Local government in the United Kingdom http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23220/all en Soccer-Liverpool's Enrique faces lengthy lay-off http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/soccer-liverpools-enrique-faces-lengthy-lay <p>LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Liverpool defender Jose Enrique faces a six-week lay-off with a torn hamstring, the Premier League club's manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday.</p> <p>The <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/spain">Spanish</a> left back was injured during his side's 3-0 victory against Queens Park Rangers last week.</p> <p>"He has looked fantastic in the games but it looks like he'll probably be out for up to six weeks with his hamstring," Rodgers told the club's website (www.liverpoolfc.com).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/soccer-liverpools-enrique-faces-lengthy-lay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brendan Rodgers CDATA Contact Details Jose Enrique Liverpool Local government in England Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Person Career Quotation Technology XML Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:31:36 +0000 5731125 at http://www.globalpost.com Police injured in renewed Northern Irish rioting http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/police-injured-renewed-northern-irish-rioting <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BELFAST, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Four police officers were injured during clashes between pro-British and Irish nationalist youths in Belfast on Saturday following another protest against the decision to remove the British flag from city hall.</p> <p>Nationalists threw golf balls and stones at a crowd walking home from a rally in the city centre demanding for the return of the flag. Police used water cannon and at least one plastic bullet round in a bid to restore calm.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/police-injured-renewed-northern-irish-rioting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Europe Geography of Europe Labor Local government in the United Kingdom Politics Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 17:30:26 +0000 5733608 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Liverpool's Sterling charged with assaulting woman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/soccer-liverpools-sterling-charged-assaulting-woman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Liverpool and England winger Raheem Sterling has been charged with assaulting a woman and the case will go to court later this month.</p> <p>The 18-year-old was summonsed to Liverpool Youth Court on Friday on a charge of common assault, the Press Association reported.</p> <p>The Jamaica-born teenager, who lives in Woolton, Liverpool, did not attend the hearing and lawyer Mick Hogan appeared on his behalf.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/soccer-liverpools-sterling-charged-assaulting-woman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom Merseyside North West England Raheem Sterling Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:00:37 +0000 5743273 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Skeleton under car park is England's Richard III: scientists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/urgent-skeleton-under-car-park-englands-richard-iii-scientists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A skeleton found underneath a car park in the English city of Leicester is confirmed to be that of king Richard III, one of history's most notorious villains, scientists said Monday.</p> <p>"It is the acacdemic conclusion of the University of Leicester that, beyond reasonable doubt, the individual exhumed at Greyfriars in September 2012, is indeed Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of England," lead archaeologist Richard Buckley said to applause at a press conference.</p> <p>ar/dk/gj/txw</p> Knights of the Bath Local government in England Local government in the United Kingdom Technology AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 11:31:59 +0000 5745198 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Zenit to end Liverpool's European dream - Witsel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/football-zenit-end-liverpools-european-dream-witsel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel believes the Russian champions, with a 2-0 first leg advantage, can progress to the Europa League last 16 at Liverpool's expense on Thursday.</p> <p>Last week Brazilian striker Hulk and verteran midfielder Sergei Semak struck in the space of three second half minutes to leave Liverpool with a mountain to climb at Anfield in the return leg.</p> <p>And Witsel said: "Liverpool are a very good team but we were the better side last Thursday. We clinched a two-goal advantage keeping our net clean in the first match.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/football-zenit-end-liverpools-european-dream-witsel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Belgium Local government in the United Kingdom North West England AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:00:22 +0000 5759708 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Rising England star given court date http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/football-rising-england-star-given-court-date <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool's rising star Raheem Sterling will stand trial in May over the alleged assault of a woman in the city, a court was told on Friday.</p> <p>Winger Sterling, 18, who made his senior England debut in November, has been charged with common assault after a 27-year-old woman, known to the player, suffered "slight" facial injuries, according to police.</p> <p>Sterling did not attend Friday's hearing at Liverpool Magistrates' Court but entered a formal not guilty plea through his lawyer, Mick Hogan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/football-rising-england-star-given-court-date" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom Merseyside North West England Winger Sterling AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:31:51 +0000 5770879 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Tevez charged over driving offences http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/football-tevez-charged-over-driving-offences-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been charged with driving while disqualified and driving without insurance, British police said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The 29-year-old Argentina international was arrested on Thursday last week near his home in the north-west English county of Cheshire.</p> <p>"Cheshire Constabulary has charged a 29-year-old man from Alderley Edge with offences of driving while disqualified and driving without insurance," read a statement from police.