News archive from 7 October 2017

Jack Wilshere was close to England call up despite not playing single Premier League game

Jack Wilshere was close to England call up despite not playing single Premier League game

Jack Wilshere was on the verge of an England call up for the current international break, despite having not played a minute of Premier League football this season. The Arsenal midfielder has not played for the national side since November last year,...

Metro, 23:59 in Sport
 

Twitter's saddest day: 'Hedonometer' reveals Monday's mass shooting triggered record emotions

Monday, October 2 was the saddest day ever - when considering the Twittersphere.  Researchers have been using a tool called the 'hedonometer' to track people's feelings on Twitter since 2008.  Following Monday's shooting in Las Vegas - the biggest...

 

Elon Musk's claims for the autonomous capabilities of Tesla cars are 'full of crap', GM expert says

In the last year, Elon Musk has made ambitious claims about the capabilities of Tesla’s electric vehicles, even revealing that all cars will now be built with the hardware to support full autonomy. But, according to General Motors’ director of...

 

As Furbys are revealed as the top-selling piece of '90s nostalgia, how many of these classic toys do YOU...

It may only be October but parents across the country are already turning their attention to the all-important Christmas list. But while many are busy seeking out sophisticated robots and computer games, it appears some are eager to get their hands on...

 

Pope denounces internet porn and calls for children to be protected from the 'corruption of their minds'

Pope Francis on Friday denounced the proliferation of adult and child pornography on the internet and demanded better protections for children online - even as the Vatican confronts its own cross-border child porn investigation involving a top papal...

 

Australian zoo shares adorable video of baby beast having a drink - but can you tell what kind of animal it...

Taronga Zoo has more than 350 species of animals in its care, from giraffes to seals and even a large selection of spiders. And while the beasts at the Sydney-based sanctuary are fairly easy to recognise - whether it be their spots or long neck giving...

 
Thibaut Courtois not keen on new Chelsea deal, wants Real Madrid move

Thibaut Courtois not keen on new Chelsea deal, wants Real Madrid move

The Belgian goalkeeper is reportedly happy at Stamford Bridge but believes his time in the Premier League may be coming to an end. Courtois was signed by the Blues at the age of 19 from Madrid's rivals Atletico and has been first choice between the...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
Horse Racing Tips October 7: Ascot, Fontwell, Newmarket, Redcar, Wolverhampton

Horse Racing Tips October 7: Ascot, Fontwell, Newmarket, Redcar, Wolverhampton

Ascot 1.50 WAADY 2.25 WALDGEIST 3.00 BLUE POINT 3.35 MOJITO 4.10 ETERNALLY 4.45 DELAGATE THIS LORD   Fontwell 1.55 MOUNT VESUVIUS 2.30 BRADFORD BRIDGE 3.05 CASPER KING 3.40 ORBASA 4.15 ADMIRAL BARRATRY 4.50 BENABILITY 5.20 SOLOMON GREY   Newmarket...

 
Joe Hart determined to turn past failures into success at the World Cup

Joe Hart determined to turn past failures into success at the World Cup

England’s goalkeeper, then nine years old, was glued to the television screen as England reached the semi-finals at Euro 96. Terry Venables had the nation in thrall – in sharp contrast to the response of fans as England limped over the line and into...

 
Harry Kane on fire and confident goal-scoring form will continue after England winner

Harry Kane on fire and confident goal-scoring form will continue after England winner

The Tottenham striker had to wait until the 94th minute to score against Slovenia but in doing so became the first man to score in each of his first three games as England captain, having netted when he wore the armband in the summer against both...

 
Teen stabbed in the back while crossing the road in Dingle

Teen stabbed in the back while crossing the road in Dingle

A teenager was stabbed in the back in Dingle on Friday while crossing the road. Police said the 16-year-old male was walking at the junction of Mill Street and Beresford Road at around 7.50pm when an offender got out of a car and attacked him. It is...

 

A nuke-free world the real prize

Corbyn salutes anti-nuclear Nobel win – but calls for states to act JEREMY CORBYN hailed yesterday’s Nobel Peace Prize win for nuclear disarmament campaigners — and called for “an urgent response” from governments that do too little to achieve a...

 

Abbott warns about ‘footie lads’ protest

Organisers ‘must make it clear that far right isn’t welcome’ LEADING labour movement figures are calling for assurances that far-right activists will not be allowed to speak at or participate in a march by football fans in London today. The Football...

 

Leftwinger Leonard welcomes the Star’s Scottish conference

SCOTTISH Labour leadership hopeful Richard Leonard has saluted the “timely” convening of the Morning Star’s Big Capital, Small Nations conference in Glasgow this weekend. The summit — featuring an opening address by shadow chancellor John McDonnell —...

 

Government bid to dissolve opposition

Hun Sen administration accuses CNRP of planning coup CAMBODIA’S government launched a legal bid to dissolve the biggest opposition party yesterday, claiming it was plotting a coup with US help. Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak said the...

 


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