Sport

Championship roundup: Blackburn frustrated by dogged Huddersfield

Tony Mowbray described the officiating at Ewood Park as “embarrassing” after Blackburn’s six-match winning run came to an end following a goalless draw with Huddersfield. Nullified by the visitors’ defensive solidarity, Blackburn were restricted to few chances, with Reda Khadra’s strike against the frame of the goal the closest they came. Mowbray was incensed that […]

Lifestyle

Easy wins: imperfect produce – the perfect solution to food waste

While 5 million Australians go hungry each year, an estimated 7.3m tonnes of food is wasted. In Australia, up to 25% of all vegetables produced never leave the farm, often because they are too oddly shaped for the grocery store. All the while, these reject fruits and vegetables – also known as “imperfect produce” – […]

Business

Allegiant Air buys 50 new Boeing 737 MAX jets in strategy shift

U.S. low-cost carrier Allegiant Air confirmed plans on Wednesday to buy 50 new Boeing (BA.N) 737 MAX jets worth $5.5 billion at list prices in a switch of supplier and strategy as it gears up for a post-pandemic rebound in tourism. Allegiant “has experienced one of the strongest recoveries of U.S. airlines,” Jefferies analyst Sheila […]

Technology

Asus’ new ROG Zephyrus G14 and G15 feature webcams and better screens

Asus has delivered some big upgrades to its ROG Zephyrus G14 and G15 laptops for 2022. These lines have already been beloved for great battery life, solid performance for gaming and creative work, and aggressive pricing. The most notable feature improvements for both laptops include the Windows Hello IR camera (both laptops previously omitted a […]

News

Woman horrified after claiming she found snail in her Toby Carvery roast dinner

Chloe Walshaw and her boyfriend ordered two meals from the Toby Carvery restaurant on Uber Eats on New Year’s Day – and she claims she was shocked after finding a snail in her roast dinner A woman has spoken of her horror after she claims she found a snail in her Toby Carvery roast dinner. […]

Sport

Tom Woolstencroft and Maro Itoje help Saracens break Northampton’s spirit

“Same old Sarries, always cheating,” came the chant from a Northampton supporter in the crowd. It is unclear whether he was moaning about the legality of some of their defensive work or perhaps making reference to how their salary-cap scandal has been referenced a lot of late, but he got one thing spot-on: this was […]

Lifestyle

Children are bedless but the rich sleep on

I was horrified to read your article (‘I’m always tired, Miss’: the sleepless children of Leeds’ bed poverty crisis, 2 January) about children whose education is suffering because they do not have access to a bed of their own. What sort of society do we live in when a young and no doubt overworked teacher […]

Business

Cryptocurrencies see outflows in final week of 2021

The final week of 2021 saw a third straight week of investment outflows from cryptocurrency funds, even as it capped a year of strong inflows into digital asset investment products, data from digital currency manager CoinShares showed. Outflows from the sector totaled $32 million last week, taking the tally for the last three weeks to […]

Technology

OPI releases Xbox-inspired nail polish which unlocks in-game content

OPI and Xbox are collaborating on a new lineup of gaming-inspired nail polishes that also unlock in-game content for Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5. The vibrant line of 12 nail polish colors is available today in the US at Ulta Beauty. Purchasing colors in the line qualifies for redeemable codes to unlock an exclusive […]

News

Boy, 5, given months to live celebrates Christmas thanks to new cancer trial drug

Five year-old Caleb Stirrat’s future looking brighter after he battled meningitis while undergoing intensive treatment for rare brain cancer over Christmas A Christmas loving schoolboy previously given months to live has finally celebrated the big day with his family, thanks to a new trial drug. Caleb Stirrat and his triplet sisters Poppy and Alyssia were […]