News archive from 24 November 2017, page 6

Journey’s end for railway station.

Journey’s end for railway station.

Just before Christmas our nostalgia page featured the unusual story of the theft of Cleckheaton railway station. The story was taken from the Guardian archives of 1971 and revealed how a 33-year-old man from Dewsbury Moor had appeared before...

 
Salvation Army counting on bank staff to make a difference

Salvation Army counting on bank staff to make a difference

Bank managers showed just what a difference a day makes when they visited Heckmondwike Salvation Army. The staff left behind their day jobs to spend time painting, planting, laying a patio, chopping down trees and weeding as part of the Halifax Bank’s...

 
F1 news: Daniel Ricciardo reveals 2018 plans and reveals what he really thinks of 2017

F1 news: Daniel Ricciardo reveals 2018 plans and reveals what he really thinks of 2017

The Australian managed a career-best nine podiums this season despite being hampered by engine problems. With just the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to go before the season finishes, Ricciardo explained there is still room for improvement. “There's been some...

 

We want our garden back, says couple

THIS Gomersal garden was more like a pond after the weekend's torrential rain. Robert and Christine Copland woke on Monday morning to find water almost lapping at their back door after the heavy storms. Last year the lawn, which backs onto the...

 
Conor McGregor receives big call out as Nurmagomedov slams champ

Conor McGregor receives big call out as Nurmagomedov slams champ

Conor McGregor has found himself on the receiving end of yet another call out from interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. He tweeted: “Conor McGregor Wannabe K.O.T. Jungle Looks Like A P***y To Me Keep Hiding Behind The Brass Like A Gimp, B**ch....

Daily Star, 03:05 in Sport
 
Manus Island: Buses of refugees leave former Australian camp

Manus Island: Buses of refugees leave former Australian camp

Buses carrying asylum seekers have left a former Australian-run detention camp in Papua New Guinea (PNG) after police entered the centre for a second day, refugees and advocates have confirmed. Hundreds of detainees refused to leave the Manus Island...

BBC, 03:11 in World News
 
Bargain World set to close less than a year after opening

Bargain World set to close less than a year after opening

A DISCOUNT store which replaced the old Woolworths shop in Heckmondwike and provided jobs for redundant staff is to close less than a year after it opened. The boss of Bargain World, Jonathan Haigh, said he had been told the shop must be cleared in...

 
Jimi Manuwa EXCLUSIVE: David Haye called out by UFC star - let’s fight next summer

Jimi Manuwa EXCLUSIVE: David Haye called out by UFC star - let’s fight next summer

Manuwa is keen to try his hand at boxing after the success Conor McGregor had when he crossed the barrier. Haye was set to fight Tony Bellew on December 17 but was forced to pull out after tearing his bicep muscle in training. It is the fourth time...

 
Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn's lawyers 'split from Trump'

Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn's lawyers 'split from Trump'

Lawyers for former top White House aide Michael Flynn have told Donald Trump's legal team they can no longer discuss the investigation into alleged Russia interference in the 2016 US election, media reports say. The move suggests Mr Flynn may be...

BBC, 03:24 in World News
 
Burberry: How Christopher Bailey rescued the brand with the chequered past

Burberry: How Christopher Bailey rescued the brand with the chequered past

Christopher Bailey joined Burberry back in 2001, at a time when it was tainted with a bad image, profits were falling and fashion fans were turning elsewhere for their latest fix. He has been credited for completely transforming Burberry through...

BBC, 03:29 in Art & Culture
 
The best Amazon Black Friday laptop deals 2017 on Samsung, ASUS and more

The best Amazon Black Friday laptop deals 2017 on Samsung, ASUS and more

Amazon’s Black Friday daily deals have been live now for a week and discounts have been flowing. But Black Friday the biggest shopping day of the year is officially here and that means there are even more deals and bargains to be snapped up. Amazon...

Metro, 03:31 in Lifestyle
 
Eden Hazard insists Chelsea need to adapt quickly to compete with Premier League rivals Liverpool

Eden Hazard insists Chelsea need to adapt quickly to compete with Premier League rivals Liverpool

Eden Hazard insists Chelsea need to adapt quickly after their Champions League outing to make sure they are ready to compete with Liverpool. Premier League champions Chelsea thrashed Qarabag 4-0 on Wednesday night to secure their qualification to the...

Metro, 03:41 in Sport
 
Kevin Pietersen ‘really surprised’ by England batsmen James Vince, Mark Stoneman and Dawid Malan during Ashes opener

Kevin Pietersen ‘really surprised’ by England batsmen James Vince, Mark Stoneman and Dawid Malan during...

Kevin Pietersen admits he is ‘surprised’ by how well England’s James Vince, Mark Stoneman and Dawid Malan coped with the Gabba cauldron in the first Ashes Test against Australia. Vince top-scored for the tourists with 83 while Stoneman and Malan also...

Metro, 03:41 in Sport
 
India vs Sri Lanka LIVE stream: How to watch Test match cricket online and on TV

India vs Sri Lanka LIVE stream: How to watch Test match cricket online and on TV

India vs New Zealand live stream India vs New Zealand is live on Sky Sports. It will be shown on Sky Sports Cricket HD and Sky Sports Cricket from 3.50am. The play starts at 4am. The action will also be on Sky Sports Main Event HD from 4.45am. This...

 
Ashes: Topless Aussie fan proposes to girlfriend in what’s dubbed ‘worst proposal ever'

Ashes: Topless Aussie fan proposes to girlfriend in what’s dubbed ‘worst proposal ever'

The topless fan, wearing green and gold face paint, slipped the ring on his missus’ finger minutes into the second session today. She said ‘yes’ before embracing her loved one for a touching kiss. The proposal had fans in Brisbane on their feet as...

 


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