A Pokémon-themed Hori Split Pad Pro for Nintendo Switch is coming

Following on from a trio of plain iterations and the original Daemon X Machina version, Hori is bringing out two new designs for its popular Split Pad Pro Nintendo Switch controller attachment – this time featuring Pokémon. The first is a black and gold Pikachu model, while the second features a pastel Pikachu and Eevee […]


Wife of DIY SOS dad brain damaged by football hooligans says his ‘heart gave up’

The devastated wife of a dad-of-three who died five years after he was left brain damaged by a group of football hooligans has paid an emotional tribute. Cambridge United fan Simon Dobbin, who featured on BBC’s home improvement show DIY SOS, died on Wednesday morning, the football club confirmed. Now his wife Nicole, who was […]


New Orleans approves fans at Superdome

The Saints and the mayor of New Orleans have reached an agreement to start allowing fans to attend games at the Superdome. Mayor LaToya Cantrell has approved up to 3,000 fans for this week’s home game against the Panthers. The Saints have announced that season ticket holders will have first dibs on the tickets this […]


Sleepless nights, hair loss and cracked teeth: Pandemic stress takes its toll

In late March, shortly after New York state closed nonessential businesses and asked people to stay home, Ashley Laderer began waking each morning with a throbbing headache. “The pressure was so intense it felt like my head was going to explode,” recalled the 27-year-old freelance writer from Long Island. She tried spending less time on […]


Trump maintains bank account in China

The account is controlled by Trump International Hotels Management and paid local taxes between 2013 and 2015. It was set up “to explore the potential for hotel deals in Asia”, according to a Trump spokesman. Mr Trump has been critical of US firms doing business in China and sparked a trade war between the two […]


The Pathless is all about speed and movement

There’s no map in The Pathless, no waypoint or fast-travel systems that might make navigating its daringly large fantasy forests and steppes a little easier. I didn’t miss that stuff. Not even for a second. These things were taken out, apparently, to ground the player in the world, to make them see these rain-darkened trees […]


Football team hit back after they’re all fined for going to Wetherspoons pub

An entire football team have been fined for breaking Covid-19 legislation – by going to the pub together for a pint. Twelve players were drinking at Wetherspoons pub The Wouldhave in South Tyneside – which is subject to Tier 2 lockdown restrictions – on Sunday (October 18) when a concerned member of staff challenged them. […]