News archive from 26 January 2017

Liverpool 0-1 Southampton (agg 0-2) PLAYER RATINGS: Oriol Romeu controls the midfield as Daniel Sturridge...

Southampton reached their first major final since 2003 with a 1-0 second leg victory over Liverpool in the semi-final of the EFL Cup on Wednesday night.  The Saints defended their one-goal lead from the first leg before Shane Long struck late on to...

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Work stress ‘top issue’ for health union reps

WORKPLACE stress is the top concern health and safety reps have to deal with when it comes to union members, the TUC revealed yesterday. The trade union organisation surveyed 1,000 health and safety reps in a new guide dubbed Tackling Workplace Stress...

 

EastEnders could face probe over ‘insensitive’ bus crash

BBC soap EastEnders faces an investigation following complaints that recent bus crash scenes were insensitive in light of the terrorist attacks in Nice and Berlin. Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom revealed yesterday that it had received 29 complaints after...

 

Steel staff will have 3% pay cut reinstated

BRITISH Steel workers will get back the 3 per cent of their salaries they sacrificed to save their jobs after ending the year in profit. The Scunthorpe-based company, bought for £1 from Tata by investment fund Greybull, said yesterday it was on track...

 

South Korea: Diplomat defector left Pyongyang for his kids

FUGITIVE North Korean diplomat Thae Yong Ho revealed yesterday that he decided to flee his post in London last year because he didn’t want his children to live “miserable” lives. Mr Thae, who has settled in South Korea, said that he had been lucky to...

 

Somalia: Eight killed and 14 injured in Mogadishu hotel attack

AT LEAST eight people were killed yesterday and 14 injured when security forces ended a siege by al-Shabab extremist fighters who had stormed a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Four al-Shabab attackers were also killed in the attack on the Dayah...

 

Gamnia: New President Barrow set to arrive as Jammeh flys away

NEW President Adama Barrow will arrive in Gambia today, a week after being sworn into office in neighbouring Senegal, officials confirmed yesterday. Mr Barrow has promised to reverse many of the actions of previous leader Yahya Jammeh after defeating...

 

Trump starts war on facts

THE arrest of six journalists in the United States for coverage of the massive protests against President Donald Trump’s inauguration indicates what we can expect from his administration. The vagueness of the police report on their arrests — “numerous...

 

If we dare to fight, we can be free

PAUL DOBSON writes on the life, struggle and release of Oscar Lopez Rivera, the Puerto Rican freedom fighter and longest-ever held political prisoner anywhere in the world FORMER president Barack Obama has liberated some high-profile inmates of the US...

 

Breaking the vicious circle

Universal Basic Income has as a policy the potential to give victims of domestic violence and sexual exploitation a slightly easier out, argues RAE STORY I had an abusive boyfriend once. He lured me in with promises of provision and vindication. But...

 

Obama: The sham environmentalist

Despite the liberal media’s veneration of the former US president, Obama did very little indeed to protect the environment. Trump and co, however, represent a serious threat to the survival of our species, says IAN SINCLAIR WHAT grade does former...

 

Millwall win fight to stay at the den

Lewisham council’s development plans put on hold Millwall’s future at The Den looked secure yesterday after Lewisham mayor Steve Bullock called for an end to the compulsory purchase of land surrounding the ground. The League One club had admitted they...

 

Tennis: Konta broke down following loss to Serena

Johanna Konta admitted she broke down in tears after her Australian Open ended yesterday at the hands of Serena Williams. Konta looked set to test the US star following her superb run on form but the British number one was outclassed at the Rod Laver...

 

Athletics: Bolt loses gold thanks to Carter doping

Usain Bolt is no longer a triple-triple Olympic champion after his Jamaican sprint relay teammate Nesta Carter was disqualified from the 2008 Games yesterday for failing a drugs test. The 31-year-old Carter ran the first leg in the 4x100 metres relay...

 

Child’s play with peril

LEO BOIX recommends a revelatory view of the Beslan terror attack Us/Them National Theatre, London SE1 4/5 ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2004 an armed group stormed School no. 1 in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia, demanding Chechen independence. The siege inside...

 


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