Man who murdered ex-wife when she refused £100 to have sex 'one last time' is jailed for life

Martin Cavanagh, 35, throttled 31-year-old Sophie Cavanagh at his Bromley flat in May then left a message on a board saying "she deserved it". The body of the mother-of-two was found naked in bed the next day and Cavanagh turned himself in to police days later. Cavanagh was found guilty by a jury at the Old Bailey in a murder […]

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Altior: When will the Champion Chase winner next race? All the news as Nicky Henderson's chaser shines in Tingle Creek

Nicky Henderson's chaser battled in horrid conditions to get the better of Un De Sceaux up the Sandown straight. Who is Altior? Altior is an eight-year-old thoroughbred racehorse. He has three Cheltenham Festival wins to his name already having won the 2016 Supreme Novices Hurdle. the 2017 Arkle Chase and the 2018 Champion Chase. He has already gone some way […]

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When is the winter solstice 2018 and how is the shortest day celebrated?

It is also when the Sun is at its lowest point in the sky, in the northern hemisphere. When is the winter solstice 2018? This year’s winter solstice, which is also known as midwinter, is on December 21 at 10.23pm. The world "solstice" comes from the Latin solstitium meaning "Sun stands still" because the apparent movement of the Sun's path north or […]

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Coneygree: When will the former Gold Cup winner next race? All the latest news as Coneygree looks set for Boxing day Showdown

The 2015 Gold Cup winner jumped well and stayed on bravely to hit the frame under a big weight on his first run since being pulled up in the 2017 Ladbrokes Trophy. Who is Coneygree? Coneygree is an eleven-year-old racehorse who hit the headlines when storming to victory in the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup. In doing so, Coneygree became the […]

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Thistlecrack: When will Thistlecrack next race? Colin Tizzard's chaser entered in Kempton's King George

Tizzard's chaser is among the acceptances for the Grade 1 Christmas showdown. Who is Thistlecrack? Thistlecrack is a ten-year-old thoroughbred racehorse. He has been plagued by injuries in recent years and has yet to really fulfil his potential over fences. Thistlecrack had been the ante-post favourite for the 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup but never made it after suffering an injury. […]

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When is the Euro 2020 qualifying draw, what TV channel is it on and who can England face?

England will be buoyed by their qualification for the Uefa Nations League final but Gareth Southgate will be determined to ensure there is no complacency in the Three Lions camp. When is the Euro 2020 qualifying draw? The draw will be made on Sunday, December 2 at 11am UK time, or 12pm CET. It will take place at the Convention […]

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When is the FA Cup third round draw, what TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

Premier League and Championship sides enter the draw while lower league and non-league teams will hope for a plum tie against the likes of winners Chelsea or Premier League champs Man City. When is the FA Cup third round draw? The FA Cup third round draw will take place on Monday, December 3. It will be held between 7.30pm and […]

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When is the 2018 Tingle Creek meeting, what is the prize money, which horse is the favourite and is there a live stream?

This year it returns with a two day meeting that starts on Friday 7th December. What is the Tingle Creek meeting? The Tingle Creek is the first chance for genuine Champion Chase contenders to strut their stuff. It's the first Grade 1 of the season over two miles. When is the Tingle Creek meeting? The two day meeting begins on […]

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