Qatar World Cup timing decision put back to early 2015

A decision on the timing of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be made before the start of 2015. Fifa had said an announcement could be made later this year but Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, the head of the task force that is making the decision on the timing of the […]

Best of IPL: Bowlers with the best economy rate over the years

It is ironic that the man who is now India’s biggest match winner in Test cricket, actually rose to fame as a white ball specialist. Ashwin’s exploits for Chennai Super Kings led to his India debut and he has been a consistent performer in the league for CSK and Kings XI Punjab. Delhi Capitals, his […]

World Cup 2006: part one

Although these numbers may yet change over what already looks like a busy summer for transfers, it is notable that 30 English clubs are represented – including 10 currently playing outside the Premiership and two more (Birmingham and West Brom) who will be next season. Arsenal and Chelsea lead the way with 16 players each […]

Barack Obama, the Best Wedding Guest Ever? Ex-President Officiates Washington Wedding

“He complimented them both on their work, on the type of people they were, threw in a tiny bit of humor,” Mary Holmgren told the Washingtonian magazine. “He spoke about how their work has been a service to the people and how the two of them complement each other. Very, very sincere remarks, it came […]

Best Buy discounts these (must-have) LG and Samsung 4K TVs

60-inch LG UM6900PUA 4K TV — $400, was $500 If you want something a little more robust, you can go for the LG UM6900PUA 4K TV instead. It’s stylish and can comfortably fit in any home entertainment setup with ease. For $50 more than the Samsung NU6900, you’re getting an extra five inches and a […]

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world

There’s always a movie playing in the store and we take it in turns to choose it. If it’s down to me it’ll be a family-friendly classic, like Star Wars or Indiana Jones, but there are at least three of us and everyone has their own taste. One of the kids who works here puts […]

‘Virtual’ doesn’t have to mean second best. Your remote team can outrun traditional ones

Over the course of the last three weeks, as corporate America has made the transition from meetings in conference rooms and common spaces to Zoom calls and other online sessions, I’m struck by the number of confident, competent executives who’ve confessed to me that they’re struggling to lead teams in the virtual world. Their efforts […]

The 15 best series to watch on Amazon Prime

13. One Tree Hill This vintage classic follows the lives of two teenagers fighting for the attention of their father. Dan Scott (Paul Johansson) fathered two sons with two different women and they are worlds apart, both in looks and in personality.

This is the best foldable phone concept we’ve seen so far

TCL is behind a trio of foldable concepts we were shown in a conceptual preview, with its most ‘normal’ design being one we saw for the first time in October 2019, and sees a single, flexible display built into a handset which folds in half like a book – but at a theorized pricetag that’s […]

Doha forced to break silence on Qatar’s migrant worker deaths

Up to now, information on how many of Qatar’s estimated 1.2 million migrant workers are dying has been limited to the Nepalese. That is partly because it was easier for NGOs to count the number of coffins returning to Kathmandu airport than those being repatriated to a huge country such as India. As with workers […]