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UK's Labour will try to amend Brexit deal legislation

UK's Labour will try to amend Brexit deal legislation

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour Party will try to amend legislation to ratify Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, the party’s finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday. Johnson has said he will bring forward the legislation in parliament next week after parliament voted on Saturday to withhold approval of the agreement

Clashes Between Protesters and Police in Kowloon Follow Masked March

Clashes Between Protesters and Police in Kowloon Follow Masked March

Anti-extradition bill protesters in Hong Kong continued to rally on October 20, with a large number of demonstrators wearing masks in defiance of a police ban on the facial coverings. The Hong Kong Police Force said on Twitter that protesters gathering at Tsim Sha Tsui were blocking carriageways in Nathan Road, participating “in an unauthorized assembly,”

Lebanon protesters vow to continue demonstrations on fourth day

Lebanon protesters vow to continue demonstrations on fourth day

Tens of thousands of demonstrators have gathered on Lebanon 's streets on Sunday for a fourth day of anti-government protests that have led to the resignation of a Christian party from the government. Demonstrators, who have been on the streets since Thursday, have pledged to continue marching despite the resignations late on Saturday of four members

Trump scraps plans to host G7 summit at Miami golf resort blaming ‘crazy’ Democrats after accusations of corruption

Trump scraps plans to host G7 summit at Miami golf resort blaming ‘crazy’ Democrats after accusations of corruption

DONALD Trump has dramatically reversed his plan to hold the next G7 Summit at his Miami golf resort blaming the “crazy” media and Democrats. The US President had been accused of trying to profit from the event by hosting it at his Trump National Doral in Florida. Reuters Donald Trump has scrapped plans to host the G7 summit at his Miami golf resort[/caption]

Australia

Earth is ‘not in a period of extinction’

Earth is ‘not in a period of extinction’

Geologist and earth scientist Ian Plimer says the globe is not facing a climate emergency, telling Sky News that “we are actually still living in an ice age.” Professor Plimer’s comments come after Extinction Rebellion protesters have been calling on the government to declare a climate emergency - something the scientist said isn’t necessary. “We

Teens charged after man killed in Qld

Teens charged after man killed in Qld

Queensland Police allege the 19-year-olds forced their way into a Springfield Lakes home about 8.30pm on Saturday before punching a 20-year-old woman in the face and stealing her phone. They left the scene in a white ute but just after 10pm a silver sedan allegedly began following the ute along The Promenade. Police allege that the two cars stopped

World

Watch Airbus Engine Catch Fire at Airport

Watch Airbus Engine Catch Fire at Airport

A video captured at Seoul Airport on Friday shows the engine of an Asiana Airlines Airbus A380 blazing during its refuelling. The fire quickly engulfed part of the aircraft, forcing airport emergency services to come and put out the flames. Luckily, at the moment of the incident, no passengers were on board the aircraft. 🇰🇷 Engine one of an Asiana

Lebanese forces fire tear gas to disperse downtown Beirut protests: Lebanese TV

Lebanese forces fire tear gas to disperse downtown Beirut protests: Lebanese TV

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters in central Beirut on Friday after some demonstrators had set fire to a nearby building, according to Lebanese television stations. Two Reuters witnesses saw demonstrators choking from the tear gas and asking army soldiers for help. The witnesses saw some

Russia doesn't rule out new contract to supply air defense systems to Turkey: IFX

Russia doesn't rule out new contract to supply air defense systems to Turkey: IFX

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia does not rule out reaching a new contract to supply its air defense missile systems to Turkey, Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying on Saturday. Borisov also did not rule out Turkey expressing an interest in purchasing Russian SU-35 and SU-57 aircraft, it added.

Mozambique opposition rejects election results

Mozambique opposition rejects election results

Mozambique's main opposition party on Saturday called for this week's election to be annulled, accusing the government of breaching a peace deal by using violence and intimidation on voting day. Partial results from Tuesday's election show President Filipe Nyusi and his ruling Frelimo party headed for a major victory but the poll was marred by claims

Business

Oil falls as China economic concerns outweigh rising refinery runs

Oil falls as China economic concerns outweigh rising refinery runs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices edged lower on Friday, as concerns about China’s economy outweighed bullish signals from its refining sector, but losses were limited on hopes for progress toward a U.S.-China trade agreement. Benchmark Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 fell 65 cents, or 1.1%, to $59.26 a barrel by 1:06 p.m. EDT (1706 GMT). U.S. West Texas

