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Mass brawl breaks out at Haydock Park races in shameful scenes

Mass brawl breaks out at Haydock Park races in shameful scenes

A MASS brawl broke out at Haydock Park races earlier today in utterly shameful scenes. Dozens of race-goers can be seen throwing wild punches as desperate stewards scrambled to try and control the situation. A disgraceful mass brawl broke out at Haydock Park today Eventually the instigators appear to have been subdued and are led off by course officials

What a National Emergency Might Do for Trump’s Border Wall

What a National Emergency Might Do for Trump’s Border Wall

A government shutdown that lasted 35 days did not get U.S. President Donald Trump the $5.7 billion he wants for a wall on the Mexico border. In the wake of a deal that re-opened the government temporarily, White House aides said that if Democrats wouldn't support a wall Trump might bypass Congress entirely by declaring a national emergency. When congressional

Nigerians bewildered after presidential election is postponed at the last minute

Nigerians bewildered after presidential election is postponed at the last minute

Tens of millions of Nigerians ready to elect their next president woke up to some bewildering news on Saturday morning: Elections were off. Around 3 a.m., while most of the nation slept, the country’s electoral commission announced that the vote was being postponed for a week, citing vague logistical problems. Voters with smartphones found out on WhatsApp

US: Illinois factory gunman killed co-workers after being sacked

US: Illinois factory gunman killed co-workers after being sacked

The gunman, who killed five fellow workers at a factory in the US state of Illinois on Friday, had just been fired from his job,according to local authorities. Gary Martin, 45, armed himself with a .40 calibre handgun, which he owned illegally, before reporting for a meeting where he was told he was sacked, Kristen Ziman, local police chief, told a

Australia

Why I live … Sunshine Coast

Why I live … Sunshine Coast

RELATED: Fashion Festival founder on why she loves the Sunshine Coast As the creator and host of iStyle TV and The Wine O’clock Show, Tam is also a mother of two, wife, beauty and fashion columnist and the co-owner of a multimillion-dollar property portfolio. She shares her property dreams with The Sunday-Mail. Where do you live and why? I was living

Do You Want to Be Pregnant? It’s Not Always a Yes-or-No Answer

Do You Want to Be Pregnant? It’s Not Always a Yes-or-No Answer

For decades, researchers and physicians tended to think about pregnancies as either planned or unplanned. But new data reveals that for a significant group of women, their feelings don’t neatly fit into one category or another. As many as one-fifth of women who become pregnant aren’t sure whether they want a baby. This fact may reshape how doctors

World

Brexit debate: Campaigners use billboards and magazines

Brexit debate: Campaigners use billboards and magazines

In Britain, campaigners on both sides of the Brexit debate are exploring new ways of getting their messages across. Social media is one big platform. But a group of activists that wants the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union is using more traditional techniques to gain online attention. Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London. Europe

British man detained in UAE details abuse over Qatar shirt

British man detained in UAE details abuse over Qatar shirt

A British man, who was detained and allegedly harassed in the United Arab Emirates after wearing a Qatar football shirt during the AFC Asian Cup, was convinced he was going to die in the Gulf state, according to a UK media report. Ali Issa Ahmad, who was charged last month for making false statements and wasting police time after he claimed getting

Plane carrying Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox makes emergency landing: report

Plane carrying Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox makes emergency landing: report

A private jet carrying Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox was reportedly forced to make an emergency landing on Friday, according to TMZ. (Getty) A private jet carrying Jennifer Aniston was forced to make an emergency landing on Friday, according to multiple outlets. The actress was reportedly on a flight headed to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico when her plane

French envoy returns to Italy as friendship rekindles

French envoy returns to Italy as friendship rekindles

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s ambassador to Italy returned to Rome on Friday, eight days after his recall by President Emmanuel Macron, as the European neighbors defused their worst diplomatic crisis since World War Two. A senior French diplomat described the recall as “electro-shock therapy” necessary to end to “repeated, baseless” attacks by Italian

