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Face masks should be worn in shops, says PM

Face masks should be worn in shops, says PM

Boris Johnson has urged the public in England to wear masks in shops as “extra insurance” against the coronavirus, and hinted the government could be poised to make them mandatory.
7/14/2020 1:38:17 AM
Actor Depp concludes evidence in libel trial

Actor Depp concludes evidence in libel trial

Movie star Johnny Depp yesterday concluded giving evidence in his libel action against the Sun newspaper after five days in the witness box, again rejecting accusations he had hit his ex-wife Amber Heard and accusing her of using violence against him.
7/14/2020 1:36:52 AM
Al Tarfa Intersection opened after main upgrade works

Al Tarfa Intersection opened after main upgrade works

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) yesterday announced the completion of main upgrade works at Al Tarfa Intersection and its infrastructure service utilities, in addition to the construction of new service roads.
7/14/2020 1:36:34 AM
Hamilton calls for better anti-racism focus, unity

Hamilton calls for better anti-racism focus, unity

Lewis Hamilton has called on Formula One and his fellow drivers to stay focused on the sport’s anti-racism stance and present a less chaotic image before next Sunday’s Hungarian GP.
7/14/2020 1:30:50 AM
Al Rayyan: Lions are within striking distance

Al Rayyan: Lions are within striking distance

Football Clubs are continuing their preparations ahead of the resumption of 2019-20 QNB Stars League, with Week 18 matches starting on July 24.
7/14/2020 1:29:24 AM
Racing Point confident they can see off Renault protest

Racing Point confident they can see off Renault protest

Racing Point accused Formula One rivals Renault yesterday of making a “misconceived and poorly informed” protest against them at the Styrian Grand Prix and said they were confident of winning.
7/14/2020 1:27:45 AM
Amir sends cable of congratulations to Montenegro leader

Amir sends cable of congratulations to Montenegro leader

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday sent cables of congratulations to President Milo Dukanovic of Montenegro on the occasion of his country’s Statehood Day.
7/14/2020 1:27:24 AM
England need to explore the depth of their bowling options

England need to explore the depth of their bowling options

England lose and there is so much to applaud. In the wake of West Indies’ victory heated debates have long since commenced. Where was Stuart Broad? Fancy batting in those conditions. What about Joe Denly and Jos Buttler?
7/14/2020 1:25:55 AM
Amir condoles with president of Ivory Coast

Amir condoles with president of Ivory Coast

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held yesterday via telephone a conversation with the President of Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara.
7/14/2020 1:25:49 AM
QSRSN, Al Shafallah Centre organise Filografi workshop

QSRSN, Al Shafallah Centre organise Filografi workshop

Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs (QSRSN) organised a remote workshop on Filografi, which is the art of wires and nails.
7/14/2020 1:24:15 AM
MME rescues stray gazelles

MME rescues stray gazelles

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) tweeted a picture of a pair of Reem gazelles that were seen walking around in the Maizilah area west of Sailiya.
7/14/2020 1:21:56 AM
Polish conservative president’s second term likely to deepen EU rifts

Polish conservative president’s second term likely to deepen EU rifts

Polish President Andrzej Duda has won five more years in power on a socially conservative, religious platform in a closely fought election that makes renewed confrontation with the European Commission likely.
7/14/2020 1:13:56 AM
Davis won’t wear social justice message

Davis won’t wear social justice message

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis is joining teammate LeBron James in passing on placing a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the NBA season starts again.
7/14/2020 1:13:22 AM
Heat and Spoelstra talk playoffs before restart of season

Heat and Spoelstra talk playoffs before restart of season

Well this is odd, being a just a week away from the start of the pre-season … and a mere month from the start of the playoffs.
7/14/2020 1:11:27 AM
Redskins officially retire name after sponsor pressure

Redskins officially retire name after sponsor pressure

The Washington Redskins confirmed yesterday the team is changing its name following pressure from sponsors over a word widely criticised as a racist slur against Native Americans.
7/14/2020 1:10:03 AM
Rays have future gems in McClanahan, Baz

Rays have future gems in McClanahan, Baz

The first names happen to be the same, but there actually is a deep bond between Rays high-end pitching prospects Shane McClanahan and Shane Baz. “We’re like a singular being,” McClanahan said. “We do everything together. We throw together. We live together. We run together.”
7/14/2020 1:08:04 AM
Rising star Morikawa hangs on for playoff win at Muirfield

Rising star Morikawa hangs on for playoff win at Muirfield

American Collin Morikawa tapped in a putt on the third playoff hole to outduel Justin Thomas in a wild Sunday finish and capture the US PGA Tour Workday Charity Open.
7/14/2020 1:05:56 AM
Fans pray for Bachchans to recover from Covid-19

