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Froome 'lucky to be here' after horror crash

Chris Froome has said he is “lucky to be here” after sustaining multiple fractures in a high-speed bike crash. The Team Ineos rider hit a wall at around 35mph during practice before stage four of the Criterium du Dauphine race and has withdrawn from the...

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Man charged after woman with toddler was stabbed

A man has been charged after a woman with a toddler was stabbed in north London. Christel Stainfield-Bruce, 36, was pushing her three-year-old son in a buggy when she was attacked in Caedmon Road, Islington after she refused to hand over her phone just before 5pm last...

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Jailed British-Iranian mother begins new hunger strike

The British-Iranian mother jailed in Iran on spying charges has begun a new hunger strike, her husband has said. On a petition page dedicated to freeing Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, her husband Richard Ratcliffe said she had stopped taking food in protest at her...

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Entertainment

Kim Kardashian shares first photo of baby Psalm

Kim Kardashian West has shared her first photo of new baby son Psalm, her fourth child with husband Kanye West. The baby boy arrived last month and is the couple’s second child to be born via a surrogate. Image: Kim and Kanye have four children together...

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New York street named after rapper Notorious BIG

Part of a New York City street has been named after murdered rapper Notorious BIG. The hip hop star’s mother, Voletta Wallace, and rapper Lil’ Kim gathered with fans to mark the naming of Christopher “Notorious BIG” Wallace Way in Brooklyn on...

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Rocketman 'banned in Samoa over gay sex scenes'

The Elton John biopic Rocketman has reportedly been banned in the Pacific island nation of Samoa over its depiction of homosexuality. Starring Taron Egerton, the film charts the British singer’s rise to fame and his relationship with his former manager John...

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Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival

By Emily Mee, news reporter The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event. Jay Z, Miley Cyrus and The Killers are part of the 80-act line-up due to play at...

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History made as first wheelchair user wins a Tony award

Actress Ali Stroker has made history at the Tony Awards, becoming the first wheelchair user to pick up a gong. The awards, hosted this year by James Corden, celebrate the best of Broadway in New York. Image: Stroker performed a song from Oklahoma at the ceremony...

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Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to UFC cage fight

In an early contender for bizarre celebrity news story of the week, Justin Bieber has challenged Tom Cruise to a UFC-style cage fight. Throwing down the gauntlet in a tweet, the 25-year-old singer said the Hollywood star would “never live it down” should...

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Keanu Reeves and new Xbox: All gaming news from E3

Keanu Reeves, George RR Martin and the next generation of the Xbox console – the E3 games conference doesn’t really start until Tuesday and there’s been a lot of news already. If this news all leans heavily towards Microsoft products and launches,...

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Sport

Griezmann double sends France to the final

Griezmann scored a penalty at the end of the first half after a handball by Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger. The striker then poked the ball home for the host nation in the 72nd minute following a blunder by goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to set up a meeting with...

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Valdes makes Boro move

The former Barcelona keeper, who joined Belgium club Standard Liege on loan in January, moved to United in January 2015 when he was out of contract, as possible cover for compatriot David De Gea, but could make only two appearances. “You can’t imagine how...

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Newcastle battle back to earn draw

The Magpies moved to within a point of safety having played a game more than fourth-bottom Norwich. Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana but Liverpool in control. But Papiss Cisse and Jack Colback rescued a point for Rafael Benitez’s side. Elsewhere, Manchester...

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Premier League revenues at record levels

It follows figures released by Deloitte. Of the 20 top-flight clubs, 17 posted operating profits in the 2014/15 season. However, the cost of player wages also went up 6%. Premier League clubs’ pre-tax profits are £120m, down from £190m in 2013/14. Dan Jones, Partner...

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Hamilton handed China grid penalty

The world champion’s Mercedes has had a gearbox change. Hamilton already trails Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by 17 points after two races. Mercedes say the gearbox was damaged in Bahrain. F1 rules say drivers must use a single gearbox for six consecutive...

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Sharapova ITF hearing to proceed

Wada said earlier this week athletes who test positive for meldonium before March 1st could avoid bans. Sharapova tested positive for the drug at this year’s Australian Open, after it was added to Wada’s banned substances list from January 1st. The...

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West Ham to pay £2.5million per year in rent

They will have to pay £2.5 million per year in rent. But if they are relegated from the Premier League that amount will be halved. The club have issued the following statement: “This publication does not affect West Ham United or our move to the former Olympic Stadium...

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Man United reach Wembley in FA Cup

Louis van Gaal’s side won n the final ever Cup tie at Upton Park before the Hammers move to the Olympic Stadium. Marcus Rashford and Marouane Felaini scored United’s goals. James Tomkins pulled one back late on. They’ll now play Everton a week on...

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Holders Barca out but Bayern progress

Barca lost 2-0 to Atletico Madrid, and 3-2 on aggregate, in their quarter final second leg. No team has ever defended the trophy since the competition became known as the Champions League. Bayern Munich joined Atletico, Real Madrid and Manchester City in...

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