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'GoT's Lena Headey: Turning down Harvey Weinstein 'impacted a decade of my working life'

Lena Headey says her career may have been different if she hadn't encountered Harvey Weinstein. She gave a new interview to Britain's Sunday Times.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Britain, Harvey Weinstein, Usa Today, Sunday Times, Lena Headey

David De Gea set to out-earn Arsenal & Man United stars with mega £90m deal

David De Gea & Manchester United The Sunday Times’ Jonathan Northcroft has an update on Man United’s attempts to lock David De Gea down to a new contract. De Gea’s Man United contract was set to expire this coming summer before the Red Devils activated an option to extend his deal for another year. That means that De Gea will be free to leave Manchester United at the end of next season unless the parties reach agreement over a new contract. So will the parties reach an agreement? According to t...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Fergie, Mesut Ozil, David De Gea, Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku, Sunday Times, Man United, United, Red Devils, Juan Mata

Bayern’s Arjen Robben calls Liverpool’s Anfield ‘the worst stadium’

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich Liverpool take on Bayern Munich this Tuesday night at Anfield in the Champions League. The return leg at the Allianz Arena is on March 13. Liverpool are joint-top of the Premier League, only behind Man City on goal difference. Bayern are second in the Bundesliga behind Borussia Dortmund. Arjen Robben calls Anfield ‘the worst stadium’ Prior to this week’s clash, Arjen Robben has spoken to the Sunday Times in a fresh interview. Robben has played plenty of matches at A...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Iran, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Sunday Times, Man City, Reds, Robben, Augsburg

Manchester United target Ajax’s Edwin van der Sar

Man United & Ajax’s Edwin van der Sar The Sunday Times have recycled a possible transfer rumour for Man United fans. It’s reported in the broadsheet that Man United are considering a move for Ajax’s Edwin van der Sar. Van der Sar moved to Old Trafford back in 2005. The Dutch keeper was the first player to join Man United after the Glazers bought the club. As a 34-year-old, Van der Sar joined United from Fulham for just £1.5m. Now 48, could van der Sar sign for Man United again in 2019? Edwin v...
Tags: Atlanta, Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho, David De Gea, Paul Mitchell, Sky Sports, Fulham, Sunday Times, Man United, United, Edwin Van Der Sar, De Gea

David De Gea set out out-earn Arsenal & Man United stars with mega £90m deal

David De Gea & Manchester United The Sunday Times’ Jonathan Northcroft has an update on Man United’s attempts to lock David De Gea down to a new contract. De Gea’s Man United contract was set to expire this coming summer before the Red Devils activated an option to extend his deal for another year. That means that De Gea will be free to leave Manchester United at the end of next season unless the parties reach agreement over a new contract. So will the parties reach an agreement? According to t...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Fergie, Mesut Ozil, David De Gea, Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku, Sunday Times, Man United, United, Red Devils, Juan Mata

Daily Crunch: SoftBank bets big on autonomous delivery

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. SoftBank’s next bet: $940M into autonomous delivery startup Nuro Nuro has raised $940 million in financing from the SoftBank Vision Fund, a whopping amount that will be used to expand its delivery service, add new partners, hire employees and scale up its fleet of self-driving bots. The autonomous ...
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Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child abuse

The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an investigation into underage use of dating apps published by the Sunday Times yesterday. The newspaper found  more than 30 cases of child rape have been investigated by police related to use of dating apps including Grindr and Tinder since 2015.  It reports that one 13-year-old boy with a profile on the Grindr app was raped or abused by at least 21 men.  The Sunday Times also f...
Tags: Social, Apps, Europe, UK, Instagram, Tinder, Social Media, Tech, Bbc, Policy, Dating, Regulation, United Kingdom, Child Abuse, Dating Apps, Times

Chelsea’s Gonzalo Higuain may have outscored Man City’s Sergio Aguero – Graeme Souness

Manchester City vs Chelsea Can Chelsea beat Man City again? The Blues became the first side in the Premier League this season to beat Man City in the league. Goals from N’Golo Kante and David Luiz earned the Pensioners a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Yet the Sky Blues will be highly motivated to exert revenge on Sunday. A win for Pep Guardiola’s men will lift them above Liverpool into first. Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-0 at Anfield yesterday. Gonzalo Higuain vs Sergio Aguero In his weekly Sund...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Juventus, Bournemouth, Graeme Souness, Huddersfield, Sergio Aguero, Anfield, Ac Milan

