News archive from 25 January 2016, page 14

BBC may ask over-75s to give up free TV licence

BBC may ask over-75s to give up free TV licence

People over 75 may be asked to give up their free TV licence or make a voluntary contribution to it, under plans being considered by the BBC. The corporation is due to take on the £650m cost of free licences for the over-75s from 2020 as part of a...

BBC, 04:29 in Regional
 

Alcohol industry 'makes billions of pounds from risky drinkers'

The alcohol industry is making tens of billions of pounds from people whose consumption is classed as "hazardous and harmful" to their health, according to reports. Ongoing analysis of a nationwide health survey is thought to show more than...

 

The X-Files episode one recap – weird, but not in a good way

Dooo doo dooo doo DOOO doooooooo There’s an adorably hokey voiceover by Mulder at the beginning of this thing that makes me a) nostalgic and b) afraid for the rest of the hour. Yes, it feels like a throwback, but if you want something arch and...

Guardian, 04:29 in Showbiz
 
Shock winner of the Royal Rumble revealed as we begin the Road to WrestleMania

Shock winner of the Royal Rumble revealed as we begin the Road to WrestleMania

None other than The Game, Triple H made his return to the WWE entering the showpiece event at the coveted No30 spot. He would go on the rampage and eliminate Roman Reigns before ending up with Intercontinental Champion, Dean Ambrose as the final two....

Daily Star, 04:38 in Sport
 

Australian Open in match fixing furore as bets are suspended on mixed doubles clash

The Australian Open found itself further enmeshed in the whole issue of match-fixing on Monday morning when it emerged that one gambling exchange had suspended betting on a first round mixed doubles match. A representative of Pinnacle Sports told the...

Daily Mail, 04:52 in Sport
 

China, Hong Kong stocks rebound on oil price rally, yuan stability

* CSI300 +0.8 pct; SSEC +1.0 pct; HSI +1.8 pct * Stock likely stable in short term due to yuan calmness-analyst * Energy shares surge on oil price recovery SHANGHAI, Jan 25 China and Hong Kong stocks rose on Monday morning, led by energy shares, as...

 
Top tennis player pleads GUILTY to DELIBERATELY losing game so friends could cash out

Top tennis player pleads GUILTY to DELIBERATELY losing game so friends could cash out

Aussie Nick Lindahl, pleaded guilty to sharing inside information in an alleged scheme to fix a match in 2013. His plea comes just days after the tennis world was rocked by match-fixing claims on the eve of Australian Open. Cops allege Lindahl offered...

Daily Star, 04:56 in Sport
 

Rosie Batty: I was reeling with raw grief while Australian of the year

The outgoing Australian of the year, Rosie Batty, has described how, at times, she felt overwhelmed over the past 12 months as she fought for reforms to prevent family violence and was inundated with stories from victims and their families. Giving her...

 
Stoke City: We'll be ready for Liverpool semi vows Mark Hughes

Stoke City: We'll be ready for Liverpool semi vows Mark Hughes

MARK Hughes is promising Stoke fans that his players will bounce back into shape to give Liverpool a run for their money in tomorrow night's Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at Anfield. Stoke travel north nursing the wounds of an emphatic 3-0...

 

Arsenal should only go after Guardiola once Wenger decides to step down - Wright

The Bayern Munich boss will depart the Allianz Arena at the end of the season with his next challenge set to be in the Premier League. Manchester City are favourites to land the Spaniard, while rivals Manchester United have reportedly held talks with...

 

Liverpool Transfer News: Man Utd hijack, Reds losing La Liga chase, Real Madrid battle

Liverpool are set to go head-to-head with Manchester United in the race for Genoa goalkeeper, Mattia Perin, according to reports. The Red Devils have reportedly sounded out the 23-year-old as a potential replacement for David de Gea. But according to...

 

Magnificent Seven: the global drama putting women’s rights centre stage

In a lecture theatre at Rajshahi University in Bangladesh, seven people take their places on stage. They begin to speak. “Hafsat Abiola, Nigeria,” says one. “Mu Sochua, Cambodia,” says another. “Anabella de Leon, Guatemala,” says a third. They perform...

 

Sisters win £18,000 damages after being held in cells over police station protest

Two sisters arrested and held in cells for several hours after they refused to leave a police station have won £18,000 in compensation. Maria and Kate Holleron described how they were detained after refusing to leave a private area of Birkenhead...

 
Teach First campaign to recruit 40 new teachers across the Liverpool region

Teach First campaign to recruit 40 new teachers across the Liverpool region

Could 2016 be the year for you to make a change in your career – and help change lives while you’re at it? Today Trinity Mirror, the ECHO’s parent company, is announcing its partnership with charity Teach First with the launch of the ‘Change Career,...

 
New apartments to continue transformation of southern edge of Liverpool city centre

New apartments to continue transformation of southern edge of Liverpool city centre

Proposals for a new apartment project look set to go ahead as investment continues to spill beyond the traditional boundaries of Liverpool city centre. City planners are being advised to approve designs for the five-storey, 44-apartment building...

 


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