Andy McCue the former head of bookmaker Paddy Power will start in September
The Paddy Power Betfair boss Breon Corcoran reckons he’s on to a winner with the merger of the two bookies.
Paddy Power Betfair told the Independent that the historical failings outlined in the report were "clearly unacceptable"
Preventive measures are being put in place to protect the 'vulnerable', says Neasa MacErlean. But how effective they are will depend on local councils
A former North Korean prisoner addressed the basketball player in an open letter published in an American newspaper
The New One, part of a new wave of top-class young hurdlers threatening to swamp the reigning champion, Hurricane Fly, at the Cheltenham Festival next March, will have his credentials properly examined by a high-class yardstick, Zarkandar, in today’s International Hurdle.
A roll call of the early winners of the Hennessy Gold Cup reads like a Who’s Who of steeplechasing legends: Mandarin, Taxidermist, Stalbridge Colonist, Mill House and, of course, Arkle, who twice made light of 12st 7lb in the mid-Sixties.
The first day of Cheltenham's Open Meeting features a race commemorating the owner who made the fixture's centrepiece his own for so long and the chaser who this autumn has come to represent his equine legacy.
Spanish newspaper claim the deal is already done for Martino to replace Tito Vilanova at the Nou Camp
After what feels like a lifetime of nail-biting anticipation – is it a he or isn’t it a he? Gemini or Cancer? Bugaboo or Maclaren? – the nation could soon let out a collective sigh of relief with reports suggesting that the royal baby might be here sooner than expected, with a recent helicopter dash back to Buckinghamshire from North Wales fuelling rumours that the real due date is actually earlier than speculators had imagined.
A council has accused the Gambling Commission of "refusing to act as a regulator" and called for Government action as it loses its battle to curb the spread of betting shops in poorer areas.
The diagnostic doctor?
With jump racing's richest week looming and the most powerful stables in Britain and Ireland poised to do battle for more than £6 million in purses, there was a timely reminder yesterday that success is relative.
Plus: What will Boris Johnson choose on Desert Island Discs and does Chris Grayling need a cup of tea and a nice sit-down?
Despite the injury-enforced absence of four-time World Hurdle winner Big Buck's, the marathon crown at the Cheltenham Festival is shaping up as a fascinating contest. The latest to present his credentials for a crack at the vacant title was Bog Warrior, a wide-margin winner at Punchestown on Monday. And, given the rain-sodden conditions, an entirely appropriately named one.
Brits picked the two actors as most capable of saving humanity in an online poll