The England manager Gareth Southgate will attend the NFL Super Bowl in Minnesota next Sunday to join a convention of coaches from across the world to exchange ideas. Southgate will use the event to speak to other coaches, as he prepares to take England to the World Cup finals this summer...
Saturday 27 January Holocaust: The Revenge Plot Channel 4, 9.00pm “I wanted revenge the moment that I saw what they did to my mother,” says 93-year-old Rachel Glicksman. Glicksman is a former member of The Avengers, a secret organisation of Holocaust survivors, who after the Second World War planned to murder six...
The rise of digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin has been spectacular. Defying dire warnings from governments, regulators and central banks the price has accelerated in recent weeks as an ever-growing base of buyers have piled in. The resulting volatility has been extreme: the price frequently moves by more than 10pc within hours - sometimes...
Nicole Scherzinger, Beyoncé and Madonna are to celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70th birthday by featuring on a new compilation album. The birthday collection will feature newly recorded songs as well as cherished favourites from the Oscar-winning composer's most successful musicals across his 50-year career. Lana Del Rey, Gregory Porter, Barbra Streisand...
50 Cent’s gamble on Bitcoin has paid off handsomely after the rapper discovered his investment in the cryptocurrency is now worth millions. The American performer and businessman, whose real name is Curtis James Jackson III, admitted he had forgotten he even owned some of the volatile cryptocurrency. He let fans purchase...
Politicians from around the globe attending the World Economic Forum in Davos have put cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin in their crosshairs, calling for more regulation to prevent them from being used for criminal activity. Speaking to Bloomberg, Prime Minister Theresa May said: "We should be looking at these very seriously...
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies must be regulated before they become large enough to disrupt the global economy, Philip Hammond has said. The Chancellor said there was a need to “be cautious about Bitcoin” which has seen large rises and falls in its value in recent weeks. Mr Hammond suggested there was...
It was supposed to be the jail from which no inmate could escape - or if they were foolhardy enough to try, would surely perish in the attempt. Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary sat on the eponymous island in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles from the mainland and surrounded by strong,...
Tim Martin, the Brexit-backing boss of JD Wetherspoon, has insisted Britain’s departure from the EU won’t force up food prices as the pub chain revealed strong sales for the Christmas period. Total revenues grew 4.3pc in the 12 weeks to January 21 and sales at pubs open more than one...
Authorities say about 150 people have been airlifted to safety from a high valley in northern Italy because of severe avalanche risks. The evacuees included 75 guests and workers at a four-star mountainside hotel located in an area near the Austrian border where an avalanche hit on Monday night. The avalanche didn't strike...