Press Association 2014 LATEST

Gone With The Wind script for sale

The Bolton News: Vivien Leigh and co-star Clark Gable star in Gone With The Wind

12:07pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Gone With The Wind could have had a very different ending, according to a newly found script from the 1939 classic.

England don't follow-on

The Bolton News: James Anderson, right, took two wickets on his birthday

11:59am Wednesday 30th July 2014

England unsurprisingly opted against enforcing the follow-on after making short work of India on the fourth morning of the third Investec Test at the Ageas Bowl.

No review over Rolf Harris sentence

The Bolton News: Rolf Harris's sentence for a string of indecent assaults will not be referred for review, the Attorney General has decided

11:53am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris will not see his jail term challenged by the Government's chief legal adviser for being too lenient.

Hollywood: I'm tired of eating cake

The Bolton News: Paul Hollywood is back on The Great British Bake Off, and hoping for something savoury to taste

11:46am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Paul Hollywood says that despite his sweet tooth he's getting tired of cake.

Tax credit renewal cutoff extended

The Bolton News: The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) is staging action to highlight its concerns about staff shortages

11:41am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Just over half a million people who still need to renew their tax credit claims are being given an extra week to do so due to strike action, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced.

Billy Bob Thornton plans more TV

The Bolton News: Billy Bob Thornton wants to appear in Big Bang Theory

11:34am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Billy Bob Thornton has revealed he wants another TV role - and he'd love a part in The Big Bang Theory.

ITV executive writes BBC drama

The Bolton News: Adrian Dunbar will play the title role in Walter

11:27am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A top ITV executive has written a new police crime drama - for the BBC.

Ex-NotW pair face hacking charges

The Bolton News: Two men who worked at the now-defunct News of the World are accused of conspiring to illegally listen to voicemails

11:27am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Two former News of the World journalists have been charged with conspiring to hack phones, prosecutors have announced.

Dementia cases surge 62% in 7 years

The Bolton News: The number of people diagnosed with dementia has soared in the last seven years, figures show

11:27am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The number of people diagnosed with dementia has soared in the last seven years, new figures show.

The world's unknown war cemeteries

The Bolton News: War cemeteries such as this in Normandy, France, are visited by thousands of people each year

11:07am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Rows of headstones in war cemeteries across France and Belgium are a well-known and touching legacy to the lives lost in the First World War.

July one of warmest and sunniest

The Bolton News: People relax in sunny weather at Woolacombe, North Devon, as the hot weather continues across the UK

11:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

This July is likely to go down as one of the warmest and sunniest on record, according to Met Office data.

Paltrow and Chris's uncoupled night

The Bolton News: Gwyneth Paltrow was pictured arriving separately to the same event as Chris Martin

10:53am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin made an uncoupled appearance at the same film screening in New York.

Hammond demands Gaza ceasefire

The Bolton News: A Palestinian man rests after receiving treatment for injuries caused by an Israeli strike at a UN school in the Jebaliya refugee camp (AP)

10:46am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after what is believed to have been the deadliest day of the conflict on Tuesday, when 128 Palestinians died.

Bolt: I didn't slate the Games

The Bolton News: Usain Bolt has rubbished a newspaper report saying he criticised the Commonwealth Games

10:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt tweeted to deny calling the Commonwealth Games "a bit s***" on Wednesday morning.

Shaw determined to improve fitness

The Bolton News: Luke Shaw has been surprised by the demands of being a Manchester United player

10:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Luke Shaw insists he has no problem putting the hard yards in to make sure he is fully fit for his first season as a Manchester United player.

Rio backs Rooney to captain England

The Bolton News: Rio Ferdinand believes Wayne Rooney, right, should succeed Steven Gerrard as England captain

10:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Rio Ferdinand is backing Wayne Rooney to be the next England captain, insisting the striker has the experience and influence to succeed in the role.

Secret Cinema's back to the flicks

The Bolton News: The outdoor set of Secret Cinema's Back To The Future event

9:32am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Secret Cinema's Back To The Future events are finally going ahead after organisers caused uproar by cancelling at the last minute.

