News archive from 18 July 2018

Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger admits he REGRETS 22-year Gunners stay

Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger admits he REGRETS 22-year Gunners stay

Wenger, who was appointed in October 1996, left Arsenal at the end of last season after winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. In an interview with French outlet RTL, the 68-year-old Frenchman said he will make a decision on his future...

Daily Star, 23:08 in Sport
 

River Clyde becomes “choked” with plastic

A mass clean up of the River Clyde will get underway this weekend as the waterway becomes “choked” with plastic given its close proximity to the city’s population and large scale public gatherings. The build up of litter on the river banks is to be...

 
School cancels Punch and Judy show because it ‘glorifies domestic violence’

School cancels Punch and Judy show because it ‘glorifies domestic violence’

A Punch and Judy show has been cancelled by a school over fears it glorified domestic violence. Brian Llewellyn was asked by a school in Middlesbrough to make sure Punch did not hit Judy, and include police officers rather than a policeman, but he...

Metro, 18:43 in Hot News
 
National Lottery winner thanks shopper for queue jump

National Lottery winner thanks shopper for queue jump

A plasterer who scooped £1m on the Lottery after claiming his ticket at the last minute has thanked a shopper who let him go first in the queue. Arron Walshaw, 32, and his fiancee, Ceri Hall, 23, from Ossett, West Yorkshire, won the Lotto Raffle prize...

BBC, 18:43 in Regional
 

Will Scotland get the sunshine back this week?

Although the weather in recent weeks has been unusually warm, sunny and - in some cases - record-breaking, the past few days have brought with them a decrease in temperatures and cloudy skies. However, the sun is set to make a reappearance this week,...

 
Newcastle transfer news: Rafa Benitez admits frustration at slow business this summer

Newcastle transfer news: Rafa Benitez admits frustration at slow business this summer

The Toon boss has spent just £4m on new signings since the end of last season and has only three weeks left to bolster his squad before the transfer window shuts. Benitez hopes to seal a £16.5m move for West Brom striker Salomon Rondon after Newcastle...

Daily Star, 23:08 in Sport
 
Donald Trump still thinks his meeting with Vladimir Putin was a glittering success

Donald Trump still thinks his meeting with Vladimir Putin was a glittering success

Donald Trump has insisted his widely-condemned meeting and press conference with Vladimir Putin was a success. Taking to Twitter hours after he was blasted by senior Republicans and Democrats, the president wrote: ‘While I had a great meeting with...

Metro, 18:43 in Hot News
 

Theresa May steps back from brink with narrow Brexit victory

Theresa May came within six votes of the possible collapse of her government as MPs narrowly rejected an amendment to trade legislation that could have forced the UK to stay in the EU customs union. The Commons voted by 307 to 301 against the...

Scotsman, 20:16 in Politics
 
Liverpool transfer news: Alisson 'close' to move, talks ongoing with Roma - DiMarzio

Liverpool transfer news: Alisson 'close' to move, talks ongoing with Roma - DiMarzio

Alisson is on the Reds’ wanted list this summer as Jurgen Klopp hunts for a new No.1 goalkeeper. And Italian football expert Gianluca DiMarzio claims a mega switch to Anfield is now on the cards. He issued an update on the transfer saga on Twitter...

Daily Star, 23:08 in Sport
 

Book review: The Quaker, by Liam McIlvanney

Most Scottish readers will immediately identify the inspiration behind Liam McIlvanney’s new novel. In Glasgow, in 1969, women are being killed by a man with a penchant for Biblical quotation and, it seems, an obsession with menstruation. But instead...

 
Eden Hazard to Real Madrid: Roberto Martinez backs ‘big offers right now’ for Chelsea exit

Eden Hazard to Real Madrid: Roberto Martinez backs ‘big offers right now’ for Chelsea exit

Hazard enjoyed a fine World Cup with Belgium under Martinez, helping his country to a third-place finish in Russia. The 27-year-old is now being heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid as they look to replace Cristiano Ronaldo following his stunning...

Daily Star, 23:08 in Sport
 

The Yorkshire Post says: The hardest battle. Soldiers and fight against PTSD

TOO many military veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have died suddenly for these tragedies to be dismissed as coincidence. Yet, because there’s no formal way of collating the outcomes of inquests into these deaths, the seriousness of the issue...

 

Theatre interview: Pitlochry’s new artistic director Elizabeth Newman plans to take the whole community...

If you want a clue about the incoming artistic director of Pitlochry Festival Theatre you’ll find it in William Blake. On her first visit to the theatre in the hills, Elizabeth Newman kept thinking of a line by the poet. “To the eyes of the man of...

 
Mum says she was covered in bed bug bites after stay at ‘disgusting’ holiday park

Mum says she was covered in bed bug bites after stay at ‘disgusting’ holiday park

A mum claims she has been left covered in bed bug bites after her holiday turned into a nightmare. Leesa Deen and her friends paid £1277 to stay in a chalet at Pontins’ Prestatyn Sands Holiday Park in Wales in May. But when they arrived they were met...

Metro, 18:43 in Hot News
 

The Yorkshire Post says: King left stumped. Cricket legend in Windrush row

AFTER A typically buccaneering innings by Collis King swung the 1979 World Cup final in favour of the West Indies, he has become a familiar – and formidable – figure in Yorkshire’s cricket leagues. Much respected, admired and loved, the 67-year-old,...

 


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