Mark Noble-inspired West Ham mark David Moyes’ return with heavy victory over Bournemouth

If this carries on, then West Ham United might even dare to say the name of David Moyes soon. There was no reintroduction ahead of the first game of his second coming and yet the Scot could not have wished for a better return. Even VAR, which did not exist in the Premier League when he was deemed not good enough for the Hammers 18 months ago, was on the side of Moyes, as it helped to award a...

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Good afternoon and welcome to our live text commentary of this Champions Cup pool-stage tie between title-holders Saracens and Munster, a perennial powerhouse in this competition. We are in round four, which means this is the second leg of the December, home-and-away double-header that marks the halfway stage of the group fixture schedule. In soaking Limerick last Saturday, Munster dogged out a...

How to watch the general election results on TV tonight

The famous swingometer is also expected to appear throughout the election night programme, with Emily Maitlis presenting the coverage on Friday morning and Clive Myrie reporting live from Downing Street. Anchor: Huw Edwards Co-Hosts: Reeta Chakrabarti, Andrew Neil, Tina Daheley and Jeremy Vine Pundits: Laura Kuenssberg, Katya Adler, Nick Robinson and Andrew Marr Pollster: Prof Sir John...

Christmas warning as karaoke machines can be hacked by strangers putting children at risk 

Karaoke machines that can be hacked leave children vulnerable to unsolicited voice recordings from strangers, a Which? study has warned ahead of Christmas.  The study found security flaws in popular children’s karaoke products, which meant they could be hacked via Bluetooth connections.   The results were a part of the consumer group’s latest investigation of seven devices sold by major...

Denuclearization ‘off the table’ as North Korea rhetoric returns 

North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with Washington are not needed, the starkest statement yet emphasizing the gulf between the two sides ahead of a year-end deadline set by Pyongyang. U.S. President Donald Trump sought to play down a recent surge in tensions with North Korea,...

Mice begin eating adult albatrosses on remote British island 

Critically endangered albatrosses are facing extinction after mice brought to British overseas territories began attacking adult birds. New video footage released by the RSPB from Gough Island in the South Atlantic shows a mouse targeting a Tristan albatross on its nest, the first time the behaviour has been documented. It was already known that mice were attacking the more vulnerable chicks,...

Greta Thunberg says people underestimate ‘angry kids’ as decade ends with one of hottest years on record

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg said the world was underestimating "angry children" as she arrived for this year's international climate summit in Spain after a three-week journey crossing the Atlantic.  Her arrival came as the UN said this decade will be the warmest on record, with 2019 among the top three hottest years in history.    “Everyone should do what they can to be on the right...