Sport

Leicester v Tottenham: match preview

Leicester must beat Tottenham and realistically hope Liverpool fail to beat Crystal Palace to qualify for the Champions League. A disappointing state of affairs after allowing Jürgen Klopp’s side to sneak ahead and, when compared to a first FA Cup finally sitting in the trophy cabinet, ending up in the Europa League will not sting […]

Lifestyle

Espresso loaf cake with burnt butter and coffee icing by Diana Henry

This is denser than regular coffee cake, as it’s made by the melt-and-mix method. I use a coffee extract for it, made by Nielsen-Massey. If you can’t find it, use Camp Coffee, available in most supermarkets. Serves 10For the cakeunsalted butter 225g, plus more for the tinstrong coffee 200ml, preferably espressosoft light brown sugar 150ggolden […]

Business

Judge denies Citigroup a longer freeze on botched Revlon transfer

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Citigroup Inc’s request to extend a freeze on about $504 million it accidentally sent a group of Revlon Inc lenders, while it appeals his decision that they can keep the money. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan said it was “tempting” to extend the freeze, given the large […]

Technology

Mass Effect Legendary Edition changed a character’s race, fixing a decade-old bug

Elanos Haliat, a human-hating pirate and previous leader of the Terminus Systems, appears in Mass Effect 1 on the world of Agebinium. Shepard encounters him when investigating a mysterious nuclear probe which needs to be defused. Haliat has a history – he organised the attack on the human colony named Elysium prior to the events […]

News

Couple discover disturbing ‘murder room’ as they give virtual tour of new home

A couple have been advised to ‘start looking for a new house’ after finding a disturbing detail they missed before buying a property. TikTok user @Slowgoldie shared a video explaining that her best friend had just bought a house with her boyfriend, and on their first night her friend sent her a video tour so […]

Sport

Sergio Agüero agrees to join Barcelona on two-year contract

Sergio Agüero has agreed to sign for Barcelona on a two-year contract when his Manchester City deal expires next month. The striker’s preference was to move to the Camp Nou and he has accepted a lower salary than was available elsewhere but will receive a bonus if the team win the Champions League. Agüero, who […]

Lifestyle

Speedy apple cake by Anja Dunk

Growing up, a version of this apple pound cake sat on the work surface of our kitchen day in day out, a regular fixture to a space in constant flux. I suppose because it was always there I didn’t view it as a treat, despite it being sweet. From Monday to Friday it was tucked […]

Business

Digital coin ether hits record high as 2021 gains near 500%

Cryptocurrency ether hit another record high on Wednesday, taking gains this year to close to 500% on the back of growing interest in decentralized finance applications and increasing institutional interest in cryptocurrencies. Ether, the second-biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization after bitcoin, climbed to $4,380.64.35, but was last down 4.1% at $4,029. Bitcoin was also down […]

Technology

My favourite planet: The quiet awe of Installation 04, AKA the original Halo

Halo, the series, owes a lot more than just its name to its original setting. The name is a pretty good start, though, with its evocation of holy reverence, of refracted glory, of encircled perfection. It is the name the religious zealots of the Covenant have bestowed upon a mysterious celestial body: a ringworld orbiting […]

News

Diva dog left looking like a sheep after refusing to hold still during hair cut

While most of us spent lockdown counting down the days until we could put down the box dyes and say goodbye to the DIY fringes, it turns out us humans weren’t the only ones desperate to get a professional trim. A diva dog desperately needed some of her excess fur cutting down while groomers were […]