News archive from 12 July 2017

Faith in youth’s chances is fading: poll

ADULTS are pessimistic about young people’s chances in life, especially in relation to education, according to a new study published today. Only 41 per cent agree that people have equal opportunities to get ahead, compared with 53 per cent who said...

 

McDonnell urges Tory MPs to back end to 1% pay cap

JOHN McDONNELL called on Tory backbenchers yesterday to back Labour’s plans to lift the public-sector pay cap as teachers face another year of pay restraint. The shadow chancellor has written to all Conservative back-bench MPs asking them to support...

 

Watchdog warns of more rail misery with First Group

by Lucas Davies-Herbst RAIL passengers could be charged higher fares for a worse service now that First Group has been awarded the South West Trains franchise, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) warned yesterday. The watchdog raised concerns...

 

Taylor review is anti-worker

IT seems a long time since a Labour frontbencher with the business portfolio thought it acceptable or advisable to quote a trade union leader in support of her position. But Rebecca Long-Bailey differs from most Labour MPs in being born into a working...

 

Labour must put more focus on climate change

Though the election didn’t focus much on the environment, the Labour Party must now thrust it into the political arena, argues IAN SINCLAIR THERE is a tendency in Britain to look contemptuously upon the US political system. And nowhere are the...

 

The war madness must be stopped

A heightened US role in Syria is now just one of the many explosive dangers in the region, writes JOHN ELLISON WHO CAN say that the Middle East today is not a tangled and terrifying web? Someone trying to make sense of it could start with Syria....

 

Spaniards fleeing the frying pan for the fire

Many leave austerity-ridden Spain for a brighter future here, only to be sadly disappointed, reports CARLOS GONZALEZ THE ECONOMIC crisis of 2008 had a dramatic effect in Spain, revealing a weak and volatile economy largely dependent on the...

 

Acute angles on AI in Oram’s near-future tales

Eating Robots by Stephen Oram (Silverwood Books, £6.99) IN FEWER than 150 pages, Stephen Oram combines the sharp edginess of a JG Ballard with the vaulting inventiveness of a modernist Ovid. Eating Robots is a fizzingly inventive collection of nearly...

 

Top marks for the many, not the few

Chad McCail’s100-foot long drawing Liars of Earth is imaginative, topical and very funny, says MIKE QUILLE Liars of Earth National Glass Centre, Sunderland FIVE STARS STILL feeling mildly elated following Labour’s near-victory last month? Top up your...

 

Don’t miss this boatload of ‘idle women’

Idle Women Touring 5 STARS THIS summer marks the 75th anniversary of the Idle Women, the rather disparaging nickname given to those who worked canal boats during WWII. These waterborne sisters, in a branch of the better-known Women’s Land Army,...

 

Tata sells off its Hartlepool steelworks

INDIAN-OWNED Tata Steel has sold a steelworks in Hartlepool in north-east England, the company announced yesterday. The site, which has been bought by steelmaker Liberty House, employs 140 workers and makes steel pipes for the oil and gas industries....

 

Tamim Iqbal quits Essex amid 'acid attack' claims in Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal has quit county cricket after just one game because his wife was the subject of an attempted ‘acid attack’, it was claimed on Tuesday night. The Bangladesh run machine joined Essex for eight Twenty20 Blast matches but the county said he...

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Funding approved for footbridge linking park with Leeds city centre

Funding has been approved for a pedestrian bridge which could link a new public space with the city centre. The director of city development, Martin Farrington, signed off investing a grant of £175,000 from the government’s Homes and Communities...

 

Ofsted rating blow for Leeds school

A primary school which expanded to become a three-class intake from September last year to meet demand for pupil places in Leeds has seen its Ofsted rating downgraded from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requires improvement’ after a recent inspection. In 2009,...

 
Romelu Lukaku rings Zlatan Ibrahimovic to discuss Manchester United shirt number

Romelu Lukaku rings Zlatan Ibrahimovic to discuss Manchester United shirt number

The Swede has left United but that didn't stop Lukaku checking in to see if Ibrahimovic was happy with him being allocated the number. The duo had a long chat with Ibrahimovic giving him advice about what it takes to succeed at Old Trafford. He also...

 


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