Mini-budget 2022: chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng cuts stamp duty and top and basic rates of income tax – live | Mini-budget 2022

Kwarteng says highest rate of income tax being abolished, and basic rate being cut to 19% from next April Kwarteng concludes with two announcements about income tax. He says the top rate of income tax – the 45% rate for earnings over £150,000 – is being abolished altogether. He says Labour never had a 45% … Read more

Iran president says death in custody of Mahsa Amini must be investigated | Iran

The death in custody in Iran of a Kurdish woman that has sparked widespread protests must be “steadfastly” investigated, Iran’s president has said, even as he lamented what he claimed were western “double standards” on human rights. Ebrahim Raisi told a news conference on the sidelines of the UN general assembly in New York that … Read more

The speculation is over, Williams confirm Nicholas Latifi’s exit : PlanetF1

Nicholas Latifi will part ways with Williams at the end of this season, the team has confirmed. Although Latifi stepped onto the Formula 1 grid on the back of his runner-up result in the Formula 2 championship, his time with Williams has been anything but a success. All too often running at the very back … Read more

Zelda-Like ‘Oceanhorn 2’ Scores A Limited Run Physical Release On Nintendo Switch

Image: FDG Entertainment / Cornfox & Bros. If you’re eager for a Zelda-like fix while you wait for the new game in the series to arrive, one game you might want to check out is Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm. It started out as an Apple Arcade exclusive and was eventually released on … Read more

Commercial Weight-Loss Program May Outperform DIY Approach

A widely available commercial weight-management program led to greater reductions in weight than an unstructured, do-it-yourself (DIY) approach, according to new data published recently in JAMA Network Open. In a randomized clinical trial that included almost 400 adults from Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, participants who were assigned to WW, formerly known … Read more

Stardeus for Windows PC looks like Rimworld on a spaceship, and I’m here for it

What you need to know Stardeus is a new colony sim, being published by Paradox’s indie label “Arc.”  Developed by Kodo Linija, Stardeus looks like a mash up between colony builders like Rimworld and Factorio.  The game will launch into Steam early access on October 12, 2022.  Announced today, Stardeus is joining Paradox’s indie label … Read more

Takaya Imamura Celebrates Star Fox Adventures’ 20th Anniversary

Image: Nintendo / Rare Too many GameCube games are turning 20 at the moment, and it’s making us feel old. But, on the plus side, it’s also making us feel nostalgic. Star Fox Adventures is the latest GameCube game to hit the big two-zero today, 23rd September, in North America. And Star Fox’s character designer … Read more

‘Terrible music and absurdity’: introducing Trombone Champ, the internet’s new favourite video game | Games

On Wednesday morning, I saw a tweet from games magazine PC Gamer that made me leak from the eyes with laughter. It contained a video, in which a wide-eyed, pained-looking cartoon trombonist struggled to hit the notes of Beethoven’s Fifth while the composer himself stared sombrely out of the screen in evident disapproval. It is … Read more