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UK

Charles risks exposing ‘crown jewels’ as he dons kilt in blustery Scottish highlands

The Prince of Wales, 73, or the Duke of Rothesay as he is known while he is in Scotland, took the trip to Canisbay Church in Caithness – the northernmost parish church in mainland Scotland. He was seen chatting to a number of people at the church, however, in the blustery Highlands known for their […]

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Technology

Here’s how CIOs can build cloud strategies that maximize benefits and reduce risks – ET CIO

Cloud technologies have been playing a significant role in business transformation & disruption across industries for over a decade now. It has been the key enabler for several innovations and technology breakthroughs. The pandemic outbreak further accelerated the growth of cloud computing and businesses soon realized the several advantages over traditional methods of computing and […]

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Pets

Ukrainian Risks Her Life To Rescue Wild Animals From War

CHUBYNSKE, UKRAINE —  Natalia Popova has found a new purpose in life: Rescuing wild animals and pets from the devastation wrought by the war in Ukraine. “They are my life,” says the 50-year-old, stroking a light-furred lioness like a kitten. From inside an enclosure, the animal rejoices at the attention, lying on her back and […]

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World

Biden risks exploding tensions as US troops mount miles from China border: ‘Provocative’

In the middle of October, US troops will join India for drills at an altitude of 10,000 feet in Auli in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. A senior Indian Army officer told reports the drills will focus on high-altitude warfare training. Auli is about 95 kilometers from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), where the […]

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Sports

Erik ten Hag risks Cristiano Ronaldo rules ‘shocker’ with Brighton decision

“It doesn’t seem as if he’s that bothered [about Ronaldo], so now that he’s gone from Mr. Hard Guy with all his rules, but he’s not saying anything about all these players leaving. Now he’s maybe going to have to play Cristiano so his rules are all out the window, he is having an absolute […]

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Entertainment

‘They/Them’ underlines the risks of combining horror and social commentary

The fact that the film is making its debut on Peacock, NBC’s streaming service, indicates that nobody saw the finished product as a major commercial attraction. But it’s worth acknowledging because it represents a kind of horror movie that seemingly wants to have its cake and carve it up too. The premise involves a group […]

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Finance

German gas shortage risks ‘unforeseeable consequences’, says Commerzbank

A serious shortage of natural gas supplies could trigger “a chain reaction with unforeseeable consequences” for the German economy, said Commerzbank, one of the country’s biggest corporate lenders. The German bank warned on Wednesday of a “severe recession” in the country if Russia cuts off gas supplies, saying it could trigger an economic crisis similar […]

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World

Taiwan LIVE: ‘Worst case scenario’ Pelosi risks WW3 as tensions erupt between US and China

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s arrival in Taiwan late on Tuesday was too much to bear for many mainland China internet users, who wanted a more muscular response from their government. “Going to bed yesterday night, I was so angry I could not sleep,” blogger Xiaoyuantoutiao wrote on Wednesday. “But what angers me […]

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Finance

UK risks deepening recession, warns think-tank

The UK economy is sliding into recession, with no let-up in sight in a cost of living crisis that will leave more than 5mn households with their savings exhausted by 2024, according to new forecasts by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. The think-tank expects GDP to fall “slightly” over the second half […]

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Celebrities

Britney Spears, 40, risks revealing too much as she goes underwear-free in tiny red dress

The star stunned her 41.8 million Instagram followers in the red-hot ensemble, which featured a plunging mesh neckline and see-through section in the skirt. She paired the long-sleeved garment with one of her favourite silver necklaces and wore her voluminous tresses parted on the side. Britney posed in a pair of sky-high brown stiletto heels, […]