May 21, 2019

Wish World Cup started tomorrow, says England’s Morgan

Confidence levels are soaring so high in the England team that captain Eosin Morgan wishes the World Cup was starting tomorrow.
May 21, 2019

Arsenal boss Emery respects Mkhitaryan’s decision to miss Europa final

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says he respects midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan's decision to skip the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku amid concerns over the player's safety, but host country Azerbaijan says such fears are unfounded.
May 21, 2019

BP accepts climate change move – but protesters are sceptical

In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement.
May 21, 2019

Former Formula One champion Lauda dead at 70

Three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining health.
May 21, 2019

Reaction to the death of Niki Lauda

Reaction to the death of three-times Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who died on Monday at the age of 70:
May 21, 2019

PM loses support despite bid to save her Brexit deal

Theresa May has launched a last-ditch bid to save her Brexit deal, but ended up losing more MPs' support.
May 21, 2019

Fiorentina coach Montella banned, to miss key final game

Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella will miss the last match of the season against Genoa, which will determine whether his team will be relegated, following a two-game ban imposed by the league's disciplinary committee on Tuesday.
May 21, 2019

Cycling: Demare claims maiden Giro stage win

France's Arnaud Demare won the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia, his first career victory in the race, a 145-km flat ride from Ravenna on Tuesday.
May 21, 2019

US state bans gay wedding cartoon. But most others shrug off landmark Arthur episode

The first episode of Season 22 of the cartoon Arthur was met with some criticism. But, sometimes you can measure progress by what didn't happen.
May 21, 2019

Is Britain losing its appetite for casual dining?

The collapse of Jamie Oliver's restaurants empire is merely the latest and most high-profile continuation of a trend that was established in the eating-out sector two years ago.
May 21, 2019

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack

French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, in an indictment recommending that Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of the IAAF, and his son s...
May 21, 2019

1,000 redundancies as Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapses

Administrators to Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain say 22 sites have closed resulting in 1,000 redundancies after the business collapsed.