Gers to make third bid for Millwall defender Jake Cooper

gossip Steven Gerrard has not given up on the centre-half despite having two offers knocked back by Millwall Rangers will make a third bid for Millwall’s Jake Cooper this week, according to reports. Cooper, the centre-half, has already been the subject of two offers from the Gers, both of which have been rejected. Rangers have already made two bids for Cooper However, Steven Gerrard, the Rangers manager, is pushing to bring the 23-year-old former Reading…

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Prehistoric bake-off: Recipe for oldest bread revealed

Image copyright Alexis Pantos Image caption Plant roots were ground to add to the bread Take flour made from wild wheat and barley, mix with the pulverised roots of plants, add water, then bake. According to scientists, this is the recipe for the world’s oldest bread, dating back more than 14,000 years. The bake would have looked like a flatbread and tasted a bit like today’s multi-grain bread, they say. Our ancestors may have used…

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US judge suspends deportation of reunited migrant families

Los Angeles (AFP) – A federal judge in San Diego issued an order on Monday barring officials from deporting newly reunited immigrant families for up to one week. District Judge Dana Sabraw was responding to papers filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) expressing concern that the government planned to carry out quick deportations. Attorneys said newly reunited families should be given time to talk through whether they plan to seek asylum and mull…

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Mexican leasing firm Damojh blames plane crew for Cuba crash

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican plane leasing company Damojh said on Monday that black boxes retrieved from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in Cuba in May showed a steep take-off due to human error by its Mexican crew was to blame. Firefighters work at the wreckage site of a Boeing 737 plane that crashed in the agricultural area of Boyeros, around 20 km (12 miles) south of Havana, shortly after taking off from…

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Belgium manager Roberto Martinez suggests Eden Hazard should join Real Madrid

SPLITTING UP The playmaker has been linked with a move away and even suggested the time is right to make a change Belgium manager Roberto Martinez believes the time is right for Chelsea and Eden Hazard to part ways. Hazard captained Belgium to third place at the World Cup and scored three goals along the way. He has been linked with a move to Real Madrid for a while and even said himself he is…

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Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia

Image copyright EPA Image caption Usain Bolt has played in a number of exhibition matches this year Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt is in talks for a trial to play football in Australia, his agent says. The Jamaican former sprinter, 31, is negotiating a six-week stint with the Central Coast Mariners, a team in the country’s A-League competition. Club officials said “if all goes well”, Bolt could be signed for a season. His agent, Tony…

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Iranian security forces arrest four members of suspected Islamic State cell

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Security forces in southwest Iran have arrested four suspected Islamic State operatives who were planning attacks, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi was cited as saying by the Tasnim news agency on Tuesday. Under Islamic State’s ultra-hardline Sunni Muslim ideology, Shi’ites are considered apostates. Last year, its members carried out attacks on the parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of the founder of Iran’s revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, killing at least 18 people. “This…

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