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 […]

Australia’s central bank has explained why everyone should be worried about a sudden rise in bond yields

Getty Images Australia’s central bank is concerned riskier assets such as stocks and high-yield corporate debt could be set for widespread losses if there is a sudden increase in government bond yields. The bank warns current asset valuations, which are reliant on global bond yields staying low, are “elevated relative to history.” In addition, it […]

Kepler caught strange supernova: Sudden surge, rapid decay

Enlarge / Kepler was made to find planets, but it’s found other uses. (credit: Kepler) The Kepler planet-hunting telescope was designed to do one thing: gather data from a single portion of the sky often enough to catch rare, brief events. The events it was looking for were slight dips in light that happened as […]

EastEnders spoilers: Hayley Slater RUINED in sudden Stacey Fowler twist – and here's how

Stacey (Lacey Turner) spent most of this evening’s episode of EastEnders asking people in Walford to help her fund Kat’s (Jessie Wallace) funeral. After Big Mo (Laila Morse) revealed on Friday that Kat had died, she began acting strange and avoided answering the door. However, the pair set out to ensure that they could give […]

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes made $500 million practically overnight — and his sudden wealth changed the way he saw success forever

Chris Hughes/Facebook Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes made $ 500 million in 2012 when Facebook went public. His career and sudden wealth taught him that “success” is more than wealth and notoriety. He now sees success as the freedom to pursue what makes him feel fulfilled. Chris Hughes, 34, has been spending a lot of time […]

Waymo and Uber end trial with sudden $244 million settlement

Enlarge / Autodesk VRED Design 2017. (credit: Waymo) In a stunning turn, Waymo and Uber have settled their self-driving trade secrets lawsuit on the fifth day of the trial. Ars has learned that Uber has agreed to pay out 0.34 percent of Uber’s equity, with a $ 72 billion valuation, resulting in a payout of […]

John Herdman, decorated women's coach, makes sudden move to Canada's men's team

John Herdman, who led the Canada’s women’s soccer team to back-to-back Olympic bronze medals, is taking over the Canadian men’s program. He replaces the fired Octavio Zambrano, who was named head coach of the Canadian men’s national team program last March. Herdman’s new title is national team head coach and men’s EXCEL director. The surprise […]