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Melting Pot the crucible of dramatic dud

The Melting Pot Finborough Theatre, London 2/5 THE MELTING Pot had not been seen before now on a British stage in almost 80 years. So it’s somewhat curious that Max Elton’s production opens with an introductory letter to then US president Theodore...

Morning Star, Tuesday, 00:00

Brown serves up tasty jazz menu at Pizza Express

YolanDa Brown Pizza Express, London 4/5 YOLANDA BROWN’S MUSIC, she says, “combines reggae, jazz and soul. It’s where my heart beats, my fingers play and my soul dances.” And, as she springs onto the Pizza Express stage with her three saxophones and...

Morning Star, Tuesday, 00:00

A Christmas Carol in tune with today

Lurking beneath the festive jollity, the RSC’s version of the Dickens classic is a reminder of grim present realities, says GORDON PARSONS A Christmas Carol The Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford-upon-Avon 5/5 WITH the latest estimation that over 3.5...

Morning Star, Tuesday, 00:00

Throw low pay cheats in prison

Union says tiny fines and ‘shaming’ of firms that dodge minimum wage are pointless PAY-GRUBBING bosses should face the clink if they fail to pay their staff the minimum wage, trade unionists said yesterday as fat cats were ordered to pay millions back...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Spies’ victims take sexism claim to UN

Women hope United Nations will step in to stop Met abuse BRITAIN’S government has failed to prevent “institutional sexism” in undercover policing, seven women deceived into relationships by officers say in a new complaint to the United Nations. The...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Thornberry lays into Tories for appeasing US president

EMILY THORNBERRY launched a searing attack on the government yesterday for having appeased and cosied up to US President Donald Trump. The shadow foreign secretary said that Mr Trump, whose decision to designate Jerusalem as the Israeli capital has...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Hamas leader calls for a new intifada

Backlash over Trump’s decision on Jerusalem continues HAMAS leader Ismail Haniyeh called for a new “intifada,” or uprising, yesterday in response to US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip were paralysed...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Turkey still doing ‘justice’ away from the public gaze

INTERNATIONAL observers were blocked from entering the court hearing of Turkish opposition co-leader Selahittin Demirtas in Ankara for a second day yesterday as police intimated pro-democracy protesters outside with water cannons. The court in...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Irish border spat ‘just a ruse for a Tory minimalist Brexit’

MOVES to keep Northern Ireland inside the EU single market are just a ruse for a “minimalist Brexit,” Irish communists have warned. The Communist Party of Ireland (CPI) accused Brussels, Westminster and Dublin of “ruling by fooling” in a Wednesday...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Could Labour break with US imperialism?

EMILY THORNBERRY’S denunciation of Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson for being taken for fools by Donald Trump augurs well for a future Labour government carrying out an independent foreign policy. Her reference to the Prime Minister’s...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

TORY sugar wars

SOLOMON HUGHES reports on the competing sugar firms that are putting money into Tory pockets as they attempt to shape what kind of Brexit we have RIVAL corporations are battling to define Brexit. The battle space is Tory bedrooms and Tory necks. At...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Exam cheating at Britain’s elite schools

By Bernie Evans WHEN news broke last August of an examination cheating scandal at top public schools Eton and Winchester, few in Britain had heard of pre-U exams. When the details of the cheating were revealed, it became clear that, in many...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Bring back the National Bus Company

Every single privatisation has seen the British public being taken to the cleaners financially and enduring second-rate services. NEIL CLARK explains why renationalisation is the only viable solution THE year 1967 was quite eventful. It was the year...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Rose insists ‘no rift’ between him and Spurs boss Poch

DANNY ROSE hit back yesterday at suggestions of another bust-up with Mauricio Pochettino after the Tottenham defender was substituted against Apoel Nicosia on Wednesday night. Rose was taken off in the 70th minute at Wembley after a tussle with...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

Voluntary ‘Rooney rule’ for English Football League clubs

72 sides agree to interview BAME candidate for vacant managerial posts ALL 72 English Football League clubs have agreed to interview at least one black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) candidate for vacant managerial or first-team coaching jobs, the...

Morning Star, Friday, 01:07

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