Actor and activist Alexis Arquette dies aged 47

Star of Last Exit to Brooklyn and sibling of fellow actors David, Rosanna and Patricia Arquette died on Sunday morning Alexis Arquette, the transgender character actress and sibling of actors David, Rosanna, Richmond and Patricia Arquette, died early on Sunday morning in Los Angeles. She was 47 and surrounded by family who serenaded her with […]

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Gennady Golovkin beats Kell Brook to retain world middleweight title as it happened

Kell Brook was forced to retire in the fifth round with an eye injury under increasing pressure from the Kazakh, who retains his IBF, IBO and WBC middleweight titles Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/sep/10/gennady-golovkin-v-kell-brook-world-middleweight-title-fight-live

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Angelique Kerber defeats Karolina Pliskova for US Open title as it happened

Rolling report: Angelique Kerber and Karolina Pliskova face off for the seasons final grand slam title in Queens. Follow all the action with Bryan Armen Graham Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/sep/10/angelique-kerber-v-karolina-pliskova-us-open-womens-final-live

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McCouture: Bruce Oldfield revamps Big Mac outfits

McDonald's claims designer uniforms give the fast food chain more upmarket image The skirts, chief people officer David Fairhurst noted solemnly, have a lovely A-line to them while the star pattern on the blouses and scarves “looks a bit like Louis Vuitton, don’t you think?” Whether Vuitton’s logo was inspired by the golden arches or […]

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Hospitals in England are on the brink of collapse, warn NHS chiefs

Theresa May urged to boost funding or ration care to head off escalating cash crisis and avoid 1990s-style decline The body that represents hospitals across England has issued a startling warning that the NHS is close to breaking point because of its escalating cash crisis. Years of underfunding have left the service facing such impossible […]

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Syrias bitter foes weigh up chance of peace, but prepare for war to rage on

Scepticism towards agreement among Aleppos opposition groups is strong, particularly over insistence that al-Qaida elements must be weeded out Inside east Aleppo, talk of ways to bring a lasting peace were long ago discounted. On the eve of the latest deal being implemented by Russia and the US to bring calm to a five-year war, […]

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Angelique Kerber beats Karolina Pliskova in thrilling US Open final

Angelique Kerber defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the final of the US Open Angelique Kerber was on the ropes in the third and deciding set of Saturdays US Open final, having fallen behind a break against the big-serving Czech Karolina Pliskova. But the second-seeded German fought back, showing the finishing kick of a […]

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Woman kissed by sailor in famous V-J Day photo dies aged 92

Greta Friedman, whose photograph in Times Square came to symbolise end of second world war, had been suffering from pneumonia Greta Friedman, the woman in white kissed by a sailor in New Yorks Times Square in a photograph symbolising the end of the second world war, has died aged 92. Her son, Joshua Friedman, said […]

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Broncos’ Brandon Marshall dropped by sponsor after kneeling during anthem

Denver linebacker loses endorsement deal with Air Academy Federal Credit Union after following Colin Kaepernick in refusal to stand for national anthem The Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall has lost an endorsement from a sponsor after following Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, in refusing to stand for the national anthem before an NFL […]

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Kell Brooks brave title bid ended by fearsome champion Gennady Golovkin

The Kazakh world champion Gennady Golovkin showed his class and forced Kell Brooks trainer to throw in the towel in the fifth round Kell Brooks audacious bid to climb two weight divisions and dethrone the most fearsome puncher in boxing came to a brave but bloody end when his trainer Dominic Ingle threw in the […]

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