Patients recovering from a stroke can slash their risk of blood clots by wearing a small “half wrist-watch” around their leg, a trial has shown. A study at Royal Stoke University Hospital found the geko
Sweltering Easter Sunday temperatures today saw people flock to the nation's parks and beaches proved to be the warmest on record across Britain - but only if you spent the day away from England. While
Pep Guardiola tells Manchester City players that one false move could cost them title as Liverpool hit form
Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City players ahead of Wednesday’s derby that one false move will cost them the Premier League title with Liverpool hitting form “at the perfect moment”. But the
Pep Guardiola hails 'special' Phil Foden: 'I see many players as a manager... this guy has something that is hard to find'
It was eight years ago last month that Pep Guardiola, asked for his opinions about Jack Wilshere on the eve of a Champions League tie against Arsenal, played down the threat posed by the young English
Jamie Vardy has been revived following Brendan Rodgers’s arrival at Leicester City, but the manager is convinced there is still much more to come from the former England forward. Vardy, 32, had endured
Gerard Deulofeu has never had it this good, and he hopes there is still more to come. The forward’s perfect season would end with an FA Cup medal and the prospect of Watford’s first European adventure
Didn’t he do well? Jessica Raine lasted a single episode. Daniel Mays just made it to a second. Jason Watkins nearly ended Thandie Newton’s tenure in episode one, only to have her terminate his instead.
Newcastle playing dangerous game as hat-trick hero Ayoze Perez waits on Rafa Benitez before deciding own future
Like everyone at Newcastle United, Ayoze Perez is waiting to discover whether Rafa Benitez stays on as manager before he makes any decision on his own future after a brilliant hat-trick against Southampton
Scott Parker is hoping to learn of his chances of being named as Fulham’s permanent manager over the next few weeks. Interim-boss Parker presided over Fulham’s first away win of the season at Bournemouth
Maurizio Sarri has said that his Chelsea team cannot chose between winning the Europa League or finishing in the top four when it comes to securing a spot in the Champions League next season, and must
Brighton prepared to 'bore' their way to safety after Wolves fans chant, 'How do you watch this every week?'
Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan has admitted the Premier League strugglers are prepared to "bore" their way to safety this season. Ryan and his team-mates remain deep in relegation trouble despite a spirited
Victoria, episode 5 review: loose with history, looser with morals, loosest of all with dramatic tension
The makers of Victoria (ITV) are not exactly known for playing down the drama in the monarch’s life. On the contrary, they seem generally obsessed with convincing viewers that Queen Victoria (Jenna Coleman)
Phew. After another white-knuckle hour of shady dealings and shock deaths, here are all the talking points from an incendiary fourth episode… Ted’s wife was tortured paramilitary-style The good news was
Perhaps it is the weight of occasion that a local derby brings. The jittering nerves, the hostile crowds and the history bearing down on players’ shoulders. This, at least, appeared to play its part as
GCSE pupils twice as likely to use performance enhancing drugs than older students, first ever study finds
Thousands of teenagers are risking their health by using powerful illicit prescription drugs to boost their performance in their GCSE exams, a study has found for the first time. One in seven children,
Older women being exploited by IVF clinics - when just two a year will achieve success after the age of 44
Older women are being exploited by IVF clinics “trading on hope” - despite the fact just two a year will achieve success after the age of 44, the fertility watchdog has warned. Sally Cheshire, chairman
Look, I share some of the irritation at these climate change protesters. I am not in favour of paralysing public transport in the greatest city on earth, and stopping people from getting to work. I don’t
'I am totally in awe of these women': Anne Keothavong hails British team after Fed Cup comeback against Kazakhstan
Women's Sport Social Embed Anne Keothavong, the British captain, has been waiting for this moment for much of her career. First as a player, and then as a coach, she has seen four World Group play-off
The construction of a metro network beneath the Greek city of Thessaloniki has unearthed an extraordinary treasure trove of ancient artefacts, from gold wreaths and rings to statues of the goddess Aphrodite.
A deaf actor has become the first to step in for a principal actor at a major theatre, and has said that it doesn't matter if the audience didn't understand all of the sign language because "often you
Johanna Konta and Katie Boulter show Fed Cup fighting spirit as Great Britain see off Kazakhstan to make World Group return
Women's Sport Social Embed After Kazakhstan’s drums and trombones had dominated the Fed Cup conversation on Saturday, it was a ratty old hot-water bottle that helped Katie Boulter claim victory yesterday.
With clubs outside the big six competing for less and less, the vague concept of identity reigns supreme
Let us start with a question. What do Middlesbrough, Fulham, Queens Park Rangers and Cardiff City have in common? No prizes for getting the easy answer, which is that they have all been relegated from
The tourist trade calls it “India lite” - a laid-back paradise of perfect beaches and weather with all the culture but a softer pace of life. But the horrific slaughter that unfolded in churches and hotels
The murderous attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday seem principally designed to hit the island’s tourism, which has begun to flourish again after the civil war ended 10 years ago. Hotels popular with
Amir Khan vowed that his career was far from over after a controversial sixth-round defeat against American welterweight World Boxing Organisation champion Terence Crawford. Crawford walked away with
Jurgen Klopp hails 'massive' Liverpool win but says midweek Manchester derby comes at a good time for Pep Guardiola and
Jurgen Klopp hailed another ‘massive’ victory in the title race, but hinted rivals Manchester City are travelling to Manchester United at a more favourable time than Liverpool encountered. Ole Gunnar was
'The players have their heads on the line': Gary Neville attacks 'embarrassing' and 'rancid' Manchester United performance
Manchester United legends last night launched a blistering attack on the team’s performance at Goodison Park, one that former defender Gary Neville labelled as “rancid” and “embarrassing”. Goals from Gylfi
A mother and son were killed while eating breakfast at a five-star Sri Lankan hotel as a string of suicide bombs ripped through the country on Easter Sunday, killing more than 200 people. Alex Nicholson,