Spinach stew, okra dip: taste of home on menu at refugee chef school

For cookery school teacher Elizabeth Kolawole-Johnson, there is almost nothing more rewarding than seeing people cooking her mother’s recipes. “When people taste the food and they’re so appreciative of it, I don’t know how to even quantify that feeling. It’s a great feeling,” she said. Kolawole-Johnson came to the UK from Nigeria to live with […]


Lufthansa adds four new Airbus A350s to its fleet

Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) said on Sunday it has agreed to lease four new Airbus A350-900 long-haul passenger jets, taking on newer planes left without homes as airlines restructure their balance sheets amid the coronavirus crisis. Airplanes are currently available at low lease rates as carriers review their portfolios, industry sources say. Chief Executive Carsten Spohr announced […]


Facebook bans, sends cease-and-desist letter to developer of Unfollow Everything extension

Given the rough couple of weeks Facebook has been through, the company could definitely use some good PR right now, so here’s exactly the opposite: it’s been revealed that the social network has permanently banned the creator of a tool that unfollows all connections automatically, potentially making the social network less addictive and depressing. Louis […]


Giant rats chewing through loos as ‘cannibal rodents chase rivals out of sewers’

Families are even being run out of their homes by bigger, bolder rodents forced to adapt their methods to thrive during lockdown Last year Rentokil reported nearly an 80 per cent increase in visits to its website, while the UK’s rat population is said to have grown by around 25 per cent to 150million. With […]


Andy Reid: It was important that we buckled down and did a nice job

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid reached a personal milestone with Sunday’s win over the Eagles. It was the 100th win of Reid’s tenure in Kansas City, which made him the first coach in NFL history to win 100 games with multiple teams. He did it with the Eagles first, so there was extra resonance to […]


U.S. aerospace firms commit to net zero emissions by 2050

U.S. aerospace manufacturers are poised to strengthen a climate target by pledging to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, echoing a commitment to be discussed by global airlines on Monday. The U.S. Aerospace Industries Association will commit on Monday to work with airlines and governments to achieve the target, joining a growing aviation industry consensus that […]


Windows 11 features could have released as an update for Windows 10, says analyst

Analyst firm Gartner says Windows 11 doesn’t offer enough to justify a quick adoption rate, at least among businesses. Instead, it highlights how the latest operating system version is more of a “rallying point” for the industry. In its “Positioning Windows 11 and Preparing to Deploy” report (via The Register), Gartner research vice president Stephen […]


‘I face £15k bill after tenants trashed house and filled trailer with soiled nappies’

A furious landlord has been hit with a £15,000 bill after an evicted tenant trashed the property. The house in Immingham was left in a state after the tenant burnt furniture, broke appliances and filled a trailer outside with rubbish including dirty nappies. The doors of the property had been broken or are missing, and […]