Jimmy Anderson, England’s cold-weather Warne, still the ultimate magician at 40

For many years there was a Jimmy Anderson poster on the back of London buses advertising a well-known brand of bro-vitamins, the kind of everyday pill that makes men happy, toned, slabbed, thickly coiffured, good at sport, magnetic in social situations and frankly – if I can speak plainly here – stone cold model-handsome. The […]


Using smartphones could help improve memory skills

Using digital devices such as smartphones could help improve memory skills, rather than causing people to become lazy or forgetful, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. The research, published in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, showed that digital devices help people to store and remember very important information. This, in turn, frees up […]


Canadian factory activity grows at slowest pace in two years

Canadian manufacturing activity lost further momentum in July as production and new orders declined for the first time since the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, data showed on Tuesday. The S&P Global Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to a seasonally adjusted 52.5 in July from 54.6 in June, its lowest level since […]


Titanium Blockchain CEO pleads guilty to $21 million crypto fundraising scam

Michael Alan Stollery, the CEO of blockchain company Titanium Blockchain Infrastructure Services (TBIS), has pleaded guilty to securities fraud over a $21 million cryptocurrency scam. The California man admitted to falsifying details around the BAR coin, a crowdfunding token that should have — but wasn’t — registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The […]


Pensioner, 85, being booted out of home she’s lived in for 27 years by church landlord

An elderly woman is being evicted from her home, despite being told “it’s yours until the day you die” when she moved in 27 years ago. Anne Allsop, 85, has been handed a legal eviction notice on a “no fault” basis by church officials – and is being forced out. The Presbyterian Church of Wales […]