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first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours University of Mindanao-Tagum ended up third in Pool A with a 3-2 record, including a 25-16, 25-19 triumph over Koronadal High.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Nazareth School of National U and La Salle-Lipa pulled through with a pair of lopsided victories over their fellow fancied rivals to clinch the top seeding at the close of the 18-and-under Rebisco Volleyball League elimination round at Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Laguna last Friday.The Nazareth girls stepped up their title drive with a 25-15, 25-23 triumph over the Hope Christian High School side in Pool A while the Batangas-based La Salle squad stopped the host Holy Rosary College team, 25-14, 25-18, in Pool B.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ MOST READ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardcenter_img Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. After bloody UAAP Finals opener, Baldwin says Game 2 ‘won’t be any different’ LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Nazareth and La Salle-Lipa thus finished the elimination round with 5-0 cards while Hope and Holy Rosary settled for No. 2 with 4-1 records.The victories also set up Nazareth against Holy Rosary and La Salle-Lipa versus Hope in a pair of explosive crossover semifinal matches.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneThe winners will dispute the crown at 5 p.m. Sunday.In other results, Bacolod Tay Tung High School routed Angelicum Learning Center of Cagayan de Oro, 25-16, 25-17, to finish third in Pool B with a 3-2 slate while University of San Jose-Recoletos posted its second straight win after three losses, repulsing FEU-Diliman, 22-25, 25-20, 25-15. FEU wound up with a 1-4 slate while Angelicum dropped all its five matches. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny View commentslast_img read more

first_imgAs crime spirals out of controlAs Guyana’s crime rate continues to climb, Government has turned to the international community for help with curbing the crime situation in the country, particularly as it relates to policing its porous borders.To this end, Guyana signed a security pact with 15 other Caribbean countries and the United States of America, targeting specific areas of criminal activities while building on social justice.Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan at an Alliance For Change press conference on Friday said law enforcement in Guyana cannot fight crime alone, hence Government’s decision to join the Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation, an initiative implemented under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI). According to the Minster, during a recent visit to Washington, DC, discussions were had with the other member states of the organisation pertaining to issues that are currently plaguing Guyana and the Region as a whole, such as the illicit trafficking of weapons and narcotics.This area, he noted, is one of three pillars that the security pact focuses on. Ramjattan pointed out that it has been observed that the Colombians, Venezuelans and others involved in the narcotics trade such as Brazil and other South American countries, are now using Guyana as a conduit.“That is why we have been finding lots of airplanes (in the hinterland) and they are lots of others, we understand, that have flown in and flown out back carrying their stuff to Europe and North America. And now we know, they do drop offs and it’s brought to Georgetown, put in containers and that is how all these containers with rice and so on are being caught with cocaine in other countries,” the Minister stated.Nevertheless, Ramjattan posited that Guyana was commended by the US State Department for efforts undertaken in tackling the drug trade within its borders, especially as it relates to interdictions by the efforts of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) and the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) Narcotics Unit. He added that one such milestone in this regard is the arrest of convicted drug lord Barry Dataram, who had fled to neighbouring Suriname to avoid serving jail time.On the other hand, the Public Security Minister also revealed that requests were made for assistance in strengthening security at the country’s borders in order to curb gun-smuggling.