Is Apple about to create its own version of USB-C for the iPhone 15?

It could place restrictions on cables that don’t meet its Made for iPhone certification standards.

King Charles and Camilla, Queen Consort to make first state visits to France and Germany

Charles and Camilla will travel to the French capital Paris and then continue onwards to Berlin in Germany during a six-day visit which begins on March 26

Evidence rule breaches ‘obvious’ to Johnson, partygate ‘lies’ inquiry says

The Commons Privileges Committee is investigating whether the former prime minister lied to MPs with his partygate denials.

Michael Douglas plans to ‘license name and likeness’ as he shares AI future fears

The actor plans to prevent his face and voice from being recreated without permission after his death

Simon Le Bon says putting ego second is key to Duran Duran’s longevity

The 64-year-old singer said a lot of bands have ‘broken up’ as some members get paid more because they write the songs, unlike Duran Duran.

World Wildlife Day: UN celebration of animals and plants on 50th anniversary of CITES

The UN and CITES recently pledged to reduce the extinction rate tenfold.

These WhatsApp leaks: yet again more heat than light on lockdowns

To lock down, to not lock down, when, for how long, what tier and what level of financial support, masks at school, outside, or only on crowded undergrounds? This was … Continue Reading →

Schiaparelli debuts first pitch-perfect ready-to-wear collection in Paris

Daniel Roseberry delivers 360 wardrobe for the Schiap woman

Flo interview: ‘The Brits doesn’t feel like a win. Especially with what we’re about’

This year’s Rising Stars may have been put together by a management team, but Flo are no pop puppets. Lisa Wright meets a London trio not afraid to speak their … Continue Reading →

Alex Murdaugh to be sentenced tomorrow after court hears victim impact statements

Friends and family members of disgraced heir could head back to court for sentencing

Buster Murdaugh remains stoic as father Alex is convicted of killing his brother Paul and mother Maggie

The only surviving son of Alex and Maggie testified in his father’s defence that he was ‘destroyed’ after the murders

Senator Dianne Feinstein hospitalised in California

US Senator Dianne Feinstein has been hospitalised in California to be treated for shingles, her office has confirmed.

House Republicans hang Oversight chair James Comer out to dry after shocking Beau Biden remarks

Republicans weren’t eager to defend or condemn the House Oversight chair after he suggested President Biden’s late son should have been indicted

OJ Simpson reveals his Alex Murdaugh murder trial verdict prediction

Disgraced former football star, acquitted of murder in 1995, responds as people keep asking opinion

AOC likely broke ‘impermissible gifts’ law with Met Gala appearance, says House ethics office

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez likely broke the “impermissible gifts” law over a rented dress she wore to the 2021 Met Gala, says the House ethics office.

Egypt raises price of gasoline in latest hike amid inflation

Egypt has announced it’s raising prices of some types of gasoline, the latest hike to beset the cash-strapped Middle East country

Asylum seekers rescued at sea can be lawfully prosecuted, Court of Appeal rules

Provisions in the Nationality and Borders Act, which came into force last year, were considered by leading judges.

Bill limiting drag shows sparks chants of ‘shame’ from foes

Republican lawmakers have advanced a bill aimed at putting limits on drag shows in Kentucky

Average long-term US mortgage rate hits 3-month high

The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate hit a three-month high this week, reflecting higher Treasury yields and expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue to raise its benchmark rate and … Continue Reading →

Nurse faces legal action for ‘faking’ Spanish kids’ vaccines

A Spanish lawyer says 42 families in Spain are pursuing legal action against a nurse whom they allege faked the process of administering routine vaccines to their children

Tom Pearson interview: London Irish star hails ‘big mentality shift’ in Premiership play-off race

Impressive back-rower on England’s radar in World Cup year as Exiles continue top-four push

UN nuclear watchdog head to go to Iran for high-level talks

The U.N. nuclear watchdog says that its director-general will travel to Tehran for high-level meetings at the invitation of Iran’s government

Cate Blanchett shows off her dance ‘skills’ in Sparks’s new music video

Video for ‘The Girl Is Crying In Her Latte’ premieres on Friday 3 March

Out of office: Five of the best destinations for remote working while on holiday

Daily commute getting you down? These countries will let you work from the beach

Jena Malone reveals she was sexually assaulted while making The Hunger Games films

The US actress says she has ‘worked very hard to heal’

MI5 missed ‘significant’ chance to stop Manchester Arena terror attack, inquiry finds

Security Service ‘took no action’ on intelligence that proved relevant to Salman Abedi’s deadly bomb plot

Government accused of using up MPs’ time with ‘last-minute filler debates’

The SNP’s Commons leader, Deidre Brock, suggested ministers have a light legislative agenda.

Martin Lewis gives new warning about credit cards and eligibility calculators

Almost every credit application goes on your credit file, MoneySavingExpert’s Martin Lewis has said.

Virgil van Dijk reveals sacrifices required to play for Liverpool

The Netherlands captain has described what it takes to ensure he’s at the top of his game

Southampton duo expected to ‘be sorry’ for crucial errors in FA Cup embarrassment

Southampton crashed out of the FA Cup to League Two side Grimsby

G20 fails to agree on joint statement over Ukraine as Blinken meets Lavrov

‘Unfortunately, this meeting has again been marred by Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified war against Ukraine’, says US’s Antony Blinken

Londoner completes mission to sample a scone at every possible National Trust location

Sarah Merker has ranked and reviewed 244 scones and accrued thousands of Twitter followers in the process

When does Love Island 2023 finish? Final episode date revealed

The islanders entered the South African villa six weeks ago.

Italy PM urges India to play key role in ending Ukraine war

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is urging India to play a central role in facilitating a negotiating process to end the Russian war against Ukraine

Former Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler opponent makes prediction for UFC clash

Eddie Alvarez, who was knocked out by McGregor in 2016, previously traded wins with Chandler

‘Isn’t she amazing?’ Biden leads laughter at Marjorie Taylor Greene after false fentanyl claims

‘The interesting thing is, that fentanyl they took came during the last administration,’ says Biden

Manchester United discover vital ingredients to thrive as comeback kings under Erik ten Hag

The Red Devils surged from behind to West Ham to advance to the FA Cup quarter-finals and keep alive the prospect of a cup treble

Tesco recalls popular product over allergy fears: ‘Do not eat it’

Own brand Arrabbiata Sauce has been pulled from shelves because it may contain milk that is not mentioned on label

Watch as rescue teams work to remove wreckage from deadly Greek train crash

Watch live from Greece as rescue teams work to remove wreckage from the site of a train crash which killed at least 43 people.

Jennifer Coolidge lives out ‘Godzilla fantasy’ in Japanese-inspired photoshoot

The shoot was directed by award-winning director duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, the masterminds behind Everything Everywhere All At Once.

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St falls on inflation fears

Asian stock markets are mixed after signs of enduring upward pressure on American prices added to expectations of higher interest rates for longer

Obama praises woman behind ‘Fired up’ chant as she retires

Former President Barack Obama is marking the retirement of the South Carolina woman credited with popularizing the chant “Fired up, ready to go!”

Democrats ask Fox not to push ‘propaganda’ on 2020 election

The two top Democrats in Congress are asking Fox News executives not to spread false information about the 2020 election and are demanding that commentators who suggested that the election … Continue Reading →

Django review: The execution is at times more spaghetti junction than spaghetti western

Matthias Schoenaerts leads the cast of this tangled reboot of Sergio Corbucci’s film franchise

Long ‘driven’ to keep growing Alliance after six years in charge

Under her leadership, the party has gone from eight MLAs to becoming the third largest party at Stormont with 17.

Harry and Meghan asked to ‘vacate’ their UK home Frogmore Cottage

Reports have claimed the move was sanctioned by the King.

Ministers must take the ‘risk of homelessness to Ukrainian families seriously’

Ukrainians are struggling to access the private rented sector which can penalise those on Universal Credit or with no credit history, MPs heard.

How the ‘Daisy Jones’ cast went from beginners to bandmates

In order to portray famous musicians in the new limited series “Daisy Jones & the Six,” its cast including Riley Keough and Sam Claflin had to attend weeks of band … Continue Reading →

Snapchat launches neutered version of ChatGPT for paying users

The ‘My AI’ chatbot can’t swear, discuss politics or write your essay for you

Tim Bresnan accused of using racist language towards Azeem Rafiq’s sister

The hearing into former Yorkshire player Rafiq’s allegations began in London on Wednesday.

