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Jimmy Heath, jazz saxophonist for Miles Davis and more, dies aged 93

Jimmy Heath, jazz saxophonist for Miles Davis and more, dies aged 93

Jimmy Heath, the US jazz performer and composer whose career spanned seven decades, has died of natural causes aged 93. His death was confirmed to the New York Times by his grandson Fa Mtume, who was by his side at his death along with other members...

Monday, 10:33 in Art & Culture
 
England thrash South Africa by an innings and 53 runs to take 2-1 lead

England thrash South Africa by an innings and 53 runs to take 2-1 lead

England have won the third Test after a commanding display in Port Elizabeth to take a 2-1 series lead before the fourth and final Test in Johannesburg next week. South Africa were bowled out for 237 after being made to follow-on and slumped to a...

Monday, 10:24 in Sport
 
Pentagon causing toxic pollution by burning foam, campaigners say

Pentagon causing toxic pollution by burning foam, campaigners say

The Department of Defense is polluting the environment with toxic chemicals by continuing to incinerate a vast stockpile of firefighting foam in a move environmentalists say is in breach of new regulations. In a letter sent last week to the secretary...

Monday, 10:20 in World News
 
Shopping centre owner Intu's shares fall as it aims to raise up to £1bn

Shopping centre owner Intu's shares fall as it aims to raise up to £1bn

Shares in Intu fell sharply after the indebted shopping centre owner confirmed it would push ahead with a cash call thought to be worth as much as £1bn. Intu, which owns shopping centres including the Trafford Centre in Manchester and Lakeside in...

Monday, 10:13 in Business
 
World's 22 richest men wealthier than all the women in Africa, study finds

World's 22 richest men wealthier than all the women in Africa, study finds

The world’s 22 richest men have more combined wealth than all 325 million women in Africa, according to a study. Women and girls across the globe contribute an estimated £8.28tn ($10.8tn) to the global economy with a total of 12.5bn hours a day of...

Monday, 09:48 in World News
 
English journalist 'trapped' in Ireland over extradition bid

English journalist 'trapped' in Ireland over extradition bid

Ian Bailey, an English journalist-turned poet, has said he is trapped in Ireland because of an attempt to extradite him to France where he faces 25 years in jail for allegedly murdering a French film-maker, Sophie Toscan du Plantier. A high court in...

Monday, 09:35 in World News
 
Labour leadership: Candidates criticise 'terrible' format chosen by party for official hustings – live news

Labour leadership: Candidates criticise 'terrible' format chosen by party for official hustings – live news

The first official party hustings in the Labour leadership contest took place on Saturday, in Liverpool, and some observers said afterwards that the format made it all a bit dull and inconclusive. Under the rules drawn up by party HQ, candidates were...

Monday, 09:21 in World News
 
Iowa's minority voters to Democrats: reject Trump and tell our story of hope

Iowa's minority voters to Democrats: reject Trump and tell our story of hope

Customers entering Zamora Fresh Market are greeted by Spanish-language music and the colorful sight of papel picado hanging from the ceiling of a small dine-in section. Employees chat in Spanish to each other and people buying tortas, lengua de res...

Monday, 09:21 in World News
 
Why was pioneering director Alice Guy-Blaché erased from film-making history?

Why was pioneering director Alice Guy-Blaché erased from film-making history?

Call yourself a cinephile and you’ve never heard of Alice Guy-Blaché? Don’t worry, most film-makers haven’t heard of her either. But we all should have done. In fact, there should be statues of her and cinemas named after her. At the very least,...

Monday, 09:20 in Art & Culture
 
A Pushkin theme park? How about Discworld World, StephenKingLand …

A Pushkin theme park? How about Discworld World, StephenKingLand …

There are lovers of fairytales and lovers of Russian literature and lovers of theme parks, and sometimes, just sometimes, everyone’s wishes can be met in one place. News arrives that a new Russian theme park inspired by the poetic fairytales of...

Monday, 09:05 in Art & Culture
 
Businesses named on 'A-list' for tackling their climate impact

Businesses named on 'A-list' for tackling their climate impact

Sainsbury’s, Lego and H&M are among the businesses to make a prestigious A-list of companies that are deemed to be at the forefront of the charge to tackle the “existential” climate crisis. The list is compiled by non-profit group CDP which scores...

Monday, 09:04 in Business
 
Nigel Slater’s oxtail stew and trimmings recipes

Nigel Slater’s oxtail stew and trimmings recipes

A sudden need for a dinner seasoned with tradition and nostalgia. I pick up lumps of oxtail from the butcher’s, a jumble of bones with deep maroon meat marbled with cream-coloured fat. I cook them with sweet roots and ribs of celery, letting the heat...

Monday, 09:02 in Lifestyle
 
Football transfer rumours: Jérôme Boateng to Arsenal from Bayern?

Football transfer rumours: Jérôme Boateng to Arsenal from Bayern?

With Callum Chambers sidelined for up to nine months with a ruptured cruciate ligament, Mikel Arteta has turned his gaze to the Bundesliga in search of a replacement. Arsenal’s new manager has identified Bayern Munich’s Jérôme Boateng as the ideal man...

Monday, 08:52 in Sport
 
Paul Smith closes Paris fashion week in party mood

Paul Smith closes Paris fashion week in party mood

The British design legend Sir Paul Smith closed Paris fashion week with a nostalgic collection that featured an award-show-worthy front row: Susan Sarandon, Bill Nighy, Jimmy Page, Sir Ian McKellen, Anna Wintour and Jon Hamm (who was wearing trademark...

Monday, 08:41 in Lifestyle
 
Coco Gauff beats Venus Williams again in stunning Australian Open debut

Coco Gauff beats Venus Williams again in stunning Australian Open debut

Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a repeat of her stunning victory over the seven-times Grand Slam champion in the Wimbledon opener last year. With the 15-year-old Gauff now...

Monday, 08:38 in Sport
 


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