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'Best player on the field…Theo Walcott for Cologne' – fan reaction as the Arsenal winger has a half to forget

Theo Walcott has had better outings Thursday, September 14, 2017 It’s not been the best of first halfs for Arsenal as they find themselves 1-0 down to FC Koln thanks to Jhon Cordoba’s outrageous long range strike. However, one man to bear the brunt of the fans’ criticism was Gunners winger Theo Walcott. The Englishman was a surprise inclusion from the start, with Arsene Wenger showing faith, but the 28-year-old flattered to deceive. Check out some of the responses from football fans on Twitter below: Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Private Sydney: James Packer marks half century of fame from cricket to polo field

Billionaire James Packer is celebrating his 50th birthday “quietly” with a “few laughs” but admits to “some real regrets” as he marks the milestone, though he remains adamant he still has “lots to be grateful for”. The “low key” celebrations to mark his half century are taking place at his Argentinian ranch Ellerstina about as far away as you can get from the bright lights of Hollywood or the corridors of power back here in Sydney. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Disney confirms streaming plans for Marvel, Star Wars Play VideoDon’t Play Video…

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Chris Evans's Radio 2 breakfast show loses half a million listeners

Chris Evans’s BBC Radio 2 breakfast show lost almost half a million listeners in the past year, figures show. It comes just weeks after he was named as the BBC’s highest paid star. The DJ drew 9.01m listeners a week between April and June 2017, down from 9.47m over the same period in 2016, according to figures by audience research body Rajar. He earned between £2.2m and £2.25m during that same year. Evans lost 370,000 listeners between the first and second quarter of this year, the figures show. Meanwhile, Nick…

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Sports 

WATCH: Under-8s rugby kid smashes through opponents half his size in amazing video

Watch the video above… Monday, July 31, 2017 The video above shows the amazing moment an Under-8s rugby match was dominated by a child almost double the size of his opponents. The boy, who was playing at the correct age level, is huge in relation to his opponents, and he found it easy to run with the ball and push off other kids when they tried to tackle him. You can watch footage above… [embedded content] Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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News: Soaring profits at International Airlines Group in first half of 2017

International Consolidated Airlines Group has reported second quarter operating profit of €805 million before exceptional items for the six months to June 30th. Passenger unit revenue at the group – which operates Iberia and British Airways – for the quarter was up 1.5 per cent, or four per cent at constant currency. Non-fuel unit costs before exceptional items for the quarter were down 0.3 per cent, or up 3.5 per cent at constant currency. Willie Walsh, IAG chief executive, said: “We’re reporting a very strong performance in quarter two with…

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News: Heathrow beats all-time passenger records in first half of 2017

Heathrow beat all-time records in passenger traffic during the six months ended June 30th, with the airport welcoming 37.1 million passengers. This is up 3.9 per cent on same period in 2016. At the same time, new Flybe services and new long-haul destinations like Portland and New Orleans have enhance domestic connectivity and open new trading routes to British exporters, Heathrow said in a statement. John Holland-Kaye, chief executive, Heathrow, said: “Heathrow’s strong start to 2017 is a boon for Britain – our passengers are getting better value and service,…

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