Amid Uproar, PCB Takes U-Turn On Hiring Spot-Fixing Accused Salman Butt | Cricket News

File photo of Salman Butt© AFP A day after being appointed consultant to Chief Selector Wahab Riaz by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), former international Salman Butt on Saturday removed from the post, ESPNcricinfo reported. According to ESPNcricinfo, the chief selector convened a press conference on Saturday to announce that Butt’s name was withdrawn from … Read more

UK plans U-turn on powers to halt company takeovers on national security grounds

The UK government is looking to roll back powers to intervene in company takeovers less than two years after they were introduced, in an attempt to be “more business friendly”. Oliver Dowden said the government would review measures “narrowing and refining” the National Security and Investment Act, which only entered into force in January 2022, … Read more

Horse racing-Dettori eyes another Melbourne Cup in 2024 after retirement U-turn

Italian jockey Frankie Dettori is targeting another ride at the Melbourne Cup in 2024 after calling off his retirement from horse racing. Dettori, who has ridden more than 3,300 winners and claimed three champion jockey titles, was ruled out of this year’s Melbourne Cup, which runs at 3 p.m. (0400 GMT) on Tuesday, due to … Read more

Greek minister hails Turkish u-turn in migration policy

Greek minister hails Turkish u-turn in migration policy

Athens, Greece – Greece’s migration minister has welcomed the Turkish government’s willingness to reduce migration flows from Asia into Europe, during an interview with Al Jazeera. “From the Greek point of view, it looks like a u-turn in a positive way, and we are here to fully take advantage of it and to help the … Read more

Exclusive: Keir Starmer Warns Labour Rebels He Will Not U-Turn On Israel-Hamas War

Keir Starmer will not back calls for an unconditional ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war despite facing a growing Labour revolt over the issue. A senior source close to the party leader said Starmer “is not going to move” on his current position of supporting “humanitarian pauses” to let aid get to Gaza. In a speech … Read more

Rejoice at this U-turn over rail ticket office closures – whatever the reasons for it | Zoe Willliams

I want to believe in a world where this happened: Mick Lynch, head of the RMT union, did a media round last year so successful, running such effortless rings around Piers Morgan and the bishop of Durham in particular, that he built up his own power base in ambient public popularity, reflected in growing support … Read more

Rail ticket office closures in England scrapped in government U-turn

Plans to close railway station ticket offices in England have been scrapped, in a government U-turn. The transport secretary, Mark Harper, said the “government had asked train operators to withdraw their proposals”. The move came after a huge public backlash to the cost-cutting proposals, which attracted 750,000 responses in a public consultation, 99% of which … Read more

Train Station Ticket Offices Will Stay Open In Humiliating U-Turn From Government

Railway station ticket offices in England will not be shut, in a “shambolic” U-turn from the government. Mark Harper, the transport secretary, announced on Tuesday the plan did not meet the “high threshold of serving passengers”. Under proposals announced by rail operators in July, nearly every person-operated ticket office in the country was to be … Read more

Big Brother fans make U-turn to save housemate despite eviction vendetta

The Big Brother House is unpredictable to say the least! (Picture: ITV2) Big Brother fans have made a surprising U-turn following the news that Kerry Riches, Olivia Young and Dylan Tennant are up for eviction. On Monday’s episode of the ITV2 reality show, Noky Simbani enlisted Trish Balusa to help her with a secret Halloween … Read more

UK backs suspension of deep-sea mining in environmental U-turn

Britain has announced its backing for a moratorium on commercial deep-sea mining, after criticism from scientists, MPs and environmentalists of its previous stance in support of the emerging industry. On Monday, the UK government said publicly it would back a temporary suspension on supporting or sponsoring any exploitation licences to mine metals from the sea … Read more

Sunak faces further pressure over net zero U-turn after IEA warning

Rishi Sunak faces further pressure over his U-turn on net zero targets, after the head of the world’s energy watchdog said countries that water down green policies risked worsening the climate crisis and damaging their own economies. In its annual report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) hailed the gathering pace of the worldwide transition to … Read more