June 17, 2019

Struggling Kier to cut 1,200 jobs and sell non-core businesses

Construction and services firm Kier Group is to cut 1,200 jobs and non-core businesses as it seeks to turnaround its fortunes.
June 17, 2019

UK-listed firms can sell shares in China for the first time

UK-listed companies will be able to sell shares in China for the first time from today as the London-Shanghai Stock Connect service opens.
June 17, 2019

Factbox: List of U.S. Open winners at Pebble Beach

List of players who have won the U.S. Open when it has been held at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in California:
June 17, 2019

Hovland breaks Nicklaus mark with best U.S. Open score by amateur

Viktor Hovland ended his amateur career in style on Sunday by breaking a U.S. Open record that Jack Nicklaus had held for 59 years.
June 17, 2019

No room for error after India loss, says Pakistan’s Wasim

Pakistan must win all four of their remaining group games to have any chance of reaching the World Cup semi-finals, all-rounder Imad Wasim has said after his team's defeat by arch-rivals India on Sunday.
June 17, 2019

Rose proud to contend with ‘no game’ at U.S. Open

Justin Rose said he was proud to contend for more than three days at the U.S. Open with "no game", even if ultimately he did not have a complete enough package to challenge for victory over the closing holes at Pebble Beach.
June 17, 2019

Vietnam’s answer to Cirque de Soleil, Pho makes for a tasty dish

A O Lang Pho is billed as a circus. More specifically it is a mix of acrobatics, physical theatre, song, dance, drama – and Vietnam.
June 17, 2019

Travesties: Surrealist theatre, musical hijinks and radical politics

fortyfivedownstairs hosts a season of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties, itself a masterpiece which focuses Joyce's writing of Ulysses in Zurich during World War I.
June 17, 2019

Runner-up Koepka says not winning U.S. Open ‘doesn’t sting’

Brooks Koepka came close to winning a third consecutive U.S. Open on Sunday but while he had to settle for second place behind Gary Woodland the world number one was far from down on himself.
June 17, 2019

Nostalgic romp recalls radio’s golden age

Murder on the Wireless pays tribute to radio’s golden days and especially to its sound effects artists.
June 17, 2019

Trapped in the dinner party from hell

This would be the dinner party from hell. Nothing to eat or drink, not even plates or glasses set on the table.
June 17, 2019

Fiction reviews: Real Differences and three other titles

In her impressive first novel, S.L. Lim explores what it means to want an ethical framework to your life.