China Proceeds With Belt and Road Push, but Does It More Quietly

(Frank Ning, the chairman of the Chinese chemical giant Sinochem, said during a different panel that there was a new awareness in China about worries outside the country over how its businesses make overseas investments. “I think the Chinese are quite confused, they thought they would be welcome in other countries,” he said.) The Belt […]


Stocks Tumble as China Trade-Deal Concerns Resurface

The stock market’s strong start to the year stalled on Tuesday, amid growing pessimism about the prospects for a deal to defuse trade tensions between China and the United States. The S&P 500, which had enjoyed its best start to a year since 1987 through the end of trading on Friday, ended Tuesday down 1.4 […]


McKinsey & Company Is Again Accused of Misdeeds in Bankruptcy Case

McKinsey & Company, a consulting firm whose conduct in bankruptcy cases has already drawn the attention of two judges, was accused before a third on Tuesday of improperly receiving and concealing payments from a client on the verge of bankruptcy. This raised the prospect that the judge overseeing the case could order the return of […]


Carmelo Anthony to Lakers could be BLOCKED because of LeBron James – big NBA claim | Other | Sport

That is what NBA pundit Leigh Ellis believes. Anthony has been on the sidelines since November, after being told by the Houston Rockets that he will not be needed. On Monday, he was traded by the Rockets to the Chicago Bulls, but is unlikely to ever play for them. It is widely expected that the […]


Derrick Rose All-Star vote: Will Minnesota Timberwolves guard be an All-Star? | Other | Sport

A moment of magic from Derrick Rose at the weekend gave the Timberwolves a 116-114 victory over the Phoenix Suns. Rose buried a 20-foot, tie-breaking jump shot with less than a second remaining to snatch the win. “It’s about damn time I made one of those,” Rose said. “It felt good. At the same time, […]


NBA news: Golden State Warriors are ‘too good’ after doing THIS – expert | Other | Sport

That is the view of NBA expert Tas Melas. The Warriors added DeMarcus Cousins before the season started, and the star made his debut last Friday night against the LA Clippers. His addition has allowed the Warriors to play in different ways, playing through the centre a lot more rather than being over-reliant on wings. […]

UK News

Teen one of first UK proton-beam patients

Image copyright PA Image caption Mason is studying for his GCSEs Fifteen-year-old Mason Kettley, who has a rare brain cancer, is about to become one of the first UK patients to have proton-beam therapy, at a new dedicated treatment centre. He is starting treatment at the £125m centre at Manchester’s Christie hospital. Previously, most patients […]


Derrick Rose wife: Meet Alaina Anderson – the risque Timberwolves NBA WAG | Other | Sport

Derrick Rose has been in fine form for the Timberwolves this season and recently buried a 20-foot, tie-breaking jump shot with less than a second remaining to give his team a 116-114 victory over the Phoenix Suns. The Timberwolves trailed 110-106 before Rose capped a 31-point performance by scoring eight of Minnesota’s final 10 points […]


Chiefs sack defensive coordinator Bob Sutton after loss to Patriots – Who will replace him | NFL | Sport

Sutton took up the role with the Chiefs in 2013, which was the same time Andy Reid joined the organisation as head coach. Reid released a statement on Tuesday confirming Sutton’s departure. “Bob is a good football coach and a great person. He played an integral role in the success of our team over the […]