News archive from 24 November 2017

Everton boss David Unsworth left fuming after 'unacceptable' Europa League capitulation to Atalanta

A 'hurting' Everton caretaker manager David Unsworth criticised an unacceptable performance in the 5-1 Europa League home defeat by Atalanta and called on his players to start shouldering some responsibility. The result was the heaviest home defeat by...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
Manchester United’s hopes of signing Mesut Ozil boosted by Arda Turan

Manchester United’s hopes of signing Mesut Ozil boosted by Arda Turan

Barcelona have major reservations over signing Mesut Ozil due to their bad experiences with Arda Turan, potentially leaving the path clear for Manchester United to sign the Arsenal contract rebel. The Catalan club have been heavily linked with a...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 
Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald faces no confidence vote

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald faces no confidence vote

Ireland's minority government is in crisis as a controversy surrounds its deputy prime minister. The main opposition party, Fianna Fáil, has indicated that it will put forward a motion of no confidence in the deputy prime minister Frances Fitzgerald....

BBC, 00:04 in World News
 
Flu WARNING: Shock level of winter DEATHS sparks flu jab rally cry for elderly

Flu WARNING: Shock level of winter DEATHS sparks flu jab rally cry for elderly

Respiratory diseases, including flu, saw more than 34,000 people perish across England and Wales, official figures show. The staggering number of extra deaths in the 2016/17 flu season is the second highest toll in the past five winters and a...

 

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte may have given his players the perfect excuse to lose to Liverpool

Antonio Conte and Antony Cottee are virtual namesakes but they take widely differing views of the effect of European travel on footballers. Conte is in a fury about his Chelsea team having a day less than Liverpool to prepare for this Saturday’s big...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 
Ferne McCann looks relaxed as she breastfeeds daughter Sunday in new home video

Ferne McCann looks relaxed as she breastfeeds daughter Sunday in new home video

Ferne McCann has shared an intimate and revealing snapshot of her new life with baby daughter Sunday. The former Towie star gave birth to Sunday earlier in November, and in the new video mother and baby can be seen relaxing and looking healthy. Ferne...

Metro, 00:08 in Showbiz
 

Bath University head refuses to step down over excessive pay

STAFF and students at Bath University expressed anger yesterday after its vice-chancellor refused to stand down in a row over excessive pay. Dame Glynis Breakwell narrowly survived a vote of no confidence by 19 votes to 16 in a secret ballot of the...

 

Ignorant Tory MP butts into speech on poverty

McDonnell interrupted by MP who claimed constituents more loaded than ever AN “IGNORANT” Tory MP felt the need to interrupt the shadow chancellor’s speech on poverty and wages yesterday to claim that her constituents are enjoying unprecedented...

 

‘Draconian’ protest injuction extended at Ineos fracking site

EFFORTS to stifle protests against controversial fracking energy exploitation were reinforced yesterday after a judge decided to extend a court injunction against obstruction and trespass near sites. The High Court decided to extend an existing...

 

Rohingya sceptical over new repatriation deal

Myanmar signs deal with Bangladesh for the return of persecuted refugees MYANMAR and Bangladesh signed a deal yesterday to start repatriating 620,000 Rohingya refugees within two months. US Secretary of state Rex Tillerson had accused Myanmar the...

 

Armed forces deny staging coup against Mugabe

ZIMBABWE’S armed forces insisted yesterday that there was “no violation of constitutional processes” in their nine-day-old coup against former president Robert Mugabe. That followed Wednesday night’s admission by his anointed successor, sacked...

 

US could intervene over Citgo arrests

WASHINGTON could intervene in Venezuela’s arrest of six state petrol firm executives after it emerged they hold US passports. Jose Angel Pereira and five vice-presidents were arrested on Tuesday, charged with making refinancing deals on the US...

 

More political game-playing

WHEN the US State Department asserts that, because five Venezuelan-born, high-ranking officials of the US subsidiary of Venezuela’s PDVSA state-owned oil company carry US passports, they have rights under international law, it is correct. The fact...

 

Newly elected Tory MPs cosy up to Saudi sheikhs on paid-for Gulf jollies

SOLOMON HUGHES finds a gaggle of Tories spending plenty of time ‘fact-finding’ with dodgy Saudi royals The new generation of Tory MPs are quickly embracing the old tradition of friendly visits to Saudi Arabia. Alex Burghart MP (Brentwood & Ongar)...

 

Not so dear deer everywhere

The British deer population is now the largest in a thousand years, but is their impact on the environment positive or negative? PETER FROST investigates Driving back from the country last night at dusk I just missed by inches a huge and handsome red...

 


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