News archive from 5 March 2016

Adam Johnson coverage shows football has slipped its moral moorings

The newspaper coverage this week of Adam Johnson, the Sunderland footballer facing a five-year prison sentence after being found guilty of sexual activity with a child, offered an intriguing glimpse into the different faces of top-flight football’s...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 

NHS England prepares for sugar tax with ban on unhealthy food adverts

The NHS in England is paving the way for a sugar tax, understood to be about 20%, by beginning to remove adverts, price promotions and checkout displays for unhealthy food in hospitals and other health centres from next month. Related: Simon Stevens:...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 

Rory McIlroy surges into second place at the WGC-Cadillac Championship with a stunning seven-under round of 65

No wonder they say what a difference a day can make. Rory McIlroy was, quite simply, a golfer transformed on Friday, breezing round the difficult Doral layout in just 65 blows to play his full part in an electrifying second round at the WGC-Cadillac...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 
Arsene Wenger hits back at Arsenal legend Thierry Henry

Arsene Wenger hits back at Arsenal legend Thierry Henry

Related videos Arsenal's ugliest footballers A look at the ugliest footballers to ever play for Arsenal. Wenger calls for solidarity among Arsenal players and fans Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that if the players, the club and the fans have...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

British Chambers of Commerce boss suspended in Brexit row, reports say

Business lobby group the British Chambers of Commerce has refused to comment on reports that its director general, John Longworth, had been suspended from his post after after suggesting Britain would be better off outside the European Union. At the...

 
Syrian exodus drives record 1.25m to seek asylum in EU

Syrian exodus drives record 1.25m to seek asylum in EU

Applications for asylum in the EU more than doubled last year to reach a record 1.25 million as huge numbers of people arrived from the Middle East and Afghanistan, according to figures published yesterday. Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans topped the list...

 
Conservative Party ripped to shreds over EU as ex-Defence Secretary Liam Fox leads revolt against Prime Minister David Cameron

Conservative Party ripped to shreds over EU as ex-Defence Secretary Liam Fox leads revolt against Prime...

THE Tories were in total dissaray over the EU last night as Out campaigners warned of a “revolt” amid fears the party are being “ripped apart”. Ex-defence secretary Liam Fox led a stinging attack on the “establishment” In campaign. And Iain Duncan...

 

Talking Horses: Saturday’s best bets plus the latest racing news

There are no fewer than three significant Grand National trials around the country this Saturday and anyone who wants to make sense of the Aintree race next month should be tuning in. Perhaps the most important is Doncaster’s Grimthorpe Chase, in...

Guardian, 00:11 in Sport
 

Champions Leeds finally earn first Super League win while Widnes go top

The champions, Leeds, beat fellow strugglers Huddersfield 20-16 to earn their first victory of the Super League season and keep the Giants pointless. The injury-hit sides went into the Headingley Carnegie meeting occupying the bottom two places in the...

Guardian, 00:11 in Sport
 

Next Stop: Privatisation

Minister secretly courts vulture capitalists hoping to swoop on Network Rail sale TORY Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin is secretly courting venture capitalists seeking to profit from the privatisation of Network Rail, the Morning Star can...

 

Council forces elderly man out of home

81-year-old sectioned and removed following fights with council over eviction A VULNERABLE elderly man fighting eviction was yesterday “forcefully sectioned” by officials, sparking protests from local residents. Lambeth Council have been threatening...

 

GP centre’s ‘coaches’ spark protests

Activists demonstrate against plans to bring in job coaches for sick ACTIVISTS picketed a medical centre yesterday that’s being used to pilot Tory plans to put “job coaches” in GP surgeries, fearing the sick will be “bullied” into taking unsuitable...

 

Rory McIlroy closes to within two shots of leader Adam Scott at WGC

The putting performance that fully endorsed a change of style from Rory McIlroy was followed by an admission of his biggest fear upon making that switch. With McIlroy now adopting the left-hand-under-right approach as utilised by the world No1, Jordan...

Guardian, 00:16 in Sport
 

Honduras: Suspect detained as campaigner’s killing sparks grief and fury

Indigenous rights leader shot in own home HONDURAN police have made their first arrest over the murder of indigenous people’s campaigner Berta Caceres, they said on Thursday night. The co-founder of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras...

 

​Hull FC 25 Wigan Warriors 26: What did we learn from another dramatic defeat?

Hull FC reporter Paul Clarke discusses the key talking points to come out of the Black and Whites' dramatic 26-25 defeat at home to Wigan Warriors in round four. Resilience impressive THERE will be many different issues that coach Lee Radford will be...

 


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