News archive from 16 November 2016

Leader comment: Leaked memo exposes raw Brexit nerve

The row over the leaking of a memo claiming the Westminster government had no overall plan to deal with Brexit has captured the public’s attention, because of the strong suspicion that some of it rings true. Whether the memo came from a government...

Scotsman, 06:05 in Politics
 

Scott Macnab: Scotland must build bridges with Trump

The First Minister has sent out a strange message by attacking Donald Trump then congratulating him on his win, says Scott Macnab When Barack Obama made a surprise high-profile intervention in the Scottish referendum during the final months of the...

Scotsman, 06:05 in Politics
 
Ban use of police cells for people in mental health crisis, MPs told

Ban use of police cells for people in mental health crisis, MPs told

People suffering a mental health crisis should never be held in police cells as they find it terrifying and become even more unwell, ministers will be told. Peers will move an amendment to the policing and crime bill on Wednesday to ensure that adults...

Guardian, 00:02 in Health
 

Eric Dier accuses Ander Herrera of deliberately trying to injure him with late elbow during England vs Spain

Eric Dier has accused Ander Herrera of deliberately attempting to injure him after the Spain midfielder flattened him with an elbow. The Tottenham midfielder was incensed about the incident, one which left his cheek bruised, and chased after Herrera...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Prison firms summit targeted by protesters

HUMAN rights campaigners protested outside a security industry conference in London yesterday, accusing firms of “profiting from migrant suffering.” The protest took place outside the Tower of London where security firms including scandal-hit G4S...

 

RSPCA bites back at bid to pull its teeth

THE RSPCA hit back at a Commons select committee yesterday over claims that it should be stripped of its power to prosecute. Environment, food and rural affairs committee chairman Neil Parish had said that MPs were “not convinced … that the RSPCA is...

 

Media watches US, Tories sneak out bad news

THE government buried plans to weaken the Freedom of Information Act by publishing them on the day the US presidential election result was announced, rights charity Reprieve charged yesterday. The announcement of the plan to “remove the right of...

 

Insurgents hit by heavy fire from Russian forces

RUSSIAN air and naval forces in Syria launched a massive blitz on terrorists in Idlib and Homs provinces yesterday, with carrier-based jets used for the first time. Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoygu said the raids had targeted positions and...

 

Haiti: Campaigners calls for end to foreign meddling in election

SOLIDARITY campaigners have said next week’s Haitian presidential elections must be free of imperialist interference. Haiti Action Committee spokesman David Welsh said: “There can be no recovery unless there is a government in place that truly...

 

South Africa: Court bid to block ICC withdrawal thrown out

SOUTH AFRICA’S ruling ANC saw off a court challenge to its decision to withdraw from the “imperialist” International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday. ANC spokesman Zizi Kodwa welcomed the blow to the opposition Democratic Alliance’s attempt to...

 

Grovelling to oppressors

WHAT kind of submissive state agrees to extradite its citizens to a superpower on demand without insisting on a reciprocal arrangement? Lauri Love is the latest British citizen to discover the grovelling depths to which Tony Blair’s government sank in...

 

Tories cannot brush off our human rights

Tory disregard for the United Nations Disability Committee’s damning report on governmental violations of disabled people’s human rights is despicable but not unexpected, writes LINDA BURNIP LAST week was a bit of a roller coaster, one with the sudden...

 

Communists united against imperialism

ROBERT GRIFFITHS reports on the 18th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties THIS year’s international meeting of Communist and Workers Parties at the end of October took place in Hanoi, Vietnam against a global background of economic...

 

Our comrades in Ukraine need our support now

ALEX GORDON writes on the critical need for solidarity with the people of Ukraine from the labour movement as they fight against a corrupt regime THIS coming Friday November 18, Liberation (formerly the Movement for Colonial Freedom) will host a...

 

Trump’s win spurs on sport’s political divisions

Election fallout quickly spills over onto the pitch THE adverts between plays make watching American football via US TV a very different experience to Sky Sports’ coverage. The adverts targeting the US audience are head-spinning: the fast-food ones...

 


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