Press Association 2014 LATEST

Trott and Archibald win gold

The Oxford Times: Laura Trott retained her European omnium title in Guadeloupe

9:03am Monday 20th October 2014

Katie Archibald and Laura Trott won golds on Sunday as Great Britain completed the European Elite Track Cycling Championships in Guadeloupe with an eight-medal haul, six of them gold.

Comparison sites 'hide best deals'

The Oxford Times: The cheapest energy deals may not show up on price comparison websites, it has been claimed

8:58am Monday 20th October 2014

Consumers are missing out on the best energy deals because comparison sites filter out the tariffs which do not pay commission, it was claimed today.

Ancelotti open to English return

The Oxford Times: Carlo Ancelotti is keen to manage in England again

8:36am Monday 20th October 2014

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has revealed he would like to return to the Premier League should he leave the Spanish giants before he retires.

Actress Lynda Bellingham dies at 66

The Oxford Times: Lynda Bellingham has died at 66

8:28am Monday 20th October 2014

Lynda Bellingham died yesterday (October 19) in her husband Michael's arms, her agent has said.

Actress Lynda Bellingham dies at 66

The Oxford Times: Lynda Bellingham has died after a battle with cancer

8:22am Monday 20th October 2014

Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham died yesterday in her husband Michael's arms, her agent has said.

24% of people trust MPs, says poll

The Oxford Times: About a quarter of people trust their MP to represent them in Parliament, a poll found

7:56am Monday 20th October 2014

Only one in four people trust their MP to represent them in Parliament, a new poll has found.

Trekker searches to be called off

The Oxford Times: An injured avalanche victim from Israel lies inside an ambulance after being treated at Ciwec Clinic in Katmandu (AP)

7:56am Monday 20th October 2014

Searches for trekkers in Nepal are due to be called off, local authorities said, as Britons in the area are being urged to contact their families to let them know they are safe.

Gales and heavy rain to hit UK

The Oxford Times: People buy ice-cream from an ice-cream van as huge black storm clouds form over the Cardiff Bay area

7:56am Monday 20th October 2014

The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will arrive in Britain today bringing with it gale force winds and heavy rain that will sweep across much of the country, the Met Office has warned.

Harry to attend rugby festival

The Oxford Times: Prince Harry enjoys a game of touch rugby with young children in Ipswich

7:56am Monday 20th October 2014

Prince Harry will attend a rugby festival today as part of a drive to get more schools playing the sport.

Murray won't rest on laurels

The Oxford Times: Andy Murray hopes to be able to qualify for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals (AP)

7:19am Monday 20th October 2014

Andy Murray knows there can be no let-up in his quest to secure a place at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals as he heads to Valencia on the back of a hard-earned victory over David Ferrer in the final of the Erste Open in Vienna.

Rodgers' Sterling effort unchanged

The Oxford Times: Raheem Sterling, centre, celebrates forcing Steven Caulker's own goal as Liverpool won 3-2 at QPR

7:19am Monday 20th October 2014

Brendan Rodgers insists there is no reason to protect Raheem Sterling ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Real Madrid at Anfield.

Didcot power station blaze inquiry

The Oxford Times: Fire crews spray water at the scene of the fire at Didcot B Power Station

6:03am Monday 20th October 2014

Fire investigation officers are due to travel to the site of a gas-fuelled power station following a major blaze.

Maternity mental health cost fears

The Oxford Times: Around half of cases of depression and anxiety during the perinatal period are not detected, the report says

2:36am Monday 20th October 2014

The cost of mental health problems among women in pregnancy and shortly after birth runs into billions, a new report has warned.

Cheryl loses two acts from X Factor

The Oxford Times: X Factor contestant Chloe Jasmine has left the show (SYCO/THAMES TV)

12:31am Monday 20th October 2014

It was a bad evening for Cheryl Fernandez-Versini on the X Factor as she lost two of her acts on last night's live elimination show.

Illness 'can hit late-life hearing'

The Oxford Times: Common childhood illnesses can cause hearing loss later in life, a study says

12:18am Monday 20th October 2014

Common childhood illnesses such as tonsillitis and ear infections can cause hearing loss later in life, according to results from a famous study.

Blunt: My hit song became annoying

The Oxford Times: James Blunt said his own hit You're Beautiful was annoying

12:18am Monday 20th October 2014

Chart star James Blunt has declared his own best-selling hit You're Beautiful was "annoying".

Police probe Savile payout claim

The Oxford Times: Police are investigating a compensation claim made by an alleged victim of Jimmy Savile

12:18am Monday 20th October 2014

Police are investigating whether an alleged victim of prolific sex offender Jimmy Savile has made a fraudulent compensation claim.

