News archive from 11 May 2017, page 1

Dana White says delay in Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather deal down to UFC star

Dana White says delay in Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather deal down to UFC star

The reigning UFC lightweight champion has been pursuing a mega-money boxing match with the American, who came out of retirement in March, for the last six months. Negotiations between both parties have reached an advanced stage but are alleged to have...

Daily Star, 00:08 in Sport
 

South Korea: New president ‘willing to talk peace with the North’

SOUTH KOREA’S new president said he was willing to talk peace with the North as he was sworn in yesterday. President Moon Jae In told the National Assembly: “I will quickly move to solve the crisis in national security. “I am willing to go anywhere...

 

Skewing democracy

THERESA MAY cannot be allowed to get away with her claim that Tory expense returns at the 2015 election were “properly reported and properly declared” and that “candidates did nothing wrong.” Either she and her party chairman Patrick McLoughlin have...

 

The scandal of the three million starving children

Recent reports by The Trussell Trust and the all-party parliamentary group on hunger revealed that an unprecedented number of schoolchildren will experience hunger during their summer holidays, says PAUL DONOVAN Hunger does not seem to be a subject...

 

Key labour law concepts explained

The Labour Party has identified the restoration of sectoral collective bargaining in its proposals for new laws at work. KEITH EWING and JOHN HENDY QC explain what this means and how it could be brought about What is sectoral collective bargaining?...

 

Tories obliterating the NHS behind the scenes

Cast your vote wisely if you wish our public health service to have any kind of future, writes JOHN LISTER HEALTH Campaigns Together, the biggest and most recent attempt to unite and mobilise a movement strong enough to challenge successive...

 

Justice delayed is justice denied

Fifa delays judgement on Israeli settlements in Palestine FIFA once again bowed down to Israel’s bullying yesterday by removing the issue of Israeli football clubs based in illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian territory from today’s agenda at...

 

Lloyd wants to win the FA Cup for City as a leaving gift

Carli Lloyd will summon golden memories of London 2012 as she bids to inspire Manchester City to Wembley glory on Saturday. It was at the English national stadium that Lloyd scored twice for the United States in their 2-1 Olympic final victory over...

 

Fifa stops activist from flying into Bahrain

A Human Rights Watch activist was refused entry to Bahrain yesterday for the annual Fifa congress as the bloodsoaked island continues a wide-scale crackdown on dissent. Omar Shakir, the organisation’s Israel-Palestine director, said he hoped to talk...

 

Class struggles in space, scary spiders and the perils of AI

Sci-fi round up with Mat Coward IN HUMANITY’S space-faring far future, Fleare is a soldier with a left-wing resistance group that is holding out against the corporation-driven Hegemony. She is also the estranged daughter of one of the Hegemony’s most...

 

Citadel Securities, XTX Markets join blockchain FX venture Cobalt

Electronic trading houses Citadel Securities and XTX have joined top global banks in signing up to blockchain currency settlement venture Cobalt, they said on Thursday, in what could be one of the first large-scale financial market uses of the...

Reuters, 00:10 in Business
 
The day my child was killed by an elephant

The day my child was killed by an elephant

Conflict between humans and elephants is more intense in Sri Lanka than anywhere else in the world - 70 people are killed every year and more than 250 elephants die. Clashes are particularly frequent in areas that were abandoned for long periods...

BBC, 00:11 in World News
 

Vote Labour for the Sake of Education

Corbyn and Rayner lay out plans to raise corporation tax to reform our schools SHADOW education secretary Angela Rayner strongly hinted yesterday that Labour would scrap university tuition fees or significantly reform them if her party wins the...

 

Martin Bell: Dispatch from front line of war against fake news

WHEN I began as a journalist, in the BBC’s Norwich newsroom in 1962, we were operating in a stable environment. Newspapers were prospering and their futures seemed assured. None of that applies today. With the new technology there goes a whole...

 

Jayne Dowle: Yes your vote does count, so make sure you register. This is not a party political broadcast

IF you don’t do it for your country, do it for your credit record. Registering to vote sounds about as exciting as a Saturday afternoon spent filing your bank statements. However, if you’re not on the electoral register, lenders won’t take you...

 


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