Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

Torres to leave Atletico Madrid

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Torres, 34, has started only three La Liga matches this season and made 17 appearances from the bench, scoring two goals. “I want to take advantage of this opportunity to say this will be my last season at the club,” Torres said at a promotional event on Monday. “It has not been an easy decision. Looking at the reality, the ...

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Kane hopeful of catching Salah

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during a Tottenham Hotspur training session ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group H match against Real Madrid  at Tottenham Hotspur Training centre on 31 Oct , 2017 in Enfield, England. (Photo by Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto)

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane remains hopeful of overhauling Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah in the race for Premier League Golden Boot but is also focused on helping Spurs finish the season strongly.Kane is bidding to end the campaign as the division’s top scorer for the third time in a row, a feat no other player has managed since Arsenal’s Thierry Henry ...

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A Quiet Place: The horror movie shaming cinema snack-eaters

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A Quiet Place – a newly released horror film about sound-sensitive monsters that hunt humans – is causing cinema-goers to shun their snacks. The film centres around a family trying to stay alive by living as silently as possible. It is directed by the star of the US version of The Office, John Krasinski, who plays a lead role alongside ...

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Disabled music fans face ticketing barriers

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Hundreds of deaf and disabled music fans still experience problems purchasing tickets to live concerts and festivals, a new report has found. The report, from the UK charity Attitude is Everything, reveals that 82% of deaf and disabled music lovers questioned had difficulties booking tickets to live music events, while more than 73% felt discriminated against. It also found that ...

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Viktor Orban victory in Hungary: German minister warns EU

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A key German minister says the EU must drop its “arrogance and condescension” towards Hungary, where Eurosceptic PM Viktor Orban has just won re-election. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants curbs on Muslim migration to the EU, and Mr Orban sees himself as a defender of “Christian” Europe. It is a tense time in EU-Hungary relations, as Mr Orban is defying ...

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Syria conflict: Russia says no evidence of Douma chemical attack

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said no evidence has been found of a chemical weapons attack in Syria’s formerly rebel-held town of Douma. Medical sources say dozens were killed in Saturday’s alleged attack but numbers are impossible to verify. Mr Lavrov said Russian specialists and aid workers had visited the area, which rebel fighters have started leaving under a ...

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Establish a Truth, Justice & Reconciliation Commission-Ngwale

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Senior Blind Citizen Elijah Ngwale says there is need to consider establishing a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission that will spearhead and promote peace and reconciliation in the country. Mr. Ngwale tells Q-news via telephone that the nation needs this commission so that all the issues patterning to elections can be best resolved by this commission. He says the commission ...

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LCC spends over K50,000 to bury 40 unclaimed bodies

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The Lusaka City Council (LCC) says it has spent over K50,000 to bury 40 unclaimed bodies from the University Teaching Hospital mortuary. Council Acting Public Relations Manager George Sichimba says the exercise was conducted by officers from the Public Health Department over the weekend. Mr. Sichimba explains that in February this year, the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) wrote to inform the ...

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DW praises QFM/QTV for efficiency

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German’s International public Broadcaster, DW Director General Peter Limbourg has praised QFM and QTV for their efficiency in operations. Speaking when he visited the two stations in Lusaka today, Mr Limbourg said he is impressed with what he saw. He says the two stations are doing a great job. Mr Limbourg has encouraged the stations to find new ways to ...

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