Business

More ways to stash cash than in the bank

More ways to stash cash than in the bank

The RBA had previously warned that its next rate move would be up, but his month changed its tune and signalled it could now go either way. This has prompted many economists to predict RBA rate cuts are coming this year. For savers and retirees who have watched interest paid on their deposits sink from 7 per cent to 2 per cent in a decade, the frustration

Wall Street’s Incredible Shrinking Earnings Outlook

Wall Street’s Incredible Shrinking Earnings Outlook

Wall Street’s predictions for this quarter’s earnings are shrinking fast. That’s a bad sign for 2019--and a signal that the market’s current bull run could turn into a bear stampede. On Friday, FactSet, the data analysis firm that compiles consensus market forecasts, issued a report noting that equity analysts now expect S&P 500 earnings-per-share

Canada's Freeland pushes end of steel, aluminum tariffs in meeting with Pelosi

Canada's Freeland pushes end of steel, aluminum tariffs in meeting with Pelosi

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday she had made clear in a meeting with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Munich Security Conference the importance of the U.S. lifting tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada. Freeland said that while Canada is now focused on its domestic

The Endless Ping-Pong of U.S.-China Trade Talks

The Endless Ping-Pong of U.S.-China Trade Talks

“U.S. Stocks End Week Higher Boosted by Trade Talk” blared the headline on Bloomberg’s Friday market wrap . The story, typical of many in the global financial press this past week, noted that U.S. equities have surged to a 10-week high, and that the S&P has posted its third straight weekly gain “on reports that the U.S. and China had reached consensus

Technology

Tested: Jaguar’s new Tesla fighter

Tested: Jaguar’s new Tesla fighter

Road trips require some analysis. Relying purely on electric power, one motor on each axle, the range is a little more than 400km. If you’re planning a longer trip you’ll need to research charging stations en-route. Most owners are expected to pay $2280 for a wall charger that offers about 35km of range for each hour plugged in, compared with 11km

Potentially deadly airbags still on the road

Potentially deadly airbags still on the road

I own a 2014 Holden Barina sedan. I asked my dealer numerous times if it was affected by the Takata airbag recall, and was told emphatically no. I challenged them to check further and was eventually told it was. Apparently I can only book it in when I receive an official letter. Where would I stand if registration is refused on renewal this November

Harpoon designed to capture junk and dangerous debris orbiting Earth has been successfully tested in space

Harpoon designed to capture junk and dangerous debris orbiting Earth has been successfully tested in space

A HARPOON to collect space junk has been tested successfully in orbit for the first time. The device, from a British initiative involving Airbus, University of Surrey and the Surrey Satellite Technology firm, goes at 20 metres a second. A harpoon designed to collect junk in space has been successfully tested in orbit for the first time MOST READ IN

5G Moto Mod gets FCC certification     - CNET

5G Moto Mod gets FCC certification - CNET

The Moto Z3 will be the first 5G-upgradable phone, thanks to the 5G Moto Mod. Juan Garzon/CNET The Federal Communications Commission has certified the 5G Moto Mod, suggesting that the attachment offering 5G capability could be on the market soon. Motorola announced in August the Moto Z3 , a phone with magnetic backings that attach to Moto Mods, or

Science

Mars looks dead, but don't count it out just yet

Mars looks dead, but don't count it out just yet

Mars' surface is a lifeless, unwelcoming desert. But beneath its red soil the planet still might be alive — geologically. Big space news broke in 2018: Using a ground-penetrating radar aboard a Mars satellite, a group of scientists detected a thin 12-mile lake thousands of feet beneath the Martian south pole. Now, researchers have put forward a paper

Antarctic ice shelves: Searching for clues on climate change

Antarctic ice shelves: Searching for clues on climate change

KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (Reuters) - In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip of Chile, scientists at a research base are scouring the ice for clues about everything from climate change to cures for cancer. Chile’s Escudero base on King George Island acts as a research hub for a frozen expanse

New drug raises hopes of reversing memory loss in old age

New drug raises hopes of reversing memory loss in old age

An experimental drug that bolsters ailing brain cells has raised hopes of a treatment for memory loss, poor decision making and other mental impairments that often strike in old age. The drug could be taken as a daily pill by over-55s if clinical trials, which are expected to start within two years, show that the medicine is safe and effective at preventing

