FA Cup defeat will not ruin Man City’s double bid, claims Grealish

Jack Grealish is confident Manchester City’s FA Cup exit will not derail their remaining double bid for Premier League and Champions League glory. City saw their treble hopes dashed as they were beaten 3-2 by quadruple-chasing Liverpool in a thrilling semi-final at Wembley on Saturday. Yet midfielder Grealish did not want to dwell on the …

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14, including late rural municipality chair, sued for graft

KATHMANDU, APRIL 16 The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has filed a chargesheet against 14 persons, including chief administrative officer, construction entrepreneur, and elected representatives of Mohanyal Rural Municipality, Kailali, at the Special Court for embezzlement of public assets through revenue leakage. Those sued by the anti-graft body in the court yesterday …

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‘He never came back’: Horrors of kidnap, torture, murder in Russian torture chamber

Blindfolded, arms and legs bound, and lying in the corner of the torture room, Dima could only hear his fellow prisoner scream and his ribs crack, as the man was beaten to death next to him. The soldiers had grunted with exertion as they bound the prisoner – Kolya – into the “lastochka” or “swallow” …

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Coachella’s return brings big business to California desert

INDIO: “We’ve waited years for this!” exclaims Jesus Medina as he dishes out burritos to the hungry masses at Coachella, the music festival that’s back on in the California desert after three years. After a pandemic-induced hiatus, Coachella Valley businesses are flourishing with the return of one of music’s most-touted events, a boon for the …

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Barcelona honours Gabriel García Márquez with new library

In the digital age, building a new library filled with old-fashioned printed books seems idealistic, almost quixotic.Not so in Barcelona. The city council is about to open a new €12m (£10m) library next month, the latest instalment in a programme that dates back 20 years. The library, in the working-class district of Sant Martí de …

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How to watch Sevilla vs Real Madrid online and on TV tonight

Two of the top three in La Liga clash on Sunday evening, with leaders Real Madrid heading to third-place Sevilla. A victory for Carlo Ancelotti’s side would take them a massive step closer to sealing the title, opening up a 15-point gap between the clubs and leaving only Barcelona as contenders for a late surge …

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Labour split by leadership call for action against climate crisis blockades

Labour faces an escalating internal row over the treatment of climate crisis protesters after a shadow cabinet minister backed calls for nationwide injunctions to stop them blocking critical roads and fuel supplies. Steve Reed, the shadow justice secretary, called for immediate and wide-ranging bans on protesters’ tactics to be put in place last week. Reed …

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Rwanda genocide orphans ‘told to leave hostel to make room for UK asylum seekers’

Adults orphaned by the 1994 Rwandan genocide have reportedly been told to leave a hostel to allow asylum seekers in the UK to stay in their place. Earlier this week, PM Boris Johnson and home secretary Priti Patel revealed a £120 million plan whereby asylum seekers will be sent to Rwandan capital Kigali to live …

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