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July 17, 2018 3:09 PM Alisson: Liverpool make offer to sign Roma goalkeeper

Liverpool have made an offer to sign Roma's Alisson for a reported £62m, a world record fee for a goalkeeper. Roma are considering the bid but no deal has been agreed and the Italian side are said to want £66m. Alisson has recently returned from the World Cup in Russia where he appeared for Brazil. The 25-year-old has been at Roma for two years, and played 7

July 16, 2018 7:24 PM Russian charged with infiltrating US political groups under Kremlin direction

Russian citizen Maria Butina, 29, has been charged with acting as an agent of Russia inside the United States. Maria Butina, 29, a Russian citizen was arrested on 15 July 2018 in Washington DC, where she lives. The US Department of Justice said in a statement: "According to the affidavit in support of the complaint, from as early as 2015 and continuing 7

July 16, 2018 9:44 AM Amesbury novichok victim's brother says nerve agent was 'found in perfume bottle'

Charlie Rowley, who is recovering in hospital, is said to have told his sibling he picked up the container before falling ill. Matthew Rowley said his brother Charlie, who is conscious but seriously ill after he was exposed to the poison, told him he picked up the container. Salisbury MP John Glen told BBC radio the couple may have come into contact 6

July 16, 2018 9:15 AM World Cup 2018: Tube station named Gareth Southgate

A London Underground station has been temporarily named after England's football manager. Southgate Tube station was rebranded Gareth Southgate station from Monday morning for 48 hours, after the squad finished fourth in the World Cup. It was England's best result since 1990 when they also lost in the semi-final. "We're delighted to be able to show our appreciation 11

July 16, 2018 7:33 AM Donald Tusk TROLLS Trump calling him 'fake news' after President brands EU his 'foe'

EUROPEAN Council leader Donald Tusk has accused Donald Trump of spreading "fake news" after the US leader said the EU was Washington's "foe". Mr Tusk fired back at Mr Trump in the diplomatic spat last night, insisting Brussels is "best friends" with the United States. The Polish official tweeted: "America and the EU are best friends. Whoever says we are foes is spreading 8

July 14, 2018 2:18 PM 100 Women: 'I was a World Cup honey shot'

It's known as the "honey shot" - when a conventionally attractive woman is picked out of the crowd by cameras at a sporting event. The issue has come under scrutiny during this World Cup and Fifa has said broadcasters have got to stop zooming in on "hot women". It happened to Natalia Betancourt at the 2014 World Cup game between Colombia and Brazil 32

July 13, 2018 1:03 AM Middle East officials in Moscow plea with Putin: 'Don't sign deal with AIR-HEADED US'

The RUSSIAN capital is filling up with officials from the Middle East who are set to meet with President Putin before his talks with Trump in Helsinki later this week in a desperate bid to avoid any deal being agreed between the two countries. But some experts have warned about any future deal between Russia and the US, labelling America “an air-headed 14

July 12, 2018 12:31 PM HOW MUCH PLASTIC IS IN THE ARCTIC?

The pristine waters of the Arctic are turning into a floating rubbish dump – posing a threat to marine life, scientists warn. One of the densest areas of plastic rubbish anywhere in the world’s seas has been discovered north of Norway and Russia. Miles from civilisation, the amount of plastic waste in the Barents Sea – on the margins of the Arctic Ocean 15

July 12, 2018 11:00 AM 'He has NO political dignity' British MEP demands Selmayr's apology for 'classless' tweet

BRITISH MEP Steven Woolfe has demanded EU official Martin Selmayr apologises to English football fans for his 'classless' tweet at the end of the England vs Croatia semi-final match. “An unelected official who controls all the staff and the money that runs the European Union but he’s not the controller of Europe. “After all we’re actually playing football 8

July 12, 2018 6:53 AM World Cup 2018: Jordan Pickford and Harry Maguire WAGs comfort tearful England stars

WORLD CUP 2018 semi-final saw England get defeated by Croatia last night and Jordan Pickford and Harry Maguire’s girlfriends were on hand to comfort the footballers. England crashed out of the World Cup 2018 in Russia after losing 2-1 to Croatia in extra time. After the devastating defeat, the squad’s wives and girlfriends rushed to console their other 7