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Championship results and table: West Brom move six points clear of Leeds and Fulham, while Cardiff creep closer to Play-Offs

Championship results and table: West Brom move six points clear of Leeds and Fulham, while Cardiff creep closer to Play-Offs

Sports
West Bromwich Albion moved six points clear at the top of the Championship table after a 2-1 victory over Reading. Despite falling behind to George Puscas’ penalty, goals from Matheus Pereira and captain Kyle Bartley put some clear daylight between Slaven Bilic’s men and the travelling pack. Getty Images - Getty Captain Kyle Bartley scored the winner for West Brom Fulham were held to a 1-1 draw by Millwall in controversial circumstances on Wednesday night as they failed to capitalise on Leeds’ draw 24 hours earlier. It looked like plain sailing for Scott Parker’s men at The Den when Aleksandr Mitrovic stroke home Joe Bryan’s cross in the third minute, but it was soon to go horribly wrong. After failing to clear a corner, the ball managed to find its
Love Island: The big talking points as the coupling up begins

Love Island: The big talking points as the coupling up begins

Entertainment
In 2020 we get a double dose of Love Island, with the contestants about to get grafting.The hit ITV2 show kicks off once again on Sunday night for its first ever winter show, announced last year following huge ratings for the channel over the past few series. So as Love Island fans get ready and the contestants start to couple up, here are some of the hopefuls to look out for and the key details you need to know. Image: Laura Whitmore takes over Love Island presenting duties from Caroline Flack While Love Island has seen twins before (remember John and Tony Alberti?), they didn't enter the villa until after the first episode. And they didn't last long.This time round, look out for sisters Jess and Eve Gale, 20, and their promise to ca...
Superb Liverpool go 13 points clear at top of Premier League with dominant victory at Leicester

Superb Liverpool go 13 points clear at top of Premier League with dominant victory at Leicester

Sports
Liverpool sent out a hugely emphatic message to anyone who believes the Premier League title race is still alive as they tore second-placed Leicester apart on their own back yard, winning 4-0 at the King Power Stadium.Two goals from Roberto Firmino, a James Milner’s penalty and a delicious Trent Alexander-Arnold strike sees the Reds go 13 points clear at the top of the table. AFP or licensors Liverpool well and truly put Leicester to the sword at the King Power Stadium The visitors could have scored more as they lacked composure in the final third for large parts of the game. Before three strikes in three second-half minutes produced a scoreline which fairly reflected the balance of play. The game’s standout player was Reds right-back Alexander-Arnold, who
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker talking points – contains mild spoilers

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker talking points – contains mild spoilers

Entertainment
*** Warning - this review, while not giving away any major plot points, does contain mild spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. You have been warned***A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the world was introduced to Jedi knights, lightsabres and the Force, and an epic story that would go on to become one of the most successful film franchises in history was born. More than 40 years on from the original Star Wars and after the prequels, sequels and spin-offs, the books and the comics and the toys, it is time to say goodbye - to the Skywalker saga, at least. Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker is the final chapter in this nine-film behemoth, which means a lot of lingering questions to be answered and plot threads to tie up.Does it provide a fitting ending? Are the characters serv...
Climate Change: Are we passing some key ‘tipping points’?

Climate Change: Are we passing some key ‘tipping points’?

Science
Critical elements in the Earth’s climate may be more likely to break down than previously thought, according to a group of scientists.Their commentary in the journal Nature says there’s growing evidence that irreversible climatic changes could be triggered within a few decades.The authors claim this could lead to a “climatic emergency” in which one shift amplifies another.But other researchers say the argument is speculative. 'Bleak' outlook as carbon emissions gap grows Greenhouse gas concentrations break records The authors specialise in what’s known as Earth Systems Science, which studies the interactions of elements of the climate system.For several years they have been promoting the theory that the climate may switch suddenly as a result of one cli