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Moonlight sweeps Spirit Awards

February 26, 2017 23:30 PM

‘Moonlight’ triumphed at the Film Independent Spirit Awards with six wins on Saturday, besting grief drama ‘Manchester by the Sea’ ahead of Sunday’s Oscar’s ceremony.

Deeney scores again but Ayew earns Hammers draw at Watford

February 26, 2017 13:39 PM

Troy Deeney continued his recent prolific goal scoring form but his early penalty was not enough for Watford to beat a resilient West Ham as substitute Andre Ayew earned the visitors a point in a hard-fought 1-1 draw on Saturday.

Chelsea surge 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

February 26, 2017 13:35 PM

Chelsea's processional march towards the Premier League title continued at Swansea City's expense on Saturday as reigning champions Leicester City dropped into the bottom three.

Ranieri sacked again, but now has a golden legacy

February 24, 2017 09:30 AM

Even by the standards of modern football management mayhem, the vertiginous rise and equally stunning fall of Leicester City coach Claudio Ranieri takes the breath away.

Tottenham Spurs exit Europa League, Lyon in seventh heaven

February 24, 2017 09:23 AM

Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League hopes were crushed by mid-table Belgian side Gent, who booked their spot in the last 16 with a 2-2 draw at Wembley on Thursday as the hosts paid the penalty for Dele Alli's first-half red card.

United favorites but Southampton can harness spirit of '76

February 24, 2017 09:19 AM

For Manchester United fans of a certain age the name Bobby Stokes will still induce cold sweats as their team prepare for Sunday's League Cup final against Southampton at Wembley.

Juventus close in on quarters as substitutes see off Porto

February 23, 2017 11:40 AM

Juventus edged closer to the Champions League quarter-finals after second-half goals from substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves earned them a 2-0 away win at 10-man Porto in a one-sided last 16 first-leg tie on Wednesday.

Windows 10 settings still raise concerns EU privacy watchdogs

February 22, 2017 23:40 PM

European Union data protection watchdogs said on Monday they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system despite the US company announcing changes to the installation process.

India’s Reliance Jio racks up 100 million subscribers but ends freebies

February 22, 2017 23:20 PM

Reliance Industries’ Jio telecoms unit will charge for its services from April, ending an almost seven month spree of free calls and data that shook up India’s telecoms sector and helped the new arrival rack up more than 100 million users.

Isco ready to walk out on Real Madrid: reports

February 21, 2017 17:30 PM

Spain international Isco will look to leave Real Madrid in the summer after growing tired of a lack of first team opportunities with the European champions, Spanish media reported on Tuesday.

Hungarian love story wins top prize at Berlin Film Festival

February 19, 2017 23:10 PM

A Hungarian love story called ‘On Body and Soul’ about two lonely hearts working in a slaughterhouse in Budapest won the Golden Bear for best film on Saturday at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.

Firefighters battle to contain New Zealand wildfire as 1,000 evacuated

February 16, 2017 14:48 PM

Hundreds of firefighters and dozens of aircraft fought a massive wildfire threatening New Zealand’s third largest city Christchurch on Thursday.

US detains Mexican immigrant in Seattle covered by Obama program

February 15, 2017 13:02 PM

US immigration authorities have detained a 23-year-old Mexican man who was brought to the United States illegally as a child but later given a work permit during the Obama administration, according to a lawsuit challenging the detention in Seattle federal court.

Recovering from memory loss, Kanye West focuses on fashion comeback

February 15, 2017 12:53 PM

Two months after being hospitalized for exhaustion and still recovering from memory loss, Kanye West is expected to make his first major public appearance at New York Fashion Week, his producer revealed.

North Korean leader's half brother killed in Malaysia: source

February 14, 2017 20:15 PM

The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been killed in Malaysia, a South Korean government source told Reuters on Tuesday.

Liverpool win over Spurs not just down to Mane: Wijnaldum

February 13, 2017 18:00 PM

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum says Saturday's improved performance in the 2-0 Premier League win over Tottenham Hotspur was a team effort and not solely down to the return to form of Senegalese striker Sadio Mane.

BAFTA 2017: La La Land, Dev Patel win at British Academy Film Awards

February 13, 2017 13:40 PM

Musical “La La Land” won big at Britain’s main film awards on Sunday as it scooped the prize for best film, while Emma Stone and Damien Chazelle picked up awards for best actress and best director respectively. Dev Patel won the best supporting actor award for Lion at British Academy Film Awards 2017.

Angry Ranieri hints at dropping Leicester underperformers

February 13, 2017 10:22 AM

Leicester City's beleaguered manager Claudio Ranieri suggested he is ready to drop some of the players who won them the Premier League title as the Italian seeks to stave off relegation just one season later.

Kinky Fifty Shades stokes fantasy: EL James

February 12, 2017 23:20 PM

EL James, the British author and producer of the erotic ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ novels and film franchise, knows that her story about an attractive couple engaged in a kinky relationship is very much a fantasy.

Chelsea go 10 points clear with draw at Burnley

February 12, 2017 22:10 PM

Premier League leaders Chelsea moved 10 points clear at the top on Sunday despite being held by Burnley in an entertaining game played amid flurries of sleet and snow.