March 25, 2019

April Fool! Why we need silliness now

April foolish humour is not a recent thing. But now, more than ever, we need a bracing tonic of silliness.
March 25, 2019

Serbia hold Portugal after Ronaldo suffers first-half injury

Wasteful Portugal were held to a 1-1 home draw by Serbia after their captain and top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo limped off with an apparent hamstring injury in the first half of their Euro 2020 Group B qualifier on Monday.
March 25, 2019

Reliable Giroud strikes again as France thrash Iceland

Olivier Giroud once again proved his reliability for France, netting his 35th international goal as the world champions demolished Iceland 4-0 at home on Monday in their second Euro 2020 qualifier.
March 25, 2019

Injured Ronaldo limps off in Portugal qualifier

Portugal paid the price for poor finishing after their captain and top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo was forced off the pitch with an apparent hamstring problem during their Euro 2020 Group B qualifier against Serbia on Monday.
March 25, 2019

France striker Giroud finds solace in international break

France forward Olivier Giroud left his club frustrations behind him as two goals in two games saw him reach an international milestone that cemented his place among his country's greats.
March 25, 2019

England thrash Montenegro 5-1 after early scare

England recovered from an early scare in Montenegro as Ross Barkley scored twice in a clinical 5-1 victory to continue their strong start to the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign on Monday.
March 25, 2019

Rice and Hudson-Odoi make first England starts

England's Declan Rice and teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi were handed their first starts by manager Gareth Southgate for Monday's Euro 2020 Group A qualifier away to Montenegro.
March 25, 2019

‘Absolute musical genius’: Pop icon Scott Walker dies at age 76

The influential singer, songwriter and producer had hits in the '60s with the Walker Brothers before embarking on an idiosyncratic solo career.
March 25, 2019

UK tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch accused of ‘deliberate fraud’

A British tech entrepreneur committed a "deliberate fraud over a sustained period of time" to inflate the value of his company by billions of dollars ahead of its sale, the High Court has heard.
March 25, 2019

Apple shares slide as stars announce streaming service

A whole host of Hollywood A-listers - including Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg - joined Apple chief executive Tim Cook to announce the tech giant's new video streaming service.
March 25, 2019

FIFA to hear Chelsea transfer ban appeal on April 11

Chelsea have lodged an appeal against a one-year transfer ban to FIFA's Appeal Committee and the case will be heard on April 11, the sport's world governing body said on Monday.
March 25, 2019

Transfer ban means nobody can leave Chelsea, says Christensen

Chelsea players looking for a move away from Stamford Bridge this year may be left disappointed as defender Andreas Christensen says he has been told the club will hold on to the entire squad as they appeal their transfer ban.