“I did identify border controls because more and more the evidence is that from Brazil, we are having more small arms coming in. So whilst we have sharpened up in relation to interdictions of guns coming in from North America through our GRA (Guyana Revenue Authority) system and the (commercial) airplanes, we have to also have our eyes in the Brazilian territory which is a very long porous border too,” he outlined.According to Ramjattan, while such surveillance will be expensive, since it would more or less come in the form of an airplane or satellite imagery, a commitment was given to help Guyana in this area.“I don’t know but we told them we would like to have surveillance equipment, if it’s not going to be airplanes then drones that can go a good hundred miles and come back at some command centre probably in Lethem… In these exercises of trying to stop drugs and firearms from entering Guyana, if all of that is what we will require, they have made a commitment that yes there will be assistance in that regard,” the Minister asserted.He went on to highlight that the second pillar of the agreement entails increasing public safety and security through programmes ranging from professionalising the law enforcement institutions and technical assistance in training; and improving the rule of law and supporting the justice sector.Minister Ramjattan noted that under this pillar, a new patrolling initiative will be introduced in the form of ‘bicycle brigades’. This will be specially trained and physically fit Police Officers patrolling the streets of Georgetown on bicycles.“Good, strong looking Guyanese girls and boys on bicycles that are already equipped with their training, doing their jobs… They are going to go to Las Vegas, Nevada, for training as how to do it, what to expect whilst being on a bicycle brigade and so on. We have to start doing things like that… because we need more patrols but it is expensive to have 4×4 vehicles,” he posited.Additional training will be done in the areas of crime scene investigations, testifying and undergoing heavy cross-examination.Meanwhile, the third pillar is the support of justice sector reform, which will see Magistrates and prosecutors undergoing intense training – something which Guyana has already embarked on.Moreover, Ramjattan noted that another aspect of this is the promoting of social justice through crime prevention activities. The Minister stressed that the root causes of crime need to be identified and addressed in order to fight crimes. Against this background, the US has agreed to fund a new programme – the ‘Community, Family and Youth Resilience Programme’ – in Guyana. This will see professionals working with youths, ages 10 to 25, to re-direct them from criminal pathways to productive activities.last_img read more

first_imgCybercrime Bill outrage…reminds APNU of election promise to preserve free speech…Human rights body calls for scrapping of “repulsive” billThe Working People’s Alliance (WPA), one of the coalition partners, has stepped into the consternation resulting from the inclusion of the sedition clause in the Cyber Crime Bill of 2016, demanding that it be removed due to the threat it poses.According to the party on Friday, the offence in fact goes against the current Government’s promise at the May 2015 General and Regional Elections campaign: that it would respect constitutional provisions to protect freedom of expression.“Further, we affirm that censorial power is in the people over the Government and not the Government over the people. In our view, political discontent is the cornerstone of democracy, and to tamper with it is a denial of individual human rights,” the WPA said on Friday.Any law, it noted, which seeks to criminalise free speech or to appear to tamper with it in any form is a blow to the will of the people. “A sedition law has no place in a modern democratic society. It is a historical legacy of colonialism, and should have been abolished at the time of political independence”, the WPA has said.According to the WPA, Guyana cannot truly call itself independent if the country still uses the “tools of the Crown” to silence or threaten dissidents. This, it noted, would be a betrayal of the anti-colonial, working class struggle.At a post-Cabinet press conference last week, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, had insisted that the clause falls under national security.However, according to the WPA, the clause is not only harmful, but wholly unnecessary. In view of previous cases, the party pointed to the Racial Hostility Act as one of the relevant pieces of legislation already in place to deal with threats originating from cyber space.