Try these affordable and effective home remedies to stop your partner snoring — plus win £50k in the Sun Savers Raffle

Try these affordable and effective home remedies to stop your partner snoring — plus win £50k in the Sun Savers Raffle

THERE’S no need to lose sleep over snoring. If you or your partner are knackered by keeping each other up at night, there are a few at-home remedies you can try to stifle the sounds. What’s more, they won’t be a nightmare for your bank balance. So, bed down and check out my suggestions. You’ll thank me in the morning . . . Try these affordable and

Boeing board to meet in Texas as scrutiny intensifies: sources

Boeing board to meet in Texas as scrutiny intensifies: sources

(Reuters) - Boeing Co’s ( BA.N ) board of directors and top executives from its airplanes division and supply chain were due to meet on Sunday in San Antonio, Texas, two days after the U.S. planemaker was plunged into a fresh crisis over its banned 737 MAX jet. The meeting comes as pressure mounts on the world’s largest planemaker not only from investigations

Technology

Manifold Garden Is A Puzzle Game About Infinity, No Big Deal

Manifold Garden Is A Puzzle Game About Infinity, No Big Deal

Video games are quite fond of the work of M.C. Escher—you’ll see his influence in the mundane labyrinths of Control , the disorienting symmetry of the stealth game Echo , or in the clever puzzles of games like Monument Valley and echochrome . You can now add Manifold Garden to that list. And, like those other games, it’s pretty damn great. Out today

So You're Into Fortnite Now

So You're Into Fortnite Now

Image: Epic While those of us who play Fortnite were riveted to last weekend’s black hole, the rest of the world watched us watching it in confusion and, in some cases, curiosity. Almost two days later, when the game finally came back online, many of my friends—and many of you, in the comments—asked if you should get into it. You also asked if you’d

Ninja Streams A Game With A Woman; World Doesn't End

Ninja Streams A Game With A Woman; World Doesn't End

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins (Photo: Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Twitter ) On Wednesday, controversy surrounding Fortnite golden boy Tyler “Ninja” Blevins resurfaced after a high-profile callout of his apparent avoidance of streaming with female gamers. Blevins defended himself on Twitter and, on Friday afternoon, did in fact play Fortnite with a female gamer

The best air mattresses for 2019     - CNET

The best air mattresses for 2019 - CNET

Making guests sleep on the floor should always be considered a last resort, but sometimes you have more overnight company than beds. When space is limited -- or when you're camping or traveling -- blowing up an inflatable air mattress is usually the best bet for accommodating people. And even if it's not quite the same as a traditional mattress , with

Science

China's next commercial rockets to make test flights in 2020, 2021: Xinhua

China's next commercial rockets to make test flights in 2020, 2021: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in 2020 and 2021, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday, as an expected boom in satellite deployment gathers pace. The release of the flight schedule by China Rocket Co, a unit of state-owned China Aerospace

Life From Earth May Have Already Jumped Across Galaxies Claim Scientists

Life From Earth May Have Already Jumped Across Galaxies Claim Scientists

There's a strong probability that life from Earth has already spread to other planets, scientists have claimed in a new report. The paper, entitled “Exporting Terrestrial Life Out of the Solar System with Gravitational Slingshots of Earthgrazing Bodies” and yet to be peer-reviewed, insists this process could have been carried out dozens of times by

Wreck of Japanese aircraft carrier sunk in Battle of Midway discovered 77 years later

Wreck of Japanese aircraft carrier sunk in Battle of Midway discovered 77 years later

close Video WWII veterans mark 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway Wreath-laying ceremony held in D.C. Researchers have discovered the wreck of the Japanese aircraft carrier Kaga 77 years after it was sunk by U.S. forces during World War II 's Battle of Midway. Experts aboard the research vessel RV Petrel announced the discovery Friday. After

Autos

Drivers now face £130 fines for stopping in yellow boxes anywhere in the UK

Drivers now face £130 fines for stopping in yellow boxes anywhere in the UK

BRITISH drivers could face hefty fines for stopping in yellow box junctions anywhere in the UK. All councils will soon have the power to issue £130 penalties to Brits who break minor traffic offences. Councils will soon have the power to issue £130 fines for stopping in a yellow junction Getty - Contributor Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told MPs

Fun

Daily horoscope for Sunday October 20 — here’s what the stars have in store for you today

