News archive from 18 June 2016, page 5

Stairway to Heaven chords date back 300 years, copyright trial told

The similarity between Stairway to Heaven and a song that members of Led Zeppelin are accused of copying can be found in music dating back 300 years, a court has heard. Singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page are facing trial in Los Angeles after...

 

Astronaut Tim Peake prepares for touchdown after six months in orbit

British astronaut Tim Peake is set to say goodbye to the space station on Saturday that has been his home for the past six months and return to Earth.

 

Many new fathers not getting paternity pay, TUC says

Almost one in five new fathers have missed out on paternity pay, mainly because they are self-employed, according to a new study. Around 130,000 men did not qualify for two weeks' statutory paternity pay, with around 100,000 working for themselves,...

 

Vladimir Putin suggests PM may have called referendum 'to blackmail Europe'

Vladimir Putin has suggested David Cameron may have called a referendum on the EU "to blackmail Europe", in his first major intervention in the Brexit debate. Politicians including Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond have speculated that Mr...

 

All-inclusive holidaymakers 'still spending hundreds on food and drink'

Around two-thirds of UK tourists on European all-inclusive holidays spend an average of more than £250 on extra meals and drinks in local restaurants, according to a new study. A survey of 747 adults for Post Office Travel Money found 65% pay for...

 

Man still held over Jo Cox murder as police probe right-wing extremism link

A man remains in police custody following the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox, as police revealed a link to right-wing extremism is a priority line of inquiry. West Yorkshire Police said they are working with the North East Counter Terrorism Unit as it...

 

Home owners decline to save for their next properties as prices rise, says study

Rising property prices have lulled home owners hoping to take their second step on the property ladder into thinking it will be easy to trade up without saving any extra cash, research suggests. When asked how they plan to move up the property ladder...

 

Parents challenge ruling over palliative care regime for boy, 2

A couple have mounted a challenge after a High Court judge ruled that their ''profoundly neurologically disabled'' two-year-old son could be moved to a palliative care regime.

 

Astronaut Tim Peake prepares for touchdown after six months in orbit

British astronaut Tim Peake is set to say goodbye to the space station on Saturday that has been his home for the past six months and return to Earth.

 

Many new fathers not getting paternity pay, TUC says

Almost one in five new fathers have missed out on paternity pay, mainly because they are self-employed, according to a new study. Around 130,000 men did not qualify for two weeks' statutory paternity pay, with around 100,000 working for themselves,...

 

Vladimir Putin suggests PM may have called referendum 'to blackmail Europe'

Vladimir Putin has suggested David Cameron may have called a referendum on the EU "to blackmail Europe", in his first major intervention in the Brexit debate. Politicians including Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond have speculated that Mr...

 

All-inclusive holidaymakers 'still spending hundreds on food and drink'

Around two-thirds of UK tourists on European all-inclusive holidays spend an average of more than £250 on extra meals and drinks in local restaurants, according to a new study. A survey of 747 adults for Post Office Travel Money found 65% pay for...

 

Man still held over Jo Cox murder as police probe right-wing extremism link

A man remains in police custody following the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox, as police revealed a link to right-wing extremism is a priority line of inquiry. West Yorkshire Police said they are working with the North East Counter Terrorism Unit as it...

 

Home owners decline to save for their next properties as prices rise, says study

Rising property prices have lulled home owners hoping to take their second step on the property ladder into thinking it will be easy to trade up without saving any extra cash, research suggests. When asked how they plan to move up the property ladder...

 

Parents challenge ruling over palliative care regime for boy, 2

A couple have mounted a challenge after a High Court judge ruled that their ''profoundly neurologically disabled'' two-year-old son could be moved to a palliative care regime.

 


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