Manchester United blow as Romelu Lukaku’s hamstring injury flares up again ruling him out of Iceland game

The 25-year-old forward was selected for the Red Devils Uefa Nations League fixtures against Iceland and Switzerland. But the striker is to play no part after tweaking his hamstring again – the same blow which kept him out of United's wins against Bournemouth and Juventus. Chelsea loanee Michy Batshuayi is set to lead the line for Roberto Martinez's men as […]

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Blow by blow: How a ‘genocide’ was investigated

Indiscriminate killing; villages burned to the ground; children assaulted; women gang-raped – these are the findings of United Nations investigators who allege that “the gravest crimes under international law” were committed in Myanmar last August. Such was their severity, the report said, the army must be investigated for genocide against the Rohingya Muslims in the western Rakhine state. The investigators’ […]

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Barcelona blow with Philippe Coutinho ruled out for two to three weeks with ruptured hamstring

The Nou Camp side have been without Lionel Messi for two La Liga matches with a broken arm — as well as their Champions League draw away to Inter Milan. And they now face the prospect of having key playmaker Coutinho, 26, out the squad with a hamstring problem. Barcelona's official website confirmed the news, saying: "Tests performed on Thursday morning […]

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Blow for Australia with Cummins, Hazlewood out of Pakistan series

The post ball tampering era of Australian cricket has been dealt another setback turn with star quicks Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins ruled out of the series against Pakistan. Already missing superstar duo Steve Smith and David Warner, Australia will be without two of its Big Three fast bowlers as they chase a rare series victory in Asia. Injured: Pat […]

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Which hand luggage hairdryer will BLOW you away?

Which hand luggage hairdryer will BLOW you away? Claudia Connell gives her verdict on the best hair styling tools for holiday Claudia Connell tested a selection of the latest hair styling tools for travelling  She was impressed with Babyliss Travel Pro which dried hair within 9 minutes She says Superdrug Travel Hairdryer lacks power needed for styling thick hair  Claudia was also […]

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Divorcee, 66, lends toyboy lover, 29, £500,000 only for him to blow it

Rich divorcee, 66, who lent £500,000 to her Romanian man-with-a-van toyboy lover, 29, ‘so he could buy a flat’ sues him after he blew the lot on online gambling and expensive watches Christiane Shellard, 66, is suing Cristian Mihalea, 29, over £500,000 ‘loan’ She claimed it was to help him turn his life around during their relationship Divorcee also gave […]

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Dogs horror injury toll worsens with Dalhaus blow, Honeychurch diagnosis unclear

The Western Bulldogs' horror run with injury has continued, with midfielder Luke Dahlhaus ruled out for the season with a serious ankle injury, while Mitch Honeychurch needs further testing to determing the full extent of his injury but has been cleared of serious neck damage. Dahlhaus has a syndesmosis injury, meaning the out-of-contract 2016 premiership player is done for the […]

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Hodge brilliance not enough as Rebels blow big leads

Reece Hodge chalked up 29 points but it wasn’t enough as the Melbourne Rebels squandered a 14-point first-half lead and blew a golden opportunity to  seize a Super Rugby finals spot for the first time in the club’s history. Despite not having Wallabies representatives Adam Coleman, Will Genia and Dane Haylett-Petty, the Rebels aimed up and certainly did not embarrass […]

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