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January 18, 2018 5:49 PM Manchester United’s fee for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez confuses the Daily Mirror

Manchester United are going to pay an “incredible” £182m for Alexis Sanchez. So says the Daily Mirror. And it’s wrong, of course. A desperate and rich United have agreed to pay a £35m transfer fee for the 29-year-old Chilean. That’s pretty much it. But the Mirror tots up the £500,000-a-week ages Sanchez will earn before tax on a four-and-a-half year contract 7

January 17, 2018 2:08 PM Female scenes cut from 'chauvinist' fan-edit of The Last Jedi

Cast members react on Twitter to a new cut of the film by a Men's Rights activist, who aims to "de-feminise" Star Wars. The edit is 46 minutes shorter than the actual movie, and has been described as "the chauvinist cut" by its anonymous uploader, explaining it is "basically The Last Jedi minus Girlz Powah and other silly stuff". Officially entitled 8

January 17, 2018 8:54 AM Horses are ridden through fire to honour patron saint of animals

Every year on the night of 17 January, horses are ridden through huge flames and clouds of smoke on the streets of the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares. Every year on the night of 17 January, horses are ridden through huge flames and clouds of smoke on the streets of the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares, about 100km (62 miles) north west of Madrid 14

January 12, 2018 8:08 PM Justices to hear Washington appeal of salmon habitat order

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will review a court order that could force Washington state to pay billions of dollars to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration. The justices said Friday they'll hear the state's appeal of the ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco. That court affirmed a lower court order 8

January 12, 2018 5:51 PM Vatican newspaper calls Trump's "shithole" comment offensive

VATICAN CITY, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The Vatican newspaper on Friday branded U.S. President Donald Trump's reported comments about African countries and Haiti as "particularly harsh and offensive". The newspaper did not print the word "shithole," which Trump reportedly used repeatedly on Thursday at a White House meeting on immigration on Thursday, according 5

January 12, 2018 5:18 PM Fogerty irked 'Proud Mary' film borrows from his song's name

NEW YORK (AP) - John Fogerty says he's annoyed that Taraji P. Henson's new film, "Proud Mary," borrows from his popular song's name without his involvement. Fogerty does not own the rights to his classic song. In a statement released Thursday, he says "it irks me when people seek to capitalize on the popularity of my music" for their own financial gain. Henson 3

January 11, 2018 4:41 PM TIMELINE-Troubled Carillion's tale of woe

Jan 11 (Reuters) - British construction company Carillion has been hurt by costly contract delays, a downturn in new business, the departure of its CEO and a string of profit warnings. Carillion's shares have lost 88 percent of their value since its first profit warning in July. Its troubles have been compounded by heavy debt, pension obligations and delays 4

January 8, 2018 4:07 PM AN animal rights charity is calling on Greggs to introduce vegan sausage rolls

AN animal rights charity is calling on Greggs to introduce vegan sausage rolls. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), is petitioning the bakery chain to add a vegan alternative of their most famous product to the menu. PETA’s director of vegan corporate projects, Dawn Carr, said: ““More people than ever are clamouring for healthy vegan

January 5, 2018 11:09 PM Amazon prepare bid to rival BT and Sky for Premier League football rights in multi-billion-pound bidding war

Amazon are to mount a bid for Premier League football rights that could ignite a multi-billion-pound bidding war. In a challenge to Sky and BT, the internet giants are thought to have already held talks about streaming matches online. Amazon have snapped up rights for the ATP tennis tour, American football and are making documentaries about Manchester 7

January 3, 2018 9:51 AM CBB Fans Spot Something Awkward About Malika Haqq’s Entrance Into The House

Celebrity Big Brother returned to our screens on Tuesday night and, this time around, it’s been given a pretty big shake-up. Yup, if you happened to miss the big reveal, the 2018 series has kicked off with an all-female line-up. We’ve got soap royalty in the form of Amanda Barrie, reality TV star and social media influencer Ashley James, media personality 10