News archive from 18 January 2017

Flight MH370: Another search still possible, Australia says

Flight MH370: Another search still possible, Australia says

Australia's transport minister has said the search for flight MH370 could resume in the future, but only if "credible new evidence" emerges. Australia, Malaysia and China ended the Indian Ocean hunt on Tuesday, almost three years after the...

BBC, 00:01 in World News
 

Fears raised over crime and crowds at carnival

LONDON’S annual Notting Hill Carnival is at risk of a “Hillsborough-scale tragedy” unless overcrowding and crime are tackled, City Hall warned yesterday. The event has reached a “tipping point” and needs to be re-examined to ensure it remains safe, a...

 

Climate activists plead not guilty over airport demo

NINE activists caused “utter chaos” as they chained themselves together in a protest over climate change and racism near Heathrow airport, a court heard yesterday. The Black Lives Matter demonstrators pleaded not guilty to charges of wilfully...

 

London borough faces ‘social cleansing’ threat

CHILDREN’S author and poet Michael Rosen has given his backing to a campaign to stop “social cleansing” in a north London borough. Tenants and residents lobbied Haringey Council last night over its plans to sell off council land and property in a “£2...

 

Northern Ireland: CPI calls for concentration on big issues

IRISH communists demanded yesterday that the campaign for Northern Ireland’s upcoming assembly election focus on real problems instead of sectarianism and the ash-for-cash scandal. The Communist Party of Ireland (CPI) said that the main parties were...

 

Turkey: Uzbek national arrested for Istanbul nightclub massacre

TURKISH police claimed yesterday that they had caught the gunman who murdered 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve. Officials said the man, an Uzbek national who “trained in Afghanistan,” had confessed to the massacre, responsibility...

 

Greece: Happy to see the back of the IMF

GREECE said yesterday that it would welcome the withdrawal of the International Monetary Fund from its “bailout” programme after the agency expressed reservations about a planned 3.5 per cent budget surplus and the sustainability of Greek debt....

 

A wretched scenario

THERESA MAY’S insistence that she intends to lead the UK definitively out of the European Union, including the single market, contradicts her long-held support for the EU. She backed David Cameron and George Osborne at last June’s referendum, but May...

 

Disenfranchising those who voted ‘wrong’

Those who argue that the people who voted for Brexit are ignorant echo the age-old patrician views which held back universal suffrage from the working class, writes KEITH FLETT THE left and the labour movement were split on last year’s EU referendum....

 

The balancing act is coming to an end

When an Israeli soldier shot dead a wounded Palestinian, the army ruled it manslaughter. Israel can no longer pretend it is the victim, writes RAMZY BAROUD FOR some, the “manslaughter” conviction — following the murder of a Palestinian man, Fattah...

 

Strike action after the Trade Union Act

ROGER DUNN describes how industrial action by a new generation of trade unionists can still effect positive change in society despite Tory hostility THE passage of the Trade Union Act into law crystallises a critical question for the labour movement....

 

If Payet wants to leave, who are we to judge?

KADEEM SIMMONDS doesn’t agree with the midfielder’s actions but can see why he would want a move back to France and that it isn’t always about securing a bigger wage LOYALTY in football is a wonderful thing but, unfortunately for fans, it no longer...

 

Tennis: Djokovic and Serena not at their best to progress

Duo, both chasing singles records of their own, move into the Australian Open second round after a few tricky moments There was no easing into a title defence for Novak Djokovic, starting his Australian Open against the man who upset Rafael Nadal here...

 

Court rules Plymouth striker Goodwillie raped a woman

David Goodwillie will not be selected to play for Plymouth until the club has considered a court judgement that he and a former teammate raped a woman. The former Scotland international striker and his ex-Dundee United teammate David Robertson have...

 

Groundbreaking innings in court

MAYER WAKEFIELD is bowled over by the life of music buff and cricket fanatic Tunji Sowande, Britain’s first black judge Just an Ordinary Lawyer Theatro Technis London NW1 4/5 IT’S a surprise that the remarkable life of Britain’s first black judge...

 


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