ECB to go all the way on stimulus even as economy recovers, Lagarde says

The European Central Bank will use its stimulus firepower fully even as the euro zone economy shows some signs of rebounding from its pandemic-induced recession, ECB President Christine Lagarde said on Thursday. Tackling the biggest economic collapse in living memory, the ECB is buying massive amounts of debt and paying banks to lend out its […]


How to stream Peacock

Peacock is here. The last of the major 2020 streaming services to launch, Peacock looks to unite NBC’s shows, Universal’s films, and original content into a single service that will put a much bigger emphasis on live, curated content than nearly any other competing service. But Peacock is arriving late to a very crowded party, […]


The Chicks: Gaslighter review former Dixies dish on divorce

The band formerly known as the Dixie Chicks are getting with the programme. Last month, after 30 years in the business, the Texas trio decided to drop “Dixie”, a term with racist overtones due to its connection with the antebellum south. It’s a move that coincides with the release of their first album in 14 […]


UFC on ESPN 13 bonuses: Headliners come up short on $50k checks

Preliminary-card fighters reigned on the list of post-fight bonuses handed out at UFC on ESPN 13. Unlike many UFC events where the top draws rewarded with a $50,000 performance bonus, Wednesday’s card saw only one main card bout take home an extra check. UFC on ESPN 13’s main card opener, Mounir Lazzez vs. Abdul Razak […]


How long should you fast for weight loss?

Two daily fasting diets, also known as time-restricted feeding diets, are effective for weight loss, according to a new study published by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The study reported results from a clinical trial that compared a 4-hour time-restricted feeding diet and a 6-hour time-restricted feeding diet to a control group. […]


Ladbrokes owner GVC’s long-time CEO Alexander quits

Ladbrokes owner GVC (GVC.L) announced on Thursday the departure of Chief Executive Officer Kenny Alexander, who transformed the company into one of the world’s biggest gambling businesses during 13 years at the helm. Shares in the company fell around 6% following the news that 51-year old Alexander will be replaced by Shay Segev. Segev has […]


Google Nest Mini speakers are buy one, get one free for Verge readers

Google recently ran a promotion that offered two of its Nest Mini speakers for $78. That’s technically a deal since one usually costs around $50, though Daily Steals is doing it better for Verge readers today with a two-pack of Nest Minis for just $40. Just make sure to enter the code VERGENEST2 once you […]


The power of touch: I wasn’t able to hold my daughter until she was three days old

Ihad to wait three days after my daughter Seneca was born to hold her. She arrived punctually just before sunrise on her due date, a fact I have interpreted as her over-accommodating me, because it enabled me to drive to UPS and mail off my tenure dossier on time. Nine hours later, as my partner, […]