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Italy PM Conte ends debate, heads to president's palace to resign

Italy PM Conte ends debate, heads to president's palace to resign

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrapped up a parliamentary debate on his government’s future on Tuesday and confirmed he would head straight to President Sergio Mattarella to resign. The debate was triggered by the coalition party the far-right League, which earlier this month presented a motion of no confidence in the government

Italian prosecutor orders to seize Open Arms boat, migrants to disembark

Italian prosecutor orders to seize Open Arms boat, migrants to disembark

PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - An Italian prosecutor ordered to seize the Open Arms ship that has been stranded at sea by the Italian island of Lampedusa for the past 19 days with almost 100 migrants aboard, the prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday. The migrants are expected to be removed from the boat tonight, the prosecutor’s office said, but details

Brazilian police sniper kills Rio bus hijacker; no hostages hurt

Brazilian police sniper kills Rio bus hijacker; no hostages hurt

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian security forces in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday shot dead a man who hijacked a bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay and took 37 people hostage, in a dramatic end to an incident that underlined the city’s daily grind of violence. The hijacking began around 5 a.m. local time when a masked man commandeered a commuter

Bake Off 2019 star swapped flirty messages with Paul Hollywood before signing up for the show

Bake Off 2019 star swapped flirty messages with Paul Hollywood before signing up for the show

GREAT British Bake Off contestant Priya O’Shea exchanged flirty messages with judge Paul Hollywood before joining the show. The 33-year-old, who is among the contestants trying to impress the blue-eyed cake boss when the show returns next week, once tweeted him a shot of a cake, writing: “Good day for tea and brioche in bed!” Rex Features Bake Off

Australia

Coles signs long-term contract for electricity from three new solar farms

Coles signs long-term contract for electricity from three new solar farms

Supermarket giant Coles has signed a long-term contract to get electricity from three new solar farms, the latest in a series of companies that have turned to renewable energy to lower power bills. It comes as a group of 41 retailers and businesses including Bunnings, Harvey Norman, Ikea and JB Hi-Fi plan an unprecedented joint electricity purchase

Queensland government accused of 'fabricating' claims about climate activists

Queensland government accused of 'fabricating' claims about climate activists

The Queensland government has been accused of “fabricating” claims about climate activists setting booby traps to justify a crackdown on escalating protests, including using images more than 18 months old as evidence of the new allegations. The state premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk , on Tuesday announced that police would be given new powers to search

When it comes to coal, Australia has transitioned away from economics and common sense | Richard Denniss

When it comes to coal, Australia has transitioned away from economics and common sense | Richard Denniss

A ustralia isn’t transitioning away from extracting fossil fuels, it is doubling down on them. That’s right – even though Australia is already the third largest fossil fuel exporter in the world , the federal government still wants to double our coal exports, drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight and open more farmland to fracking. Australia

World

Teenager plunged 'zombie knife' into man's buttocks during fight over friend's girlfriend, court hears

Teenager plunged 'zombie knife' into man's buttocks during fight over friend's girlfriend, court hears

P olice have released a shocking image of a zombie knife which was plunged so deep into a man's buttocks it had to be surgically removed. The unnamed victim was stabbed by Aaron Toward-Parker, 18, during a showdown between love rivals in a park. Police released an X-ray of the embedded blade after the teenager was found guilty of wounding with intent

Elderly couple ‘flabbergasted’ after hotel staff wrote ‘Old People’ as their table number on receipt

Elderly couple ‘flabbergasted’ after hotel staff wrote ‘Old People’ as their table number on receipt

AN ELDERLY couple were appalled to discover a hotel waiter called them “old people” on their drinks bill. Phyllis Hidden, 80, and Robert Hidden had enjoyed a lunchtime drink at The Riverside Hotel in Kendal, Cumbria. SWNS:South West News Service Phyllis and Robert Hidden noticed the “terrible” wording a few days later[/caption] The waiter typed the

