In this article NYT This photo illustration shows a person playing online word game “Wordle” on a mobile phone in Washington, DC on January 11, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images The New York Times is acquiring Wordle, an online game that shot up to popularity seemingly overnight. The move highlights the importance
For weeks we’ve been told to “wait for Sue Gray” but as soon as her report landed it was clear that judgment day was delayed. The 12-page “update” noted failings in leadership and concluded “some events should not have happened”. But it has nowhere near settled this whole sorry saga. As Ms Gray put it
Homeowners who buy rooftop solar can track both the installation process and PV panel performance once their system is online with a free app from three-year-old software technology startup, Bodhi. The app makes buying into rooftop solar much more user-friendly. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region
Oil pumpjacks operate in the Inglewood Oil Field on January 28, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images The Biden administration on Monday announced it will send $1.15 billion to states to plug thousands of orphan oil and gas wells that emit methane, a potent climate-changing greenhouse gas. Methane is a main component
In this article SPOT Joe Rogan Vivian Zink | SYFY | NBCUniversal Podcaster Joe Rogan has apologized to Spotify, while also addressing the controversy around his podcast. Musicians Neil Young and Joni Mitchell recently boycotted the service for continuing to host “The Joe Rogan Experience, which has been accused by medical professionals of spreading Covid
Wordle, an online word game which has seen a surge in popularity recently, has been bought by The New York Times. The deal, which saw the media company take over running the game from creator Josh Wardle, was for “an undisclosed price in the low seven figures”. Wordle sees players try and guess a five
A US judge has asked for Prince Andrew’s former assistant, Robert Olney, to give evidence as part of the civil sex assault case brought by the duke’s accuser Virginia Giuffre. Court documents reveal Judge Lewis A Kaplan has written to both the Senior Master of the Queen’s Bench Division and the Australian attorney general to
Rihanna is pregnant with her first child, new photographs of the star show. The singer-songwriter was pictured displaying her bare baby bump while out in New York with her rapper boyfriend A$AP Rocky. Despite freezing temperatures in the city, Rihanna can be seen wearing her bright pink coat open at the bottom, with nothing on
On 1 February 2021, Myanmar’s military seized power in a coup. Many democratically elected politicians including the country’s de-facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and President U Win Myint were detained. Others fled or were forced into hiding. The military regime said concerns of widespread electoral fraud in the 2020 vote was the reason it
7:48 AM GMT England have added wingers Louis Lynagh and Adam Radwan to the squad as cover for their opening match against Scotland in the Six Nations championship, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) announced on Sunday. England, who finished fifth in last year’s edition, are due to travel to Edinburgh to face Scotland on Feb.
A British woman found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus has won her appeal to overturn the conviction at the country’s Supreme Court, her lawyers said. The then 19-year-old, from Derby, was given a suspended four-month jail term in 2020 after a judge found her guilty of public mischief following a trial. The
I recently had an exclusive opportunity to visit Lucid Motors’ powertrain manufacturing and AMP-1 facilities and test drive a Lucid Air Dream Edition (Performance). Inside and out of my detailed tours full of manic note scribbling, I had tons of time to mingle with members of the Lucid team, from manufacturing employees at AMP-1, to
It would be “insane” for Russia to invade Ukraine — but that scenario is “not impossible,” says former Prime Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt. “A big invasion might not be the most likely, but it’s not impossible” given that Russian President Vladimir Putin has used military power against Ukraine in the past, said Bildt, who
NASA’s Hubble telescope is known to capture spectacular glimpses of spatial objects as it is placed strategically and has an unrestricted view of the universe. It recently released an image of a group of three galaxies, collectively known as NGC 7764A. Placed in the constellation Phoenix, these galaxies are about 425 million light-years from the Earth.
Ryanair has warned of more COVID-19 turbulence ahead as it blamed “hysteria” over the Omicron variant for a collapse in bookings over Christmas and reported a quarterly loss of €96m. The airline said demand had improved since the recent lifting of travel restrictions but prices were having to be cut to fill up planes over
The current coronavirus situation “does open a space” to look again at mandatory vaccinations for NHS staff and social care workers, a minister has told Sky News. Health workers in England were meant to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by April, but Health Secretary Sajid Javid has been under growing pressure to scrap the rule.