Sport

The cultural stigmatisation of referees is still relevant today

In one of the most memorable and moving passages in Your Show – the new novel by Ashley Hickson-Lovence based on the life of Uriah Rennie – the Premier League’s first black referee is scrolling through a selection of internet comments and press coverage on some of his recent performances. “Too big for his Fila-sponsored […]

Lifestyle

Study identifies unique underlying molecular factors driving melanoma development

A new study reveals important molecular information that could help scientists develop more effective treatment and prevention strategies for a difficult-to-treat form of melanoma skin cancer. In this new report, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center—Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC—James) researchers identify and describe key features of […]

Business

G7 seeks to curb Russian oil income through price cap

he Group of Seven rich nations are debating a global price cap for Russian oil that would curb Moscow’s energy revenues and potentially limit its ability to fund its invasion of Ukraine. LOWER EXPORTS, MORE MONEYHigher crude oil and fuel prices allowed Russian revenues to climb in May despite its export volumes slipping due to […]

Technology

Clubhouse Tests Private Groups, Part of a Bid to Regain Relevance

Clubhouse, the voice chat app that captured the attention of Hollywood and Silicon Valley early in the pandemic, is experimenting with a new feature that lets users join private groups. Testing of the tool has expanded in recent weeks, around the same time that Clubhouse reduced headcount and embarked on a change in strategy. The […]

News

Woman forced to install sign outside house explaining why dog is always on roof

Every dog has its quirks – but some have more than others. A woman has been forced to install a sign outside her house after her neighbours shared their concerns about her dog’s unusual behaviour. Explaining how her golden retriever has a tendency to ‘hang out’ on the roof of her house, she has assured […]

Sport

England face their first Test without Katherine Brunt and Anya Shrubsole

Anew era for England women’s cricket dawns on Monday as they begin a Test match – at Taunton, against South Africa – without Katherine Brunt and Anya Shrubsole for the first time in 14 years. With Shrubsole having retired from international cricket and Brunt stepping back to focus on white-ball cricket, Lisa Keightley says the […]

Lifestyle

Women’s heart attacks are often missed. This gene may help explain why.

When diagnostic tests for the heart were first created, scientists at the time did not fully consider that no two bodies are the same, especially between the sexes. According to University of Florida College of Nursing associate professor Jennifer Dungan, many of the current symptom profiles and lab tests for heart disease do not accurately […]

Business

U.S. manufacturing shows resilience despite rising interest rates

New orders for U.S.-made capital goods and shipments increased solidly in May, pointing to sustained strength in business spending on equipment in the second quarter, but rising interest rates and tighter financial conditions could slow momentum. The nearly broad rise in orders reported by the Commerce Department on Monday occurred despite deteriorating business and consumer […]

Technology

Klarna Hits Back at Barclays Over ‘Irresponsible’ Buy-Now-Pay-Later Research

The head of Klarna’s UK business has criticized what he called “mind-boggling” and “irresponsible” research by Barclays Plc that called for stronger regulation of the buy-now-pay-later sector, the latest sign of the growing willingness of lenders to insert themselves into a market dominated by new entrants. The bank published a press release Thursday with debt […]

News

Woman terrified of birds rescues injured goose and now they do everything together

A woman who is terrified of birds rescued an injured gosling four years ago – and now has a unique bond with a fully-grown goose. Gabby Bailey, 22, found the baby gosling at the side of the road four years ago and thought she had no choice but to nurse him back to health, as […]