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England duty still excites Jordan Henderson despite advancing years

Back in the early days of his career, Jordan Henderson felt he was the exception. His rule was simple – no alcohol during the season – and it is one he has always stuck to. The Liverpool and England midfielder was acutely aware of the correlation between sacrifice and achievement. “Whereas now when I look, […]

Lifestyle

New way to track peripheral artery disease aids quest for better treatments

Cardiovascular experts at UVA Health have found a new way to track peripheral artery disease (PAD), a serious medical condition involving atherosclerosis in the leg arteries that affects more than 200 million people worldwide. The researchers say the approach will greatly benefit efforts to better understand the condition, which diminishes blood flow to the limbs, […]

Business

What crisis? High-stakes crypto lending looks here to stay

On May 11, Scott Odell, an analyst at British crypto lender Blockchain.com, instant messaged Edward Zhao of Three Arrows Capital asking that the Singapore hedge fund repay at least part of a $270 million loan. Three Arrows had just taken a hit from the collapse of cryptocurrency Terra, raising doubts about its ability to repay. […]

Technology

China-based network tried to influence midterms, but long lunches and 9-to-5 hours hampered efforts

Meta has taken down a Chinese influence operation focused on US domestic politics ahead of the midterm elections that ran across several social media platforms. But the network’s efforts weren’t very successful for several reasons: those involved worked 9 to 5 (China time), took long lunch breaks, and didn’t do much over the weekends. Meta […]

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Groom who jilted bride on the day of £12,000 wedding finally breaks silence

A groom who jilted his bride on the day of their £12,000 wedding has finally broken his silence – and refused to apologise for his actions. Kayley Stead, 27, bravely carried on with her wedding celebration when her partner of four years, 24-year-old Kallum Norton, failed to turn up. Her story went viral as Kayley […]

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Lyndon Dykes double eases Scotland to Nations League win over Ukraine

Two games sit between Scotland and the latest chapter of their redemption story at international level. Victory over Ukraine, with plenty to spare after a superb second-half showing, catapulted Scotland to the summit of their Nations League section. Two points from their closing two games – the Republic of Ireland are in Glasgow on Saturday […]

Lifestyle

Life’s stresses can make people focus more on their romantic partner’s negative behavior

Stressful life circumstances can affect how married couples interact, but can they affect how partners see each other? A person experiencing stress is more likely to notice their spouse’s negative behavior than positive. Prior research has focused on how stress influences behavior, but this study suggests that stress could affect what actions partners notice in […]

Business

Peaks, valleys and milestones

A look at the day ahead in Asian markets from Lewis Krauskopf A feverish week of central bank activity around the globe has left markets at extremes. Currency prices were rattled after Japan intervened in the foreign exchange market to buy yen for the first time since 1998. The yen surged against the dollar after […]

Technology

Alienware unveils cheaper QD-OLED gaming monitor with FreeSync

Dropping the G-Sync module could bring a few advantages. Apart from the lower price, the new model might also not require active cooling, thus completely eliminating the fan noise of the original. Additionally, it allows monitor manufacturers to add HDMI 2.1 support, but Alienware decided against it for cost-saving reasons. Alienware has just announced a […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Gran dies falling off Benidorm cliff in mobility scooter as grandson wounded

A beloved gran was flung to her death from a Benidorm cliff in a horrific mobility scooter accident during a family holiday that left her grandson trapped in hospital with horrific injuries. Janet Hobbs tragically died after she lost control of the mobility scooter that she and her grandson Alfie Nicholas had been riding, as […]