Sport

Fourteen venues shortlisted by the UK and Ireland bid to host Euro 2028

The four UK nations and Ireland have submitted a dossier to Uefa outlining their plans to host Euro 2028, with 14 stadiums across the five countries shortlisted to hold matches, including Everton’s future home at Bramley-Moore Dock and Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, one of two north-east venues selected. A final list of 10 will be […]

Lifestyle

Youth suicide rates in US linked to shortages of mental healthcare workers at county level

Youth suicide rate increased as county levels of mental health professional shortages increased, after adjusting for county demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, according to the first national study to assess this association. The association remained significant for youth suicides by firearms. “Our results underscore the critical need to expand the mental health professional workforce in counties […]

Business

Wall Street bonuses to plunge as much as 45% for bankers – study

Wall Street investment bankers can expect much smaller bonuses this year as the economy slows, according to projections published on Tuesday by Johnson Associates Inc, a compensation consultant in New York. Bankers who underwrite equity or debt offerings are forecast to receive payouts that are 40% to 45% lower than in 2021, while their counterparts […]

Technology

The FCC launches detailed broadband coverage maps

A quick test of the service using my home address proved insightful. In addition to the handful of ISPs I was already aware of offering fixed service, I learned that several providers including SpaceX and HughesNet service my area with satellite-based Internet. The Federal Communications Commission has launched an interactive broadband map that provides a […]

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Mum feared she’d ‘never see daughter again’ after ‘pitbull’ tried to attack her

A four-year-old autistic girl panicked and ran onto a busy road after a “red-nosed pitbull” lunged at her. Emerald Fitzgerald said the dog “went to bite” her daughter Harper, “narrowly missing her ear” before the little girl fled due to her reduced awareness of danger. The mum was taking her daughter and son, two, out […]

Sport

Christian Pulisic says USA want to change way world sees American soccer

Christian Pulisic has said the USA team plan to change perceptions at the World Cup, acknowledging that a positive tournament in Qatar will help other nations to take them more seriously. The Americans face England, Iran and Wales in Group B and after not qualifying for the last finals they are determined to make their […]

Lifestyle

Ultrafine particles can change defense against lung cancer

While it may seem common knowledge that smoking is bad for your lungs, if and how ultrafine particles present in cigarette smoke impact the development and progression of lung cancer remains unclear. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine sought to find how airborne ultrafine particles in smoke can change a host’s defense against lung cancer. […]

Business

FTX’s new CEO helped bolster Enron victims’ recovery

FTX Trading’s new CEO John J. Ray III, a lawyer tapped to lead the collapsed crypto exchange’s restructuring, previously oversaw the $23 billion bankruptcy of energy firm Enron Corp and has a reputation for boosting creditor recoveries. Ray took over from founder Sam Bankman-Fried as FTX’s chief executive after a disastrous week for the company […]

Technology

Bob Iger returns as Disney CEO in surprising executive shakeup

It is not often that you get called back to a company after reaching the top of the corporate ladder but that’s exactly what has happened to Bob Iger. The executive stepped down as Disney CEO in early 2020 and was replaced by Bob Chapek, a company man that had been with Disney since 1993. […]

News

Brit jailed in Iraq over ‘small bank debt’ is freed but could be arrested en route home

A Scottish man who was reportedly held in an Iraqi prison over a bank debt has been released – but risks being arrested on his way home, according to a human rights organisation. Brian Glendinning, a construction worker from Kincardine in Fife, Scotland, was contracted to work at a BP oil refinery in Iraq. But […]