April 6, 2019

Germany once pleaded with Britain to stay in the EU. Now the love has cooled

It wasn't so long ago that German politicians wrote a love letter to Britain, published in The Times, pining for British humour, ales at the pub and a proper cup of milky tea. Timed just before Valentine's Day, the letter read:
April 6, 2019

Fascinating and brutal world of pigeon racing

Every day during the racing season, 55-year-old Zhang Yajun wakes at 4 a.m. and carefully loads bamboo cages containing his 76 cherished racing pigeons into a van. Then he drives up to 200 kilometers (124 miles) from his Beijing apartment to release them.
April 6, 2019

Prince William works with security agencies on attachment

The security services are "full of people from everyday backgrounds doing extraordinary work", says the duke.
April 6, 2019

Twitter is streaming live commentary shows for the NCAA’s Final Four

Twitter is following March Madness with a frenzy of coverage for the basketball season's end. The social network is streaming an as-it-happens NCAA Final Four commentary show through @marchmadness, Final Four Twitter Live, starting with the Auburn v...
April 6, 2019

Virginia vs. Auburn score: Live Final Four updates, 2019 NCAA Tournament highlights, stream, TV info – CBS Sports

Virginia vs. Auburn score: Live Final Four updates, 2019 NCAA Tournament highlights, stream, TV info  CBS SportsFollow along with coverage of the Cavaliers and Tigers in the Final Four from Minneapolis on Saturday.View full coverage on Google...
April 6, 2019

Dan Gainor: Media concede there’s a border crisis, but won’t give Trump credit for getting Mexico to act – Fox News

Dan Gainor: Media concede there's a border crisis, but won't give Trump credit for getting Mexico to act  Fox NewsAs Trump struggles to curb unauthorized immigration, his rhetoric gets tougher, but quick solutions are elusive  The W...
April 6, 2019

Newspaper headlines: May’s Brexit approach sparks Tory fury

Theresa May is under pressure on two fronts over her Brexit strategy, according to Sunday's front pages.
April 6, 2019

Grand National: Triumphant Tiger Roll becomes a ‘rock star’ racehorse

Aintree's little legend Tiger Roll got a hero's reception after joining a select band of double Grand National winners.
April 6, 2019

UK investigates Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony over game service practices

Do you feel that game console giants hold you over a barrel by making you subscribe to a service to play online? You might have an ally in your corner. The UK's Competition and Markets Authority is investigating Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony to see...
April 6, 2019

Brexit: I had no choice but to approach Labour – May

Downing Street says the PM had to hold cross-party talks or risk letting Brexit "slip through our fingers".