News archive from 10 October 2016

Barcelona star Gerard Pique announces he will retire from Spain duty after the 2018 World Cup

Gerard Pique has announced that he will retire from Spain duty after the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The 29-year-old made the announcement following Spain's 2-0 victory over Albania in a World Cup qualifier on Sunday night. The Barcelona centre back has...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Junior whips jump ship after Winterton sacked

LABOUR whips Conor McGinn and Holly Lynch resigned yesterday following the sacking of chief whip Rosie Winterton in Jeremy Corbyn’s front-bench reshuffle. Sources close to the Labour leader insist that Mr McGinn was set to be sacked when junior posts...

 

Police to get new advice on mental health issues

POLICE are to receive new guidance on responding to people suffering mental-health issues. The authorised advice on professional practice has been compiled by the College of Policing to help forces in England and Wales provide a consistent response...

 

Argentina: Right-wing frighteners for female activists

ATTEMPTS to endanger the lives of delegates at an Argentinian women’s conference in the northern city of Rosario were revealed at the weekend. Communist Party of Argentina national gender chief Solana Lopez said unknown agents had placed home-made...

 

Haiti: Three days’ mourning after storm

HAITIAN President Jocelerme Privert declared three days of national mourning yesterday as the extent of the Hurricane Matthew disaster became more apparent. Aid shipments began to arrive for the 350,000 people the government said were in need, with...

 

Turkey: Huge blast kills 18 at south-east checkpoint

TURKISH authorities blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) for a car bomb attack that killed 10 soldiers and eight civilians yesterday. The attack hit a security checkpoint in south-eastern Hakkari province 12 miles from the town of Semdinli....

 

Arming the dicators

THE VICIOUS slaughter of more than 140 mourners and the maiming and mutilation of hundreds more in Yemen’s capital Sanaa by the Saudi-led military coalition demands an immediate response. And it has been clear for a very long time what sort of...

 

Helping the millionaires, hurting the homeless

The right to buy scheme has long exacerbated homelessness. The time to act is now, writes PHILIP BURKE FORMER prime minister Tony Blair once described the site of homeless people sleeping rough on Britain’s streets, on park benches and in church yards...

 

We must keep burning the flame of socialism

While Labour plotters hope for an early election to unseat Corbyn, CHELLEY RYAN argues it is down to members to defend our movement ACCORDING to a recent poll by BMG, the vast majority of Labour voters — by a ratio of 54 per cent to 12 per cent —...

 

Ten months of Macri’s rule in Argentina

President Mauricio Macri has led Argentina down neoliberialism’s disastrous path. PATRICK FOLEY says international supporters of progress must stand with its people as they battle against Macri’s rotten reforms IT IS 10 months to the day since...

 

F1 title now out of Hamilton’s clutch

Brit made to rue awful start as Rosberg takes pole A despondent Lewis Hamilton admitted he was at fault for the horror start in yesterday’s Japanese Grand Prix which now leaves the Formula One championship out of his control. The Briton recovered to...

 

Cricket: Buttler unable to inspire England to second victory

England captain Jos Buttler’s lone rally proved futile yesterday as opposite number Moshrafe Mortaza inspired Bangladesh to a series-levelling 35-run victory in the second one-day international at Dhaka. The tourists made a woeful start to their...

 

Rugby League: Warriors slay the Wolves in a hard-fought encounter

Wigan seal their fourth title in the Super League era Wigan 12-6 Warrington by James Nalton at Old Trafford A match-winning try from Josh Charnley saw Wigan Warriors emerge as 2016 Super League champions against the odds, defeating Warrington Wolves...

 

A wake-up call we ignore at our peril

Extinction: A Radical History is a chilling account of how capitalism is destroying the planet, says JOHN GREEN Extinction: A Radical History by Ashley Dawson (O/R Books, £11) THE RATE of animal and plant extinctions has never been greater than now....

 

Davidson refutes ‘pyramid of severed heads’ view of the French revolution

The French Revolution by Ian Davidson (Profile Books, £25) “TO THE average Englishman, the French revolution means no more than a pyramid of severed heads,” George Orwell wrote in 1940. Yet, since then, that great tsunami event which has shaped modern...

 


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