The surge in M&A this year has been driven in part by shareholder demands on CEOs, says David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs.
Six championship belts have been stolen from the International Boxing Hall of Fame in central New York.
New York’s attorney general has ordered daily fantasy sports firms DraftKings and FanDuel to cease operations with consumers in the state, claiming their games constitute illegal gambling under New York law – the most significant blow yet in the mounting legal challenge facing what’s become a multibillion-dollar industry.
Tommy Hanson, who pitched five seasons in the major leagues for the Braves and the Angels, has died aged 29.
The Northern Ireland international was signed by his former Brentford boss Rosler.
HSBC granted 13 executives a total of $2.7m in shares for the third quarter, led by investment-banking chief Samir Assaf, as banks sidestep regulatory limits on bonuses.
The Brazilian midfielder shone in Finland.
Michael Phelps, the American swimmer whose 22 Olympic medals make him the most decorated Olympian of all time, has revealed that he was “in a really dark place” after he was arrested last year for drunk-driving – and admitted to feelings of “not wanting to be alive anymore.”
The likelihood of the House of Lords supporting a lowering of the minimum voting age in the European Union referendum has increased after Conservative and crossbench peers signed a Labour and Liberal Democrat-backed amendment allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to vote.