October 25, 2019

Tsitsipas prevails to set up Basel semi with Federer

Greek third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas battled back from a set down to beat Serbia's Filip Krajinovic 3-6 6-4 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoor championship on Friday.
October 25, 2019

Vettel on top for Ferrari in Mexican GP practice

Sebastian Vettel lapped fastest for favourites Ferrari in Friday practice for a Mexican Grand Prix that could crown Lewis Hamilton a six times Formula One world champion.
October 25, 2019

Mexican F1 promoter credits Netflix for surge of female fans

Mexican Grand Prix organisers say more women than ever are expected to attend this year's Formula One race, thanks to the success of a Netflix fly-on-the-wall documentary series.
October 25, 2019

Euromillions results for Friday, October 25: The winning numbers from £52m draw and Thunderball

Tonight's jackpot was £52 million
October 25, 2019

Asda refuses to remove sack threat for thousands of staff

Asda has declined a last-ditch request from unions to remove the threat of dismissal from thousands of staff who will be sacked if they fail to sign compulsory contracts by the end of next week.
October 25, 2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro criticised over plans to attend Copa final

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, an admirer of Latin America's military dictatorships, courted controversy on Friday when he said he might go to next month's Copa Libertadores final in the Chilean stadium once used as a detention centre.
October 25, 2019

Berrettini sets up Thiem semi-final in Vienna, Khachanov out

Italy's Matteo Berrettini had to dig deep to beat Russia's Andrey Rublev 7-5 7-6(4) at the Vienna Open on Friday and set up a semi-final clash with top seed Dominic Thiem.
October 25, 2019

Norwich’s Farke hopes for another magical night when Man Utd visit

Norwich City's supporters must come together to create a magical atmosphere akin to a cup game when they host Manchester United in a "do-or-die" Premier League match on Sunday, manager Daniel Farke said on Friday.
October 25, 2019

Liverpool win legal battle with New Balance over new kit deal

European champions Liverpool have won a legal battle over a multi-million-pound sponsorship deal with kit suppliers New Balance, paving the way to sign a deal with a new supplier, British media reported on Friday.
October 25, 2019

Thomson readies trans-Atlantic take-off in Vendee quest

Looking more like a Star Wars fighter than a yacht, a new IMOCA 60 will be tested this week by Alex Thomson as he hopes to become the first British sailor to win the Vendee Globe in 2020.
October 25, 2019

Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in first Mexico GP practice

Lewis Hamilton set the pace on Friday in first practice for a Mexican Grand Prix that could bring him a sixth Formula One title.
October 25, 2019

Brexit coin production paused as chance of UK leaving EU by October 31 recedes

The 50p coins are likely to be collector's items if any are allowed to leave the Royal Mint