“We urge the Government to rescind the law of sedition, as it would signal that the state has no intention to resort to oppressive rule in the face of legitimate criticisms from the electorate, and note that there are adequate provisions in other acts, such as the Racial Hostility Act, to treat with the relevant cases that may arise.”ScrappingWhile the “sedition clause” itself has produced an uproar, the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) on Friday noted that it is only one of the “many obnoxious features” of the bill.The association noted that instead of protecting the principle and benefits of cyberspace users, the bill has dangerously been constructed with vague wording. It also conveys the impression, GHRA noted, of a cyberspace populated with dangerous people.“…this Bill suppresses the right to freedom of expression, encourages censorship and self-censorship, eliminates content, blocks internet sites, prompting parallels with role of morality police associated with the most repressive regimes.”It quoted section 3, clause (1) of the bill, which states, “A person commits an offence if the person intentionally, without authorisation or in excess of authorisation, or by infringing any security measure, accesses a computer system or any part of a computer system of another person.It goes on to state that, “A person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine of three million dollars and to imprisonment for three years; or on conviction on indictment to a fine of five million dollars and to imprisonment for five years.”“Cyberspace is not some form of disease that needs to be ‘cauterized’ lest it becomes rampant and destroy us all. On the contrary, it is both an expression and a reflection of today’s reality and that of the foreseeable future as well,” the GHRA added.It noted that draconian legislation of the kind being proposed in the Bill would have little, if any, impact on this reality, adding that a more enlightened approach “is required — one which does not begin by seeking refuge in what will inevitably become a legislative quagmire in an already unstable criminal justice system,” The Association warned.last_img read more

first_imgMUNCHO LAKE, B.C. – The Liard River Hotspring Provincial Park is closed after heavy snow.A snowfall warning remains in place for Fort Nelson and the Muncho Lake regions.  The forecast is calling for up to 35 cm of snow before the storm moves out of the area Monday.According to a post on it’s Facebook page, the campground and the hot springs are closed due to several trees that have fallen after the heavy snowfall.  The post goes onto say “There is No ACCESS to the campground or hot pools under any circumstances.As soon as the park has been made safe the BC Parks website and this page will be updated.”- Advertisement -Snow has been reported from Pink Mountain on the Alaska Highway all the way up to Watson Lake, Y.K.With the heavy snow from Fort Nelson to Watson Lake, camping or travelling in the area is not recommended.A cold arctic airmass and Pacific moisture associated with a low on the North Coast will result in continued heavy snow for higher elevations between Fort Nelson and Watson Lake. Further snowfall accumulations of 15 to 35 cm are expected through Sunday and into Sunday night. The town of Fort Nelson should receive rain while areas south of Fort Nelson may see up to 10 cm.Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgSaturday, 6 October 2018Brighton v West HamBurnley v Huddersfield TownCrystal Palace v WolvesFulham v ArsenalLeicester City v EvertonLiverpool v Man CityMan Utd v Newcastle UnitedSouthampton v ChelseaSpurs v Cardiff CityWatford v AFC Bournemouth Premier League fixtures Manchester City are the reigning champions Saturday, 27 October 2018Brighton v WolvesBurnley v ChelseaCrystal Palace v ArsenalFulham v AFC BournemouthLeicester City v West HamLiverpool v Cardiff CityMan Utd v EvertonSouthampton v Newcastle UnitedSpurs v Man CityWatford v Huddersfield Town Saturday, 25 August 2018Arsenal v West HamAFC Bournemouth v EvertonFulham v BurnleyHuddersfield Town v Cardiff CityLiverpool v BrightonMan Utd v SpursNewcastle United v ChelseaSouthampton v Leicester CityWatford v Crystal PalaceWolves v Man City Saturday, 11 August 2018Arsenal v Man CityAFC Bournemouth v Cardiff CityFulham v Crystal PalaceHuddersfield Town v ChelseaLiverpool v West HamMan Utd v Leicester CityNewcastle United v SpursSouthampton v BurnleyWatford v BrightonWolves v Everton 8 Tuesday, 4 December 201819:45 AFC Bournemouth v Huddersfield Town19:45 Brighton v Crystal Palace19:45 Burnley v Liverpool19:45 