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Watch Snowboard Cross finals at Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World C…

Watch Snowboard Cross finals at Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships live – BBC Sport Summary GB’s Charlotte Bankes will be involved should she qualify Olympic champions Michelle Moioli & Pierre Vaultier also go for gold Snowboarders race around a course with narrow corners

Richard Kruse: Fencer become Britain’s first-ever world number one

Kruse has competed at four Olympics Olympic foil fencer Richard Kruse has become Britain’s first-ever world number one in the sport after claiming gold at the Tokyo World Cup in Japan. The 35-year-old, who in 2018 became Britain’s first world medallist in 58 years

Stocks around the world fell after China revealed worst growth since t…

LONDON — European shares fell on Monday from six-week highs as a slowdown in China’s economy stalled a global equity rally, but sterling rallied to the day’s highs after Prime Minister Theresa May promised to be more “flexible” with lawmakers over Brexit. Trade in

‘I was prepared to die’: survivors recount chaos of Nairobi attack | W…

Kenya’s president has vowed to relentlessly pursue anyone involved in the Nairobi hotel complex attack, as new details of the 16-hour siege emerged and investigators tried to trace 50 people who are still missing. Twenty-one people have so far been confirmed dead, including 11

Manila’s ‘trolley boys’ – BBC News

Manila’s ‘trolley boys’  BBC News One way to travel in the Philippine capital, Manila, is by trolley. Passengers choose this unofficial transport *service* because it’s quicker and cheaper than other … Source link Google News

World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspia…

Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several naval drills in the Caspian Sea, including in 2015

The Iolaire disaster: The ‘crowning sorrow of the war’

Image caption The Iolaire had been a luxury yacht before the war Just weeks after the slaughter of World War One ended, the Hebridean Isle of Lewis was hit by the “crowning sorrow of the war”. In the early hours of 1 January 1919,

10 people who made the world a better place

One of the great joys of working at a community newspaper is getting a chance to talk to, and write about, the myriad phenomenal people who are out there among us, working to make a difference. Some are high-profile and well-known. Others are just

Real Madrid win Club World Cup after comfortable victory over Al Ain

Real Madrid win Club World Cup after comfortable victory over Al Ain | The Independent LiveUpdated Saturday 22 December 2018 18:52 Real Madrid won the Club World Cup ( EPA )   Real Madrid eased to a 4-1 win over Al Ain to claim a

Vanuatu threatens to sue biggest carbon energy producers

Keep it up, that nation’s top diplomat warned, and you might face a lawsuit from Vanuatu. “Vanuatu is now considering taking legal action both against these fossil fuel companies, but also potentially the governments that are facilitating them, subsidizing them, allowing them to operate