Why Timo Werner ‘would prefer to sign for Liverpool over Chelsea’, according to report in Germany

20 Jan

Liverpool and Chelsea target Timo Werner would favour a move to Anfield, according to a report in Germany. The Red Bull Leipzig striker has been linked with a transfer to the Premier League since last season but his contract expires in 2023. Werner has 24 goals in 25 appearances for Leipzig this season. It is […]

Automatic UK acceptance of future EU regulation would be incompatible with Brexit

20 Jan

The general shape of the likely future UK–EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is set out in the Political Declaration. It recognises that more than 45 years of economic integration during the UK’s membership of the EU has created complex linkages. It seeks a future partnership that is “ambitious, wide-ranging and balanced”. It will be comprehensive, […]

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Brexit reflections from Simon Richards

20 Jan

Here is the latest in our series reflecting on the Brexit process with regular BrexitCentral authors and others who have played an important role in our journey out of the European Union. Here are the answers to our questions from Simon Richards, the Chief Executive of the Freedom Association who co-founded its Better Off Out […]

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Brexit is the perfect opportunity to ramp up our engagement with the Middle East

20 Jan

The thumping majority for Boris Johnson in the General Election has shattered the hopes of the Remainers who for too long blocked, delayed and obstructed the will of the people. The fundamental mismatch that existed between the House of Commons and the people has finally been resolved. Brexit will now be delivered at the end […]

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Christian Eriksen latest: Inter Milan raise offer to Tottenham to £11million plus bonuses – reports

20 Jan

Inter Milan have reportedly upped their offer in their attempts to sign wantaway Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen. Eriksen, 27, looks set to leave Spurs with his contract expiring at the end of the season, although he’s been free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement with foreign clubs since January 1. This means January is the club’s […]

Is shorthand still an essential skill for journalists? Regional daily and news agency editors give their views

20 Jan

The editor-in-chief of the UK’s biggest news agency has said job applications he receives without shorthand go “straight in the bin” as the skill’s necessity for journalists was the subject of industry debate. PA Media’s Pete Clifton told Press Gazette that a shorthand speed of 100 words per minute is an “absolute requirement” for his … Continue reading “Is shorthand still an essential skill for journalists? Regional daily and news agency editors give their views”

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Conor McGregor next fight: Khabib’s father confirms rematch WILL happen after Tony Ferguson fight – if UFC are willing to pay $100m

20 Jan

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father has confirmed his son WILL fight Conor McGregor after Tony Ferguson, but only if the UFC pay up $100million. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has guided his son from his days wrestling bears right up until the current day as undisputed lightweight champion. Despite being 28-0 and having arguably lost just one round in his […]

Alonso no longer a McLaren ambassador

20 Jan

The two-time world champion maintained ties with the Woking-based outfit last year after his most recent spell racing with it from 2015 to 2018.In his ambassadorial role, Alonso kept close links with McLaren – helping advise the team’s drivers and engi…

Politics, equal pay and licence fee cuts: Tony Hall leaves BBC at testing time for broadcaster

20 Jan

Tony Hall’s time as director-general of the BBC has not been mired in media scandal as his predecessor’s tenure was, but the corporation is not without turmoil as he prepares to leave in six months. It is of course a far cry from when Lord Hall took over as director-general in 2013 from George Entwhistle, … Continue reading “Politics, equal pay and licence fee cuts: Tony Hall leaves BBC at testing time for broadcaster”

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‘Fan’ tells talkSPORT he’s giving up Manchester United season ticket to go on Liverpool’s waiting list and professes love for Virgil van Dijk

20 Jan

Supporting your football team is like a marriage in the eyes of every fan. You love them unconditionally, through the good and bad times, and divorce should only be considered as a last resort. However, one Manchester United ‘fan’ called talkSPORT to declare he’s ready to cut all ties he has to the club following […]

Trident names first F3 signing for 2020

20 Jan

German driver Zendeli, 20, drove for the Sauber Junior Team (now Charouz Racing) last year, and finished in 18th place in the championship. He was one place behind his highest-placed teammate, the DTM-bound Fabio Scherer.Zendeli took a best finish of s…

Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United: Who Red Devils could sign as deal for Sporting Lisbon playmaker falls through

20 Jan

The Bruno Fernandes transfer saga took another twist on Friday with the latest reports saying the deal was now off. Manchester United have been chasing the midfielder all transfer window and at some stages it looked as though the deal was done. Now the deal has collapsed with reports saying Sporting are unwilling to lower […]