US prisons chief removed after Epstein suicide

US prisons chief removed after Epstein suicide

United States Attorney General William Barr on Monday announced a new leadership team at the federal Bureau of Prisons in a shakeup of the agency in the wake of financier Jeffrey Epstein's suicide inside a federal jail in New York. Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, a veteran of the Bureau of Prisons, will return to the agency to serve as its director, Barr said

Gillibrand says Franken, Halperin entitled to 'path for redemption'

Gillibrand says Franken, Halperin entitled to 'path for redemption'

close Video Gillibrand open to running as vice president if she's not the Democrat nominee 2020 White House hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says she will answer the call to serve in any capacity; Peter Doocy reports from Iowa. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , the 2020 hopeful and New York senator, said in an interview on Monday that those who've been accused

Business

Hyundai Accent, Volkswagen Jetta nab best new cars for teens accolades     - Roadshow

Hyundai Accent, Volkswagen Jetta nab best new cars for teens accolades - Roadshow

Enlarge Image Hyundai With kids heading back to school, it may be time to research a new set of wheels to make sure they have reliable and safe transportation. On Tuesday, US News & World Report returns with its 2019 list of the best new and used cars for teens and there's something for the budget-conscious and those looking to dabble in more technology

Elanco to become No.2 in animal health with $7.6 billion Bayer deal

Elanco to become No.2 in animal health with $7.6 billion Bayer deal

(Reuters) - Elanco Animal Health ( ELAN.N ) agreed to buy Bayer’s ( BAYGn.DE ) veterinary drugs unit on Tuesday in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second largest animal health business and expanding Elanco’s reach online. The deal is the latest in the fast-growing animal health market, which has recently seen Elanco floated

Green King pub chain sale to Hong Kong firm CKA could be ‘bad for customers’

Green King pub chain sale to Hong Kong firm CKA could be ‘bad for customers’

BRIT pub giant Greene King has been snapped up by an Asian firm in a £4.6million deal – but it could be bad new for customers. The chain, which employs 38,000 people, is famed for its IPA brews and has 2,700 pubs across the UK, including the Hungry Horse and Chef & Brewer chains. The chain employs 38,000 people PA:Press Association Neil Wilson, analyst

Crew describe climate of fear at Cathay after Hong Kong sackings

Crew describe climate of fear at Cathay after Hong Kong sackings

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Pilots and cabin crew at Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways described a “white terror” of political denunciations, sackings and phone searches by Chinese aviation officials amid anti-government protests gripping the former British colony. Cathay, founded by an American and an Australian during British rule in 1946,

Technology

Nasa asteroid alert as 2,100-foot space rock to ‘skim Earth’ at 14,000mph in just three weeks

Nasa asteroid alert as 2,100-foot space rock to ‘skim Earth’ at 14,000mph in just three weeks

A HUGE asteroid that could be twice as big as the Shard is set to skim past Earth in three weeks time. The monster space rock is called 467317 (2000 QW7) and it will be whizzing past us at 14,361 miles per hour on September 14. There is no need to panic though as the asteroid should only come within 3.3million miles of Earth. However, in the grand

UK Mobile Provider Activates 5G Service Using Huawei Router - Report

UK Mobile Provider Activates 5G Service Using Huawei Router - Report

UK telecoms and mobile provider Three has officially activate it's 5G ultrafast mobile broadband network in parts of London, according to China Daily. Telecoms provider Three UK activated its 5G service on Monday by offering a home broadband service using a #Huawei router. pic.twitter.com/iiAhZTihL2 — China Daily (@ChinaDaily) August 20, 2019 Prior

iPhone owners can now plug in hardware security keys with the YubiKey 5Ci     - CNET

iPhone owners can now plug in hardware security keys with the YubiKey 5Ci - CNET

Yubico's YubiKey 5Ci hardware security key offers stronger authentication security on iOS for apps and browsers that support the underlying technology. It's got Lightning and USB-C connectors so it also works on PCs and Android devices. Yubico iPhone owners now have a way to plug hardware security keys straight into their phones . They can use the

