News archive from 21 November 2017, page 8

The council funding ‘postcode lottery’ leaving taxpayers in rural Yorkshire hundreds of pounds a year worse off

The council funding ‘postcode lottery’ leaving taxpayers in rural Yorkshire hundreds of pounds a year worse...

Funding inequalities mean people living in rural Yorkshire have up to £500 per head less spent on their public services a year than in London, it was claimed last night. Leaders of England’s largest rural councils yesterday told Communities Secretary...

 
Manchester United stars Pogba, Ibrahimovic and Rojo have returned at perfect time - Mata

Manchester United stars Pogba, Ibrahimovic and Rojo have returned at perfect time - Mata

The Spanish playmaker is delighted to see the Manchester United trio return in time for the hectic Christmas schedule. Pogba is back after over two months out with a hamstring problem, while Ibrahimovic and Rojo have recovered from the serious knee...

Daily Star, 05:24 in Sport
 
 Brexit won’t stop East Midlands Airport expansion

"Brexit won’t stop East Midlands Airport expansion"

The boss of East Midlands Airport says is still confident of expansion over the coming years, despite the uncertainties of Brexit, writes Leicester Mercury Business Editor Tom Pegden. The Castle Donington airport wants to double passenger numbers by...

 
Leicester Petrol station business HKS Retail wants to grow staff from 750 to 1,000

Leicester Petrol station business HKS Retail wants to grow staff from 750 to 1,000

There’s an old adage that “from small acorns mighty oak trees grow”, writes Justine Halifax. And that’s certainly the case for garage forecourt shop business HKS Holdings, which is based in Leicester. Since it was launched by three brothers in 1984 –...

 
Decision day looms for controversial Magna Park expansion that could create more than 9,000 jobs

Decision day looms for controversial Magna Park expansion that could create more than 9,000 jobs

Expansion plans that could create more than 9,000 jobs and double the size of Magna Park are set to be approved this week. Developers have submitted proposals for two massive expansions to the existing 500 acre industrial complex off the M1 near...

 
'Outsourced' workers seek better deal in landmark case

'Outsourced' workers seek better deal in landmark case

A group of 75 workers, including porters and receptionists, are going to tribunal to gain more rights at work. As outsourced employees, they are supplied to the University of London by a facilities company, but do not receive the same benefits as...

BBC, 05:30 in Regional
 

Benefits cheat claimed £17,000 over ten years - but had twice that in the bank

A carer who fraudulently claimed nearly £17,000 in benefits has been ordered to do 120 hours of unpaid work for the community. Jonas Smith, 42, received £16,738.54 in income support he was not entitled to over nearly ten years by failing to declare...

 

Thug with violent past brutally beat man unconscious in row over girlfriend

A thug launched an unprovoked attack on his girlfriend's flatmate when she failed to come home. Lance Driscoll, 29, began punching and kicking the 52-year-old after spending the evening socialising with him and two of his partner's friends at the west...

 
Everton are an embarrassment, David Unsworth is taking them down - Joey Barton

Everton are an embarrassment, David Unsworth is taking them down - Joey Barton

That’s the opinion of former Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton. The Toffees have won just once in the five games since Ronald Koeman was sacked and they’re currently 16th in the Premier League. Under-23s boss Unsworth is in temporary charge until...

Daily Star, 05:32 in Sport
 
Man Utd stars Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic CAN’T play together - Jamie Carragher

Man Utd stars Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic CAN’T play together - Jamie Carragher

That’s the opinion of Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher. Jose Mourinho faces a selection headache over the next few weeks, as he must work out which of his star players he wants leading the line. Lukaku arrived from Everton during the summer and...

Daily Star, 05:32 in Sport
 
Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho ready to splash the cash on FOUR new signings

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho ready to splash the cash on FOUR new signings

Manchester United spent close to £150million in the summer to bring in Romelu Lukaku, Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic. Mourinho admitted during the transfer window he was hoping to bring in one more wide player to provide competition to the likes of...

 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR review – fantasy reality

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR review – fantasy reality

Skyrim becomes the most complex game yet for PlayStation VR, but is it the virtual reality experience fans have hoped for? If there’s one thing the last few days has taught us it’s that you can’t take anything for granted in the video games industry;...

Metro, 05:32 in Showbiz
 
When Newcastle United announced their Premier League arrival in style

When Newcastle United announced their Premier League arrival in style

For those of us who’ve been around the Newcastle United block a few times, there are certain games that scar you brain for life. Anyone who was at St James’ Park on this day 24 years ago witnessed one of those unforgettable matches. It was the game...

 
Lewis Hamilton: Fernando Alonso makes BOLD prediction about his F1 chances in 2018

Lewis Hamilton: Fernando Alonso makes BOLD prediction about his F1 chances in 2018

The Brit secured his fourth Drivers’ Championship this season with three races to go - seeing off the fight of Sebastian Vettel with eventual ease. But McLaren driver Alonso, who won back-to-back titles in 2005 and 2006, thinks that it will be much...

 
Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp fires STERN warning at Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp fires STERN warning at Daniel Sturridge

It was reported yesterday that the forward wanted to quit Anfield in search of regular game time, in hope to salvage a place in the England squad for next year’s World Cup. Klopp has reacted quickly to quell any rumours of a move elsewhere. Instead,...

 


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