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Rare condition could leave our girl with dementia – we sing so she won’t forget us’

The heartbroken parents of a five-year-old girl with dementia sing to their daughter every night in the hopes she never forgets them. Abbie Cresswell, five, has a horrific rare genetic condition which causes dementia in children – and has no known cure. The little girl, who loves to dance and sing to her favourite songs, […]

Sport

LeBron James ejected after leaving Isaiah Stewart bloodied in fiery game

LeBron James was ejected from the Los Angeles Lakers-Detroit Pistons game after drawing blood on Isaiah Stewart’s face when they fought for a rebound on Sunday night. James’ left elbow and hand appeared to make contact with Stewart above the neck, sending the Detroit center into a rage. Stewart had to be held back more […]

Lifestyle

Chirashi sushi: a home-style fish and rice dish readily adaptable for any occasion

It takes an optimistic outlook to combine salmon and broccoli florets on a tray baked at 200C and hope for more than misery. But a large brick of overcooked salmon is the foundation for thousands of recipes, often dressed with a glow of healthfulness, or, failing that, a generous glug of Kewpie mayonnaise. Anthony Bourdain […]

Business

Princes to paupers: India’s salesmen face ruin as Ambani targets mom-and-pop stores

For eight straight days, household goods salesman Vipresh Shah has failed to sell a single pack of Dettol soap to the storekeepers who have been buying from him ever since he took over his family business as a teenager, 14 years ago. Shah is an official distributor for Britain’s Reckitt Benckiser in Vita, near Sangli […]

Technology

Twitter is the latest social media network to combine shopping and livestreams

Twitter is hosting its first shopping livestream on November 28th at 7PM ET, the company announced today as it becomes the latest social media platform to embrace the trend. The “Cyber Deals Sunday” stream will be a collaboration with Walmart and will take place during the post-Thanksgiving weekend, which is traditionally associated with big sales […]

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Shoppers in stitches at ‘saddest Christmas tree ever’ being kept behind metal bars

Part of the joy of the Christmas season is the twinkling lights, but shoppers in Glasgow say they’ve been given the ‘saddest Christmas tree ever’ to bring in the festivities Shoppers in Glasgow have been left in stitches after the “saddest Christmas tree ever” was put on display – complete with equally depressing metal fencing […]

Sport

Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action

Suddenly Champions League place looks possible for City Manchester City’s dominant 5-0 defeat of Aston Villa was their third win in eight league games. After suffering a tough 4-0 loss to Chelsea at the Academy Stadium and then a League Cup defeat to Manchester United on Wednesday night, the second-half goal-fest against Villa could be […]

Lifestyle

Total recall of Coffin Bay oysters issued as gastro outbreak makes at least 100 sick

Authorities may never know exactly what caused an outbreak that has made at least a hundred people ill and shuttered the Coffin Bay oyster industry. Most states and territories have reported gastro cases from Vibrio parahaemolyticus, an infection that has been pinpointed in Pacific oysters from the famous South Australian area. A total recall of […]

Business

TUI sees above-average booking growth in summer 2022

Long-distance travel trends are already emerging for summer, with higher demand for trips to the U.S., Maldives, Mauritius and the Dominican Republic, it added. “The announcement of the opening of the USA to tourists alone has spurred demand. Incoming bookings already show that clearly,” said TUI Deutschland Management Board Chairman Stefan Baumert.

Technology

Over a million GoDaddy WordPress customers had email addresses exposed in latest breach

GoDaddy has suffered a security breach that gave an attacker access to more than 1 million email addresses belonging to the company’s active and inactive Managed WordPress users, according to a disclosure it filed with the SEC on Monday. The company says the attacker gained access to a provisioning system (meant to set up and […]