Justin Bieber ‘engaged to Hailey Baldwin’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bieber and Baldwin only recently reunited, having dated in the past Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is engaged to US model Hailey Baldwin, US media report. The 24-year-old popped the question at a Bahamas resort, according to TMZ. His security staff reportedly asked restaurant patrons to put away their phones before the star proposed. …

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Murder inquiry after Novichok woman dies

Image caption Dawn Sturgess collapsed at a flat in Amesbury on 30 June Police have launched a murder inquiry after a woman exposed to nerve agent Novichok in Wiltshire died. Dawn Sturgess, 44, died in hospital on Sunday evening after falling critically ill on 30 June. Charlie Rowley, 45, who was also exposed to the nerve agent in Amesbury, remains …

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Lewis Hamilton’s fear for the future of young working class drivers

Formula 1 welcomes the wealthy. Drivers often pay for their seats, and others can’t afford to make it to the top without forking out millions. As Lewis Hamilton himself asks, will he be the last “working-class driver”? Hamilton has four world titles, and an estimated net worth of £130m. He’s the only one of 20 current Formula 1 drivers who …

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Ibiza death: British teen ‘dies after being pulled from pool’

Image copyright Getty Images A British man died on Sunday in the south-west of Ibiza, the Foreign Office has said. Local media report the 19-year-old was pulled from a pool at a villa in Sant Josep at 3:10 local time but emergency services were unable to save his life. A post-mortem examination is being conducted to establish if the holidaymaker …

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BP fuel stations ‘can’t take card payments’

Image copyright Getty Images BP fuel stations across the UK are currently unable to accept card payments, Highways England has said in a tweet. The agency said all motorway service areas with BP fuel stations are affected by the problem. Currently the fuel stations are only able to accept cash payments for fuel, it said, but did not say how …

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Wimbledon: Serena Williams & Roger Federer look strong for week two

Roger Federer (left) and Serena Williams (right) have won 15 Wimbledon singles titles between them Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC Venue: All England Club, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs and the BBC Sport website and app; Live Radio 5 live and 5 live sports extra commentary; Text commentary …

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World Cup 2018: Pick your England XI for Croatia semi-final

Should the same XI that started the game against Sweden line up to face Croatia? Croatia v England (19:00 BST, Wednesday, 11 July) How to follow: Live on BBC Radio 5 live, live text commentary online, mobile, the BBC Sport app and Connected TV. England haven’t been this far at a World Cup for 28 years. It is uncharted territory …

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Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford says UCI president has ‘French mayor mentality’

Chris Froome is targeting a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title under Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford says UCI president David Lappartient needs to learn what his “responsibilities” are, while accusing the Frenchman of having a “nationalistic view.” Lappartient told BBC Sport this week Team Sky’s wealth allowed them to fight Chris Froome’s …

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Carlisle tin containing chocolate survives 118 years

Image copyright Eddisons CJM Image caption The chocolate was sent by Queen Victoria to cheer up troops fighting in the Boer War in South Africa A 118-year-old tin of chocolate sent by Queen Victoria to fighting soldiers has been discovered in a cupboard. The tin, made by Hudson Scott and Sons in Carlisle in 1900, is one of a batch …

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World Cup 2018: ‘Idiots’ put dampener on celebrations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some England fans were jumping on ambulances, taxis and other vehicles after the win After England made it through to a first World Cup semi-final for 28 years, inevitably there were wild celebrations from long-suffering fans. However, some supporters have been called “mindless idiots” after cars and property were damaged in the wake of …

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Irish Open: Russell Knox edges Ryan Fox in play-off to take title

Russell Knox celebrates holing the winning putt on the 18th hole Scotland’s Russell Knox took a dramatic Irish Open triumph as he edged out New Zealand’s Ryan Fox on the first hole of a play-off at Ballyliffin on Sunday. World number 87 Knox, 33, secured victory by holing a 40-foot birdie effort after knocking in an almost identical putt to …

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Tour de France: Peter Sagan wins stage two to take yellow jersey

Sagan (left) held on to win his ninth Tour de France stage from Colbrelli World champion Peter Sagan won stage two of the Tour de France to take the overall race lead. The Slovak surged past French hope Arnaud Demare on the slight incline to the finish and held off the fast-finishing Italian Sonny Colbrelli. Sagan takes the yellow jersey …

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