Opinion: A lack of quality and the cap-gifting culture has overseen England’s decline

Tweet By Sam Smith In 2006 England travelled to the World Cup with one of its strongest squads since 1966. The ‘golden generation’ were one of the favourites to win the competition in Germany and rightly so. David Beckham captained a team that featured Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, John Terry, Rio Ferdinand and Ashley Cole in their esteemed primes. Gary Neville, David James and Beckham provided valuable experience in their 30s while Wayne Rooney, at the tender age of 20, was already playing regularly in a successful Manchester United side…

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VW emissions scandal

A huge number of Volkswagen cars are yet to be fixed after they were fitted with software to cheat emissions testing, new figures show.
The German car firm caused uproar back in September 2015 when it was discovered it was fitting “defeat device” software to 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide.
Mary Creagh, chair of the commons environmental audit committee, says the rate at which vehicles are being fixed has “stalled.”

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A ‘thanks’ from the national lottery

Tweet By Natacha Andueza Bosch Saying ‘thanks’ to their funding, anyone with a National Lottery ticket or a scratchcard can opt to go into the 400 National Lottery-funded heritage attractions across the UK also they are offering other treats and discounts. The organisations include in participation are: The Roman Baths, Bath; Portsmouth Historic Dockyard; Lincoln Cathedral; and Royal Academy. If you want to know about more of the offers available check the National Lottery website from the beginning of December for more details and a list of attractions taking part….

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Boris Johns-GONE?

Theresa May is facing heavy pressure to sack Boris Johnson amid concerns his comments regarding a British-Iranian charity worker could extend her jail sentence by five years.
Nazanin-Zaghari Ratcliffe was arrested on a family holiday in Iran last year on charges of spying, a claim that is heavily denied by the British Government and her family.
Last week, however, Johnson told MPs that she was “teaching people journalism”, which was quickly used by the Iranian regime as proof that Ratcliffe was “spreading propaganda” against the state. A second trial has been scheduled.

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Drake and Netflix to revive British TV Show

Tweet By Tom Kelly Drake, the 31-year-old international musician is collaborating with streaming website Netflix. Musician Drake and the streaming site Netflix have revealed plans to re-create Top Boy – a well-known UK TV series. The one time Grammy award winner has taken an eye towards the big screens as his legendary rap career draws to a close. Netflix have revealed via Twitter that they have plans to re-create the prestigious British drama show, with Drake spearheading the development and possibly even acting in remake of the series. And so,…

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Teenager guilty of trying to import explosives from dark web

Tweet By Chris Kaye Gurtej Randhawa, 19, was convicted for trying to import explosives from the dark web. The package which was delivered led to him being arrested in May 2017 according to the National Crime Agency (NCA). He attempted to buy a vehicle borne improvised explosive, the NCA replaced it with a dummy before it was delivered. Randhawa who had previously pleaded guilty before he was found guilty, for maliciously possessing an explosive substance intent endanger on 7th of November. Tim Gregory from NCA’s armed operations unit has said,…

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