News archive from 19 January 2019

Vogue sorry for misidentifying journalist Noor Tagouri

Vogue sorry for misidentifying journalist Noor Tagouri

Vogue magazine has apologised for misidentifying Muslim American journalist Noor Tagouri as a Pakistani actress in its February issue. The 24-year-old said she was "heartbroken and devastated" after discovering that Noor Bukhari's name had...

BBC, 00:04 in World News
 
Superdrug will start checking Botox customers for body dysmorphic disorder

Superdrug will start checking Botox customers for body dysmorphic disorder

Superdrug will screen Botox customers for mental health problems after doctors raised concerns that some may have body dysmorphic disorder. Professor Stephen Powis wrote to Superdrug after the pharmacy chain announced it would be offering Botox and...

Metro, 00:07 in Hot News
 
Laquan McDonald killing: Chicago police officer sentenced to nearly seven years

Laquan McDonald killing: Chicago police officer sentenced to nearly seven years

The Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for killing Laquan McDonald, a black teenager. This is a developing story. Check back later for updates Topics Chicago US policing news

 
Talking Horses: unsung Ascot specialist Mr Medic offers plenty of appeal

Talking Horses: unsung Ascot specialist Mr Medic offers plenty of appeal

Most punters love a course specialist and the unsung Mr Medic (3.00) appears to have the happy knack of running well around Ascot. Robert Walford’s runner can get a third success at the Queen’s track in Saturday’s Bet365 Handicap Chase. Mr Medic got...

Guardian, 00:32 in Sport
 
R Kelly and Sony-owned RCA record label end ties - US media

R Kelly and Sony-owned RCA record label end ties - US media

US singer R Kelly and the Sony-owned RCA record label have ended working relationship, US media report. Variety website quoted a source as saying no official announcement of the decision was planned. The reported split follows decades of sexual abuse...

BBC, 00:32 in World News
 
Chicago officer sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald

Chicago officer sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald

Ex-Chicago policeman Jason Van Dyke has been sentenced to six years and nine months in jail for the 2014 killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald. Video of Van Dyke firing repeatedly at the 17-year-old was released a year later, and led to street...

BBC, 00:36 in World News
 

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Click here to access the print version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Buy the next issue of the Guardian or subscribe to our Digital Edition to see the completed puzzle. Topics Life and...

 

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Click here to access the print version. Normal sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within dotted lines add up to the figures in the corner. No number can be repeated within each shape formed by dotted lines. Buy the Guardian...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Dilemma for Duke – don’t demonise elderly drivers

FIRST and foremost, it is a near miracle that nobody was seriously injured in this week’s collision involving the 97-year-old Duke of Edinburgh near the Royal family’s Sandringham estate. The drivers and occupants of both vehicles, including a baby,...

 
Barry Hawkins picks out an incredible four-ball plant in the Masters quarter-final

Barry Hawkins picks out an incredible four-ball plant in the Masters quarter-final

Barry Hawkins may have lost his Masters quarter-final to Neil Robertson on Friday night, but he pulled off a rarely seen shot in the process. The world number seven, who Ronnie O’Sullivan described as a ‘Rolls Royce’ of a player earlier in the week,...

Metro, 00:55 in Sport
 

Do you know a wren from a robin or a rook from a crow?

RSPB Fairburn Ings Lead up to Big Garden Birdwatch on Jan 19-25 inclusive 9am-4pm The Big Garden Birdwatch is on January 26-28 and in the weeks leading up to it staff at RSPB Fairburn Ings will be doing all they can to help you get prepared. Part of...

 
Do cough sweets and medication count towards your Slimming World Syn totals?

Do cough sweets and medication count towards your Slimming World Syn totals?

Now January is well under way many of us are looking at way to lose that excess holiday weight. And for thousands of people, that includes joining programmes like Slimming World. Slimming World started as a weight-loss magazine, but is now a...

 

Five common 'white lies' that can invalidate your car insurance

Many of us have been in the position where we need to renew our car insurance but we don't really want to agree to shelling out a huge portion of our wages each month. But fiddling around with answers to questions of the application, can end in...

 

Travelodge's new recruitment campaign is aimed at parents who want to get back to work

After having children it is often difficult to go back to work. From not wanting to leave them, to not having the confidence in your ability to do the task at hand, it can be a troublesome time. But Travelodge is ready to help those parents wanting to...

 
How piglets at this farm help children to part with their dummies

How piglets at this farm help children to part with their dummies

Trying to pry dummies away from a very stubborn toddler is one of the many difficult and tiresome tasks of parenthood nobody warns you about. And if the usual tricks like the dummy fairy or convincing your little one that they are a big boy or girl...

 


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