Gareth Southgate ready to risk reputation over Harry Maguire

Gareth Southgate admitted he was set to put his England reputation on the line by standing by Manchester United’s out-of-favour captain Harry Maguire in Milan on Friday. Maguire is expected to start in a back three against Italy in the Nations League fixture, which is England’s penultimate game before the World Cup. The decision could … Read more

Belgium vs Wales live: Score and latest updates from the Nations League

…and welcome to the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels as Belgium and Wales meet for a fourth time in the last 18 months. This clash comes in the UEFA Nations League but the game’s importance surely lies more in its capacity as the first of two final games before both sides head to Qatar World … Read more

Pakistan vs England, second T20 live: score and latest updates from Karachi

And welcome to live coverage of the second Twenty20 of seven and the second of four in Karachi during the white-ball segment of England’s first tour to Pakistan for 17 years. Although it took them 116 balls to chase down Pakistan’s rather modest score on Tuesday, victory, at least following Adil Rashid’s dismissal of Babar … Read more

Rural homeowners say support for heating oil bills is ‘drop in the ocean’

More support will be announced, the Government said, but critics said homes need more assurance now. Most oil-reliant households put aside money either themselves or with a supplier to build up money for when oil is needed, in order to spread the cost over the year.  But the Countryside Alliance, which represents rural homeowners, many … Read more

Ukraine war latest: UN fears nuclear disaster as Kyiv says Russia struck Zaporizhzhia plant

Liz Truss has vowed that “desperate” Vladimir Putin will be defeated in Ukraine after the Russian president threatened nuclear war, Daniel Martin, Nick Allen and Nataliya Vasilyeva write. The Prime Minister said that the world was witnessing a “decisive moment in the history of freedom” and that 2022 was “the story of freedom fighting back”, … Read more

Aiden Aslin’s family ‘very relieved’ by his release from Russian-backed forces

Mr Aslin, a former care worker from Newark-on-Trent, who has dual British and Ukrainian citizenship, moved to Ukraine after meeting now-wife Diane. Russian proxies claimed he was a foreign mercenary, while Kyiv and Britain insisted he should be afforded protections under the Geneva Convention as a serving member of Ukraine’s armed forces. Mr Aslin was … Read more

Dominant Surrey close in on 20th title against struggling Yorkshire

Surrey 333: Pope 136, Clark 55; Patterson 4-69 | Yorkshire 179 & 89-2: Kohler-Cadmore 55; Lawes 4-31 Only the glorious uncertainty of cricket and of the English summer can prevent Surrey from winning their 20th championship, to go with a shared title in 1950, within the next two days. Yorkshire still trail them by 65 … Read more

How to get the best range from an electric car – plus top tips for battery efficiency

We spoke to Linda Noble, one of the Mission Motorsport hypermilers. She was medically discharged from the army in 2018 after an 18-year military career, and proved to be one of the most efficient drivers on the Mission Motorsport hypermile record team, despite having never driven an electric car before.  Advice from a record-breaker “Drive … Read more

Politics latest news: Liz Truss could cut stamp duty in mini-budget push for growth

Dominic Pennahere, the Telegraph’s Political Reporter guiding you through all of today’s major developments. Cutting stamp duty could be among measures confirmed by Liz Truss in Friday’s mini-budget as her government seeks to drive economic growth. The Prime Minister, currently visiting New York for the United Nations General Assembly, yesterday hinted at tax cuts across … Read more