News archive from 20 March 2018

Manchester United transfer target Toby Alderweireld targeted by Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United transfer target Toby Alderweireld targeted by Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain are hopeful their relationship with Tottenham will help them beat Manchester United to the signing of Toby Alderweireld, reports say. The Spurs defender is still in talks to extend his current deal, but potential suitors are on red...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 
Conor McGregor: Floyd Mayweather reveals how long he’ll train for UFC rematch

Conor McGregor: Floyd Mayweather reveals how long he’ll train for UFC rematch

Mayweather, 41, hinted that he’s willing to try his hand at mixed martial arts in late January, much to the shock of many. The former five-weight world champion boxer’s apparent interest in having an MMA fight inevitably led to talk of a rematch with...

 

Ahmad Nawaz: Why I go around schools warning pupils against radicalism

Ahmad Nawaz said surviving a terrorist attack at his school was the “most horrible experience of his life”. But now the brave teenager has turned the atrocity into something positive by travelling around the West Midlands giving anti-radicalisation...

 

Teen who saw brother butchered by the Taliban spearheads new anti-terror drive

A Birmingham schoolboy who survived a terrorist attack which killed his brother and 150 of his classmates is spearheading a new West Midlands anti-terror campaign. Ahmad Nawaz now tours schools giving talks warning teenagers about the risks of being...

 
Poorest priced out of justice by legal aid rules, says Law Society

Poorest priced out of justice by legal aid rules, says Law Society

Some of the poorest families in England and Wales are being denied legal aid because they cannot afford the financial contributions they are required to make, according to the Law Society. A study commissioned by the body that represents solicitors...

 
Female-dominated Wellcome book prize shortlist spans Victorian surgery and modern Nigeria

Female-dominated Wellcome book prize shortlist spans Victorian surgery and modern Nigeria

A reflection on death from a palliative care consultant sits alongside a Nigerian novel tackling the heartbreak of infertility on the female-dominated Wellcome book prize shortlist. Chair of judges Edmund de Waal praised the six contenders for the...

 

Major League Baseball in talks to hold two-game series between New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at the...

Major League Baseball is working to finalize a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at the London Stadium on June 29-30 in 2019, the sport's first regular-season games in Europe. The Red Sox have the option of having both...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

Benjamin Mendy presents American music star Pharrell Williams with a Manchester City shirt as he takes a...

Benjamin Mendy has gifted American musician Pharrell Williams a Manchester City jersey with the Frenchman's name and number on the back. Mendy was afforded some time off from his rehabilitation from injury to attend an Adidas event, while the rest of...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

Police are dealing with hundreds of hate crimes aimed at children

More than 250 hate crimes were committed against children in just one year, figures from West Midlands Police reveal. And across the wider West Midlands region, there were 880 hate crimes where there the victims were under 18. They include racist and...

 

You don't need toothpaste, put your brush in the dishwasher and, yes, electric is best! The jaw-dropping...

Two minutes, twice a day — it’s a simple message that’s drummed into us from an early age. But the latest figures suggest many of us still don’t brush properly and our teeth and gums are suffering serious damage as a result. One in four adults admits...

Daily Mail, 00:18 in Health
 
London pub's Victorian makeover wins Camra design award

London pub's Victorian makeover wins Camra design award

A former coffee house in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia has won a major national pub design award in recognition of its recent transformation back to its original Victorian splendour. The year-long refurbishment of the Fitzroy Tavern was hailed today...

Guardian, 00:19 in Business
 
MPs call for 12 weeks of paternity leave to address gender pay gap

MPs call for 12 weeks of paternity leave to address gender pay gap

Britain must radically reform parental leave to encourage more fathers to take time off work, or it will never get to grips with the gender pay gap, an influential committee of MPs has recommended. Fathers should get the option of 12 weeks’ paid, “use...

Guardian, 00:19 in Business
 

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Roger Federer hopes the Laver Cup will be a hit on US soil ahead of second edition in Chicago later this year

The Laver Cup was a hit last year, and now Roger Federer is hoping it proves popular on US soil. The 20-time Grand Slam champion made his first-ever visit to Chicago on Monday to promote the second Laver Cup, a team competition that debuted last year...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 
Bella Hadid once thought she was ‘chubby’ as she reveals body insecurities

Bella Hadid once thought she was ‘chubby’ as she reveals body insecurities

Bella Hadid has revealed her body insecurities and, honestly, it’s just nice to know even one of the most in-demand models has hang ups. Hallelujah! Still, we’re not sure about her statement of being ‘chubby’, but we’ll hear her out. In an interview...

Metro, 00:27 in Showbiz
 


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