Day: 21 July 2021

Celtic confirm signing of £4m Rubin Kazan defender Carl Starfelt after Kris Ajer departure

CELTIC have announced the signing of defender Carl Starfelt from Rubin Kazan. The Hoops confirmed they’ve reached an agreement to sign the Swedish defender just minutes after Kris Ajer joined Brentford. Starfelt, 26, will sign a four-year contract with the Hoops after international clearance is received. It’s thought the transfer fee is in the region …

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Warning to Edinburgh after Liverpool stripped of World Heritage status

CITY leaders in Edinburgh have been urged to “remain vigilant” after Liverpool had its World Heritage status revoked after a UN committee found developments including the new Everton FC stadium threatened the value of the city’s waterfront. Liverpool was named a World Heritage site by Unesco in 2004, joining places including the Taj Mahal, Egypt’s …

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Kris Ajer seals Celtic exit as defender signs five-year deal at Brentford

KRIS AJER has completed his move away from Celtic after penning a five-year deal with Brentford. The defender had made it clear he was seeking a move away from Parkhead and has signed up with the Premier League new boys. Brentford and Celtic both announced the transfer today, for an undisclosed fee but it has …

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Brexit: EU rules out redrawing Northern Ireland Protocol after ‘significant change’ demand

EU leaders have warned the UK Government it will not renegotiate the deal on Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit trading arrangements after Lord Frost demanded “significant change” to the terms. Brexit Minister Lord Frost said “we cannot go on as we are” but held back – for now – from taking the dramatic step of effectively suspending parts …

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Gardening: Christmas may seem a long way off, but it’s not too late to grow crops

Serving up Christmas dinner will have a tastier element to it if you’ve grown a lot of what goes on the plate. While it’s too late for growing your own Brussels sprouts (it may be a relief to some to hear they need to be sowed much earlier in the year), other accompaniments including carrots, …

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Gary Townsend’s recipe: Tomatoes, burrata, balsamic & basil – a simple summer salad

I love tomatoes and there’s nothing better than combining them with basil and a little balsamic. At this time of year, the colours from all the varieties are simply beautiful. In this week’s recipe I’ve created a simple dish for the perfect barbecue salad. Serves 4 Selection of heritage tomatoes – cut in different ways …

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Obituary: Leslie Kleinman BEM, Auschwitz survivor whose entire family perished in the Holocaust

Died: June 27, 2021. IF THE Holocaust story has not being allowed to fade entirely from the pages of our history books it has much to do with the determination of people such as Leslie Kleinman. Kleinman discovered during his time in Nazi concentration camps a resolute spirit few could conjure up, or even imagine. …

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Lions: Three Scots given the nod for tour opener against South Africa

Alun Wyn Jones will captain a British and Irish Lions side selected on form over reputation for Saturday’s first Test against South Africa at Cape Town Stadium. Four weeks after dislocating his shoulder in an injury that appeared to have ended his tour, Jones will continue his sensational comeback by leading Warren Gatland’s side into …

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