News archive from 15 June 2017

Woody Woodmansey unveils David Bowie's Spiders from Mars plaque in Hull Paragon

The legendary Spiders from Mars who famously collaborated with David Bowie were honoured in Hull city centre. Hailing from Hull, the band members Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder and Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey, joined forces with music Bowie in the early 1970s...

 
Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather: Dana White reveals fight will happen at 154lbs

Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather: Dana White reveals fight will happen at 154lbs

McGregor's proposed fight with the Michigan native, which became a distinct possibility late last month, was confirmed earlier this evening. 'The Notorious', Ireland's first UFC belt holder, will lock horns with the 49-0 Mayweather on August 26....

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
Horse Racing Tips: Best Bets from Fontwell, Uttoxeter, Nottingham and more on June 15

Horse Racing Tips: Best Bets from Fontwell, Uttoxeter, Nottingham and more on June 15

FONTWELL 1.50 Bostin 2.20 Minella Tweet 2.55 Amron Kali 3.30 Jack Snipe 4.05 Calling Des Blins 4.40 Halling’s Wish 5.10 Captain George   UTTOXETER 5.55 Icanmotor 6.25 Hattons Hill 6.55 Ravens Hill 7.30 No Such Number 8.00 Bring Back Charlie...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 

Jermaine Baker’s killer won’t face any charges

‘No realistic prospect’ of convicting Met officer for shooting A Metropolitan Police officer will not face charges over the fatal shooting of Jermaine Baker who was killed during an attempt to free a prisoner two years ago. Mr Baker, 28, from...

 

Bakers vote to scrap MPs’ automatic reselection

by Conrad Landin in Southport LABOUR MPs should face a full reselection process before the next general election, the bakers’ union BFAWU conference heard yesterday. Delegates voted in favour of introducing the “power of recall, reselection and if...

 

Unions demand 5% pay rise for 1.6m council staff

UNIONS have launched a second front against the embattled Tory government by calling for a 5 per cent pay increase for more than 1.6 million public-sector workers. Unite, Unison and the GMB — Britain’s three biggest unions — also want the lowest paid...

 

World in brief: Thursday June 15 2017

News from Russia, the US, Belgium and Zambia 1.6m to lose homes despite protests RUSSIA: The Duma voted yesterday to tear down 4,500 old housing blocks known as Khrushchevki and relocate 1.6 million Muscovites, despite massive protests. Demonstrators...

 

‘Staggering’ loss of life in deadly battle for Raqqa

UN: attempts to liberate civilians taking a toll UNITED NATIONS investigators said yesterday that the international effort to liberate Raqqa is resulting in a “staggering” loss of life. The mainly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are...

 

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic face courts over snub to refugees

EU BOSSES launched legal proceedings against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland yesterday for their refusal to take in designated shares of refugees. Most refugees fleeing war and genocide in the Middle East have arrived in Greece or Italy, and...

 

The Grenfell Tragedy: Working-class lives matter

AVOIDABLE tragedy has again hit a working-class community, with the Grenfell Tower inferno bringing out the best in our multicultural society and our overstretched emergency services. Fire, ambulance and police services reacted without delay, risking...

 

Phelps: this report is not a whitewash

Investigation into bullying claims tones down earlier criticism THE long-awaited review into bullying claims in the GB cycling team isn’t a whitewash, its chair insisted yesterday after it was finally published. Written by a five-strong panel led by...

 

Hated firm Atos releases its 25th batch of fixtures

RISIBLE IT firm Atos celebrated a quarter of a century compiling the Premier League fixture list yesterday. The firm uses an advanced programming technology combined with human expertise to set dates for each of the upcoming 2,036 Premier and Football...

 

Blancos have ‘full faith’ in Ronaldo’s tax affairs

REAL MADRID insisted yesterday they have “full confidence” in Cristiano Ronaldo despite the forward facing allegations that he defrauded the Spanish tax office of €14.7 million (£12.9m). Madrid’s regional state prosecutor accused the Portugal captain...

 

Current concerns brought to book

ONE of my favourite comic book arcs over the past few years has been Marvel’s Civil War II. A follow-up from the first, since made into a film, this story once again pits superheroes against each other. What’s of interest in the narrative is the...

 

Hit and miss

Welsh National Opera’s production of Der Rosenkavalier is well sung but it’s wide of the comic mark, says DAVID NICHOLSON Der Rosenkavalier at the Millennium Centre, Cardiff/Touring THE DEFT touch usually shown by the Welsh National Opera falters a...

 


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