News archive from 23 January 2016, page 4

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp won't be childish over Alex Teixeira as if he's at 'Disneyland'

Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre offered £24million for the Brazilian during face to face talks with Shakhtar officials in Florida on Wednesday, but will be at Norwich on Saturday with negotiations at stalemate. Shakhtar value Teixeira at £38m...

 

Stoke manager Mark Hughes ready to splash the cash and potentially break transfer record

The club are believed to want Porto midfielder Giannelli Imbula, a deal that would break the £12million splashed on Inter Milan's Xherdan Shaquiri. "There's always a figure every year that I know I can spend if the right players become...

 
Burglary gang jailed for blackmailing Leeds sex worker

Burglary gang jailed for blackmailing Leeds sex worker

A GANG of burglars blackmailed an escort after they broke into her luxury flat in Leeds city centre and found photographs and DVDs linking her to the sex trade. A court heard the 60-year-old victim was sent a letter in which the men demanded £50,000...

 
Leeds nostalgia: Cost of tunnel under Humber just too high back in 1946

Leeds nostalgia: Cost of tunnel under Humber just too high back in 1946

On this day in 1946, Britain and the rest of the victors from the Second World War were busy carving up the world. In Parliament, Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin said a wartime loan to Greece of £46m would now be transformed into a ‘gift’. At the same...

 
Leeds nostalgia: The winter of ‘62 still beats anything we’ve seen in recent times

Leeds nostalgia: The winter of ‘62 still beats anything we’ve seen in recent times

Turn the clocks back to 1962 and there was only one thing on the minds of the people of Leeds – and that was the weather. In the New Year’s Day edition of the Yorkshire Evening Post, story after story recounted the effect the cold was having on the...

 

Jermain Defoe entered record books at Bournemouth but 15 years to the day since his landmark goal he's out...

It was 15 years ago that a rookie teenage striker entered the record books with what would prove a typically instinctive finish. Jermain Defoe – then an 18-year-old loanee in the colours of Division Two Bournemouth – had captured the imagination of...

Daily Mail, 00:33 in Sport
 

Jay McGuiness plans to 'laugh instead of shake' during Strictly live tour

Strictly champion Jay McGuiness is taking a more laid back approach to the show's live tour, planning to "laugh instead of shake like a dog" when he makes mistakes. McGuiness was notably petrified during the early weeks of Strictly Come...

 

Abortion approved for woman badly injured in attack

A woman who suffered brain damage after being attacked is expected to have an abortion soon after a judge in a specialist court gave doctors permission to terminate her pregnancy. Mr Justice Baker ruled an abortion would be lawful because evidence...

 
Employment and Support Allowance should not be cut - campaigners

Employment and Support Allowance should not be cut - campaigners

Disability groups have written an open letter to Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith, urging him to abandon planned cuts to a key benefit. The House of Lords will vote next week on government plans to cut £30 a week from Employment and...

BBC, 00:35 in Regional
 
Cuts to benefits 'will make it harder for disabled people to find work'

Cuts to benefits 'will make it harder for disabled people to find work'

Cuts to benefits threaten to force sick and disabled people "further away from work and closer to poverty", charities have warned. Ahead of a key House of Lords vote on the proposed reductions to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), more...

 
Trump is making it harder to defeat extremists, says Cameron

Trump is making it harder to defeat extremists, says Cameron

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump is making it more difficult to confront and defeat extremists, David Cameron has said. The billionaire is making the "fundamental mistake" of trying to blame all Muslims for the ideology of a minority,...

 

Abortion approved for woman badly injured in attack

A woman who suffered brain damage after being attacked is expected to have an abortion soon after a judge in a specialist court gave doctors permission to terminate her pregnancy. Mr Justice Baker ruled an abortion would be lawful because evidence...

 
Chuka Umunna warns of drift of ethnic minority votes away from Labour

Chuka Umunna warns of drift of ethnic minority votes away from Labour

Labour has given the impression it takes support from ethnic minorities for granted and has not got a "hope in hell" of holding on to its current number of seats if it continues to lose votes from black and Asian voters, Chuka Umunna will...

 
Google agrees £130m tax deal to pay money owed since 2005

Google agrees £130m tax deal to pay money owed since 2005

Internet giant Google has agreed a £130 million deal with the taxman to pay money it has owed for the last decade. The US online search firm said it had reached an agreement with HM Revenue and Customs covering taxes since 2005. The arrangement will...

 

Abortion approved for woman badly injured in attack

A woman who suffered brain damage after being attacked is expected to have an abortion soon after a judge in a specialist court gave doctors permission to terminate her pregnancy. Mr Justice Baker ruled an abortion would be lawful because evidence...

 


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