Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the world’s best footballers. The Portuguese forward, 36, is known for his determination to break records and win trophies. And, with 84 goals previously in the English top flight of football, there is already speculation he may be seeking to surpass 100 as he looks set to return to Manchester
It was when the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979 that the first wave of refugees settled in a quiet corner of San Francisco’s Bay Area. Drawn, it was said, by the green of the tree-lined streets and the mountains that surrounded them, it offered reminders of the homeland they had left behind. Now, the
Aug 26, 2021 Austin Ekeler is offering fantasy football players additional incentive for rostering him this season. The Los Angeles Chargers running back says he will give away free autographed jerseys throughout the season to fantasy football players who start him in their weekly lineup and post their victories on social media. Ekeler said in
7:12 AM ET Maybe your parents attended a Black college. Maybe you did the same. Maybe you grew up watching the Bayou Classic each year on television. Maybe you even got a chance to go to the Bayou Classic. (Maybe you got a chance to attend the Battle of the Bands, saw Southern’s Human Jukebox
Cornwall is among a list of areas in the South West of England receiving extra support to tackle a surge in coronavirus cases. Secondary school and college pupils will also need to wear face masks in communal areas outside of their classrooms when they return next week. Local authorities are now receiving “logistical” help to
Boris Johnson has pledged to “shift heaven and earth” to get more people out of Afghanistan after the 31 August deadline. Speaking to reporters, the prime minister shared his “great sense of regret” that more individuals could not be airlifted out of Kabul during what he described as “the first phase” of the evacuation process.
7:00 AM ET As the 2000 NHL draft entered its late stages, the energy had fizzled out of the New York Rangers‘ war room. “Back then, the drafts were nine rounds, and by the sixth or seventh, you’re just looking for a player that someone semi-likes,” explained then-assistant general manager Don Maloney. “You’re just trying
Police say a two-year-old girl has been abducted from Lancaster and taken abroad, as officers appealed for information to find her. Gracie-May Rogers was last seen with her mother Kelly Gibson, aged 35, at about 10am on Tuesday. It is believed they boarded a plane from Glasgow airport at 5.30pm on Wednesday, along with Gracie’s
Manchester United has reached an agreement to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus, the club has said. A statement said: “Manchester United is delighted to confirm that the club has reached agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo, subject to agreement of personal terms, visa and medical.” The club added: “In his first spell
Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan the focus has been on the evacuation effort, as people scramble to leave a country which has been grappling with war for two decades. Western forces have now left the country and thoughts will turn to what a post-Western Afghanistan will look like, with the Taliban in control.
The UK food and drink sector has called for a temporary visa class to be established for urgently required workers, such as lorry drivers. A new cross-industry report has urged the government to institute a so-called COVID-19 Recovery Visa that would last for 12 months, in order to help alleviate the workforce shortages that are
The government is believed to be considering bringing forward a review of its Shortage of Occupation list to tackle the shortage of HGV drivers. A review of the list, which sets out jobs where overseas workers can apply for visas, is not due until 2022. But reports suggest proposals to bring forward the review to
Such has been the desperation of some Afghans to flee Taliban rule, many stayed at the gates of Kabul airport despite warnings of an imminent attack. That attack would tragically occur on Thursday evening, killing between 92 and 169 Afghans, 13 US troops, along with two Britons. But the airport is not the only place where people trying
COVID-19 cases among young people have risen “sharply” in Scotland after schools reopened and coronavirus restrictions were dropped two weeks ago. Data from Public Health Scotland shows that case rates have risen more than threefold for 16 and 17-year-olds since the week ending 8 August. Weekly infections for 18 and 19-year-olds have risen fivefold, compared
Two British men and the teenage child of a third UK national were among those killed in the terror attack outside Kabul airport yesterday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said. Some 95 mostly Afghans, and 13 US troops, died in the suicide bombing, which was claimed by ISIS-K, an offshoot of the so-called Islamic State
Two British men and the teenage child of a third UK national were among 95 people killed in the terror attack outside Kabul airport yesterday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said. The suicide bombing was claimed by ISIS-K, an offshoot of the so-called Islamic State group. Mr Raab said: “I was deeply saddened to learn