Learn from the Royals, Meghan, and behave with a bit of dignity when it comes to your daughter-father relationship

The Duchess of Sussex’s handwritten letter to her estranged father was a sincere attempt by a heartbroken daughter to try to “repair” their relationship. Well, that’s what the PR spin, perhaps engineered by Meghan herself, would like you to think. But then a large chunk of the missive was made public by the loose cannon that is Thomas Markle and […]

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Mash-up shirts: From Ruud Van Nistelrooy to Wesley Sneijder, they're all wearing the latest trend in football tops

The brainchild of Amsterdam graphic designer Floor Wesseling, he set up the business in 2004 after thinking about coats of arms and how they represented someone's historical past. That coincided with a pal moving to Milan, and asking Floor what football team he should follow. "I told him, 'Why not wear both jerseys?,'" he told SunSport. That gave the creative […]

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Hospitals could be banned from recruiting non-clinical agency staff in a bid to cut waste by £100million a year

Regulator NHS Improvement says bosses should employ the likes of HR and IT workers directly or pay existing employees to do overtime. NHS trusts spent £223million on non-clinical agency staff in 2017/18 but they could have saved 20 per cent using current workers. The saving would be used to fund patient services. NHSI is consulting on new rules that would […]

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Ashes from dust: Who will have the last laugh in Test series?

It will be more than six months before we know which of Australia and England have the last laugh. Right now, it's impossible to say who is having even the second-last laugh. When they went their separate ways after the Ashes last January, it was triumphant Australia who were chortling. Immediately, Australia won a Test in South Africa and England […]

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From rags to riches to disgrace: Weir’s career and reputation in ruins

Eight days ago, Darren Weir was the king of the racing world. On Wednesday morning, he sat in silence with his reputation and his career in ruins. Darren Weir leaves the RAD board hearing on Wednesday.Credit:Jason South ''You are a 48-year-old man who has created a rags to riches story in the racing world,'' said Judge John Bowman in handing […]

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From street kid with crack-addict parents too naughty for The Wire to KO machine …the incredible life of Gervonta Davis, boxing's next big thing

Raised in US crime capital of Baltimore – the home of gritty TV hit The Wire – Davis was coached by Calvin Ford who ran a gym for impoverished kids, the blueprint for the show’s character Cutty Wise. And Davis was as about as impoverished as it gets, with his parents both believed to have battled the same crack cocaine […]

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From the Archives, 1952: The King is dead, long live The Queen

Crowds wait in front of the royal exchange, London, for the proclamation of the King’s death to be read on February 6, 1952Credit:Associated Press Photo First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on February 7, 1952 Death Came Peacefully in SleepNEW QUEEN IS FLYING HOME TO-DAY LONDON, Feb. 6 – The King died peacefully in his sleep early this morning. He […]

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Boy, 6, died from treatable blocked bowel after NHS 111 operators missed 'red flag' warning signs

Sebastien Hibberd was strikingly cold, vomited at least once an hour and was in excruciating pain in the 48 hours before his death. But his family has today revealed their devastation after the schoolboy's death with three different call handlers from the 111 service failing to realise the seriousness of his son's condition. Mr Hibberd had also repeatedly rang his […]

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Gisele Bundchen Split From Leonardo DiCaprio When She Got Sober

The ring leader of the “Let’s bring Kendall Jenner down a few pegs” clique, Gisele Bundchen, has a book to hawk. Called Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life, I was surprised to learn that the book wasn’t just a steno pad where she wrote “Make millions, wear couture, and sleep with athletes – all meaningful!” Instead, Gisele’s path to […]

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From Instagram models to Guinness-guzzling 'ballers… Wags steal show at Super Bowl

And here are the NFL stars' wives and girlfriends who will be driving fans wild on the sidelines. Jared Goff – Christen Harper Young quarterback Jared Goff has had a stellar year to lead the Rams to the Super Bowl, and he looks to have scored off the field too. The 24-year-old is rumoured to be dating swimsuit model Christen Harper, although […]

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