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Sports Direct chairman under pressure to go


Sports Direct chairman, Keith Hellawell, is expected to come under renewed pressure to step down from the retailer’s board at its annual meeting next week as a result of new rules giving increased rights to minority shareholders.

IMF: China slowdown could keep global interest rates low


The recent turmoil in financial markets and the struggling Chinese economy could combine to hit global economic growth this year and force central banks to keep interest rates low, the International Monetary Fund has said ahead of a meeting of G20 finance ministers in Ankara this weekend.

Serena Williams battles through errors to beat Kiki Bertens at US Open

Serena Williams

If this were a fight, it might have been called off before a blow had been landed. But Kiki Bertens, a smiling, 23-year-old Dutch qualifier who looked pleased just to be here, made a decent fist of her impossible assignment in dappled light on Arthur Ashe and pushed Serena Williams at least to the lower slopes of anxiety on day three of the 2015 US Open.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's minimal maternity leave plan prompts dismay

Marissa Mayer

Yahoo’s chief executive, Marissa Mayer, has been criticized after announcing she is taking as little as two weeks of maternity leave and will be “working throughout” when she gives birth to identical twins later this year – with some upset that her break will be so brief, and others that she even has to talk about it at all.




Ashley Madison slams 'moralizing' hackers

The owner of cheating website is investigating the validity of customer information leaked late on Tuesday, a month after the company's systems were hacked.


FTSE 100 report reveals lack of commitment to LGBT diversity

A literature review of all of the FTSE 100’s 2014 Annual Reports reveals that the UK’s largest listed companies are failing to effectively communicate their engagement with the issue of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusion, most comprehensively overlooking transgender staff.