Fallout 76 is online and lonelier than ever

Enlarge / All hail Hypnotoad! The first few hours in Fallout 76 are strange. It’s both familiar and foreign. The well-trod path of creating a character and exiting the safety of an underground vault is sharply juxtaposed with a distinct lack of scripted NPCs. Instead, in a departure from Fallout’s decades-long history of single-player titles, […]

'Stan Lee did more for me than any politician ever could': Most personal send-offs to Marvel legend

The death of the only man in comics as iconic as his super-powered heroes, Stan Lee, has brought out heartfelt tributes from those to whom he was more than the creator of Spider Man and the Hulk. Many of the world’s most successful people revealed their vulnerabilities as they thanked Lee, who died at the […]

Spice Girls tour 2019: Demand for tickets breaks records – ‘busiest EVER sale’

Ticketmaster have confirmed that the band’s comeback tour – scheduled for summer 2019 – was their busiest ever sale. At one point, a rep confirmed, over 700,000 people were in the online queue. The girls had announced six dates, which quickly became ten when demand proved to be exceptional. Andrew Parsons, managing director at Ticketmaster, […]

Airbus A380 Lands at Denver Airport for First Time Ever

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Green wave: Record spending makes 2018 US midterms ‘most expensive ever’

Democrats are pouring record amounts of money into congressional midterm elections this year, hoping to gain control of the House and the Senate, with the GOP close behind. But will big spending translate to ballot box victory? Democrats are pinning their hopes on a “Blue Wave” that would give them control of both the House […]

189 feared dead in 1st ever Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash in Indonesia

A plane operated by the low-cost Indonesian airline Lion Air crashed while on a domestic flight from Jakarta. It’s the first crash ever for Boeing’s new 737 MAX 8 model. “It has been confirmed that it has crashed,” Yusuf Latif, a spokesman for the Indonesian rescue agency, said, as cited by Reuters. The plane was on its […]

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha: The billionaire behind one of sport's greatest ever stories

The football world has been stunned by the death of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a man beloved by fans, players and staff at the club – and the force behind one of sport’s greatest ever underdog stories. Srivaddhanaprabha was one of five people killed when his helicopter spun out of control shortly taking off […]

Brad Gushue is back at the scene of the scariest curling fall ever

Sometimes, athletes have to fall before they can achieve greatness. In Brad Gushue's case, it was a literal fall — an infamous face-plant — that would turn out to be a turning point in his career.  The pride of Newfoundland and Labrador burst onto the curling scene in 2006, winning an Olympic gold medal at the […]

Star Wars 9 trailer is the 'longest ever but these TWO major characters will NOT appear'

The mysterious case of the missing Luke has reopened. The Skywalker legend was strangely absent for the whole of The Force Awakens, barring a fleeting clifftop scowl, and then was strangely not himself at all for most of The Last Jedi. Following his shock death fans are desperate to know if he will be back […]