David Warner sinks West Indies then England help Australia into semis

David Warner sinks West Indies then England help Australia into semis

David Warner struck a 56-ball 89 after fast bowler Josh Hazlewood’s four-wicket blitz to help Australia beat the West Indies by eight wickets in Abu Dhabi and put themselves in a commanding position to make the Twenty20 World Cup semi-finals, which they duly accomplished on net run rate, ahead of South Africa. The Proteas beat…

Study highlights lifestyle medicine as potential solution to soaring health care costs for patients and payers

Study highlights lifestyle medicine as potential solution to soaring health care costs for patients and payers

The reversal of chronic disease through intensive, therapeutic lifestyle medicine intervention changes could result in significant health care cost savings and deserves further research to determine its full potential economic benefits, according to a case series published Oct. 29 in the International Journal of Environmental and Public Health. The study, conducted by the American College…

IMF expects GCC reserves to grow by $300-$350 bln in three years on higher oil prices

IMF expects GCC reserves to grow by $300-$350 bln in three years on higher oil prices

The International Monetary Fund expects the foreign reserves of the six oil-rich Arab countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to increase by $300-$350 billion in the next three years, a senior official said on Tuesday. The GCC – which comprises Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman – “will benefit from…

Amazon is adding Venmo as a payment option in 2022

Amazon is adding Venmo as a payment option in 2022

Amazon up to this point has kept its checkout process pretty straightforward, only accepting credit / debit cards, linked bank accounts and gift cards as forms of payments. Oddly enough, you can’t even use PayPal to pay for purchases on Amazon, although I suspect that might change, especially if the Venmo partnership is a success….

Norwich sack manager Daniel Farke despite victory over Brentford

Norwich sack manager Daniel Farke despite victory over Brentford

Norwich have sacked Daniel Farke just hours after he led the side to their first Premier League victory of the season, 2-1 at Brentford. Farke, who joined the club in 2017 and won two Championship titles in 2019 and 2021, had been under increasing pressure after his side failed to win any of their opening…

School is not a key factor in rising levels of poor mental health in teenagers, says study

School is not a key factor in rising levels of poor mental health in teenagers, says study

Significant increases seen in teenagers’ mental illness during secondary school is mostly likely linked to growing older, rather than academic and peer pressures associated with being in a more senior year group, finds a new study of over 40,000 young people led by University College London. Published in the British Educational Research Journal, the study…

China’s Oct new bank loans likely halve from prior month

China’s Oct new bank loans likely halve from prior month

New bank lending in China is expected to have plunged in October from the prior month, but the yuan loans are likely to be higher than a year earlier, as the central bank treads warily on policy easing amid stagflation concerns. Chinese banks are estimated to have issued 800 billion yuan ($125.04 billion) in net…

The Golden Joystick Awards wants you to pick the greatest ever game and piece of hardware from these lists

The Golden Joystick Awards wants you to pick the greatest ever game and piece of hardware from these lists

It’s a question many gamers are asked, and most have a different answer: what is the greatest game of all time? It’s a conundrum that this year’s Golden Joystick Awards will answer, as decided by the voting public, and you can also vote for the greatest piece of hardware ever made. Voting for the various…

You can be fined £5,000 for using fireworks at the wrong time on Bonfire Night

You can be fined £5,000 for using fireworks at the wrong time on Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night is just a few days away – but there are rules you’ll need to be aware of if you’re planning a firework display from home. Brits risk an “unlimited” fine and six months in prison, as well as an on-the-spot penalty of £90, if they use fireworks illegally. Several councils including in Brent…