News archive from 10 June 2016

Women ‘feel safer with guards on trains’

AN OVERWHELMING number of female passengers are concerned for their safety if guards are removed from trains, an independent poll revealed yesterday. Over 80 per cent of women would be concerned for their safety travelling on trains that no longer had...

 

Police face criticism over disabled 11-year-old girl’s custody ordeal

DISABILITY rights campaigners fiercely criticised the police yesterday for allegedly leaving a mentally ill 11-year-old girl in a cell alone for 60 hours, writes Lamiat Sabin. Disabled People Against Cuts co-founder Linda Burnip told the Star that...

 

GMB Conference: Carers for dementia ‘need more financial support’

CARERS need more financial support to help relatives with dementia, a union has urged. GMB president Mary Turner, whose husband Denny died with dementia last year, called for “better rights” for carers and “a better understanding of dementia right...

 

Ecuador: Correa hails proof of CIA’s dirty tricks

ECUADOREAN President Rafael Correa has applauded “powerful” investigations by Telesur into the CIA’s regime-change machinations in the country. At a press conference on Wednesday, Mr Correa said he had evidence confirming Telesur’s allegations that...

 

Ukraine and Georgia call on Nato to admit them

UKRAINE and Georgia have urged Nato to grant them membership as the imperialist alliance continued aggressive manoeuvres in the Baltic and Poland yesterday. Georgian Defence Minister Tina Khidasheli told a meeting of the Atlantic Council think tank on...

 

South Africa: YCL slams Israeli call for water charges

SOUTH AFRICA’S Young Communist League condemned Israel yesterday for promoting water as a mere commodity for sale. At an Israeli embassy event on Monday, Professor Eilon Adar, director of the Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University,...

 

Wollaston’s about-turn

LET us hope for the sake of her patients that Dr Sarah Wollaston doesn’t take as long to diagnose health problems as she has deciding whether Britain is better or worse off in the EU. The Tory MP, who previously supported leaving the EU, has suddenly...

 

Remembering a Derry hero in the civil rights struggle

PETER FROST remembers a comrade and friend who died tragically young 25 years ago BACK in 1971 I was editor of the Young Communist League magazine, Challenge. I was lucky enough to interview Madge Davison, a leading young communist activist from...

 

The Tories’ nasty colours keep showing through

When a Tory minister announced some mild socially progressive reforms, party grandee Lord William Waldegrave was having none of it. SOLOMON HUGHES reports THE Tories are fighting over token “one nation” policies. Even purely symbolic gestures on...

 

We have to confront social media misogyny

Too many women are subjected to a barrage of sexist abuse for expressing their opinions on the internet, writes RUTH SERWOTKA WHEN I started using Twitter about two years ago I wasn’t sure what to expect. Now 13,000 tweets later, I can honestly say...

 

There’s plenty to be excited about in the season ahead

ANDY MUIRHEAD is confident the Scottish game can show it’s not boring WITH around two months until the new SPFL season kicks off, the anticipation around the Scottish game hasn’t been this high in years. The appointment of Brendan Rodgers as Celtic...

 

Bale: Wales more than a 1-man side

Dragons are firing on all cylinders, insists star winger WALES are no one-man band at Euro 2016, the star of the squad insisted yesterday. Gareth Bale scored seven of Wales’s 11 goals and provided assists for another two in qualifying for France. But...

 

Tennis: Dope-fiend Sharapova’s sponsors stand by her

MARIA SHARAPOVA’S sponsors stood by her yesterday despite her two-year doping ban. The five-time grand slam champion tested positive for banned substance meldonium in January and was slapped with a backdated ban on Wednesday, which she said she’d...

 
Man United boss Jose Mourinho keen to keep Ashley Young at Old Trafford

Man United boss Jose Mourinho keen to keep Ashley Young at Old Trafford

The Daily Mirror claim the Special One has assured the England winger he has a place in the squad. The 30-year-old had been tipped to leave Old Trafford this summer as part of Mourinho's overhaul of the side he inherited from Louis van Gaal. Can...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
Chelsea eye Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as Antonio Conte weighs up defensive options

Chelsea eye Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as Antonio Conte weighs up defensive options

The Daily Mail claim Koulibaly is on Antonio Conte's radar as the Italian prepares to bolster his defensive options ahead of his first season at Stamford Bridge. Conte is scheduled to take over as manager of the Blues after Euro 2016. Can Rooney...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 


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