How England’s footballers finally took their fashion game to the next level

With the summer of sports approaching, the latest fashion franchise is signing high-profile sports stars to achieve a viral campaign spot. Burberry this week unveiled its football series featuring England’s finest Phil Foden and Eberechi Eze, while Jude Bellingham has stripped off for Kim Kardashian’s Skims. There was once a shooting of football players in … Read more

How Shein became a fashion brand worth billions, selling T-shirts for £1.99

How much should a fresh summer wardrobe cost in 2024? Well, as rising operating costs force fashion retailers to jack up prices on the high street, a handful of T-shirts, shorts and swimwear could easily cost you £100 or more. But with Shein, the same order can be delivered straight to your home for just … Read more

Why Euro 2024 means more to Harry Kane – England’s most unique soldier

Harry Kane offers England something unique at this European Championship (Getty Images) Just hours after Harry Kane knew he would end another club season without a trophy, Bayern Munich let him and the rest of the squad attend a banquet. It was not what most would have chosen after the bitter Champions League semi-final exit … Read more

Group B guide to Euro 2024: fixtures, squads and star players to watch as Italy take on Spain

(AFP via Getty Images) One of the most intriguing first quarters of Euro 2024 takes place in Group B, with two former winners – including those of the most recent European Championship – plus a nation that has reached the semi-finals of the last two World Cups. Spain will be many’s favorites to progress given … Read more

William Anders, astronaut on the first lunar orbit mission that photographed ‘Earthrise’ – obituary

William Anders, who has died aged 90, was an American astronaut who flew on what is often considered NASA’s most daring space mission; as a crew member of Apollo 8, he became one of the first three men to travel to the moon, where they spent a day in orbit and captured humanity’s first close-up … Read more

Group F guide to Euro 2024: fixtures, squads and star players to watch as Portugal take on the Czech Republic

After a disappointing 2022 World Cup, can Ronaldo and Portugal repeat the heroics of 2016? (Getty Images) The Portugal national team has seen many changes since winning the 2016 European Championship in France, but their goal this summer remains the same as at any tournament: to return home with the trophy. Roberto Martinez has replaced … Read more

Group C guide to Euro 2024: fixtures, squads and star players to watch as England aim for glory

(The FA via Getty Images) This time England will try to perform one better at the European Championship than they did three years ago on home soil, when they were defeated by Italy in the final. This time, Gareth Southgate has a much-changed squad and much-changed expectations from the team as the Three Lions look … Read more

Understanding how ions flow in and out of the smallest pores promises better energy storage devices

Modern life depends on electricity and electrical appliances, from cars and buses, to phones and laptops, to the electrical systems in homes. Behind many of these devices is a type of energy storage device called a supercapacitor. My team of engineers is working to make these supercapacitors even better at storing energy by studying how … Read more

Understanding how ions flow in and out of the smallest pores promises better energy storage devices

Modern life depends on electricity and electrical appliances, from cars and buses, to phones and laptops, to the electrical systems in homes. Behind many of these devices is a type of energy storage device called a supercapacitor. My team of engineers is working to make these supercapacitors even better at storing energy by studying how … Read more

‘Man, the hunter’? Archaeologists’ assumptions about gender roles in early humans ignore a dirty but potentially crucial part of the original ‘paleo diet’

One of the most common stereotypes about the human past is that men hunted while women gathered. The story goes that this gender division of labor would have provided the meat and plant foods that people needed to survive. That characterization of our time as a species dependent solely on wild foods—before humans began domesticating … Read more