South Africa v Lions winners and losers as Wales star stakes claim for second Test start and magic man goes missing

The Lions rallied from a nine-point interval deficit to beat South Africa 22-17 in the first Test in Cape Town. They celebrated with a dressing-room rendition of Wild Rover. But for a while in the opening half it looked as if it might be a case of all over for Warren Gatland’s team on the… Continue reading South Africa v Lions winners and losers as Wales star stakes claim for second Test start and magic man goes missing

Any event attracting 20k spectators and over this autumn will be fully-vaccinated only under government plans

Only fully-vaccinated football fans may be able to attend Premier League matches and other events with more than 20,000 spectators from October under Government plans. Boris Johnson risks provoking further criticism from backbench Conservatives as ministers seek to extend the future use of vaccine passports from nightclubs to sporting stadiums. Talks are in an early… Continue reading Any event attracting 20k spectators and over this autumn will be fully-vaccinated only under government plans

Beckham whisky brand captures spirit of summer with Haig Club Sungroni

One of the UK’s trendiest drinks brands has vowed to capture the spirit of summer with its new cocktail. Haig Club, the whisky brand backed by global football icon David Beckham, has unveiled its Mediterranean Orange Sungroni. Inspired by the classic Negroni, the new Sungroni re-imagines the traditional cocktail offering a summer twist, blending sweet… Continue reading Beckham whisky brand captures spirit of summer with Haig Club Sungroni

Your horoscopes for the week beginning July 26 – planets are on the move

Work and money opportunities will be there to take advantage of for some over the next seven days. Mercury and Mars are on the move – and explains the impact this could have on several star signs in the week starting Monday, July 26. Aries 21 March – 20 April A dynamic tie can find… Continue reading Your horoscopes for the week beginning July 26 – planets are on the move

Major Port Talbot road shut by police due to serious incident

South Wales Police have closed the road at Seaway Parade, Sandfields in Port Talbot and have urged motorists to stay away as they deal with a major incident. The Sandfields dual carriageway was closed in both direction at approximately 3.45am Sunday (July 25) and police have warned drivers that it will remain shut for some… Continue reading Major Port Talbot road shut by police due to serious incident

‘Dangerously’ parked cars towed away from busy Snowdonia tourist hotspots

Cars parked dangerously in Snowdonia hotspots have been towed away in a bid to prevent the blight of anti-social motorists clogging up busy A roads Unprecedented numbers of day-trippers, visitors and walkers have flocked to Snowdonia over the last year following a staycation boom prompted by Covid 19 holiday restrictions. However dangerous parking has become… Continue reading ‘Dangerously’ parked cars towed away from busy Snowdonia tourist hotspots

Sajid Javid criticised for suggesting people have ‘cowered’ from Covid-19

Health Secretary Sajid Javid has been criticised for saying people must no longer “cower” from coronavirus as he announced he had made a “full recovery” from Covid-19. Labour accused him of having managed to “denigrate” people who followed the rules to protect others, while the Lib Dems told him to apologise to those who have… Continue reading Sajid Javid criticised for suggesting people have ‘cowered’ from Covid-19

Lotto rollover for Wednesday is £5.1 million after no one won on Saturday

The Lotto rollover for Wednesday (July 28) is set to be £5.1 million after no one won Saturday’s jackpot. No ticketholder matched all six main numbers to scoop the top prize tonight, when the winning Lotto numbers were 07, 06, 37, 34, 28, 17 and the bonus number was 59. Set of balls five and… Continue reading Lotto rollover for Wednesday is £5.1 million after no one won on Saturday

How the Lions turned the tables and beat South Africa at their own game in stunning comeback

The British and Irish Lions have gone 1-0 up in the Test series against South Africa, coming from behind to beat the Springboks 22-17 in the first Test in Cape Town. Here’s the story of the game and the key reasons behind their triumph. How did they do it? Well, it was very much a… Continue reading How the Lions turned the tables and beat South Africa at their own game in stunning comeback

When does Jade Jones fight at Tokyo Olympics? Date, UK start times and how many golds she has so far

Jade Jones is bidding to become the first British woman to claim three back-to-back gold medals at successive Olympics. The Welsh taekwondo superstar would also become the first in her sport to achieve such a feat if she can claim gold in Tokyo in the early hours of Sunday, July 25. Here are the key… Continue reading When does Jade Jones fight at Tokyo Olympics? Date, UK start times and how many golds she has so far