News archive from 20 May 2017, page 1

Dreams of rebels past offer us hope as we approach June 8

Trish Lavelle looks at the themes and relevance of Levellers’ Day WHEN we started planning for Levellers’ Day 2017 back in October, little did we know that we would be holding it in the middle of a general election campaign the likes of which we have...

 

Which side are you on?

PETER FROST is getting annoyed by people who should know better telling him Jeremy Corbyn isn’t up to the job of PM I DON’T know about you but I am getting a bit sick and tired of hearing from people who should know better that Jeremy Corbyn isn’t up...

 

The Tory Party of old is back with a bang

The election battle lines are emerging now the nasty contents of the nasty party’s manifesto have been laid out, says NATHAN AKEHURST AFTER several weeks of bland slogan-bleating, Theresa May got round to delivering her manifesto. The optics of her...

 

Rugby Union: Women’s lions team ‘an important step’

Team could tour Canada or New Zealand from 2019 The British and Irish Lions yesterday revealed long-range plans to launch a women’s Test team. Chief operating officer Charlie McEwen believes Lions bosses can start planning a women’s team in earnest...

 

Tennis: Sharapova willing to qualify for Wimbledon

Maria Sharapo va said yesterday that she will not seek a wildcard into Wimbledon’s main draw and will instead play the qualifying rounds to secure her place. The Russian was denied a return to grand slam tennis at the French Open following her...

 

Steinhaus named first female ref in Bundesliga

Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee in Germany’s Bundesliga from next season. The 38-year-old, who refereed the Women’s World Cup final in 2011 and will be in charge for next month’s Women’s Champions League final in Cardiff, has...

 

An art of arrested development

Terence Coventry’s sculptures brilliantly capture the charged moment of stillness preceding movement in the natural world, says MICHAL BONCZA Terence Coventry: Against the Tide Pangolin London, N1 5/5 T ERENCE COVENTRY’S circuitous trajectory from...

 

Striking musical on women who fought Glasgow slum landlords – and won

Rent Strike! Govanhill Community Trust Glasgow 4/5 A LITTLE over 100 years has passed since Mary Barbour inspired women across Glasgow to organise rent strikes during WWI, defying greedy landlords and bosses and winning their demands in the process....

 

Room with a view of spine-tingling horror

Room Theatre Royal Stratford East London E15 5/5 VISUALLY stunning and emotionally resonant, this interpretation of Emma Donoghue’s 2010 novel charts the imprisonment and subsequent escape of Ma and her son Jack. As in the film version of 18 months...

 
Chelsea set for flurry of transfer meetings: These players will have futures decided

Chelsea set for flurry of transfer meetings: These players will have futures decided

The Blues' first-team squad can wrap up a Premier League and FA Cup Double next weekend. But Antonio Conte's men are not the only Chelsea players who've enjoyed successful seasons. Every Chelsea player's weekly wages revealed Wednesday, 1st March 2017...

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Fernando Llorente opens up on Chelsea interest and Antonio Conte: Why I stayed at Swansea

Fernando Llorente opens up on Chelsea interest and Antonio Conte: Why I stayed at Swansea

But the Swansea striker was determined to lead his team to safety following a successful first spell in England. The 32-year-old arrived at the Liberty Stadium last summer after penning a two-year deal. Llorente’s experience and goals have helped keep...

 

Hay fever map will help sufferers make healthy choices

Sufferers could have relief from runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes as scientists have developed the first ever hay fever map of Britain. The new, highly-detailed maps of the UK contain the location of key plants and trees known to produce pollen...

 

Photo gallery: Sunrise on Yorkshire’s glorious coastline

Setting his alarm for the early hours of the morning, Dave Zdanowicz has spent the last year capturing Yorkshire’s seaside at sunrise. The Bradford photographer showcases his latest collection which follows the coast from Saltburn to the Humber Estuary:

 

Musical roots: Inside The Processed Pea - one of Britain’s oldest folk clubs

The Processed Pea is one of the oldest folk clubs in Britain. Sharon Dale reports on the why the music plays on and sew-on patches are back. The folk explosion of the 1960s and 70s revived interest in traditional songs and their contemporary,...

 

Sea worthy: Future of Bridlington’s Yorkshire Belle safeguarded thanks to rise in nature tourism

The Yorkshire Belle might be a relic of the Great British seaside holiday, but Stephen McClarence discovers how its future has been safeguarded thanks to a rise in nature tourism. Brandishing binoculars as we sail, rather choppily, across Bridlington...

 


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