Press Association 2014 LATEST

Lawn: Chelsea win 'ultimate' prize

Haringey Independent: Bradford City joint chairman Mark Lawn could not contain his delight

11:58am Sunday 25th January 2015

Bradford co-chairman Mark Lawn believes Saturday's 4-2 FA Cup fourth-round victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge was "the ultimate" achievement.

SNP 'a progressive force in UK'

Haringey Independent: First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon backed the principle of English votes for English laws at Westminster on issues that don't effect Scotland

11:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

The Scottish National Party can be a "progressive force" in UK politics, according to leader Nicola Sturgeon.

Black Caps hammer poor Sri Lanka

Haringey Independent:  New Zealand's Kane Williamson came close to a century

8:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

New Zealand clinched another emphatic win over Sri Lanka to tie up victory with a match to spare in their seven-game one-day international series.

Johnson set for final return

Haringey Independent: Mitchell Johnson will be eyeing a return for Australia at the WACA

8:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

Mitchell Johnson looks set to make his Australia comeback in next week's Tri-Series final - a potential reunion with England.

Jones calls time on Wales career

Haringey Independent: Adam Jones has retired from international rugby

7:35am Sunday 25th January 2015

Wales prop Adam Jones has announced his retirement from international rugby - just five days after being left out of Warren Gatland's squad for this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship.

Nadal won't take Berdych lightly

Haringey Independent: Rafael Nadal, pictured, celebrates after defeating Kevin Anderson (AP)

7:16am Sunday 25th January 2015

Rafael Nadal insists his amazing record against Tomas Berdych will count for nothing when the pair clash in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

Government 'suspicious of Muslims'

Haringey Independent: Baroness Warsi said there had been a failure to tackle anti-Muslim sentiment

5:19am Sunday 25th January 2015

A Government tendency to view growing numbers of Muslim organisations and individuals with suspicion and a failure to develop a friendship with the three-million strong community in Britain has led to a very real lack of trust, a former Conservative party chairman has said.

100 days to go to general election

Haringey Independent: Prime Minister David Cameron is hoping to win an outright majority at the general election

4:13am Sunday 25th January 2015

The countdown begins on Tuesday of the final 100 days to a general election which is shaping up to be unlike any other in recent history.

PSNI anti-terror unit runs 68 cases

Haringey Independent: An anti-terror police unit in Northern Ireland has almost 70 investigations under way, a detective has said

3:12am Sunday 25th January 2015

A specialist police anti-terror unit in Northern Ireland is conducting almost 70 investigations into dissident republican activities, the majority undercover surveillance operations, its lead detective has revealed.

'Help firms to pay living wage'

Haringey Independent: Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser said firms should be given tax breaks to pay the living wage

2:02am Sunday 25th January 2015

Businesses should be given taxpayers' money or tax breaks to pay their workers a "living wage", according to the Conservatives.

Ukip 'should stand up for bigots'

Haringey Independent: Ukip said Matthew Richardson was not an elected representative or a party spokesman

2:01am Sunday 25th January 2015

Ukip faced embarrassment over comments made by a senior official who claimed the party should stand up for "bigots" and claimed the NHS was the "biggest waste of money in the UK".

Auschwitz survivor 'still fearful'

Haringey Independent: Ivor Perl was sent to Auschwitz camp aged 12 in 1944

1:02am Sunday 25th January 2015

An Auschwitz survivor who still hears daily the sound of the railway tracks that brought him to the Nazi death camp remains "fearful" following the attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris.

Cancer push urges lipstick selfies

Haringey Independent: People are being asked to smear lipstick on their faces in a social media selfie to back a cervical cancer campaign

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

Social media users are being urged to share selfies with lipstick smeared on their face as part of a cervical cancer awareness campaign.

Man quizzed over pub machete murder

Haringey Independent: Police activity near the Pike and Musket in Tuffley, Gloucester, following a fatal machete attack

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

Detectives are questioning a man on suspicion of murdering a teenager who was pronounced dead at the scene of a machete attack.

Pension saving 'now more important'

Haringey Independent: People are now more likely to save spare money into a pension scheme, according to a new survey

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

Pension saving has become one of the nation's top priorities - but people are still more likely to put any spare cash they might have towards a holiday rather than their retirement fund, a report has found.

Profit warnings hit six-year high

Haringey Independent: A survey found there were 299 profit warnings in 2014

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

The number of company profit warnings has surged to a six-year high despite signs of an improving economy, research showed.

New rules boost child support cash

Haringey Independent: The Department for Work and Pensions said nearly nine out of 10 non-resident parents within the Child Support Agency system were now contributing towards their children

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

More absent parents than ever before are paying to support their children as a result of tough rules including taking money direct from pay packets.

