Catalonia vote: Spain expected to impose direct rule

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The Spanish cabinet is expected to approve measures allowing the government to impose direct rule over Catalonia. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy meets with his cabinet almost three weeks after the... Read More

JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

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JJ Abrams, who launched the new era of Star Wars films with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to the series as director of Star Wars: Episode IX. Lucasfilm... Read More

Valve kills Steam Greenlight, announces Steam Direct

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Five years ago, in 2012, Valve announced Steam Greenlight — a new attempt to surface content on Steam and allow users to vote on which games should be featured. Unfortunately,... Read More

Sports Direct 'hid data breach from staff'

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A data breach at retailer Sports Direct last year was reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office but not to staff whose data may have been compromised, according to reports. The... Read More

Sports Direct admits 'serious shortcomings' at Shirebrook

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Sports Direct has admitted “serious shortcomings” in working practices at its Shirebrook warehouse in Derbyshire. In a report commissioned by the firm, it apologised for conditions at the warehouse, which... Read More

Sports Direct admits staff pay errors

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Sports Direct’s founder Mike Ashley has admitted workers at its Derbyshire warehouse were paid below the minimum wage and its policy of fining staff for being late was unacceptable. HMRC... Read More

Laurie Anderson's Habeas Corpus review – a rare and direct work

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The artist collaborates with former Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed el Gharani via livestream in a refreshingly clear performance A performance from Laurie Anderson tends to feel... Read More

Mendes to direct next Bond film

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11 July 2013 Last updated at 12:31 ET Sam Mendes directed the 23rd film in the series, Skyfall Skyfall director Sam Mendes is to direct the 24th James Bond film,... Read More