Press Association 2014 LATEST

Groves back with a win

Sutton Guardian: UK's George Groves celebrates defeating France's Christopher Rebrasse during the EBU and WBC Silver and Final Eliminator Super Middleweight Title fight at Wembley Stadium, London.

2:16am Sunday 21st September 2014

George Groves made a winning return to action in his first fight since losing to Carl Froch in May by outpointing Frenchman Christopher Rebrasse at Wembley Arena.

13% thinking of buying new car

Sutton Guardian: Drivers looking for a new car are planning to spend an average of £15,921, a study says

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

As many as 23% of adults are thinking of buying a new car or a second-hand one over the next six months, according to a survey.

McQueen dismisses Oscar 'first'

Sutton Guardian: Steve McQueen lives and works in Amsterdam

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

12 Years A Slave film-maker Steve McQueen has said becoming the first black director to win a best picture Oscar was "of no consequence".

Road rage attack caught on CCTV

Sutton Guardian: CCTV still of the moment a woman (black top) grabbed a female motorist and wrestled her to the ground outside a grocers in Birmingham's Handsworth Wood (West Midlands Police/PA)

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

Police have released CCTV footage of the moment a woman grabbed a female motorist and wrestled her to the ground in broad daylight in an unprovoked road rage attack.

PM vows to address 'unfairness'

Sutton Guardian: David Cameron made his statement on devolution after the result of Scotland's independence referendum was announced

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

David Cameron has insisted his plan to link further Scottish devolution to the process of making sure only English MPs can vote on English laws was necessary to address a "basic unfairness" in the constitution.

Miliband pledges £8 minimum wage

Sutton Guardian: Labour leader Ed Miliband and his wife Justine at their hotel in Manchester for the Labour conference

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

Ed Miliband has kick-started Labour's final conference before the general election with a pledge to hike the minimum wage to at least £8.

Duke to mark Malta independence

Sutton Guardian: The Duke of Cambridge meets well wishers during a walkabout in Valletta

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

The Duke of Cambridge will join the people of Malta today at a service marking the 50th anniversary of their independence.

Bosses vote for Sir Richard Branson

Sutton Guardian: The Virgin tycoon was voted the runaway winner

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

Sir Richard Branson is Britain's most admired business leader, according to a poll of top bosses.

10,000 to join climate change march

Sutton Guardian: Emma Thompson will be among the thousands of people taking part in the climate change march in central London

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

Around 10,000 people are expected to take part in a march in central London today to demand urgent action on climate change.

Boy, 2, badly hurt in hotel fall

Sutton Guardian: The accident happened at Liverpool's Hilton Hotel

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

A two-year boy has suffered head injuries after falling from a balcony at a hotel.

IS hostage's wife in freedom plea

Sutton Guardian: Alan Henning was taken hostage last December in Syria

12:56am Sunday 21st September 2014

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has called on "the people of the Islamic State to see it in their hearts to release my husband", describing him as a "peaceful, selfless man".

PM vows to address 'unfairness'

Sutton Guardian: David Cameron said the starting gun has been fired on a major programme of devolution

11:06pm Saturday 20th September 2014

David Cameron has insisted his plan to link further Scottish devolution to the process of making sure only English MPs can vote on English laws was necessary to address a "basic unfairness" in the constitution.

Bony will bounce back - Monk

Sutton Guardian: Wilfried Bony was sent off during the first half

10:12pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Swansea boss Garry Monk expects Wilfried Bony to learn from the red card which handed Southampton the initiative in their Barclays League Premier meeting at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

Wenger never lost faith in Ozil

Sutton Guardian: Arsene Wenger, pictured, insists he never had any concerns about Arsenal's Mesut Ozil

10:12pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Arsene Wenger insisted he never thought of resting Mesut Ozil after the German inspired Arsenal to victory at Aston Villa.

Cisse defied docs to rescue Pardew

Sutton Guardian: Newcastle's Papiss Cisse, left, celebrates his goal with manager Alan Pardew, right

10:12pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Alan Pardew admitted saviour Papiss Cisse should not have played after coming off the bench to snatch a vital draw for the Newcastle boss.

New boys leave Allardyce buzzing

Sutton Guardian: West Ham's win over Liverpool delighted manager Sam Allardyce

10:12pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Manager Sam Allardyce lauded an outstanding performance by his West Ham new boys following the 3-1 Barclays Premier League defeat of Liverpool at Upton Park.

