Borussia Dortmund v PSG: Champions League last 16 – live!
by Simon Burnton on fevereiro 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Live first-leg updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offAtlético v Liverpool – live with Barry Glendenning!And do get in touch! Email Simon or tweet him 8.00pm GMT 1 min: Peeeeeep! The home side get the game started! 7.59pm GMT They’re out, hands have been shaken and coin tossed. It’s football time! Well, very nearly. Continue reading...
Brit awards 2020: follow the red carpet, winners and performances live!
by Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Laura Snapes and Lanre Bakare on fevereiro 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Can Stormzy, Dave, Billie Eilish and more win big at the biggest night in British music? Follow our liveblog to find out 8.00pm GMT The warm up DJ is doing a good impression of a guy working the waltzers at a fairground boshing out Sigala Sweet Lovin’ far too loud while industry bods mill about. Dave gets a big cheer when he’s announced, but people absolutely lose it when Billie Eilish is announced, and Lizzo, who is also playing live. Stormzy and Mabel are popular as well; Harry Styles and Lewis Capaldi produce audible squeals from the crowd. No one seems bothered about Rod Stewart. Poor Rod. 7.58pm GMT Ok, so as we approach the start of the show at 8pm, here’s the decidedly phallocentric list of who’s up for what this year.Group of the yearColdplayFoalsBring Me the HorizonD-Block EuropeBastille Related: Brit awards 2020: who will win every award … and who should Continue reading...
Atlético Madrid v Liverpool: Champions League last 16 – live!
by Barry Glendenning on fevereiro 18, 2020 at 7:59 pm
Live first-leg updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offDortmund v PSG – live with Simon Burnton!And do get in touch! Email Barry or tweet him 7.59pm GMT Not long now: The teams make their way out of the tunnel on to the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, led by referee Szymon Marciniak and his team of match officials. They line up for the last of the pre-match niceties – a blast of the Champions League anthem and some handshakes – and kick-off is just a minute away. 7.50pm GMT 0 - @atletienglish have never lost at home under Diego Simeone in the @ChampionsLeague knockout stages (W8 D4). In those 12 games, they’ve only conceded two goals. Fortress#AtletiLFC #ChampionsLeague #AtleticoMadrid pic.twitter.com/SpvGwbXuyf Continue reading...
Trump falsely declares himself 'the chief law enforcement officer' of the US – live
by Joan E Greve in Washington (now), Paul Owen (earlier) on fevereiro 18, 2020 at 7:56 pm
Trump is incorrect – attorney general is chief law enforcement officerTrump approves two more pardons, Rod Blagojevich and Bernard KerikBloomberg has qualified for Wednesday’s Democratic debateHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 7.56pm GMT Three senior congressional Republicans -- Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, House minority leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate judiciary committee chairman Lindsey Graham -- have issued a statement in support of attorney general William Barr.The statement describes Barr as “a man of the highest character and unquestionable integrity” and dismisses calls for the attorney general to resign.INBOX: Mitch McConnell, Kevin McCarthy and Lindsey Graham issue statement defending AG William Barr."The nation is fortunate that President Trump chose such a strong and selfless public servant to lead the Department of Justice." pic.twitter.com/iWrhSFStxH 7.47pm GMT In the White House’s statement on the pardons of Bernard Kerik and Michael Milken, a number of prominent figures from conservative media and the Trump administration are mentioned as supporters of the pardons.WH press release on Kerik and Milken pardons mentions support from numerous figures from Trump world and conservative media. pic.twitter.com/9ZuxeNcc1y Continue reading...
No 10 under pressure to say whether it vetted 'racist' Andrew Sabisky
by Peter Walker and Kate Proctor on fevereiro 18, 2020 at 7:44 pm
Cummings’ strategy under fire after exit of adviser who argued intelligence is linked to raceDowning Street has come under intense pressure to say whether it vetted a No 10 adviser who argued that intelligence is linked to race, amid fresh questions about chief aide Dominic Cummings’ drive to employ “misfits and weirdos” to work under him.A day after Andrew Sabisky said he would step down as a “contractor” to Downing Street because of the furore about his posts online, Labour wrote to Boris Johnson asking him to explain how the appointment was made, and whether the prime minister agreed with Sabisky’s views. Continue reading...