Obama cuts independence leader’s jail term
posted by James Tweedie in Britain
London council rejects Tories’ ‘slash, trash and privatise’ plans
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Southern owners Keolis given Manchester franchise
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
ISRAELI police killed a Palestinian yesterday in what his relatives called cold blood during a protest against the demolition of Palestinians’ homes.
Yaakub Abu al-Qiyan was shot dead…
posted by Morning Star in World
ISIS terrorists made a new attempt to overrun the besieged eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor yesterday — but beleaguered government troops clung on.
Isis cut the city off from its…
posted by James Tweedie in World
IRAQI troops announced on Wednesday that they were in “full control” of eastern Mosul after Isis resistance collapsed in districts east of the Tigris river.
The achievement was…
DISABLED campaigner Doug Paulley’s Supreme Court victory after a five-year struggle is an important advance for people with disabilities, especially wheelchair users.
It puts the onus…
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
CHELSEA MANNING should never have been imprisoned, so Barack Obama’s decision to commute her sentence is welcome.
The US military, political and media Establishment’s…
THERESA MAY’S insistence that she intends to lead the UK definitively out of the European Union, including the single market, contradicts her long-held support for the EU.
From total public investment on housing of over £44bn between now and 2020, only about £2bn will go on social-rented homes — £6.4bn will go to Starter Homes and shared-ownership homes, warns GLYN
posted by Morning Star in Features
IAN LAVERY MP explains why Workplace 2020 is vital in ensuring union and workers’ rights in the coming years
Those who argue in favour of the free movement of labour in a capitalist society choose to ignore the simple reality that a surplus of workers drives wages down, says COLIN BURGON
Britain’s No 3 was dropped by Nike and played in £20 T-shirt
posted by Morning Star in Sport
TRIBUTES poured in yesterday for former England women’s cricket captain Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, who has died at the age of 77.
Heyhoe-Flint became one of Marylebone Cricket Club’s…
The number of clubs affected by British football’s historic child sex abuse scandal has leapt to 248, according to figures released yesterday by the National Police Chiefs’ Council…
MARY CONWAY recommends a play reflecting on the transcendent spirit inspiring the embattled creator of The Messiah
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Tim Wells: Stand up and Spit
CHRIS BARTTER looks forward to this year’s Celtic Connections