Home 5 Tag Archives: The Independant (page 10)

Tag Archives: The Independant

Sergio Aguero deserving of his place in Manchester City folklore, says Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has declared that Sergio Aguero is fully deserving of his place in Manchester City folklore, even if he continues to be ignored when it comes to personal honours. Aguero is on the verge of becoming City’s all-time record scorer, going into Saturday’s home match against Crystal Palace two goals behind Eric Brook, the current holder. Brook’s record of 177 ...

Read More »

Roy Hodgson hoping Fulham's Great Escape can help aid Crystal Palace's

It was April 2008 when Roy Hodgson’s Fulham were in a mess so bad that Crystal Palace’s current predicament looks meaningless in comparison. We are currently just five games into the Premier League season, and not even into October. At half-time a game at what was then called ‘Eastlands’, Fulham were 2-0 behind Manchester City and going down. What happened next? Diomansy Kamara scored ...

Read More »

UK credit rating downgraded due to Brexit uncertainty

The UK’s credit rating has been downgraded by Moody’s Investor Service because of economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit. The downgrade came just hours after a major speech by Theresa May in which she had hoped would clarify the UK’s position on Brexit. Moody’s also said an easing of austerity was behind its decision to lower the UK’s rating. The news will ...

Read More »

Florence Speech: Theresa May will be finished long before her transitional deal

Before the Prime Minister’s historic Florence speech, there were two things we knew for certain. One was that it was going to be in Florence. The other is that it was 5,000 words long. It will be interesting to see, when future historians come to assess this historic speech, which of the two things they will conclude was the more ...

Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho still has 'no idea' when Paul Pogba will return from injury

Jose Mourinho still has ‘no idea’ when Paul Pogba will be available for selection again as the Manchester United midfielder continues his recovery from a hamstring injury. Pogba left Old Trafford on crutches after the 3-0 Champions League group stage victory over Basel last week and is certain to miss Saturday’s league trip to Southampton. Mourinho claimed on Sunday that ...

Read More »

Trump administration scraps Obama's campus sexual assault rules

Trump administration Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has rescinded an Obama-era policy on campus sexual assault – a move campaigners say may make it harder for victims to report attacks. “As I said earlier this month, the era of rule by letter is over,” Ms DeVos said, adding that rights of the accused should be balanced with victims’ rights.  The Obama ...

Read More »

Planters, lights and fake grass — decorate your balcony on a budget

Flat owners in London often ,bemoan their lack of outside space. Precious few period conversions or older purpose-built flats have anywhere to sit in the sunshine, and if they do, you have to pay for the privilege. But developers have cottoned on to the importance of outside space and now most new flats have a balcony or terrace that, with ...

Read More »

Best of the rest: How Marco Silva transformed Watford after a forgettable season under Walter Mazzarri

It is too early for the Premier League table to take shape but the most impressive of the league’s lesser 14 teams so far this season has arguably been Watford – even though they head into Saturday’s trip to Swansea City off the back of one of the most one-sided games of the season, a 6-0 defeat at Manchester City. ...

Read More »

Brexit talks: Michel Barnier says Theresa May's Florence speech shows a 'constructive spirit' to move quickly

Michel Barnier has said Theresa May‘s speech in Florence shows a “constructive spirit” to progress move on Brexit negotiations quickly. The European Union’s chief negotiator said the Prime Minister’s call for a two-year transition period and commitment to maintain some payments to Brussels showed a “willingness” to move forward. But he also made clear that any future relationship would have ...

Read More »

Fingerprint test can tell if you've taken cocaine, even when you've washed your hands

Police will be able to tell if someone has used cocaine within seconds simply by taking their fingerprints after a new forensic test was developed by scientists in the UK and the Netherlands. After taking cocaine, people produce two different chemicals as they metabolise the drug and these substances are present in their sweat. The researchers found that using a ...

Read More »