News archive from 9 May 2017

J&J discloses U.S. probe related to arthritis drugs

J&J discloses U.S. probe related to arthritis drugs

Healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Monday the U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation concerning management and advisory services provided to rheumatology and gastroenterology practices that bought two of its...

Reuters, 00:01 in Business
 

Wales takes steps to stop scabs cover striking staff

WALES is taking action to prevent agency staff being used as scabs when public-sector workers strike, Cardiff Bay revealed yesterday. A Westminster consultation moots allowing bosses to bring in temporary workers when staff take lawful industrial...

 

Guardian under fire for calling Irish comics British

THE Guardian was forced to edit a television review yesterday that implied Irish comedians Dara O’Briain and Ed Byrne are British. Stand-up Mr O’Briain took issue with the Guardian’s less than glowing review of their new documentary show Dara and Ed’s...

 

Protest against driver-only trains swells

DISABLED activists and trade unionists protested at Glasgow’s two busiest train stations yesterday against ScotRail’s plans to roll out driver-only trains across its whole fleet. Rail union RMT has repeatedly warned that driver-only operation will...

 

Survey of Pakistani-Afghan border begins after clashes

PAKISTAN and Afghanistan launched a joint survey yesterday, agreed following deadly clashes across their disputed border last week. The two sides agreed to conduct a geographical survey of the border villages to “remove discrepancies.” Baluchistan...

 

Iran rebukes Saudis for making ‘stupid’ threat

IRAN’S Defence Minister hit back at threats made by Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince last week. Prince Mohammed bin Salman ruled out dialogue with regional rival Iran due to what he said were its Shi’ite ambitions “to control the Islamic world.”...

 

Northern Ireland: Sinn Fein seeks election pact with SDLP

SINN FEIN urged the SDLP yesterday to give it a clear run in two constituencies to maximise the “anti-Brexit vote” in June’s Westminster general election. But the main republican party offered no concession in return for not contesting Fermanagh and...

 

Le Pen ‘third in two-horse race’

DEFEAT for Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election was the most important outcome, no matter how excitedly the forces of neoliberalism greet Emmanuel Macron’s victory. His posture as a political outsider, “neither left nor right,” will...

 

‘I loves to play for dancing’

Chris Searle on jazz Kid Thomas Valentine Sonnets from Algiers (American Music CD53) The Dance Hall Years (American Music CD48) I REMEMBER him at Oxford Street’s 100 Club in the summer of 1973, a small and wiry man of nearly 80, standing on a table...

 

With Tory boys in council seats, it’s time to organise

Scotland’s trade unionists must help workers to see their true societal and economic power, says LYNN HENDERSON TORY boys now win seats in poverty-stricken communities like Shettleston and Paisley North West. Shocking if, like me, you want the Tories...

 
'Block Fox bid for Sky', says ex-worker claiming harassment

'Block Fox bid for Sky', says ex-worker claiming harassment

A woman who alleges she was sexually harassed while working at Fox News has asked UK media regulators to block 21st Century Fox's planned purchase of Sky. Ofcom is examining the £11.7bn bid for the UK broadcaster. Dr Wendy Walsh's legal team says the...

BBC, 00:02 in Business
 

Absurdities abound in the May-Juncker Brexit spat

May’s claims of EU rigging are farcical. Were we to see a Labour surge, then we’d see real interference, writes KEVIN OVENDEN THE RUSSIAN embassy in London neatly trolled Theresa May as she stood on the steps of Downing Street last week accusing...

 

Palestinian clubs to Fifa: Ban Israel

Over 170 clubs send letter ahead of congress meeting Ahead of a Fifa council meeting today between the Israel-Palestine Monitoring Committee, 174 Palestinian clubs have sent a letter to Fifa demanding they immediately suspend the Israeli Football...

 

PFA award is evidence of sacrifices, says Sinclair

Celtic winger Scott Sinclair said winning the PFA Scotland player of the year award on Sunday is further evidence that his personal sacrifices through difficult times were worth it. This time last year, Sinclair was playing his final few games for an...

 

Antonio Conte urges his Chelsea players to take the final step and secure the Premier League title after...

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has challenged his players to finish the job after they moved to the brink of Premier League glory. The Blues powered past Middlesbrough — condemning them to relegation — and moved within touching distance of regaining...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 


News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31