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Southgate tries to put brakes on but Sterling v Gomez will run and run

To recap, England’s star player, a trailblazer and one of the most popular in the country, has been at the heart of a bust-up with a teammate on international duty. It has seen him punished with a one-game internal suspension and the simmering Premier...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Athens: two men arrested suspected of planning attacks on embassies

Athens: two men arrested suspected of planning attacks on embassies

Two suspected urban guerrillas allegedly linked to planned attacks on foreign embassies in Athens have been remanded in custody after a high profile anti-terrorist operation in the Greek capital. The two men, both in their 40s, were jailed after...

12 November 2019 in World News
 
New Kick It Out chair Sanjay Bhandari asks fans to be ‘activists, not bystanders’

New Kick It Out chair Sanjay Bhandari asks fans to be ‘activists, not bystanders’

The new chair of Kick it Out, the organisation which campaigns against discrimination in football, has called on supporters to become “activists, not bystanders” in an attempt to stifle a new wave of racist behaviour. Sanjay Bhandari is only the...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Windrush victim dies without compensation or apology

Windrush victim dies without compensation or apology

Another prominent Windrush victim has died without receiving compensation or a personal apology from the government. Hubert Howard died on Tuesday, just three weeks after finally being granted British citizenship, 59 years after he arrived in London...

12 November 2019 in World News
 

Morning mail: bushfire devastation, Pell appeal, Google health data alarm

Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 13 November. Top stories The army stand ready to be deployed as New South Wales and Queensland fires blaze out of control. More than 100 fires continue to...

12 November 2019 in World News
 
DC braces for Erdoğan’s visit 18 months after bodyguards assaulted protesters

DC braces for Erdoğan’s visit 18 months after bodyguards assaulted protesters

Police in Washington DC, the US state department, the secret service are girding themselves for the return of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday, 18 months after the Turkish president’s bodyguards ran riot in the city, assaulting protesters and...

12 November 2019 in World News
 
ITV bolstered by Rugby World Cup and Love Island

ITV bolstered by Rugby World Cup and Love Island

The Rugby World Cup and dating show Love Island helped bolster viewing figures and advertising revenue at ITV over the past three months. The chief executive, Carolyn McCall, whose strategy is to build ITV into a digitally led media and entertainment...

12 November 2019 in Business
 
Student at Bath Spa University dies after contracting meningitis

Student at Bath Spa University dies after contracting meningitis

A student at Bath Spa University has died after contracting meningococcal meningitis. Public Health England said it was working closely with the university, NHS partners and Bath and North East Somerset council following the death. Antibiotics have...

12 November 2019 in Health
 
Is carbon neutrality the silver bullet fashion has been hoping for?

Is carbon neutrality the silver bullet fashion has been hoping for?

Tiny clutch bags, conceptual knitwear and carbon neutrality – the ideas that fashion chooses to embrace each season aren’t always those you might expect. But thanks to a recent shift, no doubt spurred on by the “Greta Thunberg effect”, carbon – as...

12 November 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Ousted Evo Morales arrives in Mexico leaving power vacuum in Bolivia

Ousted Evo Morales arrives in Mexico leaving power vacuum in Bolivia

Evo Morales, who resigned under pressure from police and army after a fiercely disputed election, has flown into exile in Mexico, leaving a confused power vacuum behind in Bolivia. Speaking at a hastily organized press conference on the tarmac Morales...

12 November 2019 in World News
 
Scientist who takes on firms causing wildfires wins John Maddox prize

Scientist who takes on firms causing wildfires wins John Maddox prize

A scientist who takes on the companies responsible for massive wildfires across Indonesia has won the prestigious John Maddox prize for standing up for science in the face of harassment, intimidation and lawsuits. Bambang Hero Saharjo, a fire...

12 November 2019 in Science &Technology
 
Lib Dem candidate stands aside to avoid 'nightmare' of Tory win

Lib Dem candidate stands aside to avoid 'nightmare' of Tory win

The Liberal Democrat candidate in a marginal Labour seat has unilaterally decided to stand down, saying that while the two parties could not agree on a pact he wanted to avoid the “nightmare” of handing the constituency back to the Conservatives. In...

12 November 2019 in Politics
 
Labour allows candidate who made sexist comments to stand

Labour allows candidate who made sexist comments to stand

A controversial Labour councillor who sparked a row over online comments has been allowed to stand as the party’s general election candidate in Liverpool. Ian Byrne made “unacceptable” and “sexist” posts on social media aimed at public figures...

12 November 2019 in Politics
 
City regulator staff slated over 'shameful' behaviour at London HQ

City regulator staff slated over 'shameful' behaviour at London HQ

The City watchdog has warned staff to clean up their act following “shameful” behaviour at its London headquarters, including verbal abuse of catering teams and workers defecating on toilet floors. A senior boss at the Financial Conduct Authority...

12 November 2019 in Business
 
McDonnell takes on McDonald's over tax and workers pay

McDonnell takes on McDonald's over tax and workers pay

John McDonnell has accused the McDonald’s fast-food chain of failing to pay enough tax in Britain and demanded a pay rise for its UK workers and trade union rights to organise at its restaurants. Speaking at a protest arranged by striking McDonald’s...

12 November 2019 in Business
 


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