Fulham v Leicester City19:45 Watford v Man City19:45 West Ham v Cardiff City19:45 Wolves v Chelsea20:00 Man Utd v Arsenal Saturday, 15 September 2018AFC Bournemouth v Leicester CityChelsea v Cardiff CityEverton v West HamHuddersfield Town v Crystal PalaceMan City v FulhamNewcastle United v ArsenalSouthampton v BrightonSpurs v LiverpoolWatford v Man UtdWolves v Burnley REVEALED Saturday, 10 November 2018Arsenal v WolvesCardiff City v BrightonChelsea v EvertonCrystal Palace v SpursHuddersfield Town v West HamLeicester City v BurnleyLiverpool v FulhamMan City v Man UtdNewcastle United v AFC BournemouthSouthampton v Watford 8 Saturday, 15 December 2018Brighton v ChelseaCrystal Palace v Leicester CityFulham v West HamHuddersfield Town v Newcastle UnitedLiverpool v Man UtdMan City v EvertonSouthampton v ArsenalSpurs v BurnleyWatford v Cardiff CityWolves v AFC Bournemouth Saturday, 9 March 2019Arsenal v Man UtdCardiff City v West HamChelsea v WolvesCrystal Palace v BrightonHuddersfield Town v AFC BournemouthLeicester City v FulhamLiverpool v BurnleyMan City v WatfordNewcastle United v EvertonSouthampton v Spurs 8 Saturday, 9 February 2019Brighton v BurnleyCrystal Palace v West HamFulham v Man UtdHuddersfield Town v ArsenalLiverpool v AFC BournemouthMan City v ChelseaSouthampton v Cardiff CitySpurs v Leicester CityWatford v EvertonWolves v Newcastle United Chelsea Premier League fixtures 2018/19 – full schedule REVEALED Who do Arsenal start against and when is north London derby? PL fixtures in full Getty Images Fulham host the champions on March 30 REVEALED 8 Saturday, 22 September 2018Arsenal v EvertonBrighton v SpursBurnley v AFC BournemouthCardiff City v Man CityCrystal Palace v Newcastle UnitedFulham v WatfordLeicester City v Huddersfield TownLiverpool v SouthamptonMan Utd v WolvesWest Ham v Chelsea Saturday, 16 March 2019AFC Bournemouth v Newcastle UnitedBrighton v Cardiff CityBurnley v Leicester CityEverton v ChelseaFulham v LiverpoolMan Utd v Man CitySpurs v Crystal PalaceWatford v SouthamptonWest Ham v Huddersfield TownWolves v Arsenal 8 Wolves travel to Leicester on January 19 This is who your Premier League team will play on the first day Saturday, 20 April 2019Arsenal v Crystal PalaceAFC Bournemouth v FulhamCardiff City v LiverpoolChelsea v BurnleyEverton v Man UtdHuddersfield Town v WatfordMan City v SpursNewcastle United v SouthamptonWest Ham v Leicester CityWolves v Brighton Saturday, 6 April 2019AFC Bournemouth v BurnleyChelsea v West HamEverton v ArsenalHuddersfield Town v Leicester CityMan City v Cardiff CityNewcastle United v Crystal PalaceSouthampton v LiverpoolSpurs v BrightonWatford v FulhamWolves v Man Utd Saturday, 1 December 2018Arsenal v SpursCardiff City v WolvesChelsea v FulhamCrystal Palace v BurnleyHuddersfield Town v BrightonLeicester City v WatfordLiverpool v EvertonMan City v AFC BournemouthNewcastle United v West HamSouthampton v Man Utd Who do Man City start against and when is Manchester derby? PL fixtures in full Saturday, 13 April 2019Brighton v AFC BournemouthBurnley v Cardiff CityCrystal Palace v Man CityFulham v EvertonLeicester City v Newcastle UnitedLiverpool v ChelseaMan Utd v West HamSouthampton v WolvesSpurs v Huddersfield TownWatford v Arsenal Every single one of Liverpool’s 2018/19 Premier League fixtures Saturday, 29 September 2018Arsenal v WatfordAFC Bournemouth v Crystal PalaceCardiff City v BurnleyChelsea v LiverpoolEverton v FulhamHuddersfield Town v SpursMan City v BrightonNewcastle United v Leicester CityWest Ham v Man UtdWolves v Southampton Saturday, 22 December 2018Arsenal v BurnleyAFC Bournemouth v BrightonCardiff City v Man UtdChelsea v Leicester CityEverton v SpursHuddersfield Town v SouthamptonMan City v Crystal PalaceNewcastle United v FulhamWest Ham v WatfordWolves v Liverpool 8 Saturday, 2 February 2019Brighton v WatfordBurnley v SouthamptonCardiff City v AFC BournemouthChelsea v Huddersfield TownCrystal Palace v FulhamEverton v WolvesLeicester City v Man UtdMan City v ArsenalSpurs v Newcastle UnitedWest Ham v Liverpool Tottenham Premier League fixtures 2018/19 – full schedule center_img Saturday, 24 November 2018AFC Bournemouth v ArsenalBrighton v Leicester CityBurnley v Newcastle UnitedEverton v Cardiff CityFulham v SouthamptonMan Utd v Crystal PalaceSpurs v ChelseaWatford v LiverpoolWest Ham v Man CityWolves v Huddersfield Town Saturday, 20 October 2018Arsenal v Leicester CityAFC Bournemouth v SouthamptonCardiff City v FulhamChelsea v Man UtdEverton v Crystal PalaceHuddersfield Town v LiverpoolMan City v BurnleyNewcastle United v BrightonWest Ham v SpursWolves