Autos

Honda recalls 106,000 Ridgelines because soap can cause a fuel leak     - Roadshow

Honda recalls 106,000 Ridgelines because soap can cause a fuel leak - Roadshow

Did you know certain car-wash soaps and detergents may contain sulfuric acid? It's normally not a big deal, since you're not drinking it, but according to a new Honda recall, its use could have unforeseen effects on the new Ridgeline's fuel system. Honda has issued a recall for approximately 106,000 examples of the 2017-2019 Ridgeline pickup truck

Drink-driving deaths reach eight-year high with up to 330 fatalities in 2017

Drink-driving deaths reach eight-year high with up to 330 fatalities in 2017

AS MANY as 330 people were killed on UK roads in 12 months due to drink-driving. And road safety experts fear the number of deaths could continue to rise. Drink-drive fatalities have hit an eight-year high PA:Press Association New provisional figures from the Department of Transport show between 240 to 330 people were killed in 2017 due to accidents

Fun

Boohoo bans wool on ‘animal welfare grounds’ – but farmers are furious as ‘absurd’ move could actually HARM sheep

Boohoo bans wool on ‘animal welfare grounds’ – but farmers are furious as ‘absurd’ move could actually HARM sheep

FAST fashion retailer Boohoo has revealed they will soon ban all use of wool in their clothes production on “animal welfare grounds” – but it’s gone down baa-dly with farmers. The decision has been dubbed “absurd” by campaigners who claim the move could actually end up being more harmful to sheep. The online retailer has promised to ‘not knowingly

Who is Ronan Keating’s daughter Missy? GGMK member on The Voice 2019

Who is Ronan Keating’s daughter Missy? GGMK member on The Voice 2019

Ronan Keating’s daughter Missy will be making an appearance on the Voice TONIGHT. She will be performing as part of singing duo GGMK,  but does talent run in the family and will she have what it takes to wow the coaches? Missy and her dad Ronan Keating Instagram Who is Missy Keating? Seventeen year old Missy is from County Dublin and is the daughter

Israeli director Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins Golden Bear

Israeli director Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins Golden Bear

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nadav Lapid’s film “Synonyms”, a French-Israeli-German co-production about an Israeli man who tries to suppress his origins after moving to Paris, won the Berlin Film Festival’s coveted Golden Bear award on Saturday. French director Francois Ozon’s “By the Grace of God”, a drama about victims of child abuse in the Catholic Church

Shocking moment gym-goer, 21, collapses on rowing machine before discovering she’s had a rare and often fatal heart disease for decades

Shocking moment gym-goer, 21, collapses on rowing machine before discovering she’s had a rare and often fatal heart disease for decades

THIS is the shocking moment a woman nearly died from a heart attack while using a rowing machine in the gym. Emily Counter, 21, from Queensland, was working out when collapsed onto the floor after suffering a seizure – and she now wants to make defibrillators mandatory in all gyms. Emily Counter / Facebook Emily Counter, 21, from Queensland, was working

Celebrity

Jackman’s bizarre video with Grammy star

Jackman’s bizarre video with Grammy star

The Aussie actor-singer-dancer-producer recently posted a short video to his Instagram account showing him working on his biceps at a gym. But it wasn’t an ordinary workout. Beside Jackman was an unusual gym buddy — animated Playmoji version of rapper Childish Gambino. View this post on Instagram New guy. @dogpound #childishgambino #BR #Matty A post

Royal tour taxpayer bill revealed

Royal tour taxpayer bill revealed

Documents released by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet on Saturday show the bulk of the cost for the 16-day tour in October 2018 was spent on international and domestic travel, including flights, accommodation, meals and incidentals, to the tune of $237,700.34. The bill for ground and water transport came to $102,117.07, hospitality

