News archive from 14 August 2017

Diego Costa reveals Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho has called him during Chelsea exodus

Diego Costa reveals Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho has called him during Chelsea exodus

Diego Costa claims Jose Mourinho has called him since being told he had no future at Chelsea. The Spain international is currently in Brazil having been informed by Blues boss Antonio Conte that he no longer figures in the Italian’s plans. Costa...

Metro, 00:00 in Sport
 

Residents’ concerns ‘ignored for years’

by Felicity Collier and Bethany Rielly RESIDENTS facing an emergency evacuation from their high-rise homes in south-east London said yesterday that their safety concerns had been “ignored for decades.” A total of 242 homes in four towers in Peckham...

 

Families of Marikana victims left out of commemorations

SOUTH AFRICA’S National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) called for all victims of the 2012 Marikana killing, in which 34 striking miners were gunned down by police, to be treated equally yesterday. On the fifth anniversary of the massacre near the platinum...

 

China hits back at latest US incursion of waters

CHINA accused the US of “undermining” its sovereignity on Thursday night after a US destroyer sailed into its claimed territorial waters surrounding the South China Sea islands. A US navy official confirmed the destroyer USS John S McCain — named...

 

President flies to Laos to demand troop withdrawal

by Our Foriegn Desk CAMBODIAN Prime Minister Hun Sen flew to neighbouring Laos today to demand its government withdraw soldiers he claims are encroaching on the disputed north-eastern border. The Foreign Ministry announced his trip to the Laotian...

 

West Ham hammered as United lay down a marker

4 Man United 0 West Ham by Simon Williams at Old Trafford Manchester United cruised to a 4-0 victory over West Ham yesterday at Old Trafford to give Jose Mourinho’s side the perfect start to the new Premier League season. Romelu Lukaku netted a brace...

 

Shelvey sees red as Spurs down Toon

Newcastle manager Benitez let down by midfielder Newcastle 0-2 Tottenham by Roger Domeneghetti at St James’ Park Tottenham began their Premier League campaign with an easy win at Newcastle yesterday.  However, they did not begin to dominate until...

 

Hornets sting Liverpool with controversial point

Britos’s equaliser looked to be offside as Klopp left fuming Watford 3-3 Liverpool by Max Schwerdtfeger at Vicarage Road Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was left ruing errors from both officials and his own team on Saturday as they threw away two...

 
PGA Championship 2017: Justin Thomas sees off strong challenge to romp to maiden Major

PGA Championship 2017: Justin Thomas sees off strong challenge to romp to maiden Major

Thomas had four PGA Tour wins to his name going into the final Major of the season at Quail Hollow. American Kevin Kisner went into the final day of the tournament as the overnight leader on -7 and he was in a dominant position from day one. But the...

 

Joy and sorrow in Lewis’s eloquent elegy for Aberfan

To Hear the Skylark’s Song: A Memoir of Aberfan by Huw Lewis (Parthian £8.99) HUW LEWIS was a few months short of his third birthday when a mountain of colliery waste hurtled down on the village of Aberfan, crushing Pantglas Junior School and killing...

 

Conspicuous absence of C word in crisis solutions

Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics in the Age of Crisis by George Monbiot (Verso, £14.99) GEORGE MONBIOT, vociferous and articulate about the dangers confronting our planet, needs no introduction to many on the left and this book is an attempt to...

 

The citizen army that broke the mould of history

Daithi Mac an Mhaistir’s book on the ICA – ‘the world’s first working-class army’ – is essential reading for anyone interested in Ireland’s freedom struggle, says MICK CARTY The Irish Citizen Army: The World’s First Working-Class Army by Daithi Mac an...

 

Mounie well spent as Terriers ground De Boer’s Eagles

0 Crystal Palace 3 Huddersfield by Maamun Hajmahmoud at Selhurst Park STEVE Mounie provided Huddersfield Town with a dream start to their first top-flight campaign in 45 years, as they comfortably beat a sorry-looking Palace side 0-3 at Selhurst Park...

 
Drunk air passenger arrests up 50%

Drunk air passenger arrests up 50%

Arrests of passengers suspected of being drunk at UK airports and on flights have risen by 50% in a year, a Panorama investigation has revealed. A total of 387 people were arrested between February 2016 and February 2017 - up from 255 the previous...

BBC, 00:11 in Regional
 
Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo'

Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo'

Thousands of vulnerable children in England are being "left in limbo" because their needs are not severe enough, a charity has warned. Action for Children estimates 140,000 children referred to social services over issues like drugs,...

BBC, 00:11 in Regional
 


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