Daily horoscope for Sunday October 20 — here’s what the stars have in store for you today

ARIES March 21 to April 20 MOVING from a partnership sun to a personal change sun is such a positive shift. You balance give and take, finding ways to reinvent your true self. Career-wise, you have strong emotional control, which means you can push through tough plans but stay focused. Cash you earn means more than a generous gift. TAURUS April 21

New Zealand haka and an Irish folk song clash in a stirring Rugby World Cup moment

New Zealand haka and an Irish folk song clash in a stirring Rugby World Cup moment

Rugby is a brutal sport on the field, but its warm-up showdowns can apparently be just as intense. When the New Zealand All Blacks took the field at Tokyo Stadium on Saturday for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final showdown with Irish Rugby, they were met with some unexpected competition. From both the opposing team and their fans out in the crowd

John Cho injured during 'Cowboy Bebop' filming, thanks fans for support as he recovers

John Cho injured during 'Cowboy Bebop' filming, thanks fans for support as he recovers

CLOSE John Cho jokes about his "sloppy dad-fighting scene" in his new film "Searching" and the excuse he gave when he actually got hurt. Netflix has confirmed actor John Cho is recovering from an injury after he thanked his followers for their support Friday. Cho has been in New Zealand filming for Netflix's live-action series "Cowboy Bebop," in which

Stacey Solomon on fighting with Joe, blended families and why she’ll never be an Insta fake

Stacey Solomon on fighting with Joe, blended families and why she’ll never be an Insta fake

When it comes to telling the truth on social media, you won’t find many people who are more warts and all than Stacey Solomon. Since the birth of baby Rex nearly five months ago , she’s very candidly documented the highs and lows of life with a newborn, sharing her breastfeeding struggles, battles with mental health and the moments when she’s felt

Celebrity

Oprah gifted an iPhone to an excited fan after dunking on his cracked screen

Oprah gifted an iPhone to an excited fan after dunking on his cracked screen

If you're lucky enough to meet Oprah Winfrey, she might gently roast you over the condition of your phone before gifting you a new one. That's what Morehouse College freshman Olufemi Yessoufou learned after a recent run-in with the multimedia star. Earlier in October, Oprah paid a visit to the Atlanta learning institution where she was honored for

Child star’s strange adult life

Child star’s strange adult life

It's The Latest in entertainment with Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman's feud heating up, a Turkish reality show gone so wrong and Mick Molloy's radio stuff up. He was 14 when he first starred as the titular character of the six-year-running sitcom, with a sprinkling of film appearances in between. Then, he seemingly vanished from the public eye, emerging

Talk show queen’s bizarrely tragic life

Talk show queen’s bizarrely tragic life

It's The Latest in entertainment with Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman's feud heating up, a Turkish reality show gone so wrong and Mick Molloy's radio stuff up. “How a dog saved my life after the suicide of my husband! Why I left my marriage and job after nearly dying on 9/11! My childhood was stolen because I was sexually assaulted in my home — but

JoJo Siwa's Tesla Model X is covered in JoJo Siwas

JoJo Siwa's Tesla Model X is covered in JoJo Siwas

close Video JoJo Siwa talks befriending Kim Kardashian, achieving fame after ‘Dance Moms’: ‘The future looks incredible’ Teen star JoJo Siwa talks befriending Kim Kardashian and North West, achieving fame after ‘Dance Moms’ as well as delivering family-friendly programming with Nickelodeon SlimeFest. Some celebrities like to keep a low profile when

Art & Design

Sculptor transforms Rome's dead trees into art

Sculptor transforms Rome's dead trees into art

ROME (Reuters) - Andrea Gandini, a 22-year-old Roman sculptor, is making a growing name for himself by turning the Eternal City’s dead tree stumps into much-admired pieces of art. Gandini, who began his tree carvings around five years ago, chipped away at his 66th stump in the huge Villa Pamphili park on Friday. He has plenty of raw material to work

Swedish Academy defends choice for 2019 Nobel literature prize

Swedish Academy defends choice for 2019 Nobel literature prize

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish Academy has defended its decision to award the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature to Austrian writer Peter Handke, saying he had made provocative comments but had not supported bloodshed. Handke’s prize has attracted criticism, including from survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre who have called for the academy to

Music

TV & Movies

Katie Price under fire for letting five-year-old daughter Bunny wear stilettos on night out

