An Indian community in Leicester is aiming to raise thousands of pounds over the weekend to help send oxygen and fund a field hospital for victims of the growing COVID-19 crisis. Hospitals in India are running out of oxygen and people are dying on the streets – unable to get treatment as fatalities continue to
7:22 AM ET Going into Saturday’s UFC Fight Night main event, it’s not unfair to say we don’t really know who Dominick Reyes or Jiri Prochazka are. When it comes to just name value alone, we do. Reyes (12-2) fought Jon Jones for the UFC’s light heavyweight championship 14 months ago — and many observers
A British mother is calling for her son to be allowed to return home after he won a legal case to prevent the Home Office stripping him of citizenship. Known in court proceedings as “N3”, the 37-year-old man from London had been locked in a legal battle for more than three years as the Home
Apr 29, 2021 Former heavyweight unified world titlist Andy Ruiz Jr. returns to the ring Saturday for the first time since losing his belt in a rematch against Anthony Joshua in December 2019 to face former title challenger Chris Arreola. The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.
An initial deadline for grading countries under a new traffic light system for international travel has been missed by the government. A report last week by the Commons’ Transport Select Committee said the lists of destinations should be published by Saturday 1 May “at the latest”, although this has not happened. Instead, the Department for
It’s official – a year of not going out has finally got to me. With music thumping, the DJ fires a confetti cannon above the heaving dance floor. And my very first instinct isn’t to leap up in wonder at the long-absent spectacle. It’s to duck. Maybe it’s time this ageing clubber cleared the dancefloor.
5:01 AM ET Inbee Park was unable to hit the heights of her opening round but a three-under-par 69 gave her a share of the lead with fellow South Korean Park Hee-young at the halfway stage of the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore on Friday. Park Hee-young drained a 10-foot birdie putt at the
The first funerals have been taking place for victims of a stampede disaster at a crowded religious festival in northern Israel. At least 45 people were crushed to death during the Lag B’Omer event on the slopes of Mount Meron, where annual commemorations include all-night prayers, singing and dancing. Devastated families have been identifying their
The drip feed of allegations has been relentless, and the questions seemingly never-ending. How did Boris Johnson fund his trendy make-over of the Downing Street flat? What messages did he exchange with businessman James Dyson? Just how many times did David Cameron text Rishi Sunak? But perhaps the biggest question of all – just how
3:29 PM ET Associated Press MUNICH — Top-seeded Alexander Zverev lost in the Munich Open quarterfinals to Belarussian qualifier Ilya Ivashka 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-3 on Friday. Trying to add to his Munich titles in 2017 and ’18, Zverev served for the match against Ivashka at 5-4 in the second set. But he was broken.
South Dakota’s governor is suing the US Department of Interior in a bid to see fireworks shot over Mount Rushmore on Independence Day. Republican Kristi Noem successfully pushed last year for a return of the display after a 10-year hiatus. The event drew national attention when then-president Donald Trump joined Ms Noem on 3 July
Apr 28, 2021 Associated Press CLEVELAND — Kevin Love spoke from his heart. Over 13 minutes, he apologized, lectured, and asked for forgiveness and understanding. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward regrets his fit of frustration but said it shouldn’t define him. “That wasn’t me,” Love said. “I apologize for that moment. It was an ugly one.
For people who have had one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, it seems that the jab offers better protection against variants if they previously had the virus. Scientists have found that among those who received a single shot but were not infected in the past, the immune response against variants of concern may be insufficient
Disneyland has reopened for the first time in over a year – as it was revealed more than 100 million Americans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Disney fans who visited cheered and screamed as the Southern California theme park opened its gates for the first time in 13 months, when it was forced to
A police officer who hit a vulnerable teenage girl with a baton “at least 30 times” has been sacked. Metropolitan Police officer Benjamin Kemp, based at north east command, was dismissed without notice following a disciplinary hearing by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC). During the hearing, the panel heard a 17-year-old girl, who
9:45 PM ET The Philadelphia Eagles moved from the No. 12 pick to No. 10 in a trade with the rival Dallas Cowboys and selected Alabama receiver and Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith on Thursday night in the 2021 NFL draft. Thwarted in their bids to take a cornerback, the Cowboys traded their 10th pick