Shipping companies reach $97M California oil spill agreement

Shipping companies have agreed to pay nearly $97 million to settle a lawsuit with a pipeline operator over a 2021 oil spill off the coast of Southern California

BFI Flare: Stephen Fry presents astonishing documentary about the queer Dutch artists who defied the Nazis

This documentary is presented by Stephen Fry and needs to be seen to be believed

Dawid Malan ready to play any role required to earn England World Cup spot

Malan made a stunning 114 not out in the ODI series opener against Bangladesh

Where is TikTok already banned?

The U.S. and Canada this week issued orders to ban the use of TikTok on government-issued mobile devices, as privacy and cybersecurity concerns grow in the West over the short-video … Continue Reading →

Motorist fined £650 after council worker ‘paints disabled bay around his car’

A furious motorist is embroiled in a parking row after being fined repeatedly by a south London council amid claims they painted a new disabled bay around his parked car.

Betty Boothroyd: First female Commons speaker who enhanced the parliament over which she presided

Daughter of Dewsbury textile workers became a megastar over her five decades in parliament – despite multiple failed attempts to win her seat

In Pictures: William and Kate mark St David’s Day with visit to Welsh Guards

The Princess of Wales was given a leek corsage to mark the occasion.

PM faces calls to explain why Scotland cannot receive same ‘special’ EU access

SNP MP Joanna Cherry noted that Rishi Sunak had ‘boasted’ the latest Brexit deal puts Northern Ireland in an ‘unbelievably special position’.

Student charged after ‘knocking teacher unconscious over Nintendo Switch’

The 17-year-old student could face a prison sentence of up to 30 years if convicted

Lavrov to tell G20 world is ‘on brink of disaster’ and rip into US at Delhi gathering

World diplomats to meet for largest gathering of foreign ministers in G20’s history

Man in 60s stabbed in high street brawl in east London

A man in his 60s has suffered a stab wound after a high street brawl in east London.

What Mandalorian fans need to know before watching season three of Star Wars spin-off

Fans warn you may have to watch The Book of Boba Fett first to understand what’s going on

Justin Bieber ‘cancels’ postponed world tour dates

Ticket sites have reportedly been allerting ticket holders that the shows will no longer go ahead

Futuristic digital displays to be trialled on London 63 bus route

The ‘Kindle’-style greyscale signs are also able to ‘talk’ to passengers with visual impairments

China says EU TikTok ban will harm business confidence

China says a ban on the use of TikTok by official European Union institutions will harm business confidence in Europe

China dismisses FBI statement on COVID-19 lab leak theory

For the second day in a row, China is dismissing U.S. suggestions that the COVID-19 pandemic may have been triggered by a virus that leaked from a Chinese laboratory

England ‘only one hot spell away’ from another drought after dry February

63 per cent of rivers are below normal levels for this time of year

Lewis Hamilton starts new F1 season armed with stunning race record

Hamilton originally said he had no intention to race into his forties, but as the landmark has grown nearer, his tack has changed

East-West showdown looms at G-20 FMs meeting in India

Fractured East-West relations over Russia’s war in Ukraine and increasing concerns about China’s global aspirations are set to dominate what is expected to be a highly contentious meeting of foreign … Continue Reading →

China rips new US House committee on countering Beijing

China has lashed out at a new U_S_ House committee dedicated to countering Beijing, demanding its members “discard their ideological bias and zero-sum Cold War mentality.”

Putin bans Russian officials from using foreign words in swipe at ‘degenerate’ West

Russian president amends 2005 law designed to protect language

Lemsip and Durex maker Reckitt grows on higher prices and baby formula shortage

The business was boosted as one of its rivals had to recall baby formula in the US.

Justice Secretary offers to meet Hillsborough families

Dominic Raab said the Government would be establishing an Independent Public Advocate to support those affected by major disasters.

California, beleaguered by earlier storms, gets fresh snow

A new storm has dumped fresh snow in the California mountains that are still staggering from earlier blizzards that stranded people and closed roads

Ghislaine Maxwell lodges appeal against sex trafficking conviction

Maxwell has called for her conviction and the underlying indictment to be thrown out, or failing that, a new trial or a re-sentencing.

Pedro Pascal grateful to have been ‘a passenger’ on recent blockbuster TV shows

The actor stars in HBO zombie drama The Last Of Us and will also reprise his role in season three of Disney’s The Mandalorian.

Public hearing into Azeem Rafiq’s racism allegations set to get under way

The hearing is scheduled to last until March 9.

Majority of schools to face strike disruption as 200,000 teachers begin walkout

Around 200,000 members will strike over three days of action this week

Mississippi could renew initiatives but ban them on abortion

Mississippi residents might get back the ability to enact public policy through statewide ballot initiatives

Dilapidated NHS buildings putting patients at risk, report warns

NHS Providers warn that some buildings are at risk of ‘sudden collapse’ due to underinvestment

Evan Ferguson is a unique talent, says Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi

The 18-year-old Republic of Ireland international scored his fourth goal in his last nine appearances.

FBI says man had guns, ammo, fake marshal ID in baggage

A felon faces two charges after federal agents say he tried to board a plane with three guns, ammunition and a fake U.S. marshal’s badge

Memphis teen 1 of 2 charged in church leader’s 2022 killing

Prosecutors say a 15-year-old boy and a 21-year-old man have been indicted in the carjacking and fatal shooting of a prominent United Methodist Church leader in Memphis, Tennessee

McCarthy defends giving Tucker Carlson Jan. 6 trove access

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is defending his decision to give Fox News’ Tucker Carlson “exclusive” access to Jan. 6 security footage of the Capitol attack

Tennessee officers’ conduct probed in woman’s death

Four Tennessee police officers are on leave during an internal investigation of how they treated a woman who died a day after she was discharged from a hospital but refused … Continue Reading →

Fulham vs Leeds United LIVE: FA Cup result, final score and reaction

Follow all the action from Craven Cottage

I paid £11 to travel 500km – but is the no-frills ‘Ryanair’ of the railways worth it?

Train Talk: French Railway has brought some ‘Ryanair’ aspects to its budget brand, Ouigo – and there’s nothing wrong with that

London fintech Railsr in emergency sales talks as FCA monitors health

The firm is a key partner to financial app Wagestream, through which thousands of NHS workers get access to their wages

Lucy Letby murder trial: Doctor ‘wishes he had gone straight to police over concerns’

Letby is accused of murdering seven babies and attempting to murder 10 others at the Countess of Chester Hospital between June 2015 and June 2016.

Thousands stranded as Colombia’s Viva Air grounds flights

Struggling low-cost airline Viva Air has suspended its operations in Colombia and Peru

Home-cooked Sunday roasts in decline due to energy costs

Almost half of UK adults want to discover more cost-efficient ways to make a roast dinner at home, according to new data.

You know the great thing about Rishi Sunak? How humble he will tell you he is

He’s the type of guy who can make history on a Monday afternoon and by Tuesday morning, just rather you talked about something else, because come on, this really isn’t … Continue Reading →

Inquest opens into murder of woman by husband after secure unit release

Sobhia Khan was beaten to death just four weeks after she was married to Atual Mustafa.

David Alaba explains Lionel Messi vote for Fifa award after getting online abuse

Alaba’s vote as Austria’s captain went for the former Barcelona forward ahead of Real Madrid team-mate Karim Benzema

Watchdog promises clampdown on malpractice in house building and rental sector

Officials at the Competition and Markets Authority said they ‘need to find’ any competition issues that might be holding back house building.

Barcelona hit by snow as Majorca issues rare winter weather red alert

Popular Balearic island tipped to see 16 inches of snow fall in the northern Serra de Tramuntana mountains

Sunak says NI businesses ‘don’t need to worry’ about rising corporation tax

International firms are ‘queuing up’ to invest in what could be the ‘world’s most exciting economic zone’, the PM said.

Gianluca Scamacca woes continue as West Ham striker dropped by agency over ‘trust’ issue

West Ham striker Gianluca Scamacca has been dropped by his agency over a breakdown in “the trust necessary for a healthy professional relationship”.

Marjorie Taylor Greene votes against resolution mourning loss of life in Turkey-Syria earthquake

House resolution approved by bipartisan vote of 412-2 on Monday

London property forecast: capital predicted to be global ‘megacity’ with house prices 12 times incomes by 2037

With house prices expected to reach 12 times annual salaries, the capital is set to become one of the least affordable cities in the world

Transgender rapist Isla Bryson jailed for 8 years

The 31-year-old was convicted following a trial at the High Court in Glasgow in January

Keke Palmer gives birth to first child and reveals her baby boy’s unique name

The Nope actress shared the happy news of her newborn son with boyfriend Darius Jackson

Tube strike: RMT to join Aslef in walkout on Budget Day

Drivers belonging to Aslef are due to walk out for 24 hours on March 15

Ian Fleming’s estate backs controversial James Bond edits: ‘It is something he would have wanted’

Author previously approved similar edits for the US publication of ‘Live and Let Die’

Sunak visits Northern Ireland to sell ‘important’ post-Brexit deal

Rishi Sunak said the deal agreed with the European Union addressed the concerns of people in Northern Ireland.

