Russia miss out on UEFA Nations League promotion after defeat in Sweden

Russia missed out on promotion to the top tier of the UEFA Nations League as they slipped to a 2-0 defeat to Sweden with a disappointing performance in Stockholm. Goals from Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof just before half time and a second-half strike from Marcus Berg were enough to settle matters and hand Sweden […]

Visiting South Africa? Don't Miss the Most Botanically Biodiverse Place on Earth

A tiny, iridescent orange-breasted sunbird vies with a pair of larger Cape sugarbirds for the nectar buried in the fist-sized crimson blooms of the suikerbossie, aka sugarbush. A few yards away, on the banks of a cola-colored stream, a forest of marsh butterfly lilies and their foot-long golden flower spikes sways pendulously in the breeze. […]

Hospital patients thought they would miss out on Election Day — until these 2 nurses came to the rescue

Lenox Hill Hospital Two Lenox Hill Hospital nurses created a program so their patients could vote on Election Day this past Tuesday, the New York Post reported. Many of the patients were hospitalized for last-minute emergencies or in labor, so they couldn’t physically leave the hospital to complete their ballots. For hospitals without voting programs, […]

The Salty Seaside Trail Most Camino Pilgrimage Trekkers Miss

Blistered feet and sunburned lips are the norm for any pilgrim walking the popular Camino de Santiago, which stretches 772 kilometers across the north of Spain. No matter which version you trek — the most-frequented French Way (Camino Francés, beginning in the French Pyrenees) or the Portuguese Way (Camino Portugués) — there’s little resembling an […]

Princess Eugenie wedding worst dressed: Prince Harry exes and supermodels miss the mark

Princess Eugenie is officially a married woman, tying the knot with her long-term partner, Jack Brooksbank, this morning. The couple’s wedding was attended by around 850 guests, with A-listers from around the world descended on St George’s Chapel. Among them were fashion royalty, supermodels, actresses and a few of Prince Harry’s exes – but not […]

Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu doesn't miss a beat, leads Autumn Classic after short program

Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu seized the lead with a fluid skate in the men's short program on Friday at the Autumn Classic International. Hanyu is skating in his first competition since becoming the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button in 1952. Hanyu scored 97.74 points, putting him well ahead of second-place finisher […]

‘Philosophical debate’: Australia, RSA could miss out on 2027 RWC

WORLD Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont suggested Thursday the World Cup could be held in non-traditional rugby nations following France in 2023, as he hailed the game’s growing popularity in Asia due to Japan’s hosting of the tournament next year. The comments will likely send a shiver down the backs of Rugby Australia, who last December […]

Miss Lou Liberated Jamaica From the Queen’s English

It was Louise Bennett’s first public performance. The 17-year-old recited one of her poems in patois, a radical act in mid-20th-century Jamaica, where a mastery of standard English was considered essential for social and economic advancement. For Bennett’s captivating performance that Christmas Day in 1936, Eric Coverley, 25, a well-known Jamaican actor and comedian, presented […]

50 Cent and 6ix9ine narrowly miss shooting in Brooklyn near music video set

Published time: 16 Aug, 2018 11:51 Edited time: 16 Aug, 2018 11:53 50 Cent and 6ix9ine’s music video shoot almost turned deadly on Tuesday night as they narrowly escaped being hit by gunfire in the Brooklyn area of New York. The two rappers were filming in the Greenpoint neighbourhood when a gunman fired at least […]

“I don’t miss being an athlete”, says JESSICA ENNIS-HILL

“Being an athlete you’re constantly under pressure to perform and have got to meet goals all the time,” explains Jess, 32, who lives in Sheffield with her husband Andy, a construction site manager, and their children Reggie, four, and 11-month-old Olivia. “I’ve been doing bits of commentary with the BBC and sometimes for a second […]