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Supercomputer predicts Euro 2020 surprise winner – as England suffer semi-final heartbreak

England head into this summer’s European Championships looking for glory. But instead of a glorious summer for the Three Lions, it may instead simply be more agony. According to a simulation played out by a supercomputer teed up by football experts at Sportradar, it is predicted to be a tournament where an underdog triumphs… and […]

Sport

Steve Clarke has cracked Scotland’s Tierney-Robertson conundrum

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when Scotland’s lavish left-back resource was viewed as problematic. The deployment of a system whereby Andy Robertson, the captain, and Kieran Tierney both started matches somewhere, somehow dominated discussion. Tierney had made plain he was not altogether receptive to the idea of switching to the right side […]

Lifestyle

Training the brain to recognize voices

During the pandemic, people around the world have spent their lives in unusually quiet places—often at home, isolated or bubbled with family or friends. As restrictions ease in North America and parts of Europe, and people are allowed to socialize again and go back to work, they’ll likely find themselves in much noisier places. New […]

Business

Exxon director calls activist campaign, ESG pressures a ‘tidal wave’

Exxon Mobil Corp Director Ursula Burns called environmental pressures and the successful activist campaign to gain board seats at the biggest U.S. oil producer a “tidal wave” in a speech on Wednesday. “The timing was perfect,” said Burns, who spoke at a Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas virtual event. Exxon shareholders elected three directors nominated […]

Technology

T-Mobile employee files suit after HR asked invasive questions about her OnlyFans account

A sales rep at a T-Mobile store in Fort Worth, Texas has filed a gender discrimination suit against the company after a member of the HR team inappropriately questioned her about having an OnlyFans account. Caitlyn Stevens had been working at T-Mobile for nearly seven years when a male colleague became angry with her about […]

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Bride-to-be threatens to elope if parents don’t give her £28k for dream wedding

When it comes to weddings, the costs of planning the big day can quickly add up and before you know it, you’ve spent thousands. Many couples spend a long time saving in order to pay for their nuptials, while others are fortunate enough to be able to borrow money from loved ones. One bride-to-be has […]