Press Association 2014 LATEST

Abuse claims 'tip of the iceberg'

Hereford Times: 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

Hereford Times: 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

Hereford Times: 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

Hereford Times: 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

Hereford Times: 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

Hereford Times: 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

Hereford Times: 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

Hereford Times: 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

Hereford Times: 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.

Charing Cross evacuated after fire

Hereford Times: 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.

Clarke warns PM on benefits block

Hereford Times: Ken Clarke said talking about the economy is "a damn sight more sensible than 'how can we be rude to Europeans to cheer up Ukip?'"

12:15pm Sunday 23rd November 2014

David Cameron has been warned that barring European Union (EU) nationals from claiming benefits in Britain would be "totally discriminatory" as he prepares to deliver a key speech on immigration.

Broad denies Pietersen bullying

Hereford Times: 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'

Hereford Times: 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.

Caborn: PFA sparked Evans row

Hereford Times: Ched Evans' aborted return to Sheffield United training continues to be the subject of debate

11:08am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Former sports minister Richard Caborn believes the Professional Footballers' Association must take some responsibility for the controversy surrounding Ched Evans' return to training with Sheffield United.

Champagne demands FIFA transparency

Hereford Times: FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the investigation into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is now closed

11:07am Sunday 23rd November 2014

The bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups must be looked at again if even one vote was improperly influenced, according to FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne.

Windsurfer dies after sea alert

Hereford Times: The windsurfer was flown to hospital, but was later pronounced dead

10:16am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A windsurfer has died after apparently getting into difficulties in the water.

Mental health nursing cuts slammed

Hereford Times: RCN chief Dr Peter Carter branded the cuts 'unacceptable'

10:15am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A large drop in the number of mental health nurses and shortages in inpatient beds are "unacceptable" and a "false economy", the head of the nurses' union has said.

Ex-first lady speaks out on memoir

Hereford Times: Francois Hollande's ex-girlfriend Valerie Trierweiler has written a tell-all book titled Merci pour ce moment (Thank You For This Moment)

10:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

French politics is misogynistic, according to former first lady Valerie Trierweiler.

Wash-out leaves England frustrated

Hereford Times: Moeen Ali has shown 'wild-card' England the way forward

8:54am Sunday 23rd November 2014

England will begin their one-day international series against Sri Lanka with just one rain-shortened match under their belts, after Sunday's washout at the P Sara Oval.

Pellegrini hails Yaya performance

Hereford Times: Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini, pictured, was pleased with Yaya Toure's character

8:30am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini felt Yaya Toure had delivered an important message after firing the champions to victory over Swansea.

Sound success cheers Mourinho

Hereford Times: Jose Mourinho, right, was full of praise for the Stamford Bridge faithful following Chelsea's win over West Brom

8:27am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Jose Mourinho may be sorry for criticising the Stamford Bridge atmosphere but it appeared to have the desired response, with the Chelsea manager amazed by the difference against West Brom.

Van Gaal sees room for improvement

Hereford Times: Louis van Gaal still wants to see improvements from his Manchester United side

8:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Louis van Gaal believes there is plenty of room for improvement from his Manchester United side despite leading them to their first away win of the season at Arsenal.

O'Connell taking little for granted

Hereford Times: Paul O'Connell has warned Ireland their autumn clean sweep will mean nothing at Rugby World Cup 2015

8:14am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Ireland's first autumn Test series clean sweep for eight years is not sure to be a precursor to success at Rugby World Cup 2015, according to captain Paul O'Connell.

Gatland keeps believing

Hereford Times: Wales head coach Warren Gatland saw the positives despite defeat to New Zealand

8:14am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Warren Gatland insisted Wales can still shed the tag of nearly men after once again coming up just short against New Zealand.

Lancaster praise for Ford

Hereford Times: England paid tribute to Samoa for the way they approached the game

8:14am Sunday 23rd November 2014

England boss Stuart Lancaster admits it will be difficult to leave George Ford out of next week's game against Australia after the fly-half was instrumental in the team's 28-9 win over Samoa on Saturday.

Rain claims England warm-up game

Hereford Times: Alastair Cook's England saw their final tour warm-up game rained off

7:20am Sunday 23rd November 2014

England's second and final warm-up match on their tour of Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball bowled after heavy morning rain at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

'Oligarch fees' pricing out schools

Hereford Times: Many UK professional families can no longer afford school fees, a top head says

3:28am Sunday 23rd November 2014

The headteacher of a top private school has said expensive admission fees mean some have become "finishing schools for the children of oligarchs".

Rigby killers report to be released

Hereford Times: Fusilier Lee Rigby was hacked to death by two Islamist fanatics

3:28am Sunday 23rd November 2014

The extent of the security and intelligence agencies' prior knowledge of soldier Lee Rigby's murderers will be revealed this week as a long-awaited report from a parliamentary watchdog is finally published.

