News archive from 15 November 2016

Half of fizzy drinks have more sugar in one can than adult daily limit

Half of fizzy drinks have more sugar in one can than adult daily limit

Half of the fizzy drinks sold in supermarkets have more sugar in one can than an adult should consume in a day, with ginger beer as the worst offender, research has found. New research reveals that 55% of all the carbonated drinks on sale in shops...

Guardian, 00:02 in Health
 

Police set to monitor head injuries

Offenders taken into police custody are to be screened for brain injuries amid growing evidence linking head knocks with criminality. Two police custody centres are to ask inmates about whether they have suffered head injuries in the past as part of a...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 

Links with EU police force will be ‘critical’ after Brexit

The Scottish Government has warned the long-term future of the UK’s relationship with the EU police force remains at “serious risk” despite the signing of a new legal agreement. The Home Office yesterday announced the UK will opt in to a new framework...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 
Liverpool could battle Arsenal for Serie A star: He'll cost more than £34m - report

Liverpool could battle Arsenal for Serie A star: He'll cost more than £34m - report

Belotti has made a fine start to the season, scoring eight goals in 10 top-flight appearances. And, according to Il Messagero, his performances have caught the eye of Liverpool. The Reds are said to have joined Arsenal and German giants Borussia...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 

Dippy the Diplodocus set to become star attraction at Glasgow's Kelvingrove gallery

A vast cast of a dinosaur skeleton donated by the Scottish tycoon Andrew Carnegie is to go on display in his home country for the first time. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow has secured a five-month loan of Dippy the Diplodocus under...

 

Chesterfield chairman and director Dave Allen resigns from both roles

Chesterfield chairman and director Dave Allen has resigned from both positions, the club have announced. Allen had previously been Chesterfield chief executive but took over as chairman in 2012 to help the club out of financial difficulty....

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

McDonnell lashes out at Hammond – the Bankers' Brexiteer

Tory infighting stifling workers’ aspirations to take control of our own economy as we leave the EU, Labour No 2 warns TORIES are forcing through a “Brexit that works only for bankers and the rich,” John McDonnell will say today as he urges the...

 

MoD blasted for not remembering living

Cheapskate treatment of troops exposed after Armistice Day MILITARY cuts and outsourcing announced just after Remembrance Sunday have “failed our armed forces and their families,” unions said as a new report damned the government’s handling of the...

 

Privateers to blame for this prison chaos

Report slams scrimping at riot-hit Bedford jail PRIVATISATION has led to worse conditions at Bedford Prison, according to a report by the riot-hit jail’s independent monitoring board issued yesterday. The board said the privatisation of maintenance...

 

United States: Trump pulls punches on wild election vows

President-elect’s border wall ‘could be a fence’ US PRESIDENT-ELECT Donald Trump backed away on Sunday from his notorious campaign pledges to build a Mexican border wall and deport illegal immigrants. In a CBS television interview, Mr Trump said he...

 

EU ministers crave superpower status

Bloc’s military co-operation tops agenda after Trump win EUROPEAN UNION foreign ministers called for closer military co-operation within the “superpower” bloc yesterday in response to Donald Trump’s election. The 28 ministers at the Brussels summit...

 

Bulgaria: PM Borisov resigns in wake of shock presidential vote

BULGARIA’S pro-EU prime minister Boiko Borisov resigned yesterday after Socialist Party-backed former air force commander Rumen Radev was elected president. With 99.3 per cent of the vote counted in Sunday’s runoff election, the former fighter pilot...

 

May tries Trump’s card

JOHN McDONNELL characterises the Autumn Statement choice facing Chancellor Philip Hammond today as between a Brexit that works for bankers and the rich and a fairer alternative benefiting everyone else. No prizes for guessing which way Hammond is...

 

One day the walls will fall, we shall see the injustice

As the toxic rhetoric around immigration, border walls and refugees intensifies, Joana Ramiro speaks to REECE JONES on the violent human cost of militarising imaginary lines THE remaining unaccompanied children living in the Calais refugee camp, also...

 

Workers must be heard if we’re ever to see tax justice

It is time for the workers’ voice on tax justice and social security in Scotland, writes LYNN HENDERSON Tax justice and social security are two giant measures of how committed a society is to genuine redistribution of wealth. From New Labour onwards,...

 


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