Boss Mike Ashley buys £40m jet as Sports Directs profits nosedive

Boss Mike Ashley buys £40m jet as Sports Directs profits nosedive

Despite this, the firm says it has ambitions for its United Kingdom retail arm to become "the Selfridges of sports retail, but that it expects "existing strategic challenges and currency headwinds facing the Group to continue to adversely impact financial performance over the medium term".

ECB Adds Half a Trillion Euros in Stimulus offers an extensive set of professional tools for the financial markets. The Italian referendum did not cause a lasting sell-off let alone a systemic crisis in the financial markets. Meantime, the US dollar index is weaker in early USA trading. The Italian banking index rose 3.6 percent to a five-month high with Monte dei Paschi rising 4.1 percent.

Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

The article further noted that under Pruitt's leadership, the Republican Attorneys General Association launched a campaign "in which attorneys general band together to operate like a large national law back lawsuits and other challenges against the Obama administration on environmental issues" and other topics.

Funding Increase for British Olympic Sailing

Funding Increase for British Olympic Sailing

Adrian Christy, the Badminton England chief executive, says he is "staggered" by UK Sport's "incomprehensible" decision, which removes all funding for... "Governance is a really important issue, whether it be Federation Internationale de Football Association or IAAF, and if there were issues in British Cycling, it fundamentally undermines everything", Carr said.

Twenty-First Century Fox approaches Britain's Sky for takeover

Fox, which already holds a 39 per cent stake in Sky, proposed acquiring the rest of the stock for 10.75 pounds a share, according to a filing Friday in the UK That represents a premium of 36 per cent over Thursday's closing price. 21st Century Fox, the worldwide film and television giant behind hit shows like The Simpsons and Modern Family, has tabled a takeover bid for Sky, the owner of Sky News.

Suspect in Georgia Cop Killing is Dead, Investigators Say

Georgia authorities say the second officer shot during a domestic disturbance call Wednesday has died. Both officers were transported to a hospital, and Smith was later taken via medical helicopter to a Macon hospital, where he is now in critical condition.