Cricket World Cup 2019 tickets being resold for more than £12,000

Cricket World Cup 2019 tickets being resold for more than £12,000

Australia captain Aaron Finch and India counterpart Virat Kohli with the World Cup trophyWorld Cup organisers are prepared to take legal action against secondary ticketing sites, with some tickets being priced at over £12,000. Tickets for the England v Australia game at Lord’s are being sold on Viagogo for 104 times their face value. „We…

Japan PM: World against no-deal Brexit

Japan PM: World against no-deal Brexit

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Abe was speaking during a visit to London The „whole world” wants the UK to avoid a no-deal Brexit, Japan’s PM has claimed, after talks with Theresa May. Shinzo Abe pledged „total support” for the withdrawal agreement she has negotiated with the EU, which faces a crunch vote in…

BDO World Youth Championship: Leighton Bennett, 13, becomes youngest winner

BDO World Youth Championship: Leighton Bennett, 13, becomes youngest winner

Leighton Bennett becomes the fourth player, and only the second from England, to win the BDO World Youth ChampionshipThirteen-year-old Leighton Bennett became the youngest-ever winner of the BDO World Youth Championship when he beat Scotland’s Nathan Girvan. England’s Bennett beat his 16-year-old opponent 3-0 in the final at Lakeside, Frimley Green, ending on a 121…

World economy faces ‚darkening skies’

World economy faces ‚darkening skies’

Image copyright Bill Clark/Getty Images Image caption The predicted slowdown is focused on rich countries, particularly the US The World Bank is warning of increasing risks, or what it calls „darkening skies”, for the world economy. In its annual assessment of global prospects the Bank predicts continued, though somewhat slower, growth this year and next.…

Disney World is getting so expensive, it’s pricing out the middle class

Disney World is getting so expensive, it’s pricing out the middle class

Narrator: In 2018, Disney World raised its ticket prices, twice. Take the park’s platinum pass for example, it’s the standard option that grants access to all four parks with no blackout dates. In February, the price went from $779 to $849, then in October its price jumped from $849 to $894, as Disney unveiled its…

PDC World Darts Championship: Gary Anderson beats Dave Chisnall to reach semi-finals

PDC World Darts Championship: Gary Anderson beats Dave Chisnall to reach semi-finals

Anderson says he had to see a chiropractor a day before playing ChisnallTwo-time champions Gary Anderson and Michael van Gerwen will meet in the PDC World Championship semi-finals after winning their last eight ties. Anderson averaged 103.03 and hit 12 maximums as he powered to a 5-2 victory over Dave Chisnall at Alexandra Palace. Number…