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August 5, 2018 6:33 PM European Championships 2018: Georgia Davies & men's 4x200m freestyle team win golds

Georgia Davies led a golden day in the pool for Great Britain at the European Championships as she won the 50m backstroke title before the men took the 4x200m freestyle relay crown. Davies, 27, won her race in 27.23 seconds, ahead of second-placed Anastasia Fesikova, in 27.31. James Guy then produced a brilliant final leg to hold off Russia and win relay 37

August 4, 2018 2:00 AM Brews in brief: Whitby Brewery

The story: Home brewery Richard Wells launched the brewery in 2013, and quickly enjoyed success. The beers proved popular locally, and in 2016 the brewery was doing well enough to move to larger, purpose-built premises, a mere slosh away from Whitby’s famous abbey. There’s a small bar on site, and the brewery provides tours as well. The beers: Regulars 42

July 30, 2018 6:45 PM Leaks claim to reveal 'XL' iPhone with 6.5-inch screen

Are these Apple's new iPhones? Leaks claim to reveal 'XL' with a 6.5-inch screen and budget model with single-lens rear camera Apple fans will have to wait until September to get their hands on the tech giant's latest iPhones, but a new set of leaked images may give consumers an early peek at what the devices look like. The images, posted by notorious 80

July 30, 2018 5:08 PM Mamma Mia 2 soundtrack poised to hold on to charts top spot

The soundtrack to Abba musical Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is poised to remain at the top of the charts for a second week. The album, which features tracks sung by Meryl Streep, Cher and Dame Julie Walters, is currently 6,000 units ahead of the cast recording of The Greatest Showman, which is heading for the number two slot. The soundtrack to the original 104

July 30, 2018 11:49 AM Vibeke Skofterud: Former Olympic champion dies in jet-skiing accident

Olympic cross-country skiing gold medallist Vibeke Skofterud has died in a jet-skiing accident at the age of 38. The Norwegian won 4x5km relay gold at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010 and was also a two-time world champion in the discipline. Skofterud was reported missing on Saturday, and her body was found by rescuers near the island of St Helena 40

July 28, 2018 7:54 AM Triathlon World Series: Vicky Holland wins gold in Edmonton

Vicky Holland won gold at the Triathlon World Series in Edmonton to lead a strong British team effort. Compatriots Georgia Taylor-Brown, Jess Learmonth and Jodie Stimpson finished third, fourth and fifth respectively, while Australia's Ashleigh Gentle was second. The victory in Canada lifts Olympic bronze medallist Holland to second in the World Triathlon 34

July 26, 2018 9:15 AM Sheffield topiarist 'disgusted by drunk hedge sex'

A topiarist says he is having to make regular repairs to his hedge due to drunk people pretending to have sex with it. Keith Tyssen has maintained his "privet lady" at his Sheffield home since 2000, but is often woken up in the night by distracted passers-by. "They're climbing on top of her and pulling her legs apart - you know, it's disgusting," he said. Mr Tyssen 35

July 26, 2018 7:48 AM Sting touched as McCartney reveals: I wish I’d written Fields Of Gold

Sting has said it was “very special” to hear Sir Paul McCartney thinks so highly of his song Fields Of Gold that he wishes he had written it himself. The Beatles star told a Q&A session with students at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (Lipa) on Wednesday that, if there was one song he would like to have been his, it was the 1993 track 35

July 25, 2018 11:01 PM Wedding ring I lost at cricket found in pitch...52 years on

A GRANDFATHER last night told of his joy at being reunited with his wedding ring – 52 years after losing it during a cricket match. Eddie Stokoe had been married to wife Jean for five months when the gold band with their names engraved on it disappeared in March 1966. “I have never had a replacement. Every time a big anniversary came around, Jean would 22

July 25, 2018 8:08 PM Coronation Street fans delighted as Rula Lenska returns as Claudia Colby

Viewers of ITV soap Coronation Street have expressed their delight at the onscreen return of character Claudia Colby, played by actress Rula Lenska. During Wednesday’s episode Lenska, 70, reprised the role of Claudia for the first time in seven years when she appeared in old friend Audrey Roberts’ (Sue Nicholls) salon. Audrey seemed surprised when Claudia 34