Sport

England fans force way into Wembley without tickets for Euro 2020 final

Groups of England fans without tickets forced their way through the Wembley turnstiles before the Euro 2020 final against Italy, multiple witnesses have told the Guardian. Supporters breached security barriers outside the stadium and squeezed behind ticket-holders or burst through the electronic gates that allow entry to the concourses and seats. Witnesses said the numbers […]

Lifestyle

‘Very pragmatic’: 42% of Australian women are open to egg freezing as a work perk

Last year, while working from home as a result of the Covid pandemic, Emily went through the process of freezing her eggs. It was something the 26-year-old Australian had been interested in for several years, but she made the decision to undergo the procedure when her company introduced it as an employee benefit. Emily, whose […]

Business

How do ride-hailing giants Didi and Uber compare?

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Global (DIDI.N) is set to make its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday after an initial public offering that sources said raised $4.4 billion, valuing it at $67.5 billion in the biggest share sale by a Chinese company in the U.S. in seven years. Didi absorbed Uber’s […]

Technology

Qualcomm partners with Asus to make a phone for Snapdragon Insiders

MediaTek overtook Qualcomm to become the leading supplier of smartphone chipsets last year. And now Qualcomm is reacting to and making an effort to regain some mindshare with consumers who are passionate about mobile hardware. Specifically, the company has built a phone for Snapdragon enthusiasts, but this is not a Pixel-type, aspirational device. Instead, it’s […]

News

Researchers Design T-shirt Fabric That Reduces Body Heat, Protecting People From Rising Temperatures

It’s pretty easy to make clothing designed to keep you warm, either with natural inspirations or synthetic designs, but making something designed to keep you cool is much harder. While objects like cars and buildings can be coated in ultra-white paint or mirrors that reflect the sun’s rays, a pair of Chinese scientists have figured […]

Sport

Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk storm to Wimbledon mixed doubles title

With three Britons in the final of the mixed doubles, a home champion was always guaranteed to come from the last match of this year’s Wimbledon and it was Neal Skupski who tasted glory. Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk, the No 7 seeds, beat the all-British pairing of Joe Salisbury and Harriet Dart 6-2, 7-6 (1) […]

Lifestyle

Which inanimate object would I have a relationship with? York Minster

Jumbo, a new film about a woman who falls in love with a fairground ride, sounds charming despite the strange premise. The film-maker Zoé Wittock was inspired by Erika Eiffel, the woman who married the Eiffel Tower; other objectophiliacs have fallen for chandeliers, briefcases and bridges. In a more measured way, there seems to be […]

Business

Bets ramping up for lower Treasury yields in the second half of 2021

Some investors are betting that U.S. government bond yields will stay subdued or continue weakening in the second half of the year, a sharp departure from the first quarter, when an unexpected surge in yields prompted many analysts to raise their forecasts. Since peaking at pre-pandemic levels in March, yields on U.S. Treasuries have broadly […]

Technology

Lovable mouse Quill stars in her second VR adventure Moss: Book II

It is often easy to discount cue-looking games as “just for kids” and wind up not ever discovering that they are super fun. I almost did that with the PSVR title called Moss. Fortunately, I tried a demo and found myself pulled into a story and realm that was very, very cool. Now it’s getting […]

News

Teen Invents Clever Fire Extinguisher to Save Your Home When You’re Away – and He’s Donating All the Profits

A kid moved away from his friends and the familiarity of New Jersey to California, then immediately grabbed a local problem by the scruff of the neck with a brilliant invention. Along with potentially winning himself a career in advertisement television with an excellent reveal video and excitable timbre, an 11th grade San Francisco student […]