A caller played a prank on US President Joe Biden by mocking Biden in his chat room during a Christmas event at the White House. Mr. Biden and First Lady Jill Biden hosted the festive appeal for families when a father said to the president, “Let’s go, Brandon.” Apparently unawareContinue Reading

The biggest space telescope ever conceived is scheduled to go into orbit in the coming hours. The $10bn James Webb Space Telescope will be launched on a European Ariane rocket from French Guiana. It’s a project that has taken 30 years to design and build and is regarded as oneContinue Reading

Millions of people are facing travel disruptions and increased Covid restrictions at Christmas as flights are canceled and safety limits tightened in the emerging Omicron version. Italy, Spain and Greece have once again made it mandatory to wear a face mask outdoors. A night curfew has been imposed in CataloniaContinue Reading

A prototype guitar created for Ed Sheeran on the occasion of his latest album has raised £ 52,765 in a charity raffle. The pop star worked with guitar maker George Lowden to create a special instrument to link to his = (Equals) album. He was raffled off by the GeeWizzContinue Reading

A Moscow court has fined Google 7.2 billion rubles ($ 98 million; £ 73 million) for repeatedly failing to remove content deemed illegal in Russia. Details of the offending content were not specified in the court’s press service announcement. This is the first time in Russia that a tech giantContinue Reading

Despite all of the chaos surrounding the Detroit Pistons in the 36 hours leading up to Thursday’s game, they didn’t question whether they could win it. The Pistons played one of their best offensive games of the season against the Miami Heat. They didn’t win, but their mindset going inContinue Reading

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday urged the West to comply immediately with Russia’s demand, accusing the United States and its allies of maintaining a military presence on the doorstep of our home. The Kremlin said on Friday that it expected the United States to respond next month to Moscow’sContinue Reading

The first Christmas of World War I was a hellish time for Alfred Dougan Chater, a second lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders, who woke that morning in a freezing, muddy trench less than 100 yards from the German lines in West Flanders, Belgium. It was 1914 and theContinue Reading