The Hotline Miami Collection Has Been Pulled From The eShop

The Hotline Miami Collection Has Been Pulled From The eShop

Hotline Miami 1 and 2 went on sale on the Nintendo eShop as a package deal earlier, even though the Switch bundle had already received a Refused Classification through the automated classification process. As predicted, the game wouldn't be available locally for long. Vooks, long time friends of the site, have reported late this evening that the Hotline

Science

Historic 17th-century Dutch shipwreck discovered near South African beach

Historic 17th-century Dutch shipwreck discovered near South African beach

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Archaeologists in South Africa have found the long-lost wreck of a Dutch merchant ship that played a crucial role in the country’s colonial history. The Dutch East India Company vessel “Haarlem” or “Nieuw

Smoky Anchorage has the worst air quality in the U.S.

Smoky Anchorage has the worst air quality in the U.S.

Anchorage's smoky summer won't relent. As of Tuesday morning, the most populated city in Alaska had the worst air quality in the nation, according to the World Air Quality Index . A number of late-season wildfires have perpetuated Anchorage's hazy summer, which has been the city's smokiest summer on record . On Tuesday morning, smoke levels ranked

Autos

The UK hotspots where drivers use their phone behind the wheel – and the regions where you’re most likely to get a mobile fine cancelled

The UK hotspots where drivers use their phone behind the wheel – and the regions where you’re most likely to get a mobile fine cancelled

POLICE forces across the UK are cracking down on dangerous drivers who use their phone behind the wheel. London officers were the toughest on Brits caught using their mobiles while driving, according to new figures. London police crackdown on drivers who used their phone while driving Government data analysed by MoneyBarn revealed City of London officers

Luxury supercars flock London streets as wealthy owners show off flashy wheels

Luxury supercars flock London streets as wealthy owners show off flashy wheels

WEALTHY supercar owners have taken to the streets of London to show off their flashy wheels. And an Instagram model has turned heads with her Swarovski crystal-encrusted Lamborghini. Wealthy supercar owners are taking over the streets of London Russian model Daria Radionova drew a crowd over the weekend when showcasing her black Lamborghini Aventador

Fun

Kayla Itsines claims £6 face wash cleared her acne as she shares the skincare regime she follows for perfect skin

Kayla Itsines claims £6 face wash cleared her acne as she shares the skincare regime she follows for perfect skin

A PERSONAL trainer who has millions of followers on social media has revealed the budget skincare routine she used to clear her skin of acne. Instagrammer Kayla Itsines, from Australia, shared her beauty regime with fans, as well as sharing some advice on how to keep your skin clear after going to the gym. Array Mum-of-one Kayla is a personal trainer

Oldest 'Porsche' Fails to Sell after Auction's $70 Million Mixup at RM Sotheby’s

Oldest 'Porsche' Fails to Sell after Auction's $70 Million Mixup at RM Sotheby’s

The car was intended for a race that was planned between Berlin and Rome, yet was cancelled by the outbreak of World War II. It was damaged and rebuilt by Porsche. In 1949 it was bought by a racecar driver, and was sold only in 1997 to an Austrian Porsche collector who was the one offering it in Monterey. Experts expected the car to sell for around

Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Takes ‘Old Town Road’ Out Of Top Billboard Spot

Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Takes ‘Old Town Road’ Out Of Top Billboard Spot

Lil Nas X's smash hit (and its remixes) reigned supreme on the Hot 100 chart for 19 consecutive weeks before being taken by the "make your mama sad type." Billie Eilish has taken the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 from Lil Nas X as her song “Bad Guy” rose to No. 1 spot, dethroning his hit song “Old Town Road” from its 19-week reign. “Bad Guy” spent

Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for family photo featuring four generations: ‘Family first’

Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for family photo featuring four generations: ‘Family first’

close Video Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for August 20 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines for August 20 are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. At 102, Kirk Douglas is happily spending time with his growing family. The acting legend posed with the massive Douglas clan in a sweet family photo that

