August 24, 2019

James Watt: Glasgow University

GLASGOW University’s School of Engineering will be renamed after James Watt today, with the blessing of a staff member who is a direct descendant of the famed engineer and inventor.
August 24, 2019

Djokovic says has read Gimelstob victim statements

World number one Novak Djokovic said on Saturday he read the victim statements involving former ATP board member ­Justin Gimelstob, who pleaded no contest to assault in April, and that the American has work in his private life that needs addressing.
August 24, 2019

Athletics: USADA confirms Coleman charges after he says reports not true

American sprinter Christian Coleman has been charged with
August 24, 2019

India in command against West Indies after third day

India strengthened their grip on the first test against West Indies with an unbeaten fourth-wicket century partnership between Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane on the third day in Antigua on Saturday.
August 24, 2019

Napoli win seven-goal thriller at Fiorentina amid VAR controversy

Napoli, runners-up in three of the last four seasons, hit back from conceding a contentious early penalty to win 4-3 at new-look Fiorentina in a hugely entertaining start to their Serie A campaign on Saturday.
August 24, 2019

Former finalist Anderson out of U.S. Open with knee injury

Former finalist Kevin Anderson has withdrawn from the U.S. Open due to a knee injury, tournament organizers said on Saturday.
August 24, 2019

A couple who tried to keep their twin babies cool got a visit from the police

A plain-clothed detective paid a visit after fears the parents were operating a cannabis factory
August 24, 2019

Bordeaux claim first win of season

Girondins de Bordeaux picked up their first win of the Ligue 1 season when they beat struggling Dijon 2-0 away on Saturday with goals in each half from Hwang Ui-Jo and Loris Benito.
August 24, 2019

Real Madrid held to frustrating draw with Valladolid after late equaliser

Real Madrid's early optimism was punctured by an 88th-minute equaliser from Real Valladolid's Sergi Guardiola as Zinedine Zidane's side stumbled to a 1-1 draw in their first home game of the La Liga season on Saturday.
August 24, 2019

‘Very considerable’ trade barriers need to be removed, PM to warn US

Boris Johnson has said he wants to "prise open the American market" but it will "require our American friends to compromise".
August 24, 2019

Grief, drugs and sex work: surviving the loss of two sisters

When Chloe Higgins was 17, her two younger sisters were killed in a car crash. Her new book, The Girls, details the healing process.
August 24, 2019

The verdict on White Night 2019: Changes diminish singular achievement

Melburnians should be nostalgic for, even annoyed by, what has been lost through the State Government’s ill-advised tinkering with a unique event