Taliban: 2 senior IS members killed in Afghanistan

Two senior regional members of the Islamic State group have been killed in Afghanistan in recent weeks during separate raids in Kabul

Bella Ramsay explains why she views Lena Dunham as a role model

‘The Last of Us’ star cites ‘Girls’ creator’s openess about her struggles with fibromyalgia as a source of inspiration

Family of woman who died in Qatar call for release of evidence

At a UK inquest last year, the coroner criticised the Qatari authorities for the lack of information provided to the inquest.

For man behind gene-edited babies, a rocky return to science

Five years ago, scientist He Jiankui shocked the world with claims that he created the first genetically edited babies

Nicola Adams recalls being told she was ‘too pretty’ to be a boxer

The two-time Olympic champion, who is working with This Girl Can, retired with an undefeated record.

Louise Minchin gave up sport for 30 years after growing ‘big muscly shoulders’

The broadcaster is training to complete her first London Marathon on April 23.

Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem lead A-listers’ call for treaty to save global ocean as UN talks stall

Exclusive: ‘The oceans support all life on Earth. This week, you will decide their fate’, reads the letter to world leaders, shared exclusively with The Independent

West Virginia GOP majority House OKs religious freedom bill

West Virginia’s GOP supermajority House of Delegates has passed a bill that would create a test for courts to apply when people challenge government regulations they believe interfere with their … Continue Reading →

Traitors cloak and Strictly paddle among prizes up for grabs for Red Nose Day

Props from beloved BBC shows including Eastenders, Killing Eve and Doctor Who are among the items available to win.

Romford: Three teenagers stabbed near train station

A male was arrested at the scene on suspicion of affray and remains in custody

Irish premier says EU moved ‘a lot’ to facilitate new protocol agreement

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the Windsor Framework breakthrough was ‘hard-won’ and that talks would be very difficult to reopen.

King Charles meets EU chief at Windsor Castle after Brexit deal agreed

Ursula Von der Leyen travelled to Windsor after holding a joint press conference with Rishi Sunak

Fairmont Windsor Park hotel delighted to be part of ‘historic occasion’

The hotel served as the venue for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to agree the Windsor Framework.

Broadway’s ‘Parade’ fights hatred both onstage and off

There’s so much darkness awaiting Ben Platt in his new Broadway role these days that he’s countered with a dash of brightness

Coastal road in Somerset to stay closed ‘indefinitely’ before it ‘disappears’ into sea

Part of the B3191 road in Cleeve Hill, Watchet near Minehead has been closed since the middle of January

UB40 visit ‘phenomenal’ school where their music is on the curriculum

The band-mates were treated to renditions of their hit tracks Higher Ground and Can’t Help Falling in Love With You.

Who is Ruth Wilson as she is set to star in The Second Woman at the Young Vic

The actress will be embarking in a show in which she performs the same scene repeatedly for 24 hours straight

The extremists have never been so far from the public on immigration

I researched a piece about culture wars a few years ago and learned that culture war in Britain doesn’t really exist. It is incited, it is dreamt of and exploited, … Continue Reading →

British households buying less food or skipping meals as cost pressures bite

Figures from the Office for National Statistics showed the rising cost of living has left some households struggling to afford to eat.

What is cuckooing and why do people want it to be criminalised?

Cuckooing involves gangs and criminals taking over vulnerable people’s homes

Bitcoin price set for second month-on-month rise for first time since record-breaking 2021

Positive crypto market movement offers renewed hope for a bullish 2023

Bakery Gail’s looking to open its first drive-thrus in London

Fast growing upmarket bakery chain Gail’s is aiming to open its first drive-thru branches in London and the south east as it looks to cash in on the popularity of … Continue Reading →

Who is Banksy? Mystery graffiti artist to stage first solo exhibition in 14 years

Could the Bristol-born graffiti artist, whose work is currently being celebrated by Ukrainians, be a renowned musician, or even a woman?

Vladimir Putin’s spy plane ‘destroyed by drones’

The aircraft, worth £274 million, was hit in an attack by Belarus partisans supporting Ukraine.

Andrew Tate: Romanian court upholds third 30-day detention for influencer

If the court rules against them on Monday, they will remain in custody until at least late March

What does Ofgem’s price cap mean for me and my energy bill?

Ofgem has dropped its energy price cap but bills will still rise by an average of £500 from April.

A$AP Rocky, Kim Kardashian and BTS’ RM lead Milan Fashion Week front row

Prada, Gucci, Ferragamo and Bottega Veneta proved their star power at a momentous MFW

Watch as Keir Starmer reveals plan to grow Britain’s economy ahead of Sunak’s Brexit talks

Watch live as Keir Starmer delivers a speech in London on the UK’s economic growth.

UK's Sunak on verge of EU deal, but faces tough sell at home

The U.K. and the European Union are poised to end years of wrangling and seal a deal to resolve their thorny post-Brexit trade dispute over Northern Ireland

Tommy Fury vs Jake Paul fight and punch stats revealed

Fury defeated the You Tuber-turned-boxer over eight rounds at Diriyah Arena

‘Every single time’: Zendaya fans (and Tom Holland) bowled over by Euphoria star’s pink Valentino gown at SAG awards

Actor was praised for the look, including by her boyfriend Tom Holland, while attending the awards ceremony in Los Angeles

Japan's Nissan accelerates shift to electric vehicles

Nissan is speeding up its shift to electric vehicles, especially in Europe, where emissions regulations are most stringent

Asian shares track Wall Street decline on hot economic data

Shares have fallen in Asia after Wall Street benchmarks closed out their worst week since early December

SAG Awards 2023: Ke Huy Quan becomes first Asian actor to win Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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

Armani at heart of new doc examining birth of Milan fashion

A new documentary that is expected to head to a streaming service later this year recounts the birth of Italian ready-to-wear, giving Giorgio Armani due credit for putting Milan on … Continue Reading →

Contaminated waste shipments from Ohio derailment to resume

Federal environmental authorities say shipment of contaminated waste from the site of a fiery train derailment will resume Monday to two Ohio sites

Dave Chisnall beats Luke Humphries to win fourth European Tour title

The Englishman beat Gerwyn Price, Martin Schindler and Jonny Clayton en route to the final.

AP PHOTOS: Greeks revel in Carnival after pandemic pause

Throngs of revelers across Greece attended end-of-Carnival celebrations this weekend for the first time in four years.

Cause sought in crash of medical transport flight in Nevada

Authorities are trying to determine the cause of the crash of a medical transport plane that killed all five people aboard, including a patient, in northern Nevada

France end Scotland’s perfect Six Nations record after torrid start

Gregor Townsend’s side were ripped apart early on as the hosts raced into a 19-0 lead

Northern Ireland Protocol: Announcement imminent

An announcement about the new deal between the UK and EU about the post-Brexit trading arrangements in Northern Ireland is expected within the hour.

Nicola Sturgeon successor shouldn’t be against gay marriage, says SNP’s Humza Yousaf

Kate Forbes’ leading rival for top job warns against any attempt to ‘roll back’ on equality

Marcus Rashford is the best player the world, says Manchester United teammate

Rashford has been scoring relentlessly since returning from the World Cup before Christmas

Two charged with murder after model’s dismembered body parts found in fridge

Authorities also arrested the woman’s ex-husband, though no charges have been brought against him

James Milner admits it is ‘strange’ to see Liverpool seventh in the table

The Reds have picked up just eight points in seven top-flight games since the start of the new year.

Sri Lanka police fire tear gas at election protest; 15 hurt

Police in Sri Lanka have fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters angry over a decision to postpone local elections after the government said it cannot finance them … Continue Reading →

James Bond books rewritten to remove ‘offensive’ references

It comes days after a row over the editing of Roald Dahl’s books

New Zealand follow on after Stuart Broad takes four wickets

England turned the screw on the third morning in Wellington.

Native American group to retire ‘Crying Indian’ anti-pollution ad after being given rights to it

Since its debut in 1971, advert has become an indelible piece of TV pop culture

Liverpool fail to fire in turgid mid-table battle

Crystal Palace 0-0 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s Reds endured a frustrating evening in London as they failed to break down Palace

West Ham relief clear as rampant spell from David Moyes’ side finally breathes life into dour season

West Ham scored four times in a remarkable 15-minute spell at the London Stadium

Divers recover two bodies from Firth of Clyde after capsize of tugboat

The boat sank on Friday with two bodies recovered on Saturday.

