News archive from 22 April 2017

Britain's Got Talent: Simon Cowell needs breather after being tricked by Harry Potter fan

Britain's Got Talent: Simon Cowell needs breather after being tricked by Harry Potter fan

As the ITV show moves to Blackpool tonight for the second round of auditions, it is one young magician that leaves the talent show judge completely stumped. Despite the latest instalment also including scooter tricks and a mini musical, it is devoted...

 
Pep Guardiola issues rallying cry to Manchester City players ahead of Arsenal showdown

Pep Guardiola issues rallying cry to Manchester City players ahead of Arsenal showdown

Manchester City go into their semi-final with Arsenal at Wembley tomorrow with Guardiola admitting his team need to lift some silverware to give them the confidence to go on and win bigger prizes, as well as underlining the progress he believes they...

 
Mark Lawrenson: My FA Cup prediction for Chelsea v Tottenham

Mark Lawrenson: My FA Cup prediction for Chelsea v Tottenham

Those are the thoughts of Mark Lawrenson. Tottenham cut Chelsea’s lead at the top of the Premier League table to four points after they beat Bournemouth 4-0 last Saturday, while Antonio Conte’s men slumped to a 2-0 defeat away to Manchester United the...

 
Troll arrested for mocking Katie Price’s son won’t be charged

Troll arrested for mocking Katie Price’s son won’t be charged

The troll who was arrested for mocking Katie Price’s son, Harvey, online won’t be charged. The 19-year-old arrested in February after trolling 14-year-old Harvey, who is partially blind and autistic, on Twitter has come away with a warning. A...

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Tories Giving Brogue Bosses a Free Run

May flatly REFUSES to stand with campaign for law to support women facing pressure over high heels and sexist dress codes by Felicity Collier SOLE-LESS Tories were given a kicking by campaigners yesterday after they stamped on proposals to stop sexist...

 

Mariners getting just £2.56 an hour

Seafarers aim to throw ships of shame bosses overboard SEAFARERS protested in Aberdeen yesterday against “disgraceful” poverty pay in the shipping industry, where some are paid as little as £2.56 an hour. Maritime union RMT laid bare the crippling low...

 

More rats flee sinking ship of May’s Downing Street

DOWNING STREET was left in turmoil yesterday by the shock resignation of another top spin doctor. Press secretary Lizzie Loudon became the latest high-profile staff member to quit Number 10 as Prime Minister Theresa May’s office descended into...

 

Venezuela: Opposition linked to protest killings

Coup enthusiasts behind violence, government reveals VENEZUELA’S government has linked opposition parties to murders at this week’s regime change demonstrations — which dwindled on Thursday. Interior and Justice Minister Nestor Reverol said the...

 

Teachers: stop funds for shack schools

World Bank urged to burn its Bridges TEACHERS urged the World Bank yesterday to stop funding a chain of private-sector tin shack schools across Africa. Unions led by global federations Education International (EI) and Public Services International...

 

Syria: Western powers ‘give up on diplomatic resolution’

RUSSIA accused Western powers yesterday of abandoning talks on ending Syria’s civil war in favour of backing regime change in the country. On Thursday, Western delegations to the Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)...

 

Nowhere to hide for May

WHEN Theresa May says that the general election result is “not certain” despite opinion polls giving the Tories a huge lead, for once her words can be taken at face value. She would prefer it were otherwise, but she knows that she called the election...

 

Washington’s wars endanger us all

Donald Trump is proving the most dangerous president in living memory – and Theresa May his willing sidekick. We must resist, argues MATT WILLGRESS This week, Donald Trump’s provocative actions and bombastic, militaristic statements have contributed...

 

Scottish labour movement gets set for the fightback

Organising on the health service, education and rights of migrant workers will be among the top priorities, says DAVE MOXHAM Delegates to STUC Congress are now well accustomed to our annual gathering taking place during one election period or another....

 

Team Corbyn are daring to dream big in a political landscape where anything is now possible

Although May’s snap election came as a surprise, there’s a tense, edge-of-seat optimism seeping through the Labour Party. NATHAN AKEHURST reports IN the first week of the 2017 general election, there is everything to fear and everything to play for....

 

Should Bilic be sacked for West Ham’s poor season?

PAUL DONOVAN takes a look at the disappointing season the Hammers have had and asks if the blame should be placed on the shoulders of the manager or those above him The “let’s get a Premier League manager sacked” merry-go-round appears to have stopped...

 


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