Press Association 2014 LATEST

Lampard makes New York move

The Bolton News: Frank Lampard has signed for New York City FC

3:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Frank Lampard has signed for New York City FC, the Major League Soccer franchise have announced.

Stimpson: Medal is for everyone

The Bolton News: England's Jodie Stimpson, centre, and Vicky Holland, right, were joined on the podium by Canada's Kirsten Sweetland, left

3:47pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Jodie Stimpson described missing out on the London Olympics as "the kick up the backside I needed" after winning the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

52 priests defrocked for sex abuse

The Bolton News: More than 50 priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for clerical sex abuse over the past 13 years, it has been reveale

3:36pm Thursday 24th July 2014

More than 50 priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for clerical sex abuse over the past 13 years, it has been revealed.

50 Shades Of Grey trailer released

The Bolton News: Jamie Dornan stars in the Fifty Shades Of Grey movie as Christian Grey

3:36pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Fifty Shades Of Grey fans have been given a tantalising glimpse of the movie in the first official trailer to be released online.

Herrera: We won't get carried away

The Bolton News: Ander Herrera made a promising start in a Manchester United shirt

2:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Ander Herrera is sure Louis van Gaal will do his utmost to keep his Manchester United players grounded after their 7-0 destruction of the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Pharrell's Happy 'triple platinum'

The Bolton News: Pharrell Williams' hit Happy has been in the charts all year

2:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Pharrell Williams' hit Happy has brought further joy to his music bosses by pulling off a rare sales feat.

£1m a year to discuss nuclear waste

The Bolton News: Ed Davey said the area that hosted a disposal facility would benefit from significant investment

2:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Communities could be paid millions of pounds just to consider having a facility to bury nuclear waste in their area, the Government has said.

'North-south divide' on disability

The Bolton News: People born in the south of England have a much higher 'disability-free life expectancy' compared with those in the north, ONS figures suggest

2:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

People living in different parts of England are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to the age they should expect to be struck down with a disability or long-term illness, new figures suggest.

Car parts firm in administration

The Bolton News: Soli-hull-based firm Unipart Automotive is one of the UK's largest suppliers of car parts and garage equipment

2:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Unipart Automotive - one of the UK's largest suppliers of car parts and garage equipment - has gone into administration with the loss of more than 1,200 jobs.

Courteney Cox arrives in Derry

The Bolton News: Courteney Cox and Johnny McDaid have travelled to Ireland

2:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Courteney Cox flew with a budget airline when she travelled to Ireland with Snow Patrol fiance Johnny McDaid.

Selina Scott opts out of MP bid

The Bolton News: Selina Scott won't be heading into politics

2:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Broadcaster Selina Scott has decided she does not wish to be considered as a Tory candidate for her local Parliamentary seat, after speculation that she might stand.

Clock ticking on tax credit claims

The Bolton News: HMRC has warned that the deadline for renewing tax credit claims is approaching

2:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Nearly 900,000 people who receive tax credits have just one week left to renew their claims or risk losing their payments.

Example is set to become a dad

The Bolton News: Example is set to become a father

1:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Example is set to become a dad.

Snoop: I got high in White House

The Bolton News: Snoop Dogg has claimed he smoked weed at the White House

1:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Snoop Dogg has claimed that he smoked marijuana in a bathroom at the White House.

Kate Hudson: I'd marry for the kids

The Bolton News: Kate Hudson has a child with Matt Bellamy

1:25pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Kate Hudson has said she's in no rush to get married.

Wiggins leads England into final

The Bolton News: England and Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold this evening

1:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold on his track cycling return this evening, with England facing off against favourites Australia in the team pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games.

Stimpson secures first Glasgow gold

The Bolton News: Jodie Stimpson crosses the line to win gold

1:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

English triathlete Jodie Stimpson won the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games to banish the pain of missing out on the London Olympics.

Cumberbatch to kick off Comic-Con

The Bolton News: Benedict Cumberbatch will make his debut at Comic-Con

1:15pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is to get San Diego Comic-Con started, as the sold-out pop culture convention kicks off.

Mel B wants Spice Girls reunion

The Bolton News: Mel B says she would love the Spice Girls to reunite again

1:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Mel B has admitted she would love to see the Spice Girls back together for another reunion.

Efron and Pattinson have night out

The Bolton News: Robert Pattinson is friends with Zac Efron

1:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Zac Efron and Robert Pattinson have become good friends - enjoying a night out in Sunset Boulevard.

Spears to launch underwear line

The Bolton News: Britney Spears is launching an underwear line

12:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Britney Spears is launching a lingerie line.

Suarez set for El Clasico debut

The Bolton News: Luis Suarez's four-month ban would run out just in time for Barcelona's clash with Real Madrid

12:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Luis Suarez could make his debut for Barcelona against arch rivals Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.

Sir Bruce to front BBC variety show

The Bolton News: Sir Bruce Forsyth has a new presenting role for the BBC

12:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bruce Forsyth is to host a special variety show for BBC One - his first new presenting role since stepping down as the host of Strictly Come Dancing.

Miley impresses en route to final

The Bolton News: Scotland's Hannah Miley in action in the Women's 400m Individual Medley.

12:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Hannah Miley put on a royal performance on day one of the Commonwealth Games swimming on Thursday morning.

Flower to lead Lions

The Bolton News: Andy Flower takes charge of the England Lions this summer

12:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Former senior national coach Andy Flower will lead England Lions in their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

Van Gaal hails United performance

The Bolton News: Louis van Gaal was impressed by what he saw from his Manchester United charges

11:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

Louis van Gaal hailed his "fantastic" players as he began his reign as Manchester United manager with a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Children trying smoking 'at lowest'

The Bolton News: One in five pupils aged 11 to 15 said they have tried smoking, figures show

10:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

The number of children trying cigarettes has dipped to the lowest level on record, new figures suggest.

