September 11, 2019

Clara Schumann, music’s unsung renaissance woman

Schumann is among the most celebrated names in the classical music canon. But when the Schumann in question is his wife, Clara, the name should remind us most of the frustrating lack of recognition still accorded female composers.
September 11, 2019

PM: New Navy ships will help ‘bring shipbuilding home’

Boris Johnson will today announce which company is the preferred bidder for the contract to build the Royal Navy's new fleet of Type 31 frigates, after pledging to "bring shipbuilding home".
September 11, 2019

Call for change after study finds smoke alarms won’t wake children

Parents have been left shocked by tests which showed children happily sleeping through the sirens
September 11, 2019

Taylor Swift to perform at Melbourne Cup

In what will be Swift's only public appearance in Australia, fans will get to see the superstar perform two songs for the cost of a general admission ticket.
September 11, 2019

Ferrari get off to a winning start on virtual F1 racetrack

Ferrari followed two wins in a row on the real racetrack with a virtual double on Wednesday, with Italian gamer David Tonizza triumphant on the team's Formula One esports series debut while Mercedes struggled.
September 11, 2019

Arrest in Renee MacRae case – 43 years after mother and son vanished

A 77-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with murdering Renee MacRae and her three-year-old son Andrew, nearly 43 years after they vanished. William MacDowell, of Penrith, Cumbria, appeared at Inverness Sheriff Court charged with two counts of murder and two...
September 11, 2019

FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of ‘Blue Girl’

FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer's governing body told Reuters on Wednesday.
September 11, 2019

Baby boy dies after being thrown from bridge into a river

The child is thought to have been just short of his first birthday and died in hospital after being pulled from the water by firefighters
September 11, 2019

Jamaica name Williams in Doha team despite positive dope test

Briana Williams was named in Jamaica's team for the world athletics championships in Doha on Wednesday despite facing a hearing into a positive doping test.
September 11, 2019

Affordable housing firm Heylo lands Geczy as CEO

One of the City's most prominent financiers will on Thursday be named as the new chief executive of Heylo, a fast-growing provider of affordable housing across the UK.
September 11, 2019

McIlroy tops Koepka for PGA Tour Player of the Year honours

Rory McIlroy may not have added to his collection of major titles during the 2018-19 campaign, but the Northern Irishman did enough to be named the PGA Tour Player of the Year on Wednesday for a third time.
September 11, 2019

Toni Collette’s new Netflix series is unbelievable – and it’s true!

With so many entertainment options, it's easy to miss brilliant streaming shows, movies and documentaries. Here are the ones to hit play on, or skip.