August 17, 2018

Motor racing-Alonso move to IndyCar would be fantastic, drivers say

If double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso moves to IndyCar next year it would be fantastic for the sport, two of the U.S. circuit's top drivers said on Friday.
August 17, 2018

Lotto results for Friday, August 17: National Lottery winning numbers from the £89 million draw

Tonight's estimated jackpot is £89 million
August 17, 2018

‘I’ll solve MacRae mystery – for £7,700’

AN INVESTIGATOR has claimed he can solve the disappearance of a Scots mother and her young son who vanished 40 years ago. Renee MacRae and her three-year-old son, Andrew, vanished just outside Inverness, and her burned out BMW car was found in a remote...
August 17, 2018

Cipriani ‘hugely regrets’ nightclub incident

England flyhalf Danny Cipriani has said he "hugely regrets" his role in an incident at a nightclub in Jersey which left a female police officer bruised.
August 17, 2018

Police Scotland’s new chief told to SCRAP ‘illogical’ takeover of British Transport Police

POLICE Scotland’s new Chief Constable has been urged to help scrap the force’s takeover of British Transport Police. Tories called on Iain Livingstone to use his sway with SNP ministers and kill off the controversial merger.
August 17, 2018

Brave little Charlotte ready to save her brother

A TODDLER is being lined-up for a dangerous procedure to donate life-saving stem cells and help her big brother. Little Charlotte Gartshore, three, is an exact match for Michael, eight, who has aplastic anaemia, a potentially life-threatening bone marr...
August 17, 2018

Racist teen is jailed for knife attack on refugee

A teenager who attempted to murder a Syrian refugee in a “frenzied” racially-aggravated attack has been locked up for more than eight years. Sean Gorman repeatedly stabbed Shabaz Ali, 25, in an argument about noise at an Edinburgh hostel in the early h...
August 17, 2018

Could De Bruyne injury have quick Silva lining for City?

Pep Guardiola was quick to acknowledge just what a "big miss" Kevin de Bruyne will be for the champions once it was confirmed on Friday that the Belgian's knee injury will keep him out of action for probably three months.
August 17, 2018

Saving a life more important than medals, says Phelps

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, said it was more important to him to save a life than win a gold medal as he detailed his struggles with depression.
August 17, 2018

Rugby – Namibia, Kenya in showdown for World Cup berth

Namibia assistant coach Jacques Burger is expecting a frenetic spectacle when his side host Kenya in a straight shootout for a place at the 2019 World Cup in Japan in their final Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash in Windhoek on Saturday.
August 17, 2018

Soccer – Interim coach rings in big changes for Argentina

Italian-based strikers Lautaro Martinez and Giovanni Simeone are among the 20 new faces in Argentina's squad for upcoming friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said on Friday.
August 17, 2018

Competition watchdog set for move across London

Britain's competition watchdog will next week announce the relocation of its headquarters amid suggestions that parliament's proposed refurbishment is having a wider impact on the government's central London property estate.