Stoneman: Fairytale end for Breese

Sutton Guardian: Mark Stoneman, pictured, hailed Gareth Breese

9:52pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Durham captain Mark Stoneman hailed "a fairytale ending" to Gareth Breese's career after the all-rounder hit the winning runs to beat Warwickshire in the Royal London Cup final.

Frayssinous celebrates historic win

Sutton Guardian: Brian McDermott watched his Leeds side crash out of the Super League play-offs

9:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Laurent Frayssinous described it as the finest moment of his coaching career after guiding Catalan Dragons to a first win at Headingley in 10 attempts.

O'Shea throws weight behind Robshaw

Sutton Guardian: Chris Robshaw, pictured, has certainly got the backing of Harlequins chief Conor O'Shea

9:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea offered an impassioned defence of Chris Robshaw in reaction to a week of "insulting" speculation over his England future.

Cockerill blasts performance

Sutton Guardian: Richard Cockerill was dismayed by Leicester's performance

9:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Leicester boss Richard Cockerill admitted "we got what we deserved" after the Tigers suffered a humiliating 45-0 Aviva Premiership defeat against Bath at the Recreation Ground.

Hammers see off Liverpool

Sutton Guardian: Winston Reid, far right, scores West Ham's first goal against Liverpool

7:44pm Saturday 20th September 2014

An exquisite lob from Diafra Sakho earned West Ham just a second Premier League win of the season as Liverpool were outplayed in a 3-1 result at Upton Park.

Dragons leave it late to stun Leeds

Sutton Guardian: Thomas Bosc kicked eight points for the Dragons

7:40pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Catalan Dragons scrum-half Sam Williams struck with a last-minute try to knock Leeds out of the Super League play-offs in a thrilling finish to their elimination tie at Headingley.

Labour outlines pay disclosure plan

Sutton Guardian: Gloria De Piero stands with other female MPs as they attend the Labour women's conference in Manchester

5:51pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Large firms will be required to publish the average salary of men and women across every level of their organisation as part of Labour efforts to deliver equal pay.

Wolves fight back to beat Vikings

Sutton Guardian: Joel Monaghan scored a hat-trick for Warrington

5:41pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A hat-trick of tries from winger Joel Monaghan helped Warrington complete a stunning comeback against local rivals Widnes in a thrilling Super League play-off clash at the Halliwell Jones stadium.

Quins bounce back with victory

Sutton Guardian: Chris Robshaw scored a try for Quins

5:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Harlequins rebounded from their surrender to Saracens by completing a stormy 26-23 Aviva Premiership victory over Wasps at Twickenham Stoop.

Ford stars as Bath rout Tigers

Sutton Guardian: Olly Woodburn goes over for one of Bath's tries

5:34pm Saturday 20th September 2014

England fly-half hopeful George Ford inspired a Bath romp at the Recreation Ground as hapless Leicester were ruthlessly battered into submission.

Late Wanyama strike sinks Swans

Sutton Guardian: Victor Wanyama strikes to earn Southampton all three points

5:23pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Victor Wanyama's first Southampton goal finally ended the resistance of 10-man Swansea in Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash at the Liberty Stadium.

Cisse double earns draw for Magpies

Sutton Guardian: Papiss Cisse's double cheered up the Newcastle fans who had been calling for Alan Pardew to be sacked

5:23pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Papiss Cisse returned from injury in the nick of time to hand Newcastle manager Alan Pardew a lifeline with a double which denied Hull victory.

Welbeck on target in victory

Sutton Guardian: Danny Welbeck scores Arsenal's second

5:23pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Danny Welbeck opened his Arsenal account as the Gunners blew Aston Villa away with an astonishing triple blast.

Arscott treble spurs Sharks

Sutton Guardian: Tom Arscott crossing the London Welsh line was a regular occurrence at the AJ Bell Stadium

4:14pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Tom Arscott scored a hat-trick as Sale secured their first Aviva Premiership win of the season with a 46-8 thumping of London Welsh.

'Multiple suspects' in Thai deaths

Sutton Guardian: Hannah Witheridge, 23, was found murdered alongside David Miller on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao

3:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Police in Thailand said they still have not "come up with the exact number of the suspects" following the brutal murders of two British tourists - but confirmed they are looking for more than one.

'Rising stress' of supply teachers

Sutton Guardian: The NASUWT found that 69% of supply teachers had seriously considered leaving the teaching profession in the last year

3:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

There is "a worrying rise in stress and drop in morale" among supply teachers, the head of the UK's largest teachers' union has claimed.

