News archive from 28 November 2016

Actors call on museum to dump BP after Trump win

ENVIRONMENTAL activist actors performed unofficially in the British Museum at the weekend in protest at the prestigious institution’s continuing sponsorship by oil giant BP. The campaigning thespians performed for four hours to deliver their message...

 

Labour Party goes all out to save our health service

Corbyn joins campaign as actvists mobilise across Britain to care for the NHS LABOUR launched a “Care for the NHS” campaign at the weekend with hundreds of stalls and petitions across the country. Party members mobilised on Saturday to expose the...

 

Fidel dies peacefully at home with his family

Cuban revolutionary hero saw off 10 US presidents and 670 attempts to kill him CUBAN revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died peacefully in bed surrounded by family members on Friday night, having thwarted the efforts of 10 US presidents to overthrow...

 

South Korea: Anti-Park protests reach new heights

More people pour onto the streets despite worsening weather DEMONSTRATIONS demanding South Korea President Park Geun Hye’s resignation reached new heights at the weekend, when hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets nationwide....

 

BBC Sound of 2017: Urban acts dominate longlist

The rude health of British hip-hop is reflected in the BBC's Sound of 2017 line-up, with urban artists making up half of this year's longlist. Building on the success of grime acts Stormzy, Kano and Skepta - who won this year's Mercury Prize -...

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 

Syria: Troops threaten to drive wedge between rebels

SYRIAN government forces and their allies advanced deep into east Aleppo yesterday amid a swift collapse of rebel defences, threatening to split the opposition-held enclave into two parts along an east-west axis. The advance into the city’s Sakhour...

 

India: Gay rights activists demand law change

HUNDREDS of gay rights activists paraded through New Delhi yesterday, highlighting the continuing discrimination suffered by India’s LGBT community and demanding the repeal of a law criminalising homosexual activity. As they marched to the beat of...

 

We stand with Cuba

“TODAY is a sad day, but at the same time not a sad day as Fidel’s legacy and spirit lives on,” Bolivia’s ambassador to Britain Roberto Calzadilla told the Adelante conference on Saturday. While we mourn the loss of one of the 20th century’s greatest...

 

Fidel Castro 1926-2016: Icon of socialist revolution

In the wake of Fidel Castro’s death, STEVEN WALKER takes a look back at the astonishing life and times of Cuba’s revolutionary leader and socialist hero ALTHOUGH Fidel Castro is dead, the new Cuban leadership is continuing his legacy to defend the...

 

The ‘progressive centre’ is a gift to the far right

With the soft left fixated on fighting socialist allies rather than the rising threat of fascism, Brexit is Corbyn’s chance to set a new agenda, writes CHARLEY ALLAN LABOUR’S very own Lord Voldemort has returned. “He who cannot be named” — the party...

 

We were the flowers in the dustbin

Forty years ago this week, the Sex Pistols released the seminal album Anarchy in the UK. MARK PERRYMAN remembers FOR SOME of us of a certain age it still seems like only yesterday. For others it is something to breathlessly boast to our children or...

 

Rugby Union: England’s response delights Jones

Despite playing much of the match with 14 men, Red Rose battle to defeat Argentina at home to set up record-tying match with Australia this weekend England 27-14 Argentina by David Nicholson at Twickenham TRIUMPHANT England coach Eddie Jones praised...

 
Charlie Mulgrew: This is who I'd rather face - Aleksandar Mitrovic or Dwight Gayle

Charlie Mulgrew: This is who I'd rather face - Aleksandar Mitrovic or Dwight Gayle

Mulgrew dealt superbly with Mitrovic before hooking in the 75th minute winner that lifted Blackburn out of the bottom three. The Scotland international might have had a tougher day against the pace of 13-goal Dwight Gayle, who was on the bench for all...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 

Arsenal pleased to grind out victory after unsure display

Arsenal 3-1 Bournemouth by Tashan Deniran-Alleyne at Ashburton Grove The scoreline might reflect a comfortable win for Arsenal against Bournemouth yesterday afternoon but it was everything but that as the visitors easily could have left Ashburton...

 
Lewis Hamilton could be sacked by Mercedes after ignoring orders

Lewis Hamilton could be sacked by Mercedes after ignoring orders

The British ace twice went ignored instructions from his bosses on the radio late on as he tried to force new champion Nico Rosberg into the clutches of the chasing pack. Hamilton needed to win the race and his Mercedes rival to finish off the podium...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 


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