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June 28, 2017 3:18 PM Trump to attend Bastille Day celebrations in France

US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to attend this year's Bastille Day celebrations in France. Mr Trump will join the 14 July annual military parade in Paris, which this year marks the 100th anniversary of the entry of the US into World War One. His relationship with President Emmanuel Macron has had a rocky start. Mr Macron has sharply 2

June 28, 2017 11:29 AM Kwesi Appiah to make changes for Mexico friendly

Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah is expected to ring in the changes in Wednesday’s friendly game against Mexico in Houston Texas. The game will be the first of two friendlies the Black Stars will play with the second being against USA on Saturday. Kwesi Appiah will be without key players for both games including the Ayew brothers and Daniel Amartey 3

June 27, 2017 11:22 PM European rights court backs UK on allowing sick baby to die

STRASBOURG, FRANCE (AFP) - The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday (June 27) said it concurred with a British decision to withdraw life support for a baby with a rare genetic disease. Two weeks earlier, the Strasbourg-based ECHR issued an interim ruling, binding on the British government, that doctors should keep providing treatment for 10-month-old 3

June 27, 2017 5:24 PM Marcel Desailly pays tribute to Marc Vivien Foe

Ghana-born France legend Marcel Desailly has paid glowing tribute to Cameroon star midfielder Marc Vivien Foe who died 14 years ago. Considered one of the continent's finest midfielders, Marco, as the player who wore jersey number 17 was fondly called, collapsed on the field during a Confederations Cup semi-final match between Cameroon and Colombia on June 26, 2003 and later 3

June 27, 2017 2:41 PM Brazil's president counterattacks after graft charge

Brazilian President Michel Temer prepared to counterattack Tuesday after bribery charges against him sent Latin America's biggest country into its latest bout of political turmoil. The first sitting president of Brazil to face criminal charges, Temer is accused of accepting bribes from a giant meatpacking company. He is also under investigation for obstruction 2

June 27, 2017 9:12 AM Man City ready to wait on deal for Alexis Sanchez but ramp up business for three defenders

MANCHESTER CITY want to complete deals for three full-backs before heading to the USA for pre-season on July 17. But Pep Guardiola is ready to play the long game for a deal with Arsenal for Alexis Sanchez, according to the Telegraph. City are expected to land Dani Alves this week and will sign the defender on a two-year deal after he was released by Juventus 1

June 27, 2017 8:02 AM Liverpool transfer news: The latest & LIVE player rumours from Anfield

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is wanted by Trabzonspor, although the Brazilian’s wage demands could scupper a move to Turkey, according to Fotomac, via Talksport. Lucas could be available for £5 million this summer as he has a year remaining on his contract and was not an integral part of Jurgen Klopp’s side last season. Liverpool have made an enquiry 6

June 26, 2017 4:25 PM Europe has an Irish problem

Last month, Michel Barnier found himself among a herd of cows. There he was, meandering in lush green fields, but not in his native France. The European Union’s top diplomat leading the Brexit talks to negotiate Britain’s exit from the E.U. was straddling the invisible border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. As the cows looked on at the well-dressed 4

June 26, 2017 8:22 AM Chelsea in talks to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alex Sandro

Chelsea are in talks to sign Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and Juventus left-back Alex Sandro. Bakayoko played 51 times for Monaco as they won the French title for the first time in 17 years while Sandro was a key member of Juve's Serie A-winning squad. Monaco signed Bakayoko from Rennes for £7m three years ago and now value him at €40m (£35m). Bakayoko 6

June 24, 2017 12:48 PM Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower: emails

LONDON Six emails sent by and to an Arconic Inc (ARNC.N) sales manager raise questions about why the company supplied combustible cladding to a distributor for use at Grenfell Tower, despite publicly warning such panels were a fire risk for tall buildings. The emails, dating from 2014 and seen by Reuters, were between Deborah French, Arconic's UK sales 5