9:48 AM ET Jennifer Jo Cobb is set for her topflight NASCAR debut later this month at Talladega, which would make her the first woman to race in the series since Danica Patrick in 2018. Cobb will drive the No. 15 Chevrolet for Rick Ware Racing on April 25, the team announced Tuesday. “I have
Jennifer Lopez and baseball star Alex Rodriguez have called off their engagement – a month after denying reports they had split. J-Lo and A-Rod played down the rumours last month, but did admit they were “working through some things”. On Thursday, in a joint statement to NBC’s Today show, the pair said: “We have realised
Uighur people from Xinjiang working in other parts of China are subject to “political” checks and work under strict “half-military” style management, according to new evidence discovered by Sky News. The Xinjiang government runs an official “labour transfer programme”, according to its 2019 Five Year Plan, “so as to provide more employment opportunities for the
A river in Wales has turned white after a milk tanker overturned and spilled its contents into the water. Images and video posted on Twitter showed the River Dulais in Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire, discoloured after the incident. May Lewis posted a video on the social media site which showed milky water cascading over a small waterfall.
Buckingham Palace has revealed the 30 guests who will be attending Prince Philip’s funeral at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, on Saturday. Coronavirus restrictions mean the ceremony has had to be scaled down, with only 30 guests allowed in contrast with the estimated 800 originally planned to attend. The shortened guest list includes many of
The US economy continues to show signs of recovery, as newly-vaccinated Americans head out to spend their stimulus cheques. Retail sales were up by a seasonally-adjusted 9.8%, having dropped about 3% the previous month, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. The rise was much better than the 5.5% increase economists had forecast. Image: President Joe
US President Joe Biden has announced new sanctions on the Russian government and the expulsion of 10 diplomats in retaliation for hacking and election interference. Mr Biden said Russia’s efforts to undermine free elections in the US were an “unusual and extraordinary” threat to security. The actions represent the first retaliatory measures announced against the
Disney has announced the first UK-made original productions for its streaming platform Disney+, with three new shows in the works. It comes after the entertainment giant revealed it had teamed-up with sporting legend David Beckham on a new show that will see him mentor young footballers in east London. The newly announced shows include what
Details handpicked by the Duke of Edinburgh for his funeral have been revealed ahead of the ceremony in two days’ time. Prince Philip designed his own custom-built Land Rover hearse for the occasion, and the project spanned 16 years with the duke making changes including requesting a repaint in military green. He also came up
Marks and Spencer has launched legal action against Aldi over a claim that the discount supermarket is infringing the trademark of its Colin the Caterpillar cake. M&S has lodged an intellectual property claim with the High Court this week relating to its rival’s Cuthbert the Caterpillar product. It argues that the similarity of the Aldi
A woman who helped injured children in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bombing has said she is “angry and upset” that it took so long for paramedics to reach the victims. Kim Dick was outside the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in May 2017 waiting to collect family members when the bomb
7:00 AM ET FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — David Beckham stepped out of a Cadillac SUV and into the dust of a construction site. It was December 2019. In front of him was the shell of a new 18,000-seat stadium in deepest Broward County, where Inter Miami would play its first two seasons before moving, if
Large-scale event pilots that are testing the viability of mass gatherings will be supported by a government-backed compensation scheme. Up to £300,000 will be made available to organisers should an event have to be cancelled. It comes after a minister previously said that such a scheme could end up “pulling the rug” from big events.
The risk of developing a blood clot after having COVID-19 is eight times higher than after being given the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, according to a study by Oxford University. Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) occurred in 39 in a million COVID-19 patients, compared with about five in a million people given the AstraZeneca jab. Live COVID updates
12:09 AM BST ESPN staff Jack Goodue and Joe Moody are the latest frontline All Blacks to suffer serious injuries as veteran scrum-half Aaron Smith says the Super Rugby Aotearoa season has “come home to roost” as more and more players are cut down. Goodhue and Moody both left the field during the Crusaders’ 30-27
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have made their first joint public appearance since the death of Prince Philip, reading cards left on floral tributes for the duke at Buckingham Palace and other royal residences. Charles and Camilla visited Marlborough House in central London – home of the Commonwealth – where flowers left