French newcomers Dijon stun Lyon as Guingamp go top

French newcomers Dijon stun Lyon as Guingamp go top

In-form striker Alexandre Lacazette scored before coming off injured in the first half as Lyon collapsed to a 4-2 defeat against newly promoted Dijon in Ligue 1 on Saturday. Lacazette put the visitors 2-1 up on 37 minutes at the Stade Gaston-Gerard with his sixth goal already this season after Corentin Tolisso’s opener for Lyon […]

Top Islamic State group commander ‘killed’ in Iraq

Top Islamic State group commander ‘killed’ in Iraq

A top Islamic State group commander, Omar al-Shishani, has been killed in Iraq, the jihadist-linked Amaq agency said on Wednesday. Amaq did not specify when Shishani was killed, but the loss of the commander is a significant blow to the jihadist group, which has suffered a string of setbacks in Iraq this year. The Pentagon […]

Blatter and other top officials awarded themselves $80 million, says FIFA

Blatter and other top officials awarded themselves $80 million, says FIFA

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two other leading officials were involved in a “coordinated attempt” to enrich themselves through annual salary increases and World Cup bonuses, world soccer’s governing body said on Friday. FIFA said an internal investigation revealed that the three officials had received 79 million Swiss francs ($80 million) in compensation over […]

Labour must start talking about immigration in the EU debate warns top union boss

Labour must start talking about immigration in the EU debate warns top union boss

GMB General Secretary Tim Roache, made a passionate call for Jeremy Corbyn’s party to “confront the real issues” in working voters’ minds. Labour must start talking about immigration to fight Brexiters on their own terms, a top union boss warns today. GMB General Secretary Tim Roache, made a passionate call for Jeremy Corbyn ‘s party […]