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Australian Open: Vandeweghe gets code violation because she didn't have bananas

Australian Open: Vandeweghe gets code violation because she didn't have bananas

Sports
Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Women's tennis player Coco Vandeweghe received a code violation at the Australian Open because she refused to restart play, due to not having bananas.The No. 9 ranked player in the world lost her round of 128 match 7-6, 6-2 to Hungarian Timea Babos Sunday at Hisense Arena in Melbourne.After falling in the first set, Vandeweghe took a seat in her chair. She then had a conversation with chair umpire Fergus Murphy about why she wasn't ready to play."I'm waiting for the banana. How are they not on court? It's not my fault," she said, according to a video shot by the New York Times.The umpire then asked her to resume play."But why do I have to play under a different set of rules? But I don't have to make myself uncomfortable because it's ill prepared."Vandeweghe also called the...
Open Banking 'revolution' to challenge banks' dominance

Open Banking 'revolution' to challenge banks' dominance

Business
A fundamental change to the way people can bank, manage and spend their money in the digital world is under way.A change in the law and the start of the Open Banking system means people can allow businesses, other than their bank, to access their financial data.Organisers say this has the potential for consumers to get better deals, such as cheaper overdrafts, and to speed up the switching process.But warnings over fraud risks have already been issued.As part of the same legislation, surcharges for payments made by credit card, debit card, or other payment systems such as PayPal will be banned.How it worksTraditionally, banks have held all our information about our past transactions and spending habits.A change in UK law now means that banks and building societies must allow regulated busi...
Arsenal to open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere in the New Year, reveals Arsene Wenger

Arsenal to open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere in the New Year, reveals Arsene Wenger

Sports
Jack Wilshere is set to be offered a new contract at ArsenalFriday, December 15, 2017Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed the club will open new contract talks with Jack Wilshere ‘at the end of this month’.The midfielder’s current deal is set to expire in the summer and, having spent last season on loan at Bournemouth, it was widely expected he would leave the Gunners to seek more regular game time.But Wilshere has been eased back into the team since his return to full fitness, and Wenger has now branded the 25-year-old ‘an Arsenal man’ and said he wants him to stay.Asked about Wilshere contract situation and his performance against West Ham – his first 90 minutes for Arsenal in over three years – the boss said: “He's been very patient and works very hard.“We'll talk to him at the e
Braless Kelly Brook's cleavage bursts onto the scene as unbuttoned shirt gapes open

Braless Kelly Brook's cleavage bursts onto the scene as unbuttoned shirt gapes open

Entertainment
Now, the model and actress has once again sent temperatures soaring as she's given fans another glimpse at a new shot from her 2018 calendar.The Kelly Brook Calendar is always a huge treat for fans, often featuring a number of eye-popping underwear shots.This time, the former Britain's Got Talent beauty stripped down to an oversized white shirt as she posed in front of a red brick building.It turns out she doesn't always put the best pictures on the official Kelly Brook Instagram account, saving some for the stunning annual masterclass in eye candy.The 38-year-old starlet posed completely braless, unbuttoning her plunging top and flashing her ample bust to the camera.KELLY BROOK/ Lipstick SyndicationKELLY BROOK CALENDAR 2018: Kelly's new calendar is full of treatsKelly Brook pictures  ...
Braless Charlotte Dawson teases bronzed pins for open robe exposé

Braless Charlotte Dawson teases bronzed pins for open robe exposé

Entertainment
Charlotte, 25, first appeared on MTV Ex On The Beach and then searched for The One on Celebs Go Dating.Unfortunately, all she found was X Factor's Frankie Cocozza but she developed a firm friendship with I'm A Celebrity's Georgia "Toff" Toffolo.Now the makeup artist spends her days taking seriously saucy snaps, according to Charlotte Dawson's Instagram.Charlotte applied fake tan in the sexiest way possible for her latest image.Dressed in only a silk robe, Charlotte teased her never-ending pins as she left the garment wide open.INSTAGRAM/CHARLOTTEDAWSYSEDUCTRESS: Charlotte teased her Instagram followersCharlotte Dawson shares her hottest pics ever  We take a look into the life of Ex on the beach babe Charlotte Dawson. iCelebTV Charlotte Dawson risks camel toe exposure ...