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Danny Blind off to a dismal start as Holland lose ground

The Bolton News: Danny Blind's Netherlands were beaten by Iceland on Thursday

10:16pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Holland lost ground in their bid to secure automatic qualification for Euro 2016 as they were beaten 1-0 by Group A leaders Iceland on Thursday after being reduced to 10 men in the first half.

Wales move a step closer to Euro 2016 thanks to Gareth Bale's winner in Cyprus

The Bolton News: Gareth Bale scored Wales' winner in their 1-0 victory in Nicosia

10:08pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Wales are poised to end their 58-year wait to play at a major tournament after Gareth Bale's late winner on a balmy night in Nicosia.

Jermaine McGillvary double helps Huddersfield sink Castleford

The Bolton News: Jermaine McGillvary was among the tries for Huddersfield

10:03pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Jermaine McGillvary went joint top of the Super League tryscoring chart as Huddersfield strengthened their hold on third place with an impressive 40-26 win over Castleford.

James Wilson fires the winner for England Under-21s

The Bolton News: James Wilson celebrates his winning goal

9:52pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

England's latest crop of new recruits for the next generation began their journey with a 1-0 friendly win against the United States' Under-23 side in Preston.

Long jumper Greg Rutherford wins the Diamond Race

The Bolton News: Greg Rutherford was a winner again in Zurich

9:36pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Greg Rutherford ended a memorable summer on a high as he won the Diamond Race to go with his world long jump title.

Liz Kendall: Tories will bid to 'wipe out' Labour after new leader elected

The Bolton News: Labour leadership contenders Jeremy Corbyn and Liz Kendall clashed during the debate

9:14pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Conservatives will launch a drive to "wipe out" Labour as soon as the party chooses a new leader, one of the candidates has warned.

Yorkshire close in on retaining their LV= County Championship title

The Bolton News: Ryan Sidebottom took three wickets in Somerset's second innings

8:52pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Yorkshire moved closer to retaining the LV= County Championship title after wrapping up victory over Somerset by an innings and 126 runs early on day three at Headingley.

Bully for lifeboat crew as calf rescued from cave

The Bolton News: RNLI members helped rescue a stranded bull

8:46pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

A calf was saved by a lifeboat crew after falling down a cliff and getting wedged in a cave.

Johanna Konta stuns Garbine Muguruza at the US Open

The Bolton News: Johanna Konta, pictured, claimed a stunning win against Garbine Muguruza

7:49pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Britain's Johanna Konta pulled off the biggest win of her career as she knocked out ninth seed Garbine Muguruza to reach the third round of the US Open.

15 charged after inquiry into '£12 million fraud'

The Bolton News: Police have been investigating an alleged fraud against public and private bodies

7:42pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Fifteen suspects have been charged after an inquiry into an alleged £12 million fraud against public and private bodies, including NHS trusts and the government of Guernsey.

Lewis Hamilton says it would be a 'disaster' if Pirelli puts tyre pressures up

The Bolton News: Lewis Hamilton does not think increasing tyre pressures is the way forward

6:47pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Lewis Hamilton has warned of a "disaster" if Pirelli goes ahead with plans to increase tyre pressure limits for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix.

Samsung's Gear S2 circular smartwatch will make contactless payments

The Bolton News: The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch has a round face and is enabled for contactless payments

6:32pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Samsung's first circular smartwatch will carry Samsung Pay so wearers can use it to make contactless payments.

Malin Akerman talks video games from the world's largest hammock

The Bolton News: Malin Akerman talks video games from the world's largest hammock

6:30pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Malin’s got a real thing for tropical paradises. Luckily this one’s just across the water from her home in New York City.

Economist recommends 'better use of current housing stock' to aid sales recovery

The Bolton News: Bob Pannell said a range of "deep-seated and inter-related" problems in the housing market were holding back recovery

6:18pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The housing market is "dysfunctional" and its deep-seated problems will not be solved just by building more homes, the Council of Mortgage Lenders' (CML) chief economist has said.

Ella Eyre talks Top Gear, fashion and the best advice her mum's ever given her

The Bolton News: Ella Eyre talks Top Gear, fashion and the best advice her mum's ever given her

6:11pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The singer speaks out on cars, trainers – and reveals her mum’s wise words

United Utilities faces £15m compensation bill after Lancashire water bug

The Bolton News: Water supplies were affected by the outbreak

5:31pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Water firm United Utilities faces a compensation bill of at least £15 million to Lancashire households affected by the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies.

