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UNIONS urged Sports Direct to put agency workers onto permanent contracts yesterday after one of the retail giant’s agencies filed for insolvency. Transline said it was close to securing inward investment but has submitted court documents requesting admi
LORD Alf Dubs fears a Tory election landslide could dash hopes of Britain helping thousands of child refugees stranded in Europe. The Labour peer, who came to Britain from prague as a refugee shortly before the second world war, spearheaded a scheme to t
HUMAN rights campaigners will protest outside the US embassy in central London today to take a stand against the 100th day of US President Donald Trump’s time in office. The protest, organised by Amnesty International, will highlight human rights violati
CHINA launched its second aircraft carrier yesterday amid soaring tensions on the nearby Korean peninsula. The 50,000-ton carrier — as yet named and known only as the Type 001A — was towed from the dockyard at the northern Yellow Sea port of Dalian, 200
THE US navy said yesterday that one of its ships has fired a warning flare at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in the Persian Gulf. In the latest military incident between the two countries, Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet spokesman Lieutenant Ian McConna
THE US tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) across the Pacific Ocean early yesterday to “demonstrate our national nuclear capabilities.” The Minuteman III roared out of a silo at Vandenberg air force base in California at 12.03am, heading
THIS Parliament’s final Prime Minister’s Questions has set records for the frequency that Theresa May and her Tory straight-man feeds used the formulation “strong and stable.” Even she looked embarrassed towards the end of the extended PMQs as she trotte
May will mark two decades since Blair won the general election and, despite ‘history’ spin, reality tells a different story, writes Keith Flett THE People’s History Museum is running an exhibition and a series of talks on the 20th anniversary of Labour’s
As elements of the right suggest impunity should be extended for British security service actions during the Troubles, RICHARD RUDKIN puts another case ON FRIDAY April 15, former members of the armed forces who had served in Northern Ireland held marches
Savage attacks on benefits, based solely on ideology, were in the offing long before the 2008 crash, writes Mo Stewart “OH what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive” is a famous quote from the early 19th century by Sir Walter Scott b
West Ham and newly promoted Newcastle probed by HMRC The offices of Newcastle and West Ham were raided by tax officials yesterday as part of an Anglo-French investigation into a suspected £5 million fraud related to player transfers. The co-ordinated rai
Surr ey’s England allrounder Zafar Ansari shocked the cricket world yesterday when he announced his retirement with immediate effect. Ansari won one-day international honours for England in 2015 and made his Test debut against Bangladesh last October. Bu
England and Wales Cricket Board chair Colin Graves believes English cricket’s new city-based Twenty20 competition will rival the Indian Premier League and Australia’s Big Bash. Graves made his bold pledge yesterday after the eight-team tournament was giv
Eric Gill was a great artist. He was also a sexual abuser. Ahead of a new exhibition of his work, PETER FROST asks whether that can be ignored when evaluating his legacy I FIRST discovered the typefaces of Eric Gill (self-portrait, right) when I was desi
Twelfth Night Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester 4/5 TWELFTH NIGHT is very much this year’s Shakespeare go-to production. Tamsin Greig’s Malvolio is the talk of the National Theatre while another London theatre, the Globe, will be giving its version of t
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