Press Association 2014 LATEST

Children victims of divorce fallout

Streatham Guardian: Children have told how they suffer from their parents' divorce

4:24am Monday 24th November 2014

Children and teenagers whose parents have divorced say their exam grades suffer and they are driven to drink or drugs or feel pressure to get involved in the break-up, according to new research.

Gazza: Booze binge was just a blip

Streatham Guardian: Paul Gascoigne has dismissed his latest drinking binge as a 'blip'

4:24am Monday 24th November 2014

Troubled former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has said he felt "victimised" by doctors who sectioned him following a recent drinking binge.

Jutting ruled fit for murder trial

Streatham Guardian: Rurik Jutting arrives at a court in a prison bus (AP)

4:24am Monday 24th November 2014

British banker Rurik Jutting has been ruled mentally fit to stand trial for the murder of two Indonesian women.

Justices hear Charles letters row

Streatham Guardian: Supreme Court justices will hear a legal case relating to letters written by Prince Charles

2:53am Monday 24th November 2014

A legal dispute over letters the Prince of Wales wrote to government ministers reaches the UK's highest court today.

Cameron 'must apply to leave EU'

Streatham Guardian: Former environment secretary Owen Paterson will reportedly call for the Prime Minister to apply to leave the EU after the general election

1:34am Monday 24th November 2014

David Cameron will come under fresh pressure to toughen the Tory line on the European Union (EU) today, with a former cabinet minister insisting he should apply to leave the group immediately after the general election.

Downpours spark flood warnings

Streatham Guardian: Persistent downpours have caused localised flooding and raised fears of more (file picture).

12:16am Monday 24th November 2014

Persistent downpours over southern England have caused localised flooding and raised fears of more, with many areas receiving up to an inch of rain.

Five acts remain as Ritchie departs

Streatham Guardian: Stevi Ritchie has become the latest contestant to leave The X Factor (Syco/Thames TV).

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Call centre worker Stevi Ritchie has become the latest contestant to leave The X Factor, leaving just five acts to battle it out to be champion.

Backshall battered by Strictly

Streatham Guardian: Steve Backshall, arrives at the British Academy Children's Awards, at the Roundhouse, Camden, north London.

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Steve Backshall said Strictly Come Dancing has taken its toll upon his physique.

Talking therapy 'can stop suicide'

Streatham Guardian: A study has looked at the use of talking therapy to help prevent suicide

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Talking therapy can prevent people bent on suicide from stepping over the brink, a study has found.

Pensioner poverty 'at record low'

Streatham Guardian: Pensioner poverty is now at the lowest level on record, a study found

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Pensioner poverty has fallen over the past decade but there has been a big increase in the number of younger people living in poverty, according to a new study.

NHS workers to strike in pay row

Streatham Guardian: Radiographers are among hundreds of thousands of health workers staging a strike over pay

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Picket lines will be mounted outside hospitals today as hundreds of thousands of health workers including midwives, nurses, radiographers, cleaners and psychiatric staff stage a fresh strike in a bitter row with the Government over pay.

Sex offender loses freedom bid

Streatham Guardian: John Dillon argued that his continued detention was unlawful

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

A sex offender from Yorkshire has lost a freedom bid at one of Europe's highest courts.

'Intelligence-gathering' bug alert

Streatham Guardian: A woman using a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet.

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Complex malware designed to collect information about people and organisations has been discovered.

Miliband war on 'zero-zero' Britain

Streatham Guardian: Ed Miliband says a Labour government will crack down on 'cowboy' employment agencies

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Ed Miliband sought to move on from the damaging Rochester snobbery row today by highlighting his determination to help hard-pressed working people.

Britons 'join Kurds to fight IS'

Streatham Guardian: A British pair are said to be fighting against Islamic State militants in Syria

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Two British men are thought to have travelled to Syria to join up with Kurdish fighters against the Islamic State (IS), according to reports.

New anti-terror measures unveiled

Streatham Guardian: The murder of Lee Rigby is "a stark warning" of the terror threat

12:14am Monday 24th November 2014

Insurance companies will be banned from footing the cost of terrorist ransoms, under measures unveiled by Theresa May.

'Intelligence-gathering' bug alert

Streatham Guardian: Regin malware can control computers and steal personal information

11:27pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Complex malware designed to collect information about people and organisations has been discovered.

