February 25, 2019

Shotgun is on target, shame about the rest

It's said Nashville country musician Chet Atkins once declared: "Do it again on the next verse and people think you meant it." It certainly applies to the self-proclaimed "pop and roll" of young UK singer George Ezra.
February 25, 2019

Housebuilder Persimmon picks Jenkinson as CEO

The housebuilder‎ Persimmon will on Tuesday confirm its acting chief executive in the role on a permanent basis as it seeks to move on from the pay row that has dogged the company for well over a year.
February 25, 2019

A refined sensibility in this private collection

The Hassall collection demonstrates that in Australia, one can assemble a collection of art of a very high calibre.
February 25, 2019

Shakespearean comedy as it was intended to be

Lakespeare and Co. brings free Shakespeare to a wildly appreciative audience.
February 25, 2019

Patriots owner Kraft formally charged in Florida prostitution sting

Florida prosecutors on Monday filed formal charges against Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots football team, and about two dozen other men for soliciting prostitution at massage parlors, authorities said on Monday.
February 25, 2019

Oscars 2019 post-mortem: Telecast earns a ratings spike, but what does it mean?

How the telecast rated, the Oscars mid-life crisis and why the biggest winner on the night was the medium of television.
February 25, 2019

Q&A recap: Attention seekers take over for trainwreck TV

Monday's bizarre episode was led by notorious Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson and included a question from alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos.
February 25, 2019

Game three of West Indies-England ODI series washed out

The third one-day international between West Indies and England was abandoned due to rain without a ball being bowled in Grenada on Monday.
February 25, 2019

Federer begins hunt for title number 100 in Dubai

Roger Federer began his latest quest for a 100th ATP title with a battling 6-4 3-6 6-1 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday.
February 25, 2019

Whiteley out for six to eight weeks

Lions captain Warren Whiteley has been ruled out for six to eight weeks with torn left pectoral muscle, another injury set-back for the Springbok loose-forward.
February 25, 2019

Surgeon Joshua vows to reconstruct Miller’s face in New York

Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua warned American challenger Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller on Monday that he would strip him of his soul and reconstruct his face at Madison Square Garden on June 1.
February 25, 2019

Tottenham boss Pochettino charged with improper conduct by FA

The English Football Association (FA) has charged Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino with improper conduct for confronting the referee after Saturday's shock 2-1 Premier League defeat at Burnley.