Press Association 2014 LATEST

Morgan parts company with network

Congleton Guardian: Piers Morgan is parting company with CNN

5:44pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Piers Morgan, the newspaper editor turned television host, has announced he has left US network CNN, six months after his show was cancelled following plummeting ratings.

Nato 'must show fight over Russia'

Congleton Guardian: Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Nato must show it has the political will to fight if Russia attacks a member of the alliance

5:42pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Nato must show that it still has the political will to fight back in the event of a Russian attack on any member of the alliance, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has warned.

Morgan parts company with network

Congleton Guardian: Piers Morgan joined CNN more than three years ago when he took over the prime-time slot from veteran host Larry King

5:32pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Piers Morgan, the newspaper editor turned television host, has announced he has left US network CNN, six months after his show was cancelled following plummeting ratings.

Murray set for Djokovic test

Congleton Guardian: Andy Murray is happy with his form ahead of a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic (AP)

5:31pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Andy Murray will draw on the memories of the two biggest days of his career when he takes on Novak Djokovic for a place in the semi-finals of the US Open.

Marsh shines in Australia victory

Congleton Guardian: Mitchell Marsh was impressive against South Africa

5:29pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Mitchell Marsh shone with bat and ball as Australia beat South Africa by 62 runs to book their place in this weekend's triangular series final.

Contador cashes in as rivals falter

Congleton Guardian: Nairo Quintana lost the Vuelta lead after a crash in Tuesday's time trial

5:19pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Alberto Contador stormed into the leader's red jersery in the Vuelta a Espana after Nairo Quintana crashed and Chris Froome lost more time to his rivals in a dramatic stage 10 time trial on Tuesday.

Mirren savours tasty new role

Congleton Guardian: Helen Mirren plays a fierce French restaurant owner in her new film

4:54pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Dame Helen Mirren prepared for her latest role as a fierce French restaurant owner by forcing her co-star to eat snails

Mirren savours tasty new role

Congleton Guardian: Manish Dayal, Dame Helen Mirren and Om Puri star together in The Hundred- Foot Journey

4:52pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Dame Helen Mirren prepared for her latest role as a fierce French restaurant owner by forcing her co-star to eat snails.

Justin Bieber charged with assault

Congleton Guardian: Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault

4:42pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault, according to Canadian police.

Man guilty over MP 'rape' tweets

Congleton Guardian: Peter Nunn said the tweets "were satire"

4:37pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A "Twitter troll'' faces jail after bombarding a Labour MP with abusive messages after she supported a successful campaign to put Jane Austen on the £10 note.

Bell has broken toe

Congleton Guardian: Ian Bell broke his toe in practice at Edgbaston

4:34pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Ian Bell has suffered a "small fracture" in his left big toe, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed.

England limp to ODI series defeat

Congleton Guardian: Alastair Cook's England side were hammered by India at Edgbaston

3:43pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Alastair Cook's England one-day international team hit a new low as a nine-wicket hammering at the hands of India completed the captain's fifth successive series defeat.

Captain Rooney raring to go

Congleton Guardian: Wayne Rooney wants to lead England into a successful new era

3:34pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wayne Rooney is excited to be leading England into a new era - one which the newly-appointed captain is determined will be a success.

Falcao arrival excites Rooney

Congleton Guardian: Wayne Rooney is excited by the prospect of playing alongside Radamel Falcao.

3:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wayne Rooney is excited by the signing of Radamel Falcao, with the Manchester United captain calling it a major signal of intent.

Chris Brown enters assault plea

Congleton Guardian: Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to assault

2:54pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to misdemeanour assault in Washington, where he was accused of punching a man who tried to join a picture the singer was taking with two women outside a hotel.

England bowled out for 206

Congleton Guardian: Moeen Ali top-scored for England with 67

2:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Even a gem of an innings from Moeen Ali could salvage a total of only 206 all out for England in the fourth Royal London Series match against India at Edgbaston.

