News archive from 17 May 2013, page 317

'Bedroom tax' prompts payment surge

May 17 2013 The number of people claiming extra handouts from councils to meet housing costs has soared following the introduction of the so-called "bedroom tax", figures have revealed. More than 25,000 people applied for discretionary...

 

Real Madrid 1 Atletico Madrid 2: Mourinho and Ronaldo both sent off as they end the season trophyless with...

Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid for the first time since 1999 to heap more misery on departing Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho and win the Copa Del Rey.A Joao Miranda goal in extra-time ensured Atletico came from behind to win the Copa Del Rey 2-1...

Daily Mail, 23:14 in Sport
 

Well, she is a pro! Georgia May Jagger works AND plays hard in Cannes as she smoulders during photoshoot...

It's the playground of the rich and famous and it seems Georgia May Jagger is living and breathing every moment of the Cannes Film Festival so far.The 21-year-old model is even managing to pull off playing hard AND working hard as she continues to...

 

EastEnders' long-lost relatives and disastrous dinners keep on coming: Jim Shelley on the week in Walford

It's one of the golden rules of EastEnders.Any sighting of a stranger - no matter how fleeting, even in the background, in the market or the Queen Vic - can only mean one thing. Another long lost relative storyline is on the way.

 
Alexander Litvinenko widow accuses William Hague of sabotaging inquest

Alexander Litvinenko widow accuses William Hague of sabotaging inquest

Marina Litvinenko, the widow of murdered Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko. Photograph: Georgie Gillard/PA The widow of Alexander Litvinenko has launched a blistering attack on William Hague and David Cameron, accusing them of sabotaging the...

 
Cannes 2013: panic as shots fired during TV broadcast

Cannes 2013: panic as shots fired during TV broadcast

Cannes 2013: a man is detained after shots were fired from a starting pistol during an interview being broadcast live on French television. Photograph: Reuters Actors ran for cover at the Cannes film festival on Friday after a man fired shots from a...

 
U.S. House panel demands deposition from Benghazi investigator

U.S. House panel demands deposition from Benghazi investigator

As Republicans and Democrats wage a political battle over the attacks in which four Americans were killed, U.S. Representative Darrell Issa issued a subpoena ordering retired Ambassador Thomas Pickering to appear for a taped deposition on Thursday to...

 

Carragher: I love playing football but I'm ready to be an ordinary dad

A sense of dread will consume Jamie Carragher this evening. When bedtime arrives for his son, James, it will signal the need for the pair to have a talk that has been looming for three months.Carragher has known this day was coming but 10-year-old...

Daily Mail, 23:33 in Sport
 
Harvey Weinstein charms party-goers at Cannes

Harvey Weinstein charms party-goers at Cannes

Harvey Weinstein was joined by Nicole Kidman, the star of his Grace Kelly biopic, Grace Of Monaco. Pictured in April. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters Around Oscar time this year, cheeky host Seth Macfarlane noted that the race being now run, and the...

 

Former Liverpool boss Benitez refuses to rule out spectacular move to Everton... and Carragher backs him...

Rafa Benitez has left the door open for what would be a sensational move for Everton.Benitez, who managed Liverpool between 2004 and 2010, will find himself out of work again in the summer, leaving Chelsea after serving his time as interim boss.

Daily Mail, 23:47 in Sport
 

Fergie up for the next fight? It's a certainty (and he can't resist one last dig at City)

Sir Alex Ferguson was doing what comes naturally yesterday morning as he addressed the football media for the last time as manager of Manchester United. He was talking about injuries.On this occasion, though, it was not problems with two-legged...

Daily Mail, 23:47 in Sport
 
STOKE PROBE 'BANTER GONE WILD'

STOKE PROBE 'BANTER GONE WILD'

Stoke have promised to launch an internal investigation after suggestions a pig's head was placed in the locker of striker Kenwyne Jones. Jones is believed to have reacted furiously to the incident at Stoke's Clayton Wood training ground on Friday,...

Daily Star, 23:49 in Sport
 
After tough week, Obama tries to change the subject to jobs

After tough week, Obama tries to change the subject to jobs

Obama travelled to Baltimore, a short helicopter ride from the White House, to talk about steps he is taking to streamline permits for infrastructure, early childhood education, and positive signs in the economy. He did not mention the trio of storms...

 

Senior Tory 'slams party activists'

A member of David Cameron's inner circle has described grassroots Tory activists as "swivel-eyed loons", according to reports. The senior figure blamed local Conservative associations for pressuring Tory MPs into supporting a eurosceptic...

 

Senior Tory 'slams party activists'

A member of David Cameron's inner circle has described grassroots Tory activists as "swivel-eyed loons", according to reports. The senior figure blamed local Conservative associations for pressuring Tory MPs into supporting a eurosceptic...

 


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