Blizzard Extends World of Warcraft’s Double XP Event After Fan Outcry

With players in the game forums and Reddit clamoring for an extension, World of Warcraft’s double experience point event, originally scheduled to end on Monday, will now last right up until the pre-patch for the game’s Shadowlands expansion. The Winds of Wisdom buff grants all World of Warcraft characters 100 percent bonus experience for killing […]


Rioting breaks out on French housing estates as lockdown tensions mount

Journalist Taha Bouhafs – who caught the action on video – was one of those arrested in the northern Paris. Riots were triggered after an Arab Muslim youth was hit by an unmarked police car Rioting broke out on French housing estates as tensions escalated over the coronavirus lockdown. Tear gas and baton charges were […]


Andy Murray says tennis’s current ‘Big Three’ are the greatest players of all time

The debate in tennis over who is the greatest player of all time — the GOAT — has raged on for years. But with the way Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have dominated in grand slams over the last 20 years, people are now suggesting that the current ‘Big Three’ of men’s tennis […]


Turning on the ‘off switch’ in cancer cells

A team of scientists led by the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center has identified the binding site where drug compounds could activate a key braking mechanism against the runaway growth of many types of cancer. The discovery marks a critical step toward developing a potential new class of anti-cancer […]


New Aston Martin boss says focus on SUV launch, restarting factories

Aston Martin’s (AML.L) immediate priorities will be restarting manufacturing and launching production of its crucial first sport utility vehicle, the luxury carmaker’s new boss, Formula 1 team owner Lawrence Stroll, said on Monday. The Canadian businessman has just taken charge of the British firm after taking a personal stake as the head of a consortium […]


Microsoft unveils Cyberpunk 2077-themed Xbox One X

Microsoft and CD Projekt Red are teaming up for a limited-edition Xbox One X bundle inspired by Cyberpunk 2077, the upcoming open-world, first-person sci-fi role-playing game. The 1 TB Xbox One X hardware, which is paired with a matching Xbox One controller, will be released this June. As seen in the reveal trailer above, the […]


Thug who supplied gun which killed 11-year-old Rhys Jones to be released from jail

Schoolboy Rhys Jones’ parents were informed James Yates is no longer banned from entering the Croxteth area of Liverpool where their son was killed aged just 11 The thug who supplied the gun for 11-year-old schoolboy Rhys Jones’ murder is set to be released from jail this week. James Yates was returned to prison last […]