BMW drivers are the 'the worst' on the roads, a new study has found. A survey carried out by vehicle finance firm Moneybarn found that Beamer owners really aren't very popular with other motorists. Back in April, the firm asked 4,000 people who they thought were the 'worst drivers on the road'.
A popular Valheim mod that supports VR headsets now has motion control support, after its initial release back in April of this year. VHVR allows players to play Valheim with “native Open VR support in full stereoscopic 3D”, according to the mod page on Nexus Mods.
A digital guide is now available for one of Orkney’s most popular coastal walks. Accessible on smartphones and other mobile devices, the new app offers a wealth of information for folk enjoying a walk around the Mull Head local nature reserve in Deerness. It has been developed as part of a project by Orkney Islands Council to improve access and interpretation at Mull Head, which also includes the installation of new boardwalks and interpretation panels.
Michelle Good wins Kobo Emerging Writer fiction prize — making it three wins for the three noms she got on that big day in May
Debut writer Michelle Good is continuing her award-winning streak, this time winning the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for her novel “Five Little Indians.” In May, Good created headlines by receiving three major award nods in one day: the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Amazon Canada First Novel Award and the Kobo prize, and being named for an emerging writer award at age 65.
The teaser features footage from the IMAX preview playing ahead of Fast and Furious 9 Ahead of every Fast and Furious 9 coming to IMAX, audiences have a chance to experience an Extended Preview of next summer's Jurassic World: Dominion. To further entice reluctant attendees, Universal has dropped a teaser for the Jurassic World 3 preview online, offering up a first look at footage from the third chapter in the dinosaur trilogy.
June 22: Education the best defence, waking up to Trump’s lies, The Spec takes ads from many sources and other letters to the editor
The Spec takes ads from many sources A recent letter to the editor accuses the The Spectator of having bias toward teachers and our union by printing a full-page ad about voting Doug Ford out of office. In this ad, ETFO expresses concern about Ford trampling over every citizen’s democratic rights by using the notwithstanding clause inappropriately to further his own political agenda.
If there’s anything that can truly be said about Canada’s relationship with its Indigenous peoples it’s that it’s not working. Stretching back centuries, this failure is writ large today in impoverished First Nations communities that lack safe drinking water and decent housing, in prisons teeming with Indigenous inmates and on city streets where Indigenous people are more likely than others to be victims of violence — including police brutality.
Changes will start in the U.S. and New Zealand Pokemon Go developer Niantic is reintroducing more outdoor exploration to the game. Pokemon Go players will be seeing a number of exploration mechanics being reintroduced to the game after Niantic had previously removed them due to the COVID-19 pandemic, having planned to revisit them in June 2021.
West Ham manager David Moyes ought to ramp up his pursuit of Sampdoria winger Mikkel Damsgaard as the Denmark international continues to impress at Euro 2020. What’s been said? Back in February, Italian outlet La Republicca claimed that the Irons would battle Premier League rivals Tottenham for the 20-year-old gem this summer, with Juventus, Southampton and Leeds also mooted with interest.
WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - A proposal to reform U.S. elections that Democrats say is vital to protecting Americans' right to vote hits the Senate floor on Tuesday, where it faces opposition from Republicans who say the measure infringes on states' rights. Without Republican support, Senate Majority Chuck Schumer will be unable to pass one of his party's top priorities: a sweeping election reform bill that could offset a wave of measures passed by Republican-controlled state legislatures imposing new limits on voting.
The matter is being addressed by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman in a review which has the potential to impact millions of women. Many women could be entitled to compensation through changes made to the State Pension system. State Pension age is going through changes for both men and women at the moment.
A look at what Scotland need to do to qualify for Euro 2020 Round of 16 ahead of their crunch Group D game with Croatia Euro 2020's group stage has nearly concluded and Scotland are still in with a shout of qualifying for the knockout round. Steve Clarke's side opened up their European Championship campaign with a 2-0 defeat to the Czech Republic despite a good performance, before holding England to a 0-0 draw at Wembley last week to earn their first point.
Business analysts play a key role in helping the business make the most of its technology investments and their skill in using data to prove the value of IT spending means they're going to remain in high demand. What is a business analyst? Business analysts engage with senior decision makers about potential changes or improvements to systems and services.
Jake Paul will be taking on Tyron Woodley in a boxing match this August and the YouTuber’s ex-sparring partner has dished out a verbal attack on the event. Paul vs Woodley promises to be an exciting fight as the two look to sort out their feud, and right now, it is hard to decide who will come out on top.
The British and Irish Lions have picked four Scotland internationals to start Saturday’s historic home international against Japan in Edinburgh. Wing Duhan van der Merwe, props Rory Sutherland and Zander Fagerson and flanker Hamish Watson will make their Lions debuts in a side led by tour captain Alun Wyn Jones.
Fire fighters were called to Cefas in Lowestoft yesterday (June 21) after a battery overheated. There were reports of smoke and two crews from Lowestoft South fire station were called as well as one from Wrentham at 6.05pm to the premises on Pakefield Road. An overheated battery was discovered on the first floor and fire fighters worked for almost two hours making the area safe.
A Black Country surgeon is set to be awarded a prestigious Rotary award for his pioneering artificial limbs work. Dr. Viquar Qurashi, from Dudley, will be awarded the Champions of Change award at a ceremony hosted by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland. The awards are usually annually awarded to recognise the outstanding and inspirational humanitarian and community service of volunteers from around the country, although the 2020 ceremony has been delayed by a year due to Covid-19.
Ministers are drawing up plans to use Covid-19 passports to keep football fans in stadiums if fresh restrictions are imposed this winter. The Government has cooled on plans to use Covid Status Certificates to open up society amid fears it would be discriminatory and would put undue pressure on the testing system.
Please find below important information on local projects that are now taking place within your Communities. Read below and open the flyers attached to find out how these schemes can benefit your localities. SNYE – Community PLAYback project This scheme will deliver ‘doorstep opportunities’ enabling communities to come together and reclaim the streets for activity, play and community interaction.
By Megan Hunter Trainee Multimedia Reporter A motor vehicle has been found that fits the same description as a red Honda moped which was reported stolen recently. Sometime between 5.30pm on Saturday June 19, and 9am on Sunday June 20 a red Honda moped was stolen from the public car park on East End Square, Pembroke.
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Dating app Bumble has given its staff a paid week off to combat “collective burnout” which has come about during the pandemic. The company says the break will allow its 700 employees worldwide “to shut off and focus on themselves”. In a now-deleted tweet, Bumble’s head of editorial content praised the app’s founder and CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd, for the decision.
Mark Tanzer, of Abta, issued a ‘heartfelt plea for political change’. UK travel firms are considering taking legal action against the Government in relation to restrictions on foreign trips. Mark Tanzer, chief executive of travel trade organisation Abta, said he wants to find out what analysis has been carried out in Whitehall about the impact of travel rules on businesses.
Children worried about nude images and videos appearing online can now access a tool to prevent content being shared. The Report Remove tool, available on the NSPCC's Childline website, will give young people the opportunity to flag images to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) before they appear online.