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15 November 2018 English News


Support for
Support for special educational needs children faces potential deficit of £536m, councils warn

The Independent, 00:32, 15 November 2018 Thursday

'We face a looming crisis in meeting the unprecedented demand for support for these children'

Nikolas
Nikolas Cruz: Parkland shooter suspect 'repeatedly punched jail guard before stealing stun gun'

The Independent, 00:47, 15 November 2018 Thursday

Cruz is awaiting trial on charges of killing 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February

MPs could be
MPs could be handed chance to force fresh Brexit referendum before vote on May's Brussels agreement

The Independent, 22:53, 14 November 2018 Wednesday

Government could let MPs vote on amendments before 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal itself - raising prospect of conditions being added before...

Holyrood committee to examine standardised school testing
Holyrood committee to examine standardised school testing

BBC (Scotland), 00:47, 15 November 2018 Thursday

A cross-party group of MSPs is to hold an inquiry into assessments in Scotland's schools.

WW2 Indian soldiers who died in Scotland to be remembered
WW2 Indian soldiers who died in Scotland to be remembered

BBC (Scotland), 00:35, 15 November 2018 Thursday

A service is to be held at the graves of men who died in Scotland amid calls for a new memorial.

Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty: Sibling rivalry made me write books
Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty: Sibling rivalry made me write books

BBC (Entertainment & Arts), 00:44, 15 November 2018 Thursday

Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty's new novel has already been snapped up by a Hollywood star.

Richard
Richard Bacon suffered PTSD after re-visiting the intensive care unit where he nearly died

The Sun, 00:44, 15 November 2018 Thursday

RICHARD Bacon suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after going back to the intensive care unit where he nearly died. The TV and radio presenter...

Mum charged
Mum charged twice at Asda by mistake is forced to sit in the dark with three kids as she can’t afford electricity

The Sun, 00:48, 15 November 2018 Thursday

A MUM says she was left unable to pay for her electricity after she was charged twice for her Asda food shop by mistake. Jenna Lee-McCaffrey said...

Trump aide Mira Ricardel ousted from job after showdown with First Lady Melania
Trump aide Mira Ricardel ousted from job after showdown with First Lady Melania

Mirror Online, 00:44, 15 November 2018 Thursday

The President's deputy national security adviser was forced out of her job after the First Lady took the extraordinary step of calling for her...

Snell, deGrom win Cy Young awards
Snell, deGrom win Cy Young awards

Mail Online, 00:48, 15 November 2018 Thursday

Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell and New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom were named the winners of the Cy Young Award in the American...

How a 10-year-old child was repeatedly beaten and tortured by her sadistic African step-father
How a 10-year-old child was repeatedly beaten and tortured by her sadistic African step-father

Mail Online, 00:49, 15 November 2018 Thursday

The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, subjected his two step-daughters aged 10 and 12 years old to sickening assaults at their home in...

How a DNA test led me to the brother I never knew existed
How a DNA test led me to the brother I never knew existed

New York Post, 00:42, 15 November 2018 Thursday

When I get e-mails from 23andMe — the genetic testing company that I signed up for in June, just out of curiosity — I usually discard them as junk...

These neighborhoods better brace for Amazon’s HQ2
These neighborhoods better brace for Amazon’s HQ2

New York Post, 00:43, 15 November 2018 Thursday

With Amazon’s selection of Long Island City as the location for one of its two new headquarters, all eyes have turned to the Queens neighborhood....

Brooke Shields is ‘now bionic’
Brooke Shields is ‘now bionic’

New York Post, 00:48, 15 November 2018 Thursday

“Titanium. I’m now bionic. I tore it, and had to have it replaced. I’m very into rehab and working out a lot — three or four times a week. Today, I...

Trump throws support behind bipartisan criminal justice reform bill
Trump throws support behind bipartisan criminal justice reform bill

New York Post, 00:50, 15 November 2018 Thursday

President Trump on Wednesday came out in support of bi-partisan legislation that if passed would lead to major reforms in the nation’s...

A look at this year's Oscar race
A look at this year's Oscar race

USA TODAY (Life), 00:38, 15 November 2018 Thursday

From Lady Gaga to Peter Farrelly, reinvention is this season's most sought-after attribute in the competition for an Oscar. (Nov. 14)...

Comic
Comic writers reflect on Stan Lee's take on race

USA TODAY (Life), 00:41, 15 November 2018 Thursday

As fans celebrate Stan Lee's contributions to the pop culture canon, some have also revisited how Lee felt that with his comic books came...

Republicans
Republicans and Democrats Cannot Agree on Absolutely Anything. Except This.

The New York Times, 00:33, 15 November 2018 Thursday

The need to repair the nation’s criminal justice system has brought together the two parties in a way that is unusual in these days of partisan...

Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight
Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

ABC News (Money), 23:18, 14 November 2018 Wednesday

The harrowing details from a fatal Southwest flight in April are being released for the first time Wednesday during a hearing with the National...

Rabbis organize border protest in support of refugees next week
Rabbis organize border protest in support of refugees next week

NY Daily News (America), 00:20, 15 November 2018 Thursday

Oye, caramba! A nationwide “pilgrimage” of rabbis is making its way to the U.S. border with Mexico to protest the Trump Administration’s rigid...

Rotorua MP Todd McClay: Rescue helicopter response 'appalling'
Rotorua MP Todd McClay: Rescue helicopter response 'appalling'

New Zealand Herald (National), 01:38, 15 November 2018 Thursday

Rotorua MP Todd McClay has spoken out after an incident in Rotorua left a critically ill patient without a rescue helicopter.The Rotorua Rescue...

44 dead dogs found in woman's freezer which had been there seven years
44 dead dogs found in woman's freezer which had been there seven years

New Zealand Herald (World), 01:13, 15 November 2018 Thursday

A New Jersey dog breeder has been arrested after investigators found 44 dead dogs dumped inside freezers at her home, and another 161 canines...

The Latest: Trump could return to Mississippi for senator
The Latest: Trump could return to Mississippi for senator

New Zealand Herald (World), 01:30, 15 November 2018 Thursday

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):6:20 p.m.President Donald Trump might...

Powell sees potential threats from global slowdown
Powell sees potential threats from global slowdown

New Zealand Herald (World), 01:30, 15 November 2018 Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the U.S. economy is performing well but he's eyeing potential risks ahead.Those...