Katie Price under fire for letting five-year-old daughter Bunny wear stilettos on night out

KATIE Price has come under fire for letting her five-year-old daughter Bunny wear stilettos on a night out earlier this week. Bunny wore pink heeled boots with a pointed toe as she leant into her mum alongside her siblings Harvey, 16, Princess, 12, and Jett, six. Bunny, 5, is seen wearing high-heel boots as she accompanied her family on a night out

The Circle winners Paddy Smyth and Tim Wilson are planning a travel TV show after scooping £100,000 prize

The Circle winners Paddy Smyth and Tim Wilson are planning a travel TV show after scooping £100,000 prize

THE Circle winners Paddy Smyth and Tim Wilson are planning to film a travel TV show together after scooping the £100,000 prize. 31-year-old Paddy – who has cerebral palsy – was crowned champion of the second season and awarded £70k after getting the highest ratings from his fellow game-players. New pals Paddy Smyth and Tim Wilson are planning exciting

Love Island’s Malin Anderson shares shocking image of her battered body to warn fans about dangers of domestic abuse

Love Island’s Malin Anderson shares shocking image of her battered body to warn fans about dangers of domestic abuse

LOVE Island’s Malin Anderson has shared a shocking image of her battered body to warn fans about the dangers of domestic abuse. The 26-year-old reality star revealed her badly bruised arm alongside an emotional message, as she told followers she would share her story when she is ready. Malin Anderson has shared this shocking picture of her bruised

Fashion

Sexy swim styles you need for summer

Sexy swim styles you need for summer

Shot on location in California, the Sydney-based label — a favourite of Hollywood’s “it” girl set — has unveiled its latest collection, dubbed “Wipe Out”. Inspired by Southern Californian surf culture of the ’60s and ’70s, Bec and Bridge’s resort 2020 campaign was shot by Pierre Toussaint on location in the Hollywood Hills during LA’s summer. The Lords

‘Wild ride’: Woman’s hilarious bra fail

‘Wild ride’: Woman’s hilarious bra fail

The best of the worst teeny-weeny bikinis. In a thread on Reddit, user RhaellaRay recounted how she had bought this $6 see-though bra from Wish (which is somehow sold out) and got so much more than she bargained for. “So I bought this. Figured I’d take one for the team. It lasted 30 seconds but it squashed my nipples and probably broke a rib in the

Travel

Tourists’ big question about Uluru ban

Tourists’ big question about Uluru ban

An upcoming deadline banning climbing Uluru has led tourist flocking to the area. The nearby Ayers Rock Resort in the desert oasis town Yulara that was opened in 1984 has been full for most of this year. That equals close to 5000 people, more than one quarter of who are staff. In fact Australian tourists in cars have camped illegally on private land

Wacky museum attractions your kids will love this half term including one that will let you smell dinosaur breath

Wacky museum attractions your kids will love this half term including one that will let you smell dinosaur breath

KIDS looking to be entertained this half term can find a variety of weird and wonderful museum attractions. We’ve rounded up the best of the bunch to try next week. These are some of the wackiest museum attractions around the world Getty Images - Getty Keeping the entire family entertained can be difficult during half term. Museums are now adding more

5 of the best places in San Diego for gorgeous (and free!) views

5 of the best places in San Diego for gorgeous (and free!) views

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Photos: The most beautiful views in San Diego Fullscreen Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Looking for amazing coastline views? Add San Diego to your travel bucket list. The Southern California city offers incredible beach views in multiple areas. Scroll through to see some, starting

Health

World’s first Ebola vaccine gets go-ahead and could save thousands of lives

World’s first Ebola vaccine gets go-ahead and could save thousands of lives

THE world’s first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European regulators yesterday. The move was hailed by the World Health Organisation as a “triumph for public health” that would save many lives . Reuters The world’s first Ebola vaccine has been recommended for approval by European drugs regulators[/caption] The vaccine, developed by US

Heartburn drug Zantac is recalled in US and Canada over cancer-causing chemical fears

Heartburn drug Zantac is recalled in US and Canada over cancer-causing chemical fears

POPULAR heartburn drug Zantac has been urgently recalled in the US and Canada over fears it could contain cancer-causing chemicals. Drugmaker Sanofi announced on Friday it would be recalling the over-the-counter heartburn and ulcer drug because of possible contamination. AP:Associated Press Heartburn drug Zantac has been urgently recalled in the US

At least 33 dead in vape epidemic; CDC says black market THC products playing 'major role'

At least 33 dead in vape epidemic; CDC says black market THC products playing 'major role'

close Video Former smokers who turned to vaping to quit now worried about vaping-related illnesses Dr. Janette Nesheiwat on the rise of vaping related deaths and illnesses. At least 33 deaths across 24 states have now been linked to vape-related illnesses, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that illegal or black market

Yin and yang: what's the difference between a shallot and an onion?

