Cricket World Cup 2015: Guide to semi-finals and players to watch


Fourteen teams started the 11th World Cup in Australia and New Zealand – only four now remain to contest the semi-finals. Read our team guides to find out who has hit the fastest World Cup fifty, which team has taken all 10 opposition wickets in each of their first seven games, and who former England captain Michael Vaughan sees as the key players. New Zealand … Continue reading Cricket World Cup 2015: Guide to semi-finals and players to watch

Dollar resumes fall, gold firms after Bullard comments


The dollar’s fall helped copper and gold prices to firm while European shares dipped, giving back some of last week’s strong gains, and U.S. futures pointed to a flat start on Wall Street. St Louis Fed President James Bullard told CNBC that the dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of major currencies, was not far from fair value and it was unclear … Continue reading Dollar resumes fall, gold firms after Bullard comments

Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike demanded to be substituted after being booed by his own fans during their 1-0 home win over rivals Besiktas.


      The Nigeria international reacted angrily to jeers after losing the ball and took his shirt off, storming off the pitch, only be to be talked back on by his coaching staff. He was replaced at half-time. Moussa Sow, who scored an injury-time winner, said: “Emenike is very worried. Our fans should raise him up.” Emenike – who is in his second spell … Continue reading Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike demanded to be substituted after being booed by his own fans during their 1-0 home win over rivals Besiktas.

Heartbreaking pictures show family living in rubbish tip


Our home is a dump: VIEW GALLERY These shocking photos show a family who have been living in a rubbish dump for 20 years. Homeless Yang Songshi, 50, moved from his home in eastern China’s Shandong province to Shanxi province 330 miles away in the hope of finding a better life. But after being unable to find a job because he cannot read or write, … Continue reading Heartbreaking pictures show family living in rubbish tip