Home | Tag Archives: Standard.co.uk

Tag Archives: Standard.co.uk

Wladimir Klitschko steps up mind games with Anthony Joshua by recording 'memory stick' prediction

0SHARESShare Wladimir Klitschko intensified his mind games with Anthony Joshua ahead of Saturday’s world heavyweight title fight by revealing he has already recorded his prediction of the outcome. The challenger, 41, brandished a memory stick which he said contained a video of his prediction at his press conference in London, and said the stick would be sealed in the robe ...

Read More »

Will Young starts new career as 'mindfulness tutor' as he prepares to tour UK

Will Young is reportedly launching a new career as a mindfulness tutor and is gearing up for a tour of the UK. The singer and former Pop Idol winner is expected to visit festivals and events up and down the country to teach people the practice of meditation. “His new move might be surprising but it something very important to ...

Read More »

Hector Bellerin insists 3-4-3 formation suits Arsenal's style of play

Hector Bellerin has saluted Arsene Wenger ‘s decision to use a 3-4-3 system as he believes the formation suits Arsenal ‘s style of play. Wenger has rarely strayed away from a traditional back four during his tenure in north London. But the Gunners’ bout of poor form earlier this month forced the Frenchman into a defensive reshuffle. Arsenal have responded ...

Read More »

Hounslow teen plotted to blow up Oxford Street crowds with nail bomb in terror attack

A teenager who plotted to blow up crowds in Oxford Street in a terrorist attack has pleaded guilty to terror offences. Haroon Ali Syed, 19, from west London, had ISIS as his PIN code for his mobile phone and was planning to detonate a nail bomb in the busy shopping street. The Hounslow man had tried to get bank loans ...

Read More »

Bank Holiday travellers warned to prepare for delays on roads and rail

Bank Holiday drivers have been warned to prepare for travel delays over the weekend as more than 10 million cars are expected to take to the roads on leisure trips. The RAC warned drivers to expect delays on Friday as commuter traffic will share space with recreational travellers. But Monday will be the busiest day for leisure trips with 3.4 ...

Read More »

United Airlines reaches settlement of 'undisclosed amount' with doctor dragged off plane

The doctor who was dragged off a United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat has received a settlement in his lawsuit with the company. David Dao, a 69-year-old Kentucky physician, made headlines after he was caught on film being forcibly removed from his seat and removed from the, apparently, overbooked plane. His lawyers claimed he was left ...

Read More »

Furious Londoners call for police to investigate Katie Hopkins over tweet about Whitehall terror arrest

Outraged Londoners are calling for Katie Hopkins to be investigated by police over a string of tweets she posted after a suspected terrorist was detained in Whitehall. The controversial columnist sparked outcry when she posted a message on Twitter which read: “Explosion in France, shooting at a German hospital, knife attack in London. “And Ramadan has not yet begun.” She ...

Read More »

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko full undercard: Fight start times, fight order, TV schedule and odds

Anthony Joshua faces Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley this Saturday in what is expected to be a defining night for both men. But fans will be able to enjoy a whole evening of match ups before the main event gets underway. There is a packed undercard taking place in north London with a host of interesting encounters available to whet your ...

Read More »

EPL Table: Premier League standings after 34 matches

Chelsea remain in the Premier League title driving seat as the finish line approaches. Antonio Conte’s side eased past Southampton on Tuesday night and are four points clear of nearest challengers Tottenham, who claimed a spirited win at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. But Mauricio Pochettino’s side are refusing to throw in the towel and believe they are still capable of ...

Read More »

Plumstead stabbing: Teenager in hospital after east London knife attack

A teenager is in hospital after being stabbed in a knife attack in east London. Police were called at just before 6pm on Thursday to reports of a stabbing in Plumstead in Greenwich . They found an 18-year-old man had been stabbed on Herbert Road, near to the Co-Op shop and junction with Plumstead Common Road. Paramedics raced to the scene ...

Read More »