5 things to know for August 12: 2020 election, coronavirus, UK, police, football

“I think today it is evident there is an affirmation of not only Black women, but women of Southeast Asia, women of color, that they have finally reached a status where they are affirmed in this nation as equal partners, and this mountain that we’ve all been trying to climb, Kamala has now taken us […]

World stocks edge higher as US aid talks remain in focus

The S&P 500 is within 2% of the all-time high it set in February. The stunning turnaround from a nearly 34% tumble in March, when the coronavirus pandemic sent stocks into a nosedive, shows investors gaining confidence from improved economic data and better-than-expected second-quarter corporate results.

Gently does it

Anyway, think up the title The Hitchhiker’s etc, and, as Johnson said, it is very easy to do all the rest. You will still need a fertile imagination, a fondness for silly names, a thorough grasp of English zaniness from Wodehouse to Python – and, for best results, experience of writing scripts for Doctor Who, […]

Welcome to Wokeville: Right-on A-list neighbours, top notch vegan restaurants, and yoga classes in a pink salt cave. Harry and Meghan have bought new home in exclusive California enclave around the corner from Oprah… and Windsor it ain’t!

‘The Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved into their family home in July of this year. They have settled into the quiet privacy of their community since their arrival and hope that this will be respected for their neighbours, as well as for them as a family,’ the source said.

Farmer tried to blackmail Tesco by poisoning baby food with metal, court hears

‘He says, however, that he was compelled to do so by some travellers who had visited his farm and threatened to kill him and his children, and to rape his wife, if he did not give them half a million pounds, which they later increased to £1m.’ 

Best Gaming Laptops Of 2020 — Alienware, Razer, Lenovo, And More

When it comes to the display, large desktop monitors are reaching for 4K resolutions and beyond for lovers of the cutting edge, but most laptops don’t push past 1920×1080 (or 1080p) as a resolution, as the gains diminish pretty quickly on sub-20-inch screens (putting aside things like refresh rate). GPUs that fit inside a laptop […]