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‘Alex Ferguson came after me; Brian Clough grabbed my groin’

‘Alex Ferguson came after me; Brian Clough grabbed my groin’

Geoff Shreeves is one of the most familiar faces and voices on our screens, questioning Jürgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola, José Mourinho and co after of a match, get [...] Read full article: ‘Alex Ferguson came after me; Brian Clou...→

Coronavirus: Britons flock to pubs but are cool on cafés

Coronavirus: Britons flock to pubs but are cool on cafés

Pubs have been more successful than restaurants as people chose to celebrate their new freedoms with a pint, according to credit and debit card data.Transactio [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Britons flock to pubs but a...→

Antimicrobial resistance poses next threat to world health, says Glaxo’s Walmsley

Antimicrobial resistance poses next threat to world health, says Glaxo’s Walmsley

The chief executive of Glaxosmithkline has warned drug companies must overcome a systemic industry issue to combat the rising threat of antibiotic-resistant in [...] Read full article: Antimicrobial resistance poses next thre...→

Cummings to tour the MoD with Major Fabrication and Colonel Oftruth

Cummings to tour the MoD with Major Fabrication and Colonel Oftruth

The name’s Cummings, Dominic Cummings, driving licence to kill. Yes, everyone’s favourite misfit is getting back behind the wheel, this time to tour the countr [...] Read full article: Cummings to tour the MoD with Major Fabr...→

Aberdeen Standard Investments sells stake in Boohoo amid factory pay row

Aberdeen Standard Investments sells stake in Boohoo amid factory pay row

One of Boohoo’s largest investors has dumped most of its stake after describing as “inadequate” the online retailer’s response to allegations that workers in i [...] Read full article: Aberdeen Standard Investments sells stak...→

Coronavirus: What is it like to be abroad?

Coronavirus: What is it like to be abroad?

IbizaI can’t quite believe it. Two months ago, I told my friends, categorically, that foreign holidays would be off this year. Yet here I am, sitting by the po [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: What is it like to be abroa...→

Kenny MacAskill undermined SNP on independence, says John Swinney

Kenny MacAskill undermined SNP on independence, says John Swinney

The deputy first minister has accused a former cabinet colleague of undermining the SNP’s election prospects as internal party splits continue to play out in p [...] Read full article: Kenny MacAskill undermined SNP on indepe...→

There’s a smart way to stand up to China’s bullying

There’s a smart way to stand up to China’s bullying

Almost 40 years ago I encountered the late Keith Joseph in a Westminster lift of the self-operated kind. “Upper committee corridor,” he barked. Taken aback, I [...] Read full article: There’s a smart way to stand up to China...→

The Times best books for summer 2020

The Times best books for summer 2020

Putin’s People by Catherine BeltonThis book was hailed by The Times’s reviewer as “the best and most important on modern Russia”. Catherine Belton relates how [...] Read full article: The Times best books for summer 2020...→

Chez Boris’s special is empty gesture with no meat

Chez Boris’s special is empty gesture with no meat

Hi guys, my name’s Rishi and I’ll be your server today. Welcome to Chez Boris. How is everything for you so far? Can I get you some water for the table? It’s c [...] Read full article: Chez Boris’s special is empty gesture wi...→

Drink, drugs and jealousy: how court case has exposed Johnny Depp’s world

Drink, drugs and jealousy: how court case has exposed Johnny Depp’s world

His films have made billions at the box office, but until this week the actor Johnny Depp had remained an enigma. Now, after four days at Court 13 of the Royal [...] Read full article: Drink, drugs and jealousy: how court cas...→

The Empire builders only wanted to serve

The Empire builders only wanted to serve

It is not surprising that the brutal killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis sparked a wave of protests across the United States and other countries i [...] Read full article: The Empire builders only wanted to serve...→

Injured Jordan Henderson will still lift Premier League trophy for Liverpool, says Jürgen Klopp

Injured Jordan Henderson will still lift Premier League trophy for Liverpool, says Jürgen Klopp

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will still be able to lift the Premier League trophy against Chelsea despite being ruled out for the remainder of the season [...] Read full article: Injured Jordan Henderson will still lift...→

Iran hit by latest in series of explosions

Iran hit by latest in series of explosions

The Iranian capital has been hit by another in a series of explosions, with the latest blast reportedly at a missile plant to the west of Tehran.The explosion [...] Read full article: Iran hit by latest in series of explosio...→

How schoolgirl helped to win Battle of Britain

How schoolgirl helped to win Battle of Britain

A 13-year-old schoolgirl laid the groundwork for victory at the Battle of Britain six years before the first German bombing raids of the campaign.In 1934, Haze [...] Read full article: How schoolgirl helped to win Battle of B...→

Restaurant Group to keep 10% of outlets shut until next year

Restaurant Group to keep 10% of outlets shut until next year

The operator of the Frankie & Benny’s and Wagamama restaurant brands is to delay the reopening of 10 per cent of its outlets until next year in the hope that f [...] Read full article: Restaurant Group to keep 10% of outlets ...→

Theatre and live music returns on Monday

Theatre and live music returns on Monday

Actors are gearing up for a world of rehearsals without scripts and the customary adulation at the stage door when outdoor performances resume on Monday.Govern [...] Read full article: Theatre and live music returns on Monday...→

almost halved in value

almost halved in value

Boohoo said yesterday that it was “shocked and appalled” at the allegations. It has hired Alison Levitt, QC, of 2 Hare Court, to examine its suppliers’ complia [...] Read full article: almost halved in value...→

Tributes to Johnny Beattie as comedy veteran dies at 93

Tributes to Johnny Beattie as comedy veteran dies at 93

Johnny Beattie, who became one of Scotland’s most renowned comedians after honing his quick wit in the Glasgow shipyards, has died at the age of 93.The enterta [...] Read full article: Tributes to Johnny Beattie as comedy vet...→

Leo Varadkar’s banker denial contradicts state record

Leo Varadkar’s banker denial contradicts state record

Leo Varadkar has denied being told by bankers that they had to charge interest on Covid-19 mortgage breaks, contradicting minutes from a state meeting.The reco [...] Read full article: Leo Varadkar’s banker denial contradicts...→

Design ideas for a Tuscan outdoor dining terrace from Katharine Pooley

Design ideas for a Tuscan outdoor dining terrace from Katharine Pooley

During lockdown the interior designer Katharine Pooley has been ensconced in the countryside with her husband, two boys and dogs — busier than ever with client [...] Read full article: Design ideas for a Tuscan outdoor dining...→

Israel import sanctions would be illegal, says Coveney

Israel import sanctions would be illegal, says Coveney

Simon Coveney, the foreign affairs minister, has said his opposition to the Occupied Territories Bill is not political but based on clear advice from the forme [...] Read full article: Israel import sanctions would be illegal...→

In Her Hands review — tone-deaf French pastiche of Good Will Hunting

In Her Hands review — tone-deaf French pastiche of Good Will Hunting

★☆☆☆☆Imagine if they remade Good Will Hunting, but they did it in French, and instead of a tough, streetwise mathematical genius it revolved around a tough, st [...] Read full article: In Her Hands review — tone-deaf French p...→

Judicial appointments

Judicial appointments

The senior president of tribunals has made the following appointments to the First-tier Tribunal:• Joanne Elizabeth Connor has been appointed as a judge of the [...] Read full article: Judicial appointments...→

Paul Ziff obituary

Paul Ziff obituary

Brian Clough had what was widely agreed to have been 44 disastrous days as the manager of Leeds United in 1974, but the experience did convert him to the virtu [...] Read full article: Paul Ziff obituary...→

Retail parks lead the way as shoppers venture out

Retail parks lead the way as shoppers venture out

The number of people going out shopping started to recover last month as lockdown restrictions eased, but it remains well below pre-coronavirus levels.Accordin [...] Read full article: Retail parks lead the way as shoppers ve...→

Foul conditions played their part in a stunning victory

Foul conditions played their part in a stunning victory

During the Wars of the Roses 560 years ago, the Lancastrian army of Henry VI commanded by the Duke of Buckingham looked invincible in a fortified camp outside [...] Read full article: Foul conditions played their part in a s...→

City landlords fear for future of offices with trains still empty

City landlords fear for future of offices with trains still empty

The government must provide better advice about public transport and on returning to the office to end “mixed messages” about what is safe, business leaders ha [...] Read full article: City landlords fear for future of office...→

The Times view on achieving economic recovery: Back to Work

The Times view on achieving economic recovery: Back to Work

Life in Britain is about to take another important step back towards normality. From tomorrow, the government has said that outdoor swimming pools can reopen a [...] Read full article: The Times view on achieving economic rec...→

Jordan Henderson could miss the start of next season for Liverpool

Jordan Henderson could miss the start of next season for Liverpool

Jürgen Klopp fears Jordan Henderson could miss the start of next season after the Liverpool captain underwent a scan of his left knee, which he injured in the [...] Read full article: Jordan Henderson could miss the start of...→

Allies punish China over Hong Kong law and Uighur abuses

Allies punish China over Hong Kong law and Uighur abuses

International pressure mounted on Beijing last night as western allies offered sanctuary to Hong Kong citizens, put sanctions on Chinese technology companies a [...] Read full article: Allies punish China over Hong Kong law a...→

Keyless cars become prime target as vehicle thefts rise by over 50%

Keyless cars become prime target as vehicle thefts rise by over 50%

Vehicle thefts have risen by more than 50 per cent in four years as concerns grow about the vulnerability of “keyless” cars.New figures show that 152,541 vehic [...] Read full article: Keyless cars become prime target as vehi...→