Probe into Broadmoor's finances

Haringey Independent: An independent probe has been launched at Broadmoor amid concerns of overspending and fraud

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

Investigators have been called to Broadmoor Hospital after concerns about its financial affairs.

Labour 'could cut hospital beds'

Haringey Independent: Andy Burnham said treating the separate health and social care budgets as one would deliver much better results

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

Labour could cut the number of hospital beds under its plans to merge health and social care, Andy Burnham has hinted.

PM vows 'solidarity' after IS video

Haringey Independent: David Cameron has vowed to stand with Japan after an IS video claimed the extremist group had executed one of its Japanese hostages

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

David Cameron has pledged "solidarity with the Japanese people" after a video was temporarily posted online purporting to announce the murder of hostage Haruna Yukawa.

Ebola nurse tells of fight to live

Haringey Independent: Pauline Cafferkey contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone but has made a complete recovery and been discharged from hospital

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

The Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola has revealed how the illness took her from wondering "what all the fuss was about" to the brink of death.

Farage to use EU exit money on NHS

Haringey Independent: Nigel Farage appears on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show (BBC/PA)

12:27am Sunday 25th January 2015

Nigel Farage has promised to use money saved by quitting the European Union to inject extra cash into the NHS as he sought to limit the damage caused by a Ukip MEP defecting to the Tories and embarrassing comments from a senior party official.

Christopher Eccleston's Fortitude from alcohol

Haringey Independent: Christopher Eccleston's Fortitude from alcohol

12:11am Sunday 25th January 2015

Christopher Eccleston has said the cast of Fortitude liked to have a drink to keep warm while in Iceland.

Charlie Brooker says Konnie Huq's humour is surprisingly dark

Haringey Independent: Charlie Brooker says Konnie Huq's humour is surprisingly dark

12:11am Sunday 25th January 2015

Charlie Brooker has said his wife Konnie Huq often contributes to his Weekly Wipe show.

Denise Van Outen stays friends with her ex

Haringey Independent: Denise Van Outen stays friends with her ex

12:11am Sunday 25th January 2015

Denise Van Outen has said she and her ex, Lee Mead, are still very good friends.

Mark Strong: I'm still filming Grimsby

Haringey Independent: Mark Strong: I'm still filming Grimsby

12:11am Sunday 25th January 2015

Mark Strong has revealed working with Sacha Baron Cohen is both enjoyable and exasperating.

Amy Adams: Ben Affleck is his own Batman

Haringey Independent: Amy Adams: Ben Affleck is his own Batman

12:11am Sunday 25th January 2015

Ben Affleck brings his own qualities to his incarnation of Batman, his co-star Amy Adams has said.

Mark Addy surprised by Hercules role

Haringey Independent: Mark Addy surprised by Hercules role

12:11am Sunday 25th January 2015

Mark Addy was a bit taken aback when he was offered the role of Hercules in Atlantis.

Hawley: Emmerdale's Robert would choose Chrissie over Aaron

Haringey Independent: Hawley: Emmerdale's Robert would choose Chrissie over Aaron

12:11am Sunday 25th January 2015

Emmerdale’s Ryan Hawley thinks Robert Sugden’s feelings for Aaron Livesy are purely superficial.

Paul Bettany has to work harder for Marvel now

Haringey Independent: Paul Bettany has to work harder for Marvel now

12:11am Sunday 25th January 2015

Paul Bettany has said playing an on-screen character in the latest Marvel film means working harder than when he was simply providing a voice.

Charlotte Rampling: I don't look at myself

Haringey Independent: Charlotte Rampling: I don't look at myself

12:01am Sunday 25th January 2015

Charlotte Rampling has made it a rule throughout her 40-year career not to think about the way she looks.

Probe into Broadmoor's finances

Haringey Independent: An independent probe has been launched at Broadmoor amid concerns of overspending and fraud

11:42pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Investigators have been called to Broadmoor Hospital after concerns about its financial affairs.

Bowyer heaps praise on Gestede

Haringey Independent: Rudy Gestede, left, celebrates his goal against Swansea with captain Jason Lowe

10:46pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Gary Bowyer praised Rudy Gestede's "magnificent" attitude in the face of speculation about his future and warned the striker's suitors they will have to splash the cash if they want to prise him away from Ewood Park.

Balotelli told to shape up

Haringey Independent: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Mario Balotelli his attitude has to change in training.

10:46pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told striker Mario Balotelli he will not get picked for the squad unless he improves in training.

Pearson calls for video technology

Haringey Independent: Nigel Pearson felt his side were hard done by in their come-from-behind win over Tottenham.

