Miley Cyrus’s Flowers becomes longest-running female solo No1 since Adele’s Easy On Me

The lead track from Miley Cyrus’s upcoming eighth studio album has spent seven weeks at the top spot


Starmer refuses to say when Sue Gray first approached for Labour role

Sue Gray is planning to become the Labour leader’s chief of staff.


Camilla to have personal treasures valued on Antiques Roadshow special

The Queen Consort brought a rare snuffbox to be examined


Chris Kaba: Family demand answers six months on from police shooting

‘We have waited for six months already for the decision. We don’t want to wait for another six months’ – Helen Lumuanganu, Chris Kaba’s mother


Lana Del Rey indicates she might pull out of Glastonbury after line-up announcement

The Arctic Monkeys, Guns N’ Roses and Elton John are this year’s headliners


When is GTA 6 coming out? Settings, plot, character rumours

The long-awaited GTA 6 is in the works.


Woman’s 35-year wait for justice as rapist is found guilty

Patrick Simms offered the woman, then 15-years-old, a lift home from a leisure centre, a court heard.


Warrant: Bomb materials at home of alleged July 4th gunman

A unsealed federal warrant says agents found bomb-making materials at the apartment of an alleged gunman charged with fatally shooting seven people at a Fourth of July parade in suburban … Continue Reading →


Eder Militao own goal gives Barcelona the upper hand in Copa del Rey semi-final

The visitors were without top-scorer Robert Lewandowski due to injury.


Anger as Republican sets out bill to abolish the Democratic party in Florida

The Florida Democratic Party called the bill a ‘publicity stunt’ intended to ‘disenfranchise’ voters


Selena Gomez returns to social media to share sweet family photo

The ‘Only Murders in the Building’ star recently became the most-followed woman on Instagram


Lauren Boebert mocked after seeming to forget Alaska and Hawaii are states in US map meme

The Colorado representative later admitted to missing the two states


Constance Marten and Mark Gordon charged with gross negligence manslaughter of baby

Heiress and boyfriend also charged with concealing birth after baby was found in woodland on Wednesday



Maui hate crime case spotlights Hawaii’s racial complexity

Two Native Hawaiian men are scheduled to be sentenced for federal hate crime convictions in the brutal beating of a white man who tried to move into their remote, traditional … Continue Reading →


Premier League urged to review Saudi-Newcastle deal

The Premier League has been urged to review a legally binding promise made by the owners of English soccer club Newcastle in 2021 that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund was … Continue Reading →


Brazil’s 4Q22 GDP contraction signals challenge for Lula

Brazil’s economy contracted in the fourth quarter for the first time in over a year, according to data released Thursday by the country’s statistics institute


Emma Raducanu ramps up tennis return with Miami Open wild card

The 20-year-old will play her first tournament for more than a month in Indian Wells next week


I’m 13 – and when I heard about the new TikTok feature, I wanted to use it immediately

My main reason for using it is to see what is out there or what people are doing on it


MI5 missed opportunity that could have avoided Manchester Arena terror attack, inquiry finds

A “significant” missed opportunity by MI5 to act over a key piece of intelligence might have prevented the Manchester Arena terror attack, the inquiry into the bombing has found.


German party rejects punishment for ex-leader’s Russia links

German media say former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder won’t be sanctioned by his own party because of his ties with Russian state-owned companies


Boris Johnson: ‘I’ll find it very difficult’ to vote for Rishi Sunak’s Northern Ireland Brexit deal

Boris Johnson has said he will find it “very difficult” to vote for Rishi Sunak’s new Northern Ireland post-Brexit trade deal.


Sergio Perez sends Red Bull warning over Max Verstappen treatment

Perez has helped Verstappen on numerous occasions since joining Red Bull two years ago but the Dutchman refused to return the favour in Brazil last year


Simba Hybrid Essential Topper review: does the mattress topper live up to the hype?

The mattress brand’s sleep expertise at a more purse-friendly price tag


The Mandalorian boss teases ‘surprise’ to match season two’s Luke Skywalker twist

Huge moment shocked fans at the end of the Star Wars spin-off’s second season


Flutter’s US focus grows further, but CEO says reasons to list there are ‘not unique to us’

The US became Flutter’s largest market by revenue in 2022, as it looks towards a US listing


ITV warns over ‘challenging’ ad outlook as annual profits fall

The broadcasting giant reported underlying pre-tax profits of £672 million for 2022, down from £774 million in 2021.


Abortion opponents seek smaller changes in Kansas after vote

Seven months after a decisive statewide vote affirmed abortion rights in Kansas, the Republican-controlled Legislature’s annual session in some ways looks a lot like previous ones, with multiple anti-abortion proposals


N.C. senators vote for medical pot at appropriate time

Some North Carolina legislators voted twice this week at an appropriate time — 4:20 p.m. — for legislation that would legalize marijuana for medical use in the state


‘Good things will happen’ when you have Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka

The Arsenal wingers both took their Premier League goal tallies for the season into double figures.


New Mexico nomination spurs concerns among Native Americans

New Mexico’s governor isn’t backing down on her decision to nominate a former tribal leader who once faced sexual assault charges to head the state’s Indian Affairs Department


Tottenham miss golden FA Cup chance with stunning Sheffield United loss

Sheffield United 1-0 Tottenham: Spurs again succumbed to a team in the division below as they missed out ona quarter-final place


Los Angeles police union proposes limits to 911 responses

The Los Angeles Police Department’s rank-and-file union is proposing that someone other than police respond to more than two dozen types of 911 calls in a bid to transfer their … Continue Reading →


Hunter Biden probe free of interference, Garland pledges

Attorney General Merrick Garland says he won’t interfere with an investigation into Hunter Biden’s taxes run by the U.S. Attorney in Delaware


Scotland should demand single market access after NI deal, says Yousaf

SNP leadership candidates faced off in the first of 13 hustings events to take place in the campaign on Wednesday in Cumbernauld.


Activist appears targeted at Mexican president’s press brief

A human rights activist in Mexico’s dangerous northern border city of Nuevo Laredo says he suspects the Mexican army — and the government in general — are behind claims linking … Continue Reading →


Teen, 17, shot dead after allegedly offering lift to younger kids who turned out to be carjackers

Authorities found the body of 17-year-old Jack Snyder on the side of the road next to his car on 17 February


Jeremy Clarkson hits back at ‘fired’ claims after Who Wants to Be a Millionaire news

ITV boss confirmed show’s next season will be Clarkson’s last


Jalen Carter: Everything we know about top NFL prospect charged with racing in fatal car crash

Defensive tackle from Florida was set to be first player picked in NFL draft


Woman claims hunter shot, beheaded and skinned her two German Shepherds

‘They were very well trained and friendly and just absolute joy that we had in our lives’


Trump planning first Iowa trip since announcing 2024 bid

Donald Trump is planning to visit Iowa in mid-March, a first foray to the leadoff caucus state since announcing his 2024 White House campaign


Fontaines DC and Self Esteem to feature on new Nick Drake album

The Irish band have released their interpretation of ‘Cello Song’ today which will feature on the record


Charlotte Tilbury announces new ‘beauty muse’ is Bella Hadid

The pair have launched a new beauty partnership


Scientists reveal whether Earth could be saved from killer asteroid

‘Dart’ mission was the first full-scale test of whether we could redirect killer asteroids


Constance Marten – latest news: Court hears baby ‘Victoria’ found with pile of nappies in shed

Missing baby feared dead as couple arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter after being found in Stanmer Villas, Brighton


MLB sets up local media group, could broadcast 17 teams

Major League Baseball has added three executives to its new local media department as it prepares for a possible takeover of local broadcasts for 17 teams amid the financial deterioration … Continue Reading →


Inquest into death of first UK child Covid victim told of breathing tube error

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, 13, died in the early hours of March 30 2020, three days after testing positive for Covid-19.


Should Arsenal vs Everton be on TV tonight? Premier League broadcast rules explained

Arsenal-Everton was originally due to be played during the Saturday blackout


Age discrimination leading to avoidable eating disorder deaths, government warned

Exclusive: ‘It’s astounding how long it takes for a government and politicians to wake up,’ says MP Wera Hobhouse


UN Secretary General holds news conference in Baghdad in first Iraq visit for six years

Watch live as Antonio Guterres holds a news conference in Baghdad for his first trip to Iraq in six years.


Contributions to boost state pensions will still be considered after deadline

The Government said it will consider payments made after the deadline on April 5 ‘on a case-by-case basis’.


‘We do need humour in our lives’: Seinfeld’s Patrick Warburton slams cancel culture

The actor says he will no longer apologise for his role on controversial comedy Family Guy


Uncle killed niece and dumped her body ‘like rubbish’, court told

Mohammed Taroos Khan, of Thornbury Road, Bradford, denies murder but has admitted perverting the course of justice.


How London became obsessed with saunas

Scandis love them and now London’s style set are reinventing sauna culture. Rosie Fitzmaurice feels the heat


Fans convinced Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury are secretly engaged after spotting clues

With them recently welcoming their first child and Fury’s latest victory in the ring, could wedding bells be a third celebration?


Ex-BBC presenter ‘threatened with sack for having grey hair’

Ms Franklin said a noticeable grey streak at the front of her hair was the reason why she was told she looked ‘too old’


Kate Forbes: National Care Service plans are ambitious but must be decentralised

The SNP leadership hopeful is proposing an increase to carers wages to £15 per hour to make the role more attractive.


Great British Bake Off ‘to undergo huge revamp’ after producer addresses backlash

After a 2 million viewer drop, the series is reportedly looking to go ‘back to basics’ with revised challenges


Raab refuses to commit to remaining in human rights convention ‘forever’

There is a split within the Cabinet over the UK’s continued membership of the European Convention on Human Rights.


London prices! Most expensive mansion ever on sale for record £250m

The property was put on the market by a Saudi prince after a £160 million loan secured by the owners expired


Nigeria election results 2023: Who is the new Nigerian president Bola Tinubu?

Opponents have called the result a ‘sham’ and merely ‘vote allocation and not collation’ — and demanded a rerun


St David’s Day: Welsh chef Tomos Parry shares three recipes to celebrate with

The head chef and co-owner of the much-celebrated Brat gives his insight into Welsh cooking and tradition — plus three beautiful recipes to try


Holly Willoughby’s spring-ready dress, as seen on This Morning, hails from this independent label

The presenter opted for a pink ditsy midi for Wednesday’s show


The new renovation rulebook: beat soaring costs and supply chain delays to give your home a sustainable, stylish makeover

From designing for yourself rather than a future buyer, to choosing sustainable materials, here’s how to improve your home now


Fulham live up to prime-time slot as Joao Palhinha and Manor Solomon keep FA Cup dream alive

Joao Palhinha and Manor Solomon come up trumps to down Leeds


Constance Marten – latest news: Court hears baby ‘Victoria’ found with pile of nappies in shed

The couple were initially arrested on suspicion of child neglect as search for baby continues


Man suspected of murdering woman on remote Queensland beach extradited to Australia from India

Rajwinder Singh, 38, brought to Australia on a flight from Delhi to Melbourne


Olive oil in coffee? New Starbucks line a curiosity in Italy

Putting olive oil in coffee is hardly a tradition in Italy, but that didn’t stop Starbucks interim CEO Howard Schultz from launching a series of beverages doing just that in … Continue Reading →


Elon Musk’s Twitter launches new ‘zero-tolerance’ policy against violent speech

‘We will suspend any account violating this policy’


Blinken wraps up Central Asia tour before G20 talks in India

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is wrapping up a brief tour of Central Asia in Uzbekistan before heading to India for what is expected to be a contentious Ukraine-dominated … Continue Reading →


Feed the future: Public agree that government should extend free school meals, exclusive poll reveals

First national poll since our campaign shows strong rise in public support for extension of free school meals as child food poverty doubles in a year


Kobe Bryant family settles photo lawsuit for $28.5 million

The family of the late Kobe Bryant has agreed to settle legal issues surrounding photos of the body of the of the NBA star and others who were killed in … Continue Reading →


Deteriorating infrastructure in NHS hospitals endangering patients’ safety, says report

Patients and staff are using buildings with ‘leaking roofs and broken boilers’


Chinese media lashes out at Elon Musk over Covid origin theory

US government remains split over origins of Covid


Scientists turn creamy moisturisers into paper-like discs

Researchers claim their work could revolutionise the beauty industry by reducing carbon footprint and packaging waste.


