Harlequins come from 21 points down to beat Bristol

Louis Lynagh palmed the ball over the line to score the first of his two tries against BristolHarlequins (7) 52Tries: Lynagh 2, Esterhuizen, Northmore, Collier, Green, Smith, Dombrandt Cons: Smith 6 Bristol (24) 24Tries: Joyce, Purdy, Piutau Cons: Sheedy 3 Pen: SheedyTwo tries from Louis Lynagh helped champions Harlequins stage a thrilling comeback victory against…

Takeover a ‘special day’ for Newcastle fans

Alan Shearer is regarded as a Newcastle United legend and has his own statue outside St James’ ParkAlan Shearer says the Saudi Arabian-backed £305m takeover of Newcastle is a “special day” for the club’s long-suffering supporters. The Magpies have struggled to challenge near the top of the Premier League since 2004, apart from a fifth-place…

‘New owners normally want a new manager’

Steve Bruce has been Newcastle boss since July 2019Newcastle boss Steve Bruce fears he will be sacked following the completion of the Saudi Arabian-backed £305m takeover of the Premier League side.The sale went through on Thursday after the deal passed the Premier League owners’ and directors’ test, ending Mike Ashley’s 14-year spell as owner.Bruce was…

Man dies after three stabbed near Tewkesbury

Image source, Getty ImagesOne man has died and another suffered serious injuries after a series of stabbings near Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire.Police said two men and a women were attacked in Walton Cardiff on Tuesday evening.A man in his 50s was arrested and police said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with the…

Amazon opens first UK non-food store

By Emma SimpsonBBC business correspondentAmazon is expanding its presence on the High Street by opening its first non-food store in the UK.The shop, in the Bluewater shopping mall near Dartford, will sell around 2,000 of its most popular and best-rated products.It’s called Amazon 4-star, because every item has been given more than four stars by…