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David Duckenfield faces Hillsborough charges with five others

David Duckenfield faces Hillsborough charges with five others

Media captionCrown Prosecution Service statement on Hillsborough Former Ch Supt David Duckenfield faces 95 charges of manslaughter and five other senior figures will be prosecuted over the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Mr Duckenfield was match commander at the FA Cup semi-final when 96 Liverpool fans were fatally injured in a crush. Ex-South Yorkshire Police (SYP) Ch […]

England Under-21s ‘practised and practised and practised penalties’

England Under-21s ‘practised and practised and practised penalties’

Media playback is not supported on this device England practised penalties for weeks – Boothroyd England’s penalty shootout defeat by Germany in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship was not the result a lack of preparation, says boss Aidy Boothroyd. Germany won 4-3 on penalties in Poland as England’s Tammy Abraham and Nathan Redmond […]

How well do you remember England’s penalty pain?

How well do you remember England’s penalty pain?

England’s senior side has won just one penalty shootout in tournament football – at Euro 96 It was a familiar story for England as they lost on penalties to Germany – again. This time it was in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship. This content will not work on your device, please check Javascript […]

England 2018 World Cup bid a ‘form of bribery’, says bid leader

England 2018 World Cup bid a ‘form of bribery’, says bid leader

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournament A plan for England to play a friendly in Thailand to win backing for their 2018 World Cup bid was “a form of bribery”, investigators were told. Ex-Football Association chairman Geoff Thompson made the admission when interviewed during an inquiry […]

Dani Alves: Defender leaves Juventus after one season in Italy

Dani Alves: Defender leaves Juventus after one season in Italy

Dani Alves joined Juventus from Barcelona in 2016 Manchester City target Dani Alves has left Serie A champions Juventus after one season in Italy. The 34-year-old Brazilian right-back confirmed his departure via his Instagram account. “Today our professional relationship ends and I will carry with me all of those who with love and a true […]

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong’s greenest island

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong’s greenest island

Shopping in Barcelona: A fashion stylist’s guide

Shopping in Barcelona: A fashion stylist’s guide

David Duckenfield faces 95 Hillsborough manslaughter charges

David Duckenfield faces 95 Hillsborough manslaughter charges

Media captionCrown Prosecution Service statement on Hillsborough Former Ch Supt David Duckenfield faces being charged with the manslaughter of 95 people at the Hillsborough disaster. Mr Duckenfield was the South Yorkshire Police (SYP) match commander at the FA Cup semi-final when 96 Liverpool fans were fatally injured in a crush. He faces the charge of […]

Queen’s Speech: Labour to force vote on public pay cap

Queen’s Speech: Labour to force vote on public pay cap

Media captionJeremy Corbyn calls for a reversal of emergency services cuts Labour is to table an amendment to the Queen’s Speech calling for the 1% public sector pay cap and cuts to the police and emergency services to end. Jeremy Corbyn says the amendment, which will be voted on on Wednesday, will be a “test […]

Grenfell Tower fire: More high rises fail fire safety tests

Grenfell Tower fire: More high rises fail fire safety tests

Cladding from 120 high-rise buildings in 37 local authority areas in England has now failed fire safety tests, the prime minister has said. Theresa May told the Commons it was a 100% failure rate, as all of the samples submitted so far since the Grenfell Tower fire had failed. Grenfell Tower fire: More high rises […]

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