Cass’s fresh stab at Karl Stefanovic

Cass’s fresh stab at Karl Stefanovic

The ex-wife of the former Today host appeared to take a stab Karl and his new wife Jasmine Yarbrough by stating she was much more than just the TV presenter’s wife. “I was never a Mrs Stefanovic. I have always been Cass Thorburn,” she told Confidential , explaining that despite their divorce in September 2016, people still think of her as the former

Pink admits to slashing husband’s tyres

Pink admits to slashing husband’s tyres

Pink appeared on the latest episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show , where she played a game of “Burning Questions” that revealed a shocking revelation about her private life with husband Carey Hart. The pair have been married since 2006 and share kids Willow, seven, and Jameson, two, but it turns out it’s not always happy families. Pink has opened up

Art & Design

How Great Design Could Fix the World’s ‘Wicked Problems’

How Great Design Could Fix the World’s ‘Wicked Problems’

Founded in 1991, the global design firm IDEO has created radical and useful products ranging from Apple's computer mouse to insulin-delivery systems for Eli Lilly . The firm has also become perhaps the best-known practitioner of "design thinking," a collaborative approach to solving business problems that delves into the interactions of worker and

Music

Which of these dances do you remember doing with your mates at school?

Which of these dances do you remember doing with your mates at school?

WE’RE used to dance moves going viral. People trying to do The Floss has been one of the most popular things on the internet over the past couple of years. But smartphones weren’t around when we all had to learn and perfect full routines and dance them at birthday parties and in the playground, and I for one am grateful. Whether it was a strop of not

10 songs you’ve forgotten about from the 90s

10 songs you’ve forgotten about from the 90s

SONGS have the power to pull you back into a precise moment, particularly when you haven’t heard them for a long time. A chorus heard in a lift in the shopping centre or a drum solo in a coffee queue can bring you back to a festival, concert or party and make you think of the friends you maybe haven’t seen in a while. We’ve teamed up with Mastercard

How did music festivals become an election issue? – explainer

How did music festivals become an election issue? – explainer

Music festivals are in the news and the major parties have released live music policies in the lead-up to next month’s New South Wales state election. How did this happen? Here are some key questions answered: Why are music festivals in the news? The NSW government has announced it will roll out new licensing laws for music festivals on 1 March. Industry

TV & Movies

Frozen 2 trailer reignites fan frenzy with hints of new songs, messages about climate change and maybe Disney’s first gay princess

Frozen 2 trailer reignites fan frenzy with hints of new songs, messages about climate change and maybe Disney’s first gay princess

FANS of the £1billion Disney blockbuster Frozen are ready to Let It Go again. In case you somehow missed the global frenzy the first time round in 2013, the musical tale of Snow Queen Elsa and her fearless sister Anna became one of the highest grossing animated movies ever. Disney Fans of Disney’s Frozen are excited for the sequel after the release

Michelle Keegan wears crop top to the gym after romantic home-cooked dinner with Mark Wright after he quits America for the UK

Michelle Keegan wears crop top to the gym after romantic home-cooked dinner with Mark Wright after he quits America for the UK

MICHELLE Keegan looked sensational as she showed off her abs in a crop top after a gym session. The former Coronation Street star turned heads as she stripped down to her black crop top and leggings, which gave onlookers a closer look of her toned torso. Michelle Keegan shows off incredible figure in gym gear BackGrid The 31-year-old actress was seen

Paul Hollywood’s wife Alex ended marriage for her own ‘self-respect’ and admits staying with him after first affair for sake of their teenage son

Paul Hollywood’s wife Alex ended marriage for her own ‘self-respect’ and admits staying with him after first affair for sake of their teenage son

PAUL Hollywood’s estranged wife Alex has revealed that she had to walked away from their marriage for her own “self-respect”. The cookery writer, 54 , added that she stayed with the TV baker, 52 , after his first affair with his US Bake Off co-host for sake of their teenage son Josh. Rex Features Paul Hollywood’s estranged wife Alex said she had to

