Daily Archives: May 14, 2017

Hull relegated from the Premier League

Hull City

Hull City crashed out of the Premier League on Sunday as Crystal Palace secured their own survival with a 4-0 thrashing of their relegation rivals at Selhurst Park. Marco Silva’s side knew only a victory would give them a realistic chance of staying up, but goals from Wilfried Zaha, Christian Benteke, Luka Milivojevic and Patrick van Aanholt consigned them to ...

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Emmanuel Macron inauguration: French president vows new start

The new French president was driven in an open-top military vehicle up the Champs-Élysées

Emmanuel Macron has promised to restore France’s global standing, as he was officially inaugurated as the country’s youngest president at the age of 39. “My mandate will give the French back the confidence to believe in themselves,” President Macron said at the elaborate Élysée Palace ceremony. He vowed to see the EU “reformed and relaunched” during his time in office. ...

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Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating – Europol

Rob Wainwright

Friday’s cyber-attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries, Europol chief Rob Wainwright says. He told the BBC the act was “unprecedented in its scale” and warned more people could find themselves affected on Monday morning. The virus took control of users’ files, demanding payments; Russia and the UK were among the worst-hit countries. Experts say another attack ...

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RTSA guides parents as schools reopen

RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has called on parents and guardians to ensure that pupils use appropriate modes of transport as schools open tomorrow Monday 15th May 2017. RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga tells QTV News that parents and guardians should ensure that pupils do not use trucks or open vans as such kind of vehicles ...

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Govt releases K1 million for displaced Ndola residents

Engineer Brian Mushimba and Sunday Chanda

Transport and Communications Minister Engineer Brian Mushimba has disclosed that government has released over K1 million towards the displacement of 496 people in Ndola to pave way for the construction of the Ndola International Airport. Eng. Mushimba has told Journalists during the PF Interaction Forum in Lusaka that by the end of this month, all the people sitting on the ...

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Ludacris Thanks His Mother In The Coolest Way For Mother’s Day

Ludacris

(AllHipHop News) Ludacris has surprised his mother Roberta Shields by remodelling her house. The rapper and actor enlisted the help of TV show “My Houzz” to decorate his mom’s Atlanta pad just in time for Mother’s Day, which falls on Sunday (May 14) in America. Roberta actually lives in her son’s old house, but since he moved out of the ...

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Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest

Salvador had missed rehearsals due to illness

Portugal have won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in the competition’s history. Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his love ballad Amar Pelos Dois, which was written by his sister. He said on receiving the trophy: “We live in a world of fast food music. This is a victory for music… music isn’t fireworks, music is feeling.” Lucie ...

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North Korea carries out new ballistic missile test

North Korea paraded its military hardware in Pyongyang last month

North Korea has carried out another ballistic missile test, days after a new president took office in the South. Japanese officials say the missile, which launched from north-western Kusong, reached an altitude of 2,000km. South Korea’s newly elected President Moon Jae-in, who is seeking deeper engagement with the North, said it was a “reckless provocation”. US President Donald Trump has ...

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Greece train hits house after derailing, killing two

The train ploughed into a house as it derailed near the village of Adendro in Northern Greece

At least two people have been killed and others seriously injured after a passenger train derailed in northern Greece, officials say. The train, travelling from Athens, struck a house when it left the track near the city of Thessaloniki. A resident at the property said he managed to jump from a balcony just before the train made impact. Pictures from ...

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Were penalty lifts Zesco

Jesse Jackson Were

Jesse Jackson Were scored a second-half penalty to give Zesco United maximum points as they defeated Egyptian side Smouha 1-0 in their Caf Confederation Cup Group C opening match played at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Saturday. The penalty was awarded after Smouha defender Patrick Malo handled inside the box in the 72nd minute. But Smouha coach Momen Soliman was ...

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