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Players who made Dubai trip should apologise for postponements, says West Ham captain Flaherty

8 January 2021 - 12:46pm
The players who forced the postponement of two Women's Super League matches after trips to Dubai should apologise, says West Ham captain Gilly Flaherty.

Root finds form as Anderson misses out on hat-trick in England warm-up

8 January 2021 - 12:35pm
Captain Joe Root hits an unbeaten 74 and Dan Lawrence 46 not out in England's first intra-squad match before the Test series in Sri Lanka.

IGCSE exams taken in private schools still going ahead

8 January 2021 - 12:34pm
While GCSEs and A-levels are cancelled, IGCSEs, often used in independent schools, will continue.

Covid-19: Bereaved brother warns young not to ignore symptoms

8 January 2021 - 12:17pm
James Jordan said if he had called NHS 111, his brother, 36, would "probably still be with us".

David Bowie remembered: Streamed shows, unheard songs and TikTok debut

8 January 2021 - 12:10pm
A series of streamed music events, shows and releases will mark five years since the singer's death.

Capitol riots: Questions mount over security failure

8 January 2021 - 12:07pm
The violent breach has sparked serious concerns in Washington and beyond.

Trump riots: Could the president be removed from power?

8 January 2021 - 11:24am
There are calls for Donald Trump to be removed from office. How likely is it - and could he pardon himself?

Covid cases 'up almost a third in week after Christmas'

8 January 2021 - 11:13am
Meanwhile almost half of people took advantage of Christmas bubble rules, a national survey suggests.

'Human foot' in Gateshead field turns out to be potato

8 January 2021 - 11:08am
A worried dog walker alerted police but officers say she was right to remain vigilant.

Villa v Liverpool FA Cup tie on despite Covid outbreak

8 January 2021 - 10:50am
Aston Villa's FA Cup third-round tie with Liverpool is to go ahead despite a Covid-19 outbreak at the host club.

Dry January: Will lockdown cause more people to give in?

8 January 2021 - 10:47am
People have been drinking more during the pandemic. Will the new lockdown foil our Dry January plans?

European tournaments in doubt over French government's Covid-19 concerns

8 January 2021 - 10:25am
The future of this season's European cup competitions is in doubt as the French government debates whether their clubs can finish group games.

Australia v India: Steve Smith hits century in third Test at Sydney

8 January 2021 - 10:06am
India reach 96-2 after Steve Smith's 131 helps Australia's post 338 on day two of the third Test in Sydney.

Isle of Wight oil tanker 'hijacking' case dropped against seven men

8 January 2021 - 9:56am
The men were detained when special forces stormed the Nave Andromeda off the Isle of Wight.

Soaring house prices in 2020 likely to slow this year, says Halifax

8 January 2021 - 9:22am
The lender says it expects "downward pressure on house prices" in 2021 following annual rise of 6% last year.

West Ham sell record signing Haller to Ajax

8 January 2021 - 9:21am
West Ham's record signing Sebastien Haller joins Dutch side Ajax but the Hammers expect to bring in a replacement.

Climate change: 2020 in a dead heat for world's warmest year

8 January 2021 - 8:15am
Satellite data shows that 2020 and 2016 are essentially tied as the hottest years since records began.

Brexit: Problems grow at UK ports with backlogs and delays

8 January 2021 - 7:01am
Many retailers believe they will be paying taxes on exports of goods that are not fully made in Britain.

'I'm playing with a different set of cards but it doesn't mean I can't still win' - how GB's Jones proved doubters wrong

8 January 2021 - 6:51am
Francesca Jones was told a congenital condition meant she could never be a professional tennis player - but she is proving the doubters wrong.

Hunt for fake vaccine fraudster who injected woman, 92, in Surbiton

8 January 2021 - 6:50am
The man charged the 93-year-old £160 and came back a week later asking for a further £100.


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