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Women’s FA Cup quarter-final draw: Chelsea play Durham, Man City face Liverpool

Bethany England scored twice in Chelsea’s fifth-round win over Arsenal on Sunday Holders Chelsea will travel to Championship side Durham in the quarter-finals of the Women’s FA Cup. Durham produced the shock of the fifth round by beating Bristol City on Sunday – and their reward is a match against the two-time winners. Women’s Super League leaders Manchester City will play Liverpool, Championship side Manchester United travel to Reading, and Aston Villa – also of the second tier – host West Ham. The ties will be played on 17 March.…

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Chelsea v Man Utd: Vote for your favourite FA Cup goal

Chelsea v Man Utd: Best FA Cup goals FA Cup fifth round: Chelsea v Manchester United Date: Monday 18 February Venue: Stamford Bridge Live on BBC One from 19:00 GMT, plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Chelsea host Manchester United in Monday’s FA Cup fifth-round tie, which will be shown live on BBC One and the BBC Sport website and app. There have been some great games and goals in their previous FA Cup meetings over the past 20 years – but which is your favourite? Watch…

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Are the super-rich ruining Burning Man?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Part of Black Rock City, the temporary settlement in the Nevada desert where Burning Man takes place For many, Burning Man conjures up images of dust-covered attendees, known as “burners”, dancing in the desert cut off from society. The annual arts and cultural gathering in the Black Rock desert in Nevada prides itself on “radical inclusion”, “self-reliance” and providing a space for counter-cultural expression. However, grumblings of discontent have been growing in the burner community for a number of years. The increase in so-called…

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Niger man deported by Israel marooned in Ethiopian airport

A Niger national who was expelled from Israel has been stuck at the international airport in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, since November after his home country refused to take him back. “I have been staying here at the airport under very bad conditions because there’s nothing, nothing at all,” 24-year-old Eissa Muhamad told the BBC. Mr Muhamad’s series of misfortunes began last April when he was arrested for being in Israel illegally. He had been living in the Middle Eastern state since 2011, having left Niger’s north-western Tilaberi region as…

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Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Tudor Simionov was photographed working as a security guard hours before he was attacked A fourth man has been charged with murdering a doorman who was guarding a party on New Year’s Day. Security guard Tudor Simionov, 33, was attacked outside Fountain House at about 05:30 GMT on 1 January. Nor Aden Hamada, 23, of no fixed address, was arrested on Sunday at Gatwick Airport as he returned to the UK, the Metropolitan Police said. He has been charged with murder and will appear…

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Man dies after tree falls on car in Egham

A man has died after a tree fell on a car in Surrey. Police said the silver Lexus was driving along the A308 in Egham when it was involved in a crash. Firefighters said that a man was cut free from the car but was declared dead. Four other people inside the car – three females and a male – were taken to hospital with minor injuries. No other vehicle is thought to have been involved. Anyone who witnessed the crash, at around 16:05 GMT, has been urged to contact…

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Newport 1-4 Man City: Phil Foden double helps City into FA Cup quarter-finals

Leroy Sane has had a hand in 25 goals in 32 appearances in all competitions this season (12 goals, 13 assists) Manchester City reached the FA Cup quarter-finals as they broke Newport County’s resistance to end the League Two side’s memorable run in this season’s competition. Newport, fresh from beating Leicester City and Middlesbrough, produced another strong display in the competition to hold Pep Guardiola’s men at the interval. But two Phil Foden goals and strikes from Leroy Sane and Riyad Mahrez eventually broke Newport’s resistance and denied them the…

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Man charged with three Exeter murders

Man charged with murder of three men in their 80s found dead in Exeter, police say This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. Source link

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FA Cup: Man City will suffer against League Two Newport County, says Pep Guardiola

Manchester City were knocked out of the FA Cup in the fifth round by Wigan 12 months ago Manchester City will “suffer” against Newport in Saturday’s FA Cup fifth-round tie, says boss Pep Guardiola. The Premier League champions travel to south Wales knowing their opponents have already beaten Leicester and Middlesbrough in the competition. League Two Newport have never been past the fifth round of the competition, while City are five-time winners. “They are taller and stronger than us. In some areas they will be better than us,” warned Guardiola.…

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Skripal poisoning: Bellingcat names ‘third man’ in Salisbury case

Image copyright Reuters/BBC Image caption Sergei Skripal, 67, and his daughter Yulia survived the attack A third man has been named as a suspect in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury last year. Investigative website Bellingcat claims that he is Denis Vyacheslavovich Sergeev, a Russian military intelligence officer. It says he came to the UK at the same time as two suspects alleged to have carried out the March 2018 attack. The website claims the officer travelled internationally under the pseudonym Sergey Fedotov. MI6 double agent Sergei…

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