Survivor nurse begins Ebola mission

The Oxford Times: British nurse William Pooley, who survived Ebola, has flown back to Sierra Leone

12:18am Monday 20th October 2014

The British nurse who survived Ebola will begin his second spell treating people infected by the deadly virus after returning to the country where he caught the infection.

Backing for untested medicines law

The Oxford Times: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is backing a bill that would allow dying patients to be treated with untested medicines

12:18am Monday 20th October 2014

A new law allowing dying patients to be treated with untested medicines has moved a step closer after the Government gave its backing to the plan.

Prison system in crisis - charity

The Oxford Times: A charity has warned that the prison system is in crisis

12:18am Monday 20th October 2014

The prison system in England and Wales is in crisis, with the number of officers cut by 41% during the Government's time in office, a leading charity has warned.

PM vows to end youth unemployment

The Oxford Times: Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to end youth unemployment if returned to No 10 in next year's general election

12:18am Monday 20th October 2014

The Prime Minister has vowed to end youth unemployment in the next Parliament as the Tories set out details of the welfare squeeze that will pay for their plan to create millions of new apprenticeships.

Firms urged to cut financial jargon

The Oxford Times: The public needs clearer information to make good money choices, research shows

12:06am Monday 20th October 2014

A call for firms to cut the financial jargon has been made as the public feels bamboozled by what is on offer.

South East 'to see home price boom'

The Oxford Times: Homes in the South East are expected to soar in value

12:06am Monday 20th October 2014

House price growth in the South East is set to surge faster than in London in the coming years as buyers spread their search outside the capital, a property website predicts.

Parental pay deal for Civil Service

The Oxford Times: Nick Clegg will announce male and female Civil Service employees are to be offered equal parental pay and support from 2015

12:06am Monday 20th October 2014

All Civil Service employees - both male and female - will be offered equal parental pay and support from next year, Nick Clegg will announce this week.

'Heating myths' add to energy bills

The Oxford Times: People are needlessly turning up their central heating themostat in winter.

12:06am Monday 20th October 2014

Householders are needlessly adding to their energy bills because of widespread myths about the most effective way to heat homes, a campaign group has warned.

Tax-free 'education accounts' urged

The Oxford Times: Prospective students should be encouraged to build up savings to cover the cost of going to university, a think tank said

12:06am Monday 20th October 2014

New tax-free investment accounts should be set up to allow prospective students and their families to build up savings to cover the cost of going to university, a think tank has suggested.

Blunt: My hit song became annoying

The Oxford Times: James Blunt says his smash hit was 'annoying'

12:04am Monday 20th October 2014

Chart star James Blunt has declared his own best-selling hit You're Beautiful was "annoying".

Drink rise 'linked to death rates'

The Oxford Times: A jump in liver disease deaths was triggered by a rise in alcohol consumption, Public Health England warned

12:03am Monday 20th October 2014

A startling jump in the number of people dying of liver disease has been triggered by an increase in alcohol consumption, Public Health England (PHE) has warned.

200 paedophile probes unresolved

The Oxford Times: Investigators in Toronto gave details of 2,345 Britons accused of accessing child abuse images to the Child and Online Protection Centre

12:03am Monday 20th October 2014

Hundreds of cases involving suspected paedophiles remain unresolved more than two years after evidence was first passed to UK authorities.

PM urged not to alienate EU nations

The Oxford Times: EU president Jose Manuel Barroso has spoken out about the UK's links with Europe

12:03am Monday 20th October 2014

The outgoing president of the European Commission will today warn David Cameron he could make a "historic mistake" by alienating eastern European countries as he attempts to renegotiate the UK's links with Brussels.

LaBeouf reveals lack of confidence

The Oxford Times: Shia LeBeouf and Mia Goth arrive for the BFI London Film Festival closing night gala screening of Fury at the Odeon, Leicester Square, London.

10:41pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Fury star Shia LaBeouf has said he pushes himself to extremes because he lacks confidence in his acting.

Strettle: Wing talent is wasted

The Oxford Times: David Strettle believes England need to give wingers a sustained run

10:03pm Sunday 19th October 2014

David Strettle has questioned England's approach to wing selection after his two tries helped propel Saracens to a vital 30-23 Champions Cup victory over Clermont.

Biggar sets sights on Saints

The Oxford Times: Dan Biggar kicked 17 points during Ospreys' emphatic win

10:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Wales star Dan Biggar wants the Ospreys to travel "full of confidence" when they tackle English champions Northampton at Franklin's Gardens next Saturday.

O'Connor pleased with comeback win

The Oxford Times: Leinster's head coach Matt O'Connor was a happy man following his side's comeback win over Wasps

10:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor was delighted with the "great" contributions of his bench players after they helped the Irish province overturn a 12-point first-half deficit to beat Wasps in Champions Cup Pool Two at the RDS.

