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Newcastle 0-1 Manchester City: Raheem Sterling makes it 18 in a row

  Manchester City moved 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League after a dominant 1-0 win over Newcastle on Wednesday. City were in complete control throughout at St James’ Park and should have secured their 18th straight league win by a more convincing scoreline. Sergio Aguero hit the post twice and Kevin De Bruyne also struck the ...

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Corey Lewandowski accused of sexual assault by Joy Villa

A US singer has filed a sexual assault claim against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski. Joy Villa says Mr Lewandowski hit her twice on the backside during an event in Washington last month. She told the US media she spoke to the police on Christmas Eve, having been persuaded to launch a formal complaint by friends. Mr ...

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GEORGE WEAH: Hon Omosede Igbinedion Congratulates President-Elect

As jubilation filled the atmosphere in all the cities of Liberia, following the victory of former football star, George Weah in a presidential run-off election on Tuesday, congratulatory messages have been pouring in from all over the world for the 51 year old politician.   First among those dignitaries and world leaders to congratulate Weah is a personal friend of ...

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BREAKING: Former FIFA Player Of The Year, George Weah, Elected President Of Liberia

President-Elect George Weah   Footballer turned politician George Weah has been elected President of Liberia In a run-off election results monitored by olikareporters.com on the #LiberiaDecides twitter handle,     George Weah has been elected president of Liberia after winning at least 12 out of 15 counties in the runoff presidential election to defeat his rival, the incumbent Vice President, Joseph Boakai. ...

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Chelsea 2-0 Brighton: Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso strike in victory

Chelsea won their sixth Premier League game in a row at Stamford Bridge, edging past Brighton 2-0 on Boxing Day. After failing to break down Everton on Saturday, Chelsea regained their killer-instinct with second-half goals from Alvaro Morata (46) and Marcos Alonso (59). The result keeps Chelsea in third, but they are still 13 points behind runaway league leaders Manchester ...

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Man Utd 2-2 Burnley: Sub Jesse Lingard scores twice to earn hosts draw

Substitute Jesse Lingard scored twice as Manchester United came back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against Burnley at Old Trafford on Boxing Day. Ashley Barnes turned home as United failed to clear a Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s free-kick after three minutes, and Steven Defour made it 2-0 before half-time with a superb, curling free-kick from well outside ...

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Brexit: German minister sees model for Turkey and Ukraine

Sigmar Gabriel is foreign minister in Germany’s current, caretaker government   A “smart” Brexit deal could serve as a model for the EU’s future relations with other non-EU states, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says. Turkey and Ukraine were two states that could benefit from the template, he told Germany’s Funke media group. He did not see either joining the ...

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North Korea missile developers hit by US sanctions

The US has placed sanctions on two North Korean officials it says have led the development of nuclear missiles. The US treasury named the two men as Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol, and said both were “key leaders” of North Korea’s ballistic missile programme. The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday in response to ballistic ...

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Liberia election run-off: Ex-footballer up against vice-president

Liberians have been voting to pick a new president in a run-off vote between Vice-President Joseph Boakai and former international footballer George Weah. Mr Weah, 51, won the first round, but did not secure the required 50% of the vote for an outright victory. Legal challenges delayed the vote to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president. Turnout ...

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PHOTOS: Meghan Markle joins royals for Christmas service

 The Queen waved to the crowd after the service   Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle has joined the Royal Family for the Christmas Day service at the Queen’s Norfolk estate. The couple arrived at a carol service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham along with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Queen returned after missing last year’s service due to ...

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