Warren Gatland is set to be reappointed as head coach of the British and Irish Lions for their 2021 tour to South Africa. The Wales coach is understood to be the Lions’ preferred choice having taken charge
Amir Khan spent nearly the entirety of Saturday night’s doomed challenge for Terence Crawford’s WBO welterweight title on the defensive after he was floored and nearly stopped in the opening round. So
Dissident republicans in Derry orchestrated the riot that claimed the life of a journalist partly to impress an MTV film crew fronted by the broadcaster Reggie Yates, it has been claimed. Yates and his
I am what is known in sophisticated circles as a lazy sod. I am rarely happier than when I’m PJ’d and sofa-stretched, thumbing through a good book or weeping at Queer Eye. For a metric of my sloth, I a
Call for ‘upskirting’ videos to be taken more seriously by schools and government Female teachers are not being protected against “upskirting” videos and other forms of online sexual harassment by pupils,
The smell in Natural Weigh, a zero-waste shop that opened a year ago in Crickhowell in mid-Wales, is lovely. The shop – filled with pasta, grains, seeds and dried fruit served from hoppers to avoid plastic
Wanted: suitable candidate to run one of the world’s leading central banks. Applicants should demonstrate the economic acumen of a Keynes, the diplomatic skills of a Metternich, the political cunning a
Conservative members and activists are likely to abandon the party in vast numbers in the European parliament elections in favour of Nigel Farage’s Brexit party, two surveys have suggested. A questionnaire
Pope Francis condemned the attacks in Sri Lanka that killed hundreds of people as acts “of cruel violence” as he celebrated Easter mass at St Peter’s Square at the Vatican. “I learned with sadness and
Guilt trailed me. I felt as though I had failed to save his life I once slicked down his fringe so he’d look like Spock When my older brother Jerry became ill with Aids in the 1980s, he was working as
A beloved Bristol pub with connections to Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island has called last orders for the final time, leaving the future of the waterside black and white timbered building in doubt.
The imperial palace grounds in central Tokyo are bathed in spring sunshine. Joggers completing circuits of the moat artfully dodge groups of foreign tourists. Office workers tuck into lunches of onigiri
For months, Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has been dogged by an ever-deepening political scandal that has dragged down his popularity and threatened his re-election prospects. In yet another Trudeau
In brief: Once Upon a Time in the West: Shooting a Masterpiece; The Road to Grantchester; Hey! Listen! – reviews
Once Upon a Time in the West: Shooting a Masterpiece Christopher Frayling Reel Art Press, £50, pp336 This sumptuously produced book is both a fine tribute to Sergio Leone’s 1968 masterpiece and an insightful
Coordinated bomb attacks on worshippers attending Easter church services and multiple other targets across Sri Lanka were the work of terrorists or religious extremists, a government minister has suggested.
Climate change protesters who have stopped traffic in a series of peaceful demonstrations across London will offer to vacate some sites in exchange for the mayor, Sadiq Khan, acting on some of their demands.
Authorities are trying to identify a woman who was captured by security cameras tossing seven newborn puppies into a dumpster in southern California. The Riverside county Department of Animal Services
World leaders have expressed their solidarity with the Sri Lankan people and voiced their horror at a series of explosions at churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 200 people and injured hundreds
The programme for Andrew Davis’s concert with the BBC Symphony Orchestra consisted of three 20th-century works of quite extraordinary beauty. Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto and a suite from Debussy’s
If you happened to tune in to the Winter Games last year during the women’s halfpipe skiing competition, you might have caught one of the Olympics’ most perplexing moments. Halfpipe, which was introduced
As Emily Maitlis takes over as the lead inquisitor on Newsnight, she talks to Gaby Hinsliff about the stories behind the headlines, getting emotional over Grenfell and her now infamous ‘eye-roll’… In mornings,
The former 5 Live presenter George Riley will never work for the BBC again, staff have been told, after multiple accusations of sexual assault were made against the presenter. At least eight women had