Emmerdale actor says working on suicide storyline was ‘privilege and honour’

Dominic Brunt has appeared in Emmerdale as Paddy Kirk for more than 25 years.


Video of Marjorie Taylor Greene following Parkland victims resurfaces as she complains of harassment

The representative’s unhappiness about being yelled at in a restaurant prompts observers to revisit her own past behaviour


Government has wasted £26.8 billion under Sunak’s watch, says Labour

The party compiled a ‘catalogue of waste’ from the PM’s time as Chancellor and Chief Secretary to the Treasury.


Biden faces dilemma in fight over large Alaska oil project

The Biden administration is weighing approval of a major oil project on Alaska’s petroleum-rich North Slope that supporters say represents an economic lifeline for Indigenous communities but environmentalists say runs … Continue Reading →


Five St Patrick’s Day events happening in London, from pub crawls to whiskey tasting

There are events in and around London for every price range.


Man, 46, dead after explosion and fire at recycling centre in Scotland

Emergency services rushed to the fire at the Shore Recycling centre on Friarton Road in Perth in the early hours of Tuesday morning


Forbes would ‘look again’ at National Care Service and consider NHS revamp

The SNP leadership candidate stressed the health service would remain free at the point of need.


Arron Banks wins partial victory in appeal over libel claim against journalist

Mr Banks, a major donor to the Leave campaign in the run-up to the 2016 referendum, sued journalist Carole Cadwalladr for libel.


The Windsor Framework – how egg sandwiches and late nights fuelled the deal

Hours before Rishi Sunak and Ursula von der Leyen met on Monday, UK and EU officials were still making last-minute checks to the deal.


Moldova: Anti-government protest stirs fears of more unrest

Thousands of anti-government protesters again took to the streets of Moldova’s capital to demand that the country’snew pro-Western governmentfully subsidize citizens’ winter energy bills and to “not to involve the … Continue Reading →


UK police search for infant after missing couple arrested

British police have launched a major search for a two-month-old baby after officers arrested the infant’s mother and her boyfriend who had been missing since January


How officials cracked case of eyedrops that blinded people

Experts are marveling at how U.S. disease detectives figured out how eyedrops were linked to dozens of infections


Doctor ‘felt uncomfortable at thought of Lucy Letby being alone with baby girl’

Letby, 33, is accused of murdering seven babies and trying to kill 10 others.


MP reveals she dressed up as ‘idol’ Betty Boothroyd on her 4th birthday

Labour’s Charlotte Nichols shared the anecdote in the Commons during a special session to honour Lady Boothroyd’s life.


Derwent London says ‘buzzing’ West End helps 2023 lettings pass last year’s total already

Office workers are demanding more from their time in the capital and companies are going west


BBC scraps licence fee for King’s coronation weekend

Those hosting a community event will not need a licence to screen the coverage in May


Millennial Money: New parents’ finances need nurturing too

When you’re struggling to manage a tiny cry-monster who’s hellbent on making sure you never sleep again, who has time to open the mail or check a credit card statement


Linda Kasabian: Manson family member dies at 73

Gang’s getaway driver passed away in hospital in January and has since been cremated


Madonna pays tribute to brother Anthony Ciccone after his death: ‘Thank you for blowing my mind’

Ciccone’s death was confirmed by Madonna’s brother-in-law on Sunday


Leading London girls’ school offers Python lessons

Putney High School classifies coding as modern language


Martin Lewis urges government to avoid an ‘act of mental health harm’ over energy price cap

The Money Saving Expert founder suggested that the government’s new energy price can negatively impact people’s mental health


Can exercise help with endometriosis?

Experts explain how movement might alleviate symptoms of the condition. By Katie Wright.


Ransomware threat surges as Brits suffer millions of attacks in 2022

A string of UK companies have already fallen victim to major cyber-attacks since the start of the year


Explained: What is the Stormont brake?

EU and UK hail ‘new chapter’ in relations as new Brexit deal reached to fix protocol


Damon Hill reveals theory on Lewis Hamilton’s contract stand-off with Mercedes

Hamilton is not believed to have yet signed a contract for the 2024 Formula 1 season


Sean Dyche working to change Everton’s mentality heading into away matches

Everton head to Arsenal on Wednesday night as clear second favourites against the Premier League leaders.



ESA calls for ‘urgently’ establishing Moon time zone as nations plan to build lunar bases

‘A joint international effort is now being launched towards achieving this’


Israeli-American shot dead after settler rampage in West Bank

Earlier drive-by in Huwara on Sunday leads to killings of two Israeli brothers and sparks rampage


Elon Musk hires team to build ChatGPT rival – report

Twitter boss had called ChatGPT an example of ‘training AI to be woke’


Classy Joe Root guides England into strong position in second Test in Wellington

Root struck a brilliant 74 not out by lunch.


Average of £14,100 being shaved off price tag to achieve home sale, study shows

Zoopla found that properties where a sale was agreed had been discounted by 4.5%, or £14,100, compared with the original asking price.



Pro-Trump former Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro will speak at CPAC this week

Right-wing politician facing investigations over riots in Brazilian capital in January


Messi and Putellas voted best players at FIFA awards again

World Cup winner Lionel Messi has won FIFA’s Best Men’s Player award for 2022


Six key takeaways from Rishi Sunak’s new Brexit deal

Prime minister promises ‘turning point for Northern Ireland’


I’m Ian Fleming’s biographer – there’s no way James Bond can be made ‘PC’

I feel strongly that what an author commits to paper is sacrosanct and shouldn’t be altered. It stands as evidence of attitudes at a particular moment in time


The alleged ‘feud’ between Selena Gomez, Hailey Bieber and Kylie Jenner explained

Rumours of a spat were sparked when Jenner appeared to mock Gomez’s eyebrows on social media on Wednesday 22 February


Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 5-11

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of March 5-11 include actor Sharon Stone, singer Carrie Underwood and NBC News anchor Lester Holt


Former Liverpool star John Barnes given more time to clear tax debt

Judge Sally Barber considered the case at an Insolvency and Companies Court hearing in London after HMRC officials lodged a bankruptcy petition.


Failed Britishvolt project bought by Australian start-up

The firm had planned a £4 billion EV battery factory in North East.


Harris to promote broadband in South Carolina as 2024 looms

Vice President Kamala Harris is promoting the Biden administration’s achievements on broadband internet access during a visit to South Carolina


Lorraine Kelly reveals real reason she was sent home sick by ITV after returning to show

The Scottish presenter gave a health update after absence from her daytime show


King criticised for ‘constitutionally unwise’ tea with EU boss after Brexit deal

Baroness Arlene Foster called the move ‘tone deaf’.


Ford Sierra Cosworth sells for nearly £600,000 at auction

Classic 1987 model went for almost triple its estimate.


King to host Ursula von der Leyen in controversial meeting after Brexit deal

Their late tea will come after the EU chief signs a deal on the Northern Ireland Protocol.


Turkey hit by another earthquake leaving one dead and 69 injured

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit the town of Yesilyurt in Malatya province


Spanish Grand Prix makes drastic track change ahead of 2023 Formula 1 race

The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will host the eighth round of the 2023 F1 season on the weekend of June 2-4


NHS call handlers often worry: How many people are we going to kill today?

Officials from the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch asked staff working in urgent and emergency care for their experiences.


Camilla ‘to be called Queen instead of Queen Consort after coronation’

Sources cite view among Palace officials that Queen Consort title is ‘cumbersome’


Ash Regan committed to SNP even if leadership bid fails

She has been a frequent critic of SNP policy and leadership in recent months.


Jack Leach: Harry Brook could not stop smiling after claiming key wicket

Brook had Williamson caught behind for 132.


Musk loyalist who slept on floor at Twitter speaks out against backlash after getting fired

Esther Crawford tweets about ‘worst take’ commentators can have ‘watching me go all-in on Twitter 2.0’


DeSantis moves toward GOP presidential bid on his own terms

Ron DeSantis has emerged as a political star early in the 2024 presidential election season even as he ignores many conventions of modern politics


Ke Huy Quan hails increasing diversity within film industry in SAG award speech

The actor, who won best male actor in a supporting role, became the first Asian actor to win in the category.


Walter Mirisch, Oscar-winning producer, dead at 101

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says Oscar winning film producer Walter Mirisch has died at age 101


Half of Scots think Scottish Government doing badly on strikes, poll finds

A survey by Ipsos found 50% thought the Scottish Government was doing badly, while 22% believe it has done a good job in recent disputes.


Joe Biden hints that launch of re-election bid is around the corner

Donald Trump announced third bid for presidency in November


Putin will eventually be killed by his inner circle, Ukraine’s Zelensky says

President Zelensky predicts that there will ‘be a moment of fragility’ in Putin’s regime


250 days since national rail strikes began. But how does this end?

The Man Who Pays His Way: When peace on the railway is finally reached, an even tougher battle will begin


Ex-British PM Boris Johnson’s ‘f*** the Americans’ remark ‘beyond the pale’

Joe Biden famously trashed economic plan of Johnson’s successor


Eye cancer patient says life-saving treatment she needs isn’t on NHS: ‘I am devastated’

A charity supporting eye cancer patients is calling for the matter to be addressed


DWP can pay up to £4,800 a year for anyone with these 21 health conditions – are you eligible?

Since September alone there have been 34,962 new claimants for PIP, a state benefit designed to improve living standards for those suffering from long-term physical disabilities or mental health conditions


Jessica Barden hits out at ‘posh actors’

The actress grew up in a working-class family in North Yorkshire.


Tracy-Ann Oberman: ‘Shakespeare could not avoid the attitude of hatred towards Jews at the time he was writing’

The actor talks to Sarah Crompton about setting ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at the time of Oswald Mosley’s fascists, and her thoughts on trigger warnings


Author of anti-trauma children’s book to read at school for young Ukrainians

Di Redmond wrote the Rucksack, a story about a boy who flees war with only his backpack, to help Ukrainian children deal with trauma.


EPA orders 'pause' of derailment contaminated waste removal

Federal environmental authorities have ordered a temporary halt in the shipment of contaminated waste from the site of a fiery train derailment in Ohio involving hazardous materials


Hundreds of protesters denounce racism in Tunisia

Hundreds of protesters in Tunisia’s capital have taken to the streets to denounce racism and express solidarity towards migrants


Berlin Film Festival round-up: From standout Past Lives to John Malkovich’s over-the-top performance in Seneca

This year’s festivalgoers were happy to return to a physical event – but it was a patchier year than usual, writes Geoffrey Macnab


Prince and Princess of Wales support different teams during Six Nations match

William and Kate spoke to injured players before the match and described how their children are learning the sport.


Italy 20-34 Ireland: Six Nations Grand Slam edges closer despite spirited Azzurri display in Rome

Grand Slam-chasing Ireland avoided a major upset to keep themselves on course for Guinness Six Nations glory with a disjointed 34-20 bonus-point win over Italy.


Ricky Gervais shares expletive-ridden thoughts on Roald Dahl censorship debate

Comedian has now weighed in on furore over children’s books being edited


Juraj Jakubisko death: Slovak movie director, whose films were banned under communism, dies at 84

Jakubisko was named best filmmaker of the 20th century in his country


Sunak faces criticism over plans for European Union chief to ‘meet the King’

Unionist politicians said a meeting with European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen would have been a ‘cynical use’ of Charles’ position.


Jeremy Clarkson’s clash with villager over ‘moron’ jibe shown in Clarkson’s Farm

Presenter apologised at a village hall meeting for making the comments


John Caldwell shooting: The New IRA is exploiting the inactivity at Stormont

As paramilitary violence in the north of Ireland once again makes a return to headlines, the deficit at the heart of the collapsed Stormont institutions has become painfully clear


Paris Hilton explains why she waited a week before telling her mother her baby was born

Hilton and husband Carter Reun announced the arrival of their son Phoenix on 24 January


Vladimir Putin: What is driving Russian leader’s relentless assault on Ukraine?

Ukraine – a year of war: He sold the invasion as a collective decision with his military chiefs, but it is the president alone who will have to answer to … Continue Reading →


How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine spread global economic turmoil

Ukraine – a year of war: Financial struggles between Moscow and the West will be just as drawn-out as the battles in Ukraine, argues Sean O’Grady


Chris Powell tips Gareth Southgate and England to take final step at Euro 2024

Prostate Cancer UK ambassador Chris Powell proudly wore his ‘Man of Men’ badge at the World Cup in Qatar.



