News archive from 7 August 2015, page 3

Edinburgh festivals start in sync for first time in 18 years

Edinburgh festivals start in sync for first time in 18 years

The Edinburgh International and the Fringe festivals start together for the first time in 18 years later. The festivals have been out of sync by one week since the fringe decided to begin a week earlier in 1998. Venues are already reporting an...

BBC, 00:40 in Regional
 
The rise of Singlish

The rise of Singlish

Singapore's government has long insisted that everyone in the island nation should speak English - it's the language used in schools, at work, and government. But in practice many people speak a hybrid language that can leave visitors completely...

BBC, 00:41 in World News
 

Angel Di Maria refuses to mention Louis van Gaal after completing PSG deal

The winger completed a £44million switch to Paris Saint-Germain yesterday. Di Maria endured a turbulent campaign at Old Trafford last term. But after finalising his move, Di Maria preferred to thank Laurent Blanc for bringing him to Paris. "Blanc...

 

Arsenal Transfer News: Wenger revelation, Lyon ace deal, Keown title warning

Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette has agreed a new deal at Lyon, according to French news outlet L'Equipe. Lacazette scored 27 goals in Ligue 1 last term and the Gunners had shown interest in Lacazette to provide more attacking options. Arsene Wenger...

 

JAMIE CARRAGHER: Jose Mourinho is worth 10 points a season to Chelsea. That's why they'll win the title...

The mighty Chris Froome has stopped pedalling through France, Andy Murray has lost at Wimbledon but won quite brilliantly in the Davis Cup, England are swarming all over Australia. And the football season is here, which means one thing for Jamie...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 

Arsenal can win the Premier League if they sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, claims Thierry Henry 

Arsenal will be genuine title contenders this season if they sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, according to club legend Thierry Henry. Arsene Wenger is keen to add the France international to his squad before the transfer window closes but Real...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 

Marco Reus nets and Henrikh Mkhitaryan grabs hat-trick as Borussia Dortmund beat Wolfsberger 5-0 to advance...

Borussia Dortmund advanced into the Europa League play-off round following an emphatic 5-0 home victory over Austrian opponents Wolfsberger, to take the tie 6-0 on aggregate. Athletic Bilbao drew 0-0 away with Azerbaijani outfit Inter Baku but also...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 
Done Deal: Former Real Madrid defender signs three-year contract to tie up Liverpool exit

Done Deal: Former Real Madrid defender signs three-year contract to tie up Liverpool exit

The 20-year-old has joined second-tier Spanish outfit Alcorcon on a three-year deal. Paez moved to Anfield in 2013 following a spell at Real Madrid but he failed to make a competitive first-team appearance for the Reds. He spent time at Bologna last...

Daily Star, 00:43 in Sport
 

Roman Abramovich has questions over lack of Chelsea graduates making the grade in Jose Mourinho's side

With the amount of time Roman Abramovich is devoting to his academy project, Chelsea staff have been left in no doubt that he is demanding a return on his £100million investment. Abramovich regularly attends academy matches, spending far more than the...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 

Stoke have signed Sergio Molina... but who is the teenage defensive midfielder who has captained Real...

Stoke have signed Sergio Molina from Real Madrid… Don’t they only go for ex-Barcelona players? There is a sense supporters might nickname their home ground the Brit Camp this season after all the imports with a Catalan history, Ibrahim Afellay joining...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 

Louis van Gaal is an arrogant man, who has spent a lot of money at Manchester United. Now he needs to show...

Former England and Arsenal defender Martin Keown counts down to the new season with a message for the two Manchester giants, United and City. As the big kick-off approaches, Keown insists Manuel Pellegrini's side must get off to a flying start or...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 

Chris Ashton faces World Cup axe as England boss Stuart Lancaster looks set to give Semesa Rokoduguni a chance

The ‘Ash-splash’ try celebration is unlikely to be seen at this year’s World Cup as Chris Ashton has been edged out of the England squad by Semesa Rokoduguni. Saracens’ prolific winger is understood to be one of eight players who will be released to...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 

Roberto Martinez blasts John Terry for 'illegal' comments on John Stones 

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has branded Chelsea captain John Terry's comments expressing admiration for John Stones 'illegal'. Chelsea have aggressively pursued Stones' signature this summer, having bids of £20million and £26m rebuffed, to evoke...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 

Sam Turner's Racing Tips: All the best bets for Friday, August 7

Daily Mail racing expert Sam Turner brings his hottest selections for  Friday's races at Brighton, Haydock, Lingfield, Musselburgh and Newmarket.    Brighton Sam Turner  1.50 Fast Enough  2.20 Roy Rocket  2.50 Agent Gibbs  3.20 Royal Toast  3.50...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 

My 10 Premier League players to watch this season, including Memphis Depay, Jordy Clasie and Bastian...

The holiday is over the moment I log on to MailOnline and start writing out my 10 to follow (and then usually scribble them out and start again).  I always try to avoid the obvious players. These are not necessarily the best players, either — they are...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 


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