News archive from 28 April 2017

Friday briefing: Trump fears 'major, major conflict' with Kim

Top story: Tension rises over North Korea Good morning. This is Martin Farrer with the news roundup you need today. The tension continues to rise around the question of North Korea after Donald Trump warned of the possibility of a “major, major...

 
Man Utd striker is similar to Thierry Henry: He showed it against Chelsea - Frank Lampard

Man Utd striker is similar to Thierry Henry: He showed it against Chelsea - Frank Lampard

Rashford has starred for Manchester United in recent weeks, scoring in victories over Chelsea and Anderlecht. And it was the performance against the Blues which impressed Lampard the most. Rashford's pace troubled Antonio Conte's side and Lampard says...

 
British tennis needs to do THIS to keep producing players like Andy Murray - EXCLUSIVE

British tennis needs to do THIS to keep producing players like Andy Murray - EXCLUSIVE

Britain broke its 77-year run without a men’s singles champion at Wimbledon in 2013 when Andy Murray won his first major grass-court title. The Scot also won Wimbledon last year and rose to the No 1 spot in the world rankings for the very first time....

 

Tony Earnshaw: Thank you Line of Duty you’ve made TV watchable again

Most of the people I know are glued to their telly boxes for Line of Duty. Even TV presenters are at it: on BBC Breakfast this week presenters Dan Walker and Louise Minchin were vibrating on the sofa at the prospect of meeting actor Adrian Dunbar...

 
Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, fourth man in a week

Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, fourth man in a week

Arkansas has put to death its fourth inmate within a week after a dozen years without a single execution. Kenneth Williams, 38, killed two people after escaping from a maximum-security prison where he was serving life for murdering a cheerleader. His...

BBC, 06:06 in World News
 

Manchester United equal best unbeaten streak of 24 games as stopping Liverpool in race for Champions League...

Manchester United's 0-0 draw away to rivals City equalled their best unbeaten streak in the Premier League. Gabriel Jesus appeared to have stolen all three points when he headed past David de Gea, but that was ruled out as the Brazilian was in an...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Kurds lobby May to take a stand against ‘secret war’ by Turkey

A DELEGATION of Kurds living in Britain delivered a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday demanding that she condemn Turkey’s “secret war” against their people, writes Steve Sweeney. Kurdish National Congress (KNK) representatives wrote to...

 

RMT warns of crime rise if trains lose their guards

RAIL union RMT has predicted a “surge in crime” across northern England if guards are axed, a warning that coincides with its latest 24-hour strike today. Northern Rail plans to end the guarantee of guards on half of all its passenger services. RMT,...

 

Merkel: no special friends

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Britain against “illusions” of a special postBrexit relationship with the EU yesterday. Speaking to the Bundestag ahead of a weekend Brexit summit of member states in Brussels, she said: “I have the feeling that...

 

Pacific Command chief has ‘never seen things so bad’

THE head of the US military Pacific Command said yesterday tensions with North Korea were at the worst point he’d ever seen. Admiral Harry Harris refused to compare the standoff to the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, but told the Senate armed services...

 

Trump threatens to tear up Nafta if he’s not happy

DONALD TRUMP told Canada and Mexico he would tear up their free trade deal yesterday if they refuse to alter it. The US president said his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had called him asking to renegotiate...

 

A cynical ploy by Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV’S bombing of Damascus international airport highlights Israel’s unconfirmed but nonetheless real alliance with the jihadist groups fighting to destroy Syria. The regional rogue state claims to have targeted rockets sent from Iran to Lebanese...

 

Moths eat Peter Frost’s jumper

The paper’s correspondent is disconsolate after finding out that his beloved Fair Isle pullover has been turned into a string vest by the impertinent fabric-munchers I got my Fair Isle pullover out of the back of the wardrobe the other day and nearly...

 

Melenchon voters must persevere for social change

The situation is grave for France but there is new hope for a reinvention of the left, says PIERRE LAURENT THE second round of the French presidential election will be a contest between the racist and xenophobic candidate of the far-right Marine Le...

 
Arsene Wenger could yet have the last laugh over angry Arsenal fans, says Sol Campbell

Arsene Wenger could yet have the last laugh over angry Arsenal fans, says Sol Campbell

Arsene Wenger could yet have the last laugh over Arsenal’s disgruntled fans if he manages to finish fourth and win the FA Cup, says Sol Campbell. The Arsenal manager has been the target of frustration for a seemingly increasingly large amount of the...

Metro, 00:02 in Sport
 


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