August 12, 2019

Rugby: All Black Barrett banned for three weeks for red card

All Blacks forward Scott Barrett has been suspended for three weeks for his dismissal in the 47-26 loss to Australia last weekend, SANZAAR said on Tuesday, easing fears that New Zealand might face a shortage of locks for the World Cup.
August 12, 2019

New Paddington Bear 50p coins enter circulation

The popular character is depicted visiting the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral
August 12, 2019

Soccer: Markgraf named general manager of U.S. women’s team

U.S. Soccer on Monday appointed former player Kate Markgraf as general manager of the World Cup-winning women's team where she will lead the search for a new head coach following Jill Ellis' announcement last month that she would step down.
August 12, 2019

Bring It On The Musical: Cheerleaders take flight in hit show with heart

Based on the teen cheerleading movie of the same name starring Kirsten Dunst, the musical now on at His Majesty’s Theatre is a super fun mix of dance, teen drama, quality performances and girls being thrown high in the air with the greatest of speedy s...
August 12, 2019

Soccer: Bayern ease past Cottbus 3-1 into German Cup second round

Holders Bayern Munich eased past fourth tier club Energie Cottbus 3-1 with goals from Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman and Leon Goretzka on Monday to move into the German Cup second round.
August 12, 2019

US offers UK sector by sector trade deals post-Brexit – Bolton

America is "ready to negotiate" a sector by sector trade deal with the UK in order to get an agreement as soon as Britain has left the European Union, US national security adviser John Bolton has said.
August 12, 2019

Wall Street sell-off as fresh global concerns add to US-China trade war fears

US stock markets have fallen sharply as a cocktail of global concerns from protests in Hong Kong to elections in Argentina added to deepening worries about the US-China trade war.
August 12, 2019

Officials looking to include cricket in 2028 Los Angeles Olympics – MCC

Cricket could be included in the Olympics in the future with the 2028 Games in Los Angeles being the earliest it can be staged, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said on Monday.
August 12, 2019

National Grid boss says UK ‘is not Argentina’ after power cut

The chief executive of National Grid has defended its handling of a major power cut that brought widespread disruption last week - and denied claims that he was on holiday.
August 12, 2019

Ireland’s Valeo snacks on Kettle Foods deal

An Irish food company which has led a prolific takeover spree during the last decade‎ is closing in on its latest corporate snack: the purchase of brands including Kettle crisps and Metcalfe's Skinny Popcorn.
August 12, 2019

Examining President Trump, Q&A ponders the biggest question

On Monday night, Q&A pondered the biggest question. Democracy. What even is it?
August 12, 2019

Tennis – Former champion Kuznetsova added to U.S. Open field

Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, the 2004 U.S. Open champion, has been added to the main draw of this year's tournament after the withdrawal of Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova.