Bernardo Silva backed to reach same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Bernardo Silva is reportedly wanted by Chelsea. (AFP/Getty Images) Bernardo Silva has been tipped to reach the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo by his Monaco team-mate Joao Moutinho. Last week, reports claimed that Chelsea have already opened talks with the Ligue 1 leaders over a summer deal for the Portugal international, who is valued at €80m (£68.4m). Manchester United ...

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Fifty Shades Darker fans can now chat to Christian Grey on Facebook messenger

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson reunite in 50 Shades Darker (Picture: Action Press/REX/Shutterstock) When Fifty Shades Darker was released in cinemas last week, it received a resounding mauling from critics – with our official review slamming it as ‘1 hour and 55 minutes of utter tedium.’ But now, fans of the hugely popular series can get a more authentic experience ...

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho praised for handling of Marcus Rashford

Jose Mourinho has used Marcus Rashford more sparingly than Louis van Gaal (Picture: Getty) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been credited by former Arsenal striker Alan Smith for handling Marcus Rashford’s rise to the first-team well this season despite his slight dip in form. Take note, Arsenal: Juve legend on why he’s tipping Allegri to stay The England international ...

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British Muslim teacher denied entry to US on a school trip

Maths teacher Juhel Miah (Picture: Wales News Service)  A Muslim teacher from Wales was barred from entering the United States for a school trip to New York.  Juhel Miah, a ‘popular and respected’ maths teacher, was with a group of pupils from Llangatwg Comprehensive in South Wales when he was removed from a plane on February 16. Teenager films his Tourette’s ...

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Fly-tippers dump 110 fridges in Kings Norton street

Fly-tippers have dumped about 110 fridges in a street in Birmingham. Council waste enforcement officers went to Ithon Grove, Kings Norton, after reports that six fridges had been dumped on Monday. But on arrival they were stunned to find dozens of the appliances strewn along the road. Birmingham City Council said the illegal dumping was “totally unacceptable” and said staff ...

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UKIP leader Paul Nuttall gives Hillsborough statement

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has been interviewed as part of the criminal inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster. Mr Nuttall, who is standing in the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election, told the BBC he spent “three hours” on Monday giving a witness statement to Operation Resolve. He was interviewed after he said he attended the 1989 FA Cup semi-final. The MEP faced a ...

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Driver proves Southampton Central station parking bays 'too small'

A motorist has had a fine for parking over the line of a bay overturned after he proved the spaces were “too small”. Jago Lawless, 46, was fined £80 for not parking his Hyundai i10 within a bay at Southampton Central station about a week ago. After receiving the ticket, the naval architect measured the space and said it was ...

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Man, 96, charged with murder of wife, 92, in Nottinghamshire

A 96-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering his 92-year-old wife. Ernestine Tindall was found dead at the couple’s home in Perlethorpe, Nottinghamshire, on 3 August. Jack Tindall, of Tuxford Road, Boughton, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court earlier. Mr Tindall was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at the same court on 9 June, Nottinghamshire Police ...

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Third resignation from Scots abuse inquiry

A third senior figure on the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has resigned. Glenn Houston, who was the only original panel member, cited personal reasons for his departure. He remained on the inquiry team last year after the resignation of the chairwoman, Susan O’Brien QC, and panel member Michael Lamb. One survivors’ group said it was “indicative of a crisis” in ...

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This ‘health-guru’ started dissing pizza online and it all kicked off on Twitter

(Picture: Getty/ Metro) What is it about pizza that makes it so special? Maybe it’s the deliciously crunchy base. Or the juicy cheesy topping. And let’s not forget the delectably crisp crust. Altogether, it’s a king of foods. What is Fairtrade? There’s not a person in their right mind who doesn’t like a slab of pizza, in all its oily ...

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