Sport

Romain Grosjean given Mercedes test run F1 swansong at French Grand Prix

Romain Grosjean is to make a final return to Formula One, just as he had hoped he might in the aftermath of the crash that ended his racing career in the sport. Grosjean was almost killed when his Haas was engulfed in flames during an accident at the Bahrain Grand Prix last November. The Mercedes […]

Lifestyle

Thin and brittle bones strongly linked to women’s heart disease risk

Thin and brittle bones are strongly linked to women’s heart disease risk, with thinning of the lower (lumbar) spine, top of the thigh bone (femoral neck), and hip especially predictive of a heightened heart attack and stroke risk, suggests research in the journal Heart. Osteoporosis, often dubbed brittle bone disease, is common, particularly among women […]

Business

Yum sees smaller KFC, Pizza Hut meal orders as dining out resumes

KFC and Pizza Hut owner Yum Brands Inc said it expects people to spend less per order as they start dining out again, taking the shine off an overall increase in demand during the first quarter due to the reopening of major economies. In general, Yum is seeing a dip in order values as markets […]

Technology

Razer PC gaming accessories are up to 25 percent off at Best Buy for a limited time

Best Buy’s fine print notes that the offer is limited to one of each accessory per order. Furthermore, if you remove any of the qualifying items from your cart or cancel all or part of your order, you won’t receive the promotional savings. Also, clearance and open-box items are excluded from the promotion. Best Buy […]

News

I adopted demonic, haunted, man-hating chihuahua who held his family hostage’

This Morning hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield spoke to the owner of a “demonic’ chihuahua whose adoption plea went viral after he was described as a “haunted Victorian child” who despised other animals and men. Ariel took on Prancer despite his many challenging behavioural traits after reading the Facebook post penned by his foster […]

Sport

Aubameyang aims to ‘give something back’ by firing Arsenal to final

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he wants to “give something back” after a turbulent and regret-strewn season by firing Arsenal to the Europa League final when they face Villarreal on Thursday night at the Emirates Stadium. While Arsenal have struggled on the pitch during 2020-21, it has been a fraught campaign for Aubameyang in multiple areas. He […]

Lifestyle

Head to toe: Study reveals brain activity behind missed penalty kicks

Are penalty shots a soccer player’s dream or nightmare? What should be an easy shot can become a mammoth task when the hopes and fears of an entire nation rest on a player’s shoulders, leading them to choke under pressure. Understanding the brain activity behind choking is the driving force behind a new study in […]

Business

Ford says chip shortage to halve Q2 vehicle output, but could ease this summer

Ford Motor Co on Wednesday said it expects a global semiconductor shortage could ease this summer but may not be fully resolved until 2022, as the automaker reported a strong first-quarter profit but said the shortage may slash second-quarter production by half. Ford said the ongoing chip shortage would cost it about $2.5 billion and […]

Technology

Apple’s in-house custom 5G modems might arrive in 2023 iPhones

With the introduction of Apple’s M1 SoC, Intel-based Macs will soon be a thing of the past. Rumors have it that Qualcomm is next on the chopping block where Apple suppliers are concerned. Apple has been working on a new custom-designed 5G modem chip that should be ready in a couple of years. According to […]

News

Dying dad leaves heartbreaking message to unborn daughter he never got to meet

In February 2018, Scott Ferguson’s world was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with a grade-four glioblastoma brain tumour. When Scott – known as Fergs to friends and family – collapsed in a shopping centre, he and his partner Jaymie were given the devastating news that his illness was terminal. Determined to battle on, […]