Next Gen ATP finals deliver promised drama

6 Nov

The Next Gen ATP finals delivered all the promised drama even before a ball was hit Monday with organisers issuing grovelling apologises after a draw ceremony blasted as “sexist”.The inaugural under-21 version of the ATP World Tour Finals starts Tuesda…

Formula 1 champion Hamilton avoided taxes on jet: leaks

6 Nov

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton avoided paying taxes on his private jet using an elaborate scheme now under investigation by British tax authorities, new leaked documents revealed on Monday.The driver received a £3.3 million ($4.4 million, ?3.7 mil…

The Cabin Sisters at Wishbone North

6 Nov

Debut performance of The Cabin Girls – Jacquie Manning (Small Potatoes), Kate Moretti (Briar Rose), Patti Ecker, Karen Kells-Sibigtroth and Amy Dixon-Kolar (SongSisters), are musician friends who have been meeting monthly at Jacquie’s cabin to share each.

Trump due in Seoul amid N. Korea tensions

6 Nov

Donald Trump’s marathon Asia tour moves on Tuesday to South Korea, another key ally in the struggle with nuclear-armed North Korea, but one with deep reservations about the US president’s strategy for dealing with the crisis.As tensions over Pyongyang’…

Elite Saudis arrested in anti-graft sweep to face trial

6 Nov

Dozens of high-profile Saudi political and business figures arrested in an anti-corruption sweep will face trial, the attorney general said Monday, after the biggest purge of the kingdom’s elite in its modern history.Authorities hinted they could widen…

Apple tax avoidance plan laid bare in leaked documents

6 Nov

Apple shifted much of its offshore wealth in the face of a tax crackdown on a haven it had in Ireland, according to reporting Monday on the Paradise Papers on the iPhone maker’s tax strategy.After the US technology colossus stated publicly in 2013 that…

UN turns up pressure on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

6 Nov

The UN Security Council on Monday called on Myanmar to rein in its military campaign in Rakhine state and allow hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya driven out by the violence to return home.In a unanimous statement backed by China, the council str…