Saudi Arabia denies claims two Pakistani transgender activists tortured to death in police custody

Saudi Arabia has denied claims by Pakistani activists that two transgender women from Pakistan were beaten to death in police custody after being arrested in Saudi Arabia along with more than 30 other members of the community. Reports of the deaths had been carried in Pakistani media and decried in an activists’ media conference on Monday. However, a statement from the ...

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Arsene Wenger in danger of angering Petr Cech with Champions League selection call

Arsene Wenger has played David Ospina in every single Champions League game (Picture: Getty) Arsene Wenger is reportedly in danger of creating a bigger rift between him and his first-team players should he drop Petr Cech for the game against Bayern Munich. Lampard picks his Team of the Season – five Chelsea stars named, Alexis Sanchez misses out Alexis Sanchez ...

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12 reasons to love a good library

Lose yourself (Picture: Getty) As a child, one of the highlights of my week was when my mum took me to the local library. 18 of the best quotes from children’s books for World Book Day 2017 I remember the feeling of excitement I would get on hearing the sound of the librarian stamping the inside cover (yes, I am ...

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Frank Lampard names five Chelsea players in his Premier League Team of the Season as Alexis Sanchez misses out

Eden Hazard is one of five Chelsea stars in Frank Lampard’s Team of the Season. (AFP/Getty Images) Frank Lampard has named five Chelsea players in his Premier League Team of the Season so far, but Alexis Sanchez fails to make the cut. Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz, N’Golo Kante, Eden Hazard and Diego Costa have been picked by Chelsea’s record goalscorer ...

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Frank Lampard selects his all-time Chelsea 5-a-side team – and leaves himself out

Frank Lampard picked two current Chelsea players (Getty) Frank Lampard has named his all-time Chelsea 5-a-side team – but was unable to find room for himself. Lampard picks his Team of the Season – five Chelsea stars named, Alexis Sanchez misses out The Blues legend lifted three Premier League titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups, the Europa League and ...

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Thierry Henry lined up to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager by Josh Kroenke

Vieira and Henry have both been touted as future Arsenal managers (Picture: Getty) Arsenal director Josh Kroenke is reportedly keen to have Thierry Henry as among the main list of candidates to replace Arsene Wenger if he steps down as manager this summer. Rumour Mill: our round-up of football gossip, rumours and speculation The long-serving Frenchman is yet to sign ...

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Fitness blogger provides yet more proof of the power of a flattering pose

(Picture: Instagram/madalingiorgetta) In case you needed yet another reminder that the super fit bodies you see on Instagram are helped in no small part by expert lighting and a flattering pose, Australian fitness blogger Madalin Giorgetta is here to prove, once again, that a flattering angle is pretty powerful. WIN: the ultimate Mother’s Day gift, an overnight stay, cocktails and ...

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Fighter jets scrambled to incercept flight and escort it to Birmingham airport

The flight was intercepted and escorted to Birmingham Airport (Picture: David Bagnall/REX/Shutterstock) Fighter jets were scrambled this morning to intercept a plane from Bucharest and escort it to Birmingham airport. Typhoon planes and an RAF Voyager were deployed from Brize Norton to intercept the plane over the North Sea. The flight landed at Birmingham Airport just before 7.30am. Metro.co.uk has ...

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BGT’s Stavros Flatley dad ‘devastated’ after son’s arrest over ‘cannabis factory’

Lagi and Demi (right) on BGT in 2009 (Picture: Rex) Britain’s Got Talent star Demi Demetriou has been left devastated following the alleged arrest of his son over a cannabis factory discovered in London. Sir Patrick Stewart has a genius plan to fight back against President Donald Trump ‘The family are so upset, not with Lagi, we know he has ...

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Would you eat this ‘Very British pie’? Restaurant offers full English breakfast wrapped in pastry

A full English fry-up…in a pie (Picture: House of Jacob) Do you ever feel like a fry-up, but don’t have time to make one? Fear not – now you can eat a full English breakfast wrapped in pastry. What is British Pie Week? To celebrate British Pie Week, which runs from 6 – 12 March, Oxford-based restaurant group House of ...

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