News archive from 2 March 2017

Harry Kane wanted by Manchester United if Antoine Griezmann deal falls through

Harry Kane wanted by Manchester United if Antoine Griezmann deal falls through

Jose Mourinho is ready to splash £80million on Harry Kane if Manchester United can’t pull off a deal for Antoine Griezmann, reports claim. The Tottenham Hotspur striker has been in magnificent form recently and has banged in 17 Premier League goals in...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 
Lung cancer test: THIS simple test could DETECT deadly disease in smokers

Lung cancer test: THIS simple test could DETECT deadly disease in smokers

Scientists have revealed a simple nose swab could detect the disease. Experts from the Boston University School of Medicine warn smoking damages cells in the linking of the nostrils involved in smell. They found detecting these changes can predict if...

 

Labour Bill to deal with cuts’ unequal impact

‘Budgets should work for all’ says Champion by Felicity Collier LABOUR pledged yesterday to introduce new laws to tackle the particular impacts of economic inequality and austerity on women. Ahead of next week’s Budget, shadow women and equalities...

 

Ford plans to cut over 1,000 jobs at south Wales plant

FORD could cut 1,160 jobs at a factory in south Wales, a leaked report revealed yesterday. The car manufacturer has reportedly projected the job losses on the basis it will not bring any more work to the Bridgend plant. It would leave the site with...

 

McCluskey leads on nominations

LEN McCLUSKEY finished well ahead of the pack as nominations closed in Unite’s general secretary election yesterday. The incumbent received 1,185 branch endorsements, covering 559,000 Unite members. Unite West Midlands secretary Gerard Coyne, a...

 

France: Fillon refuses to pull out of presidential contest

FRENCH conservative presidential hopeful Francois Fillon refused to pull out of the contest yesterday, despite receiving a summons for allegedly giving fake parliamentary jobs to his family. Calling the investigation a “political assassination,” Mr...

 

Iraq: Troops take prison where Isis killed 600

IRAQI troops captured an infamous prison to the west of Mosul from Isis fighters yesterday, cutting the death cult’s lines to nearby Tal Afar. Government soldiers advanced to the southern bank of the Tigris river at Badoush in northern Iraq,...

 

Yemen: US attempts to defend botched raid

A BLOODY US military raid on southern Yemen in January yielded “significant intelligence,” US Vice-President Mike Pence claimed yesterday. In a round of breakfast television appearances, Mr Pence quoted Defence Secretary James Mattis’s assessment of...

 

DPAC calls out May's lies

THERESA MAY obfuscated MPs at Prime Minister’s Questions over Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green’s decision to sneak out plans to restrict Personal Independence Payments (PIP). From a long rigmarole over whether Green had tried to contact his...

 

SNP MP Chris Stephens takes the government to task over drastic cuts to the EHRC

SNP MP and Chair of the PCS Parliamentary Group Chris Stephens secured a House of Commons debate last night on the proposed cuts to the Equality and Human Rights Commission last night. Here is his speech in full. Mr Speaker, I refer to my register of...

 

The Japanese root you can plonk in any garden

A hardy, low-maintenance and delicious Japanese root: MAT COWARD enlightens us in the mysterious ways of the Zingiber mioga JAPANESE ginger (Zingiber mioga), sometimes called myoga, is a plant that’s not often grown in this country, but it deserves to...

 

Communists warn against ‘Uberisation’

France is facing a political identity crisis before its presidential election in April but left unity would offer a cohesive and principled programme of renewal. Scott Hiley reports THIS spring, the people of France will go to the polls to replace...

 

Tax bill could mean a not-so-cheery-o’s

HMRC serves struggling Leyton with winding-up order LEAGUE TWO strugglers Leyton Orient have been served with a winding-up order for its unpaid taxes, it was revealed yesterday. HM Revenue and Customs served the petition — which could force Leyton to...

 

Team Sky ‘didn’t keep proper drug records’

ANTI-DOPING boss Nicole Sapstead launched a scathing attack on British Cycling, Team Sky and its doctor Richard Freeman yesterday for failing to keep proper records of drugs given to riders in their care. Appearing before the culture, media and sport...

 

Boxing: Haye under microscope for ‘retards’ outburst

DAVID HAYE’S “fucking retards” outburst will be probed by the British Boxing Board of Control, BBBC general secretary Robert Smith announced yesterday. Haye lashed out at the crowd after taunts from fans of Tony Bellew — who he is due to fight on...

 


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