Bellew beats Cleverly

Hereford Times: Tony Bellew, right, beat Nathan Cleverly

1:50am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Tony Bellew dredged up a revenge points win over Nathan Cleverly to move into world cruiserweight title contention at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

Labour reveals building sales plan

Hereford Times: Chris Leslie has revealed Labour would consider selling government-owned buildings in London

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A restaurant, the civil service social club and the QE2 conference centre could be sold off by the government, under plans unveiled by Labour.

Only The Young voted off X Factor

Hereford Times: Only The Young have been voted off X Factor

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

The seven remaining acts in the X Factor came down to six as boy/girl singing group Only The Young were voted off the show.

'More low-paid' turn to food banks

Hereford Times: More people are turning to food banks

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Growing numbers of people on low incomes are turning to food banks to survive, new research has revealed.

Consular staff 'rude, incompetent'

Hereford Times: The Foreign Affairs Committee has raised concerns about the impact of budget curbs on the consular service

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Relatives of Britons who died abroad have lashed out at rudeness, incompetence and insensitivity by Foreign Office staff.

May 'was battered' by arrest row

Hereford Times: Theresa May chose a lifetime's subscription to Vogue as her luxury item to take to the desert island

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Theresa May has admitted she was left battered and bruised after the furious backlash when MPs were denied an explicit vote on the controversial European Arrest Warrant (EAW) and indicated she should have handled it differently.

Labour 'culturally adrift' - Lammy

Hereford Times: London mayoral hopeful and Labour MP David Lammy said the party was "culturally adrift" from its own core support

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

A senior Labour backbencher has warned that the party is "culturally adrift" from its own core supporters in the wake of the snobbery row.

Emeli: We need a new Band Aid song

Hereford Times: Pop star Emeli Sande says a new Band Aid charity single is needed

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Pop singer Emeli Sande has said the Band Aid song needs rewriting and apologised if the latest version "caused offence".

Brown to quit Commons 'on a high'

Hereford Times: Former prime minister Gordon Brown is to step down as an MP, according to reports

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Former prime minister Gordon Brown is to announce that he is standing down as an MP, according to reports.

Courses not demanding, say students

Hereford Times: Students celebrate their graduation but many don't think they are getting value for money, according to a poll

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Many students do not find their degree course demanding or stretching according to new research, which warns there are rising concerns over whether going to university is good value.

Police to get internet data powers

Hereford Times: Theresa May has unveiled new powers for the police to force internet firms to hand over details

12:25am Sunday 23rd November 2014

Police are to get powers to force internet firms to hand over details that could help identify suspected terrorists and paedophiles.

Kendra Wilkinson turns to Jake after I'm a Celebrity failure

Hereford Times: Kendra Wilkinson turns to Jake after I'm a Celebrity failure

11:55pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Kendra got a hug from Jake, but the Twittersphere was unimpressed with her antics.

Labour reveals building sales plan

Hereford Times: Chris Leslie has revealed Labour would consider selling Government-owned buildings in London

11:04pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

A restaurant, the civil service social club and the QE2 conference centre could be sold off by the government, under plans unveiled by Labour.

Only the Young first to go in X Factor double eviction weekend

Hereford Times: Only the Young first to go in X Factor double eviction weekend

10:56pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Their version of Sir Elton John’s Something About The Way You Look saw Only the Young voted off Saturday’s show.

Claudia returns for a Strictly love-in

Hereford Times: Claudia returns for a Strictly love-in

10:46pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

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

Only The Young voted off X Factor

Hereford Times: Only the Young have been voted off X Factor

10:23pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

The seven remaining acts in the X Factor came down to six tonight as boy/girl singing group Only The Young were voted off the show.

Police to get internet data powers

Hereford Times: Home Secretary Theresa May has unveiled new powers for the police to get details from internet firms

10:23pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Police are to get powers to force internet firms to hand over details that could help identify suspected terrorists and paedophiles.

Ford drives England home

Hereford Times: Jonny May scored two tries as England overcame Samoa 28-9

9:28pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

George Ford brought England's autumn to life with an impressive full debut as Samoa were swept aside 28-9 at Twickenham to end the 2015 World Cup hosts' five-match losing run.

Winkleman welcomed back on Strictly

Hereford Times: Tess Daly gives Claudia Winkleman a hug during the Strictly Come Dancing live show

9:02pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

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

All Blacks snuff out Welsh hopes

Hereford Times: Beauden Barrett, centre, scored two tries for New Zealand

8:01pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

World champions New Zealand staged a storming second-half display to dash Wales' hopes of claiming a famous victory at the Millennium Stadium.

United impress at Emirates

Hereford Times: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, right, scores the second goal against Arsenal

7:49pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Manchester United moved back into the top four of the Barclays Premier League with a 2-1 smash-and-grab raid at Arsenal.

Ireland grind to impressive win

Hereford Times: Tommy Bowe scored Ireland's second try

7:20pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Ireland fended off a relentless late onslaught to grind past Australia 26-23 despite being outscored three tries to two in Dublin.

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