A father who lost two teenage children in the Sri Lankan bombings said that he is tortured by the thought that he could have saved them. Matthew Linsey was on holiday with his 19-year-old son Daniel and
Exam papers are to be micro-chipped for the first time this summer in an attempt to combat online leaks, one of the country's biggest exam boards has announced. Pearson, which owns the exam board EdExcel,
Two teenage neo-Nazis, linked to a group that called Prince Harry a "race traitor" for marrying Mehgan Markle, are facing jail after admitting terror charges. Polish national, Michal Szewczuk, 19, admitted
Surrey (278-8) beat Essex (213) by 65 runs Liam Plunkett spoke of his relief at rediscovering his form as pressure builds for World Cup places among England’s quick bowlers, saying he felt he was back
Egypt’s constitution will be amended to allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to remain in office until 2030 after the government claimed to have won 89 per cent support in a much-criticised referendum.
Jussie Smollett's lawyers have been sued by two Nigerian-American brothers who carried out the "attack" on the actor, accusing the legal team of defamation in the latest twist to the strange case. Olabinjo
It is entirely predictable that the leaders of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) should, as they did in a belated statement yesterday, try to claim responsibility for the appalling Easter Sunday
Middlesbrough owner Steve Gibson will step up his dispute with rival Championship clubs on Wednesday in a crunch meeting at Nottingham Forest. Gibson is demanding an English Football League investigation
Cardiff City are calling for Premier League clubs to agree new regulations to force agents to use only commercially-licensed aircraft for athletes in the wake of the Emiliano Sala tragedy. The Welsh club
Former French prime minister Francois Fillon, whose 2017 bid for the presidency was torpedoed by a fake job scandal involving his wife, is to face trial over the allegations, a judicial source said on
Calling the Sri Lanka bombing victims 'Easter Worshippers' shows just how afraid we are to admit that Christians are under
Easter Sunday was such a heavenly day. The churchyard was frothing with blossom. Young and old were there to celebrate. The anguish and suffering of Good Friday was banished. Even those of us whose faith
"There are fears that if this Bill goes through as it is it will play into the hands of extremists in Ireland.” So declared the First Viscount Grey, debating the 1920 Government of Ireland Act. Home Rulers
When they were boys, Prince William and Prince Harry were travelling to Highgrove with their mother, when they began bickering in the back of the car. An increasingly irritated Diana, Princess of Wales,
Gender neutral boats on the rise as Maritime Museum removes signs referring to ships as "she" and "her"
It was The Queen who said: “May God bless her and all who sail in her,” as she commissioned Britain’s latest warship, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, in 2014. But now the tradition of referring boats as "she"
An “air bear” helicopter flight has returned a polar bear to the Russian Arctic after he drifted more than 400 miles south on an ice floe. Fishermen ran into the two-year-old male bear last week near an
8:28PM 43 min - Tottenham 0 Brighton 0 Locadia, who's looked very inch a striker playing out wide, switches off and allows Trippier to run off him in the box. Trippier has time to size up the cross, but
The key to conquering Everest with apparent ease has been disclosed by the Swiss researcher who helped one climber achieve the feat twice in a week. In May 2017, Spaniard Kilian Jornet Burgada became first
The most popular children in school are to be recruited as anti-drug “influencers” in a Government funded project. Teenagers, who have been voted by their classmates as the most influential, will be trained
Google, Facebook and Twitter have to do more to tackle fake news and disinformation ahead of the European Union elections next month, the European Commission has claimed. Brussels took aim at Google and
Anna Toman laughs grimly when I ask whether it has been nice to be back on home soil after spending the past few months travelling the globe playing in the new FIH Pro League with her Great Britain team-mates.
Ajax are preparing a new contract for manager Erik ten Hag to ward off potential interest from Premier League clubs. Ten Hag’s leadership of the young Ajax side that has captured the hearts of Europe gone
More than 25,000 children were rushed to hospital in northwest Pakistan after the spread of unfounded rumours that a polio vaccine led to fainting and vomiting. The scare, which travelled widely online,
Azerbaijan abandons 'discriminatory' plans to force fans at Europa League final to reveal if they have HIV or hepatitis
Azerbaijan has abandoned "discriminatory" plans to force fans travelling to the Europa League final to confirm whether they have HIV or hepatitis. Both Uefa and the Football Supporters Europe (FSE) group
Airlines could recreate a supreme home comfort at 35,000 feet and cut the cost of flying business class in one fell swoop with the introduction of a new chair design. Airbus revealed its plans for a sofa-style
Malawi has become the first country in the world to launch a landmark malaria vaccine in what the World Health Organization is hailing as a historic moment in the fight against the disease. The vaccine,
From ‘dirty’ grills to posh kebabs, and asado to za’atar... Genevieve Taylor sizes up this summer’s hottest new barbecue kit, trends and recipes, from A through to Z... Advance action Getting ahead of
Cinemas are struggling with a pre-Avengers: Endgame lull, writes Charles Gant in his weekly box office bulletin The winner: Shazam! Following three weekends at which Dumbo and Shazam! have taken turns
In 1933, Londoner George Spicer was driving along a new road at Loch Ness when he claimed to have seen ‘the most extraordinary form of animal’ cross in front of his car. Standing four feet tall, and with