Bookmakers have stopped taking bets on who will play the new Doctor Who after a rush of wagers on Peter Capaldi, best known for his role as the foul-mouthed, tyrannical spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in the political satire The Thick of It.
Peter Capaldi has become the bookies’ latest favourite to play the title role in Doctor Who.
George remains the firm favourite as thousands head to place bets on the name chosen by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Australia are preparing to unleash a battery of fast bowlers to imperil England in the Ashes. The way their wicketkeeper and vice-captain Brad Haddin told it on Monday, it is as if they are keeping them in a locked cage on the Yorkshire moors, before releasing them to do their worst.
Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are today braced for losses as voters go to the polls in local elections following a campaign that has been dominated by the UK Independence Party.
Organisers were anxious to avoid a repeat of last year when the race was disrupted by a protester
To think that some of these jockeys will be riding in Dubai next weekend.
Having anticipated last week for so long, some Cheltenham diehards will be appalled to discover that a new Flat season opens at Doncaster on Friday. Others, however, will recognise that so rich a banquet can only really be followed by a total change of taste – even if Town Moor is set to provide conditions better suited to steeplechasing.
Mullins' prospect shoots up National reckoning with shock win at Navan on his return to action
Presidential biopic "Lincoln," epic musical "Les Miserables" and boy-meets-tiger voyage "Life of Pi" lead the race for Britain's Academy Awards — but will Ben Affleck's pacey caper "Argo" beat them to the trophies?
10 biggest online betting operators in the UK locate all or part of the booming business in tax havens
X Factor finalist Rylan Clark is hot favourite to win Celebrity Big Brother tonight.
Model Paula Hamilton and US reality stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt have joined jockey Frankie Dettori as the first housemates up for eviction from Celebrity Big Brother.
Model Paula Hamilton has escaped the Celebrity Big Brother basement after falling ill.
Drug-ban horse racing champion Frankie Dettori, former Steps star Claire Richards and X Factor contestant Rylan Clark tonight entered the Celebrity Big Brother house after weeks of speculation about the line-up.
The authors are among five category winners who are now nominated for the overall Costa Book of the Year prize