More poor pupils applying for uni

The Bolton News: A record number of poorer students have applied for university places this year, Ucas figures show

10:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

Rising numbers of poorer teenagers are planning to go to university, but they are still half as likely to apply as their richer peers, new figures suggests.

Retail sales show small increase

The Bolton News: Sales volumes were up 0.1% in June, figures showed

10:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

Retail sales showed a meagre rise in June amid the longest period of sustained growth since before the recession, official data showed.

Naya Rivera gleeful after wedding

The Bolton News: Naya Rivera has tied the knot (Startraks Photo/Rex)

10:35am Thursday 24th July 2014

Glee star Naya Rivera has married actor Ryan Dorsey - her boyfriend of just three months - in Mexico.

Body found in blaze car was a woman

The Bolton News: West Midlands Police said a body found after a car fire in Birmingham was a woman

10:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

A body found in a burnt-out car is that of a woman, police have confirmed.

Student dies on trip to Tanzania

The Bolton News: Jack Burden was part of a 28-day expedition to Tanzania

10:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

Tributes have flooded in for a school pupil who died while on a trip to Tanzania after suffering a "severe allergic reaction".

Sea rescue caught on camera

The Bolton News: The daring rescue of a boy off a Cornish beach

10:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

The daring rescue of a drowning boy from a dangerous rip current off a Cornish beach has been captured on camera.

Farah out of Glasgow Games

The Bolton News: Mo Farah had been due to compete in the 5,000m and the 10,000m

10:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

Mo Farah insisted he had no choice but to pull out of the Commonwealth Games through illness, as more of the star quality due to be on show in Glasgow disappeared.

Hammond calls for Gaza ceasefire

The Bolton News: Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has blamed the latest fighting on Hamas (AP)

10:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has called for a swift ceasefire between Israel and Hamas as he joined international diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in Gaza amid growing concern at the rising civilian death toll.

Watching TV 'causes guilty feeling'

The Bolton News: Watching TV can lead to feelings of guilt, a study suggests

10:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

It is something we all secretly suspected, and there is probably a TV programme to tell you all about it - scientists have discovered that slumping in front of the television at the end of a long day can make you feel guilty and like a failure.

Dame Maggie's 'brilliant storyline'

The Bolton News: Dame Maggie Smith has won plaudits for her role in Downton Abbey as the formidable Dowager Countess

9:47am Thursday 24th July 2014

Dame Maggie Smith will have a "brilliant storyline" in the next series of Downton Abbey, the show's executive producer has said.

Jo Brand to host Bake Off spin-off

The Bolton News: Jo Brand will be hosting the Great British Bake Off's spin-off show

9:44am Thursday 24th July 2014

Jo Brand will be presenting The Great British Bake Off's new spin-off show.

Downey Jr talks more Iron Man films

The Bolton News: The Iron Man films have been a huge success

8:55am Thursday 24th July 2014

Robert Downey Jr has said he hasn't ruled out another Iron Man sequel.

Screen veteran Dora Bryan dies

The Bolton News: Actress Dora Bryan has died at the age of 91

8:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

Dora Bryan, who was known for roles in TV's Last Of The Summer Wine and classic British movies like A Taste Of Honey, has died at the age of 91.

Cheryl stuns at perfume launch

The Bolton News: Cheryl Cole at the launch of her new perfume

8:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has said she is loving married life as she launched her new perfume.

Barrowman and Boyle open Games

The Bolton News: John Barrowman performed at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games

8:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

John Barrowman, Susan Boyle, Rod Stewart, Ewan McGregor and James McAvoy have helped open the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, in a ceremony watched by more than nine million viewers on BBC One.

City ease to friendly win

The Bolton News: Dedryck Boyata was one of the Manchester City goalscorers

8:31am Thursday 24th July 2014

Manchester City began their pre-season tour of America with a comfortable 4-1 victory over MLS champions Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park.

Prison 'is unsafe and violent'

The Bolton News: HMP Ranby was described as unsafe with high levels of violence following an inspection

8:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

A prison has been described as unsafe with high levels of violence by a report.

Family of four killed in crash

The Bolton News: The car collided with a lorry near Polmont in Scotland

8:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

A boy and a girl under the age of three were killed with their parents in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry.

Rural roads lorry speed limit rises

The Bolton News: The Government has raised the speed limit for lorries on rural roads from 40mph to 50mph

8:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

The Government is raising the speed limit for lorries on rural roads from 40mph to 50mph.

Gove to probe 'assault' case MP

The Bolton News: Former shadow police minister David Ruffley was given a caution for common assault following an incident between him and his ex-partner

8:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

A Tory MP who apologised after receiving a police caution for a domestic assault has been referred by the party to chief whip Michael Gove, a Conservative source has confirmed.

Stab case woman to be sentenced

The Bolton News: Richard Craddock died from a single stab wound

8:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

A young woman who says she stabbed a middle aged man with a knife concealed in her bra over fears she would be sexually assaulted will be sentenced today.

Prisoners challenge bar on voting

The Bolton News: Two prisoners are seeking the right to vote in Scotland's independence referendum

8:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

Two prisoners serving life sentences who say rules which bar them from voting in the Scottish independence referendum breach their human rights are today due to launch a human rights fight in the UK's highest court.

Coast deaths highest in four years

The Bolton News: The RNLI says 167 people died in water-related accidents last year

8:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

The number of people who died along Britain's coast in 2013 was the highest in four years, the RNLI said, as it launches a campaign calling on people to Respect the Water.

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