Friday, January 18, 2019

Watch this guy play a no-look badminton shot on the World Championship stage

Watch this guy play a no-look badminton shot on the World Championship stage He won the point, too. Sai Praneeth B of India plays a shot at the BWF World Championships (Mark Schiefelbein/AP) Sai...

Watch: Baseball umpire pulls a huge live moth out of his ear mid-game

Watch: Baseball umpire pulls a huge live moth out of his ear mid-game Utterly horrifying. A moth flew into Bruce Dreckman’s ear (stockfotocz/Getty) It’s tough being an umpire, with abuse, flying bats, misplaced balls...

Argentina’s senators reject measure to legalise abortion

Argentina’s senators reject measure to legalise abortion Supporters and opponents of the proposal watched the debate on large screens outside Congress. Demonstrators against abortion celebrate outside Congress (Luisa Balaguer/AP) Argentina’s Senate has rejected a...

Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300 The 5.9 magnitude aftershock damaged buildings, caused landslides and sparked panic. Birds sit above earthquake-damaged homes in North Lombok (AP) The Indonesian island of...

This is how to pronounce the name of Chelsea’s new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga

This is how to pronounce the name of Chelsea’s new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga You might need to take a deep breath beforehand. Chelsea have signed Athletic Bilbao’s Kepa Arrizabalaga (Nick Potts/PA) With Thibaut Courtois...

Employers are revealing the craziest things people have written on their CVs

Employers are revealing the craziest things people have written on their CVs Yes, bosses can definitely tell the bits where you’ve embellished your career. A man reads a CV (fizkes/Getty Images) Whether we’re an...

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans

Legal & General earnings to be bolstered by shorter customer lifespans The insurer said cash reserves would be released as a result of higher mortality rates. Legal and General is set to log...

AA on track despite extreme weather

AA on track despite extreme weather AA’s insurance division has seen a 7% growth in motor policies. The cold weather in March saw breakdowns rocket (Danny Lawson/PA) The AA is on track to meet...

Explainer: What is the latest (and why it’s happening) with Brad Pitt and Angelina...

Explainer: What is the latest (and why it's happening) with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's very dramatic divorce? Brad Pitt (L) and Angelina Jolie speak onstage during the opening night gala premiere...

Murdered Maltese journalist’s family demands public inquiry into ‘mafia state’

Murdered Maltese journalist’s family demands public inquiry into ‘mafia state’ Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb on the Mediterranean island last year. Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia (AP) The family...

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Earnings down at Glanbia, while Kerry reports revenue increase

Earnings down at Glanbia, while Kerry reports revenue increase Glanbia chief executive Siobhan Talbot Revenue at Kerry Group rose 1.4pc year-on-year to €3.2bn in the six...

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