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Man admits murdering wife whose remains were found at beauty spot

A man has admitted to murdering his wife after her remains were found at a beauty spot. Thomas McCann, 49, faces a life sentence after pleading guilty to murdering Yvonne McCann, 46, after the mum and grandma was found dead at Reddish Vale Country Park, Stockport, in May last year. McCann, bearded and wearing a […]

Sport

Blake Griffin clears waivers, reportedly agrees to deal with Brooklyn

As expected, Griffin has agreed to terms already and will sign with the Brooklyn Nets, his agent told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The details on how much he signed for and the actual ink to paper will happen in the coming days. It cost him a cool $13 million, but Blake Griffin is now officially […]

Lifestyle

Does a vegan diet lead to poorer bone health?

The vegan diet is trending currently. How this type of diet affects health is the subject of scientific studies. In a new study from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), the bone health of 36 vegans as well as 36 people following a mixed-food diet was determined with an ultrasound measurement of the […]

Business

Bitcoin falls 5.84% to $43,418

Bitcoin dropped 5.84% to $43,418.02 on Sunday, losing $2,691.96 from its previous close. Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, has fallen 25.6% from the year’s high of $58,354.14 on Feb. 21. Bitcoin’s price soared this year as major firms including BNY Mellon, asset manager BlackRock Inc, and credit card giant Mastercard Inc backed cryptocurrencies, […]

Technology

GPD Win Max review: the world’s best tiny gaming laptop

I’ve been lucky enough to test out a bunch of weird and wonderful tech, but I don’t always get a chance to share my discoveries in a full review or roundup. That’s why this column exists, to highlight bits of tech that might not fit elsewhere but nonetheless deserve a mention. Enjoy! 2020 was a […]

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Two more SEISS self-employed grants confirmed in Budget – but there are strings attached

Rishi Sunak has extended support to more self-employed people who had previously missed out on help. The Chancellor said more workers who became newly self-employed during the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for Government support. However he confirmed a strict deadline as he unveiled the change, alongside his furlough scheme extension plan in the Budget […]

Sport

Garza gets 21 points, No. 5 Iowa tops No. 25 Wisconsin 77-73

IOWA CITY, Iowa – It was Senior Day, but Luka Garza didn’t know he was going to have to give a speech. The Iowa center also didn’t know what else was coming in the postgame ceremony. Minutes after the 6-foot-11 star scored 21 points and had 16 rebounds to lead the fifth-ranked Hawkeyes over No. […]

Lifestyle

Collagen plays protective role during pancreatic cancer development

Contrary to long-held beliefs, Type I collagen produced by cancer-associated fibroblasts does not promote cancer development but instead plays a protective role in controlling pancreatic cancer progression, reports a new study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. This new understanding supports novel therapeutic approaches that bolster collagen rather than suppress […]

Business

Under shareholder pressure, Danone takes step to sell Chinese asset

Danone said on Sunday it was taking a first step towards selling off its stake in its Chinese dairy partner as the French food group faces pressure from shareholders to improve its performance and governance. Danone said in a statement that following a review of its portfolio it had reached an agreement to convert its […]

Technology

Someone should make a game about: Frasier

For years I’ve been dreaming of a Left 4 Dead mod that features the cast of Frasier. Trapped between safe houses in an abandoned hospital, Niles caves someone’s head in with a hardback copy of the ICD-9 codes, as Marty jams a door shut with his walking stick. Daphne – who’s a little bit psychic […]