Sport

Yorkshire racism hearing to be held in public after request from Azeem Rafiq

The impending Yorkshire racism hearing is to be held in public after the Cricket Disciplinary Commission acceded to a request for transparency from Azeem Rafiq, the central witness in the case. Michael Vaughan, the former England captain, is among seven individuals who were charged by the CDC in June following Rafiq’s high-profile allegations of racism […]

Lifestyle

Exercise science researchers pinpoint method to ‘prescribe’ aerobic exercise like medicine

It’s a common phenomenon for anyone who regularly works out: two people with similar fitness levels can do the same exercise and get completely different results. It’s extremely frustrating for the person who can’t seem to improve, despite trying their hardest. A group of Brigham Young University exercise science researchers know the feeling and have […]

Business

Canada orders three Chinese firms to exit lithium mining

Canada ordered three Chinese companies on Wednesday to divest their investments in Canadian critical minerals, citing national security. China in response accused Ottawa of using national security as a pretext and said the divestment order broke international commerce and market rules. As countries compete to shore up reserves of materials needed for a transition to […]

Technology

Death Stranding hits 10m players in three years

On Death Stranding’s third anniversary, Kojima Productions is celebrating its latest milestone. Since its launch, over 10 million players (or Porters) have set foot in Hideo Kojima’s apocalyptic version of the United States and taken on the role of courier Sam Bridges. These latest figures take into account all platforms the game is available on, […]

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Horror as dad suffers small cut to hand and ends up losing both his legs

A dad who suffered a small cut to his hand ended up losing his legs in a horror accident. Darren Spence injured himself in a machine used to crush cardboard while working in a warehouse. But a week after cutting his hand the 45-year-old began to feel really unwell. He went to the A&E at […]

Sport

Chilwell to miss World Cup with hamstring injury after Zakaria scores

Graham Potter has admitted Ben Chilwell’s hopes of being fit for the World Cup appear bleak after the England defender pulled up with an injury which marred Chelsea’s victory against Dinamo Zagreb. Chilwell appeared to pull his hamstring during injury time at Stamford Bridge and with England’s first match against Iran on 21 November it […]

Lifestyle

Exploring adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with inactive inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease is a risk factor for giving birth preterm even when in apparent disease remission, a University of Gothenburg study shows. If corroborated, the results may eventually affect recommendations for women with ulcerative colitis who tries to conceive. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is chronic inflammatory disease with a prevalence of approximately 0.5 percent. […]

Business

Ukraine trusts Musk’s Starlink but looking for other providers too

Ukraine trusts Elon Musk to continue providing internet access through his SpaceX rocket company’s Starlink satellite system despite a wobble last month, but is also seeking additional providers, one of its deputy prime ministers said on Thursday. Mykhailo Fedorov, in Portugal for Europe’s largest tech conference, the Lisbon Web Summit, said Ukraine had discussed Starlink […]

Technology

Final Pokémon Scarlet and Violet trailer reveals first look at top-secret creatures

Today brings our final big information dollop for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet ahead of their release next week – and our first look at a feature in the game which has remained under wraps until now. Each game will feature a separate book of expedition records with rare Pokémon to track down, letting you retrace […]

News

Blast ‘deadly’ visceral fat with the split squat exercise, personal trainer says

There are a number of ways fat can be stored inside the body, and while the most common type is subcutaneous, many are unaware of the dangers of visceral fat. Best known as ‘hidden fat’, it refers to fat stored deep inside the belly, which wraps around several vital organs including the liver and the […]