News archive from 6 July 2016

Chelsea hijack Everton: Antonio Conte leads transfer race for £28m midfield maestro

Chelsea hijack Everton: Antonio Conte leads transfer race for £28m midfield maestro

The Sun report the Blues now lead the race for the £28m-rated midfielder after all but agreeing terms with the 27-year-old's representatives. Incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is in the driving seat to beat Everton, Juventus, Inter Milan and...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 

Bus drivers strike for pay fairness

BUS drivers in Yorkshire and Dorset are slamming the brakes on poverty pay. Transport union Unite announced more strike dates yesterday for First bus drivers in Leeds, Weymouth and Bridport. In Leeds, an “insulting” offer of just 38p an hour has...

 
Brazil's Temer plans BRICS trip after impeachment vote - source

Brazil's Temer plans BRICS trip after impeachment vote - source

BRASILIA Brazil's interim President Michel Temer would attend the BRICS summit in India if President Dilma Rousseff is impeached by the Senate, a senior presidential aide told Reuters. Temer, Rousseff's vice president whom she accuses of conspiring to...

 

Ucatt: Construction bosses’ ploy costs HMRC billions

PROFITEERING construction bosses are continuing to dodge paying national insurance contributions and income tax by falsely classifying workers as “self-employed,” according to construction union Ucatt. HMRC figures show that in the last two financial...

 

Hate crime reports high after exit vote

SCOTLAND YARD received 232 hate crime reports in the five days following the EU referendum, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said yesterday. Eight targeted Poles or other Europeans, while 23 of the total are thought to be...

 

Northern Ireland: Businesses bilk biomass boiler scheme by £1bn

NORTHERN IRELAND’S biomass-burning subsidy has lined the pockets of bosses, and official audit has found — including one farmer set to be paid £1 million over 20 years for heating an empty shed. The audit was sparked by a whistle-blower who claimed...

 

European Union: ‘Worrying’ plans to criminalise travel hiding in anti-terror law

ANTI-TERROR laws going through the European Parliament that could criminalise travel are “ripe for abuse,” Green MEPs have warned. The European Parliament passed the legislation at an early reading on Monday. Greens-European Free Alliance home affairs...

 

Zimbabwe: Health staff and teachers strike for missing pay

ZIMBABWEAN doctors, nurses and teachers went on strike yesterday to demand unpaid salaries, a day after police smashed protests by taxi drivers. At Zimbabwe’s two largest state hospitals, Parirenyatwa and Harare Central, non-critical patients were...

 

Solidarity with NUT and BMA

SCHOOLS Minister Nick Gibb draws comfort from his statement that “seven out of eight schools are refusing to close” as though this justifies his cack-handed dealings with teachers in England. Even if his statistic were a little more soundly based than...

 

Labour’s party machinery is holding back growth

Some MPs, councillors and party officials have little interest in welcoming Labour’s new members, says CRISPIN FLINTOFF THE first public meeting I attended as a Labour Party member was in Hounslow in 2011. The main speaker was Hilary Benn. After he...

 

Open letter to Jeremy Corbyn: Your supporters stand strong behind you

by Bernadette Horton Dear Jeremy, As a Labour member and as one of your legion of supporters, I can only guess at the horrendous few weeks you have endured. Endured falls short of a word to describe the horrific personal abuse, downright bullying,...

 

Blair may yet face justice

by Felicity Arbuthnot IN AN astonishing revelation, the Daily Telegraph established that prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague would examine the Chilcot inquiry report in to the Iraq invasion, due to be released today,...

 

Why build them up to kick them back down?

KADEEM SIMMONDS feels that recent stories in the media on England players and staff are uncalled for Newspaper agendas are an interesting thing. I often walk past shops and take a sneak peek at what made the front page and it’s the usual drivel....

 

UEFA tell Wales: No kids on the pitch

Players can no longer celebrate with their children UEFA continued to play the role of pantomime villain yesterday when they told players that their children cannot join in post-match celebrations at the European Championship. The scenes of toddlers...

 

Wimbledon: Serena not worried about potential Venus tie

Serena Williams played down the prospect of facing her sister Venus in the final, saying that both are “just happy to be in the semi-finals.” Serena will face Russian Elena Vesnina, the world number 50, who had only once before gone past the third...

 


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