‘Loses the rag completely’: Irish great’s sledge for English captain

Peter Stringer has said Ireland will look to get under the skin of ‘hothead’ England captain Owen Farrell when the teams meet in their Six Nations clash in Dublin. The buildup to Saturday’s match (Sunday AEDT), which sees defending Six Nations Grand Slam champions Ireland up against an improving England at the start of a […]

Canada loses tightly fought game to Russia in world juniors round-robin finale

The head coach of Canada's junior hockey team says his squad didn't have a "driver's mentality" when they began a battle with the Russians Monday night. "Foot on the gas, looking through the windshield and you're going after them, you're going after a win. We didn't play like that and that's how winners play," Tim […]

Lionel Messi says his 6-year-old son criticizes him and demands an explanation whenever FC Barcelona loses

Photo by Pedro Salado/Action Plus via Getty Images Lionel Messi is one of the greatest soccer players of all time, but he has to explain himself to his son whenever FC Barcelona fails to win. Messi has said his six-year-old boy lets him know “when things are not so good.” Messi is on an awe-inspiring […]

EastEnders spoilers: Karen Taylor LOSES IT as Kandice and Mitch arrive with big surprise

However, things aren’t quite what they seem on BBC soap EastEnders. The pair arrive on her doorstep on Boxing Day, and Karen (played by Lorraine Stanley) quickly jumps to conclusions when Mitch (Roger Griffiths) and Kandice (Hannah Spearritt) are hoping to surprise her. But spoiler pictures have revealed how Karen acts quickly when she thinks […]

Indian PM Modi’s party loses 3 key state elections in its Hindu stronghold

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party has suffered an embarrassing defeat in three state elections in its Hindu stronghold, months before national elections, AP reports. The Election Commission said on Wednesday that the opposition Congress party was the clear winner in Chhattisgarh state, and fell one seat short of a majority in both […]

Brexit minister doesn’t know what will happen if PM May loses key vote

Britain’s Brexit minister said it was unclear what would happen if the deal Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed with EU leaders is rejected in a key vote in parliament on December 11. “The honest answer is it’s unclear,” Stephen Barclay told a committee in Parliament on Monday. “What I can be clear on is […]

De Minaur loses but earns big pay day

Alex de Minaur has claimed the biggest pay cheque of his burgeoning career despite losing the Next Gen Finals’ decider to Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas. Bidding to emulate Korean Hyeon Chung’s victory last year in the glamour Milan event, de Minaur’s unbeaten run came an end with a 4-2 1-4 3-4 (3-5) 3-4 (3-5) loss […]

‘Brain diarrhea, gang of scum’: Ukrainian chief prosecutor loses it during parliament dressing down

A Ukrainian parliament hearing on a high-profile murder became heated after the prosecutor general lashed out, calling an MP barely printable names and reportedly saying “suck my c**k” after a vote of confidence. The Rada, the Ukraine parliament, has witnessed many heated debates and quite a few fistfights. But the Tuesday session will probably be […]

Monsanto loses appeal on historic Roundup cancer verdict, owes $78mn

Months after merging with Bayer in a bid to bury a brand that has become as toxic as its products, Monsanto has lost its appeal in a historic lawsuit that found its Roundup herbicide responsible for a man’s cancer. In August, a San Francisco jury awarded former school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson $ 289 million in […]