Sport

Australian bowlers insist they had no knowledge of Cape Town ball tampering

Australia’s bowling group from the Cape Town Test match in 2018 has responded after comments made by teammate Cameron Bancroft, insisting they had no knowledge of the ball tampering which resulted in bans for Bancroft, David Warner and Steve Smith. Speaking to the Guardian last week, Bancroft was asked directly if Australia’s bowlers knew about […]

Business

Infrastructure investor John Laing in talks with KKR for possible takeover offer

John Laing Group said on Thursday it was in talks with KKR & Co Inc regarding a possible takeover offer from the private equity firm, sending the UK-based infrastructure investor’s shares up more than 18%. John Laing, originally into construction before moving to investing in and managing greenfield infrastructure projects worldwide, said the deadline for […]

Technology

PlayStation Studios’ new Steam page suggests more PC ports are incoming

Sony’s PlayStation Studios Steam Curator page launched a few days ago, and with it comes the suggestion that more PC ports beyond Days Gone are on the way. There are 41 items in its ‘My Games’ statistic, but only 24 are visible on the storefront. Steam Curators are individuals or organizations that make recommendations to […]

News

Homeowner leaves postman hilarious note about spider that is ‘holding mail hostage’

There are a number of things we just cant deal with in life and are pretty scared of – from creepy clowns to snakes. But top of that list will always be spiders, no matter how tiny they might be. And it seems we’re not the only ones with this fear, as a viral social […]

Sport

Roy Hodgson to leave Crystal Palace and retire as a manager at end of season

Roy Hodgson is preparing for an emotional farewell after deciding “the time is right” to step down from Crystal Palace at the end of the season and retire as a manager. Hodgson, who began his coaching career in Sweden in 1976 and went on to manage England between 2012 and 2016, will take charge of […]

Lifestyle

Trouble in cyclists’ paradise: Amsterdam accused of favouring pedestrians

Its reputation is that of an idyll for cyclists, a city freed from the torment of cars. But while Amsterdam remains a model to most of the world, there are signs of trouble in paradise. A series of developments have led the Amsterdam branch of the Fietsersbond, the Dutch cyclists’ union, to claim the municipality […]

Business

Germany’s IG Metall warns of car jobs fiasco without investment

Germany’s car industry is facing an “employment fiasco” unless it gets badly needed investment in new technologies, especially batteries, the country’s top labour leader said. The warning came after a survey by the Ifo institute showed that the transition to electric vehicles could cost the industry some 100,000 jobs in combustion engine production by 2025 […]

Technology

Twitter’s $2.99 subscription service revealed, includes an Undo Tweet option

An Undo Tweet button is one of those features that Twitter users have been requesting for years. It now looks as if their prayers could soon be answered—but it will only be available to those who subscribe to the company’s new $2.99 per month service, Twitter Blue. Prolific leaker Jane Manchun Wong, who has uncovered […]

News

Woman asks for refund at charity shop as she saw Gail Platt wear same jumper on Corrie

When it comes to celebrity style icons, we might want to follow the fashion of the likes of the Kardashian sisters, Harry Styles or Kate Middleton. But how would you feel about dressing like Coronation Street’s Gail Platt? A member of staff at a charity shop has gone viral on social media after sharing a […]