Sport

Brighton sink 10-man Wolves thanks to late Pascal Gross strike

Wolves’ incoming head coach, Julen Lopetegui, will be buoyed by the desire and determination offered by his team, who played with a one-man deficit for the second half, but he will know he is entering a relegation fight with a squad short on confidence after this entertaining defeat. It looked as if Wolves would hold […]

Lifestyle

Low levels of air pollution deadlier than previously thought

The World Health Organization’s most recent estimates (2016) are that over 4.2 million people die prematurely each year due to long-term exposure to fine particulate outdoor air pollution (often referred to as PM2.5). A recent study involving McGill researchers now suggests that the annual global death toll from outdoor PM2.5 may be significantly higher than […]

Business

BoE’s Bailey confirms decrease in bond purchase cap

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said on Friday that the maximum size of the BoE’s Asset Purchase Facility holdings can now be lowered to 886 billion pounds from 966 billion pounds, after the conclusion of emergency purchases last month. The BoE bought 19 billion pounds of long-dated and index-linked government bonds last month to […]

Technology

Aqara’s Matter transition begins in December with free hub update

Aqara just lifted the veil on its smart home roadmap at the Matter launch event in Amsterdam. It starts with a free software update in December for the Hub M2 to make many of Aqara’s existing Zigbee devices Matter compatible. That will be followed by the release of Aqara’s first two Matter-over-Thread devices in early […]

News

BMW smashes into popular Manchester restaurant with three rescued from wreckage

A BMW has been pictured after it crashed into the front of a restaurant on a busy road in the centre of Manchester. The blue car smashed into the popular Red Chilli restaurant on Oxford Road at around 9.20pm, reported the Manchester Evening News. Three men were led from the car by the fire service. […]

Sport

Haaland takes Manchester City top after injury-time penalty against Fulham

“Championes! Championes!” rang out from the delirious Manchester City fans at the final whistle, as they serenaded a clutch of their players led by the 95th-minute game-winning hero Erling Haaland. The Norwegian continues to write his own headlines by scoring from the spot – the kick went under Bernd Leno’s body – and denying Fulham […]

Lifestyle

High fat, low carb: A ketogenic diet could help patients with polycystic kidney disease

A new study has shown that ketosis—a state in which the body primarily uses dietary fats as energy sources—may have positive effects on kidney function in people affected by hereditary polycystic kidney disease. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, or ADPKD, is the most common hereditary kidney disease and causes about 10% of all cases of […]

Business

Euro zone downturn deepens, points to winter recession

The downturn in the euro zone economy has deepened as high inflation and fears of an intensifying energy crisis hit demand, adding to evidence the bloc is heading for a winter recession. A closely-watched survey showed euro zone October business activity contracted at the fastest pace since late 2020. German industrial orders also slumped more […]

Technology

WhatsApp gets better for big groups with new Communities and 32-person video chats

Meta is rolling out a few changes to WhatsApp that will make the app better to use for large circles of people, including the wide rollout of Communities. Communities are designed to house multiple related groups within bigger organizations of people, such as a neighborhood or a workplace. Think something like Slack or Discord, but […]

News

‘Purple Tuesday needs to show real commitment to disabled people – not just marketing’

Today is Purple Tuesday, when companies and organisations commit to becoming more accessible and inclusive to disabled people. Sounds good right? Well, you’d think it would be a day of brands giving disabled people proof of how they’ve made their stores, sites and products more accessible and want to work with us, but instead we […]