News archive from 7 July 2017

Riyad Mahrez left out in the cold with Arsenal unwilling to meet Leicester's £50million valuation

Riyad Mahrez has been left in transfer limbo with Arsenal unwilling to meet Leicester's £50million valuation. The north London side have held talks with the Foxes over signing the former PFA Player of the Year, but do not want to pay more than £35m...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Mark Hughes tips Romelu Lukaku to shine at Manchester United: 'He's been scoring goals at the top level for...

Mark Hughes is confident Romelu Lukaku can prove a big hit at Manchester United if the Everton striker completes his move to Old Trafford. The Stoke City manager believes the Belgium international has proven himself as a prolific Premier League...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Conor McGregor continues to live the high life in the build-up to super-fight with Floyd Mayweather as he...

Conor McGregor may be fully focused on his August mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather, but that hasn't stopped him enjoying the high life at the same time. The Irishman is set to step into the boxing ring in Las Vegas next month, but for now he is...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Bosses ‘force zero-hours contracts on to workers’

CONSTRUCTION workers, cleaners and hairdressers are being told they have to become self-employed so their bosses can avoid sickness, holiday and maternity costs Acas said yesterday. Callers to the conciliation service’s helpline also reported that...

 

BBC’s Gibb appointed PM’s media chief

THERESA MAY has appointed a senior BBC journalist as Downing Street’s new media chief, it was revealed yesterday. Robbie Gibb, who edits the BBC’s Daily Politics and Sunday Politics shows and leads the corporation’s Westminister team, wrote on...

 

Corbyn to meet EU negotiator to improve ties

JEREMY CORBYN is to have an “extended meeting” with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels next week to strengthen “good relationships.” The talks are likely to be seen as an indication that the Labour leader wants the EU to be in...

 

Barnier: Britain can’t pic’n’mix EU options

EUROPEAN Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier threatened Britain yesterday with exclusion from the EU single market as punishment for leaving the bloc. Speaking to the EU consultative body the European Economic and Social Committee, Mr Barnier...

 

EU urged to halt talks with Turkey

THE European Parliament urged the EU to halt membership talks with Ankara yesterday — a day after Turkish police arrested Amnesty International’s director and other staff. MEPs voted 477-64 with 97 abstentions to approve a non-binding report...

 

PLO slams US ambassador over pro-Israel comments

THE Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) condemned Washington’s UN ambassador on Wednesday for conducting a “one-woman crusade” in defence of Israel. PLO executive member and veteran peace envoy Hanan Ashrawi spoke out after Nikki Haley’s recent...

 

Boris Johnson’s not to be trusted

WHAT does Boris Johnson believe in other than his own destiny to be Britain’s prime minister one day by hook or by crook? His Bullingdon Club cronies David Cameron and George Osborne thought that he was on board with them on the EU referendum only for...

 

You know when you’ve been Heinzed

PETER FROST has a gripe. A decade ago 125 HP Sauce-makers in Birmingham lost their jobs as production was moved abroad and with it part of a national identity was lost in a depressing globalised uniformity ENGLAND has 60 different religions and only...

 

Cricket: Australian reserves call off Proteas tour

Australia A won’t play while others locked out AUSTRALIA’S reserve cricketers pulled out of a planned tour of South Africa yesterday in solidarity with their locked out colleagues. More than 200 male and female players are unemployed as a result of...

 

Stadium stampede kills at least eight

A STADIUM stampede at Malawi’s national stadium left at least eight dead, including seven children, yesterday. More than 40 were injured in the crush at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe ahead of a friendly football match billed as part of Malawi’s...

 

Platini loses court battle

SWITZERLAND’S top court dismissed an appeal yesterday from former Fifa vice-president Michel Platini against his four-year ban for financial wrongdoing. The Swiss Federal Tribunal says the ban imposed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport “does not...

 

Welcome homecoming for Spider-Man

MARIA DUARTE sees the vigilante crime-fighter make a great return to his roots Spider-Man: Homecoming (12A) Directed by Jon Watts 4/5 FRESH from his exploits with the Avengers in Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man returns in this, his second...

 


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