Sport

Melbourne Victory face long road back to respectability after hitting rock bottom

Grant Brebner must have thought he had already encountered his lowest ebb with Melbourne Victory. It was supposed to the 6-0 loss to Melbourne City of six weeks ago that ought to have been the point of no return, the catalyst for either a painstaking crawl back into the realm of respectability or a swift […]

Lifestyle

Hair by Amazon? Tech giant to open hi-tech salon in London

Amazon has announced a surprise move into the world of hairdressing with the opening of a hi-tech hair salon in London that boasts special mirrors able to show customers how they would look with a different hair colour before they take the plunge. With its promise to showcase the latest in cutting edge technology, the […]

Business

Shake-up at Airbus as defence and technology chiefs quit

Airbus on Monday announced the biggest shake-up in its top ranks since Chief Executive Guillaume Faury took the helm two years ago, sparked by the departure of two key executives. The French CEO said the shake-up, reducing its executive committee in size and doing away with the split ownership of technical resources dating back to […]

Technology

Cyberpunk 2077 dataminer finds unreleased quest descriptions

Cyberpunk 2077’s big 1.2 patch rolled out at the end of last month, promising a huge amount of bug fixes and performance improvements (and delivering some significant boosts for PS4 Pro, at least). But it seems the patch may have quietly added some content for upcoming DLC updates, as a dataminer has discovered new files […]

News

Police respond to report of home intruder, find robot vacuum

Police responding to a report of an intruder at a California home broke down the front door and stormed the house to find the suspected burglar was actually the owner’s robot vacuum. Yana Sydnor said she and her 2-year-old daughter were sleeping at their Natomas home when she was awakened by a sound she thought […]

Lifestyle

Oligarch’s son told to pay mother £75m after world’s biggest divorce case

The son of an oligarch caught up in the world’s largest divorce case has been told to pay £75m to his mother after a judge at the high court in London found he was “a dishonest individual who will do anything to assist his father”. Temur Akhmedov was found to have worked together with his […]

Business

Brooklyn man pleads not guilty to using Bloomberg reporter’s information for insider trading

A Brooklyn man pleaded not guilty on Monday to insider trading charges, after prosecutors accused him of using information from a Bloomberg News reporter about certain deals to trade. Jason Peltz, 38, entered his plea through his lawyer before U.S. Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann in Brooklyn. On March 23, a federal grand jury indicted Peltz […]

Technology

Picross S6 pencilled in for Nintendo Switch next week

Picross S6, the latest entry in the popular puzzle series, launches for Nintendo Switch next week on 22nd April. Priced £8.99/$9.99/€9.99, it brings another serving of tricky nonograms from developer Jupiter, with more than 480 new puzzles to solve. This includes Mega Picross, Color Picross, Clip Picross and Extra Puzzle variants. If you’re a long-time […]

News

Magnet fishermen find WWII-era artillery shell in Michigan river

A group of magnet fishermen pulling up metal from a Michigan river made a surprising discovery — a World War II-era artillery shell. Ryan McCollum, of the Rustic Treasure Hunters, said he was magnet fishing in Grand Rapids with his son, Lochlan, 8, and his cousin, Chris Hample, when Hample pulled a 2-foot-long metal object […]