Mystery writer PD James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story, has died, her publisher said. She was 94. Publisher Faber and Faber said James died Thursday at her home in Oxford, southern England.
With players mourning the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, there is still uncertainty over whether the first Test between India and Australia will go on as per schedule next week.
A 'broken' Sean Abbott faced rebuilding his life Friday after delivering the ball that killed Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, although Cricket Australia said the young bowler was holding up well given the circumstances.
Current World number 7 Eugenie Bouchard, who was to represent UAE Royals in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury she had sustained while training on Monday.
Brent crude fell towards $72 a barrel on Friday, close to a four-year low touched the day before after OPEC decided not to cut oil output to support prices.
Celebrity sightings this month
E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the amount of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco. Researchers in Japan found carcinogens such as formaldehyde and acetaldehyde in vapour produced by several types of e-cigarette liquid.