Sport

‘A slap in the face’: NFL hits Washington with $10m fine after misconduct probe

The NFL has fined the Washington Football Team $10m (£7.27) and owner Dan Snyder is stepping away from day-to-day operations for several months after an independent investigation found the organization’s workplace “highly unprofessional”, especially for women. The team was not stripped of any draft picks and no formal suspensions were handed out as part of […]

Lifestyle

New treatment options for the deadliest of cancers

A new way to target a mutant protein which can cause the deadliest of cancers in humans has been uncovered by scientists at the University of Leeds.The mutated form of the RAS protein has been referred to as the “Death Star” because of its ability to resist treatments and is found in 96% of pancreatic […]

Business

Amazon, Google face formal fake review inquiry in Britain

Britain’s competition regulator started a formal investigation on Friday into whether Amazon (AMZN.O) and Google (GOOGL.O) may not have done enough to prevent or remove fake reviews. Along with regulators in the United Sates and the European Union, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has stepped up its scrutiny of big tech firms in recent […]

Technology

Insignia batteries are steeply discounted at Best Buy

If you just need more commonly sized batteries, you can get a 36-pack of AA and AAA batteries that includes 24 AA and 12 AAA batteries for $5.95 (usually $16.99). Best Buy has other varieties of batteries on sale today, including AAAA and coin batteries for watches, if you want to take a look yourself. […]

News

Family rescue lamb from the slaughter – and proceed to teach it how to play football

A family rescued a lamb from slaughter after finding it with its dead mum – and taught the animal to play football. In a heartbreaking scene straight out of a Disney film, mother and daughter, Sheri and Erin-Mai Jeffries, discovered the baby animal next the dead ewe in a field next to their house. They […]

Sport

Haitian football in turmoil as chairman of Fifa-appointed committee quits

Jacques Letang has resigned as the chairman of the normalisation committee appointed by Fifa to restore order to the Fédération Haïtienne de Football (FHF). Letang, the president of Haiti’s bar federation who has worked for Unicef, was appointed as chairman of the committee at the start of February by Fifa’s ethics committee after former FHF […]

Lifestyle

Machine learning helps in predicting when immunotherapy will be effective

When it comes to defense, the body relies on attack thanks to the lymphatic and immune systems. The immune system is like the body’s own personal police force as it hunts down and eliminates pathogenic villains. “The body’s immune system is very good at identifying cells that are acting strangely. These include cells that could […]

Business

Euro zone to recover faster than thought, still needs support

The euro zone is recovering faster than earlier expected, but still needs continued fiscal and monetary support so that the pandemic does not leave scars, European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde told European Union leaders on Friday. “Euro area GDP is recovering and will return to pre-pandemic levels by the first quarter of 2022, one […]

Technology

How to install the watchOS 8 public beta

Apple has now released public betas for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, tvOS 15, and macOS Monterey. We’ve covered how to get the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 betas here — follow along below if you’re interested in testing out the latest Apple Watch software, too. WatchOS 8 is expected to get a full, […]

News

Japan landslide: Terrifying moment rain causes devastating collapse as two people feared dead

This terrifying footage captures a devastating landslide caused by heavy rain which has destroyed homes, reportedly killed two people and left 20 people missing in Japan. The mudslide tore through the city of Atami on Saturday, where rain has lashed down for days. Panicked residents are heard shouting at the start of the video as […]