News archive from 30 October 2017

Warren Gatland admits his Lions squad selection was harsh on Scotland: 'We knew it would cause a stir'

Warren Gatland has admitted picking only two Scotland stars in his original 41-man British and Irish Lions squad for the summer tour of New Zealand was ‘hard’ on a team that had won three games in the 2017 Six Nations. In his new book, serialised this...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Alan Pardew emerges as shock contender for Rangers job following sacking of Pedro Caixinha

Alan Pardew has emerged as a contender for the vacant manager’s post at Rangers. Out of work since leaving Crystal Palace last December, the former Newcastle boss has turned down an opportunity to move to Ukraine with Dynamo Kiev. Currently working as...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 
Ewan McGregor spotted with new lover Mary Elizabeth Winstead outside north London home

Ewan McGregor spotted with new lover Mary Elizabeth Winstead outside north London home

Ewan McGregor has been spotted with his new lover Mary Elizabeth Winstead outside his north London home. The pair spent the evening together after their romance became public, and pictures show the couple leaving the London home with matching...

Metro, 00:04 in Showbiz
 
Paul Casey eyes Ryder Cup return for Paris 2018

Paul Casey eyes Ryder Cup return for Paris 2018

he World No 15, who was unbeaten in the last of his three appearances in 2008 and has matured into a serial contender on the PGA Tour since then, last night announced his intention to rejoin the European Tour with the aim of taking on the Americans...

 
Nintendo Switch news: Super Mario Odyssey sales boost, and new exclusive games reveal

Nintendo Switch news: Super Mario Odyssey sales boost, and new exclusive games reveal

The Nintendo Switch is selling well and living up to the expectations the Japanese games giant had for it. However, there have been a few bumps in the road. While the hybrid gaming machine is doing well with its lengthy list of top Nintendo games,...

 

Preacher Billy turns fires of hell against ‘devil’ BP at museum

GREEN campaigners launched a protest at the weekend at the British Museum against “diabolical” BP’s sponsorship of an exhibition. More than 50 people dressed in black with their hands painted gold staged their protest, accusing the museum of covering...

 

UN to probe ousting of north-London Latin hub

Haringey’s gentrification plan threatens Tottenham’s Pueblito Paisa market THE UN is investigating the planned demolition of a prominent Latin American market in north London within the scope of the overall effect of gentrification. The Pueblito Paisa...

 

Hundreds in opposition to NHS cuts in Barnsley

HUNDREDS of people marched through the South Yorkshire town of Barnsley on Saturday in protest against cuts to the NHS in the district. The protest was organised by the newly formed South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw NHS Action Group. The group said: “Back...

 

Spain rallies against independence vote

Over 300,000 take to the streets against ‘attack on history’ HUNDREDS of thousands of people took to the streets yesterday to demand that Catalonia remain a part of Spain, rejecting Friday’s independence declaration. Organisers Catalan Civil Society...

 

Guyana’s socialists to mount campaign against ‘vote-rigging’

GUYANA’S opposition will come to Britain later this year to warn of government moves to “steal” the 2020 election. The socialist People’s Progressive Party (PPP) announced over the weekend that it is mounting an international campaign against...

 

Al-Qaida-linked Hetesh ‘stockpiling chemical weapons’

SYRIA’S al-Qaida affiliate has caches of chemical weapons in Idlib, national media reported residents of the province saying yesterday. The report by the official Sana news agency came a day after the government rejected a UN report blaming it for the...

 

Sexism is no laughing matter

MEDIA and politicians are belatedly turning their attention to sexual harassment, recognising it as a problem to be tackled urgently. People may wonder why it took the furore engendered by a tidal wave of allegations against US film producer Harvey...

 

A revolutionary voice for women’s freedom available in English for the first time

Liz Payne reviews The Woman Worker by Nadezhda K Krupskaya The Woman Worker (1899) by Nadezhda K Krupskaya, first published in English (2017) by Manifesto Press Co-operative Ltd (translation: Mick Costello) MANIFESTO PRESS has brought us a treasure...

 

Greybull can’t be trusted with British Steel

Watch for vulture speculators out to make a killing from financial manipulations which threaten the future of the steel industry in Britain, says LAURENCE PLATT READERS will be familiar with how Greybull Capital loaded Monarch Airlines with loans...

 

Under-siege Cuba deserves our support

This week the US looks set to revert to its old ‘cold war’ ways by voting in favour of the blockade again, writes NATASHA HICKMAN On November 1 the United Nations general assembly will vote for the 26th consecutive year on a resolution calling for an...

 


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