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August 17, 2018 5:02 PM Genoa bridge collapse: Concern over engineer's ‘TWIN bridge’ in Venezeula

AFTER the collapse of the Ponte Morandi motorway bridge in Genoa this week, concerns are growing over its “twin” structure in Venezuela, which was designed by the same engineer. The second longest bridge in South America, the General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge on Lake Maracaibo, was also designed by Riccardo Morandi. Completed in 1962, it bears a striking 5

August 2, 2018 1:38 PM Yoshinori Muto: Newcastle confirm signing of Japan striker from Mainz

Newcastle United have signed Japan striker Yoshinori Muto from Mainz on a four-year deal. The 26-year-old, who is the Magpies' fifth summer signing, scored eight goals for Mainz last season as they avoided relegation from the Bundesliga. Muto was in Japan's World Cup squad for Russia but made only one appearance - in the 1-0 Group H defeat by Poland 10

July 2, 2018 2:46 AM Hilaria Baldwin shares adorable video of one-month old son Romeo cooing and kissing his brother

She used social media as a platform to discuss her pregnancy journey with newborn son Romeo. And now Hilaria Baldwin, 34, is showing off her and husband Alec Baldwin's latest bundle of joy with her 300k plus followers on Instagram Sunday. The Spain-born author sent everyone into baby fever when she shared an adorable video of Romeo cooing while she rubbed 12

July 1, 2018 6:35 PM Wimbledon set to get under way without Andy Murray

Defending champion Roger Federer will begin his bid for a record-breaking ninth title at Wimbledon, as this year’s tournament gets under way without former winner Andy Murray. Two-time champion Murray announced his withdrawal from the championships, saying he needs to continue his rehab and recovery following hip surgery. It is the fourth straight grand 2

July 1, 2018 5:44 PM Downpours hit southern England after first thunderstorm warning issued

Heavy downpours have hit parts of southern England after the Met Office issued its first weather warning for thunderstorms. Plymouth saw 10mm of rain in an hour during the yellow thunderstorm warning which ran from 6am to 10pm on Sunday. The Met Office – which said it is the first such advisory since the service was introduced – has also extended the regions 5

June 30, 2018 12:39 AM Nadal to play in Brisbane ahead of Australian Open

World number one Rafael Nadal will launch his 2019 Australian campaign at the Brisbane International in January, organisers said on Saturday. The Spaniard first played the tournament last year and went on to reach the final of the Australian Open against Roger Federer. "I am really looking forward to starting another season in Brisbane. I´m so excited 7

June 27, 2018 10:20 AM Serena Williams handed Wimbledon singles seeding as she targets eighth title

Seven-time champion Serena Williams has been announced as the 25th seed for Wimbledon. The 36-year-old American, who has returned to competitive tennis following the birth of her daughter last September, is 183rd in the WTA Tour rankings. The All England Club usually follows the latest ranking list, but under tournament rules it can make a change if deemed 7

June 27, 2018 10:08 AM Serena Williams 25th seed for Wimbledon despite being outside top 32 in rankings

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams is the 25th seed for this year's tournament, despite being outside the top 32 in the rankings. The 36-year-old American is continuing her return to action after giving birth to her first child in September. Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam singles winner, has played only three tournaments in the past 12 months 10

May 12, 2018 9:41 PM Real Madrid v Celta Vigo

Gareth Bale staked a claim for a Champions League final place with a first-half brace in Real Madrid’s 6-0 rout of Celta Vigo. Bale made it seven goals in his last nine Real games – the second against Celta was a stunning individual effort – to boost his hopes of starting for the European champions against Liverpool in Kiev on May 26. Isco, Achraf Hakimi 7

April 21, 2018 2:56 PM Rafael Nadal reaches Monte Carlo final after dismissing Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets and edge closer towards record 31st Masters title

Rafael Nadal remains on course for a record 31st Masters title after beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Saturday. The top-ranked Spaniard never looked in trouble as he beat the fourth-seeded Bulgarian for the 11th time in 12 career meetings. If Nadal wins Sunday's final, he will also keep his No 1 ranking. Should 34