NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - The year's final grand slam began with an upset as 13th-seeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet was upended 6-2 6-2 6-3 by Britain's world number 84 Kyle Edmund at the U.S. Open on Monday.
Doubts over a massive new nuclear plant in the United Kingdom have sparked debate over renewable alternatives -- including the possibility of importing solar thermal power from North Africa. Analysts at The Energy Research Partnership...Show More Summary
As we officially enter autumn this week and the mercury looks set to soar to a high of 26 degrees in the south east, much higher than the average for this time of year of around 20.
The latest from Shakirudeen Adewale Alade, aka Bonetics, who first twisted our melons on Britain's Got Talent in 2015. (via Laughing Squid)
More worrying is what S&P also said: that debt coming due over the next 12 months is 755pc of Britain's external receipts and large sums have to be rolled over continuously. This is the highest for all 131 rated states, thanks to London's role as a global financial hub. Show More Summary
RETIRED MARINE GENERAL JAMES MATTIS: US Influence ‘At Lowest In 40 Years’ Mattis offered the example of World War II to back his point. He noted that Americans watched Germany overrun France and bomb Britain, while Japan invaded China, yet they felt it was not a U.S. problem. “The result was we were attacked [at […]
Aug 29 (Gracenote) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Jason Day (Australia) 14.42 2. (2) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 10.75 3. (3) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 10.10 4. (4) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 9.22 5. (5) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 8.84 6. (7) Adam Scott (Australia) 6.71 7. (6) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 6.67 8. (8) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 6.24 9. (14) Patrick Reed (U.S.) 6.15 10. (9) Justin Rose (Brita
BERLIN (Reuters) - Triggering the procedure for Britain to exit the European Union is like turning off the engines on an airplane, a top European diplomat says: best only do it if you can see a landing strip. Otherwise, all parties risk a messy outcome.
It's the autumn TV season in Britain. Sunday night, 9pm, ITV. For the last six years, that slot has belonged firmly to Downton Abbey. But this year, with Downton finished, ITV had to find a replacement – so they commissioned something new. Well, new-ish.
Britain is heading towards a retirement disaster. Public pensions are under-funded and privately people are not putting enough money away to live on when they stop working. Those aged 55 and over said they will need £2,000 a month to...Show More Summary
As we've noted many times, soaring numbers of refugees seeking asylum in Europe and the simultaneous increase in terrorist attacks is bringing the political fight between "globalists" and "nationalists" to a head. In a recent interview...Show More Summary
Tech 3 has confirmed that Bradley Smith will miss the next two MotoGP races in Britain and San Marino after sustaining an injury…
``Sigmar Gabriel said the EU would go "down the drain" if other states followed Britain's lead and that the UK could not keep the "nice things" about Europe while taking no responsibility... ''
Living in the Cotswolds or Yorkshire Dales was once the preserve of well-heeled retirees or wealthy second home owners. But the home working revolution has made dreaming of a life in one of Britain’s beauty spots a reality for more and more of us.
Aug 29 (Gracenote) - Race to Dubai rankings 1. (1) Danny Willett (Britain) 3168940 2. (2) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 3130447 3. (3) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 2487204 4. (4) Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 1804178 5. (5) Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 1693329 6. Show More Summary
The 21-year-old has downplayed Britain's improved showing at the US Open and is targeting a place in the world's top 20. Britain will have four men competing in the first round.
Aug 28 (Gracenote) - Standings from the ATP Tour singles Points 1 (1) Novak Djokovic(Serbia) 14840 2 (2) Andy Murray(Britain) 9305 3 (3) Stanislas Wawrinka(Switzerland) 4980 4 (4) Roger Federer(Switzerland) 4945 5 (5) Rafa Nadal(Spain) 4850 6 (6) Milos Raonic(Canada) 4805 7 (7) Kei Nishikori(Japan) 41