Monk fumes at penalty decision

The Oxford Times: Garry Monk was furious with the decision to award Stoke a penalty

9:52pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Garry Monk accused Stoke's Victor Moses of cheating by making a "blatant dive" in Swansea's 2-1 defeat at the Britannia Stadium, adding that the winger should be ashamed of himself and punished for his actions.

Cheryl loses two acts from X Factor

The Oxford Times: Chloe Jasmine has been voted off X Factor

9:52pm Sunday 19th October 2014

It was a bad night for Cheryl Fernandez-Versini on the X Factor as she lost two of her acts on tonight's live elimination show.

Rodgers full of praise for Sterling

The Oxford Times: Raheem Sterling's cross was turned into his own net by Steven Caulker

9:51pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Brendan Rodgers hailed Raheem Sterling's "courage and cleverness" in providing the perfect riposte to "unfortunate" criticism of his England omission as Liverpool tiptoed to a 3-2 victory at QPR.

Gales and heavy rain to hit UK

The Oxford Times: Gales and heavy rain are going to sweep across much of the UK

9:20pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will arrive in Britain tomorrow bringing with it gale forces winds and heavy rain that will sweep across much of the country, the Met Office has warned.

Hall silent for Paisley memorial

The Oxford Times: A painting in the order of service at the memorial service of Ian Paisley at Ulster Hall, Belfast

9:20pm Sunday 19th October 2014

It was the scene of some of his biggest and most raucous political rallies where Ian Paisley would have whipped crowds of followers into a political frenzy with calls to "smash Sinn Fein" and chants of "no surrender".

St Helens start with Dragons clash

The Oxford Times: St Helens will begin their title defence against Catalans Dragons

9:03pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Super League champions St Helens will launch their title defence against Catalans Dragons, who were their last opponents at Langtree Park in 2014.

Pitt 'educates children about war'

The Oxford Times: Brad Pitt arrives for the BFI London Film Festival closing night gala screening of Fury at the Odeon, Leicester Square, London.

8:49pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Hollywood heart-throb Brad Pitt revealed the importance of educating his children about the effects of war as his latest movie Fury brought the BFI London Film Festival to a rousing close tonight.

Bargain Hunt's Tim leaves Strictly

The Oxford Times: Tim Wonnacott has been kicked off Strictly Come Dancing (BBC/PA Wire)

8:02pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Antiques expert Tim Wonnacott proved he was simply the worst after being kicked off Strictly Come Dancing following his bumbling Paso Doble to Tina Turner.

Bargain Hunt's Tim leaves Strictly

The Oxford Times: Antiques expert Tim Wonnacott was kicked off Strictly Come Dancing after his bumbling Paso Doble (BBC/PA)

8:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Antiques expert Tim Wonnacott proved he was simply the worst after being kicked off Strictly Come Dancing following his bumbling Paso Doble to Tina Turner.

Awards honour exceptional teenagers

The Oxford Times: Rita Ora with fans at the BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards, Wembley Arena, London.

7:38pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Exceptional teenagers have been honoured for their bravery alongside stars of entertainment and sport at the Radio One Teen awards.

Ospreys open with Treviso trouncing

The Oxford Times: Andrew Bishop, centre, breaks through the Treviso defence

7:36pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The Ospreys opened their Champions Cup campaign in emphatic fashion by posting a bonus point 42-7 victory over outclassed Liberty Stadium visitors Treviso.

Leinster fight back for Wasps win

The Oxford Times: Darragh Fanning scored two tries as Leinster defeated Wasps

7:36pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Leinster came through a tough first examination in the Champions Cup as they edged out Wasps 25-20 at the RDS Arena.

Ella tops charts with debut album

The Oxford Times: Ella Henderson tops the album chart

7:06pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Ella Henderson, a former X Factor finalist, is celebrating a dazzling debut at the top of the album chart.

Ella tops charts with debut album

The Oxford Times: Singer Ella Henderson has topped the UK album charts

7:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Ella Henderson, a former X Factor finalist, is celebrating a dazzling debut at the top of the album chart.

PM 'willing to move' on recall plan

The Oxford Times: Zac Goldsmith has called for action to allow constituents to be able to sack errant MPs

6:52pm Sunday 19th October 2014

David Cameron is willing to "move considerably" on strengthening the ability of constituents to sack errant MPs, a Tory campaigner on the issue said.

Sculptures occupy former toilet

The Oxford Times: An unusual work of art has been created in Bristol

6:24pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Giant genitals will occupy a former public toilet in the name of art.

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