Who is Ayanam Udoma? The Voice 2019 star from Manchester

Who is Ayanam Udoma? The Voice 2019 star from Manchester

Ayanam Udoma will be performing on The Voice TONIGHT, to win a place in the competition. Manchester has produced many great musicians but is he another star in the making? Ayanam Udoma is singer from Manchester who appeared on The Voice 2019 Who is Ayanam Udoma? Ayanam Udoma is a 27 year old writer and musician is from Manchester. Although by day he

Fashion

What does it meme? The rise and rise of the fashion viral

What does it meme? The rise and rise of the fashion viral

I have never worn anything that could be considered “online content”. And, to the best of my knowledge, I have never gone viral. That is until one spring morning, enjoying a snack by the canal, alone save for the ducks, I realised someone on the bridge was taking a photograph of me. I glanced down at the dress I had on – less a dress, actually, and

Anna Wintour: a rare face-to-face with the most important woman in fashion

Anna Wintour: a rare face-to-face with the most important woman in fashion

O ne morning last August, Anna Wintour was playing tennis with her coach in the 40-acre grounds of her Long Island summerhouse. She noticed he seemed a little distracted: “But his wife was about to have a baby, so I thought he was nervous about that.” Then it struck her that they had attracted an unusual number of spectators. The house was brimful

Travel

Brits could be forced to pay a ‘Brexit surcharge’ on holidays they’ve already booked and paid for after March

Brits could be forced to pay a ‘Brexit surcharge’ on holidays they’ve already booked and paid for after March

BRITS who have already booked holidays could be forced to pay an additional “Brexit surcharge” after March according to Money Saving Expert. And to make matters worse, families won’t be able to cancel their booking without paying a penalty, which could mean extra fees adding up into the hundreds. Brits could be charged up to eight per cent more thanks

Boeing 777 Returns to Heathrow After Dumping Gallons of Fuel due to FALSE ALARM

Boeing 777 Returns to Heathrow After Dumping Gallons of Fuel due to FALSE ALARM

The pilot of a commercial plane took a dramatic emergency landing in London's Heathrow Airport believing that a door had been left open, yet to his surprise — and no doubt great annoyance — it turned out to be a false alarm, the Sun has reported. LIVE Thai Airways #TG917 Boeing 777-300 to Bangkok just returned to London Heathrow after one hour flight —

Feckless British family banned from every Burger King in New Zealand after making headlines around the world with horrifying behaviour on two week holiday

Feckless British family banned from every Burger King in New Zealand after making headlines around the world with horrifying behaviour on two week holiday

AN unruly family of Brit tourists who made world headlines when they trashed a beach and terrorised New Zealand locals are reportedly banned from every Burger King in the country. The burger chain barred the now infamous from Liverpool after they allegedly used their children as scavengers in a fast-food scam. This young British boy threatened to ‘knock

Health

Why we cave into cravings

Why we cave into cravings

According to new research conducted by Taste.com.au as part of the Eat Real campaign , 51 per cent admitted that when their friends indulge they find it hard not to join them; and a massive 87 per cent of people trying to eat healthily have given up as a result of a single social event. The findings highlight the influence of the feel-good chemical

New mum, 25, gives birth to SEPTUPLETS in incredible natural birth

New mum, 25, gives birth to SEPTUPLETS in incredible natural birth

A NEW mum is in good health after giving birth to SEPTUPLETS in an incredible natural birth, with all the children reportedly in perfect condition and doing well. The startling birth occurred at a hospital in the Diyali Province of eastern Iraq in what is believed to be the first septuplet birth in the country. Central European News All the children

Meera Sodha’s recipe for vegan saag aloo | The New Vegan

Meera Sodha’s recipe for vegan saag aloo | The New Vegan

I recently had the privilege of judging the Andre Simon Awards for the best food book of 2018, and 119 books turned up, box by box, at my door (thank you, postman). Although there are some mind-blowing new books among them – the winner Diana Henry ’s included – I thought to myself: ‘How many recipes does one person need?’ Of course, I am charged with

U.S. Medicare plans to track CAR-T cancer therapy outcomes

U.S. Medicare plans to track CAR-T cancer therapy outcomes

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Friday proposed coverage of expensive CAR-T cell therapies at cancer centers that meet criteria including an approved registry of patient results or clinical study to monitor patients for at least two years after treatment. New hospital payment terms from Medicare, the federal government

