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July 19, 2018 12:42 PM Comcast drops bid for 21st Century Fox assets to focus on Sky takeover

There is a further twist in the Sky takeover saga as Comcast signals its war chest in now firmly parked in London. Comcast launched a $65bn (£50bn) offer for Fox's entertainment assets at the end of June, which include Hollywood's fourth-largest movie studio, US cable networks including FX and National Geographic, as well as international pay television 7

July 16, 2018 4:47 PM Andy Murray drops to world number 839 in latest tennis rankings

Andy Murray is now the British men's number 23 after he dropped to 839 in the world rankings following his injury problems. The former world number one fell 690 places in Monday's rankings after he pulled out of Wimbledon. The 31-year-old had hip surgery in January after being out of action since last year's Wimbledon. He has only played three matches 8

July 15, 2018 2:44 PM Wimbledon 2018: GB's Jack Draper beaten by Tseng Chun-hsin in boys' final

Britain's Jack Draper lost to Taiwanese top seed Tseng Chun-hsin in a gripping boys' singles final at Wimbledon. Draper, hoping to become the first British boys' champion since 1962, was beaten 6-1 6-7 (2-7) 6-4 by fellow 16-year-old Tseng. Watched by a packed Court One, who were vocal in support for the young Briton, Draper gave himself hope by taking 9

July 11, 2018 5:08 PM Childish Gambino releases two new tracks for summer

Childish Gambino has surprised fans by dropping two new summery tracks. The American recording artist – the musical alter ego of actor and writer Donald Glover – unveiled Summertime Magic and Feels Like Summer on streaming services on Wednesday. The sudden arrival of the R&B tunes thrilled fans, with many saying the news made their day. “CHILDISH GAMBINO 12

July 11, 2018 3:52 PM Pregnant cow saved by firefighters from Minster ditch

Firefighters have saved a pregnant cow after it fell into a watery ditch. Kent Fire and Rescue Service's specialist animal rescue team from Faversham and its water safety crew used a rope to rescue the 850kg animal. It had fallen in a water-filled ditch at Holm Place Farm in Minster on the Isle of Sheppey. It took at least nine firefighters about three 10

July 6, 2018 8:38 PM Love Island viewers back Laura in row with Megan

It came after Wes chose to recouple with Megan even after she dropped him for newcomer Alex Miller. Wes had previously been coupled up with Laura before ending their relationship for Megan. In a heated conversation, Laura said: “The way I see it is anyone that goes back to an ex… I don’t think that someone who has been [messed around] by someone else should 16

July 5, 2018 12:27 PM Earthquake shakes Surrey for third time in eight days

Passengers at Gatwick Airport report feeling tremors, with others saying it felt like "two huge explosions". The organisation said there had been a 3.1-magnitude shake at 11.43am on Thursday, with residents reporting that it felt like "two huge explosions". "A number of reports have been received from members of the public in Newdigate, Dorking, Horley 23

July 3, 2018 4:19 PM Rapper J Hus dropped from Wireless Festival bill

Rapper J Hus will no longer perform at Wireless Festival this weekend, it has been announced. The British musician, whose real name is Momodou Jallow, has been dropped from the bill due to “unforeseen circumstances”. Fredo has also been dropped from the line-up for the three-day event in London’s Finsbury Park, the festival said. New acts including Krept 9

July 2, 2018 10:12 AM 'Your pants are distracting!' Bachelor in Paradise's Blake Colman 'accidentally' reveals a little too much of himself in gym selfie

He branded himself a fraud last month for only uploading social media selfies he deemed 'acceptable'. But Bachelor in Paradise's Blake Colman appeared to have no issue with his latest topless gym selfie, exposing a little too much of his 'natural form'. Wearing just a pair of grey tracksuit pants, eagle-eyed fans were quick to point out that the snap was a little 7

July 1, 2018 10:43 PM Mariners beat Royals 1-0 for 7th straight victory

SEATTLE (AP) - Not only was it Canada Day with "The Big Maple", Canadian James Paxton on the mound for the Mariners' 1-0 victory over the Royals, it also was Paxton Bobblehead Day at Safeco Field. This bobblehead included a bald eagle on his shoulder, a crazy moment that actually happened while working out in the outfield before a game this season in Minnesota 9