Ruiz stuns Joshua, takes boxing’s world heavyweight champion

At 6ft 2in, he is four inches shorter than Joshua and he has taken to studying Mike Tyson, a man who destroyed countless taller opponents and is one of Joshua’s heroes.

World javelin champion Peters looks back to inspiration from Walcott

“I started as a javelin thrower in 2012. I started training right after the [London] Olympics because I saw Keshorn Walcott become the Olympic champion. [I thought] if he could do it, then I could do it too because his country is about thirty minutes of flying from my country,” he said.

Pankaj Advani opens up about winning the World Billiards and Snooker Championships back-to-back in 2017

During the third episode, Advani delves into how he prepared mentally and physically for an achievement that had never been done before – winning the Billiards and Snooker Championships back-to-back at the world level and becoming the first cueist to hold both championships in the same calendar year.

Meet the Female Soviet Spy Who Could Have Killed Hitler and Prevented the Second World War

The story starts in 1938, at Hitler’s favorite restaurant, Osteria Bavaria, in Munich, where Alexander Foote, another Soviet spy, was dining with his companion. As Foote and his companion were passing a private room where the Fuhrer often dined, he noticed that Hitler’s guards failed to react when his companion reached into his jacket pocket […]

The Queen’s 90th Birthday: British Bake Off Winner Nadiya Hussain Prepares Official Cake

Appearing on 2015’s Great British Bake Off, the U.K.’s BAFTA award-winning television baking competition, Hussain became famous for her sense of humor, funny facial expressions and fantastical creations, which included a gravity-defying soda-flavored cheesecake and a chocolate peacock. A daughter of Bangladeshi immigrants, she became a role model to many in the U.K.

British drugmaker AstraZeneca expects COVID vaccine result by year-end if trials resume

AstraZeneca would supply vaccines to countries at the same time to ensure a fair and equitable distribution, Soriot said, reiterating that the company was close to having capacity to produce 3 billion doses at sites set up around the world to prevent governments from restricting distribution.

Italian police investigating alleged rape of two British girls

“On the night between 7-8 September, in Marconia di Pisticci, sexual violence was committed against two foreign minors who were at a party in a villa,” police authorities in Matera said in a statement. “The investigative unit of Matera police headquarters has begun investigations in coordination with the public prosecutor’s office.”

British University Scandal After Students Joke About ‘Posh Lads’ Competing ‘on Fucking the Poorest Girl’

After posting the screenshots in the Facebook group Overheard at Durham University, to warn female students, Gibson told the BBC: “I read these messages and I thought to myself this is not acceptable…this type of mind-set and what they were saying really is not OK… you can’t come to university and think that this kind […]

Wealth Report: London, Not New York, Is World’s Greatest City

The city has replaced New York as world number one in the eighth annual Wealth Report published by global property consultants Knight Frank. “London is a much more international city than New York,” Liam Bailey, the consultancy’s head of research, told The Daily Beast. “It is the capital city of Europe when it comes to […]

Second Wave of COVID-19 Is ‘Rolling Across Europe,’ British Official Warns

In Belgium, the rate of new cases of COVID-19 has gone from 6.2 per 100,000 in the population a fortnight ago, to 12 last week, to 19 this week, according to the latest figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.