Business

Sterling rallies after May announces Cabinet backs deal

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The pound has rallied after the Prime Minister announced she had the backing of the Cabinet for her Brexit withdrawal plan.It followed a volatile day's trading while the outcome of Teresa May's five hour meeting with Cabinet colleagues remained unclear.The pound reached $1.30 following the announcement, having fallen to $1.28 in the mid afternoon.Against the euro the pound recovered to €1.15 after dipping to €1.14.Market
Football

Qatar's Akram Afif scores as 2022 World Cup hosts stun Switzerland

[ad_1] Switzerland Qatar 0 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Qatar pulled off one of the most impressive results in their history when they won 1-0 away to Switzerland in a friendly on Wednesday. Qatar, ranked 96th in the world, snatched the win after Akram Afif broke away and rounded Yvon Mvogo to score the only goal in the 86th minute
Science/Nature

Greenland ice sheet hides huge ‘impact crater’

[ad_1] Image copyright NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF DENMARK Image caption Space view: The semi-circular margin of the ice sheet traces the outline of the crater What looks to be a large impact crater has been identified beneath the Greenland ice sheet. The 31km-wide depression came to light when scientists examined radar images of the island's bedrock. Investigations suggest the feature was probably dug out by a 1.5km-wide iron asteroid sometime
UK News

Lucy McHugh death: Man charged with murder of stabbed teen

[ad_1] Image copyright Family handout Image caption Lucy McHugh was found dead near Southampton Sports Centre in July A man has been charged with the murder of a teenage girl found stabbed to death in woodland.Lucy McHugh, 13, was found dead near Southampton Sports Centre in July.Hampshire Constabulary said Stephen-Alan Paul Nicholson, 24, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder, the rape of a child under 13, and
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Congress CM-face suspense continues: Both Pilot, Gehlot in Rajasthan poll fray | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Congress on Wednesday ended the suspense over whether former Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and state chief Sachin Pilot would contest the assembly polls but kept alive the leadership debate, with the party deciding that both leaders would file their candidature. Gehlot, who has gained an elevated profile in the party’s central organisation, has been keen to contest his traditional Sardarpura seat in Jodhpur and his contesting is
Football

Germany ready to ‘accept’ Nations League relegation – Joachim Low

[ad_1] Timo Werner commented on Marco Reus' continued excellence this season ahead of Germany's Nations League match versus Netherlands. Germany manager Joachim Low said his team were ready to "accept it" if the were relegated from the top tier of the Nations League on Friday. The Germans, bottom of Nations League Group 1 in League A with one point from three games, could be relegated as early as Friday if
UK News

Tributes paid to Thalidomide campaigner Louise Medus-Mansell

[ad_1] Image copyright Family handout Image caption Louise Medus-Mansell died in her sleep, her family said Tributes have been paid to the Thalidomide campaigner Louise Medus-Mansell, who has died at the age of 56.Louise Medus-Mansell was born without arms and legs after her mother was prescribed the drug Thalidomide during pregnancy.In the 1960s, her father fought a high-profile campaign for compensation and she became the face of the campaign.Her family
UK News

Oxford Union criticised for Steve Bannon invite

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Steve Bannon spoke at the European Broadcasting Union's News Xchange conference in Edinburgh The Oxford Union has been criticised for inviting Donald Trump's former advisor Steve Bannon to speak to its members.The former White House adviser's scheduled visit on Friday has been met with anger on social media, with protests planned by students.Oxford Students Stand Up To Racism said the union was "giving credibility
Politics

Cabinet backs draft Brexit agreement

[ad_1] The cabinet has backed a draft withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU, Theresa May has said.The prime minister was speaking after what she said was a "long, detailed and impassioned debate" in a five-hour cabinet meeting.She said it was a "decisive step" in the progress of Brexit, and would allow the agreement to be finalised in the coming days.Conservative Brexiteers have already criticised what is thought to