News archive from 14 July 2018

Kevin Anderson suffers survivor’s guilt after marathon defeat of Isner

Kevin Anderson suffers survivor’s guilt after marathon defeat of Isner

The grass grew, the sun set, governments fell, empires crumbled, and John Isner and Kevin Anderson played tennis. Ace after ace, game after game, hour after hour. There were spectators on Centre Court who grew new beards, ballboys who walked off as...

Guardian, 00:17 in Sport
 
England prepared for one last push to claim third place against Belgium

England prepared for one last push to claim third place against Belgium

Three days on the sense of regret is just as raw. Gareth Southgate has done all he can to re-energise his England squad for the third-place play-off, such a cruel commitment in the context of what might have been, but he still found himself squinting...

Guardian, 00:17 in Sport
 
'Young and terrified': the Queensland women forced to go interstate for abortions

'Young and terrified': the Queensland women forced to go interstate for abortions

More than 60 women from far north Queensland have been forced to go interstate to have abortions, often to Sydney, in the first six months of 2018. Other women from regional parts of Queensland, where abortion remains a criminal offence under the 1899...

 

Stunning, breathtaking, awe-inspiring - pictures from a dazzling night at Sunderland Tall Ships

Wow - just wow! A spectacular show of death-defying bravery, stunning performances and simply gorgeous effects played out before a crowd of thousands as the penultimate day of the Tall Ships in Sunderland. See amazing pictures from the events here....

 
The most unbelievable music festival stages

The most unbelievable music festival stages

What’s the most unbelievable music festival stage you’ve ever been to? There must be a few you’ve partied at you thought were absolutely incredible? The sounds, sights, layout and people just came together. Here’s a list of some of the most unique...

Metro, 00:36 in Lifestyle
 
Talking Horses: Sands Of Mali can lift July Cup on racing’s Super Saturday

Talking Horses: Sands Of Mali can lift July Cup on racing’s Super Saturday

Richard Fahey stunned the betting market by saddling Mayson to win the July Cup at 20-1 six years ago and now the Yorkshire trainer may be about to follow up with a rather more obvious contender in Sands Of Mali (2.15). The zippy three-year-old...

Guardian, 00:36 in Sport
 

Russell Knox “away with the fairies” but in contention at Gullane

It could be a whole new way of playing tournament golf – just over 12 minutes of concentration required per round and spent the rest with your head in the proverbial clouds. Can’t see it catching on, to be honest, but for Russell Knox it worked...

The Courier, 00:42 in Sport
 

READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and our wild reader offer is back - to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets! With up to a whopping 50 per cent off you pay only £60 for a Family Day Ticket. If you buy on the day at the...

 
Connor smashes Gullane course record to announce his arrival at Scottish Open

Connor smashes Gullane course record to announce his arrival at Scottish Open

A new course record – at least for a few hours – in a Rolex Series event, on home turf and a place in the top 10 going into the weekend…could yesterday be the day when Connor Syme properly arrived on the European Tour? The European Tour rookie from...

The Courier, 00:42 in Sport
 

‘Bring the voting age down to 16’

Young people are not being heard in politics and the voting age should be lowered to 16. That was the message to Kirklees Council bosses who asked people for ideas on how participation in democracy could be improved. A draft report which contains 48...

 

Sudoku 4,112 hard

Click here to access the print version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Buy the next issue of the Guardian or subscribe to our Digital Edition to see the completed puzzle. Topics Life and...

 

Killer sudoku 614

Click here to access the print version. Normal sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within dotted lines add up to the figures in the corner. No number can be repeated within each shape formed by dotted lines. Buy the Guardian...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: The key lesson over school cuts. Rise in class sizes is damaging

TODAY’S disclosures about teacher shortages, and the accompanying rise in class sizes, is not just about the future of education. It is an issue which is also integral to the region’s future economic prosperity. Unless more students from this region...

 

David Blunkett: Too little, too late, but Brexit blueprint is a start at last

WHO could have made any of this up? Two Cabinet resignations, the second anniversary yesterday of Theresa May’s premiership, Donald Trump’s visit and a World Cup semi-final! In the political arena, the last week has been critical to our future as a...

 

Tom Richmond: Lord Carrington and the lost age of political dignity

IT is very doubtful that a politician and diplomat of Peter Carrington’s seniority and status would survive for long in contemporary politics. The reason? The man who served every Tory premier from Winston Churchill to Margaret Thatcher did so from...

 


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