Chelsea’s squad to face West Ham United in today’s English Premier League, EPL, tie has been revealed. According to Football London, Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has named 24 players to tackle West Ham at the London Stadium. Chelsea head to the game after playing a goalless draw with Brighton in their...
Augsburg will take on FC Koln in the Bundesliga on Friday, with the visitors looking to build on their win against RB Leipzig in midweek as they attempt to escape from the relegation zone. The home team, meanwhile, are not completely safe yet, but a win against Koln would ensure...
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will not have a public celebration for her 95th birthday, according to royal sources. The reigning monarch is understood to have “no plans” to mark the event on Wednesday, which is her first birthday without her husband Prince Philip in 73 years, sources have told DPA. Philip,...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday cancelled his upcoming trip to India due to rising coronavirus cases there. A joint statement from the British and Indian governments was published on Monday which read: “In the light of the current coronavirus situation, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not be able to...
There have been more than 1 million deaths related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Europe, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. “Last week, we surpassed 1 million confirmed COVID-19 deaths in the WHO European Region. “The situation in our region is serious: 1.6 million new cases are reported every...
Six suspected drug dealers have been arrested in Berlin for allegedly running a cocaine delivery service in the German capital, investigators said on Tuesday. Around 200 officers raided 14 properties in the early morning hours, a statement from police said. This followed on from a five-month investigation into 13 suspects of...
Consultations between the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UK over a new, and more contagious, strain of the coronavirus are underway. The WHO Representative to Russia, Melita Vujnovic, gave the indication on Monday. Last week, the UK government announced that the mutated coronavirus strain that can transmit up to 70-per...
A verdict is expected on Wednesday in the trial of 14 people accused of helping to organise a terrorist attack on the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in January 2015. Prosecutors have demanded sentences of between five years and life for the alleged attackers, three of whom...
The Guatemalan national police on Tuesday reported that a plane with tonnes of cocaine aboard crashed in the Guatemalan municipality of Champerico, killing one person. The police (Drug Enforcement Division) aid on facebook that it found 1,028 bags of cocaine aboard the crashed plane and two foreigners have been detained. According...
Schalke 04 ended their 22-match winless run which stretched back to February with a 4-1 victory over amateurs Schweinfurt on Tuesday in a postponed German Cup first-round match. It was not the biggest stage, but it was a memorable win and the Royal Blues will be breathing a massive sigh...
The central German city of Erfurt has cancelled its Christmas market this year due to the coronavirus situation, it announced on Sunday after a crisis meeting. The cancellation is part of a new general decree that the city plans to publish on its website on Monday and which will apply...
A military transport plane, carrying air force cadets, crashed and burst into flames near a highway in north-eastern Ukraine on Friday evening, killing at least 22 people on board, officials said. The Antonov An-26 aircraft crashed while trying to land during a training exercise, the General Staff of the Armed...
President Alexander Lukashenko is not the legitimate president of Belarus, the European Union said on Thursday. EU said his abrupt swearing-in on Wednesday went directly against the will of the people. “The so-called ‘inauguration’ and the new mandate claimed by Aleksander Lukashenko lack any democratic legitimacy. “This `inauguration’ directly contradicts the will...
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said on Thursday it plans to commence flight tests for Boeing Co’s 737 MAX plane in Vancouver, Canada, in the week starting Sept. 7. EASA’s test flights come more than two months after the U.S. regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration, and Boeing completed...
The European Commission said on Thursday it had signed a contract on behalf of EU states with British drug-maker AstraZeneca for the supply of at least 300 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The move follows an advance purchase agreement signed by Brussels with AstraZeneca earlier in August. It is...
Europe is entering a “tricky moment” with the new school year, and while classrooms have not played a major role in spreading coronavirus, there is growing evidence of youth infecting other people at social gatherings, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. Older people must protect themselves with a...
The city of Berlin will put thousands of police on the streets at the weekend to enforce a ban on demonstrations opposing measures imposed to stem the coronavirus pandemic after marchers at a recent rally failed to wear masks or keep their distance. Andreas Geisel, the Berlin interior senator, said...