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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
 
Labor to unveil $6.6bn affordable housing plan at national conference

Labor to unveil $6.6bn affordable housing plan at national conference

​Bill Shorten will use his opening address to Labor’s national conference to unveil new subsidies to promote more affordable housing at a cost of $6.6bn over a decade. Shorten will use the opportunity of his opening pitch to the delegates and...

yesterday, 19:15 in World News
 
Chelsea fans took flag with SS death’s head to Budapest for Vidi game

Chelsea fans took flag with SS death’s head to Budapest for Vidi game

The conduct of elements of Chelsea’s support has come under further scrutiny after images posted on social media showed travelling fans in Budapest last week holding a Chelsea Headhunters flag featuring a Nazi symbol. The photographs reveal a group...

yesterday, 19:01 in Sport
 
Wasps out of Champions Cup as Antoine Dupont-inspired Toulouse seal win

Wasps out of Champions Cup as Antoine Dupont-inspired Toulouse seal win

Wasps’ hopes of reaching the Champions Cup quarter-finals ended as Toulouse claimed a 42-27 bonus-point victory at the Stade Ernest-Wallon. Tries from Yoann Huget, Joe Tekori, Romain Ntamack and two from the man-of-the-match Antoine Dupont plus 17...

yesterday, 18:33 in Sport
 
Football League roundup: Bamford strikes for Leeds as Ipswich toast win

Football League roundup: Bamford strikes for Leeds as Ipswich toast win

Championship • Ipswich tasted victory at Portman Road for the first time since April as Paul Lambert toasted his maiden victory in charge of the club, thanks to Freddie Sears’s second-half winner against Wigan. A second win of the season was enough to...

yesterday, 18:33 in Sport
 
Jonathan Kodjia salvages a point for Aston Villa against Stoke

Jonathan Kodjia salvages a point for Aston Villa against Stoke

Jonathan Kodjia came to Aston Villa’s rescue salvageing a point in a 2-2 home draw with Stoke. The visitors twice took the lead but Kodjia demonstrated his value by winning a penalty and then notching the equaliser. Joe Allen, who impressed for Stoke,...

yesterday, 18:17 in Sport
 
BHA forced to row back on chief executive’s comments on whip use

BHA forced to row back on chief executive’s comments on whip use

Racing’s ruling body found itself in the embarrassing position of having to row back on comments made this week by its own chief executive, Nick Rust, on the highly emotive subject of whip use. Rust told a BBC journalist that “a new structure for...

yesterday, 18:03 in Sport
 
Three-year-old boy dies after being struck by car in Co Down

Three-year-old boy dies after being struck by car in Co Down

A three-year-old boy has died after being struck by a car in Co Down on Thursday. Kai Corkum, from the Ards area, died after the incident on the Moville road in Newtownards, police said. The incident, which involved a silver Volkswagen Golf, happened...

yesterday, 18:02 in World News
 
Nicaragua police raid and ransack top journalist's offices

Nicaragua police raid and ransack top journalist's offices

One of Nicaragua’s most prominent journalists has accused the country’s president, Daniel Ortega’s “criminal dictatorship” of launching a brazen attack on the press after police raided, ransacked and commandeered his newsroom in the latest chapter of...

yesterday, 17:41 in World News
 
Christian Eriksen’s late strike gives Tottenham win over Burnley

Christian Eriksen’s late strike gives Tottenham win over Burnley

Last Tuesday Tottenham played Barcelona in the Camp Nou for a place in the Champions League knockout stages. On Wednesday they face Arsenal in the League Cup semi-finals. A game against Burnley in front of a half-full Wembley, rain sheeting down and...

yesterday, 17:31 in Sport
 
Watford hold on for nervy home win after Cardiff’s frenetic fightback

Watford hold on for nervy home win after Cardiff’s frenetic fightback

A contest that had looked like being a cruise for Watford ended up something of a nailbiter as Cardiff fought back from three goals down to nearly snatch a point at Vicarage Road. After the hosts had scored a series of great goals, none better than...

yesterday, 17:31 in Sport
 
Salomón Rondon seals precious points for Newcastle at Huddersfield

Salomón Rondon seals precious points for Newcastle at Huddersfield

Newcastle took time to get going here but, after perking up in the second half, they produced the best move of the match. It led to a fine goal for Solomon Rondon and three precious points for Rafael Benitez’s team. Benitez was presented this week...

yesterday, 17:31 in Sport
 
Raúl Jiménez puts Wolves on their way as Bournemouth struggle again

Raúl Jiménez puts Wolves on their way as Bournemouth struggle again

Wolves have won three straight top-flight matches for the first time in almost 40 years after beating Bournemouth 2-0. An early goal from Raúl Jiménez and a late strike by the substitute Ivan Cavaleiro handed Wolves the three points. Following...

yesterday, 17:31 in Sport
 
Luka Milivojevic’s magic lifts Roy Hodgson as Palace edge Leicester

Luka Milivojevic’s magic lifts Roy Hodgson as Palace edge Leicester

Wilf who? After 14 consecutive defeats in matches played without their star player, Wilfried Zaha, in their starting line-up, Crystal Palace have finally won. It wasn’t pretty, but Roy Hodgson won’t care a jot on a day when a stunning Luka Milivojevic...

yesterday, 17:18 in Sport
 


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