England’s Alastair Cook remaisn as captain.   Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

Alastair Cook will remain as England captain with Jos Buttler in line for his Test debut after being picked in a 13-man squad for the third match of (...)

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is being investigated by Lancashire police over an allegation of assault following an incident in a wine bar. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is being investigated over an allegation he assaulted a man in a wine bar. An incident between Moyes, 51,(...)

 Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent and former Sussex player Naveed Arif have been charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board under its anti-corruption code, and both men have been provisionally suspended from the sport. Photograph: Clive Gee/PA Wire

Former Sussex players Lou Vincent and Naved Arif have been charged with match-fixing offences by the England and Wales Cricket Board. The ECB announce(...)

 David Moyes who is being investigated by Lancashire police over an allegation of assault following an incident in a wine bar. PA

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is being investigated over an allegation he assaulted a man in a wine bar.An incident between Moyes (51),(...)

An artillery firing exercise is underway at a shooting range in Yeoncheon County, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, last month. South Korea said it would be ‘regrettable’ and would hurt separated families if North Korea did not go ahead with the reunions as agreed. Photograph: Yonhap/EPA

A nuclear-capable US B-52 bomber sortie over South Korea has endangered plans for reunions between families from the North and South of the country an(...)

 British soap actor William Roache arrives at Preston Crown Court today where the jury has retired to consider if he is guilty of committing a string of historic sex offences against young girls. Photograph:  Peter Powell/EPA.

The jury in the rape and indecent assault trial of Coronation Street star William Roache is to resume deliberation on its verdicts tomorrow.Mr Roache(...)

 Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride arrives at Preston Crown Court ahead of giving evidence in the trial of William Roache today in Preston, Lancashire. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Actors from Coronation Street are expected to be called to the witness box today at the trial of fellow star William Roache, who is accused of a strin(...)

Ted Nealon won a Jacob’s Award for the accuracy of his predictions in the 1973 general election. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The former journalist, broadcaster and politician Ted Nealon had died at the age of 84.A native of Sligo, Mr Nealon had a varied career in journalism (...)

Actor William Roache arrives at Preston Crown Court for his trial over historical sexual offence allegations. The Coronation Street star, who plays the character Ken Barlow, is charged with two counts of rape involving a 15-year-old girl. Photograph: Getty

Coronation Street star William Roache told detectives it was “against my nature” to commit rape, a jury has heard .Roache (81) said he was “a very pea(...)

Paul Ince’s tenure as Blackpool manager has come to an end. Photograph: Barrington Coombs/PA Wire

Paul Ince has been sacked as manager by Blackpool and his assistant, Alex Rae, will also be leaving the club.The club put out a statement saying: “Bla(...)