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October 9, 2018 11:01 PM Fury as school tries to replace smart uniform with tracksuit

PARENTS have criticised a junior school over plans to scrap the existing uniform and replace it with tracksuits and hoodies. Teachers claim they want to help cash-strapped families save money by telling all parents to kit their children out in casual sportswear. Telford Junior School, in Leamington Spa, Warks, says the new uniform would consist of "tracksuit

October 9, 2018 5:42 AM Facebook faces backlash over £7.4m UK tax bill on sales of £1.3bn

Labour MP Margaret Hodge says it is "absolutely outrageous that Facebook's UK tax bill is 0.62% of their revenue". Documents released on Monday showed the company paid a net £7.4m in corporation tax last year after an £8.4m credit for staff share awards cut the total from £15.8m. Facebook had booked a 7.5% increase in pre-tax profits to £62.8m on revenues 7

October 2, 2018 12:53 AM Ron Casey dead: Controversial journalist and broadcaster dies aged 89

RON CASEY, best known for his work on Channel Nine’s Wide World of Sports, has passed away at the age of 89. TV broadcaster Ron Casey died aged 89 at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital on Tuesday, it has been reported. Ron, who was well-known for his appearances on Nine’s Wide World of Sports, had worked on the Seven and Ten network. He also hosted 11

September 28, 2018 9:30 PM Football's coming home! May BACKS bid for UK and Ireland to host 2030 World Cup

THERESA May tonight declared that the Government is ready to back a bid to bring football home by jointly hosting the World Cup Finals with Ireland in 2030. Following the excitement of this Summer’s World Cup, the English FA are working together with the FAs of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland to explore whether there could be a joint bid to host the 2030 World 13

September 17, 2018 2:06 PM Enzo Calzaghe: Champion boxing coach dies, aged 69

Enzo Calzaghe, the father of former world boxing champion Joe, has died aged 69. The trainer helped Joe become a two-weight world champion in an undefeated 46-fight career as a professional. Despite having no experience as a trainer before coaching his son, Enzo also led Gavin Rees and Enzo Maccarinelli to world titles. "The family are devastated to have to announce 26

September 12, 2018 12:19 PM Madonna: Daughter Lourdes bares all in risqué shell bra as she makes catwalk debut

Madonna's daughter Lourdes Ciccone Leon models daring fashion on the catwalk during New York Fashion Week. See the latest pictures of the aspiring model. Madonna’s daughter Lourdes was photographed today on the runway during New York Fashion Week. The LA born star made her catwalk debut for Gypsy Sport’s 2019 Spring Summer show as part of the fashion 14

September 10, 2018 10:40 AM Nobody was more invested in the US Open men’s final than Meryl Streep

The Serb took the first set 6-3 before a mammoth second set, lasting 95 minutes, appeared to be almost too much for Streep at Flushing Meadows. Yes, Streep was the living embodiment of an emoji as the two finalists battled it out for the trophy. It proved to be an entertaining aside for fans during the marathon set, which Djokovic eventually won 7-6 to take control 15

September 8, 2018 2:54 PM David Silva opens up on struggles when son Mateo was born prematurely

David Silva opens up on struggles when son Mateo was born prematurely: 'I didn't sleep much, I wasn't eating well… football was a really good escape' David Silva has opened up on the most testing time of his life after his son was born five months prematurely last December. There was nothing Silva could do while his son, Mateo, was in hospitla fighting 20

September 6, 2018 3:42 PM ‘Dictatorship!’ Gibraltar FURY as bitter Spain BANS athletes from using own flag

SPANISH officials have sparked outrage in Gibraltar after banning athletes from the Rock from taking part in a major competition under their own flag. Organisers of the World Master Athletics (WMA) Championships in Malaga imposed the ban after pressure from the Spanish government, which said it does not recognise the British territory as a separate country 20

September 6, 2018 5:43 AM Madison Keys powers past Carla Suarez Navarro and will face Naomi Osaka in the US Open semi-finals

Madison Keys powers past Carla Suarez Navarro and will face Naomi Osaka in the US Open semi-finals Madison Keys powered past Carla Suarez Navarro, winning 6-4 6-3, to set up a semi-final clash with Naomi Osaka. Keys, beaten by Sloane Stephens in the final 12 months ago, is the highest seed left in the women's draw at 14 and played with conviction 15