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Oil price slump: Glee for UK motorists as oil prices crash 6 percent in four week low

It is unclear, however, if it will be a sustained drop in prices that will help cut the record breaking nightmare prices faced at petrol stations across the country. Industry Brent futures fell $6.69 (£5.47), or 5.6 percent, to settle at $113.12(£92.53) a barrel while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell $8.03 (£6.57), or […]

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Sports

England player ratings vs Hungary: Three 5s and a 4 as awful Three Lions slump to loss

England put in yet another dismal performance at Molineux on Tuesday as they were embarrassingly defeated 4-0 by Hungary in the Nations League. Roland Sallai scored a double, Zsolt Nagy added a third and Daniel Gazdag grabbed a fourth to ensure the Three Lions would remain rooted to the bottom of Group C with just […]

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Canada

From juggling to cricket: How parents and teachers can help kids kick the pandemic slump | CBC News

Some young learners are struggling to build early reading skills while others stumble over math concepts. Repeated pandemic pivots have left students out of practice with classroom learning, impacted their mental health and distanced them from peers. The CBC News series Learning Curve explores the ramifications of COVID-19 for Canadian students and what they’ll need to recover […]

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Sports

Klay Thompson: Golden State Warriors guard hoping to respond from his shooting slump

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson said his poor shooting performance through the first two games of the NBA Finals will not deter him from being aggressive moving forward. The five-time All-Star is one of the best snipers in league history but has not looked like it so far against the Celtics, going 10-for-33 from […]

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Life Style

Over half of Brits experience an afternoon slump – lasting 72 minutes from 2.17pm

Getting a coffee (32 percent), going for a walk (30 percent), and watching TV (21 percent) were among the top remedies used to break this feeling. But more than a fifth use the slightly less common tactic of splashing their face with cold water. Nearly one in five (17 percent) take time out to chat […]

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US

After Crypto Slump, Phishing Attacks Pop-Ups Targeting Metaverse Users | Bitcoinist.com

Although last week proved horrible for cryptocurrency owners with the market facing a crash and Binance’s outage during that difficult time, the nasty phishing attacks designed having pop-ups target metaverse users on famous crypto sites. So far, multiple sites, including Etherscan and DexTools, have reportedly confirmed the crypto scam ad and issued alerts not to […]

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Finance

Bitcoin price latest: Major slump sees Bitcoin drop to new low

Last night bitcoin fell to its lowest trading price since July 2021. The world’s largest and most valuable cryptocurrency has experienced a five day rout, with other currencies seeing similar large drops. The world’s largest digital currency by market value fell to less than $29,900 last night on TradingView – less than half of its […]

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Finance

Next to make £850m profit despite sales growth slump

But the fashion and homeware giant said it is still on course to make predicted profits this year of £850million. At its first-quarter trading update, it said that the reopening after lockdown resulted in shop sales rocketing 285 percent. This made up for online revenue sliding 11 percent. Its sales for the three months to […]

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Entertainment

Netflix shareholders sue over subscription slump disclosures

The Netflix logo is seen on a TV remote controller, in this illustration taken January 20, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 4 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) has been hit with a shareholder lawsuit in a U.S. court in California accusing the streaming entertainment company of […]

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Entertainment

Subscriber slump may be bad news for Netflix, but better for the planet | John Naughton

In the early 1930s, when Claud Cockburn worked on the Times, the subeditors had a competition to see who could compose the dullest headline. Cockburn claimed that he won with “Small earthquake in Chile. Not many dead”. Alas, subsequent factcheckers have failed to unearth such a headline in the archives, but it came to mind […]