How talking to air conditioners could help prevent blackouts

An integrated energy grid could monitor power shortfalls, predict demand and respond accordingly, according to experts, although data will need to be shared For South Australia, it was a cruelly ironic one-two punch a burst of the extreme heat conditions that are so much more likely because of climate change, and a power cut linked […]

‘World’s worst skier’: how it went downhill for Adrian Solano, Venezuela’s Eddie the Eagle

The novice had only trained on wheels before arriving in Finland to compete in the Nordic world ski championships First there was Eddie the Eagle, then Cool Runnings. Now theres Adrian Solano, a Venezuelan skier whose only training for tackling the Nordic world ski championships in Finland was using wheels beneath the bright sun. Having […]

Tories overturn Labour majority to win Copeland byelection

Pressure on Jeremy Corbyns leadership increases after Trudy Harrison secures Cumbria constituency that Labour had dominated since 1924 Jeremy Corbyn is under further pressure after a humiliating byelection defeat at the hands of the Conservative party in Copeland, a heartland seat dominated by Labour since 1924. Gillian Troughton, the Labour candidate, was defeated by the […]