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January 16, 2019 5:37 AM Australian Open: Kevin Anderson knocked out by Frances Tiafoe

Fifth seed Kevin Anderson is out of the Australian Open after being beaten in four sets by American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, who reached the final at Wimbledon in 2018, took the first set 6-4 but his 20-year-old opponent fought back to take the next three 6-4 6-4 7-5 and seal a place in the third round. World number 39 Tiafoe had never previously progressed 6

January 15, 2019 10:00 AM Stacey Dooley joins Ashley Roberts and Joe Sugg for Strictly Come Dancing tour rehearsals

STACEY DOOLEY and the Strictly Come Dancing cast of 2018, including Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell, headed out for dinner ahead of rehearsals for the first date of the Live! tour on Friday. Stacey Dooley, 31, took to social media yesterday to document life of tour as the 2018 cast hit the road for the Strictly Come Dancing tour. The Strictly champion, who won last year’s 6

January 14, 2019 12:05 AM Royal Mint marks 50 years of the 50p

A set of coins celebrating 50 years of the seven-sided 50 pence piece has been unveiled by the Royal Mint. The commemorative coins mark events including Sir Roger Bannister running the first sub four-minute mile and the 250th anniversary of the founding of Kew Gardens in London. The founding of the Scouts and Girl Guides is also celebrated in the set. The Royal 8

January 11, 2019 3:10 AM Craig McLachlan: Actor charged with assault and sex offences

Australian actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with one count of common assault and eight counts of indecent assault by police. The former Neighbours star, 53, was charged by a police sex crime unit in Melbourne. A spokesman for Mr McLachlan told local media: "Craig is innocent of these charges which will be vigorously defended." McLachlan is a veteran 10

January 9, 2019 6:41 PM Margot Robbie Is Officially Starring In The Barbie Movie

“Playing with Barbie promotes confidence, curiosity and communication throughout a child’s journey to self-discovery,” said Robbie in a statement that sounds like it’s come straight from Mattel’s press department. “Over the brand’s almost 60 years, Barbie has empowered kids to imagine themselves in aspirational roles from a princess to president.” “I’m so honoured 11

January 9, 2019 11:37 AM Andy Murray to face Novak Djokovic in practice match before Australian Open

Britain's Andy Murray will face world number one Novak Djokovic in a practice match on Thursday as part of his preparations for the Australian Open. Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray missed most of last season after hip surgery and has tumbled down the rankings to 230th. Australian Open organisers said the match on the Margaret Court Arena show court 9

January 9, 2019 7:54 AM Simona Halep: World number one loses to Ashleigh Barty at Sydney International

World number one Simona Halep's first match in more than three months ended in defeat by Australia's Ashleigh Barty at the Sydney International. The Romanian, who cut short her 2018 season with a back injury, was beaten 6-4 6-4 by the world number 15 in the second round after a first-round bye. French Open champion Halep, 27, who was runner-up at last year's 10

January 9, 2019 6:59 AM ASB Classic: Cameron Norrie beats Joao Sousa to reach Auckland quarter-finals

British number two Cameron Norrie reached the ASB Classic quarter-finals with a straight-set victory over Joao Sousa in Auckland. World number 93 Norrie beat the Portuguese, who is ranked 49 places above him, 7-6 (7-4) 6-4. The 23-year-old saved all six break points he faced as he closed out the match in 95 minutes. He will face 50th-ranked Taylor Fritz 9

January 9, 2019 4:06 AM Melbourne, Australia ON ALERT after ‘suspicious package’ sent to UK consulate and others

THE BRITISH consulate in Melbourne, Australia has been sent a “suspicious package”, along with multiple other foreign embassies it has been confirmed. The packages are being investigated after “hazardous material” was reported. Emergency services are at the scene on St Kilda Road and the city. Those believed to be targeted include the US, Italian, German 9

January 8, 2019 7:35 PM Margot Robbie to play Barbie in new live-action film

The Wolf Of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star replaces comedian Amy Schumer, who dropped out of the project in 2017. The Wolf Of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star will also serve as a producer on the project, which is a joint venture between Hollywood studio Warner Bros and toy manufacturer Mattel. Robbie, 28, said she was "honoured" to take on the role of Barbie 12