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Three Lions Pride shows normal Russian rules don't apply during World Cup

Three Lions Pride shows normal Russian rules don't apply during World Cup

Waving a pride flag in public in Russia is, normally, as sure a way as any to ensure swift police attention and possible arrest. But a small group of LGBT England fans at the World Cup unveiled a “Three Lions Pride” rainbow banner at England’s first...

yesterday, 20:40 in Sport
 
Jogger accidentally crosses US border from Canada and is held for two weeks

Jogger accidentally crosses US border from Canada and is held for two weeks

It started as a leisurely jog along a Canadian beach on a cool spring evening. But it turned into a two-week nightmare after Cedella Roman accidentally veered across the US border and was seized by US border patrol agents. The French citizen was...

yesterday, 20:23 in World News
 

Latest threat to student health: trolls and orcs

World of Warcraft, the online game, is under attack for causing students to drop out. The game, in which you create your own character - an orc, a troll, a dwarf or a human - and join others to defeat enemies in the mythical land of Azeroth, is...

yesterday, 20:11 in Learning
 
Mexico: 15 fake transgender candidates disqualified from election

Mexico: 15 fake transgender candidates disqualified from election

Mexico’s electoral tribunal has disqualified 15 male candidates who pretended to be transgender to get around gender parity rules in southern Oaxaca state. The indigenous Zapotec community of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec has long recognized a third...

yesterday, 20:08 in World News
 
Boris Becker insists diplomatic passport is genuine

Boris Becker insists diplomatic passport is genuine

Former world No 1 tennis player Boris Becker has insisted he has a genuine diplomatic passport from the Central African Republic after officials dismissed it as a fake. The retired German tennis star, who claims his role as an attache to the EU gives...

yesterday, 19:55 in World News
 
Paul McCartney serves up surprise show in Liverpool pub

Paul McCartney serves up surprise show in Liverpool pub

As homecoming gigs for one of the world’s biggest rock stars go, it was fairly low key: a small band on a slightly bigger stage in a local pub. But for the drinkers who just happened to be in the Philharmonic Dining Rooms in Liverpool, seeing Sir Paul...

yesterday, 19:42 in Art & Culture
 
‘Don’t drink, undress or defecate in public’ – how Magaluf is trying to tame its British tourists

‘Don’t drink, undress or defecate in public’ – how Magaluf is trying to tame its British tourists

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy … unless you live in one of Europe’s party towns, when it is a daily battle against the excesses of British holidaymakers on a mission to get trashed. Magaluf has marked the start of the holiday season by putting up...

yesterday, 19:40 in Travel
 
Germany in crisis as Mesut Özil’s ‘Bling-bling gang’ take on Bavarians

Germany in crisis as Mesut Özil’s ‘Bling-bling gang’ take on Bavarians

In October 2010, Angela Merkel paid an unscheduled visit to the Germany dressing-room after their 3-0 home win over Turkey. The chancellor was photographed shaking hands with Mesut Özil, the team’s German-Turkish midfielder and there was the...

yesterday, 19:28 in Sport
 
Hernán Darío Gómez: ‘You need the pressure, fear, players – the ball‘

Hernán Darío Gómez: ‘You need the pressure, fear, players – the ball‘

“And when we got home, they destroyed us.” Hernán Darío Gómez is talking about the aftermath of the 1998 World Cup when Colombia were knocked out by David Beckham’s free-kick in Lens. But it is not really about that; it is about everything: a...

yesterday, 19:28 in Sport
 
New NHS investigative body to examine suspicious deaths

New NHS investigative body to examine suspicious deaths

A new body being set up to investigate suspicious deaths in the NHS is designed to be so secretive that it will block families from finding out the truth of what happened to their relatives, campaigners have said. The government says that the Health...

yesterday, 19:22 in Health
 
UK should cancel Donald Trump visit, says Jeremy Corbyn

UK should cancel Donald Trump visit, says Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May has “ample reasons” to cancel Donald Trump’s visit to the UK next month, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The Labour leader said the escalating trade dispute between US and the EU, as well as the US treatment of child migrant detainees separated...

yesterday, 19:17 in World News
 
The French GP is back: ‘We love F1 here, its return is good for everybody’

The French GP is back: ‘We love F1 here, its return is good for everybody’

There will doubtless be no shortage of intensity at the sharp end of the French Grand Prix but away from a tight title fight, for many in France it will be an unashamedly emotional affair. For Jacques Laffite, the race’s return to the Formula One...

yesterday, 18:56 in Sport
 
Radio scores as fans enjoy World Cup ‘feelgood factor’

Radio scores as fans enjoy World Cup ‘feelgood factor’

With England’s World Cup opening game becoming the most-watched programme of the year so far, radio coverage seems on course to hit new heights too. BBC Radio 5 Live and TalkSport are both broadcasting all the tournament’s games and, although figures...

yesterday, 18:56 in Sport
 
Brazil’s Tite insists Neymar will reach his ‘best level’ at the World Cup

Brazil’s Tite insists Neymar will reach his ‘best level’ at the World Cup

The Brazil manager, Tite, insisted Neymar would reach his “best level” at the World Cup after his team’s 2-0 defeat of Costa Rica in St Petersburg. “[Neymar’s] individuality shows up if the whole group is playing well,” Tite said. “You can’t put all...

yesterday, 18:56 in Sport
 
Anti-Brexit march to draw tens of thousands to London

Anti-Brexit march to draw tens of thousands to London

Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Westminster for an anti-Brexit demonstration on Saturday that organisers say is the start of a “strategic pivot” away from opposing it in parliament towards mobilising public opinion in favour of...

yesterday, 18:49 in Politics
 


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