Sunak to press on with Brexit deal talks as EU leader’s visit cancelled

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen was reportedly set to meet the King at Windsor Castle on Saturday.


James Anderson strikes twice for England to vindicate Ben Stokes declaration

Stokes called his batters in with the score 435 for eight shortly before lunch on day two of the pivotal second Test.


After Ohio train wreck, Biden orders door-to-door checks

President Joe Biden has directed federal agencies to go door-to-door in East Palestine, Ohio, to check on families affected by the toxic train derailment that has morphed into a political … Continue Reading →


University to raze house where Idaho students were killed

University of Idaho officials say the house where four students were stabbed to death in November will be demolished


Which legendary Premier League manager are you most like in the workplace?

Are you inclined to give colleagues the ‘hairdryer treatment’ when things go awry? Do you have the tactical nous to turn an impossible situation into a winning one?


Bernie Sanders says Musk’s ownership of Twitter is a ‘problem’ and calls for more aggressive anti-trust laws

It is not the first time Mr Sanders has called for greater scrutiny of billionaire interests


Adults believe better career guidance would have helped them achieve dream job

More than half of parents feel they would be in their ‘dream job’ now if they’d had better career guidance during their teenage years


George Santos caught on tape lying to Seattle judge in 2017 recording

The courtroom recording shows Mr Santos telling a judge he worked at Goldman Sachs even though he never held a job at the investment bank


EXPLAINER: Did dioxins spread after Ohio train derailment?

U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and J


Former Met Police officer shoots himself with gun taken from new job after inaccurate DBS check

A former Metropolitan Police officer shot himself dead with a gun from his new job after a past conviction for a violent crime was left off his criminal record, an … Continue Reading →


Harry Brook hailed and Verstappen happy with progress – Friday’s sporting social

Bastian Schweinsteiger had cheeky dig at a former team-mate.


Danny Dyer reveals what he really thinks about daughter Dani dating a West Ham football player

As a proud Hammers fan himself, the former EastEnders actor had a lot to say on the subject


The AP Interview: Biden ready to run, US first lady says

U.S. first lady Jill Biden says there’s “pretty much” nothing left to do but choose the time and place for President Joe Biden’s reelection announcement


Milan fashion celebrates girl power at Gucci, Cormio, Tod's

Milan designers have tapped female power on the third day of Milan Fashion Week, previewing collections for next fall and winter


Orlando photographer wounded in shooting that killed journalist and child speaks out from hospital bed

‘I was assuming he was shooting at a house or something behind me… But he kept shooting at me’


US Navy applies lessons from costly shipbuilding mistakes

The U.S. Navy appears to have learned its lesson after cramming too much technology onto ships, and rushing them into production


Q&A: Austin Butler on what 'Elvis' taught him about fear

Austin Butler has taken some flack for holding onto his Elvis accent long after actually playing Elvis


Florida man pleads guilty to supporting IS extremist group

A Florida man accused in 2020 of plotting terror attacks in the U.S. has pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State extremist group


Vernon Kay confirmed as new host of Ken Bruce’s BBC Radio 2 slot

Broadcasting veteran Bruce will present his final show on March 3.


Cliveden Estate gatehouse listed for rent for £1,600 a month — with free access to 400 acres of gardens and walks

A two-bedroom gatehouse on the edge of the sprawling Cliveden Estate has been put up for rent by the National Trust.


Politicians, faith leaders and Ukrainian community say prayers for peace

Former prime minister Boris Johnson, London mayor Sadiq Khan, dignitaries and Ukrainians attended an interfaith prayer for peace cathedral service.


The Legion: How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine drew in thousands of international volunteer fighters

Ukraine – a year of war: Thousands of foreign citizens flocked to Ukraine to fight off the Russian invasion. Richard Hall speaks to some of those who have put their … Continue Reading →


Europa Conference League draw in full: West Ham to face Larnaca in last-16 stage

The Hammers will travel to Cyprus next month as they look to juggle a relegation battle in the Premier League


Ukraine vigil with Helen Mirren celebrates new Kyiv Road in London

Kyiv Road is coming to London and we were at Trafalgar Square last night to hear the news. At a vigil arranged by the US Embassy and Westminster Council to … Continue Reading →


Child rapist who preyed on victim for 18 months jailed

Police arrested Cullen at an address in Kingston-upon-Thames on March last year after receving a distressed phone call from the victim’s family


Europa Conference League draw LIVE: West Ham United discover last-16 opponents

West Ham will also find out who they face in the Europa Conference League knockout rounds


Ashley Hicks: ‘I like people who have really hideous taste’

There was no such thing as too much tint for Sixties visionary David Hicks. Laura Antonia Jordan meets his son ahead of a lavish new visual tribute


The calculus of war: Tallying Ukraine toll an elusive task

Quantifying the toll of Russia’s war in Ukraine remains an elusive goal a year into the conflict


UK is ‘lacking credibility’ at global ocean treaty talks, say campaigners

International negotiations are taking place in New York that aim to establish legally protected areas throughout the world’s oceans.


2 Pakistanis leave Guantanamo after 20 years without charges

U.S. officials at Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba have returned two Pakistani brothers to their home country


John Malkovich reflects on ‘closest friend’ Julian Sands: He ‘grew up wild on the moors’

British actor went missing on hiking trip more than five weeks ago


Has Trump’s ‘giggling’ Georgia grand jury foreperson Emily Kohrs blown the case?

CNN analysts trashed Emily Kohrs for appearance on the network, writes John Bowden


Former GP jailed after being caught with one of largest-ever hauls of indecent images of children

David Shaw, from Taunton, found to have more than 1.2 indecent images on his devices


Dragons’ Den: Where to get Planthood meal kits, the multi-purpose rake, Smart Snout and more

An adaptive fashion brand also showed off its flare in the den this evening


German mayor strikes deal to stop group's climate roadblocks

The German city of Hannover has reached an agreement with climate activists to stop blocking roads, after its mayor announced that he supports several of their demands


Watch the NTSB deliver their Ohio train derailment report

Watch live as the US National Transportation Safety Board details its report into the Ohio train derailment.


Orlando shooting – live: Suspect pretended to be asleep during police interview, sheriff says

Orlando shooter returned to scene and killed Spectrum News 13 reporter covering earlier homicide as well as young girl before being taken into custody


Miners drag FTSE further down off record highs

The FTSE 100 closed 0.29% lower, down 22.91 points to 7,907.72, marking the third day of decline.


The Consultant on Prime Video review: Christoph Waltz can’t quite carry this by-numbers thriller

It’s got everything you want in a thriller… or does it?


Jill Biden: US committed to ensuring African voices 'valued'

U_S_ first lady Jill Biden has told an enthused crowd of Namibian leaders that the futures of the U_S_ and Africa are “intertwined.”


Police Scotland’s commitment to justice for Lockerbie families ‘unwavering’

The man accused of helping blow up Pan Am 103, resulting in the deaths of 270 people, appeared in a US court earlier this month.


What will happen if medication abortion challenge succeeds?

In the latest effort to limit abortion access, opponents of the procedure are seeking to ban one of the two drugs used in medication abortions


Toto Wolff: Lewis Hamilton has a Mercedes ready to win world championship again

Hamilton is gearing up for his 17th season in F1 and his 11th with Mercedes.


Alex Murdaugh admits he lied about being at kennels and his alibi on night of murders in bombshell testimony

Disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh says he will take the stand in his own defense at his double murder trial


Teenager suffers serious head injuries after brawl on South London high street

A teenager was left with serious head injuries after being attacked in an alleyway just off a south London high street.


Yousaf does not rule out cabinet position for Forbes

Nominations close for the SNP leadership race on Friday.


Andy Murray vs Alexandre Muller LIVE: Qatar Open result and reaction as Murray battles into semi-final

Qatar Open quarter-final coverage as Andy Murray seeks a semi-final spot in Doha


Britain helped us when it was needed. We will never forget that

Exactly one year ago tomorrow, February 24, Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine.


Reforming the Met cannot become a political football

Londoners face a steady stream of Met Police horror stories — violence, misogyny, racism and homophobia among serving officers. In David Carrick and Wayne Couzens, uniformed police committed acts of … Continue Reading →


Environment Secretary calls on pet food makers to help customers as costs rise

SNP MP Allan Dorans said the rising cost of dog food is causing ‘deep concern’.


NI political leaders: No tolerance for such attacks by the enemies of our peace

The senior detective remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.


Record levels of NHS staff seek mental health help in crisis deemed ‘worse than pandemic’

Exclusive: 6,000 doctors and 5,000 ambulance staff have sought help in the past year


Business class passenger who orders vegan breakfast gets given a single banana

The solitary fruit was presented with a pair of chopsticks


Keir Starmer to set out Labour’s five ‘national missions’ for Britain

Pledges include higher growth and a NHS ‘fit for the future’


Keir Starmer in clash with BBC presenter as he’s accused of ‘crimes against the English language’

Country needs ‘confidence to move forward’ and tackle challenges ahead, Labour leader says


MMA star Yaroslav Amosov relishing comeback bout after fighting for Ukraine

He will take on Logan Storley at Bellator 291 in Dublin on Saturday


More than £225m donated to help Ukrainians on GoFundMe since war began

A year of war has inspired thousands of fundraising efforts for the people of Ukraine.


Bird flu kills 11-year-old girl in Cambodia, officials say

An 11-year-old girl in Cambodia has died from bird flu in the country’s first known human H5N1 infection since 2014


Mortgage clinic: ‘If I change my house into an HMO, will my lender let me keep my low fixed-rate mortgage?’

Jada Woolf wants to know whether registering her home as an HMO will impact her low fixed-rate mortgage


Newcastle’s route to Carabao Cup final as they bid to end decades-long wait for trophy

The Magpies have not won a domestic trophy since the 1955 FA Cup.


What the papers say – February 23

A wide variety of stories feature across Thursday’s front pages.


Mexico's Senate approves controversial electoral reform

Mexico’s Senate has approved a reform of the country’s electoral institute, a move that opponents say will undercut democracy but which the president contends will save money and reduce political … Continue Reading →


Lawsuit: Steve Bannon owes $480K for unpaid legal bills

Steve Bannon’s latest legal trouble: a lawsuit alleging he stiffed his former lawyers out of more than $480,000


Sir Keir Starmer to launch Labour’s five national ‘missions’

The Labour leader will say the country needs a ‘serious plan’ to address long-standing problems.


Pentagon releases pilot's close-up photo of Chinese balloon

A U-2 pilot flying high above the Chinese spy balloon took a close-up photo of the large white orb just a day before the Air Force shot the balloon down … Continue Reading →


Connecticut poised to pay $12 million to settle neglect case

Connecticut is poised to pay $12 million to settle a case involving a neglected 14-month-old boy who was placed by the state’s child welfare agency in 2015 with a relative … Continue Reading →


Thousands of asylum cases to be fast-tracked as Home Office struggles with Sunak’s backlog pledge

Government officials stressed that thorough security checks would still be carried out.


NATO chief sees 'some signs' China could back Russia's war

NATO’s chief says the military alliance has seen “some signs” that China may be planning to support Russia in its war in Ukraine, and strongly urged Beijing to desist from … Continue Reading →


Supporters groups welcome UEFA commitment to implementing report recommendations

The fans’ groups met the governing body on Tuesday.


Florida college students planning statewide walkout in protest of Ron DeSantis’s ‘attacks’ on education

The walkout is scheduled for Thursday afternoon on the state’s college and university campuses


Jordan Peterson rails against ‘tyranny’ of paper towel dispenser

The right-wing academic tweeted critically about a picture of a Vancouver sign that asked people to use less towels


No cow needed: Oat and soy can be called milk, FDA proposes

Draft U.S. rules would allow soy, oat, almond and other drinks that bill themselves as “milk” to keep using the name


Rishi Sunak won’t do Brexit deal without DUP approval, claim Tory hardliners

Brexiteers confident PM holding off on deal until unionists won over – but Tory moderates says DUP ‘can’t be allowed to hold veto’


Windrush victim brings compensation fight with Home Office to the High Court

In July 2005, he visited his youngest son in Jamaica but was refused re-entry to the UK three years later.