Woman in court over baby's death

Sutton Guardian: Claudia Martins was remanded in custody after appearing at Bristol Magistrates' Court

3:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A woman has been remanded in custody accused of murdering her newborn baby girl.

Pipped Rosberg left frustrated

Sutton Guardian: Nico Rosberg missed out on pole by the slenderest of margins

3:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Nico Rosberg's expletive moments after the conclusion to a pulsating qualifying session said it all after he had lost out to Lewis Hamilton by the slenderest of margins.

Rangers level in the Niko time

Sutton Guardian: Niko Kranjcar curls in the equaliser

3:03pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Midfielder Niko Kranjcar curled in a late free-kick to earn QPR a 2-2 draw against Stoke at Loftus Road.

Rafael wants United stay

Sutton Guardian: Manchester United's Rafael is keen to earn a contract extension

2:41pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Rafael knows he must perform to the best of his ability if he is to extend his contract at Manchester United and realise his dream of staying at Old Trafford for the rest of his career.

Strange lauds 'smart man' McGinley

Sutton Guardian: Curtis Strange believes home advantage is over-rated

2:31pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Former US Ryder Cup captain Curtis Strange believes Paul McGinley could be more than a match for opposite number Tom Watson at Gleneagles next week.

Howard: No Europa hangover for us

Sutton Guardian: Tim Howard's focus is on Crystal Palace

2:29pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Tim Howard is convinced his Everton team-mates will not experience a Europa League hangover when they made a quick return to action against Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Rafael wants United stay

Sutton Guardian: Rafael is keen to earn an extension to his Manchester United contract

2:29pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Rafael knows he must perform to the best of his ability if he is to extend his contract at Manchester United and realise his dream of staying at Old Trafford for the rest of his career.

City must win: Pellegrini

Sutton Guardian: Manuel Pellegrini feels Manchester City have been unlucky in recent games

2:29pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini sees this weekend's early-season clash with title rivals Chelsea as a 'must-win' encounter.

Durham win cup in Breese swansong

Sutton Guardian: Ben Stokes jumps for joy after Gareth Breese, left, hit the winning runs in his final Durham game

2:23pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Gareth Breese enjoyed a fairytale finish to his cricket career as Durham won the Royal London One-Day Cup after beating Warwickshire by three wickets in a nail-biting final at Lord's.

Toure shrugs off criticism

Sutton Guardian:  Yaya Toure insists he is fully committed to Manchester City

1:39pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has brushed off recent criticism of his form and maintains he is fully committed to the Barclays Premier League champions.

Mercedes pair shut out in practice

Sutton Guardian: Fernando Alonso led the field for Ferrari in practice

1:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

For only the fourth time in 42 practice sessions this year a Mercedes failed to finish in the top two positions come the conclusion.

Drivers rescued as floods hit Essex

Sutton Guardian: Fire services received more than 100 calls after heavy rain struck Southend on Friday evening

12:50pm Saturday 20th September 2014

People have been rescued from cars trapped in flood water and a hospital building was struck by lightning during bad weather.

£12m to help tackle Calais migrants

Sutton Guardian: A joint plan between the UK and France will involve bolstering security at the port of Calais

12:50pm Saturday 20th September 2014

The UK Government will provide £12 million over three years to help tackle the problem of illegal immigrants at Calais hoping to gain entry to Britain.

Pellegrini defends Toure

Sutton Guardian: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes the form of midfielder Yaya Toure, pictured left, has been affected by the death of his brother

12:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes Yaya Toure's form could be suffering as he comes to terms with his brother's death.

It's all in the mind for Hamilton

Sutton Guardian: Lewis Hamilton is working on improving his single-mindedness

12:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Lewis Hamilton is working on improving his single-mindedness as he bids to improve his chances of winning this year's Formula One world title.

Mourinho wants bigger FFP sanctions

Sutton Guardian: Jose Mourinho believes teams should be punished more severely for FFP breaches

11:48am Saturday 20th September 2014

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes clubs that breach Financial Fair Play rules would think again if the punishment was points penalties or being refused entry to the Champions League.

Trott reveals key Peters role

Sutton Guardian: Jonathan Trott has not given up hope of playing for England again

11:41am Saturday 20th September 2014

Jonathan Trott has credited Dr Steve Peters with helping to get his career back on track after stress had him doubting if he wanted to carry on playing at all.

Woman charged with baby's murder

Sutton Guardian: Claudia Martins will appear at Bristol Magistrates' Court

11:38am Saturday 20th September 2014

A woman has been accused of murdering her newborn baby girl.

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