Protest groups descend on central London following anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Peter Tatchell was one of a group of 30 who interrupted a rally by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and Stop the War coalition.

Harry Brook: The sports teacher whose belief in new England sensation won a £10,000 bet

The England batsman’s meteoric rise in Test cricket was seen from a young age by his school teachers

TikToker who tricked police to film Nicola Bulley’s body unmasked

The 34-year-old barber contributed to a social media frenzy that saw influencers flock to St Michael’s on Wyre in search of the mother of two

Priti Patel urges Jeremy Hunt to stop planned corporation tax rise in Budget

The former home secretary has called on the chancellor not to go ahead with the planned increase in corporation tax

Ilford: Man left in ‘serious condition’ after assault in east London

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Ilford.

Met Office snow forecast: ‘Beast from the East’ could return next week

A light breeze is set to ramp up over the weekend in the eastern and southern parts of the UK, with temperatures dipping next week

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

Follow live coverage of the final day of F1 pre-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit

Joe Root impressed by ‘brilliant’ Ben Stokes declaration as England take charge

Stokes called his side in early and was rewarded with three quick New Zealand wickets.

New Mexico governor pans Forest Service amid wild cow fight

New Mexico’s governor has stepped into the fight over how federal land managers are eradicating wild cows in the Gila Wilderness

Phil is our diamond – Pep Guardiola backs Foden to bounce back to his best

The England playmaker has found himself out of the Manchester City team since the World Cup.

Research reveals a third of Brits didn’t know Churchill was prime minister during World War II

A study found 37 per cent of those surveyed have no idea when World War II took place

Alex Murdaugh continues to claim wife and son were murdered because of 2019 boat wreck

‘So what you’re telling this jury is it’s a random vigilante, the 12 year-old 5’2” people that just happen to know that Paul and Maggie were both at Moselle on … Continue Reading →

Cleaning manager at City firm jailed over fraud to bankroll holidays

Hoover Yasno-Moreno filed false overtime claims under employees’ names

‘How the four day working week has changed our lives’

The Independent spoke to an employee who used their extra day off to drive to and fro Ukraine to drop off aid

Captain Wendie Renard leads trio in withdrawing from France national team

Team-mates Marie-Antoinette Katoto and Kadidiatou Diani also announced they were pausing their respective international careers.

Watch as Alex Murdaugh stands trial on murder charges

Watch live as Alex Murdaugh is set to face a further grilling from prosecutors as cross-examination resumes in his double murder trial.

Jonas Brothers announce new album, Broadway shows in March

Jonas Brothers have released a new single and revealed an upcoming album and plans to hit Broadway for five shows next month

England will stand by new approach despite semi-final loss – Heather Knight

Jon Lewis’ side lost by six runs to T20 World Cup hosts South Africa.

Civil servants to be balloted for more strike action until December

PCS union members in government departments, Border Force and the DVLA are among those who have been been striking for months.

Trump complains beloved Fox News is now ‘woefully derelict’ in covering him

Report seemingly written for Trump claims Ohio trip gave residents ‘hope and raised awareness needed to combat incompetence of Biden Admin’

Woman accused of killing ill husband seeks release from jail

A 76-year-old woman accused of fatally shooting her terminally-ill husband in a Florida hospital is asking to be released from jail

The Watercooler: how can employers protect staff from burnout?

As part of The Watercooler workplace wellness column, Libby Gavlin writes about burnout and what companies can do to help people avoid it

Lawyers representing Liverpool fans escalate claim against UEFA

A report found UEFA bore “primary responsibility” for events in last May’s Champions League final.

China wants it to be Xi Jinping’s peace plan for Ukraine – or no peace at all

The world is much less familiar with the image of Xi as peace-broker – yet that is the one Beijing is trying to project this week as the war in … Continue Reading →

GOP Rep. John James won't seek Michigan's open Senate seat

Republican Rep. John James of Michigan is opting against a campaign for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Debbie Stabenow in 2024

Marjorie Taylor Greene seizes Ukraine anniversary to demand Congress audit over war spending

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene announced on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News program on Thursday that she will re-introduce a resolution to audit all spending for the war in Ukraine on its … Continue Reading →

Experts say bird flu threat small despite Cambodian fatality

Health authorities in Cambodia say the father of an 11-year-old girl who died this week after contracting bird flu has tested positive for the virus but has not displayed any … Continue Reading →

Penne for your thoughts: Pasta at a premium as prices soar

New study has found that prices of pasta in the UK have doubled in just two years, amid food shortages and the cost of living crisis

Pregnant Laura Anderson opens up about Gary Lucy split

“The truth always comes out”

Three candidates will fight to succeed Nicola Sturgeon in SNP leadership race

Nicola Sturgeon’s successor will be announced on March 27

Man accused of Natalie McNally murder remanded back in custody

Stephen McCullagh is due to appear again via video link on March 24.

King Charles leads nation’s tribute to the heroes of Ukraine

‘They have shown truly remarkable courage and resilience in the face of such human tragedy’, says Charles

Met officer who shared Sarah Everard joke lied in the High Court

A disgraced police officer sacked over a joke about Sarah Everard’s murder was a veteran of the Met who continued his career despite telling lies in the High Court, it … Continue Reading →

Eamonn Holmes says kids aren’t being prepared for life’s hardships as he discusses exam stress

Holmes’ comments come after he claimed it was a ‘hard time to be a white bloke in his 60s’

Grenfell Tower inquiry witness ‘lied about living at block in £400,000 fraud’

Salma Said and sister Rawda Said both gave statements to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry

London Ukrainian school grows fourfold as refugees seek refuge in capital

St Mary’s Ukrainian school in Holland Park now has 800 pupils compared to around 220 a year ago

SNP has been divided by petty differences, says Regan at campaign launch

The SNP contender will go forward to the membership ballot alongside Kate Forbes and Humza Yousaf.

London marks anniversary of Ukraine war with Kyiv Road announcement at vigil with Dame Helen Mirren

Kyiv Road is coming to London, and we were at a vigil on Trafalgar Square last night to hear the news.

Conor McGregor has ‘no issues’ with Michael Chandler but vows to ‘slice through him’

The pair will serve as opposing coaches on the TV show The Ultimate Fighter, before fighting one another

Helen Mirren tears up reciting war poem by Ukrainian writer at vigil

Oscar-winng actress recites war poem by celebrated Ukrainian author

Tucker Carlson tries to echo Kremlin propaganda by referring to ‘the Russian port of Crimea’

‘The goal became taking the Russian port of Crimea just because it would be nice to have that’

Kaz Crossley speaks out after UAE arrest: ‘I’ve made a lot of mistakes’

The Love Island star was detained at Abu Dhabi airport earlier this month

Beijing official in Hong Kong warns US envoy after speech

A Chinese diplomat has met with the U.S. consul general in Hong Kong and warned him not to cross “red lines” to protest what China called his “inappropriate” interference in … Continue Reading →

Watch: View from central Donetsk in Russian-controlled Ukraine on first anniversary of war

Watch a live view of Donetsk in Russia-controlled Ukraine on the first anniversary of the conflict.

Fourth suspect detained over attempted murder of senior Northern Ireland detective

Police say arrest was made under Terrorism Act and man is currently being questioned by detectives

Harry Brook and Joe Root put England back on track after early wickets

New Zealand had reduced England to 21 for three on a green pitch in Wellington.

Amputee hopes to ‘crutch myself all the way’ to Snowdon summit

The hike takes place on Saturday February 25 and Matt Edwards aims to complete it in six hours.

Met Police officer facing possible sacking after road rage incident

A serving Met Police officer could be sacked following a road rage incident with a member of the public.

