August 19, 2019

United held at Wolves after Neves strike, Pogba penalty miss

Manchester United were held 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers and missed out on taking top spot in the Premier League on Monday as a sumptuous Ruben Neves strike cancelled out Anthony Martial's first-half goal and Paul Pogba missed a late penalty.
August 19, 2019

Barca’s Dembele out for five weeks with hamstring strain

Barcelona's France forward Ousmane Dembele will be sidelined for about five weeks with a hamstring injury suffered in their defeat at Athletic Bilbao in the La Liga opener, the Spanish champions said on Monday.
August 19, 2019

The most interesting thing on Q&A was who didn’t turn up

Host Tony Jones didn’t linger in letting everyone know, saying: “We should say we're disappointed".
August 19, 2019

Freedom of movement will end on October 31 in event of no deal Brexit

Tougher criminality checks may be introduced after the deadline for the UK to leave the EU
August 19, 2019

Unexpected data from massive asteroid baffles NASA

Hi-res photos from the surface of the asteroid Bennu reveal it is actually made up of rocks and not sand as it was previously predicted
August 19, 2019

Widow sent man £40k after falling in love online – only to find out all wasn’t what it seemed

Di Pogson looked forward to an 'idyllic' future with a Ferrari-driving, international businessman called Kevin
August 19, 2019

Four reasons Huawei’s new Harmony OS won’t solve its problems

The technology behind the new OS certainly looks promising. But it's no magic solution to the US trade ban.
August 19, 2019

£1 pug cakes available after big twist on traditional Mr Kipling cakes

Viennese Whirls, mini Battenbergs and cake slices have been transformed
August 19, 2019

Greene King in £4.6bn Hong Kong takeover

Britain's largest pub and brewery company Greene King has agreed to a £4.6bn sale to Hong Kong-based CK Asset Holdings.
August 19, 2019

British Steel arm engineers sale to France’s Systra

The engineering division of British Steel is racing to secure a sale days after Turkey's military pension fund secured the exclusive right‎ to buy the UK's second-largest steel producer.
August 19, 2019

UK shoppers leave £228m of click-and-collect products unclaimed

Time-poor online shoppers in the UK failed to take home around £228m worth of goods bought via the so-called click-and-collect option over the past year, according to research commissioned by Barclaycard.
August 19, 2019

From the Archives: The great live music war of 1954

Entertainment for customers in hotels entered a new phase on this day when Castlereagh Hotel replaced the screening of films with live-artist variety shows in the bar and lounge.