Aston Martin shares slide as losses deepen and finance chief leaves

Aston Martin (AML.L) shares slumped to a record low on Thursday after the British luxury carmaker said its losses ballooned last year and its chief financial officer would leave by the end of April. The firm, famed for being fictional agent James Bond’s car of choice, posted a pretax loss of 104 million pounds ($135 […]

Opinion: Intel focuses on 5G infrastructure

Despite the cancellation of this year’s Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, quite a few tech companies are still making important announcements that were originally planned for the show. Not surprisingly, several of those announcements are focused on 5G. One of them—perhaps somewhat surprisingly—comes from chip leader Intel. The company sold its 5G modem business […]

Nursery forced to close after vandals break in and cover it with paint

Vandals broke into a nursery and caused thousands of pounds of damage on Monday night. They covered the carpets, walls, ceiling and even a TV with paint. Fire extinguishers were also set off inside the building in Portsmouth, Hampshire, which was forced to close yesterday and today for the mess to be cleaned. Police are […]

Left-handed Knicks rookie RJ Barrett says he’s right handed

Knicks rookie RJ Barrett is putting up nice counting stats — 13.9 points and 5.1 rebounds a game — but it’s not been pretty. He’s shooting 39.1 percent overall, 31.1 percent from three, and like those numbers, his true shooting percentage of 46.6 is well below the season average. Is that because the left-handed Barrett […]

Pie shop serves Full English inside a puff pastry tart and it’s ‘delish’

Ah, the Full English breakfast; so iconic, so delightful, so quintessentially British. Revisions of the classic are usually not welcome (though hacks are). But this pie shop’s take on the brekkie fave is one that is not rifling customers. Epic Pies, a bakery in St Paul’s, London, has created a mash-up where the morning staples […]

Dow suffers record decline in points as Wall Street leads global stocks lower

The Dow industrials posted the largest-ever points drop on Thursday as Wall Street led stocks across the globe lower, with traders fretting over the economic impact of the spreading coronavirus. Oil prices tumbled to their lowest in over a year and the benchmark U.S. Treasury yield set a record low. No country should make the […]

Xbox One players will soon be able to eject discs with their controller

Gaming consoles are pretty much limited in terms of user modification (besides upgrading storage), so it makes sense for companies to make them as user-friendly as possible, given that the final product would likely be spending years on a TV shelf or someplace similar. One of the features baked-in for this usability is allowing remote […]

Education in prison changed my life, all prisoners deserves the same opportunity

A former inmate says prisoners are being stopped from accessing learning materials which could help transform their lives. Dalton Harrison, 40, who spent a year behind bars and completed an Open University Arts and Languages Access module at HMP Low Newton, says basic provisions such as having a quiet place to do exams, being allowed […]

Hornets’ Malik Monk suspended indefinitely for violating league’s anti-drug policy

Malik Monk has been playing the best basketball of the season of late, averaging 18 points a game over his last five games and shooting 34.5 percent from three in that stretch. He even got a start after coming off the bench all season. Now he is out, having been suspended by the NBA for […]

Mum urges parents to trust instincts after son’s ‘clumsiness’ is actually cancer

A mum had a ‘gut instinct’ that something was wrong when she noticed her toddler was struggling to walk. Kamila Stopa from Cambuslang, Scotland, took son Alex, two, to see a doctor twice after he reported feeling dizzy. The 32-year-old was told that the toddler’s walk and dizzyness would wear off eventually. But her instincts […]