Noor Husin: The Afghan refugee who became his country’s first EFL player

Noor Husin: The Afghan refugee who became his country’s first EFL player

Noor Husin (right) had spells with Crystal Palace and Accrington Stanley before joining Notts CountyIt is hard to imagine your childhood being played out on a more difficult stage. For the first 18 months of Noor Husin's life, his home city of Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan was the scene of a series of devastating battles. By…
Belinda Stronach countersues father in legal feud | CBC News

Belinda Stronach countersues father in legal feud | CBC News

Belinda Stronach has countersued her father for millions of dollars in a statement of defence that alleges he lost vast sums of money on pet projects. Frank Stronach, who founded Magna International Inc., sued his daughter and others last year for more than $500 million over alleged mismanaging of the family's assets and trust funds.…
Here Are Your 2019 Oscar Nominations — See The Full List

Here Are Your 2019 Oscar Nominations — See The Full List

If you awoke this morning anticipating that today's Academy Award nominations would make some sense of the most wide-open Best Picture race in years, then think again. Alfonso Cuarón's intimate, black-and-white film Roma leads this year's Oscar nominations with 10 nods — a huge achievement for Netflix — alongside Yorgos Lanthimos's lushly absurd The Favourite.…
Pickle juice: Why athletes are turning to an unusual drink to boost performance

Pickle juice: Why athletes are turning to an unusual drink to boost performance

Frances Tiafoe credited a victory in the Australian Open with drinking pickle juice - although he was knocked out two days later by Rafael Nadal Australian Open 2019 Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5…
‘We stand with you,’ Pence says in video to Venezuelans ahead of planned protests | CBC News

‘We stand with you,’ Pence says in video to Venezuelans ahead of planned protests...

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence issued a video message of support to Venezuelans on Tuesday to encourage those who are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro and underline U.S. backing for opposition leader Juan Guaido. Venezuela's opposition on Wednesday plans to hold marches nationwide as part of an annual event that marks the fall of a military…
UK’s PM May to face another day of Brexit questions

UK’s PM May to face another day of Brexit questions

Embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces another day of Brexit grilling before legislators on Tuesday with the opposition Labour Party opening the door for a new referendum on leaving the European Union. UK legislators will debate and vote on the next steps of the EU divorce on January 29, and before that they can…