- Freddie Ljungberg admitted Arsenal were ‘lucky’ to draw with Leeds United (Pictures: Getty / Sky Sports)Freddie Ljungberg singled out Bukayo Saka for praise after Arsenal’s goalless draw with Leeds United in the Premier League.Leeds hit the woodwork three times but failed to put the ball in the back of the net as Mikel Arteta’s side clinched a fortunate point at Elland Road on Sunday.Arsenal record signing Nicolas Pepe was sent off for violent conduct during the Premier L
- Lionel Messi paid tribute to Diego Maradona in Barcelona’s win over Osasuna (Reuters)Lionel Messi has been fined €600 (£541) for his tribute to Diego Maradona during Barcelona’s win over Osasuna last weekend.After scoring Barcelona’s final goal in their 4-0 win at Camp Nou, Messi received a yellow card for taking off his shirt to reveal a Newell’s Old Boys jersey as a tribute to Maradona, who died last week.Towards the end of his career, Maradona had a brief st
- Investigators believe Christian Brueckner killed Madeleine after abducting her (Picture: Getty/Reuters)Prosecutors in Germany have said they are ‘confident’ the prime suspect in the Madeleine McCann case will be charged over her disappearance.Investigators believe Christian Brueckner, 43, killed Madeleine after abducting her from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz in May 2007.He was convicted last year of the rape of a 72-year-old American woman in the same Portuguese resort in 2005
- Zaha has long been linked with a move to the Emirates (Picture: Getty Images)David Seaman has urged Mikel Arteta to recruit Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, a player targeted by former Arsenal boss Unai Emery.Since leaving the club last December, Emery has revealed he wanted bring in Zaha ahead of £72million record signing Nicolas Pepe in the summer of 2019.Pepe has struggled to live up to expectations following his mega-money move from Lille and subsequently fallen down the pecking un
Sarah Harding ‘fighting as hard as she possibly can’ as she writes her life story during cancer treatmentSarah is undergoing treatment (Picture: Can Nguyen/REX)Sarah Harding has given fans an update as she goes through cancer treatment, saying she is ‘fighting as hard as I possibly can’.The Girls Aloud star confirmed in August that is battling breast cancer, which has advanced to other areas of her body.The 39-year-old has been undergoing weekly chemotherapy sessions and has stayed off social media for the most part.Giving her first Twitter update since August, Sarah took to Twitter to
- The ‘chicken’ is made from animal muscle cells grown in a lab (Picture: Reuters)Restaurants in Singapore have been given the green light to serve chicken nuggets grown in a lab, allowing people to eat ‘meat’ without an animal being slaughtered.The ‘no kill’ product’s approval marks a ‘breakthrough for the global food industry’, according to the American company behind it, Eat Just. Singapore’s Food Agency confirmed it had approved
- Shaniqua Loftman-Smith, 10, passed away in hospital after the tragic incident in Nottingham on December 22 (Picture: Nottingham Post/BPM Media)A 10-year-old girl died after she was accidentally hit by an ambulance while on her way to buy sweets, an inquest has heard.Shaniqua Loftman-Smith was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries following the tragic incident in Bulwell, Nottingham on December 22.Heartbroken mum Kerry Smith said she lived ‘every parent’s nightmare’ afte
- The collection includes beauty products, clothing and accessories (Picture: Glossier)Beauty lovers, get ready to end 2020 on a high: cult makeup brand Glossier has launched its Christmas collection.The offering consists of five limited-edition beauty gifts, packaged in Glossier’s signature millennial pink shade, with touches of festive gold.
There’s also a cosy red sweatshirt thrown into the mix, too.We love the Balm Dotcom Roulette, £25, which contains three mystery flavours o
- Pablo Matera has been reinstated as the captain of Argentina’s rugby union side (Picture: Getty)The Argentina Rugby Union has reversed its decision and reinstated captain Pablo Matera and two players who posted racial and xenophobic comments on social media.Flanker Matera was stripped of the captaincy and, along withGuido Petti andSantiago Socino, suspended for comments posted between 2011 and 2013.
UAR said the players’ apologies, combined with their good behaviour in the years sinc
- The YouGov poll also found half of those doing their jobs remotely have been interrupted by the postman during a video call, while 29 per cent said they found pets to be a distraction.
- Frank Leboeuf questioned the signing of Donny van de Beek (Picture: Youtube)Frank Leboeuf was shocked that Fred was not taken off at half-time for Donny van de Beek before the Brazilian midfielder was sent off against Paris Saint-Germain.
Fred, the Manchester United midfielder, was fortunate to escape red in the first half after he threw his head at Leandro Paredes but was eventually sent off midway through the second for a challenge on former United man Ander Herrera.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has be
- The man approached the girls as they walked to school in Newham, East London (Picture: Google)Police are hunting for a man accused of trying to abduct two schoolgirls, both 11, in Newham, East London.
