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Chelsea 0-2 Man Utd: Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba give visitors victory

‘Pogba at his absolute best’ – Man Utd double lead at Chelsea Manchester United cruised past Chelsea into the FA Cup quarter-finals to plunge Blues boss Maurizio Sarri’s reign even deeper into crisis as he felt the full fury of the club’s frustrated fans. United delivered the perfect response to their first defeat under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League – as they eased into the last eight. Ander Herrera converted Paul Pogba’s perfect cross to give United a 31st-minute lead, and Pogba doubled the…

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Obituary: Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn

Image copyright Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images Image caption Paul Flynn was appointed to Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet when the Labour leader faced a rebellion of his MPs Paul Flynn was the MP for Newport West for over thirty years. Although he served briefly in Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet in 2016 after several Labour MPs quit the front bench, he treasured the role of backbencher and was a serial rebel. He campaigned on issues including medicinal and illegal drugs, benefits, animal welfare, devolution and the modernisation of Parliament. He wrote books, had…

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Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Image copyright Labour Party Image caption Paul Flynn was first elected to represent Newport West in 1987 The veteran Labour MP Paul Flynn has died at the age of 84, his local party has announced. Mr Flynn, who was first elected to represent Newport West in 1987, had been ill for some time. He announced in October he would step down from Parliament “as soon as possible” after becoming confined to bed because of rheumatoid arthritis. Newport West Labour Party confirmed in a tweet that Mr Flynn died on Sunday,…

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Paul Farbrace: England assistant coach to become Warwickshire sport director

England lost 2-1 to West Indies in Paul Farbrace’s final Test series as assistant coach England assistant coach Paul Farbrace is to become the sport director of county side Warwickshire. The 51-year-old former wicketkeeper will succeed Ashley Giles, who left Edgbaston to become managing director of England men’s cricket last month. Farbrace first became England assistant coach under Peter Moores in 2014 and stayed on when Trevor Bayliss was appointed the following year. He will join Warwickshire after the West Indies tour, which ends in March. Farbrace will work with…

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Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years – Mueller

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Paul Manafort also faces a possible fine of between $50,000 and $24m US President Donald Trump’s former election campaign chief Paul Manafort should be jailed for up to 24 years, special counsel Robert Mueller says. Manafort was convicted of financial fraud on charges relating to his work as a political consultant in Ukraine. He accepted a plea deal on the charges in return for co-operating with Mr Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election campaign. But he was found guilty earlier this…

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Paul Manafort: Trump ex-aide lied to prosecutors, judge rules

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Paul Manafort was found guilty of multiple fraud charges in 2018 Donald Trump’s former election campaign chief Paul Manafort breached his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller by lying to prosecutors, a US judge says. US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Manafort “made multiple false statements” to the FBI, Mr Mueller’s office and a grand jury. Mr Mueller leads a probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. Manafort was convicted of financial fraud in August. This related to…

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Paul Conroy: ‘They were being slaughtered, I wanted to tell their story’

On 13th of February 2012, British photographer Paul Conroy and US war-correspondent Marie Colvin entered the Syria to document the plight of the civilians trapped in the city of Homs. Only one of them made it out. Following Colvin’s death in one of the airstrikes, this film documents Conroy’s desperate battle to escape Homs and to tell the story of those still trapped in the besieged city. Storyville’s ‘Under The Wire’ was broadcast on BBC Four at 22:00 on the 11 February 2019. You can now watch it on iPlayer…

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Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic name ex-Man Utd midfielder as manager

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester United Paul Scholes has been named manager of League Two club Oldham Athletic. The former Manchester United and England midfielder, 44, has taken his first managerial role, signing a one-and-a-half-year contract with the club he supported as a boy. There were concerns his 10% stake in Salford City, the National League club he co-owns, would prevent him from taking charge of the Latics. But he was cleared to do so on Friday at an English Football League meeting. Salford could be…

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Norwich City 3-0 Ipswich Town: Paul Lambert sent off in East Anglian derby defeat

Paul Lambert was calmed down by stewards and a police officer after clashing with Norwich’s coaching staff at the end of the first half Ipswich boss Paul Lambert was sent off on his return to Carrow Road as Norwich won the East Anglian derby to move two points clear at the top of the Championship. Tempers flared after Jon Nolan’s late challenge on Max Aarons in first-half stoppage time and Lambert was sent to the stands after confronting Norwich coach Chris Domogalla, who was also red-carded. The hosts had led…

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