We Met Jamie Dornan To Talk About His Role In A Private War

In the midst of awards season and a flurry of buzzy new releases, A Private War may have slipped beneath your radar but – trust us – it's worth popping up there. And if Marie Colvin (played by Rosamund Pike in the film) isn't a name you're already familiar with, allow me to introduce you.Colvin was an award-winning journalist for The Sunday Times who died in 2012, at the age of 56, while covering the Assad regime and the violence against the local population in Homs, Syria. She was renowned for...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Jamie Dornan, Jordan, Rosamund Pike, Assad, Sunday Times, Sri Lanka, Homs Syria, Dornan, Colvin, Conroy, Marie Colvin, Paul Conroy, Refinery29 Marie, Conroy Conroy

'Surprising' choice: police chief Sara Thornton tipped to be anti-slavery tsar

MPs raise fears over unconfirmed appointment that reflects focus on law enforcement rather than victimsMPs have expressed surprise over the appointment of one of Britain’s most senior police officers as Theresa May’s anti-slavery commissioner, eight months after the previous postholder resigned citing government interference.Sara Thornton, chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, will take up the post later this year, the Sunday Times reported, although the Home Office did not confirm the a...
Tags: UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Home Office, Global development, Slavery, Sunday Times, National Police Chiefs ' Council, Sara Thornton

EU agrees no-deal Brexit compensation for Irish farmers - report

The European Commission has agreed to compensate Irish farmers for a collapse in market value in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Irish edition of the Sunday Times newspaper said, quoting Irish government and EU sources.
Tags: Money, Eu, businessNews, European Commission, Sunday Times

Arsenal can hand Liverpool the title at Man City – Graeme Souness

Man City vs Arsenal Liverpool have a five point lead above Man City at the top of the table. That’s after both Liverpool and Man City dropped points in midweek action last time out. Newcastle stunned Man City with a 2-1 win at St James’ Park, while Leicester held Liverpool to a 1-1 draw at Anfield. Man City are back in action today when Arsenal visit the Etihad Stadium. Should the Sky Blues win, Liverpool’s lead will be cut down to two points. West Ham host Liverpool on Monday night at the Lond...
Tags: City, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, West Ham, Graeme Souness, Leicester, Sunday Times, Man City, St James Park, Emery

Queen to be evacuated if Brexit turns ugly – reports

Cold war plans revived to move royals to safe locations away from London if unrest follows no dealBritish officials have revived cold war emergency plans to relocate the royal family should there be riots in London if Britain suffers a disruptive departure from the European Union, two Sunday newspapers have reported.“These emergency evacuation plans have been in existence since the cold war but have now been repurposed in the event of civil disorder following a no-deal Brexit,” the Sunday Times ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, London, European Union, UK News, Britain, Monarchy, The Queen, Sunday Times, Brexit, Cabinet Office, Jacob Rees-Mogg

Paul Conroy on Marie Colvin: 'Her curiosity overtook any sense of staying alive'

Conroy, injured in the blast that killed Colvin in Syria, says his friend was far from fearless, but she was all the braver for itPaul Conroy is elated. When we meet, the news has just broken that a court in Washington DC has ruled that the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad is liable for the killing of the Sunday Times correspondent Marie Colvin and the French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik in a rebel-held enclave of Homs in February 2012. Conroy, who was the Sunday Times photographer working with C...
Tags: Media, World news, Newspapers, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Washington Dc, Bashar Al Assad, War reporting, Sunday Times, Homs, Colvin, Conroy, Marie Colvin, Paul Conroy, Remi Ochlik

US court finds Assad regime liable for Marie Colvin's death in Syria

Syria ordered to pay $300m over death of Sunday Times journalist in ‘targeted’ shelling in 2012The Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad has been held liable by a US court for the extrajudicial killing of the Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin and ordered to pay $300m dollars (£228m) in punitive damages.In a judgment published on Thursday, the Syrian government was found to have targeted journalists deliberately during the country’s civil war in order to “intimidate newsgathering” and suppre...
Tags: Media, US, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Bashar Al Assad, Assad, Sunday Times, Marie Colvin

Duchess Meghans Sister Samantha Markle Says Shes Writing a Second Tell-All Book

Samantha Markle Kevin Manning/MEGA Samantha Markle seemingly has a lot to say. Duchess Meghan’s half-sister revealed she’s writing not one — but two — tell-all books about her younger sibling. Meghan Markle’s Family: Everything We Know “I couldn’t help but let it slip!” Markle, 54, tweeted to her followers on Sunday, December 27. “There are actually two books coming out! ‘In the Shadows of the Duchess I and II.’” Markle also added two hashtags hinting at possible release date...
Tags: London, California, Religion, Harry, Scotland Yard, Times, Sunday Times, Samantha, US Weekly, Kensington Palace, Meghan, Markle, Twickenham England, MEGHAN MARKLE, Harry In, Samantha Markle