Bolt criticises Games - report

The Bolton News: Usain Bolt has reportedly expressed his unhappiness at the Commonwealth Games

9:18am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt remarked that the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games were "a bit s***", according to a report in Wednesday's Times newspaper.

Beyonce snaps at break-up rumours

The Bolton News: Beyonce posted this picture of Jay Z and Blue (Beyonce/Instagram)

8:33am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Beyonce has shot down rumours her marriage to Jay Z is in trouble by posting an idyllic family holiday snap of him.

Reckless bankers face bonus losses

The Bolton News: Reckless bankers could have bonuses clawed back under a new Bank of England policy

8:20am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Bank of England today confirmed plans for a tough new regime for reckless bankers allowing bonuses to be clawed back seven years after they are awarded.

Upton: I could go back to farming

The Bolton News: Kate Upton says she'd be happy returning to life on a farm

8:11am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Kate Upton has said her childhood on a farm was ideal preparation for life as a model.

Driverless car trials set for 2015

The Bolton News: Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced a trial of driverless cars

8:01am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Driverless cars are set to take to the road in the UK from January 2015, the Government has announced.

Van Gaal praises Shaw display

The Bolton News: Luke Shaw came off the bench as a second-half substitute (AP)

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Louis van Gaal was impressed with the performance of Luke Shaw, who played the second half of Manchester United's win over Inter Milan despite going through a punishing training session on the morning of the match.

Electricity bills 'set for £12 cut'

The Bolton News: Energy watchdog Ofgem said the move followed around two billion pounds of savings in the sector

7:53am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Bills are to be reduced by £12 a year on average after new price controls were agreed by five of the six companies that run Britain's electricity network.

Virus 'a new and emerging threat'

The Bolton News: Health professionals have been warned to be vigilant for signs of the deadly ebola virus (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention/PA)

7:01am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Health officials in the UK have been ordered to be on the look out for the deadly Ebola virus as the Government's emergencies committee will meet to discuss the "serious threat" emerging from the largest ever outbreak of the disease.

United beat Inter on penalties

The Bolton News: Wayne Rooney, right, and his Manchester United team-mates continued their impressive pre-season form (AP)

6:22am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Louis van Gaal maintained his unbeaten record as Manchester United boss following a penalty shootout win over Inter Milan in Washington DC.

Broad credits Moores for positivity

The Bolton News: Stuart Broad took three wickets on day three

6:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Stuart Broad senses a new beginning is under way for him and his England team-mates as they look to finally free themselves from the hangover of last winter's Ashes whitewash.

Massive medics should slim says NHS

The Bolton News: Overweight doctors and nurses are being encouraged to lose weight and set an example to patients

6:02am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Junk food could be off the menu in hospital canteens as o verweight doctors and nurses are encouraged to slim down to set a good example to patients.

Anger over date site 'experiments'

The Bolton News: A dating website has sparked anger for providing people with bad matches as an 'experiment'

6:02am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A dating website has admitted "experimenting" on unsuspecting love-seekers by setting them up with "bad matches" to test its technology.

Baby Alfie's killer to be sentenced

The Bolton News: Alfie Sullock, who was killed by his mother's boyfriend Michael Pearce

2:57am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Baby killer Michael Pearce will learn today how long he will spend behind bars when he is sentenced for causing the death of his girlfriend's six-week-old baby.

EU 'must absorb sanctions impact'

The Bolton News: Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the European Union must be prepared for any impact as a result of sanctions levelled on Russia

1:43am Wednesday 30th July 2014

European countries must be prepared to absorb the impact of economic sanctions on Russia in order to encourage president Vladimir Putin's regime to behave "properly" in Ukraine, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

Middle-age drinking 'hits memory'

The Bolton News: Scientists found that a history of problem drinking more than doubled the risk of developing severe memory impairment

1:35am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Drinking too much in middle age can lead to memory loss in later life, a study has found.

Bolt Games comment claim 'rubbish'

The Bolton News: Sir Chris Hoy and Usain Bolt at the Commonwealth Games Village in Glasgow

1:35am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Usain Bolt today described claims that he said the Glasgow 2014 Games were "a bit sh**" as "nonsense".

