England to host West Indies, Australia, Pakistan and Ireland in 2020

England will host West Indies, Australia, Pakistan and Ireland in men’s international matches next year. West Indies and Pakistan both visit for three Tests as part of the World Test Championship, while Pakistan will also play three Twenty20 internationals. After this summer’s Ashes series, Australia return in 2020 to play three one-day internationals and three […]

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Inter Miami: David Beckham’s US stadium site ‘contaminated’

The proposed stadium site for David Beckham’s Inter Miami franchise in the MLS has arsenic contamination levels more than twice the legal limit, says an environmental report. Melreese golf course has been closed until further notice by Miami’s city council after the findings. Plans are in place to build a stadium, shopping mall, hotel and […]

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UK sees record foreign investment in tech start-ups

UK tech companies secured a record £5.5bn in foreign investment in the first seven months of this year, research shows. This was more than the amount invested per capita in the US tech sector in the same period, the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport said. Experts say the weaker pound is drawing investors […]

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HS2: Review to examine costs and benefits of rail project

The UK government is launching a review of high-speed rail link HS2 – with a “go or no-go” decision by the end of the year, the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said. It will consider whether and how the project to connect London, the Midlands and northern England should proceed. Billions have already been spent, […]

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Iran tanker row: Greece closes out ship after US warnings

Greece has refused to help the Iranian tanker recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of shipping oil to Syria. Deputy foreign minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis told broadcaster ANT1 his country was “not willing to facilitate the course of this ship to Syria”. The move comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened sanctions on any […]

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