Press Association 2014 LATEST

Tough draw for McIlroy

Haringey Independent: Rory McIlroy has been handed a tough draw at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play in San Francisco

7:13pm Monday 27th April 2015

Top seed and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has been handed a tough draw for the new-look WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco after being grouped with Billy Horschel, Brandt Snedeker and Jason Dufner.

Sturgeon adamant over referendum

Haringey Independent: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the people of Scotland will decide over another referendum

6:59pm Monday 27th April 2015

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted that even if the SNP was to win every single seat in Scotland on May 7, it would not be a "green light" for a second referendum on independence.

Challenge over copied music ruling

Haringey Independent: At present, individuals can legally copy CDs they have bought if it is for their own private use

5:59pm Monday 27th April 2015

A legal challenge has been launched to measures introduced by the Government so that individuals can lawfully copy CDs and other copyright material bought for their own private use.

'DNA' killer gets parole review

Haringey Independent: Colin Pitchfork, the first person in the world to be convicted of murder on the basis of DNA evidence

5:20pm Monday 27th April 2015

The Parole Board has begun reviewing the case of the first man to be convicted of murder on the basis of DNA evidence.

This terrifying 'live experience' throws you into a zombie-infested basement in east London

Haringey Independent: This terrifying 'live experience' throws you into a zombie-infested basement in east London

6:06pm Monday 27th April 2015

As if basements in east London weren’t infested enough…

An Australian radio station is calling on everyone to #PaintYourNailsForBruce

Haringey Independent: An Australian radio station is calling on everyone to #PaintYourNailsForBruce

5:07pm Monday 27th April 2015

After Bruce Jenner said he’d like to be able to keep his nail polish on for longer, this Aussie radio station found the perfect way to support him.

Big banks 'face £19bn charges bill'

Haringey Independent:  2015 will be the worst year for charges for the big four banks, says a report

4:52pm Monday 27th April 2015

Britain's big four banks face a further £19 billion in charges to cover misconduct and litigation this year and next as the pay-outs become a "way of life", according to a new report.

Developer admits listed manor error

Haringey Independent: Georgian-style manor Llanwenarth House in the Usk Valley, south Wales

4:43pm Monday 27th April 2015

A millionaire property developer has admitted he should not have modernised the Grade II listed building behind the hymn All Things Bright and Beautiful.

Mayweather: Chopping wood is best

Haringey Independent: Floyd Mayweather, pictured, has been chopping wood in preparation for Saturday's clash with Manny Pacquiao

4:35pm Monday 27th April 2015

Floyd Mayweather has turned to "throwback training" in the belief it will take something special to defeat Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Trump books quarter-final spot

Haringey Independent: Judd Trump blazed his way into the World Championship quarter-finals

4:23pm Monday 27th April 2015

World number six Judd Trump powered into the Betfred World Championship quarter-finals by completing a 13-8 win over Marco Fu with a brilliant century.

The Apprentice hires Claude Littner as Lord Sugar's new adviser

Haringey Independent: The Apprentice hires Claude Littner as Lord Sugar's new adviser

4:18pm Monday 27th April 2015

The tough interview round star is joining the series full time.

Moeen: Test cricket suits England

Haringey Independent: Moeen Ali is enjoying Test cricket with England

4:15pm Monday 27th April 2015

Moeen Ali believes England become a different side when they put on their Test whites.

Brexit 'could cost UK £225bn'

Haringey Independent: A Brexit is a losing game for everyone in Europe, says a report

4:08pm Monday 27th April 2015

Britain's economy could lose out to the tune of almost £225 billion by 2030 if the UK votes to leave the European Union in the referendum promised by David Cameron for 2017, a new report has warned.

The Apprentice 2015: What you need to know about Claude Littner

Haringey Independent: 15 reasons why we love to hate angry Apprentice star Claude Littner

4:08pm Monday 27th April 2015

Lord Alan Sugar has a new recruit on The Apprentice 2015. Here’s everything you need to know about Claude Littner.

Radcliffe happy to run for pleasure

Haringey Independent: Paula Radcliffe is relieved to be free of the pressure to steer clear of injury

3:12pm Monday 27th April 2015

Paula Radcliffe has admitted she could not risk sacrificing the chance to run for pleasure alongside her children by continuing to race competitively.

Soviet rebel on child pics charges

Haringey Independent: Soviet-era dissident Vladimir Bukovsky

2:49pm Monday 27th April 2015

Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky is to be charged with making and possessing indecent images of children.