‘I was too busy to get a smear test – now I won’t get to see my kids grow up’

Esther Hodges who juggles two jobs as an accounts supervisor and cleaner, as well as being a mother-of-two, says life got in the way of vital health check ups


Djokovic hopes to play in US despite being unvaccinated

Novak Djokovic says he has asked American authorities for special permission to enter the United States to play tennis tournaments in California and Florida despite being unvaccinated against the coronavirus


Watch live: Vladimir Putin expected to attend concert for Russian Defender of Fatherland Day

Watch live as Russians attend a Defender of the Fatherland Day rally, which is being held in Moscow.


Camilla misses royal visit with King as she continues to recover from Covid

The Queen Consort pulled out of a trip to tour the warehouse and kitchen of food redistribution charity on Wednesday.


Avril Lavigne ‘calls off engagement to Mod Sun without telling him first’, reports claim

The musicians got engaged in Paris last March, but their relationship is said to have been “on and off” in recent months


Study finds why third century European woman was mysteriously buried face down with nail hole in skull

Findings are of significance in understanding funerary and cultural behaviour at the time


Rusalka review: The message fights with the music in this eco-conscious staging

Natalie Abrahami and Ann Yee’s production of Dvorak’s fairy tale opera is well cast but weighed down by its politics


‘It took me 10 years to get past it’: Ghostbusters star Ernie Hudson says film made him suffer ‘psychologically’

‘I very selectively was pushed aside,’ said Winston Zeddemore actor


Germany expels 2 Iranian diplomats over death sentence

Germany says it is expelling two Iranian diplomats over the death sentence imposed in Iran against one of its citizens


David Bowie: V&A to make 80,000-item archive of musician’s life and work public in 2025

The exhibition will include more than 80,000 items that span six decades of the cultural icon’s career.


Andy Murray sets his sights on French Open farewell in only second Roland Garros appearance in six years

The former world No1 last appeared at Roland Garros in 2020


Liam Neeson found Joy Behar ‘crush’ segment on The View ‘embarrassing’

Actor took issue with the recent interview, which focused on Joy Behar’s ‘crush’ on him


Philippine police hunting killers of New Zealand tourist

Philippine police officials say a massive search is underway for two motorcycle-riding men who shot and killed a New Zealand man in a brazen street robbery that officials fear could … Continue Reading →


Prosecutor gets case involving 6-year-old who shot teacher

Police in the Virginia city where a 6-year-old shot his teacher say they have finished their criminal investigation and turned it over to the local prosecutor’s office for review


Nursing union set to meet Government for talks in bid to end strikes over pay

Health Secretary Steve Barclay is due to meet with representatives from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) on Wednesday.


Why the convergence of contact centres, AI and automation and CRM matters

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Genaro García Luna: Mexico’s ex-security minister convicted of bribes and drug smuggling

Prosecutors say El Chapo’s cartel couldn’t have built a “global cocaine empire” without García Luna


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry break silence on ‘nonsense’ South Park lawsuit claims

The ‘South Park’ episode appeared to mock the Duke and Duchess of Sussex


Parents criticised over ‘ultimate’ hack to make their son tall enough for rides at Disney World

‘So we took matters in our own hands and crafted a shoe that just might do the trick’ t


Brexit deal possible within days but will need EU concessions – DUP

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said he was encouraged by the progress made in talks between the UK and the EU on the Northern Ireland Protocol.


Norfolk Southern gave donation to Ohio governor one month before East Palestine disaster

The company has given a combined $98,000 to Ohio politicians, mostly Republicans


Mother shares emotional moment her four-year-old deaf son hears family’s voices for first time

A four year old and his baby brother both have Pendred Syndrome, which can cause hearing loss in children


Serving Met police detective sergeant charged with three counts of voyeurism

The incidents allegedly took place when he was both on and off-duty


Alex Murdaugh’s surviving son Buster gives stoic testimony as dad smiles on at murder trial

During calm testimony, Buster appeared to water down – but not refute – some key points in the prosecution’s case including the police interview where his father appeared to unwittingly … Continue Reading →


Why you should buy your train tickets before 5 March

This years’s annual increase is the largest in a decade


Scrapping VAT from sun protection products ‘can save lives’, SNP MP says

MP for East Dunbartonshire said it ‘should be uncontroversial to state that these products must be made as accessible and as affordable as possible’.


Figures that lay bare the shocking scale of toxic influencer Andrew Tate’s reach among young men

A court in Romania’s capital has agreed Tuesday to extend social media influencer Andrew Tate’s detention on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking by another 30 days


‘Please do the right thing for your baby’: Top midwife appeals to missing aristocrat Constance Marten as new CCTV released

Shereen Nimmo, director of midwifery for Barts Health NHS Trust, said the baby risks getting off to the wrong start in life


Women over 45 in ‘satisfying’ relationships less likely to develop chronic illness, study finds

The study began in 1996 and has studied 7,700 women in Australia for 20 years


Sky Stream box review: It’s the most hassle-free way of getting Sky TV, with a few quirks

The plug and play device works on any telly in the home, but the new recording feature isn’t for everyone


Pilot believed co-pilot who died during flight was ‘just pretending’, report finds

Pilot mistakenly thought co-pilot was ‘just pretending to take a nap’ during short flight


Prolonged low tides see smaller canals dry up in Venice

Some of Venice’s secondary canals have practically dried up due a prolonged spell of low tides linked to a lingering high-pressure weather system


George Santos: Every lie disgraced Republican Congressman has been accused of making

The New York Republican’s list of fictions and lies is long and keeps growing as more reporters join the investigation



Google Chrome update fixes major issue with web browser

Latest version of browser brings new features and tools to fix its device-draining problem


Rishi Sunak repeating Theresa May’s Brexit mistakes, says Rees-Mogg

Failure to win over groups ‘similar to what happened with Theresa May’, says ex-minister


WhatsApp and Meta make major change

Rules will not change privacy settings or WhatsApp’s relationship with parent company Meta, it insists


Study launched to reduce ‘criminal’ use of plastic by police at crime scenes

Veteran crime scene investigator Becci Henderson is carrying out the study as part of her PhD at the University of Portsmouth


Austrian children sue government for failing to protect them from climate crisis

Children as young as five are asking government to ensure their constitutional rights by taking stronger climate action


Graham Potter facing ‘unmanageable situation’ at Chelsea, says Rob Green

Chelsea have won just two of their last 14 games


Mackenzie Crook says family are ‘determined’ to find missing sister-in-law

The actor said his family have been combing woodlands in the South Downs, West Sussex, for a week now to find his missing sister-in-law.


How to clean your oven like a pro

Experts share their top tips on removing oven grease and grime. By Sam Wylie-Harris.


Profits jump at HSBC as it moves to fend off break-up calls from China

HSBCprofits doubled in the last quarter thanks to rising interest rates around the world, allowing it to boost its dividend to the highest for four years.


Taskmaster’s Fern Brady: How a late diagnosis of autism explained my meltdowns

The comedian talks to Hannah Stephenson about her new book and why more understanding is needed about autism.


Pictured: Man who died after being found with serious head injuries in Chingford woodland

This is the first picture of a man who died after being found with serious head injuries in woodland in Chingford.


Met Office weather warning: UK braces for snow and ‘arctic blast’

Temperatures remain slightly above average with a change expected ahead as UK expects Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) phenomenon in March


Reps meeting Taiwan's Tsai say US seeks peace in region

A delegation of United States lawmakers are meeting with Taiwan’s president as part of an ongoing visit that comes at a tense moment between the U.S. and China


New Zealand needs to rebuild for weather resilience, PM says

New Zealand’s prime minister says the country needs to rebuild with more resilient infrastructure to cope with more frequent and intense weather events


Boy, 14, arrested on suspicion of murder after youth stabbed to death

Police were called to Kings Mill Lane in Huddersfield just before 4am on Monday to find a boy had suffered serious injuries from a bladed weapon.


Thousands of California residents plunged into darkness due to fire at PG&E substation

The outage caused security lines at the Oakland airport to come to a standstill


Junior doctors in England vote overwhelmingly for strike action

Doctors will now prepare for a 72-hour walkout next month


Calum Scott and Jax Jones surprise Love Islanders with an intimate gig

Singer songwriter Scott said the performance in front of the Love Island contestants could be a ‘bit weird’ but he has done ‘stranger gigs’.


In test, zaps to spine help 2 stroke survivors move arms

In a novel experiment, two stroke survivors regained movement of their partially paralyzed hand and arm thanks to an implant that sends electric pulses to the spinal cord


Husband and wife joined people smuggling ring to get out of debt

Nicholas Fullwood said he got involved with the operation after getting into debt and being threatened by a loan shark.


When are the next NHS ambulance strikes?

Ambulance service trusts throughout England and Wales are fighting for a pay rise in line with inflation


Jean-Eric Vergne wins in Hyderabad as Formula E debuts in India

The fourth race of the 2023 season yielded a third new face on top of the podium


Girls Rock London: the initiative addressing gender imbalance in the music industry

GRL co-founder Jessie Maryon Davies says more needs to be done to increase representation of marginalised genders in the music industry


Sri Lankan police disperse protesters demanding election

Sri Lankan police have fired tear gas and a water cannon at opposition supporters who marched in the capital demanding that the government hold next month’s local council elections as … Continue Reading →


More than 1.5million people outside London to be hit by Ulez expansion, research suggests

More than 1.5 million people living outside London could be impacted by the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (Ulez), according to research.


New Jersey father suspected of killing family of four in murder-suicide

A New Jersey father is suspected of killing his family of four in a murder-suicide.


Iran sanctions after discovery by UN of enriched uranium

A new package of sanctions is being imposed on Tehran after reports that the UN’s nuclear watchdog had found uranium enriched very close to weapons grade in Iran, which is … Continue Reading →


New PS5 VR horror game Switchback gets scarier every time you blink

The PS VR2 game tracks your pupils to unleash enemies at you when your eyelids flutter.


Police say Mackenzie Crook’s missing sister-in-law ‘may have crossed busy road’

Sussex Police may have information which could identify Laurel Aldridge’s last known location.


Roald Dahl censorship is a disaster for our children

SIR Salman Rushdie knows about upfront censorship: last year he was nearly killed by a man who said he disliked his views on Islam and he spent a decade in … Continue Reading →


Everything we know about President Joe Biden’s trip to Ukraine

‘It’s not just about freedom in Ukraine … It’s about freedom of democracy at large,’ Mr Biden said about Ukraine’s defence against Russia, during his historic visit to Kyiv


Charlotte Dawson pregnant with ‘rainbow baby’ after previously suffering devastating miscarriage

The daughter of late comedian Les Dawson is already proud mum to two-year-old son Noah


BrewDog makes deal with Budweiser to expand across China

BrewDog said the tie-up will see brands such as Punk IPA, Hazy Jane and Elvis Juice launch across China from next month


Walking Scotland’s West Highland Way in winter

Hiking Scotland’s premier long-distance trail in the colder months allows you to experience the stark natural splendour of the Highlands without the summer crowds, writes Alastair Gill


Why Erik ten Hag’s Man Utd revolution is incompatible with Qatari ownership

The Dutch tactician has used resourcefulness and reinvention to guide the Red Devils into the title race


Scientists reveal how to spot first signs of dementia nine years before diagnosis

Early intervention could reduce your risk of developing dementia-related disease


Putin's Ukraine gamble seen as biggest threat to his rule

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s gamble to invade Ukraine a year ago seems to have backfired spectacularly


New crackdown on domestic abusers to include electronic tagging and closer monitoring

Home Office has unveiled proposals to crack down on domestic abuse and strengthen protections for victims


Tatum scores All-Star record 55, Team Giannis wins 184-175

Jayson Tatum put on a record-setting show, and made Giannis Antetokounmpo look like a genius


Top Jan 6 committee investigator says former Trump aides could be charged

Committee recommended four charges for Donald Trump last year


Rebel Wilson announces engagement to Ramona Agruma

The Pitch Perfect star, 42, announced her relationship with the Los Angeles-based fashion and jewellery designer in June last year.


Dame Helen Mirren remembers the Queen as the ‘nation’s leading star’ at Baftas

The late Queen had a close association with the Academy spanning 50 years.


Rumours, a river and a private diver: How the three-week search for Nicola Bulley unfolded

Discovery comes after three weeks of desperate river searches for missing mother


Celebs out to support Christopher Kane’s London Fashion Week show

The Scottish designer unveiled his autumn/winter collection at London Fashion Week.


