Category Archives: Sport & Showbiz

Premier League round-up: West Ham beat Chelsea

Premier League results

Lewis Hamilton says he does not have the desire to match Michael Schumacher

By Andrew Benson-Chief F1 writer

Hamilton was crowned Formula 1 world champion for a fourth time after finishing ninth at the Mexican Grand Prix

Australian Open: Serena Williams expected to defend her title in Melbourne

Tournament director Craig Tiley expects Serena Williams to return to action at the Australian Open.

JK Rowling defends casting Johnny Depp in new ‘Fantastic Beasts’ film amid fan backlash

“Harry Potter” author JK Rowling has defended the casting of Johnny Depp in the upcoming “Fantastic Beasts” film. Depp faced allegations of domestic abuse and blackmail following his divorce last year.

Author JK Rowling urged fans upset over Johnny Depp’s casting in the upcoming “Fantastic Beasts” film to respect private circumstances surrounding the actor’s divorce last year.

Euro 2020: Wembley to host seven matches after Brussels loses right to host games

Wembley will host seven games at Euro 2020 after Brussels lost the right to host matches for the tournament.

Ballon d’Or 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win fifth award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or award for the fifth time – and the second year in a row.

Europa League round-up: Everton sign of with 3-0 win; Arsenal score six

A review of Thursday’s Europa League action, with both Arsenal and Everton convincing winners.


Arsenal eased to victory in their final Europa League group game, securing the 700th win of Arsene Wenger’s reign as they outclassed BATE Borisov 6-0.

Pamela Anderson’s Stance on Harvey Weinstein’s Sex Scandal Galvanizes Netizens

As numerous sex allegations against the Hollywood mogul have prompted more and more women to speak out about their negative experiences, the US model decided to enter the fray, but didn’t get quite receive the reaction one might expect.

Russian doping: Athletes yet to decide on 2018 Winter Olympics boycott

A final decision on whether Russian athletes will compete under a neutral flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics will be made next week.

Angelina Jolie opens up about Brad Pitt, marriage and fame

Natalie Reilly

“I was miserable, I was completely unhappy.”

Kevin Spacey’s behaviour led to temporary shutdown on 1995’s The Usual Suspects, says co-star

Jayme Deerwester

Irish actor Gabriel Byrne, one of the leads from 1995 mystery The Usual Suspects, says co-star Kevin Spacey, who won a supporting actor Oscar for his breakout role, caused production to shut down for two days due to his predatory behaviour.

All the Money in the World: True story of billionaire John Paul Getty who refused to pay kidnappers $17m to save grandson’s life

Olivia Petter

The subject of the upcoming film All the Money in the World might just be as controversial as the production itself.

Wednesday Champions League round-up: Super seven for rampant Liverpool; Man City beaten

A scintillating display of football from Liverpool’s ‘Fab Four’ saw Jurgen Klopp’s side blaze their way into the Champions League knockout phase with a 7-0 victory over Spartak Moscow.

Cineworld targets US expansion with $3.6bn deal to buy Regal


LONDON: Britain’s Cineworld Group sealed an agreement to buy larger US peer Regal Entertainment Group on Tuesday for $3.6 billion in cash, a deal that would create the world’s second largest movie theater operator.

Russia Banned From 2018 Olympics, Clean Athletes May Compete Under Neutral Flag

The International Olympic Committee has ruled on Tuesday to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee immediately. The IOC’s decision follows a probe into the country’s alleged “systematic doping manipulation.”

Christine Keeler dead; British call girl who had affair with John Profumo was 75

The Sun

Sex scandal cabaret dancer Christine Keeler has died aged 75.

Johnny Hallyday: French rock star dies at 74

France’s biggest rock star Johnny Hallyday has died from lung cancer, his wife says. He was 74.

Champions League betting tips: Wednesday preview, inc Liverpool v Spartak, Shakhtar v Man City & Spurs v APOEL

Andy Schooler previews the final set of group matches in the Champions League with Liverpool looking to qualify for the last 16.

Liverpool v Spartak Moscow (1945 GMT, BT Sport 2)

Tuesday Champions League round-up: Man United top group; Chelsea finish second

A round-up from Tuesday night’s action in the Champions League.


World Cup 2018 draw: fixtures, kick-off times, venues, tickets

We’ve got all you need to know about Russia 2018, including the group draw, fixtures, kick-off times.

World Cup finals draw

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