Sunday, August 18, 2019

On Irish border, anger at Westminster and fears of fresh violence

On Irish border, anger at Westminster and fears of fresh violence
People living near invisible line separating island lament being used as Brexit bargaining chip.

Police in Glasgow discharge Taser during ‘firearm’ arrest

Police in Glasgow discharge Taser during ‘firearm’ arrest
A 45-year-old man is arrested and is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court after the incident in the east of the city.

The New Zealand massacre and the weaponisation of history

The New Zealand massacre and the weaponisation of history
Brenton Tarrant suffers from common historical delusions.

Kirsty Gilmour: Scot misses out on gold medal at Orleans Masters

Kirsty Gilmour: Scot misses out on gold medal at Orleans Masters
Kirsty Gilmour just misses out on a gold medal at the Orleans Masters, losing a tough battle to Japan's Saena Kawakami.

Four years of Yemen war leaves economy in ruins

Four years of Yemen war leaves economy in ruins
Country's economy has shrunk by 50 percent since 2015 and the price of food has more than doubled amid mass starvation.

Mali bans hunting society after attack kills 130 Fulani

Mali bans hunting society after attack kills 130 Fulani
Attackers dressed as traditional hunters target Fulani villagers in the Mopti region.

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Benin qualify as Adebayor’s Togo go out

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Benin qualify as Adebayor’s Togo go out
Huddersfield striker Steve Mounie scores to send Benin to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 victory over Emmanuel Adebayor's Togo in Cotonou.

Player Rater: Have your say in San Marino v Scotland

Player Rater: Have your say in San Marino v Scotland
Rate the players as Alex McLeish's Scotland try and bounce back against San Marino in Euro 2020 qualifying.

Stuart McCall: Scunthorpe United manager sacked after poor League One run

Stuart McCall: Scunthorpe United manager sacked after poor League One run
Scunthorpe United sack manager Stuart McCall after slipping within two points of the League One relegation zone.

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania beat Uganda to qualify

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania beat Uganda to qualify
Tanzania beat rivals Uganda 3-0 in Dar es Salaam on Sunday to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time since 1980.