Trump ordered to give evidence in lawsuit by ex-FBI figures he targeted

Unless President Joe Biden intervenes to invoke executive privilege, Mr Trump will face questioning by attorneys for former FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok and ex-FBI attorney Lisa Page

Sondheim covers on Instagram, TikTok paved Eleri Ward's path

Eleri Ward had Stephen Sondheim’s “Every Day a Little Death” stuck in her head

Watch: Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 16 years in prison at LA court

Watch live from Los Angeles as Harvey Weinstein is handed a 16-year jail sentence on rape and other sexual misconduct charges

Head of troubled start-up Ozy Media arrested at New York hotel on fraud charges

Carlos Watson faces maximum prison sentence of 37 years if convicted

Robots given physical self-awareness with new electronic skin

Technological breakthrough marks ‘a step-change in the sensing capabilities of soft robots’, researchers say

Teen athlete loses legs; St. Louis prosecutor under scrutiny

Beyond the grief after a teenage volleyball player from Tennessee lost both legs following an accident in downtown St. Louis, her family and those around them are left to wonder … Continue Reading →

Australia book place in another Women’s T20 World Cup final after India drama

A total of 172-4 was just enough for a five-run win and a place in a seventh consecutive final

Biden selects ex-Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga to lead World Bank after Trump-appointed president resigns over climate row

Ex-Mastercard CEO has worked closely with Vice President Kamala Harris in efforts to address root causes of migration from Central America

Joan Collins complains to Sadiq Khan after almost being knocked down by masked cyclist in London

The 89-year-old actress urged the Mayor of London to ‘do something’ about ‘cyclists who consider themselves above the law’

Skipping breakfast may be bad for the immune system – study

The findings could lead to a better understanding of how chronic fasting may affect the body in the long term.

Primark at Westfield Stratford is set to double in size to take up four floors

The expansion will result in the creation of 250 jobs at the East London shopping centre.

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

Follow live text coverage of F1’s pre-season test in Bahrain ahead of the start of the 2023 season

Fans at the heart of football reform plans says Sports Minister Stuart Andrew

A new White Paper on football governance published on Thursday sets out the proposed scope of the new regulator’s powers.

Best hotels in Madrid for city centre sights and noteworthy nightlife

Annie Bennett shares her pick of the best hotels in the Spanish capital 

The best hotels in Bournemouth 2023: Where to stay for a chic beachfront break

The best places to stay in this classic coastal town

Number of young ‘NEETs’ exceeds pre-pandemic levels after biggest rise in a decade

The amount of people aged between 16 and 24 who are not in employment, education or training was up to 11.5%

More than 25,000 children had decaying teeth removed in hospital last year

Tooth decay is the most common reason for hospital admission in children aged six to 10.

Boris Johnson: Taxpayers’ bill for Partygate defence set to soar as MPs make ‘site visit’ to No 10

Public will be ‘justly outraged’, says Labour as contract set to be extended

Environment Secretary says people could work more hours to pay for food

Therese Coffey noted inflation is ‘really tough at the moment’ and outlined support schemes in place.

When are the Oscars 2023? Date, time, and how you can watch the Academy Awards

With just weeks to go to the ceremony, find out when and where to watch.

Morgan Sindall CEO: Inflation may be peaking

However, salary increases could be slowing more quickly than price rises

Football rumours: Jordan Pickford’s future decided and Alejandro Garnacho deal close

Ryan Fraser appears to be heading for a Newcastle exit while Leicester are reportedly targeting a Youri Tielemans replacement.

South Sudan's president calls on refugees to return home

South Sudan’s president has urged the country’s more than 2 million refugees to return home in his first meeting with displaced people since civil war erupted almost a decade ago

Giant fish with deadly fangs that may have preyed on human ancestors unearthed in South Africa

Giant predator had ‘exceptionally large fangs’, scientists say

Raimondo seeks to rally US behind $52 billion chip program

The government’s $52 billion investment to develop advanced computer chips has become a rare source of bipartisan agreement

Boy, 13, arrested over stabbing incident in Bournemouth

A 14-year-old boy is in hospital in a critical condition.

Fox host blasted for saying Lego is ‘woke’ for having character with Down Syndrome

Fox host Jimmy Failla claims that the makers of Lego believe that products with certain identities come with a ‘built-in political orientation’

Ukraine urges all nations to vote to preserve its territory

Ukraine’s foreign minister is urging the world’s nations as the anniversary of Russia’s invasion nears to prove they stand for the United Nations Charter and vote in favor of a … Continue Reading →

Five people killed as small plane carrying environment workers to Ohio tragedy crashes in Arkansas

Region had seen gusts of up to 46mph shortly before fatal accident happened

Man City pegged back at Leipzig after failing to make possession count

RB Leipzig 1-1 Manchester City: Riyad Mahrez had put the visitors ahead after 27 minutes but Josko Gvardiol grabbed an equaliser in the second half

Police officer shot at sports complex in Co Tyrone

Police in Northern Ireland confirmed a male serving police officer was injured in a shooting incident.

Missouri lawmakers try to strengthen abortion ban

Legislation by a Missouri Republican would strengthen the state’s abortion ban

Trump brags about bringing ‘Trump water’ to families affected by Ohio train derailment

Former president makes show of aiding Ohio residents while Biden tours Ukraine, Poland

Nipsey Hussle killer sentenced to 60 years in prison

Grammy-nominated rapper was gunned down in 2019

Sarah Lawrence sex cult member sentenced to 4.5 years in prison

Isabella Pollok was cult mastermind Larry Ray’s sole co-conspirator

Leaving Shamima Begum and other Isis members in camps could have ‘unintended consequences’, terrorism expert warns

Syrian forces have warned they cannot hold detention camps indefinitely and pleaded for UK to repatriate people

Paul Mescal on hopes for ‘fun’ Oscars afterparties

The actor, from County Kildare, has been nominated in the best actor category.

What is a snow squall?

Snow squalls can cause sudden white-out conditions as well as slick roads

Wales vs England Six Nations clash to go ahead as players withdraw threat of strike

The Six Nations fixture in Cardiff will be played as planned on Saturday after an agreement was struck between the WRU and the players

Police say shots audible in threatening 911 call that shut Colorado schools: ‘It was very scary’

Police around the state are investigating a number of threats, urging people to stay away from schools

Inquest into 1997 shooting of GAA official Sean Brown to open in March

A pre-inquest review at Belfast Coroner’s Court heard a date is to be fixed in March to hear the first stage.

Huw Edwards unveils Blue Plaque to ‘mathematical genius’ Richard Price

BBC News At Ten presenter Edwards said the memorial to Price goes ‘some way’ to giving him the ‘recognition he deserves’ 300 years on from his birth.

Six massive early galaxies ‘challenge understanding of the universe’

The galaxies are far bigger and more mature than anyone expected, say researchers.

Google scientists move step closer towards defeating quantum computing errors

Quantum computers use the properties of quantum physics to store data and perform computations.

Conor Benn cleared by WBC of ‘intentionally’ doping after ‘highly-elevated consumption of eggs’

The WBC has ruled that welterweight’s diet is a ‘reasonable explanation’ for his two failed drugs tests last year, which led to his fight with Chris Eubank Jr being cancelled

10 key findings from Shamima Begum’s failed citizenship appeal

Court ruling says there was ‘credible suspicion’ she was trafficked by Isis and authorities failed to protect her

‘How crazy is that?’: Bette Midler on bizarre reason she turned down Whoopi Goldberg’s Sister Act role

Midler said that Goldberg ended up taking role ‘all the way to the bank’

California weather — Flood and avalanches warning amid ‘life and death’ warning for homeless people

Public officials warned people to keep off the roads due to extremely dangerous whiteout conditions in parts of the Midwest and northern plains

‘Cold-blooded killer’ locked up for 35 years for murdering woman for her money

Former supermarket worker Serkan Kaygusuz, 42, was found guilty of murdering Norma Girolami.

Chunkz to speak at Islamophobia-tackling event in London next month

The Aziz Foundation is calling for the International Day to Combat Islamophobia to be enshrined into UK law

North America’s first zero-emission train to launch in Québec this summer

The Train de Charlevoix will release only water vapour

Firms must act now to deliver new consumer duty, says FCA boss

The duty will set clearer and higher standards of consumer protection across financial services.

Take control of the narrative with the Evening Standard Stories competition

Renowned authors, podcasters and TV writers join forces to help us find a new storytelling talent — could you be the winner we’re looking for?

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

Everything you need to know ahead of the second round match in Doha

What good are our animal protection laws if we don’t enforce them?

Why are we allowing establishments that handle so many animals to essentially be responsible for their own monitoring, and would we allow this in any other sector?

Paul Rudd lookalike dog is adopted after search goes viral

Ant Man actor’s appeal helps Waffle House find a new home – and a new name.

Johnny Mercer says Defence Secretary’s underfunding comments ‘not credible’

The veterans’ minister said he did not ‘buy into the narrative of running down defence’.

England to face Haiti in Women’s World Cup 2023 opener as full group confirmed

The Lionesses will begin their tournament against the debutants on July 22

‘Do not call the cops:’ Britney Spears shares message for concerned fans following ‘prank’

Spears previously called fans out for going ‘a little too far’

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

Alex Murdaugh’s murder trial enters its fifth week in Colleton County Courthouse in Walterboro, South Carolina

Colorado gay club shooting no mystery, but motive unknown

It is no mystery who shot and killed five people at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs last year, but what motivated that person to target a venue that had … Continue Reading →

New Zealand hikes key interest rate to 4.75% despite cyclone

New Zealand’s central bank has raised its benchmark interest rate by a half-point to 4.75% as it continues trying to wrestle down inflation

Two killed and three hurt in huge explosion at Miami welding business

Firefighters found several semi-trucks and other vehicles on fire

Cabaret which began in Kyiv bunker comes to London for invasion anniversary

The idea for Bunker Cabaret originated in a bunker in Ukraine and has since been performed across Europe.

Trouble brews for Love Island couples after guessing game and Movie Night tease

The ITV2 show also teased that its controversial Movie Night segment will return on Wednesday night.

Accused Mississippi mass shooter charged with capital murder

Authorities have announced an additional charge against the gunman who they say killed six people in a tiny rural community in northern Mississippi on Friday

'Cocaine Bear' is here to strike a blow to staid Hollywood

Yes, “Cocaine Bear” is a real movie

EPA takes charge of cleanup in toxic Ohio train derailment

Federal environmental regulators have taken charge of the cleanup from the East Palestine, Ohio train derailment and chemical burn and ordered Norfolk Southern to foot the bill

EPA orders Norfolk Southern to deal with Ohio toxic train derailment cleanup – or pay triple in fines

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has put rail operator, Norfolk Southern, on the hook for the cleanup of the toxic train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.

Toxic influencer Andrew Tate to spend another 30 days behind bars

Romanian court lengthens arrest warrants of Mr Tate, his brother and two other suspects

Tom Curry’s England return delayed further

Curry was poised to make his first international appearance since the autumn

Suzann Pettersen promises calmer approach to Solheim Cup captaincy

The 41-year-old Norwegian is renowned as a fiery competitor.

Comedian Alan Carr ‘to join new ITV musical theatre show’ after ‘missing out on Britain’s Got Talent job’

Comedian Alan Carr is reportedly set to join a top new ITV musical theatre competition after missing out to former Strictly Come Dancing star Bruno Tonioli for a panellist job … Continue Reading →

What is the Free Church of Scotland and what do they stand for?

SNP’s Kate Forbes could see her religious beliefs stall her bid to succeed Sturgeon, but what are they?

Met launches probe after TV commentators receives death threat letters

Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu and India Willoughby both reported receiving messages on Monday.

Jeremy Strong calls infamous 2021 interview his ‘15 minutes of shame’

A 2021 profile depicted Strong as an actor deeply committed to his craft, who takes every role he lands as ‘seriously as his own life’

Why should Kate Forbes’ views on gay marriage disqualify her SNP leadership?

The SNP is the purest and most advanced symptom of this disease in British politics – even in Northern Ireland, the connection between religion and politics is waning

What’s coming to Xbox Game Pass in March 2023?

Four of the upcoming titles coming to Microsoft’s all-you-can-play gaming service have already been revealed — with more to follow

What is Nato? Nations agree Ukraine will join after war

Turkey’s President Erdogan had previously objected to Sweden’s application.

Thailand's PM suggests he will dissolve Parliament in March

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he will dissolve Parliament in March, paving the way for a general election to be held in May

Police and media face questions and criticism over Nicola Bulley case

Lancashire Police described the investigation as ‘hugely complex and highly emotional’.

Vladimir Putin claims ‘paedophilia is normal’ in West in bizarre speech

The Kremlin leader vowed to continue Russia’s year-long war in Ukraine

Trouble in Butetown at Donmar Warehouse review: an enjoyable piece of hokum

The title, over-neat plot and overemphatic acting recall a charming postwar British B-movie

Fears, questions about N. Korea's growing nuclear arsenal

North Korea’s recent resumption of missile tests highlights underscores its resolve to win the international recognition of a legitimate nuclear state and win outside concessions

Rishi Sunak warned Brexit deal row ‘may see ministers quit’

‘The strategy hasn’t worked,’ says minister warning of resignations over protocol

Jon Rahm’s absurd run evokes memories of Tiger Woods dominance

Not since Tiger Woods has anyone dominated the sport quite like Jon Rahm is at present, with Sunday’s victory his fifth in his last nine worldwide starts

The ‘proper torture’ Jurgen Klopp endured to prepare for Real Madrid rematch

Liverpool take on the Spanish champions in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday

Brexit: Rishi Sunak under pressure as bid to secure Northern Ireland Protocol deal continues

The Prime Minister is facing up to a potential battle with members of his own party

Avoid a flop on Pancake Day with these easy recipes

From classic crêpes to an effortless traybake, we’ve got the recipes, you choose the toppings

Marjorie Taylor Greene slammed after pushing for red state secession

Georgia Republican claims ‘everyone’ wants national split

Top seed Mark Allen crashes out of Duelbits Players Championship in first round

World number 37 O’Connor will face either Luca Brecel or Jack Lisowski in the last eight.

People can’t get enough of Paul Mescal’s ‘godly’ mullet

‘Paul Mescal: the ONLY man I will accept a mullet on,’ says one fan

Arrest made in killing of Catholic bishop in California

Authorities say a suspect has been arrested in the killing of a Catholic bishop in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles who was fatally shot over the weekend in Southern California

One killed, four injured in shooting at New Orleans Mardi Gras parade

A child was among the wounded at the event, which was packed with families

UK supermarkets facing tomato shortage

Shoppers across the country have been sharing their frustration on social media after being unable to find tomatoes at their local stores.

Driving test examiners announce 10 days of strike action

More than 1,600 members of the PCS employed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency will take rolling days of industrial action from March 6 to 28.

Celebrity wedding planner calls Peltz family ‘privileged egomaniacs’ over demands

Nicola Peltz’s billionaire father Nelson is suing the second set of wedding planners hired to coordinate his daugher’s nuptials with Brooklyn Beckham

Aston Martin confirm Lance Stroll to miss pre-season F1 testing after bicycle accident

The 24-year-old is now a doubt for the season opening Bahrain Grand Prix next week

‘So insulting’: Marjorie Taylor Greene and GOP hardliners slam Biden’s surprise trip to Ukraine

‘America Last!!!’ cries far-right Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene

‘Serious questions’ for Nicola Bulley probe after dog walkers find body 23 days after disappearance

Search expert defends operation and claims it did not cover ‘reeds’ as formal identification awaited

Cost of average UK home rises by just £14

The figures from property website Rightmove show the lowest monthly increase in the cost of the average home since records began in 2001

Met officer raped woman in 2004 after flashing warrant card in club, court told

The case has been reopened after the alleged victim wrote to the Metropolitan Police Commissioner about the ‘injustice’ she still felt

For poor schools, building repairs zap COVID relief money

The federal government has allocated $190 billion in pandemic relief to help schools

EU targets more Iran officials, organizations over crackdown

The European Union has imposed sanctions on 32 Iranians, including the culture and education ministers, intelligence officials and lawmakers accused of links to the security crackdown on protesters

The Standard View: Free schools meals help every child to live up to their potential

It is hard to learn on an empty stomach. That is why we welcome the move by Mayor Sadiq Khan to extend free school meals to all primary school children … Continue Reading →

The 6 most glaring edits to Roald Dahl’s books by publisher Puffin

Author’s children’s stories have been rewritten to remove language deemed problematic

Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport admits it had a shocking 2022 in frank statement

‘Never before in the history of Schipol have we disappointed so many travellers and airlines as in 2022,’ says airport

JK Rowling: Megan Phelps-Roper says new podcast was ‘never intended to vindicate’ author

‘The Witch Trials of JK Rowling’ is a seven-part podcast

This is the safest seat on an aeroplane, according to an expert

Air travel as the ‘safest mode of transport’, says flight expert

Bafta Film Awards 2023: The full list of winners

From ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ to ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’, here are all the titles that triumphed on the night

Congress delegation visits Taiwan in tense US-China moment

A delegation of U.S. lawmakers has met with the head of Taiwan’s legislature as part of a five-day visit to the self-ruled island that comes as U.S.-China relations remain tense … Continue Reading →

Julien Macdonald makes a star-studded return to London Fashion Week

There were famous faces on and off the catwalk.

Junior doctors in England announce March 15 strike

The Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association said: ‘Enough is enough.’

Baftas deliver mix of historic moments and milestones missed

The wait goes on for a non-white winner of best actress.

Winners of the 2023 British Academy Film Awards

“All Quiet on the Western Front” is the big winner at the 2023 British Academy Film Awards

Power restored to all homes after Storm Otto moves away

The storm had left more than 60,000 homes without power earlier this week.

‘What a bargain!’: Journalist reacts to Kate Middleton wearing high-street brand at the Baftas

The Prince and Princess of Wales attended the 2023 Bafta Awards in London on Sunday 19 February

Cate Blanchett leads celebrities inspired by gothic glamour at the 2023 Baftas

Black, witchy outfits emerged as a key trend on the red carpet.

Film exploring postpartum depression wins top gongs at BFI Future Film Festival

A selection of young filmmakers were awarded cash prizes and mentoring packages.

Jamie Lee Curtis and Vick Hope among first stars on Bafta red carpet

This year’s event has moved to the Royal Festival Hall from the Royal Albert Hall.

Junior doctor strike vote result expected as medics condemn ‘thoughtless’ Sunak

The British Medical Association has balloted around 45,000 of its members in England.

Watch Brazillian Carnival revellers enjoy street performance in Rio

Watch live as revellers enjoy a street performance as part of the world-famous Brazillian Carnival celebrations.

Ratings fall for 2023 The Masked Singer final

Saturday’s episode saw Busted’s Charlie Simpson crowned the winner of the fourth series.

Jurgen Klopp describes feeling after Liverpool win at Newcastle

The Reds kept successive Premier League clean sheets for the first time since October

England demolish New Zealand to continue ‘Bazball’ revolution

England wrapped up a 267-run victory on day four in Mount Maunganui to lay down another marker

'I just want my legs back': Myanmar landmine casualties soar

Since the February 2021 military takeover in Myanmar, landmines planted by all sides of the conflict have become responsible for skyrocketing civilian casualties, including children increasingly as victims

Ash Regan standing for SNP leadership

The former community safety minister quit her post in protest against the government’s proposed gender reforms.

Anthem for Charles III’s coronation written by Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the English composer who created the scores for blockbuster musicals such as “Cats,’’ “The Phantom of the Opera’’ and “Evita,’’ has written the anthem for King Charles … Continue Reading →

China should be barred from Coronation, sanctioned parliamentarians say

A ‘litany of crimes against humanity’ would make the attendance of Chinese officials unacceptable, senior Tory Sir Iain Duncan Smith said.

Maya Jama sits front row at London Fashion Week

The Love Island presenter was watching David Koma’s runway show.

Former player Christian Atsu remembered fondly by former managers

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

Vigils held in Warrington and throughout UK to remember Brianna Ghey

Hundreds of mourners gathered in the town where she was killed as well as central London’s Soho Square on Saturday afternoon to pay their respects.

Doctors investigated on suspicion of reusing implants from dead patients

Romanian prosecutors probe claims that doctor oversaw network which provided him with cardiac implants from deceased patients

Substitute Manor Solomon snatches Fulham victory at Brighton

The Israel international played under Seagulls boss Roberto De Zerbi at Shakhtar Donetsk.

Bodycam video shows Louisiana police officer begging Black man not to die after fatal shooting

Shreveport Police Officer Alexander Tyler, 23, is charged with negligent homicide in the death of Alonzo Bagley, 43

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

Paul Wellens hails ‘seismic moment’ as St Helens win World Club Challenge title

Saints stunned Penrith Panthers 13-12 in Sydney

Sir Jim Ratcliffe confirms Ineos bid to buy Manchester United

Ineos are competing with a Qatar-based bid for ownership of the club

High profile Chinese investment banker reported missing by his company

Reasons for his disappearance remain unclear

FBI lab to assess what ‘Chinese balloon was capable of,’ says White House

Four objects have now been shot down over North America

Turkey earthquake: Three rescued after being trapped under rubble for 11 days

The miracle rescues came as the UN warned there will be more casualties on top of the 42,000 now confirmed dead

A ‘1,000 pound’ meteor may have crashed into Texas this week, Nasa says

Meteor created ‘panic’ throughout McAllen, Texas, police chief says

AP News Digest 3:25 a.m.

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‘I’ve lost the will to live on them’: Meet the most desired men on dating apps

Amid men who claim to be perpetually unlucky in love are the chads, jocks and Disney princes of life, whose dating app profiles prove far more successful than those of … Continue Reading →

Why balloons are now in public eye — and military crosshairs

A giant Chinese balloon has changed our awareness of all the stuff floating up in the air over our heads, and how defense officials watch for it and respond to … Continue Reading →

Biden won’t visit Ukraine during Poland trip to mark war anniversary

Mr Biden will visit Poland to commemorate one year of war next week

Kwasi Kwarteng Uncensored was everything we expected it to be

He has long been the most highly self-regarding person in Westminster, and evidently has concluded that three long months of keeping quiet is long enough

Auxerre vs Olympique Lyonnais LIVE: Ligue 1 result, final score and reaction

Follow all the action from Stade de l’Abbé Deschamps

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has failed, Ministry of Defence says

Russian troops are ‘not where they likely hoped to be’, an update on Friday afternoon

Ground searches for missing actor Julian Sands planned to take place imminently

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s department said there was currently no exact date or time for the search but that ground crews would be deployed

7 best pancake pans for a flipping good crepe on Pancake Day and beyond

Worried your usual model won’t live up to Shrove Tuesday? Pick up one of these tested ones instead

DUP leader ‘hopeful’ deal can be done on Northern Ireland Protocol

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson held talks with the Prime Minister in Belfast amid mounting speculation that the UK and EU are poised to strike an agreement

Best hotels in Dubai 2023: Where to stay for a luxurious break

From budget to high luxury, here are the 10 best hotels in Dubai

Europe's youngest country Kosovo now 15, but problems endure

Europe’s youngest country, Kosovo, on Friday launched festivities for the 15th anniversary of its independence from neighboring Serbia with a military parade, wreath-laying ceremonies and a special Parliament session

Tribunal to rule on Shamima Begum’s citizenship case next week

Her British citizenship was revoked on national security grounds shortly after she was found, nine months pregnant, in a Syrian refugee camp.

Lauren James is Lionesses ‘cheat code’, says captain Leah Williamson

Lionesses captain Leah Williamson described Lauren James as a “cheat code”, after last night’s 4-0 rout of South Korea.

Our weekend arts and culture picks, from P!nk to the Baftas

Our critics and editors pick the highlights of the weekend cultural calendar

Spy caught selling Russia secrets from British embassy in MI5 sting jailed

David Smith was caught in an MI5 sting by agents posing as a Russian defector and GRU agent

Russia to test missile in drills with China and South Africa

Russia, China and South Africa are set to begin naval drills off South Africa’s Indian Ocean coast in a demonstration of the countries’ close ties amid Russia’s war in Ukraine

Spurs fan who assaulted Aaron Ramsdale ordered to pay £100 to Arsenal keeper and banned from matches

A Tottenham fan has admitted assaulting Aaron Ramsdale at the North London derby last month.

Austin Butler says preparation for Dune 2 made him ‘throw up every time’

‘Elvis’ star will play Feyd-Rautha in the forthcoming sci-fi sequel

5 ways you can give your pension a bit more love

Like relationships, it’s important to nurture your pension. By Vicky Shaw.

Energy giant EDF posts jump in UK profits due to higher prices

The state-backed utilities giant said profits before tax and one-off items lifted to £1.12 billion for 2022 in the UK

Leah Williamson hails ‘cheat code’ Lauren James for shining England performance

James’ display earned her the player of the match award

Marjorie Taylor Greene offers bizarre defence for ‘antisemitic’ space laser theory about Rothschilds

Don jr says Greene’s post was ‘actually about real technology’ of harnessing solar energy in space

Letter lost in 1916 delivered in London after 100 years

Envelope reportedly has stamp bearing George V’s head

On This Day in 2018: Lizzy Yarnold becomes GB’s most decorated Winter Olympian

Yarnold had struggled with dizziness during her first run but roared back to set more records.

Andrew Tate’s £4.8m Bugatti could be sold if influencer is convicted in Romania

Tate was arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, rape, and organised crime offences

S. Korea, US to hold simulated drill on North use of nukes

South Korea and United States militaries will hold a tabletop exercise at the Pentagon next week to hone their joint response to a potential use of nuclear weapons by North … Continue Reading →

China faces grilling in review of key rights by UN committee

China has come in for a grilling over its human rights record as a two-day hearing opened at the United Nations human rights office

BBC confirms host for reboot of hit TV series Survivor

The reality competition last appeared on UK screens in 2001 and 2002 when it aired on ITV for two seasons.

Government efforts to digitise NHS rated ‘inadequate’ by expert panel

A report said the Government had failed to make significant progress in a number of areas.

