December 2016


Manchester United sink West Ham with Ibrahimovic and Martial doubles

Anthony Martial and Zlatan Ibrahimovic both struck twice as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-1 in the EFL Cup quarter-finals at Old Trafford Manchester United swept into the EFL Cup semi-finals with the kind of buccaneering display missing from their recent history. This was fast and ruthless and surely had Jos Mourinho beaming. The Portugueses


Panama Papers: Europol links 3,500 names to suspected criminals

Law enforcement agency analysis uncovers probable matches connected to terrorism, money laundering and organised crime Almost 3,500 individuals and companies in the Panama Papers are probable matches for suspected criminals including terrorists, cybercriminals and cigarette smugglers, according to a document seen by the Guardian. The analysis, which was carried out by Europol, the EUs law


Huge backlog as EU citizens rush to secure British residency

Home Office under pressure as Labour calls on PM to guarantee residency for more than 3 million people EU citizens worried about their right to remain in Britain have inundated the Home Office with applications to secure their UK residency, leading to an official backlog that has trebled since the summer of 2015. The figures