Gear inspections 'not effective'

Congleton Guardian: The incident occurred at Robin Hood Airport

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

An aircraft accident that caused an airport shut down has led to crash investigators to call for safety checks.

Call to widen Trojan Horse probe

Congleton Guardian: Peter Clarke led an inquiry into the "Trojan Horse" affair

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Attempts are likely to have been made to impose a hardline Muslim agenda in other English schools, according to the former anti-terror chief who led an investigation into the Birmingham "Trojan Horse" plot.

Power plants put on winter stand-by

Congleton Guardian: A fire at Ferrybridge power station is among the concerns relating to peak winter power output

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

National Grid is to pay mothballed plants to be online this winter to prevent power cuts, it has said.

Stars angry over hacked nude photos

Congleton Guardian: Jennifer Lawrence was one of the stars who was targeted

1:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Celebrities have hit out at hackers suspected of leaking hundreds of naked pictures and explicit videos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars.

Donald misses out for Europe

Congleton Guardian: Paul McGinley, pictured, has named Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher as his three wild cards

12:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

European captain Paul McGinley on Tuesday completed his Ryder Cup team for Gleneagles by naming Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher as his three wild cards.

Cannon writing children's poems

Congleton Guardian: Nick Cannon is writing a book of children's poetry

12:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Nick Cannon is working on a book of poems for children.

Wiggins to ride Tour of Britain

Congleton Guardian: Sir Bradley Wiggins will be back to defend the title he won in last year's Tour of Britain

11:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will defend his Tour of Britain title after being named as the leader of Team Sky's squad for the race, which begins in Liverpool on Sunday.

England lose early wickets

Congleton Guardian: Alex Hales was bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar for six

11:49am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

England hit early trouble against India at Edgbaston in their bid to avoid a fifth defeat in their last six one-day international series.

Police censured over race bias case

Congleton Guardian: Firearms officer Pc Carol Howard has received more than £37,000 after she was discriminated against for being a black woman by her boss in the Diplomatic Protection Group, Acting Inspector David Kelly.

11:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Scotland Yard tried to "deflect" negative publicity by releasing details linked to the arrest of a police officer who had suffered race and sexual discrimination, employment tribunal judges have found.

Watford turn to Garcia

Congleton Guardian: Oscar Garcia was coveted by other clubs before deciding upon Watford

11:07am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Watford have appointed former Brighton boss Oscar Garcia as their new head coach.

Cara and Kate snuggle for campaign

Congleton Guardian: Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss star in the latest My Burberry Campaign (Burberry/Testino)

11:02am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss have become bosom buddies - for a new Burberry campaign.

Woman stabbed with pen on coach

Congleton Guardian: Cynthia Bell, 66, was stabbed with a pen during an attack on a coach (Lancashire Police/PA)

11:02am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Shocking photos show a pensioner with a pen embedded in her arm after an attack on a coach.

Will.i.am pulls out of X Factor

Congleton Guardian: Will.i.am has helped advise Cheryl on The X Factor in the past

10:54am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Will.i.am has reportedly pulled out of helping Cheryl Fernandez-Versini in the judges' houses stage of The X Factor.

Bell injury blow for England

Congleton Guardian: Ian Bell will sit out the fourth ODI against India

10:53am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

England batsman Ian Bell has been ruled out of the fourth Royal London Series match against India at Edgbaston with a toe injury.

Queen 'not a fan of camera-phones'

Congleton Guardian: The Queen is not believed to be a fan of selfies

10:53am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Selfies may be all the rage but the narcissistic social media craze has reportedly not found favour at Buckingham Palace.

Woman 'critical' after knife attack

Congleton Guardian: Police are investigating after a 24-year-old woman was injured in a knife attack in Walthamstow, east London

10:53am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A 24-year-old woman is in a critical condition after she was stabbed in the arm and neck in an attack in which a young child was also injured.

