Categories
Science

UK power outage: Thousands of homes without electricity as blackout hits SEVEN regions

Much of the power cuts taking effect across the South East appear to have been unplanned, with UK Power Network’s website citing faults which occurred on underground electricity cables affecting several local areas. Up to 514 households were affected by power cuts in Essex, including in the town of Chelmsford, which reportedly had its power restored at […]

Categories
World

Russian forces redeploying in three southern Ukraine regions -Zelenskiy aide

A rescuer stands next to a shell crater at a residential area destroyed by a Russian military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in the town of Toretsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine July 27, 2022. Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register […]

Categories
World

Google to be banned in Ukraine’s occupied Donetsk and Luhansk regions

Google’s search engine is to be banned in the occupied Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk after pro-Russian authorities there accused the US tech giant of promoting “terrorism and violence against all Russians”. In a statement posted to the social messaging service Telegram, Denis Pushilin, head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), said: “The […]

Categories
World

Ukraine LIVE: Putin hatches terrifying new plot to wipe entire regions from map

Russia is closing in on Ukraine’s second biggest power plant, British military intelligence has said. Yesterday the Governor of Ukraine’s Mykolaiv region Vitaly Kim said Russian forces have used air defence missiles to strike energy infrastructure and facilities. The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) said Russia is using air defence missiles indiscriminately and with little […]

Categories
Science

Weather tracker: UK regions expected to smash temperature records

Some of the most extreme weather globally is currently happening in the UK, which is in the middle of an exceptional and unprecedented heatwave. The UK’s highest observed temperature previously stood at 38.7C (101.7F), which was set in Cambridge in July 2019. The UK maximum temperature record is expected to be broken again on Tuesday […]

Categories
World

Ukraine’s deadline to retake territory looms amid risk of losing regions to Putin

Analysts have suggested that Ukrainian troops have six months to push back Russian forces from their territory before troops fatigue and a military deadlock sets in. According to Michael Kofman the Director of Russian Studies at CAN, Kherson will prove to be a test for Ukrainian forces to see if they can retake occupied territory. […]

Categories
World

Russia loses another ammo depot as Ukraine dials up attacks on occupied regions – VIDEO

The latest reported strike hit a Russian ammunition depot in Luhansk which erupted in a violent explosion that later burned through the night. The attack is the latest under a new strategy by Ukraine’s military to take out the supplies caches of Vladimir Putin’s army.  Footage from the aftermath of the rocket attack shows a […]

Categories
Gaming

BMW will charge $18 per month for heated seats in select regions | Engadget

Now even connected cars are embracing the subscription model. BMW drivers in a few countries will have to pay $18 per month for heated seats, reported The Verge. Front-seat heating is one of many optional add-on software upgrades available in BMW’s ConnectedDrive stores in the United Kingdom, Germany, South Korea, New Zealand and South Africa. […]

Categories
World

Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine at risk from infections and epidemics

Around 20% of Ukraine is currently under Russian occupation. Along with the pressing military and human rights issues this creates, Russia’s ongoing invasion has also produced a range of public health challenges that require urgent international attention. One of the key problems facing the Ukrainian authorities is a lack of access to information. Unfortunately, Ukraine’s […]

Categories
Gaming

Diablo Immortal Dev’s Stealth Game Mission Zero Gets Beta Test In Some Regions

Netease Games, the studio behind Diablo Immortal, is starting a playable technical test today for its upcoming game Mission Zero. The test covers four regions: Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, and Thailand. Players can pre-register to try to get access to the beta on the game’s website. The test will begin on July 8 in selected […]