Germans want national service back

Germans want national service back

Germany is contemplating a return to National Service as a survey shows that most people are in favour of bringing it back.From 1945-2011 all young men were ob [...] Read full article: Germans want national service back...→

Virgin Atlantic plays latest card in £1bn rescue

Virgin Atlantic plays latest card in £1bn rescue

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic is in talks with its payment-processing providers in an attempt to deliver a £1 billion rescue of the Heathrow-based airl [...] Read full article: Virgin Atlantic plays latest card in £1b...→

An apprenticeship helped turn my life around

An apprenticeship helped turn my life around

Apprenticeships haven’t been given enough credit. When I was at school, there was never much discussion about routes other than university. It was just the don [...] Read full article: An apprenticeship helped turn my life ar...→

Times letters: Chancellor’s £30bn plan to preserve jobs

Times letters: Chancellor’s £30bn plan to preserve jobs

Sir, The chancellor is borrowing eye- watering amounts of money in an attempt to preserve jobs (“Pandemic Payment”, Jul 9). He is right do so because, together [...] Read full article: Times letters: Chancellor’s £30bn plan t...→

The Times view on Britain’s extradition treaty with Hong Kong: Changed Circumstances

The Times view on Britain’s extradition treaty with Hong Kong: Changed Circumstances

When China imposed a draconian new security law on Hong Kong, it erased the freedoms that made the former colony special and criminalised dissent. Britain, dec [...] Read full article: The Times view on Britain’s extradition ...→

Why we all wish Tom Hanks was really in charge

Why we all wish Tom Hanks was really in charge

For years he was “America’s dad”, then as Woody in Toy Story he was America’s best friend and as the beloved children’s TV presenter Mr Rogers in A Beautiful D [...] Read full article: Why we all wish Tom Hanks was really in ...→

Britain’s love of shopping is its secret weapon

Britain’s love of shopping is its secret weapon

Let’s start with Thomas Wolsey. Back in 1526, Henry VIII’s cardinal masterminded one of the early debasements of the English currency. In an effort to bring th [...] Read full article: Britain’s love of shopping is its secret...→

Coronavirus: Day of reckoning means tax or cut, warn economists

Coronavirus: Day of reckoning means tax or cut, warn economists

Britain faces a financial coronavirus “reckoning”, economists predicted yesterday, as the chancellor hinted at future tax rises to pay off the government’s rec [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Day of reckoning means tax ...→

Self-employed ‘abandoned’ by Sunak’s coronavirus bailout

Self-employed ‘abandoned’ by Sunak’s coronavirus bailout

The government has apologised for hardship facing self-employed people after it emerged that three million of them are excluded from a £30 billion support pack [...] Read full article: Self-employed ‘abandoned’ by Sunak’s cor...→

Bergamo hospital at centre of Italian outbreak is rid of the virus

Bergamo hospital at centre of Italian outbreak is rid of the virus

Italy is celebrating a milestone in its battle against Covid-19 after its worst-hit hospital announced that for the first time since February none of its inten [...] Read full article: Bergamo hospital at centre of Italian ou...→

Hunger striker John Shepherd on brink of death in dispute with Marriott hotels

A former public school teacher is expecting to die within days after committing to a hunger strike as part of a dispute with the Marriott hotel chain.John Shep [...] Read full article: Hunger striker John Shepherd on brink of...→

Universities ‘pander to Chinese censors’

Universities ‘pander to Chinese censors’

A group of British universities is devising courses in line with the censorship rules of the Chinese government.Four institutions are piloting a new online tea [...] Read full article: Universities ‘pander to Chinese censors’...→

Kenneth Essex: Yesterday’s man, 100, takes bow for charity

Kenneth Essex: Yesterday’s man, 100, takes bow for charity

You have heard Kenneth Essex, though you have probably not heard of him.His descending notes on the viola linked the bridge and verse of Yesterday by the Beatl [...] Read full article: Kenneth Essex: Yesterday’s man, 100, tak...→

What it’s like to be a mum and a member of the House of Lords

What it’s like to be a mum and a member of the House of Lords

As two of only a few members of the House of Lords with young children, we’ve grown used to voting in the early hours and being woken up a couple of hours late [...] Read full article: What it’s like to be a mum and a member ...→

Stephen Cottrell confirmed as Archbishop of York via Zoom

Stephen Cottrell confirmed as Archbishop of York via Zoom

The last time that a new archbishop arrived to take up his crozier in York it was by pleasure cruiser amid bare-chested drummers and feathered dancers.Stephen [...] Read full article: Stephen Cottrell confirmed as Archbishop...→

Amber Heard helped Johnny Depp to kick painkiller habit on private island

Amber Heard helped Johnny Depp to kick painkiller habit on private island

With a nurse stationed on the other side of Johnny Depp’s private island in the Bahamas, Amber Heard helped the actor to wean himself off drugs during a detoxi [...] Read full article: Amber Heard helped Johnny Depp to kick p...→

Suicide-risk Ghislaine Maxwell is forced to wear paper clothes

Suicide-risk Ghislaine Maxwell is forced to wear paper clothes

Ghislaine Maxwell is considered such a strong suicide risk that she has been made to wear paper clothes and sleep on paper sheets in prison.When Ms Maxwell, 58 [...] Read full article: Suicide-risk Ghislaine Maxwell is forced...→

Mystery of Channel cable boss and the Tory donor

Mystery of Channel cable boss and the Tory donor

An individual behind plans for a £1.2 billion electricity cable under the Channel will be allowed to conceal their identity from the public.The proposal by the [...] Read full article: Mystery of Channel cable boss and the To...→

Coronavirus: Slick marketing operation behind rise of Brand Rishi

Coronavirus: Slick marketing operation behind rise of Brand Rishi

He’s spent more than the entire annual health budget in less than three months keeping nine million people in work who might otherwise have been laid off.Still [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Slick marketing operation b...→

What’s reopening? Dive in to sport, performances outdoors and the nail parlour

What’s reopening? Dive in to sport, performances outdoors and the nail parlour

The public were told it was time to “work out to help out” last night as team sports were given the green light to restart, and gyms and swimming pools were al [...] Read full article: What’s reopening? Dive in to sport, perf...→

José Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur going nowhere

José Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur going nowhere

Eight months into José Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur tenure, is there actually any shine left to wear off? Once Mourinho galvanised clubs with his force of pers [...] Read full article: José Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur going ...→

Jason Holder justifies No 1 status to expose brittle England’s top order

Jason Holder justifies No 1 status to expose brittle England’s top order

“Maybe I don’t get as much credit as I deserve,” said Jason Holder before the game in response to a question as to whether he is an underrated player. In some [...] Read full article: Jason Holder justifies No 1 status to ex...→

Chelsea dealt blow as Billy Gilmour set to miss run in through injury

Chelsea dealt blow as Billy Gilmour set to miss run in through injury

Chelsea’s Billy Gilmour is expected to be sidelined for at least six weeks after suffering a knee injury which may require surgery.Gilmour was enjoying a break [...] Read full article: Chelsea dealt blow as Billy Gilmour set ...→

Pioneering jumps jockey Lizzie Kelly retires

Pioneering jumps jockey Lizzie Kelly retires

Lizzie Kelly, who was the first woman to ride a grade one winner over jumps in Britain, has announced that she is retiring from the saddle to start a family.Ke [...] Read full article: Pioneering jumps jockey Lizzie Kelly ret...→

Rolls-Royce’s metaphor-minded boss paints it into a corner

Rolls-Royce’s metaphor-minded boss paints it into a corner

Warren East likes to paint mental pictures when he talks of the problems that have beset Rolls-Royce during his tenure as chief executive. It is almost five ye [...] Read full article: Rolls-Royce’s metaphor-minded boss paint...→

Quentin Letts: Comment is free but not exactly forthcoming

Quentin Letts: Comment is free but not exactly forthcoming

Huawei executives told MPs their company was independent of the Chinese government. Huawei was ethical. Its British arm was imbued with British values and, yes [...] Read full article: Quentin Letts: Comment is free but not e...→

Voucher scheme won’t save hospitality sector on its own, but it helps

Voucher scheme won’t save hospitality sector on its own, but it helps

Eat Out to Help Out is not a slogan destined for textbooks on rhetoric, but the policy is distinctive. In his summer statement this week, the chancellor announ [...] Read full article: Voucher scheme won’t save hospitality se...→

Passengers hurry to fly into England before Friday to avoid quarantine

Passengers hurry to fly into England before Friday to avoid quarantine

The government’s quarantine policy faced renewed criticism today as it emerged that tens of thousands of people arriving into England before restrictions are l [...] Read full article: Passengers hurry to fly into England bef...→

I can’t save every job, says Sunak

I can’t save every job, says Sunak

Rishi Sunak has said that he is “sorry” that he will not be able to protect every job as he refused to rule out tax rises to pay for the measures taken to tack [...] Read full article: I can’t save every job, says Sunak...→

Up to 50 Burger King restaurants to close, threatening 1,600 jobs

Up to 50 Burger King restaurants to close, threatening 1,600 jobs

Burger King has warned that it could be forced to close as many as 10 per cent of its UK outlets, putting up to 1,600 jobs at risk.The company, which has 530 U [...] Read full article: Up to 50 Burger King restaurants to clos...→

Local lockdowns: when did coronavirus cases peak in your area?

Local lockdowns: when did coronavirus cases peak in your area?

