Month: August 2017

Malinga laments 'lost generation' after another SL loss to India

Lasith Malinga passed reached 300 wickets in the loss, one of the few bright moments for Sri Lanka © Associated Press Sri Lanka have “lost a generation” ...

A Catskills Art Scene Makes a Splash With Free Curry

But lest you go fantasizing that a mob of Brooklyn foodie hipsters has taken over some poor unsuspecting town, remember: This is the Catskills, which has long offered New Yorkers a low-key, low-mainte...

France routs Netherlands 4-0 to regain control of Group A

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) France regained control of its World Cup destiny with a comfortable 4-0 win against the Netherlands in Group A on Thursday, putting the Dutch almost out of contention and movi...

Market concentration can benefit consumers, but needs scrutiny

WHEN Amazon announced in June that it would buy Whole Foods, an upmarket grocer, for $13.7bn, other firms shuddered. The spread of Amazonian tentacles is worrying to those wary of concentrated corpora...

Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer Tied to Heart Risks

Photo A common treatment for prostate cancer may increase the risk for heart disease. A study in the British Journal of Cancer identified 7,637 men in California who had new diagnoses of localized pro...

Samurai Blue through as quintet have to leave it late

Japan confirm Russia 2018 place with Australia victory Korea Republic held at home against Iran Two automatic berths, one play-off place up for grabs Japan became the second Asian te...

Analysts struggle to make accurate long-term market forecasts

WHAT is the right way to invest for the long term? Too many people rely on past performance, picking fund managers with a “hot” reputation or backing those asset classes that have recently done well. ...

End of the road for Gambhir and Yuvraj?

India news August 31, 2017 The pair does not feature among the 45 best first-class players in India outside the Test set-up...

The parable of St Paul

  PAUL POLMAN runs Europe’s seventh-most valuable company, Unilever, worth $176bn, but he is not a typical big cheese. A Dutchman who once considered becoming a priest, he believes that selling s...