Sport

Casper Ruud has No 1 slot in sight after US Open rout of Matteo Berrettini

As Frances Tiafoe basked in the glory of his quarter-final upset of Rafael Nadal on Monday night, he was reminded that at some point soon the big three would retire, with more opportunities to come. He responded with a cynical smile, not missing a beat: “Been saying that for how many years now?” But what […]

Lifestyle

Research shows that DOPA protects against melanoma

People with light skin tones are far more likely to develop melanoma skin cancer than people with dark skin tones. This large disparity results from far more than can be explained by the UV protective effects of melanin pigment, and results in large part from the melanin precursor DOPA, and its ability to inhibit CHRM1, […]

Business

Lazard hires ex-JPMorgan vice chairman Donahue for private credit

Lazard Ltd (LAZ.N) has hired a former JPMorgan banker, Timothy Donahue, as vice chairman of U.S. investment banking in New York, Lazard said on Tuesday. Donahue, who previously served as vice chairman of capital markets at JPMorgan Chase & Co, will help lead the boutique investment bank’s private credit business. He holds a bachelor’s degree […]

Technology

Call of Duty will join Xbox Game Pass, but still launch on PlayStation same day

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has issued a new blog post detailing plans for Call of Duty and other Activision Blizzard franchises, following today’s announcement from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority that it will scrutinise the deal in detail. As you would expect, Call of Duty, Overwatch and Diablo will be made available via Xbox […]

News

Shark washes up on UK beach sparking debate but experts insist it’s not unusual

A shark -like creature washed up on a UK beach sparked a wave of speculation as to what the animal could actually be. The giant marine creature’s skull was pictured on the Blackpool coastline – however experts insisted the finding is nothing out of the ordinary. Anna Cullen visited the North Shore of the beach […]

Sport

Mislav Orsic makes Chelsea suffer as Dinamo Zagreb secure famous victory

This wasn’t exactly how Thomas Tuchel would have imagined his 100th match as Chelsea manager. In the competition where he found such success just 17 months ago in the final against Manchester City, the German was powerless to stop Dinamo Zagreb recording a famous victory courtesy of Miroslav Orsic’s well-taken goal. With their owner Todd […]

Lifestyle

Less invasive treatment for emphysema is as good as more invasive surgery

The first randomized controlled trial to compare two lung volume reduction procedures for people with emphysema has found that both lead to similar improvements in lung function, breathlessness and exercise capacity. The results from the study of lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) and bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (BVLR), presented at the European Respiratory Society International […]

Business

U.S. service sector keeps momentum in August; price pressures ease

The U.S. services industry picked up again in August for the second straight month amid stronger order growth and employment, while supply bottlenecks and price pressures eased, reinforcing the view that the economy was not in recession despite output sinking in the first half of the year. The Institute for Supply Management said its non-manufacturing […]

Technology

New Tchia gameplay trailer gives us a tour of the gorgeous tropical island

A new trailer for Tchia has been released, giving us a closer look at the game’s tropical, New Caledonia-inspired setting. This trailer is narrated by the game’s director, Phil Crifo, and takes us from the island’s high peaks to the bottom of its azure ocean. Along the way, we are shown various methods of getting […]

News

Pier owners ‘devastated’ after fire tears through iconic old nightclub

The owners of a former nightclub on the iconic Mumbles Pier in Swansea have been left ‘completely devastated’ after a fire tore right through it today. Horrifyingly, the beloved former Cinderella’s nightclub was left in flames – leaving Fred and Bert Bollom totally heartbroken. The two owners became the third generation of the Bollom family […]