August 20, 2019

Power cut probe to investigate whether electricity firms breached licences

Ofgem has launched an investigation into whether National Grid and other electricity companies breached their licence conditions after a major power cut earlier this month.
August 20, 2019

Lee becomes first deaf player to win an ATP main draw match

Lee Duck-hee became the first deaf player to win an ATP Tour main draw match on Monday when the South Korean defeated Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.
August 20, 2019

New Zealand better acclimatised after close Galle loss – Southee

New Zealand's loss in the first test against Sri Lanka had been a lot closer than the six-wicket defeat suggested and the side had learned a lot about how best to play in local conditions, according to pace bowler Tim Southee.
August 20, 2019

Tarantino’s latest film nabs Australian record, sparks 35mm revival

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood scores the director his biggest opening ever in Australia, largely via unlikely means.
August 20, 2019

Stephens splits with coach Groeneveld ahead of U.S. Open

American Sloane Stephens has parted ways with her coach Sven Groeneveld less than a week before the U.S. Open gets underway, the former champion has said.
August 20, 2019

More lessons to be learnt from Goodes’ story

The Australian Dream uses the ex-footballer's experience as an analogy of our history of racial relations.
August 20, 2019

Muchova advances, Zhang ousted in Bronx Open

Czech Republic's 10th seed Karolina Muchova beat Slovakia's Viktoria Kuzmova 7-5 6-2 to move into the second round of the Bronx Open while fourth seed Zhang Shuai was knocked out in straight sets on Monday.
August 20, 2019

Ready to start watching Star Wars? Here’s where to start

There are a number of ways to watch the epic space series that began way back  in 1977
August 20, 2019

Hanging around? Lee’s got it taped

A new show features performer Lee Wilson in a series of extreme physical acts supported by everyday items including sticky tape, bubble-wrap and elastic bands.
August 20, 2019

Waugh wowed by deceptive Archer’s ‘X-factor’

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has the "X-factor" that unsettles opposition batting lineups, said former Australia captain Steve Waugh who believes the evenly-balanced Ashes series would be decided by a few key moments.
August 20, 2019

Girl suing boys choir over alleged gender bias

A mother in Berlin is helping her nine-year-old daughter sue a historically renowned all-boys choir for gender bias.
August 20, 2019

Want to see the Mona Lisa? Get in the queue

The Mona Lisa is on the move again. And while it's only a temporary relocation — from one wing of the Louvre to another — it's causing commotion in Paris.