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Charles Dicken's letter calling dad 'jackass' to fetch 3k

English writer Charles Dickens branded his own father a "jackass" for his recklessness with money, according to a newly discovered letter.The 172-year-old, unpublished letter is expected to sell......

Barclays to cut 70 jobs in Asia investment banking

Barclays Plc is cutting at least 70 jobs in Asian investment banking as part of a global strategic review started by Chief Executive Antony Jenkins, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on......

IMAGES from the Golden Globes 2021

It was a very, very different Golden Globes this year. Unrecognisable, really, from its previous glamorous years. The 78th edition of Hollywood's prestigious awards ceremony saw just a sprinkling......

Sean Connery's 10 Landmark Roles

Diamonds are Forever. So is Sean Connery. Bond. James Bond. To have the world's best-known introduction to your credit. To play a character so indelibly that half a dozen actors try and cannot......

Oscars 2018: Meet the BIG Winners!

The 90th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. A quick glance at the winners, listed in bold. IMAGE: Sam Rockwell (Best Supporting Actor, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,......

Shape Of Water leads Oscars nominations

Dunkirk may have been missed at the year's earlier awards shows, but thanks god, Chris Nolan's classic gets enough play at the Oscar noms. IMAGE: Sally Hawkins' stunning portrayal as a mute in The......

Golden Globes 2016: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence win!

The 73rd Golden Globe awards have been announced. A quick look at the winners: The winner's names are in bold.   Best motion picture, drama Mad Max: Fury Road Carol The Revenant Room......

Finally, CSK batting coach Hussey leaves for home

IMAGE: Chennai Super Kings batting coach Mike Hussey. Photograph: BCCI Having recovered from COVID-19, Chennai Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey left for Australia on Sunday via Doha, a top......

Warner and Slater deny late night pub brawl in Maldives

IMAGE: SunRisers Hyderabad captain David Warner was dropped from captaincy after his team lost five out the first six matches of IPL this season. Photograph: BCCI/IPL Australia's star opener......

How will IPL's foreign players return home?

We will find a way to send back foreign players, says IPL chairman Brijesh Patel. IMAGE: Aussie players Marcus Stoinis, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques and Daniel Sams after an IPL match. CA is in......

Will T20 World Cup be sacrificed for IPL?

IMAGE: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, right, with Secretary Jay Shah. Photograph: BCCI   With IPL 2021 suspended indefinitely on Tuesday, May 4, due to multiple COVID-19 cases in the teams'......

'Australian cricketers still want to fulfil their IPL commitments'

'They do want to see the tournament finished, but they also clearly want to come home at the end, and that's where the concern comes, because there's just not a definitive plan on how that's going......

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