Yin and yang: what's the difference between a shallot and an onion?

L et’s be clear: a shallot is not an onion. You could be forgiven for thinking they are the same, and substituting them for onions in a recipe. Very few recipe writers will specify shallots for this reason, myself included sometimes. It’s so much more convenient just to say “onion”. Editors will say to me: “No one will know the difference, so why fuss

Food

NRL

Bad crowds, scandal: World Cup 9s flops

Bad crowds, scandal: World Cup 9s flops

Just 12,528 people turned up on the Friday night, while Saturday’s crowd of 15,684 was slightly underwhelming given Bankwest Stadium’s capacity is 30,000. The NRL, to their credit, must be given praise for the professionalism in which they ran the IRL event, especially so soon after the end of the season. Live stream the inaugural Downer Rugby League

‘Wow’: 19-year-old star stuns Meninga

‘Wow’: 19-year-old star stuns Meninga

Rugby League: Australia has defeated New Zealand in their opening match of the World Cup Nines tournament at Bankwest Stadium. While Tonga and Fiji were shock losers on Friday’s opening night of the tournament at Bankwest Stadium, Fifita ensured Australia wouldn’t join the list of upset losers. Live stream the Rugby League World Cup 9s Live & On-Demand

Racing

Grafton tips: Beach remedy for Bondi

Grafton tips: Beach remedy for Bondi

Horse Racing: The third running of the $14 million TAB Everest has been won by Yes Yes Yes ridden by Glen Boss ahead of Santa Ana Lane and Trekking. Many country trainers will tell anyone who listens that it’s not only people who like a change of scenery away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Coffs Harbour trainer Donna Grisedale is hoping new

Templegate’s racing tips: Ascot – Top betting preview for ITV’s racing on QIPCO British Champions Day

Templegate’s racing tips: Ascot – Top betting preview for ITV’s racing on QIPCO British Champions Day

ASCOT 1.35 SAY Hello in the Champions Sprint. HELLO YOUMZAIN clocked a massive personal best when winning the Haydock Sprint Cup last time over this trip. He relished the give in the ground there and had plenty left crossing the line. Hello Youmzain (right) will relish conditions PA:Press Association He is one of the fresher horses at the end of a

Sun Racing ambassador Megan Nicholls is back and looks ahead to a cracking day of racing at Ascot and Ffos Las

Sun Racing ambassador Megan Nicholls is back and looks ahead to a cracking day of racing at Ascot and Ffos Las

Champions Day is here! It’s a fabulous meeting and this year’s edition looks as exciting as ever. It’s a big weekend for Dad, too, and I’ve got a trio of rides at Wolverhampton – it’s all happening! Stewart Williams - The Sun Ascot’s day in the sun could well be Magical – but I think the Champion Stakes is more likely to go to Coronet. The big race

AFL

Brittle Saints star suffers setback

Brittle Saints star suffers setback

AFL: St Kilda midfielder Daniel Hannebery will have a delayed start to the pre-season after breaking his foot. The 28-year-old will require surgery to repair a fractured metatarsal after rolling his ankle in an innocuous incident involving outdoor steps at his sister’s house in Perth. Hannebery was plagued by soft-tissue injuries after joining the

Fev finally gets apology for day of infamy

Fev finally gets apology for day of infamy

AFL: Sydney Swans chief executive Tom Harley is defending the way his side went about trying to secure a deal with Essendon's Joe Daniher. For all of the 623 sausage rolls he punted across his 13-years in the AFL, Fevola never got near the immortal number of 100 goals in a season like he did in 2008 when he finished the season stranded on 99. The popular

Judd gone in Channel 9 shake-up

Judd gone in Channel 9 shake-up

AFL: Sydney Swans chief executive Tom Harley is defending the way his side went about trying to secure a deal with Essendon's Joe Daniher. The Carlton great’s decision to give up his role on the Monday night footy panel show comes as The Herald Sun reports the entire program is set for a shake-up . Judd had two years as a weekly co-host on Footy Classified,

