Coronavirus vaccines now being offered to people aged 42 and over in England

Coronavirus vaccines are now being offered to people aged 42 and over in England. It is the second time this week that the vaccine booking system was extended to more people in their forties, after they were offered to those aged 44 and over yesterday. Now, people aged 42 and over, or those who will … Continue reading Coronavirus vaccines now being offered to people aged 42 and over in England

First UK aid arrives as coronavirus deaths mount

Medical supplies from the UK arrived in India on Tuesday - the first international shipment aimed at stemming a devastating Covid-19 surge. Ventilators and oxygen equipment landed in Delhi, but far more will be needed, with India recording 320,000 new infections on Tuesday, and deaths rising close to 200,000 overall. Hospitals are overwhelmed, with people … Continue reading First UK aid arrives as coronavirus deaths mount

European Super League created to ‘save football’ – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

The European Super League was created "to save football", says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. Real are one of the 12 European clubs who have signed up to the breakaway league and intend to establish a new midweek competition. Perez said the move had been made because young people are "no longer interested in football" … Continue reading European Super League created to ‘save football’ – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

Jose Mourinho sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager

Jose Mourinho has been sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager. The announcement comes just hours after the Premier League club announced it was part of controversial plans to join a European Super League. The 58-year-old had been in charge of Spurs since November 2019 after taking over from Mauricio Pochettino. The Portuguese manager's original deal with the north … Continue reading Jose Mourinho sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager

Bangladesh cracks down on Islamist group after anti-Modi protests

Hundreds of members and supporters of an Islamist group, including its influential leader, have been arrested in Bangladesh over the past week, officials said, over deadly protests against the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month for the country’s golden jubilee celebrations of independence. The protests across several districts in Bangladesh were mostly … Continue reading Bangladesh cracks down on Islamist group after anti-Modi protests

Premier League’s ‘big six’ agree to join new league

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join a new European Super League (ESL). In a seismic move for European football, the Premier League clubs will join AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid. The ESL said the founding clubs had … Continue reading Premier League’s ‘big six’ agree to join new league