Sport Direct’s Mike Ashley faces shareholder unrest at annual meeting

Image copyright Getty Images Mike Ashley faced shareholder unrest again at Sports Direct’s meeting with investors on Wednesday. Some major investors believe founder Mike Ashley, who owns more than 62%, has too much control over the retailer. The firm has been criticised for several “strange missteps”, including its House of Fraser purchase. A major bone…

San Fermín: Three gored during annual Pamplona bull run

Image copyright EPA Image caption Reports say at least one of those injured required surgery Three people have been gored during the first bull run at the annual San Fermín festival in Pamplona. Officials say those with gore injuries are two US citizens, aged 23 and 46, and a Spaniard. Two others were taken to…

The Third Annual Dubious E3 Awards

As longtime readers are aware, I’ve adapted an ingenious defense mechanism to dealing with G.I.’s horrible lists and rankings – instead of lending consideration to my fellow co-workers’ obviously wrong opinions, I simply disavow the lists completely and come up with my own competing awards instead. This method has proven shockingly popular with readers I…