Brittney Griner: US basketball player goes on trial in Russia on drugs charges

The US basketball player Brittney Griner has gone on trial in a court on the outskirts of Moscow on drug charges that could leave her facing up to 10 years in prison. The case, which coincides with fraught relations between Moscow and Washington over the conflict in Ukraine, was brought after Russian authorities said they […]


Seeing the same GP is good for your health, but only half of patients are able to do so

People who benefit the most from seeing the same GP are those with long-term health conditions and people who visit a practice frequently. With continuity of care in decline, these patients could be disproportionately affected, leading to suboptimal care and important issues being missed. The researchers are calling on policymakers to measure continuity of care […]


Mexico’s largest oil refinery opens to fanfare, not yet operational

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador formally opened a major new oil refinery on Friday, a signature project for the leftist leader who argues it will help the country cut a longstanding dependence on foreign gasoline and diesel supplies. The Olmeca refinery owned and operated by state-run oil company Pemex is billions of dollars over […]


Ubisoft will disable online features in 15 games, gamers will lose access to paid DLC

Ubisoft will decommission the servers of 15 games in the next two months, including some of the most popular entries in the Assassin’s Creed franchise. Most of these titles are about a decade old, so there are likely not that many people still playing the multiplayer components. However, users also won’t be able to download […]


Mum diagnosed with cancer while pregnant with ‘miracle’ baby given two months to live

A mum who was diagnosed with cancer whilst pregnant with her ‘miracle baby’ has heartbreakingly been given just two months to live. Kelly Butler and her husband Dave had been trying for years for a baby and even attempted a round of IVF which sadly failed but the pair were ecstatic when Kelly conceived naturally […]