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Richest clubs should support grassroots

Labour unveils raft of policies to make sport for the many, not the few

JEREMY CORBYN pledges to make sure football is a “game for the many, not the few” as he unveils a raft of policies to support the national game today.

In a visit to Hackney Marshes, a large area of ...

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Formula One: Hamilton ‘may never leave Mercedes’

LEWIS HAMILTON’S boss Toto Wolff believes the British driver will end his Formula One career with Mercedes.

Hamilton heads into tomorrow’s Monaco Grand Prix six points adrift of title rival Sebastian Vettel in his bid to become the first Briton to win four ...

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Legendary status sure if he can turn humiliation around

WE’VE taken great pleasure in watching Chelsea manager Antonio Conte bounding about his technical area this season, living and kicking every pass.

The Stamford Bridge faithful took to him quickly after his arrival last summer. He gave optimism to the supporters and his energy and ...

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Suegioo can put two years of hurt to bed

Our tipster casts his expert eye over the pick of the weekend’s meets

A LOSING run of over two years is hardly a recommendation for a nap bet, but since his Chester Cup success in 2015 Suegioo has been placed in an Ebor, Doncaster Cup and Henry II Stakes.

Furthermore, he has ...

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Movements in the Venice lagoon

C DOHERTY reflects on the dynamics of the international art Biennale, where the relationship between water and humans is ever-present

SPLIT across two main sites of the Giardini and Arsenale, and in scattered locations around the lagoon, the 57th Venice Biennale is not an art exhibition ...

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Style swamps Brecht’s revolutionary substance

YVONNE LYSANDROU is less than convinced by a gimmicky production of The Life of Galileo

The Life of Galileo

Young Vic Theatre

London SE1


THE LIFE of Galileo, written after Bertholt Brecht had fled Hitler’s Germany, was a perfect subject matter and ...

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Reminder of poetry’s possibilities and responsibilities

21st century poetry with Andy Croft

THE ALGERIAN war of independence from 1954 to 1962 was one of the bloodiest post-1945 liberation struggles.

Characterised by civilian massacres and the widespread use of torture, it led to the death and displacement of two million people.

It ...

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Robots feared more than immigration

Report reveals workers fear losing jobs to automation

WORKERS are more concerned over losing their jobs to machines than they are about immigration, according a report released yesterday.

Other major concerns included the outsourcing of work and the impact of Brexit on employment, ...

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Vile Hopkins sacked from LBC Radio

But Mail keeps Islamophobe’s column going

by Felicity Collier

RADIO station LBC succumbed to pressure yesterday and sacked Islamophobic columnist Katie Hopkins over her tweets following the Manchester bomb attack.

In a statement posted on Twitter, the broadcaster announced ...

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Syria: Army regains control of Palmyra road

Troops capture 1,100 mile territory from Isis

THE Syrian army is launching a new push to retake eastern deserts after regaining full control of the main road from Damascus to Palmyra for the first time since it was lost in 2014.

Operation Grand Dawn will aim to drive Isis from the ...

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Philippines: ‘Foreigners’ fighting with Isis-linked militants in Marawi

PHILIPPINE officials have claimed that foreign fighters are among Islamist militants killed by troops in the southern southern city of Marawi last week.

The army continued operations yesterday to drive out Isis-affiliated Abu Sayyaf militants from the city on the southern island of ...

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May urges nations to halt terrorism amid MI5 failures

BRITISH PM Theresa May urged rich nations to halt Isis recruitment yesterday — after revelations MI5 let the Manchester bomber slip through the net.

Ms May showed no hint of irony as she told a session on counter-terrorism at the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Taormina, Sicily, that ...

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May’s manifesto of hatred and misery

The Tories’ general election manifesto is the most hard-right in living memory, writes KEN LIVINGSTONE

ONE of the most ridiculous pieces of spin from Theresa May’s media mogul mates in this general election campaign has been the sustained attempt to present May and the Tory Party ...

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Thatcher’s dark legacy must be challenged

An unelected banker with too much political power aided in the continual destruction of the welfare state, writes MO STEWART

MARGARET THATCHER was the first elected neoliberal politician in Britain and, since then, toxic neoliberal poison has swept the world.

Neoliberal politics has ...

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A real vision for a secure future

What’s needed now is a careful examination of policies to help keep us safe, says NATHAN AKEHURST

SINCE April I have written a weekly column on these pages, attempting to condense a twisting, turning, historic election campaign into a few hundred words. But this week there was no ...

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Kvitova wins her biggest fight – being on the court again

Player makes sensational comeback six months after knife attack

PETRA KVITOVA said she has already won her biggest fight ahead of what is sure to be an emotional return to tennis.

The two-time Wimbledon champion will make her comeback at the French Open six months after suffering ...

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No excuses, no false machismo, just the unvarnished truth

Corbyn: After 16 years the ‘war on terror’ is a failure, it’s not how we’ll protect our people

JEREMY CORBYN said a Labour government would be clear-eyed that the “war on terror is simply not working” as he set out his vision for a safer Britain under his ...

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Seriously funny

LYNNE WALSH is challenged and amused in turns by a play described as 'a political correctness time-bomb nightmare

An Octoroon

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond-upon-Thames


THIS 21st-century take on a Dion Boucicault 1859 melodrama about race, slavery and debt resonates ...

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John W. Sexton - Accepting the Worst is usually for the Best

Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter

Accepting the Worst is usually for the Best John W. Sexton The third attempt to land waterbears on Phobos, the largest of the two moons of Mars, went without a hitch on February the 3rd 2026. The event made the Other News sections of most ...

2017-05-26 16:45 open_in_new
Corbyn's foreign policy speech reveals his principled commitment to achieving peace

JEREMY CORBYN’S foreign policy speech grasped a nettle politicians have been too scared to contemplate for far too long.

Perhaps the Labour leader’s greatest contribution has been the return of choice to British politics — an end to a system where the two big parties ...

2017-05-26 16:45 open_in_new
Full text of Corbyn's speech in wake of Manchester attack

Corbyn pays tribute to the victims and those that rushed to help, and says we need "change at home and change abroad" to combat terrorism.

Our whole nation has been united in shock and grief this week as a night out at a concert ended in horrific terror and the brutal slaughter of innocent ...

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