News archive from 28 April 2018

Kym Marsh and beau Matt Baker split after dating for two years

Kym Marsh and beau Matt Baker split after dating for two years

Kym Marsh and her beau Matt Baker have called it quits on their relationship after dating for two years. A spokesperson for the couple told Mail Online that the pair decided to split after their busy work schedules, and buying a £500,000 country...

Metro, 00:03 in Showbiz
 
This time Sweden’s Eurovision entry really is sorry after commenting on other songs

This time Sweden’s Eurovision entry really is sorry after commenting on other songs

Sweden’s Eurovision Song Contest entrant Benjamin Ingrosso has issued a public apology after being seen to mock and insult some of the other Eurovision entrants this year. He will perform Dance You Off, but today he’s been brushing off a PR mishap. A...

Metro, 00:03 in Showbiz
 

The Yorkshire Post says: These mothers must be heard. Special needs pupils need fairness and humanity

IF Theresa May and her Ministers are unwilling to listen to their opponents and teachers over draconian funding cuts to young people with special educational needs, perhaps they will take more notice of Shain Wells and Kerry Fox. Who are they – and...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: What’s in a name? Prince Louis honours Mountbatten

FROM TRUMPETER Louis Armstrong to Yorkshire’s very own pop performer Louis Tomlinson of One Direction fame, Prince Louis – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s newly-born third son – shares his name with various famous faces. However the Royal couple’s...

 
Talking Horses: Bank on Step Back to claim Gold Cup at Sandown

Talking Horses: Bank on Step Back to claim Gold Cup at Sandown

While two big-name trainers have been mopping up the prizes in Ireland, smaller yards still have half a chance in the major handicaps in Britain. Rebecca Curtis caused a shock in last weekend’s Scottish National and Mark Bradstock could get his fifth...

Guardian, 00:15 in Sport
 
Emmerdale spoilers: 8 things that happen next in Ross Barton’s acid attack storyline

Emmerdale spoilers: 8 things that happen next in Ross Barton’s acid attack storyline

It’s one of Emmerdale’s most talked about storylines and it has led to Mike Parr giving the performances of his career as tortured and agonised Ross Barton. From the moment his life changed forever in an acid attack, Ross has been at the centre of...

Metro, 00:16 in Showbiz
 
TSB: How it all went so wrong for the bank

TSB: How it all went so wrong for the bank

All surfers know the feeling of being hit hard by a wave, being left bruised and disorientated, and then having to get up and do it all again. TSB chief executive Paul Pester, a fanatical surfer, must have felt much the same each day for the last...

BBC, 00:22 in Business
 

Universal childcare costs jump by £150m a year

Flagship plans to introduce an effective system of universal free childcare across Scotland are to cost £150 million a year more than originally estimated. The Scottish Government confirmed yesterday the annual cost of the drive to provide 1,140 hours...

Scotsman, 00:24 in Politics
 

Ladies' fashion show for Furness voluntary rescue group

Duddon Inshore Rescue provide a 24-hour, seven days a week on-call service from the sands and sea around the Duddon estuary and Walney. The event is at Askam Rugby Club on June 27 with doors opening at 7pm. The event is at Askam Rugby Club with doors...

 

Police hunting man who kicked car in Barrow

A man is said to have repeatedly kicked a red Peugeot 206 outside Barrow Labour Club on Cavendish Street at around 5am on April 22. Another man was seen with him. Anyone with any information is asked to email 101@cumbria.police.uk, call 101 and ask to...

 

Barrow football dementia fundraiser to kick off next month

The event, Kick Off 4 Dementia, takes place at Hawcoat Park Sports Club on May 26. It will feature a football tournament with teams comprising famous faces, businesses and local squads. An ex Premier League squad includes former Manchester United...

 
Parole Board reform unveiled after John Worboys controversy

Parole Board reform unveiled after John Worboys controversy

Victims of crime will be able to challenge Parole Board decisions for the first time under measures being introduced following the case of John Worboys, the black-cab rapist whose release from prison was overturned by the high court. Among the...

 
Banking royal commission piles up the heat on AMP chairman and board

Banking royal commission piles up the heat on AMP chairman and board

The pressure on AMP’s chairman and board has increased after barristers for the banking royal commission suggested Australia’s largest wealth manager should face criminal charges for lying to the corporate regulator. The fees-for-no-service scandal...

 
SOS! Will Abba's new music live up to their legacy?

SOS! Will Abba's new music live up to their legacy?

It's hard to imagine now but, once upon a time, people hated Abba. Those spangly satin jumpsuits, their Eurovision origins, the wedding disco ubiquity of Dancing Queen - they all conspired to consign Abba to the cheesy-smelling scrapheap of pop. The...

BBC, 00:31 in Art & Culture
 
Five things you might be surprised affect weight

Five things you might be surprised affect weight

People might think battling obesity is down to sheer willpower, but medical research says otherwise. Here are five potentially surprising factors that can affect your weight, as unearthed by The Truth About Obesity . 1. Gut microbes Gillian and Jackie...

BBC, 00:33 in Health
 


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