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August 15, 2017 10:47 AM Nostalgia: A road fit for a king and the start of cross-Channel telephone lines

TODAY we look back at archived photographs of the jewel in Brighton’s crown – the seafront. The road was unsurprisingly named after King George IV, who ordered the construction of the Royal Pavilion. He provided £210 towards the cost of building part of the road, which was originally a fairly uneven track across the cliff. The part George IV helped pay for only ran from West Street 4

August 14, 2017 5:50 AM Football rumours from the media

The England international, who spent last season on loan at Bournemouth, did not make the Gunners squad on the opening day of the season and could be set for a permanent exit. It looks like he will have plenty of options to consider, with the Sun claiming Newcastle, West Ham, Crystal Palace and Bournemouth are all interested in the 25-year-old 4

August 12, 2017 12:06 AM Latest PGA Championship leaderboard

Aug 12 (Gracenote) - Latest leaderboard in the second round from the PGA Championship at the par-71 course on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina holes played rounds -8 Kevin Kisner (U.S.) 18 67 67 Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 18 70 64 -6 Jason Day (Australia) 15 70 Chris Stroud (U.S.) 11 68 -5 Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 15 70 Francesco Molinari (Italy) 4

August 11, 2017 4:01 PM Cycling-Road-BinckBank Tour classification after stage 5

Aug 11 (Gracenote) - Classification from BinckBank Tour after Stage 5 on Friday 1. Lars Boom (Netherlands / LottoNL-Jumbo) 15:23:17" 2. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / BORA-hansgrohe) +2" 3. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Team Sunweb) +8" 4. Tim Wellens (Belgium / Lotto-Soudal) +19" 5. Jasha Suetterlin (Germany / Movistar Team) +27" 6. Greg Van Avermaet (Belgium 5

August 11, 2017 6:57 AM Arsene Wenger hopes Alexandre Lacazette can replicate his Ligue 1 goals

Arsene Wenger is hopeful new signing Alexandre Lacazette can follow in the footsteps of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and transfer his sensational goalscoring ratio into the Premier League. The Gunners will kick-off the new season on Friday night when they host 2015/16 champions Leicester at the Emirates Stadium, with club-record recruit Lacazette likely to lead the line. While 11

August 10, 2017 9:40 AM Police: French soldier attack suspect not known as radical

PARIS (AP) - The man suspected of ramming a BMW into a group of soldiers near Paris is a 37-year-old Algerian who was known to police as a suspect in minor crimes but not as someone with radical beliefs, police said Thursday. Hamou Benlatreche was living legally in France and had never been convicted of a crime, a police officer involved in the case told The Associated 3

August 9, 2017 6:56 PM Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi closes in on Marseille loan with view to a £7.2m move at the end of the season

Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi is close to joining Marseille on an initial loan. The left-back flew to France on Wednesday night and is due to have a medical on Thursday. The clubs have agreed an initial £1.7million loan fee with a further £7.2million to follow at the end of the season. The Frenchman joined Villa for a £9m fee back in the summer of 2015, but his debut 7

August 9, 2017 3:31 PM South Africa lock Eben Etzebeth to continue as stand-in captain for Rugby Championship with Warren Whiteley out injured for six weeks

Eben Etzebeth will continue as South Africa's stand-in captain for the southern hemisphere Rugby Championship as Warren Whiteley will be out for a further six weeks. The 26-year-old lock had already replaced Whiteley as skipper for the last of the three tests against France in June when the loose forward was ruled out of action with a groin injury 9

August 9, 2017 7:34 AM Paris terror: Leaders condemn soldier attack in 25th terror incident since Charlie Hebdo

FRENCH leaders have condemned an attack on a group of counter-terror soldiers in Paris which makes it the 25th terror attack in France since 2015. The capital’s mayor, Anne Hidalgo, has warned the attacker will “soon be arrested” as she sent her support to the six injured Operation Sentinel soldiers. She tweeted: “All my support for the 6 Sentinel soldiers 6

August 9, 2017 7:33 AM Levallois-Perret: Driver On The Run After BMW Slams Into Six Soldiers In Paris Suburb

'Without a doubt a deliberate attack.' Six soldiers have been wounded, two seriously, after a BMW hit them in a Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. The incident occurred at the Place de Verdun in the north-western area of Levallois-Perret. The driver left the scene in the vehicle and remains on the run, police said. A Paris police spokesman said the vehicle 8