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A 92nd minute intervention by VAR saw Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur share the spoils after a four-goal thriller at the Etihad. Substitute Gabriel Jesus thought he had handed Pep Guardiola’s men victory, only for the effort to be disallowed following an unintentional handball by Aymeric Laporte. City had twice led, initially taking a
Liverpool beat Southampton to secure an 11th successive top-flight victory and equal their best-ever Premier League winning run – despite a late blunder by goalkeeper Adrian. With the European champions leading 2-0, Liverpool’s number two keeper – starting in place of the injured Alisson – cleared the ball against the
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The Russian pilots who crash-landed a fuel-laden Airbus jet in a corn field, without any serious harm to the 233 people on board, are being hailed as heroes. The A321 was moments into its flight, after taking off from Moscow’s Zhukovsky airport, when a flock of gulls got sucked into
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Man City 2-2 Tottenham: Player ratings after Premier League thriller ends in VAR controversy
A 92nd minute intervention by VAR saw Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur share the spoils after a four-goal thriller at the Etihad. Substitute Gabriel Jesus thought he had handed Pep Guardiola’s men victory, only for the effort to be disallowed following an unintentional handball by Aymeric Laporte. City had twice led, initially taking a
Iran seizes two UK tankers in Strait of Hormuz
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he is “extremely concerned” by the seizure of two tankers by Iran. The Stena Impero is British-flagged and the Mesdar is Liberian-flagged but British owned. The Mesdar’s operator said the vessel was now free to continue its journey after it was boarded by armed
War with Iran is the mother of all wars – Iran president
GENEVA, Aug 6 (Reuters) – War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV, warning once again that shipping might not be safe in the Strait of Hormuz oil waterway. Tensions have risen between Iran
Everything you thought about expiration dates is wrong
How many times have you checked the expiration date on something, checked the calendar, and then chucked a half-full container in the garbage? Did you even know if it was bad? This is a problem on a massive scale, and it’s so big it’s almost unfathomable. Every year, America throws
Moscow-Tehran intensify naval co-operation
Iran and Russia have announced plans to step up naval co-operation efforts. Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, commander of the Iranian Navy, and Russian Navy chief Admiral Nikolai Anatolevich Evmenov, signed a memorandum of understanding on 29 July to expand bilateral ties. The agreement was signed during a three-day visit by
Russia bird strike: How cool heads glided jet down to safety
The Russian pilots who crash-landed a fuel-laden Airbus jet in a corn field, without any serious harm to the 233 people on board, are being hailed as heroes. The A321 was moments into its flight, after taking off from Moscow’s Zhukovsky airport, when a flock of gulls got sucked into
Moscow protests: More than 300 anti-Putin demonstrators arrested in Russia
Tens of thousands of people defied a crackdown by Russian authorities to stage what is believed to be the country’s biggest political protest for eight years. Demonstrators shouted “down with the tsar!” and waved the national flag as they took to the streets of Moscow to demand free elections to the city
Egypt Opens Its ‘Bent Pyramid’ for the First Time in More Than 50 Years
The pyramid may represent an important step in a pharaoh’s quest to build the ‘perfect’ pyramid. At the necropolis of Dahshūr, an ancient Egyptian burial site on the west bank of the Nile, stands an odd-looking pyramid dating back some 4,600 years. Known as the “Bent Pyramid” because it boasts a
Salvini calls urgent meetings in bid to stop Italy’s far-right government collapsing
Italian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would meet coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement Luigi Di Maioamid speculation that the increasingly unwieldy government might collapse. “We will certainly meet,” said Mr Salvini, who heads the far-right League party. “The problem is not Di Maio, but opposition coming from many
Mysterious release of radioactive material uncovered
It was the most serious release of radioactive material since Fukushima 2011, but the public took little notice of it: In September 2017, a slightly radioactive cloud moved across Europe. Now, a study has been published, analyzing more than 1300 measurements from all over Europe and other regions of the
Man City 2-2 Tottenham: Player ratings after Premier League thriller ends in VAR controversy
A 92nd minute intervention by VAR saw Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur share the spoils after a four-goal thriller at the Etihad. Substitute Gabriel Jesus thought he had handed Pep Guardiola’s men victory, only for the effort to be disallowed following an unintentional handball by Aymeric Laporte. City had twice led, initially taking a
This Device Sucks Drinking Water Out of Dry Desert Air, Powered Only by The Sun
When it comes to future challenges, one of the biggest will be water scarcity – on a warming planet we’re going to have plenty of seawater, but not enough fresh, clean water in the right places for everybody to drink. And while a lot of research has focussed on desalination, a team
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Capri  is an island located in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the Sorrentine Peninsula, on the south side of the Gulf of Naples in the Campania region of Italy. The main town Capri that is located on the island shares the name. It has been a resort since the time of the Roman Republic. Some of the main features of the island include the Marina
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New Order
New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris. The band formed after the demise of Joy Division, following the suicide of lead singer Ian Curtis; they were joined by Gillian Gilbert on keyboards later that year. New Order’s integration of post-punk with electronic and dance music made them one of
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She Past Away is a Turkish post-punk band, formed in 2006. The band was formed in Bursa by Volkan Caner (the vocalist and guitarist) and İdris Akbulut (Bass guitar). The band is known for their dark wave musical style with post-punk roots and the gothic image of the band members. In 2015, bass guitarist İdris Akbulut left the band and
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Nuclear program of Iran
The nuclear program of Iran has included several research sites, two uranium mines, a research reactor, and uranium processing facilities that include three known uranium enrichment plants. In 1970, Iran ratified the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), making its nuclear program subject to the IAEA’s verification. Iran’s nuclear program was launched in the 1950s with the help of the United States
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA was established in 1958, succeeding the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). The new agency was to have a distinctly civilian orientation, encouraging peaceful applications in space science. Since its establishment, most US space exploration efforts
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