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British man's selfie with EgyptAir hijacker goes viral. This is how Twitter reacts

British man's selfie with EgyptAir hijacker goes viral. This is how Twitter reacts

A man who posted a smiling selfie with the EgyptAir hijacker and which went viral on the social media has been identified as a 26-year-old Briton, the media reported on Wednesday.

Drones to autonomously repair cities of the future

An army of drones could soon keep a watchful eye over streets in the UK, repairing things like potholes and busted street lamps, scientists say.

Urgent action needed to improve air quality in London

London has been named as one of six major cities in Britain where urgent action is needed to improve air quality.

Blackburn prepare for Liverpool by routing troubled Leeds

Blackburn prepare for Liverpool by routing troubled Leeds

Blackburn prepared for their FA Cup quarter-final replay against Liverpool by sweeping to a 3-0 victory against troubled Leeds at

Asian man wanted for rape of woman at bus stop in UK

British police are hunting for an Asian man for attempted murder after he dragged an 18-year-old woman, waiting at a bus stop, into a garden and raped her in the northern England town of Leeds.

Huddersfield`s Tommy Smith airlifted to hospital with head injury

Huddersfield defender Tommy Smith was airlifted to hospital after suffering a serious head injury during his side`s 2-1 defeat against Leeds in the Championship on Saturday.

Crash victim Clarke Carlisle `alive and stable`: Wife

Crash victim Clarke Carlisle `alive and stable`: Wife

Former Premier League defender Clarke Carlisle is "very poorly" but "alive and stable" after being hit by a truck, his wife Gemma announced on Tuesday.

Leeds United star Giuseppe Bellusci hit with racism charge

Leeds United star Giuseppe Bellusci hit with racism charge

Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci was charged with misconduct by the Football Association on Monday after allegedly making racist comments to Norwich striker Cameron Jerome.

Pace-setters Derby and Ipswich remain on promotion trail

Pace-setters Derby and Ipswich remain on promotion trail

Championship leaders Derby swept to a 3-0 win over Brighton while fellow promotion pace-setters Ipswich crushed Leeds 4-1 on Saturday.

Metallica to headline Reading and Leeds

Metallica to headline Reading and Leeds

American heavy metal band Metallica are to headline the Reading and Leeds festivals next year, their fourth time topping the bill.

Neil Redfearn confirmed as permanent Leeds boss

Neil Redfearn confirmed as permanent Leeds boss

Leeds have confirmed Neil Redfearn has signed a 12-month rolling contract to become the Championship club`s fourth permanent manager in five months.

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Pankaj Advani

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Pankaj Advani

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday congratulated India's most celebrated cueist Pankaj Advani on clinching the World Billiards Championship (time format) in Leeds and bagging record 12 world titles.

Pankaj Advani stuns Peter Gilchrist to clinch 150 up points format World Billiards title

Pankaj Advani stuns Peter Gilchrist to clinch 150 up points format World Billiards title

King of Indian cue sports Pankaj Advani added yet another jewel to his glowing crown, outplaying former champion Peter Gilchrist in the 150 up points format World Billiards Championship final and pocket his 11th world title, here on Friday.

Pankaj Advani enters World Billiards points format final

Pankaj Advani enters World Billiards points format final

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani performed on expected lines, making a clinical entry into the World Billiards Championship final of the 150 up points format section, here on Friday.

England`s Zak Hardaker faces second homophobic allegation

England`s Zak Hardaker faces second homophobic allegation

Leeds and England full-back Zak Hardaker is to face a second investigation that he used homophobic language, the Rugby Football League confirmed on Tuesday.

Former World Cup winner Balshaw retires

Former World Cup winner Iain Balshaw announced his retirement on Friday.

Van Garderen avoiding Tour objectives

American hopeful Tejay Van Garderen says he is not setting himself specific objectives at the Tour de France, which begins in Leeds on Saturday.

Leeds gripped by Tour fever, says champion Froome

Start city Leeds and Yorkshire in general are gripped by Tour de France fever, according to reigning champion Chris Froome.

Sangakkara holds up England with another Sri Lanka 50

Kumar Sangakkara profited from three "lives" to hit his 47th test match 50 but England`s pacemen hit back to reduced Sri Lanka to 182 for five at tea on the first day of the second test in Leeds on Friday.

Veteran Camara commits to PSG until 2015

Paris Saint Germain defender Zoumana Camara has extended his contract with the Ligue 1 champions by a season until 2015, the French club confirmed on Monday.