Yankees’ Zack Britton has elbow surgery, likely out until May

TAMPA, Fla. — New York Yankees left-hander Zack Britton had surgery to remove a bone chip from his pitching elbow. The reliever is likely to be out until at least May and perhaps until summer. The team has not specified a timeframe. Yankees head team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad operated at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. “Want […]


Blight may increase public health risk from mosquito-borne diseases

Louisiana State University researchers recently published findings that blight leads to an increased abundance of disease-carrying mosquitoes. The researchers investigated the presence of several mosquito species in two adjacent but socio-economically contrasting neighborhoods in Baton Rouge: the historic Garden District, a high-income neighborhood, and the Old South neighborhood, a low-income area. They found significantly higher […]


Bonus reforms ‘biggest shake-up of UK corporate governance in years’

The government plans to make it easier to claw back bonuses paid to executives of failed companies in what is being billed as the biggest shake-up of Britain’s corporate governance rules in decades, with ministers vowing to target negligent auditors and rogue directors. Part of a sweeping series of reforms designed to break the dominance […]


Kia shows off first full images of new EV6 electric car

Kia has given a first real look at its new EV6 electric car, following some shadowy teaser images that were released last week. Full details of the EV6 won’t be announced until an online event later this month, but the new images do at least reveal what it actually looks like. The EV6 has a […]


Inside the Victorian chapel within a cemetery on sale as £350,000 family home

A 150-year-old chapel has in been converted into a ‘heavenly’ home with a belfry, stained glass windows – and the grounds of a cemetery for a garden. The striking 19th-century Grade II listed building known as West Chapel, in Consett, County Durham, is on the market for £395,000 and was built from sandstone in 1876. […]