Scotland manager Gordon Strachan saw his side suffer a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Georgia Scotland boss Gordon Strachan: “We didn’t do enough to win the game”

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan saw his side suffer a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Georgia Scotland manager Gordon Strachan felt his players were just short of the accuracy needed to break down a stubborn Georgia defence as his team fell to a 1-0 European Championship qualifying defeat. Read Full Story

 

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan reacts to his team losing to Georgia Strachan’s sorry Scotland suffer painful Euro 2016 qualifier loss in Georgia

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan reacts to his team losing to Georgia Scotland fell to a 1-0 defeat in Georgia in Tbilisi after failing to hit the level of performances reached earlier in their European Championship qualifying campaign. Read Full Story

 

One Hundred Days Of Happiness by Fausto Brizzi

Hardback by Picador, priced £12.99 (ebook £6.47) Italian film director Fausto Brizzi's debut novel has a now-familiar premise: after a terminal cancer diagnosis, Lucio Battistini chooses to spend his final three months winning back his estranged wife and rebuilding their family. Read Full Story

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James Taylor hit 49 for England in the first one-day international England batsman James Taylor is confident of earning his stripes

James Taylor hit 49 for England in the first one-day international James Taylor missed a sixth one-day international 50 by the narrowest margin but is confident he still earned another stripe against Australia in Southampton. Read Full Story

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DVDs: Fast & Furious 7 & A Royal Night Out

FAST & FURIOUS 7 (12) 3 stars Corrupt British soldier Owen Shaw (Luke Evans) is on life support in a London hospital and his older brother, Ian, (Jason Statham) vows revenge against Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) and their crew. Read Full Story

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Jack Singer, whose band played for the Royal Family for more than 50 years Celebrated north-east band leader soundtracked the Queen’s reign

Jack Singer, whose band played for the Royal Family for more than 50 years As the country gears up to celebrate the Queen’s 63rd year and 217th day on the throne next week, one north-east man is reflecting on the part he played in what will be the longest-ever reign of a British monarch. Read Full Story

 

FTSE stocks in London fell, along with markets in other parts of the world World stock markets fall after US jobs figures released

FTSE stocks in London fell, along with markets in other parts of the world World stock markets ended another volatile week in the doldrums today - but with the focus this time on official US jobs figures rather than worries over China. Read Full Story