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European robots losing jobs to Asian robots as Adidas shifts manufacturing

European robots losing jobs to Asian robots as Adidas shifts manufacturing

Adidas has announced it will be closing down its ‘Speedfactories’ in Germany and the United States and moving production to Asia. The factories are staffed by robots that make the company’s running shoes and will both be shuttered by 2020, according...

12 November 2019 in Science &Technology
 
Scorned girlfriend, 47, ‘torched ex-boyfriend’s house after she caught him cheating on her’

Scorned girlfriend, 47, ‘torched ex-boyfriend’s house after she caught him cheating on her’

A scorned girlfriend got revenge on her boyfriend for cheating on her by burning down his house, police say. Tyetha Moore, 47, is said to have borrowed gasoline from neighbors in Pensacola, Florida, on November 7, before using the fuel to torch her...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Fake hair tattoo goes wrong as cancer survivor is left with bright blue head

Fake hair tattoo goes wrong as cancer survivor is left with bright blue head

A man has been left with a permanently blue head after losing his hair to chemotherapy. Marcus Miller, 48, went to a tattooist when he became self-conscious because of treatment for testicular cancer which led to alopecia. Jen Watkins agreed to tattoo...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Boy, 5, with dementia can recognise parents again after chip implanted in brain

Boy, 5, with dementia can recognise parents again after chip implanted in brain

A five-year-old who couldn’t remember his parents after suffering with a rare type of dementia, can now recognise them again after having a microchip implanted in his brain. Little Harley Bond was diagnosed with Sanfilippo Syndrome type B when he was...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Incredible photos show solar eclipse filmed from the edge of space

Incredible photos show solar eclipse filmed from the edge of space

Space astronomers have filmed a solar eclipse from the edge of Earth’s atmosphere using a weather balloon and a high-tech 360° camera. Sent Into Space Limited developed a lighter-than-air balloon and a specialist camera to capture every angle of the...

12 November 2019 in Science &Technology
 
Women are still doing the majority of household chores, even when they earn more money

Women are still doing the majority of household chores, even when they earn more money

Domesticity isn’t so blissful for women. Yes, even in 2019 the balance of chores still isn’t, well, balanced, as new research reveals that despite the number of female breadwinners increasing over the last five years, women are still doing the...

12 November 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Thug douses man with petrol and sets him ablaze for ‘trying to shag his bird’

Thug douses man with petrol and sets him ablaze for ‘trying to shag his bird’

A jealous boyfriend slashed a man with a machete, and tried to burn him to death for allegedly trying to chat up his girlfriend. Stanley McBrien said ‘this is for trying to shag my bird’ as he turned Joseph Holding into a human torch, with the help of...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Demarai Gray says Arsenal ‘were playing backwards’ against Leicester City

Demarai Gray says Arsenal ‘were playing backwards’ against Leicester City

Leicester City winger Demarai Gray says it is a measure of how good the side are performing that they forced Arsenal to ‘play backwards’ in Saturday’s Premier League victory. The Foxes have now won five straight matches in all competitions after goals...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Joe Gomez ‘deeply shocked’ by Raheem Sterling bust-up in England camp

Joe Gomez ‘deeply shocked’ by Raheem Sterling bust-up in England camp

Joe Gomez was ‘deeply shocked’ following his bust-up with Raheem Sterling on England duty, according to reports. The pair initially clashed during Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday, although they embraced after the...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Homeless man threw huge bucket of hot diarrhea all over woman’s face

Homeless man threw huge bucket of hot diarrhea all over woman’s face

A homeless man threw a huge bucket of hot diarrhea over an unsuspecting woman’s face in a stomach-churning random attack. Heidi Van Tassel was about to drive home from a Thai meal with friends near the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles in April...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches fleet of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit around Earth

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches fleet of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit around Earth

SpaceX has sent 60 mini-satellites into space to form the second stage of an orbiting network which will provide global internet coverage. A Falcon rocket blasted into the morning sky of Monday, marking the unprecedented fourth flight of a booster for...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Bride overcome with emotion after receiving robe made from late mum’s wedding dress

Bride overcome with emotion after receiving robe made from late mum’s wedding dress

On Kaylee’s wedding day, she thought she would just be wearing her late mum Mary’s veil. But on the day, her mum’s best friend Debbie Lilly surprised her with a beautiful bridal robe, made from Mary’s wedding dress. Kaylee, 22, was overcome with...

12 November 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Neighbourhoods turned pink after ‘catastrophic’ bushfires burn across Australia

Neighbourhoods turned pink after ‘catastrophic’ bushfires burn across Australia

Pictures show Australian neighbourhoods turned pink after emergency crews covered them with fire retardant during the ‘catastrophic’ bushfires. Australians are facing ‘off the scale’ fire risk and ‘catastrophic’ conditions from bushfires today as...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Tory slams rival for not wearing poppy after posting poppy-less picture

Tory slams rival for not wearing poppy after posting poppy-less picture

A Conservative candidate has come under fire for criticising her political rivals for not wearing a poppy after posting a poppy-less picture herself. Scottish Tory Meghan Gallacher slammed both the SNP and Labour for campaigning on Remembrance Sunday...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Uber driver jailed for groping woman as she vomited out of car door

Uber driver jailed for groping woman as she vomited out of car door

An Uber driver who sexually assaulted an ‘utterly defenceless’ passenger as she vomited out of his car door has been jailed for 16 months. Temur Shah, 45, attacked the woman in the early hours of January 15, 2018, after picking her up from an address...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 


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