Coronavirus cases in Leicester were still rising when the national lockdown was lifted in mid-June, analysis of Public Health England data shows, prompting que [...] Read full article: Local lockdowns: when did coronavirus ca...→

‘Chaotic’ testing regime means data is hard to process

‘Chaotic’ testing regime means data is hard to process

Coronavirus data chiefs have been set an autumn deadline to make figures on local outbreaks more user-friendly amid claims of the government’s “barbaric” relia [...] Read full article: ‘Chaotic’ testing regime means data is h...→

Ineos confirm departure of Chris Froome with British rider to join Israel Start-Up Nation

Ineos confirm departure of Chris Froome with British rider to join Israel Start-Up Nation

Team Ineos have confirmed that Chris Froome’s contract is not being renewed after 11 seasons, bringing an end to an association that brought unprecedented succ [...] Read full article: Ineos confirm departure of Chris Froome ...→

April guidance ‘did not require banks to charge interest’

April guidance ‘did not require banks to charge interest’

Regulatory guidance issued in April did not say that interest had to accrue during Covid-19 mortgage payment breaks, the Central Bank has said.This comes despi [...] Read full article: April guidance ‘did not require banks to...→

Court backs mosque conversion plan for Hagia Sophia museum in victory for President Erdogan

Court backs mosque conversion plan for Hagia Sophia museum in victory for President Erdogan

Hagia Sophia, once the biggest building in the world, is to be converted into a mosque after a ruling by a Turkish court.Today’s decision by the council of sta [...] Read full article: Court backs mosque conversion plan for H...→

Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour faces four months on sidelines after knee surgery

Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour faces four months on sidelines after knee surgery

Frank Lampard has confirmed that the midfielder Billy Gilmour will be out for up to four months after requiring an operation on his knee this morning.The 19-ye [...] Read full article: Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour faces f...→

United States ready to withdraw £2m a year in funding for ‘ineffective’ World Anti-Doping Agency

United States ready to withdraw £2m a year in funding for ‘ineffective’ World Anti-Doping Agency

The American drug authority has been given government support to withdraw its funding of the World Anti-Doping Agency in a move that poses a serious threat to [...] Read full article: United States ready to withdraw £2m a ye...→

‘The 1969 Wimbledon final stands out – it was so tough and put me en route to the grand slam’

‘The 1969 Wimbledon final stands out – it was so tough and put me en route to the grand slam’

Wimbledon (champion in 1961, 1962, 1968, 1969)As a boy growing up in Australia everybody knew about Wimbledon. We used to take the transistor radio out into th [...] Read full article: ‘The 1969 Wimbledon final stands out – i...→

Troy Deeney and Tyrone Mings will lead football’s new equality taskforce

Troy Deeney and Tyrone Mings will lead football’s new equality taskforce

Troy Deeney and Tyrone Mings are to play leading roles in setting up football’s voluntary equality code.Deeney, the Watford captain, and Mings, the England and [...] Read full article: Troy Deeney and Tyrone Mings will lead f...→

Eddie Howe must rekindle the spirit of Bournemouth’s Rag Arse Rovers

Eddie Howe must rekindle the spirit of Bournemouth’s Rag Arse Rovers

Eddie Howe was appointed caretaker manager of Bournemouth on New Year’s Eve in 2008. Now that was a club in turmoil. The on-loan midfielder Mark Molesley had p [...] Read full article: Eddie Howe must rekindle the spirit of B...→

Covid-19 has exposed weakness in our favoured measures of inflation

Covid-19 has exposed weakness in our favoured measures of inflation

Just as gross domestic product has been hit by Covid-19, so too has inflation. The latest figures for May show that the UK consumer price index (CPI) rose by o [...] Read full article: Covid-19 has exposed weakness in our fav...→

Actress Julia Sawalha accuses film producers of ageism, after dropping her from Chicken Run sequel

Actress Julia Sawalha accuses film producers of ageism, after dropping her from Chicken Run sequel

The actress Julia Sawalha has accused the producers of the film Chicken Run 2 of ageism, after they told her that her voice sounds too old.Sawalha, 51, said sh [...] Read full article: Actress Julia Sawalha accuses film produ...→

Coronavirus: Winter alert from scientists adds to fears of second wave

Coronavirus: Winter alert from scientists adds to fears of second wave

More local outbreaks and even a second full lockdown are likely in winter, ministers have been warned as scientists concluded that coronavirus will last ten ti [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Winter alert from scientist...→

Decision on Huawei’s role in 5G network set for Tuesday

Decision on Huawei’s role in 5G network set for Tuesday

Oliver Dowden will announce the government’s decision on whether to curb Huawei technology in Britain’s 5G network in the Commons on Tuesday.A significant shif [...] Read full article: Decision on Huawei’s role in 5G network ...→

What’s next for Mattéo Guendouzi, Arsenal’s angry young man?

What’s next for Mattéo Guendouzi, Arsenal’s angry young man?

In the small French coastal town of Lorient, everyone seems to have a story about the gifted boy known for his confidence as much as his curly hair. Mattéo Gue [...] Read full article: What’s next for Mattéo Guendouzi, Arsena...→

How to make your home environmentally friendly with the government’s green grant

How to make your home environmentally friendly with the government’s green grant

Hundreds of thousands of homeowners will be eligible for government grants of up to £5,000 to make their homes more environmentally friendly.British homes are [...] Read full article: How to make your home environmentally fr...→

Depp denies throwing champagne magnum at Amber Heard on her birthday

Depp denies throwing champagne magnum at Amber Heard on her birthday

Johnny Depp denied punching his wife following a dinner to celebrate her 30th birthday as he began giving evidence this morning for a fourth day in his High Co [...] Read full article: Depp denies throwing champagne magnum at...→

Tycoon who moved in Playboy lover claims £3m divorce left him with only £23,000

Tycoon who moved in Playboy lover claims £3m divorce left him with only £23,000

A mobile phone entrepreneur who adopted the name of the world’s best-known banking family has challenged an “unfair” divorce order after a judge reprimanded hi [...] Read full article: Tycoon who moved in Playboy lover claims...→

Stuart Broad: I’m angry at being dropped – I have nothing to prove to selectors

Stuart Broad: I’m angry at being dropped – I have nothing to prove to selectors

Stuart Broad has spoken to Ed Smith, England’s national selector, to seek “clarification about his future” after being left out of the Test side for the first [...] Read full article: Stuart Broad: I’m angry at being dropped...→

Mark Wood turns up pace but West Indies remain on top during third morning

Mark Wood turns up pace but West Indies remain on top during third morning

Mark Wood bowled the fastest ball of his Test career soon after play got under way on the third morning of the first Test match, but England were nevertheless [...] Read full article: Mark Wood turns up pace but West Indies ...→

Glasgow stabbings: I thought of my mother, says victim

Glasgow stabbings: I thought of my mother, says victim

A man who was stabbed in the Glasgow hotel attack last month said he thought of his mother as he lay “dying on the pavement”.Mex Abin, 20, said he was the firs [...] Read full article: Glasgow stabbings: I thought of my mothe...→

Confusion over property tax relief ‘risks stalling the market’

Confusion over property tax relief ‘risks stalling the market’

The housing market risks stagnating as buyers delay deals to take advantage of a tax relief that was announced without a timetable for when it will take effect [...] Read full article: Confusion over property tax relief ‘risk...→

Liam Boyce will give his all for Hearts

Liam Boyce will give his all for Hearts

Liam Boyce says he is committed to playing for Hearts next season, even if it is in the Championship.The Tynecastle club are trying to overturn their controver [...] Read full article: Liam Boyce will give his all for Hearts...→

The Times Daily Quiz: Friday July 10, 2020

The Times Daily Quiz: Friday July 10, 2020

1 Which two letters are added to the 34th state to join the USA to give the name of the 25th state to join?2 Which empire built the Burma Railway from Ban Pong [...] Read full article: The Times Daily Quiz: Friday July 10, 20...→

Inmate died after waiting five hours for ambulance

Inmate died after waiting five hours for ambulance

A prisoner who died after being beaten by fellow inmates probably would have survived if he had not had to wait five hours for an ambulance, a court was told.D [...] Read full article: Inmate died after waiting five hours for...→

Caitlin Moran’s Celebrity Watch: Kanye running for president on a platform of shoes and toothpaste

Caitlin Moran’s Celebrity Watch: Kanye running for president on a platform of shoes and toothpaste

10 DOWN Pierce BrosnanWe start this week with a slightly sobering tale from the actor Pierce Brosnan, who played James Bond from 1995 to 2002. When, at the end [...] Read full article: Caitlin Moran’s Celebrity Watch: Kanye r...→

The Old Guard review — so woke they forgot the action

The Old Guard review — so woke they forgot the action

★★☆☆☆“I’d been here before, over and over again.” That’s how Charlize Theron begins the movie, in exhausted voiceover. “And each time the same question. Is thi [...] Read full article: The Old Guard review — so woke they forg...→

Classy Jason Holder wins battle of captains

Classy Jason Holder wins battle of captains

Jason Holder claimed the best figures of his career as West Indies took charge of the first Test against England.Holder took six for 42 and Shannon Gabriel fou [...] Read full article: Classy Jason Holder wins battle of capta...→

Deloitte faces record £15 million fine for failings in Autonomy audit

Deloitte faces record £15 million fine for failings in Autonomy audit

Deloitte faces a record £15 million fine for “serious and serial” failings in its audit of a software company at the centre of one of the country’s largest civ [...] Read full article: Deloitte faces record £15 million fine f...→

Women’s game evolving faster than men’s, Fifa study shows

Women’s game evolving faster than men’s, Fifa study shows

The speed and intensity of women’s football is evolving faster than the men’s according to Fifa research into the past two Women’s World Cups.A multi-camera co [...] Read full article: Women’s game evolving faster than men’s,...→

Anchors away: Big retailers quit centre ground

Anchors away: Big retailers quit centre ground

“Whenever I think of Watford, I think of John Lewis. It’s a landmark,” one shopper in the town said yesterday. It was a sentiment shared by thousandsWithin six [...] Read full article: Anchors away: Big retailers quit centre ...→

