Sport

Robbie Mustoe’s All-Time Premier League defensive midfielders

Selecting the five best defensive midfielders in the Premier League era is a massive challenge. Few are better-suited for the gig than our own Robbie Mustoe. Known now as one-half of The 2 Robbies, Mustoe put together a career with more than 200 Premier League appearances in the center of the park. Mustoe spent the […]

Lifestyle

Are supermarkets and weekend delivery slots open on Good Friday?

Easter weekend is coming up and with coronavirus lockdown still in place, it’s likely that supermarkets will be extra busy as people scramble to get seasonal treats for the family dinner. Many are also unable to leave their homes, because they have Covid-19 symptoms (if you do, please do not go to the shop) or […]

Business

U.S. pushes back on call by OPEC+ to join big oil output cuts

Saudi Arabia, Russia and allied oil producers will agree to deep cuts to their crude output at talks this week only if the United States and several others join in with curbs to help prop up prices that have been hammered by the coronavirus crisis. However, the U.S. Department of Energy noted in a statement […]

Technology

Valorant just tied Fortnite for most concurrent Twitch viewers with 1.7 million watching the beta

Riot Games’ newest multiplayer shooter Valorant has not even released yet, but as of this writing, the game has attained 1.7 million concurrent viewers on Twitch. This count ties it with Fortnite’s record for the largest gathering of users to a stream ever. Valorant, previously codenamed “Project A,” is a CS:GO style 5v5 shooter with […]

News

Low-income California communities enact plan to fight disproportionate air pollution

It’s a sunny Friday afternoon in West Oakland but community organizer Margaret Gordon, 72, is inside at the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, poring over maps of the city. Interstate 880 and the train station are both visible through the office window, and diesel trucks going to and from the port are more common than […]

Sport

Mourinho apologizes for training session with Ndombele

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has been forced to apologize after he was pictured conducting a training session with Spurs midfielder Tanguy Ndombele on Hadley Common in London, against government regulations during the coronavirus lockdown. The British government’s orders specify that outdoor exercising is forbidden with anyone other than oneself or members of one’s immediate […]

Lifestyle

How to make hot cross bun bread and butter pudding with Easter leftovers

With Easter coming this weekend, you might be stocking up on some treats alongside your essentials at the shop. Despite these scary times, you can still enjoy a hot cross bun or an Easter egg. But if you find yourself with too many, or you just want to whip up a delicious themed dessert, try […]

Business

UK fashion retailer ASOS raises 247 million pounds in placing

British online fashion retailer ASOS Plc (ASOS.L) said it had raised 247 million pounds ($304 million) via a placing, to help it shore up its finances in case of a prolonged business downturn from the coronavirus pandemic. ASOS, which said on Tuesday it was planning the equity raising, said on Wednesday it had placed 15.8 […]

Technology

Netflix adds enhanced parental controls including profile PINs and more

Netflix on Tuesday said it was giving parents more control over what their children watch on the video streaming service, a timely move considering many kids are actively stuck at home under Covid-19 lockdown orders. From today, account holders will have the ability to PIN-protect individual profiles to prevent kids from using them. What’s more, […]

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16 men convicted since ‘upskirting’ became illegal a year ago

Sixteen men have been convicted since the upskirting law was introduced in England and Wales a year ago. Campaigners said the legislation offered a route to justice for victims, but said more work was needed to raise awareness about the seriousness of the cruel craze, which has seen four men jailed since being made illegal. […]