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Kosovo the first stop as Gareth Southgate’s England hit home straight

Kosovo the first stop as Gareth Southgate’s England hit home straight

There was plenty on Gareth Southgate’s mind as he departed Wembley on that tumultuous night in June 1996, after his missed penalty condemned England to defeat in the European Championship semi-final against Germany, but a little-known detail has...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 

Ben Stokes: ‘Fear is natural. It ebbs and flows. Just embrace it'

“The whole redemption thing?”Ben Stokes says as he raises an eyebrow on a quiet morning at Lord’s. He does not look convinced as all the intensity and the glory of the summer has long since drained away. Stokes helped England win the World Cup amid...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
F1 trailblazer Silvia Bellot: ‘If I can do it, it proves other women can’

F1 trailblazer Silvia Bellot: ‘If I can do it, it proves other women can’

Silvia Bellot smiles easily, her grin often breaking into the warm, generous laughter of a woman wholly at ease with herself. There is nothing in her manner that suggests she takes anything but pleasure in her role as the youngest and only female...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Harry Wilson seals win over Azerbaijan to keep Wales in Euro 2020 hunt

Harry Wilson seals win over Azerbaijan to keep Wales in Euro 2020 hunt

Ryan Giggs praised his Wales side for their solid victory against Azerbaijan in Baku that meant their efforts to qualify automatically for Euro 2020 will go down to wire. Wales’s first away win in 13 months was secured by Kieffer Moore and Harry...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Flood barriers go up around Shakespeare sites as River Avon rises

Flood barriers go up around Shakespeare sites as River Avon rises

Flood barriers have been erected in the historic town of Stratford-on-Avon after more than 100 warnings were issued across the country as a result of wet weather. The Environment Agency (EA) took steps to protect some of the key sites associated with...

yesterday, 08:47 in Art & Culture
 
Triggered, Donald Trump Jr's #1 bestseller, under fire for inflating sales

Triggered, Donald Trump Jr's #1 bestseller, under fire for inflating sales

More than 30 years ago, Donald Trump is reported to have ordered key staff to buy thousands of copies of The Art of the Deal to make it seem more popular than it was. Now his eldest son Donald Trump Junior has been accused of doing the same thing for...

yesterday, 08:47 in Art & Culture
 
Peter Adam obituary

Peter Adam obituary

The film-maker and television producer Peter Adam, who has died aged 90, was described by David Attenborough as “one of the key figures who helped to establish the character of BBC Two during its golden age”. He joined the BBC in 1968 and as a...

yesterday, 08:47 in Art & Culture
 
Rosalía, Camila Cabello and Pedro Capó win top awards at 2019 Latin Grammys

Rosalía, Camila Cabello and Pedro Capó win top awards at 2019 Latin Grammys

Spanish pop singer Rosalía capped her breakthrough year by winning the top honour at the 2019 Latin Grammy awards. Her album El Mal Querer, which fuses flamenco music with R&B and trap, was named album of the year as well as best contemporary pop...

yesterday, 08:47 in Art & Culture
 

Naomie Harris: ‘I just want to be myself’

Think of all the clothes that are thrown out every day. The sock that sprung a hole in the toe. The trousers that shrunk in the dryer. The daring top you bought on a whim and never summoned the confidence to wear. According to a 2017 survey, Britons...

yesterday, 08:47 in Art & Culture
 
'Our friendship was intimate on all levels': Robyn Crawford on her love for Whitney Houston

'Our friendship was intimate on all levels': Robyn Crawford on her love for Whitney Houston

The story told by Robyn Crawford in the pages of A Song For You, an account of her decades-long relationship with Whitney Houston is tender, moving and painful to read, the history of a friendship that is also a love story. More acutely, it is the...

yesterday, 08:47 in Art & Culture
 
War of words breaks out after YA novelist’s fans go after critical reader

War of words breaks out after YA novelist’s fans go after critical reader

A bestselling author’s decision to respond to a recent graduate who criticised her books in a local newspaper has seen the graduate bombarded with online abuse and her university apologise for her comments. YA author Sarah Dessen retweeted a story...

yesterday, 08:47 in Art & Culture
 
Antony Gormley's work of 40,000 terracotta figures goes on show

Antony Gormley's work of 40,000 terracotta figures goes on show

Antony Gormley regards the 40,000 tiny, otherworldly terracotta figures staring helplessly out at the viewer as a call to our conscience. “They are asking: ‘What kind of world are you making?’” he says. The artist was in Colchester on Friday for the...

yesterday, 08:47 in Art & Culture
 
Spiral recap: season seven, episodes 11 and 12 – the finale

Spiral recap: season seven, episodes 11 and 12 – the finale

Spoiler alert: this recap is for people watching Spiral on the BBC. Do not read on unless you have watched season seven, episodes 11 and 12. Network issues If Spiral teaches us nothing else, it is that the ends always justify the means. Whatever...

yesterday, 08:47 in Showbiz
 
Brexitcast: TV for people who can recite their credit score from memory

Brexitcast: TV for people who can recite their credit score from memory

I don’t know if the realisation that you are truly not as smart as 16 years of schooling led you to believe you were is exclusive to me, but: have you ever arrived at a party – a dinner party normally, but it can just be a normal party that multiple...

yesterday, 08:47 in Showbiz
 
Slackers, stars and soft denim montrosities: why Freaks and Geeks is still the ultimate high school show

Slackers, stars and soft denim montrosities: why Freaks and Geeks is still the ultimate high school show

Little by little, while the world’s attention has been diverted by the big-budget Maclunkeyisms of Disney+ or Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon on Apple TV+, All4 is quietly staking a claim as a streaming service of some repute. Last month it did...

yesterday, 08:47 in Showbiz
 


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