UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak slashes VAT on tourism and hospitality from 20% to 5% until January Update: July 23, 9:10 pm
The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced cuts to VAT worth over £4 billion (€4.4 billion) as a lifeline for the struggling British tourism and hospitality sector.

Almost 900,000 public sector workers in UK to receive above-inflation pay rise Update: July 23, 9:9 pm
Almost 900,000 public sector workers will be given an above-inflation pay rise, the UK Chancellor has announced.

Return of Premier League football is major milestone towards normality, says UK minister Update: July 23, 9:9 pm
Britain's Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden described the return of Premier League football as "an important milestone" towards a return to normality but warned it will be "extremely challenging" for theatres and cinemas to reopen soon.

Coronavirus: Will Europe's football seasons restart as lockdowns ease up? Update: July 23, 9:8 pm
The month of May is usually the most exciting for football supporters as European club seasons reach their climax, with league titles up for grabs and promotion and relegation battles fought out.

Germany's Bundesliga football league cleared to resume behind closed doors from mid-May Update: July 23, 9:7 pm
Germany's Bundesliga football league can resume behind closed doors from mid-May, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.

French football facing 'unprecedented' crisis, Lyon chief warns government Update: July 23, 9:7 pm
The head of Olympique Lyonnais football club (OL) has written to the French government warning that the sport is facing an "unprecedented economic and social crisis".

Tennis star Roger Federer rules out return to competition before 2021 due to knee injury Update: July 23, 9:6 pm
Tennis superstar Roger Federer announced on Wednesday that he will stay off the court until 2021 following a third surgical procedure on his knee.

Cristiano Ronaldo is first footballer to earn more than $1 billion Update: July 23, 9:5 pm
Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first footballer to earn more than $1 billion (€885m), according to Forbes magazine.

Real Madrid clinch 34th La Liga title with win over Villareal Update: July 23, 9:4 pm
Real Madrid players throw head coach Zinedine Zidane in the air as they celebrate after winning the La Liga title

Liverpool lifts 'special' Premier League title after thrilling victory against Chelsea Update: July 24, 02:15 am
Liverpool finally got its hands on the English Premier League trophy following an action-packed 5-3 win against Chelsea at Anfield.

Mike Tyson comeback fight with Roy Jones Jr confirmed for September Update: July 24, 02:12 am
Mike Tyson will make his widely speculated return to the prize ring for an exhibition bout against four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr on 12 September. The eight-round fight will be broadcast on pay-per-view and Triller, an upstart TikTok-like music video app which confirmed the event in a release on Thursday.

Ben Stokes's fitness to bowl is key to England's final selection Update: July 24, 02:11 am
Grey clouds and sporadic gusts of rain hovered over Old Trafford on the eve of the Test. The covers were permanently on and the West Indies players in full tracksuits, bobble hats and the odd umbrella were ambling across the playing surface, drifting slowly from their place of practice back to their hotel rooms. It was a bleak, unworldly sight and a reminder of the sacrifices the players are making to deliver this series. It looks much more normal when switching on the TV at 10.55am.

Record breakers! Manchester United become first side in Premier League history to win four games in a row by three or more goals... Update: July 10, 04:42 am
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side were awarded a spot kick in the 27th minute of their game away to Aston Villa, with Bruno Fernandes controversially deemed to have been fouled by Ezri Konsa.