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#The Long Goodbye

# the-long-goodbye - This year 2022

Tearful Serena Williams says ‘goodbye Toronto’ after flagging retirement
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Tearful Serena Williams says ‘goodbye Toronto’ after flagging retirement

Aug 11th 2022, 8:18 AM 3,802 Views 0 Comments

The 6-2 6-4 second-round loss to Belinda Bencic at the National Bank Open followed her first singles win in more than a year.

Former Tottenham star Dembele to retire at season's end
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Former Tottenham star Dembele to retire at season's end

Feb 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 7,343 Views 1 Comment

The 34-year-old is currently playing for Guangzhou City in China.

# the-long-goodbye - Last year 2021

Outcast Mesut Ozil confirms exit from Arsenal
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Outcast Mesut Ozil confirms exit from Arsenal

Jan 17th 2021, 5:32 PM 13,580 Views 11 Comments

The German midfielder says he is joining Fenerbahce.

# the-long-goodbye - All time

Brexit trade deal agreed between EU and UK
# A Christmas Miracle
# A Christmas Miracle

Brexit trade deal agreed between EU and UK

Dec 24th 2020, 2:55 PM 52,626 Views 69 Comments
  • After 24 hours of speculation that there was a deal, the news was confirmed this afternoon.
  • “This agreement will write history,” European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said.
  • A Downing Street source said the deal takes the UK out of the “lunar pull of the EU” and the ECJ.
Johnson and Barnier set out competing visions for post-Brexit trade
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# The Long Goodbye

Johnson and Barnier set out competing visions for post-Brexit trade

Updated Feb 3rd 2020, 1:10 PM 16,460 Views 52 Comments

After three years of fractious divorce talks, the next phase begins today.

Brexit talks continue as Boris Johnson pledges 'Super Saturday' parliament vote next week
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# The Long Goodbye

Brexit talks continue as Boris Johnson pledges 'Super Saturday' parliament vote next week

Oct 12th 2019, 8:11 AM 23,917 Views 31 Comments

Johnson will challenge MPs to back any deal he has secured from Brussels when parliament sits on a weekend next Saturday.

'I'd love to leave this club knowing they'll be staying in top-level European rugby'
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'I'd love to leave this club knowing they'll be staying in top-level European rugby'

May 19th 2018, 10:27 AM 11,082 Views 13 Comments

All Black Charles Piutau plays his final Ulster game in tomorrow’s crucial play-off against Ospreys in Belfast.

'I wish this was eternal. I'm the first one who would like this not to end' - Iniesta
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'I wish this was eternal. I'm the first one who would like this not to end' - Iniesta

Apr 30th 2018, 8:49 AM 4,015 Views 1 Comment

It has been an emotional nine days for Andres Iniesta, who says he made an “honest” decision to leave Barcelona.

'My seven-year-old daughter shed a tear': Enda Kenny received a lot of well wishes when he stepped down
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# The Long Goodbye

'My seven-year-old daughter shed a tear': Enda Kenny received a lot of well wishes when he stepped down

Dec 24th 2017, 9:30 PM 18,621 Views 61 Comments

Although one critic wrote: “Thank God you’re finally off … back to the bog you came from.”

Ras-matazz: Munster give Erasmus the perfect send-off as Simon Zebo scores in rout
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Ras-matazz: Munster give Erasmus the perfect send-off as Simon Zebo scores in rout

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:05 PM 39,801 Views 27 Comments

The South African may not be in charge for the province’s next Pro14 fixture again Zebre at the end of the month.

Has Wayne Rooney already played his last competitive game at Old Trafford?
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Has Wayne Rooney already played his last competitive game at Old Trafford?

May 19th 2017, 8:26 PM 6,571 Views 19 Comments

Jose Mourinho has confirmed it’s unlikely the 31-year-old will feature against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

19 excellent tweets about Brexit Day
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From The Daily Edge
# Triggered

19 excellent tweets about Brexit Day

Mar 29th 2017, 10:55 AM 19,659 Views 4 Comments

Father Brexit has been.

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process
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# The Long Goodbye

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process

Mar 13th 2017, 10:48 PM 10,442 Views 77 Comments

The UK Prime Minister has said she will trigger Article 50 by the end of March.

What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?
# After The Fall
# After The Fall

What can Fine Gael learn from previous heaves against long-serving party leaders?

Feb 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 9,868 Views 28 Comments

Fine Gael’s succession looks all very amicable at the moment but there are lessons in the past from the likes of Bertie Ahern.

'He mentioned that he's coming to the end': Ian Wright reveals details of Wenger conversation
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'He mentioned that he's coming to the end': Ian Wright reveals details of Wenger conversation

Feb 10th 2017, 9:14 PM 4,154 Views 10 Comments

The former Gunners’ striker believes the 67-year-old will step down as Arsenal boss at the end of the season.

'I have been here for so long it was a bit of a disappointment that I couldn't stay'
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'I have been here for so long it was a bit of a disappointment that I couldn't stay'

Oct 7th 2016, 7:30 AM 6,847 Views 9 Comments

Ulster star Ruan Pienaar is still focused on the task ahead, despite his future being away from the northern province.

Coveney says there was 'no trickery' involved in Waterford General Hospital negotiations
# I'm Still Here
# I'm Still Here

Coveney says there was 'no trickery' involved in Waterford General Hospital negotiations

Sep 8th 2016, 5:00 PM 25,228 Views 113 Comments

The independent TD has been ramping up the pressure for extra hospital services for Waterford today.

Ryan Giggs to leave Manchester United after 29 years
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Ryan Giggs to leave Manchester United after 29 years

Jul 1st 2016, 2:30 PM 23,868 Views 55 Comments

The Welshman joined the club as a 14-year-old but Jose Mourinho’s arrival has already had its consequences.

Francesco Totti received a standing ovation when he came ON as a substitute tonight
# Resurrection
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# Resurrection

Francesco Totti received a standing ovation when he came ON as a substitute tonight

Mar 4th 2016, 11:09 PM 9,994 Views 6 Comments

The Roma fans really don’t want him to leave.

'The best 31 players are there and I've no regrets about that' - D'Arcy is retiring with a clean slate
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'The best 31 players are there and I've no regrets about that' - D'Arcy is retiring with a clean slate

Oct 8th 2015, 6:30 AM 7,742 Views 12 Comments

Gordon D’Arcy talks retirement, the World Cup and THAT Sam Burgess column.

Donncha O'Callaghan is leaving Munster after 17 years with the province
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Donncha O'Callaghan is leaving Munster after 17 years with the province

Sep 2nd 2015, 12:59 PM 12,787 Views 42 Comments

Munster’s players were informed of the departure this morning.

David de Gea could be a Real Madrid player by Tuesday
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David de Gea could be a Real Madrid player by Tuesday

Aug 30th 2015, 2:07 PM 7,871 Views 16 Comments

Various reports speculate that a deal could be tied up within the next two days.

Didier Drogba to leave Chelsea...again but where's he off to next?
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Didier Drogba to leave Chelsea...again but where's he off to next?

May 24th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,068 Views 2 Comments

The veteran attacker wants one more season elsewhere before retiring.

Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this'
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Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this'

Jun 14th 2014, 10:05 AM 15,199 Views 10 Comments

The retired Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker opens up about his all-too-short comeback from a debilitating ankle injury.

"I would’ve been gutted if I didn’t have the chance to play one last game" - Robin Copeland
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"I would’ve been gutted if I didn’t have the chance to play one last game" - Robin Copeland

May 9th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,929 Views 11 Comments

Following a two-week suspension, Munster-bound Robin Copeland will play his final game for Cardiff Blues this weekend.

Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll
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# BYE BYE BOD

Everyone must be sick of my long goodbye by now -- Brian O'Driscoll

May 8th 2014, 2:09 PM 20,260 Views 24 Comments

The centre is ready for the challenges that come with not being a rugby player any more.

VIDEO: Ever wonder how Chris Hadfield takes his photos from space?
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# The Long Goodbye

VIDEO: Ever wonder how Chris Hadfield takes his photos from space?

May 3rd 2013, 10:40 AM 12,439 Views 38 Comments

We’re getting towards the end of Commander Hadfield’s six months in space. Here’s how he’s been taking his snaps.

Sigh: Corinthians claim City have changed terms of Tevez sale
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# Hitch

Sigh: Corinthians claim City have changed terms of Tevez sale

Jul 18th 2011, 5:25 PM 214 Views 1 Comment

Just when we thought we’d been offered a merciful reprieve from what promised to be the most tedious transfer saga of the summer, we hit a snag.