News archive from 26 February 2016

EU commissioner tries to rebrand TTIP courts

EUROPEAN Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom attempted to sell the toxic TTIP trade deal at a university conference yesterday. Ms Malmstrom, responsible for EU international trade, is seeking to rebrand the controversial investor-state dispute...

 

Good luck: Ofcom boss will need it

Now we know why Ofcom calls them “initial conclusions”. A 108-page report and there’s barely a conclusion in it, at least on the key subject: whether BT really should remain the owner of Openreach, the bit of the business everyone moans about when the...

 

TUC points out scandal of unpaid overtime

IF THE average British employee worked all their unpaid overtime from the start of the year, they would not get paid until today. The TUC is marking today as Friday Work Your Proper Hours Day to highlight the scandal of unpaid overtime worth £31.5...

 

PM’s mum invited to join anti-cuts march

THE Prime Minister’s mum was invited yesterday to join protesters at a national march against austerity after her name was found on a petition. Organisers of the Health, Homes, Jobs & Education demonstration, which is set to take place on April 16...

 

Chile: Top genomicists to analyse Neruda’s remains for poison

WORLD-RENOWNED genomics experts and forensic specialists will study the remains of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to try to establish the cause of his death. The remains of the Nobel literature prize-winner’s bones and teeth will be analysed by a lab at...

 

Vietnam: Sea sovereignty violated

VIETNAM accused China yesterday of conducting activities that seriously violate Vietnamese sovereignty and threaten peace, security and freedom of passage in the region. Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh was responding to reports by US Pacific...

 

Cuba: Obama will not make Guantanamo declaration

US DEFENCE Secretary Ash Carter told a House of Representatives subcommittee yesterday that President Barack Obama doesn’t plan to make an announcement about Guantanamo Bay when he visits Cuba next month. Mr Carter is urging Congress to work with the...

 

The migration conflation

THE debate on the EU referendum campaign has been constrained and dominated by two equally reactionary unpalatable right-wing camps. It was given fresh oxygen by the publication yesterday of the Office for National Statistics long-term international...

 

Threatened butterflies given a fighting chance

Agricultural intensification, the loss of wildflower-rich grassland and changing woodland management have threatened these colourful insects — but help is at hand, writes PETER FROST Lepidopterists, butterfly spotters, have been rubbing their eyes and...

 

A past to inspire the future

Cinema Action was the paragon of recording on film of working-class lives and struggles for a quarter of a century. Its legacy will be shown at a film festival beginning this weekend at the Marx Memorial Library. TOMMY HODGSON has the story This year...

 

Zika virus is NOW linked to stillbirth, the complete loss of brain tissue and other abnormalities

Reports of a stillbirth in Brazil suggests that the Zika virus may be linked to additional birth complications, experts have warned. In January, a pregnant woman infected with Zika delivered a stillborn child, it has emerged. The baby was missing a...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Health
 

Gunning for Support

SOLOMON HUGHES reveals how arms giant Lockheed Martin could rely on the approval of lapdog ministers when seeking to supply Qatar’s brutal regime THE Foreign Office promised to “strongly support” arms firm Lockheed Martin’s plan to sell turrets for...

 

Rugby Union: ‘Sexton’s parents will be worried’

Eddie Jones pokes the flames ahead of Ireland showdown by Our Sports Desk In a week where parents were the hot topic in the Houses of Parliament, England boss Eddie Jones claimed yesterday Johnny Sexton’s parents will be worried about his long-term...

 

Blatter claims ‘conspiracy theory’ over suspension

by Our Sports Desk Deposed president Sepp Blatter suggested yesterday that there is “a kind of conspiracy at Fifa” against Michel Platini after the Frenchman was ruled out of the running to become his successor. Former Fifa president Blatter and Uefa...

 
Healthy ‘sperm’ grown in laboratory for first time

Healthy ‘sperm’ grown in laboratory for first time

Healthy artificial “sperm” have been grown in a dish for the first time in an important step towards a cure for male infertility. Chinese scientists turned mouse stem cells into sperm-like bodies and used them to create a generation of fertile...

 


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