Stephen O’Donnell: Motherwell sign Scotland right-back until January

Stephen O’Donnell performed greater than 200 senior appearances for Partick Thistle and Luton earlier than becoming a member of KilmarnockScotland right-back Stephen O’Donnell has joined Motherwell until January. The 28-year-old was with no membership after rejecting the supply of a brand new contract at Kilmarnock, for whom he had performed for 3 seasons. In June, … Read more

Trump blocks postal funds to prevent expanded mail-in voting

Image copyrightAFP Image caption The coronavirus pandemic has hit the US Postal Service onerousPresident Donald Trump has mentioned that he opposes funds for the US Postal Service as a result of it might increase mail-in voting he alleges would favour Democrats. Mr Trump has beforehand claimed that mail-in voting would damage his marketing campaign, which … Read more

Scottish footballers poised to face new Covid-19 sanctions

Hearts proprietor Ann Budge is indignant that her membership’s gamers have been instructed to pause coachingNew sanctions for Scottish footballers who don’t adhere to Covid-specific protocols and tips shall be introduced on Friday. Breaches led to Scottish Premiership matches involving Aberdeen and Celtic being postponed this week. Hearts have been left livid that they’ve been … Read more

Gloucester surgery in massage parlour phone mix-up

Image copyrightGetty Images A GP observe baffled by sufferers not answering calls made by the surgery thinks it has discovered the reply. Gloucester’s Aspen Medical Practice stated an error with its phone system meant some mobiles confirmed its calls as coming from a Rochdale massage parlour. It stated in addition to inflicting “periodic embarrassment”, this … Read more

Coronavirus: Florida sheriff bans deputies from wearing masks

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption A Miami police officer wears a masks to implement town’s masks mandateA Florida sheriff has banned workers from wearing face masks at work. Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods’s order additionally contains guests to the workplace. It is considered the primary such masks ban for US legislation enforcement. Sheriff Woods mentioned … Read more

Coronavirus: Andy Burnham says supermarkets should do more on masks

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Mask sporting is obligatory in retailersThe mayor of Greater Manchester has referred to as on supermarkets to rent more safety workers to implement masks sporting because the area continues to face more durable coronavirus restrictions. Andy Burnham mentioned he believed it was a “proportionate request” to make sure more folks … Read more

Douglas Emhoff: Kamala Harris’s husband and potential ‘second gentleman’

Image copyrightReuters Image caption Kamala Harris mentioned she “can’t await America to get to know my husband Doug”Kamala Harris made her first look as a vice presidential candidate on Wednesday, alongside presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Speaking on the occasion in Wilmington, Delaware, Ms Harris informed the group that household means loads to her. “Family … Read more

US jobless claims below 1m for first time since March

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption More than 28 million Americans stay on unemploymentThe variety of Americans submitting new claims for unemployment has dipped below 1 million for the first time since March. About 963,000 folks sought the advantages final week, down from practically 1.2 million the week earlier than, the Labor Department mentioned. The figures … Read more

A-level pupils sent classmates’ results in email error

Image copyrightGoogle Image caption Weald of Kent Grammar School unintentionally revealed all of its pupils’ results in an email sent to pupilsA college has apologised for emailing pupils all of their classmates’ A-level results by mistake. Weald of Kent Grammar School mentioned an email with everybody’s grades was sent in error and had been seen … Read more

Former Greater Manchester Police officers’ investigated over grooming case

Image copyrightGMP Image caption Andy Burnham’s report centred on the demise of Victoria Agoglia and Operation AugustaThe police watchdog is investigating three former senior Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officers who led a inquiry into little one sexual exploitation. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) will take a look at how the 2004 investigation was … Read more

Storm leaves 30m hole in Union Canal

Image copyrightScottish Canals Torrential rain and thunderstorms on Wednesday have created a 30 metre-wide hole in the Union canal. Aerial pictures present a part of the canal’s embankment close to Polmont was washed away throughout Wednesday’s extreme climate. The breach has flooded Scotland’s busiest railway line – between Edinburgh and Glasgow – ensuing in its … Read more

Supermarket chickens ‘struggling agonising deaths’

