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Driving eyesight rules: experts call for driver eye tests every decade

Motorists should have their sight checked at least once every ten years to ensure they are fit to drive, according to eyesight experts.  The Association of Optometrists (AOP) is calling on drivers to undergo an extensive eye test to prove their vision...

today, 02:07 in Auto

Uni staff told capital letters could frighten anxious students

Lecturers at a Leeds university have been urged to stop using capital letters in their classwork instructions to avoid upsetting anxious students. Staff in the journalism department of Leeds Trinity received the unusual request in a memo warning that...

today, 01:25 in Auto

Jeremy Clarkson’s The Grand Tour Season 3: release date, what to expect and how to watch it

After a successful first two seasons, The Grand Tour is rumoured to be just weeks from launching. The new series marks the start of the Amazon Prime motoring show’s third season. While the first two seasons of the show were widely advertised before...

today, 01:06 in Showbiz

Brexit divisions appear between the EU27

The Brexit circus has temporarily shifted from Westminster to the Continent as EU leaders voice their reservations about the deal before it is signed off at a special EU Council meeting later this week. With Theresa May having secured the tentative...

yesterday, 18:41 in Auto

How the DUP could make Theresa May’s job impossible

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has fired a warning shot at Theresa May over her draft Brexit deal by pulling its support for the Government’s proposed amendments to the Finance Bill. The Northern Irish party instead voted for an amendment put...

yesterday, 15:43 in Politics

Mo Farah confirms he will run in the 2019 London Marathon

British athletics legend Mo Farah will run in the 2019 London Marathon as part of his preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 35-year-old, a four-time Olympic gold medallist on the track, is currently in his first year as a dedicated...

yesterday, 13:27 in Sport

Ten best places to celebrate Thanksgiving in London

Thanksgiving might be an American holiday, but there’s a wealth of restaurants and bars across the capital paying homage to it. From three-course feasts with ethically sourced chicken to the staple that is pumpkin pie, you can gorge on plenty of...

yesterday, 12:30 in Auto

Premier League transfer news: Marcus Rashford, Paul Pogba, Christian Eriksen

Premier League transfer news and rumours Real and Juve eye Rashford Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford is a transfer target for European giants Real Madrid and Juventus. Champions League holders Real watched Rashford in action for...

yesterday, 12:05 in Sport

Uefa president: European Super League reports are ‘fiction’

The president of Uefa has dismissed plans of a proposed European Super League and says reports published in Football Leaks documents are “fiction”. Aleksander Ceferin, who was appointed Uefa chief in 2016, and Andrea Agnelli, the chairman of the...

yesterday, 11:01 in Sport

Cricket Australia: bans stand for Smith, Warner and Bancroft

Cricket Australia (CA) has rejected a submission to reduce the bans of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft. The trio were suspended following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March. It was found that sandpaper was used to...

yesterday, 10:05 in Sport

Why Theresa May’s Brexit is almost exactly what you voted for

Forgive me, I may have missed something. There has of course been a lot to take in over the last few days. But, despite what the latest former Brexit secretary believes, it seems to me that the Brexit withdrawal agreement delivers almost exactly what...

yesterday, 09:17 in Politics

Arsenal transfer news: Pablo Fornals, Nikola Maksimovic, Ousmane Dembele

Gunners fancy Fornals Arsenal are lining up a January move for Villarreal’s Spanish international midfielder Pablo Fornals. According to The Sun the 22-year-old is said to be at the top of Unai Emery’s new year shopping list and the Gunners are ready...

yesterday, 09:04 in Sport

Red Sox vs. Yankees in London: how to register for ticket pre-sale access

After months of speculation it has been confirmed that Major League Baseball (MLB) will play its first regular-season matches in Europe next year when the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees in London. The Red Sox vs. Yankees rivalry is one of...

yesterday, 08:24 in Sport

Video: Virgil van Dijk volleys Holland to the Uefa Nations League finals

Germany 2 Holland 2 Holland emulated England’s stirring comeback against Croatia to earn their place in next summer’s Uefa Nations League semi-final. The Dutch had seemed dead and buried against Germany, trailing their hosts 2-0 in the Veltins-Arena...

yesterday, 08:15 in Sport

Royal fabric supplier launches woollen coffins

The British fabric supplier behind Prince William and Prince Harry’s wedding suits is branching out into the burial business too, with a new line of woollen coffins. Yorkshire-based mill AW Hainsworth, which clothes the Royal Family at ceremonial...

Monday, 19:06 in Auto

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