News archive from 24 November 2018

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Taiwan same-sex vote: Polls open in elections

Taiwan is voting on whether to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage. The vote comes after Taiwan's top court ruled in favour of same-sex marriage, giving parliament two years to amend existing laws or pass new ones. However, surveys...

BBC, 00:07 in World News
 

Leeds woman's motor neurone disease heartbreak leads to JustGiving campaign

For a dedicated hospital worker and world traveller, a shock diagnosis of motor neurone disease this year felt particularly cruel for Ruth Taylor. The condition has left the 44-year-old determined to live life as much as she can in the time she has,...

 
Britain stockpiles 1,400,000 tonnes of salt for return of Beast from the East

Britain stockpiles 1,400,000 tonnes of salt for return of Beast from the East

Fears of another Beast from the East have prompted UK councils to stockpile 1.4 million tonnes of salt. Around 94 per cent of councils have prepared themselves for freezing temperatures and flooding this winter with either more salt this year or the...

Metro, 00:10 in Hot News
 

John Allen Chau: What we could learn from remote tribes

When American John Allen Chau was killed by an endangered tribe in India last week, it brought a renewed focus on some of the world's most isolated people. Officials in India said Chau was a missionary keen to convert the protected Sentinelese people...

BBC, 00:12 in World News
 
Volkswagen will recall 75,000 cars over seatbelt fault

Volkswagen will recall 75,000 cars over seatbelt fault

Volkswagen will recall about 75,000 of its VW Polo and Seat Ibiza and Arona cars after a seatbelt fault was exposed by a Finnish car magazine test drive. A new fix would be offered to affected UK owners from Monday, VW said. The test drive in Finland...

BBC, 00:15 in Regional
 
Energy company apologises for bill mix up

Energy company apologises for bill mix up

An energy supplier has apologised to all 100,000 of its customers after it sent out bills that were too high. Outfox the Market admitted the mistake inflated annual bill forecasts by 25%. CEO Keith Bastian said; "It is regrettable that incorrect...

BBC, 00:15 in Regional
 
Talking Horses: Might Bite has the speed to motor home in Betfair Chase

Talking Horses: Might Bite has the speed to motor home in Betfair Chase

The big names, and only the big names, have turned up for Haydock’s Betfair Chase but plenty of recent rain would have made it more competitive. As it is, Might Bite (3.00) looks easily the best equipped of the five runners for a race in which speed...

Guardian, 00:18 in Sport
 

Leeds woman's motor neurone disease heartbreak leads to JustGiving campaign

For a dedicated hospital worker and world traveller, a shock diagnosis of motor neurone disease this year felt particularly cruel for Ruth Taylor. The condition has left the 44-year-old determined to live life as much as she can in the time she has,...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Trees are for life – Bettys boss and campaign legacy

THE proverb “from tiny acorns, grow mighty oak trees’ epitomises the groundbreaking campaign which Bettys & Taylors boss Jonathan Wild began nearly three decades ago when he pledged to replace trees that were burnt down in a horrific forest fire....

 

The Yorkshire Post says: The poor relations - region’s councils shortchanged

THERE are two reasons why English regions like Yorkshire remain the poor relation when it comes to local government spending – and levels of investment in schools and other key services. The first is the extent to which the Barnett formula, a...

 
Food Challenges: 'My cheat meal is a 185oz burger'

Food Challenges: 'My cheat meal is a 185oz burger'

In a brightly lit window seat in a London restaurant, food blogger and amateur competition eater Andrey Sidorov sits waiting for his 5.2kg (183oz) lunch. He says most people will have a "cheat day" where they can eat whatever they want,...

BBC, 00:38 in Regional
 
Truth Project: Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry calls for younger participants

Truth Project: Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry calls for younger participants

Lucie was 10 when she was first sexually abused. She was groomed online before she ever met her abuser in person. "The conversation might slightly change one day to talk about sexual things, and then it might be talking about sending sexual...

BBC, 00:38 in Regional
 

The Yorkshire Post says: Chris Grayling – Why is he still in post? Six months of failure on trains

SIX months after a botched new timetable led to unparalleled chaos on the North’s railways, it was the Conservative MP Robert Goodwill who spoke for the entire region when he challenged Transport Secretary Chris Grayling in Parliament and asked: “When...

 


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