Six million viewers watch Poldark finale

Haringey Independent: Poldark viewers can't get enough of the scythe scene

2:47pm Monday 27th April 2015

Fans of the BBC One show were left in tears as the finale aired, with critics raving about the cliff-hanger.

Rodgers unsure over Sturridge

Haringey Independent: Daniel Sturridge has had a difficult season with injuries

2:44pm Monday 27th April 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unsure if striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit enough to play again this season.

Kim Kardashian supports Bruce Jenner during his transition

Haringey Independent: Kim Kardashian supports Bruce Jenner during his transition

2:37pm Monday 27th April 2015

The reality TV star said she is “a proud daughter” as her stepfather adjusts to life as a woman.

The many fabulous faces of Susanna Reid

Haringey Independent: The many fabulous faces of Susanna Reid

2:28pm Monday 27th April 2015

Susanna Reid has shown off many sides to her personality on the Good Morning Britain sofa over the last year.

Amanda Holden's sister trapped on Everest

Haringey Independent: Amanda Holden's sister trapped on Everest

2:27pm Monday 27th April 2015

The Britain’s Got Talent judge said her sister had been able to send a text message to her family from a friend’s phone to say she was safe.

Which tip to bring on a baby's birth left Susanna Reid royally embarrassed?

Haringey Independent: Which tip to bring on a baby's birth left Susanna Reid royally embarrassed?

2:18pm Monday 27th April 2015

The presenter could not believe it when Dr Hilary Jones gave a little too much information about helping to induce birth.

Mourinho: Goals are not boring

Haringey Independent: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho cannot understand why anyone would label his team boring

2:09pm Monday 27th April 2015

Jose Mourinho joked about a future brand of football devoid of goals after his Premier League champions-elect Chelsea were labelled "boring".

Hull turn down Salford request

Haringey Independent: Marwan Koukash's Salford are struggling to fulfil their fixture against Hull FC

2:08pm Monday 27th April 2015

Hull FC have rejected Salford's request to postpone Friday's Super League match at the KC Stadium.

Coronation Street star teases more drama for Jenny

Haringey Independent: Coronation Street star teases more drama for Jenny

1:49pm Monday 27th April 2015

The Weatherfield actress hinted things will take a darker turn for Jenny Bradley and Kevin Webster’s family.

'National happiness' in economics

Haringey Independent: Teenagers will be required to learn about the global financial crisis for the first time

1:43pm Monday 27th April 2015

Sixth-formers taking A-level economics are to learn how "national happiness" and public wellbeing are used to measure the nation's economic growth.

'Human rights as important as GDP'

Haringey Independent: Human rights should be incorporated into a nation's GDP, a UN report has said

1:43pm Monday 27th April 2015

Success should be measured in terms of a country's record on human rights rather than by the "old metrics of GDP growth", the co-author of a UN report on the progress of the world's women has said.

Ten deny child sex abuse charges

Haringey Independent: The accused are on trial at Norwich Crown Court

1:43pm Monday 27th April 2015

Ten seemingly respectable people - including six women - subjected young children to sexual and physical abuse over more than a decade, prosecutors have told a court.

Colin Farrell has been single for four years

Haringey Independent: See Colin Farrell in the intriguing teaser trailer for True Detective

1:39pm Monday 27th April 2015

The 38-year-old star said he has been too busy working and looking after his sons to find time to look for love.

Katie Hopkins wades into beach body row

Haringey Independent: Katie Hopkins wades into beach body row

3:37pm Monday 27th April 2015

The outspoken columnist has made a dig at “chubsters”, who aren’t impressed with Protein World’s latest ad.

Jay Z reckons Tidal is doing just fine, thank you

Haringey Independent: Jay Z reckons Tidal is doing just fine, thank you

1:29pm Monday 27th April 2015

The rapper doesn’t think he needs to worry about lacklustre sales of his streaming service yet.

Baines: Stones will be a top player

Haringey Independent: Leighton Baines believes fellow Everton defender John Stones, pictured, has a big future ahead of him

1:24pm Monday 27th April 2015

Leighton Baines has no doubt Everton youngster John Stones will become a star for club and country in the next few years.

HSBC shares climb on sale reports

Haringey Independent: HSBC is reportedly considering a £20 billion spin-off of its British retail bank

1:16pm Monday 27th April 2015

Banking giant HSBC saw billions more added to its stock market value today as shares rose on reports that it was weighing up a sale of its British retail bank.

'Pumped up' Cameron's tax warning

Haringey Independent: Prime Minister David Cameron giving a speech about the economy at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Moorgate, London

1:16pm Monday 27th April 2015

Britain is "staring down the barrel" of higher taxes and regulations for businesses if Labour wins the General Election, David Cameron has warned.

