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August 29, 2017 1:53 PM Randgold shines as gold stocks enjoy safe-haven rally on North Korean missile panic

Safe haven buying has put London-listed gold stocks among the few rising sectors after the latest escalation in North Korean missile testing. As the FTSE 100 shed as much as 100 points on , London’s biggest gold miner Limited () was up 3.6% trading at 7,845p per share. Egypt-based () shares climbed nearly 2%, while, smaller but growing miners like () and Mining 8

August 28, 2017 6:22 PM Charts show how Floyd Mayweather executed his plan perfectly to beat Conor McGregor

The highly anticipated boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather turned out to be much more entertaining than most people expected. However, in the end, the result — a tenth-round TKO by Mayweather — was as expected as Mayweather executed his plan perfectly. One of the most fundamental differences between boxing and MMA is the length of the fights 9

August 27, 2017 6:39 AM Despite Loss, Conor McGregor Can Hold His Head High and Has Plenty of Options

Conor McGregor couldn't will himself to victory against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday in Las Vegas, but give the swaggering 29-year-old UFC champion credit for making things fun. Taking advantage of a glacial start by the 40-year-old Mayweather, McGregor fared better than almost anyone anticipated in their junior middleweight bout at T-Mobile Arena 3

August 27, 2017 5:54 AM No surprise, the Mayweather-McGregor fight lives up to mismatch prediction

McGregor danced, Mayweather retreated. McGregor swatted, Mayweather covered. For the first three rounds at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night, the celebrated mismatch between the boxing champion and the mixed martial arts artist didn’t look much like either sport. Then Mayweather finally lost patience with the circus and turned it into a sham. The boxer 2

August 27, 2017 5:25 AM Floyd Mayweather Takes a Break from Hitting Women, Knocks Out Conor McGregor

There were no real winners here in the grand scheme of things. Early Sunday morning, the undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather defeated mixed martial artist Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, by a technical knockout after the referee stopped the fight in the 10th round, when Mayweather was relentlessly pummeling an exhausted, bloodied 3

August 26, 2017 11:00 PM Contextualising Game of Thrones

Our fight against climate change, like the White Walkers in Game of Thrones, is a difficult but not impossible undertaking. Our planet has had survived the ruinations of past, and has risen like a phoenix from its ashes. But there is a catch: nations must While we are all enjoying one of the most popular TV serials of our time, the fantasy fiction drama 3

August 26, 2017 6:03 PM Las Vegas turns green: Raucous Irish Conor McGregor fans take over Sin City ahead of the Fight of the Century with Floyd Mayweather... and there's plenty of craic (and cracks) to be had

Raucous Irish fans have taken over Las Vegas ahead of what is being billed as the Fight of the Century, as Conor McGregor gets set to take on the undefeated Floyd Mayweather later tonight. The money-spinning showdown is likely to break all records and surpass the $600million (£468million) generated by Mayweather's 2015 fight with Manny Pacquiao 3

August 24, 2017 10:09 AM Qatar restores diplomatic ties with Iran amid Gulf crisis

Qatar has restored full diplomatic relations with Iran in defiance of four other Arab nations who have demanded it curb ties with the Islamic Republic. The emirate recalled its ambassador in 2016 when Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran were attacked after Saudi Arabia executed a leading Shia Muslim cleric. But Qatar now wants to strengthen bilateral relations 2

August 21, 2017 1:48 PM 'Game of Thrones' recap: 'Beyond the Wall'

Last we left "Game of Thrones," Jon Snow, The Hound, Ser Jorah Mormont, the wildling leader Tormund, the Lord of Light-worshipping Beric, Lord of Light priest Thoros, and Robert Baratheon's bastard, Gendry, launched an expedition beyond the Wall to capture a wight. In this week's episode, aptly titled "Beyond the Wall," we find out how that terrifying 6

August 21, 2017 11:34 AM Game of Thrones Episode 706 Recap: Beyond the Wall

Game of Thrones Episode 706 Recap: Beyond the Wall Jon and his group trudge through the snow, making jokes and small talk to pass the time. Jon tries to give Jorah’s father’s sword back to him. Jorah explains he brought shame to his house and forfeited the right to the sword. He insists Jon keep it. In Winterfell, Arya reminisces about her father watching 13