Sport

Brentford’s Ivan Toney charged with 232 alleged breaches of betting rules

Ivan Toney could be banned from playing for months after he was charged by the Football Association with 232 alleged breaches of its gambling laws. The Brentford striker, who has been in scintillating form for his club and had hoped to be included in England’s 26-man World Cup squad, was charged on Wednesday after the […]

Lifestyle

Using single-cell mass cytometry to explore the somatosensory system’s development

Humans perceive tactile information, including pressure, pain, itch, temperature, vibration and movements, thanks to an intricate network of neurons situated in the brain and spinal cord. This network, referred to as the somatosensory system, is now known to be composed of several different mature neuron populations situated in the dorsal root ganglia (DRG) and the […]

Business

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway discloses $4.1 billion TSMC stake

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) said it bought more than $4.1 billion of stock in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (2330.TW), , a rare significant foray into the technology sector by billionaire Warren Buffett’s conglomerate. The news sent shares in TSMC soaring, closing up 7.9% in Taiwan on Tuesday, as it boosted investor sentiment for the world’s largest […]

Technology

Microsoft Office deal is down to $29 for a lifetime license

Using your PC for work and play is great, but no matter if you’re doing basic tasks or managing a business, sooner or later you will need a productivity suite to write, proofread, make some calculations, or create a presentation. Word, Excel, PowerPoint are industry standards but paying an Office 365 subscription may not be […]

News

Mum, 39, with ‘zest for life’ dies of cancer so rare it affects one person in a million

A devoted husband has paid tribute to his “selfless” wife who died after being diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer. In 2014 Gemma Muldoon, originally from Porth, was only 31-years-old when she was diagnosed with pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP). Typically the condition starts in the appendix and spreads to other organs like the bowel, […]

Sport

‘In the zone’: Owen Farrell eager for action not words as 100th cap beckons

For all Owen Farrell’s qualities, taking compliments is not one of them. He readily admits as much and as he prepares to win his 100th England cap against New Zealand this weekend, Farrell is that little bit more eager for Saturday to come than usual. For the fanfare to stop, the glare of the spotlight […]

Lifestyle

Believe it or ‘nut,’ almonds can help you cut calories

Weight loss is never an easy nut to crack, but a handful of almonds could keep extra kilos at bay according to new research from the University of South Australia. Examining how almonds can affect appetite, researchers found that a snack of 30–50 grams of almonds could help people cut back on the number of […]

Business

Designer labels for 15-year-olds? New generation splashes on luxury-Bain

Luxury shoppers are getting younger and younger, forming a group that’s expected to buoy growth in the sector in the coming years with purchases being made from the age of 15, according to industry forecasts from consultancy Bain released Tuesday. Concern has risen in recent months that appetite from financially stretched Gen Z consumers for […]

Technology

Windows 8.1 extended support is ending soon

Microsoft is scheduled to put another of its legacy operating systems out to pasture in the near future. Anyone still using the aging OS needs to start getting serious about transitioning to a current, in-service release. Windows 8.1 launched in late 2013 – just one year after Microsoft unleashed Windows 8 – in an attempt […]

News

Prisoner claimed guards were ‘torturing’ him after he found a spider in his room

A prisoner who claimed he was being tortured by guards when he found a spider in his cell. Among thousands of cases seeking compensation for poor treatment within prison, one man was unsuccessful when he tried to claim Human Rights abuses. Another lag said his rights were infringed when staff refused to give him bananas, […]