Dreams. Most of us never fulfill any. But now One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has aced two of the most common boyhood desires - to be a footballer and a member of a globally successful boy band - in one fell swoop (and at the tender age of 21).
Councils no longer able to investigate issues such as seismic activity, venting and potential impact on ground water supplies
Ian Holloway wants veteran striker to help team's tilt at Premier League after his winning goal
There was no joyous ovation, no mention of him over the PA and little interaction with the home support – it was as if Ian Holloway had never set foot inside Bloomfield Road before.
Sasha Marsden died as a result of 'significant stab wounds'
Queens Park Rangers 2 MK Dons 4
Blackpool 1 Cardiff City 2
Blackpool boss set to make switch
Sale Sharks 6 Toulon 17: Sale heartened by performance against big-spending Pool Six leaders
The Championship's perennial bridesmaids may finally join their Swansea rivals in the top flight
Team GB shotputter and discus thrower Carl Myerscough is warning aspiring athletes to keep clear of body-building supplements after his own haunting doping ban experience.
It's not just about height and speed – big rides can say a lot about the places they're built in. Chris Beanland discovers how ambitious new theme parks reflect economic ups and downs
Off he went with a trumpety-trump, narrowly avoiding disaster as he stormed through a car park.
The funeral of the comedian Frank Carson took place yesterday in his home city of Belfast. Showbusiness figures from Britain and Ireland attended the requiem mass at St Patrick's Church.
Defeat in the 2009 FA Cup final still eats away at the Everton captain, Phil Neville, and he is determined to put it right. David Moyes' men lost 2-1 to Chelsea at Wembley almost three years ago but the disappointment of that reverse still rankles with Neville.
A derelict chapel has been transformed into a luxurious holiday let, and now it offers every possible comfort, says Sarah Barrell