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Neal Maupay: Brighton forward criticises Arsenal after late winner

Neal Maupay: Brighton forward criticises Arsenal after late winner

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Media playback is not supported on this device Brighton match-winner Neal Maupay said Arsenal got what they deserved after they criticised him for his role in a serious injury to keeper Bernd Leno.Leno landed awkwardly after being nudged by Maupay and had to be carried off on a stretcher as Arsenal lost 2-1.German Leno sat up as he was being carried off and pointed at Maupay, while Arsenal players surrounded the Brighton player at full-time. "Some of their players need to learn what is humility," said Maupay.Maupay stuns Arsenal with late Brighton winnerArsenal's Frenc...
Coronavirus: Obama criticises Trump administration’s virus response

Coronavirus: Obama criticises Trump administration’s virus response

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Former US President Barack Obama has criticised his successor Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis.In an online address to graduating college students, he said the pandemic had shown that many officials "aren't even pretending to be in charge".It is the second time in recent days that Mr Obama has hit out at the Trump administration's coronavirus response.He said it had been "an absolute chaotic disaster" during a leaked conference call last week.The former president also gave an address to high school students that was hosted by NBA star LeBron James and was part of a special programme that featured numerous celebrities including the Jonas Brothers, Megan Rapinoe, Pharrell Williams and education activist Malala You...
Manchester mayor criticises Eminem for rap about Ariana Grande gig bomb

Manchester mayor criticises Eminem for rap about Ariana Grande gig bomb

Entertainment
Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has hit out at Eminem for an "unnecessarily hurtful and deeply disrespectful" lyric about the 2017 bomb attack in the city.In a song on his new album, the US star raps: "I'm contemplating yelling 'bombs away' on the game/Like I'm outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting."That is followed by the sound of an explosion.Twenty-two people died when a suicide bomber attacked a crowd after Grande's gig at Manchester Arena in May 2017.The lines feature in the song Unaccommodating, in which the star boasts about his impact on hip-hop. It appears on his album Music To Be Murdered By, which was released on Friday.In a statement to BBC News, Mr Burnham said: "This is unnecessarily hurtful and deeply disrespec...
Thorne criticises Goldberg for ‘disgusting’ nude pic comments

Thorne criticises Goldberg for ‘disgusting’ nude pic comments

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Bella Thorne has criticised Whoopi Goldberg for making "disgusting" comments against taking nude selfies. Oscar-winning Goldberg, 63, told US chat show The View that she spared little sympathy for those who have their intimate photos leaked online, saying people shouldn't be taking such pictures in the first place. Goldberg made the comments after Thorne, 21, was hacked and blackmailed with topless selfies she had taken.The Twilight actress responded by posting the pictures online herself, saying she did so to "take the power back".Goldberg said: "I don't care how old you are. You don't take nude photos of yourself. Advertisement "Once you take that picture, it goes into the cloud and it's available to...
Hong Kong extradition protests: Lam criticises ‘organised riots’

Hong Kong extradition protests: Lam criticises ‘organised riots’

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam criticised protests against a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, calling them "organised riots".She said the clashes between protesters and police were "unacceptable for any civilised societies".Seventy-two people aged between 15 and 66 were injured in violence, including two men who were in critical condition.The bill's critics cite the alleged use of torture, arbitrary detentions and forced confessions in mainland China.They also fear that the law could be used to target political opponents of the Chinese state in Hong Kong. Ms Lam's government has backed the bill, which is also supported by China. The Hong Kong government has said there will be legally ...