May 17, 2019

Amazon to take slice of Deliveroo in £450m funding move

Internet retail giant Amazon is to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in the British food delivery app Deliveroo.
May 17, 2019

Music reviews: Mac DeMarco, the Gloaming, Shostakovich, Alex Lahey and more

The Gloaming's 3, Jamila Woods' Legacy! Legacy!, Blick Bassy's 1958, Shostakovich's Under Stalin's Shadow, Mac DeMarco's Here Comes the Cowboy, Alex Lahey's The Best of Luck Club
May 17, 2019

Kyrgios expelled as big three reach last eight in Rome

An action-packed day at the Italian Open was marred by an astonishing outburst from Australian Nick Kyrgios, who was expelled from the tournament after going wild in the third set of his match against Casper Ruud on Thursday.
May 17, 2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff.
May 17, 2019

Soccer – U.S. women thrash New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup warmup

Carli Lloyd scored a brace of goals as the United States women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis on Thursday to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title defence in France.
May 17, 2019

‘Underland’: Robert MacFarlane and the search for ecological hope

In 'Underland' Robert MacFarlane, a landscape romantic of the old stamp, confronts our dark materiality.
May 17, 2019

Metropolis: A final farewell to Berlin, Bernie Gunther and Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr's last novel about his Nazi-era Berlin detective Bernie Gunther goes back to the beginning.
May 17, 2019

Turning Pages: Ian McEwan joins the Artificial Intelligence club

When it comes to robots, AI and science fiction, Ian McEwan is a late arrival.
May 17, 2019

Bookmarks: Striking a murderous note at Glastonbury

Writers hoping for a musical killing, good nature writing, the struggle for second-hand bookshops, an Obama blip, and two big poetry jobs.
May 17, 2019

Australia Day & On Identity: A conversation Stan Grant wants to start

In both these books Stan Grant wrestles with aspects of his identity.
May 17, 2019

City of Trees: Sophie Cunningham’s personal and environmental essays

Sophie Cunningham's essays are personal and environmental, entertaining and important.
May 17, 2019

Valeria Luiselli: The US knows it is lucrative to incarcerate children

Valeria Luiselli doesn't want her latest novel to be labelled a political one, yet it draws attention to a terrible problem at the US Mexican border.