Selby Books Robertson Clash – World Snooker

Selby Books Robertson Clash - World Snooker

Mark Selby set up a blockbuster quarter-final showdown with Neil Robertson at the BetVictor Scottish Open, beating Jack Lisowski 4-2 in Edinburgh. Selby is aiming to pick up the Stephen Hendry Trophy for a third time this weekend, having claimed the title in 2019 and 2020, his first two appearances in the event. However, to … Read more

Mindy Kaling sizzles in a LBD and leopard-print dress while promoting her new book publishing studio

Mindy Kaling, 43, wore a black minidress and platform heels as she arrived at Good Morning America in New York City on Thursday

Mindy Kaling looked stunning in a black minidress and platform heels as she arrived at Good Morning America in New York City on Thursday. The Mindy Project star, 43 – who has been showing off her weight loss of late – wore a fur-trimmed, faux-leather coat as she arrived at the studios for her appearance … Read more

‘Sound of Light’ By Amanda Bridgeman

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Share this: Imagine a mutant who can convert sound energy into light energy. Doesn’t that sound like the perfect power for a rockstar? Marvel thought so too and Dazzler was born. But Dazzler isn’t interested in being an X-man or working for SHIELD, she just wants to sing. But now she’s being pulled back. Her … Read more

Book flights to Spain for as low as $370

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The deals to Europe have been nonstop these past couple of weeks — and now, you can get flights to Spain for as low as $370. Multiple airlines are offering bargain flights to Barcelona and Madrid from a range of US cities including New York, Los Angeles, Washington and even Honolulu. The travel dates fall … Read more

US close: Stocks slide as traders book post-Powell profits

US close: Stocks slide as traders book post-Powell profits

Wall Street stocks were mostly lower at the close on Thursday, having surged in the previous session after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell suggested a slowdown in the pace of rate hikes was on the horizon. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.56% at 34,395.01 and the S&P500 was … Read more

Portland Bible’s Loss Was By The Book

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In a meeting of church and state, the state laid down the hammer last night. Portland State is a member of the Big Sky Conference. The Vikings men’s basketball team is just 4-4 this season, but has already beaten Oregon State twice. Last night the Vikings played Portland Bible College, a member of the National … Read more

Why Listening to Audiobooks Is as Good as Reading Books

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Reading for pleasure can be one of the most relaxing activities. Whether on the subway, on a plane, in the park, or at home—where you read does not matter. Unfortunately, a discourse has sprung up arguing that how and what you read does matter. Literary purists believe that unless you’re reading a paperback book, you’re … Read more

A choice of art books – from Carpaccio to David Hockney

A choice of art books – from Carpaccio to David Hockney

David Hockney once remarked that he wasn’t greedy for money, but was covetous of an interesting life. Then he added that he could find excitement ‘in raindrops falling on a puddle’. There are no puddles in MyWindow (Taschen, £100), previously only available as a limited edition, but Hockney finds ravishing beauty in such sights as … Read more

Book review: Majestic River, by Charles WJ Withers

Book review: Majestic River, by Charles WJ Withers

This is both an admirable biography of the explorer Mungo Park and also a thoughtful meditation on early British involvement in West Africa, writes Allan Massie Professor Charles Withers, Geographer Royal for Scotland, has written what must surely be the definitive biography of Mungo Park and the fullest account of his exploration of the River … Read more