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Andrew Hoy is Australia’s oldest Olympic medallist at 62 after equestrian silver

Eight-time Olympian Andrew Hoy has become Australia’s oldest Olympic medallist, winning a Tokyo 2020 silver medal as part of the equestrian eventing team on Monday. The 62-year-old Hoy, plus teammates

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The best figgy perfumes

I’ve just had new cupboards built and, as I moved over my perfume collection a fortnight ago, I chanced upon Diptyque’s Philosykos and thought for a moment about why I

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Japan’s July factory activity grows at slowest pace in 5 months

The au Jibun Bank Flash Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) slipped to a seasonally adjusted 52.2 in July from a final 52.4 in the previous month, in a sign

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You can get a Touch ID-equipped Magic Keyboard without buying a whole iMac now

It’s taken a few months, but Apple is now selling the new, Touch ID-equipped version of its Magic Keyboard for anyone to buy, starting at $149 for the standard version

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Man catches ‘humungous’ curlyhair tarantula the size of a brick – so calls police

Tony Upton-Huang, 57, got a shock when he saw the curlyhair tarantula, which is native to Nicaragua and Costa Rica, in his back garden at home in Swindon, Wiltshire A

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Team GB eclipsed by Denmark’s Olympic record in men’s team pursuit

The track cycling at Tokyo 2020 has begun with high drama and world records, as Great Britain were put on notice that their dominance is at risk. Neither of their

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Rosanna Arquette: ‘I fear the world will fall into the hands of fascist dictators – and white supremacy’

Born in New York City, Rosanna Arquette, 61, starred with Madonna in the 1985 film Desperately Seeking Susan, for which she won a Bafta. Her other movies include Pulp Fiction

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Australia’s Lynas posts record revenue on robust demand, shares hit 8-year high

Australia’s Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (LYC.AX) posted record quarterly revenue on Monday on the back of “very strong” demand for its range of specialized metals that offset softer prices, sending

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HBO Max is now available on LG smart TVs in the US

Having already brought it to pretty much every other streaming device and platform, today WarnerMedia announced that HBO Max is now available on LG smart TVs in the United States.

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Brave boy’s mission to travel 6,786-mile distance round moon for sick little brother

Harry Byrne loves his little brother Reuben to the moon and back – and he’s ready to prove it, with an incredible 6,786-mile space mission to raise £4,000 for children’s

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