Day: February 18, 2020

Rory McIlroy’s title chances thwarted early with costly short-game error

ory McIlroy’s bid for a statement victory came to an abrupt end Sunday at Riviera. Tied for the lead early in the final round, the new world No. 1 caught a flier from the left rough on the par-4 fifth hole. Instead of landing his ball on the front third of the green, his second […]

Man proposes on loo roll to take the mick out of girlfriend who never cleans

Is there anything worse than sitting down on the loo only to discover the person before you has neglected to replace the toilet roll? Perhaps being proposed to by the medium of toilet roll, as this person found out. In a Facebook group called That’s It, I’m Proposal Shaming, somebody posted the toilet-roll marriage proposal, […]

From wind power to cow manure: oil traders seek new profit recipe

The world’s largest oil traders are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into climate-friendly projects – including wind farms, cow manure plants and blue hydrogen – as they seek to match the profits they make from trading oil. The energy industry as a whole faces an existential threat from the shift to a lower carbon […]

Apple warns revenue will be lower than expected because of coronavirus impact

In a rare investor update on Monday, Apple said the global effects of the coronavirus outbreak are having have a material impact on the company bottom line. The company does not expect to meet its own revenue guidance for the second quarter due to the impact of the virus, and warns that “worldwide iPhone supply […]

Mum spared jail for calling trans woman ‘pig in a wig’ on Twitter

A mother-of-two who called a transgender woman a ‘Pig in a Wig’ in a series of offensive social media posts has been spared prison. Three police officers arrived at Kate Scottow’s home and arrested her in front of her children after receiving complaints from Stephanie Hayden. After a two day trial she was today found […]