News archive from 6 April 2016

British banker behind firm sanctioned over North Korea nuclear programme - Guardian

British banker behind firm sanctioned over North Korea nuclear programme - Guardian

SEOUL A British banker with ties to North Korea set up an offshore company allegedly used by the isolated and heavily sanctioned state to fund its nuclear quest and sell weapons, the Guardian newspaper reported, citing leaked Panamanian documents....

 
Championship round-up: Bradley Johnson and Derby brush past Hull

Championship round-up: Bradley Johnson and Derby brush past Hull

Nick Ames Derby equaled their biggest win of the season and suggested they are hitting form ahead of the run-in with a resounding 4-0 win over Hull at Pride Park. Steve Bruce’s visitors required a win to stay in touch with the top two but instead fell...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 
Atlético Madrid’s Filipe Luís questions why Barcelona’s Luis Suárez wasn’t sent off

Atlético Madrid’s Filipe Luís questions why Barcelona’s Luis Suárez wasn’t sent off

Diego Simeone and Filipe Luís both hinted that Luis Suárez was lucky to remain on the pitch after the Uruguayan scored twice as Barcelona came from behind to establish a 2-1 lead over Atlético Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 
Burnley’s lead in Championship cut to one point after Cardiff stalemate

Burnley’s lead in Championship cut to one point after Cardiff stalemate

Burnley saw their advantage at the top of the Championship trimmed to a single point following a goalless home draw with Cardiff. They extended their unbeaten run in the league to 17 games but will be looking nervously over their shoulders after...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 
Arsenal star Nacho Monreal: This is what has messed up our title challenge

Arsenal star Nacho Monreal: This is what has messed up our title challenge

Cazorla has been sidelined with knee and Achilles injuries since November. And Monreal believes his Spanish compatriot’s absence has played a big part in Arsenal’s faltering title challenge. He said: “Given the way we play, Santi is the perfect player...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
Ramires: Why Jose Mourinho being sacked was a major reason for my Chelsea exit

Ramires: Why Jose Mourinho being sacked was a major reason for my Chelsea exit

The Brazil international joined Jiangsu Suning in the Chinese Super League after receiving less playing time under the Blues interim manager. Ramires felt it was the right time to leave Stamford Bridge after joining from Benfica in 2010. He told The...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
Gastón Ramírez inspires Middlesbrough to win over Huddersfield

Gastón Ramírez inspires Middlesbrough to win over Huddersfield

A spot of opposition gegenpressing was never going to perturb Middlesbrough on Tuesday night – and particularly not with Gastón Ramírez in such an imperious mood. Excellent throughout, the Uruguayan scored two goals and created the other as Boro...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 
Rangers secure promotion to Scottish Premiership with win over Dumbarton

Rangers secure promotion to Scottish Premiership with win over Dumbarton

Rangers may have rubber-stamped their rise from the ashes on Tuesday night but Mark Warburton knows only too well the phoenix is yet to take full flight. The champagne, which remained on ice after Raith Rovers’ late equaliser on Saturday, was no doubt...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 
Joe Hart fit to start for Manchester City at PSG in Champions League

Joe Hart fit to start for Manchester City at PSG in Champions League

Manuel Pellegrini will risk Joe Hart for Manchester City’s Champions League quarter-final against Paris Saint-Germain despite a recent calf injury, with Eliaquim Mangala claiming the French club pose “no threat” to their hopes of progressing. Hart has...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 
Manchester City’s Martín Demichelis will not contest FA betting charge

Manchester City’s Martín Demichelis will not contest FA betting charge

The Manchester City defender Martín Demichelis will not contest a Football Association charge over alleged betting offences. The 35-year-old is accused of 12 breaches of FA rules concerning matches played between 22 and 28 January this year. Gambling...

Guardian, 00:02 in Sport
 

1% of dads take parental leave

ONLY 1 per cent of new dads have taken up their right to shared parental leave (SPL) a year after the policy was introduced by the previous coalition government, according to a survey published yesterday. Applications for SPL largely depend on...

 

ATL Conference: Famished pupils reflect ‘Dickensian’ inequality

WIDESPREAD inequality is leading to a “Dickensian” Britain with half-starved pupils turning up at school, teachers warned yesterday. Almost four in 10 teachers surveyed by the ATL know of pupils who come to school hungry, have no lunch money and do...

 

Children give up Easter hols to save libraries

THE occupation of an under-threat library lead by dozens of local children entered its seventh day today following council plans to close it. Carnegie library, in the south London borough of Lambeth, was to be closed and turned into a gym last week...

 

Brazil: Attorney general slams impeachment bid as ‘coup’

BRAZIL’S attorney general attacked opposition attempts to impeach President Dilma Rousseff as a “coup” borne out of “vengeance” on Monday. Jose Eduardo Cardozo said Brazilian law allows impeachment only when a head of state commits a serious crime,...

 

Worldwide death penalty figure hits 25-year peak

MORE people were executed in 2015 than at any point in the past 25 years, Amnesty International warned today as it published its annual review of the death penalty worldwide. At least 1,634 people were executed in 2015 — up 54 per cent on 2014 and the...

 


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