News / UK and world by Press Association April 9, 2018, 12:02 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Unionism needs leadership of the kind it had two decades ago which brought the movement into peace talks with Sinn Fein, leading to the Good Friday Agreement, Gerry Adams has said. DUP leader Arlene Foster should have given her party and followers an ultimatum to “back me or sack me” when she presented draft proposals in the latest round of powersharing talks, the former Sinn Fein leader said ahead of the historic agreement’s 20th anniversary. Speaking about the collapsed talks, which he said he was involved in throughout, Mr Adams said he believed Ms Foster had acted “in good faith” but allowed a unionist “rump” to reject what he described as a good deal. He said: “What I think she failed to do when she went into her group was ‘back me or sack me’. “That’s … [Read more...] about Foster should have told DUP to ‘back me or sack me’, says Adams
Chelsea Janes, The Washington Post Published 5:11 pm, Thursday, May 10, 2018 PHOENIX - Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo pulled out his phone to read the diagnosis exactly. He didn't want to get it wrong. He, like so many following the frustrating saga of Adam Eaton's injuries, thought the outfielder would be playing by now. It took three doctors and an exploratory surgery to find out why he cannot. After two MRI exams and a bone scan showed no explanation for the lingering pain that turned an awkward slide into a weeks-long absence, Eaton underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle Thursday in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Dr. Robert Anderson, a surgeon for the Green Bay Packers, discovered a chondral flap in his ankle that was irritating the ankle canal whenever Eaton moved. Anderson removed it - effectively eliminating a cartilage tear, in layman's terms - and the Nationals' understanding is that all of Eaton's once inexplicable symptoms now make sense. They have … [Read more...] about Nationals’ Adam Eaton undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle
PUBLISHED: 17:00 15 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:37 16 August 2017 Mike Brooke Cohen family's Beigel Bake 24-hour shop in Brick Lane, Bethnal Green. Picture: Mike Brooke Mike Brooke/Archant Customers have reacted with shock at a double killing which has torn apart a well-known family who ran the famous 24-hour Beigel Bake shop in London’s East End. Stabbing deaths hit Beigel Bake family business in Brick Lane. Picrture: Mike Brooke Leah Cohen, 66, was stabbed to death along with her daughter Hannah Cohen, 33, at their north London home on Friday. Her son Joshua Cohen, 27, is charged with two murders in Golder’s Green and is due at an Old Bailey hearing tomorrow. The family business in Bethnal Green was still open this week for the famous salt beef beigels. .Cabbie Joe Marribel knew Cohen family in Brick Lane since he was eight years old. Picture: Mike Brooke The all-night bakery is popular with east London’s cab trade, some of whom were visibly shaken when … [Read more...] about Brick Lane in shock at stabbing of Beigel Bake mum and daughter in Golders Green
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PHILIP Green has been named in the House of Lords by Peter Hain as the leading businessman who took out a gagging order against the media. Lord Hain was able to do so because of the protection afforded to him by Parliamentary privilege. What is Parliamentary privilege? In the UK, members of the House of Commons and House of Lords are permitted special protections when speaking within the grounds of the Palace of Westminster. It allows them to speak freely in Parliament without fear of legal action, in contrast to ordinary members of the public or the media in certain circumstances. The right allows members of the Lords and Commons to raise questions and debate issues which cannot be discussed outside the protection of the Palace of Westminster. Parliamentary privilege was first enshrined into British law in 1689 as part of the Bill of Rights. Similar rights exist in other countries including Australia and Canada How was Peter Hain able to name Philp Green? Lord Hain, a former Labour … [Read more...] about What is Parliamentary Privilege? Legal immunity that has allowed Philip Green to be named by Peter Hain