Leicester City could be set to move for Manchester City youngster Patrick Roberts this summer. According to the Sun, Brendan Rodgers is eyeing a reunion with the 22-year-old having worked with him at Celtic. Roberts enjoyed a fruitful loan spell during his time at Parkhead, but things haven't gone to plan since his return to the Etihad Stadium. Despite that, he may be a target for City this summer as Rodgers looks to get the best out of the young midfielder again. And with that in mind, we've put together a profile to help you get up to speed with City's latest rumoured target. The basic info Roberts is a 22-year-old winger. He is London-born, but both of his parents are from Merseyside, which is why he grew up a Liverpool fan. Having graduated from Wimbledon College, AFC Wimbledon were his first professional club, though he was soon picked up by Fulham. He made the move to Craven Cottage as a 13-year-old, joining Fulham's academy in 2010. His career up to now Roberts spent four … [Read more...] about Who is reported Leicester City target Patrick Roberts?
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POLICE have detained a woman believed to have tried to steal from a pair of foreign tourists in the south of Spain.The tourists contacted the Guardia Civil to report the attempted robbery in Vera (Almeria) in Andalucia, giving them a description of the woman and her vehicle. Officers tracked the car down a short time later at the entrance to a supermarket in Mojacar, with two men and two women inside.Checking their identity it turned out the four had a record for similar crimes. Court summons for one woman, identified as C.D., had been issued for thefts in Moraira in Alicante and Alcobendas in Madrid. The Guardia said it was probable they were an organised gang which moved around the country, committing crimes and then moving on quickly before they could be caught and arrested.Their normal modus operandi is to pick on the elderly or people with reduced mobility, approaching them on a pretext like asking directions to a hospital or health centre, or even making them believe they have … [Read more...] about ‘Huggy’ thieves targeting foreign tourists in south of Spain detained by police
The Humber’s offshore wind industry should act as “a model for the world,” the government said as it announced its crucial sector deal. Targeting a third of Britain’s electricity to be generated by offshore wind by 2030, the deal also laid out plans to triple the number of people working in the industry to 27,000. Hull businesses including Siemens Gamesa and Rix Shipping were praised for their contribution to the region’s burgeoning clean energy sector, as the £12m Aura Innovation Centre and Humber LEP also featured. Claire Perry, Energy & Clean Growth Minister said: “This new Sector Deal will drive a surge in the clean, green offshore wind revolution that is powering homes and businesses across the UK, bringing investment into coastal communities and ensuring we maintain our position as global leaders in this growing sector. “By 2030 a third of our electricity will come from offshore wind, generating thousands of high-quality jobs … [Read more...] about Offshore wind industry hailed ‘model for world’ in government deal
An overhaul of the EU's copyright legislation forcing Google and Facebook to pay publishers fees for news snippets, and filtering out copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram, has been approved by the majority of the bloc's members. Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Poland were among the states that rejected the agreement, and two EU countries abstained from casting a vote for or against the measure. READ MORE: Google Offers Media, Campaigns Free DDoS-Protection Ahead of European Elections © AFP 2018 / Philippe HuguenGoogle Floats Pulling News Service From Europe Amid EU Crackdown on Copyright InfringementAccording to the countries that were against the proposal, the deal could hamper innovation and hurt the bloc's competitiveness in the digital market. These states issued a joint statement in which they expressed their regret with the Directive, noting that it … [Read more...] about Majority of EU States Favour Copyright Deal Targeting Facebook, Google
About 250 protesters, including some masked ones, have gathered outside Thessaloniki’s Music Hall to protest against the deal which will rename Greece’s northern neighbor “North Macedonia”. The protest is being staged on the occasion of the visit of Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos to attend a concert commemorating the Jewish Holocaust give a keynote speech. Earlier, protesters tried to break through the police ranks around the building but were pushed back. Tear gas was used. The masked protesters arrived later, setting a barricade using trash cans and a discarded Christmas tree and bracing for a confrontation. The protesters are angry at Pavlopoulos for not weighing in on the issue, although the Constitution affords little actual leeway to the largely ceremonial President. Polls show a majority of Greeks oppose the so-called Prespes Agreement, now ratified by both countries. Feelings run especially high in Greece's northern province of Macedonia, where … [Read more...] about Thessaloniki: protesters against name deal target President Pavlopoulos