News archive from 3 August 2016

Owen Jones’ anti-Corbyn stance slated by TSSA leader

IN THE latest drama to unfold around Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership campaign, TSSA leader Manuel Cortes accused Guardian columnist Owen Jones of “back-stabbing” the Labour leader. The transport union general secretary accused Mr Jones of waging “a...

 

Unite: Post Office is a ‘failed business’

UNITE dubbed the Post Office a “failed business” yesterday and called on new Business Secretary Greg Clark to explain its “parlous financial state.” The union’s call came as Post Office managers prepare for a strike ballot later this month to defend...

 

Hopefuls can’t hack the dismal wages

YOUNG people from disadvantaged backgrounds are being denied careers in journalism because they cannot live on the profession’s low wages, the journalists’ union told MPs yesterday. The National Union of Journalists has made a submission to the...

 

China: Beijing flexes muscles in East China Sea war game

CHINA’S Defence Ministry said yesterday that its ongoing East China Sea naval exercises, which began on Monday, were aimed at improving the “intensity, precision, stability and speed” of its military. “An information technology-based war at sea is...

 

Colombia: Bogota-Washington talks kick off with landmines pledge

COLOMBIAN and US officials launched their sixth round of bilateral talks on Monday in Washington, pledging to make Colombia landmine-free within five years. The talks were established to discuss ending the armed conflict and signing a landmark peace...

 

The feminine hygiene craze which could be putting YOUR health at risk: Women who douche have 'double the...

Women who reported douching almost doubled their risk of developing ovarian cancer, a national U.S. study shows. Prior studies have linked douching, or vaginal washing with a device, to yeast infections, pelvic inflammatory disease and ectopic...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Health
 

Turkey: Ankara seeks to back up call for US to arrest Gulen

TURKEY renewed its request yesterday for the US to arrest cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of instigating a coup attempt on July 15. The state-run Anadolu news agency said Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag sent a “second written document”...

 

Big pharma rips us off

THERE are broader issues at play in yesterday’s High Court ruling that the NHS is responsible for funding a new preventative drug than appear on the surface. Superficially, it was a dispute between councils and the health service as to who should pay...

 

Response to Bill Clinton: On (my) liberty and (your) US

RAMZY BAROUD is disturbed by the former US president’s racist and divisive language towards Muslims DONALD TRUMP wants to keep us Muslims out of the US altogether. But Bill Clinton, former president and husband of a Democratic presidential nominee,...

 

What’s going on with Owen Jones?

The Guardian commentator’s recent blog post might have raised some valid points about Corbyn’s leadership, but CHELLEY RYAN believes the timing of his interjection is deeply unhelpful to the cause he claims to care about – socialism I’VE read several...

 

Corbyn’s got the right idea on collective bargaining

Restoring the ability for workers to have a voice is a step in the right direction, write KEITH EWING, JOHN HENDY and CAROLYN JONES RECENT suggestions from the candidates for the Labour Party leadership election endorsing a reinvigoration of...

 

Rio clearly isn’t ready to host the Olympics

It doesn’t feel like the Games start this Friday, says KADEEM SIMMONDS I am no expert on athletics or the Olympics. Don’t get me wrong, I will go out of my way to watch the odd race over the next few weeks and will pay particular attention to the...

 

Portsmouth fans to boycott EFL trophy

Fan's group plan to walk out in protest at new format Portsmouth fans said yesterday they plan to boycott their EFL Trophy fixtures in protest against the new format. The club voted against the proposal to allow 16 category -one Premier League...

 

Cricket: Finn comes in to replace Stokes for third Test

Steven Finn will return for England today in the third Test at Edgbaston, after captain Alastair Cook made a “tough call” between him and Jake Ball. Cook admitted he was awake in the middle of the night deliberating which of the two should complete...

 

Take a pub trawl through history

What better way to study our radical and revolutionary heritage than downing a few tankards of ale in taverns named after our working-class heroes? MIKE PENTELOW is your tour guide This article is reserved for Morning Star subscribers. To read on, and...

 


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