v Watford Tuesday, 1 January 2019Arsenal v FulhamAFC Bournemouth v WatfordCardiff City v SpursChelsea v SouthamptonEverton v Leicester CityHuddersfield Town v BurnleyMan City v LiverpoolNewcastle United v Man UtdWest Ham v BrightonWolves v Crystal Palace Saturday, 12 January 2019Brighton v LiverpoolBurnley v FulhamCardiff City v Huddersfield TownChelsea v Newcastle UnitedCrystal Palace v WatfordEverton v AFC BournemouthLeicester City v SouthamptonMan City v WolvesSpurs v Man UtdWest Ham v Arsenal Saturday, 2 March 2019AFC Bournemouth v Man CityBrighton v Huddersfield TownBurnley v Crystal PalaceEverton v LiverpoolFulham v ChelseaMan Utd v SouthamptonSpurs v ArsenalWatford v Leicester CityWest Ham v Newcastle UnitedWolves v Cardiff City Saturday, 8 December 2018Arsenal v Huddersfield TownAFC Bournemouth v LiverpoolBurnley v BrightonCardiff City v SouthamptonChelsea v Man CityEverton v WatfordLeicester City v SpursMan Utd v FulhamNewcastle United v WolvesWest Ham v Crystal Palace Saturday, 1 September 2018Brighton v FulhamBurnley v Man UtdCardiff City v ArsenalChelsea v AFC BournemouthCrystal Palace v SouthamptonEverton v Huddersfield TownLeicester City v LiverpoolMan City v Newcastle UnitedWatford v SpursWest Ham v Wolves The Manchester derby will be on November 10 When are the Manchester, north London and Merseyside derbies? Saturday, 3 November 2018Arsenal v LiverpoolAFC Bournemouth v Man UtdCardiff City v Leicester CityChelsea v Crystal PalaceEverton v BrightonHuddersfield Town v FulhamMan City v SouthamptonNewcastle United v WatfordWest Ham v BurnleyWolves v Spurs Manchester United Premier League fixtures 2018/19 – full schedule Saturday, 29 December 2018Brighton v EvertonBurnley v West HamCrystal Palace v ChelseaFulham v Huddersfield TownLeicester City v Cardiff CityLiverpool v ArsenalMan Utd v AFC BournemouthSouthampton v Man CitySpurs v WolvesWatford v Newcastle United The North London derby will be on March 2 The Merseyside derby will take place on December 1 Saturday, 19 January 2019Arsenal v ChelseaAFC Bournemouth v West HamFulham v SpursHuddersfield Town v Man CityLiverpool v Crystal PalaceMan Utd v BrightonNewcastle United v Cardiff CitySouthampton v EvertonWatford v BurnleyWolves v Leicester City Wednesday, 5 December 201819:45 Everton v Newcastle United20:00 Spurs v Southampton Sunday, 12 May 2019Brighton v Man CityBurnley v ArsenalCrystal Palace v AFC BournemouthFulham v Newcastle UnitedLeicester City v ChelseaLiverpool v WolvesMan Utd v Cardiff CitySouthampton v Huddersfield TownSpurs v EvertonWatford v West Ham Tuesday, 29 January 201919:45 Arsenal v Cardiff City19:45 AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea19:45 Fulham v Brighton19:45 Huddersfield Town v Everton19:45 Wolves v West Ham20:00 Man Utd v Burnley REVEALED 8 Saturday, 30 March 2019Arsenal v Newcastle UnitedBrighton v SouthamptonBurnley v WolvesCardiff City v ChelseaCrystal Palace v Huddersfield TownFulham v Man CityLeicester City v AFC BournemouthLiverpool v SpursMan Utd v WatfordWest Ham v Everton Saturday, 23 February 2019Arsenal v SouthamptonAFC Bournemouth v WolvesBurnley v SpursCardiff City v WatfordChelsea v BrightonEverton v Man CityLeicester City v Crystal PalaceMan Utd v LiverpoolNewcastle United v Huddersfield TownWest Ham v Fulham REVEALED Fixtures Liverpool host Man United on December 15 Wednesday, 30 January 201919:45 Newcastle United v Man City19:45 Southampton v Crystal Palace20:00 Liverpool v Leicester City20:00 Spurs v Watford 8 Saturday, 26 December 2018Brighton v ArsenalBurnley v EvertonCrystal Palace v Cardiff CityFulham v WolvesLeicester City v Man CityLiverpool v Newcastle UnitedMan Utd v Huddersfield TownSouthampton v West HamSpurs v AFC BournemouthWatford v Chelsea The 2018/19 Premier League season is set to begin on August 11 and the full set of fixtures for the new campaign have now been released.Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will be looking to defend their title and further surpass the impressive set of records that they set in 2017/18. REVEALED Tuesday, 26 February 201919:45 Arsenal v AFC Bournemouth19:45 Cardiff City v Everton19:45 Huddersfield Town v Wolves19:45 Leicester City v Brighton20:00 Crystal Palace v Man UtdWednesday, 27 February 201919:45 Chelsea v Spurs19:45 Newcastle United v Burnley19:45 Southampton v Fulham20:00 Liverpool v Watford20:00 Man City v West Ham REVEALED Chelsea meet Arsenal on August 18 Meanwhile the likes of Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal will all be vying to get back into the title race, having been comfortably shut out last