News archive from 20 December 2015

Billy Joe Saunders wins to set up possible rematch with Chris Eubank Jr

Billy Joe Saunders wins to set up possible rematch with Chris Eubank Jr

Billy Joe Saunders became the WBO middleweight champion as he knocked down Andy Lee twice before claiming a close points decision in Manchester. The bout was often cagey, but Saunders, who becomes the twelfth reigning world champion from the UK,...

The Times, 23:59 in Sport
 
Muslim taxi driver refused to let woman sit in front seat because of ‘religious reasons’

Muslim taxi driver refused to let woman sit in front seat because of ‘religious reasons’

The driver was accused of discriminating a mother when she tried to get into the front seat of the cab, but found the door locked.  When confronted by the family, New York taxi driver Tamsir Drammeh said the husband could sit at the front, but his...

 

Arsenal defender Gabriel has put a life of poverty behind him and insists he's buried the hatchet with...

Gabriel laughs, screws up his eyes, shakes his head and then buries it in his hands, in embarrassment. Diego Costa is the subject. Not the infamous clash at Stamford Bridge last September, which saw Costa feign an injury to get the Arsenal defender...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Watford have been the unsung underdog success story of the Premier League this season... so what's their...

There cannot have been a foreign manager who has ever taken quite such a direct approach to assimilating himself into English football culture. Every week Quique Sanchez Flores is at Watford Leisure Centre appearing for his five-a-side team in the...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 
Billy Joe Saunders stuns Andy Lee to claim middleweight title in night of drama at Manchester Arena

Billy Joe Saunders stuns Andy Lee to claim middleweight title in night of drama at Manchester Arena

Billy Joe Saunders stunned Andy Lee to claim the WBO middleweight title. The 26-year-old challenger needed a majority decision to take the belt at the Manchester Arena - but looked like winning in explosive fashion after twice downing his rival in the...

 

He’s almost 90, but David Attenborough is still seeking a wider audience

He may be approaching his 90th birthday, but there is little sign that Sir David Attenborough plans to slow down. “People ask me to do things. So why not? Really, that’s all,” he told the Observer on the launch of his latest project – a...

Guardian, 00:06 in Showbiz
 

Phil Taylor eases past Japan's Keita Ono to make strong start to World Championship 

Phil Taylor began his pursuit of a 17th World Darts Championship title with a comfortable first-round victory at Alexandra Palace. Taylor, who produced the highest checkout of the tournament so far with a 167, sealed a 3-0 win over Japan's Keita Ono....

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 

David Smith: The tumour in my back could kill me... but I have delayed surgery to aim for gold at Rio 2016...

David Smith is an extraordinary sportsman for several reasons, just one of which is his recent decision to leave a potentially fatal tumour growing on his spine in the hope he can compete in Rio de Janeiro next summer before it kills him. When you...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 

Living wage will lead to new boom in migrants, claim Eurosceptics

Leading Tory Eurosceptics branded David Cameron’s renegotiation of British membership of the EU as a “farce” as they claimed the introduction of a new “national living wage” from next year would fatally undermine his plans to cut immigration. In an...

 

More heavy rain forecast in flood-hit Wales and North West

Flood-ravaged communities are bracing themselves for further misery after yet another warning of heavy rain. As the North West and Wales recover from the damage caused by Storm Desmond earlier this month, further warnings have been issued for the...

 
Avalanche kills man in Norway's Svalbard archipelago

Avalanche kills man in Norway's Svalbard archipelago

An avalanche has hit the main settlement on Norway's Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, killing one person and injuring nine others. It sent snow and ice hurtling down Mount Sukkertoppen into Longyearbyen, a town of 2,000 people, at 11:00 (09:00 GMT)...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 

Richard III, and now top of the league: a Midlands city finds its place in history

There are several aspects of this Christmas season that would have been very hard to predict a year ago: the unseasonably balmy weather, the fact that Jeremy Corbyn is leader of the opposition, and that Donald Trump leads the Republican candidates for...

 

Rwanda votes to give President Paul Kagame right to rule until 2034

Rwandans have voted overwhelmingly to allow President Paul Kagame to extend his term in office, official results released yesterday showed, prompting international criticism and expressions of concern from human rights charities. The controversial...

 

Home alone nation: how the Danes fell in love with the idea of solitary living

Anyone who caught the Danish political drama Borgen on television will remember the high-powered blonde journalist, Katrine Fønsmark, pottering around in her cramped but charming canal-side apartment. Fønsmark and her on-off spin doctor lover, Kasper...

 

FBI snooped on singer Seeger for 20 years

The campaigning singer Pete Seeger, composer of classic American folk tunes including If I Had a Hammer and Where Have All the Flowers Gone?, was spied on by FBI agents for more than two decades because he wrote a protest letter as a young man...

 


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