News archive from 27 March 2016, page 7

Roy Hodgson remains grounded despite 'best night' of his England tenure

Roy Hodgson may have enjoyed his best night as England manager in Saturday's thrilling victory over Germany but he admits he will now work to keep his players' feet on the ground. The Three Lions came from two goals down to secure a memorable 3-2...

 

Dunfermline win Scottish League One title with five games to spare after Faissal El Bakhtaoui nets...

Dunfermline won the Scottish League One title with five games to spare thanks to a 3-1 victory over Brechin on Saturday. The Pars ensured they will be playing Championship football next season after Faissal El Bakhtaoui's hat-trick secured victory at...

Daily Mail, 02:03 in Sport
 

FA plan Johan Cruyff tribute in 14th minute of Tuesday's friendly with Holland

England fans will be invited to celebrate the life of Johan Cruyff in the 14th minute of Tuesday's international friendly with Holland. An incredible player and game-changing manager, the former Barcelona and Ajax forward died at the age of 68 on...

Daily Mail, 02:03 in Sport
 
Suspected suicide bomber claims to be one of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram

Suspected suicide bomber claims to be one of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram

The Nigerian government is sending parents from the Chibok community of north-east Nigeria to neighbouring Cameroon to verify whether a suspected female suicide bomber is one of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram nearly two years ago. Garba Shehu,...

 

Knocker uppers: Waking up the workers in industrial Britain

As the clocks go forward for the start of British Summer Time, many of us will rue the loss of an hour in bed. But how did people get to work on time before alarm clocks? Until the 1970s in some areas, many workers were woken by the sound of a tap at...

BBC, 02:14 in Regional
 
Shakespeare's skull: New chapter in hunt for missing head

Shakespeare's skull: New chapter in hunt for missing head

It's a mystery that has gripped historians and Shakespeare experts for generations - and one archaeologists believe they could have finally found an answer to. After a hi-tech investigation concluded the legendary playwright's skull was probably taken...

BBC, 02:14 in Regional
 

Nick Blackwell taken to hospital after being stopped by Chris Eubank Jr in 10th round of British...

Chris Eubank Jr is the new British middleweight champion after stopping Nick Blackwell in the 10th round at Wembley Arena. Eubank Jr dominated the fight and never appeared in any trouble, with the doctor eventually deciding that Blackwell was unable...

Daily Mail, 02:15 in Sport
 

FA chairman Greg Dyke and MPs bid to honour Bobby Moore with a knighthood

Bobby Moore deserves a posthumous knighthood for his unique contribution to English football according to Football Association chairman Greg Dyke — and The Mail on Sunday can reveal a cross-party coalition of leading MPs are seeking to change the law...

Daily Mail, 02:15 in Sport
 

Injury forces Aljaz Bedene out of Miami Open clash against Roberto Bautista Agut 

Injury forced Britain's Aljaz Bedene to withdraw from his match against Spain's world number 18 Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round at the Miami Open. Bedene lost the first set 7-5 and though he went up a break at the start of the second, he...

Daily Mail, 02:15 in Sport
 

Everton line up Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton as replacement for Tim Howard  

Premier League side Everton are keeping tabs on Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton. The 29-year-old was selected for the England squad get together this week after Joe Hart injured his calf during a Manchester City game. It marks a remarkable rise for the...

Daily Mail, 02:15 in Sport
 

Premier League trio West Ham, Sunderland and Leicester ready to battle for signature of Toulouse forward...

West Ham, Sunderland and Leicester City are among the clubs showing interest in Toulouse forward Martin Braithwaite. The three Premier League sides will be represented in the stands at Hampden Park on Tuesday when Braithwaite is expected to line up...

Daily Mail, 02:15 in Sport
 
Brilliant Kell Brook blows away Kevin Bizier to retain his IBF welterweight title

Brilliant Kell Brook blows away Kevin Bizier to retain his IBF welterweight title

‘Special K’ stopped the Canadian with ease in the second round at the Sheffield Arena. It was an impressive showing as he easily dispatched of his mandatory challenger. But Bizier is not one of the elite-level fighters that the 29-year-old Brook...

Daily Star, 02:17 in Sport
 
Archbishop of Canterbury to urge flock not to succumb to fear

Archbishop of Canterbury to urge flock not to succumb to fear

The Most Rev Justin Welby is expected to say in his Easter Sunday sermon at Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, that although the world is shocked by the week's events, Easter is a chance to trust in God who provides "life, hope and purpose". He is...

 
Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers agrees deal to manage Swansea

Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers agrees deal to manage Swansea

Rodgers, 43, has been out of the game since he was sacked by Liverpool in October. But he will take charge of his old club Swans after being given the green light to take over in the summer, according to the Express. Swansea have been looking for a...

Daily Star, 02:17 in Sport
 
Schools asbestos 'scandal' still threatening lives - report

Schools asbestos 'scandal' still threatening lives - report

The Joint Union Asbestos Committee (JUAC) said examples of the problem in schools underlined "systematic failings" in the way it was dealt with by successive governments. The JUAC said Whitehall had a "scandalous disregard for...

 


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