German Election: Merkel Heading For Fourth Term

German Election: Merkel Heading For Fourth Term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on track to win a fourth term in Sunday’s national election despite a dip in support that narrows her conservatives’ lead over their Social Democrat (SPD) rivals, a poll showed on Tuesday. The weekly survey, conducted by Forsa for RTL television and Stern magazine, showed support for Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc […]

Bayern Munich Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer Ruled Out Until 2018 With Broken Foot

Bayern Munich Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer Ruled Out Until 2018 With Broken Foot

Manuel Neuer has been ruled out until 2018 after he sustained a broken foot in Bayern Munich training on Monday. The injury is a recurrence of the hairline fracture to a metatarsal in his left foot that he picked up during the Champions League quarter-final second-leg defeat to Real Madrid in April. The 31-year-old underwent successful surgery […]

Norway Jails Top Police Officer For Drug Smuggling

Norway Jails Top Police Officer For Drug Smuggling

He had received at least 667,800 kroner (€71,300, £63,200) in bribes to help smuggle tonnes of hashish into Norway A senior Norwegian police officer has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for taking bribes and aiding a notorious drug smuggler. Eirik Jensen, who was responsible for combating organised crime in the capital Oslo, was […]

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda Wins BBC World News Award

Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda Wins BBC World News Award

Ms Yuguda was a worthy winner – BBC World Service Group Director Francesca Unsworth said A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina Yuguda is a news presenter on local network Gotel Television, where she has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency. She will […]

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