Man in charge of a fireworks display held on the night of a massive motorway crash in which seven people died and 51 were injured has been cleared of breaching health and safety laws
The campaign by the Premier League, Football League and the FA comes with the number of incidents involving flares and smoke bombs is on the rise
Jonathan Meades has a talent for ordure. Where his first collection of stories, Filthy English, achieved the distinction of covering in aggressively vivid prose the disciplines of murder, addiction, incest and bestial pornography, Pompey exhibits an even greater concentration of his aptitude for squalor.
Gielgud Theatre, London
Katy Perry has roared her way to the top of the UK Singles charts for the fourth time.
Ah, the Countess. All’s well at Downton Abbey I hope?
King Philippe becomes the news monarch after his father announced plans to abdicate less than three weeks ago
So the major winner from Northern Ireland is sneakily placed behind the leaders to make a tilt at the Claret Jug. No, not that major winner. Or indeed the other one.
This season there have been frequent episodes of canisters being opened at away games
A look ahead to tonight's Premier League fixture at Old Trafford
Cute and cool – but don't expect too much
Former Manchester City striker will miss crucial games against Napoli and leaders Juventus
Take That duo Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow could be reunited on the X Factor judging panel, according to reports.
In the summer of 1972 Alice Cooper, the fright-wigged shock-rocker, sent Mary Whitehouse, the blue-rinsed umbrage-taker, a bunch of flowers along with a note of thanks. Through the latter's vociferous campaigning to have Cooper's single "School's Out" banned from Top of the Pops, she inadvertently propelled it to the top of the charts.
Coach calls for patience as outside-half admits to feeling the pressure before Six Nations debut
Estimates in local media claim that up to five hundred people were in the club