Sport

Joy for Rico Lewis as Manchester City recover to see off Sevilla

Rico Lewis should long remember a first ever Manchester City start because the boy from Bury fired in a sparkling equaliser on his full debut to become the second-youngest Englishman at 17 years old and 346 days to score in the Champions League. Lewis, on the books at the club since he was eight, followed […]

Lifestyle

New antibiotic shows promising results in clinical trials

QPX9003, a novel antibiotic developed by Monash University researchers targeting antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” has achieved an important milestone in its clinical development, with the initial Phase 1 studies of the drug delivering very promising safety and tolerability results. Data presented at IDWeek 2022 in Washington DC in October included results from the Phase 1 placebo-controlled randomized […]

Business

BMW sees pressure in Europe as inflation hits buyers

BMW (BMWG.DE) expects strong sales growth in the fourth quarter, but warned rising inflation and interest rates would start to weigh on European demand in particular in the coming months. The German premium automaker beat forecasts with a rise in third quarter profit, as higher car prices offset a dip in sales volumes caused by […]

Technology

Oculus founder makes headset which can kill you, in celebration of Sword Art Online

Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus VR and creator of the Oculus Rift, has designed a new VR headset to celebrate the popular light novel and anime series Sword Art Online which can also kill you. The plot of Sword Art Online revolves around a massive multiplayer online role-playing game in VR, which is played using […]

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Dead Kennedys and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer DH Peligro dead after fall at home

Dead Kennedys and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer DH Peligro has tragically died aged 63. The musician, whose real name is Darren Henley, passed away on Friday from trauma to the head after falling at his home in Los Angeles. A statement from the band said: “Dead Kennedys’ drummer D.H. Peligro (Darren Henley) passed away […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Brit rescued after clinging to buoy in just his trunks was ‘trying to kayak to Spain’

A man who survived by eating seaweed and drinking rainwater when he capsized in the English Channel had been trying to kayak to Spain, according to his rescuers. The mystery Brit was rescued by fishermen after he was found clinging to a buoy wearing only a pair of swimming shorts. The 28-year-old was found on […]

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Jillaroos kick off Women’s Rugby League World Cup title defence with 74-0 win

Australia’s defence of the Rugby League World Cup is off to an impressive start with co-captain Sam Bremner scoring four tries in a 74-0 thumping of the Cook Islands. The 31-year-old fullback, who was playing her first Jillaroos Test since 2018 following the birth of her two children, was at her devastating best as the […]

Lifestyle

Cleaning up toxic ‘protein clumps’ could prevent dementia

The clean-up of cellular “protein clumps” could prevent the onset of some types of dementia, according to a new study from The University of Queensland. Researchers from the Queensland Brain Institute made the discovery after focusing on the relationship between the enzyme Fyn and the protein Tau in frontotemporal dementia. The team, led by Professor […]

Business

EU seeks better alignment with global sustainability rules

The European Union sought on Thursday to reassure international companies it would seek to align its sustainability disclosure rules with a global initiative, after warnings from regulators over fragmenting capital markets. The EU is finalising mandatory environment, social and governance (ESG) disclosures for about 50,000 companies across the bloc to help stop ‘greenwashing’ or exaggerated […]

Technology

God of War Ragnarök developer “strongly encourages” you download day one patch

Ahead of its release tomorrow, Sony Santa Monica has shared the first set of patch notes for God of War Ragnarök. There are a myriad of fixes addressed in this day one patch, ranging from the UI to the combat. Some of the fixes detailed within this update from the developer include a variety of […]