Press Association 2014 LATEST

Bellew beats Cleverly

Wimbledon Guardian: Tony Bellew, pictured, 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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'

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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'

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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

Wimbledon Guardian: 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.

Mackay touched by Wigan welcome

Wimbledon Guardian: Wigan boss Malky Mackay, right, thanked the club's fans and staff for the welcome

7:00pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Malky Mackay admits he was touched by his welcome at Wigan but warned that the media have "had their pound of flesh" on non-football matters.

Red Bull duo to start from the back

Wimbledon Guardian: Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo, right, and Sebastian Vettel have been disqualified from qualifying ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

5:50pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel have been disqualified from the qualifying results ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Switzerland take lead in France

Wimbledon Guardian: Roger Federer, left, and Stan Wawrinka celebrate victory (AP)

5:45pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Switzerland took a step towards their first Davis Cup title after victory for Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka in Saturday's doubles against France in Lille.

Rich OAPs 'should lose fuel money'

Wimbledon Guardian: Jo Swinson said young people should get help with cheaper bus travel

5:23pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Rich pensioners should be stripped of their winter fuel allowance to give young people cheaper bus tickets to work or college, according to the UK's employment relations and equalities minister.

Toure takes on City challenge

Wimbledon Guardian: Yaya Toure, centre, scores for Manchester City against Swansea

5:21pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Yaya Toure responded to Manuel Pellegrini's rallying call as he fired champions Manchester City to a 2-1 Barclays Premier League win over Swansea.

Chelsea march goes on

Wimbledon Guardian: Diego Costa scored Chelsea's opener in the 11th minute

5:21pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Chelsea's title charge shows no signs of abating, with West Brom the latest side swatted away by Jose Mourinho's men.

In-form Scots power past Tonga

Wimbledon Guardian: Blair Cowan scored the first of Scotland's five tries

4:54pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Scotland rounded of 2014 with another hugely encouraging display as they swept five tries past Tonga in a 37-12 win at Kilmarnock's Rugby Park.

Minister condemns Kenya bus attack

Wimbledon Guardian: Hearses arrive at Wilson Airport in Nairobi as relatives wait for news of those killed in a bus attack in the northern Kenyan town of Mandera (AP)

4:44pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire has condemned a terrorist attack in north-east Kenya which killed 28 people.

Finn accepts 'unselectable' tag

Wimbledon Guardian: Steven Finn is out to prove himself again

4:31pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

England's tour of Sri Lanka is Steven Finn's chance to prove how far he has come in the 10 months since he was deemed "unselectable" in Australia.

Lib Dems change stance on benefits

Wimbledon Guardian: Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie has address his party conference in Dunfermline

4:19pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

The Liberal Democrats have reviewed their position that Scottish benefits should be controlled from London and advocated the transfer of "a major package of welfare powers to the Scottish Parliament".

Whelan: I'll walk away if FA acts

Wimbledon Guardian: Wigan owner Dave Whelan, right, is facing the prospect of a Football Association ban

3:34pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Dave Whelan has warned he will resign as chairman of Wigan if the Football Association punishes him for the controversy which has seen him labelled "a racist" by Cardiff owner Vincent Tan.

Mercedes duo ready for final battle

Wimbledon Guardian: Nico Rosberg will start Sunday's Abu Dhabi GP from pole position

2:16pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg fired their final shots in the psychological war that has unfolded ahead of their Formula One title showdown in Abu Dhabi.

Stenson defence remains on track

Wimbledon Guardian: Henrik Stenson shared the lead with a round to go

2:04pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Defending champion Henrik Stenson remained on course to achieve a personal milestone worth more than £1.3million as Rory McIlroy suffered a nightmare two-hole spell in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Waller warns of title backlash

Wimbledon Guardian: Northampton's Alex Waller is expecting Saracens to be out for revenge this weekend

1:23pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Alex Waller has warned Northampton Saints to expect an Aviva Premiership title backlash at Saracens on Sunday.

Two Britons 'die fighting for IS'

Wimbledon Guardian: Islamic State militants planting their flag on a hilltop near the Turkey-Syria border (AP/file)

1:22pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

Two British men have reportedly been killed fighting for Islamic State (IS) in Syria.

101 and 111 number faults resolved

Wimbledon Guardian: The 101 police non-emergency hotline experienced difficulties for up to two hours before being resolved

12:05pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

People reporting non-urgent police and medical matters were hit by technical faults on the 101 and 111 numbers today.

Rosberg sets early Saturday pace

Wimbledon Guardian: Mercedes' Nico Rosberg was quickest in final practice ahead of Formula One's title-deciding race in Abu Dhabi

11:32am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Nico Rosberg put Formula One title rival Lewis Hamilton in the shade in final practice ahead of their championship showdown in Abu Dhabi.

Horner: Vettel going at right time

Wimbledon Guardian: The working relationship between Christian Horner, left, and Sebastian Vettel, right, is coming to an end

11:22am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Christian Horner believes the time was right for Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull.

I miss my friend Brucie, says Tess

Wimbledon Guardian: Tess Daly misses working with Sir Bruce Forsyth

10:43am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Strictly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly has told how she misses working with "mentor and friend" Sir Bruce Forsyth.

PM 'must give up' Whelan donations

Wimbledon Guardian: Dave Whelan has donated more than £1m to the Conservative Party

10:43am Saturday 22nd November 2014

David Cameron is under pressure to give up £1.5 million in donations from businessman Dave Whelan amid allegations of racist comments by the Wigan Athletic chairman.

Balls: use bank fines for NHS boost

Wimbledon Guardian: Ed Balls says the UK's banks still need big reform

9:51am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Labour is calling for a billion pounds in bank fines to be handed to the NHS today as it seeks to move on from the damaging snobbery row.

Man held by anti-terror police

Wimbledon Guardian: The man was arrested at Heathrow Airport

9:35am Saturday 22nd November 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism, police said.

Pension 'mis-selling' report due

Wimbledon Guardian: Some pensioners could obtain increases worth thousands of pounds a year, reports say

9:22am Saturday 22nd November 2014

The financial watchdog is preparing to publish a report into alleged mis-selling of retirement contracts by insurance companies.

Man charged with 'car body' murder

Wimbledon Guardian: Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them

9:13am Saturday 22nd November 2014

A man has been charged with murder after a body was found in a car.

30 Scarlett Johansson facts for her 30th birthday

Wimbledon Guardian: 30 Scarlett Johansson facts for her 30th birthday

9:06am Saturday 22nd November 2014

ScarJo (don’t tell her we called her that) turns 30 today. We wonder if she’ll be taking another trip to Disneyland?

William warns on ivory trade rise

Wimbledon Guardian: The Duke of Cambridge says time is running out for some of Africa's most magnificent creatures

7:42am Saturday 22nd November 2014

The Duke of Cambridge has called for "zero tolerance" on the ivory trade, which he says is increasing "alarmingly".

Diamond hails Sale defence

Wimbledon Guardian: Steve Diamond was delighted with his hard-working Sale Sharks

7:02am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond was delighted with his side's defensive efforts at the Stoop as his side secured a rare victory over Harlequins.

Excitement building for Hamilton

Wimbledon Guardian: Lewis Hamilton is relaxed ahead of the deciding weekend in the championship race

7:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Lewis Hamilton is feeling "like a kid at Christmas" as the excitement builds ahead of the possibility of him becoming a double Formula One world champion.

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