12-year-old when the likes...

Daily Star, 00:18 in Sport
 
Almost 350 news outlets to publish editorials denouncing Trump's 'dirty war' on press

Almost 350 news outlets to publish editorials denouncing Trump's 'dirty war' on press

Nearly 350 news organizations are set to publish editorials on Thursday pushing back against Donald Trump’s attacks on the media and defending freedom of the press. The publications are participating in a push organized by the Boston Globe to run...

 

Happy Jansson signs new deal with Leeds United

Leeds United have moved to try to end speculation about the future of star defender Pontus Jansson by handing the Swedish centre-back a new five-year deal. The deal runs until 2022 and shows Jansson is still part of the club’s long term plans despite...

 

Tory suspended over "Nazi" language

THE son of a Tory councillor has been suspended from the party for using a Nazi metaphor in a Young Conservatives newsletter. David Bolt, who was Conservative Future's West Yorkshire chairman, was writing about campaigning by young party members in...

 

REVIEW: Fame - The Musical, Opera House, Blackpool

0 Have your say In the age of instant celebrity, there’s a lesson to be learnt from Fame - The Musical. Talent isn’t enough, it takes hard work and there’s no quick way to get there, not if you want to make a life of it. But the cast of this musical...

 

Bitcoin price falls below £5,000 as market hits ‘panic mode’

The cryptocurrency market is in “panic mode” as the values of bitcoin and other digital coins plummet following a series of mass sell-offs. Bitcoin’s value fell by 6% to a six-week low of $5,880 (£4,620) on Tuesday, Reuters reports, with the virtual...

The Week, 00:55 in Auto
 

‘Comfort women’: the dark history of Japan’s WWII sex slaves

Ceremonies are being held in Seoul today to mark South Korea’s first Memorial Day for Japanese Forces’ “comfort women” - civilians who were forced to work in Japanese military brothels. South Korea and Taiwan unveiled new monuments dedicated to tens...

The Week, 00:55 in Auto
 
Majority of Scottish voters feel ignored by UK ministers on Brexit

Majority of Scottish voters feel ignored by UK ministers on Brexit

Almost two-thirds of Scottish voters believe the Westminster government is ignoring their concerns during Brexit negotiations, and there is now more support in Scotland for remaining in the EU than at the time of the 2016 referendum, polling...

Guardian, 00:58 in Politics
 
Australians living longer but life expectancy dips in US and UK

Australians living longer but life expectancy dips in US and UK

Australians are outliving their British and American cousins. A study of how long men and women are living in 18 wealthy countries has found that life expectancy is on the rise in Australia but declining in Britain, the United States and several other...

Guardian, 01:00 in Health
 


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