Football: Liverpool v Man Utd: How Rashford & Martial compare to Salah & Mane

This Sunday sees Premier League leaders Liverpool host Manchester United, rivals who sit 27 points below them in the table. There has been a clear gulf in class between Jurgen Klopp's side, who have accrued a whopping 61 points from a possible 63 across 21 fixtures, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men, who have suffered defeats … Continue reading Football: Liverpool v Man Utd: How Rashford & Martial compare to Salah & Mane

Football: Martinez loving life at Inter amid reported Barca interest

Lautaro Martinez is "very happy" at Inter despite his form this season prompting reported interest from across Europe. Argentina striker Martinez scored his 15th goal of the campaign during Inter's 1-1 draw against Atalanta at the weekend. The 22-year-old's partnership in attack with Romelu Lukaku has established the Nerazzurri as serious title challengers to Juventus … Continue reading Football: Martinez loving life at Inter amid reported Barca interest

EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is considering banning facial recognition technology in public areas for up to five years, to give it time to work out how to prevent abuses, according to proposals seen by Reuters. The plan by the EU's executive - set out in an 18-page white paper - comes amid a … Continue reading EU mulls five-year ban on facial recognition tech in public areas

Spain’s government under fire for blurring lines between executive and judiciary

MADRID (Reuters) - Just days into its mandate, Spain's new government has come into conflict with several judges on the country's judicial watchdog, several of whom voted on Thursday against the controversial appointment of a former justice minister as prosecutor general. FILE PHOTO: Spain's Justice Minister Dolores Delgado arrives for a cabinet meeting at the … Continue reading Spain’s government under fire for blurring lines between executive and judiciary

Ukrainian foreign minister tells Iran demands over plane crash investigation unchanged

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Thursday that he had discussed with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif the repatriation of the bodies of Ukrainian victims of an airliner downed near Tehran last week. FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko speaks to Reuters on the sidelines of an official visit … Continue reading Ukrainian foreign minister tells Iran demands over plane crash investigation unchanged

U.S. chief justice faces unfamiliar glare of spotlight at Trump trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts is poised to become a key figure in the political life of President Donald Trump. The publicity-shy, traditional conservative jurist not only will preside over the Republican president's Senate impeachment trial that formally began on Thursday but in the coming months will cast potentially decisive votes in … Continue reading U.S. chief justice faces unfamiliar glare of spotlight at Trump trial

Hamilton warns he will be ‘a machine’

LONDON (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has warned rivals that he plans to be better than ever as he chases a record-equalling seventh Formula One championship this season. FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - December 1, 2019 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with … Continue reading Hamilton warns he will be ‘a machine’

Over 1,000 migrants enter Guatemala, caravan heads toward Mexico

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - At least 1,300 people have entered Guatemala in a new U.S.-bound caravan from Honduras, authorities said on Thursday, putting pressure on the region to satisfy Trump administration demands to contain northbound illegal immigration. People, part of a caravan of migrants heading toward the United States, travel on the back of a … Continue reading Over 1,000 migrants enter Guatemala, caravan heads toward Mexico

Merkel aims to get commitment to Libya arms embargo at Berlin conference

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the willingness shown by Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar to stick to a ceasefire in Libya and said a conference in Berlin on Sunday must try to get a weapons embargo enforced again. German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a joint news conference with the head of the … Continue reading Merkel aims to get commitment to Libya arms embargo at Berlin conference

France to deploy Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to support Middle East operations

PARIS (Reuters) - France will deploy the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier and its battle group from January to April to support French military operations in Middle East, Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday. French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his new year wishes to the military during a ceremony at the Orleans – Bricy Air Base … Continue reading France to deploy Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to support Middle East operations

France to deploy Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to support Middle East operations

PARIS (Reuters) - France will deploy the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier and its battle group from January to April to support French military operations in Middle East, Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday. French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his new year wishes to the military during a ceremony at the Orleans – Bricy Air Base … Continue reading France to deploy Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to support Middle East operations

Countries demand Iran compensate relatives of plane-crash victims

LONDON (Reuters) - Five countries whose citizens died when Iran shot down an airliner last week said on Thursday that Tehran should pay compensation to families of the victims, and warned that the world is watching for its response. Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Francois-Philippe Champagne speaks during a news conference, standing next to Sweden's … Continue reading Countries demand Iran compensate relatives of plane-crash victims