Australian Ballet performance cut short by rat

Image copyright AUSTRALIAN BALLET Image caption The Australian Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty performance was plunged into darkness A hungry rat has been blamed for a power failure during a ballet in Australia. Dancers and audience members were plunged into darkness during the second half of a Sleeping Beauty performance by the Australian Ballet. About 2,000 patrons […]

ZTE inches closer to resuming business in US

Image copyright Getty Images Chinese tech giant ZTE has signed an agreement with the US clearing the way for it to resume business in the country. Once ZTE makes a $400m (£303m) security deposit, an order to lift the ban will be issued, the US Commerce Department said. ZTE was blocked from buying US parts […]

Will a US-UK free trade deal ever happen?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Could the leaders of the US and UK agree a post-Brexit trade deal? A year ago, President Trump buoyed hopes of a trade deal between the US and the UK, pledging a “powerful” pact that would happen “very, very quickly”. But as Mr Trump meets with Prime Minister Theresa May […]

World Cup 2018: Croatia v England

Mandzukic nets extra-time winner against England England’s bid to reach a first World Cup final since 1966 came to an agonising end as they lost in extra time to Croatia in Moscow. Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute of the semi-final, slotting in from Ivan Perisic’s flick-on into the […]