News

Toronto Maple Leafs focus on blueline with first two picks of 2017 NHL draft
News

Toronto Maple Leafs focus on blueline with first two picks of 2017 NHL draft

By Lance Hornby

The Toronto Maple Leafs had a can’t miss pick with No. 1 Auston Matthews last year and might have received another gift in Friday night’s first round of the NHL draft in Chicago.

Looking to improve their …

PWD scam: LG Anil Baijal asks vigilance to act as per rules in plea against Arvind Kejriwal
News

PWD scam: LG Anil Baijal asks vigilance to act as per rules in plea against Arvind Kejriwal

Last month, the Anti-Corruption Branch had lodged three separate FIRs on the basis of a complaint filed by founder of Roads Anti-Corruption Organisation (RACO) Rahul Sharma alleging irregularities in grant of contracts for roads and sewer lines in Delhi in …

F1 2017: Everything you need to know
News

F1 2017: Everything you need to know

The new Formula One season kicks off in Australia this weekend, with the sport preparing to enter a new era.

Here we run through the key changes, driver line-ups, dates for your diary and the best Opta facts ahead of …

Tattooing avocados helps keep up supply of smash hit
News

Tattooing avocados helps keep up supply of smash hit

We’ve smashed them, scooped them, sliced them and blended them. Now we have started tattooing avocados as retailers battle to feed the UK’s growing obsession with the creamy green fruit.

Fruit supplier Mack, based in Kent, handles 1.3m avocados a …

Weapons cache seized at home of LAPD officer accused of having sex with teenage cadet, sources say
News

Weapons cache seized at home of LAPD officer accused of having sex with teenage cadet, sources say

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announces the arrest of LAPD Officer Robert Cain on suspicion of having sex with an underage member of the department’s cadet program. Investigators seized a large weapons cache at Cain’s home late Thursday, sources …

Boris Johnson for PM? David ‘bra size’ Davis? Or the Fox? Place your bets
News

Boris Johnson for PM? David ‘bra size’ Davis? Or the Fox? Place your bets

There is some dispute as to who first described the male libido as like being chained to a madman. Certainly, Kingsley Amis described the eventual loss of his as a relief: “For 50 years, it was like being chained to …

‘Norfolk 4’ sailors pardoned by Virginia governor
News

‘Norfolk 4’ sailors pardoned by Virginia governor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s governor pardoned four former sailors who became known as the “Norfolk Four,” ending a decades-long fight to clear the men of rape and murder convictions based on intimidating police interrogations.

A spokesman for Democratic Gov. …

I’m not going to tell you again: we’ve hit Peak Dad
News

I’m not going to tell you again: we’ve hit Peak Dad

Like many fathers of 17-year-olds, I’ve become accustomed to my son nicking clothes out of my wardrobe. I’ve put this behaviour down to laziness, combined with the poverty of youth. If I’m honest, I had taken it as a backhanded …

‘Young & Hungry’ Season 5, Part 1 Now Available On Netflix
News

‘Young & Hungry’ Season 5, Part 1 Now Available On Netflix

Fans of Emily Osment who have been patiently waiting don’t have to wait anymore as Season 5, Part 1 of Young & Hungry is now available on Netflix.

According to Hollywood Reporter, it was 2 days ago on June 21 …

Bulls and Timberwolves Upstage Draft With Jimmy Butler Trade
News

Bulls and Timberwolves Upstage Draft With Jimmy Butler Trade

After a predictable playoffs, with Golden State smashing everyone to smithereens en route to a second championship in three years, the first few days of the off-season have been full of intrigue for the rest of the N.B.A.: With the …