News archive from 23 September 2018

Opec predicts massive rise in oil production over next five years

Opec predicts massive rise in oil production over next five years

World oil production will soar to new records over the next five years, as a dramatic expansion in demand from airlines offsets the arrival of electric cars, according to a report from Opec. In a forecast that will dismay environmentalists – and which...

Guardian, 16:06 in Business
 
Hunt continues for student, 18, who went missing on freshers week night out

Hunt continues for student, 18, who went missing on freshers week night out

A major police search is underway to find an 18-year-old student who went missing on a night out during his university’s freshers’ week celebrations. Tom Jones is due to start his studies in Primary Education at Worcester University this month. He was...

Metro, 16:06 in Hot News
 
Dillian Whyte prepared to face Anthony Joshua at Wembley in April

Dillian Whyte prepared to face Anthony Joshua at Wembley in April

Dillian Whyte is ready to fight Anthony Joshua at Wembley on 13 April should he get the nod from his rival. Joshua called out Deontay Wilder in the ring after knocking out Alexander Povetkin, while Whyte worked for Sky Sports‘ coverage. As AJ...

Metro, 00:07 in Sport
 
Labor says it will force companies with more than 1,000 employees to publicly reveal pay gap

Labor says it will force companies with more than 1,000 employees to publicly reveal pay gap

Australian companies with more than 1,000 employees would have to publicly reveal how much they pay women compared with men under a federal Labor government. Labor says the gender pay gap is “stubbornly high” and women working full-time still get paid...

 
Joshua vs Povetkin: PICS of the brutal moment AJ floored Russian for seventh round victory

Joshua vs Povetkin: PICS of the brutal moment AJ floored Russian for seventh round victory

Povetkin was the mandatory challenger to AJ after the Watford-born defeated Joseph Parker at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium back in March. But AJ has retained his three belts after stopping the Russian in the seventh round. The WBA, IBF and WBO...

Daily Star, 00:14 in Sport
 

Barwick store awards honour

Barwick-in-Elmet Post Office and village store is in the running for a top award this month after undergoing major work to turn it around. The business, bought by Chris Bolton, 51, and Tim Ward, 53, in December 2016, is up for the Post Office Retailer...

 
Obituary: Shan Tianfang, China's beloved storyteller

Obituary: Shan Tianfang, China's beloved storyteller

China is fondly remembering one of its most famous radio voices, a man whose vivid storytelling was a comfort to millions of people, from commuters stuck in traffic to restless teens struggling to sleep. Shan Chuanzhong, better known by his stage name...

BBC, 00:26 in World News
 
Mike Ashley to close three House of Fraser stores

Mike Ashley to close three House of Fraser stores

The troubled retailer House of Fraser is to shut three stores and is considering the closure of a fourth after its new owner, Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley, failed to agree terms with their landlords. Ashley, the owner of Newcastle United Football...

Guardian, 00:27 in Business
 

Documentary reveal ‘crazy’ extent of marine pollution

A hard-hitting docum­entary will reveal the horrifying extent of marine plastic pollution around the world and the havoc it is wreaking on nature and the planet. Presenter Liz Bonnin, who fronts the 90-minute film, has been deeply affected by the...

 
Tiger Woods one round from first win in five years after 65 at East Lake

Tiger Woods one round from first win in five years after 65 at East Lake

The moment the golf world has been waiting for – not long after it collectively doubted it could ever happen – is tantalisingly close. Tiger Woods, seeking a first win for five years after waves of personal and professional turmoil, will take a...

Guardian, 00:32 in Sport
 
Marko Arnautovic: ‘I love Slaven Bilic but I let him down a little bit’

Marko Arnautovic: ‘I love Slaven Bilic but I let him down a little bit’

“I love it when people criticise me,” Marko Arnautovic says on a blustery afternoon at West Ham’s training ground. “There is no better feeling than when you make them quiet. You do what you have to do, the people on the television do what they have to...

Guardian, 00:32 in Sport
 
Abhilash Tomy: Rescue mission to reach injured Indian sailor

Abhilash Tomy: Rescue mission to reach injured Indian sailor

An international rescue team is trying to reach a seriously injured Indian sailor who is taking part in the Golden Globe round-the-world race. Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy is stranded 3,200km (2,000 miles) off the coast of Western Australia. His yacht...

BBC, 00:38 in World News
 

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Mum of tragic Laura McPhee unveils new life saving defibrillator in Humberston

The mother of Laura McPhee who tragically died from a cardiac arrest following an asthma attack has unveiled a new life saving defibrillator in Humberston. Nine-year-old Laura McPhee, from Humberston , suffered a cardiac arrest brought on by an asthma...

 
Reports of frauds on the elderly are 'tip of iceberg'

Reports of frauds on the elderly are 'tip of iceberg'

Fraudsters scammed nearly 49,000 older people across the UK in the past year, equivalent to almost six reports every hour, a BBC investigation has found. The total number of reports has nearly doubled in the past three years, 5 live Investigates has...

BBC, 00:41 in Regional
 


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