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Harry Potter video game gets bumper sales despite LGBTQ backlash

Harry Potter video game gets bumper sales despite LGBTQ backlash

The “Harry Potter” universe welcomes its latest edition on Friday, the “Hogwarts Legacy” video game, which provides a big test of the resilience of a franchise hit by criticism from some LGBTQ activists over the views of author JK Rowling. The Scottish writer has been plagued by threats and controversy since she publicly took issue...

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King Charles realizing ‘world doesn’t revolve around Meghan and Harry’

King Charles realizing ‘world doesn’t revolve around Meghan and Harry’

King Charles is reportedly ‘well aware’ that “world doesn’t revolve” around Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. This claim has been issued by royal commentator and expert Robert Jobson. He believes prior conversations with Justin Welby were “wide of the mark” because King Charles only priority is establishing himself as a monarch. He even went as...

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The world ‘doesn’t revolve’ around Meghan Markle, Prince Harry

The world ‘doesn’t revolve’ around Meghan Markle, Prince Harry

Experts believe Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘should be made aware’ that the ‘world doesn’t revolve’ around them. Royal commentator and expert Robert Jobson made this admission. He believes prior conversations with Justin Welby were “wide of the mark” because King Charles only priority is establishing himself as a monarch. He even went as far...

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Kolo Muani double guides Frankfurt to German Cup quarters

Kolo Muani double guides Frankfurt to German Cup quarters

BERLIN: France striker Randal Kolo Muani warned he was “getting better” after scoring two and assisting another in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 4-2 derby defeat of visiting Darmstadt in the German Cup on Tuesday. The five-time Cup winners needed to come from behind for the victory and once again it was in-form Kolo Muani who proved crucial...

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‘Money Heist: Berlin’ coming this December

‘Money Heist: Berlin’ coming this December

The fans of the popular show Money Heist will be pleased to know that a new spin-off series ‘Money Heist: Berlin’ is coming to Netflix real soon.  The streaming giant announced on Tuesday that Money Heist: Berlin will be available to stream in December 2023. Netflix shared the exciting news by uploading a teaser of...

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TotalEnergies posts record $20.5 bn net profit

TotalEnergies posts record $20.5 bn net profit

PARIS: France’s TotalEnergies said Wednesday that high oil and gas prices bolstered its net profit to a record $20.5 billion in 2022 and announced higher dividend payments for shareholders. The 28 percent gain would have been much higher save for the nearly $15 billion in charges linked to its leaving the Russian market, with adjusted...

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TotalEnergies posts record net profits of $36.2bn in 2022

TotalEnergies posts record net profits of $36.2bn in 2022

PARIS: French oil major TotalEnergies posted a record adjusted net profit of $36.2 billion in 2022, double the level of a year earlier, joining in the sector’s bumper earnings due to higher oil and gas prices since Russia invaded Ukraine. TotalEnergies’ fourth-quarter adjusted net income was $7.6 billion, including a $4.1 billion impairment related to...

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Russia asks Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters to speak on Ukraine arms at UN

Russia asks Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters to speak on Ukraine arms at UN

Russia has asked Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters to speak to the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday at a meeting that Moscow requested to discuss the delivery of weapons to Ukraine. “Russian diplomacy used to be serious. What next? Mr. Bean?” said a U.N. Security Council diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity. Waters was criticized...

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AI supercharges battle of web search titans Google and Microsoft

AI supercharges battle of web search titans Google and Microsoft

A new generation of AI chatbots has unleashed a titanic battle between Microsoft and Google for the eyeballs of billions of web users, and the dollars they bring. Microsoft has gone all-in with a multibillion-dollar investment in OpenAI, the firm behind the world’s most buzzy bot ChatGPT, hoping to revolutionise its unloved Bing search engine....