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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 […]

CD Projekt is now Europe’s second most valuable game company

As noted by Reddit users, the firm’s valuation has jumped around $1.2 billion in a month. That puts the company behind one other European game studio: France’s Ubisoft, which is valued at $9.52 billion. CD Projekt, which counts GOG among its subsidiaries, will owe a lot of its current valuation to CD Projekt Red. The […]

Radio 1 DJ found with 500 child abuse images on his yacht

A former BBC Radio 1 DJ has been jailed after police found 500 child abuse images on a yacht that he lived on. Michael Willis, 74, who went by the stage name Steve Merike, was jailed for 18 months for the stash of abusive images kept on a computer, laptop and memory stick. It is […]

Joel Embiid leaves 76ers game with shoulder injury

Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons? The debate has gained attention this season after the 76ers spent years retooling around their stars. The answer clearly isn’t neither. But that’s what Philadelphia now faces. With Simmons already injured, Embiid got hurt in the 76ers’ game against the Cavaliers tonight. Losing Embiid for an extended period would be […]

M&S replaces Little Shop plastic toys with Little Garden collectable seed kits

Last year, Marks and Spencer gave away lots of tiny toys for kids in their Little Shop collection. If you spent over £20, you got a mystery bag with a tiny version of one of their food products, including Percy Pigs and Colin the Caterpillar. There were 25 to collect but the brand faced some […]

Thai tycoons in fray as Tesco sets bid deadline for $9 billion Asia business: sources

British retailer Tesco (TSCO.L) has asked bidders to submit binding offers for its Asian business by Friday, in a deal that will see Thai billionaires fight for an asset valued at up to $9 billion, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. The bidding is shaping up as a battle between Dhanin Chearavanont’s Charoen […]

Amazon opens first full-sized cashier-free grocery store in Seattle

It’s been a little over three years since Amazon launched its first cashier-free convenience store. The concept took a big leap on Tuesday with the launch of Amazon’s first full-on Go grocery store in Seattle. The 7,700-square-foot facility at 610 E. Pike Street in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood isn’t just a bigger version of the […]

‘My ex beat me up for 17 years but I ended up in prison – how is that justice?’

A woman who was beaten by her partner for 17 years and then sent to prison when she ‘lost it with him’ has slammed the criminal justice system for letting her down and says ‘prison does not work’. Sarah was sent to prison for a year in 2018 after retaliating to what she described as […]

LeBron James out for Lakers-Warriors (groin injury)

The NBA can’t drop the Warriors from nationally televised games quickly enough. Now, not even the Lakers will hold up their end of the bargain for tomorrow’s matchup. LeBron James has presented himself as a foil to Kawhi Leonard, as someone who won’t rest when healthy enough to play. But groin injuries can linger if […]

Another man creates billboard to find date inspired by Mark Rofe’s success

Last month, Mark Rofe had the idea to erect a massive billboard to find a date. It went viral and thousands of applications rolled in. Mark is now going on dates with a chosen few and his success has inspired another man to give it a try. Andrew Gaskell, from Chester, heard about Mark’s idea […]