Pep Guardiola admits he’ll be branded a FAILURE if Man City don’t win Champions League

PEP GUARDIOLA knows he will be called a failure if Manchester City flop in the Champions League again. City lead Dortmund 2-1 ahead of Wednesday night’s crucial quarter-final second leg. 2 Pep Guardiola fears he’ll be branded a ‘failure’ if Man City don’t win the Champions LeagueCredit: Getty The Etihad giants have never progressed beyond … Read more

NIAC considers increasing gap between first and second Pfizer vaccine doses

THE NATIONAL IMMUNISATION Advisory Committee (NIAC) is considering whether to extend the interval between the first and second Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses to increase the number of people who have some level of protection against Covid-19. The consideration is being made amid a serious disruption to Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout, due to rare blood clotting side effects … Read more

Biden set to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden plans to withdraw the remaining 2,500 US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September 2021, 20 years to the day after the al Qaeda attacks that triggered America’s longest war, US officials said today. The disclosure of the plan came on the same day that the US intelligence community released a gloomy … Read more

‘Dubai two’ released from quarantine

Two mothers accused of refusing to be placed into mandatory hotel quarantine have been released tonight. Niamh Mulreany, 25 and Kirstie McGrath, 30, both of whom are from Dublin,  were arrested for breaches to the Health Act on Good Friday, April 2nd. Both have been Covid-19 tested four times since entering the country 12 days … Read more

Wolves boss Nuno eyed by Tottenham supremo Daniel Levy amid Jose Mourinho uncertainty

Tottenham are keeping tabs on Nuno Espirito Santo as they eye him as a potential replacement for Jose Mourinho. The Special One is under pressure to deliver Champions League football in north London and failure to do so could cost him his job. Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is an admirer of the Wolves boss, who … Read more

Billionaire Galen Weston, the businessman behind Penneys, Brown Thomas and Arnotts, dies aged 80

CANADIAN BILLIONAIRE GALEN Weston has died aged 80 after a long illness. The businessman – whose family is listed as the third wealthiest in Canada and 178th wealthiest in the world – bought Quinnsworth and Brown Thomas in 1984, and Arnotts more recently. He also bought the bankrupt department store that would become Penneys in … Read more

Death announced of businessman Galen Weston

The death has been announced of well-known businessman Galen Weston. He was 80 and died at home after a long illness. Mr Weston helped build food, retail, and real estate companies across two continents, including the Selfridges Group that includes Brown Thomas and Arnotts. His family’s retail empire also includes a majority shareholding in Associated … Read more