August 13, 2019

Parents’ £1.2billion bill as kids go back-to-schoool with most cash spent on uniforms and computer gear

Research finds outlay is biggest behind Black Friday and Christmas
August 13, 2019

Rugby: Lack of scrum-half cover could haunt England at World Cup – Woodward

The decision to take only two specialist scrum-halves to the Rugby World Cup in Japan could come back to haunt England, former coach Clive Woodward has said.
August 13, 2019

ITF ‘satisfied’ with Islamabad security plan as India advises more checks

Tennis chiefs are satisfied with the current safety plan in place for next month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad even after the latter asked for another round of security assessment.
August 13, 2019

Major retailers call on chancellor to save high street

More than 50 major retailers are demanding the government reform the taxes charged on their shops.
August 13, 2019

Iconic Victorian warehouse used as Dragons’ Den set now for sale

Building was first used as set for popular BBC series 15 years ago
August 13, 2019

Murray won’t play U.S. Open singles after loss on return

Andy Murray announced on Monday he would not play singles at the U.S. Open after losing in his long-awaited return from hip surgery at the Cincinnati Masters.
August 13, 2019

Commonwealths firm on shooting exclusion despite India threat

Commonwealth Games chief Louise Martin said shooting will not be part of the 2022 edition in Birmingham despite a threat by India to boycott the entire event in protest.
August 13, 2019

Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati

Maria Sharapova overpowered Alison Riske 6-3 7-6(4) at the Cincinnati Masters on Monday to set up a tantalising second-round battle with world number two Ash Barty, who defeated the Russian at this year's Australian Open.
August 13, 2019

New 50p coins depicting more Paddington Bear adventures will soon be in circulation

Paddington at the Tower and St Paul's designs launched by Royal Mint
August 13, 2019

Escaped horse goes off the rails and ends up on station platform

Trains were forced to reduce speed until animal is led back to nearby field
August 13, 2019

Distant Worlds celebrates music from Final Fantasy video game

Video games and music have often gone hand in hand, but Final Fantasy is a special case.
August 13, 2019

Argentina World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown dies at 62

World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown, who scored Argentina's opening goal in the 1986 World Cup final against West Germany, has died at the age of 62, local media reported on Monday.