Sport

Champions League final: Uefa chooses Porto over Wembley for all-English clash

Porto has been confirmed as the venue for the Champions League final after a week of negotiations, with Manchester City and Chelsea fans now free to begin a desperate scramble for tickets and travel to Portugal. Six thousand tickets have been made available for the supporters of each club at the Estádio do Dragão on […]

Lifestyle

Pork skewers and Vietnamese chicken: Genevieve Taylor’s barbecue recipes

The most important technique to master is an understanding of how to set up different heat zones on your barbecue. For indirect cooking, put lit charcoal on one half of the barbecue and leave the other half empty. This allows you to cook on three zones: directly (over the fire), indirectly (off the fire), and […]

Business

Tyson Foods, Beyond Meat face off with new plant-based burgers

Tyson Foods Inc is launching plant-based hamburgers and sausages ahead of the summer grilling season, the company said on Monday, increasing competition for Beyond Meat as it releases an updated version of its own faux burger. Companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods aim to meet consumer demands for more climate-friendly diets, but sales of […]

Technology

Walmart’s in-house Android TV device might only cost $30

Walmart appears to be getting into the streaming devices with the Onn Android TV UHD Streaming Device, according to a new listing on its website (spotted by 9to5Google). The company’s new streaming box (in this case, really more of a flattened cube) is currently listed for $29.88 but is also “out of stock” — which […]

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Tragic seal who lived entangled in fishing net put down after nearly drowning

A poor seal which has been entangled in a net for more than two years had to be put down after suffering from organ failure. Rescuers tried desperately to save the mammal, named Hattie, after she was rescued from drowning last month, but she was too exhausted and the chances of her surviving in the […]

Sport

Honest and innovative, Casey Stoney is a big loss for Manchester United

Once Casey Stoney’s players were through the door it seemed as if they had entered another country. It was a land inhabited by some scary creatures, with Madagascan hissing cockroaches, giant African land snails, a tarantula and a couple of snakes all making quite an impression on Manchester United’s squad. It was one of Stoney’s […]

Lifestyle

Liam Charles’ recipe for rhubarb, apple and almond turnovers

These pockets of goodness are seasonal, tasty and relatively simple to make. The flaky pastry will make people think you’ve spent hours upon hours creating the turnovers filled with tart rhubarb and apple. Nope, not you. You’re smart. Enjoy with a bit of double cream on the side, or maybe even some custard – up […]

Business

Fidelity halves valuation of Ant Group after Chinese crackdown

U.S. asset manager Fidelity Investments has halved the valuation of its shares in Ant Group, the Chinese financial technology company at the centre of a major regulatory crackdown, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. The new valuation for the Jack Ma-founded company, which has been forced to restructure following scrutiny from Beijing, was $144 […]

Technology

Amazon-first gadget brands Aukey and Mpow are suddenly, suspiciously disappearing

Many Amazon listings for two major electronics sellers have mysteriously disappeared as of Monday afternoon, and it’s unclear exactly what might be going on. Here are a few screenshots from Aukey’s Amazon page, taken shortly after 12PM ET on Monday. Aukey is a major seller of chargers, portable batteries, and more, but its Amazon page […]

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Ex-council house transformed into luxury holiday home – and it costs £7,000 a week to rent

A former council house has now been transformed into a luxury beachfront holiday home which will cost up to £7,000 a week to rent. Before the owner of Sunset House moves into their ‘forever home’, it will be available to rent to holidaymakers. The former run-down detached cliff side property on Porthmeor Hill, Cornwall was […]