Furious Arsenal fans call for club to boycott Europa League final after it emerges Henrikh Mkhitaryan can’t play due to fears for his safety

FURIOUS Arsenal fans are calling on their club to BOYCOTT the Europa League final after Henrikh Mkhitaryan's unavailability was confirmed. The Gunners released a statement today to announce that the Armenian will not be travelling to Baku for next week's final as his safety could not be guaranteed. Host nation Azerbaijan have been at loggerhead's with the midfielder's country for […]

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Freddie Starr ‘threatened to end his life’ after sex abuse claims

Freddie Starr was ‘broken’ by the police probe into his past, under Operation Yewtree. The comedian – who died at his home on Thursday, aged 76 – was among those arrested by police who were investigation allegations of historic sex abuse’; between 2012-2014 he was questioned four times by officers, before being released without charge. Now, close pal Jim Davidson […]

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Ben Foakes saves the day as England suffer batting collapse but recover for four-wicket win over Ireland

ENGLAND emerged from a drugs scandal and nearly suffered an embarrassment of mind-bending proportions. After the Alex Hales saga, Eoin Morgan’s men wanted nothing more than to keep their noses clean with a routine victory over Ireland. But, chasing a modest 199 to win, England crashed from 34-0 to 66-5 and then 101-6 before sneaking home by four wickets. Wicketkeeper […]

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Center-right Ciudadanos claims leadership of Spain's opposition

MADRID (Reuters) – The head of Spain’s center-right Ciudadanos (‘Citizens’) said his party would take on the leadership of the country’s opposition, after the Socialist Party of Pedro Sanchez claimed victory in Sunday’s national election. “We will keep a close eye on the government of (Socialist Pedro) Sanchez and Podemos… We are now heading the opposition,” Albert Rivera told supporters […]

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Explosion in Sri Lanka as soldiers engage in shoot-out during raid

Explosion in Sri Lanka as soldiers engage in shoot-out during search linked to Easter Sunday massacre Sri Lankan security forces say shoot out occurred after an explosion They were investigating suspected terrorists in Ampara Sainthamaruthu A spokesman said the soldiers were fired upon as they rushed to the explosion No details of casualties were immediately available  An explosion rocked Sri […]

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Canada expects foreign meddling in October election: foreign minister

DINARD, France (Reuters) – Canada’s foreign minister said on Friday it was likely that foreign actors would meddle in her country’s October elections and her British counterpart said a deterrent to stop countries like Russia from interfering was critical. U.S. intelligence officials and the governments of some European Union countries have accused Russia of interfering in their elections in recent […]

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Slovakian partner needed Google Translate to understand her husband

Father, 44, who let his Slovakian partner enter a sham marriage with an Indian groom she needed Google Translate to understand is jailed for two years Martin Kovac, 44, from Wolverhampton, fled the UK in 2016 for the continent His partner, Marcela Banamova, had married Lovepreet Singh in Stockton Neither could speak fluent English and had to talk using Google […]

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