US jobless claims stay at historical high

US jobless claims stay at historical high

New unemployment benefit claims filed by workers in the United States fell slightly to 1.3 million last week, but remained well above historic levels.The numbe [...] Read full article: US jobless claims stay at historical hig...→

You are next, Isis threatens South Africa

You are next, Isis threatens South Africa

South Africa risks becoming Isis’s next target if it deploys troops to fight jihadists in neighbouring Mozambique, the Islamist group has warned.President Rama [...] Read full article: You are next, Isis threatens South Afric...→

Snapshot reveals decline in number of job adverts online

Snapshot reveals decline in number of job adverts online

The numbers of job advertisements posted online have remained at about half their average for last year, according to the Office for National Statistics, in th [...] Read full article: Snapshot reveals decline in number of jo...→

Police told George Floyd not to waste his breath

Police told George Floyd not to waste his breath

New York city workers painted “Black Lives Matter” in front of Trump Tower yesterday as a transcript of George Floyd’s final minutes showed he said “I can’t br [...] Read full article: Police told George Floyd not to waste hi...→

Road-building risks cancelling out green efforts

Road-building risks cancelling out green efforts

The government’s £27 billion road-building programme will almost wipe out the environmental benefits of electric cars, it has been claimed.According to a study [...] Read full article: Road-building risks cancelling out green...→

Sergei Furgal: Governor held for murders as Kremlin ‘settles scores’

Sergei Furgal: Governor held for murders as Kremlin ‘settles scores’

The governor of a Russian region has been arrested on murder charges that critics say could be revenge for his landslide election victory over a rival from Pre [...] Read full article: Sergei Furgal: Governor held for murders...→

End of jobs scheme to hit house prices

End of jobs scheme to hit house prices

House prices will fall by 5 per cent this year and by a further 10.6 per cent in 2021, an economics think tank has forecast.The Centre for Economic and Busines [...] Read full article: End of jobs scheme to hit house prices...→

Naya Rivera: Mom went swimming and never got out, Glee star’s son tells police

Naya Rivera: Mom went swimming and never got out, Glee star’s son tells police

Police divers have resumed searching for a star of the hit TV musical Glee who is feared to have drowned after her four-year-old son was found alone on a boat [...] Read full article: Naya Rivera: Mom went swimming and never...→

Chris Grayling on track to chair intelligence committee

Chris Grayling on track to chair intelligence committee

Chris Grayling is being lined up by Boris Johnson to become the next chairman of parliament’s influential intelligence and security committee.The prime ministe [...] Read full article: Chris Grayling on track to chair intelli...→

Britain’s biggest publicly quoted legal services company sacked its boss because [...]

Britain’s biggest publicly quoted legal services company sacked its boss because [...]

Britain’s biggest publicly quoted legal services company sacked its boss because it had “disappointed the City” since floating last year, analysts have claimed [...] Read full article: Britain’s biggest publicly quoted legal ...→

Self-driving Teslas ‘by end of year’

Self-driving Teslas ‘by end of year’

Elon Musk has said that Tesla cars will be fully autonomous by the end of the year, claiming there are now “no fundamental challenges” to removing the need for [...] Read full article: Self-driving Teslas ‘by end of year’...→

Kon-Tiki’s Pacific proposal is vindicated

Kon-Tiki’s Pacific proposal is vindicated

In 1947 a crazy Norwegian with a crazier idea sailed west from South America on a raft. For three months he and the crew of the Kon-Tiki drifted on 7,000km of [...] Read full article: Kon-Tiki’s Pacific proposal is vindicate...→

Britain won’t be part of EU coronavirus vaccine scheme

Britain won’t be part of EU coronavirus vaccine scheme

Boris Johnson will reject an invitation to join an EU coronavirus vaccine procurement scheme today because it risks slowing the UK’s access to successful produ [...] Read full article: Britain won’t be part of EU coronavirus ...→

Browsing in a library has never felt so good

Browsing in a library has never felt so good

There is a definite generation gap when it comes to deciding what to do first after lockdown. My children talk about restaurants, pubs and cinemas. But what wa [...] Read full article: Browsing in a library has never felt so ...→

Bison bulldoze their way back to Britain

Bison bulldoze their way back to Britain

The last time a bison bulldozed a Kentish tree, the crash was as likely to be heard by a mammoth as a human. Now, this prehistoric herbivore is set to return i [...] Read full article: Bison bulldoze their way back to Britain...→

Coronavirus: Cruise holidays scuppered as ministers declare ships unsafe

Coronavirus: Cruise holidays scuppered as ministers declare ships unsafe

Ministers have in effect banned cruises amid concern about the industry’s ability to protect passengers and crew in the event of a Covid-19 outbreak.Thousands [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Cruise holidays scuppered a...→

Ricky Gervais: risky comedy is dead. Fact

Ricky Gervais: risky comedy is dead. Fact

He may have been made redundant by Wernham Hogg but at least David Brent was never cancelled.Nearly two decades after The Office and Brent first appeared on te [...] Read full article: Ricky Gervais: risky comedy is dead. Fac...→

Help us stem tidal wave of job losses, beg shops

Help us stem tidal wave of job losses, beg shops

Three of Britain’s biggest and best-known high street brands cut thousands of jobs yesterday as retail leaders called on the government to do more to stem loss [...] Read full article: Help us stem tidal wave of job losses, b...→

The Crown gets a sixth series after all ‘to do the story justice’

The Crown gets a sixth series after all ‘to do the story justice’

From the Queen’s “annus horribilis” to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and on to the marriage of Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones, there is an awful [...] Read full article: The Crown gets a sixth series after all ...→

Coronavirus: Care homes opening for family visits ‘very soon’

Coronavirus: Care homes opening for family visits ‘very soon’

Families will be able to visit relatives in care homes for the first time in more than four months under guidance to be issued by the government within days.Ma [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Care homes opening for fami...→

Barclays bosses ‘called Amanda Staveley a dollybird’ in rescue talks

Barclays bosses ‘called Amanda Staveley a dollybird’ in rescue talks

Two former Barclays executives called a high-profile businesswoman a “dollybird” and joked about giving a colleague cocaine, the High Court has been told.The c [...] Read full article: Barclays bosses ‘called Amanda Staveley ...→

Civil servants are told to read up on Dominic Cummings as overhaul looms

Civil servants are told to read up on Dominic Cummings as overhaul looms

Dominic Cummings is a man known to be fond of reading lists.But while the prime minister’s chief adviser exhorts others to read books on subjects such as “supe [...] Read full article: Civil servants are told to read up on Do...→

Coronavirus furlough windfall for big businesses

Coronavirus furlough windfall for big businesses

Some of Britain’s biggest businesses are in line for a multimillion-pound windfall as part of a government scheme that critics say will cost the taxpayer billi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus furlough windfall for big bu...→

Coronavirus in Japan: Tokyo rejects lockdown despite surge

Coronavirus in Japan: Tokyo rejects lockdown despite surge

Tokyo has registered its highest number of coronavirus cases in a single day, but the government insists that there is no need for a new lockdown, raising conc [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Japan: Tokyo rejects lock...→

Danny Ings draws level with Mohamed Salah to finish off Everton’s bid for Europe

Danny Ings draws level with Mohamed Salah to finish off Everton’s bid for Europe

When Danny Ings joined Southampton from Liverpool, Mohamed Salah proposed a bet on who would score the most goals over the remainder of the campaign.The friend [...] Read full article: Danny Ings draws level with Mohamed Sala...→

British Summer Time Begins by Ysenda Maxtone Graham review — a joyous book of childhood memories

British Summer Time Begins by Ysenda Maxtone Graham review — a joyous book of childhood memories

Once upon a time, in the lost world of mid-20th century summertime, innocence reigned. “We roamed around knocking on doors [in smarter streets], asking whether [...] Read full article: British Summer Time Begins by Ysenda Max...→

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon found dead after sex harassment claims

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon found dead after sex harassment claims

The mayor of Seoul, who had been tipped as a possible contender in South Korea’s next presidential election, was found dead last night hours after being accuse [...] Read full article: Seoul mayor Park Won-soon found dead aft...→

Theatres may be closed but bold musicians can still be creative

Theatres may be closed but bold musicians can still be creative

As Gene Kelly showed, singing in the rain can be fun. Singing in a gale, though — that requires a particularly British sort of stoicism. Do it every week in a [...] Read full article: Theatres may be closed but bold musician...→

Supreme Court says Trump cannot shield tax returns indefinitely

Supreme Court says Trump cannot shield tax returns indefinitely

President Trump lost his attempt to shield his tax returns from prosecutors indefinitely when his claim of immunity was rejected in a Supreme Court ruling back [...] Read full article: Supreme Court says Trump cannot shield t...→

Coronavirus: thousands of cleaners, taxi drivers and shop workers to be tested

Coronavirus: thousands of cleaners, taxi drivers and shop workers to be tested

Tens of thousands of taxi drivers, cleaners and shop workers without symptoms are be tested for coronavirus, it was announced today as Boris Johnson missed his [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: thousands of cleaners, taxi...→

Gyms, pools and beauty salons to start reopening in days, Oliver Dowden says

Gyms, pools and beauty salons to start reopening in days, Oliver Dowden says

Gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will reopen by the end of the month while nail bars and beauty salons will be allowed to take customers from Monday, t [...] Read full article: Gyms, pools and beauty salons to start r...→

If Paul Cook can steer Wigan through troubled times he could be manager of the year

If Paul Cook can steer Wigan through troubled times he could be manager of the year

