Boxing Day

What the 2019-20 summer of cricket should look like

Cricket is a massive part of the Australian summer and sporting calendar. This week the fixtures were released for the upcoming men’s and women’s Big …

Women's Cricket

Clusterfudge PM Theresa May has the leadership skills of a damp dishcloth and no vision for Brexit

THE word “shambles” is often used in politics but during my 20 years in Westminster I have never seen such a mess - or as The Thick of It’s Malcolm …

Brexit

Sri Lanka's Galle cricket stadium risks being demolished

<b>One of the world's most picturesque cricket stadiums is at risk of being demolished because it threatens the heritage status of a nearby fort.</b><p>Galle cricket stadium, in southern Sri Lanka, is famed for its stunning views of the Indian Ocean.<p>But it is the 17th Century Dutch fort which looms over the …

Sri Lanka

Get a cheaper Christmas holiday

JETSETTERS looking to save money on expensive Christmas travel should start booking now.

Travel Deals

Sydney Hobart Race - Wild Oats is locked, loaded and ready to go

by Rob Mundle on 20 Dec 2015<p><b>2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race - Supermaxi yacht Wild Oats XI, owned by Bob Oatley AO and his son Sandy, is “locked,</b> …

Sailing

Black Friday in July: Groupon offers big discounts on mattresses, scooters and more

Groupon is the latest online retailer to launch a big summer sale, with the Black Friday In July deals fest offering 75% savings<p>Amazon Prime Day is …

Product Reviews

Aussie sport should choose fans over overseas cash

I am as patriotic as the next guy. I love it when my club team, my city, my state and especially my country play and hopefully succeed in their …

Nick Kyrgios

All aboard the 'solarcoaster' as prices go for a ride

When wholesale power prices in Queensland dipped into the red one morning last month, many experts in the complex world of electricity markets did a …

Solar Panels

Flood defence scheme 'victory' as funding gap closed

A LONG-AWAITED investment in a vital flood defence scheme to protect homes in Radcliffe and Redvales has finally been granted.<p>The Government has …

Manchester

Hovis’ Friday diary: it should be illegal to make a boy perform before the sun has appeared

Dear diary,<p>So, this has been a gloriously quiet week with she-who-must-be-obeyed sunning herself in distant lands (well Spain, with Granny but heh, …

Horses

Everton and Barcelona take pioneering lead towards equality | Louise Taylor

Groundbreaking initiatives at Everton and Barcelona have seen women’s football take two significant steps towards a brave new world of growing commercial opportunities and increased equality with the men’s game.<p>On Thursday, Everton became the first professional English club to use their ladies team …

Soccer

Manchester City: 2008/09 Season – Blues Big Spending To Begin

City Start Playing Catch Up With The Big Boys<p><i>Continuing our series charting our rise from Division Three, we take a look at the season that changed everything – 2008/09.</i><p>It is safe to say that the first season of the Thaksin Shinawatra era didn’t go exactly to plan. Sven Goran-Erikssen sacked after …

Soccer

Friday Flurries: Fleury stays in Vegas long-term, remembering Ray Emery

It’s that time in the offseason.<p>You know the time I’m talking about. At very best, your favorite NHL team signs an extension for that prospect you’re …

Ice Hockey

Bank holidays 2018 UK

Bank holidays. Those stolen moments - bonus days off you almost forgot about. Use them wisely. Stay in the UK or jump on a plane. Do something …

Northern Ireland

Frenchman to return home after serving 19-year sentence in Indonesian

A French national who was arrested in 1999 for drug-smuggling is expected to return home on Saturday after spending nearly 20 years in jail or under …

Asia Pacific

What date is the August bank holiday?

It's been an eventful summer so far.<p>Footie fever gripped the nation throughout June and July, thanks to the World Cup.<p>And temperatures soared, as we …

News (Wales)

Watford v Tottenham Hotspur Live Commentary & Result, 1/1/17, Premier League

Tottenham will be disappointed at their inability to pick up a clean sheet, but they nonetheless deservedly leave Vicarage Road with a well-deserved win that lifts them up to third place in the table. They were all over Watford from start to finish and never looked like losing, with Kane, Alli, Son …

Soccer

Newcastle pre-season 2018-19: Fixtures, transfers, squad numbers & complete Premier League schedule

Newcastle will be looking to start their new season strongly with five fixtures to be played before the start of the season, facing the likes of Hull …

Soccer

What is a tsunami, how do the waves form and which countries are affected the most?

TSUNAMIS are one of the most terrifying and dangerous natural disasters which can strike a nation.<p>Footage from history's most horrific disasters …

Weather (UK)

Teen who kicked police officer in the head at Highpoint should be jailed, prosecutors say

A teenager who kicked a police officer in the head at a Melbourne shopping centre should be jailed because it would assist his rehabilitation, a …

Crime

Ten top easy Lake District winter walks

Cumbria’s Lake District is a walker's paradise but you don't have to walk for miles up England's highest mountain to enjoy the stunning scenery. Here …

Hiking

Oleksandr Usyk skips public workout

Read more articles by <br>BN Staff<p>OLEKSANDR USYK and Murat Gassiev entertained a big crowd at Tuesday’s public workout in Moscow.<p>Usyk, however, …

Boxing

eBay giving shoppers 20% off orders with this discount code - but only for the next 24 hours

Any eBay fans looking for extra money off items can snap up an extra 20 per cent off - but only over the next 24 hours.<p>The online marketplace is …

Personal Finance (UK)

Was Amazon Prime Day Any Good?

Image: Getty Images<p>Australia's first Amazon Prime Day has come and gone. While there were plenty of great deals over the 36-hour day, some folks were …

PS4 Pro

Coventry City close in on latest summer transfer as Aston Villa beaten

The latest fixture change<p>Coventry City have announced a third fixture change due to a number of clashes with Ricoh Arena owners Wasps next season.<p>The …

Soccer

GUEST COLUMN: Alarming levels of shootings, a decade after ‘Year of the Gun’

<b>BY SEVAUN PALVETZIAN, GUEST COLUMNIST</b>If you’ve lived in and around Toronto long enough, you probably remember 2005. It was known as the “Year of the …

Guns

Lots of firsts, including Christmas Eve games, in bigger Big Bash fixture

MELBOURNE Stars officials promised to get their players home in time for Christmas after the club was scheduled to play its first ever Christmas Eve …

Sport (Australia)

Everton make groundbreaking #WhatIf pledge with unique Premier League kit launch

Everton, in conjunction with the Club’s technical partner Umbro, has added their support behind Women in Football’s ground-breaking #WhatIf campaign, …

Women's Soccer

Big Bash League fixtures revealed

The biggest season of the KFC Big Bash League will feature matches on the Gold Coast, a game on Christmas Eve and a home-and-away season which sees …

Christmas Eve

Melbourne Stars hit the Gold Coast, next stop overseas

Melbourne Stars chief executive Clint Cooper noted that the timing of the BBL, much of which is played over the summer holidays' period, meant many …

Gold Coast