Month: December 2022

3:26 PM ET RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Cristiano Ronaldo wanted a Champions League swan song in the football cathedrals of Madrid, Milan or Munich, playing on the biggest stage with and against the most famous players in the game. Instead, the floodlights will fade on his glittering career at Mrsool Park, Al-Nassr’s compact stadium in
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Blasts have been heard in Kyiv and air raid sirens wailed across the country just after midnight, forcing Ukrainians to abandon New Year celebrations and head to bomb shelters. The latest apparent Russian salvo followed blasts on New Year’s Eve in multiple regions of Ukraine, with one person killed and 20 reported injured in the capital
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Ian Blackford watched the election of his successor Stephen Flynn via zoom, surrounded by his closest allies. And by boxes. His imminent forced departure from the two-floor, wood-panelled suite of offices afforded to the leader of parliament’s third party, was a source of sadness and frustration. Nicola Sturgeon had made her own unhappiness clear to
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10:31 PM GMT Harlequins’ England prop Joe Marler has been given a two-week ban for comments made to a Bristol Bears player while playing for his club this week, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said. The 32-year-old faced a hearing on Friday where he answered the charge of making comments “prejudicial to the game” during
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Pioneering TV news journalist Barbara Walters has died aged 93, according to ABC News. Walters made headlines in 1976 as the first female network news anchor, with an unprecedented-at-the-time $1m annual salary. During more than three decades at ABC, and before that at NBC, she became known for securing exclusive interviews with the famous and
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