• Watford v West Ham United: Premier League – live! 19th November 2017
    Live updates from the 4pm GMT kick-offEmail Lawrence here or Tweet him here, if you fancyLive scoreboard: the latest from Sunday’s matchesMoyes: West Ham job is not my last chance in management 4.41pm GMT 40 min Pedro Obiang jams a boot into the back of Will Hughes’s ankles and hands Watford a free-kick in a useful position on the right-hand side. DiCaprio d […]
  • Search for missing Argentinian submarine fails to find any clues 19th November 2017
    The ARA San Juan went missing with 44 crew members on board four days ago, in a vast potential search areaA vast search by a multinational task force for an Argentinian submarine that went missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members four days ago has so far failed to provide any clues as to its possible location.The hope that arose from seven failed s […]
  • Arsenal defeat highlights Tottenham frailties against Premier League’s big six | Jonathan Wilson 19th November 2017
    Until Mauricio Pochettino’s side learn how to win away against their biggest rivals they will struggle to turn their undoubted potential into silverwareFor all that is positive about Tottenham, for all that they are about to move into an exciting new stadium and are blessed with a crop of highly promising young players, their away record against big sides ha […]
  • Marnie review – Nico Muhly's psycho thriller sounds beautiful but fails to thrill 19th November 2017
    Coliseum, LondonThe central relationship is compelling and there is some tremendous writing for the ENO chorus, but Muhly’s stylised opera lacks Hitchcockian suspenseGiven its world premiere by English National Opera, Nico Muhly’s Marnie is drawn from Winston Graham’s 1961 novel of the same name, famously filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1964. The subject, Muhl […]
  • New head of Macron's party vows to recapture its grassroots 'soul' 19th November 2017
    Christophe Castaner, 51, was handpicked by French president, but appointment sparks criticism of ‘undemocratic’ practices A fiercely loyal, self-styled “man of the people” has been appointed the new head of Emmanuel Macron’s fledgling political movement, La République En Marche (The Republic on the Move, or La REM), promising to recapture the party’s grassro […]
  • Benedict Allen coverage shows the UK media is stuck in the era of empire 19th November 2017
    The Yaifo of Papua New Guinea, minding their own business, have been portrayed as savages. Journalists can do better than thisOnce, when I was about 13 and desperate for books about my mother’s country, Ghana, I stumbled upon a Victorian novel about the Ashanti kingdom. The fact it was written by a journalist, a profession I aspired to, only made the book mo […]
  • Inspectors to question primary school girls who wear hijab 19th November 2017
    Ofsted head says move is to tackle situations in which wearing head covering ‘could be interpreted as sexualisation’ School inspectors in England have been told to question Muslim primary school girls if they are wearing a hijab or similar headscarf, the head of Ofsted has announced.Amanda Spielman, the head of Ofsted and chief inspector of schools, said the […]
  • Musical bliss: the London jazz festival pays tribute to Alice and John Coltrane 19th November 2017
    Ten years after her death, the LJFF climaxed with concerts recreating the ecstatic, devotional music heard in Alice Coltrane’s ashram, and the cosmic free jazz of her saxophonist husband It seems astonishing now, but Alice Coltrane’s music was not always taken seriously. Jazz histories didn’t mention her, and the gatekeepers of the jazz canon would often sne […]
  • Darren Lehmann calls for unity while Jonny Bairstow backs ‘motivated’ England 19th November 2017
    • Australia’s coach Darren Lehmann reponds to criticism of squad• Jonny Bairstow reveals England are still in the dark over Ben StokesThe phoney war is close to concluding and, thankfully, the Ashes are almost upon us, with both squads in Brisbane. England are weary after a tough day in the field at Townsville on Saturday, being bullied by cricketers they kn […]
  • Pablo Hernández and Gianni Alioski ruin Garry Monk’s Elland Road return 19th November 2017
    Leeds held on for a 2-1 win against Middlesbrough to end their losing Championship run and ensure a miserable first return to Elland Road for the side’s former manager Garry Monk.Pablo Hernández and Gianni Alioski struck goals in either half and although Britt Assombalonga converted a controversial late penalty for Boro, their march up the table after three […]