Video shows the rescued Thai soccer team leaving hospital for the first time since being saved

Jonathan Miller/Twitter; Business Insider The Thai soccer team trapped in a flooded cave complex have left hospital for the first time. They were on their way to their first press conference, accompanied by their families. See the footage below. The Thai soccer team has left hospital for the first time since been rescued from a […]

PC market appears to have grown for the first time since 2012

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Claveirole) PC sales were up year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018, the first such increase since the first quarter of 2012. Market research firms Gartner and IDC both reported growth in the market, of 1.4 and 2.7 percent, respectively. The two companies track numbers differently: Gartner includes Windows-based tablets but excludes […]

First video of Thai soccer team since their rescue shows them waving as they recover in hospital

Thai Govt Public Relations Dept via Twitter The first clips of the Thai soccer team recovering in hospital have been broadcast at a celebratory press conference. They can be seen wearing face masks and hospital gowns in their sterilized unit. Their parents can also be seen waving to them on the other side of a […]

First time back on air for Babs since news of Alzheimer’s

Dame Barbara will tell the story of Americans Abbott and Costello who she watched during her teens. She said: “I absolutely loved them. I’m happy to pay tribute to them as two of America’s leading funnymen.” Radio 2 boss Lewis Carnie added: “I was delighted when Barbara agreed to narrate this documentary profiling one of […]

Taliban kills 30 Afghan soldiers, captures military base in 1st major attack since ceasefire

Taliban militants killed 30 Afghan soldiers and captured a military base in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, in their first major attack since a ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday, Reuters reported. Provincial Governor Abdul Qafoor Malikzai said the Taliban attacked two security posts in the early hours. One military base was targeted […]

The US suicide rate has increased 30% since 2000 — and it tripled for young girls

Strelka/Flickr The suicide rate in the US jumped 30% from 2000 to 2016, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rise was especially large among young girls from 10 to 14, but it went up for females in every age group and for all men under 75. The suicide […]

Supermarket petrol station price SHOCK – Fuel prices rise every day since March

Supermarket fuel station forecourts have increased the price of petrol and diesel every day since March, claims new research. According to new analysis of RAC Fuel Watch data, supermarkets have added more than 8p a litre to the average price at their pumps. On 26 March a litre of unleaded bought at the big four […]

The 2018 World Cup is only 2 weeks away — here’s who has won every tournament since 1930

Getty Images Read all of Business Insider’s World Cup coverage here. The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup, a tournament contested every four years, kicks off in just over two weeks on June 14, and pits 32 nations against each other over a three-week period. Brazil is the most successful World Cup nation of […]

Melania Trump breaks silence with first tweet since sudden hospitalisation

US First Lady Melania Trump has taken to Twitter to thank all hospital staff involved in her highly-publicised kidney operation. Spending the best part of this week in Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Washington DC, the 48-year-old former model praised the work of the medical unit and all involved. The tweet, published from […]

Stocks slide as 10-year Treasury yield surges to its highest level since 2011

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Stocks fell on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing in the red for the first time in eight sessions, as bond yields spiked to multi-year highs on the back of strong economic data and the US entered another round of trade talks with China. The dollar rose against its major peers.  […]