‘Normal’ Jack Grealish revelling in role as England fans’ favourite

Jack Grealish saunters over, a little tousled, looking as if he has just woken, which he confirms he has. It is 4.30pm at St George’s Park, the England midfielder is late for his media interview – actually he is really late – and, deadlines being deadlines, his audience is shifting uncomfortably. “Yeah, every day, I […]


Study finds breast cancer’s response to tumor stiffness may predict bone metastasis

In cases of breast cancer, bone metastasis—when cancer cells spread to new sites in the bone—causes the most breast cancer-related harm and is often incurable in advanced disease. A new study by University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers found that cancer cells become more aggressive when exposed to tissue stiffening and that these changes persist […]


Chinese firm Didi’s $4 bln IPO books covered on first day of bookbuild

Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Global Inc’s $4 billion initial public offering (IPO) received enough investor demand to clinch its targeted price range on Friday, vindicating a lowering of valuation expectations, people familiar with the matter said. The listing in New York, which will be the biggest U.S. share sale by a Chinese company since Alibaba […]


Twitter, TikTok, Google, and Facebook promise to boost protections for women online

At the UN Generation Equality Forum in Paris on Thursday Twitter, TikTok, Google, and Facebook committed to tackling online abuse and improving safety for women on their platforms. The pledge came following consultations with the World Wide Web Foundation (WWWF) over the past year, aimed at examining online gender-based violence and abuse. The WWWF said […]


Three-legged dog looking for forever home after spending 1,000 days in kennels

A three-legged dog described as a ‘loving, sensitive’ pooch is looking for a permanent home after spending almost three years in kennels. Rowland the lurcher has been living at a dog’s home for 1,000 days and staff there are desperate to find a loving family to take him in. He was found straying by local […]