season.Below is the full set of Premier League fixtures for the new 2018/19 season. Saturday, 4 May 2019Arsenal v BrightonAFC Bournemouth v SpursCardiff City v Crystal PalaceChelsea v WatfordEverton v BurnleyHuddersfield Town v Man UtdMan City v Leicester CityNewcastle United v LiverpoolWest Ham v SouthamptonWolves v Fulham Saturday, 27 April 2019Brighton v Newcastle UnitedBurnley v Man CityCrystal Palace v EvertonFulham v Cardiff CityLeicester City v ArsenalLiverpool v Huddersfield TownMan Utd v ChelseaSouthampton v AFC BournemouthSpurs v West HamWatford v Wolves Saturday, 18 August 2018Brighton v Man UtdBurnley v WatfordCardiff City v Newcastle UnitedChelsea v ArsenalCrystal Palace v LiverpoolEverton v SouthamptonLeicester City v WolvesMan City v Huddersfield TownSpurs v FulhamWest Ham v AFC Bournemouthlast_img read more

first_img ‘Celtic were lucky to have Brendan Rodgers’, says Bhoys captain Scott Brown Old Firm ultras CONFIRMED NAME GAME ‘Rangers must deliver’ – Celtic hero warns Gerrard and slams ‘serial loser’ Tavernier GOT IT ALL He helped the Bhoys to a second successive domestic double under Brendan Rodgers’ management, and Edouard has opted to join the Glasgow club on a permanent basis.The youngster, who has represented France up to Under-19 level, has signed a four-year deal with Celtic, who paid a club-record fee to PSG for him. Man United, Arsenal, Wolves, Rangers and Celtic discover Europa League opponents Forster heroics as ten-man Celtic stun dominant Rangers to win League Cup BRING IT ON Rangers slip up at Aberdeen as Celtic go two points clear in Scottish Premiership “From the moment I walked into Celtic, the club has felt like home to me,” Edouard told Celtic’s website. “I have been made to feel so welcome by everyone at the club and our fans have given me such brilliant support.“Celtic is one of the world’s great football clubs and I was desperate to make my move permanent. The scenes from May when we achieved such a historic Double Treble and made the city come alive are still very fresh in our memories.“To see our fans so happy is the reason you play football and now we want to do everything we can to bring our great supporters even more success.” round-up center_img do it Celtic fans have cost club over €500,000 – ‘They’re an embarrassment’, says McCoist 1 rival joy Celtic have completed the signing of Odsonne Edouard from Paris Saint-Germain, the Scottish Premiership club have announced.Edouard, the forward, spent last season on loan with the Parkhead club, scoring 11 goals in 29 appearances. Big Sam makes ‘Allardicio’ Man United claim, says anyone can win with Celtic TOP BOSS Celtic skipper expecting Old Firm title race to go down to the wire this season Rangers vs Celtic: Kick-off time, how to watch for free and team news cup final Latest Celtic news Edouard netted 11 goals for Celtic during his 2017/18 loan spell Arsenal fans are in for a treat when Tierney gets into stride, Brown says last_img read more

first_img gameday Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener possible xi How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? highlights How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? Burnley marked their long-awaited trip to the continent after holding Istanbul Basaksehir to a goalless draw as Joe Hart managed to keep a clean sheet on his Clarets debut.After getting past Aberdeen in the second qualifying round, Burnley were making their first trip overseas in 51 years and secured a stalemate at the Fatih Terim Stadium. NEW ERA Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade center_img impact smart causal Latest Football News ALTERED How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures The pair also combined in the final third as the visitors made a rare foray upfield, Mee nodding down a hanging free-kick and Tarkowski hesitating over a shot he might have addressed more instinctively.Hart’s first notable save for his new club came on the half-hour, responding well after Junior Caicara evaded Taylor and aimed low at the near post.There was time for a second before the break, tipping over the crossbar after Manuel da Costa steered a corner goalwards.The stalemate continued in a scrappy start to the second period, Jeff Hendrick closed down by goalkeeper Mert Gunok when one more cutback would have given Ashley Barnes a simple shot.On the hour Basaksehir substitute Milos Jojic went close with his first touch, getting away from his man and seemingly beating Hart only to see his effort crash into the side-netting.Wales striker Sam Vokes was sent on to