News archive from 17 August 2016, page 3

Locals divided over Druridge Bay coal mine

Locals divided over Druridge Bay coal mine

Druridge Bay is seven miles of wide, sandy coastline in Northumberland, north east England. It doesn't have special protected status and it's not an official Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, but for people who live here and the many visiting...

BBC, 00:26 in Business
 
Islamist attack has Bangladesh clothing industry on edge

Islamist attack has Bangladesh clothing industry on edge

Nothing has stopped Shirin Begum from going to work every day at a garment factory for more than 10 years - but last month's deadly attack by Islamic militants in the capital, Dhaka, could change that. She walked to work in Dhaka even during...

BBC, 00:26 in Business
 

Golds for Laura Trott and Jason Kenny make it a perfect 10 between them

Team GB's golden couple Laura Trott and Jason Kenny powered to victory in the Rio velodrome, adding two more golds to the country's medal haul. The latest victories sweep the engaged couple's gold medal tally into double figures - with the pair now...

 
Chelsea star speaks out on unfair treatment: I'm being targeted

Chelsea star speaks out on unfair treatment: I'm being targeted

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Daily Star, 00:28 in Sport
 
Chelsea striker Diego Costa admits he’d fed up of being singled out by English referees

Chelsea striker Diego Costa admits he’d fed up of being singled out by English referees

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has again hinted he’s fed up of life in the Premier League, insisting he’s singled out for unfair treatment by English referees. The Spain international’s future has been the subject of intense speculation this summer, with...

Metro, 00:29 in Sport
 
Patient safety at risk because language tests for medics 'not stringent enough'

Patient safety at risk because language tests for medics 'not stringent enough'

Patient safety could be at risk because doctors, nurses and dentists from elsewhere in Europe are not facing stringent enough language tests, leading medics have said. In only one year, 29 medics from the European Economic Area faced allegations of...

Guardian, 00:31 in Health
 

Great Britain's Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark on the brink of Olympic sailing gold in Rio

Great Britain's Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark are on the brink of winning women's 470 gold. The duo arrived at the Rio Olympics with unfinished business after taking silver on the home waters of Weymouth and Portland four years ago. It was a challenge...

Daily Mail, 00:31 in Sport
 

Laura Trott praises fiance Jason Kenny after pair end Rio Olympics cycling with gold rush

Laura Trott paid tribute to fiancé Jason Kenny after cycling's golden couple brought another magnificent Olympics on two wheels for GB to a glorious conclusion. Trott took her fourth gold medal in the Omnium, which was capped off with her future...

Daily Mail, 00:31 in Sport
 

As Santander halves the 3% interest rate on its 123 deal... is Britain's 'best account'still worth it?

Today, Money Mail urges savers to forget switching to Santander after it halved the interest rate on what had been considered to be Britain's best bank account. Our analysis shows the new 1.5 per cent rate, added to its steep £5 monthly fee, makes it...

 

British builder Balfour Beatty wins its biggest ever US contract to transform 52-miles of Californian railway

Balfour Beatty has bagged its biggest-ever US contract to transform a 52-mile stretch of Californian railway. The British infrastructure firm will electrify the line from San Francisco to San Jose, a track used by 65,000 commuters a day. More than 300...

 

Brexit hero goes to war on Carney the doom monger: Bank of England bosses are either fools or knaves says...

He's the outspoken business leader who shot to fame when he was ousted from his job for daring to speak his mind over Brexit. John Longworth resigned as director general of the British Chambers of Commerce in March after he defied government...

 

DAILY BRIEFING: Car sales boom will continue despite Brexit, says one of Britain's biggest dealers

STILL MOTORING Car sales will continue to grow despite the vote to leave the European Union, one of Britain's biggest dealers has said. Marshall Motor Holdings reported a 31 per cent rise in revenue to £826million for the first half of 2016. The...

 

MARKET REPORT: Silver production adds new shine to AIM-listed miner Hochschild with revenues up £261.5m

It wasn't just the FTSE 100 mining giants that were in focus on a big day for the sector – a host of AIM-listed players were also making waves. Gold and silver miner Hochschild said revenues were £261.5million in the six months to June 30. The firm...

 

CITY DIARY: No more rub-downs for scandal-hit Lloyds boss as health spa owned by his naturopath wife closes

Lloyds bank's newsworthy £8.5million-a-year chief Antonio Horta-Osorio won't be enjoying any more bracing rub-downs at his naturopath wife Ana's health salon, Spatitude.  The Lisbon-based spa, described as a retreat for stressed-out fat cats, appears...

 

Mrs May's takeover test: The Prime Minister should take a few tips from the French, says MAGGIE PAGANO

Political leaders in France treat yoghurt as a national treasure, one to be nurtured and milked on French soil.  Even the hint of a bid for Danone some years ago had the bureaucrats from les grands ecoles spluttering over their croissants, claiming...

 


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