BBC Sport advent calendar: Luis Suarez saves Uruguay at 2010 World Cup

Day one of BBC Sport’s advent calendar looking back at the sporting decade starts with Luis Suarez controversially denying Ghana at the 2010 World Cup.With the quarter-final in South Africa heading to penalties, Uruguay striker Suarez takes drastic action to stop Ghana scoring and his decision pays off.Available to UK users only. Source link

General election 2019: Labour plans central train ticket bookings

Image copyright Getty Images Train ticket sales could be transformed under Labour plans for a central online booking portal.The party wants to replace what it sees as a confusing system of sales by private train operators – with around 55 million types of fare available.Instead, it is proposing a “one-stop shop” for fares with no […]

Sonic boom: People woken by loud noise which 'shook houses'

Image copyright PA Image caption Typhoons can travel at twice the speed of sound A sonic boom has woken people and shaken houses across parts of London and the northern Home Counties.People tweeted that a loud “explosion” had woken them up at around 04:20 GMT – with houses shaking and reports of police sirens straight […]

Frampton beats McCreary in unanimous points win

Frampton has previously won world titles at super-bantamweight and featherweightCarl Frampton said he twice re-fractured his hand in camp before his unanimous win over Tyler McCreary in Las Vegas on Saturday.Fighting for the first time since December 2018, Northern Ireland’s Frampton inflicted a first defeat on the unbeaten American, with all three judges marking it […]

The Papers: Tributes to attack victim as PM pledges reforms

Image caption Jack Merritt, one of two victims killed in the London Bridge attack on Friday, was a “beautiful spirit who took the side of the underdog”, says the Sunday People, quoting his father. Image caption The Daily Star also pays tribute to Mr Merritt, calling Friday’s attack the “London terror scandal”. Image caption The […]

London Bridge attack sparks terrorists' jail release review

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMet Police: London Bridge attacker was ‘complying’ with license conditions An urgent review of the licence conditions of terrorists freed from prison has been launched by the Ministry of Justice following Friday’s London Bridge attack. Two people were killed and three were injured by Usman Khan, 28, […]

General election 2019: Labour say NHS figures show decline in GP services

Image copyright Getty Images Labour has highlighted NHS figures which it claims show a decline of GP services under the Conservatives.The figures show that in October there were six million GP appointments – out of 31 million – for which patients had a wait of more than two weeks. Labour said it was “yet more […]

Canadian islanders angry over US mail searches

Image copyright Portland Press Herald via Getty Images Image caption Former US president Franklin Roosevelt used to holiday on Campobello Campobello, a small Canadian island on the southwestern tip of New Brunswick, is only accessible year-round by bridge from the US state of Maine. US Customs agents have recently begun intercepting mail sent by Canada’s […]