10:46pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson called for video technology to help prevent the sort of injustice which could have resulted in his side being knocked out of the FA Cup instead of going on to produce a thrilling stoppage-time 2-1 victory over Tottenham at White Hart Lane.

Pellegrini refuses to blame trip

Haringey Independent: Aitor Karanka congratulates his players after they stunned Manchester City

10:46pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists his side's week-long trip to Abu Dhabi did not influence their shock FA Cup loss to Championship side Middlesbrough.

Celebrity Big Brother: What the Katies did - a Twitter commentary

Haringey Independent: Celebrity Big Brother: What the Katies did - a Twitter commentary

10:35pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Another day, another drama in the Celebrity Big Brother house.

Leinster duo doubtful for Ireland

Haringey Independent: Leinster wing Dave Kearney, pictured, is likely to miss the start of Ireland's Six Nations campaign with a shoulder injury

10:10pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Dave Kearney and Eoin Reddan are likely to miss the start of Ireland's RBS 6 Nations title defence after suffering injuries as Leinster squeaked through to the Champions Cup quarter-finals at Wasps.

Mallinder bemoans Racing defeat

Haringey Independent: Northampton Saints Director of Rugby Jim Mallinder was extremely frustrated by the defeat

10:10pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Jim Mallinder admitted that Northampton's season had been dealt "a blow" after they were crushed 32-8 by European Champions Cup opponents Racing Metro at Franklin's Gardens.

Familiar faces on The Voice

Haringey Independent: Familiar faces on The Voice

9:05pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Les Battersby, Rita’s Ora’s hair, and the man that sings Agadoo. It can only be the latest episode of The Voice.

The Voice's Daniel Duke tells us what it's really like to be a contestant on the show

Haringey Independent: The Voice's Daniel Duke tells us what it's really like to be a contestant on the show

8:45pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Is it all back-stabbing and competitive backstage? Is everyone really mates with their famous coaches?

Reds held by Bolton

Haringey Independent: Referee Kevin friend shows Bolton's Matthew Mills, centre, a yellow card

7:42pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Liverpool avoided an FA Cup upset at home to Bolton but even on a day of shocks it was not much of an achievement after a toothless display and 0-0 draw against Championship opponents Bolton.

Row as Ukip MEP defects to Tories

Haringey Independent: News of Amjad Bashir's defection emerged shortly after Ukip suspended the MEP

6:05pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Former senior Ukip MEP Amjad Bashir has defected to the Tories, claiming Nigel Farage's party had "outlived its usefulness" .

Ebola nurse 'happy to be alive'

Haringey Independent: Pauline Cafferkey, the nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, has made a complete recovery and been discharged from the Royal Free Hospital in London (Lisa Ferguson/Scotland on Sunday/PA Wire)

6:01pm Saturday 24th January 2015

A nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has been discharged from hospital after making a complete recovery.

Saints through despite heavy defeat

Haringey Independent: George North scored Northampton's try but they were well beaten by Racing Metro

5:57pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Northampton moved into the European Champions Cup quarter-finals at Franklin's Gardens - but their hopes of a home tie were destroyed by rampant French challengers Racing Metro.

Mourinho fumes at Chelsea disgrace

Haringey Independent: Jose Mourinho watched on as Bradford stunned Chelsea

5:32pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Embarrassed Jose Mourinho branded Chelsea's FA Cup fourth-round exit to Bradford "unacceptable" and a "disgrace" as the League One side's giant-killing exploits continued with a phenomenal come-from-behind victory at Stamford Bridge.

Foxes strike late to stun Spurs

Haringey Independent: Jeff Schlupp sent Leicester into the fifth round of the FA Cup

5:19pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Leicester came from behind to net a stoppage-time winner from Jeff Schlupp which beat Tottenham 2-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup at White Hart Lane.

Boro dump City out of FA Cup

Haringey Independent: Patrick Bamford celebrates scoring Middlesbrough's opener

5:17pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Chelsea loanee Patrick Bamford and Kike struck in the second half as Championship side Middlesbrough produced a shock 2-0 win over Premier League champions Manchester City in the FA Cup.

Bantams strike back to beat Chelsea

Haringey Independent: Bradford City's Mark Yeates (front) celebrates with team-mates after scoring his sides fourth goal of the game during the FA Cup Fourth Round match at Stamford Bridge, London.

5:10pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Bradford brilliantly responded from two goals down to win 4-2 at Chelsea and dump the Barclays Premier League leaders out of the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge.

Christie celebrates double gold

Haringey Independent: Elise Christie has won the European 1500m title in Dordrecht

4:26pm Saturday 24th January 2015

Elise Christie went some way to making up for her Sochi disappointment by claiming double gold at the European Short-Track Championships in Dordrecht.

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