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France World Cup winner Hernandez avoids jail
# Relief
# Relief

France World Cup winner Hernandez avoids jail

37 minutes ago 1,022 Views 0 Comments

The suspension of the sentence will be for a period of four years.

US introduces gender neutral option for passports
# Gender Neutral Passport
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# Gender Neutral Passport

US introduces gender neutral option for passports

46 minutes ago 1,994 Views 0 Comments

At least 11 other countries provide an ‘X’ or ‘other’ option for gender on passports

Poland to be fined €1 million daily by EU for not suspending controversial 'disciplinary chamber'
# ECJ V. Poland
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# ECJ V. Poland

Poland to be fined €1 million daily by EU for not suspending controversial 'disciplinary chamber'

2 hours ago 12,105 Views 22 Comments

Poland’s Prime Minister said the country ‘would not act under the pressure of blackmail’

Soler smashes home run off first swing of World Series as Braves take Game 1
# That's The Ball Game
# That's The Ball Game

Soler smashes home run off first swing of World Series as Braves take Game 1

5 hours ago 2,368 Views 1 Comment

Braves pitcher Charlie Morton, who played a portion of the game with a broken fibula, has been ruled out of the rest of the series.

China insists Taiwan has no right to join United Nations
# United Nations
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# United Nations

China insists Taiwan has no right to join United Nations

9 hours ago 16,777 Views 32 Comments

The US has ratcheted up tensions, calling for Taiwan to have greater involvement in the world body.

Davis and Westbrook combine for 68 in LA Lakers win
# NBA
# NBA

Davis and Westbrook combine for 68 in LA Lakers win

9 hours ago 2,242 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James did not play against the Spurs due to an ankle injury.

Australian Cavallo becomes first A-League player to come out as gay
# Role Model
# Role Model

Australian Cavallo becomes first A-League player to come out as gay

10 hours ago 17,318 Views 10 Comments

“I’m a footballer and I’m gay,” the 21-year-old declared on social media.

Australia lifts international travel ban for citizens
# Ban Lifted
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# Ban Lifted

Australia lifts international travel ban for citizens

10 hours ago 12,445 Views 5 Comments

Australia closed its borders on 20 March last year.

One of the greatest players in history signs off after her 316th international for the US
# Farewell
# Farewell

One of the greatest players in history signs off after her 316th international for the US

10 hours ago 8,962 Views 0 Comments

Carli Lloyd, two-time World Cup winner and double Olympic gold medallist, played her last game in a 6-0 win over South Korea.

US government’s appeal to extradite Julian Assange to be heard at UK High Court
# Julian Assange
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# Julian Assange

US government’s appeal to extradite Julian Assange to be heard at UK High Court

10 hours ago 6,058 Views 0 Comments

A District Judge in January ruled that Assange is a serious suicide threat if extradited across the Atlantic.

Brazil senators back criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over Covid policies
# Brazil
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# Brazil

Brazil senators back criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over Covid policies

10 hours ago 8,798 Views 3 Comments

The committee does not have the power to bring charges itself.

Yesterday’s News

Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas
# Military Takeover
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# Military Takeover

Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas

Updated 19 hours ago 13,443 Views 5 Comments

The military takeover has been widely denounced.

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing
# Social Media
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# Social Media

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing

20 hours ago 9,738 Views 30 Comments

TikTok and Snapcaht reps argued they are built to protect against the mental health and safety risks present on social media.

Giroud fires underwhelming Milan top of Serie A
# Italian Wrap
# Italian Wrap

Giroud fires underwhelming Milan top of Serie A

20 hours ago 5,358 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, a contentious red card for Ethan Ampadu stirred controversy.

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land
# West Bank
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# West Bank

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land

20 hours ago 17,977 Views 25 Comments

The criticism by President Joe Biden’s administration was some of the strongest in years on Israel.

Koeman says Barcelona fans abusing him lack 'morals and values'
# Unacceptable
# Unacceptable

Koeman says Barcelona fans abusing him lack 'morals and values'

21 hours ago 2,732 Views 0 Comments

The Dutchman was obstructed by a group of supporters as he tried to leave the stadium.

Bayern star Kimmich sparks vaccination debate in Germany
# Under Scrutiny
# Under Scrutiny

Bayern star Kimmich sparks vaccination debate in Germany

21 hours ago 7,776 Views 0 Comments

The player recently revealed he decided against being vaccinated.

Ancelotti on Hazard: 'I prefer other players'
# Out Of Favour
# Out Of Favour

Ancelotti on Hazard: 'I prefer other players'

22 hours ago 11,598 Views 5 Comments

The Belgian star has endured a nightmare two years riddled with injuries since joining from Chelsea for €100 million.

Covid-19 pandemic is 'far from finished', says WHO
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Covid-19 pandemic is 'far from finished', says WHO

23 hours ago 30,047 Views 20 Comments

Just 14 vaccine doses have been administered per 100 people in Africa.

Europol reports several high-profile targets were caught in a major dark-web bust
# Dark Web
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# Dark Web

Europol reports several high-profile targets were caught in a major dark-web bust

Tue 2:50 PM 16,296 Views 7 Comments

Europe’s policing agency said the alleged operator’s arrest provided a ‘trove of evidence’

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries that opposed plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas
# Price Crunch
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# Price Crunch

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries that opposed plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas

Tue 10:57 AM 26,726 Views 38 Comments

Ireland, Germany, Austria and Denmark are among those that opposed an energy proposal submitted by France and Spain.

