Sport

‘Pathetic’: Andy Murray slams 1% pay offer made to NHS workers

Andy Murray has joined the chorus of condemnation of what he called the government’s “pathetic” proposal for a 1% pay rise for England’s NHS workers. Speaking after winning a gruelling five-set match against Germany’s Oscar Otte at Wimbledon on Wednesday night, the three-time grand slam champion said it was “fantastic” that so many frontline health […]

Lifestyle

Some ethnic groups in UK with type 2 diabetes may be less likely to be prescribed statins

People of South Asian and African/African Caribbean ethnicity are more likely than those of European ethnicity to develop type 2 diabetes, as well as cardiovascular disease complications of diabetes such as heart attacks and strokes. A study published in the open access journal PLOS Medicine by Sophie Eastwood at University College London, United Kingdom, and […]

Business

Banks involved in Archegos meltdown face DOJ probe

U.S. investigators who focus on corporate collusion are examining how global banks handled multibillion-dollar trades with Bill Hwang’s Archegos Capital Management, Bloomberg Law reported on Thursday. At least part of the probe is being handled by the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) antitrust division, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter. Archegos, a […]

Technology

There’s a new RoboCop game in the works from the team behind Terminator: Resistance

Coming to PC and consoles in 2023. It’s been quite some time since iconic 80s action-movie antihero RoboCop had a video game to call his own (he last appeared on PC and consoles over 18 years ago, re-emerging with a free-to-play mobile offering in 2014), but it’s been revealed everybody’s favourite cyborg security professional will […]

News

Dog that went missing as puppy 10 years ago miraculously reunited with owner

A beloved dog that mysteriously vanished from a garden 10 years ago has been reunited with her family. Jack Russell Crumpet was only three months old when she went missing from owner Sarah Covell’s home a decade ago but has now amazingly returned. She was found by a vet close to the house in Sherborne, […]