Food

NRL

Fans erupt over silent NRL anthem drama

Fans erupt over silent NRL anthem drama

The pre-game entertainment was a rich celebration of Aboriginal and Maori cultures, but many fans could not look past the moment Channel 9 cameras showed seemingly the entire Indigenous team choosing not to sing Advance Australia Fair after the New Zealand side had earlier suing God Defend New Zealand. Fans have been divided on many points, including

Super League v NRL: is the northern hemisphere bridging the gap? | Aaron Bower

Super League v NRL: is the northern hemisphere bridging the gap? | Aaron Bower

I t is said that the more things change, the more they stay the same, and never has that mantra been more applicable to a sporting event than rugby league’s World Club Challenge. Of the 26 previous versions of the event to determine the best club side in the sport – dating back to the inaugural unofficial clash between Sydney and St Helens in 1976

Champion’s Choice: Coen Hess

Champion’s Choice: Coen Hess

As I look at another left of field POD, I’m relying on gut feel about the team and some advice from a friend about the feature player. I belong to the camp that believes the North Queensland Cowboys will perform a lot better this year. Jordan McLean is healthy and the addition of Josh McGuire will bolster the pack and they get an injection of speed

Kent: Jack de Belin must not play

Kent: Jack de Belin must not play

It sounded neat enough. But also entitled to the presumption of innocence are offenders who plead not guilty but such is the nature of offence, or brief of evidence against them, that a judge orders them in to a remand centre until their court date arrives. This seems to have always been overlooked by the NRL. And would sit more comfortably with NRL

Racing

Mighty mare Winx canters to 30th straight victory in Apollo Stakes

Mighty mare Winx canters to 30th straight victory in Apollo Stakes

Mighty mare Winx has won her 30th consecutive race, blasting past a field of eight in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday. The seven-year-old finished comfortably down the outside, passing front-runner Tom Melbourne and challenger Happy Clapper with a few hundred metres to race, winning by two lengths. It was a tight start, with Winx

Don’t miss Unibet ambassador Nico de Boinville’s latest column as looks forward to his rides on a big card at Ascot

Don’t miss Unibet ambassador Nico de Boinville’s latest column as looks forward to his rides on a big card at Ascot

“Read the thoughts of five-time Champion Trainer Nicky Henderson and stable jockey Nico de Boinville exclusively at Unibet each week throughout the Jump Season. Unibet are an award-winning sports betting and casino operator with over 16 million customers, and proud sponsors of the Unibet Champion Hurdle, The Irish Gold Cup and betting partner of the

AFL

Hapless Pies smashed by Dockers

Hapless Pies smashed by Dockers

The unbeaten Dockers powered past the Magpies on Saturday in blustery conditions at Fremantle Oval with a commanding first half propelling them to a convincing 7.9 (51) to 2.6 (18) victory. Star Ebony Antonio continued to relish her new-found forward role with two goals and had plenty of supply from brilliant midfielder Kara Donnellan (18 disposals)

Melksham thanks Dees for new deal

Melksham thanks Dees for new deal

The 27-year-old was one of the catalysts behind the club’s first finals appearance in more than a decade, kicking 32 goals last year, which was third overall for the Demons. GAWN: WHO WILL ‘DOMINATE’ UNDER NEW RULES KEY TARGET: CAN SAM MAKE DEES FORGET ABOUT JESSE? HOMEWORK: SUPERCOACH PRE-SEASON STUDY GUIDE Melksham couldn’t be more grateful to Melbourne

Eddie in awe of ‘unbelievable’ offer

Eddie in awe of ‘unbelievable’ offer

Wells — who has suffered through an injury-riddled stint at Collingwood — is being paid roughly $500,000 a season for the 2018 runners’ up but offered to take a base salary going into the 2019 season. However, details remain foggy around the club’s decision to reduce his payments. McGuire, on the other hand, admitted he got emotional after hearing

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Football

Man City youngsters thrash Man Utd after tribute to Class of 92 coach Eric Harrison

