News archive from 25 March 2017

Eric Dier reveals his relief after anxious phone call to his mum in aftermath of Wednesday's terror attack...

Eric Dier spoke of the anxious phone call made to his mother Louise in the aftermath of Wednesday's terror attack. The Tottenham midfielder was in Germany preparing for England's clash against the world champions when news broke about the attack in...

Daily Mail, 23:59 in Sport
 

England yobs in the dock over Martin McGuinness chant as footage emerges of fans in a Dortmund pub 

England football fans' moronic behaviour in Germany included singing an obscene song mocking the Pope, as well as Stormont deputy first minister and former IRA commander Martin McGuinness on the day he died. Footage of the chanting in a packed...

Daily Mail, 23:59 in Sport
 

Lewis Hamilton scorches but F1 is crying out for a Ferrari revival as the 2017 season begins in Australia

Melbourne, one of the world’s princely cities of sport, acts as Formula One’s crossroads this weekend. What a busy paddock is crying out for is a statement as life-enhancing as Lewis Hamilton produced at the first corner here on his debut 10 years...

Daily Mail, 23:59 in Sport
 

1 million car industry jobs at risk

TORY negotiations on quitting the EU could put one million jobs in the automobile industry at risk, the head of Britain’s biggest union warned yesterday. Unite general secretary Len McCluskey called for investment and stability in advance of a...

 

Danny Houghton and Jake Connor injury updates after Hull FC beat Wigan Warriors

Hull FC were dealt a couple of injury blows during their 22-20 win over Wigan Warriors. Danny Houghton was taken off the field inside the opening five minutes after he injured his calf. The Mail can reveal the hooker pulled his calf whilst chasing...

 

Scotland: Anti-racists to protest against neonazi march

ANTI-RACIST campaigners will gather in Edinburgh today to protest against a march called by the National Front during a Sikh festival taking place in the city. Unite Against Fascism (UAF) Scotland warned that the “tiny and vicious group of fascists”...

 

Measly 1% NHS pay offer angers union

UNITE Scotland slammed yesterday the “woefully inadequate” offer of a 1 per cent pay rise for NHS staff. The Scottish government announced it would implement the increase recommended by the NHS Pay Review Body and will also offer workers earning less...

 

US: Nunes agrees to answer committee

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s former campaign manager has agreed to questioning by the Congress intelligence committee, its chairman said yesterday. Republican Devin Nunes said Paul Manafort would face the panel over his alleged lobbying on behalf of a...

 

Brazil: Attorney-general calls for wider corruption probe

BRAZIL’S unelected government faces a new crisis after the country’s attorney-general called for a corruption probe into nine ministers and 83 other politicians. Rodrigo Janot asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to open investigations as part of the...

 

Ireland: Communists pay tribute to McGuinness

THE Communist Party of Ireland (CPI) paid tribute yesterday to Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness, whose funeral was held in Derry on Thursday. CPI national chair Lynda Walker and general secretary Eugene McCartan hailed the key role Mr McGuinness...

 

Solidarity with Venezuela

THE statement from 14 nations in the Americas seeking to force early elections on Venezuela shows how much ground the left has lost in recent years. The tired demands made by the group have all been heard before, particularly the hysteria over...

 

Martin McGuinness: The man and the contradiction

by Tommy McKearney MARTIN McGUINNESS was more than a leading figure within what he himself would have described as the republican movement — a term that encompasses Sinn Fein, the IRA and their wider support base. In many ways he epitomised the...

 

The passing of Martin McGuinness

By Teresa Murray FLAGS fly at half-mast beside Free Derry Corner — the Irish tricolour and the red and white Derry flag are sodden by the sleet of a bitterly cold northern evening. The weather fails to put off the many thousands who gather to pay...

 

Gutenberg’s dubious legacy

The Paddy McGuffin column JOHANNES GUTENBERG first developed the moveable type printing press over 500 years ago. The revolutionary development in printing made it possible for relatively cheap copies of a text to be mass produced far faster and more...

 

A new dawn after all this wait?

It’ll take a huge effort, but the FA’s new Gameplan for Growth really could boost the women’s game, believes SUZANNE WRACK ON MARCH 13 I attended the launch of the FA’s new strategy for women’s football. Very little information was released in...

 


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