News archive from 18 July 2016

Gonzalo Higuain joining Juventus instead of Arsenal would be good for Serie A, says Roma coach

Gonzalo Higuain joining Juventus instead of Arsenal would be good for Serie A, says Roma coach

Should Gonzalo Higuain snub Arsenal in favour of a move to Juventus it would be good for Serie A, according to Roma coach Luciano Spalletti. Napoli striker Higuain has been strongly linked with a move to the Emirates this summer, with Arsene Wenger...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 

Minister wary of Madame Guillotine

TORY infighting continued yesterday when one minister sacked by Theresa May compared her to an executioner during the French revolution. Hugo Swire was among 11 junior ministers kicked off the front bench by the new Prime Minister as she completed her...

 
Transfer news: Manchester United confident over Paul Pogba, Arsenal to enter Mauro Icardi talks, Chelsea clear for Riyad Mahrez

Transfer news: Manchester United confident over Paul Pogba, Arsenal to enter Mauro Icardi talks, Chelsea...

In the latest round up of transfer news, there are some major developments for Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea. Rumour Mill: our round-up of football gossip, rumours and speculation All three clubs look in need of big-name additions this summer...

Metro, 00:04 in Sport
 

Three Louisiana police officers shot dead in daytime ‘ambush’

Three police officers were killed and three others wounded yesterday in the Louisiana city of Baton Rouge – less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police in the city, in an incident that sparked demonstrations across the United...

 

Crackdown on alleged plotters of Turkey coup redoubled

Turkey has intensified its crackdown on alleged plotters of the failed military coup in which at least 290 people died with the detention of thousands of government opponents including three of the country’s top generals and hundreds of soldiers....

 

Nice reopens promenade area as 18 remain in critical condition

Some 18 people injured during the Bastille Day lorry attack in Nice remained in hospital in a life-threatening condition last night, French health minister Marisol Touraine said. It was still unclear how many Britons have been caught up in the...

 

Brother admits ‘honour killing’ of model sister

The brother of Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch has confessed to strangling her to death for “family honour” because she posted “shameful” pictures on Facebook. Ms Baloch, who had become a social media celebrity in recent months, stirred controversy by...

 

Lucian Freud painting uncovered despite denial from artist

The BBC says it has identified an early Lucian Freud painting worth at least £300,000, despite the artist’s own denials that it was his work. Fake or Fortune, presented by Fiona Bruce and art historian Philip Mould on BBC1, has attributed the painting...

 
The Indian state that is obsessed with beef fry

The Indian state that is obsessed with beef fry

Not many people would associate India with beef. Spirituality yes, perhaps even vegetarianism, but certainly not beef. But then they have probably never been to Kerala, the south Indian state that loves its beef - preferably fried. The Kerala beef fry...

BBC, 00:11 in World News
 

Tom Crawshaw: Why making a Boris Johnson play has been tough

There is a good reason that most Fringe shows wait until a person’s life is over before telling their story. Just like history, biography requires a look back on an entire life or career to construct a narrative. In this context, writing a play about...

 

Gig review: Marcin Wasilewski Trio, Edinburgh

Having released their debut album as a trio back in 2005, after honing their skills in revered Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko’s band (although their trio credentials go back to the early 1990s), a further three albums on, the Marcin Wasilewski Trio...

 

Gig review: John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension, Edinburgh

“It’s about time you invited me back to Scotland,” smiled silver-haired 74-year-old John McLaughlin, his soft Yorkshire accent and modest tone belying the huge influence of his music. Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival | John McLaughlin & The 4th...

 

Classical review: Doric String Quartet | Pieter Wispelwey

As curators of the opening weekend of Music at Paxton, violinist Alina Ibragimova and pianist Cédric Tiberghien have set the bar high for the remaining week of this Summer Festival of Chamber Music. Music at Paxton | Paxton House, Berwickshire Doric...

 

Gig review: Curtis Stigers, Edinburgh

Curtis Stigers had been warned to stay off politics, but he couldn’t resist scatting a reference to BoJo. Curtis Stigers | Festival Theatre, Edinburgh | Rating ** If he had been prepared to apply that impish irreverence to other aspects of his...

 

Gig review: Stereophonics, Edinburgh

“If I go for a pint can I get back in?” asked a thirsty fan of the security guard. “What do you like more, Stereophonics or a pint?” she asked, sadly shaking her head. “Well… they kind of go together,” he replied, forlorn. Stereophonics | Castle...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31