Forced confessions, the death penalty and plans to indefinitely jail refugees

Just one day inside prison probably seems a long time for an innocent man. Imagine then what it feels to be on death row for 53 years for a crime you haven’t committed. Iwao Hakamada, a Japanese ex-boxer, might know. Earlier this month the high court in Tokyo ordered a retrial for the 87-year-old, who … Read more

Harry Kane becomes England’s all-time record goalscorer with penalty against Italy as Wayne Rooney hails ‘unbelievable’ England captain

Harry Kane’s penalty against Italy has seen him overtake Wayne Rooney to become England’s all-time record goalscorer. The Tottenham striker has now scored 54 goals for the Three Lions, doing so in 81 appearances for his country. Getty Kane was tasked with putting England 2-0 up against Italy and nailed it Getty He beats Rooney, … Read more

Uganda criminalizes identifying as LGBTQ2, with death penalty for some offences – National

Legislators in Uganda have approved some of the world’s most aggressive anti-gay laws, making it illegal to even identify as an LGBTQ2 person. Same-sex relations are already illegal in Uganda, though a bill passed by the country’s parliament on Tuesday would also ban promoting and abetting homosexuality, as well as conspiracy to engage in homosexuality, … Read more

Marco Silva accepts red card for himself and Aleksandar Mitrovic but bemoans ‘inconsistencies’ after Willian sending off and penalty claims for Fulham

Marco Silva admits he crossed a line before being sent off but believes his Fulham side were hard done by during their FA Cup defeat to Manchester United. Fulham looked set for a famous FA Cup win at Old Trafford before a chaotic minute saw Silva as well as players Willian and Aleksandar Mitrovic get … Read more

Newcastle fans loved Kieran Trippier’s display of ‘s***housery’ before Alexander Isak’s winning penalty against Nottingham Forest

Kieran Trippier sent social media into meltdown with fans lauding his ‘world class s***housery’ in Newcastle’s stoppage-time victory away at Nottingham Forest. The Magpies left it late to win at the City Ground on Friday night to boost their Champions League hopes after closing the gap on fourth-placed Tottenham to a point. Rex Trippier held … Read more

Tottenham blow two-goal lead as last-gasp James Ward-Prowse penalty dents top-four hopes at Southampton

Tottenham blew the chance to go third after two late goals from Southampton in a 3-3 draw on Saturday. Spurs thought they had leapfrogged Manchester United in the Premier League but a late penalty from James Ward-Prowse denied them. Getty James Ward-Prowse scored a last-gasp penalty Pape Matar Sarr was controversially adjudged to have fouled … Read more

Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes history as Serie A’s oldest-ever goalscorer at 41 with penalty for Milan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has broken the record as Serie A’s oldest-ever goalscorer with a penalty for AC Milan against Udinese. The Swede set a new benchmark at 41 years and 166 days, beating the previous record by Alessandro Costacurta at 41 years and 25 days. Getty Captaining Milan, Zlatan became Serie A’s oldest player Getty He … Read more

Last-ditch Southampton penalty downs Spurs as Leeds win thriller at Wolves

The Premier League’s nine-team relegation battle continued in Saturday’s 3pm kick-offs, with Leeds and Aston Villa both picking up important wins over Wolves and Bournemouth respectively. Yet the biggest result of the afternoon was Southampton’s 3-3 draw with Spurs at St Mary’s. A Pedro Porro goal on stroke of half-time put the Tottenham faithful in … Read more

Charles Leclerc handed 10-place grid penalty for Saudi Arabian GP

Charles Leclerc’s torrid start to the new season was dealt a further blow on Wednesday when it was confirmed he will serve a grid penalty at this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Leclerc retired from the season-opening race in Bahrain while running in third place after his Ferrari engine expired in the latter stages. And … Read more

Man City benefit from ‘incredibly harsh’ penalty decision, while Ederson ‘a fortunate boy’ after collision with Timo Werner

Manchester City look set to march onto the Champions League quarter-finals, although they’ve had the rub of the green against RB Leipzig. Erling Haaland put City 2-0 up and 3-1 up on aggregate as he netted twice in as many minutes for Pep Guardiola’s side in their second leg clash at the Etihad Stadium. BT … Read more