What April’s standing charge increase means for your energy bill

Why are energy bill increasing in April? Despite an extension of the Government’s cap on energy bills, households should still expect to see their energy bills go up in April. As part of the Spring Budget, Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, confirmed that the energy price guarantee (EPG) would be extended into April 2023. Ofcom’s energy prices … Read more

Patriots’ Joe Judge gets new role from Bill Belichick for 2023

We finally know what Joe Judge will be doing in the 2023 season. Judge will remain with the New England Patriots and work in an assistant head coach role, the Monday Morning Quarterback’s Albert Breer reported Thursday. In that role, Judge will have similar on-field duties that he held in the past, working on special … Read more

Channel migrants crackdown exposes splits in the Tory party as MPs push to toughen and soften small boats bill

Conservative MPs are split on Rishi Sunak and Suella Braverman’s controversial plans to crack down on Channel crossings and are launching moves to both toughen up and soften the legislation next week. The Illegal Migration Bill will return to the Commons next week and MPs have tabled a series of amendments, with Tories split between … Read more

Damien Harris credits Bill Belichick, Nick Saban for NFL growth

The Buffalo Bills filled their vacancy at running back by signing former New England Patriots standout Damien Harris. As Harris gets ready to begin his Bills’ tenure, the running back credits his two former head coaches for his growth in the NFL. With the Patriots, Harris was coached by Bill Belichick. Before he entered the … Read more

Water companies face £2bn shortfall in missed bill payments as cost of living hits households

Water companies across England and Wales are at risk of a £2.13bn shortfall over the next year as low income households fall behind on payments, research has found. Analysis from data science company Outra has shown that a record number of more than 4.6 million households in England and Wales could struggle to cope with … Read more

New England Patriots assistant identified as potential Bill Belichick successor

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been leading the organization for more than two decades, becoming one of the best NFL head coaches ever. As he prepares for the 2023 season, there is a growing belief his successor is becoming evident. Belichick, hired by New England in 2000, has given no indications that he … Read more

Ugandan MPs pass bill that criminalises identifying as LGBT+ and ‘promotion’ of homosexuality

MPs in Uganda have passed a law that criminalises identifying as “gay, lesbian, transgender or queer” and imposes harsh new penalties for the so-called ‘promotion’ of homosexuality under one of the most strict anti-gay laws in the world. Gay sex is already illegal under a colonial-era law in Uganda, but the ‘Anti-Homosexuality Bill’ imposes tougher … Read more

Bill Gates says AI like ChatGPT is most significant technological advance since modern computers

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has predicted that the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) is the most important technological advance seen in decades. In a blog, Mr Gates likened the advancements from Microsoft-backed OpenAI – whose sophisticated GPT-4 model and ChatGPT chatbot are leading a new wave of interest in AI tech – to the development … Read more