Sir Andy Murray receives knighthood

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Andy Murray receives his knighthood from Prince Charles at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace Sir Andy Murray has received his knighthood at Buckingham Palace – more than two years after he was awarded the honour. The three-time Grand Slam champion was named in the Queen’s New Years Honours in 2016, following his second Wimbledon win and second Olympic gold. Sir Andy said he was “very proud” to receive the honour. The 32-year-old added: “It’s a nice day to spend with my family – my wife and parents are here.” He said he would like to have brought his children to the ceremony, but felt that three-year-old Sophia Olivia and 18-month-old Edie …

The Jeremy Kyle Show axed by ITV

ITV’s statement in full: “Given the gravity of recent events we have decided to end production of The Jeremy Kyle Show. Damian Collins MP, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee, said the broadcaster had made the right decision. “However, that should not be the end of the matter,” he said. “There needs to be an independent review of the duty of care TV companies have to participants in reality TV shows.” Programmes like The Jeremy Kyle Show risked “putting people who might be vulnerable on to a public stage at a point in their lives when they are unable to foresee the consequences”, he said. ‘I was traumatised’: Jeremy Kyle guests relive their appearances The committee …

Hornets fly in for FA Cup final

“I remember the first FA Cup in 1984 [when Watford lost 2-0 to Everton] – hopefully this one will go better than that, but anything can happen in football.” Image copyright Mark Worrell Image caption Mark said it was easy to support Watford in Australia Mark said it was a “no-brainer” to come over for the final and it was actually “pretty easy” to get tickets. “When we’ve gone close in the FA Cup in the past I’ve always said, ‘If we get to the final I’m going’. I don’t have unlimited money but am happy to blow a few thousand for this,” he said. “If Watford made a habit of getting to finals it might be difficult, but once …

Hinduja brothers top Rich List for third time

British citizens Sri, 83, and Gopi, 79, who are based in London, are two of the four brothers controlling the empire. Among the properties they own is the Old War Office in Whitehall, which they hope to reopen as a luxury hotel. The two brothers topped the newspaper list in 2014 and in 2017. The list, which estimates the 1,000 richest people in the UK, is based on identifiable wealth including land, property, other assets such as art, and shares in companies, the Sunday Times says. It does not include the amount contained in people’s bank accounts. Brothers David and Simon Reuben – who made their fortune in property, carpets and scrap metal – are in second place on the …

Can fans afford the Champions League final?

Image Copyright @HeadonMatt @HeadonMatt Image Copyright @MetroMayorSteve @MetroMayorSteve Report Report Easyjet has put on extra flights or bigger aircraft to meet demand for previous big sporting events – and the company says it is looking at what is possible this time around. Skyscanner, the travel search engine, says it saw a 3015% surge in flights from the UK to Madrid following Liverpool’s third goal on Tuesday. Are there special flights for fans? There are chartered flights but these aren’t cheap either. Thomas Cook Sport is organising flights for Liverpool fans who have match tickets to the game. The cost is £559 per person, and they are only available for Liverpool supporters who have purchased an official match ticket from the …

Can fans afford the Champions League final?

Image Copyright @HeadonMatt @HeadonMatt Image Copyright @MetroMayorSteve @MetroMayorSteve Report Report Easyjet has put on extra flights or bigger aircraft to meet demand for previous big sporting events – and the company says it is looking at what is possible this time around. Skyscanner, the travel search engine, says it saw a 3015% surge in flights from the UK to Madrid following Liverpool’s third goal on Tuesday. Are there special flights for fans? There are chartered flights but these aren’t cheap either. Thomas Cook Sport is organising flights for Liverpool fans who have match tickets to the game. The cost is £559 per person, and they are only available for Liverpool supporters who have purchased an official match ticket from the …

The strange death of Innes Ewart

Image caption Pat Ewart has spent 18 years seeking answers to her son’s death That point in time is forever frozen in Pat’s memory. Despite the passing of the years she rewinds every word and gesture of that early morning in flawless detail. “No,” she said. “You’re wrong.” Image caption Young Innes had grown up to be a computer programmer Pat wrote: “Innes. Pick up your phone. There’s been a mistake. A body’s been found and the police say it’s you. Where are you?” There was never to be a reply. Image caption A photo of the car park several years later when railing had been added on the top floor But the facts appeared to speak for themselves. Police …

Man City star denies Tommy Robinson support

He is one of nine party representatives and two Independent candidates standing in the North West England constituency. Skip Twitter post by @edersonmoraes93 "People have made me aware of who this guy is. I definitely not support this guy or his ideas. He just stopped me for a picture. I had no idea who he was" (do not be a liar) https://t.co/IkjTOUmcfE — Ederson Moraes (@edersonmoraes93) April 30, 2019 On Tuesday night, a photograph of Ederson posing with Mr Robinson was posted on Twitter by an aide who identifies himself as Danny Tommo. But the goalkeeper replied by tweeting: “People have made me aware of who this guy is. I definitely [do] not support this guy or his ideas. “He …