News archive from 11 September 2017

Brighton 3 West Brom 1: Seagulls break duck and down hapless Baggies

Brighton 3 West Brom 1: Seagulls break duck and down hapless Baggies

Chris Hughton’s side were written off after failing to land the striker they wanted on deadline day when moves for Vincent Janssen and Oumar Niasse fell through. But his squad held a team meeting and decided to prove to the critics that they didn’t...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
Type 2 diabetes warning - how the weather could increase risk of THIS complication

Type 2 diabetes warning - how the weather could increase risk of THIS complication

People with diabetes have a much greater risk of developing problems with their feet, due to the damage raised blood sugars can cause to sensation and circulation. Now a footwear company has warned warm wet weather increases the risk of serious...

 
Dementia news: Scientists reveal seven steps for a healthy brain

Dementia news: Scientists reveal seven steps for a healthy brain

The new health plan, drawn up by some of the world’s top doctors, aims to keep killer conditions such as stroke and heart disease at bay by maintaining a healthy and active brain.  The Life’s Simple Seven programme urges people to manage their blood...

 
Brazilian tycoon arrested after lawyers send prosecutors the wrong tape

Brazilian tycoon arrested after lawyers send prosecutors the wrong tape

A Brazilian billionaire at the centre of a corruption case involving President Michel Temer has handed himself in to federal police officers in the city of Sao Paulo. A Supreme Court judge accused the tycoon, Joesley Batista, of hiding evidence he was...

BBC, 00:05 in World News
 

Rafael Nadal crowned 2017 US Open champion after emphatic straight sets victory over South Africa's Kevin...

It first happened a full eleven years ago and now it has happened again – the duopoly of the Spanish and Swiss masters at the Grand Slams in a calendar year. For the fourth time in all Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have carved them up between them in...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 

Blair rebuked over Brexit ‘nonsense’

McCluskey attacks ‘out of touch’ ex-PM over immigration stance TONY BLAIR stuck his nose into the Brexit debate yesterday, saying the referendum result should be ignored and demanding a clampdown on immigration. The former prime minister also called...

 

Hundreds block gates of city’s shameful arms fair

Bloody-handed regimes invited to festival of violence by hypocritical Tories Hundreds of activists blockaded the venue for one of the world’s biggest arms fairs in London at the weekend. The DSEI arms bazaar at the Excel Centre in east London, which...

 

McDonnell in call for Labour to back strikes

MPs ‘must defend all lawful industrial action’ LABOUR MPs must be prepared to defend workers both in Parliament and on the picket line, shadow chancellor John McDonnell said yesterday. Speaking at a National Shop Stewards Network meeting before the...

 

Syria: Army breaks Isis’s grip on besieged city of Deir Ezzor

SYRIAN government forces shattered the Isis siege of Deir Ezzor and the city’s military airport at the weekend, pressing forward to attack the extremists’ positions in the Thardeh mountains. Army units advanced from the recently liberated town of...

 

North Korea: US in a hurry to impose tougher sanctions on Kim

WASHINGTON has put down a UN resolution to be voted on today that would impose toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea and could spark a showdown with fellow security council members China and Russia. The Trump administration has adopted a new approach...

 

Cuba fights to cope with Irma’s might

HURRICANE Irma hammered into the US’s Florida Keys yesterday as a category-four storm, having hit its full category-five status in battering Cuba’s north coast. It tore roofs off houses, smashed buildings and fl ooded hundreds of miles of coastline as...

 

Labour’s eyes on the future

JOHN McDONNELL’S pledge to stand by workers “in Parliament and on the picket line” is demonstrated by the vote Labour is forcing on public-sector pay on Wednesday. The party is forcing the Conservatives onto weak ground and sending a clear message to...

 

Fair pay for midwives is overdue

Investment in NHS staff is an investment in high-quality, safe NHS care, writes JON SKEWES THE Royal College of Midwives has put its motion to TUC Congress to help make the case for a fully funded pay rise for NHS staff, including midwives and...

 

It’s time the trade union movement acted as one

Over 100 years ago, trade unions took to politics to create a new working world. We must renew that challenge again, write Dave Ward and Tim Roache IN a couple of days we’ll speak together on a platform about the future of modern trade unionism. How...

 

The time for co-ordinated action to defeat the pay cap is now

The labour movement is faced with a unique opportunity – we must seize it, says Mark Serwotka WORKERS across all public services have seen the value of their incomes collapse and have been forced to suffer years of falling living standards as a result...

 


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