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Carrick not considering Pogba exit

Carrick not considering Pogba exit

Manchester United captain-turned-coach Michael Carrick has dismissed suggestions Paul Pogba’s future lies away from Old Trafford. Brought back from Juventus two years ago for a then world-record fee, the 25-year-old has been unable to fulfil his undoubted potential on a consistent basis. Questions over Pogba’s relationship with manager Jose Mourinho have also been raised this term, with the midfielder’s non-committal […]

German confectionery company sorry after tweeting Meghan marshmallow picture

German confectionery company sorry after tweeting Meghan marshmallow picture

A German confectionery company has apologised for tweeting a picture of a chocolate-covered marshmallow dressed up as the Duchess of Sussex at her wedding to Prince Harry. A spokesman for Dickmann’s Schokokuesse, a popular sweet in Germany especially among children, apologised for the picture depicting Meghan, who has an African-American mother, as a chocolate-covered marshmallow with a crown, a white […]

Trump attacks FBI over ‘Spygate’ amid Russia probe

Trump attacks FBI over ‘Spygate’ amid Russia probe

US President Donald Trump has escalated his efforts to discredit the Russia investigation, saying the FBI has been caught in a “major spy scandal”. Mr Trump says the FBI used a secret informant to determine whether some of his campaign aides were working with Russia ahead of the 2016 election. “SPYGATE could be one of the biggest political scandals in […]

In Video: Parents win court fight to evict 30-year-old son

In Video: Parents win court fight to evict 30-year-old son

A judge in upstate New York has ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents’ house after they went to court to evict him. Michael Rotondo has said he would appeal against the decision and has asked for six months’ notice to move out of the house. Press Association

Britvic profits fall on Norwich factory closure costs

Britvic profits fall on Norwich factory closure costs

Soft drinks giant Britvic has seen half-year profits tumble after it was stung by costs related to a factory closure in Norwich. The group, which is behind Robinsons squash, saw pre-tax profit fall from £50.1 million to £41.8 million in the six months to April 15. Figures were dragged down by £21.6 million of “business capability programme costs” linked to the […]

Profits at Jaguar Land Rover pummelled by Brexit and diesel woes

Profits at Jaguar Land Rover pummelled by Brexit and diesel woes

Profits at Jaguar Land Rover were almost cut in half in the fourth quarter as the car maker was stung by a combination of falling diesel sales, Brexit uncertainty and vehicle taxation. The group, owned by India’s Tata Motors, saw pre-tax profit slump to £364 million in the three months to March 31, down from £676 million in the same […]

Wayne Rooney set for meeting with DC United – spokesman

Wayne Rooney set for meeting with DC United – spokesman

Wayne Rooney will travel to the United States to meet officials at DC United this week, his spokesperson has confirmed. ’s former England captain, who has one year left on his contract at Goodison Park, has been linked with a move to the Washington-based Major League Soccer club in recent weeks. No deal has been made between Everton and United […]