Day: June 14, 2019

PLAYLIST: Best of MAY 2019

PLAYLIST: Best of MAY 2019

Now we're talking. Cheers May, that was a winner. What was your personal highlight? There's new Tyler, The Creator utterly clattering up the charts, Flying Lotus's latest opus, bursting at the seams as always with spicy guest spots (Tierra Whack and David Lynch on the same track listing? - I'll ...

Is this the man to lead Chelsea in a new direction

Is this the man to lead Chelsea in a new direction

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has hired some of the world's highest-profile managers during his 16-year reign, but relative rookie Frank Lampard is emerging as the favourite to occupy the Stamford Bridge hotseat. With Italian Maurizio Sarri's departure to Juventus reported to be imminent, club talisman Eden Hazard already departed to ...

HEADING HOME – Boris Johnson arrives home.

We will leave EU by October 31, Boris Johnson vows

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an agreement could a no-deal Brexit be prevented. Johnson, a former foreign minister and London mayor, is the ...

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality

Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago. In Lausanne, chanting protesters gathered at midnight outside the cathedral tower, whose bell was illuminated in purple, the official colour of ...

Using a European fulfilment company to handle your shipping post-Brexit

Britain’s businesses told to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Britain’s businesses are being advised to prepare for no-deal Brexit after hard-line Brexiteers took the lead in the latest Conservative leadership vote. The Institute of Directors – one of the UK’s employers’ groups – said companies should not put faith in politicians to produce an agreement as the October 31st ...

HEADING HOME – Boris Johnson arrives home.

Remember, remember he’ll fall in November

The prospect of Boris Johnson running the country looks like an all too inevitable possibility following the first round of votes cast yesterday. Bookies now price Johnson at 1/5 to win the leadership race after he scooped 114 votes out of a potential 313, with Jeremy Hunt (43 votes), Michael ...

West Ham United sign attacking midfielder

West Ham United sign attacking midfielder

West Ham United have signed Spain international attacking midfielder Pablo Fornals from Villarreal, the Premier League club said on Friday. British media reported West Ham paid 24 million pounds for the 23-year-old. Fornals, who agreed a five-year contract with an option to extend it for a further 12 months, will ...

Turkey’s Failed Coup Is A Godsend for Its Wannabe Tyrant

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters

A Turkish court has accepted an indictment from the country's banking watchdog (BDDK) requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 other people. The indictment, seen by Reuters, was in relation to a Bloomberg story published in August 2018. The article was about the effects of a sharp ...

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday. Congo's epidemic is the second worst worldwide since West Africa's ...

Woodgate named Middlesbrough head coach on three-year deal

Woodgate named Middlesbrough head coach on three-year deal

 Middlesbrough have appointed their former captain Jonathan Woodgate as head coach on a three-year deal, the Championship (second-tier) club said on Friday. Woodgate previously served on Boro's coaching staff under former manager Tony Pulis, who left last month after failing to secure promotion to the Premier League. "Middlesbrough Football Club ...