News archive from 30 March 2016, page 19

Former Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill reveals whether he wants to replace Remi Garde

Former Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill reveals whether he wants to replace Remi Garde

The Republic of Ireland boss spent four successful seasons in charge at Villa Park before walking out on the club in 2010. Villa have been on a downward spiral ever since and the rock-bottom club are destined for the Championship. Garde was given the...

Daily Star, 07:06 in Sport
 

Pic Special: Vardy, Kane, Walcott and co lose to Holland at Wembley

The Three Lions went 1-0 up through Leicester goal machine Jamie Vardy, but Vincent Janssen converted a penalty before Luciano Narsingh sealed an impressive win for the Dutch Click through the gallery above to see the best pictures from the match.

Daily Star, 07:06 in Sport
 
Lucas Browne: 'I have evidence I arrived in Chechnya a clean athlete'

Lucas Browne: 'I have evidence I arrived in Chechnya a clean athlete'

Australian boxer Lucas Browne and his team are investigating how the boxer could have ingested the banned substance clenbuterol, for which he tested positive after his WBA regular heavyweight world title fight with Ruslan Chagaev, following his...

Guardian, 07:06 in Sport
 
From Dunlop volleys to preppy chic: Australian Olympic uniforms reviewed

From Dunlop volleys to preppy chic: Australian Olympic uniforms reviewed

Australia has unveiled its Rio 2016 Olympic uniforms at a lavish event in Sydney, with the cream of the country’s athletes outfitted this time by local designers Sportscraft. Somewhere between school blazers and a preppy seersucker look, the new garb...

Guardian, 07:06 in Sport
 
Victoria claim Sheffield Shield with seven-wicket win over South Australia

Victoria claim Sheffield Shield with seven-wicket win over South Australia

Victoria have claimed back-to-back Sheffield Shield titles, romping to a seven-wicket win over South Australia an hour into the final day’s play in Glenelg. Set 193 to win, the Bushrangers never looked troubled on their way to their 30th title, Marcus...

Guardian, 07:06 in Sport
 
Tim Cahill hits out at perceived media criticism of Socceroos

Tim Cahill hits out at perceived media criticism of Socceroos

Tim Cahill believes there are staunch critics of the Socceroos who must now be forced to stop picking holes in the team after Australia made light work of Jordan in Tuesday night’s crunch World Cup qualifier at Allianz Stadium, beating the Harry...

Guardian, 07:06 in Sport
 
Tori Murphy speaks about her love affair with Nottingham

Tori Murphy speaks about her love affair with Nottingham

Textiles designer Tori Murphy has worked with Estée Lauder, Jo Malone and Terence Connran, her cushions, throws and poufs can be found in Selfridges and now her latest range of kitchen accessories has gone on sale in Harrods. Greg Mattocks-Evans spoke...

 
Reality show singer breaks China's Cultural Revolution taboo

Reality show singer breaks China's Cultural Revolution taboo

Nearly half a century after his father plunged to his death from the roof of a Beijing university, Yang Le stepped out on to the stage to tell millions of Chinese television viewers how Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution had torn his family apart....

 
EU referendum: O'Donnell warns over two-year exit feasibility

EU referendum: O'Donnell warns over two-year exit feasibility

Britain would be unable to negotiate its exit from the EU within the two years allowed by European Union rules, the former Cabinet Secretary Lord O'Donnell has said. The prospect of demanding extra time from other EU nations to complete a deal to...

BBC, 07:10 in Regional
 
Hull set for City of Culture mass nude photograph

Hull set for City of Culture mass nude photograph

Hull has been chosen as the latest place to stage a mass nude gathering, all in the name of art. Internationally-renowned photographer Spencer Tunick, is to create a new work there to celebrate its year as City of Culture. The gathering is to be...

BBC, 07:10 in Regional
 
Singing Xi's praises: chorus of Chinese pop songs celebrate president

Singing Xi's praises: chorus of Chinese pop songs celebrate president

It was the dream of pop stardom that convinced Zhou Dandan, a belly dancing instructor from Hubei province, to pen her paean to the Chinese president, Xi Jinping. For Tang Jianyu it was a desire to canonise her country’s commander-in-chief. “He is the...

 
Hamas tunnelling again in Gaza as Israelis fear attack from below

Hamas tunnelling again in Gaza as Israelis fear attack from below

The scraping, scratching, grating sound could be an insect in the wall, a rodent under the floorboards, or the creaking of water pipes. Or it could be Hamas operatives digging under the earth from Gaza to Israel. Some residents of the small...

 
World Bank lending arm sees off lawsuit by Indian fishermen

World Bank lending arm sees off lawsuit by Indian fishermen

A Washington DC judge has ruled that the World Bank cannot be sued in a case brought by Indian fishermen and farmers who said that an investment by the Bank’s private sector arm in a giant coal-fired power plant had “destroyed their livelihoods”. In...

 

SE Asia Stocks-Mostly up after Yellen's speech; Singapore outperforms

March 30 Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Wednesday, led by financials after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech gave some cues about the pace of future interest rate hikes and calmed down investor sentiment. Yellen on Tuesday...

 

Dog DNA database could catch Hull owners who fail to scoop poop

IT IS either a possible solution to a foul problem or barking mad. A Hull councillor is proposing that dog mess left in the city is DNA tested to find the owners. Rosie Nicola, who represents the Avenues ward on Hull City Council, said the idea would...

 


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