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Martin Hesp: No such thing as a long haired Prime Minister

Martin Hesp: No such thing as a long haired Prime Minister

The thing about being in the public eye – even just a little bit – is that things stick to you in the same way that burrs cling to clothes when you walk through an overgrown garden. So there's Ed Miliband and his two kitchens, David Cameron and the Bullingdon Club, Nick Clegg forever
Nico Rosberg gets better of Lewis Hamilton after mistake from Brit in Bahrain Grand Prix second prac...

Nico Rosberg gets better of Lewis Hamilton after mistake from Brit in Bahrain Grand Prix second prac...

A small mistake from Lewis Hamilton allowed Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to gain the upper hand in second practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton suffered a lock-up in the second sector.

Motor racing-Rosberg faster than Hamilton in Bahrain

By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 17 (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg rose to the challenge by lapping faster than Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in practice for the ...
VIDEO: Anderson fire always burning - Flintoff

VIDEO: Anderson fire always burning - Flintoff

Former Lancashire and England team-mate Andrew Flintoff says the "fire is always burning" inside England's record Test wicket taker James Anderson.
Western Morning News published What time does the Bahrain Grand Prix start?

Western Morning News published What time does the Bahrain Grand Prix start?

Lewis Hamilton is aiming to strengthen his grip on the Formula One drivers' championship when the Bahrain Grand Prix is held on Sunday. Hamilton is leading the standings with 68 points after winning two of the opening three rounds, but may not have things his own way when racing starts at 4pm (GMT)
Western Morning News published Nico Rosberg gains upper hand in Bahrain Grand Prix practice

Western Morning News published Nico Rosberg gains upper hand in Bahrain Grand Prix practice

A small mistake from Lewis Hamilton allowed Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to gain the upper hand in second practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix. To some extent the duo took it easy in FP1 as the team focused on a particular plan given the session was hardly representative of what all the drivers w
Rosberg beats Hamilton in practice

Rosberg beats Hamilton in practice

Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Sherwood on Sterling controversy: I hope he's not laughing on Sunday

Sherwood on Sterling controversy: I hope he's not laughing on Sunday

Brendan Rodgers has played down the furore surrounding the England winger and his team-mate Jordon Ibe, but the Aston Villa manager couldn't poking fun at the incident
Raikkonen quickest as Mercedes take it easy

Raikkonen quickest as Mercedes take it easy

Manama (AFP) - Kimi Raikkonen topped the times for Ferrari in Friday's opening free practice session for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of his team-mate Sebastian Vettel. The two red cars took over at the head of the timings in the final seconds of a largely uneventful 90 minutes in hot conditio
Luis Enrique: Guardiola is the No.1 coach in the world

Luis Enrique: Guardiola is the No.1 coach in the world

The Barcelona trainer believes his former team-mate is in a class of his own, while also arguing the Catalans have more strings to their bow than 'MSN'
No retirement plans for adams

No retirement plans for adams

Nicola Adams has no intention of following her former Great Britain team-mate Natasha Jonas into retirement as she focuses on becoming a double Olympic gold ...

County Assemblies accuse Senate of ditching them

MOMBASA, Kenya, Apr 16 – The Senate has come under fire from County Speakers who are accusing the institution of abandoning them. The County Assemblies narrated the trouble they have undergone in their attempts to perform their role, with Embu Speaker Kariuki Mate telling the Senate they had l

Hands-on review: Huawei P8 Max

It's difficult to fully understand the reasoning behind the launch of the Huawei P8 Max smartphone - I say smartphone because with a 6.8-inch display it should really be called a tablet.Huawei maintains that the P8 Max is still very much a phone, although it pushes the idea of a phablet to its very
VIDEO: I don't feel the friction - Hamilton

VIDEO: I don't feel the friction - Hamilton

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton acknowledges the "friction" between him and team-mate Nico Rosberg, but insists it "very rarely comes from his side" as he prefers to do his talking on the track.
Western Morning News published Lewis aims to overcome old mate as Gloucester lie in wait

Western Morning News published Lewis aims to overcome old mate as Gloucester lie in wait

Exeter Chiefs' former Gloucester scrum-half Dave Lewis hopes to get the chance to face off against a former school-mate in the European Challenge Cup semi-final this weekend. Lewis has been limited for minutes with Chiefs this season, but would relish the chance to go up against Gloucester openside

Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A study of the migration of rare western Pacific gray whales has led U.S. and Russian scientists to question whether they're a separate population or simply California gray whales that have expanded their feeding grounds. The scientists were expecting western whales to
Saint Jack makes his mark

