News archive from 9 March 2017

UK children with cancer could miss out on drug trials after Brexit, doctors warn

UK children with cancer could miss out on drug trials after Brexit, doctors warn

Leading doctors are warning that British children with cancer could suffer if they are no longer able to join Europe-wide trials of innovative new medicines as a result of the Brexit deal. The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and the Royal Marsden...

Guardian, 00:01 in Health
 

Ivan Rakitic admits Barcelona's record-breaking comeback against Paris Saint-German will take some time to...

Barcelona's remarkable Champions League comeback to beat Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 at the Nou Camp and snatch a place in the quarter-finals will take some time to sink in, according to midfielder Ivan Rakitic. Trailing and wounded from a 4-0 humiliation...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 
Neymar: Barcelona star warns team-mates despite stunning PSG fightback

Neymar: Barcelona star warns team-mates despite stunning PSG fightback

The Brazil winger played a huge part in the incredible scenes at the Nou Camp tonight. Luis Enrique's side achieved the unthinkable and fought back against Paris Saint-Germain to qualify for the quarter-finals. Barca's 4-0 goal deficit from the first...

 

Fox told to keep thieving hands off Africa

LIAM FOX must not be allowed to use Commonwealth trade talks to “fleece” Africa, campaigners warn today. The International Trade Secretary — who, when defence secretary, was forced to resign from David Cameron’s government for letting his friend Adam...

 

Strikes at bomb factories

WORKERS at Britain’s two nuclear bomb factories in Berkshire are to strike again in defence of their pensions. Eight 24-hour strikes are planned at the two Atomic Weapons Establishment sites, 16 in all since November. The 600 workers are members of...

 

Widowed parents worse off

A CUT to bereavement benefits announced in yesterday’s spring Budget will leave at least three-quarters of widowed parents and their children worse off. Widowed parent’s allowance — funded by the national insurance contributions of a deceased partner...

 

Afghanistan: 30 killed in Isis suicide attack on military hospital in Kabul

MILITANTS wearing white lab coats stormed a military hospital in Afghanistan’s capital yesterday, killing at least 30 people. The gun and suicide bomb attack on the 400-bed hospital in Kabul’s diplomatic quarter set off clashes with security forces...

 

No respite in Tory budget

GEORGE OSBORNE’S thumbs-up sign and pat on the back for his successor Philip Hammond after the Spring Budget was announced shows that, for the Tories, it is business as usual. The usual claptrap about balancing the books, listening to business, living...

 

Progress in Iran is progress for women

Western leaders need to be aware that the sanctions placed on Iran are disastrous for the women there, warns JANE GREEN THE nuclear deal signed between Iran and the West in 2015 began the process of dismantling the sanctions imposed on Iran which were...

 

Can we expect an economic crisis?

We must not forget that Theresa May’s government and its anti-people austerity drive is driving us towards financial meltdown, writes John Ellison OFF the front pages in the more serious newspapers, and off and on since the beginning of the year, we...

 

India’s femicide is a global women's issue

Louise Raw discusses India’s ongoing genocide on women and how this tragedy is often perpetuated by women themselves with the founder and direcor of 50 Million Missing Rita Banerji IN THE first of this two-part special for International Women’s Day,...

 

‘We need to front up in big games’

Sampson calls on England to turn potential into success England manager Mark Sampson yesterday challenged his team to improve before Euro 2017 rolls round in July. The Lionesses signed off the SheBelieves Cup on Tuesday with a 1-0 defeat to Germany,...

 
British backpacker who was raped and tortured tried to get treatment during month of HELL

British backpacker who was raped and tortured tried to get treatment during month of HELL

The hairdresser, 22, approached staff at a hospital in Cairns, Queensland, during a 1,000-mile road trip through the Outback.  She asked for stitches to a deep gash on her eyebrow but left when staff questioned her about it.  Yesterday’s revelation...

 

Funding to be cut if gender equality not met

Women in Sport chief executive Ruth Holdaway yesterday said that funding cuts must remain the ultimate sanction for sports whose governing bodies fail to comply with the government’s gender equality directive. Under a code backed by funding bodies UK...

 

Tennis: Murray calls for top roles for women

Judy Murray said yesterday that she would enthusiastically welcome the appointment of a female Lawn Tennis Association chief executive, after a survey revealed the number of women getting top jobs in British sport is dropping. The Scottish tennis...

 


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