News archive from 4 October 2017

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale proves he really is golf-obsessed as he pays for replica of iconic 17th at TPC...

Most footballers tend to seek a career in coaching or punditry when hanging up their boots, but Gareth Bale appears to be preparing for himself for life in the PGA Tour. The Real Madrid star is renowned for his rapid speed, a penchant for goals and an...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Italy boss Gian Piero Ventura admits it would be a 'catastrophe' if his side fail to qualify for World Cup...

Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura believes not qualifying for the World Cup would be 'a catastrophe'. But there is a very real chance that when the tournament kicks off on June 14, it will be without the four-time champions. Italy are second in Group G,...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 
Vitamin deficiency? These are four things to know BEFORE you buy a multivitamin

Vitamin deficiency? These are four things to know BEFORE you buy a multivitamin

Vitamin and mineral sales have soared in the UK in recent years. Figures released last year showed that 24 million UK adults - around 46 per cent - now take supplements daily. One of the most common to take is a multivitamin - which combines a range...

 

Boris Johnson swipe at 'Asiatic John McDonnell' in poor taste

Bumbling Foreign Secretary compares Britain's next Chancellor to Pol Pot BORIS JOHNSON appeared to compare Labour’s number two to Pol Pot at the Conservatives’ conference yesterday. In a keynote speech full of flippant faux pas and glib gloats, the...

 

Scotland vows to end fracking due to overwhelming public opposition

99 per cent of those consulted favour banning the polluting practice SCOTLAND vowed yesterday to ban fracking due to “overwhelming” public opposition to shale gas. Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse said that the current moratorium would be extended...

 

Petition for debate on public-sector pay cap hits 100,000 signatures

Pressure mounting on the Tories to give public servants a well-earned pay rise PRESSURE mounted on the Tories yesterday to end the public-sector pay cap after a petition demanding a parliamentary debate on the issue attracted more than 100,000...

 

Catalonia brought to standstill by general strike

Hundreds of thousands on streets as protests against Madrid grow CATALONIA came to a near-standstill yesterday as workers staged a general strike in protest at police brutality during Sunday’s independence referendum. Some 300,000 people took to the...

 

Cuba Solidarity Campaign slams Trump decision to expel diplomats

CUBA solidarity campaigners accused US President Donald Trump yesterday of pandering to hard-line Republicans by expelling Cuban diplomats from its Washington embassy. Britain’s Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) spoke out after US officials leaked...

 

Palestinian government hold meeting in Gaza

Hopes of reconciliation high after Palestinian Authority meets in Hamas-ruled territory THE Palestinian government held a cabinet meeting in Gaza yesterday — hailed by the UN envoy as vital to lifting the Israeli blockade on the Palestinian...

 

Vainglorious Fallon promises more money for war

WHAT a vainglorious figure Defence Secretary Michael Fallon cut at the Tory conference, railing against “Russian aggression” and boasting about Britain’s military potential. He curdled his audience’s milk by berating Moscow’s brinkmanship in carrying...

 

The profits from mass shootings

We can always count on capitalism to take the best advantage of everything, even mass murders, writes JOHN WOJCIK AS USUAL after a horrific mass shooting in the United States, shares of gun stocks rose yesterday after at least 59 people in Las Vegas...

 

The Catalan crisis is a reminder of Europe's instability

The turn to authoritarian methods is a response to popular democratic feeling for radical change from the failed neoliberal model across Europe, writes KEVIN OVENDEN PARAMILITARY riot police deployed by the central state. Rubber-coated bullets and...

 

Lazio punished again for racist chants

A SECTION of Lazio’s stadium will be closed for its next two Serie A home matches as punishment for racist chanting. Lazio’s problem in dealing with racism among its fans resurfaced on Sunday during a 6-1 win over Sassuolo. Derogatory chants were...

 

Starc warns England: winter is coming

Australian cricketer says a frosty reception is in store AUSTRALIA pace spearhead Mitchell Starc is preparing a hostile Ashes reception for England — with or without Ben Stokes. Starc, speaking on the same day it was announced his fellow seamer James...

 

We can handle being hunted, says England's Heather Knight

ENGLAND captain Heather Knight said yesterday her side are ready to go from being hunters to hunted after replacing Ashes rivals Australia on top of the International Cricket Council’s rankings. England Women are enjoying a memorable year under...

 


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