News archive from 30 August 2015, page 8

Deal done: Man United star David De Gea will sign for Real Madrid today

Deal done: Man United star David De Gea will sign for Real Madrid today

That's the stunning claim from The Independent, who say the Spanish giants have finally got their man. The Independent's sources in Spain and Manchester believe Real Madrid are confident of completing the signing of De Gea today after a saga that has...

Daily Star, 03:16 in Sport
Shock Man Utd deal: Late offer for superstar with hours left before deadline

Shock Man Utd deal: Late offer for superstar with hours left before deadline

It looked likely the Spain star would NOT leave Old Trafford this summer despite him wanting out. But Real have other ideas and are determined not to give up their summer chase. The Mail claim United believe Real will make a formal offer for De Gea,...

Daily Star, 03:16 in Sport

Creamfields arrests after ecstasy tablets found in shampoo bottles

Two men have been arrested after more than 100 ecstasy tablets were seized by police at the Creamfields dance music festival. Bottles of shampoo were used to conceal the drugs but they were found at the Daresbury site near Warrington, according to...

BBC, 03:20 in Regional

New exhibition based on coroners' reports reveals untold tragedies of WWI

A lovesick woman who threw herself off a pier and a soldier who died from a boxing bout are among wartime tragedies uncovered in a new exhibition. Time And Tide is the result of the examination of coroners' reports on deaths on the home front in...


David Cameron 'lacked balls' over Syria action says former defence chief

David Cameron lacked the "balls" to take the military action in Syria that could have prevented the rise of self-styled Islamic State, a former head of the armed forces has complained. In a scathing analysis of the Prime Minister's approach,...


US hiker found alive after nine-day hunt in Sierra Nevada

An American hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada has been found alive. Miyuki Harwood, 62, failed to return from a solo hike on 21 August and fellow hikers alerted authorities. Foot, helicopter and drone searches had failed...

BBC, 03:57 in World News

Teenage migrant killed in shootout between Greek police and smugglers

Related: Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: what's the difference? A 17-year-old migrant was killed during a shootout at sea between Greek port police and human smugglers, the government said late on Saturday. The marine ministry said: “A serious...


Scottish Government to unveil final programme before 2016 election

The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the programme, unveiled when parliament resumes after summer recess, will build on progress in public services,...


Border force announcement went to Peter Dutton's office first, official says

The “very, very badly worded” Australian Border Force press release that appeared to threaten random visa checks on the streets of Melbourne was sent to the office of the immigration minister, Peter Dutton, and was allegedly cleared at a high level in...


Mitch Tonks makes cooking fish simple with two delicious recipes

If there's anything guaranteed to give restaurant owners Mitch Tonks and Mat Prowse a boost in the morning, it's their breakfast grappa - an alcoholic, grape-based pomace brandy of Italian origin. Since travelling around Europe some years ago, on the...


Theresa May: Free movement in the EU should only be for those with a job

The principle of free movement within the EU should only apply to those with a job, Home Secretary Theresa May says. Free movement originally meant "freedom to move to a job," not to look for work or claim benefits, she wrote in the Sunday...

BBC, 04:22 in World News

Body pulled from St Neots dragon boat race river

The body of a man has been found in a Cambridgeshire river where a dragon boat festival was to be staged. Emergency services were called to reports of a man in difficulty in the River Great Ouse in St Neots at about 09:40 BST on Saturday. Police...

BBC, 04:23 in Regional

Malaysia protests calling for Najib Razak to resign enter second day

Protesters demanding the resignation of the Malaysian prime minister, Najib Razak, over a financial scandal remained on the streets of the capital on Sunday, after the first day of the massive rally passed peacefully despite police warnings that the...


Hannibal recap: Season three finale – The Wrath of the Lamb

I’m usually against cable channels or streaming services resurrecting dramas that the networks cast off, but I would sort of love for Hannibal to get a fourth season, just to see how Bryan Fuller would get himself out of the corner he painted for...

Guardian, 04:29 in Showbiz

Baseball fan dies in fall at Atlanta Braves game

A baseball fan has died after falling from an upper stand at Turner Field in Atlanta, during the Braves game with the New York Yankees. The fan was given emergency medical treatment including CPR at the scene but Atlanta police later confirmed his...

BBC, 04:38 in World News

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