Waffle House shooting 'hero': 'I was saving myself'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] James Shaw Jr disarmed a gunman who killed four people at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee. BBC News – Home

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'The midfield Lennon & McCartney' – who made Garth Crooks' Team of the Week?

Chelsea beat Southampton to reach the FA Cup final where they will face Manchester United after their victory over Tottenham. In the Premier League, Liverpool threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at West Brom while Watford against Crystal Palace finished goalless. Champions Manchester City thrashed Swansea 5-0, Arsenal defeated West Ham 4-1, while…

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Government insists UK will leave customs union

The government has restated its commitment to leaving the EU’s custom union – ahead of a symbolic vote on the issue this week. Last Wednesday, the government suffered defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill in the House of Lords – when peers voted in favour of staying in the customs union. As a result, MPs…

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Liverpool's Salah named PFA Player of the Year

Media playback is not supported on this device Mohamed Salah has won the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award for 2017-18. The Liverpool forward, 25, beat Kevin de Bruyne, Harry Kane, Leroy Sane, David Silva and David de Gea in the vote by his fellow players. Manchester City’s Sane won the young player…

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TSB customers report online problems

TSB customers have reported problems with their online banking after weekend upgrades to the company’s systems. The bank warned its users that it was carrying out upgrades between 16:00 BST on Friday and 18:00 on Sunday. But a number of customers were still facing problems on Sunday evening. One customer was credited with £13,000 he…

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Chelsea book FA Cup final date with Man Utd

Media playback is not supported on this device Olivier Giroud’s brilliant semi-final goal helped Chelsea beat Southampton to reach the FA Cup final and set up a meeting with Manchester United. Chelsea striker Giroud received the ball from Eden Hazard and jinked his way past two Southampton players in a crowded area before he stabbed…

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Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Four British people have died and 12 others have been hurt in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel firm says. Those killed were from Blackburn and Preston, in Lancashire, travelling from Mecca on an Umra pilgrimage. Blackburn-based Hashim Travel said that the coach was hit by a fuel tanker which then caught fire…

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FA Cup: Chelsea v Southampton – rate the players

Follow coverage of Chelsea v Southampton helpHow to play Rate players out of 10 throughout or after the game. The rater will close 30 minutes after the final whistle. Rating range key1 = Give it up10 = Pure perfection ChelseaChelseaChelsea SouthamptonSouthamptonSouthampton Chelsea Starting XI Avg Squad number1Player nameCaballero Average rating 4.93 1 2 3 4…

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London Marathon 2018 is hottest on record

This year’s London Marathon is officially the hottest on record. More than 40,000 runners are taking part amid temperatures of 23.2C (73.7F) which have already been recorded in St James’s Park, the Met Office said. Runners have been warned it could be even hotter on the course because of the heat absorbed by the roads…

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Afghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills dozens

A suicide attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 31 people, officials say. More than 50 others were injured in the blast which hit a crowd waiting at the entrance to the building. The Islamic State group (IS) has claimed via its Amaq news agency that it…

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