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Government could fail surplus ‘test’ says Labor – politics live | Australia news

Welcome to the last sitting day of this week. There is a one week break after this, and the mood in the building could best be described as ‘GETOUTOFMYWAYIHAVETOGETOUTOFHERE’, which, honestly, is a mood most of them have put on themselves. The Nationals are still trying to convince everyone that they have moved on. Party […]

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Six Nations 2020 LIVE rugby results: Scotland vs England commentary, Ireland vs Wales latest

Welcome to the Evening Standard’s live Six Nations commentary of Scotland vs England and Ireland vs Wales. England need to bounce back from defeat to France on the opening weekend when they face Scotland at Murrayfield at 4.30pm today. Heavy rain is forecast for Edinburgh, where Eddie Jones will aim to reignite England’s title charge […]

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Coronavirus: China death toll climbs to 106 with first fatality in Beijing – live updates | Science

5.39am GMT05:39 One of the curious thing to come out of the Australian news conference about school advice with regards to coronavirus, is that speakers reiterated that there hasn’t been person-to-person transmission of the virus in Australia. “There is no evidence,” said the NSW chief health officer, Kerry Chant. Yesterday the federal health minister also […]

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Premier League table: 2019-20 EPL standings today – fixtures, results and live scores on gameweek 24

What would we do without Premier League football in January? Liverpool ‘s relentless match towards the title is, well, relentless as Jurgen Klopp’s Reds beat Wolves 2-1 at Molineux on Thursday night to go 16 points clear. The Reds round off gameweek 24 with their final game in hand at West Ham next week – […]

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Australia v New Zealand: third Test, day four – live! | Sport

5.01am GMT05:01 22nd over: New Zealand 40-5 (Watling 1, de Grandhomme 2) CdG gets away from the danger end swiftly, inviting Watling to see off the bulk of another probing over from Nathan Lyon. Watling has been around for 34 balls for his one run. 4.58am GMT04:58 21st over: New Zealand 39-5 (Watling 1, de […]

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Nancy Pelosi on Trump: 'He'll be impeached for ever' – live

‘No matter what the Senate does – he’s impeached for ever’ Trump to sign spending deal today including $738bn defense bill Help us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 7.41pm GMT Two senior Trump advisers, White House counsel Pat Cipollone and legislative affairs director Eric Ueland, are visiting Capitol Hill to […]

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UFC 245 RESULT – Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covington, retains title with late stoppage: Stream, undercard fights latest, UK start time and updates tonight

The UFC 245 main event saw welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (16-1-0) retain his title in an eagerly-anticipated fight with Colby Covington (15-2-0), who was previously interim champion of the division. The ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ stopped Covington in the final round after multiple knockdowns, in a contest that saw the two elite wrestlers strike throughout. Elsewhere on the card, Max […]

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World Darts Championship 2019 results LIVE from Ally Pally: Full schedule at Alexandra Palace

The 2020 incarnation of the PDC Darts World Championship returns to Alexandra Palace tonight. Three-time champion Michael van Gerwen heads back to London to defend his title having never previously won the world crown in successive years.  Raymond van Barneweld, who won the PDC title in 2007, will bring the curtain down on a glittering career as darts waves […]

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Runner who slapped reporter’s rear on live TV charged

SAVANNAH, GA. — A Georgia man who was videotaped slapping a female reporter’s rear on live TV was arrested Friday on a misdemeanour charge of sexual battery. Savannah police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson in Savannah confirmed that Thomas Callaway, 43, of Statesboro was charged in connection with the incident that occurred while WSAV-TV reporter Alex Bozarjian […]

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Trump impeachment: House prepares for crucial vote amid whistleblower row – live | US news

As we await the impeachment hearing that starts at 9am ET today, the president has had a manic morning on Twitter so far. Most of it does not need national and international news coverage. But the blog must pause to note that the President of the United States has just taken a spiteful pop at […]

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