Press Association 2014 LATEST

Stenson defence remains on track

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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'

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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

The Bolton News: 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.

Patients 'hit by GP target culture'

The Bolton News: A report says a GP target culture pushes patients into unwanted treatments, while denying them others

5:54am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Patients are being "pushed" into treatments they do not want and denied others by family doctors under pressure to hit targets, according to a new report.

Probe into 'gas blast' at top hotel

The Bolton News: Ambulance crews outside the Churchill Hyatt Regency hotel, London, following a suspected gas explosion (London Ambulance Service/PA)

2:51am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Investigations are under way into an explosion, believed to have been caused by a gas leak, at a top London hotel.

Housing stock valued at £5 trillion

The Bolton News: The value of private homes has soared in the past year, a new report says

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

The total value of the UK's private housing stock has broken through £5 trillion this year as the property market recovery has taken off, a report has found.

Stepson charged over nurse's death

The Bolton News: Rui Li, 44, who was discovered dead in the boot of a car in Bournemouth.

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

The stepson of a nurse found dead in the boot of a car has been charged with conspiracy to murder and is due to appear in court today.

Life for toilet rape paedophile

The Bolton News: John Ferrier has been jailed for life for raping an 11-year-old boy in the toilets at Manchester's Arndale shopping centre (Greater Manchester Police/PA)

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

A man who raped an 11-year-old boy in the toilets of a major shopping centre has been jailed for life.

Duke gives award to Melinda Gates

The Bolton News: The Duke of Cambridge presents Melinda Gates with the Chatham House Prize 2014, at the Royal United Services Institute and Banqueting House in Whitehall.

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

The proud parents of philanthropist Melinda Gates watched on while the Duke of Cambridge presented her with an award in recognition of her humanitarian work tackling poverty and poor health in the developing world.

Protesters slam Parliament blockade

The Bolton News: Protesters from the Occupy group attempt to stop traffic in Parliament Square

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Pro-democracy protesters descended on central London as they criticised a police blockade preventing them setting up camp in Parliament Square.

Service held for pub bombs' victims

The Bolton News: The Dean of Birmingham Catherine Ogle speaks during a memorial service at St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham, for the 21 people who died in the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974.

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Relatives of the victims of one of the worst peacetime bomb attacks on the British mainland gathered in solemn remembrance of the deadly atrocity's 40th anniversary.

Pulses Quicken over jungle Jake

The Bolton News: Jake Quickenden.

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Jake Quickenden put the x -factor into I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! when he arrived in the camp.

Memorial for aid worker Henning

The Bolton News: A memorial service is being held for Alan Henning, who was killed by IS fighters in Syria

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

A memorial service will take place today for British aid worker Alan Henning, who was murdered by Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria.

NHS staff head off on Ebola mission

The Bolton News: NHS staff training in North Yorkshire before leaving for Sierra Leone where they will combat Ebola

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

The first NHS staff will depart for Sierra Leone today to join the fight against Ebola.

PM won't win majority - Reckless

The Bolton News: New Ukip politician Mark Reckless

12:21am Saturday 22nd November 2014

It is "incredibly unlikely" that David Cameron will win the general election outright and he will need Ukip MPs to deliver an in-out referendum on EU membership, Mark Reckless has insisted.

Protesters slam Parliament blockade

The Bolton News: Protesters from the Occupy group attempt to stop traffic in Parliament Square

11:18pm Friday 21st November 2014

Pro-democracy protesters descended on central London tonight as they criticised a police blockade preventing them setting up camp in Parliament Square.

Van Gaal delays Falcao decision

The Bolton News: Radamel Falcao has endured a frustrating start to his Manchester United career

10:57pm Friday 21st November 2014

Louis van Gaal has delayed his decision on whether to buy Radamel Falcao because of the latest injury to the Manchester United striker.

Farrell happy to play with Ford

The Bolton News: Owen Farrell has had to hand over number 10 duties

10:08pm Friday 21st November 2014

Owen Farrell is happy to concede centre stage to George Ford when the former school friends start their first England match together in Saturday's QBE International against Samoa.

Cipriani kicks Sale to victory

The Bolton News: Danny Cipriani was accurate with the boot for Sale Sharks

9:57pm Friday 21st November 2014

Sale Sharks recorded their first Aviva Premiership win at the Stoop since May 2008 as Danny Cipriani kicked his team to a 16-12 victory at Harlequins.

Kendra didn't do so well in tonight's Bushtucker Trial

The Bolton News: Kendra didn't do so well in tonight's Bushtucker Trial

9:56pm Friday 21st November 2014

Kendra Wilkinson’s second trial in as many days didn’t go completely to plan.