Celebrity

Inside stars’ big age-gap marriage

Inside stars’ big age-gap marriage

Catch up on the latest in entertainment with news.com.au's Bronte and Bucky. This week Miley and Liam end it, John Travolta stuffs it and Kate Middleton rocks it. “I knew instantly with Sam that I’d found my soulmate,” Aaron recently told The Telegraph of meeting Sam on the set of the 2008 film Nowhere Boy . “I knew instantly that I wanted to spend

Orlando gets very candid about Katy

Orlando gets very candid about Katy

Catch up on the latest in entertainment with news.com.au's Bronte and Bucky. This week Miley and Liam end it, John Travolta stuffs it and Kate Middleton rocks it. Speaking to news.com.au about his upcoming TV series, Carnival Row , he’s happy to also spill the beans about life with his fiancee, pop superstar Katy Perry. “We’re doing great,” he grins

MAFS star’s ‘tacky’ cash boast over baby

MAFS star’s ‘tacky’ cash boast over baby

Catch up on the latest in entertainment with news.com.au's Bronte and Bucky. This week Miley and Liam end it, John Travolta stuffs it and Kate Middleton rocks it. The reality TV star, 30, confirmed her pregnancy in an interview and photo shoot with New Idea that was published on Monday. Sharing a picture from the photo shoot on her Instagram, Cyrell

Art & Design

New York City can limit art vendors in popular parks: appeals court

New York City can limit art vendors in popular parks: appeals court

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City rules limiting the number of art and book vendors in four popular Manhattan parks are constitutional, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday, overturning an injunction against the rules. In a 5-0 decision, the appeals court rejected artists’ contentions that the limits covering Central Park south of 86th Street, Battery

Music

What is the weather forecast for Reading and Leeds festival 2019?

What is the weather forecast for Reading and Leeds festival 2019?

FESTIVAL weekend is almost upon us and Brits are gearing up to head to gigs with pals – whether it be Reading Festival or Leeds. But what’s the weather going to be like for these revellers? We take a look, below. Getty - Contributor Reading Festival is set to have balmy conditions this weekend[/caption] Reading Festival weather Thursday August 22:

Scream queens: inside the world of fangirls

Scream queens: inside the world of fangirls

I t was a rare, expansive summer in the city – one when your friends were always available, you felt charming, and everyone was attractive. Daisy and I sat outside Itsu and drained cans of JD and coke. We kept bursting into hysterics. Courtney Love was DJing around the corner, but we weren’t invited. And yet, we knew we’d get in. This lucky energy

Sunday with Rosie Lowe: ‘I put my plants in the shower like I’m their mummy’

Sunday with Rosie Lowe: ‘I put my plants in the shower like I’m their mummy’

When does Sunday start? I’m usually up at 8am, occasionally 9.30 if I’ve had a late one. I teach piano lessons at home from 10am, and on occasion I’ve been known to wake up with a jolt at the sound of my first pupil ringing the doorbell. I’m in the process of clearing all my work from Sundays, though. I want the day for me. Breakfast or brunch? There’s

TV & Movies

Celebs Go Dating’s Megan Barton-Hanson poses in edible bikini after rumoured split from Demi Sims

Celebs Go Dating’s Megan Barton-Hanson poses in edible bikini after rumoured split from Demi Sims

CELEBS Go Dating’s Megan Barton-Hanson posed in an edible bikini after her rumoured split from Demi Sims. The reality star, 25 , was all smiles again just days after she was pictured in tears outside a bar in Camden after the pair unfollowed each other on Instagram. Megan looked incredible in a tiny bikini Instagram Megan showed her ex Demi what she

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’s cheating scandal is set to become an ITV drama – here’s everything you need to know

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’s cheating scandal is set to become an ITV drama – here’s everything you need to know