offer another option up front but when Hart was booked for time wasting it seemed clear Dyche’s men were settling for what they had.The hosts failed to create any more havoc in the closing stages, meaning everything remains up for grabs. Claret and you! The lads say their thanks for the superb backing pic.twitter.com/ts8z1z22dw— Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) August 9, 2018England international Hart made a couple of decent stops just 48 hours after signing from Manchester City but it was a low-quality contest that leaves the tie in the balance ahead of next week’s second leg at Turf Moor.With an eye on Sunday’s Premier League opener at Southampton, Dyche made six changes from the side which edged Aberdeen, with the likes of Phil Bardsley, Charlie Taylor and Jon Walters all involved.His side were slow to find their feet in the first half, at times literally as a series of players slipped on the pitch.Basaksehir’s Eljero Elia came closer than anyone to making an early breakthrough but scuffed his shot at the crucial moment.Emre, the 37-year-old former Newcastle playmaker, was directing much of the play but Burnley’s established defensive pairing of Ben Mee and James Tarkowski were letting little escape their attention as £15million signing Ben Gibson looked on from the bench. Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack possible standings last_img read more

first_img LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS “Red Star is a Serbian club, Partizan (Belgrade) was Yugoslav.“I think that Shaqiri will be under unbelievable psychological pressure because he will know where he is coming; he knows that the Red Star is a symbol of Serbia and playing the Marakana, I don’t know whether he will play.“Of course, as a soccer club, we treat our rivals equally, and we do not have to deal with the past and the history. 2 How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures REVEALED Shaqiri courted controversy during the World Cup when he celebrated a last-minute winner against Serbia with an ‘Albanian Eagle’ gesture.He and Swiss team-mates Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner were all fined for unsporting behaviour for making the gesture, which symbolises the Albanian flag.“Personally, I can’t imagine that an Albanian will play for Red Star,” Terzic told Belgrade newspaper Kurir. Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more Shaqiri’s celebration against Serbia at the World Cup Red Star Belgrade have pledged to protect Xherdan Shaqiri from “unwanted situations” when the Liverpool winger arrives for their Champions League group match in November.However, general director Zvezdan Terzic believes the Switzerland international, born in the former Yugoslavia to Kosovan-Albanian parents, will be under “unbelievable psychological pressure” because of his background. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade possible standings Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Shaqiri will likely travel to Serbia with Liverpool 2 Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack highlights silverware RANKED MONEY smart causal Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? impact England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade “Red Star must do everything to make Shaqiri feel that he came to play football and it is our duty to protect him in the case of unwanted situations. Let’s be good hosts.”Shaqiri was born in the former Yugoslav city of Gjilan, now part of Kosovo, where a Serbian crackdown on the Albanian population ended with Nato military intervention in 1999.Kosovo, with a mainly Albanian population, declared independence in 2008 but Serbia refuses to recognise it as a state and it has led to tense relations between the two countries.last_img read more

first_imgInishowen Sinn Féin councillor Jack Murray has commended the local community in Muff after a protest was staged in the village to demand a safe crossing in the village.The protest, which was organised by the local Sinn Féin cumann in conjunction with local residents, was staged on Saturday afternoon to highlight the danger of the current road crossing.Commenting after the protest Cllr Murray said: “I want to commend all those people who came to the protest today and stood in the pouring rain to demand a safe crossing for the village. “This protest highlighted the strong community spirit in Muff and sent a clear message that local people want a safe road crossing with proper signage.