Monthly Archives: November 2016

High streets are deserted as bargain hunters rush online

Ashley Armstrong, Retail Correspondent 25 November 2016 • 10:55pm Tesco’s festival-style security barriers went untested yesterday after the hordes of Black Friday shoppers wrestled online for bargains instead. Unlike two years ago, when there were fights over flatscreen TVs, shopping […]

British photographer David Hamilton dies in Paris – police source 

David Hamilton (L) in Aschendorf, northern Germany on April 21, 2006 and French TV presenter and writer Flavie Flament Credit: Alain Jocard and Outingo Wagner/AFP British photographer David Hamilton died in Paris on Friday at the age of 83 after […]

NHS to use private firms to beat the winter crisis

NHS to use private firms to beat the winter crisis Credit: REX/Shutterstock/REX/Shutterstock Laura Donnelly, Health Editor 25 November 2016 • 10:00pm NHS hospitals have been ordered to hand over swathes of operations to the private sector to ease a looming […]

Football sex abuse scandal: Top clubs ‘made secret payments to keep victims quiet’

Barry Bennell 25 November 2016 • 10:00pm Top football clubs made secret payments to buy the silence of young players sexually abused by coaches, The Telegraph can disclose, as the growing scandal threatened to engulf the sport. A well-placed source […]

BBC banned from filming Henry VIII letter in Vatican because of risque reference to breasts

Dr Lucy Worsley is to host and star in a new show about Henry VIII’s wives Hannah Furness, Arts Correspondent 25 November 2016 • 10:00pm To modern ears, it is little more than a flirty – if faintly baffling – […]

Red Arrows soar while Hamilton flies in Abu Dhabi

Thousands of people lined beaches in Muscat, Oman to watch a spectacular display by the Red Arrows. The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team performed a full display in sun-drenched skies. Just up the road, Lewis Hamilton competes in the Abu […]

Lufthansa pilots reject new pay offer from airline

Lufthansa airplanes are parked on the tarmac during a strike by cabin crew union Credit: Ralph Orolowski/Reuters A pay offer from Germany’s flagship carrier Lufthansa on Friday to end a crippling three-day strike has been rejected by the pilots’ union, […]

Where will Alabbar’s quantum leap really take us?

Lofty heights There are no limits to Alabbar’s digital revolution. Not many people know about the second floor café in Building 3 at Emaar Square. Dubbed “the digital café”, it serves great food, great coffee and of course has pretty […]

Opera world fury as ENO casts Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe in musical to attract new fans

Katherine Jenkins, the singer, will star in Carousel Hannah Furness, Arts Correspondent 25 November 2016 • 9:00pm English National Opera has risked the wrath of its core fans after announcing it is to stage a new version of Carousel starring […]

Former soldier arrested in connection with killing at French retirement home

French police arrested a 47-year-old former soldier on Friday who investigators said was the main suspect in the killing of a female worker at a retirement home for Christian missionaries. The death near the southern city of Montpellier late Thursday […]