Unless the United Kingdom is fundamentally reformed it could swiftly become a failed state as many people have lost faith in the way the country is governed by, and in the interests of, a London-centric elite, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown said. "I believe the choice is now between a reformed state and a failed state," Brown wrote in the Daily Telegraph newspaper. "It is indeed Scotland where dissatisfaction is so deep that it threatens the end of the United Kingdom."
Gelsenkirchen [Germany], January 25 (ANI): After suffering a defeat against Bayern Munich, Schalke head coach Christian Gross said his side did "some things really well, but others badly" in the match which led to the defeat.
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Dutch police clashed with protestors demonstrating against coronavirus rules across the Netherlands on Sunday. Local media reported at least 240 people were detained nationwide. In central Amsterdam officers unleashed a water cannon after a row of mounted police and canine units moved in on a rally there with protesters throwing stones and fireworks, with banners that said "stop the lockdown." Thirty-six year old Melissa spoke to Reuters in downtown Amsterdam. "I do not agree with the actual politics in the Netherlands, the restrictions of freedom. The elderly are vulnerable, but there are also many young people who are vulnerable. And young people are the future of this country for me." Restaurant owners had organized the Amsterdam protest on the second day of tougher limits including a nightly curfew for the first time since World War II. Fearing a riot or a disease-spreading event, the Mayor designated the Museum square as a "high-risk zone" and gave police the power to pre-emptively frisk people for weapons. According to the national broadcaster, it was one of at least 10 cities where riot police had been deployed. It also said vehicles had been set on fire and there were reports of rioters looting stores. Schools and non-essential shops have been shut since mid-December, following the closure of bars and restaurants two months earlier. Overall, new infections in the country have been declining for a month, and fell again on Sunday.
California [US], January 25 (ANI): Korea's Si Woo Kim claimed a dramatic one-shot victory over a fast-charging Patrick Cantlay at The American Express golf tournament on Sunday, earning his third PGA TOUR title to end a four-year winless run.
Exactly a year ago, three people became Malaysia’s first COVID-19 cases. This article, A year after COVID-19 pandemic, the end is ‘nowhere near’ for Malaysians, health chief says, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 25 — A newly formed foreign investment syndicate in the seaside town of Batu Ferringhi has been dismantled by local police who suspected it of being a scam. Penang police chief...
Margao (Goa) [India], January 25 (ANI): Odisha FC failed to win the encounter against Bengaluru FC on Sunday despite dominating most of the Indian Super League (ISL) tie and coach Stuart Baxter had no hesitation in pointing out his team's inability to close out matches.
Filipinos are going after host Raymond Gutierrez for throwing a party amidst the pandemic, one that allegedly led to the closure of a Taguig City restaurant. Photos of Gutierrez’s birthday bash at La Picara Restaurant started spreading on social media during the weekend. It showed him partying with sister-in-law Sarah Lahbati, celebrities Yassi Pressman, Issa ... This article, F*ck COVID? Raymond Gutierrez throws birthday bash amidst pandemic, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Rashford set up Mason Greenwood's equaliser in the 26th minute before netting his 15th goal of the season shortly after halftime to put United ahead 2-1. "His knee was bothering him," Solskjaer told reporters.
While most of the world's top players quarantine in their hotel rooms ahead of the Australian Open, home hope Ash Barty is relishing the freedom of being outside the biosecure bubble. Having remained in Australia through most of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world number one has avoided the two-week quarantine that nearly 1,000 players and officials are undergoing after landing in the country. With Melbourne Park part of a biosecure bubble for the international players, Barty has been practising at suburban courts in Australia's second-largest city with players from across the country.
The much-awaited trailer for the upcoming action-packed movie 'Godzilla vs. Kong' has finally dropped and it is all disaster and mayhem. The trailer features the long-awaited face-off between the two iconic monsters.
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is close to resigning to then later form a new government that can count on a wider majority, national dailies reported on Monday. "My aim is to find an agreement that gives a clear political perspective to the government until the end of the term", Conte said, according to the La Repubblica newspaper. After surviving a vote in the Senate on Tuesday, Conte appealed to centrist and unaligned Senate lawmakers outside the coalition to join his minority government's ranks but few have responded.
Asian shares rose Monday amid some hopes for recovering economies slammed by the pandemic, as attention turned to upcoming company earnings. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.7 to finish at 28,822.29. Hopes are high that once the pandemic comes under some control, regional economies will make strong recoveries, with lockdowns easing, compared to last year, and vaccines rollouts starting in various places, including Singapore.
New Zealand on Monday confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in the community in months in a 56-year-old woman, but said close contacts of the recently returned traveller had so far tested negative. The woman, who returned to New Zealand on Dec. 30, had tested positive for the South African strain of the virus after leaving a two-week mandatory quarantine where she had twice tested negative, COVID-19 response minister Chris Hipkins said. China reported a climb in new COVID-19 cases driven by a spike in infections among previously symptomless patients in northeastern Jilin province, official data showed on Monday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 — The Perikatan Nasional (PN) government’s suspension of Parliament will not help Malaysians face their Covid-19-linked financial problems, DAP’s secretary-general Lim Guan...
New Zealand on Monday confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in the community in months in a 56-year-old woman, but said close contacts of the recently returned traveller had so far tested negative. The woman, who returned to New Zealand on Dec. 30, had tested positive for the South African strain of the virus after leaving a two-week mandatory quarantine where she had twice tested negative, COVID-19 response minister Chris Hipkins said. No other community cases had been reported since the woman's case was disclosed on Sunday and authorities said the source of the infection was probably a fellow returnee at the quarantine facility.
PETALING JAYA, Jan 25 — Popular Malaysian social media celebrity Little Miss Khan shocked fans and followers recently with her jaw-dropping self-care regime. The 20-year-old whose real...
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