News archive from 17 March 2018

Women kept out of high-paid finance jobs because they’re squeamish about money, says Minister Liz Truss

Women are brought up to be “squeamish about money” and it keeps them out of high paid jobs in economics and finance, a senior Minister has claimed. Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss said macho culture in the City might be putting women off top...

 
Why everyone wants to ‘Do A Moldova’ at Eurovision 2018

Why everyone wants to ‘Do A Moldova’ at Eurovision 2018

Leicester City, Donald Trump, Moldova. When it comes to outsiders, Donald Trump’s rise to become the US Presidency and Leicester City’s famous 5000/1 Premier League triumph might be heralded as the biggest upsets in recent years, but in Eurovision...

Metro, 00:00 in Showbiz
 

Karren Brady issues remarkable apology to West Ham fans for chaotic season on and off the pitch: 'The board...

Karren Brady has issued a comprehensive apology to West Ham fans for a chaotic season both on and off the pitch.  Tensions came to a head last weekend with widespread protests directed at the club ownership and pitch invaders disrupting play during...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
North Korea STILL prepared for WAR if relations with Japan DO NOT improve

North Korea STILL prepared for WAR if relations with Japan DO NOT improve

Moon Jae-in has stressed to Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that “peace on the Korean Peninsula is not possible only with a South-North summit”. In a phone call that lasted around 45 minutes, President Moon said that North and South Korea relations...

 

Letters: Award-winning Sandsend sea defences ‘own goal’

I’m very pleased to see the Whitby Gazette pushing the campaign for Whitby against plastics. As such I would like to bring to your attention to the environmental own goal that is happening at Sandsend. The ‘Award Winning’ Sea defences are breaking...

 

Paul Pogba 'isn't any kind of comparison' with Geoffrey Kondogbia according to Valencia manager

Valencia boss Marcelino García Toral has hailed his centre midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia as currently better than his French compatriot Paul Pogba. Valencia went to Sevilla last weekend and put in an excellent performance winning 2-0, with Kondogbia...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

LINCS LEAGUE: Fixtures

Fixtures for March 17: Supplementary Cup (KO 2.30pm): Grimsby Borough Academy v Immingham Town, Wyberton v Horncastle Town. Lincs League (KO 3pm): Nettleham v Skegness Town, Sleaford Sports Amateurs v Louth Town.

 
Coronation Street spoilers: Nicola Thorp star gives Phelan exit hints as she promises that it’s worth the wait

Coronation Street spoilers: Nicola Thorp star gives Phelan exit hints as she promises that it’s worth the wait

It’s a storyline that has taken its time to come to its dramatic climax but the end for Pat Phelan promises to be soap drama at its very best as Coronation Street star Nicola Thorp has promised fans that the scenes are definitely worth the wait. ...

Metro, 00:12 in Showbiz
 

The Yorkshire Post says: Guilty as charged. Court plan is a mockery of justice

ANOTHER round of closures to magistrates courts – Northallerton could be amongst the latest victims – makes a mockery of the long-held belief that ‘not only must justice be done, but it must also be seen to be done’. Though the courts, like any public...

 
Philip Hammond’s promise of apprenticeships paves way for UK’s future business leaders

Philip Hammond’s promise of apprenticeships paves way for UK’s future business leaders

The announcement of £80million to build a new, work-ready body of British apprentices has furthered the chance for young people without a university education to show just why businesses should invest in the digital, communication and social skills...

 
Migrants tell of abuse and violence on the streets of Paris

Migrants tell of abuse and violence on the streets of Paris

Hundreds of refugees living rough in Paris, many of whom hoped to reach the UK, claim they have been subject to abuse from French citizens, including physical attacks and sexual violence, according to new research. From a sample of almost 300 refugees...

 
People don't trust us on NHS and schools, Theresa May admits

People don't trust us on NHS and schools, Theresa May admits

Theresa May is to call on the Conservative party to face up to the “political fact” that people distrust its motivations around vital public services such as the NHS and education. In a speech that has echoes her infamous “nasty party” warning 16...

Guardian, 00:24 in Learning
 
Talking Horses: Saturday TV tipping guide at Uttoxeter and Kempton

Talking Horses: Saturday TV tipping guide at Uttoxeter and Kempton

Heavy going and a planned morning inspection of Uttoxeter suggest this Midlands Grand National will be just as much of a slog as in previous years. The 18 declared runners are exactly the sort of hardy plodders one would hope to find in such a contest...

Guardian, 00:26 in Sport
 

The Yorkshire Post says: Stop the rot on dental funding. Prevention is better than cure

THE new crisis in oral health – and quite shocking statistic that up to half of children in some parts of Yorkshire did not see a dentist last year – has its roots in the long queues witnessed on the county’s streets nearly 15 years ago. People...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: The tree police. Sheffield residents need answers

THERE is near-universal agreement that the dozens of police officers being sent out to oversee tree-felling operations in Sheffield on an almost-daily basis could be of much greater use working on their normal duties. However, it is at that point...

 


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