News archive from 13 June 2015

Jonny Wilkinson, James Anderson and Frank Lampard on Queen’s Birthday Honours List

England seamer James Anderson and former Chelsea and Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard have both spoken of their pride after being awarded OBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Among other sportsmen honoured 2003 Rugby World Cup-winner...

Guardian, 00:01 in Sport
 

From dusk till dawn: Interactive map lets you see sunrise and sunsets around the world on Instagram in...

Right now, somewhere in the world, a sunrise or sunset is painting the sky a majestic red. And the chances are a smartphone is capturing that moment and uploading it to Instagram. Now, you can see all of the sunrises and sunsets in real-time using an...

 
Australian navy ‘paid migrant boat to turn back’

Australian navy ‘paid migrant boat to turn back’

AN INDONESIAN official yesterday criticised Australia's prime minister as "unethical" for sidestepping allegations his country's navy paid the crew of a boat carrying 65 migrants to return to Indonesian waters. Indonesia’s foreign ministry...

 
Harper Lee’s Mockingbird letters set for auction

Harper Lee’s Mockingbird letters set for auction

Six letters by To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee to one of her closest friends could fetch as much as $250,000 (£160,000) at auction. Four of the letters date from before Mockingbird, while Lee was caring for her ailing father, Amasa Coleman...

 

Video: Boeing plane performs ‘vertical’ take-off

THE 787-9 Dreamliner from Boeing took off from Le Bourget Airport in Paris, lifting from the runway at a near vertical angle. The Vietnam Airplines pilot was demonstrating this feat of physics before an appearance at the Paris Air Show which is set to...

 
Cameron’s EU renegotiation bid runs into opposition

Cameron’s EU renegotiation bid runs into opposition

DAVID Cameron's drive to renegotiate the UK's future membership terms of the European Union have hit a major obstacle after four EU governments made it clear they oppose some of his key "red line" demands. The heads of government from...

 

Arsenal ace Jack Wilshere pledges Gunners future amid talk of Manchester City move

City, fresh from having a bid worth £30m rejected for Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, have placed Wilshere on their transfer wishlist as they target the best English talent. Manager Manuel Pellegrini's squad is short on home-grown players having seen the...

 

Liverpool midfielder Fara Williams URGES England squad not to panic after France defeat

A defensive England team were beaten 1-0 by France at the Moncton Stadium, where they will face a Mexico side which drew their first game 1-1 with Colombia. It looks like a must-win situation but experienced Liverpool midfielder Williams, who has a...

 

Plucky Chelsea defender Gary Cahill looking to raise England's standards

It was not the forlorn struggle to contain Uruguay's Luis Suarez, but the moment he played at being a rock star, donning a leather jacket and strumming on a bass guitar alongside Hulk, Samuel Eto'o and Maya Yoshida in an advert for Budweiser. "It...

 

Jack Wilshere: I've made mistakes but I'm learning from them

Out went the defender, who continues to slip under the radar when his achievements scream out, and in his place sat a midfielder who faced being asked about his top five mistakes rather than his favourite trophies. "I'll answer it, but I need to...

 

Roy Carroll ruled out of Northern Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier clash against Romania

Michael O'Neill's side currently lie second in Group F after a recording four victories in their opening five games and victory over the group leaders at Windsor Park would put them in a strong position to reach a major finals for the first time since...

 

ROI striker Robbie Keane left to decide if he faces Scotland after family tragedy

The Republic of Ireland forward's cousin Stephen Harris died in hospital on Friday morning, two days after his brother Alan Harris. Both men were involved in a work accident while inspecting a sewer and Ireland manager Martin O'Neill said it will be...

 

Talking Horses: Saturday’s best bets plus all the latest racing news

One week after sending out the one-two in the Derby, John Gosden looks well placed to take the glory in another Saturday TV race, thanks to Waady (2.55). Sandown’s Scurry Stakes is some way below the Epsom Classic in the pecking order of prestigious...

Guardian, 00:06 in Sport
 
The Queen’s Birthday Honour List - all the Yorkshire recipients

The Queen’s Birthday Honour List - all the Yorkshire recipients

Here are the all the honours from the Yorkshire area: Knights
bachelor Gary Keith Verity. Chief executive Welcome to Yorkshire. For services to Tourism and the Tour De France Grand Depart 2014. (North Yorkshire) Nicholas John Weller. Executive...

 

Eastern promise: Oriental fashion for summer

Paisley printed chiffon dress, £89. Silver and gold skinny bangle set, £10 PH Go romantic in this micro-floral strapless cotton dress teamed with crochet cardiganMicro-floral strapless cotton dress, £119. Long fringed crochet cardigan, £109. Coin...

 


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