Fans pray for Bachchans to recover from Covid-19

Fans across India prayed yesterday for Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and others members of his movie star family who have fallen sick with the coronavirus as the one-day rise in infections hit a new record without any sign of a peak.
7/14/2020 1:05:07 AM
Olympics must go ahead next year as symbol of overcoming Covid-19, says Tokyo governor

Olympics must go ahead next year as symbol of overcoming Covid-19, says Tokyo governor

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, often floated as a future Japanese premier, said yesterday the Olympics must go ahead next year as a symbol of world unity in overcoming the novel coronavirus, even as her city grapples with stubborn spikes in cases.
7/14/2020 1:04:37 AM
Assam flood toll rises to 50, situation grim

Assam flood toll rises to 50, situation grim

Six more people died in floods in Assam yesterday, taking the toll to 50, officials said. The situation was deteriorating in 27 of the state’s 33 districts affecting around 2.4mn people, they said.
7/14/2020 1:03:44 AM
Thiem fires back at Kyrgios in Adria Tour spat

Thiem fires back at Kyrgios in Adria Tour spat

World number three Dominic Thiem said on Monday tennis players “must learn” from the ill-fated Adria Tour and described Nick Kyrgios’ criticism of those who took part as “unnecessary”.
7/14/2020 1:03:42 AM
US Open without Kerber after summer of uncertainty?

US Open without Kerber after summer of uncertainty?

Angelique Kerber has a special relationship to New York but that does not mean the German tennis star will definitely travel to this year’s US Open.
7/14/2020 1:01:38 AM
Sevilla on the cusp of Champions League qualification

Sevilla on the cusp of Champions League qualification

Sevilla all-but secured Champions League qualification by beating relegation battlers Real Mallorca 2-0 on Sunday night. Lucas Ocampos scored a first-half penalty before Youssef En-Nesyri added a second late on to move Sevilla nine points clear of fifth-placed Villarreal.
7/14/2020 1:00:13 AM
AC Milan eye Euro return after draw with Napoli

AC Milan eye Euro return after draw with Napoli

AC Milan kept their hopes of European football alive on Sunday with a 2-2 draw at Napoli that leaves them with a strong chance of reaching the Europa League.
7/14/2020 12:58:21 AM
We are in a good position for top four finish: Al Arabi’s Lasogga

We are in a good position for top four finish: Al Arabi’s Lasogga

Pierre-Michel Lasogga is a towering presence in the Al Arabi frontline. The 28-year-old tall German forward, who joined the QNB Stars League side at the start of 2019-20 season, has played a significant role in The Dream Team’s good run that saw them occupy fifth position in the table
7/14/2020 12:57:12 AM
Al-Khelaifi triumphs at TCR Europe Simracing Series

Al-Khelaifi triumphs at TCR Europe Simracing Series

QMMF Racing’s Abdullah al-Khelaifi was declared winner of the fifth leg of the Touring Car Racing (TCR) Europe Simracing Series yesterday. The Qatari driver had finished seventh after suffering a crash while leading the race, set at the virtual Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy on Wednesday.
7/14/2020 12:55:16 AM
Man City’s Euro ban quashed on appeal

Man City’s Euro ban quashed on appeal

Manchester City are free to play Champions League football next season after the Court of Arbitration for Sport yesterday lifted a two-season ban from European competitions imposed by UEFA.
7/14/2020 12:54:16 AM
Fauci blames virus surge on US not shutting down completely

Fauci blames virus surge on US not shutting down completely

Top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Monday ascribed the surge in US coronavirus cases to the country's failure to shut down completely, then a rush to reopen too soon, and urged a commitment to guidelines
7/14/2020 12:49:01 AM
Polish conservative Duda re-elected president, deeper EU rifts likely

Polish conservative Duda re-elected president, deeper EU rifts likely

Polish President Andrzej Duda has won five more years in power on a socially conservative, religious platform in a closely fought election that makes renewed confrontation with the European Union's executive likely.
7/14/2020 12:41:34 AM
Key handover for LuLu-Kia Seltos promotion

Key handover for LuLu-Kia Seltos promotion

A key handover ceremony for the LuLu-Kia Seltos Car Promotion, organised by LuLu Hypermarket Qatar in association with Kia Motors Qatar, was held on July 12.
7/14/2020 12:41:06 AM
NU-Q scholarships offered for masters in sports administration

NU-Q scholarships offered for masters in sports administration

Scholarships for Qatari nationals and long-term residents are being offered by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) after receiving full accreditation from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, it has been announced.
7/14/2020 12:39:38 AM
We need a vaccine for neoliberal globalisation, too

We need a vaccine for neoliberal globalisation, too

The coronavirus pandemic has been tearing apart what the world has developed over the last four decades.
7/14/2020 12:39:34 AM