Hunger-striking Alexei Navalny Being Transferred to Hospital in Russia

Prison doctors have decided to transfer Russia’s main opposition leader Alexei Navalny to hospital, its prison authority said on Monday, 20 days into a hunger strike that has brought international warnings of consequences should he die in jail. Allies of Navalny, who have had no access to him since last week, said they were braced … Read more Hunger-striking Alexei Navalny Being Transferred to Hospital in Russia

UK PM Boris Johnson’s visit to India cancelled again due to prevailing COVID-19 situation

New Delhi: The United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s visit to India has been cancelled yet again¬†due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said on Monday (April 19, 2021). In response to the media queries on the upcoming visit of the UK PM, the MEA stated, “In view of … Read more UK PM Boris Johnson’s visit to India cancelled again due to prevailing COVID-19 situation

Ex-Wales captain’s bid for Fifa Council

Laura McAllister played in every Wales game from 1994 to 2001 Laura McAllister could soon be one of the most influential women in world football. On Tuesday, the former Wales captain stands for election to be Uefa’s female representative on the Fifa Council, the sport’s ultimate decision-making body. McAllister, a footballer turned professor of politics … Read more Ex-Wales captain’s bid for Fifa Council

Monday’s Scottish Gossip

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard joked he would like to give Allan McGregor a 10-year contract after the goalkeeper saved Odsonne Edouard’s penalty in Sunday’s 2-0 Scottish Cup win over Celtic. (Record)external-link Interim Celtic manager John Kennedy defended Edouard after his penalty miss at Ibrox. (Sun)external-link St Johnstone have no fear going into next Sunday’s Scottish … Read more Monday’s Scottish Gossip