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January 13, 2019 8:11 PM BDO World Championships: Glen Durrant beats Scott Waites in final

Glen Durrant beat fellow Englishman Scott Waites 7-3 to win a third consecutive BDO World Championship title at the Lakeside. Durrant, 48, is the first player to win three BDO world titles in a row since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 and the fifth to win it on three or more occasions. "It means the earth and back," Durrant told Eurosport after beating 41-year-old 144

January 12, 2019 5:52 PM BDO World Championships: Mikuru Suzuki beats England's Lorraine Winstanley

England's Lorraine Winstanley was beaten 3-0 by Japan's Mikuru Suzuki in the BDO Women's World Championship final at the Lakeside. Unseeded Suzuki, 36, becomes the first non-European to win the title as well as the first Asian world champion in either PDC or BDO competitions. Top seed Winstanley, 43, was competing in her first world final but won only two legs against 121

January 11, 2019 2:18 PM MAPPED: Do YOU live in Britain’s worst burglary hotspot? Top 20 revealed

THE UK’S worst areas for burglaries have been revealed in new analysis that found break ins are up 16 percent. The small town of Henley-in-Arden, in Warwickshire, is confirmed to be the UK’s top burglary claims hotspot, according to analysis of more than 2.5 million home insurance quotes from January 2017 to December 2018. MoneySuperMarket analysed home insurance 143

January 10, 2019 2:59 PM Alaska earthquakes today: MORE quakes hit Alaska

ALASKA has experienced daily jolts after a massive magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck on November 30. Here is the latest as more quakes hit Alaska - is the Big One coming? The area also sees about 300 earthquakes at magnitude 4 to 5 per year, with an average of a 1,000 earthquakes located in Alaska each month. This is because one of the fastest moving underwater 146

January 4, 2019 1:39 AM Fat cat Friday: Top bosses' 2019 pay already matches the average annual salary

Chief executives of leading UK companies are now paid 133 times more than the average worker. A report by the High Pay Centre think tank and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) says chief executives of FTSE 100 firms have average pay packets £3.9 million, around £1,000 per hour. Published on what it calls "Fat Cat Friday", the report 112

January 4, 2019 12:25 AM Top boss pay overtakes staff in three days, report says

In the first three days of 2019 top bosses will have earned more than the typical worker will earn all year, according to a report. The average pay of a FTSE 100 chief executive is £1,020 an hour, research from the High Pay Centre and HR industry body the CIPD has found. By "Fat Cat Friday" bosses will have earned more than the typical annual UK salary 109

January 2, 2019 12:23 AM Children 'exceed recommended sugar limit by age 10'

Children in the UK exceed the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18-year-old by the time they are 10, according to experts. This is based on their total sugar consumption from the age of two, says Public Health England (PHE). Children consume much more than they should, around eight excess sugar cubes a day or 2,800 excess cubes per year. PHE wants 86

January 1, 2019 1:57 PM Blood Moon 2019: Three rare lunar events including Super Blood Moon to stun during January

THE MOON will put on a stellar show this January, with experts saying stargazers will be able to witness three spectacular lunar events to mark the New Year. Millions of people across America and western Europe will be able to see a rare super blood moon, with our satellite temporarily turning bright red, a total lunar eclipse and a Wolf Moon in January 94

January 1, 2019 12:00 PM Land Rover Explorer Phone: Everything you need to know about the Land Rover phone

The Land Rover Explore is the ultimate adventure phone, allowing the owner to take it anywhere, in any conditions. The rugged new phone is packed with software features that the average outdoorsman will find useful. These include topographic mapping options from ViewRanger with an AR Skyline feature. The Land Rover phone also comes with an extra battery 127

December 27, 2018 12:26 PM Train punctuality falls to 13-year low amid bad weather, new timetables and strike action

Latest figures from the rail regulator show passengers have suffered the worst year for rail delays since 2005. Data published by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) showed 14.6% of services missed the industry's public performance measure (PPM) of punctuality in the year to 8 December. It comes as passengers face widespread disruption to their plans over the Christmas 90