Image copyrightAnimal Equality Image caption Moy Park provides supermarkets together with Ocado and TescoCampaigners allege lots of of chickens are “struggling agonising deaths every day” at farms run by a UK grocery store provider – though the corporate says it complies with animal welfare requirements. Animal Equality stated undercover filming confirmed “extreme struggling” at farms … Read more

Frankfurt sniffer dog catches whiff of hidden cash stash

Image copyrightDPA Image caption Aki sniffed out practically €250,000 hidden by passengers between the top of June and starting of JulyA pointy-nosed sniffer dog has helped German authorities to grab €247,280 (£223,673) price of undeclared cash from travellers at Frankfurt airport. The German shepherd, named Aki, discovered 12 folks’s secret stashes between the top of … Read more

Northampton Town: ‘Missing thousands and thousands’ director’s wife faces legal action

Image copyrightFacebook Image caption Mandy Grossman’s husband, Howard, has been banned from operating firms for 10 yearsLiquidators are suing the wife of a person on the centre of a failed soccer stadium improvement wherein thousands and thousands of kilos of public cash disappeared. Mandy Grossman is going through action following the collapse of 1st Land … Read more

Online law students ‘had to use bucket rest room’ in exams

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Law students taking their exams remotely couldn’t depart the room or break eye contact with their display screenAspiring barristers have claimed they have been compelled to urinate in bottles and buckets in entrance of their laptops whereas taking their on-line bar exams remotely. The students mentioned they have been informed … Read more

Coronavirus: Alpha Solway PPE contract award promises 200 new jobs

Image copyrightGetty Images A south of Scotland agency has secured a £53m private protecting gear (PPE) contract which promises to create 200 new jobs. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon mentioned the deal would see Dumfriesshire-based Alpha Solway provide NHS Scotland. It will present 232 million surgical masks, six million respirator masks and two million visors. Ms … Read more

France sends jets and ships to tense east Mediterranean

Image copyrightReuters Image caption Two French Rafale fighters are being primarily based briefly in CreteFrance is deploying two Rafale fighter jets and a naval frigate within the japanese Mediterranean due to tensions between Greece and Turkey. French President Emmanuel Macron has urged Turkey to halt oil and fuel exploration in disputed waters within the space. … Read more

Coronavirus in Scotland: Virus transmission rate ‘may be growing’

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption The R quantity in Scotland may now be as excessive as 1.3, Ms Sturgeon statedScotland’s coronavirus an infection rate may be growing after a variety of small clusters had been detected. Health authorities in Orkney are coping with 9 optimistic instances, whereas an Aberdeenshire major college was closed after a … Read more

Coronavirus: Greencore staff self-isolate after outbreak

Image copyrightGoogle Image caption Greencore began testing staff because of a latest improve in coronavirus instances in NorthamptonWorkers at a sandwich manufacturing facility have been pressured to self-isolate following an outbreak of coronavirus. Greencore in Northampton began “proactively testing” staff after a latest improve in instances within the city. A spokesman mentioned that various folks … Read more

World Snooker Championship 2020: Kyren Wilson levels against Anthony McGill

Venue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 31 July-16 August Coverage: Watch reside on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four and Red Button, with uninterrupted protection on BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport web site and BBC Sport app. Full particulars and occasions. England’s Kyren Wilson fought again to degree his World Championship semi-final against Scotland’s Anthony McGill at … Read more

Lindsay Birbeck murderer Rocky Marciano Price named

Image copyrightLancashire Police Image caption Price beforehand couldn’t be named attributable to reporting restrictionsThe 17-year-old boy convicted of murdering educating assistant Lindsay Birbeck has been named as Rocky Marciano Price. The 47-year-old mother-of-two’s physique was present in a shallow grave in Accrington Cemetery two weeks after she went lacking whereas strolling in 2019. Price, who … Read more

Three dead after passenger train derails near Stonehaven

Three individuals, together with the motive force and a conductor, have died after a passenger train derailed near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire. The third sufferer was a passenger, ScotRail has confirmed. It is assumed the train hit a landslide after heavy rain and thunderstorms which triggered flooding and journey disruption throughout Scotland. A serious incident was … Read more