Sir Alex Ferguson explains why Leo Messi is better than Diego Maradona

Sir Alex Ferguson on Hugh McIlvanney Last week, aged 84, legendary sports writer Hugh McIlvanney died. McIlvanney spent much of his life writing for the British Sunday papers. After starting with The Observer, McIlvanney spent 23 years with The Sunday Times. This weekend the Sunday Times has paid tribute to McIlvanney and his writings. In one of the more eye-catching columns carries Sir Alex Ferguson’s thoughts on the Scottish scribe: He was above them all, without question. I had a lot of nigh...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Alex Ferguson, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ferguson, William Shakespeare, Graeme Souness, Messi, Sunday Times, Man United, Diego Maradona, Ander Herrera, Burns, Robert Burns, Leo Messi, Soho

Why Chelsea should be upset with Leicester’s Jamie Vardy

Chelsea vs Sheffield Wednesday Chelsea are back in cup action on Sunday when Sheffield Wednesday travel to Stamford Bridge. The Blues will be favourites to book their spot in the FA Cp 5th round against the Owls. Chelsea come into the game after beating Tottenham on penalties in the Carabao Cup semi-final. Man City await the Pensioners in the League Cup final. Chelsea & Leicester’s Jamie Vardy In the Sunday Times, chief sports writer David Walsh has cast his eye over Maurizio Sarri’s job at C...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Tottenham, Sheffield, Ross Barkley, Leicester, Olivier Giroud, Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Sunday Times, Man City, United, Fernando Torres, Jamie Vardy, Napoli, Maurizio Sarri

Ander Herrera lifts the lid on Man United’s new attacking tactics after Arsenal

Arsenal 1 – Manchester United 3 Man United stretched their winning run under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to eight games at Arsenal on Friday night. Will Man United finish the season in the top four and by lifting a trophy? The doom and gloom of Jose Mourinho’s tenure at Old Trafford is long gone as United booked their spot in the fifth round of the FA Cup. Goals from Alexis Sanchez, Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial dumped Arsenal out the cup competition. Ander Herrera on Man United new attacking ...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham, Old Trafford, Arsenal, Alex Ferguson, Emirates, Mauricio Pochettino, Jose Mourinho, Stamford Bridge, Sunday Times, Man United, United

Stephen Rubin, owner of JD Sports, paid most tax in UK last year with £181m bill

Bet365 tycoons are second, Sir James Dyson is third and the Beckhams also feature in Sunday Times listStephen Rubin, the majority owner of JD Sports, has been revealed as Britain’s highest taxpayer in a list that also includes Sir James Dyson, Mike Ashley and the Beckham family.Rubin paid £181.6m in taxes in 2017-18, according to a study by the Sunday Times, with Denise, John and Peter Coates, owners of bet365, second on the list with a £156m tax bill. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, UK, Tax, UK News, Retail industry, Britain, Mike Ashley, JD Sports, James Dyson, Peter Coates, Sunday Times, Beckham, Rubin, Beckhams, Stephen Rubin, James Dyson Mike Ashley

Hugh McIlvanney, doyen of sportswriting, dies aged 84

Tributes flow for former Observer and Sunday Times writer who covered some of sport’s greatest eventsHugh McIlvanney, one of the most respected voices in British sports journalism, has died aged 84. Related: From the Vault: Requiem for the heavyweights | Guardian Classic Continue reading...
Tags: Sport, Sunday Times, McIlvanney, Hugh McIlvanney

Ireland will not engage in bilateral Brexit negotiations: minister

Ireland will not engage in bilateral talks on Brexit and will only negotiate as part of the 27 remaining members of the European Union, Ireland's European Affairs Minister Helen McEntee said on Monday. The Sunday Times reported British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a treaty with Ireland to remove the contentious backstop arrangement, and a member of the Northern Ireland party backing her in parliament said on Monday that direct talks between his party and the Irish government would be ...
Tags: News, Ireland, Theresa May, Northern Ireland, Sunday Times, Brexit, DUP, European Affairs, Helen McEntee, European Union Ireland

Tottenham’s Harry Kane mistake & Man United’s ‘perfect scenario’ – Graeme Souness