Football

PSG ‘to hijack’ Real Madrid transfer swoop for Christian Eriksen after Spurs star’s deal expires at end of season

PSG ‘to hijack’ Real Madrid transfer swoop for Christian Eriksen after Spurs star’s deal expires at end of season

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN are ready to hijack Real Madrid’s swoop for Tottenham star Christian Eriksen, according to reports. The Danish playmaker declared his desire to leave North London after Mauricio Pochettino’s side lost the Champions League final at the end of last season. Christian Eriksen could leave Spurs at the end of the season when his current

Wolves 1 Saints 1: Jimenez gets one over VAR at third attempt as he stops struggling Siants taking all three points

Wolves 1 Saints 1: Jimenez gets one over VAR at third attempt as he stops struggling Siants taking all three points

WOLVES’ Mexican striker Raul Jimenez was finally able to yell ‘Viva VAR’ after he earned his side a point with a 61st minute penalty. Jimenez had two first half strikes disallowed by the video officials – and also collected a harsh booking after one of the checks on his ‘goals’. Raul Jiminez celebrates as he finally beats the VAR check to level against

Man Utd legend Joe Jordan says current slump has echoes of the club’s awful 70s

Man Utd legend Joe Jordan says current slump has echoes of the club’s awful 70s

JOE JORDAN knows what it feels like to be a Manchester United player in the midst of a horror slump. Hated rivals Liverpool are European champions and United are struggling to recapture past glories — the same situation Jordan faced during his Old Trafford career. Joe Jordan says the current plight of Manchester United reminds him of the troubled times

Watch Chelsea ref Andre Marriner get knocked down by ball in the face… before bowing to fans

Watch Chelsea ref Andre Marriner get knocked down by ball in the face… before bowing to fans

ANDRE MARRINER earned the biggest reception from the Chelsea faithful during the clash with Newcastle…after he was knocked over by a ball in the face. The Premier League ref was jokingly accused of diving after going to ground but he delighted fans by bowing to the crowd who were jeering him for his theatrical fall. Andre Marriner was sent to the turf

Rugby

What are words to France national anthem Les Marseillais in French and English?

What are words to France national anthem Les Marseillais in French and English?

FRANCE into the knockout stages of the Rugby World Cup. And once again they will be singing their iconic anthem Les Marseillais, but what are the lyrics and what is the history behind it? French players sing their rousing anthem Les Marseillais Reuters What are the France national anthem lyrics? Allons enfants de la Patrie, Le jour de gloire est arrivé

Why did Sam Warburton retire and how old is Wales Rugby World Cup semi-finalist and ex-British Lions captain?

Why did Sam Warburton retire and how old is Wales Rugby World Cup semi-finalist and ex-British Lions captain?

SAM WARBURTON will be a regular on your TV screen during this year’s Rugby World Cup… but not as a player. The former Wales captain is part of ITV’s team as a pundit for the competition. Sam Warburton will play no part for Wales in this Rugby World Cup Getty Images - Getty Why isn’t Sam Warburton playing for Wales in the Rugby World Cup? Sam Warburton

Sombre swansong for Wallabies greats after Rugby World Cup loss to England

Sombre swansong for Wallabies greats after Rugby World Cup loss to England

The tears in the Wallabies dressing room after their Rugby World Cup quarter-final humbling reflected deep disappointment at their exit and the sadness of losing some of the country’s great players. Eight squad members have confirmed they’re moving to offshore club contracts next year, including centurions Will Genia and Sekope Kepu, along with celebrated

Cricket

'I bullied Alisson but that was only because we were so close': Liverpool goalkeeper's brother lifts the lid on sibling rivalry growing up in Brazil

'I bullied Alisson but that was only because we were so close': Liverpool goalkeeper's brother lifts the lid on sibling rivalry growing up in Brazil

T hey are brothers in arms, members of the goalkeeping fraternity, like their father before them. Their mum, too. Alisson returns for Liverpool on Sunday after suffering a calf injury on the opening day of the season. His older sibling, Muriel, who plays for Fluminense back in Brazil, will be tuning in, nervously, recalling the days when, as boys,

Street steers Qld to first-innings lead

Street steers Qld to first-innings lead

Cricket: Marcus Harris top scored for Victoria at the WACA as the Bushrangers take on the Western Warriors. Street steered the Bulls to 7-242 at stumps on a rain-hit day two of their Sheffield Shield clash. Street, 20, only received a first-class nod after Sam Heazlett pulled out with a broken finger on Thursday. Stream international cricket Live &

