01162018

Allardyce signs 18-month deal as Everton boss

Sam Allardyce has signed an 18-month deal to become Everton’s new manager. The 63-year-old ex-England boss is the permanent successor to Ronald Koeman, who was sacked in October with the club 18th in the [...]

Anderson questions ‘dangerous’ Australia bowling

Jake Ball was twice dismissed by short-pitched deliveries during the first Test England seamer James Anderson asked the umpire if Australia’s bowling was dangerous during the first Ashes Test. Anderson, England’s [...]

England boss Southgate ‘excited’ before World Cup draw

The 2018 World Cup draw will be made at the State Kremlin Palace concert hall on Friday, 1 December England will find out who they will face at next summer’s World Cup in Russia when the draw is made on Friday. Three [...]

Brown ‘living the dream’ before World Cup final

Kevin Brown has played for Wigan, Huddersfield, Widnes and now Warrington – but says Saturday will be the ‘pinnacle’ of his career England stand-off Kevin Brown said he is “living the dream” [...]

Watch: Remember the chaos & confusion of the 1982 World Cup draw?

Roll Up Session – Team Bowls

Huge weather rescue project under way

Image copyright MET OFFICE It is shaping up to be a mammoth citizen science project. Volunteers are wanted to digitise early 20th Century weather records covering the UK and other parts of Europe. [...]

Hidden history of prehistoric women’s work revealed

Image caption A 3D model created using a scan of an upper arm (humerus) bone from a prehistoric woman farmer Grinding grain for hours a day gave prehistoric [...]

‘Unnatural’ microbe can make proteins

Image caption The bacteria were made to express a fluorescent protein to confirm that the unnatural code had been incorporated An altered microbe with an “unnatural” [...]

Trophy hunting removes ‘good genes’ and raises extinction risk

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cecil the lion, killed in 2015, was a major attraction at a national park in Zimbabwe. His black-fringed mane was [...]

River departed ‘before Indus civilisation emergence’

Image copyright A.Singh Image caption Drilling sediments in the Ghaggar-Hakra palaeo-channel Further light has been shed on the [...]