Could Edwina Currie and Jake Quickenden have a jungle romance?

The Bolton News: Could Edwina Currie and Jake Quickenden have a jungle romance?

9:36pm Friday 21st November 2014

Could Jake and Edwina be forming an unlikely romance? Or is there someone else after his heart…

Tom Daley shares thoughts on Christmas at Winter Wonderland

The Bolton News: Tom Daley shares thoughts on Christmas at Winter Wonderland

9:05pm Friday 21st November 2014

It doesn’t get much more festive than posing with Santa and a dude in a reindeer costume.

Monfils stuns Federer in Lille

The Bolton News: Gael Monfils got France back on level terms with a stunning victory (AP)

7:48pm Friday 21st November 2014

Gael Monfils demolished world number two Roger Federer in straight sets to ensure France finished all square with Switzerland on day one of the Davis Cup final.

Cut cable delays for Yahoo Mail

The Bolton News: Yahoo

6:49pm Friday 21st November 2014

Internet users in the UK and United States have been unable to log in to their Yahoo email accounts after an underwater cable was cut during maintenance work.

Aviva and Friends Life set to merge

The Bolton News: Aviva is in advance talks with rival insurance giant Friends Life about a £5.5bn merger deal

6:49pm Friday 21st November 2014

Aviva and Friends Life are in advanced talks about a merger deal, the two insurance companies confirmed tonight.

IS releases Cantlie hostage video

The Bolton News: John Cantlie is being held hostage by Islamic militants

6:49pm Friday 21st November 2014

A seventh propaganda video featuring British hostage John Cantlie has been released by Islamic State (IS).

Occupy protesters descend on square

The Bolton News: Protestors from the Occupy group attempt to stop traffic in Parliament Square as they hold a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament, London

6:49pm Friday 21st November 2014

Pro-democracy protesters descended on central London tonight as the Occupy movement gathered to set up camp outside Parliament.

Celtic defends Living Wage stance

The Bolton News: At its AGM today, Celtic rejected calls to pay employees the Living Wage

5:31pm Friday 21st November 2014

Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell said it is up to politicians to take action on poverty after the club came under fire at its AGM for not signing up to the Living Wage.

We've under-performed - Rowntree

The Bolton News: Graham Rowntree says there have been a lot of frank discussions in the England camp this week

4:59pm Friday 21st November 2014

Graham Rowntree admits England are "thoroughly p***ed off" as they target the victory over Samoa that will begin healing the wounds of a disappointing QBE Series.

Claudia Winkleman steps back on to Strictly

The Bolton News: Claudia Winkleman steps back on to Strictly

3:58pm Friday 21st November 2014

Claudia Winkleman will be back on Strictly Come Dancing this week after taking a break from hosting to be with her daughter.

Double elimination on X Factor

The Bolton News: X Factor 'could move to Sundays'

3:58pm Friday 21st November 2014

The X Factor will say goodbye to two acts this weekend, with the news of another double elimination.

Reds seek cause of Sturridge woe

The Bolton News: Liverpool will make in-depth investigations into Daniel Sturridge's latest injury

3:57pm Friday 21st November 2014

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists striker Daniel Sturridge has been unfortunate with his latest injury but accepts there is a chronic issue which needs to be addressed.

Costa fit for West Brom clash

The Bolton News: Chelsea's Diego Costa hopes to be celebrating again on Saturday

3:57pm Friday 21st November 2014

Diego Costa is fit for Chelsea's return to Premier League action but Jose Mourinho has yet to make a decision on whether Cesc Fabregas will face West Brom.

Rape accused granted legal aid

The Bolton News: The judge said the man had been granted legal aid on an "exceptional case" basis

3:53pm Friday 21st November 2014

A man accused of rape has been granted legal aid to fund a family court fight for contact with his son after human rights concerns were raised by a leading judge.

MP criticises zero-hours contracts

The Bolton News: The House of Commons hosted a debate on the impact of zero-hours contracts

3:18pm Friday 21st November 2014

Workers should not be left on zero-hours contracts and face ever greater job insecurity, a Labour MP told the Commons today.

Jose plays down talk of Cech unrest

The Bolton News: Jose Mourinho has played down talk Petr Cech, pictured, wants to leave Chelsea

3:02pm Friday 21st November 2014

Petr Cech's Chelsea future is the subject of mounting speculation, but Jose Mourinho insists no offers have been tabled for the long-serving goalkeeper.

Claudia steps back on to Strictly

The Bolton News: Claudia Winkleman is returning to Strictly Come Dancing this weekend

3:01pm Friday 21st November 2014

Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman is returning to the hit ballroom show this weekend.

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