It’s been a long wait, but the 2021/22 Championship campaign is finally set to get underway this weekend. Newly-promoted Hull City start their return to life in the second tier with a clash against Preston North End on Saturday afternoon, while Barnsley look to build on last season’s play-off disappointment by getting things up and running against Cardiff City.
This week is National Marine Week – a time to celebrate our marine environments, but also reflect on how to protect and restore our seas. This year it comes weeks after Southern Water was fined a record £90 million for deliberately pumping 16 to 21 billion litres of sewage into the sea between 2010 and 2015.
Jofra Archer will miss all cricket for the rest of 2021, sitting out the upcoming T20 World Cup and Ashes tour with a stress fracture in his elbow. In a huge blow to England’s preparations for both the World Cup and the Test series, Archer will take an extended break from the game and his injury will be re-evaluated in the autumn ahead of next year’s fixtures.
Do you enjoy singing in the shower? That mindless act could just be boosting your general wellbeing. Belting out a song in the shower over a period of several days can make you feel happier, more alert and energised, according to a study from Harvey Water Softeners.
No plans to vaccinate 16 and 17 year-olds in schools as headteachers warn they must not be asked to promote it
The Welsh Government said they will be invited to get the jab at existing vaccination centres Covid vaccines for teenagers will not be given in schools, the Welsh Government confirmed today. It said 16 and 17 year-olds will be asked to go to "existing vaccine centres".
NHS workers from minority communities were allegedly told to use ‘Western names’ because their real names are ‘too difficult to pronounce’. Staff from ethnic minorities told watchdog inspectors line managers at the University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Trust made the racist request – but bosses have insisted this did not come from the top.
Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira is determined to keep Wilfried Zaha at the club this summer and says he’s ‘looking forward’ to working with the Ivory Coast winger. Zaha has attempted to leave Selhurst Park in each of the last two summers but moves to Arsenal and Everton failed to materialise.
The UK government has announced a swathe of changes to its travel list, including new advice for holidaymakers returning from Spain. It was feared that the latest travel update would see Spain demoted to England’s red list due to an increased prevalence of Covid-19 and variants, but the country has retained its amber status.
We all know weddings can cost an absolute bomb, so any tips on how to save a little money can go a long way. However, when traipsing the internet for inspiration, expectations can be a whole lot different to the reality of what you’re able to do.
The viral star may soon move into the streaming business Jake Paul has become viral on pretty much every social media platform - and it seems he's looking at making name for himself on streaming sites. The internet superstar has 20 million subscribers on YouTube, 16.7 million followers on Instagram, and four million followers on Twitter.
Frasers Group boss Mike Ashley is to relinquish his position as chief executive of the retail group after decades in the spotlight but there are suggestions the billionaire will continue to call big decisions. The Sports Direct founder will hand over the reins next year to his daughter’s fiancé, Michael Murray, the group confirmed in a financial update.
Hundreds of beloved family cats are falling ill with a life-threatening illness amid fears it could be caused by a popular pet food brand. A staggering 528 cats have been diagnosed with the blood disease pancytopenia and at least 330 pets have died. But the real number is expected to be much higher – possibly in the thousands – as many cases are likely going undetected.
Rapper Da Brat sought to stress that, no, DaBaby does not represent hip-hop. Far from it actually. (Paras Griffin/Getty Images) Da Brat has urged the world to simply ignore DaBaby, saying that in her experience, being gay in hip-hop is “way better now”.
The football's back, everybody. The football is back. After a summer of jubilation and agony in which England came within touching distance of a Euro 2020 triumph that would have sent the country into a hedonistic meltdown, we finally stand on the brink of a return to our much more familiar, garden variety footballing purgatory.
The offer is aiming to make Kanye "feel harder, better, faster and stronger" Kanye West has received a bizarre offer of free porn as he continues work on ‘Donda’ at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The rapper has taken up residence at the sports complex over the last week as he continues work on the album ahead of a second listening party tonight (August 5).
Wolves have launched their first ever Castore away kit for the 2021/2 season. The grey and black design is now available to pre-order in both replica and professional jerseys. The Castore logo is printed in Wolves gold, alongside the club’s iconic badge. Professional shirts are are for sale at £100 each with replicas priced at £55.
Hopes for summer holidays abroad were given a huge boost last night as changes to England’s ‘traffic light’ system for international travel were announced. A number of countries were added to the lowest risk green list while Spain avoided moving onto the red list as some had feared.
Netherlands cyclist Laurine van Riessen left the women’s keirin quarter-finals on a stretcher after a nasty collision with Team GB’s Katy Marchant. In the final lap, Van Riessen pulled out and caught Marchant’s wheel, with both tumbling to the floor. While Marchant was able to pick herself up and dust herself down, Van Riessen required more serious treatment.
Kathy Griffin says she fears ‘drugs and addiction’ more than cancer, as she recovers from surgery to remove half of her lung. The 60-year-old underwent surgery this week to remove half of her left lung after being diagnosed with lung cancer, despite never smoking. A rep said: ‘Surgery went well and as planned.
The rapper is set to preview his new album at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta tonight (August 5) Kanye West has started a livestream on Apple Music ahead of his second ‘DONDA’ listening event in Atlanta tonight (August 5). The rapper and producer’s tenth studio album had initially been set for release on July 23 following the first live event at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but its arrival was then subsequently pushed back to August 6.