News archive from 12 May 2016

Alex Neil refuses to be drawn on future after Norwich lose Premier League status

Norwich boss Alex Neil was non-committal over his future after presiding over the club's relegation from the Barclays Premier League. Nathan Redmond inspired a 4-2 win over Watford at Carrow Road, but it was too little, too late for the Canaries, who...

Belper News, 23:59 in Sport

Sam Allardyce hails Sunderland miraculous recovery from "dark days" of December

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce hailed his side's miraculous recovery from the "dark days" of December after a 3-0 win over Everton secured Barclays Premier League survival with a game to spare. Patrick Van Aanholt's first-half free-kick and...

Belper News, 23:59 in Sport
Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures - Germany

Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures - Germany

BERLIN Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarised zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move towards local elections. German Foreign Minister...

Arsenal line up stunning £80m triple swoop: Arsene Wenger to beat Liverpool and Chelsea

Arsenal line up stunning £80m triple swoop: Arsene Wenger to beat Liverpool and Chelsea

The Sun claim Arsene Wenger has given the go ahead to make the raids and start a mass overhaul of the Gunners squad. The Frenchman was the only manager in the top five divisions in Europe to not sign an outfield player last summer. Arsenal are closest...

Daily Star, 00:00 in Sport
Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink: What I thought of Eden Hazard against Liverpool

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink: What I thought of Eden Hazard against Liverpool

The Belgium international played a starring role in the 1-1 draw against the Reds putting the Blues ahead in the 32nd minute. However, a stoppage time equaliser from Christian Benteke meant the points were shared at Anfield. Hiddink believes Hazard is...

Daily Star, 00:00 in Sport

Hillsborough fight hero calls for level justice playing field

A MOTHER who lost her son in the Hillsborough disaster called yesterday for a “level playing field” for bereaved families in legal fights against the police. In an emotional address to MPs, Margaret Aspinall, whose 18-year-old son James died in the...


More exam-hit teens turning to counsellors

MORE teenagers are seeking counselling over exam stress, advice charity ChildLine announced yesterday. A total of 3,077 counselling sessions were conducted for stressed out teenagers by the NSPCC-run helpline in the last year, which is a 9 per cent...


Get your own house in order, Mr Cameron

PM told to sort out Britain’s own tax system shambles before lecturing other countries DAVID CAMERON was told yesterday to sort out Britain’s tax avoidance situation before lecturing other countries about corruption after he made disparaging comments...

Olympics 2016: IOC insists Games will go ahead despite Zika

Olympics 2016: IOC insists Games will go ahead despite Zika

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said that it sees no need to cancel, delay or move the Rio Olympic Games because of the Zika virus threat. However IOC medical director Richard Budgett said that it would continue to monitor the situation...

BBC, 00:03 in World News

Counsellors cancel Nashville conference over LGBT law

AMERICAN Counselling Association (ACA) plans to hold a conference in Nashville next year have been cancelled because of new Tennessee anti-LGBT legislation, it said on Tuesday. A new state law would authorise therapists to decline to see patients...


Residents’ fury puts end to offshoare petro plant

PRELIMINARY studies into setting up a petrochemical plant on Chinese man-made islands off the coastal city of Longkou have been torn up after mass protests by residents. Fearful of the environmental impact of the plant, the residents forced the city...


Sanders wins in West Virginia

DEMOCRATIC socialist US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders took the West Virginia primary on Tuesday with 51.4 per cent of the votes to Hillary Clinton’s 36 per cent. “We now have won primaries and caucuses in 19 states,” he told a rally in Salem,...


Britain is in no place to lecture other countries on corruption

BRITAIN’S empire is dead, but the imperialist mindset lives on. It’s the mindset that blames former colonies and semi-colonies for corruption, when the chief corrupters are transnational corporations and governments based in Britain and other...


In loving memory of Irene Rickman: 1931–2016

Annie Banham remembers an indomitable spirit who dedicated her life to making the world a better place IRENE RICKMAN, life member of Birmingham Clarion Singers, lifelong member of the Communist Party (Birmingham CPB Branch) and loyal Morning Star...


Dundee chair quits over punishment

Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson felt he had no option but to quit the Scottish Professional Football League board yesterday in protest at the club’s three-point deduction for including ineligible players against Inverness. United were already...


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