News archive from 12 August 2017

Banker arrested over bridge attack

A MAYFAIR investment banker has been arrested and released pending further inquiries over the shoving of a woman in front of a bus on Putney Bridge, London. Eric Bellquist, who works for Hutton Collins Partners, has denied that he is the man in a...

 

Refuse staff could continue downing tools till Christmas

BIN workers in Birmingham could roll their strike through to Christmas if the city council refuses to stop plans to dump a fifth of the refuse workforce and slash wages by up to £5,000 a year. Refuse workers who are members of union Unite have been...

 

PCS strikes spread across North as service cuts bite

STRIKE action is spreading against government plans which could lead to the closure of 68 jobcentres providing help and advice to unemployed, sick and disabled people. Fifty members of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) at Eastern Avenue...

 

Cabin crew set to keep up walkouts through August

BRITISH AIRWAYS cabin crew are warning bosses that strike action over pay will continue throughout August if they refuse to negotiate. The crew, who are members of the Unite union and are paid an average of £16,000 a year, say BA has reneged on...

 

WAR OF THE EGOS: TRUMP ESCALATES TENSIONS WITH NORTH KOREA

Corbyn calls for calm and urges countries to get ‘back from the brink’ of threatening nuclear war LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn called on the US and North Korea to “calm down” yesterday as confrontation between the nuclear-armed states loomed. Mr Corbyn...

 

A hot cold war / Tenants unite

FOR THE third time this week, US President Donald Trump has cranked up the belligerent rhetoric. He’s like a character in a Quentin Tarantino film, a rogue cop who — facing a cartoon villain with a lighted match — threatens to douse the floor with...

 

Nutty spinach omelette

In the last two weeks three dogs have died after swimming and drinking in our beautiful local river, now rendered toxic by an algae bloom which, like the poisoned eggs, is a direct result of capitalist farming methods. Regular long-standing Star...

 

Exposing the extreme right-wing violence in Venezuela

TIM YOUNG takes an in-depth look at some of the recent violence in the country SINCE early April, violence by anti-democratic, extreme elements associated with right-wing protests in Venezuela have resulted in at least 120 deaths and over 1,200 people...

 

Pep vows to curb the spending next season

Pep Guardiola promised yesterday that there will be no immediate repeat of this summer’s lavish spending at Manchester City. City have spent more than £200 million on a squad revamp following last season’s underwhelming campaign. There have been five...

 

Rose apologises for speaking out against Spurs

Tottenham defender Danny Rose apologised yesterday to his bosses for any offence caused by a contentious recent interview. Speaking to a national newspaper on Thursday, the England international (pictured) said he had “one big contract left” and “time...

 

Western Force-d out as ARU chief resigns

Governing body ruled that total teams would be cut from 18 to 15 Australian rugby faced renewed upheaval yesterday when chief executive Bill Pulver resigned only hours after the organisation decided to cut the Perth-based Western Force from Super...

 

Hospital emergency room evacuated in New Hampshire after suspected chemical leak left 20 patients and staff...

Nineteen patients and staff members at a hospital in New Hampshire have been evacuated after beginning to vomit after a suspected chemical leak. The turmoil started shortly before 9am, with five staff members in Exeter Hospital's operating room...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Health
 

Plastic surgery madness on Capitol Hill: Surgeons reveal their political client base has soared since the...

Plastic surgery rates have surged in places like New York and Los Angeles with the rise of public figures like the Kardashians and the Hadids.  And the Trump administration seems to have caused a similar trend in the nation's capital.  'With people...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Health
 
Take ACTION! Silent Macron urged to make North Korea talk to help avoid WW3 by MPs

Take ACTION! Silent Macron urged to make North Korea talk to help avoid WW3 by MPs

The French socialist party mocked Macron’s lack of involvement in helping to find a solution to the North Korean problem as fears of World War 3 continue to mount. Last week, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approved further sanctions...

 
Donald Trump: US military is ‘locked and loaded’ in readiness for war with North Korea

Donald Trump: US military is ‘locked and loaded’ in readiness for war with North Korea

North Korea accused the US Commander in Chief of driving the country to the brink of nuclear conflict. But Donald Trump warned: “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully Kim Jong-un will...

 


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