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Lampard on the brink as Tuchel is linked with Chelsea job 
Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard
View from the terraces

Lampard on the brink as Tuchel is linked with Chelsea job 

Reports claim the Blues could appoint a German speaker as their next head coach
20 Jan 2021
How Netflix netted 200 million subscribers
The Crown season four Netflix
Behind the scenes

How Netflix netted 200 million subscribers

Popular shows like The Crown are helping to drive revenues and profits - but the competition is also growing
20 Jan 2021
‘See you at the Gabba’: Tim Paine trolled after India’s stunning Test win
India celebrate their victory against Australia at The Gabba
View from the terraces

‘See you at the Gabba’: Tim Paine trolled after India’s stunning Test win

Australia hadn’t lost a Test at ‘fortress’ Gabba for 32 years - but India’s victory sees Paine’s sledge go viral
19 Jan 2021
Buy an entire village for less than some London flats
Aberllefenni village in Wales
In Focus

Buy an entire village for less than some London flats

You can snap up Aberllefenni in Wales for £1.15m - or take your pick from our list of other villages and towns for sale across the world
19 Jan 2021
Virgin Orbit launches satellites into space in ‘historic’ test flight
Virgin Orbit Twitter
Why we’re talking about . . .

Virgin Orbit launches satellites into space in ‘historic’ test flight

Richard Branson’s company successfully sends rocket into orbit using a modified Boeing 747
18 Jan 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time career goals and UCL records
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Juventus against Lionel Messi of Barcelona
In Depth

Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time career goals and UCL records

A look at how the two superstar footballers compare
18 Jan 2021
Tokyo Olympics: a state of emergency for Japan and the IOC
The Olympic rings outside of the National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan
The latest on . . .

Tokyo Olympics: a state of emergency for Japan and the IOC

Preparations continue but public support weakens as coronavirus cases surge
18 Jan 2021
Should the Premier League carry on playing?
Manchester City players celebrate their goal in the 1-0 win over Brighton on 13 January
Today’s big question

Should the Premier League carry on playing?

Concerns grow over player goal celebrations, fixture changes and effects of long-Covid
14 Jan 2021
Business of music rights: Shakira becomes latest star to sell back catalogue
Shakira performed alongside Jennifer Lopez at the halftime show of Super Bowl LIV in Miami in 2020
Why we’re talking about . . .

Business of music rights: Shakira becomes latest star to sell back catalogue

Hipgnosis Songs Fund adds the Colombian artist to growing portfolio
14 Jan 2021
Luxury travel bucket list: dream holidays, hotels and destinations
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi - The Private Island
The wish list

Luxury travel bucket list: dream holidays, hotels and destinations

Jetting away is not on the agenda right now, but there’s no harm in looking
14 Jan 2021
Djokovic vs. Nadal vs. Federer: grand slam wins and career titles
Novak Djokovic has 17 grand slam titles, Rafael Nadal has 19 and Roger Federer has 20
In Depth

Djokovic vs. Nadal vs. Federer: grand slam wins and career titles

World No.1 Djokovic will go to Melbourne aiming to win his ninth Australian Open
12 Jan 2021
2021 F1 season guide: updated race calendar and driver grid
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix
In Focus

2021 F1 season guide: updated race calendar and driver grid

Campaign will now begin with the Bahrain Grand Prix on 28 March
12 Jan 2021
Language-learning apps speak the right lingo for UK subscribers 
Duolingo
In Brief

Language-learning apps speak the right lingo for UK subscribers 

Locked-down Brits turn to online lessons as a new hobby and way to upskill
12 Jan 2021
PGA of America delivers major blow to Donald Trump’s golf business
Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey
In Focus

PGA of America delivers major blow to Donald Trump’s golf business

Trump National Bedminster is dropped as host of the 2022 PGA Championship
11 Jan 2021
Apple gears up for self-driving car
Apple Inc logo
The latest on...

Apple gears up for self-driving car

Reports suggest the tech giant is planning next-level car battery technology
22 Dec 2020
Christmas and NYE cocktail recipes you can make at home
Diablesse Rum’s Winter Spiced cocktail
On the menu

Christmas and NYE cocktail recipes you can make at home

Get creative and mix up a selection of festive delights
22 Dec 2020
Bitcoin price soars past $20,000 to all-time high
Bitcoin
In Brief

Bitcoin price soars past $20,000 to all-time high

The volatile cryptocurrency has gained more than 170% this year
17 Dec 2020
The last supper: what happens to food that Tier 3 restaurants can’t dish out?
Food waste
In Depth

The last supper: what happens to food that Tier 3 restaurants can’t dish out?