Saint Jack makes his mark

JACK Sinclair says he had the better of close mate Jack Billings in their lunchtime four-square battles.
Torres says Gerrard is the best

Torres says Gerrard is the best

Atletico Madrid star Fernando Torres says former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard is the best he has ever played with.
IPL 8: Mayank Agarwal got ability to play for India, says Yuvraj

IPL 8: Mayank Agarwal got ability to play for India, says Yuvraj

Mayank Agarwal's Delhi Daredevils' team-mate Yuvraj Singh feels that the batsman has got the talent to play at the higher level.
Fernando Torres says Steven Gerrard is the best he has played with

Fernando Torres says Steven Gerrard is the best he has played with

Fernando Torres has hailed former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard as the best player he has ever played with, putting him ahead of a host of Spanish World Cup winners.
In Banished Tommy's gallows fate draws nearer as convicts make their feelings clear

In Banished Tommy's gallows fate draws nearer as convicts make their feelings clear

In the final episode, he and wife Elizabeth have a last embrace while James Freeman pleads with Governor Phillip to spare his mate's life
Porto's night to remember stuns Bayern

Porto's night to remember stuns Bayern

Porto (Portugal) (AFP) - Goal-scorer Ricardo Quaresma hailed Porto's shock 3-1 quarter-final, first-leg, win over Bayern Munich as a night to remember to leave them on the verge of the semi-finals.Porto carry a weighty advantage to Munich for Tuesday's return leg while Bayern have only a glimmer of
Saturday, April 18

Saturday, April 18

Jamie One-Name-Only is back once more with mate Jimmy Doherty at their pop-up cafe on Southend Pier.
Philipp Lahm talks to Owen Hargreaves about 'incredible' Pep Guardiola and reflects on his trophy-la...

Philipp Lahm talks to Owen Hargreaves about 'incredible' Pep Guardiola and reflects on his trophy-la...

Philipp Lahm has given former Bayern Munich team-mate Owen Hargreaves an insight into the meticulous approach of Pep Guardiola before the Champions League clash against Porto.
WSF World Rookie Fest 2015 Finals – Ischgl, Austria – Overall Recap

WSF World Rookie Fest 2015 Finals – Ischgl, Austria – Overall Recap

During the 2015 Völkl World Rookie Finals the best 107 young riders from all over the world showcased their talent in the latest World Snowboard Tour Slopestyle competition of the season. The young guns impressed with spectacular tricks and took care for some solid entertainment in the Ischgl Snow

Liverpool's Sterling at centre of scandal again

Raheem Sterling has become embroiled in a fresh controversy after images of the Liverpool forward holding a shisha pipe alongside Reds team-mate and another rising star Jordon Ibe emerged yesterday.

Chris Jordan: Sir Ian Botham's Test wickets record is just around the corner for Jimmy Anderson

CHARLES SALE IN ANTIGUA: Chris Jordan believes Sir Ian Botham's Test wickets record is 'just around the corner' for England team-mate James Anderson.

Joe Allen: Raheem Sterling's ability is frightening

RAHEEM STERLING has seen talent as one of the best young players in the world pushed back onto the agenda as Liverpool team-mate Joe Allen hailed him as "frightening."

Raheem Sterling shisha pipe: Liverpool winger pictured with pipe again, this time with team-mate Jor...

Raheem Sterling has been pictured with a shisha pipe again, this time with Liverpool team-mate Jordon Ibe.

Ali Fedotowsky Dishes on What She Looks For in a Guy (VIDEO)

Former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky might be happily in a relationship with longtime boyfriend Kevin Manno, but that doesn't mean she doesn't know about being single. In fact, after her time with Chris Harrison, we'd venture to say that she knows a lot about hunting for the perfect future mate, wh

Nico Rosberg should have tried harder, says Lewis Hamilton

 Lewis Hamilton has suggested he is mentally tougher than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg and questioned how hard the German really tried to beat him in last weekend`s Chinese Grand Prix.

Emre Can? Unbelievable – Dejan Lovren In Awe of Liverpool Defender

Liverpool defender Dejan Loven has lavished praise on team-mate Emre Can for his stellar showings in his inaugural season in England.

Falcao didn´t enjoy Monaco – Dirar

Monaco midfielder Nabil Dirar said former team-mate Radamel Falcao must regret his decision to leave the Ligue 1 club. Dirar’s […]

Rooney always had faith in Fellaini

Wayne Rooney heaped praise on team-mate Marouane Fellaini, though the Manchester United skipper insisted he always believed the Belgian midfielder […]

Motor racing-Rosberg should have tried harder, says Hamilton

By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has suggested he is mentally tougher than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg and questioned how hard...

