August 19, 2018

Inverness woman gives birth in Coastguard helicopter

A MUM is preparing for her own baby-naming ceremony after giving birth in a rescue helicopter at 1,400 feet. Alicia MacDonald had travelled to the Isles of Scilly from her home near Inverness with husband Sandy to officiate at the Humanist. wedding of ...
August 19, 2018

NHS in Scotland ‘scraps wheelchairs instead of repairing them’

ELECTRIC wheelchairs costing up to £3,500 are routinely being scrapped by the NHS in Scotland – because there is nobody to fix them, it is claimed.
August 19, 2018

Billy Connolly’s brain has been ‘dulled’ by Parkinson’s, says TV legend

UK television host Michael Parkinson has spoken of his friend Billy Connolly's disease diagnosis, saying his "wonderful brain is dulled".
August 19, 2018

Ministry of Justice takes over ‘appalling’ G4S prison

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is stepping in to take over the running of Birmingham prison after officials decided the private contractor G4S couldn't cope with the out-of-control prison.
August 19, 2018

Kevin Spacey’s new film makes just $126 at the US box office

Despite those shocking numbers, however, it is not the worst grossing opening day in film history.
August 19, 2018

Fears for climate as US relax rules on oil reserves

The Trump administration has relaxed controls on America's oil reserves in a move that makes no mention of climate change.
August 19, 2018

United beaten 3-2 as Brighton add to Mourinho’s woes

Manchester United's troubled start to the season took another unexpected twist as they lost limply 3-2 at Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday.
August 19, 2018

Chievo goalkeeper suffered broken nose in collision with Ronaldo

Chievo's veteran goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino suffered a broken nose, bruised shoulder and whiplash when he collided with Cristiano Ronaldo during Saturday's Serie A match against Juventus, the Verona-based club said on Sunday.
August 19, 2018

Pandya takes five wickets as England lose 10 in session

India routed England on a dramatic afternoon at Trent Bridge as Hardik Pandya took five wickets, including one with his first delivery, to dismiss the home side for 161 and breathe new life into a rollercoaster series on Sunday.
August 19, 2018

Rosmaniar wins Indonesia’s first gold, and social media

Defia Rosmaniar produced Indonesia's first gold medal in their home Asian Games and instantly became toast of the social media in her country on Sunday.
August 19, 2018

Aguero hat-trick as free-scoring City rout Huddersfield

Sergio Aguero netted his 13th hat-trick for Manchester City as the champions made light of the absence of the injured Kevin De Bruyne to thrash Huddersfield Town 6-1 and move joint top of the Premier League.
August 19, 2018

Deeney inspires Watford to 3-1 win at Burnley

Second half strikes from skipper Troy Deeney and Will Hughes gave Watford an impressive 3-1 win at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday.