Barcelona pay homage to Cruyff by teaching Arsenal harsh WCL lesson

Barcelona ripped Arsenal apart in style to kickstart their Champions League defence. Goals from Mariona Caldentey, Alexia Putellas – the newly crowned European player of the year, who received her trophy before kick-off – Asisat Oshoala and Lieke Martens earned the home team a comfortable win, with Frida Maanum scoring a consolation goal from a […]


Collagen supplements: do they actually work?

I am sent so many collagen supplements that barely anyone leaves my house without a box of overpriced gelatine foisted upon them. I receive frequent questions from you asking if, from a skincare point of view, collagen powders, capsules, jellies and drinks are worth the cash. It’s no wonder the US oral collagen industry’s value […]


BofA sees European stocks falling nearly 10% by year-end

BofA Global Reseach has cut its outlook for European stocks, predicting a decline of nearly 10% by year-end given a shift in the macro backdrop towards “anti-goldilocks”, where slowing growth is accompanied by higher discount rates. In a note received on Friday, BofA said it saw the STOXX 600 index falling to 420 points by […]


Mum fights off man who tried to snatch baby girl from pram during park walk

A man who tried to abduct a child was fought off with bare fists by her mother. Halfway through his trial Mohamed Jarboui confessed to trying to lift the two-year-old from her pram. Unable to grab the girl due to her mother’s efforts, the 51-year-old attempted to carry child and pram from the Basingstoke, Hampshire […]


Emma Raducanu insists she will not be dazzled by spotlight after US Open win

Emma Raducanu says she will endeavour to continue working in exactly the same manner as before her shock US Open victory last month as she adjusts to the increased attention and her transformed status as the newest grand slam champion on the women’s tour. The 18-year-old will make her first appearance since winning the title […]


Losing my family caused a tsunami of grief, but also taught me how to live

On my 30th birthday I realised I was totally alone. My father had died five days earlier. My mother had died nine years previously, and my brother 21 years before. I’m still living with the grief, but the journey I’ve been on since that day 18 months ago has taught me to seek joy; it […]


Duty cut lifts India’s palm oil imports in Sept to a record 1.4 million T- dealers

India’s palm oil imports in September more than doubled from a year ago to a record 1.4 million tonnes as buyers increased purchases of refined palm oil ahead of key festivals and to take advantage of newly lowered duties, brokers and dealers said. Higher purchases by India, the world’s biggest buyer of vegetable oils, could […]


Windows 11 issues mounting, networking software may slow down internet speeds

Microsoft’s Windows 11 was released recently with a few worrying bugs, most notably a memory leak issue, but the problems for the operating system don’t stop there as more emerge with Microsoft updating its known issues page. A new bug was discovered for devices running Intel’s Killer networking software. The compatibility issue could result in […]


Wayne Couzens’ whole-life tariff explained as sentence only used for most heinous crimes

Sarah Everard’s murderer Wayne Couzens joins a list of 60 other criminals who have been given a whole-life term in jail – a sentence reserved for the most serious of offences which fall into five categories Wayne Couzens joins 60 other notorious criminals serving whole-life terms in British jails with the rare sentence the most […]