Cricket

World Cup 2019: I could execute my plans because Bumrah left me 16 to defend in last over, says Mohammed Shami

[ad_1] Jasprit Bumrah’s economical 49th over helped me to execute my plans in the final six balls of the innings, said India pacer Mohammad Shami after he became India’s second cricketer to take a hat-trick in the World Cup.Drafted into the playing XI following a hamstring injury to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shami returned with a four-wicket haul, which included a hattrick in the last over.With Afghanistan needing 21 runs in 12
Business

Eurostar defends alcohol limits on trains

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Eurostar has defended limiting the amount of alcohol passengers can carry on its trains as necessary to "maintain a pleasant environment".The train operator explained its position after customers complained on social media about changes to the policy.It allows one bottle of wine or four cans of beer and no spirits.Previously, there were restrictions on ski resort routes and temporary ones for sporting events.Although Eurostar says
UK News

Maids Moreton murder accused ‘pretended to be Christian’

[ad_1] Image copyright Handout Image caption Peter Farquhar died in October 2015 and Ann Moore-Martin died of natural causes in May 2017 A churchwarden accused of murder has admitted he pretended to be religious to impress one of his elderly victims.Benjamin Field denies murdering Peter Farquhar, 69, and conspiring to murder 83-year-old Ann Moore-Martin - although he admits deceiving them to benefit financially from their wills."My motivation in going to
UK News

Tube pusher Paul Crossley jailed for life

[ad_1] Image copyright British Transport Police Image caption Paul Crossley said his victims were chosen at random A man who pushed two people - including a former Eurotunnel boss - on to Tube tracks has been jailed for life.Paul Crossley shoved 91-year-old Sir Robert Malpas at Marble Arch in April 2018, after earlier trying to push Tobias French at Tottenham Court Road.Crossley, 47, from east London, was found guilty of
Politics

MPs debate call for ban on non-recyclable packaging

[ad_1] Image copyright Christopher Furlong/Getty Images MPs are debating a petition urging the government to ban the use of all non-recyclable and unsustainable food packaging.It comes after the petition received 247,048 signatures from the public in just six months.Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge and a member of The Petitions Committee, will open the debate.The government said it had a strategy "to eliminate avoidable plastic waste" and was also working with
Business

Caesars takeover by Eldorado to create casino giant

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images One of the best known names in gambling, Caesars Entertainment, has agreed to bought by Eldorado Resorts in a deal worth $17.3bn (£13.6bn).It will create one of the largest casino firms in the US, and comes after a few turbulent years for Caesars.Caesars owns 34 casinos including Las Vegas-based Caesars Palace, which has hosted major sports and music events.The company was in financial trouble for
UK News

Trams suspended amid Edinburgh flooding

[ad_1] Image copyright EDINBURGH TRAMS Image caption Tram services have been shut down in Bankhead amid heavy flooding Edinburgh has been been hit with intense flooding and thunder with tram services shut down in some areas.Heavy rain prompted disruption in the west of the city across Bankhead, Clermiston and Costorphine.Reports have also emerged of people standing on top of car roofs to escape the water.MP for Edinburgh West Christine Jardine
India Top News

Adhir Ranjan stokes controversy with objectionable remark against PM; BJP hits back, says ‘arrogance will finish Cong’ | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stoked a controversy on Monday with an objectionable remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha, with the BJP launching a scathing attack on him and his party, saying this "arrogance" will finish them. Later, Chowdhury, the Congress leader in Lok Sabha, clarified that his intention was not to insult the Prime Minister and he regrets if Modi was hurt
Technology

Missing YouTuber Etika’s belongings found

[ad_1] Image copyright Etika/YouTube The belongings of a gaming YouTuber who has been missing for five days have been found on Manhattan Bridge in New York.Desmond Amofah, known as Etika, had uploaded an eight-minute video in which he talked about suicidal thoughts. Etika was known for playing and discussing Nintendo games on YouTube and streaming channel Twitch.His Twitch account has been deleted but other social media platforms, including Twitter and
UK News

Welsh pensioner, 73, missing on Zante island holiday

[ad_1] Image copyright Family Photo Image caption John Tossell has been missing since June 17 A family from Wales are appealing for information after their 73-year-old father went missing in Greece.John Tossell from Bridgend went missing after going for a walk on a mountain on the Greek island of Zante on June 17. He was on the third day of a holiday with his wife.Emergency services have now scaled back