News archive from 29 September 2015, page 11

Marxism Today: the forgotten visionaries whose ideas could save Labour

Related: Sign up to the long read email In May 1988, a group of around 20 writers and academics spent a weekend at Wortley Hall, a country house north of Sheffield, loudly debating British politics and the state of the world. All drawn from the...

Guardian, 06:02 in Politics
 

Standing room only as Marco Rubio bridges generation gap at Florida rally

As Marco Rubio’s critics look to cast his relative youth as a liability in seeking the nation’s highest office, the Republican presidential candidate on Monday brought a crowd of nearly 1,000 retirees to their feet on multiple occasions with a...

 

Three dead as Peruvian farmers and police clash at $7.4bn Chinese mine

At least three people were shot and killed and 17 wounded in a clash between police and highlands farmers protesting a $7.4bn Chinese-owned copper mining project, health officials said on Monday. Police apparently opened fire on the protesters when...

 

Asian markets fall as new fears raised over China's economy

Concern over the health of the Chinese economy has again struck Asian markets, with shares in the region plummeting to their lowest level for more than three years, after weak Chinese data prompted sharp losses on Wall Street. In Tokyo, the Nikkei...

 
When do the clocks go back?

When do the clocks go back?

Autumn is here, the nights are drawing in - and soon it will be time to turn the clocks back. The hour changes at 2am on Sunday October 25, giving us an extra hour in bed, so don’t get caught out and miss out on your extra sleep. How do I remember...

 

PS4 News: Star Wars Battlefront pitfalls reveal, Destiny talk new mode, Last of Us 2 trial

Ever wondered about the many pitfalls a triple-A games faces before being made? Well Swedish studio DICE have revealed that Star Wars Battlefront had to face a pretty big one almost straight away. Taking on a project the size of a Battlefront reboot...

 
Health: National health chief urges readers to nominate region’s best midwives

Health: National health chief urges readers to nominate region’s best midwives

A national health chief has urged people in West Yorkshire to highlight the region's marvellous midwives. Cathy Warwick, chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives, has backed our bid to recognise health heroes as part of the YEP Best of Health...

 
WEATHER: Dry day with sunny spells

WEATHER: Dry day with sunny spells

This is the East Midlands regional weather forecast for Tuesday, September 29. Overnight fog patches will clear during the morning to leave another dry day with sunny spells and again feeling pleasantly warm by the afternoon. Maximum temperature 18°C.

 

Tuesday’s best TV: The Hairy Biker’s Northern Exposure; Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls; Body...

The Hairy Bikers’ Northern Exposure 8pm, BBC2 The hirsute pair ride through Sweden, their facial fuzz curled to perfection, while arguing about who’s the most Viking-like. Reindeer calmly cross the road in front of them as they speed along, before...

 
WEATHER: Dry day with sunny spells

WEATHER: Dry day with sunny spells

This is the East Midlands regional weather forecast for Tuesday, September 29. Overnight fog patches will clear during the morning to leave another dry day with sunny spells and again feeling pleasantly warm by the afternoon. Maximum temperature 18°C.

 
Australia shark attack summit aims to reduce attacks

Australia shark attack summit aims to reduce attacks

Image copyright Getty Images Shark experts from around the world are meeting in Sydney to discuss ways to prevent casualties, after a rise in the number of attacks in recent months. About 70 experts will discuss potential new technologies to reduce...

BBC, 06:16 in World News
 
Torture victim: ‘I thought pals would really kill me.’

Torture victim: ‘I thought pals would really kill me.’

Brave torture victim Summer Gregg told today how she considered leaping more than 50ft out of an eighth floor window to escape her sadistic abusers. The 17-year-old has revealed she contemplated jumping because she believed she was about to die at the...

 
WEATHER: Dry day with sunny spells

WEATHER: Dry day with sunny spells

This is the East Midlands regional weather forecast for Tuesday, September 29. Overnight fog patches will clear during the morning to leave another dry day with sunny spells and again feeling pleasantly warm by the afternoon. Maximum temperature 18°C.

 
Rotherham rugby stars help post office owner raise cash for charity

Rotherham rugby stars help post office owner raise cash for charity

Rugby fans are invited to a Rotherham pub to meet two legends of the game to help raise money for charity. Dean Richards - the most capped Rugby Union number 8 in the world - will team up with Rotherham’s highest capped England player, John Dudley, as...

 
Sheffield businesswoman leads the way among ladies

Sheffield businesswoman leads the way among ladies

The founder of a Sheffield business will find out today whether she has won an award for the region's top start-up this year. Rachel Salway, boss of fair trade fashion and accessories company Roseannah, is up for the prize at the National Women in...

 


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