Jose bristles at Costa questions

Streatham Guardian: Chelsea striker Diego Costa scored against West Brom on Saturday

10:43pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho could not hide his frustration at the talk surrounding Diego Costa's absence from the Spain squad as tension appears to simmer between club and country.

Van Gaal happy with United tactics

Streatham Guardian: Chris Smalling, right, helped Manchester United defeat Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday

10:43pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal always felt Arsenal would eventually prove vulnerable at the back after his side completed a smash-and-grab raid at the Emirates Stadium.

This Is The Moment for Stevi Ritchie on X Factor

Streatham Guardian: This Is The Moment for Stevi Ritchie on X Factor

10:35pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Call centre worker Stevi Ritchie was voted off X Factor tonight, leaving only five acts remaining.

Rodgers: Players lack confidence

Streatham Guardian: Brendan Rodgers was disappointed by Liverpool's defeat to Crystal Palace

10:03pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Brendan Rodgers admitted his Liverpool side are lacking in confidence as he saw them lose 3-1 at Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Bruce unhappy about red decision

Streatham Guardian: Hull's Gaston Ramirez, right, saw red against Tottenham

10:03pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Hull boss Steve Bruce bemoaned Gaston Ramirez's red card after losing to Tottenham, blaming Jan Vertonghen for an over-reaction and the officials for a lack of common sense.

Barry Manilow's face is the talk of Strictly

Streatham Guardian: Barry Manilow's face is the talk of Strictly

8:56pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Barry’s face caught the attention of the Twittersphere during Sunday night’s Strictly.

Steve Backshall loses out in Strictly dance-off

Streatham Guardian: Steve Backshall loses out in Strictly dance-off

8:06pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Steve said he’ll be gutted not to be a part of Strictly next week.

New probe into death of Christina

Streatham Guardian: Christina Edkins was stabbed on a bus

7:04pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

A new inquiry is to be held into the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old girl on a bus on her way to school.

Band Aid 30 storms to top spot

Streatham Guardian: Midge Ure (left) and Bob Geldof organised the Band Aid 30 single, which has moved to the top of the charts

7:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? - which features a host of stars - stormed to the top of the singles chart today.

Spurs come from behind to win

Streatham Guardian: Christian Eriksen, right, starred for Tottenham

6:31pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Christian Eriksen conjured a last-minute winner for Tottenham as Hull paid in full for Gaston Ramirez's reckless red card.

Volleyball protester freed on bail

Streatham Guardian: Ghoncheh Ghavami has been freed on bail

6:24pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

An Iranian-British woman jailed for trying to attend a men's volleyball game in Iran has been released on bail, her family said.

'Alarm bells ringing' in A&E wards

Streatham Guardian: Labour has raised concerns about NHS A&E wards in England

5:01pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Concerns have been raised over delays in the publication of reports expected to highlight the pressure hospitals in England are facing this winter.

British player wins Scrabble title

Streatham Guardian: Rachel Riley from Countdown with Scrabble champion Craig Beevers (Richard Lewis/Mattel/PA)

5:00pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

A British Scrabble champion today clinched the world title when he won a best-of-five showdown against a US opponent by three games to one.

Palace pile misery on Liverpool

Streatham Guardian: Crystal Palace's Dwight Gayle, left, was on target in his side's win

3:47pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Liverpool's season went from bad to worse as they let an early lead slip to lose 3-1 at struggling Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon.

Kidman relishing villain's role

Streatham Guardian: Hugh Bonneville and Nicole Kidman attend the world premiere of Paddington at the Odeon, Leicester Square, central London

3:47pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Oscar-winning beauty Nicole Kidman was among the stars to brave the pouring rain at the premiere of Paddington the movie today.

Saints return to pole position

Streatham Guardian: Northampton's James Wilson scored the opening try of the game against Saracens

3:16pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Northampton stunned Saracens 31-24 at rain-soaked Allianz Park to go top of the Aviva Premiership.

Winkleman welcomed back on Strictly

Streatham Guardian: Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman during the Strictly Come Dancing live show on BBC One (BBC/PA)

3:08pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Claudia Winkleman received a warm welcome and managed to hold off the tears as she returned to presenting Strictly Come Dancing.

