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Chris Mepham: Bournemouth sign defender from Brentford for £12m

Chris Mepham now has four Wales caps after making his debut in March 2018 Bournemouth have signed Wales defender Chris Mepham for a reported £12m from Championship side Brentford. The 21-year-old had a medical with…

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Dele Alli: Tottenham midfielder out until early March with hamstring strain

Dele Alli limped off in the 86th minute at Craven Cottage Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli is expected to return to training in early March after scans revealed a hamstring strain, the club have confirmed. England…


Government cash helps slash East Sussex council cutbacks

Image caption East Sussex says that good financial management and one-off government support has helped it reduce its proposed cutbacks Relieved councillors at a cash-strapped local authority have discovered they do not have to make…


‘Yoda’ fears over National Portrait Gallery development

Image caption Street performers dressed as floating Yodas are often found outside the National Gallery There are fears a £35m revamp of London’s National Portrait Gallery could have an unforeseen dark side – in the…


Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration as rescue talks fail

Image copyright Getty Images Troubled cake chain Patisserie Valerie has collapsed into administration after the failure of rescue talks with banks. The High Street chain said on Tuesday that it did not have sufficient funds…


West Ham: FA fines Premier League club £100,000 over pitch invasions

West Ham have been fined £100,000 by the Football Association for the pitch invasions which marred their defeat by Burnley at London Stadium last March. The Hammers were charged after fans repeatedly went on to…


Merton police attack: Two men jailed over officer assaults

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoth officers were taken to hospital after the attack Two men who attacked a pair of police officers next to a busy road in London have been…


Marlie Packer: ‘I thought I was out of the England squad’

When Marlie Packer told her England coach Simon Middleton about drink-driving crash World Cup winner Marlie Packer has credited the support of her family, team-mates and England Rugby in the aftermath of being found guilty…


London Beefeaters stage second pension strike

Image copyright BBC/Bhasker Solanki Image caption The new pension scheme will affect 11% of staff across the Historic Royal Palaces Beefeaters from the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace are on strike in a…


Chris Mepham: Bournemouth’s £12m offer accepted by Brentford

Chris Mepham now has four Wales caps after making his debut in March 2018 Championship side Brentford have accepted a £12m offer from Bournemouth for Wales international Chris Mepham. The Cherries were close to signing…


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