Phil Neville attaches immense importance to looking smart so it is no surprise to see he has prepared for his most important game as England’s manager by having a haircut. The result is, to put it politely,
For a million bucks a year, he agreed to go easy on denouncing, among other vices, the evils of homosexuality. He traded his freedom of speech. Pity these Christians. They’re lashing out, angry and terrified.
Fifa has formally opened disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon over their players’ behaviour in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup defeat to England. On two occasions during the last-16 contest in Valenciennes,
Madonna has released a graphically violent video for her new single God Control, which depicts a mass shooting heavily reminiscent of the one in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub that left 49 people dead and injured
When Ben Weatherill set out to write a romantic comedy, the first thing he did was ask himself: “Who do we not see fall in love very often?” Disabled people are underrepresented in the genre, characters
As the Women’s World Cup enters the quarter-final stages, the sound heard across the globe is of records – and prejudices – being joyously shattered. At the weekend a peak audience of 6.9 million watched
Boris Johnson has said the chances of a no-deal Brexit are a “million-to-one against”, despite promising to leave on 31 October whether or not he has managed to strike a new agreement with the European
“You never know where your next champion might be,” Jamie Murray says as he munches on an energy bar at the end of a morning introducing disadvantaged children to the wonders and frustrations of tennis.
Environment campaigners have warned that Scotland will lose vital legal safeguards because ministers have failed to ensure environment and pollution laws will be properly enforced after Brexit. They said
The Egypt midfielder Amr Warda has been expelled from the team’s Africa Cup of Nations squad, following allegations that he sexually harassed a number of women online. Warda, who appeared as a substitute
Senator Bernie Sanders’ first executive order as president would be to close America’s private detention facilities, which are part of an ongoing row over the treatment of child migrants, his wife and
In the midst of a refereeing and VAR storm Pierluigi Collina was calm. A media briefing on refereeing mid-tournament is not a new occurrence. At the 2018 World Cup a similar conference was called. Except
Conservative MPs implacably opposed to a no-deal Brexit will try to amend government legislation as early as next week as a way of binding the hands of Boris Johnson. A cross-party group is planning another
In the end, the ‘deal of the century’ was little more than a failed clearance sale. Jared Kushner arrived in Bahrain touting bedrock principles at untenable discounts. And even then there were no buyers.
A youngster who was never taught how to tackle has become a £45m full-back in 16 months There is no real preparation for what is about to happen to Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Sure, he had been offered a glimpse
Now it is getting tense in the England camp. They cannot afford many more mishaps. In fact they may not have room for any if they are to ensure that the goal of World Cup glory on home soil, which has
Now it’s formal. Stagecoach will be off the rails in November. The company won’t bid for new UK rail franchises because it thinks the Department for Transport is unfairly trying to load “unquantifiable
At the height of his 41-year medical career the Canadian fertility specialist Norman Barwin was known as the “baby god” but the 80-year old has been stripped of his medical licence for repeatedly using
Pakistan are making a late surge in the direction of the World Cup’s semi‑final spots, with the winds of their victorious 1992 campaign possibly behind them once more if the form book is anything to go
Employees for the online furnishings retailer Wayfair began a walkout on Wednesday afternoon in protest against the sale of furniture to migrant detention facilities at the southern border. The protest,
Donald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, adding to a barrage of recent criticisms of the central bank, which he blames for slowing economic growth.
Under deal, 39,000 will get an 8.2% pay rise over four years along with other benefits NHS junior doctors have accepted a new contract which gives them an 8.2% pay rise over four years in return for finally
European states will announce a multimillion-euro credit line to ease trade between the EU and Iran in a last-minute and probably doomed effort to persuade Tehran not to take the first step to quit the
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has flagged his side will adopt a new style of attack following the departure of former attack coach Stephen Larkham, who claimed the pair had fundamental differences in
The latest engineering construction figures show yet more evidence that Australia’s economy has been struggling for nearly a year now, and that the public sector is failing to fill the gap of falling sector
Thousands of people, including primary school children and members of the Womens’ Institute, have lobbied MPs calling for urgent action to tackle the climate emergency and the critical loss of nature wildlife.
Nigeria have become the first side to advance to the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria. As with their opening Group B win over Burundi, the Super Eagles
Last year, YouTube removed 30 music videos after requests from the Metropolitan police, who claim they incited or glorified violence. All the tracks were made by exponents of drill, an often grim and London