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Root run-out sparks England collapse against India

Root run-out sparks England collapse against India

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device First Specsavers Test, Edgbaston, day one of fiveEngland 285-9: Root 80, Bairstow 70, Jennings 42; Ashwin 4-60India: Yet to batScorecardA horrible run-out of Joe Root sparked an England collapse on day one of the first Test against India at Edgbaston.Root was on 80 when he and Jonny Bairstow opted for a second run, only for Virat Kohli's direct hit to beat the dive of the England captain.From there, England lost four wickets for 27 runs and eventually limped to 285-9. Earlier, they looked to be taking advantage of winning ...
WPP sparks Sorrell legal battle ‎over agency bid

WPP sparks Sorrell legal battle ‎over agency bid

Business
WPP Group is threatening to strip its former chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell of share awards worth potentially tens of millions of pounds over his new venture's €300m (£265m) bid to launch a rival multinational network. Sky News can exclusively reveal that WPP, the FTSE-100 marketing services group that Sir Martin spent three decades building into the biggest global business of its kind, has written to him alleging that he is "likely to be in breach of his confidentiality obligations".The row has arisen because Sir Martin's new vehicle, S4 Capital, is in talks to buy MediaMonks, a Dutch digital agency, which is also the subject of takeover interest from WPP.In its letter to Sir Martin's lawyers, sent on Tuesday by Slaughter & May, the 'Magic Circle' law firm, ...
Kim Jong Un's extra-large letter to Trump sparks reaction

Kim Jong Un's extra-large letter to Trump sparks reaction

World
Kim Jong Un’s letter to President Donald Trump was a big deal -- it was also huge. North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol met with President Trump at the White House on Friday, and photos show him handing the U.S. leader an unusually large envelope containing a letter from Kim Jong Un. The internet took notice. I sent Kim Yong Chol to hand deliver this letter to you mostly because it wouldn’t fit in the mailbox...” https://t.co/GDjiczLjD7 After Trump's meeting with Kim Yong Chol, he told reporters that once he reads the missive "I may be in for a big surprise, folks!” Judging by the envelope, "big" is the appropriate word.Let's block ads! (Why?) ABC News: International
West Ham United news: Javier Hernandez sparks doubt over Hammers future and reacts to Manuel Pellegrini appointment

West Ham United news: Javier Hernandez sparks doubt over Hammers future and reacts to Manuel Pellegrini appointment

Sports
Javier Hernandez says suggested he is unsure over the appointment of Manuel Pellegrini at West Ham Saturday, May 26, 2018 West Ham striker Javier Hernandez has sparked doubt over his future at the east London club. The Mexico international has refused to commit his future the Hammers and suggested he was unsure about the appointment of new manager Manuel Pellegrini. Hernandez signed a three-year Hammers contract last summer, as he completed a £16million move from Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen. But the 29-year-old striker lost his first team place towards the end of the season when he was sparingly used by former boss David Moyes, and it has been widely reported that he could leave the Premier League club this summer. West Ham ...
'Disgusting': Cannes film sparks mass walkout

'Disgusting': Cannes film sparks mass walkout

Entertainment
More than 100 people have reportedly walked out of the latest film by Lars Von Trier during a premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Some of those who left early called the dark and grisly serial killer comedy The House that Jack Built "disgusting" and "torturous".The movie, starring Matt Dillon as the lead, is written and directed by the Danish filmmaker, who was banned from Cannes in 2011 for saying he sympathised with Adolf Hitler.Dillon portrays a serial killer as he carries out 12 murders and shows the mutilation of women and children. Walked out on LarsvonTrier . Vile movie. Should not have been made. Actors culpable— Showbiz 411 (@showbiz411) May 14, 2018 One of those who left before the end was the Showbiz 411.com ...