Sport

Manchester United agree initial £46m transfer fee for Lisandro Martínez

Manchester United and Ajax have reached an agreement for the transfer of Lisandro Martínez, with the transfer worth €55m (£46.8m) plus €10m in potential add-ons expected to be sealed in the coming days. The 24-year-old centre-back flew into Manchester on Friday and the Argentinian will be Erik ten Hag’s third signing of the summer subject […]

Lifestyle

Cardiac death rates declined for both Black and white Americans since 1999, but racial disparities persist

While it’s well-established that Black adults experience a disproportionately high burden of cardiovascular risk factors and disease in comparison to white adults in the United States, few gender-based analyses of recent national trends exist. Additionally, it is unclear how disparities in cardiovascular mortality between Black and white Americans have changed over time across key geographic […]

Business

Semiconductor equipment maker ASML profit rises on record bookings

ASML Holding NV (ASML.AS) reported higher second-quarter net profit on Wednesday amid record new bookings as it kept shipping equipment to clients as fast as possible even though there were some indications of a slowdown in consumer markets. The Dutch company, a key supplier to computer chip makers, reported net profit of 1.41 billion euros […]

Technology

Deliveroo Cuts 2022 Forecast After Sales Slow in Latest Quarter

Deliveroo Plc slashed projections for sales growth this year after the value of transactions on its platform grew more slowly in the latest quarter, reflecting mounting challenges facing the delivery service’s consumers. The London-based food-delivery company said that gross transaction value was projected to rise 4% to 12% this year, after previously forecasting growth of […]

News

Pet dog dies after being picked up ‘like a rat’ in mauling as owner hospitalised

A family are heartbroken after their beloved pet dog was picked up “like a rat” and killed by a boxer-type dog. Harley, a miniature Jack Russell, was not even two years old when he was fatally attacked while out on a walk in Tameside, Greater Manchester, on Friday afternoon. The family-of-three – who did not […]

Sport

England fans face minimum five-year wait for West Indies Test tour

England are poised to deliver a crushing blow to West Indies cricket and their own travelling supporters with no men’s Test tour of the Caribbean scheduled for at least the next five years. According to a draft of the future tours programme for the period May 2023 to February 2027 – seen by the Guardian […]

Lifestyle

The brains of children with autism may not always ‘see’ body language

Noticing and understanding what it means when a person leans into a conversation or takes a step back and crosses their arms is a vital part of human communication. Researchers at the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester have found that children with autism spectrum disorder may not always process body […]

Business

TotalEnergies announces progress on Papua New Guinea LNG project

French company TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA) announced on Wednesday progress regarding its plans for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Papua New Guinea. TotalEnergies said its Papua LNG joint venture had decided to launch the first phase of front-end engineering and design (FEED) studies for the Papua LNG project’s upstream production facilities. Studies for the downstream […]

Technology

Bitcoin Rallies to Trade Above $22,000; Ether, Avalanche Advance

Bitcoin rallied amid a broad risk-on mood in global markets, trading above $22,000 for the first time since June 8 and testing the upper bound of the tight range where it’s been stuck for the past month. The largest cryptocurrency jumped as much as 7.5% and was trading at $22,082 at 10:18 a.m. in New […]

News

How to keep your home cool during the day – so you can relax and sleep at night

The Met Office has issued an extreme heat warning and declared a national emergency. Temperatures are predicted to reach 37C, with some suggesting as high as 40C by Tuesday. The sweltering heatwave during the day is one thing to deal with, but it can be absolutely unbearable at night. Restless sleeps lead into more agitated […]