Queens of Tech making a fortune in a male-dominated world

Women bosses are still a minority in the technology industry, where men hold more than 80 per cent of directorships.  But that has not stopped a string of talented female founders and chief executives being in line for huge windfalls as their companies list on the stock market, from tickets app Trainline to cyber-security firm … Read more

Climate change is making it harder to get a good cup of COFFEE

Coffee could become more bland tasting in the future as rising temperatures due to climate change could result in less intense varieties of beans, scientists have warned. A team from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) created computer simulations to examine the effects of ‘climatic’ factors on coffee growing areas in Ethiopia, the largest producer … Read more

Scarlett Johansson gets daughter Rose Dorothy to eat fruits and veggies by not making it ‘a chore’

Scarlett Johansson gets her six-year-old daughter Rose Dorothy to eat her fruits and veggies by not making it ‘a chore’ By Caitlyn Becker For Dailymail.com Published: 18:52 BST, 14 April 2021 | Updated: 18:52 BST, 14 April 2021 Notoriously private about her mom-life, Scarlett Johansson is opening up about how she parents her daughter at … Read more

Gibraltar has vaccinated its adult population making it a prime ‘green list’ place for a sunny break

We await with bated breath the Government’s ‘green list’ of countries to visit this summer — and Gibraltar looks like a prime candidate, with few current coronavirus cases and all adults vaccinated.  Restaurants (indoors and out), bars and attractions are all open — although masks are required in enclosed spaces and social distancing is still … Read more

Rising temperatures are making it harder to grow the potatoes used for French fries

Global warming is causing difficulty for American farmers who grow the potatoes which make the best chips, an expert has warned.  The Russet Burbank is a potato variety grown in North America which is widely used to make French fries, and is believed to be the spud of choice for McDonald’s.  But farmers in the … Read more

Border Force intercept 23 migrants making Channel crossing in dinghies

More than 20 migrants arrived at Dover this morning after being brought to shore by Border Force officials following their crossing of the English Channel in small boats. Some 23 people, including five who had been in a small dinghy and another 18 in a larger craft, had crossed the Channel in calm conditions overnight … Read more

Border Force intercept 23 migrants making Channel crossing in dinghies

More than 20 migrants arrived at Dover this morning after being brought to shore by Border Force officials following their crossing of the English Channel in small boats. Some 23 people, including five who had been in a small dinghy and another 18 in a larger craft, had crossed the Channel in calm conditions overnight … Read more

American Idol contestant Wyatt Pike, 20, quits ‘for personal reasons’ after making it into top 12

American Idol contestant Wyatt Pike, 20, quits talent contest ‘for personal reasons’ after making it into top 12 By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com Published: 06:53 BST, 13 April 2021 | Updated: 06:53 BST, 13 April 2021 He made it into the final 12 of this season’s American Idol. But at the start of Monday’s live … Read more

Litter is making the UK look like an impoverished nation, says Iceland boss

Litter is making the UK look like an impoverished nation, says Iceland boss Iceland boss said parts of the UK resembled ‘one long continuous rubbish dump’ He said thoughtless drivers who tossed litter out of car windows worst culprits Sir Malcolm particularly noticed the mess in Cheshire, where the Iceland HQ is  By Colin Fernandez Environment Correspondent … Read more

Litter is making the UK look like an impoverished nation, says Iceland boss

Litter is making the UK look like an impoverished nation, says Iceland boss Iceland boss said parts of the UK resembled ‘one long continuous rubbish dump’ He said thoughtless drivers who tossed litter out of car windows worst culprits Sir Malcolm particularly noticed the mess in Cheshire, where the Iceland HQ is  By Colin Fernandez Environment Correspondent … Read more