THE hellhole UAE jail where British footballer Billy Hood is being held has been accused of torturing prisoners and leaving them to die from diseases. Activists have previously raised the alarm over Dubai's al-Awir prison for their brutal treatment of inmates. According to the human rights NGO Human Rights Watch, prisoners, including some with chronic health conditions, were denied adequate medical care.
Anthony Joshua lacked 'the desire and will' to beat Oleksandr Usyk, claims John Fury, as father of world champion Tyson insists the Brit has NEVER been capable of beating his son or Deontay Wilder
Anthony Joshua's 'will and desire' to be a world heavyweight champion has been called into question by the father of his main rival. The Brit lost his titles in September at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium when he suffered a unanimous points decision defeat by Oleksandr Usyk. The defeat derailed his attempts to secure a unification bout with Tyson Fury - who held up his part of the bargain by beating Deontay Wilder in the States earlier this month.
Andy Murray says Cameron Norrie is a 'great example' for other players after his Indian Wells success
Andy Murray admitted Cameron Norrie had taken him by surprise with his stunning season and hailed the 26-year-old as a great example for others; he says: "I knew he was good, but to be top 20 in the world and pushing for a spot in the tour finals is an incredible effort"
Brit footballer jailed for 25 years in Dubai over CBD oil launches bid for freedom as family blasts ‘ridiculous arrest’
A BRIT footballer jailed in Dubai over CBD vape oil has launched a desperate bid for freedom. The family of Billy Hood, 24, have blasted his "ridiculous arrest" after he was found guilty of possession, selling and drug trafficking after police found just four small bottles of vape oil in his car.
Cameron Norrie became the first Briton to win the Indian Wells Open yesterday –– continuing a fine year for British tennis. Norrie beat Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili in three sets to win tennis’ unofficial ‘fifth major’ and follow in the footsteps of compatriot, Emma Raducanu, who won the US Open last month.
Timothy Bradley thinks Joshua's confidence has been ruined by 2019 loss to Andy Ruiz Jr and the Brit is afraid of being hit in his fights Retired boxer Timothy Bradley thinks Anthony Joshua has lost his confidence and is scared of being hit since his 2019 loss to Andy Ruiz Jr.
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has warned families need to check their passport expiry dates. Brit families visiting 26 holidays before the end of the year as travel rules are relaxed have been issued a warning. The British Embassy and The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) have warned families in particular.
After becoming the first Brit to win Indian Wells, Cameron Norrie is eyeing a spot at the ATP Finals in Turin next month. Cameron Norrie is in a four-way battle to qualify for the ATP Finals in Turin next month after his excellent Indian Wells win. Norrie became the first Brit to ever win the BNP Paribas Open as he came from behind to defeat Nikoloz Basilashvili 3-6 6-4 6-1 in an hour and 49 minutes.
After Cameron Norrie became the first Brit to win the Indian Wells tournament, he passed tennis legend Roger Federer in the world rankings - and Tim Henman believes he could achieve more. Former British number one Tim Henman heaped praise on Cameron Norrie and backed his compatriot to break into the world’s top 10 after his Indian Wells win.
PRISON chiefs stopped treating a British drug-smuggling gran suffering from cancer and only let her husband see her through glass before she died. Susan Clarke, 72, died of breast cancer last Sunday in the Portuguese jail where she was serving eight years. As her condition worsened she was granted a last visit from husband Roger, 73.
‘We haven’t done anything to the car’ – Lewis Hamilton unaware of why Mercedes have quickened up in past two F1 races
LEWIS HAMILTON is unsure as to why Mercedes have quickened up in their last two races. The Brit, 36, was victorious in Sochi a fortnight ago. While team-mate Valtteri Bottas took home first place in Istanbul last weekend. Asked why Mercedes have improved in recent weeks, Hamilton was perplexed.
The tennis player becomes the first Brit to win the "fifth-major" tournament, propelling him into the UK number one spot and guaranteeing him a top-20 position. Cameron Norrie has become the first British tennis player to win the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The 26-year-old beat Nikoloz Basilashvill in the "fifth-major" final on Sunday night in a three-set victory.
He wore everyone down on the ultra-slow courts and in the final delivered a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 comeback victory over Nikoloz Basilashvili After the Fairytale of New York, here was tennis’s answer to Operation Desert Storm. Cameron Norrie delivered a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 comeback victory over Nikoloz Basilashvili on Sunday night in the Indian Wells final.
A BRITISH chef spent 19 months in a Dubai jail on a drugs rap after cops misinterpreted a text booking a table. Restauranteur Luke Tully, 43, was sent a message by a dealer he knew requesting a table for ten people. Police mistakenly believed it was a coded request for 10g of cocaine when they seized the supplier and his phone.
DANNY ROBERTS took home both a victory by split decision and a horrific split scalp on his return to UFC action. The Brit stepped back into the octagon for the first time in two years to defeat welterweight veteran Ramazan Emeev. But the 34-year-old did not escape unscathed as Emeev connected with a brutal elbow to slice open his opponent’s head.
Carrying out these measures could help you save literally tonnes of CO2 emissions every year The climate crisis can seem overwhelming, but we can all contribute to making a difference. This is how change can start at home. To put some of the figures below into context, the average Brit produces 5 to 10 tonnes of carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases a year (estimates vary) although it can vary considerably between one household and the next, being most obviously linked to wealth but also to lifestyle
Heroic Mark Ormrod was fighting in Afghanistan when a hidden IED exploded under him on Christmas Eve - but despite losing both his legs and an arm in the grim incident, he says he has stayed positive A brave Brit fighting in Afghanistan has spoken out about a Christmas Eve horror explosion that saw him lose both legs and an arm.
The pensioner battled with breast cancer while serving her sentence A 72-year-old grandmother-of-eight has died in a rat infested prison after being caught smuggling £1million of cocaine on a cruise ship. Susan Clarke protested her innocence while serving an eight year sentence and worried that she would leave the Portuguese prison “in a box”, before dying last Sunday (October 10) after battling breast cancer.