Manchester United offered chance to sign Marseille striker Arkadiusz Milik

Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Marseille striker Arkadiusz Milik, according to reports in France. According to journalist Karim Bennani via GFFN, the French giants are happy to part ways with the 28-year-old this summer. Photo by ANP via Getty Images Having joined Les Phoceens on an initial 18-month loan from Serie A … Read more

Chipperfield team wins £100m LSE Lincoln’s Inn Fields competition | News

David Chipperfield Architects with Feix and Merlin have been announced as the winners of a limited competition to design a new £100m-plus academic building for the London School of Economics on Lincoln’s Inn Fields. The six design teams included Alison Brooks Architects, with Nigerian practice Studio Contra; David Chipperfield Architects with south-east London-based Feix & … Read more

D.C.’s federal workforce fears Schedule F

Former President Trump’s plan to weed out government employees who aren’t aligned with his policies has struck fear in the local rank and file. What’s happening: Federal unions and other organizations supporting workers are pushing back against the so-called Schedule F plan and widely supporting legislation that would protect the government’s merit-based employment system. Why … Read more

Polo ponies on Spirit of Tasmania ferry were ‘going to cook’ due to travel conditions, court told

An engineer who modelled the conditions horses would have experienced on a Spirit of Tasmania journey in 2018 has told a court the temperature meant they were “going to cook”. Key points: Sixteen polo ponies died after being exposed to high temperatures onboard a Spirit of Tasmania ferry in 2018 Ferry operator TT-Line has pleaded not guilty … Read more

Federal politicians react to Scott Morrison’s secret ministerial appointments, Barnaby Joyce and David Littleproud defend former PM — as it happened

(ABC News: Andy Kennedy) It turns out for much of his time in office, Scott Morrison was more than just Prime Minister. He took on the powers of five additional portfolios, and did so almost entirely in secret. So what were these extra roles, and why did he take them on? Political reporter Tom Lowrey … Read more

Adelaide woman arrested after sleeping in allegedly stolen car at Hungry Jack’s drive-through lane

A woman has been arrested after she was found asleep behind the wheel of an allegedly stolen car at a Hungry Jack’s drive-through in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.   An employee of the fast food store on Vater Street at Dry Creek noticed the 22-year-old woman napping and called police just before 5am on Wednesday. The Honda Civic, allegedly … Read more