Lifestyle

Reassuringly expensive: top fashion labels bid to lure elite back

Top designers are moving even more upmarket and hoicking their prices in an attempt to make up for losses during the pandemic, it has emerged. The strategy cashes in on a surging demand for luxury from the super-rich, many of whom have grown even wealthier during the pandemic. The fashion industry broke out of quarantine […]

Business

GM expects to work with the UAW at battery plants

A top executive of General Motors Co (GM.N) on Tuesday expressed strong support for efforts by the United Auto Workers union to organize U.S. electric vehicle battery plants it is building with a partner, but stopped short of endorsing unionization without a formal worker vote. “We are supportive of the UAW, we are partners with […]

Technology

Startup Halo will bring driverless car service to Las Vegas later this year on T-Mobile 5G

Driverless car startup Halo has announced a new service coming to Las Vegas later this year: a fleet of remotely operated electric vehicles, using T-Mobile’s 5G network. It’s potentially a big step toward fulfilling the promise of 5G remote driver tech, with a significant catch: the cars don’t operate solely on T-Mobile 5G. While it’s […]

News

Mum gutted as manager cancels day off work after England loses to Italy

The Euro 2020 final was a heart-breaking day for England fans after the team lost to Italy 3-2 in penalties, but one woman was hit with a double blow after her manager used the result to cancel a previously promised day off. In a post on Mumsnet, the woman claims she was told on Friday […]

Sport

Dan Quinn: Leighton Vander Esch is on a mission

After the Cowboys declined to pick up their option on Leighton Vander Esch‘s contract for the 2022 season and drafted Micah Parsons in the first round, Vander Esch said he was not any more motivated than usual while getting ready for a contract year in Dallas. Defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was hired this year, so […]

Business

German privacy tsar tells ministries to shut Facebook pages

German government organisations have until the end of the year to close their Facebook (FB.O) pages after the data protection commissioner found the social network had failed to change its practices to comply with German and European privacy laws. In a letter to government departments and agencies earlier this month, commissioner Ulrich Kelber said Facebook […]

Technology

Xiaomi’s Budget Smartphones And Mi Smart TVs Have Gotten More Expensive – Here’s Why

Xiaomi has increased the prices of its budget smartphones and best smart TVs in India by about three to six percent, said to be related to the global semiconductor shortage and higher shipping charges. The price hike kicked in from Wednesday, June 30. A Xiaomi spokesperson told LiveMint in a statement that since last year, […]

News

Mum baffled as woman 200 miles away finds her wedding DVD in charity shop boxset

A couple was been left baffled after their wedding DVD was found 200 miles from their home – in a boxset case for The Sopranos. Pauline – known as Polly – and Ross Ramsay wed six years ago and treasured the memories of their big day in Cancun, Mexico in 2015. But, the couple hadn’t […]

Sport

Tom Brady poised to top 700 career TD passes, combining regular season and playoffs

Tom Brady is already the NFL’s all-time leader in touchdown passes, both in the regular season and in the postseason. But this year he may reach a milestone that once would have been unthinkable: 700 touchdown passes in his NFL career. Brady has 581 career touchdown passes in the regular season, and another 83 in […]