July 19, 2019

Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at Open

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods endured miserable first rounds at the British Open on Thursday with American J.B. Holmes ending in the lead after shooting a five under-par 66 at Royal Portrush.
July 19, 2019

Boris Johnson lacks character, competence and credibility, say leadership experts

Two leadership experts weigh up the characteristics of the Conservative Party leadership hopefuls.
July 19, 2019

Take a tour around one of the biggest cannabis farms ever found by cops

Police video shows scale of operation across three storeys of an unidentified property
July 19, 2019

Chernobyl FX star DNEG plots blockbuster float

A multi-Oscar-winning British visual effects house which has worked on films including First Man and Venom is preparing a blockbuster of its own: a London float that will value it at hundreds of millions of pounds.
July 19, 2019

Are there privacy concerns about the FaceApp age challenge?

Critics have expressed their privacy concerns about the app
July 19, 2019

BBC and ITV’s Netflix rival BritBox will launch in the autumn

The new streaming service will aim to provide the biggest collection of British content
July 19, 2019

Wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo chat, says De Ligt

Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt had made up his mind to join the Serie A champions even before Cristiano Ronaldo asked him about a potential move to Italy, the teenager said on Friday.
July 19, 2019

Once-in-a-decade influx of Painted Lady butterflies could be heading to UK this summer

Annual Butterfly Count will establish how many arrive in this country
July 19, 2019

Dennis offers no explanation for mystery Tour withdrawal

Rohan Dennis said he "reluctantly" withdrew from the Tour de France on Thursday but provided little indication as to why he left the race and went off the radar for over an hour.
July 19, 2019

BBC and ITV to launch BritBox streaming service to rival Netflix

The BBC and ITV have signed a deal to launch subscription service BritBox in the UK before the end of the year.
July 19, 2019

Painted lady butterflies could be arriving in their millions to the UK’s shores

People are being asked to take part in a butterfly count to monitor the influx which is 'one of the wonders of the natural world'
July 19, 2019

Government borrowing leaps by 33% in tax year’s first quarter

Higher spending and debt interest payments pushed government borrowing up by a third in the first three months of the tax year, according to official figures.