News archive from 21 May 2018, page 16

How was your weekend running?

How was your weekend running?

Want to see the future of athletics? Don’t join an online queuing system or apply to join a ballot for tickets. Don’t import the latest cricketing wheeze and try and apply it to a totally different sport. Go to Parliament Hill athletics track on a...

 

M1 users warned to expect delays following crash

M1 users travelling north this morning have been warned to expect delays following a collision. READ MORE: Man with knife spotted chasing group in Sheffield suburb Highways England said the outside lane of the M1 between junctions 41 and 42 at...

 

Diabetes testing kit recalled because it 'could put lives at risk'

People with diabetes are being advised to immediately stop using a blood testing kit over fears it could give them false readings. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued the warning, which applies to specific lots of...

 

Alex Davies stars as Lancashire blow away Durham at Old Trafford

Opener Alex Davies made Lancashire’s second-highest individual score in List A cricket as the Red Rose defeated Durham by 192 runs in their Royal London One-Day Cup match at Emirates Old Trafford. Davies hit 147 in his team’s 314-7 in 50 overs and...

 

Mixed emotions for Jack Catterall after second straight first-round win

Jack Catterall admitted to mixed emotions after racing to victory at Elland Road on Saturday night. Chorley’s rising star may have picked up a second straight first round stoppage since linking up with new trainer Jamie Moore but there was a degree of...

 

Gossip: Manchester City’s Chelsea raid?

Monday’s football stories link Premier League champions with a move for FA Cup winner.... https://www.footballwire.co.uk/|Don’t miss the latest football transfer news and gossip from leagues in England, Scotland and Europe with footballwire.co.uk...

 
Police appeal to find missing man - only for him to goad cops on Facebook telling them he's actually WANTED

Police appeal to find missing man - only for him to goad cops on Facebook telling them he's actually WANTED

Police issued an appeal to help find a missing man - only for the 21-year-old to goad cops of social media telling them he's actually WANTED. West Yorkshire Police posted on their Facebook page in a bid to trace Leon Smith. The force's post read:...

 

Long delays for drivers on the M1 in Northamptonshire with reports a car has spun around on the carriageway

An accident is causing delays on the M1 in Northamptonshire this morning (Monday). All lanes ahead of junction 16 southbound at Northampton have been stopped following the crash within the last hour. It is being reported that a car has spun around on...

 
New virus is bad news if you’ve ever stored credit card details in your browser

New virus is bad news if you’ve ever stored credit card details in your browser

If you’ve ever stored credit card details in your browser (like, by saying, ‘Yes’ to one of those prompts which pops up when you’re buying stuff), be on your guard. A new strain of malware can snaffle up credit card data and passwords stored in Chrome...

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DAILY BRIEFING: French energy group EDF looking to sell 49 per cent stake in its UK wind farms portfolio...

Wind blow French energy group EDF is looking to sell a 49 per cent stake in its UK wind farms portfolio for up to £600m.  EDF Energy Renewables has reportedly hired Barclays to advise on a sale and is expecting offers before the end of this month. ...

 

Glencore boss Ivan Glasenberg to receive £90m payday days after it emerged mining giant could be at centre...

Glencore boss Ivan Glasenberg will receive a $120 million (£90 million) payday this week, days after it emerged the mining giant could be at the centre of a fraud probe. The payout is one of Glasenberg’s largest since the Swiss-based company’s float...

 

AURORA INVESTMENT TRUST: How new kids on the block Phoenix are helping Aurora to shine again

There is no doubt that Aurora Investment Trust has enjoyed something of a renaissance since new managers were installed in early 2016. At the time struggling to justify its existence, the trust’s portfolio has been overhauled by new kids on the block...

 

North East airport named among poorest for punctuality.

The worst UK airports for flight punctuality have been revealed, with a North East operation named among the worst. Durham Tees Valley ranked fourth worst for punctuality, with flights an average 18.6 minutes late. London Luton was named worst...

 

Vodafone chief executive Vittorio Colao warns on Brexit as he quits after decade at helm

The chief executive of Vodafone has used one of his final public appearances to fire a warning shot over Brexit, as he revealed plans to quit after a decade at the helm. Vittorio Colao said that ‘we need to get Brexit right’ and that Britain was at...

 

Boss of major investment company warns that trend of foreign predators making takeover bids for UK firms is...

The boss of a major investment company has warned that the trend of foreign predators making takeover bids for UK firms is set to continue. Sky, pharma firm Shire and financial services group Nex are among those recently targeted by overseas buyers....

 


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