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The head of Facebook in Europe has revealed that she has incurable cancer in the hope that she can raise awareness of the disease and prompt research into a cure.  Mother-of-four Nicola Mendelsohn, 46, was diagnosed with  follicular lymphoma more than a year ago and has decided not to "watch...
Marcel Kittel got off the mark with his first win of the season on Thursday after the Katusha-Alpecin rider won a bunch sprint finish ahead of Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) to win stage two at Tirreno-Adriatico. Following his switch from Quick-Step Floors the German sprinter had struggled to gel...
Elizabeth Gilbert was deep in mourning following the death of her partner, fellow author Rayya Elias, when a feeling suddenly hit her. “I just had an unbelievably strong impulse to shave my head,” she says. “It’s not an unusual response to major life upheaval. If you go to India, its temples are...
When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arrived in Belfast this morning, making their first official visit to Northern Ireland, there were several things to note about the soon-to-be-Duchess’s outfit. Firstly, the choice of colours; her Greta Constantine skirt was in a patriotic emerald green, and her Mackage coat in a...
Holi is one of India’s most astonishing annual celebrations. Every year, sometime in late February or early March, crowds gather for this festival of colour, throwing multi-coloured powders at each other in an explosion of laughter, fun and festivity. It’s an event that could only be Indian, celebrating the...
A new J-pop girl band is capitalising on the cryptocurrency craze by singing about the digital currency market while wearing metallic wrestling-style masks and French maid dresses. Each girl in the eight-strong group, who go by the name of Virtual Currency Girls – or Kasotsuka Shojo in Japanese – wears a furry mask to represent a...
The character of Donatella Versace makes her entrance - and it is an entrance - near the end of the first episode of The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Clad in her signature spray-on jeans, black roll-neck and double-breasted suit jacket, she is impossibly glamorous, even while grieving. With Penelope Cruz...
Dele Alli has been carrying a groin injury that reduced him to a bit-part role for England’s friendlies against Holland and Italy, and also prompted a pep talk from manager Gareth Southgate. Southgate revealed that Dele had been unable to train properly with the England squad because of a groin...
Auto update On Off 6:54PM Welcome Evening everyone and welcome to the second Clasico of the season. The title race has been over for some time, but don't let that stop you from watching the champions-elect of Spain in Barcelona take on Champions League finalists Real Madrid. Teams are as follows, including a start for Gareth...
There’s nothing like a dame… or four. Dames Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright have let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. In a new film being released next month, the four acting greats discuss their careers and reminisce...