News archive from 21 August 2018

Trump vows 'no concessions' with Turkey over US pastor

Trump vows 'no concessions' with Turkey over US pastor

US President Donald Trump has insisted he will not back down in a standoff with Turkey over a detained US pastor. "I think it's very sad what Turkey is doing," he said. "I think they're making a terrible mistake. There will be no...

BBC, 00:01 in World News
 
Arsenal players stunned by Unai Emery’s decision to drop Aaron Ramsey against Chelsea

Arsenal players stunned by Unai Emery’s decision to drop Aaron Ramsey against Chelsea

Arsenal’s players were left stunned by Unai Emery’s decision to drop Aaron Ramsey against Chelsea, according to reports. Wales international Ramsey started Arsenal’s opening game of the season at home to Manchester City last weekend before being...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 
Toxic 'red tide' blamed for rise of manatee deaths in Florida

Toxic 'red tide' blamed for rise of manatee deaths in Florida

Manatees are dying in alarming numbers in Florida this year – the toll significantly increased by the “red tide” toxic algae bloom blighting large areas of the coast and threatening wildlife and tourism. More of the large, slow-moving herbivores, also...

 
Poorer pupils far more likely to be in failing schools, finds research

Poorer pupils far more likely to be in failing schools, finds research

The poorest pupils in England are nine times as likely to attend an inadequate school as the wealthiest pupils, a Labour analysis has revealed. And within some regions inequalities are even more marked, with the most deprived children in the east...

Guardian, 00:17 in Learning
 
Dying mum, 27, is writing letters daughter will read at every life milestone  

Dying mum, 27, is writing letters daughter will read at every life milestone  

A terminally ill mum has revealed the heart-wrenching letters she’s writing to her one-year-old daughter to read after she dies. Sophie George, of Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, was told she only has 18 months to live after being diagnosed with a stage four...

Metro, 00:20 in Hot News
 
Jürgen Klopp delighted with Liverpool’s ‘ugly’ win at Crystal Palace

Jürgen Klopp delighted with Liverpool’s ‘ugly’ win at Crystal Palace

Jürgen Klopp praised Liverpool for playing “ugly” to squeeze their way beyond Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park and maintain their winning start to the new season with his opposite number, Roy Hodgson, left seething at the penalty award that left the...

Guardian, 00:20 in Sport
 
Tougher regulation of bailiffs urged as debt levels rise

Tougher regulation of bailiffs urged as debt levels rise

A charity has called for tougher regulation of bailiffs, as it calculated that households have fallen behind on essential bills by £18.9bn. Arrears on these bills, such as council tax, have risen by 40% from the £13.5bn owed in 2011-12, Citizens...

BBC, 00:20 in Business
 
Is it the end of the 9 to 5 working day?

Is it the end of the 9 to 5 working day?

Traditional workplace hours of 9am to 5pm are now only the norm for a minority of workers, research suggests. Just 6% of people in the UK now work such hours, a YouGov survey found. Almost half of people worked flexibly with arrangements such as job...

BBC, 00:20 in Business
 
Bitcoin buster? The search for a more stable cryptocurrency

Bitcoin buster? The search for a more stable cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies - digital tokens known as cryptos for short - have investors in the grip of a gold rush fever, with billions being traded every day. Prices fluctuate wildly, making them high-risk investments. But could a more stable, less volatile...

BBC, 00:20 in Business
 

Teenagers banned after triggering speed camera on stolen motorbike

Two 18-year-olds from Nuneaton who repeatedly triggered a speed camera on a stolen motorcycle have been ordered to pay a total of just £300. Sam Giess and Lewis Farmer took turns to ride through the speed trap on Camphill Road five times on June 23....

 

Sarah Hall

I’ll be adding another year on this weekend, which is a terrible state of affairs when you get to my advanced age. Tragically, I have now officially got to that stage where if I sit on the floor – or any comfy chair that’s a bit too low for that...

 

TV show date for 'bad lad' dangerous driver

A TEENAGER who tore through Liversedge and Cleckheaton before driving the wrong way down a motorway is to appear in the TV reality show Bad Lads Army, a court heard. Patrick Doran, 18, of Howard Street, Bradford, appeared at Leeds Crown Court charged...

 
UK households face hidden debt of almost £19bn – Citizens Advice

UK households face hidden debt of almost £19bn – Citizens Advice

British households owe almost £19bn in utility bills, missed council tax payments and overpaid benefits, according to figures revealing a hidden debt mountain facing the country. Putting an estimate on the overall amount owed by people falling behind...

Guardian, 00:24 in Business
 
Chuka Umunna calls for national mission to end youth violence

Chuka Umunna calls for national mission to end youth violence

Chuka Umunna will argue that the “populism of the left and right” cannot solve the problem of serious youth violence and that “a paradigm shift” in understanding is required to tackle an issue that politicians have so far failed to resolve. The...

Guardian, 00:24 in Politics
 

Hunt uses first speech in US to attack Putin’s ‘malign behaviour’

In his first speech as Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt will risk embarrassment for his hosts by sounding the alarm over Russian interference in foreign elections in an address on US soil. Speaking at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, Mr Hunt...

Scotsman, 00:27 in Politics
 


News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31