His swagger gone and his humiliation complete, political operative Roger Stone took the witness stand on Thursday to deliver an abject apology for attacking the judge in his case on social media only be
After the tumultuous week he has endured, you cannot blame Maurizio Sarri for taking just about anything right now. Three days on from his side’s meek surrender in the FA Cup fifth-round tie against Manchester
Bernardo Silva believes if Manchester City beat Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final and retain a trophy for the first time their quest to be serial winners will be advanced. City won the cup by beating Arsenal
Warren Gatland has responded to Eddie Jones’s attempts to wind up Wales before the Six Nations game on Saturday by describing the England tighthead Kyle Sinckler as an “emotional timebomb”. Gatland also
Manu Tuilagi will bring a premature end to his England career with Eddie Jones’s blessing if he makes a lucrative move to Racing 92. Tuilagi was spotted at the Paris club last week and has been heavily
Not for almost two decades have England headed for Cardiff sounding as quietly confident as they have done this week. It guarantees them nothing, of course, but it is years since a visiting Six Nations
North Carolina’s elections board has ordered a new election in the last undecided congressional race from the 2018 midterms after reviewing evidence that the contest was tainted by absentee ballot fraud.
Maurizio Sarri limps on, his tenure surely extended, at least, to a Wembley cup final this weekend and that daunting collision with Manchester City. Chelsea may have left it late to impose themselves on
We have seen the format a million times before: X goes to live with Y, with whom he/she has nothing in common and/or each of whom hold a set of diametrically opposed beliefs. But never anything quite this.
Paul Plunkett, 62, sentenced to a minimum of 23 years after killing Barbara Davison last year A man who has been given a life sentence for smothering his partner after a row had previously killed a girlfriend.
Carlton teenager Abbie McKay will make AFLW history on Saturday when she makes her debut against Geelong. The 18-year-old midfielder will be the first father-daughter draft pick to play in the league.
Nasa has approved a new sky survey mission that will explore the origins of the universe and its galaxies and of water in planetary systems. This comprehensive mission is known as SPHEREx (the spectro-photometer
Not content with having played a part in the professional demise of longstanding Today show host Karl Stefanovic, the tabloid media have started to hound his co-host, Georgie Gardner, who now presents
A federal judge on Thursday denied bail for lieutenant Christopher Hasson, a neo-Nazi member of the US coast guard who the government says was plotting “to murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely in
Two additional women have come forward to accuse musician R Kelly of sexual abuse. The women, Latresa Scaff and Rochelle Washington, said they were teenagers in Baltimore, Maryland, when Kelly brought
One of the six California police officers who fired a barrage of bullets at Willie McCoy at a Vallejo Taco Bell had previously shot and killed an unarmed man and is the subject of an ongoing excessive
Celtic’s 16th European game this season was also their last. A journey that began with the Champions League qualifiers in Armenia on 10 July ended in the Europa League round of 32 in Spain seven months
One of the reasons for hiring Unai Emery was his record as a Europa League specialist. The man from the Basque country has won this competition three times in succession with Sevilla, and given Arsenal
For almost 20 years, workers and visiting school children at a Grand Canyon museummay have been unknowingly exposed to radiation from three buckets of uranium sitting next to a taxidermy exhibit, according
The high water mark of multilateralism is probably behind us. In a speech late last year, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, made approving reference to a “self-help world” in defense of Donald Trump’s
Writers on the TV series Empire, known for its jaw-dropping twists and turns of fate, would have been hard pressed to craft a plotline as strange as the recent real-life drama of Jussie Smollett. It took
Michael Jackson’s estate is suing HBO over the network’s plans to air a documentary alleging the singer sexually abused two young boys. The estate is claiming that by showing Leaving Neverland, HBO is
The Jamaican high commissioner has called for a suspension of deportations to Jamaica until the Home Office has published its investigation into the Windrush scandal. At an emotional meeting of relatives
Peter Tork, the bassist for the Monkees, has died aged 77. Tork, who also sang on a number of the band’s songs and played keyboards, had been diagnosed with a rare form of tongue cancer in 2009, though
Theresa May is facing the most serious cabinet revolt of her premiership next week, with as many as 25 members of the government ready to vote for a Brexit delay unless she rules out “no deal” – in a that
Labour has reported its former MP Joan Ryan to the Information Commissioner’s Office, though she strongly denies accessing party systems to contact members after resigning from the party on Tuesday to
The Monkees – Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork – were the first video-based pop act, the first manufactured boy band and one of the most enduring and successful pop groups of the
Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro, has ordered the vast border with Brazil to be closed, just days before opposition leaders plan to bring in foreign humanitarian aid he has refused to accept. Maduro
As a result of the political dramas of this week, Britain’s hung parliament just got a bit more hung than before. Theresa May now has only 314 MPs, three fewer than she had last week, in a House of Commons
A few years ago, George Osborne announced that Britain’s relations with China were entering a “golden era”. On Thursday, his successor as chancellor gave a more measured assessment: they are “complex”,