News archive from 19 March 2017, page 8

Wales boss Chris Coleman insists he won't be drawn into a war of words with Ireland assistant Roy Keane

Chris Coleman has insisted he will not get drawn into a verbal duel with Roy Keane ahead of taking Wales to Dublin for the vital World Cup qualifier against Republic of Ireland – but admitted he would listen to anything Martin O'Neill has to say....

Daily Mail, 02:03 in Sport
 

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has created the impression of a squad and club all marching in the same...

The followers. It is the peculiar phrase used by Chris Davies, Celtic's assistant manager, to describe all those who have bought in so wholeheartedly over these past eight months to the ethos and mindset of the man he describes as 'Our Leader'.  You...

Daily Mail, 02:03 in Sport
 

Arsene Wenger is the only man who can decide when he leaves Arsenal but dragging it out will only hurt the...

If Arsene Wenger is staying, it was odd time to announce that a decision had been made. The defeat at West Bromwich Albion, Arsenal’s fourth in five games in the Premier League, was their worst run since the days of Stewart Houston in 1995. Yet if...

Daily Mail, 02:03 in Sport
 
Malcolm Turnbull delivers 'outright' rejection of pension cuts plan

Malcolm Turnbull delivers 'outright' rejection of pension cuts plan

Malcolm Turnbull has ruled out pension cuts in the budget after a report that the government was considering cutting welfare for those receiving less than $20.02 a fortnight. The Sunday Telegraph reported that the government had costed a plan to scrap...

 

LETTER: Kitchen fitters to the rescue

Kitchen fitters working on my recently-finished holiday cottage, Gaia lodge, walked out the day before the granite templaters were booked and that had serious repercussions for me because Gaia lodge was booked solid ten days later for a month and we...

 
Chinese Premier Li to visit New Zealand, Australia

Chinese Premier Li to visit New Zealand, Australia

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will travel to New Zealand for talks with government and business leaders next week, New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English announced on Sunday. Li's visit comes as international attention centres on China’s role in...

 

China official says anti-graft drive to target govt-enterprise ties - Xinhua

The head of one of China's top graft-busting agencies has said Beijing's anti-corruption drive will clean up the relationship between government officials and enterprises, the official Xinhua news agency reported. President Xi Jinping has waged war on...

 

Hartlepool-Horden fighter Greg O'Neil beats Harry Matthews to win Challenge belt

Greg O'Neil justified his billing as 'The Real Deal' by beating Harry Matthews to lift his first professional title. The Hartlepool and Horden underdog upset the York fighter on his own turf to clinch the British Promoters Classic Challenge...

 
George Osborne: Second-job rules for MPs to be examined

George Osborne: Second-job rules for MPs to be examined

The rules on MPs taking second jobs are to be discussed by a parliamentary committee on Thursday. The Committee on Standards in Public Life was prompted to meet after former Chancellor George Osborne was made editor of the London Evening Standard....

BBC, 02:57 in Regional
 
Alexis Sanchez risks sparking new row between Arsenal and Chile over ankle injury

Alexis Sanchez risks sparking new row between Arsenal and Chile over ankle injury

Alexis Sanchez could be at the centre of another injury row between Arsenal and Chile during the upcoming international break. The 28-year-old was forced off in the second half of Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat to West Brom on Saturday after suffering an ankle...

Metro, 03:02 in Sport
 
Manchester City confident over potential deal for Lionel Messi

Manchester City confident over potential deal for Lionel Messi

Manchester City are confident that Barcelona could be open to negotiating a deal for Lionel Messi this summer, according to reports. The Sunday Express claims that the Spanish champions are not willing to meet the Argentine’s £650,000-a-week contract...

Metro, 03:02 in Sport
 
Conor McGregor News: Notorious on Mayweather, Sonne's claim, White talks

Conor McGregor News: Notorious on Mayweather, Sonne's claim, White talks

Conor McGregor has claimed a deal to see him fight Floyd Mayweather is close to being done. "We're getting close, don't worry about it" 'The Notorious' said. "You'll hear about it."   Meet UFC's sexiest Octagon girls Friday, 18th...

Daily Star, 03:13 in Sport
 

Where is England's steepest street?

Where is England's steepest street? We asked readers to name the thigh-burning inclines that fill their hearts with terror - and enlisted Ordnance Survey to check the results. Shaftesbury, Dorset For those of a certain age, this charming cobbled climb...

BBC, 03:27 in Regional
 
Jocky Wilson: Darts champion celebrated in new play

Jocky Wilson: Darts champion celebrated in new play

In the days when darts players chain-smoked and drank pints of lager between trips to the oche, Jocky Wilson was one of Scotland's most unlikely sporting heroes. Wilson, from Kirkcaldy in Fife, only turned professional at the age of 29, after winning...

BBC, 03:27 in Regional
 
Is big-budget television threatening cinema?

Is big-budget television threatening cinema?

Sitting in a trailer on the set, the producer of Netflix's The Crown declines to tell me how much it all costs. But a member of the crew later chortles that they "spent £750,000 yesterday". It looks like a film, costs as much as a film and,...

BBC, 03:27 in Regional
 


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