Oil prices have topped $80 a barrel for the first time in three years – likely adding to pressure on motorists when the higher cost filters through to pumps. Brent crude rose for a sixth day in a row as concerns over supply coincide with more countries, such as Japan, easing COVID-19 restrictions, which is
12:25 PM ET The European soccer weekend offered up a ton of tasty talking points, as per usual. We had lessons galore from Manchester City‘s win over Chelsea and Arsenal‘s derby rout of Tottenham, while Barcelona welcomed back a star in Ansu Fati after a long injury layoff — oh, and he scored in a
North Korea has fired a short-range missile towards the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military and Tokyo officials have said. Details of the launch are being analysed by South Korean and US authorities. But Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said it “could be a ballistic missile” – which can be used to carry
An NHS boss has alerted parents over hoax coronavirus vaccine consent letters spreading misinformation. Some head teachers have reportedly been sent letters with a fake NHS logo that include a “consent checklist” for vaccination – which they are asked to share with students. It comes as three million 12 to 15 year-olds in the UK
Sep 26, 2021 LAS VEGAS — Robbie Lawler came over to a sitting Nick Diaz and grabbed his hands. The two put their foreheads together as a sign of respect. Lawler and Diaz, two aging fighters revered for their classic MMA fights, went to battle again Saturday night at UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. The
4:26 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Teofimo Lopez has signed a contract to allow Triller to move his lightweight championship fight with George Kambosos from Monday, Oct. 4, at New York’s Hulu Theater at MSG, to Saturday Oct. 16, at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Triller’s Ryan Kavanaugh and Teofimo Lopez Sr., the fighter’s father and trainer, both
Animal rights group Peta has urged Kate Moss to stop wearing fur after luxury brand Saint Lauren ditched the material. Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) said it had written to Moss, telling her the “only hope of staying relevant in today’s fur-free fashion world” would be to do the same. The group
3:46 PM ET SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Delayed a year due to the pandemic, the much-awaited Ryder Cup delivered, even if the final-day drama was missing. Plenty of passion and pageantry, a slew of impressive shots and putts, the usual nitpicky irritation between both sides and — in the end — a joyous winning team and
The first round of talks on the UK joining a trans-Pacific trade bloc gets under way today. Britain will join a virtual meeting with the members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The 11 members of the free-trade agreement are: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore
7:01 AM ET Four-times Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka looks set to return to tennis shortly after getting “that itch” to play again. Osaka said at the U.S. Open earlier this month that she would take a break from the game to concentrate on her mental health following a third round defeat by Leylah Fernandez.
The decarbonization of the planet will be the next major disruption of the 21st century, according to SOSV managing general partner Sean O’Sullivan and Carmichael Roberts of Breakthrough Energy Ventures. A disruption of such magnitude will bring about changes that will touch every industry and corner of daily life, and as a result, a complex
Sir Keir Starmer is being warned that his party’s Brighton conference is “falling apart” following the dramatic resignation of a shadow minister. The Labour leader has been rocked by Andy McDonald’s decision to quit as shadow secretary of state for employment rights and protections midway through the party’s gathering on the South Coast. Mr McDonald’s
The co-founder of a coronavirus bereaved families group has said he hopes Boris Johnson will “at long last… take us seriously” when he meets them at Number 10 today. Matt Fowler said it is vital the prime minister understand the need to start a public inquiry as soon as possible. Mr Johnson will meet members
Le Palma’s donation centre is a place for evacuated residents to find clothes and food, and also a place for them to console each other. I met Rosy outside, she was picking up a box of tins and fruit for her family. Her town was one of the first to be evacuated on the island.
11:45 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN CAMDEN, N.J. — Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey says he has “hope” of a reconciliation between star Ben Simmons and the Sixers, pointing to the Aaron Rodgers situation in Green Bay as proof that things can turn around between a team and its disgruntled star. “I think
UEFA has dropped its legal case against three clubs who remain committed to the European Super League. European football’s governing body initially paused the case against Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid in June after the project collapsed in April. UEFA has now announced that “in the matter related to a potential violation of UEFA’s legal