English cricket is set to step up its drug-testing procedures as a result of the death of Tom Maynard.
An Epsom couple had a lucky escape after a speeding car was launched into their first-floor bedroom as they slept.
The Highways Agency is starting initial work on an upgrade to the M25 between Kent and Surrey.
San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge confirmed to Press Association Sport that Andrew 'Bart' Simpson was taken to St Francis Yacht Club on the shore where paramedics performed emergency resuscitation, but he was pronounced dead.
She said another sailor suffered minor injuries.
Sailor Andrew 'Bart' Simpson was trapped underneath the boat and, despite attempts by doctors afloat and subsequently ashore, he was unable to be saved.
He was trapped under the platform for an estimated 10 minutes.
Simpson represented Great Britain at two Olympic Games, sailing in the Star class alongside Iain Percy.
The pair took gold at the Beijing 2008 Games and last year were close to topping the podium once more, only to be bumped down to silver in the medal race.
Before last summer's Olympics, Simpson admitted that winning the America's Cup was his biggest goal.
He had hoped that dream would come true as strategist for challenger Artemis Racing, whose sailing team director and tactician is close friend Percy.
Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, 36, won gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and silver in last year's Games in London, both in the Star class.
Born in Chertsey, Surrey, he started sailing at the age of six with his father in Christchurch, Dorset, according to Tyler Sports Management.
Nicknamed Bart, he was awarded an MBE in the 2009 New Year Honours list.
A Foreign Office spokesman said it was aware of reports of the death of a British citizen and had contacted its counterparts in the United States.
Double Olympic sailing champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, 36, had been sailing on the Artemis, Sweden's entry in the America's Cup, when the catamaran capsized, according to a statement for the team posted on the Artemis racing website.
The Artemis Racing Team posted a statement on its website following the death of Andrew Bart Simpson.
“The entire Artemis Racing team is devastated by what happened,” said CEO Paul Cayard. “Our heartfelt condolences are with Andrew’s wife and family.”
– Artemis Racing statement
It is with immense sadness that Artemis Racing confirms the tragic death of crewmember Andrew “Bart” Simpson today in San Francisco.
Simpson, a British double Olympic gold medallist was one of the 11-man crew aboard Artemis Racing’s AC72 catamaran which capsized during training on San Francisco Bay ahead of this summer’s America’s Cup.
All other crew members are accounted for.
Simpson, however, was trapped underneath the boat and despite attempts to revive him, by doctors afloat and subsequently ashore, his life was lost.
British Olympic champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing games, died on Thursday when his yacht capsized off the California coast during training for the America's Cup race, his racing team said in a statement.
Simpson had been sailing on the Artemis, Sweden's entry in the America's Cup, when the catamaran capsized, according to a statement for the team posted on the Artemis racing website.
"The entire Artemis Racing team is devastated by what happened," said CEO Paul Cayard. "Our heartfelt condolences are with Andrew's wife and family."
Police say the clue to the disappearance of a schoolboy 25 years ago lies in a graveyard in Surrey.
For the second time in less than a year, they're searching the grounds of St Dunstan's Church in Cheam.
Lee Boxall was 15-years-old when he left home to go shopping with a friend in Sutton High Street in 1988, less than a mile from the church.
He was never seen again.
Rags Martel reports.
For the second time in less than a year, police are digging at a graveyard in Surrey in search of a schoolboy who went missing almost 25-years-ago.
Lee Boxall was 15-years-old when he disappeared in September 1988.
He was last seen on Sutton High-street, it was previously believed that he went to watch a football match, but the current theory is that he actually went to the graveyard where a paedophile-ring operated.
It is thought he saw something 'untoward' and was effectively 'silenced forever'.
It is thought he is buried in one of the graves at St Dunstan's Church in Cheam.
A Detective heading the investigation says that this is a 'routine and scheduled search' that they have been doing for some time, but that 'the clue to Lee Boxall's disappearance does lie somewhere in the graveyard.
The M25 has now been fully reopened to traffic following this morning's fatal collision close to junction six at Godstone.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.