A film of maverick snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan is in the works, with Hunger Games studio Lionsgate named as possible producers.
A skyscraper almost as tall as the Shard is to be added to the central London skyline after the 73-storey building was given planning approval.
Andy Murray heads an expanded 16-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, which is predictably dominated by Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic stars.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are currently enduring a long run without a win.
Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has urged the British government to disclose more information about its plans to leave the EU.
Leeds United are set to take on Liverpool in the EFL Cup this evening.
Celtic secured their first trophy of the season, and the 100th of their history by beating Aberdeen at Hampden Park.
Everton have struggled at both ends of the pitch in recent weeks.
Huge numbers of VAT fraudsters are illegally selling goods tax-free to British shoppers on Amazon and eBay this Christmas, despite new government efforts to crack down on this ballooning £1bn VAT evasion crisis.
The financial reporting watchdog will investigate accountancy firm Grant Thornton for signing off on an arrangement between Sports Direct, majority-owned by Mike Ashley, and a delivery firm owned by his brother.