News archive from 23 March 2016, page 13

Premier League defender: I will return to Chelsea if they can give me this guarantee

Premier League defender: I will return to Chelsea if they can give me this guarantee

Ake joined the Hornets on a season-long loan last summer. The Dutch defender has been an influential figure for Quique Flores' side this term, making 20 Premier League appearances and scoring once in the process. Watford are understood to be keen to...

Daily Star, 03:45 in Sport
 
Frank Lampard: Chelsea should keep John Terry - he's their best defender and wants to stay

Frank Lampard: Chelsea should keep John Terry - he's their best defender and wants to stay

The Blues captain is heading for the exit door after revealing he’s not been offered a new contract. “For me, I would [give him another contract], but it’s a decision for the club to make” Frank Lampard Chelsea claim Terry’s announcement was...

Daily Star, 03:45 in Sport
 

Manhunt as police release new image of Brussels terror suspect

The international manhunt for the Brussels suicide bombers' accomplice is continuing as police released new pictures of the fugitive which show his face up close. Belgium has entered its second day of mourning over the terror attacks that shook Europe...

 
The mirth and misogyny of Andy Capp

The mirth and misogyny of Andy Capp

Andy Capp was a product of the 1950s - an era when newspapers dominated and domestic violence was still a mainstream source of humour. Why, almost 60 years after he first appeared in the Daily Mirror, is a layabout lout from north-east England still...

BBC, 03:48 in Regional
 

'We completely cut them to ribbons' says Scunthorpe RUFC coach after win at Sutton Coldfield

TIM Robinson hailed the quality of Scunthorpe RUFC's attacking play as they battered already-relegated Sutton Coldfield 57-12 in National Three Midlands. The Greens ran in 11 tries on their way to a victory in which they 'cut Sutton to ribbons'...

 

BHS to find out whether creditors back turnaround plans

Embattled retailer BHS will discover today whether creditors will back its plans to turn around the business by slashing the rents on more than half of its UK stores. The department store chain has called on creditors to vote in favour of two company...

 
Charles returns to Cumbria after the floods of Storm Desmond

Charles returns to Cumbria after the floods of Storm Desmond

Charles - Patron of The Prince's Countryside Fund, English Tourism Week and the Wordsworth Trust - will see how the region's flood recovery has come on since his last visit three months ago. He will meet students at Penrith's Applied Learning Centre...

 
Lords curbs will tilt balance of power towards government, say peers

Lords curbs will tilt balance of power towards government, say peers

Government plans to remove the House of Lords' ability to veto some draft laws would "tilt the balance of power... towards government", peers have said. A review of the Lords' powers was set up after peers voted down planned tax credits cuts...

BBC, 03:57 in Regional
 
Final day for MSPs at Holyrood ahead of 5 May election

Final day for MSPs at Holyrood ahead of 5 May election

The final day of business will take place at the Scottish Parliament ahead of the Holyrood election on 5 May. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will answer her last batch of questions from opposition leaders and back benchers at midday on Wednesday. A...

BBC, 03:57 in Regional
 
ADB chief Nakao says China's economy to avoid hard landing

ADB chief Nakao says China's economy to avoid hard landing

TOKYO China's economy is unlikely to suffer a hard landing as there is room for fiscal and monetary stimulus to manage growth, the president of the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday. "There won't be a hard landing," Takehiko Nakao, a...

Reuters, 04:01 in Business
 
Donald Trump threatens to 'spill the beans' on Ted Cruz's wife amid naked photo row

Donald Trump threatens to 'spill the beans' on Ted Cruz's wife amid naked photo row

Donald Trump has threatened to “spill the beans” on the wife of Ted Cruz, prompting a war of words on social media with his rival for the Republican nomination The tweet, which threatened Cruz and his wife over a Facebook ad run by an anti-Trump Super...

 
A fresh look at saving water

A fresh look at saving water

Residents in the North West are among those leading the UK in calling for more to be done to conserve water, according to new research published today. Some 58 per cent of people in the region agree that more needs to be done to conserve and protect...

 
Don’t fall victim to online ‘subscription trap’

Don’t fall victim to online ‘subscription trap’

Women aged 50 to 64 are most at risk from ‘subscription traps’, according to new data from Citizens Advice. The schemes are used for a variety of goods and services, but it is health and beauty products such as slimming pills and products as well as...

 
Former Red Devil issues desperate plea to Man Utd board: Don't appoint Mourinho!

Former Red Devil issues desperate plea to Man Utd board: Don't appoint Mourinho!

The Portuguese tactician is edging closer to becoming the club's new boss having reportedly signed a pre-contract agreement. Louis van Gaal's future is in major doubt following United's poor season, but Sharpe has reservations about appointing the...

 

U.S. strikes al Qaeda training camp in Yemen, killing dozens

WASHINGTON The U.S. military launched an air strike on Tuesday in the mountains of Yemen against a training camp run by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, killing dozens of its fighters, the Pentagon said. "This strike deals a blow to AQAP's...

 


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