Spurs in bottom three and Everton above Liverpool… the Premier League net spend table since 2014-15, revealed

The Etihad giants have splashed an outrageous £747.4million since the start of the 2014-15 season. But Pep Guardiola and Co also sit top of the net spending ranks, with a total of £492.9m, after selling £254.6m worth of talent in the past five seasons. Manchester neighbours United sit second in the net spend charts, with a total of £400.5m. But […]

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'El Chapo' paid ex-Mexican president $100 million bribe: trial witness

(Reuters) – Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once paid a $100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, an ex-Guzman associate testified on Tuesday that he previously told U.S. authorities. Alex Cifuentes, who has described himself as Guzman’s onetime right-hand man, discussed the alleged bribe under cross-examination by Jeffrey Lichtman, one of Guzman’s lawyers, in […]

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Terrified mother elephant and calf pelted with fireballs in heartbreaking images

Furious villagers launched fireballs at a terrified elephant mother and her calf in an attempt to scare them away from a settlement. The majestic creatures were cruelly attacked by locals in eastern India, prompting an outcry from animal rights activists around the world. Disturbing images, taken in Bishnupur, show the panicked animals fleeing as residents hurled flaming sticks and chased […]

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American among 14 killed in Kenyan luxury hotel shooting

Kenya’s president declared early Wednesday that an attack by terrorists on a luxury hotel and shopping complex had ended, and that 14 people were killed, including an American. Gunfire ran out for hours from Tuesday into Wednesday during the attack at the DusitD2 hotel complex in Nairobi’s posh Westlands neighborhood, as police conducted a “mopping up” operation targeting the gunmen. […]

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El Chapo paid $100m bribe to Mexico's former president, claims trial witness

Colombian drug trafficker Alex Cifuentes – who claimed he was once El Chapo’s right-hand man – told the court he had informed US prosecutors about the alleged bribe to President Enrique Pena Nieto in 2016. Cifuentes said someone named Maria had delivered the money in Mexico City in October 2012 – when the president had been elected but before he […]

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Carney says markets think May’s defeat could mean softer Brexit

‘They think the prospect of no-deal has diminished’: Bank of England governor Mark Carney says markets believe May’s Commons trouncing paved the way for Brexit to be softened or cancelled Mark Carney said markets think the prospect of no deal Brexit has diminished He was grilled by MPs after the Brexit deal was was voted down by 432 to 202   Pound […]

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Universal Credit delay 'traps Brits in debt and forces them to food banks to pay it all back, charity warns

UNIVERSAL Credit's five week wait for help is trapping Brits in debts which they can't ever repay, a charity has warned. Christians Against Poverty say that the new welfare system, which encourages claimants to take out a loan while they wait for their first payment, makes it impossible to pay it back and survive. The charity says that the amount […]

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Haunting CCTV shows moments before man was crushed by car he worked under

Haunting CCTV footage captured the moments before a young father was crushed to death by a car he was working under. Ashley King, 22, was a mechanic at VJ Automotive garage in Folkestone, Kent. The Ford Escort inflicted devastating injuries when it came down on top of the casual worker in November 2017. Heartbreaking footage shows Ashley on the garage […]

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Millions of Brits admit they won't ditch plastic or go 'paperless' as it's 'too inconvenient'

A poll of 2,000 adults found despite 87 per cent agreeing on the importance of being green, more than half believe it’s often "inconvenient". Three in 10 admit binning plastic food containers rather than washing them out and recycling it. And 23 per cent have requested a paper bill when they could have gone "paperless" — and had the receipt emailed […]

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