Ben Stokes has announced he is to take an “indefinite” break from cricket to ”prioritise his mental well-being”. The England all-rounder will initially miss the upcoming Test series against India. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said it fully supported his decision. Managing director of England Men’s Cricket, Ashley Giles, said: “Ben has shown tremendous
6:07 AM ET Associated Press TOKYO — There will be no Golden Slam for Novak Djokovic. The top-ranked Serb lost to Alexander Zverev of Germany 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 Friday in the semifinals of the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics. Djokovic was attempting to become the first man to win all four Grand Slam tournaments
6:16 AM ET Associated Press KAWAGOE, Japan — Xander Schauffele has been pointing to the Olympics ever since he began his rise into the elite of American golf three years ago. Now that he’s here, in the country where his mother was raised and enjoying an Olympic experience his father could only dream about, he
A crew member from the UK was among two workers killed in an attack on an oil tanker off Oman, the firm managing the vessel has said. Zodiac Maritime said the incident, which it said was “suspected piracy”, had also resulted in the death of a crew member from Romania. “We are not aware of
Peter Kay fans have clamoured for tickets to see his return to the stage – selling the shows out in 30 minutes. The Bolton funnyman, who has been all but absent from the public eye over the last few years, will make his stage comeback next month when he hosts two live Q&As in Manchester.
The Liberal Democrats are campaigning for parliament to be recalled from summer recess to debate proposals to introduce the use of vaccine passports. The party’s leader Sir Ed Davey has written a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson accusing his government of “committing to vaccine passports by stealth” which he warned was “a recipe for
Up to a quarter of supermarket milk deliveries by the UK’s biggest dairy supplier have been unable to get through because of a shortage of lorry drivers. Speaking to Sky News, managing director of Arla Foods UK Ash Amirahmadi warned of a “summer of disruption” unless bold action is taken by the government to tackle
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In this article TSLA NEOEN-FR Elon Musk speaks at Hornsdale wind farms in Australia for an event for Tesla Getty Images A fire occurred within a Tesla Megapack at one of the largest batteries in the world in Australia’s Victoria state around 10:15 a.m. local time on Friday, CNBC has confirmed. The cause of the
The amount of ice that melted from Greenland on Tuesday alone would be enough to cover the whole US state of Florida in two inches of water, scientists have warned. The autonomous Danish territory is suffering significant melting as Arctic temperatures soar. While the number of gigatons lost is not as extreme as in 2019,
1:45 AM ET NBA Insiders The first three picks of the 2021 NBA draft went as planned: Cade Cunningham to the Detroit Pistons, Jalen Green to the Houston Rockets and Evan Mobley to the Cleveland Cavaliers. But then, starting with the fourth pick, chaos ensued, with intriguing selections and draft-night trades taking over the spotlight.
The International Space Station (ISS) was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost, NASA officials said. The seven crew members aboard – two Russian cosmonauts, three NASA astronauts, a Japanese astronaut, and
Grant Shapps has defended France’s position on the UK’s ‘amber plus’ travel list, saying the decision was made due to cases of the Beta coronavirus variant in the north of the country. On Wednesday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the move was made because of the “prevalence of the so-called Beta variant, in particular in
NatWest has restored shareholder dividends after swinging back into profit, significantly beating expectations. The state-backed bank posted a pre-tax profit of £2.5bn for the six months to June, compared with a loss of £770m the year before. It makes NatWest the latest bank to smash forecasts, following on from both Barclays and Lloyds earlier this
When CEO Elon Musk reflects on the last decade, he grounds himself in Tesla company goals that were designed to spur the world’s transition to clean energy. Today, he is practical yet optimistic — he sees a future in which energy production moves from reliance on fossil fuels to pragmatic sustainable energy generation. A pervasive
The Storage Futures Study (SFS) was launched in 2020 by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Energy Storage Grand Challenge. The study explores how energy storage technology advancement could impact the deployment of utility-scale storage and adoption of distributed storage, as well as future power system infrastructure