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Sevilla 3-3 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's men throw away three goal lead in disastrous collapse

Sevilla 3-3 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's men throw away three goal lead in disastrous collapse

Sports
An almighty collapse saw Liverpool miss the opportunity to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages as they drew 3-3 away to Sevilla. Maribor's added-time equaliser against Spartak Moscow opened the door not only for Liverpool to qualify with a match to spare but win the group outright but they did not so much as walk through as blow it off its hinges with a scintillating first half of footballThey then spent the next 45 minutes desperately trying to barricade the hole they left behind as the half-time introduction of Franco Vazquez sparked Sevilla into life.It means Liverpool need a point at home to Spartak to now qualify but Sevilla could snatch top spot as they play already-eliminated Maribor.Liverpool certainly cannot afford another Jeckyll and Hyde performance like this o...
Thousands on way home after Monarch collapse

Thousands on way home after Monarch collapse

Business
The repatriation of tens of thousands of Monarch customers has "started well", the chair of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said.Dame Deirdre Hutton told Sky News that 12,000 passengers had been brought home on Monday on the first day of the operation as the airline collapsed into administration.A further 12,000 were expected to come back to the UK on Tuesday, which will leave 86,000 still to return.The collapse of the airline on Monday morning left 110,000 holidaymakers who had planned to return on Monarch flights potentially stranded abroad.:: Why Monarch went under - and why more airlines could followBut the CAA has launched an operation to bring all of them home, including some who were not covered by the industry's ATOL guarantee scheme - reportedly at a cost of up to £60m to t
Redundancies follow Monarch Airlines collapse

Redundancies follow Monarch Airlines collapse

Business
Administrators say 1,858 Monarch staff have been made redundant following the collapse of Britain's fifth-biggest airline.Approximately 860,000 passengers have been affected by the carrier's demise - and 110,000 people currently stranded abroad are being flown home in "the country's biggest-ever peacetime repatriation".Monarch's collapse has also meant that the future bookings of 750,000 passengers have been cancelled with immediate effect.:: What to do if you've booked with MonarchImage:Part of a letter handed to passengers at GatwickThose who have bought flights are being urged not to travel to airports, and to check the Civil Aviation Authority's website for information.Dozens of aircraft are being chartered to fly holidaymakers back to the UK - and passengers arriving back in Birmingha...
'Eight dead' in wall collapse at Senegal's Demba Dior

'Eight dead' in wall collapse at Senegal's Demba Dior

World
Eight people are reported to have died after a wall collapsed at a football stadium in Senegal.Many more are thought to have been wounded.It happened at Demba Diop stadium in the capital, Dakar, at the end of the League Cup final between Stade de Mbour and Union Sportive Ouakam.With the score 1-1 after 90 minutes, Mbour scored in first period of extra time to win 2-1, and violence broke out after the final whistle.Several media outlets report that fighting started between rival fans and police responded by using tear gas, which led to panic.Pictures circulating online appear to show people scrambling over a low wall amid clouds of gas.Local news agency APS reported that a stampede occurred after the clashes.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - World