Sport

Ash Barty and John Peers win mixed doubles bronze after Serbian walkover

Australian tennis players Ash Barty and John Peers were awarded the bronze medal in the mixed doubles at Tokyo 2020, claiming only the nation’s sixth tennis medal in Olympics history, after Serbian world No 1 Novak Djokovic pulled out due to injury. Barty and Peers were due to face Djokovic and Nina Stojanovic on Saturday […]

Lifestyle

Nik Sharma’s recipes for roast grape, cheese and walnut salad and lime sorbet with a Thai twist

I’m always amazed by the sheer variety of fruits that exist in nature, each with their own personality. This lime sorbet is robust with the sour taste of citric acid, but also has that delightful, refreshing perfume that is most welcome on a hot summer day. Makrut lime leaves are used in Thai cooking to […]

Business

Germany commits to action if Russia uses energy as weapon

Germany has committed to take steps to curb Russia’s ability to export energy should Moscow pursue aggressive actions against Ukraine or use energy as a weapon, a top U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, outlining a U.S.-German pact over the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline. The agreement, to be unveiled later on Wednesday, aims to resolve […]

Technology

Sony’s new PS5 beta update also fixes one of its silliest flaws

The first major system update for Sony’s PlayStation 5 is arriving in beta form today, finally letting you expand the console’s 667GB of usable storage by adding your own PCIe Gen 4 SSD as well as testing new UI options and expanding 3D Audio support. But the full changelog also includes a few features that […]

News

There Are 4 Insects Hidden In This Pic. Can You Find Them All?

Are you someone who likes solving puzzles or finding hidden things in a picture? Are you someone who is not afraid of insects and gets excited by the idea of discovering new things about them? You have arrived at the right place, then. The official page of Bronx Zoo, one of the largest zoos in […]

Sport

Dina Asher-Smith out of Olympic 200m to protect hamstring but back for relay

Dina Asher-Smith broke down as she revealed how her Olympic dreams were shattered by a hamstring tear she kept hidden from the world and the hard work it took to make it back to the start line in Tokyo. While the Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah powered home to defend her 100m Olympic title in a stunning […]

Lifestyle

Liam Charles’ recipe for mango slices with a white chocolate ganache

Mango, coconut, lime: this classic flavour combo is an absolute winner. And smothering each mini loaf cake with a glorious cloud of whipped coconut and white chocolate ganache makes them the ultimate summer time treat. I tell you what: take these cakes to a shindig and everyone will want to be your best friend. Mango […]

Business

Chipotle says higher beef, freight costs will eat up menu price hikes

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG.N) beat estimates for earnings and comparable quarterly sales on Tuesday but warned that higher beef and freight costs will offset the benefit of menu prices hikes in the near term. Restaurants have been plagued by outages of everything from green tea to paper bags, as well as labor shortages, as […]

Technology

Robinhood’s public trading is off to a rocky start

Robinhood started trading at $38, dropped about 10 percent, recovered, but still closed down 8 percent at $34.90 on its first day of trading. It’s the worst first day among 51 firms that raised as much as Robinhood or more, according to Bloomberg. It’s also bad news for Robinhood’s experiment at offering retail investors a […]

News

Brutal heatwave scorches southern Europe as summer of extreme weather rages on

Extreme heat and wildfires continued to plague parts of southern Europe on Wednesday, a day after the top temperature in Greece reached 47.1 degrees Celsius (117 degrees Fahrenheit) — just shy of the highest ever recorded in Europe. Greece is facing one of its worst heatwaves in decades and the country remains on high alert […]