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Bernie Ecclestone in call for women-only Formula One championship

Bernie Ecclestone floated the idea at a meeting with team bosses before Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix Lella Lombardi was the last woman to start a Formula ...

Michael Clarke: This World Cup victory is dedicated to our little brother and team-mate Phillip Hughes

Australia win Cricket World Cup after beating New Zealand in finalAustralia chase down 184 to win by seven wickets in MelbourneMichael Clarke received a standing ...

Republic of Ireland 1-1 Poland: Substitute Shane Long's strike secures crucial draw as Martin O'Neill's men keep Euro 2016 qualification campaign alive in Dublin 

Slawomir Peszko fired Poland into the lead in the 26th-minute with a powerful left footed strike Martin O'Neill's men improved dramatically in the second half Substitute Shane Long ...

Steven Fletcher full of pride after scoring first Scottish hat-trick in 46 years

Scotland beat Gibraltar 6-1 in their European qualifier on SaturdaySteven Fletcher scored a hat-trick; Scotland's first in 46 yearsFletcher scored his first goals in international ...

London Welsh 14-29 Bath: The Exiles' relegation from the Aviva Premiership is confirmed following home defeat

London Welsh's fate was sealed following defeat by BathThe Exiles lost their 18th straight match despite impressing against BathBath led 10-7 at the interval before ...

Portugal 2-1 Serbia: Cristiano Ronaldo and Co go top of Group I

Ricardo Carvalho opened the scoring for Portugal with an early headerAfter half-time, Nemanja Matic produced a brilliant equaliserSerbia were only level for two minutes, as ...

Sale 23-6 Gloucester: Danny Cipriani kicks five out of five to inspire the Sharks to a comfortable win in the Aviva Premiership

Danny Cipriani kicked a 100 per cent record against GloucesterThe fly half helped Sale to a comfortable win in the Aviva Premiership Johnny Leota and Josh ...

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Facebook test flies solar-powered drones over the UK in attempt to increase internet access

A pilotless plane with a wingspan bigger than a Boeing 737 but weighing less than a car has been tested over the UK by Facebook. Founder ...

MPs in new expenses row over London homes

Almost 50 MPs were accused last night of claiming hundreds of thousands of pounds in expenses for renting and using hotels in London despite owning ...

Donald Macintyre's Sketch: To the top of the UK's tallest structure? Hell, yes!

It wasn’t immediately clear why we had to be at the top of the “UK’s tallest sculpture” the ArcelorMittal Orbit, a fashionable £22m Anish Kapoor ...

Naomi Klein interview: The 'No Logo' author and climate change activist talks compost, Cameron, and the irresistible humour of otters

Was there a particular event that led you to write This Changes Everything? It wasn't one particular event. Unless it was Hurricane Katrina. My last book ...

David Threlfall interview: The actor takes a forensic approach in Code of a Killer as he leaves Shameless's Frank Gallagher behind

Actor David Threlfall, who is not to be confused with actor David Thewlis ("Ask him about Anna Friel," suggested one of my colleagues), doesn't grant ...

Cheapest European city breaks revealed: Vilnius beats Budapest to the top spot

Vilnius has been named the cheapest European city break destination, and with the Euro currently weak against the pound, British travellers can get even more ...

Postcard from... Barcelona

This is ground control to Major Tom. Or, actually, more accurately, this is Room 135 to room service. Earlier this week, I had a very quick ...

Can a revamped Dreamland help to reinvigorate the Kent town of Margate?

Everyday is a red-letter day in Margate. Scarlet capitals sloshed on to bashed-in brick proclaim 'DREAMLAND WELCOMES YOU'. This greeting on the side of the ...

David Cameron pledges all hospitals will provide key services seven days a week by 2020

All hospitals will provide key services seven days a week by 2020, David Cameron will pledge today, as he goes head-to-head with Labour on Ed ...

Wall Street should be afraid of Ruth Porat. And very afraid of Google

Ruth Porat’s move from Morgan Stanley to Google is a coup for the IT crowd, even if her close ties to California via her alma ...