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Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool ‘must sign defender to win title’, West Ham braced for Chelsea Declan Rice bid, Man City eyeing Sergio Ramos

[unable to retrieve full-text content] rounds up all the latest transfer news and biggest football gossip with the January window open… HEADLINES Premier League done deals: Every completed transfer in the 2021 January window Rio Ferdinand urges Manchester United to sign Jack Grealish and admits he doesn’t care if Paul Pogba leaves Red Devils Liverpool’s Premier League title defence […] talkSPORT
Commuters braced as railway timetables change

Commuters braced as railway timetables change

The new National Rail summer timetable has come into effect, with 1,000 new train services being introduced across Great Britain.The operators and infrastructure firm Network Rail say they have learned the lessons of last summer's disruption.Then, a more extensive shake-up led to weeks of chaos on the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Northern networks. Train operators say they will monitor the latest changes carefully and respond quickly to any problems. 'Contingency plans'"The railway has a long way to go to win back passenger confidence," said Darren Shirley, chief executive of pressure group Campaign for Better Transport."But we hope that the lessons of last year have been learnt and the introduction of the new timetable... ...
Jerusalem: Israel braced for protests over Trump declaration

Jerusalem: Israel braced for protests over Trump declaration

Israeli forces are on high alert for protests in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank against the US declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Hundreds of extra police have been deployed in Jerusalem's Old City, and additional battalions sent to the West Bank, after clashes there on Thursday.Dozens of Palestinians were hurt in the violence as protesters fought troops.Donald Trump's announcement was hailed by Israel but condemned across the Arab and Islamic world.Western allies of the US have also disavowed the move, which reversed decades of US policy of neutrality towards Jerusalem's status.Anger in the West Bank and delight in West JerusalemIsrael has always regarded Jerusalem as its capital, while the Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.In r...