News archive from 30 January 2017

Plans to turn old pub in Ilkeston into 14 new houses

A former Ilkeston pub could be knocked down and turned into 14 new houses. Plans have been submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council for three two-bedroom houses, nine three-bedroom properties and two four-bedroom homes on the site of the Concorde...

 

Inquest opened into death of stabbed Dinnington girl Leonne Weeks

An inquest has been opened into the death of Dinnington girl Leonne Weeks who was found with stab wounds on a path near her home. The hearing at Doncaster Coroner's Court on Thursday, January 26, was adjourned to a date yet to be fixed pending a...

 
Celebrity Big Brother fans lash out at John McCririck for telling Coleen Nolan she ‘eats too much’

Celebrity Big Brother fans lash out at John McCririck for telling Coleen Nolan she ‘eats too much’

Celebrity Big Brother fans have absolutely torn into John McCririck over his comments to Coleen Nolan during a task. The horse racing pundit, who appeared on CBB in 2005 and 2010, returned to the show as a witness for Big Brother’s Weekend of...

Metro, 23:59 in Showbiz
 

Roger Federer offers another glimpse of his perfect talent to confirm status as greatest of all time

It wasn't meant to be him. It was meant to be them. One of them, obviously. The new breed. Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori, even Dominic Thiem at just 23. Or maybe Stan Wawrinka.  Sure he’s no kid, in tennis terms, 32 before the French Open starts in May,...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Picturehouse workers ballot again for living wage strike

PICTUREHOUSE cinema staff, who are seeking the London living wage, are to be balloted for strike action for a second time by the Bectu department of Prospect. A previous ballot held earlier this month in which 96 per cent of members from three cinemas...

 

Relatives seek questions over police custody death

TRUTH-SEEKING relatives of a man from Sierra Leone who died in police custody intend to launch a civil action against Police Scotland following “flawed procedures” during the investigation, their lawyer revealed yesterday. Dad-of-two Sheku Bayoh, 31,...

 

Hundreds rally to say Hands Off Our NHS

HUNDREDS of people rallied outside the Department of Health offices in London on Saturday to protest against the £22 billion of cuts planned for the NHS by the Tory government. It was the second demo called by Hands Off Our NHS in protest over NHS...

 

United States: Cab drivers strike over ‘inhumane’ travel ban

NEW York taxi drivers held a one-hour weekend strike in protest at Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. “We cannot be silent. We go to work to welcome people to a land that once welcomed us,” tweeted the...

 

HRW: Isis-linked kids tortured by Kurdistan government

NEW YORK-BASED Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused Iraq’s Kurdistan regional government yesterday of torturing children suspected of connections to Isis. The children, who have not faced formal charges, recount being held in stress positions, burned with...

 

France: Poor turnout to Socialist Party primary vote

FRENCH voters turned out yesterday to choose the Socialist Party candidate for this spring’s presidential election. Candidates Benoit Hamon and former prime minister Manuel Valls, who are on opposite sides of the beleaguered party, currently languish...

 

Class politics can clear up Labour’s Brexit confusion

Under pressure from both sides of the referendum divide, Labour needs a new narrative that inspires the 99 per cent, writes CHARLEY ALLAN WHEN did Europe become such a toxic issue for Labour? For as long as I can remember, it’s always been the Tories’...

 

Theresa May: The dictator’s dream

The PM could have used her meeting with Erdogan to flag up Turkey’s appalling human rights record – but instead she struck a £100m arms deal of shame THE weekend exposed the Prime Minister as weak, opportunistic and desperate. Theresa May is someone...

 
Exclusive: Sunderland plot shock bid for Celtic star

Exclusive: Sunderland plot shock bid for Celtic star

The left-back was outstanding as Brendan Rodgers’ side swept aside Hearts to smash the 50-year-old club record of 26 domestic games unbeaten held previously by the Lisbon Lions. Sunderland and Premier League rivals Crystal Palace both sent senior...

 

How to solve the Brexit conundrum in Scotland?

By Ian Davidson JEREMY CORBYN got a great welcome from party members and supporters when he came to Glasgow recently, which is not surprising given that large numbers signed up for Labour and voted in our leadership election, enabling him to win in...

 

Farah: ‘Trump’s made me an alien’

Olympian launches blistering attack on Trump’s Muslim ban Olympian Mo Farah slammed United States President Donald Trump’s disgusting Muslim travel ban yesterday, saying that it “seems to have made me an alien.” President Trump issued an executive...

 


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