News archive from 17 June 2017, page 1

Russia says it may have killed Isis boss

RUSSIA claimed yesterday that it may have killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an air raid in Syria last month. A Russian Defence Ministry statement said it had information suggesting Mr Baghdadi had attended a meeting with 30 Isis leaders near...

 

Labour must not let up

Newly re-elected Derby North MP CHRIS WILLIAMSON says Labour has the foundations for success – but it must keep building and take nothing and no-one for granted READERS of the Morning Star will have felt vindicated by seeing Labour’s advances last...

 

Like in 1945, the young defied the Tories again

Corbyn’s Labour Party manifesto struck a chord with the young in 2017 like Clement Attlee’s manifesto did with my generation, writes HARRY LESLIE SMITH ON JUNE 9 the voice of the people affected by austerity, blighted by poverty, challenged by flat...

 

We’re ready to rebuild a better, fairer Britain

There is nothing ‘strong and stable’ about Theresa May’s coalition of chaos with the DUP, writes Diane Abbott POLITICAL pundit after political pundit, and newspaper after newspaper claimed over the last two years that if Labour went into a general...

 

Fifa plan to get tough with homophobic fans

In a bid to rid the 2018 World Cup of homophobic slurs, Fifa claimed yesterday that it will get tough with Latin American fans in Russia. Fifa has ordered tighter monitoring of offensive incidents at Confederations Cup matches which kick off today,...

 

Jones: Rugby is like ‘drinking a beer’

Like the beverage, no two games are the same says England coach England coach Eddie Jones insists his team will be prepared for all eventualities today as they seek to wrap up a 2-0 series victory over Argentina. Jones is expecting a backlash from the...

 

England can win World Cup, says Collingwood

Paul Collingwood said yesterday that he was confident Eoin Morgan’s England can become world-beaters on home soil in 2019, despite their failure at the semi-final stage in this summer’s Champions Trophy. Morgan is the only survivor in England’s...

 

PICTURE THIS: Threads from the Refugee Crisis

Michal Boncza reviews Morning Star contributor Kate Evans’s new book on her experience with the relief convoys to the Calais refugee camp AFTER the success of her graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg, sometime Morning Star contributor Kate Evans joined...

 

A deathless Salesman

Arthur Miller’s play on the demise of the American Dream is getting a timely resurrection, says PETER FROST Death of a Salesman Royal & Derngate Northampton/Touring 5 stars AMERICAN communist playwright Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman was...

 

Arts ahead: 16.06.17

Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come BRISTOL FILM Common Ground Spike Island Cumberland Road Until June 18 Andrea Luka Zimmerman’s work explores the impact of globalisation, power structures, militarism and denied...

 

U.S. Navy destroyer, Philippines merchant vessel collide off Japan

The U.S. Navy said on Friday one of its destroyers collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, in the dead of night and the 7th fleet said "there were no reports of casualties at this time". In a...

 
Cambuslang school pupil competes against top young cyclists at UK’s most prestigious youth biking tournament

Cambuslang school pupil competes against top young cyclists at UK’s most prestigious youth biking tournament

A Cambuslang school pupil represented the West of Scotland at the UK’s most prestigious youth cycling event. Cathkin High’s Kirsty Hay spent four days competing with the best young riders in the country at the Scottish Cycling Youth Tour of Scotland...

 
Cambuslang club boxer makes history by becoming first female to fight on her team's home show in 40 years

Cambuslang club boxer makes history by becoming first female to fight on her team's home show in 40 years

O’Neils Boxing Club fighter Chloe Bodwick made history this week by becoming the first female to appear on her club’s home show in more than 40 years. The Cambuslang team enjoyed success in a terrific night of boxing at Blantyre Miners Welfare Social...

 
Horse Racing Tips: Best Bets from York, Bath, Cork, Doncaster and more on June 17

Horse Racing Tips: Best Bets from York, Bath, Cork, Doncaster and more on June 17

BATH 1.55 Powered 2.25 Bella Alissa 3.00 Awesome 3.35 Athassel 4.10 Mowhoob 4.45 Zambezi Queen 5.20 Captain Ryan   HEXHAM 2.15 Martiloo 2.45 Enzani 3.20 Elusive Theatre 3.55 Master Of Irony 4.30 Talkofgold 5.05 Da Baba Elephant 5.40 Fred Le Macon...

Daily Star, 00:17 in Sport
 
UFC News: McGregor's return, Bisping predicts Romero vs. Whittaker, Sonnen on Rousey

UFC News: McGregor's return, Bisping predicts Romero vs. Whittaker, Sonnen on Rousey

UFC president Dana White is confident Conor McGregor won't retire after his multi-million-pound boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. “I’m pretty confident," the UFC chief said when asked if he thought McGregor would return to the Octagon this...

Daily Star, 00:17 in Sport
 


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