“Since the installation of the current road crossing I have been inundated with calls from local residents who are deeply concerned that an accident will occur.“The crossing, while visible to pedestrians, is not clear to motorists. Therefore it could falsely give a pedestrian the indication that it is safe to cross when reality it isn’t.“We cannot wait for someone to be knocked down before taking action on this issue. “I have spoken to other councillors as well as senior roads engineers and I have asked that the crossing is discussed at the next electoral area meeting in Inishowen.“I am hopeful that we have now created enough momentum to finally deliver a safe pedestrian crossing for the village.” ANGRY VILLAGERS DEMAND SAFE CROSSING was last modified: October 26th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cllr Jack Murraycrossingmuffroad safetyVILLAGElast_img read more

first_imgThe HSE, in partnership with other organisations and community and voluntary groups is developing a Suicide Prevention Action Plan for County Donegal.Although lots of good work is going on in the county, there is still much that can be done to promote mental health, prevent further suicide deaths and support those who are bereaved.A key part of the development of an action plan is providing an opportunity for as many people as possible to have their say regarding what should be included. “We believe that suicide prevention is everyone’s business and we all need to be aware of what we can do individually and as part of our community to promote mental health and reduce suicide” said Maire O’Leary, HSE Social Inclusion Manager who is part of the team preparing the local action plan.“We have arranged a number of consultation workshops that will take place in September across Donegal. Everyone is welcome to come along to a workshop to find out more about the plan and to share their thoughts and ideas on what we need to consider. We are also distributing postcards to Health Centres, libraries, Family Resource Centres, council Public Service Centres and other locations which have two questions we would like people to respond to, and we have the same questions on an online survey at www.surveymonkey.com/s/donegalsuicideprevention, so that people can also give us their feedback online if they prefer.” she concluded.Anne Sheridan, Suicide Resource Officer for the HSE explained “The National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) is currently working to develop a national suicide prevention framework on behalf of the Department of Health. This will build on prevention measures and reduce the risk factors for suicidal behaviour. We are working alongside the NOSP to prepare our own local action plan specifically for Donegal. There are a number of actions that will be coordinated at a national level which will support what we decide to do locally.“We have a great team leading the project with members from all sectors of the county, including Bereavement Support groups, the Gardai, GPs, Coroners, Donegal County Council, and Donegal Youth Service, community, sports and arts organisations and various services within the HSE. This wide membership will ensure that the action plan will take account of the range of groups, organisations and services that can work together to prevent suicide. While we may not be able to include all suggestions in the plan we will definitely take account of the ideas we get. We will review all suggestions taking account of relevant evidence and the NOSP actions to develop our county action plan.” The HSE is asking for the people and communities of Donegal to take part in this important consultation process.Don’t forget you can:drop into a workshop;fill in a postcardor take the online survey at www.surveymonkey.com/s/donegalsuicideprevention Your input could make the difference to your local community, family and friends.Workshops will take place at the following locations:Area Date and Time VenueInishowen Monday 15 September, 11am –1pm Carndonagh Public Service Centre Letterkenny, Fanad&Rosguill Thursday 18 September, 6.30 – 9pm Regional Cultural Centre, LetterkennyNorth West Donegal Monday 22 September, 6.30 – 9pm GarradhCholmcille, FalcarraghEast Donegal Tuesday 23 September, 2 – 4pm LiffordClonleigh Resource Centre, LiffordSouth Donegal Monday 29 September, 6.45 – 9pm Donegal Town Family Resource CentreThe online survey can be accessed at www.surveymonkey.com/s/donegalsuicidepreventionHSE TO DEVELOP SUICIDE PREVENTION ACTION PLAN FOR DONEGAL was last modified: September 4th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:consultation plandonegalHSESUICIDElast_img read more