Sport

Southgate says no one is challenging Pickford to be England’s goalkeeper

Gareth Southgate said Jordan Pickford remains his undisputed England No 1 partly because no other goalkeeper is “challenging seriously to push him out of that position”. The manager’s support comes as the Everton goalkeeper endures a difficult period, having been castigated for his challenge on Virgil van Dijk during the Merseyside derby last month that […]

Lifestyle

Why protecting the brain against infection takes guts

The brain is uniquely protected against invading bacteria and viruses, but its defence mechanism has long remained a mystery. Now, a study in mice, confirmed in human samples, has shown that the brain has a surprising ally in its protection: the gut. The brain is arguably the most important organ in the body, as it […]

Business

AstraZeneca aims to bring non-U.S. vaccine data before the FDA

AstraZeneca will start discussing emergency approval of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine with U.S. regulators once it has good trial data from Britain, South Africa and Brazil, as it has no indication the watchdog would favour U.S. data. If and when AstraZeneca reaches the first statistically reliable efficacy and safety results from those trials, based on […]

Technology

The ‘Element V2’ mechanical keyboard features reactive real-time RGB lighting for any game

Mechanical keyboards include all sorts of gimmicks these days, but RGB lighting is certainly one of the most sought-after features among many PC gamers. However, immersion-focused gaming peripheral maker WhirlwindFX aims to kick things up a notch with the Element V2: a new mechanical keyboard with dynamic lighting that can react to on-screen action in […]

News

Mum wakes up from three-month coma after car crash to discover she is pregnant

A woman who was in a terrifying car crash woke up from a coma to discover she was pregnant. Gemma Holmes, 33, was involved in a collision on her way to work when she was just four weeks pregnant, and put in an induced coma. Doctors told her worried parents she had a small chance […]