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Declan Rice lays into VAR in furious rant after controversially disallowed equaliser against Sheffield Untied: ‘Football shouldn’t be like that’

Declan Rice lays into VAR in furious rant after controversially disallowed equaliser against Sheffield Untied: ‘Football shouldn’t be like that’

Sports
An emotional Declan Rice ripped into VAR after West Ham had a late equaliser controversially ruled out during their 1-0 defeat at Sheffield United. Robert Snodgrass thought he earned a valuable point for the Hammers in injury time before VAR spotted a handball from Rice in the build-up. Getty Images - Getty Declan Rice was penalised by VAR in injury-time for an unintentional handball There was little Rice could do to prevent the ball striking his arm from point-blank range, but the law states that any goal scored or created with the use of the hand or arm will be chalked off, even if it is accidental. Blades fans inside Bramall Lane greeted the decision like a last-minute winner for their side, which it effectively was, and Rice insists that’s not ho
Bombay High Court will hear Kotak Bank’s plea against RBI on March 6

Bombay High Court will hear Kotak Bank’s plea against RBI on March 6

Finance
The Bombay High Court will hear the case filed by Kotak Mahindra Bank against central banker the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on March 6. As per the Bombay High Court website, the division bench of Justice SC Dharmadhikari and Justice RI Chagla has posted the hearing in March. “Due to paucity of time the matter is adjourned to March 6,” said the division bench in its order, further adding, “In case any ad-interim/interim relief is operating till today, the said order will continue to operate till the next date. If ad-interim/interim relief is not granted for a limited period, the said order will remain unaffected.” In December 2018, Kotak Mahindra Bank had moved to the court after the central banker had rejected its proposal to issue perpetual non-convertible preference shares to comply wit
Paul Pogba pictured travelling with Manchester United squad to Premier League game against Watford

Paul Pogba pictured travelling with Manchester United squad to Premier League game against Watford

Sports
Paul Pogba has travelled with the Manchester United squad to Watford. The clubs play each other in the Premier League on Sunday and the midfielder was seen by photographers of the Manchester Evening News with his teammates at a private terminal at Manchester airport on Saturday afternoon. Getty Images - Getty Paul Pogba been absent since September Pogba hasn’t played since the 1-1 draw with Arsenal on 30 September and there have been rumours he is on his way out of the club in January. It had even been suggested he had played his final game for the club with Real Madrid thought to be his preferred destination. This has been denied by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola. “He’s training but he’s not been training with us for lon
Everton close on Carlo Ancelotti but Duncan Ferguson to continue as caretaker against Arsenal

Everton close on Carlo Ancelotti but Duncan Ferguson to continue as caretaker against Arsenal

Sports
Everton are closing in on the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as their new manager - but caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson will remain in charge for Saturday's lunchtime game with Arsenal.Ancelotti, 60, is still to sign what would be a lucrative long-term contract following talks with Everton owner Farhad Moshiri in London this week.But it appears the major details are settled after the Italian cut his ties with Napoli following his sacking, and he could be at Goodison Park on Saturday. However, Everton are remaining guarded until they are in a position to make a formal announcement.Ferguson, 47, will be at the helm against an Arsenal side expected to have a new manager of their own by then, with...
Greta Thunberg apologises for ‘put leaders against the wall’ comment

Greta Thunberg apologises for ‘put leaders against the wall’ comment

Science
Greta Thunberg has apologised for saying world leaders should be "put against the wall" in a speech.The teenage climate activist made the comment while addressing a Fridays For Future protest in Turin, Italy.In English the phrase is associated with execution by firing squad, but Ms Thunberg said it had a different meaning in her native language Swedish."That's what happens when you improvise speeches in a second language," she added on Saturday.Ms Thunberg was speaking in Turin after attending the UN climate summit COP25 in the Spanish capital Madrid.She said she feared the summit alone would not lead to adequate climate action, and that activists should continue to take world leaders to task."World leaders are still trying to ru...