Premier League live: Liverpool vs Middlesbrough, Arsenal vs Everton, Manchester United vs Crystal Palace

On the final day of the Premier League season, Liverpool can confirm their place in next season’s Champions League with a victory over Middlesbrough. Arsenal must beat Everton and hope Jurgen Klopp’s side slip up, while Manchester City are assured of a place provided they do not lose to Watford. Live Updates 8 mins ago Welcome to The Independent’s live ...

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Jose Mourinho gives four Manchester United youngsters full Premier League debuts against Crystal Palace

Jose Mourinho firmly put his faith in youth for Manchester United game with Crystal Palace, with four players earning their full Premier League debuts. Josh Harrop, Demi Mitchell and Joel Pereira are all named in the starting XI, while Scott McTominay is making his first start for the club, having come off the bench against Arsenal this month. Mourinho watched ...

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'Alien megastructure' mystery captivates astronomers as star starts flickering again

A puzzling celestial body, known as an “alien megastructure” which is behaving like no other star, has baffled astronomers around the world after it dimmed by about 22 per cent in a matter of days.  Boyajian’s star, or KIC 8462852 has fascinated science enthusiasts because it regularly loses its lustre only to return to its original brightness. The extraordinary pattern has not been observed in any other ...

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Harvard student graduates with honours after submitting rap album as final year thesis

An Ivy League student will be graduating with one of the highest accolades after submitting a 10-track rap album for his final thesis, the first to do so in the history of the university. Obasi Shaw wrote the album, titled Liminal Minds in a year. It was awarded the second highest grade in the department – summa cum laude minus. Each song ...

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Simon Cowell’s food has The X Factor as well as music mogul spotted in trendy Whole Foods

Simon Cowell and son Eric spotted picking up some Little Moons from Whole Foods Market. (Picture: Charlotte Griffiths) Simon Cowell took to the shops this week to stock up on supplies and was spotted in Kensington Whole Foods with his three-year-old son, Eric. Kim Kardashian posts 18 photos of her idol Cher as she celebrates her 71st birthday Well, he may be ...

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Manchester United ready to offer Luke Shaw to Tottenham in bid to sign Kyle Walker

Manchester United are willing to allow Luke Shaw to join Tottenham. (AMA/Getty Images) Manchester United are ready to sell Luke Shaw to Tottenham in order to boost their chances of signing Kyle Walker, according to reports. The Sunday Express claims that Mauricio Pochettino wanted to sign the left-back on loan last summer. But now, United are willing to allow Shaw ...

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Trainee soldier said his victim ‘enjoyed’ being raped

Avan Mogridge has been jailed for 18 years for raping a teenager (Picture: INS) A rape victim made a powerful statement in court after her attacker told a jury that she ‘enjoyed’ the attack. The teenager was listening to music on her way to work when Avan Mogridge, 32, pounced on her and dragged her into woodland. He then subjected her to a 45-minute ...

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Father of girl killed in Times Square car crash speaks of pain

The father of victim has spoken out (Picture: FOX5) The dad of a teenager killed in Times Square has spoken of his grief. Thomas Elman’s 18-year-old daughter, Aylssa, was mowed down by a driver allegedly high on drugs. Dog and her owner get matching prosthetic limbs The family from Michigan had been at the tourist attraction for a few minutes when the ...

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‘Dabbing for diabetes’ becomes a thing after student died in his sleep

Tragic Tommy Green died in his sleep. (Picture by Facebook) People from across the the world are ‘dabbing’ for a 21-year-old Bury St Edmunds student who died in his sleep last week. ‘Kind-hearted’ type 1 diabetes sufferer Tommy Green went to sleep with a stomach bug but unexpectedly fell into severe hypoglycemia, which is extremely low blood sugar levels, during ...

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Antonio Conte must keep Eden Hazard at Chelsea amid Real Madrid transfer links, says Ruud Gullit

Eden Hazard has emerged as a target for Real Madrid after a stunning season for Premier League champions Chelsea (Picture: Getty) Antonio Conte must ensure Eden Hazard stays at Chelsea this summer amid intense speculation linking the Belgian with Real Madrid. That is the verdict of former Blues boss Ruud Gullit, who says the club do not stand a chance ...

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