Clacton poll on Cameron birthday

Congleton Guardian: Douglas Carswell has defected to Ukip

10:51am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The parliamentary by-election in the Essex seat of Clacton is to be held on October 9.

Prem clubs smash spending record

Congleton Guardian: Angel di Maria completed his £59.7m move to Manchester United last week

10:35am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Premier League clubs have smashed the record for spending on transfers in the summer window after splashing out £835million on new players, according to analysts.

48,000 helped by housing schemes

Congleton Guardian: The equity loan scheme is aimed at new-build homes only

10:32am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

More than 48,000 households have been helped by the Government's flagship Help to Buy mortgage support scheme.

Brangelina release wedding photos

Congleton Guardian: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in France on August 23

9:54am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have shared some pictures from their wedding.

Walker had fun with action stunts

Congleton Guardian: Paul Walker played an undercover cop in crime drama Brick Mansions

9:52am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Late star Paul Walker told how much he enjoyed doing death-defying movie stunts in the last interview before he died.

Spears addresses Lucado break up

Congleton Guardian: Britney Spears has split from lawyer David Lucado

9:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Britney Spears has revealed she is ready to move on after her split from David Lucado.

FBI and Apple probe photos hack

Congleton Guardian: Jennifer Lawrence was one of the stars to be targeted

8:44am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Apple and the FBI are investigating an online hack that led to the posting of hundreds of explicit photos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars.

Falcao completes Old Trafford move

Congleton Guardian: United worked late into the night to sign Radamel Falcao

8:27am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Manchester United had to work late into the night to finalise the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao but eventually completed a season-long loan for the Colombian.

New child sex victims come forward

Congleton Guardian: David Crompton was grilled by the Home Affairs Select Committee

8:23am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Twelve new victims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham have come forward since the publication last week of a devastating report revealing the abuse of at least 1,400 young people in the town, South Yorkshire Chief Constable David Crompton has revealed.

China objects to Hong Kong probe

Congleton Guardian: When Britain handed over responsibility for Hong Kong, the deal included guarantees of freedoms for the population

7:48am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The Chinese authorities have lodged a strongly-worded protest about MPs looking into tensions in Hong Kong.

Kirk wins in Boston

Congleton Guardian: Chris Kirk has won the Deutsche Bank Championship (AP)

7:47am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Chris Kirk shot a bogey-free final round to clinch the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on Monday.

Murray getting back to his best

Congleton Guardian: Andy Murray, pictured, is happy with his form ahead of a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic (AP)

7:47am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Andy Murray feels he is close to hitting top form after an impressive victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga set up a blockbuster US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

Carrie Underwood expecting a baby

Congleton Guardian: Carrie Underwood is expecting her first child

7:07am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Carrie Underwood has announced that she is pregnant with her first child.

Payday loan debt problems soar

Congleton Guardian: A charity says more can be done to protect those facing serious money worries from payday loans

5:11am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The number of people struggling to cope with payday loan debts has risen by more than 13,000 in the past year, figures show.

Stars angry over hacked nude photos

Congleton Guardian: A spokeswoman for Jennifer Lawrence said the actress had asked US authorities to prosecute whoever is posting the photos

3:32am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Celebrities including Emma Watson have hit out at hackers suspected of leaking hundreds of naked pictures and explicit videos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars.

Referendum rivals focus on jobs

Congleton Guardian: Alex Salmond has praised Scotland's booming food and drinks industry

3:29am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.

Apology over Sir Cliff home raid

Congleton Guardian: Sir Cliff Richard.

3:29am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has apologised to pop star Sir Cliff Richard if the force was "insensitive" about the search of his home.

Bruce reveals Ben Arfa swoop shock

Congleton Guardian: Hatem Ben Arfa signed for Hull on loan from Newcastle United on transfer deadline day

1:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has expressed his surprise at being able to land Newcastle midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa on loan until the end of the season.

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