News archive from 28 September 2017

Ben Stokes shame as video footage emerges of England star throwing 15 punches in Bristol street brawl

Ben Stokes' England future was in jeopardy on Wednesday night after the emergence of footage of the brawl outside a Bristol nightclub that throws at least his Ashes place into serious doubt. England's vice-captain appears to throw at least 15 punches...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 
Children need to ‘run, hide, tell’ if caught in a terror attack

Children need to ‘run, hide, tell’ if caught in a terror attack

Children are being told to ‘run, hide, tell’ as part of a new campaign aiming to educate youngsters on what to do if they are caught up in a terror attack. Police chiefs spoke out this week as part of the new push, which is aimed at ensuring children...

Metro, 00:06 in Hot News
 

Uber driver attacks ‘irresponsible’ firm

Minicab company defends ‘exploitative’ practices at tribunal EMBATTLED minicab firm Uber faced further accusations of exploiting vulnerable workers yesterday as the transnational appealed against a ruling on employment rights for its drivers. Two of...

 

Not long now until Orgreave justice

Abbott promises full public inquiry as soon as the Tories fall Orgreave victims will get justice sooner than they think as the Tories won’t last another term, shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has vowed. Ms Abbott used Tuesday night’s Orgreave Truth...

 

University targeted for exploiting outsourced staff

by Felicity Collier OUTSOURCED workers at the University of London have had to fight for years just to keep their jobs, a union leader told fellow strikers yesterday. Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) president Henry Chango Lopez made...

 

Northern Ireland: Air firm’s bullying slammed by unions

Bombardier hit with sky-high tax after US rival Boeing complaint NORTHERN Ireland unions accused Boeing of “corporate bullying” yesterday after Washington threatened a massive import tax on rival firm Bombardier on Tuesday. The US Department of...

 

Venezuela: Mud hardliners get their way and pull out of talks

VENEZUELA’S right-wing opposition said yesterday that it had pulled out of talks with the government, even as the president said they were going ahead. Hard-line factions of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition apparently won out as a...

 

Interpol allows Palestine in

PALESTINE’S foreign minister praised Interpol yesterday for approving his country’s affiliation in defiance of occupying Israel. Riyad al-Malki called the decision, taken at the global law enforcement agency’s general assembly in Beijing, “a vote of...

 

Corbyn's bold and unifying leadership

IT WAS a speech of Brezhnevian length, but Jeremy Corbyn’s address to the Labour Party conference yesterday matched quantity with quality. The Labour leader was confident, bold and unifying. He was right to brandish the grisly Grenfell Tower...

 

The left is fighting a meme war on the ideological battleground online

ASTRID JOHNSON speaks with the artists kick-starting class consciousness and spreading socialist values on social media ONLINE memes are difficult to define by their varied nature, but by far the most common and popular medium of meme is that of the...

 

Who is the West backing in Libya?

IAN SINCLAIR reminds us of the terrible situation in Libya and the West’s backing of a potential war criminal BRITAIN joined the Nato military intervention in Libya “to uphold the will of the United Nations security council,” former prime minister...

 

We must put the century of the car to an end

An over-reliance on cars is destroying our environment and damaging our health. Our streets need radical change if we’re ever to stop this, writes ROB WELLS It is thankfully now accepted that if we are to stand any chance of tackling climate change we...

 

Qatar still failing migrant workers

Playfair Qatar slams brutal Gulf state after new report PLAYFAIR QATAR lambasted the Qatari authorities yesterday for not “giving Qatar’s construction workers the right to refuse to carry out dangerous work,” following a new report by Human Rights...

 

Cricket: Stokes in Ashes squad despite arrest and injury

Ben Stokes will continue as England’s vice-captain after being named in their Ashes Test squad yesterday, despite his arrest on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and a broken finger on his right hand. England coach Trevor Bayliss described the...

 

WSL set for major overhaul with 14 full-time teams

Top-flight changes to be implemented from next season The Football Association announced a major revamp yesterday of the women’s club pyramid, with a top tier of 14 full-time teams planned for the start of next season. The current Women’s Super League...

 


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