News archive from 26 August 2016, page 3

Why are America's suburbs getting poorer?

Why are America's suburbs getting poorer?

Cities have always been crowded places, but the number of urban residences is set to double by 2050 to 3.5 billion, according to the United Nations. In the US, 63% of the population already lives in cities. While this puts a strain on urban...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 

BHS store closures: Filling the gaps on the High Street

The last BHS stores will close this weekend, bringing to an end nearly 90 years of British retail history. BBC business correspondent Emma Simpson looks at what the closures will mean for our High Streets. They don't come much bigger than the BHS...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 

I was 'pregnant' for nine YEARS: Agony of the woman who battled tumours that plague 1 in 3 women - and can...

With a huge bump and swollen ankles, anyone would have assumed Beryl Romaine was pregnant. Indeed, many a kind stranger gave up their seat on a train for her, asking when the baby was due. But Beryl was not pregnant - far from it, in fact. Her 'baby'...

Daily Mail, 00:27 in Health
 

186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced

Nearly 200 people have been arrested in the first three months after a blanket ban on drugs formerly known as "legal highs" came into force. Hundreds of shops have also either shut down or stopped selling "psychoactive"...

 
Hungarians return awards over 'racist' journalist

Hungarians return awards over 'racist' journalist

Prize-winning Hungarian mathematicians, artists, philosophers and religious leaders have been handing back their state honours as a protest against a government decision to give a controversial journalist a medal. Journalist and activist Zsolt Bayer...

BBC, 00:31 in World News
 

Mary Berry sets her sights on the nation's waistlines

The Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry has tackled the nation's basic baking skills, now she has her sights set on their waistlines. Taking chef Jamie Oliver's sugar tax one step further, the health-conscious 81-year-old said she wants a total...

 
Joe Hart's future: Everton rule out move with time running out for Manchester City outcast

Joe Hart's future: Everton rule out move with time running out for Manchester City outcast

City are understood to be willing to subsidise a large chunk of Hart’s £90,000-a-week wages in a bid to secure a loan deal after Everton manager Ronald Koeman ruled out a move for the England No 1. It leaves Hart with only six days only to find a new...

 
Southampton close to new club record signing: This player can decide a match by himself

Southampton close to new club record signing: This player can decide a match by himself

Lille striker Sofiane Boufal, 22, is edging closer to St Mary’s, according to his Ligue One manager Frederic Antonetti. He scored 11 goals in his breakthrough campaign last season, but is not expected to return from a knee injury until next month. But...

 
Arsenal agree £52m deals for two top targets: Duo to undergo medicals tomorrow

Arsenal agree £52m deals for two top targets: Duo to undergo medicals tomorrow

Both players have been on the Gunners' radar for some time as Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his squad before the transfer window closes. And it seems he has finally managed to push a deal over the line for the duo with Goal claiming they will undergo...

 
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino warns Liverpool: We're better than last year

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino warns Liverpool: We're better than last year

Tottenham were only eighth in the league when Liverpool came and chased them down at White Hart Lane in the goalless draw that marked the start of the German’s reign. Much has been made of how far the Reds have moved on since then, but Pochettino...

 

Councils 'should monitor academy school finances'

Education Secretary Justine Greening has been urged to ensure councils can monitor academy finances to prevent taxpayer funds " disappearing into the back pockets" of the bosses. The Local Government Association (LGA) believes providing the...

 

Mary Berry sets her sights on the nation's waistlines

The Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry has tackled the nation's basic baking skills, now she has her sights set on their waistlines. Taking chef Jamie Oliver's sugar tax one step further, the health-conscious 81-year-old said she wants a total...

 

Jeremy Corbyn to spell out 'transformative' arts vision

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to set out a "transformative" vision for the arts as he continues his campaign in Scotland. Mr Corbyn will take his battle for the party leadership to Edinburgh, where he will launch his culture policy against...

 

Councils 'should monitor academy school finances'

Education Secretary Justine Greening has been urged to ensure councils can monitor academy finances to prevent taxpayer funds " disappearing into the back pockets" of the bosses. The Local Government Association (LGA) believes providing the...

 

A 'glut' of hospital services could be shut down, health expert warns

There could be a "glut" of hospital services shut down, a health expert has warned. The NHS is under huge financial strain at the same time as grappling with workforce challenges - which could lead to some local hospital services being shut,...

 


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