THE Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? cheating scandal gripped the nation back in 2001 when Charles Ingram sensationally won the show’s jackpot by deception. This now infamous tale is set be played out in new ITV drama Quiz – here’s what we know so far… New ITV drama Quiz will tell the tale of the Who Wants to be a MIllionaire? cheating scandal – it stars

Gemma Collins fans demand she joins Strictly Come Dancing after she posts ballroom dancing video

Gemma Collins fans demand she joins Strictly Come Dancing after she posts ballroom dancing video

GEMMA Collins has fans demanding she appears on Strictly Come Dancing after she showcased her ballroom skills in a recent Instagram post. The 38-year-old shared the throwback video of her dancing to Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend during her stint on Dancing On Ice. Instagram Gemma Collins has fans demanding she appears on Strictly Come Dancing after

Pregnant Lydia Bright jokes about her ‘very small’ baby bump as she plans gender reveal party

Pregnant Lydia Bright jokes about her ‘very small’ baby bump as she plans gender reveal party

LYDIA Bright has given fans a glimpse of her “very small” bump as she reveals she’s set to host her gender reveal party next month. The former TOWIE star, 29, who is currently in the midst of planning her parents upcoming wedding, showcased her growing bump on Instagram. Lydia revealed she is already preparing for her gender reveal party next month

Fashion

Façon model search

Façon model search

Cover shoot featuring Chiara Voigt and Face of Façon ambassador, Annalise McLachlan. Videographer credit: Aaron Haberfield

Travel

Comedian shames plane passenger who put bare, 'dirty' feet on in-flight screen

Comedian shames plane passenger who put bare, 'dirty' feet on in-flight screen

close Video 5 things about passenger airplanes to that you probably didn’t know Whether you’re a frequent flier or have only flown on a passenger aircraft once in your life, here are five things to know about passenger planes. If you’re going to do something questionable to get comfy on a plane , a famous comedian probably isn’t the ideal witness.

Las Vegas casinos raise resort fees as high as $45: What are they and what do they buy?

Las Vegas casinos raise resort fees as high as $45: What are they and what do they buy?

CLOSE The Fremont Street Experience draws more than 23 million people a year. Reno Gazette Journal LAS VEGAS – Here's an unpalatable dish in the world of Sin City tourism: Resort fees. Along the Strip, nobody likes paying them. But hotel companies have come to depend on those concealed nightly charges that run as high as $45 and inflate hotel bills

Ryanair slammed for selling tickets for flights on strike dates – which start this week

Ryanair slammed for selling tickets for flights on strike dates – which start this week

RYANAIR has been slammed for continuing to sell tickets for flights that are scheduled to travel on dates when there are planned strikes. The strikes involve pilot and cabin crew at multiple bases and are set to begin this Thursday . Ryanair are still selling tickets to flights on strike days Ryanair ‘s Brit passengers will most likely be affected

Health

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!'

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!'

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s White Claw Hard Seltzer . In response to a popular social

61 magnetic balls pulled from boy's stomach after complaints of intense pain

61 magnetic balls pulled from boy's stomach after complaints of intense pain

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 are here. Check out what's clicking on FoxNews.com A 6-year-old boy in China landed in the hospital after he swallowed more than 60 magnetic balls while his parents weren’t looking. The boy, who was not named by news outlet AsiaWire, had reportedly been

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat to more than half the world’s population. World Mosquito Day on Tuesday commemorated the discovery in 1897 by British doctor Ronald Ross that female mosquitoes transmit malaria

Food

NRL

NRL star unloads over state of the game

NRL star unloads over state of the game

NRL: The Controversy corner panel discuss the Tevita Pangai Jr tackle that could see him miss the remainder of the Broncos' season. Gould unleashed following Friday night’s game between the Brisbane Broncos and Penrith Panthers saying he fears for the future of the game. “I’ve said, doctors and lawyers will end the game within 20 years,” Gould said

