Ed Sheeran closes Glastonbury 2017

Ed Sheeran closes Glastonbury 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Pop star Ed Sheeran has headlined Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, just six years after his debut at one of the festival’s smallest venues. In 2011, the star played the solar-powered Croissant Neuf stage, playing “to about 500 people”. On Sunday, he closed the festival, attracting a much younger audience than Friday and Saturday’s headliners, Radiohead and Foo Fighters. The 26-year-old admitted he was “very nervous but very excited” to…

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Queen's Speech 2017: May promises 'humility'

Queen's Speech 2017: May promises 'humility'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to work with “humility and resolve” as the government prepares to outline its legislative programme later. Brexit is expected to dominate the Queen’s Speech, which will cover a two-year period instead of one. It is also expected to include measures on domestic violence and car insurance. The Conservatives are still trying to agree terms with the Democratic Unionists to secure their support…

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US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins at Erin Hills to claim first major

US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins at Erin Hills to claim first major

American Brooks Koepka equalled the US Open’s lowest winning score of 16 under to claim his first major at Erin Hills. Koepka had three successive birdies from the 14th to match the total set by Rory McIlroy when he won in 2011 on a par-71 layout compared to this par 72. His five-under 67 was only bettered by Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama who posted 66 to tie for second on 12 under with overnight leader Brian…

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US Open 2017: Tommy Fleetwood one off Brian Harman's lead at Erin Hills

US Open 2017: Tommy Fleetwood one off Brian Harman's lead at Erin Hills

US Open round three leaderboard, Erin Hills -12 B Harman (US); -11 J Thomas (US), B Koepka (US), T Fleetwood (Eng); -10 R Fowler (US); -9 K Si-woo (Kor) Selected: -8 P Reed (US); -6 H Matsuyama (Jpn); -4 E Pepperell (Eng), S Garcia (Spa) C Champ* ((US), P Casey (Eng); -3 M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -1 M Laird (Sco), A Johnston (Eng); +3 L Westwood (Eng); +4 J Spieth (US); +5 E Els (SA) *…

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The Best Games of E3 2017

The Best Games of E3 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda, the studio’s newest game really caught our eye. It seems that it’s hitting 4K on the Xbox One X thanks to checkerboard rendering, and it looks miles ahead of anything we saw with BioWare’s previous major releases. (Learn more at IGN)” alt=”Anthem” class=”slider-250899 slide-250900″ /> Assassin’s Creed. This latest installment takes place in ancient Egypt, and it seems that the dev team has integrated many of the systems and design cues from…

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E3 2017 Proves Sony Hasn’t Forgotten Beloved Franchises, PSVR

E3 2017 Proves Sony Hasn’t Forgotten Beloved Franchises, PSVR

E3 2017 has been really weird. Not only is the show itself morphing into a consumer-focused entity, but the press conferences have been oddly muted this go ’round. At last night’s Sony event, only a single person (Shawn Layden, CEO of SIEA) spoke on stage, and the rest of the night was made up of only music and trailers. But in spite of the wonky presentation, it’s crystal clear that Sony is doubling down on…

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Father's Day 2017: Gifts for the Modern Dad

Father's Day 2017: Gifts for the Modern Dad

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Buying a gift for Father’s Day used to be easy as picking up something techie (like a new smartwatch) or something more masculine (like a new grill). But dads are no longer a homogenous group. The old-school testosterone-fueled father has been supplanted by ones that are more versatile and in-tune with their specific likes and dislikes. Modern dads now fit into a few categories including hipster, sporty, stylish, creative and cerebral, among others. So if you’d like…

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E3 2017: Microsoft unveils Xbox One X

E3 2017: Microsoft unveils Xbox One X

Media playback is unsupported on your device Microsoft has unveiled the latest games console in its line-up, a more powerful version of the Xbox One called the Xbox One X. The tech giant touted the machine’s specs, including its ability to run games in 4K ultra-HD, ahead of the E3 games show in Los Angeles. To be released on 7 November, the Xbox One X will cost $ 499, or £449 in the UK. One…

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