Baftas 2023: The Banshees Of Inisherin scoops three gongs at star-studded ceremony

Kate pairs white floor-length Alexander McQueen dress with black gloves and gold earrings


Erik ten Hag labels Man Utd ‘rubbish’ despite 3-0 win

Marcus Rashford scored twice as United beat Leicester 3-0 but Ten Hag was largely unimpressed


Daryl McCormack hails ‘Irish Baftas’ as he walks red carpet ahead of ceremony

Sophie Turner, Gwendoline Christie, Jamie Lee Curtis and Vick Hope also posed for the cameras.


Free school meals for every primary school pupil in London as Sadiq Khan unveils £130m scheme

Victory for Independent campaign as mayor of London pledges to help poorer families


Mexican musician finds refuge in saxophone after acid attack

María Elena Ríos has conflicting feelings about her saxophone: She once blamed the instrument for bringing her to the brink of death _ but it also has been her salvation


Texas death row inmate who cut out his eyes seeks clemency citing ‘psychosis’

Attorneys for a mentally ill Texas death row prisoner, along with faith leaders and mental health professionals are working to stop his 5 April execution, saying he’ll never be sufficiently … Continue Reading →



England vs Italy LIVE: Arnold Clark Cup result and final score as Rachel Daly goals seal win for Lionesses

Follow live updates as the Lionesses look to make it two wins from two


The appeal of The Masked Singer is that it’s so truly terrible

The season finale was like a nineties and early-2000s invasion, and I was in my element


SNP depute leader rules out run for top job as senior members take sides

Keith Brown said he believes he can ‘best serve’ the interests of the party from his current position.


Alex Murdaugh trial: Detective explains key crime scene mystery after killer begins appeal

Defence case begins after prosecution rests in Murdaugh’s murder trial at the Colleton County Courthouse in Walterboro, South Carolina


Sir Alan Duncan: The Conservative Party is on the edge of oblivion

Johnson’s former foreign office deputy on the ex-PM’s bid to block Sunak’s Brexit deal for Northern Ireland


Supreme Court weighs liability shield for internet giants

A lawsuit against YouTube from the family of an American college student who was killed by Islamic State gunmen in Paris in 2015 is at the center of a closely … Continue Reading →


John Simpson: The risks of my job have had a devastating effect on my son

‘He’d stand at the front door as I was leaving with his arms across to try to stop me’


PSG vs Lille LIVE: Ligue 1 result, final score and reaction

Follow all the action from Parc des Princes


Nicola Bulley: Penny Mordaunt ‘shocked’ over police disclosures

Ms Bulley, 45, vanished while walking her dog and police believe she fell in a river


Syrian state media: Israeli airstrikes kill 5 in Damascus

Syrian state news reports that Israeli airstrikes have targeted a residential neighborhood in central Damascus



High-rise fire kills 1, displaces 400 residents in DC suburb

One person died and one is in critical condition after a fire early Saturday at a high-rise apartment building in a suburb of Washington, D


‘Rest in power’: Hundreds join vigils to remember trans teenager stabbed to death in park

Hundreds of mourners gathered in the town where she was killed


Former Newcastle midfielder Christian Atsu remembered fondly by former managers

The player’s body has been found following the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria.


Naked dresses, bumblebee chic and bejewelled cigarettes: Everything we saw on day two of LFW

As the biannual fashion feast continues, Olivia Petter and Joseph Bobowicz report the highlights from the FROW


Patrick Vieira frustrated as Brentford late equaliser prevents Palace win

Vitaly Janelt equalised in the sixth minute of stoppage time after Eberechi Eze had given Palace the lead


Mayor urged to improve safety at London’s night-time venues

The London Assembly have issued a list of five recommendations


Scientists discover ‘bond villain’ DNA that could transform cancer treatment

Researchers find that ecDNa helps tumours to develop resistance to cancer treatments


Leigh Wood vs Mauricio Lara LIVE: Stream, latest updates and result tonight

All you need to know about the WBA featherweight title fight in Nottingham


Leigh Wood vs Mauricio Lara LIVE: Stream, latest updates and result tonight

All you need to know about the WBA featherweight title fight in Nottingham


Crowds gather at Liverpool anti-racism rally following migrant hotel violence

Hundreds gather at ‘Refugees Welcome’ protest in Liverpool in response to Knowsley clashes


Kyle Jacobs death: American Idol star Kellie Pickler’s husband dies by apparent suicide, aged 49

Pickler and Jacobs were married for more than a decade, after eloping in 2011


Brentford vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction

Follow all the action from Gtech Community Stadium


David Attenborough says he regrets not focusing on British wildlife programmes

The broadcaster is now presenting a five-part series called Wild Isles which aims to shine a light on nature within the British Isles.


Princess Diana’s letters during ‘ugly’ divorce from King Charles auctioned for six-figure sum

Diana and Charles’s divorce was finalised four years after they separated, in 1992


Next generation in NI depends on outcome of protocol negotiations – DUP

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said now is the time for “Brussels to stretch itself” to restore political stability in Northern Ireland.


Love Island star Kaz Crossley shares first message after being freed from Dubai jail

Crossley, 28, appeared on the fourth season of the hit dating reality show in 2018



Adam Brody says Jennifer’s Body was used as a ‘punching bag’

‘They couldn’t have missed the mark harder,’ Brody said


Rishi Sunak: Time to ramp up military support for Ukraine

The Prime Minister is expected to warn fellow leaders they must not lose their nerve in the face of an expected Russian spring offensive


Consultation launched on banning sale of peat in Scotland

Environment Minister Mairi McAllan said the plans are part of a wider effort to protect peatland and its biodiversity benefits.


Ariana DeBose to open Baftas ceremony with contemporary music performance

The ceremony will take place in London on Sunday.


Emily Ratajkowski teases the end of a ‘situationship’ just days after nude Eric André photo

The model made a cryptic video about situationships just days after seemingly confirming her relationship with the comedian


The private texts of Fox News hosts beg the question: Is the network a feedback loop or a fraud?

A new lawsuit alleges that Fox News hosts ridiculed the idea that the election was stolen but promoted the idea on the air


Bodies of 18 migrants found in abandoned truck in Bulgaria

Police in Bulgaria have discovered an abandoned truck containing the bodies of 18 migrants who suffocated to death


Strikes involving university support staff called off

Both sides have agreed to further talks to discuss the grading issue, as well as other concerns including zero-hours contracts.


The true waste of pancakes on Shrove Tuesday revealed

Whether from burning, flipping onto the floor, or being undercooked a study has shown cooking mishaps mean hundreds of pancakes are sent to waste every Pancake Day


Scottish Labour unveils policy to sell empty homes for £1

The move is part of measures to increase home ownership.



Nigeria police deploy for security before presidential vote

Nigeria’s top police official says at least 400,000 security forces are being deployed to ramp up safety across the West African nation ahead of its Feb. 25 presidential election


Daughter pleads for information 33 years after father was killed in axe attack

Kevin Childerley’s killer has never been caught in the years since he and his wife were attacked in Nottinghamshire.


Man accused of murder of Olivia Pratt-Korbel appears in court

Olivia, nine, was killed by a gunman who chased convicted burglar Joseph Nee into her home.


‘Despicable’ Berlin embassy spy jailed for selling secrets to Russia

David Smith was a former security guard at the British embassy in Germany.


Olivia Colman pranks Paul Rudd live on Greg James’ BBC Radio 1 breakfast show

‘Ant-Man’ star and ‘The Favourite’ Oscar winner have been friends for decades


Parents will be given classes to handle antisocial children under Labour’s plans

Shadow justice secretary Steve Reed said a Labour government would support parents to steer their children’s lives back on track.


Iran foreign minister cancels India visit after promo video shows women cutting hair

Iranian embassy asked organisers to delete the video sequence but the request was reportedly refused


France's debate on contested pension bill to head to Senate

The lower house of France’s parliament is debating a contested pension bill aimed at raising the country’s retirement age from 62 to 64


Cancer patient given days to live meets stem cell donor who saved him 8 years on

‘I have been fine, well and able to lead a normal life ever since; I am truly overwhelmed,’ said Ivor Godfrey-Davis.


Demand for data centres helps lift Segro rental income to new high

A surge in demand for data centres has helped rental incomes reach record highs for property business Segro.


‘Enough is enough’: Canada take pay protest to the pitch in SheBelieves Cup opener

The Canada squad wore purple shirts before their fixture with the USA


US prosecutors ask for R. Kelly to serve 25 more years in prison

If approved, the “sadistic” singer would not be eligible for release until he was around 100 years old


AP PHOTOS: Fading graveside portraits of Ukraine's war dead

At a cemetery in Irpin, a suburb of Kyiv, photographs affixed to headstones are almost imperceptible


Ukrainian refugees safe, but not at peace, after year of war

Nearly a year has passed since the Feb. 24, 2022, invasion sent millions of people fleeing across Ukraine’s border into neighboring countries


Diving expert criticises Nicola Bulley police for ‘failing to share information that would have helped search’

Peter Faulding claims police did not tell his team Nicola Bulley was considered ‘high risk’ as soon as the missing persons case was launched


King Charles’s visit to Milton Keynes disrupted by anti-monarchy protesters

‘Everything has changed with the Queen gone and Charles on the throne’


NFL's Kamara, Lammons indicted in 2022 Vegas nightclub fight

A grand jury in Nevada has indicted New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara and Cincinnati Bengals newly acquired cornerback Chris Lammons in connection with an alleged beating at a … Continue Reading →


Kari Lake loses appeal of loss in Arizona governor's race

An Arizona appeals court has rejected Republican Kari Lake’s challenge of her defeat in the Arizona governor’s race to Democrat Katie Hobbs


Burger King launching new burger: How to get for free

The new peppercorn angus burger is coming to an outlet near you.


Judge suggests jail to limit FTX founder's communications

A federal judge is showing growing impatience with FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s use of the internet, suggesting that incarceration might eventually be the most effective way to prevent him from … Continue Reading →


CNN's Don Lemon regrets saying Nikki Haley past her 'prime'

CNN anchor Don Lemon startled some colleagues on the network’s morning show with his implication that 51-year-old Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley was past her prime


Humza Yousaf to run for SNP leader, reports say

Health Secretary Humza Yousaf is expected to enter the race to become the next SNP leader, the Daily Record have reported.


Buffalo supermarket shooter could still get death sentence

Now that the white supremacist gunman who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket was sentenced to life without parole in state prison, attention is turning toward his federal … Continue Reading →


Canada to deploy Navy vessels to Haiti as violence worsens

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will deploy Navy vessels to Haiti to conduct surveillance and gather intelligence in upcoming weeks


Freezer removed from Banksy’s new Margate artwork for a second time

The freezer was first taken away by the local council for ‘safety’ reasons, and has now been removed by an art gallery


Nurses to stage 48-hour strike in March as dispute escalates

Next month’s strikes will last longer and involve more emergency staff, the union says


Paedophile found guilty of ‘mute of malice’ under centuries-old law

Jason McDonagh refused to speak to officer sent to check on him after his release from prison for molesting two girls


Victoria Beckham and Kate Moss among stylish stars at Vivienne Westwood memorial

Dame Vivienne, who was recognised as a punk icon, environmental activist and designer extraordinaire, died aged 81 in December.


My daughter was killed during a live interview. This Supreme Court case could reshape the internet

Videos of Alison Parker’s murder are just a drop in the bucket


England turn to referees for help with ‘reckless’ scrum

England won just 85 per cent of their scrums last season and have received feedback from leading referees


Albanian opposition disrupts parliament, supporters rally

Albanian opposition supporters have protested anew outside the country’s Parliament as lawmakers demanding the government’s resignation for alleged corruption tried to disrupt the house’s session, blowing whistles and crowding the … Continue Reading →


Samantha Markle accuses Meghan of telling ‘false and malicious lies’ about her ‘rags-to-royalty’ story

Meghan told Oprah Winfrey in 2021 that her half-sister had ‘changed’ her name back to Markle when she started dating Prince Harry


Fall Out Boy to perform in London: Dates and how to get tickets

The band will play London’s O2 arena on November 2 and 3, as well as other dates across the country.


Mother issues supermarket trolley warning after baby suffers horrific brain injury

Mother says ‘all shopping trolleys with child restraints need to have a braking system in place’


Hong Kong population drops for 3rd year under COVID shadow

Hong Kong’s government has announced that the territory’s population dropped for a third straight year as deaths rose during the pandemic and anti-virus measures restricted the number of arriving workers


Nestle reveals tumbling net profits as prices hiked for shoppers

The global food and drink giant said it pushed up prices by more than 8% in 2022, but sales volumes were relatively flat.


