Gale force winds set to hit Malta for next three days

Just when you thought it was time to fold away your winter coat, you’ll need to rethink your plans. Spring in Malta and Gozo is set to start with three days of strong winds, heavy rain, thunder and even a risk of hail. Forecasters warned the winds would be very strong, reaching Force 8 at […]

David Beckham to face court over driving offence

David Beckham will face a full court hearing for driving while using his mobile phone. The former football star, 43, could face six penalty points and a £200 fine after he admitted the offence in London’s West End. Beckham admitted using his mobile while driving in Great Portland Street, after being spotted by a member […]

Ronaldo charged over goal celebration by Uefa

Cristiano Ronaldo has been charged with improper conduct by UEFA. It follows his goal celebration during Juventus’ Champions League win over Atletico Madrid. The Portugal international was seen gesturing towards fans – mimicking Diego Simeone from the first leg after which the Atletico manager was fined €17,000 for an ‘obscene’ celebration. It came after Ronaldo […]

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud banned from driving

Chelsea star Olivier Giroud has been banned from driving after admitting his fourth offence in nine months. The French international, who helped lead the side to World Cup victory, has been banned for six months after admitting speeding in his Bentley. The striker, 32, was clocked at 60mph in a 50mph zone in north-west London […]

Liverpool’s Shaqiri pulls out of Switzerland squad

Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri has pulled out of Switzerland’s squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Denmark. The national team reported the 27-year-old had a groin problem and had been replaced by Young Boys’ Kevin Mbabu. Despite featuring in every one of Jurgen Klopp’s last seven matchday squads, Shaqiri has not made an appearance […]