India to present Russia with vintage MiG-21s as gesture of appreciation – report

India will reportedly give Russia three vintage MiG-21 supersonic fighter jets as a reminder of a breakthrough agreement on military cooperation reached in the 1960s, an Indian newspaper reported. The MiG-21 was the first non-Western warplane purchased by India. The country first bought the planes and received pilot training from the Soviet Union, before later […]

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers

  After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in 2014 to 33% in 2018. More than 80% of consumers are willing to wear tech that measures health data — and penetration should continue to climb. The maturation of the wearable […]

Balmain used virtual models instead of real women in its latest campaign ‘to present diversity’ — and a lot of people are furious

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Balmain is using a “Virtual Army” of digital models for its latest campaign. The campaign has garnered some negative reactions. Some commenters think the digital models are taking opportunities away from real working models, especially models of color. Others like the experimental element of the campaign. Major fashion brand Balmain is used […]

Who will present the FA Cup trophy? The FA poised to make announcement over Prince William

Prince William, the FA president, is a regular at the showpiece match and hands over the trophy to the winners. But he has a problem – the 137th edition of the world’s greatest domestic cup competition is on the same day as his brother’s wedding. The initial suggestion from FA sources was that the Duke […]

AI Weekly: Dystopian visions of AI are distractions from present problems

Writing about AI for any appreciable amount of time is, in my experience, enough to make any reasonable person concerned about the future of humanity. But I worry the focus of that concern is too often directed at the relatively distant future, which could lead to unforeseen consequences in the present. Headlines from the past […]

Melania Trump hasn’t had a birthday present from Donald – because he says he's ‘too BUSY’

Melania Trump turned 48 today, but the First Lady – who is married to US President Donald Trump, 71, – may end up disappointed on her special day. Donald admitted this morning that he had not purchased a birthday present to mark his wife’s special day. Donald has a net worth of several billion. However, apparently […]

This Morning: Rylan Clark-Neal opens up on return as he joins Emma Willis to present

The 29-year-old presenter took to Twitter last year to say that he just needed some “time to myself” for his “head, body and peace of mind” after working constantly for five years. However, fans were delighted when Rylan posted a snap with co-host Emma to his Instagram account last week, saying: “The news is out! […]

World Autism Day: Three signs that can indicate the disorder is present in adults

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018 is today, and the day is to recognise the disorder and those who have it. While it is frequently diagnosed in children, it is quite common for pole to have gone through life without an autism diagnosis. Characteristics of autism vary from one person to another, but there are three […]

World Autism Day: Three signs that can indicate the disorder is present in adults

Autism spectrum disorder, its full name, describes a range of similar conditions, including Asperger syndrome, that affects a person’s social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. Around one in every 100 people in the UK are estimated to have autism, and it is more boys that are diagnosed with the condition than girls. In children symptoms […]