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Logan Morrison isn’t happy about MLB inviting Gary Sanchez to the Home Run Derby

Logan Morrison isn’t happy about MLB inviting Gary Sanchez to the Home Run Derby

Finance July 5, 2017 at 2:43 am

There hasn’t been much outcry over the 2017 Home Run Derby participants, namely because MLB got the two most obvious choices—defending champion Giancarlo Stanton and dinger machine Aaron Judge—right. The rest of the field is more or less there as …

Simon Cowell ‘in constant fear’ at home after killer is jailed for eight years for £1m raid

Simon Cowell ‘in constant fear’ at home after killer is jailed for eight years for £1m raid

Finance July 4, 2017 at 11:19 pm

February seen on CCTV after carrying out the raid

A convicted killer who carried out a £1 million raid on pop mogul Simon Cowell’s mansion and left him living in "constant fear" has been jailed for eight years.

Serial thief …

Trump administration: We may ignore World Trade Organization

Trump administration: We may ignore World Trade Organization

Finance July 3, 2017 at 5:20 pm

The Trump administration could make a major break from U.S. trade policy and disregard the rulings of the World Trade Organization.

In a paper released Wednesday night, the administration indicated that the U.S. is not bound to the WTO’s rulings …

Joe Thornton’s heart was always in San Jose

Joe Thornton’s heart was always in San Jose

Finance July 3, 2017 at 5:35 am

Joe Thornton spent days trading text messages and phone calls with Patrick Marleau. The two veteran forwards were unrestricted free agents for the first time in their NHL careers, wooed by teams around the League.

Thornton decided to return to …

Park Geun-hye: How identity politics fuelled South Korean scandal

Park Geun-hye: How identity politics fuelled South Korean scandal

Finance July 1, 2017 at 10:44 am

Park Geun-hye’s removal by the Constitutional Court follows months of protests by both her opponents and supporters

Like a patient awakened from an enforced period of suspended animation, South Korea’s body politic has been sharply brought back to life.

Friday’s …

Ice-cream saves the supermarkets: Heatwave sends sales soaring at their fastest rate for five years

Ice-cream saves the supermarkets: Heatwave sends sales soaring at their fastest rate for five years

Finance June 28, 2017 at 2:50 am

Booming ice-cream sales during the recent heatwave helped supermarkets storm to their best results in five years.

Sales grew at their fastest rate since March 2012, rubbishing previous fears of a sector slowdown.

There was an increase of 5 per …

China and Russia send intelligence-gathering vessels to ‘chase’ Trump’s ‘armada’ to North Korean waters

China and Russia send intelligence-gathering vessels to ‘chase’ Trump’s ‘armada’ to North Korean waters

Finance June 9, 2017 at 5:11 pm

China and Russia have sent intelligence-gathering vessels to ‘chase’ Donald Trump’s armada to North Korean waters, it has been claimed.

The US President has dispatched the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, powered by nuclear reactors, carrying almost 100 aircraft and …

Digital-only Atom Bank delays current account launch with boss blaming threat of new regulation

Digital-only Atom Bank delays current account launch with boss blaming threat of new regulation

Finance June 9, 2017 at 5:17 am

Atom Bank has revealed that it might not launch its current account until 2019 with its boss blaming the looming threat of new regulation.

Earlier in the year, Mark Mullen, chief executive of Atom, told This is Money that its …

O’Reilly on harassment in 2004: Some women use it ‘as a club’ against men

O’Reilly on harassment in 2004: Some women use it ‘as a club’ against men

Finance June 7, 2017 at 1:48 pm

O’Reilly discusses sexual harassment in 2004

Months before he reached a multi-million dollar settlement with one of his former producers, Bill O’Reilly discussed the issue of sexual harassment on his program, offering a window into his personal views on the

Designer, 27, is mortgage free after transforming her parents’ disused GARAGE into a quaint cottage for just £12,000 (and it’s already worth over TEN times what she spent on it)

Designer, 27, is mortgage free after transforming her parents’ disused GARAGE into a quaint cottage for just £12,000 (and it’s already worth over TEN times what she spent on it)

Finance June 6, 2017 at 1:49 pm

A resourceful graphic designer is mortgage free at 27 after spending just £12,000 to turn a string of derelict garages into a stunning cottage.

Initially planning to create an office, Stephanie Bertenshaw, from Marsden in West Yorkshire, sought planning permission …