Emma Corrin on receiving ‘hate’ after coming out as nonbinary: ‘It was quite a reality check’

‘It does help a lot of people to see someone living as a nonbinary person in the world,’ actor said


Olaplex customers file lawsuit blaming products for hair loss and ‘serious injury’

The lawsuit claims that women who used the products were left with ‘dry, brittle, frizzy and dull’ hair


The Son movie review: fails to follow in the footsteps of The Father despite Hugh Jackman’s best efforts

While a few sequences are sublime the film does not live up to writer-director Florian Zeller’s previous work


El Paso shooting: ‘Random incident’ between two groups of men led to Cielo Vista Mall shooting

Shooting took place not far from site of 2019 Walmart shooting where 23 died


Mark Meadows subpoenaed by special counsel over Jan 6 Capitol riots, report says

Jack Smith is seeking documents and testimony from former White House chief of staff


1 killed, 3 hurt in shooting at El Paso, Texas shopping mall

Police in El Paso, Texas, say one person was killed and three other people were wounded in a shooting in a shopping mall


Haiti at fore as Caribbean leaders tackle regional issues

Top officials from Canada, the U.S. and Haiti are meeting behind closed doors to talk about the spiraling chaos in Haiti


Minnesota justices leave felon voting issue to Legislature

The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld state laws that prohibit people with felony convictions from voting until they finish their parole, and put the burden on the Legislature to decide … Continue Reading →


Party foul: Dem-led NY Senate rejects gov’s top judge pick

Democrats in control of the New York state Senate reversed course and held a floor vote in which they rejected Gov. Kathy Hochul’s chief judge nominee


Police accused of victim blaming as MPs condemn decision to reveal Nicola Bulley’s alcohol struggles

Lancashire Police accused of ‘shameful PR spin at expense of victim’s reputation and dignity’ as search for missing mother continues



Five teenagers arrested an hour after ‘terrifying’ robbery in Camden

A teenager was assaulted before his phone was stolen, police say


Fantastic Voyage actress Raquel Welch dies aged 82

The actress garnered attention for her now-infamous deer skin bikini in One Million Years BC.



El Salvador extends special powers in fight against gangs

El Salvador’s congress approved President Nayib Bukele’s request to extend the period of special powers for another month, meaning the country will go at least a full year with some … Continue Reading →


Russian army has lost half its tanks in Ukraine war so far, think tank says

Russia had lost ‘around 50% of its pre invasion fleet’, the International Institute of Strategic Studies says


Major bust at drugs-mixing facility in Dublin ‘will disrupt cocaine supply chains’

Suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of 2.8 million euro and almost 7,000 of nitrous oxide cannisters were seized.


Arsenal vs Man City LIVE: Premier League latest score and updates as Erling Haaland scores at the death

Mikel Arteta’s team face Pep Guardiola’s in an encounter that could determine who wins the Premier League title


Family of Epsom College headteacher and her daughter pay tribute to ‘inseparable’ pair

‘Family was at the centre of Emma and Lettie’s universe,’ relatives say


Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announces 2024 presidential bid

Watch live as Nikki Haley launches her candidacy for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination


In Pictures: Nicola Sturgeon from party youth activist to Scottish leader

The longest serving – and first female – first minister rose to power unopposed after the ill-fated independence referendum in 2014.


Juan Felipe Herrera wins Frost lifetime achievement medal

Former U_S_ poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera is this year’s winner of the Frost Medal for lifetime achievement, with judges praising him for a “a poetic voice that is both … Continue Reading →


Woman accused of decapitating her lover attacks lawyer in wild court assault

‘Have fun trying to find all of the organs,’ defendant tells officers, criminal complaint states


Berlusconi acquitted in trial tied to 'bunga bunga' parties

Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi has been found not guilty of witness tampering in a trial related to the sexually charged “bunga bunga” parties at his villa near Milan while he … Continue Reading →


Is it finally time to change the law around magic mushrooms?

A new billboard campaign is prompting Londoners to ask the big questions about psychedelics and mental health, says Alexandra Jones. Could legalisation really be on the horizon?


England’s Saqib Mahmood ‘chuffed’ with return after year out

The 25-year-old, back after almost a year out through injury, took three wickets for England Lions against Sri Lanka A


Supermarket food prices won’t fall until back end of year, warn major retailers

The inflation rate has fallen for the third successive month but food prices remain high


London has the worst toxic air hotspots as Ella’s mother calls for change

London is still suffering from the worst fatality rate from air pollution in England, data shows


Six in 10 say UK not being run competently or with integrity, says poll

An Ipsos poll found Sir Keir Starmer is more trusted to tell the truth than the Prime Minister.


Machu Picchu reopens today – is it safe to visit?

This reopening is being described as a ‘big step forward’ towards resuming normal tourism


Throuples on film: 9 times movies and TV shows depicted ‘triad’ relationships

Sometimes three’s company… sometimes it can be so much more. Louis Chilton picks nine of the best films and TV shows centring on three-person polyamorous relationships


‘My brother went missing in same place as Nicola Bulley – exactly 45 years before’

Both Ms Bulley and Roger Jones vanished on 27 January in eerie coincidence


Thai suspect in Michigan hit-and-run agrees to return to US

A Thai-American woman living in Michigan who fled to Thailand after allegedly being involved in a hit-and-run accident that killed a college student has agreed to return to the United … Continue Reading →


Toto Wolff compares Lewis Hamilton to Tom Brady amid talk of new Mercedes deal

Hamilton, who is entering his 11th season with Mercedes, only has a contract until the end of 2023


Mark Evans’ Bleak Expectations set to make West End debut – Stephen Fry, Jo Brand, Jack Dee, Lee Mack to star

A packed cast of guest stars are set to be joining the hilarious adaptation


Former Swedish prime minister to lead soccer federation

Former Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has been recommended to become the next president of the country’s soccer federation


NASCAR 75: Car evolution includes stock, wings, safety. EV?

NASCAR’s next 75 years almost certainly will include at least a partially electric vehicle turning laps at Daytona International Speedway


Watch as Nicola Sturgeon announces resignation as Scotland’s first minister

Watch live as Nicola Sturgeon is expected to announce her resignation as Scotland’s first minister after more than eight years in the role.


Jeremy Corbyn will not be a Labour candidate at next election, Starmer confirms

The Labour leader has welcomed the equalities watchdog’s decision to lift the party out of special measures over its past failings on antisemitism.


British man who died in Ukraine named as dad-of-two ‘hero’ paramedic

The Foreign Office said it was supporting his family.


New generation can fill void left by Serena Williams and Roger Federer’s retirements, insists tennis chief

ITF President David Haggerty believes that the future of the sport is safe with an emerging group of new stars


Sylvia at the Old Vic review – Beverley Knight is magnificent in mixed suffragette musical

The sheer charisma and vocal power of the leads transcend the more stilted aspects of this hip-hop show about the Pankhursts


Scientists re-engineer dead birds into drones that may one day spy on humans, wildlife

Researchers combined taxidermy bird parts and drone mechanisms to model general appearance and motions of birds


Russia deploys ships armed with tactical nuclear weapons for first time in 30 years, says Norway

Norwegian report comes days ahead of Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine touching one-year mark


Chelsea v Borussia Dortmund LIVE result: Champions League score as Sterling and Havertz send Chelsea through

Everything you need to know ahead of Chelsea’s last-16 clash with Dortmund


F1 Canadian Grand Prix RESULT: Race standings as Max Verstappen wins in Montreal

Lewis Hamilton, George Russell and Toto Wolff will be present for Mercedes’ W14 reveal at Silverstone


Classic Italian recipes that are affordable, zero-waste and delicious

In an era of excessive convenience and disposable food waste, Gennaro Contaldo’s newest cookbook could not come at a better time. Lauren Taylor takes three hearty recipes for a whirl


Governor of China’s Xinjiang cancels controversial visit to UK

China is alleged to have forcibly sterilised women and put children in ‘concentration camps’ in the province.


Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde sued by former nanny for wrongful dismissal

Ericka Genaro said she suffered from ‘extreme anxiety’ and stress following the couple’s separation in 2020 which ultimately became ‘debilitating’.


Tottenham survive late Milan chances as Brahim Diaz settles last-16 first leg

AC Milan 1-0 Tottenham: Spurs are still in this tie but were thankful that Charles De Ketelaere and Malick Thiaw missed free headers late on at the San Siro


King Charles expresses sorrow for those affected by quake

Britain’s King Charles III has met with Turkish and Syrian communities in London, showing support to those sending aid to their homeland and expressing sorrow for those affected by last … Continue Reading →


Beckhams, Molly-Mae Hague and Carol Vorderman lead stars in celebrating Valentine’s Day with tribute posts

A number of celebrities paid tribute to their loved ones this Valentine’s Day



Convicted killer guilty of violently abusing boy in years before fatal attacks

Alun Kyte assaulted his victim before being convicted of murdering two women.


FTSE falls just short of hitting 8,000 mark

Helped by telecoms companies, London’s top index pushed to as high as 7,996.35, sparking hopes that it might hit the big round number.


Met police officers cleared of assaulting black teenager in south London

Sergeant Dave Mattock and acting Sergeant Callum Ferguson were cleared of a single charge of assault by beating at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday


Family of Kenneth Noye’s road rage murder victim criticise BBC over portrayal

Noye stabbed 21-year-old Stephen Cameron to death in a road rage attack on an M25 slip road in 1996


What is Marburg virus and how does it spread?

Certain strains of the virus can kill up to 88 per cent of infected people


‘It’s Mount Mina’: Ashton Kutcher says he tried to name mountain after wife Mila Kunis

The ‘Your Place or Mine’ star was the first person to climb and name a mountain in the South Pole


Ryan Reynolds welcomes Emma Corrin to the Deadpool family

‘The Crown’ star is set to join the franchise’s third film


Michigan State shooting – updates: Murdered victims named as chilling details around Anthony McRae revealed

Police say suspect was in contact with law enforcement before dying by suicide


Philanthropy 50: List of America’s top 50 donors of 2022

As the ranks of America’s super wealthy grow, the roster of major philanthropists is expanding to include not-so-typical megadonors — among them, a professional clarinetist, a Ph.D. in meat science, … Continue Reading →


Ted Lasso cast announce season 3 release date

‘Happy Valentine’s Day’


The surprisingly unromantic origins of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day hasn’t always been flowers, chocolate and saccharine romance


Police officer failed to catch Wayne Couzens for flashing days before Sarah Everard murder

Couzens pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey on Monday to three counts of indecent exposure between November 2020 and February 2021.


China's Xi expresses support for Iran amid Western pressure

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has expressed support for Iran during a visit by its president as Tehran tries to expand relations with Beijing and Moscow to offset Western sanctions over … Continue Reading →


10 co-op games for couples to play together on Valentine’s Day

All of them can be played on the same screen (though most require two gamepads), and we’ve not included anything that requires more than one console


The 70mph drones taking hospital medical supplies to the skies

Drones will transport clinical supplies, prescriptions, blood packs and mail


Someone bought Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates for £25,000 – but they won’t find sweets inside

The famous box from the legendary 1994 film has been auctioned


Open hearts, helping hands: Jill Biden's valentine to US

The handprints of military children pressed onto paper hearts will decorate a corner of the White House as first lady Jill Biden celebrates Valentine’s Day


Pilots reveal close encounters amid spy balloon concern

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed to do whatever it takes to keep the UK safe.


Ford to axe 1,300 jobs in UK in huge restructuring across Europe

Ford says shake-up will pave way for profitable future


Gakpo scored, Klopp fist-pumped and Liverpool finally won – but are they really back?

A win in the Merseyside derby was a welcome relief for Anfield but bigger tests loom in the Premier League and Champions League


AC Milan vs Tottenham LIVE: Champions League result and final score as Spurs survive late missed chances

Everything you need to know ahead of tonight’s Champions League knockout fixture


Michigan State University: Gunman dead after shooting eight across two campus locations

At least one person is dead and multiple people are injured in a shooting at Michigan State University (MSU), officials say.


Academy president says organisation’s response to Will Smith slap was inadequate

The actor stormed the stage at the 95th Academy Awards in January last year, and slapped comedian Chris Rock.


Interior secretary hires Native American as legal counsel

An attorney who oversaw New Mexico’s Indian Affairs Department has been tapped to serve as a top legal advisor to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland


Forrest Gump chocolate box sells for £20,500 in time for Valentine’s Day

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! purchased the well-known prop, which is signed by Tom Hanks.


