‘I have many years to come’: Bale targets Euro 2024 after checking in at LAFC

Gareth Bale has insisted he could play on until beyond the next European Championship in 2024 and intends to carry on his trophy-winning habit in MLS after joining LAFC. The Wales forward, who is 33 this week, has signed an initial 12-month contract with an option for an extra year after leaving Real Madrid last […]


Research shows investigational drug fosters nerve repair after injury

Scientists from the University of Birmingham have shown that a brain-penetrating candidate drug currently in development as a cancer therapy can foster regeneration of damaged nerves after spinal trauma. The research, published today in Clinical and Translational Medicine, used cell and animal models to demonstrate that when taken orally the candidate drug, known as AZD1390, […]


Canoo gets lifeline from Walmart after moving HQ to the retailer’s neck of the woods

Walmart is here to throw a life preserver to ailing EV manufacturer Canoo. It’s taking the form of a very helpful order of 4,500 all-electric delivery vehicles from the big box retailer / e-commerce giant, with the potential to buy up to 10,000. Walmart and Canoo became neighbors last year when Canoo’s headquarters moved out […]


Woman buys 15th century castle for £250,000 before going home and telling her husband

A mum has told of how she spent a quarter of a million pounds on a derelict 15th century castle with the plan of turning it into a wedding venue. Nicole Rudder, a 32-year-old owner of a car insurance company, has embarked on a huge renovation project after falling in love with the dilapidated Garrion […]


England shatter the window of possibility with a giddy delirious win

The half-time whistle feels like an act of mercy. As Norway’s traumatised players sprint down the tunnel towards the four solid walls of the dressing room, England saunter off the turf with broad smiles, trying and failing to pretend this is still a meaningful contest. On the sidelines, the St John’s Ambulance staff are chuckling […]


Sunlight exposure found to trigger increased eating in men

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Israel, working with colleagues from Columbia University in the U.S. and the Institute for Diabetes and Obesity in Germany, has found that exposure to more sunlight over the summer leads to an increase in eating—but only in men. In their paper published in the journal Nature […]


Deutsche Telekom expects European tower business to further consolidate

Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE) expects the European tower business to consolidate further and said it now had capable partners on board, after announcing earlier on Thursday that it would sell 51% of its tower business to a consortium. Telekom will still hold a significant stake in the industry after the transaction and benefit from further growth, […]


Apple and Jony Ive are no longer working together

Apple has ended its consulting agreement with former chief design officer Jony Ive, according to The New York Times. Ive left Apple in 2019 to start an independent design company called LoveFrom, and in a press release, Ive had said he looked forward to working with Apple “for many years to come.” Apple signed a […]


Overlooked dog spends 460 days in kennels waiting for somebody to notice him

He has nothing but love to give – but hasn’t been given a chance to prove himself. Nigel, an unknown crossbreed, has been taken in by the RSPCA’s Brighton Animal Centre after spending 460 days being overlooked in his previous rescue centre. Having been picked up as a stray, the two-year-old doesn’t know what it […]