Gaucho to close Cau chain and axe 540 staff

Gaucho to close Cau chain and axe 540 staff

Image copyright EPA The Gaucho restaurant group is closing down its entire Cau chain at a cost of 540 jobs. Accountancy firm Deloitte has been appointed as the administrator to the specialist steak group. It said that all 22 branches of Cau would close to allow the group to focus on selling the Gaucho Grill... Read More

Profile: Ian Paisley

Profile: Ian Paisley

Image copyright PAcemaker Ian Paisley’s sanction for breaking parliamentary rules, which could see him suspended from the House of Commons for 30 days, is the latest chapter in a political career that has combined controversy with huge popularity at the ballot box. The youngest child of Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) founder Ian Paisley, Ian Paisley... Read More

Chance the Rapper returns with four new songs, buys local news site Chicagoist

Chance the Rapper returns with four new songs, buys local news site Chicagoist

Maeve McDermott USA TODAY Published 12:19 p.m. UTC Jul 19, 2018 Life is good for Chance the Rapper, who started July by proposing to longtime girlfriend Kirsten Corley on the 4th, and shared four surprise songs on Thursday, his first new solo music since 2016’s “Coloring Book.”  There’s “I Might Need Security,” built around a catchy-yet-radio unfriendly... Read More

US Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly

US Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The Great Recession continues to take a grim toll: Since 2009, a growing number of Americans have died from liver disease and liver cancer. The increase among 25- to 34-year-olds is especially troubling because the deaths are due to cirrhosis, a disease caused by excessive drinking, the authors... Read More

Baby snake ‘frozen in time’ gives insight into lost world

Baby snake ‘frozen in time’ gives insight into lost world

Image copyright Ming BAI/Chinese Academy of Sciences Image caption The fossil gives an insight into how snakes became such successful creatures The fossil of a baby snake has been discovered entombed inside amber. The creature has been frozen in time for 99 million years. The snake lived in what is now Myanmar, during the age... Read More

Bryce Harper wins Home Run Derby in dramatic style

Bryce Harper wins Home Run Derby in dramatic style

11:36 PM ET ESPN News Services There is much joy in the nation’s capital. Mighty Bryce Harper has struck it big. Wearing a District of Columbia flag bandana on his forehead, the Washington Nationals star finished the final round of Monday’s Home Run Derby with 19 homers at Nationals Park the night before the All-Star... Read More