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Manchester United transfer news LIVE: Danny van de Beek to be unveiled after passing medical, RB Leipzig send Dayot Upamecano message

Manchester United transfer news LIVE: Danny van de Beek to be unveiled after passing medical, RB Leipzig send Dayot Upamecano message

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It’s expected to be a busy summer of action for Manchester United in the transfer window. The club have been chasing Jadon Sancho but won’t pay the £108m Borussia Dortmund want, while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eyeing a number of other additions – including Jack Grealish, Donny van de Beek and now Dayot Upamecano. Keep up to date with all the latest Manchester United news and transfer gossip below.. Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Putin says he could send police to Belarus if necessary

Putin says he could send police to Belarus if necessary

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has formed a police reserve force to intervene in Belarus if necessary, but that point has not yet been reached.Speaking on Russian state TV, he said Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko "asked me to set up a certain police reserve" and "I have done so"."We also agreed that it won't be used until the situation gets out of control," he told Rossiya 1TV. Mr Lukashenko's disputed 9 August re-election triggered huge protests.Separately, at least 13 journalists - including a BBC team - were detained in the centre of the capital, Minsk, ahead of a planned opposition protest. The interior ministry said they had been taken to a police station for identity checks, but the BBC's Steve Rosenberg sa...
Trump to send ‘surge’ of hundreds of federal agents to cities

Trump to send ‘surge’ of hundreds of federal agents to cities

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Media playback is unsupported on your device President Donald Trump is to send "a surge" of federal security forces to US cities in a crackdown on crime.Chicago and two other Democratic-run cities are being targeted in the Republican president's move, amid a spike in violence.But federal deployments in Portland, Oregon, have proved controversial. Local officials say they have raised tensions amid ongoing protests.Law and order has become a key plank of Mr Trump's re-election bid in November.Since the death on 25 May of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, there have been protests - sometimes descending into civil disorder - in scores of US cities.Meanwhile, gun violence has spiked in metropolitan areas including ...
France agrees to send more troops to West Africa to fight terrorism

France agrees to send more troops to West Africa to fight terrorism

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Jan. 14 (UPI) -- French President Emmanuel Macron agreed during a summit with leaders of West and Central African nations to send hundreds of more troops to reinforce the region's fight against Islamic terrorism. During a summit meeting Monday in the southwestern French city of Pau, Macron and the leaders of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger reaffirmed their commitment to fighting extremism in the Sahel, a semi-arid belt stretching 2,400 miles across the breadth of the continent, they said in a joint statement. Macron also said he agreed to send 220 additional combat troops to reinforce Operation Barkhane, France's largest overseas mission to counter terrorism in the region, which has seen an uptick in violence in recent years. On Thursday, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, head of the U...
Dan Evans & Kyle Edmund send Great Britain into Davis Cup semi-finals

Dan Evans & Kyle Edmund send Great Britain into Davis Cup semi-finals

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2019 Davis Cup finalsVenue: Caja Magica, Madrid Dates: 18-24 NovemberCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra from Wednesday, 20 November; Live text coverage on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app. Click here or Live Guide.Dan Evans dug deep to send Great Britain into the semi-finals of the inaugural Davis Cup finals in Madrid with a thrilling win over Germany.British number one Evans, who had lost his previous two matches, beat Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 7-6 (7-2) to give GB an unassailable 2-0 lead.Earlier, Kyle Edmund beat Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets as Andy Murray sat out again. Britain will face either Spain or Argentina on Saturday.Evans' relief a...