News archive from 29 September 2017

Kim Kardashian-West donating proceeds from Vogue Mexico cover to Earthquake victim charity

Kim Kardashian-West donating proceeds from Vogue Mexico cover to Earthquake victim charity

Kim Kardashian-West may be one of the world’s most glamorous and in demand figures, but she still has time to help people in life threatening situations. The reality star announced that she will donate all proceedings from a recent magazine shoot to...

Metro, 00:09 in Showbiz
 
Foxhound MoD vehicles 'keep breaking down'

Foxhound MoD vehicles 'keep breaking down'

Armoured vehicles designed to protect British troops from roadside bombs keep breaking down, the BBC understands. Foxhounds - first deployed in 2012 - were designed to safeguard soldiers in a blast and operate in hot conditions. But troops say there...

BBC, 00:12 in Regional
 

Developers Cheated Public Over New Builds

- Privateers used legal loophole to scrap plans to build 706 social homes - New builds could have housed ALL Grenfell Tower survivors by Felicity Collier GREEDY privateers exploited a legal loophole to dodge a commitment to build hundreds of social...

 

Rail workers step up fight for guards

RMT declare more strikes as bosses refuse to guarantee jobs Train guards in eastern England are being forced to step up their industrial action after bosses’ repeated failure to make guarantees over jobs and passenger safety, transport union RMT...

 

May lauds the freedom that keeps us in chains

PM defends the laissez-faire market of foodbanks, financial crisis and war Theresa May was ridiculed yesterday for singing the praises of the free market despite it leaving millions of people in poverty, reliant on foodbanks and unable to heat their...

 

Iraq: Flights halted after Kurds vote for state

Baghdad and Ankara punish region over independence bid Most airlines serving Iraq’s Kurdistan region will stop their flights from tonight in response to this week’s independence referendum. Hundreds of passengers, mainly foreign visitors, waited to...

 
Yom Kippur 2017: What to say to people in Hebrew during Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2017: What to say to people in Hebrew during Yom Kippur

Today is one of the holiest days in the Jewish calendar – Yom Kippur. It’s the Day of Atonement meaning a time to ask forgiveness for the sins of the past year, as well as looking at the year ahead. Millions will be marking the date with 25 hours of...

Metro, 00:12 in Hot News
 

Japan: Abe seeks voters’ support for clash with North Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election yesterday — seeking a mandate for military confrontation with North Korea. Mr Abe dissolved the lower house of parliament and called new elections for October 22. Minutes later, he delivered a...

 
Today is Yom Kippur 2017 – the holiest day in the Jewish calendar

Today is Yom Kippur 2017 – the holiest day in the Jewish calendar

Today is Yom Kippur – the Jewish Day of Atonement. It’s the holiest day in the Jewish calendar with millions of Jewish people around the world asking forgiveness for their sins for the last year. It’s also a chance for worshippers to pledge to do...

Metro, 00:12 in Hot News
 

Afghanistan: US fire hits civilians after Taliban tries to down Mattis’s plane

US forces in Afghanistan killed and injured civilians as they lashed out in response to a failed Taliban attack on their country’s defence secretary and the head of Nato. The Taliban artillery attack was aimed at a plane carrying Pentagon chief...

 

Weasel words from the PM

THERESA MAY was among friends as she delivered her eulogy to free-market capitalism at the Bank of England, but a chillier reception awaits her in the real world. The Prime Minister didn’t mention Jeremy Corbyn’s name, but her attempt to link him with...

 
Thousands of vulnerable people with dementia are being overcharged by councils

Thousands of vulnerable people with dementia are being overcharged by councils

Thousands of people who are ‘severely mentally impaired’ are being overcharged by their councils, it has been claimed. People with conditions such as dementia are eligible for council tax discounts, and it’s believed that many are owed rebates worth...

Metro, 00:12 in Hot News
 

More badgers face death sentence

PETER FROST is exasperated by how the government keeps ignoring scientific evidence in order to propagate a solution to bovine TB that is as illusory as it is damaging to the environment Last autumn the number of one of our most fascinating wild...

 
Yom Kippur 2017: 17 quotes, greetings and poems to share with family and friends

Yom Kippur 2017: 17 quotes, greetings and poems to share with family and friends

Millions will mark Yom Kippur today  – the Jewish Day of Atonement. It’s a day where Jews ask for forgiveness for their sins over the past year as well as being a time for reflection and thinking of others. Yom Kippur officially starts at sun down...

Metro, 00:12 in Hot News
 

How can we rebuild open-minded debate within the Jewish community today?

The Morning Star reprints here DAVID ROSENBERG’s speech at the public launch of Jewish Voice For Labour, at a conference fringe meeting attended by more than 200 people A few weeks ago I was in Poland. My fifth visit to a country that many describe...

 


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