19 January 2019 News

Football, United States, Donald Trump, Tennis, Ireland were the most important topics in the news of the Saturday 19 January 2019, but also: Britain, Australia, Military, Police, Crime.

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News from 19/01/2019

Suspected car bomb explodes in N. Ireland

A suspected car bomb exploded in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry on Saturday, police said, with leading politicians alleging the blast...

Trump offers concessions on immigrants in return for wall funds

US President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to temporarily shield a million immigrants from deportation if Congress authorizes funding for...

Weah scores on Celtic debut as Hoops win Cup opener

Timothy Weah scored on his Celtic debut as the Hoops maintained their bid for a "treble treble" with a 3-0 win over Airdrie at Parkhead in the...

‘Extremely angry’ Sarri slams mentally weak Chelsea after Arsenal loss

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri labelled his players mentally weak and "difficult to motivate" after losing 2-0 at Arsenal in a toothless performance...

Fighting near Libyan capital kills photographer

A Libyan photographer who worked for Associated Press news agency was killed Saturday south of Libya's capital Tripoli where he was covering...

Imam, Hafeez steer Pakistan to victory over South Africa

Imam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Hafeez set up a five-wicket win for Pakistan in the first one-day international against South Africa at St George's...

US military says 52 Somali Islamists killed in airstrike

United States military forces carried out an airstrike Saturday against Islamist group Al-Shabaab, killing 52 militants, according to a statement...

Pogba rejoices as Man Utd extend Solskjaer’s winning start

Paul Pogba celebrated the birth of his first child by scoring a penalty to help defeat Brighton 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday as Ole Gunnar...

Thousands join US women’s marches despite discord

Thousands of women marched Saturday in the US capital and across the country to convey a now-annual message opposing Donald Trump and supporting...

Fortune favours Liverpool in seven-goal thriller against Palace

Mohamed Salah twice benefited from good fortune as 10-man Liverpool showed the mental strength required of champions to beat Crystal Palace 4-3...

Salah fires Liverpool seven points clear, United extend winning run

Liverpool moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah's double inspired a dramatic 4-3 victory over Crystal Palace,...

Amla hits century on slow pitch to set Pakistan 267 target

Hashim Amla hit his 27th one-day international century as South Africa made 266 for two in the first of five matches against Pakistan at St George's...

Football club opens doors to London homeless

Crystal Palace have opened up their Selhurst Park stadium to rough sleepers seeking shelter from the winter weather, the English Premier League...

Farrell injury blights England build-up to Ireland opener

England captain Owen Farrell has suffered a thumb injury which could rule the fly-half out of his side's Six Nations opener away to Ireland in...

Half a million attend rally against India’s Modi : police

India's opposition parties drew half a million supporters to Kolkata's streets on Saturday for the largest show of force yet against Prime Minister...

Macron’s debate put to test as ‘yellow vests’ stage tenth protest

France's "yellow vests" took to the streets on Saturday for a 10th straight weekend of anti-government protests, defying attempts by President...

Halep sets up Serena showdown as Djokovic relentlessly marches on

World number one Simona Halep set up a headline last 16 showdown with Serena Williams by beating her sister Venus Saturday as Novak Djokovic's...

India praised for “perfect finish” to historic Australia tour

India's cricketers are being hailed a once-in-a-generation side as the World Cup looms, capping off a "perfect finish" to their historic Australia...

Real progress needed at Trump-Kim II : analysts

The planned second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un needs to make tangible progress on Pyongyang's...

Australia police charge man with rape and murder of Israeli student

Australian police on Saturday charged a man with the rape and murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe, some three days after her body was found...

Philippines’ richest man Sy dies at 94

The Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire,...

Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills 21, injures dozens

A massive fire broke out at an illegal pipeline tap in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 21 people and injuring 71 more, just as the...

Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Poles gathered on Saturday in the Baltic port city of Gdansk to bid an emotional farewell to murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public...

Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on at Austalian Open

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic's relentless drive towards more Australian Open glory cranked up another gear Saturday with third round drubbings,...

Public enemy? Nadal wants love after Aussie hat-trick

Rafael Nadal hopes home fans will still love him after he broke their hearts by completing an Aussie hat-trick at the first Grand Slam of the...

Bauhaus design turns 100 as disputes over its legacy churn

Bauhaus, the design school that left its mark on everything from teapots to tower blocks and iPhones to Ikea, marks its centenary this year,...

Brexit bullion : Fear of no-deal triggers Irish gold rush

In a vault under the streets of Dublin a pot of gold owned by anxious investors is growing every day Britain edges closer to leaving the EU without...

Italy’s Matera in cultural limelight after slum ‘shame’

European Capital of Culture status has shone a spotlight on Italy's oldest city, whose previous claims to fame were as a cinematic "New Jerusalem"...

Australia’s Hazlewood ruled out of Sri Lanka Tests

Australia suffered a big blow Saturday with star fast bowler Josh Hazlewood ruled out of their two upcoming Tests against Sri Lanka with a back...

Trump-Pelosi rancor over Democrat’s scrapped trip amid shutdown woes

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday excoriated her political nemesis, President Donald Trump, for "outing" her commercial trip to Afghanistan...