News archive from 20 May 2016

Homes agency staff take to the street

STAFF at two government offices in London and Manchester held a 24-hour strike yesterday over pay. The strike involves 145 members of general union Unite at the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), part of the Department for Communities and Local...

 

Liddle rant earns him a suspension

VILE right-wing columnist Rod Liddle was suspended from the Labour Party yesterday after he suggested “anti-semitism is visceral to many Muslims.” The Spectator’s associate editor made the comments in a blog posted on May 3 about anti-semitism within...

 

Bristol College lecturers vote for walkout

LECTURERS at the City of Bristol College have voted by 91 per cent for industrial action in a consultative ballot over job cuts, their union announced yesterday. The University and College Union (UCU) called for the resignation of the college’s...

 

Nato: Atlantic alliance invites Montenegro to join up

IMPERIALIST military alliance Nato invited Montenegro to join its ranks yesterday despite Russia’s objections. The Nato summit in Brussels agreed to make the former Yugoslav republic its 29th member, although national parliaments will have to approve...

 

Japan: Hiroshima survivors demand Obama apology during visit

JAPANESE atomic bombing survivors have urged US President Barack Obama to hear their stories and apologise when he visits Hiroshima next week. Hiroshima bomb victim Toshiki Fujimori told reporters he found it awkward to hear local and central...

 

A real chance to beat TTIP

POLITICS is clearly moving when one of Margaret Thatcher’s most hardline former ministers, Peter Lilley, feels he has to back a Labour amendment to defend the NHS. Lilley sees himself as a free-marketeer, but even he cannot stomach the planned...

 

Five myths about the EU

#LEXIT: the Left Leave Campaign chair ROBERT GRIFFITHS challenges the case for Britain’s membership of the European Union 1. Three million jobs in Britain depend on membership of the EU and would be lost if we leave. More jobs in Britain now depend on...

 

Why I won’t accept the politics of gender identity

Women are not oppressed based on our identities, we are oppressed on the basis of our female biology – a fact that is being erased by transgender politics, writes JENNIFER DUNCAN THE concept of gender identity is being enshrined into law in several...

 

In ’76 we won our fight for equal pay. Could we now?

Sally Groves was a member of the Trico strike committee in 1976 – here she recalls the equal pay strike of 40 years ago and its relevance for today’s struggles May 24 was a mild, overcast day with no hint of the heatwave to follow that long, hot...

 

Is football ‘the last bastion of social mobility?’

IAN SINCLAIR critiques the Guardian’s Marina Hyde’s suggestion that football is a site of social mobility This article is reserved for Morning Star subscribers. To read on, and gain access to the rest of the Star’s news, features, arts and sport,...

 

Golf: Women refused Muirfield entry

Golf club voted against membership for female golfers by Our Sports Desk Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday slammed Muirfield’s decision to continue refusing membership to female golfers, calling it “simply indefensible.” The Scottish...

 

Klopp: Cup final loss can be a turning point

by Our Sports Desk Jurgen Klopp knows his team’s loss in the Europa League final looked bad. It felt bad, too. But the Liverpool manager believes that perception can change over time. “We will use this experience together,” Klopp said after a 3-1 loss...

 

Film round up

Sing Street (12A) Directed by John Carney 5/5 THE inspiration of music, first love and the endless possibilities lying ahead when you are young are captured superbly in this charming and nostalgic crowd-pleaser. Set in 1980s Dublin, John Carney’s...

 
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to beat Arsenal and sign £3m Premier League starlet

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to beat Arsenal and sign £3m Premier League starlet

The Daily Mirror claims the Reds are confident they have beaten Arsenal to the 19-year-old as they look for a replacement for Alberto Moreno. Chilwell has turned down a new £18,000-a-week contract at Leicester and Liverpool are leading the race to...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
EXCLUSIVE: Helen Harper lifts the lid on episode five of The Ultimate Fighter

EXCLUSIVE: Helen Harper lifts the lid on episode five of The Ultimate Fighter

This season - THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: TEAM JOANNA vs. TEAM CLAUDIA – features a host of female fighters including England’s own Helen Harper, who hopes to make her mark on the competition. Each week, throughout the course of the season, Helen will write...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 


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