News archive from 22 November 2017, page 4

Russian nuclear plant leaked radioactive cloud

After months of denial, Russian officials have confirmed “extremely high” levels of radioactive contamination near the Mayak nuclear plant in the south-west of the country. “Probes of radioactive aerosols from monitoring stations Argayash and...

The Week, 00:50 in Politics
 
Stratford Town win feisty clash with Kings Langley

Stratford Town win feisty clash with Kings Langley

STRATFORD Town ended a run of three straight defeats with a deserved 3-1 success over Kings Langley in a feisty clash at the MoodChimp Stadium on Tuesday night. The visitors started the brighter of the two sides, but they never really recovered after...

 
Volunteers hit town’s park with a big mow

Volunteers hit town’s park with a big mow

A local businessman has been praised after he took it upon himself to lead a team of volunteers in cutting the grass at Knowl Park in Mirfield. Martyn Connell, 46, was prompted to take action after seeing pictures of the greenery surrounding the war...

 

'Wondered why he absolutely legged it down the tunnel': Wigan winger Ryan Colclough has a night to remember...

As a professional footballer, there are few better feelings than scoring to help your team to victory... but Wigan's Ryan Colclough may just have found one. After netting not once, but twice, in the Latics' victory over Doncaster, the winger was...

Daily Mail, 00:58 in Sport
 
Do you find this grave disrespectful?

Do you find this grave disrespectful?

This is the grave of Carlo Annoni, a 61-year-old nurse and gay rights campaigner. He is buried in the cemetery of Mariano Comense, in Como, Italy. His grieving husband chose a bright memorial, saying he wanted "something that speaks of life, and...

BBC, 00:59 in World News
 
YEP says: Wakefield City Academies financial crisis will hit pupils hardest

YEP says: Wakefield City Academies financial crisis will hit pupils hardest

School academies are run like businesses, and like any business they can get into financial difficulties. When a business goes bust it’s the staff and the customers that pay the price, but when the business is being a school, then it is young people,...

 

Police: Victims meeting offenders can help them come to terms with crime

Officers add this type of meeting can also influence the way offenders behave - naming it a useful tool in their crimefighting armoury. Senior figures in law and order were speaking to highlight the effectiveness of so-called restorative justice....

 
Why so many sexual harassment cases in US, not UK?

Why so many sexual harassment cases in US, not UK?

There are huge differences between UK and US media law - does this explain why more Americans are being accused of sexual harassment? On 5 October, Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual abuse and the dam broke. Since then, dozens of well-known...

BBC, 01:13 in Regional
 

Reality Check: When is a train on time?

A Japanese railway company made headlines after it apologised for sending a train off 20 seconds early. The idea of "deeply apologising" for the "severe inconvenience" of a lost 20 seconds seemed almost alien to commuters who have...

BBC, 01:16 in World News
 
Meera: The actress in a legal row to prove she's unmarried

Meera: The actress in a legal row to prove she's unmarried

A Pakistani actress is embroiled in a seven-year-long court case over whether she is married or not. Irtiza Rubab, who is known by her stage name Meera, has acted in commercially successful films, and won local awards for her work. Now, she's making...

BBC, 01:16 in World News
 
Boy, 3, died 'waiting to see doctor' at Birmingham hospital

Boy, 3, died 'waiting to see doctor' at Birmingham hospital

The father of a three-year-old boy says his son died in his arms while waiting more than an hour to see a hospital doctor. Basil Mohammed died in the A&E waiting area at Birmingham Children's Hospital last Wednesday. He had a rare syndrome that...

BBC, 01:19 in Regional
 
Flood alerts issued for much of Scotland

Flood alerts issued for much of Scotland

Flood alerts have been issued across much of Scotland with major trunk routes affected by the weather. Dumfries and Galloway, Orkney and the Scottish Borders were all given amber flood alert warnings by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency...

BBC, 01:23 in Regional
 
Joseph Parker press conference: Anthony Joshua announcement hilariously TROLLED online

Joseph Parker press conference: Anthony Joshua announcement hilariously TROLLED online

Eddie Hearn has been in constant contact with Joseph Parker's party regarding a potential unification bout in 2018. Higgins has been very vocal in calling out Hearn on putting forward a more reasonable offer for his fighter. The WBO heavyweight...

 
National Lottery announces changes after drop in ticket sales

National Lottery announces changes after drop in ticket sales

National Lottery operator Camelot has signalled changes to Lotto on the back of "feedback from players" as it announced the appointment of Nigel Railton as its new permanent chief executive. Camelot said it is currently testing a number of...

 
Anthony Joshua SLAMMED by Joseph Parker’s promoter in press conference

Anthony Joshua SLAMMED by Joseph Parker’s promoter in press conference

Those are the thoughts of Joseph Parker’s promoter David Higgins. WBO heavyweight champion Parker vowed to release shocking footage of WBA and IBF champ Joshua being knocked at a press conference this evening. Negotiations are currently in place over...

 


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