August 21, 2019

Father suddenly dies from testicular cancer just weeks before his daughter is born

Little Chloe Grace was born on what would have been her father's 28th birthday
August 21, 2019

England must ‘jump on’ chance in third test with Smith out, says Root

England are relieved that Australia batsman Steve Smith is not seriously injured after being struck by a bouncer but will aim to exploit his absence in the third Ashes test, skipper Joe Root said on Wednesday.
August 21, 2019

Ryanair avoids mass cancellations despite pilots’ strike

Low-cost airline Ryanair has said flights will go ahead as scheduled on Thursday and Friday, despite plans by UK pilots to strike over working conditions and pay.
August 21, 2019

Repairing Whaley Bridge dam ‘will take years and cost millions’

"It came as a surprise - there were no tell-tale signs that anything was going to happen"
August 21, 2019

Interserve lines up Aggreko’s Hanna for board role

One of Britain's most experienced boardroom figures is being lined up to join the board of Interserve, the outsourcing giant which was briefly forced into administration earlier this year.
August 21, 2019

Christian film Overcomer runs on power of prayer and coincidence

There are no drugs, sex or rock 'n’ roll in this American high school movie, the latest 'faith-based' film from the Kendrick brothers.
August 21, 2019

Calls to create ‘safe zones’ outside every UK abortion clinic

The Court of Appeal rejected a challenge against the first safe zone in the UK
August 21, 2019

Australia’s Paine wants senior batsmen to step up and fill Smith void

Australia will need a collective effort by their batsmen to fill the void left by the in-form Steve Smith who will miss the third Ashes test against England, skipper Tim Paine said on Wednesday.
August 21, 2019

Ivanisevic headlines Hall of Fame nominations

Big-serving left-hander Goran Ivanisevic, a former Wimbledon champion who won two Olympic bronze medals, headlined the list of four candidates up for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
August 21, 2019

Homes Under The Hammer star Martin Roberts in A&E after rubbing poisonous plant sap in his eyes

The incident came just days after the TV star appeared before a court to appeal a drink driving conviction
August 21, 2019

Trump escalates war of words with central bank boss

Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his attacks on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, comparing him to a bad golfer and blaming the US central bank for slow economic growth.
August 21, 2019

Flight bans for people who fart, burp or talk too loudly, say British public

Research carried out by Florida4Less also finds out most annoying flight habits. What do you think is number one?