News archive from 4 July 2018, page 5

Harrowing footage shows man fight back at 'drunken thugs' after his dog is killed

This disturbing footage shows the moment a man is surrounded by 'drunken thugs' in his own home after his beloved dog was killed. Cristian Dutu suffered a puncture wound to his abdomen and his mum, Mihaela Filip, was slashed on the hand when a...

 

This is the latest name being linked with a big money move to Wolves this summer

Reports in Italy are claiming that Wolverhampton Wanderers are weighing up a move for Lazio defender Bastos. The 27-year-old played 28 times for the Serie A side last season, scoring five times, and is believed to be available for around £15m. It was...

 
Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro react to Feliciano Lopez claiming Roger Federer’s Grand Slam record at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro react to Feliciano Lopez claiming Roger Federer’s Grand Slam record...

Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro have both paid tribute to Feliciano Lopez after he claimed the record for the most consecutive Grand Slam appearances. After entering the Wimbledon 2018 draw last week, Lopez become the first player in the Open...

Metro, 05:35 in Sport
 

West Brom linked with move for striker after completing first summer signing

West Brom are ready to battle Aston Villa and Bristol City for the signature of David McGoldrick, according to reports. McGoldrick, 30, is a Republic of Ireland international who has left Ipswich Town upon the expiry of his contract this summer. The...

 
Former Burton Albion striker Stuart Beavon extends Coventry City stay

Former Burton Albion striker Stuart Beavon extends Coventry City stay

Former Burton Albion striker Stuart Beavon has signed a new two-year deal with Coventry City. The two-time Brewers player-of-the-season winner - who led the line superbly throughout Albion's back-to-back promotions into the Championship - joined the...

Burton Mail, 05:35 in Sport
 

Yob threatened to slash hero who stopped him attacking ex-girlfriend

A yob threatened to slash a have-a-go-hero who stopped him attacking his ex-girlfriend - then hurled a knife at the neighbour's mum. Drunken Jamie Atkinson, 28, confronted Jennifer Wain when she was at home with her three children and pushed her onto...

 

Which parts of Liverpool have been hit hardest by austerity

The areas of Liverpool that appear to be bearing the brunt of austerity and deprivation have been revealed. The city council has released proposals for how much money each ward will get from part of a Mayoral Hardship Fund set up 'because of the...

 

Aston Villa want this Championship free agent striker - reports

Aston Villa are in a tussle with West Bromwich Albion and Bristol City for the signature of David McGoldrick, according to reports. McGoldrick, 30, is a Republic of Ireland international who has left Ipswich Town upon the expiry of his contract this...

 

Birmingham City transfers and pre-season: Garry Monk's in-tray a month from the Championship kick-off

Birmingham City’s first full Championship campaign under Garry Monk is just round the corner. His squad is well into its pre-season preparations, during which playing style - and the fitness to implement it, will be honed. But the Blues manager still...

 
'I forgive my husband for hiring a hitman to kill me'

'I forgive my husband for hiring a hitman to kill me'

When Nancy Shore drove home from church one day in August 2012 a hitman was waiting for her with a gun. She survived, but was stunned to learn, from her hospital bed, who police accused of paying to have her killed. "We really had an awesome...

BBC, 05:36 in World News
 
The assault on Pakistan media ahead of vote

The assault on Pakistan media ahead of vote

Imagine waking up in New York without the New York Times, newspaper kiosks shut down and hawkers off the streets. That is what many Pakistanis have been feeling for months as Dawn - Pakistan's largest English-language newspaper - has disappeared from...

BBC, 05:36 in World News
 
England team ‘have created their own history’, says Gareth Southgate

England team ‘have created their own history’, says Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate praised his young team for creating “their own history” after England triumphed in a penalty shootout for the first time at the World Cup and secured passage into a quarter-final against Sweden on Saturday at the expense of Colombia....

Guardian, 05:36 in Sport
 
NBA may react badly to Philippines brawl, says Australia coach

NBA may react badly to Philippines brawl, says Australia coach

Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis fears the ugly scenes in the Philippines will make it harder to call on Australian NBA stars for international duty. Aside from the physical and emotional toll on players and the reputational damage on the sport, Monday...

Guardian, 05:36 in Sport
 
How US-Somalis are deported 'to a foreign land'

How US-Somalis are deported 'to a foreign land'

The sun was burning brightly when Ahmed arrived in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on a deportation flight from the US earlier this year. The tropical trees swayed slowly in the warm wind, oblivious to his anxiety and the torturous months that led to...

BBC, 05:36 in World News
 
Music festivals: Which is the biggest in the world?

Music festivals: Which is the biggest in the world?

When it comes to music festivals, the biggest may not necessarily be the best. But some of the best-known - such as Glastonbury or Woodstock - are famous not only for the quality of the acts, but also for their size. The music festival industry is...

BBC, 05:36 in World News
 


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