News archive from 19 February 2018, page 17

Knife held at man's throat during street robbery in Sheffield

A man had a knife held to his throat during a street robbery in Sheffield. He was ambushed by a group of five other men, who punched and kicked him during the robbery outside the shops on Nethershire Lane, Shiregreen. The robbers demanded their...

 
Avalanche in French Alps kills father and daughter

Avalanche in French Alps kills father and daughter

A father and daughter have been killed in an avalanche while skiing in the French Alps, rescue officials say. The man, 43, and his 11-year-old daughter were from the Paris region and disappeared on a slope in the Pisaillas glacier area of the Val...

BBC, 07:44 in World News
 
Cannabis plea for six-year-old boy suffering rare form of epilepsy rejected

Cannabis plea for six-year-old boy suffering rare form of epilepsy rejected

A six-year-old boy has been refused permission to use cannabis to treat his rare form of childhood epilepsy. The Home Office rejected a plea from MPs to allow Alfie Dingley the drug to reduce his seizures and his need for hospital visits brought on by...

 

Barclays hosts event for corporate and wealth clients

Barclays hosted an event for its corporate and wealth clients and the Birmingham professional community where guests heard from the bank’s director of global research and investments, Henk Potts, who provided an overview of the current economic...

 

Barry Bennell to be sentenced for historical sexual assault against young boys

Serial paedophile football coach Barry Bennell will be sentenced for hundreds of historical sexual assaults committed on young boys in his care. Bennell, 64, was convicted of 50 child sexual offences at Liverpool Crown Court, with many of those...

 
New chapter for Leamington comic book shop

New chapter for Leamington comic book shop

A COMIC shop in Leamington is preparing for a new chapter. Collectors Assemble on Regent Street is holding a grand reopening on Saturday (February 24) following a major store re-fit. Comic fans can expect a fun-packed day at the re-opening including...

 
Travis Scott opens up about Stormi for first time since welcoming daughter with Kylie Jenner

Travis Scott opens up about Stormi for first time since welcoming daughter with Kylie Jenner

Rapper Travis Scott has opened up about his newborn daughter Stormi Webster after his girlfriend Kylie Jenner gave birth earlier this month. The pair’s bundle of joy was cloaked in secrecy as the couple chose to keep the pregnancy under wraps....

Metro, 07:50 in Showbiz
 

Brian Monteith: Jeremy Corbyn has some explaining to do over Czech spy meetings

The Labour leader has some explaining to do to retain the trust of his party’s supporters, writes Brian Monteith. Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour Party has some explaining to do. When one paper breaks a story that in the mid eighties he was...

Scotsman, 07:50 in Politics
 
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho told to make huge Romelu Lukaku decision

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho told to make huge Romelu Lukaku decision

The Red Devils signed the Belgium international in a £75m deal from Everton in the summer transfer window. He started in fine form, netting 10 in his opening nine games. However, his form had tailed off and he has been largely inconsistent recently....

Daily Star, 07:52 in Sport
 

Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption

A demand from fee-paying students at Edinburgh University that they should be refunded a proportion of their fees to compensate for days when lecturers go on strike seems to us both reasonable and inevitable. While Scottish students are effectively...

Scotsman, 07:54 in Learning
 

Barry Bennell to be sentenced for historical sexual assault against young boys

Serial paedophile football coach Barry Bennell will be sentenced for hundreds of historical sexual assaults committed on young boys in his care. Bennell, 64, was convicted of 50 child sexual offences at Liverpool Crown Court, with many of those...

 
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho makes big transfer decision because of one player

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho makes big transfer decision because of one player

Manchester United will add to their squad when the transfer window reopens in July with the Red Devils determined to close the gap on Manchester City. Valencia has blossomed at right-back ever since Jose Mourinho succeeded Louis van Gaal as manager...

 

Four new Beatrix Potter 50p coins launched by the Royal Mint

Four more of much-loved author Beatrix Potter's creations have been forged onto 50p coins. In 2016, to mark 150 years since her birth, coins featuring Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, Mrs Tiggywinkle and Squirrel Nutkin were released - and proved a...

 
There are still £2,000,000,000 worth of £10 notes in circulation despite deadline approaching

There are still £2,000,000,000 worth of £10 notes in circulation despite deadline approaching

More than £2 billion worth of old-style £10 notes remain in circulation, with less than a fortnight to go until they are no longer accepted in UK shops. The Bank of England said the withdrawal rate is ‘broadly as expected’ ahead of the March 1...

Metro, 07:54 in Hot News
 

West Notts College students to ‘take over’ four-star hotel

More than 70 students from Mansfield’s West Notts College are to ‘take over’ a four-star hotel for a week as part of a training programme. The students, who are on courses such as travel and tourism, and catering and hospitalilty, have been...

 


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