The Open’s organisers moved to sidestep potential controversy over a flute band event coinciding with the tournament by insisting they are mindful of being guests.
England’s chief selector Ed Smith insists the recent World Cup triumph has provided the ideal launchpad for Jason Roy to make his Test debut.
A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a woman who went missing more than 18 months ago.
London stocks were down on Wednesday as oil prices took a hit, while the pound staged a tentative recovery from the previous day’s drop.
Pensioners have delivered a selection of some 37,000 letters to Tory Party headquarters, urging leadership hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to save free TV licences for over-75s.
Officials have denied drawing up plans for the slaughter of millions of sheep in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Torrential downpours failed to dampen the spirits at Royal Portrush as the clock ticked down towards the opening round of the Open.
Jason Roy’s blistering World Cup form has earned the Surrey batsman his first England Test call-up for the one-off clash with Ireland.
Commuters on a train to London were held up when a passenger got their hair extensions caught in a door.
Bolton’s friendly trip to Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under “severe mental and emotional stress”.