News archive from 28 March 2018, page 9

Who bit Beyoncé? Mystery takes over social media

Who bit Beyoncé? Mystery takes over social media

Actor Tiffany Haddish’s claim that she once witnessed another actor biting Beyoncé on the face has sparked a social media hunt for the alleged culprit. Haddish told GQ she once met Beyoncé at a party in Los Angeles in December last year. The party was...

 
Former Liverpool star reveals what he misses most about his Anfield days

Former Liverpool star reveals what he misses most about his Anfield days

The Dane was a firm favourite on Merseyside during his nine-year spell with the Reds. But injuries meant the central defender arguably never reached his full potential in the Premier League. After 232 Liverpool appearances, Agger moved back to Denmark...

Daily Star, 06:23 in Sport
 

Raj Singh’s Pools takeover almost complete

Raj Singh’s takeover of Hartlepool United is finally expected to be completed within the next 24 hours. Hopes had been high that a deal could be done in the run-up to last night’s crucial National League win over Bromley, which saw Pools open up a...

 

Australia cricket scandal: Darren Lehmann spared punishment

Embattled Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann has been spared any immediate punishment following the Australian team’s attempt to tamper with the ball on day three of the third test against South Africa in Cape Town. The Daily Telegraph reports...

The Week, 06:25 in Sport
 

YEP says: LUFC needs its loyal following next season

THERE’s something special about a Good Friday football game, and Leeds Vs Bolton Wanderers will be no different. Any fan will tell you there is nothing to beat seeing your team live and knowing “you were there” for the great moments. With the bank...

 

Irvine Welsh leads campaign to get Scotland writing

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is to spearhead a nationwide campaign to get would-be writers across the country to create “rebellious” new stories based on real-life experiences. The best-selling novelist, who launched his latest book in Edinburgh...

 
Sexual misconduct at UK universities: the figures don't add up

Sexual misconduct at UK universities: the figures don't add up

Since the Guardian began an investigation into sexual harassment in universities, there has been growing criticism that many institutions remain complacent about the scale of the problem. In late 2016, we sent Freedom of Information (FoI) requests to...

Guardian, 06:30 in Learning
 
Man Utd news: Sergio Ramos and David de Gea are ‘close pals’, Real Madrid have secret plot

Man Utd news: Sergio Ramos and David de Gea are ‘close pals’, Real Madrid have secret plot

The Manchester United goalkeeper has been linked with a move to Real Madrid for several transfer windows. The former Atletico Madrid man had a transfer fall through on deadline day in 2015 after an infamous incident with a fax machine. Since then,...

Daily Star, 06:31 in Sport
 

New Scottish social security system facing cash and staff challenges

The cost of implementing new Holyrood powers – including a new benefits system – has not been properly estimated by the Scottish Government, Scotland’s public spending watchdog has warned. A report by the Auditor General Caroline Gardner has also...

Scotsman, 06:32 in Politics
 

'I’ve lost the love of my life, my best friend, my soulmate'

0 Have your say A father-of-three collapsed and died at his home after medics missed signs of possible deep vein thrombosis. Ricky Collier, 29, from Bamber Bridge, had visited his GP numerous times after suffering from shortness of breath and calf...

 

SNP’s economic policy under fire as growth flatlines

The Fraser of Allander (FAI) Institute says there is a “confusing and cluttered” approach to boosting the country’s GDP. When the SNP came to power in 2007, it pledged to cut public sector bureaucracy by creating one single, overarching economic...

Scotsman, 06:32 in Politics
 

Leader comment: We’re losing one of the world’s best health services

Yet another symptom of the NHS’s possibly terminal sickness showed itself yesterday with a leading neurologist warning of unfilled vacancies, locums making the situation worse and junior doctors giving up to pursue different careers instead. Professor...

Scotsman, 06:32 in Politics
 

Martyn McLaughlin: How to protect your privacy on social media

Ordinary consumers have been wilfully ignorant of ceding their personal data to social media, writes Martyn McLaughlin. Over the past decade, the remarkable growth of social media from an outlet for cat-related memes, blurry holiday snaps and idle...

Scotsman, 06:32 in Politics
 

Scott Macnab: Scotland’s ailing economy is a barrier to independence

The SNP Government has been struggling to find ways to reinvigorate the nation’s fortunes, writes Scott Macnab. It’s now almost two years since Nicola Sturgeon was forced to admit Scotland’s economy was in a “state of shock” after the crash in the...

Scotsman, 06:32 in Politics
 

Elaine Smith: The SNP has failed to tackle child poverty for a decade

THERE is barely a school in Scotland that doesn’t have a “dress down day” or a “come as your favourite book character day” – the kids pay a pound or so for the privilege of not having to wear uniform, with the money going to charity. It’s all just a...

Scotsman, 06:32 in Politics
 


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