April 16, 2019

Jobs market ‘robust’ as unemployment falls

Unemployment has fallen by 27,000 in the three months to February, with the jobs market remaining "robust", according to official figures.
April 16, 2019

‘Barry’s comments didn’t help’: Why Comedy Festival removed Barry Humphries’s name

The decision to rename the annual Barry Award comes in the same year the festival dropped long-time artist Michael Leunig.
April 16, 2019

JD Sports defies high street gloom with ‘record’ result

JD Sports has defied high street gloom with what it describes as a record result - a 15% rise in pre-tax profit for the year.
April 16, 2019

Vanessa Steinberg hates work and married badly, repeatedly

"I so wish I was joking, but this is my life." Steinberg's brutally honest account of life as a middle-aged Jewish woman raises eyebrows and raucous laughter. ★★★½
April 16, 2019

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday.
April 16, 2019

Corey White needs a little more self love

MICF review: White tunes the X-Ray machine of his wit onto a new life, in search of happiness.
April 16, 2019

Wilson in the middle: Puppies, kittens and dirty pictures

You know from the moment she walks on stage that you are in the hands of a (middle-aged) professional.
April 16, 2019

IPL heroics boost Pandya’s confidence ahead of World Cup

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya is looking to gain confidence from his match-winning performances in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) ahead of the 50-over World Cup, the 25-year-old has said.
April 16, 2019

Snort-worthy improv from across the ditch

MICF review: Snort With Friends is a night of delirious fun from a team of millennial New Zealand funsters.
April 16, 2019

Garry Starr aims high and low in entertaining parody

This one-man lampoon of entertainment-world pretensions lays siege to any serious defence you may have against laughing like a drain. ★★★½
April 16, 2019

Amazon tech product listings flooded with ‘fake’ reviews

Potentially fake reviews are flooding listings of tech products from "unknown" brands on Amazon, according to a Which? investigation.
April 16, 2019

MICF announces 2019 awards shortlists

Anne Edmonds is nominated for the fourth year in a row for the most outstanding show.