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Mike Starling

European Super League collapses: a victory for football fans?
Chelsea fans protested against the Super League outside Stamford Bridge
View from the terraces

European Super League collapses: a victory for football fans?

Juventus chief admits defeat after nine clubs withdraw from breakaway competition 
21 Apr 2021
New iMac takes the spotlight at Apple event
Apple new iMac
Business Briefing

New iMac takes the spotlight at Apple event

Amazon’s ‘cutting edge’ new venture, UK beach hut prices soar, and other breaking business news
21 Apr 2021
‘Super League chucked a grenade at the EPL - well, chuck one back’
Alan Shearer
Sports Shorts

‘Super League chucked a grenade at the EPL - well, chuck one back’

News and reactions from the world of sport, including cricket’s ‘logistical headaches’, and Ryan Mason’s appointment at Spurs
20 Apr 2021
Bank of England and Treasury consider ‘Britcoin’ plan
Bank of England
Business Briefing

Bank of England and Treasury consider ‘Britcoin’ plan

Tesco fined £7.56m for selling out-of-date food, 813,000 jobs lost, and other breaking business news
20 Apr 2021
Spurs sack Mourinho days before League Cup final 
Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham Hotspur
View from the terraces

Spurs sack Mourinho days before League Cup final 

The Special One becomes the ‘first Super League manager to lose their job’
19 Apr 2021
European Super League explained
The Super League
In Depth

European Super League explained

Premier League’s ‘big six’ sign up as founder members of breakaway tournament
19 Apr 2021
Charity shops enjoy bumper sales but donors warned to ‘think before giving’
British Heart Foundation charity shop
Business Briefing

Charity shops enjoy bumper sales but donors warned to ‘think before giving’

EasyJet to ‘ramp up’ summer flights, 1,200 Asda bakery jobs at risk, and other breaking business news
15 Apr 2021
Uefa under fire for ‘wildly insufficient’ racism punishment
Glen Kamara of Rangers clashes with Slavia Prague’s Ondrej Kudela
Sports Shorts

Uefa under fire for ‘wildly insufficient’ racism punishment

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Phil Foden’s Twitter gaffe and Canada’s Olympic fashion crime
15 Apr 2021
Team GB’s Olympic hopes powered by tea, crisps and porridge
Team GB athletes won 67 medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics
Sports Shorts

Team GB’s Olympic hopes powered by tea, crisps and porridge

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a historic night for Northern Ireland women’s football team
14 Apr 2021
‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’
Apple’s ‘Spring loaded’ event will be held on 20 April
Business Briefing

‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’

Egypt files $900m claim against Ever Given owners, and other breaking business news
14 Apr 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time career goals and UCL records
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Juventus against Lionel Messi of Barcelona
In Depth

Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time career goals and UCL records

A look at how the two superstar footballers compare
14 Apr 2021
‘I’m out’: cricket pundits react to The Hundred’s wickets rebrand
The Hundred cricket
Sports Shorts

‘I’m out’: cricket pundits react to The Hundred’s wickets rebrand

News from the world of sport, including a female manager possibly taking over at EFL club Forest Green
13 Apr 2021
UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound
The UK’s construction sector grew by 1.6% in February 2021
Business Briefing

UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound

London home buyers pay ‘park premium’, details leaked of Google Pixel Watch, and other breaking business news
13 Apr 2021
Rachael Blackmore has ‘changed the future’ of horse racing
Minella Times and jockey Rachael Blackmore stormed to victory in the Grand National
Sports Shorts

Rachael Blackmore has ‘changed the future’ of horse racing

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Woods’s praise for Masters champion Matsuyama
12 Apr 2021
50.3m shoppers to go on £4.54bn spending splurge
Shoppers queue outside a Nike store in central London on 12 April
Business Briefing

50.3m shoppers to go on £4.54bn spending splurge

Homebase products on sale at Next, beers on tap at new BrewDog hotel, and other breaking business news
12 Apr 2021
‘Enough is enough’: football tackles social media racism
Swansea City’s Jamal Lowe in action against Birmingham City
The latest on . . .

‘Enough is enough’: football tackles social media racism

Swansea City lead boycott after online abuse of players 
9 Apr 2021
Could IPL cricket be played in England?
Mumbai Indians won the 2019 Indian Premier League final
Sports Shorts

Could IPL cricket be played in England?

