How the Champions League lost its spark and led to the end of an era

  (The Independent) : The last season of the Champions League group stage comes as the tournament again looks short of unpredictability and drama, writes Miguel Delaney, but altering the format is addressing the wrong issue ..

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Ex-St. Louis area police officer accused of sexually abusing handcuffed men

A former St. Louis, Missouri, area police officer was accused this week in a federal indictment of groping eight men he’d handcuffed and sexually abusing one of them, prosecutors said Thursday.

An Invasive Mosquito Threatens Catastrophe in Africa

A malaria-carrying species that thrives in urban areas and resists all insecticides is causing outbreaks in places that have rarely faced the disease.

Europe's drug death capital tries a new way of reducing fatalities

With by far the highest drug abuse death rate in Europe, Scotland is pursuing new ways of bringing fatalities down.

Brazil's President Lula set to undergo hip replacement surgery

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is scheduled to undergo hip replacement surgery Friday


Our colleague Evan was detained six months ago while reporting in Russia. He has been held in Moscow on an espionage charge that the Journal and the U.S. government vehemently deny.

'I went to my favourite Surrey tearoom for final time and saw furniture sold off'

The adorable café is located at the top of House of Fraser in Guildford

Matthews Asia adds five more ETFs to its actively managed line-up

The launches will double its active ETF offering, which has already amassed $280mn in assets

Lawrence Van Hagen on mixing art advising, curating and collecting

He likes to pair emerging and established artists in his own and his clients’ holdings

Were soldiers from the German army killed after a Russian strike in Ukraine?

The German Defense Ministry has denied the bombshell accusation put forward by the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, according to which four Germany army soldiers were killed aboard a Leopard tank in Ukraine.

Ohio Football Coach Says He Was Forced Out After 'Nazi' Game Call

The coach said it "didn't even occur" to him that he and his team repeatedly using "Nazi" during a game could be taken as antisemitic.

The Gamble: Can Genetically Modified Mosquitoes End Disease?

Working on a remote island, scientists think they can use genetic engineering to block a malaria-carrying species of mosquito from spreading the disease — and do it in just a few months. But governments are wary.

$2.4B Powerball winner Edwin Castro spotted with mystery woman, new haircut at LAX

Record winning Powerball player Edwin Castro was spotted at Los Angeles International Airport Thursday with a new mystery woman by his side.

Rangers and Devils have first matchup in battle for season superiority

It had been 151 days since the Rangers last saw the Devils when their rival asserted themselves in the playoffs for the first time since 2012.

On this day in history, September 29, 1907, cowboy crooner and Hollywood icon Gene Autry is born in Texas

Gene Autry, the "singing cowboy" and multimedia star credited with popularizing country-western music, was born on Sept. 29, 1907. Autry also founded the Los Angeles Angels baseball team.

Good riddance, Megan Rapinoe

Usually, the end of a famous athlete’s career brings sadness and nostalgia. Fans beam with appreciation that a much-heralded athlete will no longer be on the field and will fade into memory as they move on to the next phase of their

Resin adds a sculptural mystery to design

The material has a translucence and endurance that attracts makers

Gagosian Open takes art outside the white cube

Its first project is installing Christo’s sculptures in an 18th-century house in east London

Willie Francois, a pastor, and Dalijah Franklin, a pole dancer, Marry in New York

Dalijah Franklin first met Willie Francois after church. She was captivated by his sermon, and he was intrigued by her beauty.

Nearly 40 lbs. of fentanyl found blocks away from NYC day care where infant died

Just blocks away where a 1-year-old died from an alleged fentanyl overdoes, New York City authorities discovered over 40 pounds of fentanyl.

Ryder Cup 2023 format explained: What is foursomes and fourball golf?

Europe and America’s best golfers go head-to-head once again as the Ryder Cup action begins in Rome.

11 years for stealing a mobile phone: Inside the lives of prisoners serving sentences of 'public protection'

"I don't visit the prison anymore to see him because he's unrecognisable. His eyes are dark. He's exhausted - mentally, physically, emotionally."

Ex-Detroit police chief James Craig will join GOP primary for US Senate in Michigan, sources tell AP

Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig is planning to announce a Republican bid for U.S. Senate in Michigan next week, according to two people familiar with the matter

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House GOP holds first Biden impeachment proceeding; A look back at one of the most iconic photos in hip-hop history

Trump Tells Fox News to 'Get Your Act Together Before It Is Too Late'

The former president also bashed the network over ratings declining for the second GOP debate, despite viewership of the event trouncing his own speech.

Jorja Smith finds a way forward with Falling or Flying

The Walsall singer follows her meteoric rise to fame with a thoughtful follow-up to her 2018 debut

Sky suffers mobile outages in push to strip Huawei from UK 5G networks

Industry executives have warned for years about disruption for consumers

Mosquitoes Are a Growing Public Health Threat, Reversing Years of Progress

Climate change and the rapid evolution of the insect have helped drive up malaria deaths and brought dengue and other mosquito-borne viruses to places that never had to worry about them.

Kaitlyn Bristowe suffers panic attack and skips out on People's Choice Country Awards in Nashville attended by her ex-fiance Jason Tartick... two months after shock split

While Bristowe was a no-show at the event her ex-Tartick was also among the list of invitees who did in fact hit the red carpet

In Tesla trial over Autopilot fatality, lawyer cites 'experimental vehicles'

The trial stems from a civil lawsuit alleging the Autopilot system caused the vehicle to veer off a highway, strike a palm tree and burst into flames.

Slovakia election pits a pro-Russia former prime minister against a liberal pro-West newcomer

Slovakia holds an early parliamentary election on Saturday that pits populist former Prime Minister Robert Fico who campaigned on a clear pro-Russia and anti-American message against a liberal pro-West newcomer

The far right has been feuding with McCarthy for weeks. Here's how it's spiraling into a shutdown.

With little time left to prevent a government shutdown, the House is in a familiar position: effectively paralyzed as conservatives feud with Speaker Kevin McCarthy

Top financial regulator seeks global clampdown on hedge fund borrowing

FSB’s Klaas Knot warns of risk to stability of debt build-up outside mainstream banking system

A new museum in Finland marries green design and gilt-framed paintings

Chappe is showing macroalgae sculptures next to its seascapes

My dad, the demigod

Henry Wismayer lost his dad to cancer at the age of four. He thinks through the ways it has shaped his life