News archive from 26 May 2017, page 8

Racing driver Jack Harvey dedicates Indy 500 dream debut to late uncle

Jack Harvey is counting down to the biggest day of his racing career. But his thoughts ahead of Sunday's Indy 500 are also with his family and specifically the memory of his late uncle Peter. The former British Formula Three champion says his whole...

 

'I can't just sit on the bench' - Keeper leaves Gainsborough Trinity for Boston United

George Willis insists he loves a battle, but admits it is not in his nature to sit and watch from the sidelines. The former Gainsborough Trinity goalkeeper (pictured) has confirmed his move to Lincolnshire rivals Boston United and says the opportunity...

 
Trump readies for 'robust' G7 summit in Sicily

Trump readies for 'robust' G7 summit in Sicily

US President Donald Trump will attend a G7 summit with leaders of the world's major economies in Sicily, Italy, on the last leg of his first foreign trip. A tough debate is expected on issues including trade and climate change. The G7 consists of...

BBC, 04:56 in World News
 
India to open longest bridge on China border

India to open longest bridge on China border

India will inaugurate a 9.15km (5.68-mile) bridge over the Lohit river, easily its longest ever, which connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with the north-eastern state of Assam. China claims Arunachal Pradesh as its own, and refers to it...

BBC, 04:56 in World News
 
Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd: Jose Mourinho confident of £86m deal - Plans are in place

Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd: Jose Mourinho confident of £86m deal - Plans are in place

Jose Mourinho has earmarked the France international as his No 1 summer transfer target as he bids to sign a marquee striker.  United are willing to pay £86million to activate Griezmann’s release clause with doubt being cast over the future’s of...

 

Calls for clampdown on basement extensions

Homeowners should need the permission of their next door neighbours before creating disruptive basement extensions, it has been claimed. The call came after the owner of a semi-detached home in Chantry Road, Moseley, was given the go head to dig out a...

 
Dana White admits Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather doesn't make sense for the UFC

Dana White admits Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather doesn't make sense for the UFC

McGregor, 28, has been pursuing a boxing match with the Olympic bronze medalist for the last six months. Preliminary talks between the fighters' representatives have reached an advanced stage, but an agreement to see 'The Notorious' lock horns with...

Daily Star, 05:03 in Sport
 

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists. Researchers looked into the 'French paradox' where a high consumption of cheese is not linked to...

 

FA Cup winners: Who has lifted the trophy most often over the past 20 years?

FA Cup winners: Who has lifted the trophy most over the past 20 years? Thursday, 25th May 2017 CHELSEA and Arsenal play in the FA Cup final on Saturday - but which English sides have lifted the trophy most in the past 20 years? 1 / 8 GETTY FA Cup...

Daily Star, 05:06 in Sport
 
When one of the world's greatest players was rumoured to be on his way to Newcastle United

When one of the world's greatest players was rumoured to be on his way to Newcastle United

The close season is here and the transfer rumours have started. Newcastle United have already been linked with a host of players in advance of the upcoming Premier League season. Mags who’ve been around the block a few times will recall how United...

 
Ram-raider jailed for smashing car through Jarrow store and stealing goods

Ram-raider jailed for smashing car through Jarrow store and stealing goods

Two ram-raiders smashed their way through the steel shutters of an alarm supplies store before making-off with £750-worth of goods. Serial burglar Lee Mulholland and an accomplice were caught on camera crashing a car through the front of Alarm...

 
North East stately home set to celebrate its 200th anniversary at weekendHede

North East stately home set to celebrate its 200th anniversary at weekendHede

One of the North East’s stately homes will celebrate its 200th anniversary this weekend. English Heritage’s Belsay Hall in Northumberland will stage live Georgian music and costumed fashion talks, while actor John White will be playing a member of the...

 

Lincoln City boss Danny Cowley to stick to patient transfer model amid 'crazy' May

Danny Cowley asked Lincoln City fans to trust his transfer model as he insisted he would not pay out 'crazy' money to strengthen his squad. The Imps boss has so far been frustrated in his attempts to make new signings this summer. Among his targets...

 

Lincolnshire beach hut wins top award for architectural excellence

A beach hut near Sutton on Sea has won an award for its architectural excellence. Sandilands near Sutton on Sea by Jonathan Hendry Architects Ltd has won an RIBA East Midlands Award. Awards were presented at a ceremony hosted by BBC East Midlands...

 

Next Leeds United manager: Could ex-Coventry City players or manager replace Garry Monk?

Garry Monk has resigned as Leeds United manager. The former Swansea boss guided the side to seventh in the Championship last season, finishing the season five points off the play-offs. He was offered a 12-month contract extension after Andre...

 


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