Sport

Safety Michael Thomas cleared medically, looking for 2021 team

Michael Thomas’ 2020 season came to an early end, but he says he’s ready to go for 2021. Thomas tore his pectoral last November and spent the rest of the season on injured reserve. The special teams ace hit free agency in March and told Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle that he is healthy […]

Lifestyle

A year of emotional eating? Don’t feel guilty. We need comfort, not ketosis

You know how people fill online baskets with clothes they never buy? I do that now with food. I see something advertised, compile an extravagant order, then don’t follow through. In the past few weeks, I have almost ordered hand-pulled noodles, oysters and something described as a “pistachio black forest gateau” (I am still thinking […]

News

WW2 hangar transformed into luxury five-bed home and it’s on the market for £1.4m

An old WW2 airfield hangar has been transformed into a luxury, five-bedroom home worth a staggering £1.4m. The property was one of thousands of ‘Nissen huts’ erected in Britain during war-time using pre-fabricated sections. It features distinctive curved roofs clad with corrugated sheets. Many were abandoned or used as storage by farmers. But one hangar, […]

Lifestyle

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for new-season garlic, fennel and thyme cassoulet

Several years ago, at my aunt Penny’s house, we had a memorable lunch for which she made Yotam Ottolenghi’s fennel gratin to go with a mouthwatering spring lamb. Never before had I tasted such a silky mass of tumbled, sweet, caramelised fennel, and I had three helpings. Skip to February, when I was trying to […]

Business

Wall Street pulls back, Treasury yields inch lower as eyes turn to Fed

Wall Street lost ground, pulling back from the prior session’s record closing highs and Treasury yields edged lower on Tuesday as investors trained their focus on the approaching earnings season and the Federal Reserve’s economic outlook. All three major U.S. stock indexes closed in the red, led by the blue-chip Dow, which notched an all-time […]

Technology

Netflix signs exclusive streaming deal for Sony films, including Uncharted

I haven’t thought that far ahead. Netflix has signed a streaming licensing deal for Sony’s upcoming films, including Uncharted. The US-focused licensing deal is for theatrically released Sony films, beginning with its 2022 slate. It means Netflix has “first pay window” rights to stream these films following their theatrical and home entertainment windows. The streaming […]

News

Man, 20, who waited months to visit barber becomes sensation with ‘worst haircut’ ever

A man who waited four months during lockdown to get a haircut has become an internet sensation after revealing the “worst haircut of his life.” College student Andrew Riley, 20, from Glasgow, visited his local hairdresser in Bearsden on April 7, after they were allowed to reopen across Scotland. He paid £12 for the cut […]