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Tyson Fury insists Deontay Wilder rematch still on cards despite ESPN deal

Tyson Fury insists Deontay Wilder rematch still on cards despite ESPN deal

A proposed rematch with Deontay Wilder has been thrown into doubt after Tyson Fury announced a deal with ESPN that makes it the “exclusive” broadcaster of his fights in the US. Negotiations for a rematch, following December’s controversial draw in Los...

yesterday, 23:26 in Sport
 
John Mitchell and Warren Gatland forget friendship for Cardiff evening

John Mitchell and Warren Gatland forget friendship for Cardiff evening

Just occasionally in sport there is no escaping one’s past. Once upon a time Warren Gatland and John Mitchell were house-mates in Hamilton, sharing car rides to training and much else besides. Little did either of them guess they would one day be...

yesterday, 23:26 in Sport
 
Ellis Genge hoping to be the man with a dragon tattoo

Ellis Genge hoping to be the man with a dragon tattoo

Heard the one about the England player hoping to get a Welsh dragon tattooed on his foot? Those who say rugby is short on characters have clearly not met Ellis Genge, the Leicester loosehead prop, whose taste in inspirational body art is putting the...

yesterday, 22:53 in Sport
 
FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester sides kept apart

FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester sides kept apart

Both Manchester clubs were kept apart in the draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals. Manchester City will travel to Swansea for another trip to south Wales after beating Newport in the fifth round. Manchester United, who beat the holders Chelsea 2-0 at...

yesterday, 22:26 in Sport
 
Gene therapy could treat rare brain disorder in unborn babies

Gene therapy could treat rare brain disorder in unborn babies

Scientists are developing a radical form of gene therapy that could cure a devastating medical disorder by mending mutations in the brains of foetuses in the womb. The treatment, which has never been attempted before, would involve doctors injecting...

yesterday, 22:14 in World News
 
Manchester United’s Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba extend Chelsea’s misery

Manchester United’s Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba extend Chelsea’s misery

Chelsea will not stand for much more of this. Maurizio Sarri, isolated and alone, shuffled around his technical area as his team were out-muscled, out-manoeuvred and out-classed by Manchester United to leave the FA Cup. The Italian’s eyes never left...

yesterday, 21:55 in Sport
 
Paladin controversy prompts renewed scrutiny of $591m Nauru deal

Paladin controversy prompts renewed scrutiny of $591m Nauru deal

Controversy surrounding the awarding of a $423m Manus Island contract to security contractor Paladin has prompted new scrutiny of a second major $591m deal to run the Nauru detention centre. The home affairs department used a limited tender process...

yesterday, 21:53 in World News
 
'No idea'': Mathias Cormann faces questions over family travel – politics live

'No idea'': Mathias Cormann faces questions over family travel – politics live

That was an eventful evening. Border Force admitted human error and an outdated IT system likely led to Hakeem al-Araibi spending just under three months in a Thai prison. That came after the Australian Federal Police pointed the finger at the Border...

yesterday, 21:38 in World News
 
Eight-year-old drag racer Anita Board was going too fast before fatal crash, inquest told

Eight-year-old drag racer Anita Board was going too fast before fatal crash, inquest told

An eight-year-old girl who died after crashing her drag racer in Perth was going too fast when an official appeared to wave her towards the exit gate, an inquest has heard. Anita Board suffered a catastrophic brain injury in the crash at Perth...

yesterday, 21:24 in World News
 
Aurora man who makes crosses for shooting victims puts five in hometown

Aurora man who makes crosses for shooting victims puts five in hometown

A man who has delivered more than 26,000 white crosses to sites around the US, largely to remember victims of gun violence, has now found himself doing the same in his hometown: Aurora, Illinois, where five people were killed and six injured in a...

yesterday, 21:07 in World News
 
China rejects Australian parliament cyber attack claims as 'baseless' and 'irresponsible'

China rejects Australian parliament cyber attack claims as 'baseless' and 'irresponsible'

China has hit back at suggestions it was behind a sophisticated cyber attack on Australia’s political parties, warning “irresponsible” and “baseless” speculation will heighten tensions. The prime minister, Scott Morrison, revealed on Monday cyber...

yesterday, 20:57 in World News
 

Morning mail: UK Labour splits, Al-Araibi mistakes, Facebook 'digital gangsters'

Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 19 February. Top stories Seven British Labour MPs have quit the party over its direction under Jeremy Corbyn, citing concerns over antisemitism, Brexit and...

yesterday, 20:26 in World News
 
True Detective recap: season three, episode seven – The Final Country

True Detective recap: season three, episode seven – The Final Country

Spoiler alert: this blog details events in the seventh episode of the third season of True Detective, which airs on Sunday nights on HBO in the US, and Mondays in the UK on Sky Atlantic at 2am and 9pm. ‘I told your daddy he shouldn’t do this. It could...

yesterday, 20:00 in Showbiz
 
Sajid Javid warns EU counterparts of joint policing 'disruption'

Sajid Javid warns EU counterparts of joint policing 'disruption'

The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has urged his EU counterparts to prepare for the eventuality that current joint policing systems could discontinue on 30 March because of a no-deal Brexit. The EU and the UK have produced similar contingency plans for...

yesterday, 19:52 in World News
 
Trump seeks to rally US-based Venezuelans against Nicolás Maduro

Trump seeks to rally US-based Venezuelans against Nicolás Maduro

Donald Trump will speak on Monday in the largest Venezuelan community in the US, seeking to rally support for the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, and saying the South American country’s “current path toward democracy is irreversible”. The president is...

yesterday, 19:52 in World News
 


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