News archive from 20 October 2016

Havana confirms has suspended new licenses for private restaurants

Havana's city government temporarily suspended issuing licenses for new private restaurants from September onwards while it ensured existing ones were operating legally, a senior official said on Wednesday, confirming an earlier Reuters report. The...

 

Pep Guardiola concedes 'with 10 the game is over' against Barcelona... as Roy Keane brands Manchester City...

Lionel Messi showed his old coach Pep Guardiola no mercy as Manchester City’s 10 men were swept aside by Barcelona at the Nou Camp on Wednesday night. Messi punished City’s mistakes to score a hat-trick — his 37th for the club — and set up a goal for...

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Khan vows to ensure all staff get living wage

SADIQ KHAN vowed yesterday to tackle low pay after discovering that some staff employed by transport subcontractors in London have been receiving less than the London living wage. The London mayor said his eight deputies, as well as senior City Hall...

 

Durham teaching assistants vote overwhelmingly to walk

TEACHING assistants in Durham voted overwhelmingly for strike action yesterday to fight plans to slash their pay by up to 23 per cent. The mainly female workforce was 93 per cent for strike action and other industrial action after Durham County...

 

New cargo ships employ 300 but none are British

A NEW fleet of British cargo ships will not employ a single British seafarer as bosses opt for the cheapest overseas labour available to boost profits, maritime union RMT warned yesterday. Atlantic Container Lines is launching a British-flagged fleet...

 

South Africa: Teachers hail ANC plan to scrap hated annual tests

SOUTH Africa’s liberation movement welcomed educational improvements yesterday in the face of an increasingly militant opposition. Teacher’s union Sadtu hailed the Department of Basic Education’s decision to scrap the Annual National Assessment tests...

 

Ukraine: Thousands pay tribute to Russian rebel boss

THOUSANDS turned out in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) yesterday for the funeral of anti-fascist militia leader Arsen Pavlov who was killed by a bomb blast on Sunday. The pro-Russian seperatist commander known as “Motorola” was killed along with...

 

Man City keeper Bravo opens up about Barcelona howler

Claudio Bravo has admitted that his moment of red card madness changed the course of Manchester City's clash with Barcelona. The Blues keeper was sent off after he passed the ball straight to Barca striker Luis Suarez – and then handled outside the...

 

Yemen: Longer truce needed for aid to reach civilians in need

UN HUMANITARIAN co-ordinator Jamie McGoldrick welcomed a 72-hour ceasefire deal for Yemen yesterday but said a longer-term truce was needed for aid to reach suffering civilians. He said Yemen’s economy has all but collapsed under the 18-month...

 

Prisons are in meltdown

PRISON officers and their union POA have long warned about the dangers of violence in their workplaces and their worries are echoed now by prison governors. This is no time, in the wake of one death and two critical woundings in Pentonville jail, for...

 

Tories find new ways to punish the poor

CHARLOTTE HUGHES writes on the cruel punishment inflicted on Universal Credit claimants by the Tories’ deplorable and failing policies IMAGINE a world without hope, a constant feeling of angst, stress and worry, the feeling of not being in control of...

 

We must unite to beat Tories’ Housing Act

GLYN ROBBINS speaks to people attending the upcoming Axe the Housing Act summit and asks why their campaign matters so much now THIS Saturday, people from all over the country will come together to discuss the next steps for the campaign against the...

 

A quiet revolution...

KIRI TUNKS explains how teachers are breaking out of the toxic testing regime and exploring different – and fun – ways of learning IN classrooms around the country, a quiet revolution is taking place. Teachers are making time in their lessons to...

 

Mourinho wary of Rashford U21 pick

‘No sense’ in United man going to Poland if he’s a fixture in senior side IT MAKES “no sense” for Marcus Rashford to play for England at next summer’s European Under-21 Championship if he’s a “regular” for the senior side by that point, his club boss...

 

County council steps in to save Durham cricket

CASH-STRAPPED Durham are set to survive as a first-class cricket club after county councillors voted unanimously yesterday for a rescue deal. Durham agreed a £3.8 million bailout with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) earlier this month —...

 


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