Ukraine formally lifts entry ban for Russian males but maintains enhanced border checks

With the end of martial law imposed over the Kerch Strait incident, Kiev has lifted its entry ban for Russian men. But intensive searches of all Russian citizens at the border will continue, Ukraine’s customs chief has stated. Ukraine temporarily banned Russian males, aged 16-60, into the country following the imposition of martial law last […]

Theresa May maintains she will fight the next election in 2022: ‘I’m not a quitter’

REUTERS/Phil Noble Theresa May insists that she will fight the next general election, and that it won’t be held until 2022. The Prime Minister is under increasing pressure from multiple fronts over Brexit. “I’m not a quitter and there is a long-term job to be done,” she said. British Prime Minister Theresa May defied critics […]

Oslo review: A play that maintains a razor-sharp tension

JT Rogers’s engrossing and spirited Oslo charts how Rod-Larsen developed a new model for negotiations without the presence of a moderator and, assisted by his wife, persuaded the two bitter enemies to put it into practice. After a year of top secret meetings, characterised by bluffs and counterbluffs, ploys and posturing, the two sides agreed […]

Chris Froome maintains lead as Spanish Vuelta enters stretch run

Chris Froome kept his comfortable lead over Italian Vincenzo Nibali ahead of Saturday’s decisive Spanish Vuelta stage up the challenging l’Angliru summit. Froome avoided trouble in Friday’s 150-kilometre ride from Caso to Gijon, staying one minute, 37 seconds ahead of Nibali in the overall standings. “For me it was about trying to save as much energy as […]

2019 Volkswagen Touareg Spied: VeeDub’s Upmarket SUV Maintains Its Position

– What It Is: The next generation of Volkswagen’s mid-size Touareg SUV—although it might be mistaken for the new Tiguan at first glance. With similarly blocky lines and chunky proportions, these two VW SUVs will be difficult to tell apart. Of course, some of the strategic bits of camouflage on this test vehicle might be […]

Pound to euro exchange rate – sterling maintains recovery after retail sales BOOST

GBP is buying €1.16 after soaring from weekly lows of €1.14 against the euro.  The pound was bolstered by encouraging retails sales data released yesterday.  February’s figures leapt from the downwardly revised -0.5 per cent to 1.4 per cent.  This effortlessly surpassed initial forecasts of 0.4 per cent growth.  The GBP/EUR rate saw an immediate […]

Pound to euro exchange rate – Sterling maintains recovery against EUR amid rate HIKE hints

Sterling has jumped to €1.16 – its highest levels seen all week – after the release of stronger than expected inflation data.  The rate rose from €1.15 yesterday morning – and it’s managed to maintain its new position today.  February’s cost of living data spiked to 2.3 per cent – its highest level seen since […]

AMD maintains Windows 10 Scheduler is not limiting Ryzen CPU performance

Some sources claim that AMD’s Ryzen CPUs could perform better in Windows 10 except for the way the operating system incorrectly handles Ryzen’s simultaneous multi-threading (SMT). We’re told that instead of leaving it to the smaller tasks, it lumps them right in with the main cores, which can result in a real dip in performance. However, not […]