News archive from 17 November 2018

Nottingham Rock City evacuated after 'flare set off'

Nottingham Rock City evacuated after 'flare set off'

A music venue had to be evacuated after a flare or something similar was set off inside during a gig, police say. A number of people were treated for minor injuries after the gig at Nottingham's Rock City with artist Lil Pump was disrupted. Police...

BBC, 00:00 in Regional
 
French fuel protests against Macron over rising prices

French fuel protests against Macron over rising prices

Drivers plan to disrupt traffic across France on Saturday by blocking roads, bridges and toll booths in a mass protest at rising fuel prices. Dubbed the "yellow vests" after the high-visibility jackets they use as their symbol, they are...

BBC, 00:07 in World News
 
Students targeted in 'biggest-ever' phishing scam

Students targeted in 'biggest-ever' phishing scam

The biggest ever scam attack on students has been launched by crooks targeting undergraduates with fake tax refund emails. The alarm was raised by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs after thousands of fraud attempts were recorded in the space of just a...

 
Vienna nest of spies: Why Austria is still centre for espionage

Vienna nest of spies: Why Austria is still centre for espionage

I watched from a distance as a chartered maroon and white plane from New York, carrying 10 Russian spies, parked on the runway at Vienna airport next to a Russian plane with four more agents on board. It was July 2010 and I was reporting on the...

BBC, 00:11 in World News
 
Sabarimala: Why has a Hindu temple divided India's women?

Sabarimala: Why has a Hindu temple divided India's women?

It's been more than a month since India's Supreme Court revoked a ban on women aged between 10 and 51 entering a prominent Hindu temple in southern India. Yet no women have been able to enter so far. The Sabarimala temple in Kerala state officially...

BBC, 00:14 in World News
 
University students hit by wave of fake tax refund emails

University students hit by wave of fake tax refund emails

University students have been bombarded with fake tax refund emails in the last month, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned. It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of students have been targeted in a bid to steal their banking and personal...

BBC, 00:17 in Regional
 
Welcome sight: Why some Jamaicans want the army to stay

Welcome sight: Why some Jamaicans want the army to stay

Every morning, Pauline Perez walks past the bullet-ridden Denham Town police station to commute to work as a government clerk in West Kingston, Jamaica. For the past year, she has passed by dozens of soldiers and police brandishing M-16s who now block...

BBC, 00:22 in World News
 
Patisserie Valerie chair hires former SFO investigator as his lawyer

Patisserie Valerie chair hires former SFO investigator as his lawyer

Luke Johnson, Patisserie Valerie’s executive chairman, is understood to have hired a former top prosecutor at the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) amid an investigation into the cafe’ chain’s finances. Johnson has hired John Gibson, who joined the American...

Guardian, 00:27 in Business
 
Co-op own-brand champagne better than Moët, says Which?

Co-op own-brand champagne better than Moët, says Which?

Co-op’s own-brand champagne is as good as Mumm Cordon Rouge and better than Moët & Chandon, according to tests by Which? naming it as the best value deal for Christmas bubbly. The Co-op Les Pionniers NV champagne sells for £19, almost half the...

Guardian, 00:27 in Business
 
Awards reveal some of Hull's most talented young entrepreneurs

Awards reveal some of Hull's most talented young entrepreneurs

The winners of the Hull and East Riding Youth Enterprise Awards have been announced. The awards were presented by the Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillor Steven Wilson, and former BBC Apprentice star Adam Corbally, at KCOM Craven Park on Friday, November...

 
CIA determines Saudi crown prince ordered journalist's killing – Washington Post

CIA determines Saudi crown prince ordered journalist's killing – Washington Post

The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, the Washington Post reported on Friday. The Post said US officials have expressed high confidence in the CIA...

 
Turnbull says climate change has become a 'third rail' for Liberal party

Turnbull says climate change has become a 'third rail' for Liberal party

The former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says a “constituency” of Coalition MPs believes climate change is a fraud, and that the issue has become a “third rail” for the Liberal party. Speaking at the Australia Bar Association’s annual conference in...

 
Aldyr Schlee, designer of Brazil's famous yellow jersey, dies

Aldyr Schlee, designer of Brazil's famous yellow jersey, dies

The man who designed the Brazilian football team's famous yellow shirt has died. Aldyr Garcia Schlee, a designer, journalist and writer, was 83 and had been diagnosed with skin cancer. He was only 18 when he submitted his design to a national...

BBC, 00:39 in World News
 

David Behrens: We’re paying rail company more to add insult to incompetence

In a year in which the North’s rail services hit an all-time low and stayed there, you would not have thought there would be much further to fall. Yet this week has seen not only the introduction of new trains on the TransPennine Express route delayed...

 

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