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AO World’s John Roberts: loosening the leadership grip

At the end of the tumultuous first day of trading in AO World’s shares in 2014, John Roberts was worth £542m on paper, a fortune roughly equal to that of Harry Potter author JK Rowling, reported the Financial Times. It seemed fantastical — or

World markets slide amid investor fears

Image copyright AFP Stock markets have tumbled around the world with analysts blaming concerns over Italy’s finances, ongoing trade fears and Saudi tensions for the falls. London’s FTSE 100, which is already on track for its worst monthly performance in a decade, closed 1.2%

Australia 24-26 New Zealand: Kiwis beat world champions in Auckland

It was New Zealand’s first win over Australia since 2015 Trans-Tasman Test New Zealand (8) 26 Tries: Maumalo, Manu, Smith, Marsters, Rapana Goals: Johnson 3 Australia (12) 24 Tries: Holmes, Gagai, Kaufusi, Tedesco Goals: Holmes 4 New Zealand ended Australia’s 13-game winning streak with

Jair Bolsonaro ‘will not moderate rhetoric’ in push for Brazil preside…

The far-right frontrunner to become Brazil’s next president has insisted he will not moderate his unflinchingly combative rhetoric or become a “peace and love” candidate as he continues his push to become leader of Latin America’s largest democracy. Jair Bolsonaro, a pro-dictatorship former army

Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi missing after visit to consulate | Wor…

A Saudi journalist known as one of the country’s most outspoken critics has gone missing after visiting its consulate in Istanbul, raising fears about his safety. Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi commentator who writes a regular column for the Washington Post, entered the Saudi

Boxing world pays tribute at Enzo Calzaghe funeral

The cream of the Welsh boxing world came together in a small town in the south Wales valleys for Enzo Calzaghe’s funeral. Enzo, who arrived in Wales in the early 1970s after emigrating from Sardinia, died on 17 September, aged 69. A former musician

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – RELIVE: Watch the experts at the …

FIFA Football Conference was streamed live from London Tactics and trends from Russia 2018 discussed France coach Didier Deschamps was interviewed live Want to get a higher understanding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™? Then watch the FIFA Football Conference from Sunday 23

Russia blames Israel after military plane downed by Syrian military | …

A Russian military aircraft with 15 people onboard has been accidentally shot down by allied Syrian anti-aircraft defences that were targeting Israeli jets, the Russian defence ministry has said. The ministry blamed Israel’s “irresponsible actions” for the incident, saying Israeli fighter jet pilots intentionally

Thursday briefing: Brown – another crash coming and we are not ready |…

Top story: Peril of ‘Trump’s protectionism’ to world economy Hello, I’m Warren Murray and in today’s briefing we will not be showcasing Apple’s latest products. Oh go on then have a look if you must. Gordon Brown has warned of another financial crisis if

Elton John kicks off final world tour

That’s what fans around the world will be singing as Sir Elton John kicks off his final world tour in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on Saturday — bringing his illustrious career of more than 50 years to an end. If the thought of never getting a