Sport

Repentant Alex Hales determined to grab ‘chance to right the wrongs’

Alex Hales’ drive home from the England training camp in Cardiff in April 2019 felt like the longest journey of his life. That morning England’s former managing director, Ashley Giles, had told Hales he was being kicked out of England’s World Cup squad because he had failed a second recreational drugs test. Hales packed and […]

Lifestyle

Accurate assessment of heart rhythm can optimize chemotherapy use

Using the wrong mathematical formula to assess heartbeat rhythms may lead oncologists to inappropriately stop life-saving chemotherapy, according to research findings from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists. Standardizing the mathematical formulas for measuring heartbeat rhythms with electrocardiograms, and avoiding one commonly used formula, could reduce this unintended outcome, the researchers reported. The formulas in […]

Business

S.Korea 20-day exports fall on holiday effects, slow global economy

South Korea’s exports fell 8.7% in the first 20 days of September from the same period a year earlier due to holiday effects and amid signs of slowing growth in major trading partners, customs agency data showed on Wednesday. The country’s imports for the same 20-day period rose 6.1%, producing a trade deficit of $4.1 […]

Technology

Battlefield 2042 update reworks map, adds vault weapons

Battlefield 2042 Season 2 continues today with the arrival of update 2.1, which most notably reworks the (appropriately named) map Renewal. DICE has taken the decision “to competely remove certain sections of the map” which it has decided broke the game’s “flow” or were simply “too far away”. Getting around the game will be quicker […]

News

Subway customer disgusted by mouldy bread on his sarnie vows to ‘never go back’

A dad was shocked to find he’d been served a sandwich wrapped in mouldy bread from popular global chain Subway. Chris Allen says claims he will never go back to the branch and he was rudely handled by members of the staff after complaining. The 47-year-old was getting lunch with his family on Friday, last […]

Sport

Arsenal make perfect WSL start as Beth Mead punishes early Brighton red card

Curtain up. As the Women’s Super League season began on a freezing Friday on the fringes of London, the hazy sunlit pastures of Wembley felt a long way away. Perhaps this was for the best. There are new battles to be fought, new rivalries to nourish, and for Arsenal a new campaign that brings with […]

Lifestyle

Frenchman rewarded for lifetime of research into narcolepsy

Emmanuel Mignot is one of the world’s leading experts on narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that he finds both “strange” and “fascinating.” The French-born Mignot has dedicated his life to studying the causes of narcolepsy and shedding light on one of the great biological mysteries—sleep. His discovery of the genetic and molecular causes of the disorder […]

Business

EXCLUSIVE Probe into IDB chief backs allegation of relationship with staffer

An outside firm hired to investigate whistleblower allegations found evidence that Inter-American Development Bank President Mauricio Claver-Carone engaged in an intimate relationship with a staffer, three sources briefed on the probe told Reuters. The report also cited examples of abuse of power by Claver-Carone, including his dismissal of some bank employees that investigators believed were […]

Technology

Netflix forming first in-house game studio

Netflix is forming its own in-house game studio, as it seeks to rely less on third-party developers. The new studio will be based in Helsinki and led by Marko Lastikka as director, formerly of Zynga and EA. The studio will create “world class” original games without ads or in-app purchases, reports Engadget. In the past, […]

News

Man, woman and teen boy charged with rape and murder after dad, 31, found dead

A 16-year-old boy is one of three people charged with murder and rape following the death of a 31-year-old man in Rotherham. Adam Clapham was found unresponsive on Monday, 19 September and was confirmed dead at the scene. Robert Crookes, 31, of no fixed address, Lynette Myers, 38, of Hounsfield Crescent, Rotherham and a 16-year-old […]