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Ford Mustang 2018: a fast and furious ’Stang

Time to put on a Steve McQueen turtleneck and get ready to press the pedal to the metal, says The Sunday Times. The Ford Mustang was relaunched three years ago, but a newer version has now arrived. It has a more powerful five-litre, V8 engine, and its...

Thursday, 13:10 in Auto

England team ‘accidentally leaked’: Marcus Rashford to replace Raheem Sterling?

It could be a ploy to puzzle Panama but has assistant manager Steve Holland accidentally leaked the England team for Sunday’s group G clash? Photographers at today’s training session in Russia captured Holland “carrying a sheet of paper that seemed to...

Thursday, 12:26 in Sport

Iranian women allowed to watch World Cup after sit-in protest

Iran played Spain in the World Cup last night, and excitement was high in Tehran, where the game was to be broadcast live in the capital’s Azadi Stadium. For 40 years, women have been unable to watch the national side in person, due to a ban on female...

Thursday, 11:24 in Sport

Tesla sues former employee accused of stealing ‘gigabytes’ of data

Tesla has sued a former employee who allegedly stole “gigabytes” of data and trade secrets after hacking into the company’s accounts.  A lawsuit filed yesterday in Las Vegas alleges that Martin Tripp, a former engineer at Tesla’s Nevada-based...

Thursday, 11:11 in Auto

World Cup briefing: Germany urged to drop Mesut Ozil after Mexico ‘debacle’

It’s not been a great start for Germany’s World Cup defence. After opening their campaign with a defeat against Mexico in group F, the squad have held “crisis talks” to discuss the “debacle”.   Germany’s second game is against group leaders Sweden on...

Thursday, 11:09 in Sport

Premier League transfer news: Luka Modric, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jerome Boateng

Premier League transfer news and rumours  Luka Modric: Real Madrid to Tottenham Tottenham are lining up a “sensational” bid to bring Luka Modric back to the club from Real Madrid. The midfielder left Spurs for Real in 2012 and has won four Champions...

Thursday, 10:02 in Sport

F1: Daniel Ricciardo gets huge offer to join McLaren

German publication Sports Bild is reporting that McLaren are keen on signing Daniel Ricciardo and have offered the Red Bull driver a lucrative contract. McLaren’s reported offer to the Australian is claimed to be $20m (£15.2m) per season - an amount...

Thursday, 09:07 in Sport

Man Utd transfer news: Paul Pogba plus cash bid offer for Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale

Bale bombshell The Daily Express has dropped what is surely the bombshell of the summer so far with its claim that Manchester United “have told Real Madrid they will offer Paul Pogba and cash to sign Gareth Bale”.  If true, and it may be a big ‘if’,...

Thursday, 08:35 in Sport

World Cup: injury shock for England boss Gareth Southgate

England have suffered what The Daily Telegraph describes as one of the “most bizarre injuries” in World Cup history. Fortunately for the Three Lions, who face Panama on Sunday, the victim wasn’t a player but Gareth Southgate.  The England manager...

Thursday, 08:35 in Sport

How Theresa May saw off another Brexit rebellion

Theresa May has seen off yet another Tory rebellion over Brexit, following a last-minute compromise on the EU Withdrawal Bill. Up to 12 Conservative MPs had reportedly been ready to vote against the whip and back an amendment to ensure that MPs had a...

Thursday, 07:16 in Politics

EU to impose tit-for-tat tariffs on US imports

The EU will impose new tariffs on a number of high-profile US goods this Friday, in retaliation against what it calls Donald Trump’s “unilateral and unjustified” decision to hike duties on aluminium and steel. The EU’s trade commissioner Cecilia...

Thursday, 06:16 in Business

Google predicts when people will die ‘with 95% accuracy’

Google has claimed it can predict with 95% accuracy when people will die using new artificial intelligence technology. In a paper published in the journal Nature, the company’s Medical Brain team detailed how it is using a new type of artificial...

Thursday, 01:59 in Auto

Is John Travolta’s Gotti one of the worst movies ever?

John Travolta’s long-gestating passion-project Gotti has been slated by film critics as the “worst mob movie ever”. Eight years in the making, dogged by changes of directors, producers and cast, Gotti - finally released in the US last Friday - is...

Thursday, 01:59 in Auto
Meghan Markle leads Royals at Ascot - in pictures

Meghan Markle leads Royals at Ascot - in pictures

Meghan Markle made her royal debut at the Ascot races yesterday, exactly a month after her wedding to Prince Harry. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined Queen Elizabeth for the opening of the five-day event, a highlight of the horse-racing calendar....

Thursday, 00:53 in Politics

F1 French Grand Prix: practice, qualifying, race start time, betting odds and TV details

Valtteri Bottas admits that Mercedes are “definitely not the favourites” for this weekend’s Formula 1 French Grand Prix. F1 returns to the Circuit Paul Ricard for its first race since 1990 with Ferrari ace Sebastian Vettel leading the drivers’...

Wednesday, 17:08 in Sport

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