News archive from 30 July 2016

Workers at Diageo mull options in pensions row

WORKERS at drinks giant Diageo are voting on whether to take industrial action in a dispute over pensions. The GMB union launched a three-week consultative ballot among 1,500 members in Scotland yesterday, saying company proposals to close the...

 

Refugees to end hunger strike over border closure

REFUGEES on hunger strike in protest at the closure of European Union borders have agreed to end their action, Serbia said yesterday. Refugee agency spokesman Ivan Miskovic said authorities will now seek to move the group — around 100 strong — away...

 

Isis kills all 24 men in recaptured SDF village

ISLAMIC State (Isis) recaptured a village from the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) yesterday — and killed every remaining man in it. Hamoud Almousa, a member of citizen journalist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, which exposes Isis...

 

Bankers sent to prison for concealing huge losses

THREE bankers were jailed in Ireland yesterday for helping conceal the loss of billions of euros in deposits at Anglo-Irish Bank during the 2008 financial crash. Former Anglo executives Willie McAteer and John Bowe and former Irish Life &...

 

Acas talks aim to derail Southern strike

TALKS aimed at averting fresh strikes by guards on Southern trains are to be held at Acas next week. The conciliation service announced yesterday that it would meet officials from the company and rail union RMT on Wednesday and Thursday. Govia...

 

Midwives welcome rape victims’ clinic

MIDWIVES welcomed yesterday the opening of Britain’s first maternity clinic for victims of rape and sexual assault. The London clinic, run in conjunction with Barts Health NHS Trust, will provide specialist care and antenatal support delivered by...

 
Transfer news: Paul Pogba Manchester United update, Arsenal in Shkodran Mustafi talks, Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic eyed by Real Madrid

Transfer news: Paul Pogba Manchester United update, Arsenal in Shkodran Mustafi talks, Chelsea’s Nemanja...

The start of the new Premier League season is edging ever closer now, but there’s still transfer business to be resolved before the end of the summer. Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea will surely still be busy in the coming weeks as they look to...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 

World in brief: Saturday July 30

Man arrested over 16p killing INDIA: Police in Lucknow arrested a shopkeeper yesterday who killed a couple with an axe over a 15 rupee (16p) debt. The magistrate said the couple were construction workers and leave five children. They owed the money...

 

U.S. worries Russian humanitarian operation in Syria may be 'ruse'

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT The United States is trying to determine whether a Russian plan for a humanitarian operation in Syria is sincere, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday, adding that if it proves a "ruse" it could ruin cooperation...

 

Jeff Salway: Challenging times ahead for investors

The post-Brexit climate will hit UK firms’ profits, says Jeff Salway Investors may have to search harder for the income they crave as the downbeat economic outlook threatens to squeeze dividends. The coming months could be challenging for those in...

 
Man United eye Brazil defender deal: Mourinho keen on Old Trafford reunion - reports

Man United eye Brazil defender deal: Mourinho keen on Old Trafford reunion - reports

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Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 

‘Gentle and humble’ Hopper laid to rest

Leading labour figures pay tribute to Durham Miners’ leader THE leader of Britain’s biggest trade union paid tribute yesterday to the “gentle” Dave Hopper. Speaking to the Star following Mr Hopper’s funeral, Unite general secretary Len McCluskey said:...

 

Local parties swing behind Jez to stay

Corbyn’s CLP nominations dwarf those of pretender Smith JEREMY CORBYN is far ahead of rival Owen Smith in winning support from local Labour parties, which are overwhelmingly nominating him to remain leader. As of last night, a massive 51 constituency...

 

‘Thousands of jobs put at risk’ by delay

Unions ‘bewildered’ at Hinkley C dilly-dallying THOUSANDS of jobs have been put at risk by the government’s “bewildering” delay in signing a deal to build the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, unions said yesterday. French energy giant EDF gave...

 

Journalists hauled before court as crackdown goes on

TWENTY-ONE journalists were hauled before an Istanbul court yesterday to answer vague accusations of “involvement” in the attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Detention orders for 42 journalists were issued on Monday and police are...

 


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