One dead, two critically hurt, and a suspect who ‘wanted to die’: What we know about the Brooklyn U-Haul ‘rampage’

‘At this time, we have no indication that there was any terrorism involvement in this incident,’ NYPD Commissioner says


UK presents evidence linking Iran in Houthi weapon supply

Britain says it has for the first time presented evidence to the UN that Iran is supplying advanced weapons to the Houthi rebels in Yemen


Morning exercise may be the best way of burning fat, study suggests

Researchers say physical activity at different times of the day can affect the body in different ways.


George Santos ridiculed over Super Bowl tweet: ‘Amazing that you are the starting quarterback for both teams’

The scandal-ridden New York congressman seemingly cannot escape internet mockery


Report into Champions League final chaos blames Uefa for near ‘disaster’

Uefa’s own report in the Champions League final is set to conclude that ‘reprehensible’ attempts were made to blame Liverpool fans


Pressure grows on Rishi Sunak to end political BBC appointments after damning Richard Sharp report

Corporation warned its image ‘tainted’ by row over chairman’s ties to Boris Johnson


Kevin Mbabu leaves Fulham for loan spell with Swiss outfit Servette

The 27-year-old defender has made seven appearances since his summer arrival from Wolfsburg


Second British passports in demand as Home Office insists on 10-week renewal time

Exclusive: Refusal to shorten waiting times means holidaymakers are seeking additional travel documents


Liverpool vs Everton LIVE: Premier League result and final score after Mohamed Salah and Cody Gakpo goals

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds take on Sean Dyche’s Toffees in the Merseyside Derby


Underwear worn by Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad to fetch up to £4,100

The garments form part of a collection of over 1,000 TV and entertainment props and memorabilia items that are going under the online hammer.


Richard Hammond fears memory loss a sign of more serious issue after 2006 crash

The broadcaster spoke about the crash on the Diary Of A CEO podcast.


Police officer accused of rape ‘abused his position’, High Court told

Martyn Coulter, 36, is on trial accused of rape, assault and sexual assault.


12 examples of ‘lavish spending’ on Whitehall procurement cards

Opposition says the spending amounts to ‘scadalous’ waste


‘You can’t be a dictator and throw clothes on people’: Sex and the City designer Patricia Field on Studio 54, Chris Noth and dressing Carrie Bradshaw

The celebrated costume designer partied with Warhol and Halston before dressing Sarah Jessica Parker and Meryl Streep on screen. She talks to Olivia Petter about her new memoir ‘Pat in … Continue Reading →


Neil Warnock comes out of retirement to become Huddersfield Town manager

The 74-year-old announced had previously announced his retirement from football managment in April 2022


Best hotels in California 2023: From glamorous Hollywood to family-friendly Disneyland

Discover the best stays the Golden State has to offer


COVID could create crisis in Alex Murdaugh murder trial

Two jurors in the double murder trial of disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh have COVID, leaving the future of the proceedings in some doubt as they enter their 16th … Continue Reading →


Fans were left confused after Tubi’s viral Super Bowl ad: ‘Scrambling for the remote’

The commercial started off with a fake broadcast of the game


Misophonia is ruining my life — and I’m not alone

Does the sound of someone eating, scratching or biting their nails make you want to scream? One in five people suffer from misophonia, says Maddy Mussen


More 20mph speed limits to come in London, as data shows fewer collisions

Transport for London plans to introduce 20mph limits on 137 miles of its own roads by 2024


Fighter jets and ‘wings of freedom’: Will supplying aircraft bring the UK closer to war with Russia?

President Zelensky’s request for British jets invites ‘potential escalatory risks’ Downing Street says


Elon Musk snubs ex-Nasa astronaut over Starlink for Ukraine: ‘We will not enable escalation of conflict that may lead to WWIII’

The tech tycoon rejected Scott Kelly’s appeal over Starlink’s availability in the warzone


Disney is planning an Avatar experience at Disneyland

The Walt Disney Co. is planning to add an Avatar experience to Disneyland and explore other opportunities at its theme parks as it looks for more ways to appeal to … Continue Reading →


Berlin Embassy spy was caught in undercover operation, court hears

Briton David Ballantyne Smith, 58, was driven by an intense hatred for his own country and by pro-Putin views, the Old Bailey was told.


Aldi’s pet event is back: Here’s everything you can buy, from dog beds to a grooming hair dryer

Keep your four-legged friend happy with these fun and practical purchases


Neil Warnock comes out of retirement for Huddersfield job in stunning U-turn

Neil Warnock has agreed a stunning return to management with Huddersfield Town, less than a year after retiring from the game.


The televangelist who claimed to heal Aids and counted Premier League stars among his followers

TB Joshua – whose church has been linked to missing aristocrat Constance Marten – claimed to have healed thousands, including former Arsenal and Nigeria forward Nwankwo Kanu


Antisemitism worries rising for many U.S. Jews, survey finds

More than four in ten Jews in the United States feel their status in America is less secure than it was a year earlier


War for control of Haiti's capital targets women's bodies

Haiti’s toxic slate of gangs are plundering the Caribbean nation


Conservation and development must work together

African Wildlife Foundation head Kaddu Sebunya explains why he believes humanity’s future relies on it finding a way to coexist with wildlife


Egypt's president praises UAE, seeking to heal Gulf aid rift

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has offered a monologue of praise for the United Arab Emirates, seeking to repair a rift between Cairo and the Gulf Arab states that have … Continue Reading →


Brianna Ghey – latest: Boy and girl appear in court charged with murder of trans teenager

Family pay tribute to ‘much-loved daughter, granddaughter, and baby sister’


10 essential London restaurants for out-of-towners (that are actually worth it)

Whether you’re a tourist or a long-suffering Londoner tasked with showing off the city, Clare Finney on the restaurants that show the best of the capital’s food scene


Train strike misery to continue as minister warns RMT latest rejected deal is government’s ‘final offer’

The transport minister couldn’t rule out the possibility strikes may continue until autumn


Company failures to rise in 2023 as cost pressures take their toll, warns FRP

Recent official figures showed the number of companies falling into insolvency in England and Wales last year surged to its highest since 2009.


Dubai again plans for flying taxi takeoff, this time by 2026

Dubai again is planning for the takeoff of flying taxis in this futuristic city-state on the Arabian Peninsula


Tributes to trans girl Brianna Ghey stabbed to death in park as police say no evidence of hate crime

Brianna Ghey’s body was found with multiple stab wounds on a path at Linear Park in Culcheth, Warrington


Scottie Scheffler tops Rory McIlroy in world rankings after defending title in Phoenix

The Masters champion carded a closing 65 to finish on 19 under par and two shots ahead of Nick Taylor


Blake Lively seemingly confirms birth of her and Ryan Reynolds’ fourth child: ‘Been busy’

Lively revealed she and Reynolds were expecting fourth child in September


Brittney Griner spotted smiling at the Super Bowl after release from Russian prison

A relaxed, smiling Brittney Griner was seen smiling at the Super Bowl after taking in the PGA Tour in Phoenix



Who won the Super Bowl? Eagles vs Chiefs result after Patrick Mahomes rallies to epic comeback victory

The NFL finale is fast approaching as the playoffs conclude on the road to Glendale, Arizona


Super Bowl 2023: Cable outage strikes Philadelphia hours before Eagles face Kansas City Chiefs

Outage began in early afternoon, with fix promised by game time


Fourth celebrity contestant sent home after skate-off on Dancing On Ice

All four judges opted to save one of the celebrities as they praised their technique.


Air apparent: Sam Smith goes viral with Brit Awards outfit

Musician Sam Smith turned heads with the eye-catching black latex outfit the “Unholy” singer wore to the Brit Awards Saturday night in London


Sam Smith, Lily Allen and Sienna Miller lead New York Fashion Week’s AW23 front row

Rodarte, Proenza Schouler and Jonathan Simkhai have attracted the biggest names so far


Six Nations bonus points system explained

England secured a bonus point against Italy in the second week of Six Nations fixtures


‘I want him to run’: South Carolina Rep Jim Clyburn backs Biden 2024 bid

‘I see no reason for him not to run,’ influential South Carolina congressman Jim Clyburn says


Marcus Rashford inspires Manchester United to late win at rivals Leeds

Leeds United 0-2 Manchester United: Rashford continued his brilliant goalscoring form before Alejandro Garnacho sealed the win at Elland Road


BRIT Awards 2023: Five things we learned from this year’s prize ceremony

It’s Harry’s House alright, but mistakes do happen…


Vanessa Feltz’s ex Ben Ofoedu addresses cheating rumours for the first time

The singer says his ex has gone ‘a bit scorched earth’


Next Southampton manager odds: Marcelo Bielsa among early favourites after Nathan Jones sacked

Saints need quick appointment in Premier League relegation battle


Israeli police seal up home of Jerusalem attacker's family

Israeli police say that security personnel have sealed up the family home of a Palestinian man who careened his car into a Jerusalem bus stop, killing three Israelis and injuring … Continue Reading →


Warning about romance scammers issued ahead of Valentine’s Day

Paying for an emergency, travel or bills are among the most common reasons people were asked for money after meeting others online, UK Finance said.


‘People’s fear levels were sky-high’: Rosy McEwen on how Section 28 drama Blue Jean is breaking the mould for lesbians on screen

In her first lead film role, the 29-year-old plays a gay PE teacher forced to hide her true self. She tells Ellie Harrison about the emotional toll of the part … Continue Reading →


Union: Fired EMTs didn't get enough info in Nichols response

The head of a union representing most of the Memphis Fire Department said three employees who were fired after the death of Tyre Nichols weren’t given enough information as they … Continue Reading →


Brits are ‘Harry’s House’ as Styles sweeps the board with four wins

Indie band were among the biggest winners of the night


Mo Gilligan pokes fun at Matt Hancock during the Brit Awards

He said that the former health secretary would soon be entering Love Island for Casa Amor.


Stacey Solomon gives birth to her fifth child

The singer and TV presenter welcomed a baby girl.


Pictures of the week: World record martial arts festival, sacred rituals and an acrobatic flying team

The Independent’s picture editors bring you the best photography from all corners of the planet


1,000 romance fraud incidents in London cost victims nearly £15 million last year

Londoners were conned out of millions of pounds in 2022, figures show


Jill Biden not shy about her 'Philly girl' sports fandom

First lady Jill Biden is going to the Super Bowl for cheer on her beloved Philadelphia Eagles against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in Arizona


Albanian opposition leads anti-government protest

Thousands of supporters of Albania’s political opposition are taking part in an anti-government protest and calling for the prime minister’s resignation for alleged corruption and mishandling of the small Balkan … Continue Reading →


‘It gives me the creeps’: Ulrika Jonsson reacts to Leonardo DiCaprio ‘sickening’ dating controversy

‘Old Leo is 48 and he is well known to have dated a string of under-25s,’ presenter wrote


Irish President enjoys Derry City match despite security alert disruption

Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris said he was also ‘delighted’ to attend the event.


West Ham XI vs Chelsea: Starting lineup, confirmed team news, injury latest for Premier League game today

Latest team news updates as West Ham host Chelsea in London derby



Home Office gave council 48 hours’ notice asylum seekers would be moved to hotel

A demonstration outside the Suites Hotel in Merseyside descended into chaos on Friday, with protesters hurling missiles and damaging a police van.


India’s top court calls for expert panel to examine fallout of Adani Group fraud allegations

India’s finance minister says Indian regulators are working to protect investor interests


Meet Slawn, the artist designing the new Brit Awards statuette

The Nigerian artist known for collaborations with Skepta, Central Cee and the late Virgil Abloh is a bold choice to create the new Brit Awards trophy. He speaks with Craig … Continue Reading →


US blacklists 6 Chinese entities over balloon program

The United States has blacklisted six Chinese entities it says are linked to Beijing’s aerospace programs as part of its retaliation over an alleged Chinese spy balloon that traversed the … Continue Reading →


New AI voice-cloning tools 'add fuel' to misinformation fire

An altered video that shows President Joe Biden making comments that attack transgender people was created with a new generation of artificial intelligence tools


McConnell’s rare outburst on live radio shows he wants Republicans to back off

The most ruthless political operator in Washington has seen enough


Coronation emblem created by Apple’s former design guru unveiled

King Charles III will be anointed and crowned in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey on May 6.



