Sport

Lionesses’ legacy at risk as school PE fails girls, experts warn

Twelve years of Tory government have had a disastrous impact on girls’ sport in schools, experts have said, warning that last weekend’s women’s Euro victory will be squandered unless drastic action is taken. In the past 10 years, 42,000 hours of PE lessons have been lost in secondaries – with girls the most affected – […]

Lifestyle

Breakthrough in search for tinnitus cure

After 20 years searching for a cure for tinnitus, researchers at the University of Auckland are excited by ‘encouraging results’ from a clinical trial of a mobile-phone-based therapy. The study randomized 61 patients to one of two treatments, the prototype of the new ‘digital polytherapeutic’ or a popular self-help app producing white noise. On average, […]

Business

Brazil’s Petrobras puts potash mining rights up for sale

Brazil’s Petrobras (PETR4.SA) said on Thursday it has begun the process of looking for bidders for its potassium mining rights in the Amazon basin. The asset is composed of eight mining concessions, four mining requests already granted and 22 requests for research which are still pending authorization. Interest in potash mines in Brazil is growing […]

Technology

Sanctions May Freeze Veon’s Network Rollout in Russia, CEO Says

Veon Ltd., the third-largest mobile-phone operator in Russia, may need to freeze its network rollout in the country if sanctions over the war in Ukraine continue to block imports of essential equipment, according to Chief Executive Officer Kaan Terzioglu. “There is no doubt that the deployment will slow down and almost has a risk of […]

News

Girl, 3, suffers life-changing injuries after being bitten by dog as woman is arrested

A three-year-old girl has suffered life-changing injuries after being bitten by a Doberman dog. The child was attacked in Havant, Hampshire last night before a 44-year-old woman was arrested, police said. The girl is in hospital receiving treatment and the dog has been seized by officers, added the force. A full statement from Hampshire Police […]

Sport

Brenden Aaronson inspires Leeds to comeback victory over Wolves

Brenden Aaronson’s only disappointment from his Premier League debut is that he will not be attributed with the winner, not that he will accept it was an own goal. Jesse Marsch made the American his first Leeds signing, getting his compatriot to join six days after they scraped Premier League survival. The forward showed everything […]

Lifestyle

New chip could make treating metastatic cancer easier and faster

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found a detection method that could revolutionize cancer treatment by showing how cancers metastasize and what stage they are. Cancer spreads via circulating tumor cells (CTCs) that travel through the blood to other organs, and they are nearly impossible to track. Now, researchers at the Georgia Institute […]

Business

Glencore cuts ties with Chinese trader caught up in scandal over missing copper

Switzerland-based Glencore Plc (GLEN.L) and other major traders have stopped supplying Chinese metals merchant Huludao Ruisheng over a brewing scandal about missing copper inventories in the port of Qinhuangdao, the Financial Times reported on Friday. Glencore and Geneva-based commodity trader IXM SA have stopped supplying the Hebei-based metals group, the report said, citing people familiar […]

Technology

SoftBank in Talks to Sell Fortress After Logging Record Loss

SoftBank Group Corp. has begun talks to sell asset manager Fortress Investment Group, as the Japanese company grapples with record losses, its chief executive said on Monday. The Japanese investment group will need to “drastically cut costs,” SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son told a news conference, after the company logged a record 3.16 trillion yen ($23.4 […]

News

Heartbroken young mum who suffered stillbirth had just 40 minutes to say goodbye to baby

A heartbroken young mum had just 40 minutes to say goodbye to her stillborn baby. Millie Wylie, 23, tragically lost her son Lenny when she was four months pregnant at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital in September and is now campaigning to set up a baby loss charity to keep his memory alive and help people […]