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Man’s four-hour journey home took twelve after he was dumped waiting in the cold

Ellis Thomas, from Caernarfon, north Wales, had spent the day with his partner browsing the Christmas markets in Cardiff, around 128 miles south, before catching the 3.23pm train home on Wednesday It took a disgruntled man 12 hours to complete a usually four-hour journey by train after Transport for Wales dumped people in the cold […]

Sport

F3 derby steals the show on opening A-League Men weekend

If Newcastle and Central Coast were watching the Sydney derby on Saturday they might have been thinking a couple of things. Firstly, is Jack Rodwell going to be a problem for us this season? And secondly, can we put on a better show tomorrow? The former is a “tbc” with a hint of promise based […]

Business

Funds ejected from soymeal shorts as futures surge

Speculators were forced to abandon short positions in Chicago-traded soybean meal last week as tightness in the U.S. market catapulted futures to the highest levels since July. Soybean meal was the only grain or oilseed in which funds recently began building sizable shorts, but they started easing up last month as supply issues began to […]

Technology

TikTok is now available on Samsung and LG TVs, Android TV devices

TikTok is expanding its presence on TV screens in a major way. After initially launching in North America on Amazon’s Fire TV platform, the TikTok TV app is today available on Samsung and LG smart TVs — plus Android TV devices, including the Chromecast with Google TV. Whereas the massively popular mobile app is intended […]

News

Woman’s body found in house as police launch murder investigation in quiet village

An unidentified woman’s body was found at a home in the village of Llantwit Fardre in Wales on Sunday evening, with investigators keen to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious over the weekend A murder probe has been launched after a woman’s body was found in a house in a Welsh village, police have […]

Sport

Pat Cummins for Australian captain is on brand but he might also add substance

For a sporting body, the chance to play a card like Patrick Cummins is rare indeed. He has every attribute to be a success with media outlets and the sporting public: tall, good looking, sufficiently young without being too young, intelligent, well spoken, a winning smile, a hint of political progressivism without – you know […]

Lifestyle

Bad weather set to wipe billions off value of Australian crops

Bad weather across the country is downgrading the quality of one of the largest forecasted winter crops on record. Favourable seasonal conditions led the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences’ (ABARES) to predict in September that total agricultural production would surpass the $70bn mark for the first time, but experts say Australian […]

Business

Tencent boosts Prosus profit, e-commerce trading loss widens

Prosus, which owns a $175 billion minority stake in Chinese internet gaming and social media group Tencent, posted an 8% rise in first-half trading profit to $2.9 billion as revenue rose rapidly in its overall portfolio. Sometimes compared to SoftBank and its Vision Fund, Prosus NV (PRX.AS), owns stakes in a wide range of consumer […]

Technology

Qualcomm is updating its Snapdragon branding to try and simplify its chip names

Qualcomm has announced some key changes to how it brands its Snapdragon chips, including a shift away from the three-digit numbering system it’s been using to differentiate between its products for years. The news comes ahead of the company’s expected next-gen flagship chip debut at the Snapdragon Tech Summit on November 30th. To start, Snapdragon […]