News archive from 30 August 2015, page 9

275,000 payments held up by HSBC systems glitch

275,000 payments held up by HSBC systems glitch

Around 275,000 payments to HSBC customers likely to total hundreds of millions of pounds have been held up by a glitch in the bank's systems yesterday. The fault in the payments, which has affected many people due to receive their salaries for the...

 

Celebrated Australian horse trainer Bart Cummings dies

The celebrated racehorse trainer Bart Cummings, who won the Melbourne Cup a record 12 times, has died aged 87. His family said in a statement he had passed away peacefully early on Sunday morning at his home near Sydney. It said his final moments were...

BBC, 04:44 in World News
 
Police probe 1960s child abuse at Glasgow school

Police probe 1960s child abuse at Glasgow school

POLICE are investigating claims that a teacher sexually abused pupils at a school in Glasgow nearly 50 years ago. A woman, who is now in her sixties, claims the man raped her in her own home when she was 16. She recently went to the police after...

Scotsman, 04:54 in Learning
 
Advocaat hails ‘hard-working performance’ as Sunderland boss is happy with point

Advocaat hails ‘hard-working performance’ as Sunderland boss is happy with point

First Sunderland goals for summer signings Yann M'Vila and Jeremain Lens saw the Black Cats come away with a point at Villa Park today. But Dick Advocaat’s side now head into the international break still without a Premier League win to their names...

 

Baseball fan dies after falling from upper deck at Turner Field during Braves game

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field in Atlanta on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees. The man was in his early 60s and was pronounced dead at Grady...

Guardian, 05:10 in Sport
 

Marc Lewis: the neuroscientist who believes addiction is not a disease

For decades the medical profession has largely treated addiction as as a chronic brain disease. The US government’s National Institute on Drug Abuse characterises addicts as compulsive drug seekers and users who continue taking drugs despite harmful...

Guardian, 05:15 in Health
 
Petition against Llangefni link road which campaigners say will 'damage ancient woodland'

Petition against Llangefni link road which campaigners say will 'damage ancient woodland'

A petition has been set up to try and save an ancient woodland threatened by a new link road. A planning application for a Llangefni link road will be considered by Anglesey Council planners on Wednesday, September 2. Campaigners argue the road will...

 
North Wales health board saving £186,000 a month thanks to new agency nurse framework

North Wales health board saving £186,000 a month thanks to new agency nurse framework

Health chiefs are saving £186,000 a month in the cost of agency nurses under new arrangements. Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board expect to eventually reduce bills by up to 60% on previous years by using newly contracted agencies. The savings on...

 

Wet and windy weather blights Bank Holiday weekend

Wet and windy weather will blight parts of the UK today, continuing a disappointing Bank Holiday weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning in London, the east, south-east, and south-west of England, alerting the public to...

 

Peregrine falcon 'trapped' at QE Hospital Birmingham after pigeon chase

A peregrine falcon has become trapped in the grounds of a hospital after chasing a pigeon into the building's courtyard. The bird of prey has been stuck on the third storey of Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital since Friday, the fire service said....

BBC, 05:26 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...

 

Family of murder victim Steven Tucker raising funds to help pay for his funeral

The family of a dad-of-five who was murdered in Bootle are raising funds to try and help pay for his funeral. Steven Tucker, 51, died after being stabbed in an apartment block on Wadham Road earlier this month. His daughter Stacey, 23, said the family...

 

Labour leadership: Firms could face pay penalties, says Burnham

Firms who failed to pay a proposed new higher living wage of £11 per hour could face penalties including higher national insurance payments, Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham says. He said he would use a "carrot and stick" approach to...

BBC, 05:38 in Regional
 

Bart Cummings was to horse racing what Sir Donald Bradman was to cricket

When the man in the street thinks Australian horse racing, he thinks the Melbourne Cup. And when thoughts turn to the Melbourne Cup, one name rolls off the tongue as naturally as a thoroughbred in full flight: James Bartholomew Cummings. Related: Bart...

Guardian, 05:39 in Sport
 
Lincoln City 1 Grimsby Town 1 - I am frustrated, it feels like a defeat, says Imps boss Chris Moyses

Lincoln City 1 Grimsby Town 1 - I am frustrated, it feels like a defeat, says Imps boss Chris Moyses

Lincoln City manager Chris Moyses praised Grimsby Town's work ethic and lamented his own side's lack of composure as the Imps had to settle for a 1-1 draw in the Lincolnshire derby at Sincil Bank. The Mariners had been reduced to 10 men on the half...

 


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