Russell T Davies to return to Doctor Who as showrunnerThe Queer as Folk and It’s a Sin creator first revived the science-fiction series for the BBC in 2005 Russell T Davies said he was ‘beyond excited to be back on my favourite show’. Photograph: Anthony Harvey/Rex/Shutterstock
The ban on football fans drinking in the stands could soon be lifted if recommendations by an MP are accepted. Tracey Crouch told The Times she will recommend a pilot in the fourth tier and the National League Premier as part of her fan-led review of football governance, which is due to be published next month. Drinking in sight of the pitch has been banned in the top five tiers of the game since 1985 but Leyton Orient CEO Danny Macklin said it was way past time that adult responsibility to drink sensibly and safely was conferred on football fans, as it is on those who watch other sports.
Israel is pressing ahead with its aggressive campaign of offering coronavirus boosters to almost anyone over 12 and says its approach was further vindicated by a U.S. decision to give the shots to older patients or those at higher risk
The government is seeking an extra injunction to prevent protesters from blocking the Port of Dover, the transport secretary has announced. Police have arrested 17 people as Insulate Britain demonstrators sit in the road to obstruct the Port of Dover, calling for a "Churchillian response" to the "urgent horror" of the climate crisis. Grant Shapps said the government "won't tolerate reckless behaviour on motorways or ports".
Anthony Joshua's reign as world heavyweight champion has ended and hopes of a unification showdown with fellow Brit Tyson Fury scuppered, after Oleksandr Usyk claimed a stunning unanimous decision win at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Ukrainian Usyk won on a points decision after 12 rounds at the north London stadium, meaning he takes Joshua's IBF, WBA and WBO belts. The 34-year-old became the third man, after Evander Holyfield and David Haye, to win world titles at cruiserweight then heavyweight.
Lawrence Okolie has set himself the aspiration to be one of the great cruiserweights of all time. The 28-year-old may yet find himself among the boxing elite but he was barely tested in the first defence of his WBO title against Dilan Prasovic. Okolie had won the title back inside a virtually empty stadium back in March.
The family of murdered primary school teacher Sabina Nessa have said they are "shattered" by her death - as more than 500 mourners gathered for a vigil held in her memory. "We will do everything we can to prevent these abhorrent crimes and make our streets safer," he added.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addresses the crowd in Berlin at the Fridays for Future protest. Tens of thousands of climate activists have begun descending on German cities to crank up the pressure on candidates competing to succeed Angela Merkel.View on euronews