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Paying the penalty – Gary Lineker reveals his World Cup highs & heartache at Italia ‘90

In the latest installment of The Stan Collymore Show, Stan chats to old teammate Lars Bohinen, now a manager in Norway, and speaks to England legend and Golden Boot winner Gary Lineker on his tumultuous World Cup Italia ‘90. Stan’s first stop is Scandinavia, where he drops in on Norwegian top flight team Sandefjord, managed by his former teammate Lars ...

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Over 50% of Tory activists support death penalty – poll

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 17:38 Edited time: 4 Jan, 2018 17:39 More than half of Tory activists support the death penalty for serious crimes, a survey has found. The poll uncovered glaring differences between Tories and the supporters of other political parties on a series of hot issues. The research, conducted by Queen Mary University, found 54 percent of ...

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Israel approves preliminary death penalty bill for 'terrorists' with Netanyahu's blessing

Despite massive opposition from Israeli lawmakers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was influential in the Knesset’s decision to support a bill that would allow both military and civil courts to sentence terrorists to death. In a narrow 52-49 vote, Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, approved the first draft of a bill which could make it easier for terrorists to be handed the ...

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Alleged British ‘drug smuggler’ escapes death penalty in Egypt

Published time: 26 Dec, 2017 15:11 A young British woman has escaped the death penalty, yet been sentenced to three years in jail for bringing 290 pills of Tramadol into Egypt. The painkiller is legal in the UK but a banned narcotic in the north African country. 33-year old Laura Plummer from Hull, England, was handed the three-year sentence for ...

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Death penalty moratorium will never be lifted – Russian ombudsman

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 14:15 The Russian plenipotentiary for human rights, Tatyana Moskalkova, has said that the moratorium on death penalty in the country will be extended indefinitely. She added that in her opinion life in prison was an adequate replacement as a punishment. Read more “I cannot decide on this subject but my opinion is that the moratorium ...

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Kadyrov proposes death penalty for terrorist recruiters

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 14:39 The Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov has said that the punishment for those who recruit new members for terrorist groups should be tougher than those applied to bombers and hostage-takers. Read more “Recruiters must bear stronger punishment than a terrorist who starts a clockwork bomb or someone who takes hostages, or commits ...

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‘Sick of Weinsteins:’ Ex-porn star puts death penalty for sexual harassment in Russia presidency bid

Published time: 2 Nov, 2017 12:45 Edited time: 2 Nov, 2017 12:52 Elena Berkova, who gained nationwide notoriety after taking part in a popular reality show, has announced her presidential ambitions. If elected, she promises to introduce sex exams in schools, tax the poor and make sexual harassment punishable by death. Berkova announced her 2018 presidential bid by posting a ...

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Goalkeeper celebrates penalty hitting crossbar, only for ball to bounce into empty goal! (VIDEO)

Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 15:05 A Thai football match was decided in bizarre fashion when the goalkeeper celebrated a missed penalty shootout kick – only for the ball to freakishly spin off the crossbar and into the empty net. With the two teams were still level at 2-2 after 90 minutes, the cup semi-final game between Thailand’s Bangkok Sports ...

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Poland tells EU to BRING IT: Warsaw vows to fight penalty for refusing to accept refugees

The revelation comes after the Commission said it would prepare penalties over refugee inaction for Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, said: “Europe is not only about requesting funds or ensuring security”, but insisted that the move was “not a punishment” and the Commission could reverse its decision “if the governments reconsider their position”. ...

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