Proposed solar panel subsidy cuts 'threaten tens of thousands of jobs'

The Bolton News: The changes could stop more than 1,100 megawatts of solar being installed each year to 2021, Friends of the Earth said

5:27pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Government plans to slash subsidies for solar panels on homes could cost more than 20,000 jobs, green campaigners have claimed.

Chelsea forward Pedro: Manchester United snub had nothing to do with Van Gaal

The Bolton News: Pedro joined Chelsea instead of Manchester United in August

5:06pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Pedro insists his decision to turn down Manchester United and sign for Chelsea last month had nothing to do with not wanting to work under Louis van Gaal.

Grandfather inspired Christopher Eccleston's Legend performance

The Bolton News: Christopher Eccleston said he based his performance on his grandfather

5:01pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston has revealed how his grandfather inspired his performance in the Kray twins biopic, Legend.

Families of dying excluded from 'critical conversations'

The Bolton News: Nurses and doctors need better training on end of life care, experts said

4:44pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The families of people who are dying are too often excluded from "critical conversations" about what happens at the end of life, experts have warned.

Financial education in schools 'wholly inadequate' for 19% of young people

The Bolton News: Financial education in schools should be improved, a report says

4:33pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Nearly one in five young adults feel the financial education they received while at school was "wholly inadequate", research has found.

Chung Mong-joon cries foul play over FIFA's presidential election

The Bolton News: Claims of dirty tricks have surfaced in FIFA's presidential election campaign

4:17pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Claims of dirty tricks have surfaced in FIFA's presidential election campaign after Michel Platini's main rival lodged a complaint that rules had been broken.

NFL chief Roger Goodell vows to appeal after Tom Brady's ban is overturned

The Bolton News: Tom Brady is a four-time Super Bowl winner and reigning Super Bowl MVP

4:11pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has indicated there will be an appeal after Tom Brady's four-game ban over 'Deflategate' was overturned by a federal judge.

Sam Smith's throat operation 'a massive blessing in disguise'

The Bolton News: Sam Smith finds his voice after surgery

4:30pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The singer has spoken about his voice and losing a lot of weight.

Pizza Express axes admin fee on staff tips paid by card

The Bolton News: Pizza Express is ending the taking of an admin fee for staff tips paid via credit or debit card

3:16pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Pizza Express is to remove an 8% administration fee on staff tips made by card, the company has announced.

Sam Burgess: Will Carling contacted me to discuss negative comments

The Bolton News: Sam Burgess has been named on the bench for England's match against Ireland on Saturday

3:02pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Sam Burgess has revealed that Will Carling contacted him to explain his claim that the inexperience of England's rugby league convert would be exposed during the World Cup.

Ed Skrein: Blood, sweat and tears went into Transporter Refuelled

The Bolton News: Ed Skrein: Blood, sweat and tears went into Transporter Refuelled

3:00pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The Transporter star spoke about training for the new action movie, and how his son thinks his job is “play-fighting”

Papy Djilobodji left out of Chelsea's Champions League squad

The Bolton News: New signing Papy Djilobodji is not in Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's, pictured, Champions League squad

2:33pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Papy Djilobodji has been given his Chelsea squad number - but the transfer deadline day recruit is not in Jose Mourinho's Champions League squad.

Arsenal blow as England frontman Danny Welbeck undergoes knee surgery

The Bolton News: Arsenal's Danny Welbeck has undergone knee surgery

2:29pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Arsenal will be without England forward Danny Welbeck for several months after he underwent surgery on a knee problem.

Cor blimey, guv'nor! Peter Kay goes all sarf London for BBC Two's Cradle To Grave

The Bolton News: Cor blimey, guv'nor! Peter Kay goes all sarf London for BBC Two's Cradle To Grave

2:10pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Peter Kay drops his familiar Lancashire accent to play Danny Baker’s Cockney dad in BBC Two comedy drama Cradle To Grave.

Harry Kane keen to learn from England team-mate Wayne Rooney

The Bolton News: Harry Kane is still looking for a goal this season

2:03pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

England striker Harry Kane is confident he can handle the weight of expectation upon him - but is also glad he has Wayne Rooney to turn to for advice.

McBusted's Tom Fletcher posts another cute video to announce some BIG news

The Bolton News: McBusted's Tom Fletcher posts another cute video to announce some BIG news

2:01pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The singer’s videos have become a huge hit with fans.

Many savers lose track of finances after retirement, survey finds

The Bolton News: One in five people aged over 55 who were still working did not know the value of their combined pension savings

1:46pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Savers are more likely to lose track of their finances once they reach retirement, research suggests.

