The number of plague cases in Madagascar has almost doubled over the last five days and medical experts project the situation will worsen, with 1,000 cases expected every month if funds are not rapidly provided, the UN has said.
Chris Kelly did have a little wobble as he promised, but eventually the Glasgow man pulled away to his third M&H Logsitics Scottish Professional Championship with a wire-to-wire win at the King’s Course at Gleneagles.
A police force could become the first to scrap its PCSOs, stating the cost of the role is not significantly different to that of a police constable but they have fewer powers.
Paul Scholes had his managerial interest piqued by Oldham and has not ruled out applying for more jobs in the future.
Eni Aluko’s claim that England women’s goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall repeatedly spoke to her in a Caribbean accent is being investigated by the Football Association.
Arsenal fans are still getting used to life in the Europa League, but this Olivier Giroud stunner might help them settle into the competition.
Brie Bella believes that the female wrestlers currently starring in WWE are there “for young girls to look up to”.
The smacking of children will be banned in Scotland, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
Scotland came from a goal behind to give Shelley Kerr a first win as manager in a 2-1 Women's World Cup qualifying victory over Belarus in Minsk.
Southern Rail drivers are to be balloted on a proposed deal to end their long-running dispute about driver-only trains, and a five-year pay deal worth 28.5%.
Olivier Giroud scored a stunning winner as a much-changed Arsenal side saw off 10-man Red Star Belgrade in their Europa League clash.
Lewis Hamilton has launched a veiled attack on President Donald Trump on the eve of the United States Grand Prix – but says he has rowed back on plans to protest during the Star-Spangled Banner.
The rising level of political abuse is fuelling an “atmosphere of increasing hatred” which threatens to poison democratic politics in the UK, First Secretary Damian Green has warned.
Gordon Elliott dominated proceedings on a high-class card at Punchestown, winning six of the eight races.
David Gray claims Hibernian go into every game confident of winning - and that will not change against Brendan Rodgers' Invincibles.
FAO Simon Cowell… We may have found you a new boy band.
Olympic bronze medallist Kristian Thomas has announced his retirement from gymnastics.
No further action is to be taken against a Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP over his Holyrood campaign spending last year.
Callum McGregor believes his recent Scotland experience was "massive" for his development despite still awaiting his first cap - and he knows Saturday's Hampden trip could be another big step in his career.
Rangers defender Bruno Alves is confident success will come to Ibrox in time because of the mentality of the players and manager.