Sport

Antonio Conte tells Tottenham to start ‘thinking as a winner’ over fixture pileup

Antonio Conte leads Spurs back into the big time on Wednesday night with a Champions League home tie against Marseille but he continues to complain that they are not acting like a big club – specifically with regard to exerting an influence over fixture congestion. Conte is stunned at the schedule that confronts his team […]

Lifestyle

Antipsychotic use associated with elevated risk of breast cancer

A research team from the Center for Safe Medication Practice and Research (CSMPR), Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) conducted the world’s first systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies with over 2 million individuals and estimated a moderate association between antipsychotic use and breast cancer […]

Business

UK weighs huge support package as Europe battles energy crisis

Britain’s new prime minister was working on what looks set to be Europe’s biggest energy crisis support package so far as countries scramble to protect households and businesses from soaring bills and shore up struggling suppliers. Liz Truss, who took over from Boris Johnson on Tuesday, is planning to freeze household energy bills at the […]

Technology

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 contains some naughty stuff

As we reach closer to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s October release date, national content rating boards have been reviewing the game for classification. The Australian Classification Board has jumped the gun and published its classification early, and it makes for a humorous read. The ACB warns that the game depicts “tracking and killing […]

News

Mental health hero inundated with calls from people ‘suicidal’ over rising energy bills

An activist who has spent years campaigning to stop people taking their own lives has revealed the desperation being felt due to the widespread cost of living crisis. John Junior, 33, from Wilmslow says as the cost of energy bills continues to soars say many people have reached out as they are feeling suicidal. John, […]

Sport

Billy Horschel hits out at LIV Golf ‘hypocrites’ playing PGA Championship

In the latest instalment of golf’s war of words Billy Horschel and Jon Rahm have made clear their belief that LIV rebels should not be competing in this week’s PGA Championship. Members of the LIV series – including 15 who played in Boston last week – are in the field at Wentworth, as is permitted […]

Lifestyle

‘Jumping’ genes yield new clues to origins of neurodegenerative disease

Massive, repetitive stretches of DNA in the human genome may harbor hints about the onset of a rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder called ataxia-telangiectasia as well as other related diseases, a new Yale School of Medicine study finds. The findings also point to possible directions for treatment of the disease. Almost half the human genome is […]

Business

South Africa’s Shoprite promises to hold down prices, shares slide

Shares in Shoprite Holdings slid 7% on Tuesday after South Africa’s No. 1 grocer reported lower-than-expected profit and a narrower trading margin, while promising to hold down prices to keep attracting customers as they feel the inflation squeeze. The discount chain with stores in 11 African countries raised its final dividend to 3.67 rand ($0.21) […]

Technology

Steam Deck’s most played game in August was Vampire Survivors

Valve has announced the top 10 games played on Steam Deck in August, plus another milestone it has reached. Things are looking smooth for Steam Deck right now. Production is doing well, outperforming Valve’s estimates, and people are finally getting their hands on a unit. To round off August, Valve has revealed the 10 most […]

News

Nurse handed devastating diagnosis after Docs said ‘lump in breast was probably nothing’

A cancer nurse was given a devastating cancer diagnosis after doctors claimed a lump in her breast was “probably nothing”. Sophie Jackson found a mass in her right breast in September 2021, but was allegedly told by doctors it was likely hormonal and to wait four weeks to see if the feeling disappeared. Given her […]