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January 16, 2019 5:37 AM Australian Open: Kevin Anderson knocked out by Frances Tiafoe

Fifth seed Kevin Anderson is out of the Australian Open after being beaten in four sets by American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, who reached the final at Wimbledon in 2018, took the first set 6-4 but his 20-year-old opponent fought back to take the next three 6-4 6-4 7-5 and seal a place in the third round. World number 39 Tiafoe had never previously progressed 471

January 14, 2019 10:37 PM May's deal would 'DASH Global Britain' warns Fabricant in latest blow to PM

TORY MP Michael Fabricant has lashed out at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement, insisting the UK's future as a global trading hub would be "dashed" under her deal. Mr Fabricant said Sir Lockwood Smith, who was New Zealand’s High Commissioner until 2017, was also dismissive of Mrs May's Brexit deal. Mr Smith said it would be "difficult" 106

January 13, 2019 8:11 PM BDO World Championships: Glen Durrant beats Scott Waites in final

Glen Durrant beat fellow Englishman Scott Waites 7-3 to win a third consecutive BDO World Championship title at the Lakeside. Durrant, 48, is the first player to win three BDO world titles in a row since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 and the fifth to win it on three or more occasions. "It means the earth and back," Durrant told Eurosport after beating 41-year-old 117

January 12, 2019 6:00 PM BRITs 2019 Nominations: Anne-Marie & Dua Lipa Lead The Pack – See The Full List

Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa lead the nominations for the BRIT Awards 2019 with four nods each! Anne-Marie rounds off an incredible 12 months with praise in the categories for British Female Solo Artist, British Album Of The Year, British Single and British Artist Video Of The Year, both for ‘2002’. Having won two BRITs last year, Dua picks up four nominations 124

January 12, 2019 5:52 PM BDO World Championships: Mikuru Suzuki beats England's Lorraine Winstanley

England's Lorraine Winstanley was beaten 3-0 by Japan's Mikuru Suzuki in the BDO Women's World Championship final at the Lakeside. Unseeded Suzuki, 36, becomes the first non-European to win the title as well as the first Asian world champion in either PDC or BDO competitions. Top seed Winstanley, 43, was competing in her first world final but won only two legs against 102

January 12, 2019 2:46 PM Charley Hull wins Ladies European Tour event in Abu Dhabi

England's Charley Hull earned a wire-to-wire win in the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi to claim her second Ladies European Tour title. Hull, 22, took a one-shot lead into the final round and a three-under 69 saw her finish a shot ahead of Norway's Marianne Skarpnord on eight under. "I've practised really hard over winter and it feels great 99

January 12, 2019 12:01 AM Even Diane Abbott admits LEAVE would WIN again in second Brexit referendum

LABOUR’S shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has admitted that in the event of there being a second Brexit referendum Britain would still vote to leave the European Union. The Labour frontbencher warned that those wanting a second Brexit vote should “be careful what they wish for” as she admitted “Leave would win again”. Ms Abbott was asked by BBC Any Questions 144

January 7, 2019 8:53 AM Billionaire overtakes chicken nugget boy for most-retweeted tweet

Yusaku Maezawa's promise to giveaway 100m yen has become the most retweeted-tweet of all time. The record now belongs to Yusaku Maezawa, who has pledged to give away 100m yen (£725,000) to his followers. Mr Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire and the founder of Zozotown, the country's largest retailer. His social media success means Carter Wilkerson, who was retweeted 107

January 7, 2019 3:54 AM Michael Douglas dedicates Golden Globe to dad Kirk but star's win leaves fans OUTRAGED

MICHAEL DOUGLAS’ Golden Globe win for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy for his role in The Kominsky Method was slammed by viewers on Twitter tonight. A fourth wrote: “Michael Douglas is such a Hollywood legend that he just won a Golden Globe for a tv show that (I think???) doesn’t exist.” Despite this, other 71

January 7, 2019 2:56 AM Sandra Oh: Killing Eve star’s parents whip Golden Globe viewers into frenzy after THIS

SANDRA OH, who is presenting the 76th Golden Globe awards in California tonight alongside Andy Samberg, scooped the award for Best Actress in a Drama TV series, but it’s her parents which have left viewers talking. Sandra Oh’s parents are currently the talk of the Golden Globes on Twitter after the Killing Eve actress bowed down to them amid her acceptance 100