No amount of sentiment could carry the wholehearted Liverpool veteran Derry Mathews to a fairytale high point of a long, hard career here on Saturday night but, in front of his own fans, he gave the world lightweight champion Terry Flanagan all the trouble he could handle over 12 absorbing rounds.
Nicola Sturgeon will spearhead a renewed drive to build support for Scottish independence this summer, pledging to turn the 45% who voted to leave the UK in the 2014 referendum into “a strong and positive majority”.
David Haye’s sharp eye for an opening could be leading him to an unexpectedly early shot at his old world heavyweight title, against the new Australian champion, Lucas Browne, at the O2 Arena in London on 21 May.
George Osborne’s budget next week should be another triumphant staging post en route to the premiership, the job for which he has been preparing for more than a decade. Yet he will come to the dispatch box against the backdrop of a ferocious battle for the future of his party and Britain’s place in the world.
We are in the Royal Oak pub in Cannock, near Birmingham, on a miserable Wednesday night.
Newcastle United, Sunderland, Norwich City and Aston Villa make up the bottom four.
The former Leeds man netted his first Premier League goal for Bournemouth against Swansea on Saturday afternoon.
The West Ham legend and current playmaker have been discussing the Frenchman.
The West Bromwich Albion striker seems happy at the moment.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook accused the US government of asking his firm to engineer the “software equivalent of cancer” to help investigators unlock a terrorist’s iPhone.
Lewis Hamilton wants to see drivers consulted more over rule changes in Formula One after being unimpressed by the reshaping of the sport this week.