News archive from 21 November 2017, page 4

Scotland warned more will follow after Finn Russell swaps home comforts for cash-rich French league

Scotland have been warned Finn Russell is unlikely to be the last of our international stars tempted to swap home comforts for the cash-rich French league. Dan McFarland, assistant to national team boss Gregor Townsend, admitted there was no competing...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

Republic of Ireland star Cyrus Christie calls for action as he is subjected to racist abuse from online trolls

Cyrus Christie has called for more action to tackle the issue of racist abuse after the Ireland star was targeted by online trolls. Middlesbrough defender Christie scored an own goal in the Republic of Ireland’s 5-1 defeat to Denmark last week, after...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

Ireland star Joey Carbery faces race to be fit for Six Nations after fracturing his left wrist in narrow...

Joey Carbery is facing a race against time to be fit for Ireland's 2018 Six Nations campaign. The IRFU on Monday confirmed that the 22-year-old suffered a fractured left wrist during Saturday's 23-20 win over Fiji. The Leinster man will at the very...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

Matt Prior dismisses Nathan Lyon claim that he was scared of Mitchell Johnson during Ashes as 'laughable'

Matt Prior has hit back at Nathan Lyon’s extraordinary claim that he was scared of Mitchell Johnson during the last Ashes by saying it’s ‘laughable.’ Lyon attacked England’s former keeper-batsman unprompted in Brisbane on Monday but was told to...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 
Charlie Rose suspended following sexual harassment allegations

Charlie Rose suspended following sexual harassment allegations

US talk show host Charlie Rose has been suspended by several television networks following allegations of sexual harassment. Eight women accused Mr Rose of inappropriate behaviour in a report published by The Washington Post. "These allegations...

BBC, 01:28 in World News
 
This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying. It’s not uncommon for people to smell an illegal stench when they’re out and about but it becomes worse...

 
Bigger share of aid budget for education, say MPs

Bigger share of aid budget for education, say MPs

Education should receive a bigger share of the UK's overseas aid budget, a cross-party report from MPs says. The International Development Select Committee said education is vital to improving lives in the world's poorest countries. The proportion of...

BBC, 01:33 in Regional
 
Paul Hollywood: Former Bake Off presenters 'abandoned' the show

Paul Hollywood: Former Bake Off presenters 'abandoned' the show

Paul Hollywood has accused former Bake Off presenters and fellow judge Mary Berry of "abandoning" the show. Mary Berry, along with presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, left the programme when it was announced it was moving to Channel 4....

BBC, 01:45 in Art & Culture
 
This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying. It’s not uncommon for people to smell an illegal stench when they’re out and about but it becomes worse...

 
Australia backpacker exploitation 'endemic', study finds

Australia backpacker exploitation 'endemic', study finds

One in three backpackers and a quarter of foreign students working in Australia are being paid about half the minimum wage or less, a study has said. The study, billed as the most comprehensive of its kind, found that wage theft of temporary migrants...

BBC, 02:01 in World News
 
Top of the Pops: Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa to appear on Christmas show

Top of the Pops: Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa to appear on Christmas show

Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa will be among the performers on this year's Christmas Top of the Pops special. They will be joined by Clean Bandit, Rita Ora and The Script. Fearne Cotton and Reggie Yates will present the show, along with a New Year special...

BBC, 02:02 in Art & Culture
 
Why Black Friday ‘deals’ aren't always what they seem

Why Black Friday ‘deals’ aren't always what they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group. Which? has found that 60% of last year’s Black Friday deals could have been obtained for the same price, or less, at other...

 

Tampon tax: How much have you spent?

Find out how much you've spent on the so-called tampon tax - the VAT on sanitary products. Tampons and towels are currently taxed at 5% in the UK. But they have been subject to five different rates since 1973. So how much you've spent depends on how...

BBC, 02:09 in Regional
 
Trump declares North Korea a sponsor of terrorism – but experts warn move may trigger WW3

Trump declares North Korea a sponsor of terrorism – but experts warn move may trigger WW3

The US President made the announcement on Monday as he blasted North Korea for repeatedly supporting “acts of international terrorism, including assassinations on foreign soil” – believed be a reference to the murder of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim...

 
Russia cybercriminals steal reward points from ‘MAJOR’ airliners using ‘DARK MARKETS’

Russia cybercriminals steal reward points from ‘MAJOR’ airliners using ‘DARK MARKETS’

Research company Flashpoint has revealed that fraudsters reap shocking discounts on holidays after stealing reward points from loyal airline customers. Flashpoint’s Liv Rowley said: “One advantage for criminals of using reward points is that the...

 


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