Fulham vs Tottenham Fulham host Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday. Spurs travel to Craven Cottage looking to return to winning ways. Mauricio Pochettino’s men lost 1-0 at Wembley last weekend to Manchester United. As for Fulham, can Claudio Ranieri keep the Cottagers in the top flight? Fulham are second bottom of the division with 14 points. Heading into the Spurs game, Fulham are already seven points behind fourth-bottom Newcastle. Harry Kane & Man United’s ‘perfect scenario’ In his ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Spurs, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Brighton, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wembley, Jose Mourinho, Claudio Ranieri, Graeme Souness, Harry Kane, Luis Suarez, Fulham, Sunday Times

UK's May wants Irish treaty to break Brexit impasse: paper

British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to seek a bilateral treaty with the Irish government as a way to remove the contentious backstop arrangement from Britain's divorce deal with the European Union, a newspaper reported. The Sunday Times said aides to May thought a deal with Ireland would remove the opposition to her Brexit plan from the Democratic Unionist Party that supports May's minority government and from pro-Brexit rebels in her Conservative Party. May suffered a heavy defeat in par...
Tags: UK, News, Conservative, European Union, Britain, Ireland, Theresa May, Conservative Party, Sunday Times, Brexit, May, Democratic Unionist party

Murdoch seeks permission to merge UK's Times and Sunday Times

Rupert Murdoch's London-based newspapers The Times and Sunday Times have asked the British government for permission to share resources across both titles, a move that is barred under rules imposed when the media mogul bought both newspapers in 1981.
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Chris Grayling: 'UK and EU determined to retain air links in any scenario'

Transport secretary insists Sunday Times article was 'categorically untrue'
Tags: Travel, UK, Eu, Transport, Chris Grayling, Sunday Times

West Ham’s ‘disloyal, anti-hero’s hero’ Marko Arnautovic compared to Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey

West Ham’s Marko Arnautovic & Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey David Walsh, the chief sports writer for the Sunday Times, has used his weekly column to compare West Ham’s Marko Arnautovic and Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey. By the looks of it, both Arnautovic and Ramsey maybe leaving their London employers soon. Arnautovic is thought to want to leave West Ham for a move to China. Ramsey is out of contract this summer at Arsenal. No agreement between the sides have been reached, and the midfielder is poised to le...
Tags: London, China, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Arsenal, Heathrow, West Ham, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez, Sunday Times, Marko Arnautovic, Walsh, Ramsey, Arnautovic

Takeover & transfers hinge of Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle commitment as contract extension is revealed

Rafa Benitez & Newcastle Will Newcastle United do any business in the January transfer window? Whenever that issue has been posed to Rafa Benitez in the last few weeks, the Newcastle boss has batted the question away. Why? Because the perception is that Benitez has been told that there’s little money available for new additions. Newcastle have spent only minimal money in recent times as Benitez worked a miracle last season with the Magpies as they finished in 10th place. At the same time, rumou...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Newcastle, Mike Ashley, Sunday Times, St James Park, Blackburn, Nottingham Forest, Matt Ritchie, Rafa Benitez, Christian Pulisic, Benitez, Alvaro Morata, Ashley

UK trade minister says '50-50' chance Brexit may be stopped: paper

Britain's trade minister Liam Fox said there is a "50-50" chance that Brexit may be stopped if parliament rejects the government's divorce deal with the European Union next month. "If we were not to vote for that, I'm not sure I would give it (Brexit) much more than 50-50," Fox, a leading supporter of leaving the EU, told the Sunday Times newspaper. With three months left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March 29, May's Brexit deal is floundering, opening up a range of possib...
Tags: UK, News, Eu, European Union, Fox, Britain, United Kingdom, Liam Fox, Sunday Times, Brexit

From Simon Cowell to jock straps: Marina Hyde’s Lost in Showbiz quiz of the year

What did Katy Perry send Taylor Swift as a peace offering? How did Stormy Daniels describe sex with Donald Trump? And what time does Mark Wahlberg get up?According to the daily schedule he posted in September, at what time does actor Mark Wahlberg get up in the morning?Before lunchBefore Farming TodayBefore even people who are featured in the long-running Sunday Times magazine feature A Life in the Day2.30amAs well as a cheque for $350,000, what did Paris Hilton give in November to victims of 20...
Tags: Hong Kong, Taylor Swift, Celebrity, Vladimir Putin, China, Life and style, Ukraine, United States, Katy Perry, Mark Wahlberg, Simon Cowell, Erykah Badu, Russell Crowe, Paris Hilton, Jessie J, Donald Trump