revisited : owning and running an electric car in NI

13 Jan

Some Slugger readers might remember, back in 2016, that I decided to take the plunge and lease an electric car. Recently, more attention has been paid to this topic; BBC NI recently ran a few segments about it, and I noted at the end of one of the leader’s debates prior to the election that the leaders were all asked if they had plans to change to an electric car. Then, this morning, I noticed that the Department for Infrastructure … Read more

Adama Traore tougher to play against than Real Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo, says Newcastle full-back Jetro Willems

13 Jan

Adama Traore is a harder opponent to play against than Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Newcastle left-back Jetro Willems. The pair went head-to-head in Wolves’ 1-1 draw with the Magpies on Saturday. Despite Willems limiting the impact of Traore, who has five goals and four assists to his name this season, he dubbed the winger ‘unbelievable’. […]

Brexit has the potential to forge existential change for the UK if the Government is brave enough

13 Jan

One of the most fascinating things in the coming months and years will be to see the extent to which Brexit proves to be a game-changer in politics, economics, the psyche of the country and the future course of British history. Will it be an existential change? Will it change our very being as a […]

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Brexit reflections from Darren Grimes

13 Jan

Here is the latest in our series reflecting on the Brexit process with regular BrexitCentral authors and and others who have played an important role in our journey out of the European Union. Here are the answers to our questions from Darren Grimes, who ran the BeLeave campaign during the EU referendum and was Deputy […]

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Fan slapped with two-year ban for racially abusing England’s Jofra Archer in New Zealand

13 Jan

A 28-year-old man has been banned from attending international and domestic games in New Zealand for two years after racially abusing England bowler Jofra Archer in November. New Zealand Cricket announced action has been taken, after Archer was subjected to the abuse as he walked back to the pavilion during the final day of the […]

Era Motorsport hires Braun as strategist

13 Jan

The LMP2 team, which will be making its IMSA debut in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with owner/driver Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, Ryan Lewis and Nicolas Minassian, has hired the veteran Braun as it seeks to convert from historic racing to frontline s…

MEP Yells ‘Shut Your Big Gob’ at Rowdy MEP Redundancy Meeting

13 Jan

Britain’s MEPs were called to a meeting at the EU Parliament this evening to discuss the ending of their mandates at the end of the month, how redundancies of both MEPs and staff will work, and how they need to go about shutting down their offices. Things were clearly in high spirits as Guido is informed […]

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Manchester United transfer news: Updates on Bruno Fernandes, scouts watch Declan Rice, latest on Birmingham’s Jude Bellingham

13 Jan

Manchester United look set to make at least one signing in the January transfer window. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are in need of reinforcements to aid their top-four push this season. United are fifth, five points off fourth-placed Chelsea after 22 Premier League games and will need all the help they can get to turn […]

Tottenham have regressed under Jose Mourinho and need ‘four or five’ signings to compete with Liverpool, claims Jamie Carragher

13 Jan

Jamie Carragher believes Tottenham have regressed under Jose Mourinho since he succeeded Mauricio Pochettino in November. The ‘Special One’ replaced Pochettino at Spurs following a poor run of form that dated back to the last campaign, but Carragher believes the club only needed one or two signings more to challenge for the title when the […]

Jess Phillips Grew Up Wanting to be ‘World Queen’

13 Jan

There are many unexpected friendships and bedfellows amongst MPs, however a new unpredicted pairing has come about owing to their mutual desires to rule the world. Boris Johnson and Jess Phillips…  Speaking in a Sunday Times interview, Jess spoke of her upbringing by “rabid feminists” who told her there was nothing girls could do that boys couldn’t, leading […]

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Jack Grealish would walk into current Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham teams, claims Aston Villa legend Gabby Agbonlahor

13 Jan

Jack Grealish would walk into the current first-teams of Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal, believes Aston Villa legend Gabriel Agbonlahor. The 24-year-old has been Villa’s most important player on their return to the Premier League this season, netting six goals and adding five assists in 20 appearances. Unsurprisingly, his red-hot form has seen interest mount […]