News archive from 9 April 2016

Claudio Ranieri is a top boss, and he always has been! Unless you are a serial winner like Sir Alex...

So, they are nearly there: four more wins and the Leicester fairytale will be complete. Another 12 points and the tributes will begin to flow. The first place everyone will look is to the dynamic and gifted forwards Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez. After...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Authority bins plan to ban begging

AN ESSEX council scrapped plans to ban begging and fine the homeless after bowing yesterday to intense pressure from campaigners. Chelmsford City Council sought to introduce a public space protection order, which would have imposed £100 fines on those...

 

Regional press vulture Newsquest threatens staff over new contract

REGIONAL media group Newsquest launched an attack on working conditions at a Scottish publisher yesterday that it acquired in a multimillion-pound deal. Clyde and Forth Press publishes 19 paid-for weekly newspapers, nine free titles and the daily...

 

Rolls workers light up plant for Autism Week

ROLLS ROYCE’S plant in Derby has been lit up in blue for 48 hours to raise awareness of autism — thanks to the generosity of members of general union Unite. Last week was World Autism Week and famous buildings around the world were lit in blue to...

 

Brazil: Region’s unions denounce efforts to impeach Rousseff

LATIN AMERICAN unions have condemned attempts at a “legal and media coup” against Brazil’s left-wing government. The UNI global executive committee said efforts to impeach President Dilma Rousseff were “a clear sign that democracy, working-class...

 
Chic and cheerful: The £500-a-night hotel that England will be staying at during Euro 2016

Chic and cheerful: The £500-a-night hotel that England will be staying at during Euro 2016

The squad is based at the £500-a-night five-star Auberge de Jeu de Paume in Chantilly, 25 miles north of Paris. And it’s a far cry from the usual image of footballers’ mansions as blinged-up taste-free zones. Instead this lavish hotel looks like...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 

US: Cop uses force on girl, 12

A US WOMAN said on Thursday that her 12-year-old daughter was suspended from school following an altercation with another pupil that ended with a police officer slamming the girl to the ground. Texan Gloria Valdez said her daughter, a student at a San...

 

​What time do Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur continue their Premier League title battle?

IT'S another massive 'Super Sunday' in the Premier League – with champions elect Leicester City among those in action. Claudio Ranieri's side head to the Stadium of Light for the day's early kick-off against Sunderland (1.30pm). And at 4pm, Tottenham...

 
Luke Rockhold: I'm going to hurt Chris Weidman

Luke Rockhold: I'm going to hurt Chris Weidman

The middleweight champion defends his newly acquired title against the former belt holder at UFC 199. Weidman, 31, suffered a fourth-round TKO defeat in his first encounter with Rockhold at UFC 194. 'The All-American' is desperate to erase the memory...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 

Spain: Podemos to vote on coalition with PSOE

MEMBERS of Spain’s left-wing Podemos party will vote next week on whether to enter a coalition government with the Socialists, leader Pablo Iglesias said yesterday. But Mr Iglesias said he felt “betrayed” the day after meeting negotiators from the...

 

The whole lot need to go

TONY BLAIR’S reputation as a “pretty straight sort of guy” perished among the lies, distortions and dodgy dossiers that smoothed his invasion of Iraq. David Cameron’s authority is now similarly shot. The exposure of his stake in his father’s offshore...

 

Stand up for our steel

Workers in the threatened steelworks must seriously consider taking charge of the plants, refusing to allow the furnaces, particularly the blast furnaces, from going out and ensuring that the order books are not given to steel works in Europe and...

 

Brand drugs or generic – a no-brainer

SAM WOOD reports on a campaign that confronts big pharmaceutical companies about their rip-off prices With over 100,000 people living with HIV in Britain today and 160,000 living with Hepatitis C, you would think that it would be a governmental and...

 

‘Jeremy has dealt the Tories defeat after defeat’

From benefit cuts to child poverty and even Sunday trading, Corbyn’s Labour has taken a stand against the Tories and changed the political landscape, writes KEN LIVINGSTONE THE Tories expected to write a script for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour as a weak,...

 

Rafa Denies Spain Job Speculation

Newcastle boss says his only concern is the drop by Our Sports Desk RAFAEL BENITEZ brushed off speculation yesterday linking him with the Spain job as he plots a long-term future at relegation contenders Newcastle. The 55-year-old has been tipped as a...

 


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