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/football-tevez-charged-over-driving-offences-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carlos Tevez Criminal law Local government in England Local government in the United Kingdom AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:32:47 +0000 5782549 at http://www.globalpost.com Liverpool's Allen set for surgery, misses rest of season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130320/liverpools-allen-set-surgery-misses-rest-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen will have surgery on a long-standing shoulder injury that has ruled him out for the rest of the season, the Merseyside club said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Allen, who pulled out of the Wales squad for their World Cup qualifiers against Scotland and Croatia on Monday, will have an operation on Thursday in an effort to be fit for the start of the next Premier League campaign.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130320/liverpools-allen-set-surgery-misses-rest-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:00:45 +0000 5788859 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Ireland forces defuse car bomb near G8 site http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323/northern-ireland-forces-defuse-car-bomb-near-g8-site <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Northern Ireland security forces defused a car bomb on Saturday near where world leaders will meet for the G8 summit in June, officials said.</p> <p>Army bomb disposal experts cleared the "viable device" near Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, which was believed to be destined for a local police station, said police.</p> <p>The site where the bomb was found is about 12 miles (19 kilometres) from the five-star Lough Erne hotel and golf resort where leaders of the Group of Eight richest nations meet on June 17 and 18.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130323/northern-ireland-forces-defuse-car-bomb-near-g8-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Geography of Europe Local government in the United Kingdom Northern Ireland AFP Sat, 23 Mar 2013 16:16:20 +0000 5791936 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Rodgers calm over Suarez exit talk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130329/football-rodgers-calm-over-suarez-exit-talk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers on Friday insisted he has no intention of panicking over Luis Suarez's future after the Uruguay striker hinted he would consider an offer from a more successful club.</p> <p>With Liverpool unlikely to qualify for next season's Champions League, many reports have claimed Suarez will be targeted by big-spending Paris Saint Germain, Juventus and Manchester City.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130329/football-rodgers-calm-over-suarez-exit-talk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Football in the Netherlands Local government in the United Kingdom Luis Suarez North West England AFP Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:15:56 +0000 5797213 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Liverpool announce Thailand visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool announced on Tuesday that they will play a friendly game in Thailand as part of their pre-season tour ahead of the 2013-14 campaign.</p> <p>The five-time European champions will face as yet unnamed opposition in Bangkok's Rajamangala National Stadium on July 28.</p> <p>"We first went to Thailand in 2001 and this will be our fourth visit to the country, which we feel demonstrates our commitment to our fans in Thailand," said Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Religion Technology AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 09:45:35 +0000 5799122 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Liverpool announce Thailand visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool announced on Tuesday that they will play a friendly game in Thailand as part of their pre-season tour ahead of the 2013-14 campaign.</p> <p>The five-time European champions will face as yet unnamed opposition in Bangkok's Rajamangala National Stadium on July 28.</p> <p>"We first went to Thailand in 2001 and this will be our fourth visit to the country, which we feel demonstrates our commitment to our fans in Thailand," said Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Religion Technology AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 13:46:18 +0000 5799271 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Liverpool announce Thailand visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool announced on Tuesday that they will play a friendly game in Thailand as part of their pre-season tour ahead of the 2013-14 campaign.</p> <p>The five-time European champions will face as yet unnamed opposition in Bangkok's Rajamangala National Stadium on July 28.</p> <p>"We first went to Thailand in 2001 and this will be our fourth visit to the country, which we feel demonstrates our commitment to our fans in Thailand," said Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/football-liverpool-announce-thailand-visit-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Liverpool Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Religion Technology AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:15:41 +0000 5799292 at http://www.globalpost.com San Pablo city dad bats for more SMMEs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/san-pablo-city-dad-bats-more-smmes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> San Pablo City Councilor Alejandro Yu proposed recently to the city’s legislative council for more ordinances that encourage small, micro and medium entrepreneurs (SMMEs) here.</p><P>Councilor Yu initiated the measure to the Sangguniang Panglunsod, the city government’s law-making body to conduct comprehensive studies and formulate programs that establish facilities to assist local entrepreneurs to penetrate the country’s supermarkets.</p><P>Yu’s proposed local legislation also aims to create more jobs and generate employment for city folks and job seekers from the adjoining municipalities</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/san-pablo-city-dad-bats-more-smmes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Councillor Local government in the United Kingdom Technology Titles Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 05:47:52 +0000 Asianet 5806171 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Lucas extends Liverpool contract http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/football-lucas-extends-liverpool-contract <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has signed a new long-term contract, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday, without specifying the length of the deal.</p> <p>The Brazil international arrived at Anfield from Gremio in July 2007 and has since made 208 appearances for the club.</p> <p>His progress over the last two seasons has been hampered by injuries, however, and he recently spent four months on the sidelines with a thigh problem.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/football-lucas-extends-liverpool-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brazilian footballers Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Technology AFP Wed, 10 Apr 2013 17:00:39 +0000 5809133 at http://www.globalpost.com