News archive from 25 December 2017, page 17

Lorna’s high hopes for her new hair and beauty salon

Lorna’s high hopes for her new hair and beauty salon

Although it meant giving up her work as a television hair and make-up artist, the owner of a salon in Stannington believes the time was right to start her own business. And Lorna Waddell hopes that Aspen Hair and Beauty will become an attractive...

 
Parents who found son dead on Christmas Eve urge others ‘don’t ignore cold symptoms’

Parents who found son dead on Christmas Eve urge others ‘don’t ignore cold symptoms’

Last Christmas the Hill family experienced an unimaginable horror when they discovered their son dead in bed. Sheena and Colin Hill were planning a family Christmas when last year they found 24-year-old Dean dead on Christmas Eve and now the pair are...

Metro, 09:56 in Hot News
 
Celebrations as women mark 
big birthdays

Celebrations as women mark 
big birthdays

Two Bourne care home residents have celebrated incredible milestones. On Saturday (December 23), Freda Dewey was 106, while Evelyn Palmer turned 100 on the same day. The pair celebrated their special occasions with family at Abbey Court Care home in...

 
Ashes: Joe Root hits back at Ricky Ponting after captaincy slam

Ashes: Joe Root hits back at Ricky Ponting after captaincy slam

The England skipper, who named one change for the Boxing Day Test handing Tom Curran a debut in place of the injured Craig Overton, was labelled as “soft” by the Australian legend earlier this week. But Root brushed off the barbs on the eve of the...

 
Inspirational duo create new cartoon for kids

Inspirational duo create new cartoon for kids

Dismayed by the lack of safe, engaging and educational children’s content on YouTube, two IT workers have paired up to create a new cartoon which kids can “love and learn from”. Titled Ey Up Duck, the cartoon – created by Burnley-born Joanne Hughes...

 

Man dies in Christmas morning horror crash after police chase

A man has died after a crash in the early hours of Christmas morning, following a police pursuit. The passenger, a man in his 30s died after being taken to hospital. The driver of the car was detained immediately. The incident happened at 4.35am on...

 
Liverpool want £120m for Philippe Coutinho: He’s worried move will NEVER happen - Castles

Liverpool want £120m for Philippe Coutinho: He’s worried move will NEVER happen - Castles

Journalist Duncan Castles claims that’s what the Kop club want for their star midfield man. Barcelona have been chasing Coutinho since the summer when they failed with three bids. He’s up for a move but Liverpool have publicly insisted he’s not going...

Daily Star, 09:59 in Sport
 
Anthony Joshua to confirm Las Vegas bout? Glitzy Deontay Wilder fight can make AJ an icon

Anthony Joshua to confirm Las Vegas bout? Glitzy Deontay Wilder fight can make AJ an icon

The jewel in the sport’s crown is seeing the giants slug it out over 12 rounds and 2018 could be one of the best years in modern times. Anthony Joshua, the Olympic champion who has shot to superstardom in 2017, will be at the front and centre on the...

Daily Star, 09:59 in Sport
 
Antonio Conte would prefer not to discipline his Chelsea players

Antonio Conte would prefer not to discipline his Chelsea players

Antonio Conte has explained his strict style of management comes from his early experiences as a player. The Chelsea manager has a reputation as a disciplinarian, with the Italian involved in numerous confrontations with his players since taking...

Metro, 10:03 in Sport
 
Fire crews put out suspicious 2am car blaze on back road near Brampton

Fire crews put out "suspicious" 2am car blaze on back road near Brampton

Fire crews were called out at 2am today to a report that people may be trapped in a car that was on fire on a back road near Brampton. The car was found on the road leading to Kirkhouse, off the A689. No persons were found and fire in the car - well...

 
Police officers across UK assaulted by drunk Christmas revellers

Police officers across UK assaulted by drunk Christmas revellers

Police officers up and down the country bore the brunt of a boozy Christmas weekend with several needing hospital treatment after being assaulted. On Friday two officers were badly injured in Bradford with one sustaining a vicious cut to the head and...

Metro, 10:06 in Hot News
 
Man who lost his job and house reveals what it’s like to suddenly become homeless

Man who lost his job and house reveals what it’s like to suddenly become homeless

For millions of Brits, the prospect of homelessness is terrifyingly close. It doesn’t take much – redundancy, an accident that leaves someone unable to work, or a next pay-cheque that never arrives. Four years ago, Shandor Nikitits would never have...

Metro, 10:06 in Hot News
 

Man City prospect Tom Dele-Bashiru thanks Blues star for support

While a senior debut is an incredible moment for any player, it can be incredibly daunting too. When Tom Dele-Bashiru was given the call to come on by Pep Guardiola with his side a goal in front, he was only expecting his Carabao Cup cameo to be...

 

Newcastle legend Lee Clark discusses potential takeover and Rafa Benitez - EXCLUSIVE

The hope among all Geordie supporters this Christmas time is that Amanda Staveley's company PCP Capital Partners can swiftly wrap up a deal for their club. The fans on Tyneside have been through two relegations since Mike Ashley took over at the...

Daily Star, 10:06 in Sport
 
EastEnders Max star Jake Wood praises Jacqueline Jossa and Lorna Fitzgerald as Lauren and Abi Branning exit in Christmas Day special

EastEnders Max star Jake Wood praises Jacqueline Jossa and Lorna Fitzgerald as Lauren and Abi Branning exit...

EastEnders star Jake Wood has spoken out to praise Jacqueline Jossa and Lorna Fitzgerald and tip them for huge future success as their Christmas exits as Lauren and Abi Branning dawn. Jake, who plays the pair’s dad in the soap, has admitted that he...

Metro, 10:08 in Showbiz
 


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