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England in New Zealand: Ben Stokes hits 67* on opening day of first Test

England’s Joe Denly batted for just over four hours for his 74 First Test, Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, day one of five: England 241-4: Denly 74, Stokes 67*, De Grandhomme 2-28 New Zealand: Yet to bat Scorecard England batted themselves into a promising position on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand […]

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Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles tells US Congress: climate change ‘hits us at home’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord made it even more important for U.S. cities to tackle climate change at the local level, Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles (pictured at left) testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Climate change “really hits us at home,” she said before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, where […]

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Chadwick Boseman hits the red carpet for a rare appearance with girlfriend Taylor Simone Ledward at 21 Bridges …

Chadwick Boseman hits the red carpet for a rare appearance with girlfriend Taylor Simone Ledward at 21 Bridges premiere By Kellie Chudzinski For Dailymail.com Published: 00:05 EST, 20 November 2019 | Updated: 00:51 EST, 20 November 2019 He stars as NYPD Detective Andre Davis on the hunt for two cop-killers in the action thriller 21 […]

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Israel hits 'dozens of Iranian and Syrian targets'

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Syria’s state media released images of what they say are destroyed houses near Damascus Israel says it has hit dozens of targets in Syria belonging to the Syrian government and Iranian forces. The Israeli military says the “wide-scale strikes” responded to rockets fired by an Iranian unit into Israel. […]

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RTE presenter targeted by racist trolls hits back in amazing way

A young RTE presenter who was targeted by racist trolls over her ‘Irishness’ has hit back – in Irish. Speaking to Nuacht RTE, Zainab Boladale opened up in fluent Irish about how the abuse was always playing on her mind and how she felt nervous speaking out about it.  Plenty of comments online said she […]

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Was Taylor Swift really banned from playing her hits?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Taylor Swift is due to be awarded Artist of the Decade at Sunday’s American Music Awards “I don’t know what else to do,” declared Taylor Swift in a lengthy Twitter post last week. “I just want to be able to perform my own music.” The star was distressed and […]

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Taylor Swift's old label hits back over 'awards ban'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Taylor Swift is in a dispute with Scooter Braun (centre) and Scott Borchetta Taylor Swift’s former record label has rebuffed her claims it is blocking her from performing her own hits at the forthcoming American Music Awards. The singer said music executives Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta would not […]

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Buttler hits ton but England held to draw by New Zealand A

Before the two warm-up matches in New Zealand, Jos Buttler had not played since 12 September Tour match, Cobham Oval, Whangarei (day three of three): New Zealand XI 302-6dec & 169-8: Archer 3-34, Curran 3-42 England 405: Buttler 110, Pope 88, Denly 68; Kuggeleijn 3-46 Match drawn Scorecard Jos Buttler hit a century but England […]