October 15, 2018

Soccer – Ruthless England leave Spain shell-shocked in Seville

England ran riot by scoring three first-half goals to stun Spain and earn a 3-2 away win in the Nations League on Monday as they moved back into contention in League A Group 4 with their first victory on Spanish soil for 31 years.
October 15, 2018

Soccer – England showed courage against Spain says Southgate

England's Gareth Southgate praised his side for playing with courage and bravery to win 3-2 away to Spain in the Nations League on Monday and said the experience of beating one of the world's top sides would serve them well.
October 15, 2018

Soccer – Luis Enrique slams Spain’s first-half display against England

Spain coach Luis Enrique resisted the temptation to criticise his players after their "awful" first-half display as they went down 3-2 to England in the Nations League on Monday for their first home loss in a competitive game for 15 years.
October 15, 2018

‘He changed the world’: Microsoft co-founder dies aged 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died aged 65 from "cancer complications", his family said.
October 15, 2018

‘Ending austerity’ will cost £19bn, IFS warns chancellor

The only way the chancellor can end austerity is to borrow substantial sums or raise Britain's tax burden to the highest level for nearly 70 years, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.
October 15, 2018

Dzeko double gives Bosnia 2-0 win over Northern Ireland

An Edin Dzeko brace handed Bosnia a 2-0 home win over Northern Ireland in an action-packed Nations League clash on Monday, which further consolidated their place on top of the second-tier's Group 3.
October 15, 2018

Soccer – Swiss keep Nations League hopes alive and send Iceland down

Switzerland kept their Nations League semi-final hopes alive and sent Iceland down into the second tier with a 2-1 win in rainy Reykjavik in their League A Group Two match on Monday.
October 15, 2018

Bryan Singer bats down ‘reckless’ allegations set to be published in Esquire

The Usual Suspects and X-Men director has long faced allegations of sexual assault.
October 15, 2018

Posties snub tax-free Royal Mail share sale

The vast majority of Royal Mail staff have snubbed the chance to sell shares they were handed during its 2013 privatisation after a savage profit warning wiped hundreds of millions of pounds from the company's value.
October 15, 2018

Cricket – ICC charges Jayasuriya under anti-corruption code

Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption code, the world governing body said on Monday.
October 15, 2018

England’s Dawson out of Sri Lanka tour with side strain

Spinner Liam Dawson has been withdrawn from the England squad in Sri Lanka after sustaining a right side strain, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday.
October 15, 2018

Under-pressure Grant Thornton boss to leave

The chief executive of Grant Thornton is to "step down" from the role amid evidence of a revolt against her leadership.