NRL champion hospitalised after stroke

NRL champion hospitalised after stroke

NRL 360: Broncos coach Anthony Seibold has fired the first shot at Wayne Bennett ahead of his first clash against his old club at Suncorp Stadium as Rabbitohs coach. The team confirmed the news with a statement on their site on Tuesday with Scott still in hospital recovering. “North Queensland Toyota Cowboys prop Matt Scott suffered a mild stroke on

Walker’s selfless sacrifice to keep the Manly band together

Walker’s selfless sacrifice to keep the Manly band together

Walker, 24, hopes to have his future secured in the next few weeks as negotiations between the former NSW Origin representative and his club continue. He has stated repeatedly his desire to remain on Sydney’s northern beaches, having settled there with his young family and thriving under coach Des Hasler this year. Live stream the 2019 NRL Telstra

LIVE NRL teams: Sam’s miracle recovery

LIVE NRL teams: Sam’s miracle recovery

The Monday Bunker is back to discuss the key NRL issues following on from round 22. Scroll down to join our live blog with Tom Sangster. Here’s how we see teams day unfolding. WINNERS • Sam Burgess - Will be named by the Rabbitohs despite aggravating a quad injury against the Bulldogs. Rabbitohs head of high performance Jarrod Wade said Burgess would

Racing

'Risk-free profits': how millennials are using matched betting to top up their income

'Risk-free profits': how millennials are using matched betting to top up their income

G rowing numbers of people are using free bets handed out by gambling firms to make "risk-free" tax-free gains of thousands of pounds a year with a technique known as matched betting . Gaming giants – including William Hill, Betfair and Coral – are aware that savvy gamblers, often students trying to supplement meagre incomes, are systematically using

Best horse racing tips for today’s action at York from Tom Bull

Best horse racing tips for today’s action at York from Tom Bull

A wonderful day of racing kicks off with York’s Ebor meeting, and I’ve come up with a few crackers to get your meeting off to a flyer. I’ve been thumbing through the cards longer than a 24-hour poker player so here’s hoping. York – Juddmonte Japan – I’m desperately hoping Aidan O’Brien and Ryan Moore decide to send Japan straight to the front here,

Win big with this tasty treble on day one of the Ebor Festival at York

Win big with this tasty treble on day one of the Ebor Festival at York

EBOR week is finally here, and it’s a mouthwatering meeting in prospect for punters. Our man Jack Keene has studied the form and picked out a tasty treble to boost the bank balance on the opening day of York’s flagship festival. Getty Images - Getty Leg 1 2.25 Acomb Stakes – Valderomo Richard Fahey loves having winners a York, and he has a big chance

AFL

‘Massive’: Three stars to end Blues’ exile

‘Massive’: Three stars to end Blues’ exile

The Blues have won six of ten games since new coach David Teague took over the reins from Brendon Bolton, emerging as one of the most improved sides in the AFL in the second half of 2019. Live stream the 2019 Toyota AFL Premiership Season on KAYO SPORTS. Every match of every round. Live & anytime on your TV or favourite device. Get your 14 day free

‘Raw and honest’: Coach’s startling admission

‘Raw and honest’: Coach’s startling admission

AFL: AFL 360 co-host Mark Robinson believes Essendon coach John Worsfold's future is not secure, despite the team qualifying for the finals. As the AFL season enters the final round for 2019, the Power sit in 11th spot on the ladder and need results to get their way if they’re to sneak into eighth spot. They’ll play the final game of the round on Sunday

Brown: Seven stars Crows must cull

Brown: Seven stars Crows must cull

Adelaide remains in the 2019 finals hunt but a poor loss to Collingwood in Round 22 has significantly diminished its chances. Not only does it have to beat the Bulldogs, it must also gain significant percentage and pass the Hawks. Foxfooty.com.au reported last week that Adelaide is expected to be one of the most active clubs in the trade period and

Football

How Gary Staker made unlikely journey from Chelsea steward to Ranieri’s translator and Mourinho’s ‘big friend’

How Gary Staker made unlikely journey from Chelsea steward to Ranieri’s translator and Mourinho’s ‘big friend’

