17 Aug 2018England Test Captain says Stokes should make an...
England Test cricket captain Joe Root says it's up to Ben St...England Test Captain says Stokes should make an apology when he’s ready 17 Aug 2018
England Test cricket captain Joe Root says it’s up to Ben Stokes to decide when he wants to make an apology for last year’s incident in Bristol.
The all-rounder will play in tomorrow’s third match of their series with India at Trent Bridge – after being cleared of affray earlier this week.
England coach Trevor Bayliss said he’d encourage Stokes to apologise.
Root’s happy to let him do that in his own time.
17 Aug 2018Low carb diets can lead to shorter lives
Getting half your calories from carbs could help you live lo...Low carb diets can lead to shorter lives 17 Aug 2018
Getting half your calories from carbs could help you live longer than a meat-heavy diet would.
The research goes against a trend for diets that shun carbohydrates.
Experts studied more than 15-thousand Americans and found animal-based low-carb diets might be linked with shorter overall lifespans.
17 Aug 2018Imran Khan confirmed as Pakistan’s PM
Former cricket star Imran Khan has been elected prime minist...Imran Khan confirmed as Pakistan’s PM 17 Aug 2018
Former cricket star Imran Khan has been elected prime minister of Pakistan in a vote at the country’s National Assembly.
His PTI party won the most seats in July’s elections – setting up Mr Khan to become PM with the help of small parties, more than two decades after he first entered politics.
He will be sworn in on Saturday.
65 year old Mr Khan has vowed to create a “new Pakistan”.
17 Aug 2018India’s monsoon rains claim more lives
At least 324 people have been killed in flooding in India. ...India’s monsoon rains claim more lives 17 Aug 2018
At least 324 people have been killed in flooding in India.
Monsoon rains in the southern state of Kerala have also left more than 200-thousand people living in relief camps.
Two-storey homes have been completely submerged, with hundreds having to be rescued from rooftops.
17 Aug 2018Australian teen hacked into Apple’s Network
A teenager says he hacked into Apple's main computer network...Australian teen hacked into Apple’s Network 17 Aug 2018
A teenager says he hacked into Apple’s main computer network because he’s a fan of the company.
The 16-year-old Australian saved large internal files and customer accounts to a folder called “hacky hack hack”.
A court’s heard he wants to work for the firm one day.
He’ll be sentenced next month.
17 Aug 2018Relaxing e-cigarette laws “would cut” smoking deaths
Recommendations made in a report on regulations for e-cigare...Relaxing e-cigarette laws “would cut” smoking deaths 17 Aug 2018
Recommendations made in a report on regulations for e-cigarettes are to be ‘carefully considered’ by the government.
MPs on the Science and Technology Committee say they should be taxed less, made easier to get on prescription and want rules on vaping in public to be reviewed.
In England, 79-thousand people die each year due to smoking-related diseases.
17 Aug 2018Genoa bridge victims families boycott state funeral
The families of some of those killed when a motorway bridge ...Genoa bridge victims families boycott state funeral 17 Aug 2018
The families of some of those killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa say they’re boycotting a state funeral tomorrow.
At least 38 people died in the disaster.
But it’s understood relatives of 17 of them have decided they don’t want to be involved in the event, which will be attended by the president and funded by the government.
17 Aug 2018Ben Stokes back for England’s third Test with...
Ben Stokes will be back in the England cricket team for tomo...Ben Stokes back for England’s third Test with India 17 Aug 2018
Ben Stokes will be back in the England cricket team for tomorrow’s third Test with India in Nottingham.
The all-rounder returned to the squad after being cleared of affray earlier this week.
Captain Joe Root says it’s one of the toughest selection calls he’s had to make.
But he’s confident Stokes is ready to take part at Trent Bridge.
17 Aug 2018Spain remembers Barcelona terror attack one year on
Commemorations are taking place in Barcelona - exactly a yea...Spain remembers Barcelona terror attack one year on 17 Aug 2018
Commemorations are taking place in Barcelona – exactly a year after a deadly terror attack that left 16 people dead.
Around 130 others were injured when a van was driven into crowds on Las Ramblas – a busy street popular with tourists.
Spain’s king and prime minister are among those who attended today’s events.
17 Aug 2018Hunt says UK can survive and prosper after...
The foreign secretary's tweeted that the UK would "survive a...Hunt says UK can survive and prosper after no-deal Brexit 17 Aug 2018
The foreign secretary’s tweeted that the UK would “survive and prosper” after a no-deal Brexit – a day after saying it would be a “mistake we’d regret for generations”.
Jeremy Hunt’s tried to clarify comments he made in an interview yesterday, which expressed concerns about a messy break-up.
He’s posted that leaving without a deal would be a big mistake for Europe.