Disgraced NFL star Greg Hardy has UFC win overturned for using inhaler – but says it’s all official’s fault

Disgraced NFL star Greg Hardy has UFC win overturned for using inhaler – but says it’s all official’s fault

GREG HARDY had his win against Ben Sosoli at UFC Boston overturned after the disgraced NFL star used an inhaler in between rounds. The 31-year-old American went the full three round distance for the first time in his seven-fight career and initially moved to 6-1. Greg Hardy used an inhaler in between rounds at UFC Boston UFC As a result Hardy’s win

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes sly dig at Liverpool: 'It will not take Manchester United 30 years to win another title'

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes sly dig at Liverpool: 'It will not take Manchester United 30 years to win another title'

O le Gunnar Solskjaer is wise enough to know that Manchester United are enduring one of their most difficult periods in modern times . But he is certain of one thing. Their title drought will never the reach the lengths of that of great rivals Liverpool. When Liverpool were crowned champions of England in 1990, they led United 18-7 for league titles

Tennis

Nadal marries partner of 14 years

Nadal marries partner of 14 years

Nadal and Perello wed at La Fortaleza in front of about 350 guests, although Roger Federer was not among them as he prepares for the Swiss Indoors in Basel. Tennis players Feliciano Lopez, David Ferrer and Juan Monaco were in attendance as well as Nadal’s uncle and longtime coach Toni, and Swiss watchmaker Richard Mille. Spanish tennis player Feliciano

Russian tennis star and Davis Cup hero Alexander Volkov dies aged 52

Russian tennis star and Davis Cup hero Alexander Volkov dies aged 52

RUSSIAN tennis hero Alexander Volkov has died aged 52. The former world No 1 helped his country to the Davis Cup final in 1994 and 1995, also winning three ATP tournaments. Ex-world No14 Alexander Volkov, one of Russia’s top tennis stars of the modern era, has died aged 52 EPA Russian Tennis Federation Yevgeny Kafelnikov announced Volkov’s death on

Mix

The little-known story of Russia's worst sporting tragedy

The little-known story of Russia's worst sporting tragedy

Along a staircase into Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, flowers and photos commemorate the football fans who died in Russia 's worst sporting tragedy. Vladimir, who lost six colleagues, has chosen red and white flowers - the colour of Moscow's Spartak team. Outside of Russia , few know about the disaster that was hidden for years in the Soviet Union. Even

Top 25 roundup: Illinois shocks No. 6 Wisconsin

Top 25 roundup: Illinois shocks No. 6 Wisconsin

Illinois’ James McCourt kicked a 39-yard field goal as time expired, and quarterback Brandon Peters passed for 174 yards and two touchdowns as the host Fighting Illini stunned No. 6 Wisconsin 24-23 on Saturday. Reggie Corbin rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown for the Illini (3-4, 1-3 Big Ten), who broke a four-game losing streak and scored the final

Golf: Colsaerts leads French Open by three shots

Golf: Colsaerts leads French Open by three shots

(Reuters) - Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts shot a superb four-under-par 67 in the French Open third round on Saturday to take a three-shot lead into the final day at Le Golf National. Colsaerts, tied atop the leaderboard with South Africa’s George Coetzee overnight, moved to 13-under for the tournament after carding five birdies to inch closer to his third

Opinions

Will Global Video Apps Market Collapse Because of China?

Will Global Video Apps Market Collapse Because of China?

The problem of Internet addiction in China is apparently more acute than ever. While earlier the main efforts were aimed at fighting games themselves, today China's Office of Cyberspace has got such streaming services as DOU YIN (TIK TOK) or HUASHU in its crosshairs. According to a survey conducted by the China Internet Network Information Centre last

Deroy Murdock: Pelosi's Trump impeachment express – Let entire House vote on whether US should go on this road

Deroy Murdock: Pelosi's Trump impeachment express – Let entire House vote on whether US should go on this road

close Video Pelosi holds off on impeachment vote Dan Bongino wraps up a wild week in news with News Explosion on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight.' Nancy Pelosi is right. “This is deadly serious,” the House speaker said Tuesday, regarding impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump . Too bad Pelosi is handling this solemn matter with staggering unseriousness