Riot police called to protests outside asylum-seeker hotel as police van set on fire

‘Seems out of control,’ says refugee charity whose staff are ‘trapped’ during incident in Knowsley


Why Biden ordered ‘object’ shot down over Alaska so quickly

The ‘object’ traveling at 40,000 feet above Alaska posed a greater threat to civilian air traffic than the espionage airship that floated 20,000 feet higher in the atmosphere


Super Bowl squares: How to play, and win, football game

The Super Bowl will take place Sunday 13 February


Prepped and eloquent, Zelenskyy wows Europe's leaders

Before the Ukraine war, Volodymyr Zelenskyy travelled to western European capitals as a junior partner from one of many poorer eastern countries


Zelensky shares frustrations over Germany’s ‘up and down’ support

EU leaders have voiced concerns about sending long-range missiles to war-torn Ukraine


Miles and Keleigh Teller choose joy in new Super Bowl ad

“Top Gun: Maverick” star Miles Teller and his wife, Keleigh, have teamed up for a Bud Light Super Bowl ad where they dance to customer-service hold music


Nice vs Ajaccio LIVE: Ligue 1 result, final score and reaction

Follow all the action from Allianz Riviera


UK avoids recession, but growth is nowhere to be found

As any A-level economics teacher will tell you, the key to explaining the concept of falling inflation is that while prices are still rising, they are doing so at a … Continue Reading →


Matty Healy sparks backlash over interview that mocks Japanese, Hawaiian and Scottish people

The 1975 frontman made a number of inflammatory remarks while being interviewed on US podcast ‘The Adam Friedland Show’


Hope for teen whose minor ankle injury left him constant pain

Alfie Scriven, 15, is living with a condition so severe he has often begged to die


Police seek man in ‘Pornhub’ jumper after St Pancras sexual assault

The man was pictured wearing a Christmas jumper featuring the name of the adult entertainment website


Indian gov't withdraws appeal to hug cows on Valentine's Day

India’s government has withdrawn its earlier appeal to citizens to mark Valentine’s Day next week not as a celebration of romance but as “Cow Hug Day” to better promote Hindu … Continue Reading →


More than half of Londoners do not trust the Metropolitan Police, poll shows

Figures shared with the Standard come as former Met officer David Carrick recieves 36 life sentences for horrific sex offences


Covid-19 infections in England rise for first time in five weeks

The data shows ‘a mixed picture across the UK’.


Trump’s ex-national security adviser subpoenaed in special counsel probes of classified documents and Jan 6

Trump is yet to comment on the revelations Mike Pence and Robert O’Brien have been subpoenaed – despite coming on the same day that his Facebook and Instagram accounts were … Continue Reading →


ParliScran reveals MPs’ cheap meals at taxpayer’s expense

Last week a soup, salad and chips combo totted up to £2.70


Anthony Joshua: ‘Oleksandr Usyk was praying in his corner – that’s how much he wanted it’

After a second straight points loss to Usyk, Joshua returns to the ring in April to fight Jermaine Franklin


Under-fire FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem to attend F1 opener in Bahrain

The 61-year-old Emirati announced in a letter to F1’s 10 team principals this week that he was conceding day-to-day control of the sport.


Stop speaking publicly about bullying inquiry, union chief tells Raab

The Deputy Prime Minister has said that the allegations against him published in the media were ‘mostly incorrect’.


Dallas Cowboys stadium ‘in the running’ to host Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler, says Dana White

The UFC president also mentioned New York, Las Vegas and London as potential locations for the fight


Rihanna says there are ‘probably 39 different versions’ of her Super Bowl halftime setlist

‘You’re trying to cram 17 years of work into 13 minutes,’ said the singer of her forthcoming performance


'We couldn't let go': War tears young Ukrainian family apart

University student Vlada Yushchenko was still in her teens and nearly three months pregnant when she hugged her husband at the border, turned away and walked into Moldova


Vanessa Hudgens and Major League Baseball star Cole Tucker announce engagement

The former High School Musical star shared a snap of her ring and said she ‘couldn’t be happier’


Battle of former diplomats in Cyprus' presidential election

A youthful foreign minister who campaigned as a unifier unconstrained by antiquated ideological and party lines will take on a veteran diplomat with broad voter appeal in a Feb. 12 … Continue Reading →


How are parents keeping up with high household bills?

Almost half of parents have made personal sacrifices to reduce energy costs, according to a survey. By Vicky Shaw.


'It just rang': In crises, US-China hotline goes unanswered

When a giant Chinese balloon made an uninvited visit to the United States, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin turned to a hotline system set up with Beijing to defuse the … Continue Reading →


Celebs tout ice baths, but science on benefits is lukewarm

Celebrities and regular folk are plunging into frigid water for their social media feeds, but the science on the stated benefits is lukewarm


Woman poisoned lookalike friend with drug-laced cheesecake to steal identity

Russian-born Viktoria Nasyrova faces up to 25 years behind bars when she is sentenced


Gun safety bills gain in Minnesota amid Democratic control

Gun safety bills are advancing at the Minnesota Legislature


Will the Super Bowl fix its sexist commercials this year?

For every clever, thought-provoking segment, or just plain fun 60 second spot, there’s a sexist ad waiting


Outcry in India as journalist who exposed powerful land broker is brutally murdered the next day

Speaking to Sravasti Dasgupta, Shashikant Warishe’s editor pays tribute to a ‘fearless’ reporter: ‘He was not scared of anything’


Chinese balloon shot down over Atlantic ‘was equipped to collect intelligence signals’ – US

The Chinese balloon shot down over the United States was part of a huge, military-linked aerial spy scheme targeting more than 40 countries, according to the US government.


‘Money, money, money’: Anthony Joshua honest about motivation for Jermaine Franklin fight

The heavyweights came face to face at a news conference in London, where they will clash in April


Athlete who completed endurance challenge in wheelchair returns to UK

Darren Edwards said he slept the whole flight from Miami to London.


Landlord repossessions almost doubled at end of 2022, charity says

Matt Downie of Crisis said the Government ‘cannot continue to look the other way’ as more people are forced into homelessness.


Landlords subject to strict time limits to fix damp under Awaab’s Law

Awaab Ishak’s parents had their complaints about mould in their housing association flat ‘repeatedly ignored’.


Man remanded on abduction charge after disappearance of 11-year-old

Andrew Miller, 53, appeared at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday.


Aldi could be forced to remove popular ‘copycat’ product from its shelves

The High Court has reached a judgment on M&S’s claims that Aldi infringed on one of its popular Christmas designs


Jailed leader of Greek far-right party faces election ban

Greece’s government is seeking to ban a far-right political party led by a jailed former lawmaker from participating in a general election later this year


Former Kenyan policeman sentenced to death for murder

A Kenyan former policeman has been sentenced to death for the murder of a human rights lawyer, his client and a taxi driver


Watch live: Pope Francis arrives in South Sudan with Archbishop of Canterbury and Church of Scotland Moderator

Watch live as Pope Francis arrives in South Sudan for a joint visit with the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the Church of Scotland Moderator Iain Greenshields.


BBC facing calls to investigate claims Dominic Raab swore at young staff member

EXCLUSIVE: Broadcaster under pressure to probe alleged incident


Talking points ahead of England’s Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland

After nearly a decade of English dominance, the rivalry has been tipped on its head since Scotland triumphed at Murrayfield in 2018.


‘Oldest animal fossil’ that rewrote India’s history turns out to be recently ‘decayed bee hive’

‘Closer look demonstrates that the impression resulted from decay of a modern beehive’


Missing dog walker Nicola Bulley’s final text before she disappeared revealed

The 45-year-old mother of two arranged a playdate with a friend just minutes before she disappeared


Woman shocked as husband books her and toddler into economy while flying business class

‘Am I being unreasonable to drag him out of business class so he can do his share of parenting?’ asks blindsided mother


Air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of depression and anxiety, says new study

The study identified 13,131 cases of depression and 15,835 of anxiety caused by pollution.


‘Why, why, why?’ – 9 famous songs that were banned

Some songs were written to provoke, while others have fallen foul of misinterpretation. Lizzy Cooney picks some of the most infamous cases of musical censorship


Watch: Pope Francis meets bishops in Democratic Republic of Congo

Watch live as Pope Francis meets with Catholic bishops during his last day in the Democratic Republic of Congo today, 3 February.


Pakistani troops kill 2 militants in raid near Afghan border

Pakistan’s military says security forces have killed two insurgents during a raid of a militant hideout in a former Pakistani Taliban stronghold near Afghanistan


Four-fifths of UK butterfly species have declined since 1970s, report says

Restoration efforts can be successful if more resources are allocated, wildlife charity says


What the papers say – February 3

The heartache of a missing mum’s family features among the front pages.


Kansas commits $304M to chip plant to lure federal funds

Kansas plans to give $304 million in taxpayer-funded incentives to a semiconductor company in its largest city to build a huge new factory


Ohio man shot dead by police while cleaning out late grandmother’s home

Joe Frasure, 28, was fatally shot by officers in the city of Wyoming on 30 January


Arizona secretary of state requests investigation of Kari Lake over potential campaign violation

Secretary of State Adrian Fontes believes Ms Lake may have violated campaign law with a tweet about voter signatures


City of London to revamp traffic system in latest phase of Bank Junction work

The All Change At Bank project is part of an upgrade of Bank station on one of the capital’s busiest junctions


Report: FBI investigating Santos fundraiser for sick dog

A published report says federal authorities are investigating whether embattled New York Rep. George Santos raised $3,000 for life-saving surgery for a disabled veteran’s dog and then kept the money … Continue Reading →


Rishi Sunak – live: Dominic Raab ‘bullied’ Gina Miller during ‘aggressive’ encounter

The interview will air at 8pm as part of the series Piers Morgan Uncensored


Hasty Pudding to fete Bob Odenkirk as its Man of the Year

Award-winning actor and bestselling author Bob Odenkirk will be feted Thursday as 2023 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals


9 held in Netherlands, Belgium over German ATM explosions

German authorities say that nine men suspected of involvement in blowing up dozens of cash machines in Germany and stealing some 5.2 million euros (nearly $5.7 million) have been arrested … Continue Reading →


Steve Borthwick insists omitted Manu Tuilagi’s England career is not over

Tuilagi, a veteran of 50 caps and a regular choice for the Red Rose for much of the past decade, was not even named in Borthwick’s 23-man squad.


Ex-student police officer jailed for sending sexual messages to young girl

Jason Hicks persuaded the nine-year-old to send him intimate pictures.


Man convicted of manslaughter after fatally stabbing father, 34, outside Greenwich Belushi’s

The fatal stabbing came after a group altercation outside Belushi’s bar next to Greenwich station


Looking for love online? New study shows mixed experiences

Whether looking for love or a casual encounter, 3 in 10 U.S. adults say they have used a dating site or app


New England owner desperate for Tom Brady to retire as a Patriot

Brady announced that he was retiring “for good” on Wednesday in an emotional video


Chateau Royal, Berlin: newly opened hotel is a design and art-lover’s dream for a sumptuous stay

Original artworks, a delicious restaurant and sceney bar are welcome distractions but beautifully appointed rooms are the star of the show at this new Mitte hotel


At Nichols' funeral, Black America's grief on public display

The funeral of Tyre Nichols had all the hallmarks of what’s known as a homegoing service in Black American communities: comforting gospel hymns, remembrances from loved ones and a stirring … Continue Reading →


Football’s landmark moment and how white paper can change game forever

The white paper on football being submitted to the government next week is a landmark moment in the game


Threat of further strikes on Elizabeth line suspended following talks

The TSSA union said its members involved in the dispute have agreed to suspend industrial action until the beginning of March.


Iranian film director goes on hunger strike in prison

An Iranian director who was arrested last summer, weeks before his latest film was released to widespread acclaim, has gone on hunger strike


Three teenage boys arrested after 20-year-old man stabbed to death

The teenagers, one aged 15 and two aged 16, were arrested at a hotel in North Wales.


Kit Hesketh-Harvey, the last of the Vaudevillians, was that genuine rarity: funny both on stage and off

The screenwriter, musician, composer, actor and performer has died suddenly aged 65. David Lister pays tribute to a man who always revelled in that quintessentially English humour


Government to reveal football regulator plans next week as sweeping reforms promised

The introduction of an independent regulator for football is poised to take a significant step forward next week with the publication of a Government White Paper, promising sweeping reforms.