Amazon knocks up to 49 percent off LG, Samsung and Sony TVs for today only

Good TVs are always in high demand, so finding deals can be a fruitless quest. If you’re on the lookout for one, Amazon is running a one-day sale right now on LG, Samsung and Sony sets, including OLED and other desirable models at all-time low prices. For instance, LG’s 55-inch A1 OLED is just $ […]

A court ruling knocks another hole in Swiss banking secrecy

Too many yodels, not enough whistles DURING HIS decade-long legal battle with the Swiss authorities, Rudolf Elmer, a bank whistleblower, has endured 48 prosecutorial interrogations, spent six months in solitary confinement and faced 70 court rulings. None, though, has been more important than the decision by Switzerland’s supreme court on October 10th, which set strict limits […]

Eamonn Holmes petrified as Storm Eleanor almost knocks out reporter ‘Get her to safety!’

Rickitt could barely get her words out when she was battered by the 60mph winds as enormous waves crashed and roared behind her.  Eleanor has already almost killed one woman, who is currently fighting for her life in hospital after being struck down by a freak wave, but Ricktt carried on dangerously close to the […]

Stunning knocks that lit up The Ashes

YOU can understand Adam Gilchrist and Steve Smith but how can Nasser Hussain feature in a list of Ashes innings that live long in the memory? With apologies to the likes of Arthur Morris, Don Bradman, Bob Simpson, Doug Walters, Len Hutton and Ricky Ponting, here are six stunning Ashes knocks. ASHES COUNTDOWN: Days 50-41 […]

Hurricane Irma knocks out power to about 5.8 million Florida homes and businesses

Reuters/Carlos Barria (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida, even as the storm’s power waned as it crept up the state’s west coast, according to state officials and local electric utilities. Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning as a dangerous Category 4 storm, the second highest […]

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ knocks ‘Dota 2’ off its Steam throne

It’s no secret that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is selling well even in its Early Access form, but it just crossed an important (if symbolic) milestone. On the morning of August 27th, the battle royale shooter overtook Dota 2 as the game with the most simultaneous players on Steam, with 877,844 fighting at once — yes, it […]

Mayweather knocks out McGregor in the 10th round! Here are the big moments everybody will be talking about

Steve Marcus/Reuters It’s over! One is the greatest boxer of the last 20 years. The other is the biggest name in combat sports. It’s Mayweather-McGregor I. The long-talked-about and much-anticipated boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor actually happened in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena. In what was a much more entertaining fight than […]

Floyd Mayweather knocks out Conor McGregor in epic fight

AP Photo/Isaac Brekken Floyd Mayweather delivered in the biggest fight of the year, defeating Conor McGregor and extending his perfect career record to 50-0. While boxing experts didn’t give McGregor much of a chance, he put on quite a show, coming hard at McGregor and showing a stronger jab than many expected from the mixed martial […]