'Ass' backwards: Joey Votto reverses his harsh words about Canada

Cincinnati Reds all-star Joey Votto has penned an apology after saying in a podcast on Tuesday that he doesn't care about Canada, Canadian baseball or his hometown of Toronto. Votto, who played for Canada at the 2009 and 2013 World Baseball Classics and won the Lou Marsh Award as Canada's athlete of the year in […]

800 words review – The best thing from Australian television since Neighbours

It’s an antipodean hybrid, a story about a widowed Australian journalist who pens an 800-word column each week about living in a small coastal town in New Zealand called Weld with his two teenage children. If you ignore his straight-to-camera homilies, concentrate on the comedy-drama and squint a little you could almost be watching Cold […]

Kevin Hart is ‘lost for words’ after his friend is charged for allegedly extorting him in a bizarre cheating scandal

Kevin Winter/Getty Images One of Kevin Hart’s longtime friends was charged for allegedly trying to extort him. Hart allegedly cheated on his wife with another woman, and Jonathan Jackson allegedly threatened to release a tape unless Hart gave him millions of dollars. Hart said he was “in complete disbelief” when charges were announced.   Jonathan […]

‘Not her own words’: Skripal relative describes weird phone call, asks PM May for UK visa

Sergei Skripal’s niece has written a letter to Theresa May after the UK abruptly denied her an entry visa to visit relatives, who are recovering from alleged poisoning by a military grade nerve agent, Victoria Skripal told Ruptly. Shocked by the British authorities’ refusal to grant her a visa to visit relatives recovering from the […]

BBC's In Her Own Words had a catchy final song, what was it? THE SATURDAY BRIEFING

A: Most of the music for that documentary was specially composed by Michael Nyman, but the song played over the end credits was The Movie About Us, composed and sung by Swedish singer Eva Dahlgren. Q: While watching a football match on TV one of the commentators spoke about bending the ball. This brought to […]

The same 2 words keep coming up in Jamie Dimon’s annual letter

Getty/Mark Wilson JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon’s annual letter to shareholders was just published.  The 47-page letter covers a lot of ground, ranging from how to tackle bureaucracy in big organizations to trade policy. But the same two words kept popping up: adding bankers. JPMorgan is looking to expand across just about every business. Jamie Dimon’s annual […]

Royal wedding: Prince William's words that finally prompted Prince Harry to marry Meghan

Prince Harry: The Inside Story, a new book by Duncan Larcombe, has revealed how a joking remark by Prince William could give an insight into why Harry chose to settle down. The publication, written by award-winning journalist and former royal editor of the Sun, has been updated with new chapters on the Prince Harry and […]

Harry and Meghan BEFORE they met – The story of the Royal couple told in their own words

Royally Suited, by veteran reporter Phil Dampier, highlights the couple’s best quotes both before they met in 2016 and after their romance was revealed later that year in a Sunday Express world exclusive. Here are some of the best… PRINCE HARRY BEFORE HE MET MEGHAN… When a young Prince William told his mother Diana: “When […]

What 6 simple words from the CEO of United Airlines can teach us about leadership

Oscar Munoz reacted publicly to two incidents aboard United Airlines flights — a passenger unnecessarily dragged off a flight in 2017, and the recent death of a pet dog.  Munoz admitted “we got it wrong last week,” and has said that these episodes will serve as a reminder of how quickly things can go wrong.  […]

Airline pilot explains 21 code words passengers don’t understand

Shutterstock/Sorbis Patrick Smith is an author, aviation blogger, and commercial airline pilot. He compiled a list of commonly misunderstood airline terms for his site, AskThePilot. For most of us, flying is still an inherently mysterious activity. To shed some light on the world of commercial air travel, Business Insider turned to Patrick Smith for some […]