News archive from 20 June 2016

Didier Deschamps happy with France forwards despite drawing blank in Lille

France boss Didier Deschamps refused to criticise his side after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Switzerland. Dimitri Payet and Paul Pogba, twice, hit the woodwork as the hosts topped Group A at Euro 2016 despite drawing a blank in Lille. They had...

Belper News, 23:59 in Sport
 

Marek Hamsik will cause England problems but Eric Dier can deal with Slovakia's main threat... Sportsmail's...

England manager Roy Hodgson is ready to take an almighty gamble with his team selection by shuffling his pack for the Three Lions' final Group B game against Slovakia. Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling were expected to make way following below-par...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

EU is good – for unemployment and austerity

THE EU is very good — for unemployment, corruption and austerity, a Morning Star readers and supporters event heard at the weekend. Trade Unionists Against the EU’s Fawzi Ibrahim spoke of the ills of Britain’s EU membership at the event in Sheffield...

 

RCN Congress: Vulnerable kids harmed by school nurse cuts

MENTAL health is a “mounting problem for children and young people” as school nurse numbers continue to fall, a study warned yesterday. Seven out of 10 school nurses said their current workload was too heavy while 28 per cent said they work more than...

 

Ex-miners march for Orgreave

FORMER miners and their supporters marched on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the police’s brutal attack on striking miners at Orgreave in South Yorkshire in 1984. On June 18 1984 police herded striking miners into a field near Orgreave coking...

 

Turkey: Erdogan revives riot inducing park plan

TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revived plans on Saturday for a monument in Istanbul’s Gezi park that sparked mass protests when first proposed three years ago. Government attempts to uproot trees in the park, adjacent to the city’s famous...

 

Bengium: Three men charged with terrorism offences

THREE Belgian men were charged with terrorist offences on Saturday, following police raids in response to a threat needing “immediate intervention.” Friday and Saturday’s raids led to the arrest of 40 people, of which 12 were kept in detention and...

 

Australia: Turnball accused of scrapping healthcare

AUSTRALIAN Labour Party leader Bill Shorten accused Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull yesterday of aiming to scrap publicly-funded healthcare. Speaking at the launch of Labour’s campaign for the July 2 general election, Mr Shorten said the Liberal...

 

Good analysis, flawed plan

JEREMY CORBYN’S tendency to answer straight questions honestly marks him out from Tory leaders who share his backing of Remain. David Cameron and George Osborne insist that it is possible to control the influx of labour from other European Union...

 

Support for Kiev hurts Ukrainians

Ukraine’s coup regime does not reflect country’s diversity, writes Phil Hall BY SUPPORTING the current government in Kiev the British government is supporting division and conflict in that country. At the start of this month, the freed Ukrainian pilot...

 

Dark corners of a gun-loving society

PETER FROST is horrified by some reactions in the US to the massacre of 50 people MOST people’s reaction to the shooting of 49 people in a Florida nightclub by a lone gunman would be horror, sympathy and concern for the friends and families of the...

 

Trans struggle can help us challenge sexism

by Maria Exall TRANS activism is a growing phenomenon and is to be welcomed and embraced by those of us who are socialist feminists. Like all new social change it raises issues that have previously not been considered, gives us new perspectives on...

 

Fans reflect sick society in Britain

Violence by English football supporters is nothing new, says ROGER DOMENEGHETTI, and the causes are plain to see THERE is a temptation to label football hooliganism a relatively recent phenomenon, one that reared its ugly head in the 1970s and gave...

 

Formula One: Rosberg zooms ahead in points

German cruises to fifth victory of the season in blood-soaked Baku A FRUSTRATED Lewis Hamilton lost further ground to Nico Rosberg in the championship race after he finished only fifth on Formula One’s inaugural visit to Azerbaijan for Sunday’s...

 

Tennis: Keys claims straight sets Open victory in Egbaston

MADISON KEYS of the US beat Barbora Strycova to win the Birmingham Open yesterday. Keys won 6-3 6-4 to clinch her first title in 2016 and maiden Birmingham Open ahead of the start of Wimbledon this month. She reached the final with a 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7/3)...

 


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