The government is considering setting up drive-through flu vaccination centres as part of plans to double the number of people who have the jab, a minister has confirmed. Health minister Edward Argar said the idea is “one of the things that we are looking at”. According to The Times, those eligible will be asked to
12:00 AM ET A day unlike any other in college football history started at 12:01 a.m. ET Monday when the game’s biggest star, Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, was among the dozens of players to tweet a statement that expressed their desire to play the 2020 season and shared items they feel need to be addressed
Kelly Clarkson is replacing Simon Cowell on America’s Got Talent while the British star recovers from a broken back. The music mogul underwent six-hours of surgery on Saturday after falling from an electric bicycle he was testing at his house in Malibu, California. The 60-year-old is understood to have been with his six-year-old son Eric
Sky News has witnessed several boats of migrants crossing the English Channel in one morning, with one group cheering “UK” as they headed towards Britain. In what she described as “quite an extraordinary morning” on the English Channel, Sky News correspondent Ali Fortescue encountered four boats of migrants attempting a crossing. In one encounter, the
Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook is now a billionaire thanks to the company’s rising share price. The 59-year-old’s wealth was calculated by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index as Apple’s share price has soared during his time in charge, from around $53 (£40) to more than $450 (£343) today. He joined the technology giant in 1998 at
A BP worker who was sacked after sharing a meme featuring Adolf Hitler has been awarded AUS$200,000 (£109,000) in compensation. Scott Tracey, an employee of BP’s Australian refinery, had posted a video taken from the 2004 movie Downfall on a closed Facebook group with colleagues. His wife had added subtitles to the clip – a
The main opposition candidate in Belarus’ presidential election has fled her country amid a police crackdown on protests – and she is now “safe” in Lithuania. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s departure comes after she refused to concede defeat in Sunday’s vote. The 37-year-old dismissed the official results showing authoritarian president Alexander Lukashenko’s landslide victory as a sham.
8:00 PM ET The New York Rangers won the second lottery for the 2020 NHL draft, which determined which team would have the opportunity to pick at No. 1 overall. That first selection is widely expected to be phenom Alexis Lafreniere of Rimouski Oceanic in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In June, a placeholder
The mother of Harry Dunn has made an emotional plea for her son’s suspected killer to face justice via video link and put an end to the “barbaric treatment” the family has suffered over the past 11 months. On 27 August last year, Harry, 19, died after his motorcycle was hit by a car outside
9:55 PM ET ESPN News Services DETROIT — Tigers first baseman C.J. Cron exited Monday night’s 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox with a left knee injury. Cron was struck by Danny Mendick‘s hard-hit grounder in the fourth inning and stayed down for a while. He eventually walked off with some assistance. Detroit pitcher
Payroll figures show 730,000 people have lost their jobs since the start of the coronavirus crisis lockdown as the UK braces for an expected acceleration in unemployment. Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed a leap of 81,000 last month alone despite continuing support for employers via government loan vehicles and the
Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an “ocean world” with a big reservoir of salty water under its frigid surface, scientists said in findings that raise interest in this dwarf planet as a possible outpost for life. Research published on Monday based on data obtained by NASA’s Dawn
4:47 PM ET Associated Press HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Christopher Bell is returning to Joe Gibbs Racing and will drive the No. 20 Toyota in the Cup Series in 2021. Bell will replace Erik Jones, whose contract with JGR expires at the end of this season. Jones has two wins in 133 Cup Series starts. Bell
Actress Alyssa Milano has revealed COVID-19 has made her hair fall out – and urged people to wear face masks to stop the spread of the virus. The Charmed star posted a video on Twitter highlighting the effects as she combed her hair. She ended the video by lifting the hairs and saying: “One brushing,
10:55 AM ET Saturday’s announcement that Juventus were hiring Andrea Pirlo as first-team manager made shockwaves, but it’s not the first time they’ve picked a former club legend with no experience as a number one. Ciro Ferrara was appointed with two games left in Juve’s 2008-09 campaign, and he stuck around the following season. Barcelona
1:33 PM BST England head coach Eddie Jones has said form is the main factor when he selects his squad and he will continue to pick players from Saracens despite their relegation to the Championship. Saracens will drop into the second tier at the end of the Gallagher Premiership season after breaching salary cap regulations.