politics

Bring back the National Bus Company

8-12-2017 8:18 PM | morningstaronline | 0 similar news

Every single privatisation has seen the British public being taken to the cleaners financially and enduring second-rate services. NEIL CLARK explains why renationalisation is the only viable solution . (read more)


Locals in old mining areas prone to depression

10-12-2017 8:53 PM | morningstaronline | similar news

PEOPLE living in the former industrial heartlands of England and Wales are more likely to suffer depresson and anxiety than the rest of the country, researchers claimed yesterday. In their analysis of 400,000 personality tests, as part of the BBC Lab’s online Big Personality. (read more)

ACTIVISTS have covered the white marble floor of the British Museum with huge “cracks” to symbolise damage to the permafrost caused by the museum’s sponsors BP. Over 100 theatrical protesters stormed the London museum to sing rewritten oil-themed Christmas carols. (read more)

THREE people have been arrested after an arson attack on a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, police said yesterday. The three are thought to be part of a group who threw burning objects at the synagogue on Saturday evening while a Jewish youth group. (read more)

10,000 rally against fascism in Italy

10-12-2017 8:42 PM | morningstaronline | similar news

OVER 10,000 anti-fascists rallied in Como, Italy, on Saturday “against all fascism and intolerance.” The demonstration was called in response to a growing number of violent incidents staged by far-right organisations. (read more)

LEBANESE police attacked demonstrators with tear gas and water cannon yesterday as they rallied outside the country’s US embassy. Huge protests have erupted across the Muslim world following President Donald Trump’s December 6 declaration that. (read more)

Lieberman calls for boycott of Arab businesses

10-12-2017 8:35 PM | morningstaronline | similar news

ISRAELI Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman called on Jewish citizens to boycott Arab businesses yesterday, saying the majority Arab population in the  Wadi Ara district were “not part of us.” Mr Lieberman, who heads the far-right Yisrael. (read more)

THOUSANDS of supporters of former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili rallied in Kiev yesterday demanding that Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko be impeached. Crowds yelled “down with the gang!” and “impeachment!”. (read more)

Mississippi protest against racist flag

10-12-2017 8:28 PM | morningstaronline | similar news

PROTESTERS, mouths taped shut with Confederate flags, stood silently outside as US President Donald Trump spoke at an opening ceremony for two adjacent museums in Jackson, Mississippi, at the weekend. The protest highlighted the fact that Mississippi is the last US state whose flag. (read more)

Protests erupt against Trump’s Jerusalem call

10-12-2017 8:20 PM | morningstaronline | similar news

PROTESTS have erupted across Britain against US President Donald Trump’s provocative decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The announcement, in which Mr Trump said that the US will be transferring its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, has sparked. (read more)

Mobo star leads choir to raise funds for NHS

10-12-2017 8:16 PM | morningstaronline | similar news

by Felicity Collier SOUL singer Lurine Cato, a winner of the prestigious Mobo music prize, is leading an NHS choir launched to urge people to donate blood and help raise vital funds to help sickle cell wards. B Positive Choir was formed last year to raise awareness of the. (read more)

Councils cut £66m from public libraries

10-12-2017 8:11 PM | morningstaronline | similar news

by Felicity Collier BRUTAL Tory cuts forced local authorities to slash their spending on public libraries by £66 million last year, Labour said yesterday. There has been a squeeze on paid staff and branches for the seventh year running with new figures showing that total. (read more)

DISGRACED former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died, the Ministry of Justice confirmed yesterday. The 74-year-old collapsed twice at Littlehey Prison in Cambridgeshire, where he was serving an eight-year jail sentence for historic sex offences. (read more)

Two-year degree courses could cost £11,100 a year

10-12-2017 8:06 PM | morningstaronline | similar news

LABOUR took a swing yesterday at Tory plans to introduce higher fees for “condensed” two-year degree courses. The proposals involve increasing fees for intensive two-year courses to £11,100, compared with the annual fees of £9,520 for three-year courses. (read more)

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