In a time of adversity, true character comes to the fore. In a time of absolute brutal iniquity for Wigan Athletic, Paul Cook shows that he is not only a good [...] Read full article: If Paul Cook can steer Wigan through tro...→

John Lewis to close 8 shops, putting 1,300 jobs at risk

John Lewis to close 8 shops, putting 1,300 jobs at risk

About 1,300 John Lewis jobs are at risk after the employee-owned retailer said that it would permanently shut eight of its department stores because the crisis [...] Read full article: John Lewis to close 8 shops, putting 1,3...→

Meghan asks judge to stop Mail on Sunday naming People interview friends

Meghan asks judge to stop Mail on Sunday naming People interview friends

The Duchess of Sussex today asked a judge to stop the publisher of the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday from naming her five friends who spoke anonymously to a US [...] Read full article: Meghan asks judge to stop Mail on Sunday...→

Joe Denly and Rory Burns fall as Shannon Gabriel strikes early for West Indies

Joe Denly and Rory Burns fall as Shannon Gabriel strikes early for West Indies

England suffered a double blow when play resumed on the second day of the Test match against West Indies, with Shannon Gabriel removing the overnight pair of J [...] Read full article: Joe Denly and Rory Burns fall as Shannon...→

Surge in sales lifts Persimmon order book to £1.9bn

Surge in sales lifts Persimmon order book to £1.9bn

One of Britain’s biggest housebuilders has reported a surge in sales in recent weeks as the new-build market shows signs of a strong recovery.Persimmon agreed [...] Read full article: Surge in sales lifts Persimmon order boo...→

The best crime fiction for July 2020 — from the playful to the make-your-blood-boil

The best crime fiction for July 2020 — from the playful to the make-your-blood-boil

Cry Baby by Mark Billingham, Little, Brown, 448pp; £20, ebook £10.99It’s almost 20 years since Tom Thorne, the detective with a dubious taste in music and joke [...] Read full article: The best crime fiction for July 2020 — f...→

Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kong students

Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kong students

Australia has offered 10,000 Hong Kong students and workers on its soil a safe haven and said that it would stop surrendering criminal suspects to the Hong Kon [...] Read full article: Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kong...→

Premiership forced to defend three rounds of midweek games after August 14 restart

Premiership forced to defend three rounds of midweek games after August 14 restart

Premiership Rugby left itself open to accusations of double standards after drawing up a demanding fixture schedule that will require clubs to play every four [...] Read full article: Premiership forced to defend three round...→

Man with a plan for a DIY overhaul that ultimately will be fit for a king

Man with a plan for a DIY overhaul that ultimately will be fit for a king

Just as Thierry Garnier was getting ready to reveal his plans to shake up Kingfisher, he was interrupted by a global pandemic. As lockdowns loomed, the chief e [...] Read full article: Man with a plan for a DIY overhaul that ...→

Coronavirus: Scotland ‘right to consider border controls’

Coronavirus: Scotland ‘right to consider border controls’

Scotland is right to consider border controls and remain cautious about overseas travel, because it is close to eliminating Covid-19, a public health expert ha [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Scotland ‘right to consider...→

Amazon tribes cling to isolation to save them from Brazil’s coronavirus tragedy

Amazon tribes cling to isolation to save them from Brazil’s coronavirus tragedy

In the midst of a dense forested wilderness, Hukai Waura, a member of the ancient Xingu Amazon tribe has been in strict isolation with his village for months.H [...] Read full article: Amazon tribes cling to isolation to save...→

Mrs America review — it’s no longer the homemakers’ world, they just don’t know it

Mrs America review — it’s no longer the homemakers’ world, they just don’t know it

Mrs America(BBC Two)There She Goes(BBC Two)The Secrets She Keeps(BBC One)As a general if not quite universal rule, contemporary drama struggles to sympathetica [...] Read full article: Mrs America review — it’s no longer the ...→

Ban on Huawei will cost billions, warn UK telecoms rivals

Ban on Huawei will cost billions, warn UK telecoms rivals

When bosses of BT and Vodafone present their first-quarter results this month, Britain’s biggest telecoms companies may finally have clarity on the future of H [...] Read full article: Ban on Huawei will cost billions, warn U...→

England left to rue selection decisions as pacemen Mark Wood and Jofra Archer struggle

England left to rue selection decisions as pacemen Mark Wood and Jofra Archer struggle

England were heading for a sizeable first-innings deficit shortly after tea on the third day of the first Test match after the West Indies batsmen did an excel [...] Read full article: England left to rue selection decisions ...→

Amateur cricket is back after the coronavirus shutdown

Amateur cricket is back after the coronavirus shutdown

Cricket can be so cruel. For three months, Tom Holland has been crossing off the cancelled fixtures in a blighted season, mourning the lost wickets and unscamp [...] Read full article: Amateur cricket is back after the corona...→

José Mourinho is the perfect leading man for Spurs’ Amazon TV drama

José Mourinho is the perfect leading man for Spurs’ Amazon TV drama

It has become almost cliché at this point to observe that certain moments of Tottenham Hotspur’s rivetless season will provide good fodder for the club’s forth [...] Read full article: José Mourinho is the perfect leading man...→

20 cool dog-friendly hotels in Britain

20 cool dog-friendly hotels in Britain

1. Artist Residence Oxford, Witney, Oxfordshire There are six dog-friendly rooms at this hotel, including three with their own terrace. Based in the country ju [...] Read full article: 20 cool dog-friendly hotels in Britain...→

England could be in a worse position – they got lucky with Kraigg Brathwaite dismissal

England could be in a worse position – they got lucky with Kraigg Brathwaite dismissal

Brathwaite was not happy. Carlos, that is, rather than the batsman who had just been dismissed, Kraigg (no relation, even if they did both attend the same scho [...] Read full article: England could be in a worse position – t...→

Elphicke told me not to blab, says alleged victim

Elphicke told me not to blab, says alleged victim

A former Tory MP sexually assaulted a parliamentary worker and then told her not to “blab”, a court has been told.Charlie Elphicke, 49, allegedly suggested he [...] Read full article: Elphicke told me not to blab, says alleg...→

VAR penalty errors show why Premier League referees need to use screens, says Fifa

VAR penalty errors show why Premier League referees need to use screens, says Fifa

Three VAR penalty mistakes in Premier League games last night highlighted the need for the competition to fall in line with the rest of the world when it comes [...] Read full article: VAR penalty errors show why Premier Leag...→

Manchester City could face Juventus and Barcelona in the Champions League - if they beat Real Madrid

Manchester City could face Juventus and Barcelona in the Champions League - if they beat Real Madrid

Manchester City will have to do it the hard way if they are to win the Champions League for the first time with Juventus and Barcelona potentially standing in [...] Read full article: Manchester City could face Juventus and ...→

Energy companies rise above the gloom

Energy companies rise above the gloom

Hastings Group had a battle on its hands this morning amid speculation that its second-largest shareholder was about to offload a £40 million stake.City trader [...] Read full article: Energy companies rise above the gloom...→

Georgia Hall: It just needs one person to promote the women’s game – as Justin Rose has

Georgia Hall: It just needs one person to promote the women’s game – as Justin Rose has

Georgia Hall is still waiting to receive her British Open trophy. She won it in 2018, had it stolen last year and is now waiting for the names of all the past [...] Read full article: Georgia Hall: It just needs one person t...→

Battle of Britain: ‘We had every confidence in the pilots and that we couldn’t possibly lose’

Battle of Britain: ‘We had every confidence in the pilots and that we couldn’t possibly lose’

It was a time of soaring dog fights among whipped-cream clouds, and the heroism of The Few as pilots from Britain, Poland and around the world saw off a Luftwa [...] Read full article: Battle of Britain: ‘We had every confide...→

Church plaque to Scottish slaver may be removed

Church plaque to Scottish slaver may be removed

Plans have been unveiled to remove a memorial stone commemorating a Scottish trader who suppressed a slave rebellion in Jamaica in which almost 500 people were [...] Read full article: Church plaque to Scottish slaver may be ...→

Churches in Scotland to open again next week

Churches in Scotland to open again next week

Parishioners will be welcomed into churches from Wednesday after religious groups lobbied ministers not to prioritise “pints over prayer” when easing lockdown. [...] Read full article: Churches in Scotland to open again next ...→

What to do this week — from Beethoven to Paddington Bear

What to do this week — from Beethoven to Paddington Bear

Film The Drive-InThis week the Drive-In Club in northwest London includes family-friendly favourites Back to the Future and A Star is Born (Mon), Paddington (T [...] Read full article: What to do this week — from Beethoven to...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Rolls-Royce in talks with Nicola Sturgeon over job woes

Coronavirus in Scotland: Rolls-Royce in talks with Nicola Sturgeon over job woes

Hundreds more workers are facing the axe as the Scottish government says it is trying to save jobs at the Rolls-Royce plant in Renfrewshire.The aero engine gro [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Rolls-Royce in ...→

NZCA Lines: Pure Luxury review — shiny disco with an indie sensibility

NZCA Lines: Pure Luxury review — shiny disco with an indie sensibility

★★★☆☆As a multi-instrumentalist in Metronomy and a sometime collaborator with Christine & the Queens, Michael Lovett, aka NZCA Lines, is ideally placed to make [...] Read full article: NZCA Lines: Pure Luxury review — shiny d...→

Court Circular: July 9, 2020

Court Circular: July 9, 2020

Clarence House9th July, 2020The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, Business in the Community, and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Asda Distri [...] Read full article: Court Circular: July 9, 2020...→

Thousands of jobs set to go at Boots

Thousands of jobs set to go at Boots

Boots is to cut 4,000 jobs after its American parent company wrote down the value of the British health and beauty chain by $2 billion.Walgreens Boots Alliance [...] Read full article: Thousands of jobs set to go at Boots...→

