China reappoints Xi Jinping as president with no term limit

China’s legislature has unanimously approved the reappointment of Xi Jinping as president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve. The National People’s Congress also appointed close Xi ally Wang Qishan to the formerly ceremonial post of vice-president. At the Great Hall of the People, Xi, Wang and other officials took turns …

Fulham give Championship rivals a lift after being pegged back by QPR

Fulham’s efforts to step up their bid for an automatic promotion place suffered a setback as they squandered a two-goal lead and drew 2-2 with Queens Park Rangers at Craven Cottage. Tom Cairney and Lucas Piazon had put Slavisa Jokanovic’s side in control, but Massimo Luongo pulled one back for the visitors in first-half added-time, …

Uefa shows bite to Besiktas but is a pussycat over Danny Welbeck dive | Daniel Taylor

Presumably, everyone is up to speed by now about the reassuring news from Uefa, permanently trying to find different ways of curing football’s ills, that it has launched disciplinary action against Besiktas because of the pitch invader that briefly interrupted the club’s Champions League tie against Bayern Munich. Even by Uefa’s standards, it’s a belter …

Fiona Phillips: I was paid far less on GMTV than Eamonn Holmes

The former GMTV presenter Fiona Phillips has revealed that she was paid considerably less than her co-host Eamonn Holmes. The pair formed one of Britain’s most memorable breakfast TV partnerships between 1996 and 2005, when Holmes departed for Sky News. Phillips continued for a further three years full-time on the ITV show’s sofa. In her …

President of Steven Cohen’s Investment Firm Quits Amid Gender Bias Lawsuit

The billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen in 2016. A top executive at Mr. Cohen’s investment firm, Point72 Asset Management, resigned on Friday, a month after a lawsuit accused the firm of discriminating against female employees. Coley Brown for The New York Times A top executive at the investment firm led by the billionaire investor Steven …