FROM Stamford Bridge steward to Chelsea managers’ chief confidante, Gary Staker has had one of the most remarkable rises in West London. Barring die-hard Blues supporters, Staker will be an unknown name for most football fans— but his face has grown increasingly familiar. PA:Press Association Chelsea stalwart Gary Staker’s time at Chelsea looks to

Eden Hazard winning fitness race as Real Madrid medical team predict £130m star will play against Villarreal

Eden Hazard winning fitness race as Real Madrid medical team predict £130m star will play against Villarreal

EDEN HAZARD could be set to make his Real Madrid debut earlier than expected after a positive update from the club’s medical team. The Belgian superstar joined Los Blancos as their marquee summer signing from Chelsea for £130million in June. Eden Hazard could be in line for an early return to make his Madrid debut against Villarreal Getty But apart

New Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia

New Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia

Maurizio Sarri's return to the Serie A sidelines with Juventus could be delayed after the ex-Chelsea manager was struck down with pneumonia, the Italian champions have confirmed. The 60-year-old was absent for Juventus' friendly victory over Triestina on Saturday after complaining of flu-like symptoms. He returned to the club's training ground on Monday

Neymar transfer swings away from Barcelona in favour of Real Madrid after Coutinho leaves for Bayern Munich

Neymar transfer swings away from Barcelona in favour of Real Madrid after Coutinho leaves for Bayern Munich

PSG look set to snub a loan offer from Barcelona for superstar striker Neymar, according to reports. The Brazil striker joined the French side in 2017 for a world-record fee of around £200million but is ready to leave again after failing to challenge for the Champions League. Neymar wants to leave PSG but would prefer to re-join Barcelona than go to

Rugby

Warrington’s Jack Hughes itching to make Wembley despite ruptured TESTICLE!

Warrington’s Jack Hughes itching to make Wembley despite ruptured TESTICLE!

NO-ONE will have more balls if they play at Wembley than Jack Hughes – who is itching to make the Challenge Cup final despite suffering a ruptured TESTICLE! The Warrington co-skipper defied the pain – and the swelling – by playing in the recent Super League match at Catalans for 50 minutes despite the eye watering problem. Jack Hughes hopes to play

England boss Eddie Jones slams ref and says he should have been SIN-BINNED – despite getting the laws wrong himself

England boss Eddie Jones slams ref and says he should have been SIN-BINNED – despite getting the laws wrong himself

EDDIE JONES slammed French ref Pascal Gauzere and said the official should have been SIN-BINNED after England’s defeat to Wales. Jones was livid Gauzere allowed the home side to take a quick penalty which led to George North’s crucial try, instead of waiting for Anthony Watson to leave the pitch to start his punishment for a deliberate knock-on. Eddie

Archie Bruce’s family fly to France after rugby star is found dead aged 20 in hotel room following Batley Bulldogs debut

Archie Bruce’s family fly to France after rugby star is found dead aged 20 in hotel room following Batley Bulldogs debut

TRAGIC Archie Bruce’s family have flown to the south of France after he was found dead in his hotel room at the age of 20. The rugby league scrum-half had made his debut for Batley Bulldogs against Toulouse in a 46-0 defeat for the Championship side just the night before. The family of Archie Bruce are flying out to France after the 20-year-old rugby

Wales expose rugby’s 66-year ’joke’

Wales expose rugby’s 66-year ’joke’

Rugby Union: Wales look in good nick ahead of the World Cup, beating England 13-6 in a friendly match on Sunday. The odd occurrence came after New Zealand demoralised Australia at Eden Park on Saturday night, winning 36-0 and claiming the Bledisloe Cup for the 17th straight season. But apparently that wasn’t enough as Wales edged ahead of the Kiwis,

