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British Cycling set to put £43m funding at risk with reform vote rejection

British Cycling is on the brink of failing to push through its governance reforms, putting £43m of Sport England and UK Sport funding in serious doubt. It is understood that it will fail to reach the required 75% majority vote in favour of the reforms at an emergency general meeting of British Cycling’s national...

The Guardian view on cabinet leaks: not before time, the battle of Brexit

Theresa May’s cabinet is limping towards the temporary relief that this week’s start of the summer parliamentary recess may offer. A spate of leaks, mainly against the chancellor, Philip Hammond, nevertheless shows the extent of ministerial disagreement over Brexit and much else, and the weakness of Mrs May’s much-diminished authority. On Tuesday, Mrs May...

WATCH: Muslim Rioters Attack Israeli Police During Temple Mount Clashes

AFP Photo/Ahmad Gharabli TEL AVIV — At least three people were injured on Monday when dozens of Muslim worshippers clashed with Israeli security forces outside a main entrance to the Temple Mount. There are multiple reports that the rioters attacked Israeli police with stones and other objects. The protesters were being egged on...

Beyonce Hasn’t Worked Out Since She Delivered Sir And Rumi, She’s Just Naturally Gorgeous

Beyonce almost broke the Internet this week when she showed off photos of her brand new twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, and now a source close to the singer says that Queen Bey hasn’t worked out since delivering the twins. The sexy singer still debuted a trim waist in her photo that almost mimicked...

China ‘committed’ to ease tourist visas for Filipinos

TOURISM. China says it is 'committed' to ease tourist visa requirements for Filipinos as bilateral ties between Manila and Beijing improve. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler BEIJING, China – Amid the warming of ties between Manila and Beijing, China said it is "committed" to ease visa requirements for Filipino tourists. Yan Xu, chief for International...

Will the CEO of Samsung be arrested in South Korea?

The billionaire heir to Samsung, South Korea's most successful and best known conglomerate, made his second attempt Thursday to block efforts by prosecutors to arrest him on bribery and other charges in connection with a corruption scandal that has engulfed the country's president. A court hearing on whether to issue an arrest warrant for...

Comelec faces probe for stolen computer with voters’ data?

Rappler learns that the stolen computer in Lanao del Sur contains the voter records, including the biometrics, of the Philippines' 55 million voters. MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is facing an investigation for another possible data breach after one of its computers in the town of Wao, Lanao del Sur,...

Pamela Anderson and Julian Assange: is it love actually?

No sooner has Richard Curtis’s Love Actually reunion been announced than a rival emerges to its thermonuclear romantic charms. It is the burgeoning closeness between Ms Pamela Anderson, latterly of the beaches of Los Angeles County, and Mr Julian Assange, currently of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. By way of a recap, the association...

Ivan Lendl: ‘What keeps me awake at night? Bad hips’

Born in Czechoslovakia, Ivan Lendl, 57, is the son of tennis players. He beat John McEnroe in the 1984 French Open and went on to spend 270 weeks as world number one, winning eight Grand Slam singles titles. He retired in 1994, and in 2012 became Andy Murray’s coach for the first time. He...

Trump Slams ‘Dishonest’ Press for ‘Tremendous Disservice’ to the American People

Thursday at a press conference to announce his pick of Alexander Acosta for the vacant Secretary of Labor post, President Donald Trump ripped the “dishonest” press and suggested they intentionally being an obstacle to his effort to take the “entrenched power structure.” Partial transcript as follows: I’m here today to update the American people...