News archive from 1 December 2017

Hundreds of thousands of migrants face ‘inhuman’ conditions in Libya

ISRAELI settlers shot and killed a Palestinian farmer yesterday as he worked on his land in the West Bank. Israelis from the illegal Yash Kod settlement in the north of the West Bank entered Palestinians’ fields near Qusra and attacked 48-year-old...

 

Israeli settlers murder Palestinian farmer in his own field

ISRAELI settlers shot and killed a Palestinian farmer yesterday as he worked on his land in the West Bank. Israelis from the illegal Yash Kod settlement in the north of the West Bank entered Palestinians’ fields near Qusra and attacked 48-year-old...

 

Protests escalate in Honduras as vote-rigging fears continue to mount

PROTESTS grew in Honduras yesterday as right-wing incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez emerged with a supposed slim lead for re-election following a computer glitch that shut down vote counting for several hours. Challenger Salvador Nasralla has...

 

Islamophobia didn’t emerge from nowhere

THERESA MAY appears to imagine that, while she’s on her Middle East trip, she can afford to ignore online abuse thrown at her by her ex-bestie Donald Trump. Her strongest remark is that the US president was “wrong” to share three videos designed to...

 

Ex-Tory minister crosses the bridge to lobby for shady Santander bank

George Bridges’s career highlights why the Tories will never challenge the City, writes SOLOMON HUGHES THERESA MAY has made some noises about the hurt caused by the banks, but her government is still too close to the City to do anything about it. They...

 

Giro d’Italia spurs on apartheid Israel

Organisers succumb to Tel Aviv demands rather than ditch pariah state GIRO D’ITALIA organisers yielded to pressure from Israel yesterday to remove references to “West Jerusalem” on its tour programme, using “Jerusalem” instead. The opening stage of...

 

Campaigners reiterate call for Rooney Rule

JUST 4.6 per cent of senior coaching positions at professional football clubs are held by people from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, a report from the Sports People’s Think Tank (SPTT) revealed yesterday. The think tank said the...

 

England hope it's how you end the tournament that counts

JAMES NALTON looks ahead to the rugby league World Cup final THE Rugby League World Cup will end as it began with hosts and favourites Australia facing England in the final. That curtain-raiser at the Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne finished 18-4 to...

 

Latin America rejects threats to Venezuela

Peace and dialogue are what’s needed now, not sanctions or war, writes TIM YOUNG THE possibility of military intervention against Venezuela is looming large following a threat made by US President Donald Trump in early August. Answering questions from...

 

Cinema round-up: 30.11.2017

The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG) Directed by Bharat Nalluri 3/5 Nothing quite captures the meaning of Christmas and the festive spirit like Charles Dickens’s Christmas Carol. Not forgetting The Muppet Christmas Carol or Scrooged starring Bill...

 

VIDEO: Fracking - A tale of two towns...

The debate about fracking has quickly become one of the biggest issues in our area. In the latest in our series of special features we speak to people in two towns - Canonsburg in Pennsylvania and Eckington in Derbyshire.

 
Live: Breaking news, weather and travel Friday December 1

Live: Breaking news, weather and travel Friday December 1

Join us for everything that's happening across Liverpool, Merseyside and beyond via our live breaking news, travel and weather service throughout the day. From the region's roads to the latest on the railways, buses and the weather, we are here to...

 

Anthony Joshua works up a sweat in latest workout after promoter Eddie Hearn revealed Joseph Parker fight...

Anthony Joshua kept fans updated on his training regime as the boxer posted a video of himself working up a sweat during an intense gym session. The IBO, IBF and WBA heavyweight champion took to Instagram with a video of the workout captioned simply:...

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Ashes: England do not need Ben Stokes to win next Test - James Anderson

Ashes: England do not need Ben Stokes to win next Test - James Anderson

England’s suspended all-rounder Stokes will play for Canterbury in Christchurch on Sunday after the ECB and Cricket New Zealand rubber-stamped his participation. But his hopes of facing Australia this winter have never looked bleaker after police...

 
Man Utd news: Mourinho facing Matic blow ahead of Arsenal clash, Man City return eyed

Man Utd news: Mourinho facing Matic blow ahead of Arsenal clash, Man City return eyed

The midfielder has been a permanent fixture of Jose Mourinho’s side and has fitted in seamlessly at Old Trafford following his £35million move from Chelsea over the summer. The Serbian signalled to come off in the 4-2 victory over Watford in midweek...

 


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