September 10, 2019

JD Sports leads FTSE 100 higher, rate cut hopes support

London's FTSE 100 overcame early losses to close higher on Tuesday as hopes of imminent interest rate cuts from major central banks buoyed sentiment, while JD Sports jumped to an all-time high on upbeat results.
September 10, 2019

Ashley begs big four to reconsider audit snub

Sports Direct International (SDI) is pleading with the big four accountants to pitch for its audit contract after warning that a smaller firm would be unable to perform the role.
September 10, 2019

Eight charts that explain why Germany could be heading for recession

After a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, the German economy is stuttering.
September 10, 2019

Marie Claire to end UK print magazine as it goes digital-only

Marie Claire UK is going digital-only after bosses decided to close its printed magazine edition after 31 years in an attempt to secure its future.
September 10, 2019

Ex-PM May prompts storm over knighthood for cricket hero Boycott

Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen Geoffrey Boycott, one of her cricket heroes, for a knighthood, attracting criticism from domestic abuse charities.
September 10, 2019

How big data can affect your bank account – and life

The use of big data by companies, even when perfectly legal, can harm people.
September 10, 2019

Spurs midfielder Lo Celso sidelined until October with hip injury

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Giovani Lo Celso has suffered a hip injury that will sideline the Argentine for nearly two months, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
September 10, 2019

French federation head: Stop games over racist chants – but not homophobic ones

French Football Federation President Noel Le Graet told a radio station that he supported referees stopping matches in the event of racist chants - but not homophobic ones, in comments that drew criticism on Tuesday.
September 10, 2019

Riske ousts Kerber in Zhengzhou, Mladenovic advances

American Alison Riske fought back from a set down to beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-4 7-6(6) in the first round of the inaugural Zhengzhou Open on Tuesday, extending the former world number one's poor run of form.
September 10, 2019

Is Netflix about to stop our binge-watching?

Some predict there could be a return to traditional watching an episode a week
September 10, 2019

Williams half-year F1 finances reflect poor track showing

The Williams Formula One team posted a loss of 16.8 million pounds ($20.77 million) in the six months to end-June compared to a previous profit of 0.2 million, reflecting the struggling former champions' plunging track performance.
September 10, 2019

Vans launch Nightmare Before Christmas trainers and they look unreal

The leading skater brand have something fun under their belt this Halloween