Tebbit criticises PM's EU stance

Streatham Guardian: Lord Tebbit was critical of the Prime Minister's handling of the EU issue

3:08pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

The Prime Minister has not handled misgivings among the public over Britain's relationship with the European Union in a "sensible way", a Tory peer has said.

Hamilton celebrates "greatest day"

Streatham Guardian: Lewis Hamilton celebrates becoming Formula One world champion for a second time

2:58pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Lewis Hamilton soaked up the feeling of becoming a two-time Formula One world champion and declared it to be "the greatest day of my life".

Federer hails Swiss team effort

Streatham Guardian: Switzerland celebrate winning the Davis Cup (AP)

2:33pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Side came before self for Roger Federer in Lille on Sunday, even though Switzerland's maiden Davis Cup success completed his own personal set.

Abuse claims 'tip of the iceberg'

Streatham Guardian: Theresa May told the Andrew Marr Show that child abuse claims from the 1970s and 1980s may be the 'tip of the iceberg'

1:39pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

The allegations of child sex abuse at public institutions that have emerged so far are just the "tip of the iceberg", Theresa May has warned.

MH17 recovery operation completed

Streatham Guardian: Among the victims of MH17 were Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder

1:38pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Work to recover wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was downed over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives including 10 Britons, has now finished.

Nasri focused on Bayern

Streatham Guardian: Manchester City's Samir Nasri is now focusing on Bayern Munich

1:30pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Samir Nasri welcomed Manchester City's return to winning ways but immediately turned his thoughts to the step up required in the Champions League this week.

Bellew exacts revenge on Cleverly

Streatham Guardian: Tony Bellew, left, defeated Nathan Cleverly, right, in Liverpool

1:10pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Tony Bellew paid tribute to bitter rival Nathan Cleverly after gaining revenge with a majority points win in their cruiserweight fight at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

Ford: I was braced for Samoa shots

Streatham Guardian: George Ford's all-round performance was the highlight of a 28-9 victory at Twickenham on Saturday

1:08pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

England fly-half George Ford admits he was willing to soak up Samoa's best shots as he demanded retention for the climax to the QBE Series against Australia by proving his Test match mettle.

Susanna Reid happy to live with ex

Streatham Guardian: Susanna Reid sleeps under the same roof as her ex-partner of 16 years Dominic Cotton despite news of their separation emerging in March

1:03pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Breakfast show presenter Susanna Reid has explained how she still lives with the father of her three sons despite them splitting up and him having a new girlfriend.

Stenson thinking big after win

Streatham Guardian: Henrik Stenson won the DP World Tour Championship on Sunday

12:39pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Sweden's Henrik Stenson set his sights on an elusive major championship after successfully defending a title for the first time in his career following a thrilling finish to the DP World Tour Championship.

Terror threat on rise: Hogan-Howe

Streatham Guardian: Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said there was 'growing concern' about the possibility of a 'lone wolf' attack on the streets of the UK

12:17pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Security services have foiled "four or five" terrorist plots this year and the threat is increasing, Britain's top policeman has warned.

City apology over Evans photo error

Streatham Guardian: Convicted rapist Ched Evans was once on the books at Manchester City

12:16pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Manchester City has apologised after the club reportedly gave children as young as six certificates featuring a photo of rapist footballer Ched Evans.

Station evacuated after train blaze

Streatham Guardian: Charing Cross station was evacuated as emergency services dealt with a fire on a train

12:15pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Charing Cross station was evacuated as emergency services dealt with a fire on a train.

May remarks keep pressure on PM

Streatham Guardian: Theresa May has admitted the Government is "unlikely" to hit David Cameron's target for cutting immigration.

12:15pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

Home Secretary Theresa May has upped the pressure on David Cameron by admitting the Government is "unlikely" to hit his target for cutting immigration.

Broad denies Pietersen bullying

Streatham Guardian: Stuart Broad, left, has denied Kevin Pietersen's bullying claims

11:35am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Stuart Broad has denied Kevin Pietersen was "bullied" during his time in the England team - and does not expect the batsman to return to the international game.

Wigan duo 'must be treated equally'

Streatham Guardian: Dave Whelan, right, and Malky Mackay are under investigation by the FA

11:08am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Kick It Out chairman Lord Ouseley has called for consistency in how Wigan chairman Dave Whelan and his new manager Malky Mackay's cases are handled by the Football Association.

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