Trivial concerns threaten big decisions on Europe’s future

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. The EU’s top leaders meet this month for the last European Council of the year. How decisive they manage to be could make the difference between a summit that would rank among some of the … Read more

Best video games of 2023: Venba to Super Mario Bros. Wonder

We still too often talk about video games as escapes — little playthings that are big business but often considered not as serious as their media peers. And yet in 2023 the most mature, poignant and thoughtful narratives I experienced were the interactive ones — whether they tackled major topics or were simply about the … Read more

Wonder Woman reportedly not live-service

EXCITEMENT over Monolith’s Wonder Woman game slightly dampened when tech website WCCFTech reported spotting a job listing at Monolith for the in-development game. This was because one of the job’s listed skills was helping maintain a live software product or game. This led to many people believing that Wonder Woman would feature a live-service aspect … Read more

Labor shoot down nuclear energy push from Emmanuel Macron

Sky News host Liz Storer says Treasurer Jim Chalmers has shot down the push by President of France, Emmanuel Macron, for Australia to “triple” nuclear power by 2050. “He has urged Australia to lift our very embarrassing ban on nuclear power,” “20 countries, not Australia, obviously, have agreed to do their utmost to triple the … Read more

Suspended Pirates star Lorch hires personal trainer to keep fit

Lorch was suspended by Pirates after he was found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend and subsequently given a three-year prison sentence. Having been barred from all club activities until 12 December, a source close to Orlando Pirates attacking midfielder Thembinkosi Lorch has revealed that the player has acquired the services of a personal trainer to … Read more

Iloilo Grain Complex says NGCP at fault for interconnection delay

THE Iloilo Grain Complex Corp. (IGCC) said that the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) should blame itself for the delay in the construction of its proposed 138-kiloVolt (kV) Panay-Guimaras Interconnection Project. IGCC spokesman Toby Tañada said that blaming the restraining order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court for the snag in NGCP’s transmission … Read more