August 6, 2019

Defeat in Ashes opener poses questions for England selectors

England will have a lot of soul searching to do about their player selections as well as their tactics after they were thrashed in the opening Ashes test despite reducing Australia to 122-8 in the first innings.
August 6, 2019

Weakest July sales growth on record for UK retailers

Consumer spending in the UK has fallen to a new low amid continuing political and economic uncertainty.
August 6, 2019

Driver banned after van flies through air in ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ leap over roundabout

Teenager was driving to music festival when spectacular crash happened
August 6, 2019

Woman hit with fine for picking up daughter at airport petrol station as she fills up with fuel

Ruth Pickering is refusing to pay and claims she will go to court after appeal fails
August 6, 2019

Holidaymakers could face USA visa glitch after changes to online application system

Travellers are advised to apply for authorisation as soon as they make travel arrangements
August 6, 2019

‘No-show’ florist delivered wedding day heartbreak for two couples on same day

Celebrations were ruined when promised flowers failed to arrive
August 6, 2019

Konta, Sharapova fall at Rogers Cup in Toronto

Upsets bookended the Rogers Cup on Monday with Ukrainian teen Dayana Yastremska beating British 13th seed Johanna Konta 6-3 6-2 early on in Toronto before Maria Sharapova fell 4-6 6-3 6-4 to Anett Kontaveit under the lights in the evening session.
August 6, 2019

Canadians Shapovalov, Raonic advance in Montreal

Canadians Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic fed off a supportive home crowd to advance in straight sets to the second-round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Monday.
August 6, 2019

Lewis offers support for Pan Am Games, attacks Trump

American sprint great Carl Lewis offered enthusiastic support for the Pan Am Games on Monday, but the nine-time Olympic champion had none for Donald Trump, branding the U.S. president a "racist" and a "misogynist".
August 6, 2019

Gremio, Chapecoense share spoils in six-goal thriller

Gremio and Chapecoense shared the spoils after a thrilling 3-3 draw in Brazil's Serie A on Monday.
August 6, 2019

Raising a baby in Syria’s uncivil bloodbath

Syrian filmmaker Waad al-Kateab's extraordinary documentary reveals her reasons for staying in her war-torn country.
August 6, 2019

James Murdoch’s fund leads group buying control of Tribeca Film Festival

James Murdoch is getting into business with Robert De Niro to help the owner of the storied Tribeca Film Festival expand.