Month: January 2019

Man, 19, Jassir shot and another stabbed in London

A teenager has been shot and a man was stabbed in two separate attacks in London on Friday night.

The first incident saw a 19-year-old man suffering a gunshot injury in Loxford Lane, Ilford.

Police were called to the scene at 23.41pm after receiving reports of shots fired and the victim was taken to an east London hospital.

His injuries are not co,上海品茶会所Natalie,nsidered life threatening.

Shortly after, police were called to further shots fired in High road, Ilford, but there were no reported injuries.

Both incidents are being treated as linked.

The second separate attack last night saw a man, in his 50s, stabbed on Kings Road, Chelsea, at 12.15am.

His injuries are also not considered life threatening but is currently being treated in hospital.

No arrests have yet been made for either of the separate incidents.

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Who is Princ Jonathaness Haya Bint Al Hussein and why has she fled Dubai?

A DIPLOMATIC crisis has apparently been sparked between Germany and the United Arab Emirates after Princess Haya reportedly left her husband – who rules Dubai – in fear of her safety.

But who is Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein and why has she left Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum?

Who is Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein?

Princess Haya is the second wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum – Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai.

The 45-year-old is the younger half-sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan.

She was educated at Oxford University, and represented Jordan at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, in showjumping.

In 2004, Princess Haya married Sheikh Mohammed – who founded Britain’s biggest racing stables, Godolphin.

According to her official website, “sport has been a dominant part of life for Princess Haya since childhood.

“Having experienced the power of sport in her own life, she works tirelessly to give others, especially young girls, a similar experience.”

Showjumping remains a strong passion, with the royal being a former president of the International Equestrian Federation, and a member of the International Olympic Committee.

Her website explains that she has “been motivated by the belief that sport improves lives, empowers women and breaks down barriers between people and nations.”

Apart from being involved in humanitarian work, Princess Haya is also the vice-president of the Royal Windsor Horse Show and, up until recently, was regularly photographed at this and other major events on the racing calendar.

In an interview with Emirates Woman three years ago, Princess Haya said that she “always wanted to be a journalist” as she’s “passionate about newspapers and magazines”.

She spoke glowingly about her two children, daughter Sheikha Al Jalila, and son Sheikh Zayed, who apparently “loves the desert” and “everything that papa does”.

Princess Haya told the website that Sheikh Mohammed built up a resistance to scorpion stings from a young age, as elders in the tribe purposefully had him and other kids stung to increase their resilience.

She explained: “They weren’t deathly, but Sheikh Mohammed was always waking up finding scorpions in his bed.”

Emirates Woman described her as having a “sparkle in her eyes when she talks about her husband, and her admiration for him and her children is palpable”.

Why has she left Sheikh Moha,上海品茶会所Benjamin,mmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum?

It’s not clear, as yet, why Princess Haya has allegedly left her husband.

But, it’s understood that she has taken £31million to start a new life, requested asylum, and filed for divorce.

The Times reports that she is said to have been granted permission to remain in Germany with the couple’s children.

However, a mystery remains as to her precise whereabouts, as she’s not been seen in public since the second half of last month, and the ,上海品茶微信Selim,royal did not accompany her husband at Royal Ascot in June.

Authorities in Dubai, the UAE federal government and Germany have declined to respond to questions about reports of her disappearance.

But, The Times says, no one has denied them.

Princess Haya is said to have told friends she chose to flee to Germany as she “didn’t trust UK authorities to hand her back”.

It is another blow to the Sheikh, after it was claimed last year that one of his daughters, Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, was being kept in Dubai.

She has not been seen since trying to flee the family’s £75million estate in Surrey in 2000, aged 19.

Relatives say Sheikha Latifa is “safe” in Dubai.

How has the Sheikh reacted to his wife’s disappearance?

He is said to have asked authorities in Berlin to return the princess, son Zayed, seven, and daughter Al Jalila, 11, to the UAE.

But they have refused and security officials are said to be protecting her.

This has sparked a diplomatic crisis between Germany and the UAE.

Since Princess Haya disappeared, Sheikh Mohammed has written two poems, in English and Arabic, alluding to her loss.

In one, ‘Affection in Your Eyes’, posted on his poetry website, he appears to lament her fleeing the family home.

He writes about noticing “reproach” in the other person’s eyes in his poem, assumed to be addressed to his wife.

A “fatal arrow” has “pierced my soul and left me insane”.

But, he pleads, “Let the past be; soften your heart, Forgive my mistakes, and reward my good deeds.”

47-ye Chazar-old dead after being found fatally injured in street

A man’s been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after another man was found injured in a street and later died in hospital.

Police are appealing for anyone with information or CCTV footage to come forward after the 47-year-old man’s death in Coleshill Terrace, Llanelli .

The road has been closed while police invest,上海品茶会所Adelaide,igate, and the man’s next of kin have been informed.

Det Chief Insp Anthony, who is leading the investigation, said: “I need to speak to anyone who saw or heard anything along Coleshill Terrace this morning (29 June), between the hours of approximately 1am and 4am.

“I’d also like to hear from anyone in the street who has private CCTV attached to their property.

“A man was found injured in the street and was conveyed to hospital, where he died shortly after.

“If you have,上海品茶工作室Marisol, any information, please contact my team via 101, quoting reference number DP-20190629-072.

“Residents will notice a large police presence in the street – they are all there as part of the ongoing investigation, but I’d like to reassure anyone who is concerned, we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident at this time.”

Why Grant McCann must ta Jassirke positive track record into the start of Hull City’s 2019/20 campaign

It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

That’s what many Hull City fans will tell you, following their disastrous start to the 2018/19 season under Nigel Adkins.

The Tigers took just four points from their opening six fixtures last season, leaving them staring an early relegation battle in the face.

Defeats to Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers, Stoke City and Derby County set a very negative mood around the KCOM Stadium, with pundits alike predicting a tough old s,上海品茶会所Elijah,eason for Adkins’ side.

As we all know, a mid-season run of six straight wins catapulted them up the table and away from danger. From that point onwards, relegation was never a worry as the club ended the season in 13th place.

Hull City head coach Grant McCann

However, this season, many are tipping Hull City to be back in the thick of the battle to avoid the drop into League One.

Grant McCann is the new man at the helm, and although he’s been talking up City’s top-six ambitions, many would settle for a nice finish in mid-table obscurity.

Fraizer Campbell and David Marshall are leaving, the wage budget has been cut and Matt Ingram is the only new face through the door, with five weeks until the new season.

The Tigers early season fixtures could set the pace. On paper, McCann has a relatively friendly-looking welcome to the Championship, with home fixtures against Reading, Blackburn and Wigan all in the first six matches.

Trips to Mil,上海品茶QQElsa,lwall and Brentford are never easy, but there isn’t anything for the Tigers to particularly fear, with their toughest assignment against promotion-chasing Bristol City at the KCOM.

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So, with that in mind, McCann cannot afford a slow start, as City have been so guilty of in recent seasons.

There has been a sense of stumbling into their new campaign in recent history, rather than hitting it straight on.

Given the hectic nature of pre-season so far, that puts even more onus on a positive start for the Irishman, making his debut at this level.

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His track record as a manager in League One does offer cause for optimism, however.

During McCann’s first season at Peterborough, Posh accumulated ten points from their opening six matches, with three wins along the way.

That’s not setting the world alight, sure, but it’s certainly not a dreadful start, either.

The year after, it was even better, as Peterborough sat proudly near the top end of the division, having taken 13 points from their first six 2017/18 fixtures.

That season got off to a flying start but trickled to an end as McCann was sacked in March after a winless run of seven games.

At Doncaster, where they finished in the play-offs, his start was again steady. Nine points from the opening six saw Rovers sit in upper mid-table, a position McCann would surely love City to be in after six games.

McCann finished sixth with Doncaster last season

Whilst uncertainty surrounds the futures of Jarrod Bowen, Kamil Grosicki and Co, and McCann will certainly need to strengthen his options in the remaining weeks of the window, the importance of City getting off to a fast start should not be forgotten.

McCann will know what he’s up against, but, as he keeps protesting, he is an ambitious manager, which should make him the best man to ensure history doesn’t repeat itself.

Met Off Chazice says today is hottest day of year – and Manchester could hit 31C

The Met Office have confirmed that today is the hottest day of the year so far – and sa,上海品茶会所Chloe,id temperatures could hit 31C in Manchester.

Temperatures have topped the mercury in Surrey at 30.8C so far, but are expected to climb across the country throughout the afternoon, the Mirror reports .

The Met Office tweeted shortly after midday: “It is officially the #hottestdayoftheyear so far, with Charlwood currently at 30.8C. Temperatures will continue to rise throughout the afternoon #heatwaveuk.”

But forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms for parts of northern England and southwest Scotland between 6pm and midnight, with a chance of sudden flooding, power cuts and travel disruption.

Soaring heat is expected to continuing sweeping southern England, with the mercury in London predicted to climb to a scorching 35C later today.

London could be hotter than the Caribbean and Hawaii, possibly breaking June’s 35.6C UK record, set on June 29, 1957, in London.

If it breaks the record, it could be the hottest June day for 178 years.

Friday was the hottest day of the year, according to the Met Office.

The working week ended with the mercury hitting 30C (86F) at around 3.50pm at Achnagart in Scotland on Friday, beating 2019’s previous hottest day of 28.8C (84F) on June 2.

