'The people have spoken': Calgary mayor confirms 2026 Olympic dream is dead after vote

Calgarians have voted against a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The No side won with 56.4 per cent of the vote, according to unofficial result of the non-binding plebiscite. A total of 304,774 people cast ballots across the city, with 171,750 voting against a bid and 132,832 in favour of the Games. According […]

EastEnders spoilers: Baby Abi REMOVED from Albert Square by police after tragic event

Max Branning’s (played by Jake Wood) risqué decision to try and escape Walford with baby Abi in last night’s instalment of EastEnders could result in the infant being taken into care. In the latest episode of the hit BBC drama series, the grandfather attempted to flee Albert Square with his late daughter’s child following Cora […]

Alexis Sanchez makes drastic Man Utd January transfer plan after ONE Mourinho decision

Manchester United suffered a disappointing 3-1 defeat to rivals Manchester City on Sunday that leaves them 12 points behind the league leaders. Alexis Sanchez had to settle for a spot on the bench and was only introduced on 73 minutes along with Romelu Lukaku. Mourinho has been brutal with his team selections this season with […]

Google goes down after major BGP mishap routes traffic through China

Enlarge (credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bfishadow/5668460325) Google lost control of several million of its IP addresses for more than an hour on Monday in an event that intermittently made its search and other services unavailable to many users and also caused problems for Spotify and other Google cloud customers. While Google said it had no reason to believe […]

Illinois prisons to retrain staff after transgender inmate who feels like ‘sex slave’ sues (DEBATE)

After multiple lawsuits from a prisoner who claimed she felt like a ‘sex slave’ in male prisons, the Illinois Department of Corrections is mandating staff training in “transgender issues.” Is it a special privilege or necessity? There are only 28 transgender prisoners in the Illinois correctional system, but one of them – a trans-woman named […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Mandy Dingle RETURNS for explosive New Year storyline after 17 years

When iconic character Mandy Dingle (played by Lisa Riley) left Emmerdale it was a blow to the ITV soap and fans alike, as she’d regularly been named the favourite character and often garnered the most laughs. Bosses have regularly tried to get actress and Loose Women panellist Lisa back to the soap, but she has […]