Humanists criticise faith schools over 'scandalous' payment 'demands'

The Bolton News: Humanists have hit out at faith schools that seek financial contributions from parents

1:25pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

A "scandalous" number of schools in England are demanding financial contributions from parents that are potentially illegal, research suggests.

Meow! Is Perrie Edwards sending a message to Zayn Malik with this cheetah costume?

The Bolton News: Perrie Edwards: Sex with Zayn Malik is better than cake

1:21pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

Was Perrie Edwards meaning to be catty?

MTV VMAs 2015: Justin Bieber 'overwhelmed' by fans' support

The Bolton News: MTV VMAs 2015: Justin Bieber 'overwhelmed' by fans' support

1:21pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The Never Say Never pop star explained why he welled up on stage at the MTV ceremony.

Cost of filling car with petrol £2 less than a month ago

The Bolton News: The cost of filling up a car with petrol is £2 less than a month ago, new figures show

1:11pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The cost of filling up a car with petrol is £2 less than a month ago, according to new figures.

Good Morning Britain's Sean Fletcher experiences childbirth and says the pain is 'horrific'

The Bolton News: Good Morning Britain's Sean Fletcher experiences childbirth and says the pain is 'horrific'

12:53pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

His latest experiment in the name of work was a real, ahem, labour of love…

Mel Gibson will not be charged over alleged fracas with photographer

The Bolton News: Mel Gibson will not be charged over alleged fracas with photographer

12:42pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The Braveheart star denied the allegations he shoved a photographer who took his picture at a film festival in Australia.

Police community support officer jailed over sex acts with schoolgirl

The Bolton News: Daniel Childs arrives at Leicester Crown Court, where he was sentenced to five years in prison for two offences of sexual activity with a child under 16

12:37pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

A police community support officer who engaged in sex acts with a schoolgirl after meeting her while on duty has been jailed for five years.

Ron Perlman: I was 'scared' of Hand Of God role

The Bolton News: Ron Perlman: I was 'scared' of Hand Of God role

12:30pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The Sons Of Anarchy star admitted he approached the part of Judge Pernell Harris with trepidation.

Venice Film Festival 2015: It was all white on opening night for Elizabeth Banks and Diane Kruger

The Bolton News: Venice Film Festival 2015: It was all white on opening night for Elizabeth Banks and Diane Kruger

12:20pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

White dresses dominated on the red carpet at Venice opening night premiere Everest.

Lewis Hamilton clarifies his relationship with Rihanna

The Bolton News: Lewis Hamilton clarifies his relationship with Rihanna

12:20pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

The Formula 1 racing driver says Ri Ri is just a good friend.

Bank's British arm to be rebranded HSBC UK

The Bolton News: HSBC said it had decided to keep the name for its UK operation after consulting with staff and customers

12:04pm Thursday 3rd September 2015

HSBC is to rebrand its British retail business as HSBC UK in a move ending months of speculation that the group was planning to revive the Midland name on the high street.

'Satanic Islam' preacher James McConnell hopes prosecution may be thrown out

The Bolton News: Firebrand preacher Pastor James McConnell appeared at Belfast Magistrates' Court after being charged over a controversial sermon

11:36am Thursday 3rd September 2015

Lawyers for a firebrand preacher who branded Islam "satanic" and "heathen" hopes to have his prosecution thrown out of court.

EU legal opinion does not rule out minimum alcohol price - Nicola Sturgeon

The Bolton News: Legislation to introduce minimum alcohol pricing north of the border was passed by the Scottish Parliament in 2012

11:36am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A new legal ruling on minimum pricing for alcohol does not rule out the introduction of the controversial policy, Scotland's First Minister has insisted.

Drug poisoning deaths reach record number

The Bolton News: There was a sharp jump in fatalities involving cocaine last year, figures show

11:36am Thursday 3rd September 2015

Record numbers of people are dying from drug poisoning, new figures reveal.

X Factor's Cheryl slams body shaming and says she's 'happy and healthy'

The Bolton News: X Factor's Cheryl slams body shaming and says she's 'happy and healthy'

10:58am Thursday 3rd September 2015

The X Factor judge says it has to stop and stresses that every woman has a different body type.

Services sector data points to weaker growth in economy

The Bolton News: The powerhouse services sector grew at its weakest pace for more than two years in August, according to new figures

10:55am Thursday 3rd September 2015

Britain's economic growth is expected to slow in the third quarter after the powerhouse services sector grew at its weakest pace for more than two years in August, according to new figures.

Tarantula parcel shock for new home-owner

The Bolton News: A tarantula which was found by a man in a parcel addressed to his new home

10:55am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A man who opened a parcel addressed to his new home was horrified to discover a large and potentially aggressive tarantula inside.

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