The Met Office temperature forecast for Manchester

A cold front moving in from the west was predicted to bring iso,上海品茶微信Emma,lated showers from mid-morning across parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland today.

While thousands flocked to beaches and parks to soak up the sun, temperatures in northern towns and cities struggled to reach the high 20s.

Glasgow is predicted to reach 24C this afternoon, Newcastle is set to peak at 26C, Belfast just 21C and Blackpool 24C.

Mancunians will enjoy temperatures up to 31C later today, Coventry is predicted to hit 30C and Ipswich 27C.

Festival goers in the hot weather at the Glastonbury Festival

A big change is expected on Sunday on the back of westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean, with sunny spells predicted across the UK to be interspersed with showers.

Thousands of beach-goers have headed to the coast today to soak up the rays, lining beachfronts with colourful towels and parasoles, while sunbathers took to Primrose Hill in London.

Organisers at Glastonbury Festival tweeted advice to revellers to stay safe in the heat, wear sunscreen, seek shade, wear a hat and drink water.

Swimmers at the Lido in Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire

“It’s another hot one! A reminder that ALL of the 800+ taps on site provide free drinking water, and most don’t have queues,” they tweeted.

“Plus, bars offer free water and food traders have canned water & soft drinks available to purchase.”

A packed Brighton beach

Paddleboarders took to West Bay Harbour in Dorset while people line the banks of the River Avon in Warwickshire to watch rowers.

Hot and sunnyweatheris expected to peak across central, east and south-east part of England, with the risk of thunderstorms later in the day across eastern Scotland and northeast England.

People enjoy the sunshine and hot weather on Bournemouth beach

The far west and northwestern part of the UK are experiencing a cooler and breezy weather as temperature stays around 22C on average.

Cloudier compared to recent days, though still some spells of strong sunshine. Scattered showers developing, largely in the north and far west. Cooler, but still feeling pleasant in any sunshine.

A lioness cools down beside a sprinkler at Blair Drummond Safari Park

France recorded its all-time hottest temperature, a sweltering 44.3C on Friday as ‘the tongue of fire’ inched closer to the UK.

People take part in a beach netball tournament on Boscombe Beach in Bournemouth

Officials in Paris have installed hundreds of extra water fountains in a bid to prevent a repeat of 2003 tragedy which resulted in hundreds of casualties.

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Hundreds of firefighters battled today to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy.

People in the sea at the coastal town of Troon in Ayrshire, Scotland

In the Gard region, where France’s highest temperature on record was registered on Friday at 45.9 degrees Celsius (114 degrees Fahrenheit), scores of fires burned some 600 hectares (about 1,500 acres) of land and destroyed several houses and vehicles, emergency services said.

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More than 700 firefighters and 10 aircraft were mobilised to tackle the fires in the Gard, some of which caused sections of motorways to be temporarily closed. Several firefighters were hurt but no serious injuries were reported.

The World Meteorological Organization said this week that 2019 was on track to be among the world’s hottest years, and 2015-2019 would then be the hottest five-year period on record.

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Jo Whiley at Glastonbury Festival: Why everyone w Jonathananted to know how to get THAT dress

BBC presenter and DJ Jo Whiley caused quite the storm while presenting Glastonbury Festival, as fans tried to figure out where her dress was from.

The 53-year-old is known for her stylish looks -including a collaboration with high street chain Mint Velvet.

But Whiley’s dress has sparked a lot of questions as viewers try to desperately figure out where it’s from… and where they can get their hands on one.

Jo Whiley (far left) and the dress which sparked a thousand questions (Image: BBC)

Unfortunately, we have yet to find exactly where Whiley’s blue number today was from – but we have done the next best thing, and found some similar alternatives.

So if you want to channel Jo Whiley’s festival vibes, here are some options you might like.

One of the closest matches we could find was this boho dress from Desigual.

(Image: Desigual)

While it’s not the cheapest of dresses, at over £100, it’s perfect for summer and has the same bohemian vibe that Whiley’s dress has.

It’s a similar kaftan shape, wit,上海品茶微信Darcy,h its own take on a mandela-inspired pattern.

You can buy one here, for $130.

At totally the other end of the spectrum, price-wise, is this floral dress on Amazon.

(Image: Amazon UK)

It has a similar length to Whiley’s, with gorgeous shades of blue and floral designs.

The dress comes in sizes 6-18, with a a relaxed wrap around fit.

Prices for this dress range from £12.99 to £17.95.

Amazon has a few options, including this kaftan,上海品茶会所Franklin, cover-up.

(Image: Amazon UK)

It’s not got the same hemline as Whiley’s dress, but comes in a range of colours and has a really similar neckline.

