Andy Murray rules himself out of this month’s US Open

Andy Murray has confirmed he will not be competing in either singles or doubles tennis at this month’s US Open. The former world number one, who will face brother Jamie in the men’s doubles quarter-finals at the Cincinnati Masters, had been scheduled to play doubles in New York. But he has opted to focus on […]

Three climbers die on UK’s highest mountain

Three climbers have died and another has been injured after an avalanche on Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain. Police said they were alerted at around 11.50am on Tuesday and launched a major rescue operation. Initially, police said two climbers had died and two were injured but later confirmed one of the injured climbers had since […]

Andy Murray ‘battered and bruised’ after hip surgery

Andy Murray has revealed he feels ‘battered and bruised’ following hip surgery. The Scottish tennis star, 31, had the operation to correct a long-term problem with pain in his joint. The three-time major champion posted a message on Instagram saying he had a metal joint implanted into his hip at a hospital in London. He even attached […]

Sir Billy Connolly opens up about his love for ‘wee Gozo’

Gozo‘s most famous resident has spoken about his love for ‘the wee island’ in a new BBC documentary series. Sir Billy Connolly revealed he ‘fuels up’ on sunshine at his home in Sannat, after doctors told him that vitamin D can help combat the effects of Parkinson’s disease. He explained: ‘I took advice to scale […]