Peter Wright

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Raymond Van Barneveld has announced he will quit darts at the end of 2019. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Five-time world champion Raymond Van Barneveld will quit darts at the end of 2019, saying he has lost the “drive, fitness and motivation” to succeed. (...)

“Snakebite” Peter Wright, whose hairstyle is that of a permanently surprised cockatoo. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty Images

“Let’s play darts” is a catch-cry that first originated in a bygone era of the sport, pre-schism, vocally embraced by the audience at a venue, to sign(...)

Michael van Gerwen was too hot for compatriot Raymond van Barneveld as he reached the PDC World Championships final. Photograph: Getty/ Bryn Lennon

Michael van Gerwen stormed into the William Hill World Darts Championship final after a scintillating 6-2 victory over fellow Dutchman Raymond van Ba(...)

Michael van Gerwen is looking to double his world championship tally and confirm his status as the most dominant force in darts. Photograph: Getty/Nathan Stirk

Michael van Gerwen is arguably the most dominant sportsman in the world, yet he is not world champion of his own sport. That paradox dominates the bui(...)

Sir Patrick Mayhew (centre) photographed in 1996 as he launched the new Bar Library Directory at Belfast High Court with Sir Brian Hutton, Lord Chief Justice (right) and Eugene Grant, Chairman General Council of the Bar in 1996. Photograph: Brian Little/PA

The Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has paid tribute to Lord Mayhew who has died aged 86. Lord Mayhew, or Sir Patrick Mayhew as he then was, was (...)

Malcolm Turnbull, sworn in as Australia’s sixth PM in eight years, has pledge to revitalise an economy battered by the slowdown in China. Photograph: Mark Graham/Bloomberg

When he was 21, Malcolm Bligh Turnbull told friends he wanted to be prime minister one day. It took him another 39 years, but he finally got there on (...)

Winston Churchill’s observation to a new MP that, although his opponents sat on the opposition benches, his enemies were sitting behind him, is a trut(...)

Former South Yorkshire Police chief superintendent David Duckenfield (left) leaves the coroner’s court in Warrington, north-west England, on Wednesday. Mr Duckenfield, the police chief at the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster, admitted on Tuesday that his failure to close a tunnel was the ‘direct cause’ of the deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Hillsborough police chief David Duckenfield has told the jury into the inquests of 96 Liverpool fans that he was “a new and inexperienced match comman(...)

A still from the new Ikea television advertisement, ‘The Joy of Storage’, which follows ‘a flock of much-loved T-shirts’ on their journey home.

Ikea has a new ad campaign that “celebrates the joy of storage”. There is no National Storage Day, so I suppose someone has got to do it. Doesn’t it g(...)

Manon, starring Marianela Nuñez and Federico Bonelli

On Thursday, the Royal Ballet’s 2014-15 Live Cinema Season kicks off with a 40th-anniversary staging of Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon, starring Mariane(...)

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