News archive from 25 May 2016, page 13

Dong Energy UK investment 'vital' for Humber region

THE Humber business community is committed to working with Dong Energy UK as the company assesses its £6bn investment strategy for the offshore wind industry off the east coast. Dr Ian Kelly, chief executive of the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce,...

 

Childhood goes up in smoke for Indonesian tobacco farm workers

PROBOLINGGO, Indonesia Thirteen-year-old Siti Maryam says she suffers headaches and nausea after harvesting tobacco leaves with her bare hands during four years of working on her family's farm in Indonesia. Maryam, who is among the thousands of...

 

Residents fight plans for new chip shop

DOZENS of residents are fighting plans to turn a former convenience store into a fish and chip shop. A petition has been launched in a bid stop the empty unit in Chell Heath Road, Chell Heath, becoming a fast food restaurant. Families living nearby...

 

Death crash trial halted after defendant, 81, suffers family tragedy

A jury in the trial of an 81-year-old motorist who claims an electronic “malfunction” in her Nissan Qashqai caused a fatal crash has been discharged after the defendant suffered a family tragedy. Nissan Motors flew in a senior official from Japan to...

 
Red Bull deal gives GoPro wings

Red Bull deal gives GoPro wings

SAN FRANCISCO Shares of GoPro Inc (GPRO.O) got a lift on Tuesday after the struggling action camera maker said it was partnering with extreme sports sponsor Red Bull in a marketing and promotion deal. Briefly a Wall Street favorite following an...

 
PSN down PS4: Sony taking PlayStation Network offline on next-gen console

PSN down PS4: Sony taking PlayStation Network offline on next-gen console

The tech giant has confirmed that the PlayStation Network will be affected on PS4 only, to make way for improvements and routine maintenance. The service will see certain core services go offline for around two hours from 5:30am to 7:30am BST. Those...

 

Terry Campese's comeback can steer Hull KR's ship

TERRY Campese's return to the Hull KR line-up can help steady the Robins for a top-eight push, according to coach James Webster. The Rovers skipper made his long-awaited full comeback in Sunday's Magic Weekend derby with Hull FC. Though the Robins...

 

Big match for Jamie Vardy but honeymoon must wait for Euro 2016-bound striker

Leicester City star Jamie Vardy is set to marry his fiancee Rebekah Nicholson in a lavish ceremony today. The final preparations are being made at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire where the couple are due to tie the knot. The 29-year-old has already...

 
Sir Alex Ferguson’s former assistant: Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be perfect for Man United

Sir Alex Ferguson’s former assistant: Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be perfect for Man United

Sir Alex Ferguson’s former assistant manager believes the Sweden international would prove a real asset to the Red Devils next season. Meulensteen is convinced young stars at United would find Ibrahimovic’s experience invaluable if he were to move to...

Daily Star, 04:47 in Sport
 
Paddy McNair: My message to former Man United boss Louis van Gaal

Paddy McNair: My message to former Man United boss Louis van Gaal

The Red Devils took the decision to sack the Dutchman on Monday just 48 hours after he won the FA Cup. McNair debuted last season for Van Gaal and made an impact immediately in defence. “I’m very thankful to Van Gaal. He gave me my debut and he gave a...

Daily Star, 04:53 in Sport
 

Another reason to go on holiday! Sunshine, red wine and oily fish fight the ageing effects of stress -...

A sunshine break won’t just relax you – it could also make you younger. Scientists have shown that genes involved in stress are also linked to ageing and lifespan. The finding raises the possibility that drugs that act on the genes could help us live...

Daily Mail, 04:53 in Health
 
China to protect intellectual property, won't over-regulate innovation - Premier Li

China to protect intellectual property, won't over-regulate innovation - Premier Li

BEIJING China will focus on protecting intellectual property and commercial secrets, while offering a fair playing field for both domestic and foreign companies, premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday at a technology summit. Li also said that new...

Reuters, 04:53 in Business
 

Walk-in centre you can't walk into, forced to change its name

AN NHS walk-in centre which turns patients away has been forced to change its name – after a reprimand from England's health regulator. The move was ordered by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which found patients arriving without appointments at the...

 

Hull City quiz: How much do you know about last Tigers team to gain promotion?

Test your knowledge with our quiz on the Hull City promotion side of 2012/13 who entered the top tier after finishing second under current boss Steve Bruce. HULL City are on the verge of their third promotion to the Premier League as they face...

 
Jose Mourinho in Pep Guardiola transfer battle: Man United face early blow

Jose Mourinho in Pep Guardiola transfer battle: Man United face early blow

Jose Mourinho is close to finalising a deal to take over at United after reportedly agreeing personal terms with the club last night. And according to the Daily Mail, he has put Stones high on his transfer hit-list after failing to sign him for...

Daily Star, 05:01 in Sport
 


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