March 26, 2019

Alessio Bax sketches a subtle musical landscape

Alessio Bax's program in the SSO's solo piano recital series was subtly constructed around two themes.
March 26, 2019

Artist looks into the spirit of women of the Western Front

A recent trip to the Western Front in France and Belgium inspires a new perspective of war life for award-winning artist Wendy Sharpe.
March 26, 2019

Racist abuse tarnishes England win in Montenegro

England's stunning 5-1 rout of Montenegro in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday was soured by racist abuse directed at some of their players leading to calls for stadium bans.
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.