1 January 2018 News

Football, Military, Police, Liverpool, Iran were the most important topics in the news of the Monday 1 January 2018, but also: Dead, France, North Korea, Nuclear, Crime.

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News from 01/01/2018

Cross stuns Taylor in darts world final

Debutant Rob Cross stunned 16-time world champion Phil Taylor in the World Championship final on Monday.Taylor had been aiming for a 17th world...

New Year car torching, arrests up in France

France saw a jump in arrests on New Year's Eve as well as an increase in the number of cars torched by vandals, a ritual among revellers in the...

Quarter of land will be drier under 2 C warming : study

More than a quarter of Earth's land surface will become "significantly" drier even if humanity manages to limit global warming to two degrees...

Czechs, Slovaks mark 25 years since ‘Velvet Divorce’

Czechs and Slovaks on Monday marked a quarter century since the January 1, 1993 split of Czechoslovakia into two independent states, an amicable...

Manchester United lift Mourinho, Liverpool leave it late

Manchester United put a smile back on Jose Mourinho's face as fine goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard sealed a 2-0 win over Everton,...

Saudi, UAE introduce VAT in first for Gulf

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates introduced value-added tax from Monday, a first for the Gulf which has long prided itself on its tax-free,...

January shopping list for Europe’s top clubs – Kepa for Madrid?

Liverpool's £75 million ($100 million) splurge on Southampton's Virgil van Dijk indicated that the English Premier League will again be where...

Injured Coutinho, Salah miss Liverpool’s Burnley clash

Liverpool stars Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah were missing from the starting line-up as the Reds travelled to Burnley for Monday's Premier...

Ben Stokes given nod to play in IPL

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will be eligible to play in the Indian Premier League despite still waiting to hear if he will be charged over...

Vienna waltzes the world into 2018 with New Year’s concert

The Vienna Philharmonic did its best to give a troubled world a soothing start to 2018 on Monday with its traditional New Year's Concert, broadcast...

Sporting’s Silva signs for Leicester to end long-running saga

Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva says he tried to remain positive during a long saga which came to a happy end on Monday as he completed his...

Four killed in London New Year knife violence : police

Four young men were stabbed to death in unrelated incidents in London on New Year's Eve, while a fifth is in a critical condition in hospital,...

Salah set to kick off African football year with award

In a World Cup year, African football has plenty to look forward to, but it will open 2018 with a glance back at the achievements of one of its...

Two shot dead in protests in southwest Iran : lawmaker

Two protesters were shot dead overnight in the large town of Izeh in southwestern Iran, a member of parliament told Iranian media on Monday....

UN urges DR Congo leader to keep promise to step down

UN chief Antonio Guterres has urged Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila to abide by an agreement to leave power, after at least...

Kim says North Korea could participate in South’s Winter Olympics

Kim Jong-Un on Monday gave the first indication that North Korea could participate in next month's Winter Olympics in the South, despite tensions...

Policeman killed amid crackdown on Iran protests

Fresh protests broke out as night fell in Iran Monday with reports of a policeman shot dead, as the authorities moved to crack down on days of...

Freezing New York welcomes 2018 with tightest security

Some two million people braved New York's coldest New Year weather for a century to welcome 2018 in Times Square, with police enforcing intensely...

Prominent British CEO among those dead in Sydney seaplane crash

A high-profile British CEO and his family were among six people killed in a New Year's Eve seaplane crash in Australia, police said on Monday.The...

‘We’re not weak’ : Thai trans boxer to blaze trail in France

Wearing red lipstick and a pink sports bra, Nong Rose trades blows with her twin brother in a Thai boxing gym, preparing for a foreign debut...

Schedulers are against us, Arsenal manager Wenger complains

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hit out at the Premier League fixture schedulers who he claims have handed Chelsea a pre-match advantage ahead...

Kim vows North will mass-produce nukes but open to talks with Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the United States Monday he has a "nuclear button" on his table but offered an apparent olive branch to...

Manchester City manager Guardiola pleads for player protection

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has demanded more protection for players after seeing Kevin De Bruyne narrowly avoid serious injury as...

Kim calls on North to mass-produce nukes, missiles

Kim Jong-Un urged North Korea to mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message Monday suggesting he would continue...

Browns end perfectly awful season — 0-16

Cleveland ended a season of perfect futility on Sunday with a 28-24 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers that made the Browns just the second team...