‘Hello world!’ Gogglebox’s Shaun Malone shares adorable first photograph of baby Louis as he introduces his newborn son to fans

Shaun explained how his brain damage affected his life shortly after he woke up from a coma, sharing: ‘I was in a coma for a few weeks – and they said to my mum and dad ‘Shaun’s got brain damage, we don’t know what the brain damage is or how it’ll affect him or if […]

The World Tomorrow: Former PM Tony Blair warns a second coronavirus wave would be a ‘serious, serious problem’

“Britain can play a role in respect of China and its relations with the West. But it’s got to carve out a space for itself, where it’s prepared both to be an ally of the US where it’s necessary to confront China, but also being prepared to mobilise people, including our European neighbours, where it’s […]

Google BigQuery Omni connects customers to data in AWS and Azure

Customers, on the other hand, should celebrate the innovation here: containers in general, and Kubernetes in particular, are creating a kind of universal emulation environment that is starting to make cloud services fungible. Moving up 10,000 feet or so, this is a breakthrough that should drive new strategic thinking. While you’ll probably always have a […]

Laura Carmichael, who plays Lady Edith in Downton Abbey, talks to HELLO! about series 4

Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael admits that the global reaction to the hit show has been “crazy”. Yet, while she is watched by millions of fans around the world, she rarely gets recognized off screen. The 26-year-old actress looks younger and prettier than her Lady Edith Crawley character, with beautiful porcelain skin and sparkly eyes. […]

Hello umpire, can you help me to dismiss Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma! Finch’s bizarre plea

The umpire in question was Englishman Michael Gough and he recalled telling Finch, “you’re on your own.” The 40-year-old Gough, who has so far officiated in 62 ODIs including the two recent India-Australia bilateral ODI series in 2019 and 2020, recalled a conversation that he had with Finch while the Indian run-machines went about their […]

AMD Claims World’s Fastest Per-Core Performance With New EPYC Rome 7Fx2 CPUs

AMD says the new 7Fx2 frequency-optimized processors offer the world’s fastest per-core performance from x86 server CPUs as the company looks to upset Intel’s traditional leadership position in per-core performance. The boosted performance comes as a byproduct of an increased base frequency of 500 MHz paired with a healthy dollop of extra L3 cache that […]

Tuesday briefing: The Queen, the viceroy, her PM and the letters

Gough Whitlam, the PM, was sacked by the governor general, Sir John Kerr, on 11 November 1975. In the “Palace letters”, released today after a long legal battle, Kerr in the immediate aftermath writes to the Queen’s private secretary, Martin Charteris, that he deliberately did not tell the palace in advance about his ultimate decision […]

Israeli Data Show School Openings Were a Disaster That Wiped Out Lockdown Gains

Levine, the Hebrew University epidemiologist, said that in general, “There is no transparency regarding the statistics. The data is not being made available to epidemiologists, so it is impossible to gauge precisely, but we saw many confirmed cases of COVID-19 in middle schools— it is very possible that caused the outbreak.”

Car tyres are major source of ocean microplastics – study

“Roads are a very significant source of microplastics to remote areas, including the oceans,” said Andreas Stohl, from the Norwegian Institute for Air Research, who led the research. He said an average tyre loses 4kg during its lifetime. “It’s such a huge amount of plastic compared to, say, clothes,” whose fibres are commonly found in […]

Shellshock! Cadbury comes clean on Creme Egg chocolate change

“It’s no longer Dairy Milk. It is similar, but not exactly Dairy Milk,” said a spokesman for Cadbury, which was bought by the US giant Kraft in 2010 and is now owned by Mondelez, with a flippancy almost as hard to stomach as this new, Frankenstein’s monster of an egg is bound to be.