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Anthony Joshua aims dig at Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury (Metro)

Anthony Joshua has criticised Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury for considering scheduling their hotly anticipated rematch on the same night he fights at Wembley. The IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight champion announced he would next fight on April 13 all…

Jose Mourinho admits six Liverpool players beat his Manchester United squad (Metro)

Jose Mourinho has aimed a fresh dig at his Manchester United squad after admitting that at least six Liverpool stars are more ‘physical’ and ‘intense’ than his own players. United are now 19 points behind Liverpool following their 3-1 defeat…

Iker Casillas trolls Jose Mourinho after defeat to Liverpool (Metro)

Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas aimed a major dig at Jose Mourinho after Manchester United’s defeat to Liverpool. The Spaniard fell out with Mourinho during his second season at the Bernabeu and was dropped in favour of Antonio Adan and…

Sri Lanka parliament sacking ‘illegal’ (BBC)

Sri Lanka’s top court has ruled that the president’s dissolution of parliament last month was unconstitutional, as a political crisis continues to grip the nation. President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed his prime minister and replaced him with former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa…

Grace Millane: New Zealand threatens to sue Google

New Zealand’s justice minister has said Google could face prosecution for sending a mass email which included the name of the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane. The suspect was granted a temporary name suppression while he awaits…

Truce breakthrough in Yemen talks (BBC)

Warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a ceasefire for the port city of Hudaydah, principal lifeline for two-thirds of the country. They reached agreement at talks in Sweden brokered by the United Nations. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said…

Zuma ordered to refund the state for his legal fees (BBC)

South Africa’s embattled former President Jacob Zuma will have to pay back the money provided for his legal fees. The state has paid between $1m (£792,000) and $2.2m in legal costs for Mr Zuma over the past decade. A High…

WTA changes rules for returning mothers (BBC)

Mothers returning to tennis will have increased protection for their rankings on the WTA Tour from next season. Players coming back from childbirth, or injury, will now be able to use their previous ranking to enter 12 tournaments over a…

We’ll deal with anyone attacking LASTMA officers, Lagos vows (Punch)

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday vowed to henceforth deal ruthlessly with motorists or individuals caught attacking officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority. This is as the state government said in 2018 alone, 18 LASTMA officers had been…

Togo’s government stands firm on election date (Guardian)

Togo’s government has maintained parliamentary elections will take place later this month, despite an opposition boycott and deadly violence. “The electoral process is irreversible and the ballot will be held on December 20, 2018,” said the Minister of Civil Service…

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