News archive from 13 March 2019

Diego Simeone responds to Cristiano Ronaldo copying his celebration after Juventus beat Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone responds to Cristiano Ronaldo copying his celebration after Juventus beat Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone has defended Cristiano Ronaldo after he goaded Atletico Madrid’s supporters by using the Argentine’s ‘cojones’ celebration following Juventus’ 3-0 victory in the Champions League on Tuesday evening. Juve were chasing a 2-0 defeat from...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 
Rio Ferdinand backs Liverpool to destroy Bayern Munich

Rio Ferdinand backs Liverpool to destroy Bayern Munich

Rio Ferdinand thinks Liverpool’s front three can ‘destroy’ Bayern Munich in their Champions league showdown on Wednesday. Liverpool travel to Germany for the second leg with the last-16 tie finely balanced after a goalless draw at Anfield. The Reds...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 
Arsenal identify Cengiz Under No.1 summer transfer target

Arsenal identify Cengiz Under No.1 summer transfer target

Cengiz Under is Arsenal’s No.1 transfer target this summer, according to reports. Arsenal scouts have watched the Roma star in action several times this season as Unai Emery searches for extra attacking firepower. With the exit of Aaron Ramsey and the...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 
IMF: Greece among best performers in eurozone

IMF: Greece among best performers in eurozone

Greece has entered a period of economic growth that puts it "among the best performers in the eurozone". That rather striking judgement comes from the International Monetary Fund in a new report on the Greek economy. A senior IMF official...

BBC, 00:12 in Business
 

Julia Mulligan reveals why she won't be standing for re-election for North Yorkshire police commissioner

Julia Mulligan has revealed that she won't be standing for re-election for the role of Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire. The news comes two months after Julia Mulligan revealed she was raped at the age of 15. She said at the...

 
Grenfell residents’ rights were breached – equalities watchdog

Grenfell residents’ rights were breached – equalities watchdog

The human rights of Grenfell Tower residents were breached by the council and central government before the disaster that killed 72 people, according to a hard-hitting report by the government’s own equalities watchdog. Residents’ rights to life and...

 
Manchester City shedding growing pains under strict Pep Guardiola

Manchester City shedding growing pains under strict Pep Guardiola

This last-16 tie was over by the interval, a feat achieved in seven minutes when Manchester City scored three times and did some of the growing up Pep Guardiola wants his team to do. This was his mantra going into the match: that to mature from...

Guardian, 00:19 in Sport
 
Six things to know about the Spring Statement

Six things to know about the Spring Statement

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivers his Spring Statement on Wednesday. While it will not be an occasion for announcements on tax and spending - that's for the Budget - there are likely to be new forecasts for economic growth. And coming amid a crucial...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 
Tackle tech giants' 'bullying tactics' review urges

Tackle tech giants' 'bullying tactics' review urges

The UK needs to tackle "bullying tactics by market leaders" and the other consequences of a lack of competition in the technology sector, according to a new report. A six month review of the sector has concluded tech giants like Facebook and...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 
Bank of England 'must practice what it preaches'

Bank of England 'must practice what it preaches'

The Bank of England must "practice what it preaches" by sharpening up compliance and improving diversity, a group of MPs has said. In a critical report, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the Bank risks undermining its credibility if...

BBC, 00:21 in Business
 

The top goalscorer of all 42 SPFL clubs - ranked in order

With the assistance of Steve's Football Stats, club websites and local historians we've collated a ranking of the top scorer for every team currently playing in the SPFL (other than Montrose and Stenhousemuir). 1. Stenhousemuir (41st) Data unavailable...

 
Actors show different brain activity when in character, study finds

Actors show different brain activity when in character, study finds

“Acting is the least mysterious of all crafts,” Marlon Brando once said. But for scientists, working out what is going on in an actor’s head has always been something of a puzzle. Now, researchers have said thespians show different patterns of brain...

 
George Pell: Australia court jails cardinal for six years

George Pell: Australia court jails cardinal for six years

Cardinal George Pell has been given a maximum six-year jail sentence after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia. The former Vatican treasurer is the most senior Catholic figure ever to be found guilty of sexual offences against...

BBC, 00:28 in World News
 
Chancellor to make fresh attempt to curb power of tech giants

Chancellor to make fresh attempt to curb power of tech giants

A fresh bid to curb the market power of US tech giants will be signalled by Philip Hammond on Wednesday when he welcomes the findings of an independent review calling for government action to ensure companies including Google, Facebook and Apple face...

Guardian, 00:32 in Business
 
Regulator bans Sky Bet ad fronted by sports presenter Jeff Stelling

Regulator bans Sky Bet ad fronted by sports presenter Jeff Stelling

A gambling advert fronted by the Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling has been banned by the advertising watchdog for being socially irresponsible. The TV ad promoted a Sky Bet service that allows gamblers to place wagers on combinations of events...

Guardian, 00:32 in Business
 


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