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Month: August 2022

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Manchester Uniteds Sir Alex Ferguson in court to defend Ryan Giggs

Sir Alex Ferguson has told a court he never saw Ryan Giggs lose his temper as he gave evidence defending his ex-player. The former Manchester United manager, 80, spoke about his relationship at the club with Giggs, who is on trial charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend Kate Greville. Sir Alex told Manchester Crown Court on Friday that Giggs had a “fantastic temperament”, adding: “To have a career as long as […]

todayAugust 19, 2022 13


Archie Battersbees mother seeks meeting with Health Secretary to discuss system

A woman who lost a High Court life-support fight centred on her brain-damaged 12-year-old son wants to meet Health Secretary Steve Barclay to discuss the implications of the case. Hollie Dance has written to Mr Barclay and wants a “public inquiry” into the “operation of this system” and a “change of the law”, following Archie Battersbee’s death. Ms Dance says, in her letter, that “similar cases” are subject to “severe […]

todayAugust 19, 2022 15


Mikel Arteta very confident Bukayo Saka will sign new Arsenal deal

Mikel Arteta is “very confident” that England forward Bukayo Saka will sign a new deal at Arsenal sooner rather than later. The 20-year-old has two years remaining on his current contract at the Emirates Stadium and continues to be a vital part of Arteta’s side. Saka finished as Arsenal’s top goal-scorer last season as he rose above the racist abuse he suffered after missing the deciding penalty in England’s Euro […]

todayAugust 19, 2022 10


First glimpse of Emily Blunt and Chaske Spencer in new BBC western drama

The BBC have shared a glimpse of Emily Blunt and Chaske Spencer starring in upcoming western drama The English. The programme, which will air on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer in the UK, follows an aristocratic Englishwoman, Lady Cornelia Locke, and Pawnee Nation ex-cavalry scout Eli Whipp as they come together in 1890 America “to cross a violent landscape built on dreams and blood”. In a selection of dramatic first-look […]

todayAugust 18, 2022 18


Antonio Conte does not expect a touchline ban after clash with Thomas Tuchel

Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte has said he and Chelsea counterpart Thomas Tuchel “must accept” any punishment doled out by the Football Association following their fiery clash – but the Italian is expecting to avoid a touchline ban. Conte remains hopeful that he will be in the dugout for Tottenham’s visit of Wolves on Saturday despite being sent off at the end of a fiery London derby against his former […]

todayAugust 18, 2022 13


Rail union bosses warn pay dispute will continue for as long as it takes

Rail union leaders have warned the long-running dispute over pay, jobs and conditions will continue “for as long as it takes” as a fresh strike caused travel chaos on Thursday. Tens of thousands of members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT), Transport Salaried Staffs Association (TSSA) and Unite walked out, affecting Network Rail and train operators across the country. Only around one in five trains ran, with some […]

todayAugust 18, 2022 8


Woman fleeing Cameron House Hotel fire feared for her life inquiry hears

A woman fleeing a burning hotel feared for her life as she crawled through through thick, black smoke, an inquiry has heard. Pauline Booth, 52, and her husband, Scott, escaped the blaze at the five-star Cameron House Hotel in December 2017. The inferno claimed the lives of Simon Midgley, 32, and his partner, Richard Dyson, 38, from London. A Fatal Accident Inquiry into the fire at the hotel on the […]

todayAugust 17, 2022 9


Plumber found guilty of road rage murder of Deliveroo driver

A plumber has been found guilty of murdering a Deliveroo driver in a road rage attack captured on shocking CCTV footage. Nathan Smith, 28, swung out with a knife and stabbed part-time delivery driver Takieddine Boudhane, 30, on the evening of January 3, 2020 following a minor road incident. Smith in a white VW Caddy van and moped rider Mr Boudhane had made a right turn in Finsbury Park, north […]

todayAugust 17, 2022 8


Man Citys Euro stars set to return but Ellen White out of Champions League tie

Some of England’s European Championship winners are set to return to competitive action this week as Manchester City play in the Champions League first qualifying round in Madrid, but Ellen White will not be involved. City take on Khazakh side Tomiris-Turan in the Spanish capital on Thursday, with the winners then facing either Real Madrid or Sturm Graz on Sunday. Seven City players were part of England’s triumphant squad at […]

todayAugust 17, 2022 7