News archive from 21 August 2015, page 6

Asian shares continue global downward trend

Asian shares continue global downward trend

Asian stocks saw sharp falls in early trade on Friday as mounting concerns over China's slowing economy continued to affect global markets. Markets in the US and Europe had set the tone on Thursday with big drops on Wall Street as well as in Frankfurt...

BBC, 01:52 in World News
 

BREAKING: Kim Jong Un orders North Korean army to 'PREPARE FOR WAR'

The terrifying diktat comes amid escalating tensions with the country's arch-nemesis South Korea. North Korea's official KCNA news agency reported: "Kim Jong-Un issued an order of the supreme commander of the Korean People's Army (KPA) that the...

 
GCSE results day: what you need to know

GCSE results day: what you need to know

GCSE results day can be a nerve-racking experience for anyone waiting for their results - the message is don't panic, there's plenty of advice and help out there for you. It’s important to remember that a recent change in the law brought in something...

 

A smile at last! Jennifer Garner gets back to work on Atlanta set of Miracles From Heaven after strained...

She looked defeated and heartbroken when she joined ex Ben Affleck for a trip to Disney World in Florida with their three children on Sunday. But on Thursday, Jennifer Garner was seen smiling for a change.  The 43-year-old actress was shooting an...

 

'It's scary stuff': Jenson Button speaks out for the first time about harrowing robbery that saw thieves...

Jenson Button has finally opened up about the night his holiday villa in St. Tropez was ransacked by robbers whilst he and his wife slept. The Formula One ace has admitted that he has stepped up security after the terrifying ordeal, which saw thieves...

 

Cedric Belfrage, the WW2 spy Britain was embarrassed to pursue

Britain failed to prosecute a member of the intelligence services who passed secrets to Russia in World War Two out of fear of embarrassment, files in the National Archives have revealed. MI5 also appeared to have failed to grasp the significance of...

BBC, 02:08 in Regional
 

Paper Round-Up: Chelsea £100m raid, Man Utd's Bale hunt, Tottenham £20m Berahino deal

DAILY STAR: Chelsea are plotting a £100million double swoop to sign Paul Pogba and John Stones. ALSO: New Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi has fired a title warning shot to Chelsea. DAILY MAIL: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is...

 
Ronald Koeman warns Manchester United off Sadio Mane

Ronald Koeman warns Manchester United off Sadio Mane

Saints boss Koeman named the Senegalese speedster in his starting line-up after he was strongly linked with a £20m move to Louis van Gaal's side. And Koeman insisted all of his players were off limits to prying clubs including his star wide-man. He...

Daily Star, 02:16 in Sport
 
Charlie Austin hits back at West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan

Charlie Austin hits back at West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan

In an extraordinary interview, the West Ham co-chairman said the QPR striker, who scored 18 Premier League goals last season, is overpriced and has a knee ligament problem. Speaking to kumb.com, Sullivan said: "Firstly, we haven't got £15m to...

Daily Star, 02:16 in Sport
 

New Zealand conservationists apologise over accidental shooting of endangered takahē

The head of New Zealand’s national deerstalkers’ association has apologised “to the country at large” after four critically endangered takahē were mistakenly shot by hunters carrying out a cull of a somewhat similar-looking bird. Deerstalkers...

 
Phony medic got job as 999 driver

Phony medic got job as 999 driver

A convicted fake paramedic tricked his way into a job as an ambulance driver less than three years after being banned from posing as a member of the emergency services. Leigh Westerman was employed as an ambulance technician by Arriva for nearly two...

 
Airline lines up flights from Robin Hood Airport to Frankfurt, Germany

Airline lines up flights from Robin Hood Airport to Frankfurt, Germany

Doncaster's Robin Hood Airport could be set to have an air link with one of Europe's main financial centres. In a move that may potentially provide a boost to the business community, the airline BMI Regional is bidding to set up a route to Frankfurt,...

 

Everton ace John Stones ready to force Chelsea move as Blues plot stunning £120m raid

Everton have already rejected three bids from Chelsea, but the Toffees are bracing for a fourth offer - believed to be in the region of £40million. And The Sun claim Stones will inform Everton chiefs he wants to quit Goodison Park to force a move. It...

 
Film Review: Strange Magic - Glee meets Shakespeare in movie that won't enchant all

Film Review: Strange Magic - Glee meets Shakespeare in movie that won't enchant all

Fairy movie Strange Magic won't leave youngsters enchanted, writes Damon Smith If musicals be the food of love, then Hollywood has feasted many times at Shakespeare's table. The feuding Montagues and Capulets of Romeo And Juliet kicked up their heels...

 
Photographs show St Kilda to Harris swim challenge

Photographs show St Kilda to Harris swim challenge

Seven swimmers who completed the first swim from St Kilda to the Isle of Harris have released images of their 55-mile (88km) journey. The relay team started at 04:00 on Monday from Village Bay on Hirta, the main island on the remote archipelago. They...

BBC, 02:44 in Regional
 


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