Man City youngsters thrash Man Utd after tribute to Class of 92 coach Eric Harrison

MANCHESTER CITY’S young guns ran riot over Manchester United as their under-18s thrashed their local rivals 3-0 in the Premier League Cup semi-final. Both teams came together before the game to pay tribute to Eric Harrison, the former United coach, who died on Thursday. Manchester City’s under-18s thrashed local rivals Manchester United to reach the

Tottenham chief Daniel Levy ‘hated’ £30 away cap reveal leaked emails, despite warning clubs would be branded ‘greedy b*****ds’

Tottenham chief Daniel Levy ‘hated’ £30 away cap reveal leaked emails, despite warning clubs would be branded ‘greedy b*****ds’

EX-PREM boss Richard Scudamore warned clubs would be branded “greedy b*****ds” if they blocked his £30 cap on away fan ticket prices but Spurs’ chief Daniel Levy was against the idea. The latest email release from the Football Leaks data release suggests Scudamore had to face down the Big Six over the plan which was announced in 2016 and confirmed

Bayern Munich in hilarious homage to The Beatles ahead of Liverpool clash

Bayern Munich in hilarious homage to The Beatles ahead of Liverpool clash

BAYERN MUNICH brilliantly paid tribute to The Beatles ahead of their clash against Liverpool on Tuesday. The Bundesliga giants sent social media into meltdown when they recreated the iconic Abbey Road album cover. Bayern Munich shared the clip with their 15.3 million Instagram followers Liverpool is widely known for being the birthplace of the legendary

Rugby

Zak Hardaker hoping to repay Wigan's show of faith by upsetting Sydney Roosters in World Club Challenge

Zak Hardaker hoping to repay Wigan's show of faith by upsetting Sydney Roosters in World Club Challenge

F ormer England full-back Zak Hardaker is expecting a Test match atmosphere when Wigan take on Sydney Roosters for the right to be called world champions. The 27-year-old will be playing in his third World Club Challenge, having won one and lost one with Leeds, and concedes the star-studded Australian side will go into Sunday's game as favourites.

Tom Curry admits his cut drove mum to tears during Six Nations victory over France

Tom Curry admits his cut drove mum to tears during Six Nations victory over France

TOM CURRY’S mum was in tears after seeing her son’s bloody head injury against France. The England flanker, 20, played on with six stitches — watched by horrified mum Susanne — in the 44-8 Six Nations win. Tom Curry wore a headband in training to protect his gashed forehead Getty Images - Getty But Sale star Curry revealed: “Everyone was surprised

Leigh Halfpenny’s chances of facing England suffer setback

Leigh Halfpenny’s chances of facing England suffer setback

The Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny’s chances of facing England in the Guinness Six Nations remain slim after he was ruled out of Scarlets action this weekend. The 30-year-old was released back to Scarlets this week, but has not been considered for Saturday’s Pro14 trip to Benetton. Halfpenny has returned to full training but has not tasted match action

Cricket

Kusal Perera heroics lead Sri Lanka to remarkable Test win in South Africa

Kusal Perera heroics lead Sri Lanka to remarkable Test win in South Africa

Sri Lanka pulled off a stunning against-the-odds run chase to beat South Africa by one wicket in the first Test on Saturday as Kusal Perera almost single-handedly won the game with his unbeaten 153. Chasing an unlikely 304, Sri Lanka were 226 for nine and seemingly out of it. But a last-wicket partnership of 78 between Perera and Vishwa Fernando took

Clan Des Obeaux victory cruise boosts Cheltenham Gold Cup claim

Clan Des Obeaux victory cruise boosts Cheltenham Gold Cup claim

C lan Des Obeaux cemented his Cheltenham Gold Cup claims with victory in the Betfair Denman Chase at Ascot. This recognised trial for the blue riband at Prestbury Park next month was swiftly rescheduled after the abandonment of racing at Newbury the previous Saturday because of the outbreak of equine influenza. With last season’s Gold Cup hero Native

Key Renegade playing with ‘nothing to lose’

Key Renegade playing with ‘nothing to lose’

