January 9, 2020

Messi laments Barca’s childish mistakes in Super Cup defeat

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi cursed his side's careless errors in their 3-2 defeat by Atletico Madrid on Thursday as they crashed out of the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia.
January 9, 2020

F1 champion Hamilton donates $500,000 to Australian wildlife rescue

Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday he was donating $500,000 (382,819 pounds) towards the rescue and care of wildlife caught in bushfires ravaging southeast Australia.
January 9, 2020

Australian cricketers Paine, Lyon see ‘mind-blowing’ fire devastation

Australian cricketers Tim Paine and Nathan Lyon said they were humbled to see the "unbelievable" efforts of rescue teams as they visited areas devastated by bushfires.
January 9, 2020

WADA requests CAS ruling on Russia’s ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) formally asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday to rule on Russia's four-year ban for doping, after the agency handed down the punishment for manipulating laboratory data.
January 9, 2020

No place like home for 2021 U.S. Solheim Cup captain Hurst

Six-times LPGA Tour winner Pat Hurst is the 2021 United States Solheim Cup captain and thinks home advantage should help her team avenge last year's surprise defeat by Europe.
January 9, 2020

‘End of the line’ for Northern Rail as campaigners welcome review

The UK transport secretary has said it's the "end of the line" for Northern Rail, as a new government review into the company's finances shows it can only support operations for a "few more months".
January 9, 2020

An open-air Abba celebration is happening in Cardiff during spring 2020

Former stars of the West End's Mamma Mia! will perform
January 9, 2020

Dixons Carphone fined after hackers targeted 14 million customers

Dixons Carphone, the owner of Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse, has revealed a £500,000 fine over a hack that targeted millions of customer accounts.
January 9, 2020

The fourth industrial revolution could lead to a dark future

Scores of jobs could be affected by the fourth industrial revolution – and not enough is being done to guard against this.
January 9, 2020

Plan to protect longstanding savers will give consumers extra £260m, says FCA

Savers could gain an extra £260m under plans by the City watchdog to protect longstanding customers who currently lose out as their interest rates are whittled down.
January 9, 2020

Warning over donating to Australian bushfire relief ‘charities’

"Sometimes, in matters of adversity, really nasty people come out of the woodwork"
January 9, 2020

Yacht-builder Princess in talks to secure new funds

Britain’s biggest luxury yacht-builder is in talks with its lenders and shareholders about a multi-million pound cash injection to help it meet growing demand.