It’s also really light, so perfect for the beach – without being an expensive purchase.

You can buy this dress for £15.99 to £23.44.

This dress from H&M is also reminiscent of Whiley’s outfit, with a similar boho feel and relaxed fit.

(Image: H&M)

It’s only available in a select number of stores, so you’ll have to move quick to get it.

You can buy it for £34.99, and see more about it here.

If you know where Jo Whiley’s dress was from, let us know!

Until then, happy shopping!

Boris Jassir Johnson praises Trump, saying US president has 'many, many good qualities'

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The Tory leadership frontrunner said the Republican had got the US economy “motoring” and that he wanted to emulate some of Mr Trump’s tax cuts.

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A woman is fighting for her life after an attempted murder bid by an armed gang of men in Greenock.

A group of men armed with weapons attacked the 37-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man on Belville Street, Greenock, on Friday evening.

Cops raced to the scene after the violent attack left the woman with serious injuries.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sold the idea of his Manchester United rebuild to Aaron Wan-Bissaka ahead of making the full-back his second summer signing.

The 21-year-old completed an initial £45million move to Old Trafford on Saturday, signing a five-year deal with the option for a further year.

Ahead of completing the transfer the England Under-21 international revealed he’d met with Solskjaer, who had revealed his plans to restore United to past glories.

It’s now six years since the club last won the Premier League title in Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season at the club but Solskjaer is determined to bring a measure of success back at Old Trafford.

To do that he has laid out plans to rebuild the squad around young, hungry players, and after hearing his brief for the club Wan-Bissaka couldn’t wait to be a part of it.

“I have spoken to him and he has told me how he feels about me. Ole has reassured me about his plans, what he is going to do with the team,” Wan-Bissaka said in an interview with the official United app.

“That is something I want to be a part of. It was the gaffer’s decision and his plan to rebuild, and to bring the team back to where it is supposed to be. I wanted to be a part of that plan.”

Wan-Bissaka’s rise has been a rapid one, with just 42 Premier League appearances for Crystal Palace to his name so far, and one of the first came in a 3-2 defeat to United in March 2018.

“United [at Selhurst Park] was my second game in the Premier League and the game wasn’t going to be easy for me, I knew that,” he said.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has signed a five-year deal at United, with the option for a further year

“So with me I had to just concentrate and at the same time it was good to play against these players. These are superstars. I learned a lot from that game, playing against them, which has helped me in my development.”

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Since then he’s become one of the league’s best defenders and he admits it was a significant turning point.

“T,上海品茶会所Louise,hat is when I realised my actual strengths, from playing against him,” Wan-Bissaka said of the training ground duel with Zaha.

“It was not easy and it was always a challenge, but at the same time it helped me and made me realise what it is to play against players like him in the Premier League.”

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Paul Gascoigne mocks Snoop Dogg as Gazza dons dreadlocks and smoke Jonathans giant ‘joint’ in video

Rangers legend Paul Gascoigne has hit back at Snoop Dogg on Twitter with a bizarre mickey taking video as he upped the ante in their online spat.

The American rapper – who once c laimed to be a Celtic fan after watching the Hoops beat Barcelona in the Champions League in 2012 – sparked outrage earlier this week when he picked on Gazza with a cruel Instagram post about the dangers of alcohol abuse.

The 47-year-old singer is a well-known marijuana advocate and he compared his drug use over a 20 year period to that of the former England, Rangers, Lazio and Spurs midfielder.

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Fans immediately jumped to Gazza’s defence saying there was no need for Snoop to take aim at the troubled star who has suffered from alcohol abuse and mental health problems.

Snoop Dogg, pictured wearing a Celtic strip, decided to take a cruel pop at Rangers legend Gazza

Gazza, 54, later branded Snoop Dogg a “t***” and an “arse” over the post.

He took to Twitter to say: “Morning @ SnoopDogg get your lazy arse,上海品茶工作室Dilara, out of bed it’s walkies time woof woof you ugly t*** LOVE GAZZA xxx”

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And now the Ibrox icon has a uploaded a video to Twitter that shows him wearing fake dreadlocks and pretending to smoke a giant joint while saying: “Snoop, Snoopy Dogg, woof, I’m coming for ya”.

Many fans enjoyed the joke and Caroline Dovaston said: “Brilliant Gazza. So good to see you back doing the 2nd best thing you can do. Being funny after playing football of course. Stay strong sweetheart. I have been sober for 10 years now and if I can do it then anyone can.”

Aaron Taylor tweeted: “Keep the videos coming Gaza. You make me laugh man.”

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YesdupTrebor said: “I think this sh*t needs taking down a notch. Can Warren G and Jimmy Five Bellies meet as peace envoys on neutral territory perhaps?

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