News archive from 3 February 2017

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he might scream at fourth official again

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he might scream at fourth official again

Jurgen Klopp believes he could scream in the face of a fourth official again. The Liverpool manager was fortunate to escape unpunished in midweek when he let rip at Neil Swarbrick on the touchline during Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea. He bellowed...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 

Doubts over pledge to protect transport police jobs and pay

Police Scotland has cast doubt on a promise made by the Scottish Government to protect the terms and conditions of British Transport Police (BTP) officers ahead of a controversial merger of the forces. The Scottish Government had previously pledged a...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 

SNP councillor ‘homeless’ despite stake in three properties

An SNP councillor is living in homeless accommodation provided by the local authority he was elected to serve – despite having an interest in three other properties. Vincent Waters, a member of East Renfrewshire Council, was granted a short-term lease...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 

China Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday

* PREVIOUS TRADING SESSION MOVES: * HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 3.7 pct, Shanghai->HK suspended * HK->Shenzhen Connect daily quota used 3.7 pct, Shenzhen->HK suspended * SSEC +0.4 pct, CSI300 +0.3 pct, HSI -0.6 pct * CNY official...

 

U.S. coal miners applaud Republican axing of stream protections

The battered U.S. coal industry rejoiced after the Senate voted on Thursday to repeal a rule that limited companies from dumping mining waste in streams, saying the move could halt the sector's decline. The Senate, approving a resolution passed by the...

Reuters, 00:07 in Business
 

‘Fight of our lives’ as EU talks begin

McCluskey warns of dangerous tidings for manufacturing UNITE leader Len McCluskey warned yesterday that working-class communities face the “fight of their lifetimes” to defend jobs and living standards as the Tories seek to shape EU exit...

 

Welfare slashing ‘leaves disabled unable to live’

Proposed £30 ESA cut will mean many can’t afford the essentials of life THE Tories’ plans to slash unemployment benefit for disabled people making new claims could leave some unable to afford the essentials of life, MPs warned yesterday. Under...

 

Train drivers end Southern dispute

TRAIN DRIVERS announced that they had resolved their differences with Southern yesterday, but conductors remain in dispute. The private operator has faced strikes by both sets of workers in long-running disputes over the expansion of driver-only...

 

Ukraine: Communists mount last fight against ban

Party to appeal against far-right regime’s communist ban THE Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU) will mount a last-ditch legal defence against its banning by the far-right coup regime next week. In a statement, the KPU central committee said yesterday...

 

South Korea: Mattis confirms nuclear missile deployment

THE US recommitted yesterday to plans to deploy a nuclear missile fleet in South Korea later this year, despite objections from China that it could destabalise the security of the region. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis flew to South Korea on Thursday...

 

South Africa: NUM slams mine owners hypocrisy over Lily memorial

SOUTH AFRICA’S National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said yesterday it would boycott the anniversary commemoration for three workers abandoned underground. Solomon Nyerende, Yvonne Mnisi and Pretty Nkambule were trapped half a mile below the surface on...

 

White paper is bare boned

ANYONE expecting a huge amount of previously unannounced detail in the government’s white paper on Britain’s exit from the European Union will be greatly disappointed. The bare bones of a plan — exit from the EU internal market, no role for the...

 

Time for Labour to go on the attack

Though the Establishment has amassed its forces against us, we are many and they are few. JOHN McDONNELL says it’s time for Labour to mobilise ANYBODY who thought electing a socialist leader of the Labour Party would be an easy ride now knows that was...

 

First they came for the Muslims, then for me

If Trump can introduce a Muslim ban and visit Britain with it in place, his regime will be emboldened to attack those it dare not just yet, says KEVIN OVENDEN DONALD TRUMP is attacking on a broad front. There are many reasons to fight him and to stop...

 

A rare visitor washes up on Britain’s shores

Sea turtles are coming ashore in increasing numbers. But we’ve now had a rare visitor, writes PETER FROST AN OVER two-foot long rare olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) came ashore on an Anglesey beach last November. It was the first ever...

 


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