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Wallabies’ Darcy Swain to miss rest of England series after being banned for headbutt

Wallabies lock Darcy Swain has been suspended for two weeks and will miss the final two matches of the England Test series after his red card for foul play was upheld by a World Rugby judicial committee. The Australians were forced to play a man down for more than half of last Saturday’s first Test […]

Lifestyle

Taking Vitamin D during pregnancy could lower the risk of eczema in babies

Taking Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy could substantially reduce the chances of babies up to a year old suffering from atopic eczema, according to a new study by University of Southampton researchers. The research, published in the British Journal of Dermatology, revealed that babies had a lower risk of developing atopic eczema in their first […]

Business

Google offers concessions to avoid U.S. antitrust lawsuit, WSJ reports

Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google has offered concessions to avoid a potential U.S. antitrust lawsuit alleging that the company abuses its clout in the advertising technology business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Google has proposed spinning off parts of its business that auctions and places ads on websites […]

Technology

Tesla can now scan for potholes and adjust vehicle suspension to avoid damage

Tesla’s latest software update includes a cool-sounding feature that could prevent a lot of underbody damage — and perhaps some driver damage too, Electrek reports. According to release notes, the update (2022.20) will enable Tesla vehicles to scan the road ahead of potholes and adjust the suspension to account for rough roads. Tesla owners can […]

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier bites nine-year-old schoolgirl’s leg as owner flees scene

The mum of a nine-year-old girl whose leg was bitten by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier has slammed its owner for fleeing the scene. Emily was turning a street corner on her way back from primary school in Aberdeen when she was attacked by the dog on June 14. The pet’s owner said “down doggy, down […]

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Suite deal: NRL to open rugby league-themed hotel in Brisbane

Queenslanders who need more of Wally Lewis than his statue can offer will soon be able to get into bed with him, with a suite to be named after the rugby league great in an NRL-themed hotel. The ARL Commission has just completed a reported $25m acquisition of Brisbane’s Gambaro Hotel 300 metres up the […]

Lifestyle

Young Black patients with AML face significantly worse outcomes than white patients of the same age

New research published today in Blood Advances finds that young adult Black patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive and fast-growing form of blood cancer, were five times more likely than comparable white patients to die within 30 days of beginning treatment and twice as likely to die within five years, despite receiving similar […]

Business

Recession? What recession? Just don’t quit before lunch!

Jay Baker is not worried about a recession. He worries about whether his new workers will keep leaving before the end of their first shift. The chief executive of Jamestown Plastics Inc, which operates a 100-worker plastics factory in western New York state, said before the pandemic he could usually get all the extra hands […]

Technology

Xiaomi put a huge camera sensor in its new Mi 12S Ultra flagship smartphone

Xiaomi is introducing a trio of new smartphones today, and one of them comes with a pretty huge new feature: a 1-inch camera sensor, which is relatively giant for a smartphone. Everything about Xiaomi’s new flagship smartphone, the Mi 12S Ultra, is big. It has a 6.73-inch OLED display, a top-of-the-line Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen […]

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UK’s biggest-ever lottery winner could be crowned tomorrow – £186million up for grabs

The UK’s biggest-ever lottery winner could be crowned on Tuesday when a £186 million jackpot equivalent to winning the Wimbledon title 93 times is up for grabs on the EuroMillions draw. Should a UK ticket-holder match all the numbers they would topple the current British record-holders from the top spot less than two months after […]