August 2, 2019

British Airways chief’s promise to customers if pilots strike

The head of British Airways' parent firm has told Sky News the airline will do "everything we can" for customers if pilots strike at the height of the summer holidays.
August 2, 2019

RBS hands Treasury £1bn in dividends as profits surge

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), still majority-owned by the taxpayer after its 2008 bailout, is handing the Treasury around £1bn in dividend payouts following a surge in profits.
August 2, 2019

Simple tips to help reduce stress for pets during long summer holidays

Changes in daily routine can be challenging for dogs and cats
August 2, 2019

Mind-bending photo leaves the internet baffled

Look hard as all is not as it appears
August 2, 2019

Rugby: Japan, Tonga set for World Cup test in Osaka

Japan face Tonga in the Pacific Nations Cup in Osaka on Saturday in a further test of their readiness, both on and off the field, to host the Rugby World Cup for the first time next month.
August 2, 2019

Soccer: Four Central Asian players get life bans for match-fixing

Four Central Asian players have been slapped with life bans for match-fixing during the Asian Football Cup (AFC) tournaments in 2017 and 2018, the continent's soccer governing body said on Friday.
August 2, 2019

Kyrgios, Tsitsipas advance to quarter-finals at Citi Open

Australian Nick Kyrgios blasted 15 aces to blow past Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2 7-5 on Thursday and reach the quarterfinals at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C.
August 2, 2019

Revealed: The Brit superstars you need for box office success – and those you want to avoid

Female British film stars are a better investment than their male counterparts
August 2, 2019

Furious transgender woman in phone banking battle because staff claim ‘she sounds like a man’

HSBC even sent incorrect card referring to 'Mr' rather than 'Ms'
August 2, 2019

Cuba have golden punch in Pan Am boxing ring

Cuba landed the golden punch in the Pan Am Games boxing ring on Thursday, rolling out a lineup of Olympic and world champions to fight their way up the medal table.
August 2, 2019

England’s Anderson apologised to team mates after re-injuring calf

A "distraught" James Anderson apologised to his England team mates after pulling up injured on day one of the opening Ashes test against Australia, fellow quick Stuart Broad has revealed.
August 2, 2019

Australia hails return of saviour Smith

After an 18-month exile from test cricket, Steve Smith's defiant century on day one of the Ashes series restored the former Australian captain to hero status in the eyes of a grateful nation on Friday.