February 18, 2019

Farmers seek government guarantees over Brexit

The National Farmers' Union (NFU) is demanding a written guarantee from the government that Brexit won't undermine British farming standards.
February 18, 2019

Penny tax on new clothes to cut waste and improve recycling

Retailers should pay a penny per garment to fund better recycling and try to end the era of throwaway fashion, according to an influential group of MPs.
February 18, 2019

‘We went to Iraq on less evidence’: Q&A panel clash over pill testing

Amid a contentious debate on Monday's Q&A, it fell to former Federal Police chief Mick Palmer to own the night in a few simple words.
February 18, 2019

Tennis – Mertens stunned by Chinese qualifier Zhu in Dubai

Qatar Open champion Elise Mertens was upset 5-7 6-4 7-5 by Chinese qualifier Zhu Lin after a battle lasting nearly three hours in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday.
February 18, 2019

Leeds fined and reprimanded by EFL over ‘spygate’ affair

Championship club Leeds United have been fined 200,000 pounds and reprimanded over a 'spying' controversy earlier this month, the English Football League (EFL) said on Monday.
February 18, 2019

Vettel gets Ferrari off to strong start in F1 testing

Ferrari made a strong start to Formula One's pre-season testing on Monday with four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel saying he could not have hoped for a better day after setting the fastest time and doing the most laps.
February 18, 2019

Vettel says first day of testing was close to perfection

Ferrari's first day of pre-season Formula One testing on Monday was close to perfection, a delighted Sebastian Vettel said after setting the fastest time and completing more laps than anyone else.
February 18, 2019

Portugal international Nani joins Orlando City

Sporting's Portugal forward Nani has joined Major League Soccer team Orlando City SC on a three-year deal, the MLS club announced on Monday.
February 18, 2019

Barca wary of Lyon’s capacity to raise their level

With Olympique Lyonnais having beaten Paris St Germain in Ligue 1 and Manchester City in the group phase of the Champions League, Barcelona are well aware of the trap they could be stepping into when they face the French club.
February 18, 2019

Ribery to join Bayern, Coman likely fit for Liverpool match

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery will join the team for their Champions League last 16 first leg at Liverpool on Tuesday but it is unclear whether he will be fit to play, coach Niko Kovac said on Monday.
February 18, 2019

Mercedes F1 team fear disorderly Brexit could help Ferrari

Brexit is a major concern for Formula One world champions Mercedes who fear the 'mother of all messes' could cause massive damage to Britain's motorsport industry while also helping rivals Ferrari, team boss Toto Wolff said on Monday.
February 18, 2019

Semenya accuses IAAF of breach of regulations at CAS hearing

Caster Semenya has said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) breached confidentiality regulations ahead of her appeal hearing on Monday where she is fighting for her athletics future.