October 3, 2018

Ronaldo denies rape accusations in tweet

Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday denied rape allegations levelled against him, saying his conscience was clear and that he would calmly await the results of any investigation.
October 3, 2018

Allergy death: Girl’s parents say Pret not acting fast enough

The parents of a girl who died from an allergic reaction after eating a Pret A Manger sandwich say the company is not acting fast enough to introduce full ingredient labelling.
October 3, 2018

Stephens falls to inspired Cibulkova in Beijing

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova rallied from a set down to defeat former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens 4-6 6-2 6-3 and reach the quarter-finals of the China Open on Wednesday.
October 3, 2018

Aston Villa sack Bruce as manager

Aston Villa have terminated the contract of manager Steve Bruce following a dismal start to the season, the English Championship club said on Wednesday.
October 3, 2018

World chess moves to end scandal era with new Russian head

The World Chess Federation elected its first new president in more than two decades on Wednesday, choosing former Russian politician Arkady Dvorkovich who has pledged to draw a line under years of scandal and internal feuding.
October 3, 2018

More women’s brains needed for concussion studies, says Ruggiero

American gold-medal ice hockey player Angela Ruggiero said she hopes her pledge to donate her brain to concussion research would encourage other female athletes to do the same so scientists could gain a fuller picture of the problem.
October 3, 2018

Crossrail chair to quit amid delay to £15bn link

The chairman of Crossrail, the £15bn project connecting east and west London, is preparing to step down weeks after it emerged that the line's opening would be delayed well into next year.
October 3, 2018

Crossrail chair to quit amid delay to £15bn link

The chairman of Crossrail, the £15bn project connecting east and west London, is preparing to step down weeks after it emerged that the line’s opening would be delayed well into next year.
October 3, 2018

Del Potro powers on in Beijing as Dimitrov bows out

Juan Martin del Potro beat Russia's Karen Khachanov 6-4 7-6(4) to reach the quarter-finals of the China Open on Wednesday while Grigor Dimitrov lost to unseeded Dusan Lajovic 6-4 2-6 6-4.
October 3, 2018

KPMG rebuffs interest in UK restructuring arm

KPMG, the ‘big four’ accountancy firm, has rejected overtures from private equity investors interested in buying its UK restructuring business amid intense scrutiny of the audit profession’s efforts to navigate conflicts of interest.
October 3, 2018

Ex-boyfriend of teacher Ellie Wilson accused of having sex with pupil ‘didn’t know she’d had an abortion’

Andrew Hall said she had broken the news of her pregnancy but then told him she had lost the baby
October 3, 2018

The verdict on Theresa May’s speech: What she was trying to do – and did it work?

This was the Prime Minister's audition to lead the country out of the age of Brexit and austerity