Cricket

Shauna Coxsey ends successful Climbing World Championships with second bronze

Shauna Coxsey ends successful Climbing World Championships with second bronze

S hauna Coxsey completed a memorable Climbing World Championships by securing her second bronze in Hachioji, Japan. Competing in the combined competition - featuring all three of the lead, speed and bouldering disciplines - Coxsey, who is one of the Telegraph’s Tokyo Eight , a group of young athletes targeting success at the Games, placed third behind

'I'll embarrass him': Jon Jones predicts easy win in potential UFC bout with WWE star Brock Lesnar

'I'll embarrass him': Jon Jones predicts easy win in potential UFC bout with WWE star Brock Lesnar

UFC star Jon Jones says that he will be waiting should Brock Lesnar ever decide to return to the UFC cage, stating that the WWE superstar would be 'embarrassed' by the longtime light heavyweight king. Lesnar's rumored return to the cage hasn't quite materialized, despite last year's shoving match with then-heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, but speculation

‘Candy and porn’: Former NBA star Lamar Odom gives up adult movies and sweet treats

‘Candy and porn’: Former NBA star Lamar Odom gives up adult movies and sweet treats

Two-time NBA champion and 2004 Olympian Lamar Odom has revealed that he cut out porn and candy from his life in a pursuit to return to professional basketball. The 39-year-old was recently deactivated from the Big3 – a professional basketball league featuring All-Stars, Hall of Famers, and world champions – for being out of shape. READ MORE: ‘I had

Tennis

Svetlana Kuznetsova denies Ashleigh Barty number one ranking

Svetlana Kuznetsova denies Ashleigh Barty number one ranking

Svetlana Kuznetsova upset top seed Ashleigh Barty 6-2 6-4 to reach the Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati. Defeat denied Barty a return to the top of the WTA Rankings one week after swapping places with Naomi Osaka. Russian Kuznetsova quickly recovered after losing the opening two games to win her third match in a row against a top-10 opponent

Mix

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott unhappy with Jerry Jones' 'Zeke who?' comment, agent says

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott unhappy with Jerry Jones' 'Zeke who?' comment, agent says

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 Fox News Flash top headlines for August 20 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was apparently unhappy about an attempt at humor by owner Jerry Jones after the team’s preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams last weekend, his agent said

Tennis Podcast: Who will have the better US Open – Medvedev or Federer?

Tennis Podcast: Who will have the better US Open – Medvedev or Federer?

A fter reaching the final in both Washington and Montreal, the new World No.5 Daniil Medvedev beat Novak Djokovic and David Goffin to win the biggest title of his career so far in Cincinnati. On The Tennis Podcast, the team discuss Medvedev’s rich vein of form, and compare his US Open prospects with Roger Federer’s. In order to mount a comeback against

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MLB roundup: Cards lose no-hit bid in eighth

MLB roundup: Cards lose no-hit bid in eighth

Dakota Hudson held the visiting Milwaukee Brewers hitless for 6 2/3 innings Monday night, propelling the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory. Hudson (12-6) exited with a no-hitter intact with two outs in the seventh inning after walking Eric Thames with his 111th pitch. Yasmani Grandal ended the combined no-hitter one inning later with a two-out double

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Welcome to America, the land of the perpetually whiny and offended

Welcome to America, the land of the perpetually whiny and offended

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Cal Thomas: Mr. Trump, there are warning signs on the horizon about a second term. Do you see them?

Cal Thomas: Mr. Trump, there are warning signs on the horizon about a second term. Do you see them?

close Video White House slaps down recession talk as 2020 Democrats sound alarm on economy President Trump and the White House accuse Democrats of trying to 'will' the economy downward as an election tactic. During a December 2015 debate among Republican presidential candidates, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told Donald Trump, "You can’t insult your

Sex Trap-Servility Complex

Sex Trap-Servility Complex

The paradox is that it is the critics and skeptics of the official narrative who have much more credibility. The establishment media are the ones who are peddling credulity and indulging in a conspiracy to conceal the need for a thorough investigation. Remember these are the same news media who helped launch wars and military strikes on foreign countries