News archive from 28 July 2017

Peter Wright and Daryl Gurney secure their spots in World Matchplay semis after superb comeback victories...

Peter Wright and Daryl Gurney will meet in the last four of the World Matchplay in Blackpool after beating Darren Webster and Mensur Suljovic respectively on another dramatic night at the Winter Gardens. Gurney pulled off a particularly stunning...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
Top Of The Lake: China Girl review: BBC2 show has gritty drama in the bag

Top Of The Lake: China Girl review: BBC2 show has gritty drama in the bag

The BBC stepped up to the mark last night: deploying some stellar cinematic names including writer and director Jane Campion (The Piano) and an almost unrecognisable Nicole Kidman.  TOP OF THE LAKE: CHINA GIRL (BBC2) is a very superior thriller...

 

Floyd Mayweather flashes the cash as he shows off table stacked with $100 bills on a private jet ahead of...

Floyd Mayweather has once again been flashing the cash ahead of his money-spinning fight with Conor McGregor. The US boxer was happy to live up to his 'Money' nickname during the recent press conferences across the globe to promote the megafight on...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 
Trouble for Conor McGregor? Sparring partner makes worrying claim about UFC star’s power

Trouble for Conor McGregor? Sparring partner makes worrying claim about UFC star’s power

The Notorious’ professional record of 21-3 includes 18 stoppage wins – an impressive tally for any athlete competing in the world of combat sports. But now his current sparring partner, former multiple-time boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi,...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
Marco Silva: Watford players will only speak English on training ground

Marco Silva: Watford players will only speak English on training ground

The Hornets’ squad contains 20 different nationalities and Silva’s predecessor Walter Mazzarri conducted training in several different languages. But new boss Silva says that won’t be happening under him. “Will the players be speaking only in English?...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 

Meghan Beesley and Ieuan Thomas among six athletes added to British squad for World Championships

British Athletics has added six more athletes to its team for next month's IAAF World Championships in London. The squad was initially announced earlier this month for the showpiece event from August 4-13 and with the addition of six more the...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

Lionel Messi announces arrival in Miami with image overlooking the sea as Barcelona prepare for Real Madrid

Lionel Messi seems to be enjoying his time in America if his Instagram profile is anything to go by. Messi, who played in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Manchester United in Washington on Thursday, has arrived in Miami for his side's clash with Real Madrid...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 
Drinking a few times a week 'reduces diabetes risk'

Drinking a few times a week 'reduces diabetes risk'

People who drink three to four times a week are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who never drink, Danish researchers suggest. Wine appears to be particularly beneficial, probably as it plays a role in helping to manage blood sugar,...

BBC, 00:12 in Health
 
Slimy slugs inspire 'potentially lifesaving' medical glue

Slimy slugs inspire 'potentially lifesaving' medical glue

A defensive mucus secreted by slugs has inspired a new kind of adhesive that could transform medicine, say scientists. The "bio-glue" is incredibly strong, moves with the body and crucially, sticks to wet surfaces. The team at Harvard...

BBC, 00:12 in Health
 

UFC title contender Kimi Manuwa eyes cross-code boxing bout with David Haye: 'I'm confident it will...

UFC title contender Jimi Manuwa is confident that a proposed cross-codes all British showdown against David Haye is much more than a pipe-dream. Manuwa faces the dangerous Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 214, in Los Angeles, this weekend, with the winner in...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

‘Spycops’ infiltrated over 1,000 groups

Inquiry still refuses to name political groups spied on by officers UNDERCOVER police who used fake identities to spy on organisations infiltrated more than 1,000 political groups, a public inquiry revealed yesterday. The number of groups targeted as...

 

Six weeks on from Grenfell and we’re still living in a nightmare

A GRENFELL Tower survivor who escaped from the 19th floor of the inferno accused Kensington and Chelsea Council yesterday of treating victims like the “underserving poor.” Nicholas Burton, who had lived in the block since 1984, was rescued along with...

 

Palestinians celebrate al-Aqsa mosque victory

Thousands attend prayers after Israeli police U-turn on draconian security PALESTINIANS declared victory yesterday after Israeli authorities removed the last extra security measures from East Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque. Thousands of worshippers...

 

South Korea: Park-linked pair jailed for arts blacklist

IMPEACHED president Park Geun Hye’s former chief of staff and culture minister were jailed yesterday for blacklisting thousands of artists. Prosecutors said 9,000 actors, film and theatre directors, writers, musicians and painters were were unjustly...

 

US: Congress mulls punishing Nicaragua for staying left

THE US Congress opened debates yesterday on punishing left-wing Nicaragua with a block on development loans for up to five years. House of Representatives foreign affairs committee chair Ed Royce scheduled debate on a new draft of the Nicaraguan...

 


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