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England would have to ‘screw up’ to not win Cricket World Cup, says James Anderson

England would have to ‘screw up’ to not win Cricket World Cup, says James Anderson

England would have to ‘screw up’ to not win next summer’s Cricket World Cup, according to James Anderson. Eoin Morgan’s side won their ninth successive one-day series on the pre-Christmas tour to Sri Lanka in October. England crashed out of the last...

Thursday, 18:40 in Sport
 
The FA and Premier League are as responsible for racism as the perpetrators themselves

The FA and Premier League are as responsible for racism as the perpetrators themselves

What does the appalling abuse we saw Raheem Sterling allegedly endure at Stamford Bridge tell us about the state of football right now, apart from the Manchester City player’s impressive dignity? In 1994 I said authorities pay lip service to demands...

Thursday, 18:33 in Sport
 
Baby with brain injury and lung disease should be allowed to die, judge rules

Baby with brain injury and lung disease should be allowed to die, judge rules

A very sick baby who has spent her entire life in hospital should be allowed to die peacefully, a High Court judge has ruled. Judge Justice Hayden said doctors could stop providing ‘futile’ life-support treatment to the little girl, who is due to turn...

Thursday, 18:28 in Hot News
 
Con artist stole £500,000 from UK bank accounts after building machine

Con artist stole £500,000 from UK bank accounts after building machine

A serial fraudster who built a bespoke device to defraud hundreds of people has been jailed for nearly two years. Tony Muldowney-Colston, 53, used to organise all-night raves back in the 1980s and was even dubbed the ‘King of Acid House’. But decades...

Thursday, 18:28 in Hot News
 
Ryanair flight forced to land ‘after two men started a fight onboard’

Ryanair flight forced to land ‘after two men started a fight onboard’

A Ryanair flight was forced to make an emergency landing after a fight between two passengers reportedly broke out on board. Armed police were waiting at Stansted Airport for the flight which had departed for Lisbon ’30 minutes before’ A passenger on...

Thursday, 18:12 in Hot News
 
‘Coward’ carjacker dragged pensioner, 79, along street in robbery

‘Coward’ carjacker dragged pensioner, 79, along street in robbery

A pensioner was left with a series of appalling injuries after a carjacker dragged her along a street. Beryl Allsop, 79, had been shopping at Morrisons when she was targeted just before 9pm. She suffered serious head and facial cuts and is being...

Thursday, 18:12 in Hot News
 
Politician arrested for spanking daughter, 7, to discipline her

Politician arrested for spanking daughter, 7, to discipline her

A politician was arrested for spanking his 7-year-old daughter to discipline her after she misbehaved. Democratic Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula – who is also a doctor – was apprehended on suspicion of child cruelty after he spanked his daughter who...

Thursday, 17:57 in Hot News
 
Traveler tried to smuggle 70 live birds through JFK in hair rollers

Traveler tried to smuggle 70 live birds through JFK in hair rollers

A traveler was caught trying to smuggle 70 live birds stashed in hair rollers through John F Kennedy International Airport. The unnamed passenger was caught with dozens of finches by US Customs and Borders (CBP) after arriving at the New York City...

Thursday, 17:53 in Hot News
 
Mother ‘barred boy, 3 from drinking water until he got so thirsty he downed perfume’

Mother ‘barred boy, 3 from drinking water until he got so thirsty he downed perfume’

A mother barred her three year-old son from drinking any water until he got so thirsty he downed a bottle of perfume, police say. Deonna Clanton, 27, is said to have deliberately dehydrated the toddler by locking him in his bedroom, and sealing off...

Thursday, 17:46 in Hot News
 
Microwave, bricks and wheelie bins launched at ambulances in spate of violence

Microwave, bricks and wheelie bins launched at ambulances in spate of violence

Ambulances and rapid response vehicles across the country have been coming under attack for the last three years, a new report has found. In one incident, a London ambulance was attacked by a man who threw a microwave onto the bonnet, before he kicked...

Thursday, 17:33 in Hot News
 
TV meteorologist kills herself after struggling to recover from laser-eye surgery

TV meteorologist kills herself after struggling to recover from laser-eye surgery

A TV meteorologist killed herself less than a month after revealing she was struggling to recover from laser eye surgery to correct her short-sightedness. Jessica Starr died by suicide Wednesday evening, leaving colleages at Fox2 in Detroit in ‘deep...

Thursday, 17:19 in Hot News
 
‘Still not possible to determine cause of Grenfell fire’ fridge maker says

‘Still not possible to determine cause of Grenfell fire’ fridge maker says

Fridge maker Whirlpool has said it is still not possible to determine the cause of the Grenfell Tower fire, one year after it killed 72 people. Rejecting the conclusions of expert witnesses given during the public inquiry into the disaster, the...

Thursday, 17:15 in Hot News
 
Theresa May says she will resign before general election but won’t say when

Theresa May says she will resign before general election but won’t say when

Theresa May has confirmed she will not lead the Conservatives into the next General Election, but she refused to put an exact date on her departure. It appears the Prime Minister was talking about the next scheduled election in 2022, although it...

Thursday, 17:15 in Hot News
 
Morrisons’ £7 ruby port has won the highest prize that can be given to a wine

Morrisons’ £7 ruby port has won the highest prize that can be given to a wine

Port is (arguably, when you count Baileys and sherry) the most Christmassy drink. It’s ideal in front of a roaring fire and some classic sitcoms, and is traditional at the end of a meal. It’s even better when you can get an award-winning one with...

Thursday, 17:07 in Lifestyle
 
Amazon now lets you turn a Fire TV streaming stick into a Sega Mega Drive

Amazon now lets you turn a Fire TV streaming stick into a Sega Mega Drive

Ready for a heavy bout of gaming nostalgia served up on a handy piece of modern tech? Amazon has just announced that a whole host of Sega Mega Drive games will now be available on the Fire TV Stick. The retailer’s handy gadget, which cost £50 and...

Thursday, 17:03 in Hot News
 


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