Massive amounts of wastage on menu as tougher coronavirus restrictions imposed in London and southeast regions
16 Dec 2020
Sport on TV: Christmas and New Year listings
Football fixtures Christmas 2020
The big match

Sport on TV: Christmas and New Year listings

Enjoy a feast of festive football in the action-packed sporting season
15 Dec 2020
EA races towards takeover of gaming rival Codemasters
A screenshot of the F1 2020 video game
In Brief

EA races towards takeover of gaming rival Codemasters

US giant ‘gatecrashes’ Take-Two’s deal with higher offer of $1.2bn
15 Dec 2020
Rugby lawsuits: impact could be astronomical for authorities
Steve Thompson in action for England against France
In Brief

Rugby lawsuits: impact could be astronomical for authorities

RPA says training protocols ‘need addressing very quickly’ over head injuries
10 Dec 2020
Brits face EU travel ban from January as Covid rules kick in
air passengers
In Brief

Brits face EU travel ban from January as Covid rules kick in

Non-essential journeys will no longer be allowed after transition period ends
10 Dec 2020
Dream homes: take a peek inside these luxury mansions
mill_lane_chiddingfold_godalming_main_image.jpg
The wish list

Dream homes: take a peek inside these luxury mansions

A look at the five most viewed properties listed on Rightmove this year
10 Dec 2020
Christmas dinner: food and drink delivered to your door
Farmison & Co heritage breed free range Bourbon Red turkey
On the menu

Christmas dinner: food and drink delivered to your door

Take away the stress with these festive hampers and ‘pub in a box’
10 Dec 2020
Christmas alcohol guide: unique gift sets and presents
A Fine Christmas Malt by The Whisky Exchange
On the menu

Christmas alcohol guide: unique gift sets and presents

Get into the festive spirit with tipples including Christmas Malt whisky and Brussels sprout gin and vodka
9 Dec 2020
Man Utd: Ole’s ‘at the wheel’ but for how much longer?
Ole Gunnar
In Brief

Man Utd: Ole’s ‘at the wheel’ but for how much longer?

After the Pogba saga and Champions League exit, it’s the Manchester derby up next for Solskjaer’s side
9 Dec 2020
Brexit-hobbled Britain ‘still tech powerhouse of Europe’
London
In Brief

Brexit-hobbled Britain ‘still tech powerhouse of Europe’

New research shows that UK start-ups have won more funding than France and Germany combined over past year
8 Dec 2020
Breakdancing at the Olympics: a winning move or a mockery?
Breakdancing
Today’s big question

Breakdancing at the Olympics: a winning move or a mockery?

Paris 2024’s Olympic programme will have a focus on gender equality and youth
8 Dec 2020
Mayweather vs. Paul exhibition bout a ‘low blow for boxing’
Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul exhibition
What the pundits say

Mayweather vs. Paul exhibition bout a ‘low blow for boxing’

Undefeated American will fight the YouTuber on 20 February
7 Dec 2020
Britannia named UK’s worst hotel chain for eighth year
Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel in Folkestone
In Brief

Britannia named UK’s worst hotel chain for eighth year

Budget brand finishes bottom of Which? survey amid cleanliness warnings
7 Dec 2020
Just for show, not to race: Ferrari SF1000 goes to auction
Scuderia Ferrari SF1000 F1 car
In Brief

Just for show, not to race: Ferrari SF1000 goes to auction

Full-scale replica F1 car is expected to attract bids of between £136,000 and £181,000
3 Dec 2020
‘An emotional night’: fans applauded on return to stadiums
One-thousand Wycombe fans watched the match against Stoke City
In Brief

‘An emotional night’: fans applauded on return to stadiums

Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth leads the praise for supporters
3 Dec 2020
Bentley prepares for no-deal Brexit by booking cargo planes
Bentley Motors
In Brief

Bentley prepares for no-deal Brexit by booking cargo planes

British luxury car manufacturer has five Antonovs on reserve in case supply chain is disrupted
3 Dec 2020
F1: Schumacher joins Mazepin in all-new Haas line-up
German driver Mick Schumacher will race in F1 for Haas
In Brief

F1: Schumacher joins Mazepin in all-new Haas line-up

And Mercedes confirm George Russell will replace Lewis Hamilton at this weekend’s Sakhir GP
2 Dec 2020
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