MORATA MAKES RECORD-BREAKING START TO CHELSEA CAREER

MORATA MAKES RECORD-BREAKING START TO CHELSEA CAREER

The former Real Madrid and Juventus attacker has hit the ground running in London, making an immediate impact for Antonio Conte’s side Alvaro Morata has settled comfortably into his new surroundings at Stamford Bridge and the Spain international has already broken a record since joining Chelsea from Real Madrid. After scoring and providing an assist in the first league game of the season against Burnley, the 24-year-old repeated the feat in the Blues’ game against Everton on Sunday. In teeing up compatriot Cesc Fabregas and scoring himself against the Toffees, Morata…

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Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence commuted by Barack Obama

Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence commuted by Barack Obama

Chelsea Manning, the US army soldier who became one of the most prominent whistleblowers of modern times when she exposed the nature of warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan, and who then went on to pay the price with a 35-year military prison sentence, is to be freed in May as a gift of outgoing president Barack Obama. In the most audacious – and contentious – commutation decision to come from Obama yet, the sitting president used his constitutional power just three days before he leaves the White House to give…

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Chelsea Manning: Obama reduces sentence of Wikileaks source

Chelsea Manning: Obama reduces sentence of Wikileaks source

US President Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence for leaking documents to Wikileaks in 2010. The 29-year-old transgender US Army private, born Bradley Manning, will be freed on 17 May instead of her scheduled 2045 release. She was sentenced to 35 years in 2013 for her role in leaking diplomatic cables to the anti-secrecy group. The leak was one of the largest breaches of classified material in US history. The commutation reduces Manning’s sentence but is not a pardon, which some campaigners had called for. Manning’s uncle, Kevin Fox,…

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