• Du Plessis remains doubtful for Lord's test
Du Plessis remains doubtful for Lord's test

Du Plessis, who had returned to South Africa at the conclusion of South Africa's Champions Trophy campaign, had missed the three Twenty20 Internationals that followed against England, but with the baby having been born last week, it was expected that the right-hand batsman would be back at the helm.

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  • Passenger and driver escape after 200mph supercar crashes and bursts into flames
Passenger and driver escape after 200mph supercar crashes and bursts into flames

Miraculously, the driver and passenger walked away with only minor injuries from the crash on Yarnbrook Road, near Trowbridge, Wiltshire. The fire services was called to the scene on Westbury Road in Heywood, shortly after 6.30am yesterday morning.

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  • British & Irish Lions 2017: Sean O'Brien cited for Waisake Noholo incident
British & Irish Lions 2017: Sean O'Brien cited for Waisake Noholo incident

Uncompromising Leinster forward O'Brien impressed in the second Test win, and he is set to be a key part of Lions head coach Warren Gatland's plans at Eden Park. "I think it's going to be pretty brutal next weekend", was Gatland's prediction and he is wary of an All Blacks backlash. Obviously I'm really disappointed, but I was happy I was able to...

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  • Equity markets cheer GST launch, FMCG stocks soar
Equity markets cheer GST launch, FMCG stocks soar

India embraced a new tax reform known as GST, which seeks to bring in transparency and efficiency and was welcomed as positive for India's sovereign credit profile by rating agency Moody's Investors Service. FMCG, metal, consumer durables, realty and auto stocks went higher by up to 3.42 per cent. It drove the Nifty index higher, contributing almos...

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  • Assad appears on new Syrian currency
Assad appears on new Syrian currency

The head of the Central Bank of Syria Duraid Durham on Sunday announced the introduction of a new 2 thousand Syrian pounds banknote, which depicts a portrait of President Bashar al-Assad. The largest bill in circulation had been the 1,000 Syrian pound note, which featured Syria's former president and Bashar's late father, Hafez al-Assad.

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  • 'Star Trek: Discovery' Spoilers: Showrunners Talk Starships, Death, Klingons
'Star Trek: Discovery' Spoilers: Showrunners Talk Starships, Death, Klingons

In particular, the showrunners discussed Discovery's lead, Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green), and her connection to the world of Vulcan . And Burnham's choice that we're alluding to is most hard choice you can make - it affects her, affects Starfleet, affects the Federation, it affects the entire universe.

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  • At least 31 injured as coach bursts into flames after Bavaria crash
At least 31 injured as coach bursts into flames after Bavaria crash

The bus was in a collision with a lorry near Stammbach in north Bavaria. Police have said that 48 people were aboard the vehicle - believed to be a tour bus - adding: "The fate of the other passengers is now the subject of police action on the ground".

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  • Manchester United want to keep Matteo Darmian
Manchester United want to keep Matteo Darmian

Luke Shaw's future remains uncertain and, while Daley Blind and Matteo Darmian are capable of playing at left-back, Mourinho sees Tierney as a long-term option in that position. And after already bolstering his defence with the arrival or Victor Lindelof from Benfica, he would rather not have to replace Darmian, whose versatility was key as inju...

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  • Love Island 2017: Dom Lever sees himself PROPOSING to Jessica Shears
Love Island 2017: Dom Lever sees himself PROPOSING to Jessica Shears

ITV's Love Island is back! However, Jessica has denied sleeping with Mike. I hope it's worth the wait. 'It took me a few days to get over Jess leaving first so after the news it took me about five days to really embrace my time in the villa'.

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  • China's Bond-Connect Program in Five Charts
China's Bond-Connect Program in Five Charts

Southbound trading would be explored at a later stage, the new Bond Connect website said . The launch has been timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to Chinese rule. The onshore yield is 81 basis points lower than the corresponding Chinese government debt offshore, known as Dim Sum bonds, at 4.38 percent. China'...

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  • Hasmukh Adhia busts seven misconceptions about Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Hasmukh Adhia busts seven misconceptions about Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Adhia who is known to have used the micro-blogging site Twitter to clarify various issues related to GST for the people, clearly stated that all such messages making rounds should be checked with authorities and official notifications before being recirculated.

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  • Liverpool respond to approach from Euro giants for attacker, name asking price
Liverpool respond to approach from Euro giants for attacker, name asking price

It is said they have enquired about the 25-year-old but Liverpool have rebuffed their initial approach. It will be tough for the Parisians to sign him from Anfield after he recently put pen to paper on a new deal. "I signed this new contract to stay here for a few more years because it's a great honour for me". "I am very thankful to this footb...

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  • Former NFL punter Max Runager dies at 61
Former NFL punter Max Runager dies at 61

Runager spent 10 years in the National Football League in Philadelphia, San Francisco and Cleveland. He was on the 49ers' 1984 championship team. Max Runager, perhaps the greatest punter in Gamecocks' history, was found dead in his vehicle on Friday afternoon.

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  • Police officer adopts boy he met during child abuse call
Police officer adopts boy he met during child abuse call

John Thompson broke free, and Officer Thompson took him to the hospital and waited by his side in the ICU. The boy was starved and placed in a barrel with his hands and feet bound by rope, officers said. Thompson took the victim, John, to an Oklahoma Children's Advocacy Center so detectives could collect information on the boy, and then drove John ...

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  • Andy Murray and wife Kim Sears expecting their second child
Andy Murray and wife Kim Sears expecting their second child

Murray is defending a Wimbledon title for the second time and will have the traditional champion's honour of playing the first match on Centre Court on Monday when he faces lucky loser Alexander Bublik , a 20-year-old Russian-turned-Kazakh ranked 134.

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  • R2-D2 sells for $2.76 million at auction
R2-D2 sells for $2.76 million at auction

While automotive classics and artwork auctions generally bring in the most cash for their rare items, movie memorabilia auctions also see some hefty amounts being thrown around for truly desirable items and rare collectibles. Entertainment Weekly confirmed the sale, which was completed on Wednesday at Profiles In History , a California-based au...

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  • SAS under investigation over 'rogue unit' deaths in Afghanistan
SAS under investigation over 'rogue unit' deaths in Afghanistan

The massive Royal Military Police investigation, called Operation Northmoor , has looked into hundreds of allegations of potentially illegal killings conducted between 2010 and 2013, but officials keen to avoid scandal have tried to bury the operation.

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  • Repeal ObamaCare now, replace it later
Repeal ObamaCare now, replace it later

It has hundreds of billions of dollars in tax relief for the affluent. FILE - In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Sen. But others on Capitol Hill sounded annoyed. He says Senator Ben Sasse's letter to President Trump on his two step approach on handling the situation was good timing. "If we can do a combined repeal and replace over the next w...

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  • Fierce gunbattle underway in J&K's Pulwama; one terrorist killed, two trapped
Fierce gunbattle underway in J&K's Pulwama; one terrorist killed, two trapped

All efforts are on to smoke them out. The security forces began the operation following a tip off about the presence of a group of terrorists in the area. One militant was killed in the encounter which was still going on. Hailing from Kokernag area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir Bashir Lashkari crossed to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK...

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  • Donald Trump Could Make Unexpected Snap Visit To The UK This Month
Donald Trump Could Make Unexpected Snap Visit To The UK This Month

A USA source said there was a four-day window in his schedule between the G20, which takes place this week, and his invite to Paris in a fortnight. It comes after a proposed official state visit was quietly scrapped last month amid fears over protests .

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