Cash flies out the door with Rolls-Royce caught in storm

Cash flies out the door with Rolls-Royce caught in storm

Rolls-Royce has burnt through £3 billion during the pandemic and the global shutdown of the commercial aviation industry.The haemorrhaging of cash and estimate [...] Read full article: Cash flies out the door with Rolls-Royce...→

The German signature

The German signature

From the Times July 10, 1920There is a simplicity of right dealing which seems to be beyond the compass of the German. Summoned to Spa to show cause why the pr [...] Read full article: The German signature...→

Tears dry as Boohoo wins backing of banking giants

Tears dry as Boohoo wins backing of banking giants

A pair of powerful investment banks helped Boohoo back to its feet after the online fashion retailer stumbled off the catwalk earlier in the week.Shares in the [...] Read full article: Tears dry as Boohoo wins backing of bank...→

PGA Tour allows Covid-positive trio Nick Watney, Denny McCarthy and Dylan Frittelli to play together

PGA Tour allows Covid-positive trio Nick Watney, Denny McCarthy and Dylan Frittelli to play together

Officials have defended their safety rules after fielding the first Covid three-ball on the PGA Tour today.Nick Watney, Denny McCarthy and Dylan Frittelli were [...] Read full article: PGA Tour allows Covid-positive trio Nick...→

Swaggering Leeds United take giant leap towards top-flight return

Swaggering Leeds United take giant leap towards top-flight return

Perhaps only Elland Road could maintain a level of intimidation for a behind-closed-doors fixture. With cardboard images of 15,000 fans spread across three sid [...] Read full article: Swaggering Leeds United take giant leap ...→

Listed law firm makes case for £15m cost-cutting campaign

Listed law firm makes case for £15m cost-cutting campaign

London’s largest listed legal services company is to slash £15 million in costs as it battles the effects of the pandemic.DWF said yesterday that it had taken [...] Read full article: Listed law firm makes case for £15m cost...→

Notre Dame ditches radical plans and opts for a replica

Notre Dame ditches radical plans and opts for a replica

The spire of Notre Dame cathedral is to be rebuilt as it was prior to last year’s devastating fire instead of adopting a new design, officials said yesterday.A [...] Read full article: Notre Dame ditches radical plans and opt...→

1 Britain faces a financial coronavirus “reckoning”, economists warned, as the c [...]

1 Britain faces a financial coronavirus “reckoning”, economists warned, as the c [...]

1 Britain faces a financial coronavirus “reckoning”, economists warned, as the chancellor hinted at coming tax rises to pay off the government’s record borrowi [...] Read full article: 1 Britain faces a financial coronavirus ...→

Grizzlies learn that it’s safer to come out at night

Grizzlies learn that it’s safer to come out at night

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll find that grizzly bears have learnt to recognise humans as a threat and changed their behaviour to avoid us.By studyi [...] Read full article: Grizzlies learn that it’s safer to come ...→

Ramkan Kadyrov: Think about your families, Chechen strongman warns critics

Ramkan Kadyrov: Think about your families, Chechen strongman warns critics

Ramzan Kadyrov, the Kremlin-backed leader of Chechnya, accused unnamed foreign intelligence services of recruiting and then murdering his critics in an attempt [...] Read full article: Ramkan Kadyrov: Think about your familie...→

BBC advises all staff to use trans‑friendly pronouns

BBC advises all staff to use trans‑friendly pronouns

The next time the BBC director-general opens his inbox, he may well have received an email from “Huw Edwards, he/him”, or “Laura Kuenssberg, she/her”.The broad [...] Read full article: BBC advises all staff to use trans‑frien...→

China is changing the world order — the West must fight back

China is changing the world order — the West must fight back

Hidden in plain sight, China is changing the world order. Its assault on what was left of Hong Kong’s freedom has been extraordinarily brazen. When the securit [...] Read full article: China is changing the world order — the ...→

Oklahoma loses right to judge native American tribe

Oklahoma loses right to judge native American tribe

Much of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday, threatening to throw its governance and thousands of convic [...] Read full article: Oklahoma loses right to judge native Ame...→

President Thaci of Kosovo vows to appear at war crimes investigation

President Thaci of Kosovo vows to appear at war crimes investigation

President Thaci of Kosovo has pledged to travel to the Hague to give evidence to prosecutors investigating war crimes charges against him.He announced that he [...] Read full article: President Thaci of Kosovo vows to appear...→

Sacha Baron Cohen (in a bikini) rumbled by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani

Sacha Baron Cohen (in a bikini) rumbled by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani

As a fan of Sacha Baron Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer should perhaps not have been shocked when a man wearing a pink bikini burst in on his intervie [...] Read full article: Sacha Baron Cohen (in a bikini) rumbled ...→

Hedgerows are our ally in the battle to cut emissions

Hedgerows are our ally in the battle to cut emissions

It is richly ironic that after decades of officially sanctioned destruction and neglect, hedgerows could turn out to be an environmental magic bullet, efficien [...] Read full article: Hedgerows are our ally in the battle to ...→

Social media: big trouble simmers in local app groups

Social media: big trouble simmers in local app groups

Westminster generally spends its day refreshing Twitter, but other social media sites play a much bigger role in modern Britain.Up and down the country, local [...] Read full article: Social media: big trouble simmers in loc...→

Forward thinking: Rodin’s wish is lifeline for museum

Forward thinking: Rodin’s wish is lifeline for museum

When Auguste Rodin died in 1917, he bequeathed not only his works to the Paris museum that bears his name, but also a means of subsistence.In his will, he orde [...] Read full article: Forward thinking: Rodin’s wish is lifeli...→

The eyes have it, says Ruth

The eyes have it, says Ruth

Ruth Davidson, the Tory queen over the border, refuses to seek a Westminster seat but is happy to offer the cabinet some fashion advice. “I always say to men: [...] Read full article: The eyes have it, says Ruth...→

Sunak’s road to No 10 gets bumpy from here

Sunak’s road to No 10 gets bumpy from here

Once in a while a new politician comes along on whom rivals find it difficult to land a blow. This last happened when Tony Blair took over Labour in 1994 and t [...] Read full article: Sunak’s road to No 10 gets bumpy from he...→

The Times view on a new BBC policy: Pronoun Problems

The Times view on a new BBC policy: Pronoun Problems

John Stuart Mill pondered the conundrum. Samuel Taylor Coleridge recommended using “it”. English grammar has a large lacuna. It lacks a pronoun that can apply [...] Read full article: The Times view on a new BBC policy: Pron...→

Jesus College accepted contribution of £155,000 from Huawei

The Cambridge University college that produced a controversial “white paper” on global communications reforms accepted £200,000 from the Chinese state and £155 [...] Read full article: Jesus College accepted contribution of £...→

Quentin Letts: Eyes gleaming, our minister for netball let the games begin

Quentin Letts: Eyes gleaming, our minister for netball let the games begin

Oliver Dowden, minister for netball (and other things), clapped his hands with endearing gaiety and said games could resume. So, too, outdoor theatre performan [...] Read full article: Quentin Letts: Eyes gleaming, our minist...→

FCO cruise advice sucks all the wind from industry’s sails

FCO cruise advice sucks all the wind from industry’s sails

The blanket advice from the Foreign Office issued yesterday against all cruise ship travel is a cruel blow to a sector that has been relentlessly stigmatised d [...] Read full article: FCO cruise advice sucks all the wind fro...→

Thousands of jobs lost in more coronavirus pain for high street

Thousands of jobs lost in more coronavirus pain for high street

Nearly 7,000 retail jobs were wiped out in a day after John Lewis, Boots and Burger King made drastic cuts as a result of the pandemic’s effect on the high str [...] Read full article: Thousands of jobs lost in more coronavir...→

Coronavirus in the US: Donald Trump argues with his experts as cases rise

Coronavirus in the US: Donald Trump argues with his experts as cases rise

Donald Trump’s relations with the White House’s top coronavirus experts are under growing strain, with the president insisting that the United States was “in a [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in the US: Donald Trump argu...→

Independent Sage: committee’s scientists have every right to criticise the government

Independent Sage: committee’s scientists have every right to criticise the government

Those of us who have worked at the interface between science, government and the public know well the importance of open and honest communication on issues of [...] Read full article: Independent Sage: committee’s scientists...→

Junk food deals will be banned in Boris Johnson’s assault on obesity

Junk food deals will be banned in Boris Johnson’s assault on obesity

Boris Johnson is expected to take the first steps of a promised anti-obesity drive with a ban this month on supermarket promotions of unhealthy food.The prime [...] Read full article: Junk food deals will be banned in Boris ...→

Manchester United leave Aston Villa chasing shadows after VAR blunder

Manchester United leave Aston Villa chasing shadows after VAR blunder

Villa Park will not want to be twinned with Stockley Park any time soon. One of the worst decisions in VAR’s short, vexed history, a ludicrous penalty decision [...] Read full article: Manchester United leave Aston Villa chas...→

Manchester City will get to play second leg of Champions League round-of-16 tie against Real Madrid at home

Manchester City will get to play second leg of Champions League round-of-16 tie against Real Madrid at home

Manchester City will keep their home advantage against Real Madrid in a move that will aid Pep Guardiola’s bid to secure a first Champions League for the club, [...] Read full article: Manchester City will get to play second ...→

Lewis Hamilton told not to show support for Black Lives Matter movement with Colin Kaepernick tribute

Lewis Hamilton told not to show support for Black Lives Matter movement with Colin Kaepernick tribute

Lewis Hamilton was told that there would be “potential consequences” if he demonstrated his backing for the Black Lives Matter movement at a Formula One race i [...] Read full article: Lewis Hamilton told not to show support ...→

What does the stamp duty holiday mean for you?

