News archive from 20 July 2018

Harrogate's Stray act will be lifted 'for the last time' to host world cycling event in 2019

A protected area of grassland surrounding historic Harrogate is set to be used to host one of the world's biggest cycle races in what is likely to be the last ever major event held on it. Why plans for 1990s relief road route near Knaresborough could...

 

Mexborough teenager sentenced after downloading bomb-making instructions and extreme right-wing propaganda

A teenager from Mexborough has been sentenced to more than four and a half years behind bars after downloading instructions on how to make bombs and extreme right-wing propaganda. Jack Coulson, aged 19, of Roman Gardens, pleaded guilty to possessing a...

 

Ryanair cancels 600 flights next week due to ongoing strikes

The budget airline has said it has been forced to cancel 300 flights each day on July 25 and July 26. Flights to and from Belgium, Portugal, and Spain are affected. Close to 50,000 customers are set to be affected by the strike which has affected 12...

 

Exclusive Steven Croft column: Roses battle will be like an international

It was great to record a convincing win against Leicestershire on Wednesday, which now sets us up perfectly for today’s Roses clash. Leicestershire isn’t the easiest place to go, so to get the win – our fourth in a row in the Twenty20 Blast – sets us...

 

West Midlands Police deal with seven knife crimes every day

West Midlands Police are dealing with seven knife crimes every day. New official figures show there were 2,850 knife crimes in the area served by West Midlands Police over 12 months. That's up from 2,394 the year previously - an increase of 19%. The...

 
Alisson to Liverpool: Record £67m transfer 'complete' as Jurgen Klopp lands fourth deal

Alisson to Liverpool: Record £67m transfer 'complete' as Jurgen Klopp lands fourth deal

Liverpool agreed a stunning £67m transfer for the Brazilian stopper and he has jetted to Merseyside to complete his medical. While no official confirmation about the deal has been made yet, Sky Italy claim Liverpool’s fourth summer signing is...

Daily Star, 14:18 in Sport
 

Sheffield man kept loaded shotgun in living room and rounds of ammunition stashed in curtains, court hears

A Sheffield man who hid a loaded shotgun in his living room and stashed rounds of ammunition in his curtains has been jailed for three years. When police raided Darren Morton's home in Angleton Gardens, Manor on May 25 this year, they discovered a...

 

Revealed: The blood types which make you most attractive to mosquitoes in the heatwave

Do you know your blood type? Because depending on the type of red stuff flowing through your veins, you could be especially delicious for mosquitoes in the summer heatwave. Researchers have found that people with a particular blood group are targeted...

 
Comcast backs down in fight for 21st Century Fox

Comcast backs down in fight for 21st Century Fox

Comcast has abandoned its pursuit of 21st Century Fox's film and television assets, leaving Disney in pole position as the sole bidder. The US media giant said it will focus on its bid for Sky, which like Fox is controlled by Rupert Murdoch. Disney...

BBC, 14:55 in Business
 
Man accused of killing his own son smiles for police mugshot

Man accused of killing his own son smiles for police mugshot

A man accused of murdering his baby was pictured smiling for his mugshot. Police have charged 42-year-old William Herring and Brianna Brochhausen, 22, with the murder of their four-month-old son. They allegedly smothered him at a motel in Springfield...

Metro, 12:20 in Hot News
 
Thursday’s best TV: Our Shirley Valentine Summer; Prison; Why Size Matters

Thursday’s best TV: Our Shirley Valentine Summer; Prison; Why Size Matters

Our Shirley Valentine Summer 9pm, ITV New series in which eight single women – Melinda Messenger Siân Lloyd, Nancy Dell’Olio, Aggie MacKenzie, Ninia Benjamin, Lizzie Cundy, Annabel Giles and Ingrid Tarrant – depart for a Greek island in the hope that...

Guardian, 09:52 in Showbiz
 

Mexborough teenager sentenced after downloading bomb-making instructions and extreme right-wing propaganda

A teenager from Mexborough has been sentenced to more than four and a half years behind bars after downloading instructions on how to make bombs and extreme right-wing propaganda. Jack Coulson, aged 19, of Roman Gardens, pleaded guilty to possessing a...

 

Barrow paedophile caught by vigilantes to be sentenced

Ian William Strickland pleaded guilty to a string of child sex offences after being confronted by paedophile hunters Dark Light outside his Barrow home on May 21. The 42-year-old was arrested, charged and remanded in custody after pleading guilty to...

 

Hidden underground lake could provide clean energy for Solihull homes

An underground lake near Solihull town centre might provide a novel means of heating nearby buildings. The borough council is currently investigating whether it is possible to take advantage of the "ambient heat" generated by the natural...

 

Young Doncaster Rovers fans can play match against first team at open day

Young Doncaster Rovers fans are being given the chance to take on the first team on the Keepmoat Stadium pitch at the club's annual open day. A friendly match involving young supporters taking on the likes of James Coppinger, Andy Butler and Alfie May...

 


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