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December 19, 2016 12:01 AM Southern Railway strikes: MORE misery for travellers as rail dispute escalates

YET more misery is forecast for travellers this week with industrial action on some of the country’s key transport networks set to go ahead. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union at Southern Railway will strike today and tomorrow in a long-running dispute over who opens train doors. And families hoping to get away for Christmas face an anxious 25

December 18, 2016 3:56 PM Remembering the Hull Prison riot of 1976 and a sinister sight on the city skyline

It was one of the most costly and devastating riots in the history of British prisons. Forty years ago, a passive demo inside HMP Hull turned into a full-blown riot. Now, Jim Mitchell - who saw the sights, sounds and smells from outside as an eight-year-old child - investigates. September 1st is often credited as the first day of the riot but it actually 41

December 18, 2016 1:34 PM Post-Brexit deals 'not at price of EU free trade ties'

Post-Brexit trade deals should not "come at a price" to existing agreements with other EU nations, ex-chancellor George Osborne says. But he told the BBC's Andrew Marr the UK needed a "hard-headed assessment" of issues such as the EU customs union. On the same programme, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox did not reveal his stance on the customs 19

December 18, 2016 11:08 AM Aleppo evacuation: Thousands stranded in desperate conditions

Thousands of civilians are trapped in increasingly desperate conditions in Aleppo, Syria as disagreements over an evacuation plan caused delays. Reporters described seeing people sleeping in the streets in freezing conditions with little or no food. The delays appeared to be caused by an argument over moving civilians from two government-controlled areas 24

December 17, 2016 4:38 PM Dawson hints at Test calibre in spite of lack of first-class grounding

It tells you much about how spin bowlers are selected these days that England's trio contributed 272 runs between them in the first innings in Chennai. Maybe, if there were a standout specialist spinner vying for selection, things would be different. Or maybe there is one in Jack Leach and England have just come to the conclusion that their spinners 33

December 17, 2016 3:34 PM J.K. Rowling mocks Donald Trump for 'unpresidented' spelling mistake

J.K. Rowling goofed on Donald Trump early Saturday after the president-elect made a spelling error on Twitter. Commenting on China’s interception of a U.S. Navy drone, Trump wrote that the event was “unpresidented.” “China steals United States Navy research drone in international waters – rips it out of water and takes it to China in unpresidented [sic] 27

December 17, 2016 12:26 PM And here's one of me among the bomb damage! Aleppo's first TOURISTS pose for world's most inappropriate selfies with thousands still trapped in the shattered Syrian city

Tourists in the government-controlled area of Aleppo have been posing for selfies among the ruins of destroyed buildings and vehicles. Groups took pictures in front of the Syrian city's historic citadel despite the widespread destruction caused by four years of civil war. It comes as thousands are still trapped in the eastern side of the city, which 17

December 16, 2016 9:07 PM Syria Aleppo: Thousands wait as exodus from city halts

The evacuation of east Aleppo has been halted, with reports of shooting and rebels accused of failing to respect a deal to lift sieges of their own. At least 6,000 civilians and rebels are said to have left Aleppo, Syria's largest city, since Thursday after the government recaptured most of the city. But thousands of cold and hungry civilians remain 24

December 16, 2016 9:43 AM The Great Christmas Bake Off trailer is here and WE CAN’T WAIT

We we’re absolutely INCONSOLABLE when we found out The Great British Bake Off was losing its prize judges and presenters. No more will we see the hilarious banter between Mel and Sue, no more will we see the suspicious chemistry between Paul and Mary. It’s a TV’s biggest loss since Celebrity Love Island. We’re expecting BIG things from this one. Like Paul Gellard’s 22

December 16, 2016 8:04 AM The Warm-Up: Details of Arsenal's Sanchez offer, China to raid Chelsea again

Holding out for a big-money move to whichever Chinese morning football feature will have him, it's Tom Adams with Friday's Warm-Up. And so it begins. Arsenal’s opening gambit has been revealed in the Alexis Sanchez Contract Saga which is set to capture your hearts this January and then gently erode your soul for the next 12 months before he joins Manchester 19