Sport

Miami Heat swept out of playoffs by Bucks one year after NBA finals run

There was no raucous celebration. No histrionics, no big on-court party when the final horn sounded and Milwaukee had officially vanquished its playoff loss to Miami from last season. Put simply, the Bucks expected to win. And the last four games showed exactly why. The Bucks-Heat rematch was a mismatch, and Milwaukee became the first […]

Lifestyle

Depressive symptoms linked to rapid kidney function decline

In a study of adults with normal kidney function, those who had frequent depressive symptoms were more likely to later experience a rapid decline in kidney function. The study will appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. Depression is a common condition in middle-aged and older adults, and it can contribute to a variety of […]

Business

Ford wires its electric trucks for business customers

Ford Motor Co’s newly revealed electric version of its best-selling F-150 pickup doubles down on a bet that the company can beat Tesla Inc and other rivals by giving new technology a familiar face and convincing long-time fleet and business customers that going electric saves money. Ford officially unveiled the battery electric F-150 Lightning model […]

Technology

Twitter introduces local weather service called ‘Tomorrow’

Tomorrow is a weather service featuring paid weather content in conjunction with meteorologist and climate journalist Eric Holthaus. It also signals Twitter’s continued march into paid subscriptions which underscores how much it wants to leave advertising. Twitter today launched a local weather service called ‘Tomorrow’. The company partnered with climate journalist Eric Holthaus plus 18 […]

News

Nursery nurse who beat cancer dies from heart attack at the age of just 48

A 48-year-old nursery nurse who beat cancer has tragically died from a heart attack two years later. Wendie Wheeler, of Up Holland, Lancashire, suffered a cardiac arrest on May 14 at 5.25am, having endured a long battle with hodgkin and non-hodgkin lymphoma. Becky Payne, a dear friend and neighbour of Wendie, told Lancashire Live that […]