London Marathon could be biggest ever despite heat worries

London Marathon could be biggest ever despite heat worries

Organisers of the London Marathon are hoping to break participation and fundraising records, despite predictions that Sunday’s race could be one of the hottest ever. Weather forecasts for raceday have varied from 21C to 23C. The marathon’s previous record temperature was 22.2C, an unusually high temperature for April. Despite the heat, organisers are expecting more…

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Tottenham ‘eye Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone on free transfer’ as Hugo Lloris back-up

Tottenham ‘eye Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone on free transfer’ as Hugo Lloris back-up

Tottenham are targeting Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone on a free transfer this summer. The 25-year-old has impressed once again on loan at Aston Villa and could walk away from Old Trafford for nothing this summer when his contract expires. Spurs could persuade Johnstone to move to the capital as Hugo Lloris' back-up, claim the…

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NHS Dumfries and Galloway seeks waiting time funds

NHS Dumfries and Galloway seeks waiting time funds

Image copyright Paul McMullin Image caption The funds would help to reduce pressure on emergency care at the new hospital A health board has laid out a case for a £4.5m investment to reduce waiting times and pressure on emergency care at the new Dumfries Infirmary. NHS Dumfries and Galloway's annual operational plan contains the…

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