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Czech Republic 2-1 England: Visitors must wait to qualify for Euro 2020

Czech Republic 2-1 England: Visitors must wait to qualify for Euro 2020

Sports
England must wait to confirm their place in Euro 2020 after the Czech Republic deservedly ended their 43-game unbeaten run in qualifiers stretching back 10 years.Gareth Southgate's side would have secured their place in next summer's tournament with victory in Prague but they can have no complaints after a wretched display against a Czech side who were a different proposition from that swept aside 5-0 at Wembley in March.England can still qualify on Monday if they beat Bulgaria and Kosovo do not beat Montenegro. England were handed the perfect start when captain Harry Kane put them ahead from the penalty spot in the fifth minute after Lukas Masopust fouled Raheem Sterling but they were well b...
Aston Villa 0-0 West Ham: Arthur Masuaku sent off as visitors earn point

Aston Villa 0-0 West Ham: Arthur Masuaku sent off as visitors earn point

Sports
Aston Villa moved out of the relegation zone by drawing against a West Ham side who finished with 10 men after Arthur Masuaku's red card.Masuaku was dismissed with 23 minutes left after picking up two bookings.Before that, the game's major talking point saw Anwar El Ghazi clash heads with Villa team-mate Tyrone Mings, although no action was taken. Villa's John McGinn had plenty of the game's better chances, forcing Lukasz Fabianski into two saves.Both sides had frantic attacks late on, with penalty shouts at both ends, but neither could find the decisive touch.El Ghazi and Mings clash 'put to bed at half-time'Collisions and red card the name of the game ...
Many hospital patients get no visitors

Many hospital patients get no visitors

Health
Two-fifths (40%) of patients on UK hospital wards get no visitors, say the NHS nurses who care for them. The Royal Voluntary Service charity commissioned a poll of 200 nurses working in acute hospitals in Britain.As well as being socially isolating, having no visitor to help with the "small" things, such as cutting up food or refilling a water glass, can delay a patient's recovery, the nurses say. They want more people to become volunteer visitors and helpers. Christine Thorne, 37, volunteers at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary: "My dad spent time in hospital before he passed away and it was primarily only my brother and I who visited him. It makes me sad to think there are people in hospital with no-one at all to come and see them. Hospitals can be a scary ...
Newcastle 1-2 Wolves: Visitors score 95th-minute winner against 10 men

Newcastle 1-2 Wolves: Visitors score 95th-minute winner against 10 men

Sports
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez says the Premier League needs video assistant referees immediately after Wolves scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner against his 10-man side.Matt Doherty headed home the rebound after Diogo Jota's shot was pushed into his path in the 95th minute.Ayoze Perez's superb header had pulled Newcastle level after Jota gave Wolves the lead before the break at St James' Park. Magpies defender DeAndre Yedlin was sent off by referee Mike Dean after 57 minutes - with the score at 1-1 - and Newcastle had a rejected penalty claim for a Willy Boly challenge on Perez."We need VAR now," said Benitez. "In this game it would have changed everything. We were doing enough to control...
North Korea anniversary drawing foreign visitors, state media says

North Korea anniversary drawing foreign visitors, state media says

World
Sept. 7 (UPI) -- North Korea is making connections between an upcoming national anniversary and foreign visitors who have been invited to the celebrations in Pyongyang. Pyongyang's Workers' Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun published photographs of foreign groups and civic organizations visiting the regime on Friday, ahead of a planned military parade on Sunday. The photographs did not include members of foreign governments who could potentially attend the anniversary parade that will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean government, according to South Korean news service News 1. North Korea may be seeking maximum media exposure ahead of the anniversary. CNN reporter Will Ripley and others recently uploaded photos of foreign journalists in Beijing, waiting to b...