August 15, 2019

Online splurge gives retailers unexpected boost in July

Shoppers in Britain have given retailers a surprise boost in July, helped by the strongest growth in online since May 2016.
August 15, 2019

Wallabies eye history as All Blacks face World Cup pressure

Australia have their best chance of getting their hands on the Bledisloe Cup since 2002 on Saturday when they meet an All Blacks side facing the prospect of the wheels falling off their bid for a third successive World Cup.
August 15, 2019

Factbox: New Zealand v Australia – Bledisloe Cup test

Factbox on the second Bledisloe Cup test between New Zealand and Australia:
August 15, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn wants to be made caretaker Prime Minister to stop no-deal Brexit

The Labour leader said the administration would be 'strictly time-limited'
August 15, 2019

Grieving woman ‘hounded’ over parking fine sent to partner who died on car park

Six months after Lee Hickin's death, his girlfriend says she is still receiving letters demanding payment of a parking fine
August 15, 2019

Nora Quoirin cause of death revealed as postmortem results suggest she starved

She is understood to have died three days before she was found
August 15, 2019

Rare chance to see Stephen Sondheim musical performed

Production company Watch This unpack Seurat's brief biography and long legacy.
August 15, 2019

Olympics: Triathlon changes add to Tokyo 2020’s heat headache

The International Triathlon Union's decision to reduce the distance of the run segment in Thursday's women's Olympics qualifying event because of heat concerns is the latest setback for Tokyo 2020 organisers battling extreme temperatures.
August 15, 2019

Kyrgios melts down again during Cincinnati loss

Nick Kyrgios continued his feud with umpire Fergus Murphy during his second round loss to Karen Khachanov at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday, loudly abusing the official before leaving the court to smash some rackets.
August 15, 2019

Pet Hero of the Year is a cocker spaniel trained to save owner who can collapse into coma without warning

Seven-year-old pooch helps his owner manage a condition known as Addison's disease
August 15, 2019

Apple TV+ series Shantaram is go, with Kurzel but without Depp

It's been in the works since 2003, but finally the adaptation of Gregory David Roberts' remarkable true(-ish) story is set for the screen.
August 15, 2019

Fate of India-Pak Davis Cup tie to be decided after Monday

The All India Tennis Association will discuss its concerns over next month's Davis Cup tie between India and Pakistan with security advisers from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Monday, AITA General Secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee has said.