Babies charge midwife admits error

Haringey Independent: Furness General Hospital in Barrow, Cumbria

1:15pm Monday 27th April 2015

A midwife has refused to defend herself against a raft of misconduct charges, including that her conduct contributed to the deaths of two babies, saying that she accepts that she has made mistakes.

Smalling: Defeat was 'wake-up call'

Haringey Independent: Chris Smalling and his team-mates lost their fifth away match of the season on Sunday

1:08pm Monday 27th April 2015

Chris Smalling hopes Manchester United's 3-0 defeat to Everton will serve as a "massive wake-up call" to those who felt Champions League qualification was already in the bag.

Zayn Malik is still in One Direction (in an alternate universe)

Haringey Independent: Zayn Malik is still in One Direction (in an alternate universe)

1:08pm Monday 27th April 2015

Directioners have been given hope by none other than physicist Professor Stephen Hawking.

Allen: Kane will be a marked man

Haringey Independent: Tottenham's Harry Kane was named PFA Young Player of the Year on Sunday night

1:03pm Monday 27th April 2015

Clive Allen believes Tottenham striker Harry Kane faces a difficult season next year having established himself as a top marksman in the Premier League - but has backed him to continue his goalscoring feats.

Journalists vent rage at Elveden

Haringey Independent: Graham Dudman criticised the amount of time it took to clear his name after being treated "like a murderer or a terrorist"

1:02pm Monday 27th April 2015

Under-fire Operation Elveden received another public battering as more journalists vented their rage at the "politically motivated witch hunt" after being formally cleared of wrong doing.

Bruce Jenner to tell all in TV series

Haringey Independent: Bruce Jenner to tell all in TV series

12:49pm Monday 27th April 2015

The former Keeping Up With The Kardashians star will feature in a new documentary series.

Chelsea aren't much better - Wenger

Haringey Independent: Arsene Wenger feels Arsenal are not too far behind Chelsea in terms of quality

12:40pm Monday 27th April 2015

Arsene Wenger believes there is "not a lot" between his Arsenal side and Barclays Premier League champions-elect Chelsea.

Lottery sales hit £7.3bn jackpot

Haringey Independent: National Lottery sales have hit a record £7.3bn, operator Camelot has said

12:22pm Monday 27th April 2015

Camelot has announced record National Lottery sales of £7.3 billion - an increase of more than £500 million on a year earlier.

Six million watch Poldark finale

Haringey Independent: Poldark star Aidan Turner gets the brush-off from a crew member in this behind-the-scenes shot from the BBC costume drama (BBC/PA)

12:22pm Monday 27th April 2015

Six million viewers tuned in to the emotional final episode of Poldark last night - and lamented the end of the first series.

Christian Bale says Good-By to film after knee injury

Haringey Independent: Christian Bale says Good-By to film after knee injury

12:17pm Monday 27th April 2015

Production on the thriller has been delayed, following the actor’s torn ligament.

Lewis Hamilton cruises into Zoolander 2

Haringey Independent: Lewis Hamilton cruises into Zoolander 2

12:17pm Monday 27th April 2015

Could the Formula 1 champion offer his style tips to Ben Stiller’s character Derek Zoolander in the sequel?

Who triumphed at the Daytime Emmys?

Haringey Independent: Who triumphed at the Daytime Emmys?

12:17pm Monday 27th April 2015

Golden Girl Betty White’s career was celebrated at the ceremony.

Scarlett Johansson: Relationships between actors can be tough

Haringey Independent: Scarlett Johansson: Relationships between actors can be tough

11:46am Monday 27th April 2015

The Avengers star said jealousy could be an issue when two famous people are in a relationship.

Russell Brand claims he was sent £400k cash bundle to run for Parliament

Haringey Independent: Russell Brand claims he was sent £400k cash bundle to run for Parliament

11:46am Monday 27th April 2015

The controversial comedian revealed on his podcast he had contacted the police about what to do with the money.

Terry ranks points over perfomance

Haringey Independent: John Terry says winning football is all that matters as Chelsea close in on the Premier League title

11:37am Monday 27th April 2015

John Terry recognises Chelsea's performances in the second half of the season have been forgettable, but says it matters not a jot as Jose Mourinho's men close in on the Premier League title.

Britain shivers in Arctic blast

Haringey Independent: Snow has returned to parts of Britain

11:18am Monday 27th April 2015

Parts of Britain have been battered by snow, sleet and gale-force winds as an Arctic blast sends temperatures plummeting and puts spring on hold.

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