News

Brit moves to US to marry one of world’s most obese women – now he’s her full-time carer

A Brit has spoken out about his life as the husband and sole carer for one of the world’s fattest women – who at her heaviest weighed 52 stone. Simon Johnson moved from the seaside resort of Bridlington in East Yorkshire to Tucson, Arizona, to be with morbidly obese Shannon Lowery after they met online. […]

Sport

Tottenham target Ajax’s Erik ten Hag in search for new manager

Tottenham want to talk to Erik ten Hag about their managerial vacancy and are expected to do so once his Ajax team have wrapped up the Eredivisie title – they need only a point at home to Emmen on Sunday to make sure. Although nothing is agreed as yet and Spurs have other candidates, including […]

Lifestyle

Care teams differ for Black, white surgical patients in the same hospitals

A new study finds Black patients are more likely to die after their heart bypass surgery if they’re at a hospital where some care teams see mostly white patients and others see mostly Black patients. On the other hand, mortality rates are comparable between Black and white patients after heart bypass surgery when the teams […]

Business

Vivendi’s books, music records propel first-quarter sales

Vivendi’s first-quarter revenue grew 5% from a year earlier, the French media giant said on Thursday, driven by the prolonged strong performance of its music unit Universal and a sales jump at its publishing division. The Paris-based group, controlled by billionaire Vincent Bollore, is seeking to cash in on the music industry’s revival by listing […]

Technology

Fortnite isn’t on Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming service because Epic won’t allow it

Epic Games is holding back Fortnite from being available on Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) service, according to a new deposition made public as part of the Epic case against Apple. The Fortnite developer views Microsoft’s xCloud service as competition to its PC offerings, and the company is deliberately not offering Fortnite on xCloud as […]

News

Staffie found dead after family receive chilling ‘pay or the dog dies’ ransom call

A dog was found dead covered in a prayer mat after her owner received a ransom call for her safe return. Pebbles disappeared from a street in Burslem, Staffordshire on April 17. The Staffordshire Bull Terrier’s worry-ridden owners then received a call demanding £500 for her safe returned, Stoke Sentinel reported. On April 23, six […]