Neil Lennon wants Celtic’s Europa League clash with Lazio at Parkhead on Thursday night to be “a celebration of football”.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has said he used marijuana “a handful of times a long time ago”, and that it is time for the US to legalise it.
Former Cabinet minister Amber Rudd has joined in on a Twitter exchange after her daughter, journalist Flora Gill, joked about being “ghosted” online.
Harry Maguire is hopeful there will be no repeat of the “sickening” racist abuse endured in Bulgaria when Manchester United line up at Partizan Belgrade, but the squad have spoken about UEFA’s protocol ahead of the Europa League encounter.
Frank Lampard felt his Chelsea “babies” came of age in the Champions League after their stunning 1-0 win at Ajax.
Wolves full-back Matt Doherty has questioned whether Slovan Bratislava’s punishment for the racist behaviour of the club’s supporters is sufficient but backed UEFA to combat racism more widely in the long run.
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard admits pitting Alfredo Morelos against Pepe would make for the most intriguing battle of their Europa League clash with Porto.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted he could do with a sharpshooter like Harry Kane as Manchester United attempt to end their wretched away form at Partizan Belgrade.
Irish singer and songwriter Bob Geldof called current political activity in Westminster a “betrayal of Churchill”, at a forum on Wednesday.
A Brexit deal which is seen to threaten the union between Great Britain and Northern Ireland could lead to civil disorder by loyalists, the head of the Police Service of Northern Ireland has warned.