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    When is the Carabao Cup fourth-round draw, what time does it start, what TV channel is it on and will it be in China?

    What is it? It’s the fourth-round draw of the League Cup, now known as the Carabao Cup, and, since it’s rebranding, has already had its fare share of controversy, most of which centres around the draws. First, John Salako managed to draw home balls away and away balls home in the second-round draw. Then it all kicked off in the third […]

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    Euro 2020: Wales ‘delighted’ to bid for matches in Cardiff

    The Principality Stadium hosted the Champions League final in May, which Real Madrid won 4-1 against Juventus The Football Association of Wales will bid to stage Euro 2020 matches amid doubts over games in Brussels. The proposed new Eurostadium in Grimbergen, just north of the Belgian capital, is due to stage games but has yet […]

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    Ryanair compensation info ‘woefully short’ says Which?

    Image copyright Reuters Ryanair’s information to customers about compensation for cancelled flights is “woefully short”, consumer group Which? has said. Ryanair has stepped up efforts to deal with the 2,100 flights it has cancelled during the next six weeks. It says all 315,000 customers received emails on Monday, advising them of the flight changes and […]

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    Borg/McEnroe review: smartly cast tennis drama is Rush on grass courts

    Dir: Janus Metz. Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Sverrir Gudnason, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny, David Bamber, Robert Emms, Jane Perry, Scott Arthur, Leo Borg. 15 cert, 108 mins The Borg in Star Trek are an emotion-free, mechanical species with a ruthless hive mind – short for cyborg, and nothing in fact to do with the Swedish tennis player, though […]

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    Whole of Puerto Rico without power

    Hurricane Maria has knocked out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m residents, emergency officials have said. Abner Gómez, head of the disaster management agency, said the hurricane had damaged “everything in it’s path”. None of the customers of Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority had any electricity, he said. “The information […]

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    I don’t know if I will call a second independence referendum

    The First Minister told MSPs she will “reset” the timetable for another referendum, which she originally wanted between autumn 2018 and spring 2019, but later said it was still “likely” another vote would be held before the May 2021 Scottish Parliament election. Ms Sturgeon faced a fierce backlash in June’s snap general election over her […]

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    Mexico quake: Where buildings collapsed

    Rescue workers are searching for survivors after a devastating earthquake hit central Mexico killing more than 220 people. The 7.1 magnitude quake brought down dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City, including a school, leaving many children dead. Although the quake hit 120km (75 miles) from Mexico City, it still toppled buildings in the […]

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    Mark Sampson sacked as England women’s manager amid new conduct allegations

    The embattled head coach of the England women’s team Mark Sampson was sacked on Wednesday morning after the Football Association hierarchy revisited a 2014 safeguarding report into him that the FA says demonstrates he had “overstepped the professional boundaries between player and coach”. Sampson had been cleared to work in football by the safeguarding investigation two […]