October 2016

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The Guardian view on the FBIs new Clinton probe: exactly the wrong thing to do | Editorial

Editorial: James Comeys reopening of the email investigation is premature, undermines the rule of law and is bad for politics No election has a global impact to match a US presidential contest. Few White House races have been more bitter than FBI director James Comeys announcement that the bureau is reopening its probe of Mrs […]

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‘It’s bull crap’: Anger at quarterback hits as Cam Newton and Alex Smith suffer

Cam Newton has expressed his frustration about what he feels is the NFLs failure to provide him with protection on the field Cam Newton has expressed his frustration about what he feels is the NFLs failure to provide him with protection on the field. Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) pic.twitter.com/ixLBxpOIRg October 30, 2016 Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/oct/30/cam-newton-quarterback-hits-alex-smith-nfl

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Descendants of Jewish refugees seek German citizenship after Brexit vote

German authorities have reported twentyfold increase in applications for reserved citizenship from people living in UK Descendants of the tens of thousands of German Jews who fled the Nazis and found refuge in Britain are making use of their legal right to become German citizens following the Brexit vote. German authorities have reported a twentyfold […]

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Turkey shuts 15 media outlets over alleged terrorist links

More than 10,000 civil servants are also dismissed as total number of outlets closed since failed coup rises to more than 160 Turkish authorities have passed two more emergency decrees shutting down 15 media outlets, including one of the worlds only womens news agencies, over alleged links with terrorist organisations. More than 10,000 civil servants […]

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Air quality worsens in Greece as recession bites

World pollutionwatch The ban on diesel cars in Athens and Thessaloniki has been lifted and the price of heating oil has tripled. Hard-pressed Greeks have turned to burning logs and other things Greeces financial recession is leaving its footprint on the environment. This follows twenty years of huge improvements in Greeces air pollution. While most […]

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World Series 2016 Game 5: Chicago Cubs v Cleveland Indians live!

Inning-by-inning report: Will the Indians seal the World Series with victory at Wrigley Field? Join David Lengel for the latest from Wrigley Field Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/oct/30/world-series-2016-game-5-chicago-cubs-cleveland-indians-score-live

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Lewis Hamilton victory in Mexican Grand Prix keeps his title hopes alive

Lewis Hamilton won the Mexican Grand Prix but his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg, was second and leads the championship by 19 points with two races remaining This years Formula One world championship may have been a two-horse race almost from the off but a win for Lewis Hamilton in the Mexican Grand Prix has at […]

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Jrgen Klopp teaches Liverpool the art of filling space dynamically

Liverpool feature various forwards who drift around Philippe Coutinho, Adam Lallana and Sadio Man but in the 4-2 win at Crystal Palace they dovetailed superbly Liverpool remain a work in progress but its coming together promisingly. During Jrgen Klopps first campaign at Anfield the players adapted quickly to his high-energy, heavy-pressing system and regularly disrupted […]

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NFL wrap: Saints edge Seahawks as Brady and Pats continue ominous form

Drew Brees passed for 265 yards and a touchdown, scored on a quarterback keeper, and the New Orleans Saints overcame several big plays by Seattle Drew Brees passed for 265 yards and a touchdown, scored on a quarterback keeper, and the New Orleans Saints overcame several big plays by Seattle to defeat the Seahawks 25-20. […]

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Yemen: death toll from Saudi-led airstrike on prisons rises to 58

Security chief says most of those killed were inmates, but Saudi-led coalition says building was command centre for rebel Houthis The number dead from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a prison complex in western Yemen has risen to 58, security officials have said. Abdel-Rahman al-Mansab, a security chief of the district of al-Zaydiya in the […]

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