Sport

England secure team gold in men’s gymnastics with dominant performance

For the third Commonwealth Games in a row England are gold medallists in the men’s team competition, this time triumphing by 13.350 points. It is an outcome that was never in doubt and their success is becoming increasingly predictable but it was a result made even more meaningful by the number of deeply impressive performances […]

Lifestyle

Two heart medications tied to greater heart attack risk during very hot weather

For people with coronary heart disease, beta blockers can improve survival and quality of life, while aspirin and other anti-platelet medications can reduce the risk of a heart attack. But those protections could backfire during hot-weather events, a time when heart attacks are more likely. A new study has found that among people suffering non-fatal […]

Business

Maersk sees global supply chain woes for longer; lifts 2022 guidance

Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) raised its 2022 profit guidance for a second time on Tuesday after beating quarterly revenue expectations as congested global supply chains that have boosted freight rates persist longer than expected. The shipping industry has seen record profits in recent quarters due to a surge in consumer demand and pandemic-related logjams holding up containers […]

Technology

Xbox is trying to make it easier to tell which games you’re allowed to play

Scrolling through your Xbox game library, it can be difficult to tell which games you can actually play at the moment — perhaps you downloaded something from Game Pass, but it’s no longer on the service, or your friend came over to play a game and took the disc it was on home with them. […]

News

Inside London’s ‘cheapest’ flat going for £750 a month with tiny bathroom and kitchen

A London flat has hit the market for the relative bargain price of £750 – but hopeful tenants might want to take a look inside first. The size of the apartment’s bedroom is far from de luxe, offering just enough space to squeeze in a double bed and a wardrobe. It also comes with a […]

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 […]