Sport

‘A nation has fallen in love’: Lionesses charge can transform girls’ football

When England emerge from the tunnel at a sold-out Wembley on Sunday to play Germany, the record eight-time winners of the competition, eyes will be on them like never before. The Lionesses’ run to the World Cup semi-final in Canada in 2015 was unexpected and caught the attention of many back home. The journey to […]

Lifestyle

Iron buildup in brain linked to higher risk for movement disorders

A disorder called hereditary hemochromatosis, caused by a gene mutation, results in the body absorbing too much iron, leading to tissue damage and conditions like liver disease, heart problems and diabetes. Scant and conflicting research had previously suggested, however, that the brain was spared from iron accumulation by the blood-brain barrier, a network of blood […]

Business

Air Canada raises annual cost forecast, misses earnings

Air Canada (AC.TO) on Tuesday missed on earnings as costs rise after posting a smaller quarterly loss and forecasting higher full-year expenses, sending shares down 1% in morning trade. North American carriers are flying more passengers after a pandemic-induced slump, but face rising labor costs and high jet fuel prices, along with staffing shortages and […]

Technology

Fired cable news hosts Cuomo and Olbermann plot podcast comebacks

I hope you all had a good weekend. As you can tell, I did not get eaten by a shark, though that is because my husband forgot to register for a beach pass. Next time’s the charm, Evan!! On tap for today: cable news rogues turn to podcasting, pornographic content on Spotify, and earnings previews […]

News

Helicopter pilot told Brit tourist ‘stop, stop, stop’ moments before blade killed him

A Greek police chief investigating the death of a Brit tourist killed by a helicopter propeller has claimed the pilot desperately tried to warn the holidaymaker seconds before he died. Jack Fenton, 22, was tragically killed by a helicopter propeller in Athens after returning from a family holiday on the island of Mykonos. According to […]

Sport

Bowls, boxing, basketball: Birmingham’s bonanza of sport

“Ten, nine, eight, no wait, I’ve got ahead of myself, nine, eight, seven…” The Birmingham Commonwealth Games began with this out-of-synch countdown in (and yes I had to triple check this) Royal Leamington Spa, where, at just gone eight on Friday morning, 80 finely-honed athletes filed out of a little wooden pavilion in Victoria Park […]

Lifestyle

Predicting patients’ race can improve equity in health care delivery, says new analysis

Algorithms designed to guide medical care can contribute to racially inequitable outcomes, but eliminating information about patient race and ethnicity as an input to algorithms is not the right way to address the issue, according to new analysis from the RAND Corporation. Instead, using tools to estimate racial and ethnic information about patients where self-identified […]

Business

U.S. adds 25 Airbus planes operated by Russian airlines to export violation list

The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday will add 25 Airbus airplanes operated by Russian airlines believed to violate U.S. export controls as part of the Biden administration’s sanctions over the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the agency said. The department has previously identified more than 150 Boeing airplanes and one Gulfstream plane that had flown into […]

Technology

Uber’s posh electric car service is coming to more cities

Uber’s premium electric car service is arriving in more US cities, the company said. Uber Comfort Electric, which is more expensive than Uber X but not as posh as Uber Black, is now available in seven additional cities, including Las Vegas, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Austin, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. In May, Uber launched Comfort Electric in […]

News

Brazen porch thief steals £600 chairs from doorstep leaving couple standing for dinner

A young couple have been left standing at their dining table after a brazen thief “stole £600 chairs” from their doorstep. The pair had only just moved to the area and were looking forward to enjoying their new home and exploring the neighbourhood. However, they were left in shock when they looked back at their […]