Sport

Liverpool set to sign Ibrahima Konaté for £30.5m from RB Leipzig

Liverpool are set to sign the French central defender Ibrahima Konaté from RB Leipzig, having fought off competition from several other Premier League clubs to agree a five-year deal with the 21-year-old. Jürgen Klopp has followed the former Sochaux player for some time now and Liverpool are ready to pay defender’s release clause of €35m […]

Lifestyle

Robot that can cook a paella is causing quite a stir in Spain

Leaving aside self-aware computer networks that send cyborgs back through time to terminate humanity’s saviour before birth, few technological developments are quite as terrifying – to Spanish palates, at least – as the prospect of a paella cooked not by a trusty Valencian hand but by a cold steel one. Since it was unveiled at […]

Business

Maserati unveils hybrid version of Levante SUV

Maserati, Stellantis’ premium carmaker, unveiled the hybrid version of its Levante large sports utility vechicle (SUV) on Monday, refreshing its range as part of a turnaround effort. Available from this summer, Maserati’s first hybrid SUV will be based on a mild-hybrid technology, which offers some electric assistance to a traditional engine. “A plug-in hybrid platform […]

Technology

Spotify hikes prices in the UK and Europe as CEO haggles to buy football team

Spotify is raising its Premium subscription prices in the United Kingdom and Europe. Users will be looking at a £1-2 increase in the UK and a €1-3 hike in the EU. The rate change goes into effect on April 30 for new subscribers. Current Premium members won’t start paying more until their June billing cycle. […]

News

Killers jailed for 89 years over house fire that left mum and four children dead

Two men and a woman behind a sickening arson attack which claimed the lives of a mum and her four children have been sentenced to a combined 89 years behind bars. Zak Bolland, 26, and David Worrall, 28, were today sentenced for the murder of Michelle Pearson, 37, who died 20 months after they set […]

Sport

Rachael Blackmore’s Plan of Attack could be foiled by El Presente

Rachael Blackmore returns to Britain for the first time since winning the Grand National to ride Plan Of Attack in the Bet365 Gold Cup on Saturday afternoon, and the eight-year-old seems likely to start favourite with his rider’s historic success at Aintree still fresh in the memory. The drying ground is an unknown for Henry […]

Lifestyle

Republicans’ climate credibility hit by make-believe ‘war on burgers’ claim

At a major summit hosted by Joe Biden last week, a procession of world leaders fretted over the spiraling dangers of the climate crisis, with some pledging further cuts to planet-heating emissions, others touting their embrace of electric cars and a few vowing the end of coal. In the US, however, Biden’s political opponents were […]

Business

Citigroup to ramp up Chinese investment banking plan

Citigroup plans to expand its investment banking business in China and will soon apply to set up local underwriting, sales and trading and futures trading businesses by the end of June, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The move comes after the U.S. bank revealed last week it would sell its […]

Technology

Every Fast & Furious movie will be screened in theaters for free ahead of F9 premiere

Universal also put out a new promo featuring Vin Diesel that’s all about hyping people up for the reopening of theaters. After a tumultuous year with the pandemic, folks are no doubt looking for a return to normalcy and for many, that could involve taking in a movie on the silver screen. Universal Pictures and […]

News

Embarrassed dog fuming with owner after groomers left her looking like an ‘alpaca’

An adorable pooch has been left less than impressed with her new appearance after being taken to the groomers. In a video posted on Tik Tok by @erisbaker , Roxy’s owner can be seen apologising to her dog after the dodgy trim that left her looking like an “alpaca”. But Roxy still appeared visibly annoyed […]