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George North to leave Northampton to return to Wales

George North will leave Northampton at the end of this season and return to Wales on a national dual contract. The juggernaut wing, who has won 69 Wales caps and scored 30 tries, has agreed a deal from next term, the Welsh Rugby Union announced on its official Twitter feed. Northampton released their own statement confirming 25-year-old North’s departure. It is not known at this stage which of the four Welsh regions he will join. National dual contracts are 60 per cent funded by the WRU, with the player’s region…

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George Groves to fight Chris Eubank Jr in Super Series in Manchester

George Groves’ WBA super-middleweight title defence against Chris Eubank Jr will take place at the Manchester Arena on 17 February. The champion had wanted their World Boxing Super Series semi-final bout to take place in his native London, at a football stadium. It will be the first time Groves has boxed at the Manchester Arena since his controversial 2013 loss to Carl Froch. And it will be the first meeting between Groves and Brighton’s Eubank. Groves beat Jamie Cox in his first title defence, in the Super Series quarter-final at…

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George Bush Snr accused of groping by eighth woman

An eighth woman has come forward with claims that former US president George HW Bush groped her. An interpreter, whom the BBC has agreed not to name because of the sensitive nature of her job, claims Mr Bush touched her inappropriately in 2004. The alleged incident took place at a meeting between the former president and the Spanish defence minister Jose Bono Martinez. The interpreter has not previously spoken publicly about the incident. George Bush Snr ‘groped 16-year-old girl’ during 2003 photo op “It was 2004,” she told the BBC….

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George Clooney: Fatherhood ' is a time that I didn't think I would get to experience'

George Clooney is one lucky guy – and he knows it. A phenomenally successful career, a marriage to beautiful human rights lawyer Amal and now, twins, Ella and Alexander. “It’s great,” George says of fatherhood. “It’s a time in my life that I didn’t think I would get to experience, so I’m a lucky man. How can one man be so lucky?” George has only a few moments to spare during his hectic promotion schedule for Suburbicon, the darkly comic tale of family life, murder and racism in 1950s America…

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George Kruis left out of England squad to face Australia at Twickenham

George Kruis Tuesday, November 14, 2017 England have dropped George Kruis for Saturday’s autumn international against Australia at Twickenham. Kruis started the 21-8 victory over Argentina but has been released back to his club Saracens after Eddie Jones opted to include Charlie Ewels in a 25-man training squad retained at the squad’s Bagshot base. Joe Marler is set to play a role against the Wallabies when the team is announced on Thursday morning after Ellis Genge was also discharged.  Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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George Papadopoulos: Trump trashes 'low level' indicted aide

US President Donald Trump has played down the importance of an ex-campaign aide indicted in the Russia inquiry. He said his onetime foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was a “low level volunteer” and “liar”. Mr Trump once called him an “excellent guy”. Papadopoulos, 30, this month pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his Kremlin-related contacts. Two other ex-aides have been charged as part of the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the US election. What do ex-aides charges mean for Trump? Russia posts ‘reached 126m Facebook users’ The…

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Trump adviser George Papadopoulos lied about Russian links

An adviser to Donald Trump during his election campaign has admitted seeking to set up a meeting between the campaign and Russian officials. George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty this month to having lied to the FBI over when he met go-betweens, an unsealed justice department statement reveals. He said he had been told the Russians possessed “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has been charged with tax fraud in an unrelated case. The 12 charges brought against Mr Manafort and one of his business associates, Rick Gates,…

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