What does the stamp duty holiday mean for you?

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has given all home buyers in England and Northern Ireland a stamp duty holiday – from July 8, 2020 until March 31, 2021 — on propert [...] Read full article: What does the stamp duty holiday mean fo...→

Why the saloon has a special place in our hearts, but the salon doesn’t

Why the saloon has a special place in our hearts, but the salon doesn’t

I’ve been thinking about the beauty industry a lot recently. This may surprise you: as a no-longer-young, borderline-scruffy man, I am not exactly a core custo [...] Read full article: Why the saloon has a special place in ou...→

These modern-day serfs are invisible to us

These modern-day serfs are invisible to us

This summer I started using a new nail bar. My old one was a lively Asian soap opera where I knew everyone’s name, including the owner’s dog, but this is a big [...] Read full article: These modern-day serfs are invisible to ...→

BBC to axe free TV licences despite pleas

BBC to axe free TV licences despite pleas

The BBC is to push ahead with plans to scrap free television licences for people over 75 from next month, despite intense pressure to delay the policy owing to [...] Read full article: BBC to axe free TV licences despite plea...→

‘No need for fresh lockdown’ despite surge in cases, says Tokyo

‘No need for fresh lockdown’ despite surge in cases, says Tokyo

The Japanese government insists that there is no need for a fresh lockdown, despite Tokyo registering its highest number of cases in a single day.The city repo [...] Read full article: ‘No need for fresh lockdown’ despite sur...→

Melania Trump statue torched by arsonists

Melania Trump statue torched by arsonists

A crudely hewn wooden statue of Melania Trump has been burnt by arsonists near her hometown in Slovenia.The sculpture, commissioned by a US artist and created [...] Read full article: Melania Trump statue torched by arsonist...→

Johnny Depp ‘attacked Amber Heard while on detoxification programme’, court hears

Johnny Depp ‘attacked Amber Heard while on detoxification programme’, court hears

Johnny Depp attacked his fiancée during a detoxification programme on his private island, the high court heard this morning.The Hollywood actor, giving evidenc [...] Read full article: Johnny Depp ‘attacked Amber Heard while ...→

Glee star Naya Rivera missing, feared drowned

Glee star Naya Rivera missing, feared drowned

An actress who played one of the main roles in the hit TV musical Glee is feared to have drowned after a boat she rented yesterday was found on a lake in Calif [...] Read full article: Glee star Naya Rivera missing, feared dr...→

Grafton Group stacks up 11% increase in sales

Grafton Group stacks up 11% increase in sales

Investors built up their positions in Grafton Group after the Irish builders’ merchant racked up higher-than-expected sales in June.The Selco owner’s revenue c [...] Read full article: Grafton Group stacks up 11% increase in ...→

Half a million people waiting more than six weeks for key diagnostic tests

Half a million people waiting more than six weeks for key diagnostic tests

Doctor are concerned by the “shocking” number of patients waiting more than six weeks for key diagnostic tests, revealed in NHS statistics this morning.About 5 [...] Read full article: Half a million people waiting more than ...→

Ofgem to cut household bills by £20 and boost green energy

Ofgem to cut household bills by £20 and boost green energy

Households stand to save about £20 each year on gas and electricity bills under plans drawn up by the energy regulator to boost investment in a green energy ne [...] Read full article: Ofgem to cut household bills by £20 and ...→

‘Alex Ferguson came after me; Brian Clough grabbed my groin’

‘Alex Ferguson came after me; Brian Clough grabbed my groin’

Geoff Shreeves is one of the most familiar faces and voices on our screens, questioning Jürgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola, José Mourinho and co after of a match, get [...] Read full article: ‘Alex Ferguson came after me; Brian Clou...→

Premiership forced to defend three rounds of midweek games after August 14 restart

Premiership forced to defend three rounds of midweek games after August 14 restart

Premiership Rugby left itself open to accusations of double standards after drawing up a demanding fixture schedule that will require clubs to play every four [...] Read full article: Premiership forced to defend three round...→

Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour faces four months on sidelines after knee surgery

Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour faces four months on sidelines after knee surgery

Frank Lampard has confirmed that the midfielder Billy Gilmour will be out for up to four months after requiring an operation on his knee this morning.The 19-ye [...] Read full article: Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour faces f...→

Antimicrobial resistance poses next threat to world health, says Glaxo’s Walmsley

Antimicrobial resistance poses next threat to world health, says Glaxo’s Walmsley

The chief executive of Glaxosmithkline has warned drug companies must overcome a systemic industry issue to combat the rising threat of antibiotic-resistant in [...] Read full article: Antimicrobial resistance poses next thre...→

Coronavirus: Scotland ‘right to consider border controls’

Coronavirus: Scotland ‘right to consider border controls’

Scotland is right to consider border controls and remain cautious about overseas travel, because it is close to eliminating Covid-19, a public health expert ha [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Scotland ‘right to consider...→

‘The 1969 Wimbledon final stands out – it was so tough and put me en route to the grand slam’

‘The 1969 Wimbledon final stands out – it was so tough and put me en route to the grand slam’

Wimbledon (champion in 1961, 1962, 1968, 1969)As a boy growing up in Australia everybody knew about Wimbledon. We used to take the transistor radio out into th [...] Read full article: ‘The 1969 Wimbledon final stands out – i...→

Aberdeen Standard Investments sells stake in Boohoo amid factory pay row

Aberdeen Standard Investments sells stake in Boohoo amid factory pay row

One of Boohoo’s largest investors has dumped most of its stake after describing as “inadequate” the online retailer’s response to allegations that workers in i [...] Read full article: Aberdeen Standard Investments sells stak...→

Mrs America review — it’s no longer the homemakers’ world, they just don’t know it

Mrs America review — it’s no longer the homemakers’ world, they just don’t know it

Mrs America(BBC Two)There She Goes(BBC Two)The Secrets She Keeps(BBC One)As a general if not quite universal rule, contemporary drama struggles to sympathetica [...] Read full article: Mrs America review — it’s no longer the ...→

Eddie Howe must rekindle the spirit of Bournemouth’s Rag Arse Rovers

Eddie Howe must rekindle the spirit of Bournemouth’s Rag Arse Rovers

Eddie Howe was appointed caretaker manager of Bournemouth on New Year’s Eve in 2008. Now that was a club in turmoil. The on-loan midfielder Mark Molesley had p [...] Read full article: Eddie Howe must rekindle the spirit of B...→

Kenny MacAskill undermined SNP on independence, says John Swinney

Kenny MacAskill undermined SNP on independence, says John Swinney

The deputy first minister has accused a former cabinet colleague of undermining the SNP’s election prospects as internal party splits continue to play out in p [...] Read full article: Kenny MacAskill undermined SNP on indepe...→

England left to rue selection decisions as pacemen Mark Wood and Jofra Archer struggle

England left to rue selection decisions as pacemen Mark Wood and Jofra Archer struggle

England were heading for a sizeable first-innings deficit shortly after tea on the third day of the first Test match after the West Indies batsmen did an excel [...] Read full article: England left to rue selection decisions ...→

Actress Julia Sawalha accuses film producers of ageism, after dropping her from Chicken Run sequel

Actress Julia Sawalha accuses film producers of ageism, after dropping her from Chicken Run sequel

The actress Julia Sawalha has accused the producers of the film Chicken Run 2 of ageism, after they told her that her voice sounds too old.Sawalha, 51, said sh [...] Read full article: Actress Julia Sawalha accuses film produ...→

The Times best books for summer 2020

The Times best books for summer 2020

Putin’s People by Catherine BeltonThis book was hailed by The Times’s reviewer as “the best and most important on modern Russia”. Catherine Belton relates how [...] Read full article: The Times best books for summer 2020...→

José Mourinho is the perfect leading man for Spurs’ Amazon TV drama

José Mourinho is the perfect leading man for Spurs’ Amazon TV drama

It has become almost cliché at this point to observe that certain moments of Tottenham Hotspur’s rivetless season will provide good fodder for the club’s forth [...] Read full article: José Mourinho is the perfect leading man...→

Decision on Huawei’s role in 5G network set for Tuesday

Decision on Huawei’s role in 5G network set for Tuesday

Oliver Dowden will announce the government’s decision on whether to curb Huawei technology in Britain’s 5G network in the Commons on Tuesday.A significant shif [...] Read full article: Decision on Huawei’s role in 5G network ...→

Drink, drugs and jealousy: how court case has exposed Johnny Depp’s world

Drink, drugs and jealousy: how court case has exposed Johnny Depp’s world

His films have made billions at the box office, but until this week the actor Johnny Depp had remained an enigma. Now, after four days at Court 13 of the Royal [...] Read full article: Drink, drugs and jealousy: how court cas...→

England could be in a worse position – they got lucky with Kraigg Brathwaite dismissal

England could be in a worse position – they got lucky with Kraigg Brathwaite dismissal

Brathwaite was not happy. Carlos, that is, rather than the batsman who had just been dismissed, Kraigg (no relation, even if they did both attend the same scho [...] Read full article: England could be in a worse position – t...→

How to make your home environmentally friendly with the government’s green grant

How to make your home environmentally friendly with the government’s green grant

Hundreds of thousands of homeowners will be eligible for government grants of up to £5,000 to make their homes more environmentally friendly.British homes are [...] Read full article: How to make your home environmentally fr...→

Injured Jordan Henderson will still lift Premier League trophy for Liverpool, says Jürgen Klopp

Injured Jordan Henderson will still lift Premier League trophy for Liverpool, says Jürgen Klopp

