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Michael van Gerwen showered with beer at PDC World Championship

Michael van Gerwen showered with beer at PDC World Championship

Michael van Gerwen, the world No 1, had beer thrown in his face by a fan before his PDC World Championship match against Alan Tabern. The Dutchman was visibly shocked by the incident and returned backstage to compose himself. Once he returned to the...

yesterday, 22:48 in Sport
 
José Mourinho admits he is in the dark over possible January signings

José Mourinho admits he is in the dark over possible January signings

José Mourinho has made the surprise admission that he does not know if Manchester United will back him in the January transfer window. United arrive at Liverpool for Sunday’s game having taken only six points from their past five Premier League...

yesterday, 22:48 in Sport
 
Progress and problems as UN climate change talks end with a deal

Progress and problems as UN climate change talks end with a deal

The UN climate change talks ended late on Saturday night in Poland with a deal agreed on how to put the 2015 Paris agreement into action, but with other contentious problems left to be resolved next year. Countries thrashed out the complex details of...

yesterday, 22:44 in World News
 
David Hurley to be named next governor general of Australia

David Hurley to be named next governor general of Australia

Australia’s next governor general will be David Hurley, the New South Wales governor and former defence force chief. On Sunday morning the prime minister, Scott Morrison, will announce that Hurley will replace Peter Cosgrove when his five-year term...

yesterday, 22:44 in World News
 
Sydney storms: 55,000 city and central coast properties left without power

Sydney storms: 55,000 city and central coast properties left without power

More than 55,000 properties in Sydney and the central coast were without power after thunderstorms hit the New South Wales east coast. Torrential rain, damaging wind and hailstones the size of golf balls lashed Sydney and the Hunter region on Saturday...

yesterday, 21:45 in World News
 
Brexit deadlock ‘is blocking vital domestic policy reforms’

Brexit deadlock ‘is blocking vital domestic policy reforms’

A powerful cross-party group of MPs today warns Theresa May that Brexit is “sucking the life” out of her government – as cabinet sources admit that the crisis is forcing vital domestic business off the government’s timetable. With the deadlock over...

yesterday, 21:27 in World News
 
Youth internship scheme failing despite $2.5m advertising blitz

Youth internship scheme failing despite $2.5m advertising blitz

The government’s youth internship scheme is failing to attract participants and businesses at a staggering rate, despite a $2.5m advertising blitz. Having promised 30,000 internships a year for young job seekers, documents provided to the Senate by...

yesterday, 21:27 in World News
 
Harry Kane tipped for BBC’s top gong but history may point to a surprise

Harry Kane tipped for BBC’s top gong but history may point to a surprise

Ever since England reached the semi-finals of the World Cup, Harry Kane has been a smouldering favourite for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. The Spurs striker has already won the golden boot. No wonder many believe he is a shoo-in to...

yesterday, 21:18 in Sport
 
Anger grows after death of Guatemalan migrant girl held in US

Anger grows after death of Guatemalan migrant girl held in US

On the evening of 6 December seven-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin was picked up by American border officials after crossing a remote part of the US-Mexico border with her father and 161 other asylum seekers. She would have been exhausted, perhaps...

yesterday, 21:16 in World News
 
European roundup: Benzema gives Real Madrid win amid Bernabeu boos

European roundup: Benzema gives Real Madrid win amid Bernabeu boos

Real Madrid edged a 1-0 win over minnows Rayo Vallecano, earning a third consecutive La Liga victory and rising to third in the table, but they again failed to sparkle and had to endure booing from their unhappy supporters. Karim Benzema beat a poorly...

yesterday, 21:07 in Sport
 
Jeremy Corbyn slides in approval ratings in spite of Tory schisms

Jeremy Corbyn slides in approval ratings in spite of Tory schisms

Only 25% of voters thinks Jeremy Corbyn is decisive, according to a survey, down from 31% in October. The Labour leader’s fall to his lowest score at any point since the 2017 general election came despite most voters seeing the Tory party as divided...

yesterday, 21:03 in World News
 
West Ham’s Felipe Anderson underlines Claudio Ranieri’s problems at Fulham

West Ham’s Felipe Anderson underlines Claudio Ranieri’s problems at Fulham

Claudio Ranieri’s reign so far at Fulham has been less “new-manager bounce” and more the dull thud of the reality he has inherited a squad unsuited to the Premier League. Four points from the five matches he has presided over is not a collection rate...

yesterday, 19:49 in Sport
 
Leinster strengthen Champions Cup credentials with 27-point win over Bath

Leinster strengthen Champions Cup credentials with 27-point win over Bath

The two greatest teams of European rugby, with four titles apiece, go head to head at the top of Pool 1. Leinster remain the favourites, despite trailing Toulouse by two points. The Irishmen were unplayable, dismissing Bath with enough ease to look...

yesterday, 19:49 in Sport
 
Storm Deirdre batters Britain with gales and snow

Storm Deirdre batters Britain with gales and snow

Ferociously bad weather brought by Storm Deirdre battered parts of the UK on Saturday with snow, gales and bursts of freezing rain. Accidents and road closures were reported by police forces across England, while visitor attractions including the Eden...

yesterday, 19:45 in World News
 
Court cites Dr Seuss's The Lorax in rebuke to US Forest Service

Court cites Dr Seuss's The Lorax in rebuke to US Forest Service

A federal court in the US has cited the classic Dr Seuss children’s book The Lorax as it lambasted the US Forest Service for granting an energy company permission to build a natural gas pipeline across two national forests. “We trust the United States...

yesterday, 19:45 in World News
 


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