News archive from 16 September 2015

Mother stabbed to death after police alerted to suspicious man

A mother of two was stabbed to death in her home an hour after police had been alerted to reports of a man acting suspiciously in her street, it has emerged. She has been named locally as Nicola Cross, 37, who was attacked at the family home in Hemel...


Police appeal to help find missing teenager last seen weeks ago in Toxteth

Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help in finding a teenager last seen in Toxteth. Sixteen-year-old Reece Navarro went missing from home in Mulgrave Street in Toxteth several weeks ago but was reportedly seen recently in Liverpool Road,...

Liverpool boss Rodgers to prioritise league and leave key star at home for Bordeaux clash

Liverpool boss Rodgers to prioritise league and leave key star at home for Bordeaux clash

The Reds face Ligue 1 side Bordeaux to kick off their European campaign before taking on Norwich in the Premier League at the weekend. And under-pressure Rodgers is set to leave £32m summer signing Benteke at home in a bid to end their league slump....

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport

Israeli PM Netanyahu vows stone-thrower crackdown

Image copyright Reuters The Israeli prime minister has vowed to "use all necessary means" to stop stone throwers after an Israeli man died in a car crash linked to such an attack. Benjamin Netanyahu's statement came after an emergency...

BBC, 00:06 in World News

Wildfires destroy 600 California homes

A blazing wildfire in northern California has grown to 104 square miles, with nearly 600 homes destroyed. The so-called Valley fire is thought to be one of the worst in the state's history, and is still only 15% contained, spanning three counties. One...

BBC, 00:06 in World News

Mesut Ozil reveals the reason he signed for Arsenal and why he loves playing for Arsene Wenger

Mesut Ozil has revealed that the reason he joined Arsenal was because of the club's style of football. The German attacking midfielder made a move to the Emirates in 2013 in a lucrative deal worth £42.5million from Real Madrid. Competition to seal...

Metro, 00:07 in Sport

Diesel pumps could run dry says RAC Foundation

There is a danger Britain's diesel pumps could "run dry" because of a growing dependence on foreign fuel, according to the RAC Foundation. The motoring research group says diesel demand has been rising for decades, but UK refineries are...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
Aston Villa's next two games are as big as they get, says Tim Sherwood

Aston Villa's next two games are as big as they get, says Tim Sherwood

Pumped-up Tim Sherwood has told his Aston Villa players: “These next two games mean absolutely everything to this club.” The claret and blues boss reckons the home encounters against Albion and Blues will become the biggest games some of his new...


GB athlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson takes a sneak peak around Friends set

Liverpool athlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson got an early sneak peek of the Friends set in London tonight. The “happy” high jump record holder was taking a break from training while visiting the famous American sitcom set ahead of tomorrow’s official...


Tuna and mackerel populations suffer catastrophic 74% decline, research shows

Tuna and mackerel populations have suffered a “catastrophic” decline of nearly three quarters in the last 40% years, according to new research. WWF and the Zoological Society of London found that numbers of the scombridae family of fish, which also...


Wales' Aaron Jarvis relaxed about possible hooker role at World Cup

Wales prop Aaron Jarvis is comfortable with the situation if he needs to be called upon as a World Cup emergency hooker. The 29-year-old tighthead has been identified as a player to possibly provide hooking cover during the tournament, which kicks off...

Hull City rediscover 'Premier League quality' says Steve Bruce after Cardiff City win

Hull City rediscover 'Premier League quality' says Steve Bruce after Cardiff City win

STEVE Bruce believes the "Premier League quality" of his Hull City side shone through as they ended a barren run on their travels with an assured 2-0 victory at Cardiff City. City earned their first away win of the season on Tuesday night...


Diesel cars: What's all the fuss about?

Image copyright Getty Images Diesel cars are taking a right hammering at the moment. Dirty engines spewing out noxious fumes that are polluting our cities, causing all manner of health problems, is the principal charge laid out in various reports...

BBC, 00:16 in Business

Brazil's continuing corruption problem

Image copyright Getty Images When Petrobras was named the most ethical global oil and gas company in 2008, few would have imagined that the company would now find itself at the centre of the biggest corruption investigation in Brazilian history. But a...

BBC, 00:16 in Business

Royal Navy 'could tackle people smugglers' in Mediterranean

Image copyright PA A Royal Navy warship could be involved in operations to target people traffickers in the Mediterranean Sea, the Ministry of Defence has said. HMS Richmond could be used to board and seize vessels off the coast of Libya. It would be...

BBC, 00:16 in World News

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