The language of modern parenting can be a minefield. But those baffled by Mumsnet lingo will now find it easier to decipher as words including "babymoon", "helicopter parenting" and "too posh to push" have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. The OED consulted the parenting website for ideas on its...
Black Panther, one of the most highly-awaited comic book movies ever, has finally hit the screens — and people are seriously excited.   As the first black superhero in mainstream American comics, it was always going to be a big deal with Black Panther — also known as T'Challa — got a standalone...
Elon Musk has taken on the digital payments industry, the car industry and the space industry. But now he has turned his hand to an entirely different sort of venture: flamethrowers.  The Tesla and SpaceX founder said he had sold 10,000 branded flamethrowers since they went on sale this weekend,...
Chelsea are reconsidering their striker options after failing to make a breakthrough on a deal for Edin Dzeko over the weekend. The Blues have been in talks to sign both left-back Emerson Palmieri and Dzeko in a double deal from Roma. But, barring a change of heart or late turnaround, it seems...
YouTube has fixed a vulnerability that allowed adverts to siphon viewers' computer power for mining cryptocurrency. Visitors to YouTube last week noticed that their devices were slowing down and some received alerts from installed anti-virus protection which warned that they were under attack from a power leeching program that uses a network of computers to mine...
A new J-pop girl band is capitalising on the cryptocurrency craze by singing about the digital currency market while wearing metallic wrestling-style masks and French maid dresses. Each girl in the eight-strong group, who go by the name of Virtual Currency Girls – or Kasotsuka Shojo in Japanese – wears a furry mask to represent a...
A leading Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has agreed to refund customers hit by one of the world’s biggest heists. Coincheck has promised to use its own funds to reimburse more than 46bn yen (£300m) to customers caught up in the theft on Friday. Some 260,000 customers lost their NEM cryptocurrency coins –...
The watchdog tasked with preventing defence companies from padding out profits on secret arms contracts looks set to get new powers to stop price gouging, including the ability to hit suppliers with £1m financial penalties. The Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO) – which is responsible for getting the best deal...
A skeleton of a young Bronze Age man has revealed a "good-looking chap" with better teeth than many modern-day Britons, an academic has said.  The bones, found in a Northumberland field in September 2017, show remarkable "perfect smile" of a 17 to 21-year old man, who appears to have escaped...
Armed robbers broke into the family home of a Bitcoin trader and forced him to transfer his cryptocurrency to them in what is believed to be the first attack of its kind in the UK. Four robbers in balaclavas forced entry into the house, before tying up the man's wife...