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will still be able to lift the Premier League trophy against Chelsea despite being ruled out for the remainder of the season [...] Read full article: Injured Jordan Henderson will still lift...→

VAR penalty errors show why Premier League referees need to use screens, says Fifa

VAR penalty errors show why Premier League referees need to use screens, says Fifa

Three VAR penalty mistakes in Premier League games last night highlighted the need for the competition to fall in line with the rest of the world when it comes [...] Read full article: VAR penalty errors show why Premier Leag...→

Depp denies throwing champagne magnum at Amber Heard on her birthday

Depp denies throwing champagne magnum at Amber Heard on her birthday

Johnny Depp denied punching his wife following a dinner to celebrate her 30th birthday as he began giving evidence this morning for a fourth day in his High Co [...] Read full article: Depp denies throwing champagne magnum at...→

How schoolgirl helped to win Battle of Britain

How schoolgirl helped to win Battle of Britain

A 13-year-old schoolgirl laid the groundwork for victory at the Battle of Britain six years before the first German bombing raids of the campaign.In 1934, Haze [...] Read full article: How schoolgirl helped to win Battle of B...→

Energy companies rise above the gloom

Energy companies rise above the gloom

Hastings Group had a battle on its hands this morning amid speculation that its second-largest shareholder was about to offload a £40 million stake.City trader [...] Read full article: Energy companies rise above the gloom...→

Stuart Broad: I’m angry at being dropped – I have nothing to prove to selectors

Stuart Broad: I’m angry at being dropped – I have nothing to prove to selectors

Stuart Broad has spoken to Ed Smith, England’s national selector, to seek “clarification about his future” after being left out of the Test side for the first [...] Read full article: Stuart Broad: I’m angry at being dropped...→

Theatre and live music returns on Monday

Theatre and live music returns on Monday

Actors are gearing up for a world of rehearsals without scripts and the customary adulation at the stage door when outdoor performances resume on Monday.Govern [...] Read full article: Theatre and live music returns on Monday...→

Battle of Britain: ‘We had every confidence in the pilots and that we couldn’t possibly lose’

Battle of Britain: ‘We had every confidence in the pilots and that we couldn’t possibly lose’

It was a time of soaring dog fights among whipped-cream clouds, and the heroism of The Few as pilots from Britain, Poland and around the world saw off a Luftwa [...] Read full article: Battle of Britain: ‘We had every confide...→

Glasgow stabbings: I thought of my mother, says victim

Glasgow stabbings: I thought of my mother, says victim

A man who was stabbed in the Glasgow hotel attack last month said he thought of his mother as he lay “dying on the pavement”.Mex Abin, 20, said he was the firs [...] Read full article: Glasgow stabbings: I thought of my mothe...→

Tributes to Johnny Beattie as comedy veteran dies at 93

Tributes to Johnny Beattie as comedy veteran dies at 93

Johnny Beattie, who became one of Scotland’s most renowned comedians after honing his quick wit in the Glasgow shipyards, has died at the age of 93.The enterta [...] Read full article: Tributes to Johnny Beattie as comedy vet...→

Churches in Scotland to open again next week

Churches in Scotland to open again next week

Parishioners will be welcomed into churches from Wednesday after religious groups lobbied ministers not to prioritise “pints over prayer” when easing lockdown. [...] Read full article: Churches in Scotland to open again next ...→

Liam Boyce will give his all for Hearts

Liam Boyce will give his all for Hearts

Liam Boyce says he is committed to playing for Hearts next season, even if it is in the Championship.The Tynecastle club are trying to overturn their controver [...] Read full article: Liam Boyce will give his all for Hearts...→

Design ideas for a Tuscan outdoor dining terrace from Katharine Pooley

Design ideas for a Tuscan outdoor dining terrace from Katharine Pooley

During lockdown the interior designer Katharine Pooley has been ensconced in the countryside with her husband, two boys and dogs — busier than ever with client [...] Read full article: Design ideas for a Tuscan outdoor dining...→

Coronavirus in Scotland: Rolls-Royce in talks with Nicola Sturgeon over job woes

Coronavirus in Scotland: Rolls-Royce in talks with Nicola Sturgeon over job woes

Hundreds more workers are facing the axe as the Scottish government says it is trying to save jobs at the Rolls-Royce plant in Renfrewshire.The aero engine gro [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Scotland: Rolls-Royce in ...→

Inmate died after waiting five hours for ambulance

Inmate died after waiting five hours for ambulance

A prisoner who died after being beaten by fellow inmates probably would have survived if he had not had to wait five hours for an ambulance, a court was told.D [...] Read full article: Inmate died after waiting five hours for...→

In Her Hands review — tone-deaf French pastiche of Good Will Hunting

In Her Hands review — tone-deaf French pastiche of Good Will Hunting

★☆☆☆☆Imagine if they remade Good Will Hunting, but they did it in French, and instead of a tough, streetwise mathematical genius it revolved around a tough, st [...] Read full article: In Her Hands review — tone-deaf French p...→

Court Circular: July 9, 2020

Court Circular: July 9, 2020

Clarence House9th July, 2020The Prince of Wales, Royal Founding Patron, Business in the Community, and The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Asda Distri [...] Read full article: Court Circular: July 9, 2020...→

The Old Guard review — so woke they forgot the action

The Old Guard review — so woke they forgot the action

★★☆☆☆“I’d been here before, over and over again.” That’s how Charlize Theron begins the movie, in exhausted voiceover. “And each time the same question. Is thi [...] Read full article: The Old Guard review — so woke they forg...→

Paul Ziff obituary

Paul Ziff obituary

Brian Clough had what was widely agreed to have been 44 disastrous days as the manager of Leeds United in 1974, but the experience did convert him to the virtu [...] Read full article: Paul Ziff obituary...→

Cash flies out the door with Rolls-Royce caught in storm

Cash flies out the door with Rolls-Royce caught in storm

Rolls-Royce has burnt through £3 billion during the pandemic and the global shutdown of the commercial aviation industry.The haemorrhaging of cash and estimate [...] Read full article: Cash flies out the door with Rolls-Royce...→

Deloitte faces record £15 million fine for failings in Autonomy audit

Deloitte faces record £15 million fine for failings in Autonomy audit

Deloitte faces a record £15 million fine for “serious and serial” failings in its audit of a software company at the centre of one of the country’s largest civ [...] Read full article: Deloitte faces record £15 million fine f...→

Foul conditions played their part in a stunning victory

Foul conditions played their part in a stunning victory

During the Wars of the Roses 560 years ago, the Lancastrian army of Henry VI commanded by the Duke of Buckingham looked invincible in a fortified camp outside [...] Read full article: Foul conditions played their part in a s...→

Tears dry as Boohoo wins backing of banking giants

Tears dry as Boohoo wins backing of banking giants

A pair of powerful investment banks helped Boohoo back to its feet after the online fashion retailer stumbled off the catwalk earlier in the week.Shares in the [...] Read full article: Tears dry as Boohoo wins backing of bank...→

Anchors away: Big retailers quit centre ground

Anchors away: Big retailers quit centre ground

“Whenever I think of Watford, I think of John Lewis. It’s a landmark,” one shopper in the town said yesterday. It was a sentiment shared by thousandsWithin six [...] Read full article: Anchors away: Big retailers quit centre ...→

The Times view on achieving economic recovery: Back to Work

The Times view on achieving economic recovery: Back to Work

Life in Britain is about to take another important step back towards normality. From tomorrow, the government has said that outdoor swimming pools can reopen a [...] Read full article: The Times view on achieving economic rec...→

Swaggering Leeds United take giant leap towards top-flight return

Swaggering Leeds United take giant leap towards top-flight return

Perhaps only Elland Road could maintain a level of intimidation for a behind-closed-doors fixture. With cardboard images of 15,000 fans spread across three sid [...] Read full article: Swaggering Leeds United take giant leap ...→

You are next, Isis threatens South Africa

You are next, Isis threatens South Africa

South Africa risks becoming Isis’s next target if it deploys troops to fight jihadists in neighbouring Mozambique, the Islamist group has warned.President Rama [...] Read full article: You are next, Isis threatens South Afric...→

Allies punish China over Hong Kong law and Uighur abuses

Allies punish China over Hong Kong law and Uighur abuses

International pressure mounted on Beijing last night as western allies offered sanctuary to Hong Kong citizens, put sanctions on Chinese technology companies a [...] Read full article: Allies punish China over Hong Kong law a...→

Notre Dame ditches radical plans and opts for a replica

Notre Dame ditches radical plans and opts for a replica

The spire of Notre Dame cathedral is to be rebuilt as it was prior to last year’s devastating fire instead of adopting a new design, officials said yesterday.A [...] Read full article: Notre Dame ditches radical plans and opt...→

Police told George Floyd not to waste his breath

Police told George Floyd not to waste his breath

New York city workers painted “Black Lives Matter” in front of Trump Tower yesterday as a transcript of George Floyd’s final minutes showed he said “I can’t br [...] Read full article: Police told George Floyd not to waste hi...→

Germans want national service back

Germans want national service back

Germany is contemplating a return to National Service as a survey shows that most people are in favour of bringing it back.From 1945-2011 all young men were ob [...] Read full article: Germans want national service back...→

Grizzlies learn that it’s safer to come out at night

Grizzlies learn that it’s safer to come out at night

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll find that grizzly bears have learnt to recognise humans as a threat and changed their behaviour to avoid us.By studyi [...] Read full article: Grizzlies learn that it’s safer to come ...→

Sergei Furgal: Governor held for murders as Kremlin ‘settles scores’

Sergei Furgal: Governor held for murders as Kremlin ‘settles scores’

The governor of a Russian region has been arrested on murder charges that critics say could be revenge for his landslide electi