March 20, 2019

Tottenham’s Trippier looks to regain form with England

Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier has blamed injuries for his lack of form this season and the right back said he is aware of the competition for spots in England's back line for their Euro qualifiers this month.
March 20, 2019

Don’t call your child Lucifer, Corbyn-Bleu or Destiny-Dior if you want them to succeed

BIRDIE, Royalty, Nun, Lucifer, Corbyn-Bleu and Destiny-Dior were among the ­unusual names given to babies born in Scotland last year. A full list of the names given to the 47,785 babies born across the country in 2018 has been revealed by the National ...
March 20, 2019

Barclays becomes title sponsor of English Women’s Super League

Banking group Barclays will become the first title sponsor of English soccer's Women's Super League in a multi-million pound partnership running until 2022, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.
March 20, 2019

Ineos’ takeover of Team Sky raises financial fairness questions

Team Sky's takeover by chemical giant Ineos raises questions on financial fair play in cycling as the new outfit is expected to increase its monetary advantage over rival teams.
March 20, 2019

Chemicals giant hit by US weed killer ruling

Shares in German chemicals giant Bayer have fallen sharply after a US jury found that its Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in causing a man's cancer.
March 20, 2019

Google fined €1.49bn for restricting rivals’ ads

Google has been fined €1.49bn (£1.28bn) by the EU for breaching competition laws with its AdSense advertising service - its third such fine in as many years.
March 20, 2019

Are MAFS producers running out of storylines?

Yet another episode succumbs to the old wife-swap trope, with not much else to keep us entertained.
March 20, 2019

Inflation climbs to 1.9% in February – ONS

Rising prices for food, alcohol and tobacco saw inflation edge higher to 1.9% last month, official figures show.
March 20, 2019

Cherry blossom-themed torch unveiled for Tokyo 2020

The torch design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was unveiled on Wednesday, exactly a year before the flame is due to arrive in Japan from Greece.
March 20, 2019

Bulgaria winger Despodov to miss start of Euro qualifiers

Winger Kiril Despodov will miss Bulgaria's first Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia on Friday against Montengero due to muscle fatigue, the Bulgarian Football Union said on Wednesday.
March 20, 2019

Advert for loans to fund Brexit stockpiling banned by watchdog

An advert for a short-term loan company has been banned after it suggested people might need to borrow in order to stockpile food for Brexit.
March 20, 2019

Club rivalries will not split England camp, says Kane

England's team spirit under manager Gareth Southgate has helped players from competing clubs to set aside their rivalries when they report for national duty, according to captain Harry Kane.