Emma Raducanu loses to Daria Kasatkina in first round of Ostrava Open

Emma Raducanu lost to fifth seed daria Kasatkina in her opening match at the Ostrava Open in the Czech Republic. The 67-year-old dropped serve at 2-2 and was unable to get back on level terms.
#EmmaRaducanu #TheGuardian #OstravaOpen #CzechRepublic #News #Sports #Tennis


2 hours ago

Loretta Lynn, country singer of love and hardship, dies aged 90

Loretta Lynn topped the country charts 16 times and was nominated for 18 Grammy awards, winning three. She was married at the age of 15 to 21-year-old Oliver Lynn. Despite her frequent infidelity and struggle with alcoholism, the couple remained together for 48 years until Oliver died in 1996.
#LorettaLynn #TheGuardian #Grammy #News #Entertainment #Music


4 hours ago

Cop27 climate summit’s sponsorship by Coca-Cola condemned as ‘greenwash’

Coca-Cola is the world’s biggest plastic polluter in all global Break Free From Plastic brand audits. Campaigners described the partnership as baffling. A petition started by a delegate at Cop26 in Glasgow has called for an end to sponsorship of the Cop talks.
#CocaCola #Glasgow #News #Science #Enviornment


5 hours ago

Rare images emerge of the Beatles playing the Cavern Club in 1961

Rare photographs have been discovered of the Beatles playing at the Cavern Club in Liverpool before they had officially released any music. They were captured in July 1961, more than a year before the band released their debut single Love Me Do.
#Beatles #CavernClub #News #Entertainment #Music


Yesterday

Can you solve it? Physics puzzles for smart students

The new course is called the Comprehensive Oxford Mathematics and Physics Online School (COMPOS) it will teach you mathematics and physics at a deeper level than the A-level curriculum, preparing you for studying these subjects at university. The final two questions are a bit more complicated, requiring a spark of ingenuity.
#TheGuardian #News #Science #Physics


Yesterday

Fracking in Lake Eyre the ‘height of folly’, report suggests

Fracking in the Lake Eyre basin would be the “absolute height of folly”. The basin is home to one of the world’s last major free-flowing desert river systems. It sprawls over nearly one sixth of the continent, covering parts of the Northern Territory, South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland.
#TheGuardian #LakeEyre #News #Science #Enviornment


Yesterday

Why a brush with Japanese calligraphy was exactly what my life needed

A while ago, I was given a gift voucher for a craft lesson. It's almost as if I could have carried on with my days without learning how to write Japanese characters. With ink and brush, I imagined there’d be all sorts of opportunities for dipping and swooping.
#TheGuardian #Japanese #News #Entertainment #Art


2 days ago

Brazil football star Neymar backs far-right Bolsonaro days before election

The far-right leader is trailing badly in the polls and could face a humiliating first-round defeat. 156 million brazilians go to polls on sunday. His endorsement is the latest by a high-profile footballer from the country.
#Neymar #TheGuardian #zilian #Brazil #News #Sports #Football


4 days ago

The Guardian view on Tory shock therapy: the wrong medicine for the country

The conservative party has opened up a 30-point poll lead over the tories. But the move smacked of desperation. She is the most manifestly Thatcherite Tory leader this century.
#TheGuardian #News #Health #Medicine


4 days ago

Taste by Stanley Tucci audiobook review – a mouth-watering memoir

Narrated by the actor, he tells of a life lived through food. He eats pomodoro sauce that would be strained through a pillowcase at his grandmother's house. His delivery is much as it is in his TV series: understated, urbane and charismatic.
#StanleyTucci #TheGuardian #News #Entertainment #Books


4 days ago

‘Freaking cool’: Lizzo plays James Madison’s 200-year-old crystal flute

Lizzo twerked and played James Madison’s crystal flute from 1800s. She was invited to the library of Congress to explore its flute collection. A video of her playing the flute had been liked more than 350,000 times.
#Lizzo #TheGuardian #News #Entertainment #Music


5 days ago

Molly Russell inquest must lead to action on internet dangers, says coroner

A coroner examining the death of Molly Russell has said the inquest must serve as a catalyst for protecting children from harmful content. He outlined a series of concerns about the impact of social media on children, including the use of algorithms to push content to their accounts.
#MollyRussell #TheGuardian #News #Technology #Internet


5 days ago

‘Brexit freedoms bill’ could abolish all pesticide protections, campaigners say

The government could retain or amend some regulations, but has not set out plans to do so. Campaigners are worried there is insufficient time to put new regulations in place. Environmental charities have been in revolt over the plan to slash nature protections.
#TheGuardian #Brexit #News #Science #Enviornment


5 days ago

Porsche shares rise on first trading day in €75bn stock market float

The shares were issued at €82.50 on the Frankfurt stock exchange on Thursday. The german carmaker listed 12.5% of Porsche’s shares to raise billions of euros needed to invest in electric cars.
#Porsche #erman #Frankfurt #News #Business #Markets


5 days ago

Trump asked May at debut meeting why Boris Johnson was not PM, book says

A new book by the new york Times reporter will be published next week. The book, Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America, has been extensively trailed. He bragged about the white house and talked about the size of the crowd.
#DonaldTrump #TheGuardian #ConfidenceMan #BreakingofAmerica #News #Entertainment #Books


5 days ago

Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool all hope to become multi-club networks

Clubs in 11 countries, including three in the u.s., include the spanish team Girona, Lommel and Troyes. Boehly is believed to have started the process of finding other clubs to invest in. The club are believed to want to develop their existing links with the country.
#Girona #ish #News #Sports #Football


6 days ago

Nature is not an impediment to UK economic growth: it’s vital to it

A series of expert reviews revealing the scale of the social and economic risks that accompany the continued degradation of nature. Some interpret these findings as a reason to oppose economic growth. The key question is, however, about growth per se, but the style and quality of growth that we pursue.
#TonyJuniper #TheGuardian #News #Science #Enviornment


6 days ago

The Guardian’s climate crisis reporting goes where others fear – or refuse – to tread

Most of the media obsess over issues of mind-numbing triviality. The Guardian seeks to put environmental issues at the front and centre of people's minds.
#TheGuardian #News #Science #Enviornment


6 days ago

Lucian Freud’s etching of Wolseley restaurant creator to be sold

A portrait by Lucian Freud of the restaurateur behind the Wolseley is to be sold next month. He ate at the classic art deco restaurant on Piccadilly five or six times a week in the last eight years of his life.
#LucianFreud #TheGuardian #Piccadilly #News #Entertainment #Art


6 days ago

Exercise with weights linked to lower risk of early death, study says

Ensuring your weekly exercise routine includes both weights and aerobic activities appears to have an even greater beneficial effect, researchers say. Adults are urged to take part in at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity a week or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity activity, they are encouraged to do “strengthening activities” that work on the legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders and arms.
#TheGuardian #News #Health #Fitness


6 days ago