Sport

Rennes hammer Lyon and take aim at Champions League places

On a weekend when the other teams in the mix for the European places stumbled – draws for Monaco and Marseille, a defeat for Nice – Sunday night fixture looked like an appealing one, with Lyon traveling to Rennes. It was no shock that the match would feature so much attacking play but it was […]

Lifestyle

Lack of important molecule in red blood cells causes vascular damage in type 2 diabetes

Altered function of the red blood cells leads to vascular damage in type 2 diabetes. Results from a new study in cells from patients with type 2 diabetes and mice show that this effect is caused by low levels of an important molecule in red blood cells. The study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in […]

Business

The inflation conundrum

There’s no respite for global policymakers from the dreaded “I” word. They may have spent the greater part of the last two weeks reiterating their belief that high inflation is transitory, but markets remain wary of buying into that message. Hardly surprising, given recent data prints. Chinese factory gate prices gained at their fastest clip […]

Technology

Valve reveals more Steam Deck hardware details: AMD Zen 2 SoC + RDNA 2 tech

Valve used the recent Steamworks Virtual Conference to reveal new details about the upcoming Steam Deck, including a Final Fantasy VII-inspired codename for the custom SoC powering the handheld machine: Aerith. Valve has revealed a lot of information on the Steam Deck recently, and not all of it good — it seems the chip shortage […]

News

Mum in stitches at son’s “Chandler Bing” grin in school photo

Claire Southern burst out laughing when she was handed Jacob’s photograph from a teacher at Willows Primary School in Wythenshawe, Manchester on Tuesday Official school photographs are a treasured commodity. They can capture some hilarious moments – including the awkward moment one mum sent her daughter to school in the wrong outfit. Now one mum […]

Sport

Eddie Jones faces backlash for ‘unfair’ remarks about Emma Raducanu

The England rugby union head coach, Eddie Jones, has received criticism after claiming that Emma Raducanu has been burdened by “distractions” that have affected her form on the court. Jones, who was speaking after England defeated Tonga in the Autumn Nations Series on Saturday, used Raducanu as a cautionary example when discussing the need for […]

Lifestyle

Bedtime linked with heart health

Going to sleep between 10:00 and 11:00 pm is associated with a lower risk of developing heart disease compared to earlier or later bedtimes, according to a study published today in European Heart Journal—Digital Health, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “The body has a 24-hour internal clock, called circadian rhythm, that […]

Business

China import fair sees $70.72 bln worth of ‘intentional’ deals signed

The fourth China International Import Expo (CIIE) saw $70.62 billion worth of “intentional” deals signed, down 2.6% from last year, state broadcaster CCTV said, citing an organiser of the event that closed on Wednesday. It cited Sun Chenghai, deputy director-general of the bureau responsible for organising the week-long import fair in the commercial hub of […]

Technology

Microsoft blocks tool that redirects Edge links in Windows 11, but there are alternative solutions

We all know that Microsoft isn’t afraid to use aggressive tactics when it comes to pushing people onto its products. Redmond’s stance was clearly illustrated when it recently started blocking a tool called EdgeDeflector in Windows 11 that redirects links away from the company’s browser and to the user’s preferred option. As most Windows users […]

News

Hotel worker says you should avoid the complimentary breakfast at all costs

In a viral Tik Tok warning, the former hotel worker said that budget accommodation will cut corners wherever possible – and that the food served is made in a dirty kitchen and comprises of cheap ingredients A former hotel worker has lifted the lid on budget accommodation kitchens – and said that you should avoid […]