Sport

Scottish Premiership: Tavernier breaks Dundee United’s resistance

James Tavernier’s penalty earned Rangers a narrow victory over Dundee United to open up a seven-point gap on rivals Celtic. The Parkhead side have a game in hand and play Hibs in the League Cup final on Sunday. Despite the visitors fielding four teenagers due to Covid, Tam Court’s side put in a stoic performance […]

Lifestyle

It could take 12 hours of walking to burn off your Christmas dinner

Overeating at Christmas time is almost like a tradition. Many of us look forward to piling our plates full of festive foods, snacking on chocolate throughout the holidays or sipping on festive drinks. Even if you were trying to eat healthier, indulgent foods are often displayed more prominently in supermarkets and shops during the holidays, […]

Business

Spain picks QEV as frontrunner for Nissan’s Barcelona plant

Spanish authorities have selected local automotive group QEV Technologies as lead candidate to take over Nissan’s main plant in Barcelona after Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motor (601633.SS) withdrew its interest, Nissan said on Wednesday. Catalonia-based engineering group QEV plans to turn the facility into a hub for electric vehicles, including participation from Swedish producers Inzile […]

Technology

How Marvel Games got its groove back

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy winning Best Narrative was one of the biggest surprises of the 2021 Game Awards. Not only was the category absolutely stacked — featuring serial 10/10 earner Deathloop and eventual Game of the Year winner It Takes Two — but Marvel titles not released by Insomniac Games were known for being […]

News

Woman’s weekly shop shows why you shouldn’t fall asleep while ordering online

A woman on Facebook was left red-faced after an Asda delivery truck showed up with only five items for her weekly food shop, as she fell asleep before amending her order With Christmas now just days away, many of us will be spending this week scrambling to get the last few bits of food we […]

Sport

Championship roundup: Ben Brereton Díaz stars again as Blackburn hit four

Ben Brereton Díaz scored twice as his fine run of form continued in Blackburn’s 4-0 win over Birmingham, lifting his side to third in the Championship. Blackburn needed just six minutes to open up their opposition, with John Buckley scoring his first of the campaign. Although the visitors rallied towards the end of the half […]

Lifestyle

The best way to follow through on your New Year’s resolution? Make an ‘old year’s resolution’

If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution, your plot for self-improvement probably kicks into gear sometime on Jan. 1, when the hangover wears off and the quest for the “new you” begins in earnest. But if research on habit change is any indication, only about half of New Year’s resolutions are likely to make it […]

Business

U.S. crude, fuel stocks fell last week; output rises

U.S. crude stocks, gasoline and distillate inventories fell last week, while U.S. oil production rose to the highest since May 2020, Energy Information Administration data showed on Wednesday. Distillate stockpiles (USOILD=ECI), which include diesel and heating oil, fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week to 122.43 million barrels, versus expectations for a 0.2 million-barrel […]

Technology

You can now take Zoom calls from your Amazon television

Amazon launched its own branded Fire TV television sets last month with attractively low price tags for a large, if underwhelming, 4K screen — and today, they’re getting the promised Zoom video calling app so you can chat with family and friends this holiday season (and beyond). While we noted that Zoom was missing at […]

News

We bought the cottage from The Holiday – we only realised when we saw it in a magazine’

Jon Bromley, 57, and wife Cressida, 51, live in the house which inspired Cameron Diaz’s rural retreat in the 2006 festive flick The Holiday, but had no idea until afterwards For many Brits, the run-up to the big day isn’t complete without an annual rewatch of films such as Elf, It’s a Wonderful Life and […]