The girls had been walking to school on Woolwich Manor Way around 8.10am on November 19, when they were approached by a man swigging from a bottle. He then grabbed one of the victims by the arm and tried to drag her away.Her friend then grabbed her other arm and eventually the pair were able to esc
- Shively mayor Beverly Chester-Burton was found by Louisville police officers on Tuesday night standing next to her smashed silver Cadillac and the utility pole.
- Judd Trump plays Ricky Walden for a place in the quarter-finals in Milton Keynes (Picture:Getty Images)Ricky Walden faces a tough task against Judd Trump in the last 16 of the UK Championship on Thursday afternoon, but Ronnie O’Sullivan says the pressure is off the underdog and he can pile it onto the favourite if he plays well.Walden has beaten Rod Lawler, Ashley Carty and three-time world champion Mark Williams to reach the UK Championship fourth round for the fifth time in his career.He
Mother whose son hanged himself in Prague was forced to investigate his death herself, inquest hearsPaula Johnston told the inquest that Czech officials ignored her requests for information three times after her son George William Johnston, 27, from Devon, died in Prague, where he lived, last year.
- via mirror.co.ukImages from St John’s Chapel in County Durham and North Yorkshire show snow settling across the region, as motorists battle the elements amid the first sustained wintry weather of the season
- A shooting has broken out at the home of Star Wars actress Billie Lourd In Beverly Hills, LA, after an argument broke out between two construction workers.
- The Care Quality Commission (CQC) heard how some homes had been told to place 'blanket orders' on all residents during the pandemic, while others used them if a resident caught Covid-19.
- What a wintry sight! A train runs along the tracks in snowy North Yorkshire with the UK expecting more snow this week (Picture: PA)The UK is braced for temperatures to fall below freezing tonight with some parts of the country expecting up to 10cm of snow.Large parts of Scotland and northern England, including the Pennines and the Yorkshire Moors, can expect travel disruption from snowfall and icy conditions.Parts of the south will also begin to feel the winter chill, with temperatures dipping d
- You can make thins for them, or let them do the DIYing (Pictures: Credited below)What this year has taught us most, is that it really is the thought that counts – with monetary contributions being nice, but thought-out and personal gifts even more special.There’s been a huge boom in crafting since lockdown initially began back in March.
In fact, one survey from LoveCrafts.com (of 1,500 members of the public) discovered that 96% have used crafting to improve their mental health this y
- The Education Secretary lashed out at the US, France and Belgium in an astonishing broadside in a radio interview this morning.
- via mirror.co.ukThe Chancellor swapped Wagamamas and Pizza Pilgrims for the exclusive surroundings of 5 Hertford Street - where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had their first date - days after announcing austerity measures following the Covid-19 crisis
- Lord Maginnis is facing suspension from Parliament for at least 18 months for bullying and harassing three MPs and a security officer.The House of Lord’s Conduct Committee made the recommendation for the Independent Ulter Unionist peer.
It follows an investigation into his treatment of a parliamentary security officer and MPs Hannah Bardell, Luke Pollard and Toby Perkins.More to follow.
- Deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam was deployed by ministers to reassure the public in a media blitz, after winning accolades for his forthright and colourful communications style.
- Revellers took to the streets of Tier 2 towns and cities (Liverpool pictured) across the country to enjoy a drink with their household inside or with their friends outside.
- BLACKPINK (l-r): Rosé, Lisa, Jisoo and Jennie (Picture: YG Entertainment)BLACKPINK are having an online concert to cap off a brilliant year.The K-Pop group, made up of Lisa, Rosé, Jennie and Jisoo, will live stream their gig on YouTube later this month.To be able to tune in fans will need to buy a one-month YouTube membership for £25.99.Simply called The Show, their BLINK fandom will be able to see the ladies sing their latest hits including Lovesick Girls, How You Like That
- Brexit trade talks fuelled by takeaway pizza lasted long into the night yesterday amid growing hopes a deal between the UK and the EU could be imminent.
- Gavin Williamson says UK approved the vaccine first because ‘we’re a much better country’ (Picture: LBC)Gavin Williamson has risked the wrath of European leaders by declaring the UK approved a coronavirus vaccine first ‘because we’re a much better country.’The Education Secretary stopped short of claiming Britain was able to approve Pfizer’s jab quicker because of Brexit, instead claiming it’s because the country ‘has the best people.’Y
- Sylvie from York, who is in her 60s, began using nappies after the accumulating waste stopped her from accessing her bathroom and left her surrounded by five to six feet of rubbish.
Dawn French has admitted that Vicar Of Dibley’s Christmas specials became particularly tough when it came to saying goodbye to character Alice Tinker. Actress Emma Chambers, who played the ditzy and lovable Alice, tragically died in 2018 from a suspected heart attack. She was 53 years old. Starting next week, Dawn is returning to the fictional village for three specials,
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