Sport

‘Gutted’ Kieran Tierney cursing luck and desperate to face England

It was not supposed to be this way. When Scotland qualified for Euro 2020, Kieran Tierney was earmarked as one of the stars of the team. The nation’s return to a major tournament was viewed as Tierney’s latest chance to display his talents on a grand stage. Instead, when Scotland took on the Czech Republic […]

Lifestyle

Red Cross warns of severe blood shortage

There’s a severe blood shortage in the United States due to a recent surge in trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries, the American Red Cross says. The Red Cross is appealing to Americans to roll up their sleeves and donate blood immediately. “Our teams are working around the clock to meet the extraordinary blood […]

Business

Australia’s top exporting state calls for reset in China ties

Australia’s biggest exporting state on Tuesday urged Canberra to stop antagonising China, the country’s top trade partner, in remarks that came amid escalating criticism of Beijing led by the United States, Australia’s main ally. “This isn’t about kowtowing to other countries and giving in,” Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan said at Australia’s biggest oil and […]

Technology

AMD is halting support for numerous GPU series, ranging from the HD 7000 to the Fury series

AMD’s latest Adrenalin beta graphics driver is already available, and with it comes new features to improve the gaming experience and the usual slew of fixes. However, this driver also removes some features, including support for AMD Radeon HD 7000, HD 8000, 200, 300, Fury, and more. AMD has moved some of its older graphics […]

News

Man finds trap door in holiday cottage leading to eerie hidden ‘swamp’ below

A man discovered a spooky door in his holiday cottage and went to investigate – and soon found that it led to a hidden ‘swamp’ below the room. TikTok user Robert shared the video with his fans, explaining that he had gone for a weekend away in the Lake District with his wife, daughter, and […]

Sport

Diplomatic Rashford relishing ‘strange’ England reunion with McTominay

Ruling out becoming prime minister, discussing Barack Obama and leadership, professing confidence his philanthropy will one day cause societal change, and, oh, how England are scared of “no team” at Euro 2020. Welcome to the vibrant orbit of the impressive Marcus Rashford, who 48 hours before the meeting with Scotland on Friday discourses easily on […]

Lifestyle

A better molecular test to detect tuberculosis

The ‘Xpert Ultra’ molecular test has a greater capacity than its predecessor (‘Xpert MTB/RIF’) in detecting tuberculosis cases, either passively (i.e. people who attend the hospital with disease symptoms) or actively (searching for possible cases in the community among contacts). This is the main conclusion of a study performed by ISGlobal, an institution supported by […]

Business

GE, Safran venture to develop radical new jet engine

General Electric and France’s Safran has unveiled plans to test-build an open-bladed jet engine able to reduce fuel use and emissions by 20% as they prolonged their historic CFM International joint venture by a decade to 2050. The “RISE” engine, positioned as a possible successor to the “LEAP” model used on the Boeing 737 MAX […]

Technology

Microsoft announces Designed for Xbox monitors from Acer, Asus and Philips

Microsoft has expanded its Designed for Xbox program to include a category of devices that’s integral to the overall gaming experience, the display. Over the past two years, Microsoft has worked closely with licensed partners including Acer, Asus and Philips to prep products to take full advantage of the Xbox Series X / S and […]

News

Woman convinced groomer gave her wrong cat after returning home with “drowned rat”

Many of us have faced a dodgy haircut at one point in our lives – especially when we were young. At the time, your mum probably insisted it was a lovely cut, but it really wasn’t. Years later, you could argue it was a character-building experience. But when it comes to our pets, it’s not […]