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January 15, 2018 9:52 PM Carillion collapse shows it´s time to `take back control´ of services

The collapse of Carillion is a “watershed moment” that should bring an end to “rip-off privatisation” of public services, Jeremy Corbyn has said. In a video released on social media, the Labour leader criticised an “outsource-first dogma” and insisted “it’s time we took back control”. Mr Corbyn also linked the firm’s collapse with the premature ending

January 13, 2018 4:08 PM America First! Bullish Trump puts s***holes scandal behind him to claim US 'business is hot again' and lay into 'all talk and no action' Democrats

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to throw heat off his back after the scandal regarding his reportedly disparaging comments about Haiti and other African countries. The Donald wrote on Saturday: 'Yesterday was a big day for the stock market. Jobs are coming back to America. Chrysler is coming back to the USA, from Mexico and many others 2

January 11, 2018 12:24 AM CITY DIARY: Poundland owner Steinhoff puts its Gulfstream jet up for sale for £18m

Poundland owner Steinhoff, whose ex-chief Markus Jooste, 56, I reported is offloading his collection of thoroughbred racehorses, is selling its Gulfstream G550 private jet for £18million. A recent accountancy scandal has left the once-mighty South African company struggling to stay liquid after £10billion was wiped off its value. The writer Robert Louis 11

January 9, 2018 5:08 AM Christie set to deliver his final state of the state address

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to deliver his final state of the state address. The Republican governor will address the Democratic-led Legislature on Tuesday afternoon at the Statehouse. Christie will be turning over state government control to Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy, who takes office on Jan. 16. FILE- In this Nov. 29, 2017, file photo 3

January 7, 2018 12:23 AM Ecuador selects new VP after Odebrecht scandal conviction

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Ecuador has chosen a new vice president to replace Jorge Glas, who was sentenced to 6 years in jail for his role in a bribery scheme involving the Brazilian company at the center of Latin America's biggest corruption scandal. Lawmakers selected Maria Alejandra Vicuna in a vote Saturday. The 40-year-old psychologist previously served

January 6, 2018 12:47 PM Scandal of NHS patients forced to sleep on hospital floor as Hunt prepares for promotion

SHOCKING photos of patients sleeping on floors at a busy hospital have emerged as the winter crisis gripping Britain's heath service worsens. The pictures showing members of the public lying down in corridors were taken at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. In one, a patient dressed only in a loose hospital gown lies next to a metal 21

January 3, 2018 6:57 AM LA prosecutors weighing charges against James Toback

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors in Los Angeles are weighing criminal charges in five cases against writer and director James Toback. Los Angeles County district attorney's office spokesman Greg Risling says Tuesday that prosecutors are reviewing two cases from the Los Angeles Police Department and three submitted by Beverly Hills police. Toback, who received

January 2, 2018 10:40 AM Dental nurse, 19, ‘screamed in agony in the worst pain of her life’ and 'couldn't feel her legs' after breaking her back at a scandal-hit trampoline park where three others were injured

A dental nurse says she experienced the 'worst pain' of her life after she broke her back at a trampoline park. Lucy Jones, 19, joined three friends for the post-Christmas get together at Flip Out Chester, which describes itself as 'the world's biggest and best trampoline theme park', last January. Ms Jones, of Northop, Flintshire, North Wales, who now plans 6

January 2, 2018 5:44 AM China names acting mayor for city of Tianjin after bribery scandal

BEIJING, Jan 2 (Reuters) - China has named an acting mayor for northern city of Tianjin, state media said on Tuesday, months after the mayor was jailed for corruption. The port city of Tianjin, close to Beijing, has ambitions to become a financial hub for northern China and is one of four areas designated a municipality, along with Beijing, Shanghai 3

December 20, 2017 9:42 PM Iain Lee ‘would do’ Celebrity Big Brother as a housemate

Former Celebrity Big Brother spin-off presenter Iain Lee says he’d be up for becoming a housemate on the show following his success on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! Iain was a late entrant in the ITV jungle contest’s latest series, sparking a so-called ‘bullying’ scandal after he spoke of feeling isolated by other contestants. He finished third 6