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Jason Gillespie: Yorkshire coach to leave county at end of season

Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie will leave his role at the end of the season, the county have confirmed. The 41-year-old, who led Yorkshire from the second division to consecutive County Championship titles, is returning to his native Australia. Yorkshire will … Continue reading

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Mary Berry defends deep-fat fryer criticisms

Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry has defended her comments about deep-fat fryers, telling BBC Radio 4’s Today programme they are “dangerous” and “unhealthy”. MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace has criticised Berry for telling a magazine that no family should … Continue reading

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Bank holiday shopper footfall 'down 4%'

The number of people out shopping in the UK on Saturday and Sunday fell by 4.1% compared with last year’s August bank holiday, retail researchers say. Analysis firm Springboard had predicted a 6.5% increase in footfall at shopping centres, retail … Continue reading

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Yemen suicide attack 'kills dozens' in Aden

At least 40 people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a military facility in the southern Yemen city of Aden, officials say. A training camp, or compound used by the pro-government Popular Resistance militia, was hit, reports say. … Continue reading

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Singapore mass sprays residences as Zika expected to spread

By Christophe Van Der Perre and Edgar Su | SINGAPORE Officials sprayed insecticide and cleared drains of stagnant water in residential areas of Singapore at high risk of further Zika infections on Monday after 41 locally transmitted cases were confirmed … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Pokemon Go incidents logged by police

Pokemon Go players have been involved in hundreds of police incidents since the gaming app phenomenon launched, the BBC has learned. Robberies, thefts, assaults and driving offences were among 290 incidents recorded across England and Wales throughout July. Lancashire Constabulary … Continue reading

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Brussels explosion: Bomb blast hits crime laboratory

A bomb has gone off at the Brussels Institute of Criminology, without causing casualties, Belgian media say. Shortly before 02:30 local time (00:30 GMT), a car rammed through three fences, RTL Belgium reports. “One or more” suspects then reportedly detonated … Continue reading

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Brussels explosion: Bomb blast hits crime laboratory

A bomb has gone off at the Brussels Institute of Criminology, without causing casualties, Belgian media say. Shortly before 02:30 local time (00:30 GMT), a car rammed through three fences, RTL Belgium reports. “One or more” suspects then reportedly detonated … Continue reading

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Ed Balls describes Corbyn leadership as 'leftist fantasy'

Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has said Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership style is a “leftist utopian fantasy”. Mr Balls said Mr Corbyn’s approach was “devoid of connection to the reality of people’s lives”. The remarks are made in his autobiography, … Continue reading

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Ed Balls describes Corbyn leadership as 'leftist fantasy'

Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has said Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership style is a “leftist utopian fantasy”. Mr Balls said Mr Corbyn’s approach was “devoid of connection to the reality of people’s lives”. The remarks are made in his autobiography, … Continue reading

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