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Arsenal transfer news: Yannick Carrasco, Gabriel Brazao, Cengiz Under, Denis Suarez

Arsenal and Manchester United are going head to head in the tussle to sign Belgium star Yannick Carrasco. Reports in Italy say that the 25-year-old, who has spent the past season playing for Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang, wants a return to...

8 January 2019 in Sport

FA Cup: Wolves through after beating Liverpool and Arsenal draw Man Utd

Wolves 2 Liverpool 1 Wolves dumped Premier League leaders Liverpool out of the FA Cup last night and another big gun is sure to fall in the fourth round after Arsenal were paired with Manchester United. That was the pick of the draw, a mouth-watering...

8 January 2019 in Sport

Lamborghini Huracan Evo 2019: prices, specs and release date

Lamborghini has lifted the lid on its updated Huracan after images of the supercar leaked online. The new model, dubbed the Huracan Evo, is based on the Italian marque’s entry-level supercar, though a series of performance and bodywork upgrades give...

8 January 2019 in Showbiz

Woman in vegetative state for 14 years gives birth

A US care facility is under scrutiny after a female patient who has been in a vegetative state for 14 years went into labour and gave birth to a baby boy. The unnamed woman has been a patient as Hacienda de los Angeles in Phoenix, Arizona, a care home...

8 January 2019 in Auto

Lee Pomeroy: what we know about Surrey train stabbing

A 35-year-old man charged with murdering father-of-one Lee Pomeroy on a train in Surrey on Friday has told a court that he is “hearing voices”. Darren Pencille, 35, is accused of stabbing the 51-year-old to death in front of his 14-year-old son on a...

8 January 2019 in Auto

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun: why Saudi teenager barricaded herself in Thai hotel

A Saudi woman who barricaded herself in an airport hotel room in Thailand and pleaded for help on social media has been told she will not be deported to her home country. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, fled her family while they were visiting Kuwait and...

8 January 2019 in Auto

2019 sport predictions: the big winners and outside bets

Will Liverpool or Manchester City win the Premier League? Can Serena Williams equal - and break - the record for the most grand slam singles titles in women’s tennis history? These are just two of the big questions that sports fans will be asking in...

7 January 2019 in Sport

New car registrations fall for the second year in a row

The motoring industry had another bumpy ride in 2018, with vehicle registrations falling substantially for the second consecutive year.  Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that 2.36 million new vehicles were...

7 January 2019 in Auto

Bitcoin price: values leap beyond $4,000 mark

Bitcoin investors hoping for a recovery in 2019 are in luck as the cryptocurrency’s value has leapt above the $4,000 ($3,140) mark.  The digital coin suffered a series of major sell-offs in 2018, with prices tumbling from highs of $20,000 (£15,700)...

7 January 2019 in Business

Premier League transfer news: Denis Suarez, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Paulo Dybala

Premier League transfer news and rumours Barca aim to keep Suarez Arsenal remain keen to sign Denis Suarez but his club Barcelona don’t want to do a deal this month. The Daily Mirror reports that Barcelona are “currently playing hardball” over the...

7 January 2019 in Sport

2012 Quinta do Noval: a mind-expanding, monumental port

I will begin this paean to Quinta do Noval LBV by getting the grubby subject of price out of the way first. My guide-recommended retail price is a shot in the dark because every merchant listed has a different price and these often move around as we...

7 January 2019 in Auto

Premier League: January 2019 transfer window done deals

Premier League clubs have started buying and selling players after the January 2019 transfer window opened on New Year’s Day.  Chelsea have made the biggest signing so far this month after agreeing a £57.6m deal with Borussia Dortmund for Christian...

7 January 2019 in Sport

Chelsea transfer news: Edinson Cavani, Nicolo Barella, Callum Wilson, Gonzalo Higuain

Paris Saint-Germain and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani is in Chelsea’s sights as they look to solve their goal-scoring problems. With only 38 goals in this season’s Premier League (the lowest among the top six), the Blues need some bite up front....

7 January 2019 in Sport

Jose Mourinho’s grand plan: from Man Utd to Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho has turned down the chance to return to Benfica as their new manager. Broadcaster Sky Sports News understands that the former Manchester United and Chelsea manager considered it too early to return to his native Portugal “at this stage...

7 January 2019 in Sport

Porsche Taycan 2019: German EV draws interest from Tesla owners

Porsche’s upcoming all-electric Taycan is proving to be a popular choice among Tesla owners now that pre-orders are under way.  In an interview with CNet, Klaus Zellmer, head of Porsche in North America, said that the company often looks at which...

7 January 2019 in Politics

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