September 7, 2019

One Scottish school in every seven is a high fire risk, alarming figures show

SNP ministers have been urged to improve school maintenance after it emerged that almost one in seven school buildings is judged to be a high fire risk.
September 7, 2019

Hatred on Scottish streets: Glasgow brought to a standstill during full-scale riot

A POLICE officer was in hospital last night after shameful scenes involving hundreds of sectarian yobs in Glasgow.
September 7, 2019

Andreescu fends off Williams comeback to win U.S. Open

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu claimed her first Grand Slam title in a hard-hitting and nerve-jangling 6-3 7-5 win over Serena Williams on Saturday that put the brakes on the American's bid to equal the all-time record.
September 7, 2019

Factbox – List of U.S. Open women’s singles champions

List of U.S. Open women's singles champions since tennis turned professional in 1968:
September 7, 2019

Nurmagomedov makes Poirier tap to unify UFC lightweight title

Khabib Nurmagomedov unified the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title with a third-round submission win over interim champion Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
September 7, 2019

Portugal rekindle Euro hopes with 4-2 win in Serbia

European champions Portugal got their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign back on track with goals from William Carvalho, Goncalo Guedes, Cristiano Ronaldo and Bernardo Silva helping them to a pulsating 4-2 Group B victory in Serbia on Saturday.
September 7, 2019

As Serena fights for the throne, a duchess watches

Amid the excitement of Serena Williams' latest bid for U.S. Open glory, some off-court news buzzed about the plaza at Flushing Meadows: a duchess had come to Queens.
September 7, 2019

Williams to battle ‘street fighter’ Andreescu in U.S. Open final

The U.S. Open final on Saturday will have the feel of a street fight when two of the most powerful players in the women's game exchange blows on the sport's biggest stage with Grand Slam glory on the line.
September 7, 2019

Coman double helps France beat Albania to stay top of Group H

France stayed in command of their Euro 2020 qualifying group as Kingsley Coman's double and goals from Olivier Giroud and debutant Jonathan Ikone earned them a 4-1 home win against Albania on Saturday.
September 7, 2019

Farcical scenes in Paris as Andorran anthem played for Albania

The kickoff of the Euro 2020 qualifier between France and Albania was delayed slightly on Saturday after organisers played Andorra's national anthem for the visitors.
September 7, 2019

Kane nets hat-trick as England romp past Bulgaria

England's serene progress towards Euro 2020 continued as captain Harry Kane grabbed a hat-trick in a 4-0 demolition of Bulgaria in Group A at Wembley on Saturday.
September 7, 2019

Goals flowing for England as Kane and Sterling click

England manager Gareth Southgate knows his side must improve if they are to win next year's Euro 2020 tournament but he may rest easy in the thought that he now boasts a striking duo of Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling who can strike fear into any defenc...