Sport

Basketball Australia withdraws Boomers from Iran qualifier due to player safety concerns

Basketball Australia has cited player safety concerns for its decision to withdraw the men’s national team from an upcoming World Cup qualifier in Iran. Following the defeat of Kazakhstan that sealed their spot in next year’s tournament, the Boomers had been due to travel to Tehran and meet Iran on Tuesday (AEDT). Instead, the side […]

Lifestyle

More cancers are diagnosed at an advanced stage if patients already have type 2 diabetes, study finds

A study of 11,945 people in six European countries has shown that people with type 2 diabetes who develop cancer are more likely to be diagnosed with advanced disease if the condition is one that is not screened for routinely. In a presentation to the 13th European Breast Cancer Conference, Dr. Anna Jansana, a postdoctoral […]

Business

Investors gobble up bonds as worst of inflation may be over -BofA

Investors bought more bonds than at any time in the last four months in the week to Wednesday as signs emerged that inflation may have peaked, BofA Global Research said on Friday. Investors bought $2.6 billion of bonds in the week to Wednesday, BofA said, citing EPFR data. These figures did not capture Thursday’s consumer […]

Technology

A look at a few accessibility issues with open-world games

Hello! Welcome to the first in a series of pieces to celebrate Disability History Month. Today, Vivek returns to the streets of Los Santos. A few weeks back, the shocking news of the GTA 6 leaks drove me to revisit the incredible city of Los Santos in GTA 5. I thought that my initial opinions […]

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‘I feed my dog fry-ups with a fork at the table – it’s like having a baby’

A pampered pooch has his own chair at the dinner table and gets fed Sunday roasts and fry-ups with a fork. Dennis the four-year-old bulldog has been eating “like a human” since he was a puppy, and pulls out his own chair before patiently waiting for his owners to finish their meal so he can […]

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England fans ‘must not worry’ about Harry Kane’s fitness, insists Conte

Antonio Conte has played down concerns over Harry Kane’s fitness levels for the World Cup, having said on Wednesday that the England captain was “very, very tired” after starting 21 games in a row for Tottenham. The Spurs manager backed the forward to enjoy a “fantastic” tournament and defended his decision to keep playing Kane […]

Lifestyle

Machine learning can help predict patient response to cancer immunotherapy

Predicting which patients will respond well to treatment is a quandary that has plagued the field of cancer immunotherapy for more than four decades. Now, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and its Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy are one step closer to solving that problem. In a small study, they successfully trained […]

Business

Airbus fed regulator talking points on Qatar jet row, court told

Airbus (AIR.PA) sought to exert influence over the European Union Aviation Safety Agency in a dispute with Qatar Airways over damaged A350 jets, providing the agency with a “Line To Take” when communicating with others, a UK court heard on Friday. “Airbus sought to, and appears to have succeeded, in exerting its influence over EASA,” […]

Technology

Clive won’t be the only playable character in Final Fantasy 16

Clive, the protagonist of Final Fantasy 16, won’t be the only playable character. In an interview with Japanese site Game Watch (via PlayStation Lifestyle), creative director Kazutoyo Maehiro noted that in the early stages of the game, players will control a character other than Clive. When asked if this was similar to Reks in Final […]

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Woman’s decorating leaves £250,000 cottage ‘unsellable’ – now she’s doing up an AirBnB

An eccentric artist who struggled to sell her own home due to its brightly decorated walls has given up on selling – and launched her own AirBnB instead. Potter and colour fanatic Mary Rose Young hit headlines in 2020 after sharing her quirky house which she had struggled to sell as buyers were ‘put off’ […]