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a French Open delay and start of the Masters
8 Apr 2021
Twitter ‘held talks’ for $4bn takeover of Clubhouse
Clubhouse app
Business Briefing

Twitter ‘held talks’ for $4bn takeover of Clubhouse

Volvo goes from boring to Scandi-chic, workers rethink career goals, and other breaking business news
8 Apr 2021
Foden steals limelight from Haaland in Champions League tie
Erling Haaland speaks with Phil Foden after the Champions League clash at the Etihad
Sports Shorts

Foden steals limelight from Haaland in Champions League tie

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a ‘major overhaul’ for golf’s world ranking system
7 Apr 2021
Record 2,755 billionaires on Forbes’ rich list
Kim Kardashian West
Business Briefing

Record 2,755 billionaires on Forbes’ rich list

Godzilla vs. Kong film is a monster hit, new 21 plate drives car sales, and other breaking business news
7 Apr 2021
‘Glitz and glamour of the Crucible felt lightyears away’
Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White ahead of the 1994 World Snooker Championship final
Sports Shorts

‘Glitz and glamour of the Crucible felt lightyears away’

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a Juve crisis and North Korea’s Olympic decision
6 Apr 2021
Farage is the latest celeb selling video messages
Nigel Farage
Business Briefing

Farage is the latest celeb selling video messages

Iconic Godfather mansion is relisted, LinkedIn staff rest up, and other breaking business news
6 Apr 2021
UK festivals: from Reading and Leeds to the Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight Festival (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
In Brief

UK festivals: from Reading and Leeds to the Isle of Wight

Even though Glasto is off, there should be plenty of fields to get muddy in this year
31 Mar 2021
Kane, Haaland and Lukaku are on Man City’s striker shortlist
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is captain of the England team
Sports Shorts

Kane, Haaland and Lukaku are on Man City’s striker shortlist

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a rugby league player’s ten-match ban for ‘testicle attack’
31 Mar 2021
VW’s ‘Voltswagen’ rebrand ‘was early April Fool’s joke’
Volkswagen logo
Business Briefing

VW’s ‘Voltswagen’ rebrand ‘was early April Fool’s joke’

Deliveroo shares slump on debut, shoppers return to supermarkets, and other breaking business news
31 Mar 2021
Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign
Oxford Street London shopping
Business Briefing

Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign

Brits repay £1.2bn during ‘frugal February’, Nike sues over ‘Satan shoes’, and other breaking business news
30 Mar 2021
Could Aguero and Salah be heading to La Liga?
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero
Sports Shorts

Could Aguero and Salah be heading to La Liga?

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Andy Murray’s post-tennis career plans
30 Mar 2021
Bahrain GP provides a ‘classic’ start to the F1 season
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix
Sports Shorts

Bahrain GP provides a ‘classic’ start to the F1 season

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a boost for England ahead of Poland clash
29 Mar 2021
Shoppers look to make Easter a celebration to remember
Easter tree (MightCollection/Etsy)
Business Briefing

Shoppers look to make Easter a celebration to remember

Small firms hit by Brexit ‘nightmare’, tourism suffers $4.5trn loss, and other breaking business news
29 Mar 2021
Norway won’t face action over Qatar human rights protest
Norway Qatar protest
Sports Shorts

Norway won’t face action over Qatar human rights protest

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a 1990s snooker throwback
25 Mar 2021
H&M and Nike face boycott in China over Xinjiang sanctions
Workers pick cotton in a field in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region
Business Briefing

H&M and Nike face boycott in China over Xinjiang sanctions

Alan Turing £50 note is unveiled, eight John Lewis stores to close, and other breaking business news
25 Mar 2021
Concussion diagnostic test using saliva is a ‘real game changer’
Rugby ball (Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)
Sports Shorts

Concussion diagnostic test using saliva is a ‘real game changer’

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a new ban for ex-Fifa president Sepp Blatter
24 Mar 2021
Record music sales soothe the ‘pandemic blues’
Vinyl record sales UK
Business Briefing

Record music sales soothe the ‘pandemic blues’

Inflation slows to 0.4%, the worst is yet to come for retail, and other breaking business news
24 Mar 2021
MCG could host world’s biggest crowd since pandemic started
The 2017 AFL Grand Final was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sports Shorts

MCG could host world’s biggest crowd since pandemic started

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Gareth Bale’s plan to return to Real Madrid
23 Mar 2021