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Iranian president says U.S. should leave Venezuela-bound gas tankers alone

Iranian president says U.S. should leave Venezuela-bound gas tankers alone

World
May 23 (UPI) -- Iran's President, Hassan Rouhani, warned the United States Saturday not to create trouble for a group of Iranian oil tankers headed for Venezuela to help the latter country address a major fuel shortage. "If our oil tankers in the Caribbean Sea or anywhere else in the world get into trouble caused by the Americans, they (US) will run into trouble reciprocally," Rouhani said in a telephone conversation with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Rouhani said Iran would never "start tensions and clashes" but would retaliate if provoked. Last month U.S. officials said they were monitoring five oil tankers crossing the Atlantic with 60 million gallons of Iranian gasoline headed toward Venezuelan waters. The shipment is intended to address a fuel shortage in the forme...
Sebastian Vettel to leave Ferrari at end of Formula 1 season

Sebastian Vettel to leave Ferrari at end of Formula 1 season

Sports
Sebastian Vettel is to leave Ferrari at the end of the year after contract talks between the two broke down with no agreement.Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto said the decision was mutual and was "not easy to reach, given Sebastian's worth as a driver and as a person".He added: "The time had come to go our separate ways in order to reach our respective objectives." Vettel said there was "no longer a common desire" to work together.The German four-time world champion added: "In order to get the best possible results in this sport, it's vital for all parties to work in perfect harmony."Financial matters have played no part in this joint decision. That's not the way I think when it comes to...
Arsene Wenger reveals why he loved ‘special’ Highbury but also why he ‘pushed’ Arsenal to leave their beloved home for the Emirates Stadium

Arsene Wenger reveals why he loved ‘special’ Highbury but also why he ‘pushed’ Arsenal to leave their beloved home for the Emirates Stadium

Sports
Arsene Wenger has told talkSPORT he loved Highbury so much he would take a detour on his drive home just to see the ‘special stadium’. But he has also explained why he ‘pushed’ Arsenal to leave their beloved home for the Emirates Stadium in 2006. The legendary former Gunners boss joined talkSPORT host Jim White and Gunners legend Martin Keown on Friday for a very special interview, on the anniversary of Arsenal’s final game at Highbury 14 years ago. getty Arsene Wenger steered Arsenal to three Premier League titles during their Highbury days, but silverware dried up following their exit to the Emirates Stadium The Arsenal Stadium, as it was officially known, was home to the north London club for 93 years, from 1913 until 2006, when it was partly demo
Employees unable to take annual leave can carry it over for two years – government

Employees unable to take annual leave can carry it over for two years – government

Business
Employees who cannot take all their annual leave due to the coronavirus pandemic will be able to carry it over for two years, the business secretary has said.Alok Sharma spoke about the move at the government's daily briefing about the COVID-19 crisis on Saturday. He said: "We've introduced measures to ensure that workers who have not taken all of their statutory annual leave due to COVID-19 will now be able to carry that entitlement over into the next two years."This will protect staff from losing out, while providing businesses with flexibility when they need it most."NHS England director Stephen Powis said at the briefing it would be a "good result" if there were under 20,000 coronavirus deaths in the UK once the pandemic is over. ...

Coronavirus in sport live updates: Olympics set to take place in 2021, Hearn expects boxers to leave the sport, Champions League and Europa League finals postponed

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest updates on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport and how clubs and sports people across the world are reacting… Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be postponed until next year, says IOC member Dick Pound Champions League and Europa League finals officially postponed by Uefa with no new date […] talkSPORT