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December 20, 2017 12:31 AM Adrian Lewis crashes out of World Darts Championship in the opening round after losing to Germany's Kevin Munch at Alexandra Palace

Two-time world champion Adrian Lewis was on the end of a major shock in the opening round of the William Hill World Championship after being beaten by Germany's Kevin Munch. Munch had to come through a preliminary contest on Tuesday to earn his match against Lewis and responded by defeating the Englishman 3-1 at Alexandra Palace. Munch hit the bullseye 51

December 18, 2017 5:05 AM Our pick of top ten events this week

1. ENJOY a free evening of entertainment tomorrow in aid of the Poole Hospital Charity, at St Aldhelm’s Church in Branksome, which is decorated with 60 Christmas trees. There will be live music courtesy of Funky Little Choir and free mince pies and winter punch. 2. Go for a sail with Santa around Poole Harbour. Departing from Poole Quay and sailing for approximately 27

November 22, 2017 1:30 AM John Hall, director of AP's State Photo Center, dies at 74

WASHINGTON (AP) - John Hall, who ended a 41-year journalism career as director of The Associated Press' State Photo Center, has died. He was 74. Hall died Saturday at his home in Quincy, Illinois, said his widow, Marion. A cause of death was not provided. Hall worked at Texas, Oregon and Florida newspapers before he joined the AP's Washington bureau 18

November 20, 2017 4:47 PM Former Devon County councillor Peter Thorpe dies aged 90

Mr Thorpe proposed to his wife Jean just three weeks after they met in 1954 Mr Thorpe was married to his wife Jean for 62 years during which time they had five children, Carolyn, Alison, Sarah, Clive and Helen, along with 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Having grown up in Hounslow and been evacuated to Warminster, Peter sustained lifelong 37

November 19, 2017 3:10 PM British sailor killed when swept overboard in round-the-world yacht race

A British sailor has died after being swept overboard during a round-the-world yacht race, organisers said. Simon Speirs, from Bristol, was taking part in the Clipper Round the World Race from South Africa to Australia. The 60-year-old retired solicitor was sailing for Great Britain on board the CV30, which was in sixth place and had reached the Indian 53

November 19, 2017 2:40 PM British sailor dies in round-the-world yacht race

LONDON (AP) - Organizers of an international yacht race say a British sailor has died after he was swept overboard in rough seas. Simon Speirs, a 60-year-old retired lawyer, was sailing for Great Britain in the Clipper Round the World Race. The fleet was sailing from South Africa to Australia on Saturday when Speirs was washed overboard into the Southern 25

November 7, 2017 10:59 PM New mother Binky Felstead flashes her cleavage in plunging overcoat as she joins a very busty Billie Faiers in eye-catching red satin dress at In The Style fashion shoot

And Made in Chelsea's Binky Felstead and TOWIE's Billie Faiers turned heads in London on Tuesday, following their In The Style fashion shoot. The stunning pair were dolled to the nines in equally sultry numbers as they made their way from the London based photography studio. Hinting at her post-baby body, Binky slipped on a dark overcoat with an extreme 41

October 9, 2017 7:38 AM Yacht owner 'took £30,000 holiday while leaving his partner and two children at home with just £10 a day to spend on food'

A wealthy businessman went on a £30,000 holiday, leaving his partner and their two children at home with just £10 a day to spend on food, a tribunal heard. Rebecca Vowles claimed she was only ‘permitted to shop for food in Asda’ while Max Walker swanned around at Cowes Week, the sailing regatta popular with the super-rich. The couple had appeared destined 26

October 3, 2017 9:00 AM It’s Red October! State-of the-art £180m Chinese warships sail up the Thames and dock at Canary Wharf during tour of European ports

Two state-of-the-art Chinese warships sailed up the Thames yesterday as part of a goodwill tour of European ports. The type 54A frigates Huanggang and Yangzhou cost a massive £180million each and arrived at West India Dock an hour apart on Monday. The hulking, 135-metre ships had earlier caused a stir when seen sailing past Canary Wharf. Armed with cruise 16

September 23, 2017 1:52 AM Russian oligarch's £360million Super Yacht A appears to dwarf a TANKER as it is spotted sailing into Gibraltar

The £360million super yacht belonging to Russian oligarch Andrey Melnichenko has been spotted sailing into Gibraltar. Sailing Yacht A - which has eight floors, a helicopter pad, an underwater observation room and three spa pools - can be seen floating by a massive tanker, and still appears to dwarf the vessel. The staggeringly huge vessel is 468ft long and has three 21