News archive from 19 February 2019

Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Clothing brands and retailers should pay a penny on every garment they sell to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme. That's the view of MPs, who say "fast fashion" is a major contributor to greenhouse gases, water pollution, air pollution and...

BBC, 00:02 in Regional
 
Could a defeated IS rebound?

Could a defeated IS rebound?

In short: yes, but not in the same form. The jihadist terror group's self-proclaimed "caliphate", which once ruled over nearly eight million people across Syria and Iraq, has been all but eliminated. The temptation for triumphalism in...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 

Scottish Football Live: Valencia hit out at Celtic fans | Delight over McGregor ban | Rangers shares |...

Follow The Scotsman’s daily blog as we keep you updated with all the latest news, views, rumours and much more from around Scottish football. Refresh for live updates. ‘Ban plastic pitches from Scottish Premiership’ say top-flight players Rumour Mill:...

 
Huawei founder: US cannot crush technology firm

Huawei founder: US cannot crush technology firm

The US cannot crush Huawei, the company’s founder has insisted, as he hit back against criminal indictments levelled at the firm and allegations that it poses a security threat. Washington has warned allies off using Huawei products in recent weeks....

 
One in four girls or women can’t afford sanitary products

One in four girls or women can’t afford sanitary products

More than a quarter of females have been unable to afford sanitary products, a new survey on period poverty has revealed. The issue was previously thought to affect one in 10 girls and women across England, Scotland and Wales, but research has showed...

Metro, 00:15 in Hot News
 
Man Utd boss Solskjaer hails one star’s FANTASTIC job at Chelsea: Tactics worked PERFECTLY

Man Utd boss Solskjaer hails one star’s FANTASTIC job at Chelsea: Tactics worked PERFECTLY

The Blues were dumped out as Maurizio Sarri watched his team fall to a 2-0 loss at Stamford Bridge. The Italian is now under huge pressure ahead of the Carabao Cup final with Manchester City next Sunday. Solskjaer, meanwhile, is looking increasingly...

Daily Star, 00:17 in Sport
 

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Martin Compston says Still Game could make a comeback - after filming cameo role

Award-winning actor Martin Compston has tipped Still Game to be revived in the future – after filming a cameo appearance in its “final” batch of episodes. The Monarch of the Glen star plays a mobile phone salesman in the first instalment of the ninth...

 
How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket

How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket

The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer. Back in December 2015, £1 would buy you about €1.40. Today it will get you nearer €1.14. It has suffered a similar fate against most major currencies,...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 
Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?

Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?

Imagine being able to scroll through your memories like an Instagram feed, reliving with vivid details your favourite life moments and backing up the dearest ones. Now imagine a dystopian version of the same future in which hackers hijack these...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 
Gilets jaunes: How much anti-Semitism is beneath the yellow vests?

Gilets jaunes: How much anti-Semitism is beneath the yellow vests?

The French far-right leader, Marine Le Pen, has said she won't join other political parties in a march against anti-Semitism on Tuesday, accusing France's leaders of doing nothing to tackle Islamist networks in France and saying she will mark the...

BBC, 00:28 in World News
 
Arsène Wenger says giving Mesut Özil new deal left player in ‘comfort zone’

Arsène Wenger says giving Mesut Özil new deal left player in ‘comfort zone’

Arsène Wenger believes the decision to offer Mesut Özil a long-term contract last year may have left the German in a “comfort zone”. Özil ended speculation about his future last year by committing himself to Arsenal until the summer of 2021, with...

Guardian, 00:34 in Sport
 
Chelsea 0-2 Manchester United: player ratings from Stamford Bridge

Chelsea 0-2 Manchester United: player ratings from Stamford Bridge

Chelsea Kepa Arrizabalaga 5 No chance with first goal but should have done better to prevent Pogba’s header creeping in. César Azpilicueta 6 Not to blame for either goal but still a shadow of his former dependable self. Antonio Rüdiger 4 Unsettled by...

Guardian, 00:34 in Sport
 
Viewpoint: Should Britain apologise for Amritsar massacre?

Viewpoint: Should Britain apologise for Amritsar massacre?

Hundreds of Indians attending a public meeting were shot dead by British troops in the northern Indian city of Amritsar in 1919. Historian Kim Wagner sifts fact from fiction as the UK House of Lords prepares to debate the massacre, including if...

BBC, 00:45 in World News
 
Premature baby born in Vietnam arrives home in Wales

Premature baby born in Vietnam arrives home in Wales

A couple whose baby was born prematurely at 27 weeks in Vietnam have arrived back in Wales. Aurelia, the daughter of Jessica Jones, from Borth y Gest near Porthmadog, and Alfredo Duenas was born by emergency Caesarean in Hanoi in October. She weighed...

BBC, 00:53 in Regional
 


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