News That Matters

Tag: blame

Crystal Palace seal dramatic smash-and-grab victory at Brighton, fans back in stadiums for final day of Premier League season, ‘Mourinho NOT to blame for Tottenham crisis’, Rice wants Lingard to stay at West Ham – football news and gossip LIVE

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Wow, what a weekend of Premier League action that was. From Everton’s historic victory over Liverpool at Anfield, to West Ham’s thrilling win against Tottenham, Man City beating Arsenal to make it 18 wins in a row and Bruno Fernandes continuing his stunning form as Manchester United beat Newcastle. And if that wasn’t good enough […] talkSPORT
Covid-19: ‘Poor decisions’ to blame for UK death toll, scientists say

Covid-19: ‘Poor decisions’ to blame for UK death toll, scientists say

Health
EPA"A legacy of poor decisions" by the UK before and during the pandemic led to one of the worst death rates in the world, scientists have said.Labour also criticised "monumental mistakes" by the prime minister in delaying acting on scientific advice over lockdowns three times.After UK deaths passed 100,000, Boris Johnson said he took "full responsibility" for the actions taken.But he said it was too soon to learn the lessons from the pandemic response.Prof Linda Bauld, public health expert from the University of Edinburgh, said the UK's current position was "a legacy of poor decisions that were taken when we eased restrictions". She told the BBC the lack of focus on test and trace and the "absolute inability to recognise" the need to address international travel had also led to a more dea...
Armenians, Azerbaijan trade blame over breach of peace deal

Armenians, Azerbaijan trade blame over breach of peace deal

World
Armenian officials and Azerbaijan have accused each other of breaching a peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over Nagorno-KarabakhBy AVET DEMOURIAN Associated PressDecember 12, 2020, 8:53 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleYEREVAN, Armenia -- Armenian officials and Azerbaijan on Saturday accused each other of breaching a peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, and Azerbaijan's leader threatened to crush Armenian forces with an “iron fist.”The new clashes mark the first significant breach of the peace deal brokered by Russia on Nov. 10 that saw Azerbaijan reclaim control over broad swathes of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding lands which were held by Armenian forces for more than a quarter-century.Separatist offic
India-China clash: Two sides blame each other for deadly fighting

India-China clash: Two sides blame each other for deadly fighting

World
China and India have accused each other of provoking fighting in which at least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a disputed Himalayan border area.Soldiers reportedly brawled with sticks, bats and bamboo sticks studded with nails in the late-night clash in the Ladakh region on Monday.But both sides insist no shots were fired, as part of a longstanding pact.India's army said that both sides suffered casualties. China confirmed the incident but did not give details.The Indian statement notes that injured soldiers were "exposed to sub-zero temperatures in the high altitude terrain".An extraordinary escalation 'with rocks and clubs'It is the first deadly clash between the two sides in the border area, in the disputed Kashmir region, ...
Hugh Jackman: Scarlett to blame for Ryan Reynolds feud

Hugh Jackman: Scarlett to blame for Ryan Reynolds feud

Entertainment
Hugh Jackman says his long-running feud with actor Ryan Reynolds kicked off because of his close friendship with Scarlett Johansson.The Australian actor, first met Reynolds while filming Wolverine and said pretty soon the teasing "escalated". Image: Deadpool is the eighth film in the X-Men series, starring Ryan Reynolds Image: Scarlett is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe too, as The Avenger's Black Widow Speaking to the Daily Beast, Jackman said the beef has gone on so long, he almost doesn't know how or why it first started.The 51-year-old said: "I met him back on Wolverine, and I used to ream [tease] him because I was very close friends with Scarlett [Johansson], and S...