Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open hopes dashed after visa cancelled at airport

Novak Djokovic’s attempts to compete at the Australian Open this month have collapsed after the No 1-ranked male tennis player was told his visa has been rejected. He is due to be flown out of Melbourne on Thursday amid a spiralling outcry over a controversial “medical exemption” agreed by the tournament’s organisers. The reigning Australian […]


Invisible headphones to chameleon cars: standout tech from CES 2022

From colour-shifting cars to digital art TVs and stress-predicting watches, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which opened on Wednesday, offered its usual mix of wacky, visionary and desirable goods. Here are some of the highlights. The NFT television The non fungible token, which confers ownership of a unique digital item such as […]


Energy bills: ‘I am already paying an extra £60 a month’

When you have to find an extra £60 a month to pay your energy bill, something has to give. For John Alderson, deciding on the occasional meal out or a trip to the cinema has become a more significant financial decision. The 64-year-old, who works in North Shields for a cleaning company, is one of […]


Blue Tiger unveils world’s first solar-powered headset

Blue Tiger recently unveiled a headset that uses solar power for unlimited use without needing conventional charging. The company positions it as a high-grade headset for on-the-go use. It garnered some notice at CES 2022 this week and is set to launch this spring, though with no word on pricing. Blue Tiger’s Solare headset uses […]


Couple who lost 15st share their secret and how they did it for under £20 a week

John Clark, 42, and Charlotte Deniz, 36, followed a structured meal plan on a budget with some meals costing less than 50p a serving – and they’ve shared images to show their dramatic weight loss A couple who have lost more than 15 stone together have shared their secret to looking weight – and how […]