Month: February 2020

China’s top container ports unclog backlog as virus curbs ease

China’s top container ports are loosening the backlog of cargoes on their docks as workers return to their jobs after coronavirus travel curbs that kept them away and jammed up global supply chains have been eased. The flu-like epidemic, which originated in the city of Wuhan, an inland logistics hub in Hubei province, has killed […]

20 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Prague

Prague has been nicknamed the “city of a thousand spires” for good reason: as you glance over its 1,100-year-old skyline, you’ll be rewarded with splendid views of lovely domed churches and soaring old towers that combine to make Prague one of the world’s architectural gems. Everywhere you look, fine examples of Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance, and […]

Timberwolves win first road game in 52 days, top Heat

MIAMI — Jordan McLaughlin’s layup with just under nine seconds left put Minnesota ahead for good, D’Angelo Russell led all scorers with 27 points and the Timberwolves added to Miami’s late-season stagger by beating the Heat 129-126 on Wednesday night. Malik Beasley scored 21 points, Juancho Hernangomez tied a season-high with 17 and McLaughlin added […]

Kate Middleton wears £30 M&S trainers and £6 Zara culottes

A pair of £30 M&S trainers are selling out quickly after Kate Middleton wore them to a SportsAid event. The Duchess of Cambridge’s high-street look didn’t stop there as she teamed them with a pair of Zara culottes that cost just £5.99. Sadly, the green trousers were only available in the sale and have already […]

Coronavirus expected to slam 2020 global car sales

Global auto sales could dip by as much as 2.5 percent this year, a significantly sharper decline than the 0.9 percent dip previously forecast, with coronavirus taking the blame, according to a newly released report by Moody’s. Almost from the moment it became clear a dangerous new virus was spreading in the Chinese city of […]

Intuit is buying personal finance startup Credit Karma for $7.1 billion in cash and stock

Credit Karma was founded in 2007 as a personal finance management platform where consumers can check their credit scores and reports, prepare their taxes and find unclaimed money such as insurance payouts or refunds. To date, Credit Karma has over 100 million members in the US, Canada and the UK with more than 37 million […]

Cricket coach covered in bite marks after businessman mauled him ‘like a dog’

A successful businessman has been jailed over a vicious attack on a cricket coach which left him covered in bite marks. Anthony Mears, 51, lost his rag after being accidentally nudged by a friend of his 23-year-old victim Jarrad Davies at a Wetherspoon’s in Aberdare, south Wales, two days before Christmas last year. He could […]

Trae Young blocks 7-foot Mo Bamba at rim

Trae Young might be the NBA’s worst defender. He’s small (6-foot-1 with a 6-foot-3 wingspan). His athleticism is far from imposing. He also carries a massive load for the Hawks offensively, leaving little energy for defense. But he still blocked 7-foot Magic center Mo Bamba at the rim. Not a great moment for Bamba.

Obese chihuahua who loved eating food from the bin was so heavy he couldn’t walk

Like so many of us, Cleatus the chihuahua began to pile on the pounds as he got older, getting into a bad habit of eating leftovers from the bin and no longer being keen on walkies. We’ve all been there. The dog eventually put on so much weight, tipping the scales at a whopping 2 […]

IKEA reduces climate footprint for the first time

Carbon emissions throughout the full value chain of IKEA furniture fell for the first time last year, brand owner Inter IKEA said on Thursday citing increased use of renewable energy. From the production of raw materials and products through to customers’ use and disposal, emissions shrank 4.3% in the fiscal year to the end of […]