12 January 2019 News

Football, India, Pakistan, Liverpool, Police were the most important topics in the news of the Saturday 12 January 2019, but also: France, Donald Trump, United States, Australia, Lead.

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News from 12/01/2019

Sheffield United close on Leeds with QPR win

David McGoldrick scored the lone goal as Sheffield United beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 on Saturday to move up to second place in English football's...

‘No opera’ as Liverpool extend lead, Chelsea take control of Champions League chase

Mohamed Salah's second-half penalty moved Liverpool seven points clear at the top of the Premier League thanks to a 1-0 win away to Brighton,...

Salah penalty sends ‘mature’ Liverpool seven points clear again

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed his side's maturity as Premier League contenders after breaking down an obdurate Brighton thanks to Mohamed...

Smith to undergo elbow surgery in ban return setback

Former Australian captain Steve Smith will undergo surgery for an elbow injury, Cricket Australia said Saturday, in a move likely to have implications...

UK govt mulls limiting jail sentences of six months or less

The British government is considering scrapping jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes in a bid to reduce reoffending and ease...

Salah extends Liverpool lead as Arsenal suffer Hammers blow

Mohamed Salah's second-half penalty was enough to give Premier League leaders Liverpool a 1-0 win away to Brighton on Saturday that saw them...

Five killed in militant attack on Afghan police station : officials

Gunmen stormed a police station in western Afghanistan Saturday, killing at least five people and wounding two others, officials said, in the...

Young Saudi asylum-seeker arrives in Canada to official welcome

A young Saudi woman who caused an international sensation as she sought asylum abroad arrived in Toronto Saturday where she was welcomed with...

Bowlers dominate again in final South Africa Test

Leading wicket-taker Duanne Olivier said bounce and swing were key factors as bowlers again dominated on the second day of the third and final...

DR Congo presidential runner-up asks court to cancel result

The runner-up in DR Congo's presidential election, Martin Fayulu, has appealed to the Constitutional Court to annul the provisional result which...

Trump blasts FBI counterintel probe into whether he worked for Russia

President Donald Trump blasted the FBI on Saturday, insisting it acted "for no reason & with no proof" when it opened an investigation into...

DR Congo presidential runner-up appeals against result : lawyer

Martin Fayulu, who came second in DR Congo's presidential election, has appealed to the Constitutional Court to annul the provisional result...

China’s Huawei fires employee detained in Poland

Huawei said Saturday it has fired a Chinese employee who was arrested in Poland on espionage allegations, as China's telecom giant distanced...

Rice scores first Hammers goal to defeat Arsenal

Declan Rice's first West Ham goal secured a 1-0 win over Arsenal in a capital city derby clash at the London Stadium.The victory in Saturday's...

Leeds apologise to Derby for Bielsa ‘spying’

Leeds United have apologised to English second-tier rivals Derby County after manager Marcelo Bielsa admitted sending a spy to the Rams' training...

Cricket : Olivier wrecks Pakistan again

Duanne Olivier took his third five-wicket haul of the series as South Africa gained a 77-run first innings lead on the second day of the third...

Sharma fireworks thwarted as Australia beat India in 1st ODI

Australia fended off an explosive century from Rohit Sharma to post a morale-boosting 34-run victory over India in the first one-day international...

Olivier breaks stubborn Pakistan stand in final Test

Duanne Olivier took two wickets in four balls to end a frustrating hour for South Africa on the second day of the third and final Test against...

Several injured as massive explosion rips through Paris bakery

A powerful explosion destroyed a bakery in central Paris on Saturday morning, injuring several people and blowing out dozens of nearby windows...

New alliance increases pressure on India’s ruling party

Two regional parties that were former bitter rivals announced an unlikely alliance Saturday to fight Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling...

Several injured in powerful blast at Paris bakery : police

A powerful explosion badly damaged a bakery in central Paris on Saturday, injuring several people and smashing nearby windows after a suspected...

Handscomb topscores as Australia post 288 against India

Test discard Peter Handscomb topscored with 73 off 61 balls as India restricted Australia to 288 for five in Saturday's first one-day international...

FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians : report

The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether US President Donald Trump was working on behalf of Russia, The New...

Number of ‘yellow vest’ protesters surges but violence down

The number of protesters in the latest "yellow vest" rallies across France surged on Saturday, but there was a marked decline in violence despite...

England’s ‘biggest year in a generation’ starts with Windies test

England begin a 2019 that England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive Tom Harrison believes represents a "once in a generation" opportunity...