Assistant director on Rust set previously sacked over gun safety
# Halyna Hutchins
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# Halyna Hutchins

Assistant director on Rust set previously sacked over gun safety

Tue 7:39 AM 35,334 Views 0 Comments

The news came as it was reported that crew members had used that same weapon for live-ammunition target practice.

Monday 25 October, 2021

Barca and Boca Juniors to play Maradona Cup in Saudi Arabia
# Commemoration
# Commemoration

Barca and Boca Juniors to play Maradona Cup in Saudi Arabia

Mon 9:07 PM 6,205 Views 7 Comments

The clubs’ legendary player will be commemorated with a special game in December.

Hamilton admits Verstappen has upper hand in F1 title race
# Max Power
# Max Power

Hamilton admits Verstappen has upper hand in F1 title race

Mon 5:13 PM 5,260 Views 3 Comments

Verstappen holds a 12-point lead over the reigning champion.

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug
# Merck
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# Merck

EU medicines agency starts review of Merck oral Covid drug

Mon 2:41 PM 26,725 Views 35 Comments

The move comes two weeks after Merck applied for emergency use in the US of the anti-coronavirus drug.

Antoine Dupont named France captain for November Tests
# Magician
# Magician

Antoine Dupont named France captain for November Tests

Mon 2:27 PM 4,350 Views 0 Comments

The scrum-half is standing in for Charles Ollivon, who is out until next year with a serious knee injury.

Tom Brady throws 600th touchdown as Tampa Bay rout Chicago
# The Goat
# The Goat

Tom Brady throws 600th touchdown as Tampa Bay rout Chicago

Mon 12:14 PM 5,826 Views 2 Comments

The 44-year-old legend completed 20-of-36 passes for 211 yards and four touchdowns.

Unvaccinated players can compete at Australian Open: leaked email
# Change Of Heart
# Change Of Heart

Unvaccinated players can compete at Australian Open: leaked email

Mon 10:19 AM 2,602 Views 1 Comment

The email contradicts officials’ earlier statements implying unvaccinated players would not be granted visas.

Sunday 24 October, 2021

Real Madrid beat struggling Barcelona but Sociedad stay top
# Clasico
# Clasico

Real Madrid beat struggling Barcelona but Sociedad stay top

Sun 10:48 PM 10,846 Views 0 Comments

Barca have now lost a fourth consecutive Clasico for the first time since 1965.

Bengals snap Baltimore's 5-game NFL win streak
# Wrap
# Wrap

Bengals snap Baltimore's 5-game NFL win streak

Sun 10:39 PM 2,769 Views 2 Comments

Joe Burrow threw for a career-high 416 yards and three touchdowns on Sunday.

Lionel Messi muted as 10-man PSG held
# Quiet
# Quiet

Lionel Messi muted as 10-man PSG held

Sun 10:23 PM 7,270 Views 0 Comments

The meeting of French football’s biggest rivals was briefly held up on more than one occasion as objects were thrown from the stands.

Jose Mourinho sent off as Napoli's 100% start finally ends
# Drama
# Drama

Jose Mourinho sent off as Napoli's 100% start finally ends

Sun 10:12 PM 19,091 Views 0 Comments

The draw means Roma keep the record for the most wins from the start of a Serie A season.

'Disdainful' abuse of Koeman condemned by Barcelona
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

'Disdainful' abuse of Koeman condemned by Barcelona

Sun 9:34 PM 5,544 Views 0 Comments

Fans were seen gathering around the Dutchman’s car and shouting abuse.

Liverpool humiliate Man United to heap pressure on Solskjaer
# Rout
# Rout

Liverpool humiliate Man United to heap pressure on Solskjaer

Sun 6:35 PM 59,690 Views 115 Comments

Paul Pogba was sent off as the Red Devils imploded.

Pope urges governments to cease returning migrants to detention centres in Libya
# Mediterranean
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# Mediterranean

Pope urges governments to cease returning migrants to detention centres in Libya

Sun 5:25 PM 10,858 Views 35 Comments

“So many of these men, women and children are subject to an inhumane violence,” the pope said.

Diego Simeone's son scores 4 goals to stun Lazio
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Diego Simeone's son scores 4 goals to stun Lazio

Sun 4:48 PM 13,718 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Fiorentina closed in on the Champions League places with a 3-0 win over Cagliari.

China to aim to cut fossil energy use to below 20% by 2060
# Climate
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# Climate

China to aim to cut fossil energy use to below 20% by 2060

Sun 4:10 PM 11,143 Views 40 Comments

The country has been criticised for pushing ahead with opening dozens of new coal power plants.

Mussolini's great-grandson included in Lazio squad
# New Addition
# New Addition

Mussolini's great-grandson included in Lazio squad

Sun 3:28 PM 7,303 Views 5 Comments

The 18-year-old, a right-sided defender or midfielder, came through the youth ranks.

Bayern star Kimmich reveals he is unvaccinated
# Admission
# Admission

Bayern star Kimmich reveals he is unvaccinated

Sun 3:14 PM 5,952 Views 20 Comments

The player added that he is ‘aware of his responsibility’.

Newcastle backtrack on fans in Arab-style dress
# Different Outlook
# Different Outlook

Newcastle backtrack on fans in Arab-style dress

Sun 2:59 PM 7,288 Views 2 Comments

The £305 million takeover was rubber-stamped by the Premier League earlier this month.

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