Chelsea 2 Crystal Palace 1: Willian shines as Blues survive late scare

The Blues knew they needed to capitalise on Liverpool’s slip up at the hands of Manchester United earlier in the day. And Antonio Conte’s men didn’t disappoint at Stamford Bridge. The in-form Willian kicked off proceedings with a clever goal from outside the area midway through the first half. Palace then conceded an unfortunate own […]

12 horror stories that will scare you out of getting a tattoo or piercing

Microgen/Shutterstock Getting a tattoo or piercing is a big deal. Surprisingly, though, many people don’t give it all that much thought. Advanced Dermatology surveyed 600 people who have at least one tattoo they regret and found that over 70% of respondents spent only a few weeks or less planning their tattoo. As many as 28% […]

N’Golo Kante: Chelsea star in health scare after fainting in front of shocked team-mates

Kante was a surprisingly left out of Chelsea’s team to face Manchester City on Sunday and his omission was said by the club to be down to illness. But the Telegraph are reporting this evening that Kante fainted in the Chelsea dressing room at their Cobham training ground resulting in medical staff rushing to his aid. […]

If brands really want to scare Facebook and Google, there’s a simple way to do it (FB)

Shutterstock / Roman Samborskyi Advertisers have been complaining about brand safety issues on the web. Some are even threatening to pull ad spending from the big tech platforms. Yet the truth is, few brands will follow through on such sweeping threats. And the harsh reality is that any single ad boycott would barely hurt Facebook […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Chas Dingle rocked by pregnancy scare as doctor drops shock bombshell

Chas (played by Lucy Pargeter) is due to experience a shock in upcoming Emmerdale scenes this week, as she takes an unexpected visit to the doctor’s surgery.  ITV’s landlady will slip and sprain her ankle next week, forcing her to get new boyfriend Paddy Kirk (Dominic Brunt) to take her to the doctor.  However the […]

Inflation rises more than expected after scare that rocked global markets

Matt Cardy/Getty Images Inflation rose more than expected in January, according to a keenly awaited report released on Wednesday.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ consumer price index, which tracks price changes of a basket of consumer goods, rose 2.1% year-on-year in January. That’s higher than the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, although the central bank prefers to […]

Ariane 5 ferried NASA instrument to orbit despite launch scare

The fate of Arianespace’s latest launch was in limbo for over an hour after the company detected an anomaly. Ariane 5 lost contact with its ground controllers around nine minutes after liftoff, and Arianespace chief Stephane Israel had to issue an apology with the promise to get to the bottom of what happened. Thankfully, things […]

Self-driving vehicles still scare American drivers, AAA finds

A new survey finds that Americans remain frightened by the prospect of riding in a self-driving car … but not as frightened as they have been. Looked at another way, the annual survey from AAA finds that 20 million more American drivers said they would trust an autonomous vehicle than in 2017. The third annual […]