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Former England striker Eni Aluko retires from football at the age of 32

The Guardian UK - Dom, 14/01/2029 - 23:16

• Aluko won 102 caps, five FA Cups and three English league titles
• ‘I feel like I’m ending on a high. I feel very excited’

The former England international striker Eni Aluko has announced her retirement from football at the age of 32, six weeks after she left Juventus 18 months into a two-year contract to return to England.

Aluko won five FA Cups and three English league titles while at Birmingham, Charlton and Chelsea, represented the American sides Saint Louis Athletics, Atlanta Beat and Sky Blue FC, and won the league and domestic cup in Italy.

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Democratic primaries: How and when will Trump's challenger for US President be decided?

Evening Standard - Mer, 02/12/2020 - 12:18
America will go to the polls in November to vote for the next president of the United States.
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Barack Obama says Michelle has been 'more relaxed and more joyful' since they left the White House

Daily Mail - 3 min 39 sec fa
The former President of the United States, 59, revealed that Michelle, 56, felt a 'pressure' and 'stress' the eight years he held the office.
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Climate change: Arctic temperatures are 12°F above 1990s 'norm'

Daily Mail - 5 min 49 sec fa
The data, from the University of Maine's Climate Reanlayzer, is an average figure for the entire Arctic, an area measuring some 7.7 million square miles.
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NBA's social justice coalition meets with Pope Francis at Vatican

Daily Mail - 7 min 20 sec fa
Pope Francis met with five members of the NBA's newly formed National Basketball Social Justice Coalition at the Vatican on Monday to discuss issues related to equality, such as voting rights.
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AllSaints Black Friday: All the discounts on coats, knitwear and winter essentials

The Independent - 8 min 24 sec fa

Shopping on Black Friday doesn’t have to mean missing out on quality, instead you want to invest in luxury items you will wear for years to come. AllSaints is the ideal high-end brand to start with as it specialises in pieces you will keep in your wardrobe well beyond one season. And with nearly a third off the new collection, you’ll struggle to not find something to take home.

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US expat reveals six things that make the UK BETTER on TikTok

Daily Mail - 9 min fa
Nick Alexander, who goes by Mr Miami on TikTok , is originally from Florida but moved to Wolverhampton to study. In his latest video, which already had more than one million views, he lists why he loves the UK.
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Police: 1 killed, 6 hurt in shooting at Brooklyn apartments

The Independent - 9 min 57 sec fa
New York City police say a young woman has died and six other people were wounded in a shooting at an apartment building in Brooklyn that followed an earlier shooting near a Sweet 16 birthday party
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Coronavirus live news: Italy reports 630 Covid-linked deaths in a day; Gaza infections spiralling out of control

The Guardian UK - 13 min 1 sec fa

Italy now exceeds 50,000 Covid deaths in total; Gaza reported record high in new cases; vaccine news from Oxford University and AstraZeneca

6.46pm GMT

The “bubble” pact between Canada’s four Atlantic provinces has disintegrated in the face of rising coronavirus cases across the country, as premiers in Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador announced quarantine requirements for all travellers from outside their provinces on Monday.

The two provinces joined in a so-called “bubble” with the other Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in early July, agreeing to allow residents from within their borders to travel freely without quarantine. Anyone from other parts of Canada and outside the country had to quarantine for 14 days.

6.35pm GMT

French health authorities on Monday reported 4,452 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, down from Sunday’s 13,157, with the daily increase decelerating for the fourth day in a row ahead of a possible loosening of the country’s second lockdown.

The Monday figure tends to dip as there are fewer tests conducted on Sundays.

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Nicolas Pepe apologises to Arsenal fans, players and coaches for red card

Evening Standard - 13 min 36 sec fa

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe says he is “deeply sorry” following his red card against Leeds United and added there is “no excuses” for his behaviour.

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Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine takes world ‘a lot closer’ to ending pandemic, says leading professor

The Independent - 14 min 30 sec fa

Large-scale trial results show vaccine is 90 per cent effective if administered at half dose and then at full dose

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Photojournalist detained at Poland's latest abortion protest

The Independent - 14 min 58 sec fa
Police detained several people, including a photojournalist, as women-led protests over abortion rights flared up again in Warsaw and elsewhere in Poland
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Georgia is finalizing details of recount requested by Trump

The Independent - 16 min 7 sec fa
After the Trump campaign requested a recount of the presidential ballots in Georgia, state election officials were working to finalize the details of how and when that will be done
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Coastal harm from invading saltwater ‘happening right now’

The Independent - 16 min 20 sec fa
Risks are rising faster than predicted for coastal residents from Long Island, New York, to the Gulf Coast as saltwater invades from above and below ground
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GM flips to California's side in pollution fight with Trump

The Independent - 18 min 57 sec fa
General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California’s right to set its own clean-air standards
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FA will trial concussion substitutes in FA Cup if IFAB approve

Evening Standard - 21 min 42 sec fa

The Football Association is set to trial concussion substitutes in this season's FA Cup if the game's lawmakers give the green light next month.

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Sport fans return to stadiums after Covid-19 lockdown: All you need to know

Daily Mail - 21 min 57 sec fa
Sports fans have received the news they have waited months for - stadiums will re-open from December 2 when the current Covid-19 lockdown in England is eased. We answer all your questions on the return.
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New York swingers club busted after violating coronavirus restrictions

The Independent - 22 min 55 sec fa

More than 80 people gathered inside building in Astoria

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Jeremy Corbyn urged to apologise ‘unequivocally’ and ‘unambiguously’ for Labour anti-semitism comments

Evening Standard - 22 min 55 sec fa

Jeremy Corbyn has been told by Labour’s chief whip that he must apologise “unequivocally, unambiguously and without reservation” for claiming that the the scale of anti-Semitism in the party had been “dramatically overstated for political reasons”.

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Rooney lists three clubs he nearly left Man Utd for - and picks his favourite

Mirror - 23 min 28 sec fa
United's all-time record goalscorer was close to leaving the club on a couple of occasions, and says that there was one move he'd have liked to make above all others
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