Team Sky riders Bradley Wiggins (left) and Chris Froome. Wiggins is ready to hand  over the reins of leadership to his team-mate.  Photograph:  Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Bradley Wiggins is dubious about his future prospects in the Tour de France, raising the possibility that he may not attempt to win the race for a sec(...)

A flying object is seen on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in this 1981 photograph. The “truth” may still be “out there”, as fans of The X-Files will argue, but the British military authorities are no longer looking for it. Photograph: Reuters

The last of the British government’s UFO files have been released.The “truth” may still be “out there”, as fans of The X-Files will argue, but the Bri(...)

Undated handout photo issued by police   of  Andrew Moran’s arrest in   the resort of Calpe in Alicante on Friday. Photograph: Serious Organised Crime Agency/PA Wire

One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives appeared in a Spanish court today to face extradition charges. Andrew Moran (31), from Salford, Gr(...)

The alarm was raised at around 4pm yesterday when police and an ambulance were called to a private boat on Windermere in the Lake District. Image: Google Maps

A woman and a young girl have died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning during a boating holiday in the Lake District. A man who was al(...)

Leon Best of Blackburn holds off the challenge of Millwall’s Mark Beevers. Photograph:  Andrew Winning/Reuters

This may not go down on the list of FA Cup classics, but Blackburn Rovers will not mind. Michael Appleton's side survived the biting cold and a(...)