Nicole Trunfio's quality time with beau and bestie

NICOLE Trunfio and Gary Clark Jr had some much needed one-on-one time and caught up with WA mate Gemma Ward as they spent the day front row at MBFWA.

'I'm mentally stronger than Rosberg'

World champion Lewis Hamilton says he is mentally stronger this year than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg after the Chinese Grand Prix.

My best friend is a crocodile: Meet the man who spent 20 years sitting on the back of the five-metre...

Mick Tabone, 74, who used to own the Johnstone River Crocodile Farm in far-north Queensland would sit on his best mate Gregory the crocodile's back every day and chat to the huge reptile.

Shot hunter back home

Police haven't made a decision on whether to charge a hunter who shot his mate, thinking he was a deer.  

Five things we learned from the Chinese Grand Prix

SHANGHAI: Five things we learned after Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai: - What’s sticky and stinks? Red Bull’s year so far Three races, two retirements and just fifth in the constructors’ standings: the 2015 statistics make grim reading f

Marouane Fellaini is one of the most dangerous forwards in Europe, says Wayne Rooney 

Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United team-mate Marouane Fellaini has gone from Old Trafford scapegoat to one of the most dangerous forwards in Europe.

Marco Rubio Announces He's Running For President In 2016

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced Monday he's running for president in 2016. "I have heard some suggest that I should step aside and wait my turn, but I cannot. Because I believe our very identity as an exceptional nation is at stake, and I can make a difference as president," Rubio said at a r

Hamilton wary of rosberg tactics

Lewis Hamilton insists he is ready for Nico Rosberg's tactics should his Mercedes team-mate attempt anything underhand in the wake of his latest outburst. Ro...

Lewis Hamilton: Nico Rosberg should have pushed me to go faster

Lewis Hamilton says he does not fear retribution from his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Bahrain this weekend following their confrontation at Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

In pictures: Lewis Hamilton sprays hostess in the face with Champagne after winning Chinese Grand Pr...

The Brit led Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel home in China, but acted rather ungallantly in the aftermath

Plumping for Pep Guardiola is fine – but Manchester City really should have considered a Plan B - ...

In his splendid autobiography, Andrea Pirlo describes his PlayStation Fifa marathons with Milan team-mate Alessandro Nesta, although Pirlo concedes that apart from one brief phase he had no interest in playing as Milan – and neither did Nesta.

Nico Rosberg must speed up to beat 'slow' Lewis Hamilton

 Nico Rosberg may not have lost the plot, as some suggested in the wake of his outburst against Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton at Sunday`s Chinese Grand Prix, but he is feeling the heat.

Crystal Palace players hail Yannick Bolasie after hat-trick

Crystal Palace players lined up to pay tribute to team-mate Yannick Bolasie after he became the first Eagles player in Premier League history to score a hat-trick in the win over Sunderland.

Ubuntu MATE Is Now a Partner for the Linux Hardware Company Entroware

Entroware has become the first hardware partner for Ubuntu MATE, meaning that users can now purchase a laptop powered by this operating system. When a company chooses an operating system to ship with their hardware, it means that it's worthy enough for that task. It usually undergoes rigorous

Nico Rosberg bites back at fan accusing him of 'crying' after German slams 'selfish' Lewis Hamilton ...

Nico Rosberg has explained his row with Lewis Hamilton after complaining that his Mercedes team-mate had had acted 'selfishly' in driving too slow during the Chinese Grand Prix.

Niki Lauda expects Nico Rosberg to turn 'nasty' after accusing the German and Mercedes team-mate Le...

Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda is fully expecting Nico Rosberg to turn 'nasty' at some stage after accusing the German and team-mate Lewis Hamilton of being 'egocentric b*******'.

Rosberg - talks were very intense

Nico Rosberg has revealed "very intense" discussions followed his Chinese Grand Prix furore with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton spearheaded a Me...

Isaiah Washington Wants A Hillary Clinton/Michelle Obama Ticket In 2016

In what comes as a surprise to no one, Hillary Clinton is expected to announce on Sunday that she is running for president in 2016. She's been an assumed candidate for months, so an official declaration doesn't change much, but it does open Clinton up to a new level of scrutiny that she's been able

Early picks for Hillary Clinton's running mate

It's not too soon to speculate about Hillary Clinton's running mate — even though she might not make a choice for at least a year.