News archive from 7 July 2018

Roger Federer reveals why he unleashed incredible SABR shot during Wimbledon win

Roger Federer reveals why he unleashed incredible SABR shot during Wimbledon win

Roger Federer admits he produced a SABR shot during his third-round win at Wimbledon to ‘keep the match entertaining’. The Swiss legend, hoping to win his ninth title at the All England Club this year, went through a spell a couple of years ago when...

Metro, 00:00 in Sport
 
Reporter who accused Trudeau of groping says she won't pursue incident

Reporter who accused Trudeau of groping says she won't pursue incident

The woman who accused Justin Trudeau in 2000 of groping her at a music festival in British Columbia has spoken out, saying that the incident took taken place as described and that she is not interested in pursuing the matter further. On Friday – a day...

 
'It’s not just a game': Brazilians react to World Cup loss amid political divides

'It’s not just a game': Brazilians react to World Cup loss amid political divides

The firecrackers were already booming down Rio streets two hours before the kick-off of Brazil’s quarter-final against Belgium. The crowd gathered around a big screen as downtown Rio buzzed with anticipation. And then came the own goal from...

 
Who's who in the Super Saturday byelection race?

Who's who in the Super Saturday byelection race?

There are five byelections due at the end of this month in five different parts of the country, but two of them are likely to grab attention as we close in on Super Saturday. The byelections in Perth and Fremantle look unlikely to produce a surprise...

 

World Cup: Martinez ‘the proudest man on earth’ after Belgium stun Brazil

Brazil 1 Belgium 2 Belgium have reached the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1986 after a magnificent 2-1 victory against Brazil in Kazan. Roberto Martinez’s men took a two-goal half-time lead through Fernandinho’s own goal and a superb...

The Week, 00:10 in Sport
 
Wimbledon diary: Cameron's royal visit and pretending football does not exist

Wimbledon diary: Cameron's royal visit and pretending football does not exist

There’s no doubting the top Tory ticket this weekend; an invite to Chequers and a chance to have your fingerprints on whatever flavour of disaster Brexit finally turns out to be. For those who missed out, however, there was Wimbledon. The MPs Stephen...

Guardian, 00:18 in Sport
 
Canada PM Justin Trudeau denies groping allegation

Canada PM Justin Trudeau denies groping allegation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has denied allegations that he groped a reporter at a festival in 2000. The event in Creston, British Columbia, was held to raise money for an avalanche safety charity with which Mr Trudeau was involved. Days...

BBC, 00:22 in World News
 
Woman behind Trudeau groping allegations stands by account

Woman behind Trudeau groping allegations stands by account

The woman who accused Canadian PM Justin Trudeau 18 years ago of groping her says she stands by her account. She released a statement on Friday to CBC News, her first public comment on the allegations that resurfaced over a month ago. She said the...

BBC, 00:24 in World News
 

US seeks extension over migrant family reunifications

The US government has asked for more time to reunite migrant families separated at the US-Mexico border as it emerged that some children's parents have already been deported. In a two-hour hearing on Friday, a government attorney said that 19 parents...

BBC, 00:24 in World News
 
Trump inauguration protests: charges dropped against last 39 activists

Trump inauguration protests: charges dropped against last 39 activists

The US government is dropping charges against the last 39 people accused of participating in a violent protest on the day of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Friday’s motion to dismiss charges seemingly ends an 18-month saga that started with...

 

Tom Richmond: Network Rail’s platform snub rivals Chris Grayling for contempt of the North

IT is clear Network Rail has been taking additional lessons from Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over how best to insult Yorkshire rail commuters and abdicate their public service responsibilities. This much is abundantly obvious from their...

 

Rachel Reeves: Gender pay gap shows fight for equality goes on

IT is 100 years since the first women won the right to vote and the last century has brought a huge number of positive changes for women. Leeds women like the Suffragettes Isabella Ford, Mary Gawthorpe and Leonora Cohen were at the forefront of those...

 

Sarah Todd: Why the Great Yorkshire Show remains so special after 160 years

MY GRANDMOTHER died earlier this year and, as a result, next week’s Great Yorkshire Show will be poignant. For as long as she could, she attended and when it became impossible, she always wanted to hear ‘how did you go on at The Show?’ Like...

 

David Behrens: Memories of 1976 heatwave show our resilience has evaporated

IN a week in which the temperature has seldom dropped below 25 degrees, and we have shifted seamlessly from complaining about the cold to complaining about the heat, it would be hard not to conclude that we have gone soft as a nation. Since when, for...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Ministers back May on Brexit. PM’s political masterstroke?

THERESA May appeared last night to have pulled off a political masterstroke by securing Cabinet backing for a new UK-European Union free trade area for goods as part of a Brexit battleplan agreed by Ministers at an all-day meeting. Yet, while this...

 


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