August 25, 2019

Forgotten planned London Underground line that almost travelled as far as Milton Keynes

Metropolitan Railway was forerunner of today's transport network
August 25, 2019

Operation Unicorn: The secret plan for what happens if the Queen dies while on holiday in Scotland

There are two different strategics in place, depending on which location Her Majesty is in at the time of her death
August 25, 2019

Trance, rants and dance: Supersense turns the world upside down

Disorientation, deprivation and delirium are key to the Supersense experience.
August 25, 2019

The art of getting nowhere? You have to be there

Robert Wilson's performance will delight music nerds and prompt artists of all mediums to reflect on their own process.
August 25, 2019

Six spectators hurt after lightning strike at Tour Championship

Six spectators were injured when lightning struck a tree during the third round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on
August 25, 2019

Even bigger tremor at UK fracking site – beating new record set days ago

A 2.1-magnitude tremor has been reported at the UK's only active fracking site - days after a 1.55-magnitude movement.
August 25, 2019

Pole Hurkacz lifts first ATP trophy at Winston-Salem Open

Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz outdueled top seed Benoit Paire to earn his first ATP title with a 6-3 3-6 6-3win in the Winston-Salem Open final on Saturday.
August 25, 2019

Polish qualifier Linette downs Giorgi for Bronx title

Polish qualifier Magda Linette rallied to upset Italy's Camila Giorgi 5-7 7-5 6-4 and claim her first career WTA title at the Bronx Open on Saturday.
August 24, 2019

Djokovic unfazed by foot blisters ahead of U.S. Open

Novak Djokovic interrupted his U.S. Open practice twice on Saturday to have a trainer look at his right foot but the defending champion said the discomfort was due to blisters and is not a concern.
August 24, 2019

UK won’t owe £39bn under no-deal Brexit, Boris Johnson to tell EU

Boris Johnson is expected to tell EU boss Donald Tusk that Britain will only pay a quarter of its so-called Brexit divorce bill if the country leaves without a deal on 31 October.
August 24, 2019

Athletics: Lyles romps to 200m victory in Paris

World championship favourite Noah Lyles stormed to the year's second fastest 200 metres, 19.65 seconds, as he returned to competition at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday.
August 24, 2019

Tennent’s Golden Can: Amy Macdonald is a Golden girl

SINGER-songwriter Amy Macdonald has become the 17th Scot to receive a special cultural award from a scheme launched two years ago.