News archive from 30 December 2016

Chelsea keep winning, Leicester lift title and Liverpool continue to score... crazy Premier League year in...

It has been a topsy-turvy Premier League year and, as 2016 is coming to an end, here Sportsmail provides your complete statistical guide to the year that was. Despite winning the Premier League title in 2016, champions Leicester City do not feature at...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Manchester United poach Ronnie Cusick from Manchester City as Ed Woodward continues to overhaul the...

Another Manchester City scout has moved across town to their bitter rivals. Ronnie Cusick joins Dave Harrison and Lyndon Tomlinson in leaving for Manchester United's academy, with the trio set to start in the middle of January. United have undergone a...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Everton boss Ronald Koeman admits he has been too honest in public on his players as he targets January...

Ronald Koeman has admitted he has been too blunt with his views on occasions this season as he has got to grips with the challenge of managing Everton. The Dutchman has not been afraid to speak his mind since he arrived from Southampton in June and...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Tottenham are the comeback kings of the Premier League... while rivals Arsenal have thrown away 11 points...

Tottenham’s win at Southampton meant they have gained more points from losing positions than any other Premier League team this season. At the heart of this is young midfielder Dele Alli, who works just as hard without the ball as he does with it....

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Social care ‘cracking’ under bid to survive

DOCTORS warned yesterday that the NHS will struggle to cope if the government fails to urgently tackle the ongoing social care crisis. British Medical Association (BMA) chairman Mark Porter said health and social care services are “desperately trying...

 

Anti-frackers pitch camp at planned shale gas site

ANTI-FRACKING campaigners have set up camp near the village of Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire, where the firm Third Energy has just been granted permission for a site. The camp was set up by Frack Free Ryedale and Friends of The Earth after their...

 

Corbyn: My Labour won’t abide a City Brexit

JEREMY CORBYN used his new year’s message yesterday to warn against a Brexit deal that only protects the City. The Labour leader said 2016 “will be defined in history” by the decision to leave the EU and stressed that the party “won’t stand by” and...

 

Sweden: Refugee to face trial for Syrian war crimes

A SYRIAN man claiming asylum in Sweden has been charged with war crimes, prosecutors said yesterday. Investigator Kristina Lindehoff Carleson said the man, who has not been named, had participated in the “non-international armed conflict between the...

 

Turkey: Journalist held for his ‘terrorist’ tweeting

INVESTIGATIVE journalist Ahmet Sik was detained in Istanbul yesterday on charges that he “denigrated” the Turkish state and tweeted “terrorist propaganda.” Mr Sik was arrested as the trial of novelist Asli Erdogan, writer Necmiye Alpay and seven...

 

Cool heads must prevail

ALL true friends of the Syrian people will welcome the ceasefire agreement signed by Russia and Turkey and backed by Syria, Iran and armed opposition groups. Peace hopes have often been dashed since the concerted effort to overthrow President Bashar...

 

Blast the Boxing Day blasters

A schism at Buckingham Palace? Royal watcher PETER FROST has all the gossip and it seems it might end in a bloodbath KEEN royal fans like me will have been upset by the fact that Prince William and Kate snubbed the Queen and Prince Philip’s invitation...

 

A turning point for South African politics?

Problems within the ANC mean the SACP is now considering whether to contest elections in its own right. JOHN HAYLETT reports SOUTH Africa’s Communist Party (SACP) held its annual end-of-year augmented central committee meeting earlier this month, with...

 

Eric’s rotten mates in an offal pickle

While Eric Pickles attempts to ‘take on’ corruption, he continues to earn £40k a year for a lawbreaking firm, writes SOLOMON HUGHES THE government’s “anti-corruption champion,” Eric Pickles, is an MP who also works for an offal firm that repeatedly...

 

‘Don’t judge me on old firm derbies’

Rangers boss Warburton plays down tomorrow’s clash with Celtic Mark Warburton does not want his performance as Rangers boss to be judged on his record against Celtic. The Ibrox manager is preparing to face Brendan Rodgers’s rampant Premiership leaders...

 

Rugby Union: Wasps director expecting tough Falcons tie

Dai Young is determined for Wasps to avoid a slip-up in their pursuit of the Premiership title when they travel to Newcastle tonight. The Coventry-based club could replace Saracens at the summit of the table if they prevail at Kingston Park but Young...

 


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