One of two men knocked unconscious by cricket star Ben Stokes has insisted the incident should have been treated as assault. Ryan Hale, 27, and his best friend Ryan Ali, 28, were both punched by the England all-rounder in a brawl near a Bristol nightclub last September. Mr Hale – a veteran of the conflict in Afghanistan – suffered bruising to his forehead and a 1.5 inch-long laceration.
Real Madrid have reported Inter Milan to Fifa over their pursuit of Luka Modric . Arsenal expect Aaron Ramsey to sign a new deal despite interest from Barcelona, Lazio and the Chinese Super League, according to the Mirror.
One of the most thoroughly debunked claims made about Brexit during the referendum campaign was that it would be easy. Leave campaigners said the terms of Britain’s future trade with the European Union and the rest of the world would quickly be settled. In July 2016, David Davis forecast that, within two years, the UK would have negotiated a new free trade zone “massively larger than the EU.” Mr Davis resigned as Brexit secretary without seeing that vision enacted.
Jose Mourinho says he has never been happier with Paul Pogba as the Manchester United manager dismissed talk that tensions had come to a head this week.
The University Challenge contestants Eric Monkman and Bobby Seagull are to be given their own TV series. The pair, who rose to fame as rivals on the quiz show, will tour the UK on the hunt for Britain’s most remarkable inventions in a four-part series for BBC Two. Monkman and Seagull’s Genius Guide to Britain will feature the Cambridge graduates road-tripping around England, Wales and Scotland.
Everyone likes to think they look like Beyonce when they're dancing in heels - but we often look like we're slipping around on ice instead. While Beyonce and Britney make dancing in heels look easy, it's actually much harder than you think. Cherelle Jay, professional dancer and resident expert heels instructor for cult London dance fitness studio, At Your Beat explains: ‘’When you wear a pair of heels your natural centre of balance is immediately tested meaning that your core and small muscle groups need to work harder.
The winner of the first ever Evening Standard Art Prize is getting on her bike to help launch a new art fair. HelenA Pritchard is joining names including Gavin Turk and graffiti artist Ben Eine at the first ever Art Cycle Basket Fair. Founder Karen Ashton, who set up the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair which attracts artists including Sir Peter Blake, said: “The Art Cycle Basket Fair came about because we are embracing a more eco-friendly future and also our Cycle Editions can access a greater range of interesting urban spaces.
Paul Elliott carries the coffin of his brother Barry, with whom he performed as the Chuckle Brothers. The hearse was just pulling in to Rotherham United’s football ground when the first cry rang out. Inside one of the funeral cars, Paul Elliott, better known as Paul Chuckle, sat silently, head bowed.
The Swiss night watchman who ignited a furore over Holocaust victims' missing wealth two decades ago is reliving how his dream of becoming a hero after the example of Oskar Schindler turned into a nightmare. Unlike Schindler, Christoph Meili saved no lives. Now aged 50, Meili says he would do it all again despite the upheaval of exile from Switzerland's close-knit society, which traditionally values unity and conformity.
One of the rescuers, Stefano Zanut, said there was still the possibility that someone might be trapped alive in what he called "a triangle of survival" - where rubble or beams form a protective cover. "We are working in synchronization with earth moving equipment and sniffer dogs," Zanut told Reuters at the site. Then the earth-moving equipment moves in to create an opening from where the dogs enter," said Zanut, one of some 340 firefighters working shifts at the scene since Tuesday.
Aretha Franklin’s ex-husband has said the late Queen of Soul was “so strong” in the final days of her battle with pancreatic cancer as he "held onto hope" of her recovery. Glynn Turman, who was married to Franklin from 1978 to 1984, flew to Detroit to visit her before her death on Thursday morning. Turman, who was there with Stevie Wonder, said they were “both in a mood of trying to hold onto the hope that everything would be alright” during the flight.
FLOYD, Va. (AP) — The moon over Virginia was half-visible that May evening, as was the one on the softball field, authorities say.
Ben Stokes has been named in the England team to play India in the third Test at Trent Bridge, captain Joe Root said. Stokes was recalled to the squad just hours after being cleared of affray earlier this week and replaces Sam Curran in the team.
Bitcoin needs regulation to bring it into the mainstream but this goes against its libertarian ideals.
Bus driver Ed Boleak alerted police when the two girls boarded his service in the city of Burnaby. Officers from nearby Vancouver came to collect the girls and return them to their "anxious parents". "Let Transit Police know!
Tesla shares are falling as investors deal with another surprising development surrounding CEO Elon Musk. The company has been under pressure to increase production of its Model 3 sedan, and Musk said that he was working up to 120 hours a week and sometimes takes Ambien to get to sleep. Musk raised a ruckus last week when he tweeted that he might take Tesla private.
Barcelona paid tribute on Friday to the victims of a militant rampage last year which killed 16 people, but a call from victims' families to put aside divisions over independence ambitions for the surrounding region of Catalonia was not heeded by all. On Aug. 17 2017, a young man drove a rented van into crowds on a central boulevard, killing 14 and injuring over a hundred in Spain's worst attack in over a decade. Spain's King Felipe, Queen Letizia and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez joined the crowd for a ceremony at a central square where a choir sang and people read poetry in different languages.
A woman whose family perished in a deadly Greek forest fire filed a criminal lawsuit Friday against seven officials, including Greece's interior minister, asserting they share the blame for the blaze that killed dozens. Barbara Voukaki, who lost her husband Grigoris Fytros, 11-year-old son Andreas and 13-year-old daughter Evita in the July 23 fire, submitted the lawsuit Friday, accusing the officials of intentional homicide and exposure to danger in the deaths of her family.
Too often, talk of population and sustainability becomes emotionally loaded and conflict ridden.
The statue of Emmeline Pankhurst currently stands in Victoria Tower Gardens near the House of Lords. A row has erupted over plans to relocate a statue of the suffragette pioneer Emmeline Pankhurst from its site near the Houses of Parliament to the private Regent’s University in Regent’s Park, London. The statue, which was funded by suffragettes, was unveiled in Victoria Tower Gardens near the House of Lords by the then prime minister, Stanley Baldwin, in 1930.
An airport check-in worker who won a landmark battle against British Airways, allowing her to wear a cross to work, has launched legal action against airline bosses. The European Court of Human Rights ruled in 2013 that Nadia Eweida had been victim of religious discrimination after she was sent home for wearing a silver crucifix around her neck. In a new employment tribunal claim, she accused airline managers of victimisation and harassment.
Tyson Fury's weigh-in in Belfast descends into chaos as fellow heavyweight Deontay Wilder gatecrashes proceedings. Wilder has flown to Northern Ireland from the US to be ringside for Fury's fight. Fury plans to challenge Wilder should he overcome Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park.