England’s Red Roses: The reddest of red-hot Rugby World Cup favourites in New Zealand? | Rugby Union News

Emily Scarratt, skipper Sarah Hunter and head coach Simon Middleton lead a Red Roses side who are massive favourites for the World Cup. Below is why that’s the case… Rarely, if ever, has a side gone into a World Cup in any sport such overwhelming favourites as England’s Red Roses in New Zealand. Below, we … Read more

Lionel Messi Says Qatar World Cup Will Be His Last

In a taped Star+ interview released Thursday, when asked if the upcoming World Cup — his fifth — would be his last, the 35-year old said “yes, surely yes.” The announcement sparked widespread media coverage in Argentina, where fans are scrambling to fill sticker books and tens of thousands of citizens are expected to travel … Read more

Citi Ventures Makes First Crypto Seed Investment in Startup Xalts

“The world has changed a lot, you know with the macro environments and obviously markets have been suffering as a result of that,” Luis Valdich, a managing director at Citi Ventures, said in an interview. “Obviously we are very prudent in terms of where to and how to deploy capital, but we’re absolutely active with … Read more

Gareth Widdop signs for Castleford Tigers on two-year deal | Rugby League News

Gareth Widdop is England’s second-highest points scorer of all time; half-back joins Castleford Tigers for the 2023 and 2024 seasons after leaving Warrington Wolves By Megan Wellens Last Updated: 06/10/22 4:28pm Gareth Widdop is returning to his native Yorkshire to join Castleford Castleford Tigers have announced the signing of Gareth Widdop following his departure from … Read more

Porsche Overtakes Parent Volkswagen as Europe’s Most Valuable Automaker

The debut of the 911 maker was a bold move into public markets, which have been largely shut to IPOs for most of the year, with companies shying away from seeking new listings because of the European energy crisis, rising interest rates and record inflation. For Volkswagen, the share sale is raising funds to plough … Read more

Stocks Resume Rally, Oil Jumps on Production Curb: Markets Wrap

Investors signaled belief in a fledgling equity rally as US futures erased a Wednesday decline and an index of Asian stocks traded higher, suggesting that markets are downplaying the impact of rising oil prices.

Women’s Rugby World Cup: Sarah Hunter captains England in tournament opener against Fiji | Rugby Union News

World Cup favourites England begin campaign against Fiji on Saturday (4.45am BST); Sarah Hunter to skipper side while Abby Dow named among the replacements and could make her first appearance since breaking leg in April; England will also face France and South Africa in Pool C Last Updated: 05/10/22 10:56pm Sarah Hunter will skipper England … Read more

Liz Truss’s Tax Cuts Set to Cost Millions of Workers More

As a result, by 2026 about 1.4 million more workers will be dragged into the basic rate of tax, and 1.6 million will drift into the 40% rate as their pay rises, the IFS calculated. For the 7.7 million people at that point earning over £50,270 and paying 40% on their wages, the freezes “will … Read more

Maggie Alphonsi: Red Roses will deem it a failure if they don’t win World Cup; ‘England don’t know how to lose’ | Rugby Union News

Maggie Alphonsi believes England are the team to beat as they aim for World Cup glory; the tournament gets under way on Saturday in New Zealand as South Africa face France, England come up against Fiji and Australia and New Zealand clash By Megan Wellens Last Updated: 03/10/22 5:13pm England hope to be celebrating World … Read more