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Newcastle United dump holders Manchester City

ewcastle United’s Gabriel Obertan heads the ball during their League Cup fourth round match — AFP

Newcastle United inflicted fresh misery upon faltering Manchester City with an impressive 2-0 win at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday that dumped the holders out of the League Cup.

Swansea drown in Liverpool

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren celebrates after scoring against Swansea City during English League Cup fourth round match— AFP

Mario Balotelli scored just his second goal for Liverpool in 12 appearances as they came from behind to beat Premier League rivals Swansea 2-1 and advance into the last eight of the League Cup at Anfi

Reds hope Balotelli has found form

After going six weeks without a goal Mario Balotelli was mightily relieved to “finally” regain his scoring touch against Swansea City and save Liverpool from a League Cup fourth-round exit.

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Stuart Broad denies Pietersen 'bullying' claims

Stuart Broad dismissed Kevin Pietersen’s claims that there was a bullying culture in the changing room. Photo: AP/ File

England bowler Stuart Broad has dismissed claims by former team-mate Kevin Pietersen that there was a bullying culture in the changing room during their time as international colleagues.

Can’t let foreign cos enter etail: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman

India on Tuesday said that it is conscious not to allow e-commerce to become an avenue for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the much sought-after multi-brand retail sector.

UK won’t back migrant rescue ops

Britain will not support planned EU search and rescue operations to save migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea as they try to reach Europe, the foreign office said on Tuesday.

Four of Indian family found dead in Britain

An Indian-origin couple and their two teenage daughters have been found dead inside a house in Bradford in northern England, police said today.

Charlie Austin powers QPR win

Queens Park Rangers’ Leroy Fer (centre) in action during the Premier League match against Aston Villa at Loftus Road -AFP

Charlie Austin eased the pressure on Harry Redknapp as the QPR forward struck twice to lift his side off the bottom of the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Aston Villa on Monday.

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.