Come From Away REVIEW: This show is a foot-stomping, heart-warming TRIUMPH

It is a life and love-affirming tale of human nature triumphing over man-made horror. 38 civilian and four military planes were forced to land at the small town of Gander, Newfoundland, after all domestic flights were grounded across the US following the attacks. Gander used to be a major stop-over airport for transatlantic flights to […]

Manon review: The ENB's latest triumph is exquisitely beautiful – Do not miss

What is the point of ballet? In a modern world of multimedia do we really need pointe shoes and tulle? The sheer beauty of what the ENB has produced on stage in this latest production should be argument enough, but Manon is also a powerful and pertinent social commentary. Sure, there are pretty girls and […]

Fogle's triumph… Everest was his childhood dream

He said: “It has been an extraordinary journey to achieve a childhood dream. I also could not have done it without the support of my family.” His teammate Victoria Pendleton, the double Olympic cycling gold- medallist, tweeted congratulations. Victoria, 37, was forced to pull out of the climb during the acclimatisation phase after suffering a […]

Junkyard Gem: 1966 Triumph Spitfire

The Triumph Spitfire was built from 1962 through 1980, nearly as long as the MG Midget (which started as the Spitfire’s rival and ended as its British Leyland stablemate). Plenty of the fun, affordable little Triumph convertibles were sold in the United States, particularly in California; a Silicon Valley self-service yard is where I found […]

Masters 2018: Ian Poulter seals last Augusta spot after dramatic Houston Open triumph

Poulter, 42 had been three shots clear of his 23-year old rival standing on the 11th tee but then found himself one behind when Hossler birdied four holes in succession from the 11th to move one shot clear at 19-under par. Poulter then drew on his enormous Ryder Cup experience to hole a 20-foot birdie […]

May praises ‘triumph of the human spirit’ in her Easter message after a ‘dark’ year for Britain

REUTERS/Russell Cheyne/Pool UK Prime Minister Theresa May uses Easter manager to praise “bravery of those facing adversity.” “Britain has faced some dark moments,” May says, including terror attacks in London and Manchester, and the Grenfell Tower blaze that claimed 71 lives. LONDON — Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May used her Easter message to praise “the […]

On the brink of history: Zagitova seeks world championship after Olympic triumph

Russian Winter Olympic champion Alina Zagitova is one step away from becoming the first figure skater ever to win all major titles in a senior season debut, as the World Figure Skating Championships kicks off on Wednesday. Read more The 15-year-old, who triumphed at the European and Olympic tournaments this season, will now go for […]