News archive from 1 August 2016

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: I'm desperate to finish ahead of Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic...

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte rates his greatest coaching achievement as his first title at Juventus — when he ended Zlatan Ibrahimovic's incredible run of title wins. Conte had arrived in Turin to take control of Juve, the club he represented as a...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: I could have quit football over fixing claims

Antonio Conte admits he could easily have walked away from football when he was dragged into one of Italy's match-fixing scandals. Instead, he stayed in highly visible role while fighting to clear his name until a judge found him not guilty in May....

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 

Activists unleash bugs in Byron

THOUSANDS of cockroaches, locusts and crickets were released into Byron hamburger restaurants by activists in protest at the chain’s “entrapment” of migrant workers. The activists confirmed at the weekend that they released the insects into the burger...

 

Tap water unsafe to drink

THOUSANDS of Yorkshire households were warned not to use tap water at the weekend because of contamination. Around 3,600 households in the South Yorkshire communities of Thorne and Moorends have now been told they can use the tap water providing they...

 

Knighting Remainers ‘rewards failure’

DAVID CAMERON was accused yesterday of “rewarding failure” by dishing out gongs to prominent EU Remain campaigners in his resignation honours list. The former prime minister is going to reward 48 Tory donors, personal aides and a range of EU campaign...

 

Saudi Arabia: India bales out its jobless in Jeddah

INDIA’S embassy and consulates in Saudi Arabia have begun free food distribution to Indian citizens in the country who have been laid off or left unpaid by dodgy bosses. The consulate in Jeddah issued photos of workers lining up to receive food...

 

10 more jailed Palestinians join Bilal Kayed’s hunger strike

TEN more Palestinians imprisoned in Israel joined a mass hunger strike in solidarity with Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) member Bilal Kayed, who has gone nearly 50 days without food. Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs...

 

Kuwait: Hadi coaxed back in to Yemen talks

YEMEN’S president-in-exile Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi agreed yesterday to continue peace talks with Houthi rebels, who control most of the country, after threatening to walk out. UN-brokered peace talks in Kuwait have failed to find much common ground...

 

United left can beat hate

Liberty and its new director Martha Spurrier have hit the nail firmly on the head in highlighting the role played by Theresa May and the Tory government in whipping up hate crime. The number of reported incidents has been steadily increasing over...

 

Plotters’ propaganda is missing its mark

Corbyn’s local support shows members aren’t falling for media lies, says CHARLEY ALLAN THE whole point of standing a single “unity candidate” against Jeremy Corbyn was to concentrate the forces stacked against him. Last summer, Corbyn’s early lead...

 

Big pharma’s man in Labour

Don’t be fooled by Owen Smith’s claims to stand up for our NHS, he’s spent his life working for the private interests destroying it, says STEVE SWEENEY LABOUR leadership challenger Owen Smith is understandably keen to downplay his work as a lobbyist...

 

Labour’s 29 men of 1906 are well worth a read

by Keith Flett THE Labour Representation Committee (LRC) was formed in 1900 to secure parliamentary representation for working people: “labour.” Its aim was not to form a majority Labour government — such a matter was unthought of at the time....

 

Blues defeat sees Belles stay last

Doncaster 0-1 B’ham Birmingham boosted their Champions League hopes with a 1-0 victory at FA Women’s Super League 1’s bottom side Doncaster Rovers Belles on Saturday. Substitute Kirsty Linnett scored the only goal at Stadium Way in the 61st minute —...

 

Doomsday scenarios

A book on Britain’s clandestine wars demonstrates how the elite threatens global peace and stability, says BOB ORAM Britain’s Secret Wars by TJ Coles (Clairview Books, £14.99) ALTHOUGH a fraction of the length of the Chilcot report, this book is a...

 

Imperialist project in the Middle East goes unchallenged

Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics by Joseph Sassoon (Cambridge University Press, £18.99) WHEN the Ottoman Empire — which had held sway from the Zagros mountains westwards through present-day Iraq, the lands of the eastern Mediterranean...

 


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