News archive from 4 November 2017

Michael Bisping weighs-in successfully at 184.6lb ahead of his middleweight title defence at UFC 217 as his...

Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre both weighed in on time and under weight for Saturday night's UFC middleweight championship bout.  The Brit will defend his belt at the Stewart Hotel in New York as the main event of UFC 217 against the former...

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Tories block votes for 16 and 17-year-olds by filibustering debate

THE Tories were accused of “sabotaging” plans by Labour to give 16 and 17-year-olds the vote yesterday. Angry Labour MPs shouted “shame” after Tory politicians blocked attempts to lower the voting age by filibustering the motion out of the chamber. A...

 

Seni's Law on the use of force against mental patients passes second reading

REFORMS to make police and medics more accountable for the use of force against patients in mental health units sailed through their latest stage in the Commons unopposed yesterday. The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill — known as “Seni's Law” —...

 

NHS 'won't last another winter' with the Tories in power

HEALTH campaigners will gather for a major national conference in London today amid warnings that the NHS will not last another winter with Tories are in power. People’s Assembly national secretary Sam Fairbairn told the Star the only way to protect...

 

Golan locals angry at al-Qaida assault

Israel threatens to attack Syrian troops battling Hetesh RESIDENTS of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights protested yesterday over Israeli support for al-Qaida terrorists assaulting a Syrian town. Israel threatened to send troops across the armistice...

 

Communists praise legacy of the Bolshevik Revolution

RUSSIAN and British communists stood up for the legacy of the Bolshevik Revolution yesterday ahead of its centenary on Tuesday. Communist Party of Britain general secretary Robert Griffiths defended the achievements of Soviet power on the BBC’s Daily...

 

US sanctions force Caracas to restructure foreign debt

VENEZUELA began a complete restructuring of its foreign debt yesterday in response to US financial sanctions. In a televised address on Thursday night alongside Vice-President Tareck El Aissami, Mr Maduro announced the refinancing of all foreign debt...

 

Owens ready for England session

Wales start chomping at the bit for next week’s training Wales hooker Ken Owens is relishing the prospect of training against England’s forwards next week when both countries crank up their autumn Test preparations. The controlled session on Monday,...

 

‘More to come’ after 52-6 rout

writes James Nalton AUSTRALIA won their second game of the Rugby League World Cup yesterday after beating France 52-6 in Canberra. Mal Meninga’s team didn’t quite reach top gear but still eased to victory in a performance which gives them plenty to...

 

Finn and Ali ruled out of first two tour matches

STEVEN FINN and Moeen Ali will both miss the first two tour matches of England’s Ashes campaign after scans on their respective knee and side injuries. Both were already ruled out of the first fixture, a two-day match against a Western Australia XI in...

 

Agitate, educate, organise

After the revolution in Russia, artists embraced a new social and political agenda, says CHRISTINE LINDEY ALTHOUGH pre-revolutionary Russia’s avant garde debated the social role of art, it had only an ineffectual presence on the fringes of a tsarist...

 

Lenin takes over Oxford centre

THE CITY of dreaming spires is about to undergo a revolutionary upheaval, with the opening of the exhibition Lenin: Leader of the Russian Revolution at Oxford’s North Wall Arts Centre on November 8. It brings together over 70 rare photographs and...

 
North Korea accuses ‘GANGSTER AMERICA’ of attempting to 'ignite a nuclear war’

North Korea accuses ‘GANGSTER AMERICA’ of attempting to 'ignite a nuclear war’

The Hermit kingdom claimed the US were acting like “gangster-like imperialists” after two US bombers flew over the Korean peninsula. The dictatorial state claimed two B-1B Lancer bombers flew near the Korean peninsula on Thursday alongside South...

 
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Ruth Langsford reduced to TEARS ahead of paso doble dance

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Ruth Langsford reduced to TEARS ahead of paso doble dance

This Morning hostess Ruth, 57, and her professional partner Anton du Beke are the favourites to be booted off the show. Bookmakers make the couple an odds on 4/7 shot to be eliminated tomorrow night. And tackling the rhythmic Spanish dance has done...

 

Only HALF of fixed cameras actively catch speeding drivers

Only about half of fixed speed cameras in the UK are actually switched on and catching offenders, figures obtained by the Press Association indicate. Data released by 36 of the 45 police forces in the UK found that four have no fixed speed cameras at...

 


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