'MOTD is very different to 25 years ago' – relive first show of Premier League era on Tuesday

'MOTD is very different to 25 years ago' – relive first show of Premier League era on Tuesday

On Tuesday it is 25 years since the start of the Premier League. To mark the occasion, there will be two special Rewinds on the BBC website and the Red Button (UK only). At 14:55 BST watch the full match between Sheffield United and Manchester United – plus there will be a live text commentary with clips of numerous goals from the opening afternoon. And at 22:00 BST on the Red Button and website you…

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Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce separation after eight years

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce separation after eight years

US actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have announced that they are separating after eight years of marriage in joint statements shared on social media. The couple, who met in 2007 while filming the romantic comedy Take Me Home Tonight, said attempts to save their relationship had failed. “We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed,” Pratt wrote in a post on Facebook on Sunday. Pratt, 38, and Faris, 40, were married…

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Konta becomes first British women's Wimbledon semi-finalist for 39 years

Konta becomes first British women's Wimbledon semi-finalist for 39 years

Media playback is not supported on this device Johanna Konta beat Romanian second seed Simona Halep in a thrilling match to become Britain’s first women’s Wimbledon semi-finalist since 1978. Sixth seed Konta, 26, fought back to win 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 and match Virginia Wade’s feat of 39 years ago. With Wade watching from the Royal Box, Konta served superbly to win in two hours and 38 minutes and set up a semi-final against…

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London fire: Sadiq Khan says tragedy caused by years of neglect

London fire: Sadiq Khan says tragedy caused by years of neglect

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Grenfell Tower fire was a “preventable accident” caused by “years of neglect” by the local council and successive governments, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said. After attending a service for victims, Mr Khan said the fire was a national disaster requiring a national response. Kensington and Chelsea Council’s leader said officials had been working “around the clock” since the fire on Wednesday. The government says all…

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Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

Disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years

Media playback is unsupported on your device Breast surgeon Ian Paterson has been jailed for 15 years after carrying out unnecessary cancer operations. Paterson, 59, was convicted over operations on nine women and one man, but there were hundreds of other victims. He was found guilty of 17 counts of wounding with intent and three of unlawful wounding, after his trial. Jurors at Nottingham Crown Court heard last month Paterson had exaggerated or invented the…

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What have the Roseanne cast been up to for the past 20 years?

What have the Roseanne cast been up to for the past 20 years?

They were one of America’s favourite families in the late 1980s and ’90s – with their affectionate bickering, everyday crises, growing pains and belly laughs beamed into more than 20 million homes in the US. Now the Conners are coming back, more than 20 years after the last episode of Roseanne was aired. All the original cast are returning – after getting up to some successful and surprising stuff in the intervening two decades. Roseanne…

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Ferrari Celebrates 70 Years of the World’s Fastest and Most Beautiful Sports Cars

Ferrari Celebrates 70 Years of the World’s Fastest and Most Beautiful Sports Cars

Photo Credit: Jared Paul Stern In Maranello, Italy in March of 1947 a racing driver and entrepreneur named Enzo Ferrari fired up the engine of the 125 S, the very first car to bear his now legendary name. It was the realization of Ferrari’s lifelong dream to build an exclusive race car for gentlemen drivers who demanded better than the very best. Now 70 years after the historic test drive, Ferrari, a true global icon, is…

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