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 […]

TT Postscript: Tiger Woods finishes dead last at Riviera

Tournament host Tiger Woods finished dead last at the Genesis Invitational at 11 over following a final-round 77 Sunday. Moving on from a miserable week at Riviera and looking ahead to where we might go from here: • Let’s get the details out of the way up front. He went out on the back in […]

Hungry for vegan love? It might be time to give try this plant-based dating app

If you spent yesterday wishing that you had a plant-based god or goddess with whom to split a Purezza pizza, we may have just the app for you. Grazer is a dating app aimed at introducing vegan and vegetarian singletons. Founded by Lewis Foster, it was re-launched last month after receiving funding from the Cowspiracy […]

Laura Ashley appeals for funding as sales fall 10%

Laura Ashley shares have slumped 41% after it said it was in talks with its lender about accessing sufficient money to allow it to continue trading. The fashion and home retailer said if it could not get the “requisite level of funding” then it would need to “consider all appropriate options”. Trading continued to be […]

Tesla restores autopilot features it remotely disabled in second-hand car

Never underestimate the power of bad publicity. After Tesla removed driver assistance features from a second-hand Model S 75D following its purchase from a dealer, the company has restored the Enhanced Autopilot and Full Self Driving, blaming the incident on a “miscommunication.” Last week brought news of an anonymous consumer who bought a 2017 Tesla […]

Ex-cop’s ‘transphobic’ tweets deemed lawful after High Court battle

A former police officer who was contacted by fellow cops over a series of tweets has won a High Court battle. Harry Miller, 54, posted allegedly transphobic tweets referring to transgender women as stupid and referred to synthetic hormones. Humberside Police received a complaint and was told that his tweeting was being recorded as a […]

What will Teddy Bridgewater get in free agency?

Forget TB12, at least for now. There’s another TB who will definitely be a free agent next month, and some are suggesting that Teddy Bridgewater could cash in significantly. Via multiple accounts on Twitter and elsewhere, Jeremy Fowler said on ESPN Monday that Bridgewater will have a strong market, and that he could make $30 […]

Couple create brilliant inception photos by posing together each Valentine’s Day

Okay, we need to steal this idea. Jessi Henness and her husband Alexander have shared the results of a super cute Valentine’s Day tradition they’ve done for years. Each Valentine’s Day, Jessi, 23, and Alexander, 24, pose for a photo in front of a hedge. Then the following Valentine’s Day, they hold last year’s photo. […]

HSBC sees annual profit slump by 33%

HSBC has said its profits for 2019 fell by 33%, mainly due to its investment and commercial banking operations in Europe. The bank, which makes the bulk of its revenue in Asia, reported annual profit before tax of $13.35bn (£10.3bn). The results come as an announcement on strategy is being made by interim chief executive […]

Steam’s latest experimental feature helps you choose what game to play next

We’ve all been there: you’re staring at your Steam library (perhaps hundreds of games strong) and you simply cannot decide what to play. Perhaps there are even dozens of games you never got around to installing in the first place. If you have run into that situation in the past, Valve’s latest Steam Labs experiment […]