Controlling bully kicked girlfriend in the head after row at meal

A boyfriend launched a series of attacks on his then partner during their two and a half month relationship. Jonathan Barlow subjected his victim, who the ECHO has chosen not to name, to controlling and manipulative abuse while they were dating between October and December last year. In November last year the couple were halfway […]

Ant Middleton dropped by Channel 4 over his ‘personal conduct’

Channel 4 has dropped Ant Middelton due to his ‘personal conduct’. The SAS: Who Dares Wins star faced criticism last year after a series of controversial Black Lives Matter tweets. TV bosses have now said they will never work with him again. Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what’s on updates from the […] | FIFA favours Patrice Motsepe for CAF presidency

Patrice Motsepe (Gallo Images) FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the up-coming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP. The previous incumbent Ahmad Ahmad was banned for breaches of FIFA’s ethical code, but has had the ban suspended by […]

Gary’s prison scenes on Coronation Street cause confusion

Coronation Street viewers were left baffled by Gary and Johnny’s prison scenes on tonight’s instalment. Viewers saw Kai accuse Johnny of dealing drugs, but luckily Gary was on the scene to back him up. However, Gary’s appearance saw fans take to Twitter in confusion. Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what’s on updates […]

Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala promotes vaccine equity on day one at WTO

The new head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) called Monday for a “technology transfer” when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines and urged member nations to reach a deal to reduce overfishing after years of fruitless talks as she laid out her top priorities after taking office. Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian economist and former […]

Carragher: ‘Lack of quality’ letting down Solskjaer at Man Utd

Pundit Jamie Carragher says a ‘lack of quality’ for Man Utd up front is letting down manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Red Devils are currently second in the Premier League, eight points behind rivals Man City. They are the top scoring team in the division, although their forwards have come in for criticism this season. […]