To stiff-arm is defined by Google as “to tackle or fend off by extending an arm rigidly”.
Comcast has snapped up more than 30% of Sky shares on the open market after emerging victorious in a bidding war with Fox for the British broadcaster.
Comcast has snapped up 29% of Sky shares on the open market after emerging victorious in a bidding war with Fox for the British broadcaster.
Prosecutors have asked a US judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.
President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have signed the first major agreement of Mr Trump’s trade agenda.
President Donald Trump has said his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will unfold much like their first meeting, except for the location.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh has said he will “not be intimidated into withdrawing” his nomination for the US Supreme Court after allegations of sexual misconduct.
President Donald Trump and his embattled deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein have spoke on Monday and will meet on Thursday at the White House amid uncertainty about Mr Rosenstein’s fate.
Karen Bradley will emphasise the Government’s opposition to a hard border in Ireland following Brexit during a visit to the United States.
Celine Dion has announced she will end her Las Vegas residency next year.
Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing has opened with a debate over whether the 81-year-old comedian should be branded a “sexually violent predator”.
Is there anything more agonisingly cute than a sleepy baby orangutan hiccuping?
US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein is heading to the White House expecting to be fired following reports that he had made comments critical of President Donald Trump, a source said.
A rare two-headed snake has been found in the US and is now being looked after at a wildlife centre.
Donald Trump has staunchly defended his embattled Supreme Court nominee against a new allegation of sexual misconduct, calling the accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh “totally political”.
US President Donald Trump has said a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to take place “quite soon”.
Bill Cosby has arrived for a sentencing hearing that will determine how the comedian will be punished for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman more than 14 years ago.
A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against US Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Randgold Resources and Canada’s Barrick have agreed to merge in a deal that will create an 18.3 billion US dollar (£14 billion) gold mining giant.
China has said it is “outraged” over US economic sanctions against a Chinese military agency and its director over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment, and demanded the US cancel the measure.
A Chinese military agency and its director are facing US sanctions over the purchase of Russian weapons, the State Department has announced.
“This is a tough hurricane, one of the wettest we’ve ever seen from the standpoint of water.”
European shares rallied on Tuesday as trade war fears cooled, but the boost was not enough to keep London’s top-flight out of the red.
A man who was mocked online after he was filmed shaving on a train has shared his full story, asking people not to mock him.
The Emmy Awards 2018 saw celebrities from across the world descend on Los Angeles for the biggest night in US television.
The owner of one of Britain’s biggest oil refineries could be forced to sell the plant as a legal spat over unpaid debts intensifies.
A young deer and its mum had a lucky escape when they were rescued from a sticky situation by a crew of firefighters.
Flood waters are continuing to rise and rain is still falling in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in the US.
A teenager has gone viral for a beautiful drawing that made it to the final of a local art competition – despite containing a rude word hidden in the piece 54 times.
The FTSE 100 ended in positive territory on Friday as traders sounded a note of cautious optimism following weeks of fretting over global trade.