Life with asthma: ‘The panic is probably the worst’

Image copyright James Barber James Barber has suffered with asthma his entire life – having been in and out of hospital as a child. He describes it as “gasping for air that you just can’t get”. People aged between 10 and 24 years old are “more likely to die” from asthma, with UK mortality rates ranking in the bottom out …

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Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e Launch: Live Updates From San Francisco

Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event begins at 12.30am IST on Thursday, February 21, 2019 (11am PT, Wednesday, February 20). Samsung is expected to launch three new smartphones – Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and the Galaxy S10e – during this event. The Samsung Galaxy S10 and the Samsung Galaxy S10+ are expected to be flagship smartphones, while the Samsung Galaxy S10e …

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FA Cup: Wolves v Man Utd quarter-final live on BBC

FA Cup fifth round: Watch the best goals The FA Cup quarter-final between Wolves and Manchester United will be broadcast live across the BBC next month. The Red Devils’ trip to Molineux will be on BBC One and the BBC Sport website at 19:55 GMT on Saturday, 16 March. Millwall against Brighton – at 14:00 GMT on Sunday, 17 March …

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The controversial genius of Karl Lagerfeld

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Karl Lagerfeld was known for his outspoken comments as well as his designs Karl Lagerfeld’s death on Tuesday prompted an outpouring of grief from the fashion world. The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, was one of the industry’s most revered figures. Tributes were paid by the likes of …

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Launch Today: How to Watch Launch Live Stream, Expected Price and Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e are expected to launch today at the company’s Galaxy Unpacked event in San Francisco. The Galaxy Fold, Samsung’s first foldable smartphone, is also expected to launch at the event today. The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event is set to start at 11am local San Francisco time (12.30am IST on February 21) today. In the …

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56 Black Men: I am not my hoodie

Image copyright Cephas Williams Cephas Williams is tired of how people look at him when he wears his hoodie. “I am a black man with a degree in architecture, and I find I am not taken seriously when I walk into a room full of strangers.” Cephas is now trying to change perceptions of young black men through the use …

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Islamic State group: Civilians evacuated from last Syria enclave

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Syrian Democratic Forces said it did not know how many people the lorries were carrying Civilians have been evacuated from the last village in Syria still held by the Islamic State (IS) group. At least 15 lorries carrying men, women and children were seen leaving Baghuz, near the Iraqi border, where 200 families were …

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Amazon delivery driver convicted over family dog theft

Image copyright Richard Guttfield Image caption Wilma disappeared from her home in Buckinghamshire An Amazon driver who stole a family’s pet when he was delivering dog food has been given a 12-month community order. Levi Pislea, 22, snatched Richard Guttfield’s miniature schnauzer, Wilma, when he delivered the order. It sparked an online appeal to trace the 11-month-old missing hound. Pislea, …

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WhatsApp Face ID, Touch ID Biometric Authentication Plagued by Screen Lock Bypass Bug, Company Responds

Earlier this month, Facebook-owned WhatsApp rolled out an update for its iPhone chat app, which included support for biometric authentication using Face ID or Touch ID. Now, it is being reported that the biometric authentication implementation in the app has a bug that allows anyone to get access to WhatsApp without going through Touch ID or Face ID. WhatsApp has …

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Independent Group: Minor tremor or political earthquake?

Image copyright PA Are the tectonic plates of British politics moving with the formation of a new “centrist” group in Parliament – or are we experiencing a minor tremor? It’s too soon to say – but that won’t stop some MPs and commentators declaiming as though they were expert political seismologists. So let’s stand back and examine the landscape. A …

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Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea manager says winning is ‘only solution’

Maurizio Sarri joined Chelsea from Napoli in July Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said winning matches is the “only solution” as he faced questions about his future. The Blues were knocked out of the FA Cup by Manchester United on Monday and have dropped to sixth in the league after three straight away defeats. After Thursday’s Europa League second leg against …

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How many IS foreign fighters are left in Iraq and Syria?

Image copyright Reuters Tens of thousands of foreign nationals have travelled to Syria and neighbouring Iraq to fight for the Islamic State (IS) group. With the end of the IS territorial “caliphate” imminent, the US has led calls to repatriate the hundreds of men women and children who have been detained on the battlefield. However, many countries have so far …

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Ryder Cup: Steve Stricker named US captain for 2020 against Europe

Stricker (right) is succeeding Jim Furyk (left) as the US captain Steve Stricker will captain the United States as they try to reclaim the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in 2020. The 51-year-old was on the winning side as a player in 2008, but also played in the 2010 and 2012 losses to Europe. He was selected as a vice-captain …

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Feels | Post Earth Album Review

East LA four-piece Feels follow up their self-titled debut of 2016 with an album full of social commentary and frustration about the state of the world they live in, as well as the disappointing degree of apathy there seems to be towards changing it. The record doesn’t so much as have a manifesto as an agitated attitude and passionate, but …

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