News archive from 10 August 2017

Chelsea’s ‘horrendous’ decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United could cost Antonio Conte the title – Phil Neville

Chelsea’s ‘horrendous’ decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United could cost Antonio Conte the...

Phil Neville believes Chelsea’s ‘horrendous’ decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United could have cost Antonio Conte a shot at the title. Despite helping the Blues win two titles in the space of three years, Matic was allowed to leave the...

Metro, 00:00 in Sport
 
Celebrity Big Brother: Jemma Lucy breaks down and claims Sam and Jordan make her ‘feel sh*t’

Celebrity Big Brother: Jemma Lucy breaks down and claims Sam and Jordan make her ‘feel sh*t’

Celebrity Big Brother’s Jemma Lucy had an epic meltdown as she sobbed that Sam Thompson and Jordan Davies made her feel ‘really shit’.   The model criticised the two men for ‘abusing’ her friendship with them as they refused to let her join in with...

Metro, 00:01 in Showbiz
 

HILLSBOROUGH COPS FINALLY GET THEIR DAY IN COURT

RELATIVES of the 96 people killed in the Hillsborough football stadium disaster looked on in court yesterday as former chief constable Sir Norman Bettison faced criminal charges relating to the tragedy. Bettison, 61, who was a chief inspector at South...

 

East coast bears the brunt of Tory cuts to defences

TORY CUTS to spending on flood prevention were branded “penny wise, pound foolish” yesterday after flooding hit the east coast of northern England. Following heavy rain, towns and villages in East Yorkshire and north-east Lincolnshire were affected,...

 

Rough-sleeping set to increase by 76% in next 10 years

THE Tories have presided over rocketing levels of homelessness with rough-sleeping set to rise by a further 76 per cent over the next 10 years, warns a charity report published today. The government’s “failed” housing policies, including low...

 

Kenyatta’s win to be probed as post-election rioting escalates

KENYA’S electoral commission chief pledged yesterday to probe opposition allegations that Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidential election victory was rigged. IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said that an audit of Tuesday’s election was the most likely response...

 

Trump boasts of nuclear arsenal

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump boasted of his country’s nuclear superiority yesterday as Canada secured the release of a prisoner from North Korea. On the anniversary of the  devastating US nuclear attack on Nagasaki, Mr Trump tweeted: “My first order as...

 

Anti-imperialist bloc throws weight behind Venezuela

LATIN AMERICA’S anti-imperialist bloc backed Venezuela against regional opponents on Tuesday as support for the divided opposition ebbed. Foreign ministers of the 11-nation Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America gathered in Caracas for an...

 

Making trouble is the function of journalism

The Independent’s mysterious new Saudi sultan shareholder raises eyebrows for the freedom of expression, writes SEAMUS DOOLEY THE decision of a heretofore unknown Saudi Arabian investor to acquire an up to 50 per cent stake in the Independent website...

 

Eyre time for radical reinterpretation

Jane Eyre Grand Theatre, Leeds/Touring 4/5 “READER, I married him,” from Jane Eyre is one of the most famous lines in literature — and it’s notably absent from Sally Cookson’s adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s novel. As a brave statement of intent, it...

 

Mordant contemporary treatment of tragic plague

Greek Edinburgh Festival Theatre 4/5 THE PERVASIVE element of Greek tragedy running through Edinburgh’s main festival programme gets a striking send-off with this revival of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s 1988 chamber opera, based on Stephen Berkoff’s...

 

‘Movement never lies’

Kurdish dancer HUSSEIN SMKO talks to Dana Naomy Mills about how he’s shaping a truthful response to Islamophobia in his new work FROM Donald Trump’s notorious Muslim travel ban, through the recent assault outside the Finsbury Park mosque and acid...

 
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City review - A fascinating look at US post-war activism

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City review - A fascinating look at US post-war activism

There are purple mountains in the distance and parked up along the pier, the show-off yachts of the rich.  For years people like us have strolled up and down to admire, or laugh at, the massive boys’ toys, get a glimpse of some oligarch dressing for...

 
Older siblings ‘are the most selfish and dangerous drivers’

Older siblings ‘are the most selfish and dangerous drivers’

If you’re an older sibling then you’re a menace to the roads. It might sound like a tenuous link, but according to new research eldest children are more likely to speed, get fined and have road traffic accidents. In contrast, younger siblings are...

Metro, 00:06 in Hot News
 

Rory McIlroy packs his bags for the PGA Championship as he looks to end his summer with a fifth Major title

Rory McIlroy knows what it takes to win the PGA Championship and he will be dressed to impress when play gets underway at Quail Hollow Club on Thursday. Three years since claiming his last piece of Major silverware in Valhalla, the Northern Irishman...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 


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