Israel’s Netanyahu to visit UAE on Thursday

Israeli media reports PM will hold talks with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince al-Nahyan as ‘normalisation’ takes hold. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the United Arab Emirates on Thursday in an opportunity to showcase new Gulf ties before a closely contested election in Israel, public broadcaster Kan reported. An Israeli official confirmed the historic […]

The $5 trillion in pandemic-era stimulus is more than triple Great Recession-era aid – and suggests a permanent shift in the way Congress spends

Passage of President Biden’s stimulus plan brings the total pandemic-relief bill to $5 trillion. The relief packages handily surpass past measures and mark a turning point for how Congress spends. Americans largely back the new approach, with 66% supporting Biden’s measure in a recent poll. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The […]

Guardiola: City ‘suffered’ but their ‘quality’ was the difference

Pep Guardiola admitted that Southampton made it “very hard” for his Manchester City players even though the league-leaders won 5-2. City started the game slowly, but they made the most of their first attack in the 15th minute. Oleksandr Zinchenko was found on the left flank and he sent a ball in towards Phil Foden. […]

Young Reds progress in FA Youth Cup

Goals from Daniel Gore, in the first half, and Charlie McNeill, after the break, were sufficient to see United book a place in the fourth round but it was never an easy task against a hard-working and resilient Salford bunch of youngsters. Competing in our first-ever FA Youth Cup tie at Moor Lane, United’s youngsters […]

US announces restart of programme to reunite migrant families

Roberta Jacobson’s announcement comes with a clear warning to migrants that the US’s southern border is closed. The United States has announced the restarting of a programme to reunite migrant children with a parent, which was halted by the Trump administration. In a news conference on Wednesday, Southern Border Ambassador Roberta Jacobson said the Biden […]

Ex policeman ‘driven by anger’ after wife’s death and loss of leg

A former police officer, who lost his leg after being hit by a motorbike while on duty and losing his wife in the same year, has said it was anger that drove him to raise over a million pounds for cancer charities. Swasie Turner MBE is well known locally for his inventive ways to raise […]