Volkswagen is finally ending production of its iconic Beetle, ending an 80-year reign for a car that began life under Hitler’s Third Reich, became a mainstay of popular culture through the 1960s and 1970s before being revived with an updated model in 1997. The German car maker said the last...
Donald Trump has rejected an official conclusion that around 3,000 people died due to the devastating hurricane that hit Puerto Rico a year ago. Mr Trump said the death toll had only been 18 when he visited the US territory shortly after the storm, and claimed the higher figure had...
The Tottenham Hotspur manager Maurico Pochettino says that Hugo Lloris has told him he will accept the sanction of the club’s choosing over his conviction for drink-driving – but that he will retain the captaincy. France’s World Cup winning goalkeeper was found guilty this week of being more than twice...
Gareth Southgate has hinted that his England options are so limited that he is prepared to pick players on the back of Europa League and Carabao Cup appearances, despite reiterating his warning that those who continue to sit on the bench cannot be sure of their international places. Ruben Loftus-Cheek,...
Marcus Rashford is a special talent whose record at his age compares favourably not just with Harry Kane but with Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Southgate believes. The England manager also argued that Jose Mourinho “thinks the world” of Rashford, even though the striker has grown frustrated at the number of starts...
There was a time when only farmers, builders or hillbillies drove pick-up trucks. Frankly, who else needed one? No frills, no fanfare. A pick-up was just a plain 4x4 workhorse: able to go off-road and carry a ton payload whilst towing a cattle trailer. Not the kind of car...
Of all the things we expected to see on Matty Bovan’s autumn/winter 2018 runway, a string of customised Coach bags was definitely not on our radar. Bovan is known for his joyful, colourful and slightly eccentric creations so, on paper, a collaboration with a more traditional luxury global design house seems...
Pupils raised in religious homes are more likely to succeed, regardless of whether they went to faith school or not, a study has found. Research by the UCL Institute of Education found that pupils from Catholic and Church of England families did well because of their upbringing, not because of...
Digital coin sales that have raised billions of pounds from Bitcoin enthusiasts should be treated as securities and be subject to financial laws, a US judge has ruled. The ruling in a criminal case, the first of its kind, opens up other failed cryptocurrencies to be tried for securities fraud. ...
Celebrating their dramatic diplomatic thaw, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea on Tuesday officially opened the border where a bloody war and ensuing tensions had divided them for decades, with emotional residents embracing after years of separation. Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's new reformist prime minister, and Isaias Afwerki, the longtime president of Eritrea, visited the...