News archive from 2 July 2016

Somme slaughter remembered

EVENTS took place across Britain and France yesterday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Millions of workers from Britain, France, Germany and their empires were pitched against each other in the imperialist bloodbath of World...

 

McDonnell’s on the money

JOHN McDONNELL’S insistence that the EU referendum decision must be respected is the only stance expected from a democratic politician worthy of the name. Yes, constitutionally, Parliament is supreme and the referendum was described as advisory only,...

 

Without access to reproductive rights, women are denied full equality

Until the 8th Amendment is revoked, abortion is outlawed in Ireland unless a woman’s life is at risk. THERESE CAHERTY reports on how Irish trade unionists are piling on the pressure to win the healthcare women need “THE state acknowledges the right to...

 

This is not a coup within the Labour Party. It is a coup against the labour movement

by Kevin Ovenden THE Financial Times on Tuesday. David Cameron on Wednesday. The entire national press — barring this paper — throughout this week. All of them supported the coup against Jeremy Corbyn and demanded that he go — for the good of the...

 

Shame on those who sought to undermine Jeremy from day one

What’s making Labour members and voters so angry is that their democratic wishes are being so blatantly flouted by the PLP, says MICK WHELAN AUSTEN CHAMBERLAIN, who served as chancellor of the Exchequer under Arthur Balfour and David Lloyd George, and...

 

Millman almost quit due to injury

Now the Australian will take on Andy Murray at Wimbledon John Millman said he has an “appreciation of these moments” ahead of his upcoming match with Andy Murray this weekend after nearly quitting the game three years ago. The Australian suffered a...

 

Cricket: Root hails Roy’s impact during Sri Lanka ODI series

Joe Root was singing the praises of Jason Roy yesterday, believing he has set the standard for England’s one-day top order with his eye-catching efforts against Sri Lanka. The Surrey opener made 112 not out in the second game at Edgbaston as he and...

 

Athletics: Russian star allowed to compete at 2016 Games

Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova became the first athlete to be granted permission to compete at the Rio Olympics under a neutral flag yesterday after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruled in her favour. The...

 

Scotland - Fisherfolk: Our plaice is outside the EU

SCOTLAND’S fisherfolk want out of the European Union despite Nicola Sturgeon’s efforts to stay in. Scottish Fishermen’s Federation chief Bertie Armstrong said yesterday: “For the fishing industry it’s a complete no brainer — we should be out the EU...

 

Industry on the up as EU vote neared

BRITISH manufacturing stepped up to a five-month high yesterday and broke free of its “early year sluggishness” on the run-up to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The closely-watched Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing purchasing managers’ index...

 

Shift changes risk scientist shortage – and patients’ lives

PATIENT safety is at risk due to a lack of biomedical scientists to cover new shift patterns analysing blood tests, a union warned yesterday. Liverpool Clinical Laboratories (LCL) in Merseyside is preparing to introduce a new shift system on Monday,...

 

Public demands election before EU talks begin

VOTERS are demanding a general election before negotiations begin on Britain leaving the European Union. Pollsters found yesterday that 60 per cent of voters want the chance to pick who will do the deal with Brussels. Opinium’s Adam Drummond said:...

 

Brazil: Popular da Silva to stand in 2018 presidential elections

SUSPENDED Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said on Thursday her Workers Party (PT) predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva would stand in the 2018 presidential election. Ms Rousseff said May’s legislative coup against her government was motivated by...

 

Xi reiterates country’s commitment to Marxism

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping reiterated the Communist Party of China’s commitment to Marxist philosophy yesterday on the 95th anniversary of its founding. “Marxism must be the basic fundamental, guiding principle,” he said, “or the party would lose its soul...

 
Gareth Bale: Wales win was incredible and we deserve our semi-final place

Gareth Bale: Wales win was incredible and we deserve our semi-final place

The Real Madrid superstar helped his side to the semi-finals as Ashley Williams, Hal Robson-Kanu and Sam Vokes all got on the scoresheet. Belgium had taken an early lead thanks to a spectacular effort from Radja Nainggolan but all that did was spur...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 


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