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Hugo Lloris calls for less talk, more action in Tottenham’s trophy hunt

Hugo Lloris calls for less talk, more action in Tottenham’s trophy hunt

Sports
Hugo Lloris has declared that he wants Tottenham to stop talking about their desire for trophies, and start actually winning them instead.The Spurs captain, who lifted the World Cup as France’s leader last summer, believes no more words are necessary on the subject as everybody at the club knows full well what their ambitions are. Getty Like every player at Tottenham, Lloris craves success OUR TIME Moussa Sissoko exclusive: Tottenham ‘deserve’ to win a trophy, hopefully this year 'mockery' Liverpool vs Spurs final made a 'mockery' of Champions League name, says McCoist PAPER TALK Neville
England v Wales: Warren Gatland’s side hunt famous win

England v Wales: Warren Gatland’s side hunt famous win

Sports
World Cup warm-up: England v WalesVenue: Twickenham Date: Sunday, 11 August Kick-off: 14:00 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC 5 Live Extra & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentaryWales travel to Twickenham as favourites to beat an injury-hit England in their World Cup warm-up and move to the top of the world rankings.Coach Warren Gatland has picked a strong team featuring 13 starters from Wales' Grand Slam-clinching victory over Ireland in March.England's experimental starting XV, rejigged after a trio of late injuries, have 390 caps compared to Wales' 676. Wales have won their last 14 Tests, a run that goes back to February 2018.Slade, Und...
Hunt says UK and US can’t agree over Iran nuclear deal

Hunt says UK and US can’t agree over Iran nuclear deal

World
By Sharon Marris, news reporter Jeremy Hunt has said the UK and the US are in disagreement over the nuclear deal with Iran. The foreign secretary, who is in Brussels to seek support from France and Germany on the issue, said he is looking to give "Iran a way out of this". The three countries fear the Iran nuclear deal is close to collapse after the US pulled out last year and reimposed sanctions which have antagonised the Iranians.Mr Hunt said the UK and US "have a different view as to how we keep the region denuclearised"."We have very open channels of communication on that," he said. "I spoke to the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday, as well as foreign minister Zarif in Iran the day before." ...
Hunt v Johnson: The business view

Hunt v Johnson: The business view

Business
The race to replace Theresa May as prime minister is now into its final stages as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt go head-to-head for the Conservative leadership.The party's members will now choose the winner, but what do business owners in a safe Tory seat want to hear from the next occupant of 10 Downing Street?The leafy town of Knutsford in Cheshire is in the constituency of Tatton, which has elected a Conservative member of Parliament in every election but one since it was created in 1983. Former Work & Pensions Secretary Esther McVey is the current MP. Former MPs include ex-chancellor George Osborne.Its town centre is full of independent companies, surrounded by farmland. With the M6 motorway passing close by, there are also several business parks ...
Bug hunt: Volunteers needed to spot insect’s ‘spittle’

Bug hunt: Volunteers needed to spot insect’s ‘spittle’

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device Ever seen a blob of foam on a plant and wondered how it got there?The frothy spittle, sometimes called cuckoo spit, is actually a telltale sign that an insect known as the spittlebug is feeding on a plant.Scientists are calling for thousands of volunteers to help record sightings of spittle and spittlebugs across the UK.The information will be used to map the distribution of the insect, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease.Xylella has struck several EU countries, blighting olive groves in southern Italy. The UK is clear of the disease but is on high alert. There are a huge number of plants the Xylella bacterium could affec...