Harper, 22, was signed as a replacement player just before the tournament, after being delisted by opponents Melbourne Stars, and he has played all 15 games for the Renegades. He is the Renegades’ leading run-scorer too, having smashed 335 runs with an array of shots that are a result of his “have fun” outlook on the game. “My mindset was, and a lot

Tennis

Filthy Kyrgios slams ‘messed up’ video

Filthy Kyrgios slams ‘messed up’ video

The Aussie hit out on Twitter in response to a video package produced by The Tennis Channel in which American tennis reporter Jon Wertheim looks into the rankings implosion of US star Jack Sock. Sock’s slide in 2018 has created a stir Stateside, with nobody quite sure what’s behind his alarming drop. After starting 2018 as the highest ranked American

Clue we missed before champ’s bombshell

Clue we missed before champ’s bombshell

Osaka, who added the title at Melbourne Park to the US Open crown she claimed last year after defeating Serena Williams in a controversial final in New York, stunned the tennis world on Tuesday by revealing she was parting ways with Sascha Bajin. Since teaming up, Osaka has gone from being ranked in the 70s to World No. 1 and has won her first two

Mix

Ethiopia's Tefera breaks world indoor 1,500m record

Ethiopia's Tefera breaks world indoor 1,500m record

(Reuters) - Ethiopia’s Samuel Tefera broke the long-standing world indoor 1,500 metres record when he clocked three minutes, 31.04 seconds at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Birmingham, England on Saturday. Morocco’s Hicham El Guerrouj set the previous record of 3:31.18 in 1997.

Floyd Mayweather to fight a ‘former Japanese boxer’ in first of FIVE exhibitions that will make him £62m

Floyd Mayweather to fight a ‘former Japanese boxer’ in first of FIVE exhibitions that will make him £62m

FLOYD MAYWEATHER will return to the ring for an exhibition match in Japan as part of his plans to make £62million in 2019. The American will be fighting an as yet unnamed “former Japanese boxer” and hopes to pocket around £7.8m from the first of his series of bouts. Mayweather was named the world’s most paid athlete in 2018 by Forbes EPA Mayweather

Sebastian Vettel backs Ferrari’s ‘extreme’ design in bid for F1 title

Sebastian Vettel backs Ferrari’s ‘extreme’ design in bid for F1 title

Sebastian Vettel is confident Ferrari have the car to mount a strong fight for the Formula One title . The team unveiled the SF90 at Marenello on Friday as they attempt to end more than a decade without winning F1, with the team principal, Mattia Binotto, describing the design as an “evolution” pushed to be “extreme”. The car is named to recognise

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JCPOA Doomed? US Could Use All Tools to Push EU Out of Iran Nuclear Deal - Prof

JCPOA Doomed? US Could Use All Tools to Push EU Out of Iran Nuclear Deal - Prof

Sputnik has discussed the issue with Luciano Zaccara, an assistant research professor in Gulf politics at the Qatar University Gulf Studies Centre. Sputnik: Pompeo says that Europe is following US calls to keep Iran in check and that they are in unison on Iran. Do you agree with that statement? Luciano Zaccara: Partially, but not in a whole sense because

Iranian Nuclear Programme Ended Up at the Heart of Spy Spat

Iranian Nuclear Programme Ended Up at the Heart of Spy Spat

MI-6 ensured the man's trip through Europe; to get the scientist from France to Britain, they had to hide him among Iranian refugees who were illegally crossing the English Channel by boat. In the UK, the man spoke to MI-6 and CIA agents, and then they sent him to the United States. Sputnik has spoken to Iranian and Israeli experts to find out more

If you've ever told a big lie (like I did) and feel ashamed — know this

If you've ever told a big lie (like I did) and feel ashamed — know this

(iStock​​​​) When I was 18, I told the most elaborate lie of my life and I did it because I was lazy. I worked at the meat department of a grocery store where the assistant manager, Harold Johnson (a pseudonym), was known for recruiting meat department employees to stock shelves. That wasn’t my job and I was determined to avoid it. I darted away anytime