Smiling Ronaldo leaves court after accepting €19m fine

Cristiano Ronaldo has pleaded guilty to tax fraud and received a two-year suspended sentence and a £16.7m fine. Ronaldo struck a deal with Spain’s state prosecutor and tax authorities last year over his punishment. The agreement will cost him nearly €19 million in fines. The charges date back to his time when he played for […]

Maltese tennis duo reach Australian Open quarter finals

Maltese tennis duo Francesca Curmi and Helene Pellicano have made it through to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open juniors. Both players from Malta reached the last 16 in Melbourne after notching up victories with their respective partners. Francesca, 17, and her doubles partner Loudmilla Bencheikh of France came back from a set down to beat […]

Emiliano Sala is feared dead: desperate hunt for missing plane

A light plane with new Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala on board has disappeared in the English Channel while travelling from France to Wales. The 28-year-old Argentine was on his way to meet his new colleagues at Cardiff City after signing for the club last week in a €19 million deal. He was travelling back to Wales from […]

Ariana Grande on course for fourth UK number one

Ariana Grande’s new track is proving a hit in the charts. Her latest song ‘7 Rings’ is on course to score her fourth UK number one, just days after its release. Ariana released the track, complete with its very pink video, as the clock struck midnight on Friday and it proved an immediate hit with […]

Thundersnow warning as temperatures plunge across UK

Thundersnow could strike much of Britain this week as temperatures plummet below zero and forecasters issue ice warnings for large swathes of the country. Weather alerts for snow and ice have been issued by the Met Office for most of UK, with freezing conditions likely to cause disruption for road and rail users on Tuesday morning. Forecasters […]

Chelsea star Olivier Giroud admits fourth driving offence

Chelsea star Olivier Giroud could lose his driving licence after admitting speeding in his Bentley at 10mph over the limit – his fourth offence in less than a year. The 32-year-old, who lifted the World Cup for France last year, was clocked at 60mph in a 50mph zone in north-west London in May. The former […]