News archive from 19 April 2017, page 13

India's Paytm in talks with SoftBank to raise $1.2-$1.5 billion: report

India's Paytm in talks with SoftBank to raise $1.2-$1.5 billion: report

Electronics payments provider Paytm is in talks with Japan's SoftBank Group (9984.T) to raise $1.2 to $1.5 billion in cash, making the latter one of the largest shareholders in the fintech start-up, Mint newspaper reported on Wednesday citing...

 
The worst clients and weirdest requests a sex worker has actually received

The worst clients and weirdest requests a sex worker has actually received

Let’s face it, we all have Bad Days At The Office. Maybe there’s a client with an idea that’s far above what the budget will allow for, or a difficult customer who doesn’t understand how to be a sane person. It’s exactly the same for sex workers....

Metro, 06:03 in Lifestyle
 

Learner driver jailed for killing best friend by careless driving

An uninsured driver caused the death of his best friend after crashing while speeding, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Tuesday, April 18). Jake Hardy, who only held a provisional driving licence, was behind the wheel of a Ford Mondeo which his...

 

Worksop gardener who appeared in Guardian aged 17 still going strong 30 years later

A green-fingered Worksop woman who appeared in the Guardian after branching out with her own gardening business as a teenager is still blooming strong more than 30 years later. Rachel Barrowcliffe was just 17 when she appeared in the paper in 1985 to...

 

IN-DEPTH: We need to talk about domestic violence in our communities

Recorded cases of domestic violence in Derbyshire have risen by nearly five per cent in one year. New figures show that between January 1 and December 31, 2015, 5,860 domestic crimes were recorded by Derbyshire Constabulary - increasing to 6,105 cases...

 
Arsenal to receive £46m Alexis Sanchez offer: It will spark bidding war

Arsenal to receive £46m Alexis Sanchez offer: It will spark bidding war

Contact has apparently been regular between the French club and Sanchez’s entourage. With the 28-year-old still having not committed his future to Arsenal, the Gunners are bracing themselves for a departure this summer. Arsene Wenger knows Arsenal...

 

Manchester United team predicted: Jose Mourinho's side to face Anderlecht

Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw when they travelled to Belgium in the first leg of the Europa League quarter-finals.  After beating Chelsea 2-0 in the Premier League on Sunday, Jose Mourinho will be hoping his side can continue their winning...

 
Two world stars snapped at Liverpool training ground: Both were wearing club shirts

Two world stars snapped at Liverpool training ground: Both were wearing club shirts

But before Kop fans get too excited, they aren't new Jurgen Klopp signings. Instead, they are two big names from the world of American football. Jarvis Landry and Kirk Cousins, who play for Miami Dolphins and Washington Redskins respectively, were in...

 

Wednesday briefing: Line up for the May poll dance

Top story: PM seeks a blank cheque on Brexit with early election Hello, Warren Murray here with the news you need to get started. This wasn’t part of the plan. Theresa May has done an about-face to end them all, calling a snap election in which she...

 
Who’s going to finish in the top four? Bookies reveal the favourites

Who’s going to finish in the top four? Bookies reveal the favourites

Chelsea and Tottenham have all but sealed their Champions League qualification for next year as they break away in the title race. And that leaves Liverpool and Manchester City fending off the challengers just below them. The latest odds from Betfair...

Daily Star, 06:11 in Sport
 
Man United target reveals Premier League dream: Chelsea also keen

Man United target reveals Premier League dream: Chelsea also keen

The Monaco star has been in fine form for the French giants this season, netting nine goals and adding eight assists in all competitions. And the 22-year-old has attracted interest from the Premier League big boys. Chelsea and Manchester United are...

Daily Star, 06:11 in Sport
 
Derbyshire teacher banned for life from the classroom after sexual activity with former pupil

Derbyshire teacher banned for life from the classroom after sexual activity with former pupil

A Derbyshire teacher has been banned for life from the classroom after a professional conduct panel heard that he had sexual activity with one of his former pupils in an attic on the school premises. The hearing was also told that Thomas Watson, 30,...

 

Toffees name Lukaku price?

Tuesday’s transfer stories from the papers and web Liverpool Echo: Everton have placed a £100m price tag on Romelu Lukaku to ward off interest from Manchester United and Chelsea. Diario Gol: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has given the green...

 

Parents’ plea to back new primary as school places struggle continues

PARENTS have warned a critical shortage of classroom places has left pupils unable to get into their first choice primary schools in the wake of emergency plans which were enforced in an 11th hour bid to tackle the education crisis in Yorkshire’s...

 

Axed Leeds care home set to be transformed into 37 bed NHS recovery hub

LEEDS City COUNCIL chiefs have set out a “transition plan” for an elderly care home earmarked for closure which is set to be as a 37-bed NHS intermediate care and recovery support centre. Members of the council’s executive board voted last September...

 


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