84% of firms 'lack Yes vote plan'

The Bolton News: Almost 84% of Scottish firms said they had not yet considered a continuity plan for how to deal with changes if there is a Yes vote on September 18

12:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

More than eight out of ten businesses in Scotland do not yet have plans in place to deal with the result of the referendum if the country votes for independence, a new survey has revealed.

Warning over salad salt content

The Bolton News: Large amounts of salt are being added to salads in restaurants, cafes and supermarkets, research has found

12:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Restaurants, cafes and supermarkets are still adding large amounts of salt to what appear to be healthy salads, a survey has found.

Bragg pulls strings to end jail ban

The Bolton News: Billy Bragg singing at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

12:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Protest singer Billy Bragg has helped reverse a government ban on steel-strung guitars in prison.

Right to be forgotten 'unworkable'

The Bolton News: Search giant Google has received more than 70,000 requests to block links in response to the ruling

12:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The European Court of Justice's demand for internet search engines to respect individuals' "right to be forgotten" is unworkable and unreasonable and should be written out of future EU law, a House of Lords committee has said.

Airline to be sued over abuse claim

The Bolton News: Simon Wood was a pilot for British Airways

12:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children i n African schools and orphanages.

More than five a day 'no effect'

The Bolton News: Generic shot of fruit.

12:26am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Eating more portions of fruit and veg than the recommended "five a day" has no additional benefit on reducing a person's risk of death, researchers have suggested.

Start-up loans bid passes £100m

The Bolton News: David Cameron during his visit to a small business start-up, Seven Bro7hers brewery in Salford

12:10am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Government-backed Start Up Loan scheme has issued its 20,000th loan taking the total advanced to entrepreneurs under the programme to more than £100 million, David Cameron has announced.

Tesco price warning over beer ad

The Bolton News: Tesco has been warned over its pricing policies

12:10am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Tesco has been warned over its pricing policies by the advertising watchdog following a complaint about a sales promotion for beer.

Parties bicker over tax plan claims

The Bolton News: The Conservatives and Labour have been forced to fend off rival claims about their future tax plans.

12:10am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Conservatives and Labour have been forced to fend off rival claims about their future tax plans.

Record on wages 'dismal failure'

The Bolton News: The Government's record on wages is a dismal failure, Ed Balls claimed

12:10am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Working people have suffered the biggest real-terms fall in wages for more than a century under the coalition, Labour is claiming.

Bragg pulls strings to end jail ban

The Bolton News: Singer Billy Bragg has helped end a ban on steel-strung guitars in UK jails

11:45pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Protest singer Billy Bragg has helped reverse a government ban on steel-strung guitars in prison.

Weightman joy after surprise silver

The Bolton News: Laura Weightman, right, reacts to her silver

11:29pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Laura Weightman was on cloud nine after she gatecrashed an expected Kenyan one-two in the 1500 metres to land her maiden major championship medal on a night of five England silvers at a raucous Hampden Park.

Smith makes his point with gold

The Bolton News: Louis Smith, centre, returned to the sport in time for the Commonwealth Games

11:29pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Olympic star Louis Smith proved those whole called him "crazy" were wrong as he helped England to artistic gymnastics Commonwealth Games gold.

Barkley remembers Rooney departure

The Bolton News: Ross Barkley wants to become an Everton legend

11:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley remembers how he felt the day Wayne Rooney left the club for Manchester United and hopes his new four-year contract will allay fans' fears of another academy prospect being lured away.

Toure wants long City stay

The Bolton News: Yaya Toure has insisted his future lies with Manchester City

11:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Yaya Toure has reaffirmed his commitment to Manchester City and said he wants to stay at the club for "as long as possible".

Lorry man guilty of driver murder

The Bolton News: Mark Slater was convicted of murdering another motorist in a road rage attack (Cheshire Constabulary)

10:52pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A lorry driver was today convicted of murdering another motorist two months after he behaved like a "predator" in an earlier road rage attack caught on camera.

Gloucestershire win at Headingley

The Bolton News: Will Gidman made an unbeaten 71 in Gloucestershire's victory

10:16pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Gloucestershire made Yorkshire pay for a below-par innings as they claimed their first win in the Royal London One-Day Cup by three wickets with 28 balls to spare at Headingley.

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