News archive from 22 November 2018

Spare just an hour to save a life with donation

It took exactly an hour. Just 60 minutes, but it was enough to potentially save the lives of three people.  Last Thursday I swapped my post work yoga class for a different feel-good activity instead – giving blood. It’s something I did for the first...

 
Romelu Lukaku aims swipe at Manchester United teammates after Jose Mourinho bust-ups

Romelu Lukaku aims swipe at Manchester United teammates after Jose Mourinho bust-ups

Romelu Lukaku has told his Manchester United teammates that they are ‘grown-ass men’ who should deal with Jose Mourinho’s criticism. Mourinho has fallen out with several United players during his time at Old Trafford, including Paul Pogba, Alexis...

Metro, 00:04 in Sport
 
Half of university tuition fees spent on teaching

Half of university tuition fees spent on teaching

Less than half of the tuition fee paid by students in England can be spent on the cost of teaching, says research from a university think tank. The Higher Education Policy Institute says the rest is spent on buildings, IT and libraries,...

BBC, 00:05 in Regional
 
Ariana Grande hits out at Piers Morgan over Little Mix nude row

Ariana Grande hits out at Piers Morgan over Little Mix nude row

Pop star Ariana Grande has hit out at Piers Morgan with a series of tweets in defence of women who chose to show off their bodies. TV presenter Morgan, who frequently courts controversy with his comments, has hit headlines for mocking girl band Little...

BBC, 00:05 in Regional
 

One in 73 people now 'homeless' in Birmingham - devastating figures reveal

The true scale of Birmingham's homeless crisis has been laid bare in a damning report by Shelter. The devastating number of people recorded as homeless in the West Midlands has soared by 2,500 - with a shocking 23,800 now sleeping on the streets or...

 
John Roberts chastises Trump for criticism of judge who blocked asylum order

John Roberts chastises Trump for criticism of judge who blocked asylum order

John Roberts, chief justice of the US supreme court, has chastised Donald Trump for calling a judge who ruled against his migrant asylum order an “Obama judge”. It is the first time that the leader of the federal judiciary has offered even a hint of...

 
Drivers who pass cycle training scheme could get cheaper insurance

Drivers who pass cycle training scheme could get cheaper insurance

Drivers could be given cheaper insurance if they take cycle training, while police will make it easier for people to submit video clips showing dangerous driving, under a new plan to protect vulnerable road users announced by the government. The...

 
Why Switzerland is worried about UK trade after Brexit

Why Switzerland is worried about UK trade after Brexit

Ever since the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016, Switzerland has been carefully watching Brexit proceedings. The deal (or perhaps no deal) struck between the UK and the EU will be significant to non-EU member Switzerland. And it cannot...

BBC, 00:16 in Business
 
Michael Avenatti: Stormy Daniels lawyer escapes felony over abuse claim

Michael Avenatti: Stormy Daniels lawyer escapes felony over abuse claim

The Los Angeles district attorney declined to prosecute the attorney Michael Avenatti on felony domestic abuse charges on Wednesday and referred allegations that he abused his girlfriend to the city attorney for a possible misdemeanor case. Avenatti,...

 
Sri Lanka mass graves: 230 skeletons found at country's largest site

Sri Lanka mass graves: 230 skeletons found at country's largest site

Sri Lankan experts say a mass grave found earlier this year in the north-western town of Mannar has turned out to be the country's biggest such site. More than 230 skeletons have now been found at the grave in the former war zone, up from about 90 in...

BBC, 00:20 in World News
 

Gold rush for Northumberland at regional tourism awards

Northumberland has swept the board at the North East England Tourism Awards, picking up more gold awards than any other area in the region. Out of 15 categories the county received nine gold awards at the glittering ceremony held at Newcastle Civic...

 

Gold rush for Northumberland at regional tourism awards

Northumberland has swept the board at the North East England Tourism Awards, picking up more gold awards than any other area in the region. Out of 15 categories the county received nine gold awards at the glittering ceremony held at Newcastle Civic...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Joined-up NHS and care policy is needed – Brexit is not the only priority

TO be fair to Theresa May, she did make the correct call in her January reshuffle when the health and social care briefs were merged at the insistence of Jeremy Hunt. Policy-making needs to become far more joined-up if the extra investment made...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: High speed hiatus – new trains of thought over HS2 and Northern Powerhouse

GIVEN how the latest spending analysis by the IPPR North think-tank shows the extent to which transport spending in Yorkshire is lagging behind neighbouring regions like the North West, there will, inevitably, be some suspicion at reports that the...

 
Man Utd news: Marcus Rashford can push out these THREE Premier League stars - pundit

Man Utd news: Marcus Rashford can push out these THREE Premier League stars - pundit

That is the verdict of ex-West Ham striker Dean Ashton. The England international has struggled to hold down a first-team spot this season due to his inconsistent form. He has only found the net twice so far this term, but showed further promise while...

Daily Star, 00:30 in Sport
 


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