News archive from 19 October 2016, page 7

Scunthorpe United didn't reach their expected heights says manager Graham Alexander

SCUNTHORPE United manager Graham Alexander said his side didn't reach the heights he expected after their defeat to Oldham Athletic. The Iron went down 2-0 to the Latics, suffering only their second league defeat of the season in the process. The...

 

Oldham Athletic 2 Scunthorpe United 0: Two first half goals send Iron crashing to second defeat of season

SCUNTHORPE United fell to only their second defeat of the season after a disappointing night at Oldham Atheltic. The Iron lost 2-0 to the Latics after goals from Freddie Ladapo and Lee Erwin in a four minute spell at the end of the first half....

 
Is Pravda coming to Scotland?

Is Pravda coming to Scotland?

Last week the Scottish newspaper, the Herald, reported that a media organisation called Pravda International was to open an office in Edinburgh early next year. The report was picked up by other newspapers and widely interpreted as a sign of Russia's...

BBC, 01:24 in World News
 
Ministers 'warned of GDP fall' after customs union exit

Ministers 'warned of GDP fall' after customs union exit

Pulling out of the agreement could also clog up trade through Britain's ports, economic reports circulated at a Brexit Cabinet committee said, according to the Guardian. The forecast, based on a Norway-style model for Britain's future relationship...

 
Dentists condemn MP's migrant teeth test call

Dentists condemn MP's migrant teeth test call

The British Dental Association (BDA) said demands by David Davies for testing on those heading to Britain from the Jungle refugee camp was "inappropriate and unethical". Mr Davies, chairman of the Commons Welsh Affairs select committee, said...

 
Heathrow: Most MPs support third runway expansion

Heathrow: Most MPs support third runway expansion

Ministers have been told the Government's preferred option will be announced next week but will be followed by a "full and fair" public consultation before a final decision is made and then put to MPs. Prime Minister Theresa May also moved...

 
Government must work against global corruption, MPs say

Government must work against global corruption, MPs say

The Commons International Development Committee (IDC) said companies and individuals in the UK and its network of Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories were playing a "major role" in facilitating global corruption. It highlighted...

 
Kate Hoey to run against Hilary Benn in bid to lead Brexit committee

Kate Hoey to run against Hilary Benn in bid to lead Brexit committee

Ms Hoey and Mr Benn - who was sacked by Jeremy Corbyn for disloyalty - have been nominated to chair the Exiting the EU Committee. But the Institute for Government (IfG) warned that the size of the Brexit committee could hamper its ability to question...

 
'Urgent action needed' to recruit younger magistrates

'Urgent action needed' to recruit younger magistrates

MPs pointed to figures showing that more than eight in 10 (86%) JPs are aged 50 and over - and well over half (57%) are within 10 years of the retiring age of 70 - while the number of serving magistrates has almost halved in a decade. The Commons...

 

China Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday

* PREVIOUS TRADING SESSION MOVES: * HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 6 pct, Shanghai->HK daily quota used 0.6 pct * SSEC +1.4 pct, CSI300 +1.3 pct, HSI +1.6 pct * CNY official close 6.7418 per dollar * FTSE China A50 +1.3 pct, BNY Mellon...

 
Musice streaming services 'too expensive for many non-subscribers'

Musice streaming services 'too expensive for many non-subscribers'

Almost half of the people who do not currently subscribe to music streaming services think they are too expensive, a survey suggests. The poll suggests services like Spotify and Apple Music should "experiment with pricing" to woo the 90% of...

BBC, 01:32 in Art & Culture
 
Dreamfield napped for two starts at Newmarket

Dreamfield napped for two starts at Newmarket

One of two Godolphin runners in the race, he pulverised a field of maidens by eight lengths at Nottingham on his debut. That was over six furlongs and there is always a chance DREAMFIELD (3.40) may not stay the extra furlong. The other Godolphin...

Daily Star, 01:35 in Sport
 
US extradites Mexican-Chinese businessman Zhenli Ye Gon

US extradites Mexican-Chinese businessman Zhenli Ye Gon

Chinese-born Mexican businessman Zhenli Ye Gon, accused of producing and trafficking illegal drugs, has arrived at a high security jail in Mexico. He lost a nine-year battle against extradition from the United States. Zhenli Ye Gon fled to the US in...

BBC, 01:42 in World News
 
Somalia's rocky road to democracy

Somalia's rocky road to democracy

Somalis were promised that 2016 would see the country's first democratic poll in nearly 50 years, but the reality is much more complicated. In the heady days of 2012, when two decades of political transition were finally over, Somalia's new federal...

BBC, 01:46 in World News
 
Intel's results beat estimates; forecast disappoints

Intel's results beat estimates; forecast disappoints

Intel Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue, boosted by improving PC demand and growth in its data centre and cloud businesses, but its revenue forecast for the current quarter disappointed Wall Street. The world's largest...

Reuters, 01:46 in Business
 


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