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Tottenham’s Son Heung-min quells unrest with late winner to deny Norwich

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min quells unrest with late winner to deny Norwich

The best anyone can say of this Tottenham performance is that it was a winning one and had the effect of putting an unhappy run to bed. They had not scored a league goal in open play since Dele Alli’s decider against Brighton on Boxing Day but the...

Wednesday, 22:13 in Sport
 
Ayoze Pérez’s late double deflates West Ham as Leicester regain swagger

Ayoze Pérez’s late double deflates West Ham as Leicester regain swagger

Leicester got back their mojo but lost their talisman, as Jamie Vardy limped off here with a suspected glute injury. That did not matter against a dishevelled West Ham, as Brendan Rodgers’s side strutted to their first league win since New Year’s Day...

Wednesday, 22:00 in Sport
 
Bushfire crisis: more than half of all Australians found to have been directly affected

Bushfire crisis: more than half of all Australians found to have been directly affected

More than half of all Australians have been directly affected by the summer’s bushfire crisis, including millions suffering health effects, according to a new survey from the Australia Institute. As fire crews in New South Wales and Victoria prepare...

Wednesday, 21:33 in Health
 
Griezmann the party pooper in Ibiza as injury-time winner spares Barça blushes

Griezmann the party pooper in Ibiza as injury-time winner spares Barça blushes

Antoine Griezmann struck two late goals as Barcelona came from behind to beat third-tier UD Ibiza 2-1 and avoid an embarrassing Copa del Rey last-32 exit. Javi Pérez put Ibiza ahead at the Can Misses municipal stadium after nine minutes and the hosts...

Wednesday, 21:06 in Sport
 
Coronavirus: WHO steps back from declaring public health emergency

Coronavirus: WHO steps back from declaring public health emergency

The World Health Organization has stepped back from declaring the growing viral pneumonia outbreak in China to be a public health emergency of international concern, saying its expert committee would meet again on Thursday to discuss more evidence...

Wednesday, 21:00 in World News
 
Weinstein trial opens with shocking details of alleged attacks on six women

Weinstein trial opens with shocking details of alleged attacks on six women

Harvey Weinstein was a savvy New York businessman and famous Hollywood producer who used his power and the promise of his largesse within the film industry to groom a succession of naïve and inexperienced women – who he went on to sexually assault and...

Wednesday, 20:44 in World News
 
From Bezos to Bush: Saudi crown prince met array of VIPs on US tour

From Bezos to Bush: Saudi crown prince met array of VIPs on US tour

Jeff Bezos was far from the only American VIP who met Saudi Arabia’s crown prince in the spring of 2018. During a coast-to-coast tour Mohammed bin Salman had personal encounters with dozens of celebrities, politicians and tech titans including George...

Wednesday, 20:44 in World News
 
UK to impose tax on tech giants but risks US tariffs on car exports

UK to impose tax on tech giants but risks US tariffs on car exports

The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has insisted that the UK will go ahead with plans for a tax on big tech companies this spring despite a threat from the US to slap “arbitrary “ tariffs on UK car exports. The US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, said the...

Wednesday, 20:44 in Politics
 
Please, stop putting weird products like crocheted tampons in your vagina

Please, stop putting weird products like crocheted tampons in your vagina

You can find anything on the internet, and these days, that includes crocheted tampons. Yes, tampons made of yarn are being sold on Etsy, and news outlets are having to run pieces advising on why vaginal chunky-knits really don’t need to be a look...

Wednesday, 20:25 in Health
 

Morning mail: Sports grants probe, coronavirus toll rises, Monty Python's Terry Jones dies

Good morning, this is Richard Parkin bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 23 January. Top stories The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has referred Bridget McKenzie’s handling of the controversial sports grants scheme to an internal...

Wednesday, 20:14 in World News
 
Reshape economy to fight climate crisis, says Prince Charles

Reshape economy to fight climate crisis, says Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales has urged business and political leaders at Davos to embrace a radical reshaping of economies and markets in order to tackle the climate crisis. In a special address at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday, Charles outlined a...

Wednesday, 20:00 in Business
 
Elon Musk on road to $50bn payout as Tesla's value passes $100bn

Elon Musk on road to $50bn payout as Tesla's value passes $100bn

The Tesla founder, Elon Musk, has taken the first step to becoming $50bn (£38bn) richer, after the value of the electric car company surged past $100bn. Musk, already a multibillionaire with a net worth estimated at about $30bn, secured approval in...

Wednesday, 20:00 in Business
 

UK to press ahead with digital tax despite US pressure, Javid insists

The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has insisted that the UK will go ahead with plans for a tax on giant tech companies this spring despite intensifying pressure from the US to drop the idea. The US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, said the proposed...

Wednesday, 20:00 in Business
 
Olyroos miss first chance to qualify for Tokyo Olympics, losing to South Korea 2-0

Olyroos miss first chance to qualify for Tokyo Olympics, losing to South Korea 2-0

A marauding South Korean frontline lead by Kim Dae-won has cut strips through a timid Olyroos defence to seal a 2-0 victory in their AFC U-23 Championship semi-final and deny Australia their first chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. The Olyroos...

Wednesday, 19:42 in World News
 
Rebecca Long-Bailey sets out vision of hope in Labour leadership pitch

Rebecca Long-Bailey sets out vision of hope in Labour leadership pitch

Rebecca Long-Bailey has said Labour must stop promising to save working-class voters and offer a more optimistic picture of the future, as she seeks to underline how her leadership would differ from Jeremy Corbyn’s. The shadow business secretary, who...

Wednesday, 19:22 in Politics
 


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