News archive from 21 November 2018

The ECHO Arena car park is FINALLY being pulled down - all the details you need to know

Work will start today to demolish the Liverpool Echo Arena car park - that was destroyed in a huge blaze that started on New Year's Eve last year. The process of pulling down the huge, seven-storey structure will begin this morning while the first of...

 
Family of World Cup worker waits for answers over death at Qatar stadium

Family of World Cup worker waits for answers over death at Qatar stadium

Tej Narayan Tharu’s family cremated him by the banks of the Budhu river in southeast Nepal. His wife, Renuka Chaudhary, wailed in despair. She circled the red coffin before tossing sugar, mustard seeds and barley on to the pyre to purify it. As the...

 
Neymar needs scan before facing Liverpool after injury scare for Brazil

Neymar needs scan before facing Liverpool after injury scare for Brazil

Brazil forward Neymar limped out of their 1-0 friendly win over Cameroon on Tuesday but the team doctor calmed fears by saying that the injury did not appear serious. The Paris St-Germain player was substituted after tweaking his groin as he shot at...

Guardian, 00:07 in Sport
 
McDonald’s and Burger King adverts banned near primary schools

McDonald’s and Burger King adverts banned near primary schools

Adverts for McDonald’s and Burger King have been banned after they were placed less than 100 metres (328ft) from the gates of primary schools. The McDonald’s poster for the Cadbury Flake McFlurry was seen in July at a bus stop, just 47 metres (154ft)...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
US adviser hints at evicting China from WTO

US adviser hints at evicting China from WTO

One of President Trump's top economic advisers has suggested there could be a case for "evicting China" from the World Trade Organisation (WTO). In a BBC interview, Kevin Hassett chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers said...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 
RBS customer lost thousands of pounds in scam

RBS customer lost thousands of pounds in scam

A Royal Bank of Scotland customer had more than £4,300 stolen from her account by a fraudulent caller who got one of her security questions wrong, BBC Watchdog Live has found. The bank insisted for more than a year that Charlotte Higman was aware of...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 
Black Friday: How sales have changed how we spend

Black Friday: How sales have changed how we spend

UK consumers are expected to spend over £2,000 each in the run-up to Christmas, according to research by Adobe. Many will be hoping to make the most of any deals on offer. Black Friday originated in the US, as a way of kicking off Christmas spending...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 
The world's best building? A remote Brazilian school made out of wood

The world's best building? A remote Brazilian school made out of wood

A forest of eucalyptus columns extends inside the expansive dormitory complex of the Canuanã school in northern Brazil, as if the nearby woodland has taken over the building. Between the soaring trunks stand clusters of little mud-brick rooms arranged...

 

VIDEO: Doncaster Rovers 7 Chorley 0: Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio reacts to the FA Cup exit

0 Have your say Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio praised Doncaster Rovers for their clinical finishing as his side crashed out of the FA Cup with a 7-0 replay defeat. The Magpies held Grant McCann's League One side to a 2-2 draw at Victory Park. But...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Soldiering on – why it’s time for the EU to help Theresa May

EVEN though Theresa May still finds herself at odds with her Cabinet, her Brexiteer backbenchers and Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party whose MPs hold the balance of power at Westminster, and who are now intent on exerting this influence,...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Rural lessons – taking farming to the classroom

GIVEN how health and safety considerations, and also time constraints, mean it is impractical for a great many schools to undertake educational visits to local farms, innovative schemes like Facetime A Farmer have a crucial role to play in helping to...

 

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Talking Horses: Samcro and Buveur D'Air on course for Newcastle clash

Talking Horses: Samcro and Buveur D'Air on course for Newcastle clash

Rain arrived in the north-east on Tuesday afternoon and the timing could not have been better, as Newcastle remains on course to stage one of the best jump races in its long history. Samcro, Buveur D’Air and Summerville Boy, who were all Grade One...

Guardian, 00:30 in Sport
 

Bernard Ingham: Be bold and unleash the Brexiteers – my memo to Theresa May

WHAT, I am asked, would you advise Prime Minister Theresa May to do next in the Brexit saga. My answer lies in this note:
 Prime Minister, Let us face the truth: the public are fed up with Brexit confusion piled on Brexit confusion. Politics is being...

 

GP Taylor: I’m a priest, and I say it’s time to end faith schools

IF I could have my time over again, I would have been an archaeologist. Through the years, this interest has been fuelled by programmes such as Time Team, Coast and Meet the Ancestors. I was always impressed with people like the TV presenter, Dr Alice...

 


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