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Dundee 2-4 Hibernian: Visitors hold on in six-goal thriller

Florian Kamberi starting the scoring at Dens Park after 26 minutes Paul Heckingbottom made it two wins from two as Hibernian boss as his side moved into the Scottish Premiership top six with victory over Dundee. Florian Kamberi gave Hibs an unlikely advantage early on, only for Paul McGowan’s deft finish to level. Marc McNulty soon restored the visitors’ lead with a tap-in, his second coming after the hour as Stevie Mallan’s rasping shot made it four. Martin Woods cut the deficit to two late on, but Hibs held firm.…

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Wales v England: Eddie Jones tells his Six Nations visitors to relish Cardiff hostility

Jones has won four Tests out of four against Wales since taking charge at the start of 2016 Six Nations: Wales v England Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff Date: Saturday 23 February Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One, S4C, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary. England coach Eddie Jones says his team have to relish taking on an entire nation when they play Wales in the Six Nations in Cardiff on Saturday. Both…

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Rangers 5-0 Kilmarnock: Morelos quartet subdues 10-man visitors

Alfredo Morelos scored a quartet of goals on his return from suspension Alfredo Morelos delivered a blistering four-goal display as Rangers demolished 10-man Kilmarnock to book a Scottish Cup quarter-final trip to Aberdeen. The Colombian twice converted from close-range before half-time. Between the brace, Kilmarnock stopper Daniel Bachmann was contentiously dismissed after nudging Glen Kamara’s head with his elbow at a corner. Andy Halliday made it 3-0 before Morelos slammed in his third and fourth to take his season’s haul to 27 goals. The Scottish Premiership’s top scorer, on his…

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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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Belfast Zoo visitors ‘petrified’ by escaped chimpanzee

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOne of the chimps ventured a bit further than the others Families have described their shock at coming across a chimpanzee outside its enclosure at Belfast Zoo. Chantal Baxter said “one of the big chimpanzees just appeared from behind a bush” on Saturday afternoon. Danielle Monaghan said she was “petrified” the chimp might “attack or take the kids”. But the mother-of-two said the animal “was not aggressive” and “just watched” and therefore the experience had been “amazing”. ‘Different story’ Footage posted on…

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Fulham 0-3 Manchester United: Pogba and Martial goals take visitors into top four

Paul Pogba has scored 11 league goals in a single season for the first time in his career Confident Manchester United moved into the Premier League’s top four with a dominant win over struggling Fulham at Craven Cottage. Anthony Martial was in sensational form, making the first for Paul Pogba and scoring a wonderful second as United secured their 10th victory in 11 games under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Pogba wrapped up the points in the second half when he stroked home from the penalty spot after Juan Mata…

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Saudi antiquities site, long seen as haunted, tries to woo visitors

AL ULA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – In a remote northern corner of Saudi Arabia sit the relics of an ancient civilization, which the kingdom hopes to turn into a global tourism destination as it tries to open up to the world and diversify its economy away from oil. Rock shaped like an elephant is seen in the city al-Ula, Saudi Arabia January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser Backed by billions of dollars in state-led investment and a French cultural partnership, the authorities expect al-Ula and its majestic rock-hewn tombs of…

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Real Madrid 0-2 Real Sociedad: Visitors earn surprise win at Bernabeu

Willian Jose opened the scoring for Real Sociedad in the third minute Ten-man Real Madrid suffered a surprise defeat by Real Sociedad as the visitors earned their first victory at the Bernabeu in La Liga for 15 years. Willian Jose fired Sociedad in front from the penalty spot in the third minute after Mikel Merino was fouled by Real Madrid’s Casemiro. Things then got more difficult for Real Madrid when Lucas Vazquez was sent off with half an hour remaining. Sociedad made the extra man count when Ruben Pardo headed…

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Beyonce and Jay-Z help Paris Louvre to record number of visitors

FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at the Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, a marble Hellenistic sculpture at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, December 3, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – A music video by Beyonce and Jay-Z set in the Louvre helped boost visitor numbers to a record 10.2 million last year, the most for any museum in history, the Louvre said on Thursday. A rebound in tourist numbers to Paris, following a drop after Islamist militants killed 130 people in the French capital…

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Cape Town race row erupts after ‘black visitors cleared from beach’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Activists say that black visitors were asked to leave by a private security firm Protesters have taken to one of Cape Town’s most picturesque beaches after private security guards were accused of ordering black visitors to leave. The guards, hired by local residents, allegedly cleared the Clifton 4th beach of tourists on Sunday evening. Demonstrators say black beachgoers were unfairly targeted, but the firm denies closing the beach and says it only acts to protect residents from crime. Beaches and other public areas were segregated…

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