Sport

Spurs’ Dejounte Murray fined for kicking ball into stands

The Spurs suffered an especially frustrating loss to the Thunder on Wednesday. After Luguentz Dort‘s game-winner, San Antonio guard Dejounte Murray quickly turned from dejected to basketball-kicking furious. NBA: San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray has been fined $25,000 for kicking the game ball into the spectator stands, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, […]

Lifestyle

Study explains how light could activate neurons

Human brains have an average of 86 billion neurons. These nerve cells are interconnected at junctions known as synapses, and some neurons have as many as 10,000 such synapses. A key to understanding brain function is to have a better grasp of how this non-logical arrangement of complex neurons leads to specific behaviors and cognitive […]

Business

Women paid two-thirds less than men in top finance roles

Female directors at the UK’s largest financial services firms are paid on average two-thirds less than their male counterparts, new research shows, underlining the pay gap that still exists between men and women at the highest levels in the financial sector. Average pay for female directors at financial services companies stands at £247,100, 66% lower […]

Technology

Hot Wheels Unleashed arrives for PC and consoles this September

Italian games studio, Milestone Team, has revealed a new arcade racing game based on Mattel’s popular Hot Wheels toy brand. The title is set for release on September 30 for PC, last and current-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles as well as the Nintendo Switch. It’s been quite a while since we were treated to a […]

News

Family trapped in flat ‘riddled with mould and damp crawling across the walls’

A family say they are living in a lockdown nightmare as they struggle with mould crawling the walls of their flat. Mum-of-three Lucie Loram-Martin says her home is so riddled with mould and damp that it’s affecting her mental health and upsetting her three kids. “It’s just depressing,” the Plymouth mum said. “It’s a really […]

Sport

Lakers add front court depth, sign Damian Jones to 10-day contract

Damian Jones started the season in Phoenix but could never consistently break into the rotation behind players such as Deandre Ayton, Frank Kaminsky, Jae Crowder, and Dario Saric. However, without Anthony Davis through mid-March, the Lakers are looking for help at the four, so they have signed Jones to a 10-day contract, the team announced […]

Lifestyle

Five ways boredom could be changing your behaviour, for better or worse

Many of us have probably felt bored at some point in the past year. Restrictions on social gatherings, travel and plenty of other activities may have been necessary to control the pandemic, but have left lots of us with little to do. On the surface, boredom may seem rather trivial; an experience reserved for those […]

Business

Rogue landlord told to pay back £739,000 over illegal London housing

A rogue landlord who operated illegal rooming houses in London has been told to pay back £739,000 in illicit earnings or face jail, in one of the biggest confiscation orders of its kind, the council that investigated the case has said. Planning enforcement officers at Brent council discovered up to 15 people living in some […]

Technology

Final Fantasy VII Remake for PS5 adds a Yuffie adventure DLC and graphical enhancements

Square Enix is adding an episode featuring Yuffie Kisaragi to the Final Fantasy VII remake, but it’s only for the PS5 version. I’m a bit of a purist when it comes to FFVII, and the remake changed a lot, so I’m not sure how I feel about developers adding even more content. Sony’s State of […]

News

Hospital ‘missed opportunities’ to save mum, 20, who died weeks after giving birth

A hospital “missed opportunities” to save a young mum who died just weeks after giving birth, an inquest was told Bethany Katie Barker, 20, collapsed at the home of her partner’s parents less than a month after having an emergency caesarean. She was then rushed back to hospital where she was tragically pronounced dead on […]