Security experts warn of foreign cyber threat to 2024 voting

Top state election and cybersecurity officials are warning about the threat posed by Russia and other foreign adversaries ahead of the 2024 elections

Truss to call on G7 to agree China sanctions if Taiwan conflict escalates

The former prime minister is due to address a conference in Japan on Friday which has been organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China.

Alex Murdaugh trial hears how killer ambushed Paul before shooting Maggie on her knees

The final terrifying moments of Paul and Maggie Murdaugh’s lives were detailed in court on Thursday as the prosecution prepares to wrap up its case

The police couldn’t have got it more wrong on Nicola Bulley

Former detective and TV investigator Mark Williams-Thomas reveals the three most likely scenarios – and solutions – as the desperate race to find the missing mum-of-two continues

Police force refer themselves to watchdog over prior contact with Nicola Bulley

The Independent Office for Police Conduct said they would assess the contact the force had with Ms Bulley on January 10.

Kingsdale Foundation School: Plan to expand popular secondary under fire over fears it will harm other schools

It comes as schools across London are dealing with a ‘significant and sustained’ reduction in demand for places

Nurse accused of murdering babies breaks down as doctor gives evidence at trial

Lucy Letby, 33, wiped away tears as she sat in the dock at Manchester Crown Court.

Rihanna responds to trolls who criticised her for calling her baby ‘fine’

The singer and her nine-month old posed together in a recent spread for ‘British Vogue’

CNN’s Don Lemon addresses backlash over his claim Nikki Haley is not ‘in her prime’

The CNN host encouraged viewers to ‘Google it’

Fashion set wear Vivienne Westwood’s designs to pay tribute at her memorial

Stars honour the iconic designer, who died in December

Would we be hearing about ‘alcohol problems’ if Nicola Bulley was a man?

It doesn’t matter what the crime is – if a woman is a victim, she’s bound to be responsible for her own downfall

Watch as nationwide protests in France continue over pension reform

Watch live as protests continue in France today, 16 February, over the government’s pension reforms.

Ealing Trailfinders explore Wales move after RFU block promotion

Ealing Trailfinders are exploring their options over joining the Welsh Rugby Union to compete in the United Rugby Championship.

National Lottery releases details of where two unclaimed £1m tickets were bought

Players are being urged to check their tickets.

Perfectly symmetrical space explosion “makes no sense’’, say physicists

Researchers have been attempting to comprehend “kilonovae”, the enormous explosions that occur when two neutron stars collide for years

Meghan Markle bids to end sister’s ‘offensive and inappropriate’ defamation lawsuit

Case is ‘offensive’ and ‘inappropriate’, Meghan’s lawyer told a judge in Florida courtroom

Boat carrying 71 Rohingya refugees lands in Indonesia

A boat carrying 71 weak and hungry Rohingya Muslims fleeing from refugee camps in Bangladesh has landed in Indonesia’s Aceh province, Fifteen-year-old Shorif Uddin, who was on the boat with … Continue Reading →

Teenager appears in court charged with murder of boy, 16

Elijah Clark, 18, appeared before Colchester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

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’

UK has helped train 10,000 Ukrainian volunteer soldiers

The recruits have little or no military experience and are given similar training to what British Army reserves would receive.

Olympics in 2018 showed glimpses of future NHL stars

The 2018 Olympics without NHL stars offered a glimpse of things to come for players who hadn’t yet reached the best hockey league in the world

Energy firm Centrica’s record profits down to ‘market failure’, say campaigners

The British Gas owner is the latest energy company to record a bumper year.

Britain and Poland back swiftly ‘accelerating’ military support to Ukraine ahead of Putin spring offensive

Vladimir Putin’s air force will suffer “unsustainable aircraft losses” if he seeks to dramatically deploy more planes over Ukraine, British defence chiefs said on Thursday.

Love Island’s Laura Anderson announces she is pregnant as Gary Lucy confirms split

Lucy confirmed the split less than 24 hours after Anderson announced her pregnancy

Aldi to hire 400 new London staff as rapid expansion continues

Budget supermarket Aldi has said it is on the hunt for another 400 workers in London as its rapid expansion across the capital continues.

England vs South Korea LIVE: Arnold Clark Cup result, final score and reaction as Lionesses storm to victory

Everything you need to know as England begin the second edition of the Arnold Clark Cup

Scientists to investigate whether CBD can treat psychosis

CBD is currently only prescribed on the NHS for a few conditions

Ruling Taliban display rare division in public over bans

A rare public show of division is emerging in the ranks of Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban

Ben Duckett and Harry Brook help England race to strong position against New Zealand

New Zealand skipper Tim Southee opted to make first use of the pink ball in the day/night Test at the Bay Oval.

Girl, 13, dies of leukaemia hours after being taken to hospital with headache

‘She had bleeding in her brain, lungs, stomach… everywhere’

People rationing essentials to keep up with credit repayments, says charity

Nearly half of those surveyed for StepChange said their financial situation is less secure than it was a year earlier.

Kang star Jonathan Majors says he ‘walked out’ of first Marvel meeting after they kept him waiting

‘I grew up in a very particular way and I don’t want to waste nobody’s time,’ Kang star said

Ex-officer's trial date postponed in Breonna Taylor case

The large volume of evidence collected in the Breonna Taylor case prompted a judge to push back the trial date for a former Kentucky police officer who fired into Taylor’s … Continue Reading →

Antarctic sea ice hits record low during summer thaw

‘Remarkable’ loss of sea ice in the last six years indicate record levels of heat in the ocean

Trump pick Malpass stepping down as head of the World Bank

David Malpass is stepping down as president of the World Bank, four years after former President Donald Trump picked him to run the 189-nation agency

Berlusconi acquitted in bunga bunga trial

The former Italian premier faced charges of having paid for sex with an underage girl

Missouri activists seek more wrongful conviction hearings

As racial justice activists in Missouri celebrate the overturned conviction of Lamar Johnson, they’re questioning why other inmates with credible innocence claims aren’t getting the chance to make their cases … Continue Reading →

Prince of Wales sends words of support to LGBT football fan group

Arsenal Gaygooners was created on February 16 2013.

Nicola Sturgeon, the independence champion doomed to fall short of her dream

Nicola Sturgeon has announced her resignation having never achieved her goal of Scottish independence

Things to know about Nikki Haley, GOP presidential hopeful

Republican Nikki Haley has joined the 2024 race for president

Sweden emerges as sudden front-runner to host 2030 Olympics

Sweden emerging as the front-runner in a troubled search for a 2030 Olympics host is a surprise in Stockholm

People are mocking the conservative outrage to Chelsea Handler’s ‘Childless Woman’ sketch

Tucker Carlson and Jesse Kelly took aim at the talk show host in a Fox News segment this week that’s since been called ‘sexist’ and ‘unbelievably unhinged’

Lee Anderson declines delivery of 48,000 posters after asking Lib Dems to send them to him

Mr Anderson was at Westminster when two Lib Dem councillors delivered the posters on Wednesday, and he said that they had ‘failed’.

Silvio Berlusconi and Ruby the Heartstealer acquitted in ‘bunga bunga’ bribery case

Teenage Moroccan nightclub dancer – now 30 – says scandal has been decade-long ’nightmare’

Police extend powers to disperse groups gathering outside asylum seekers’ hotel

The dispersal zone was put in place outside the Suites Hotel in Knowsley, Merseyside, following a violent protest on Friday.

The Hills star Audrina Patridge announces death of niece, 15, in heartbreaking post

The MTV star told her followers, ‘My beautiful niece is now in heaven’

Harry Kane responds after Antonio Conte questioned Tottenham’s mentality

The Spurs boss suggested some of his players “collapse” under the pressure after a 4-1 thumping at Leicester

TV presenter Sophie Morgan calls £5,000-worth of damage to her wheelchair by British Airways ‘an assault’

‘An attack on a wheelchair is an attack on a human being,’ says inclusive travel campaigner

EU seeks new Russia sanctions package, targets Iran's drones

The European Union is considering a new set of sanctions totaling 11 billion euros to against Russia and also some third countries providing vital equipment that Moscow uses to boost … Continue Reading →

Unionist parties bid to install NI centenary stone at Stormont approved

The proposal sparked a row in 2021 when Sinn Fein refused to support the proposal.

David Ellis reviews Hawthorn: Revolutionary? Absolutely not — but everywhere needs a local like this

An upscale neighbourhood restaurant, Hawthorn is the kind of place your parents might have picked to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, or cutting someone out of their will

Airlines and Eurostar make cancellations amid France general strike

National action causes cancellation of British Airways flights and Eurostar trains

Anthony McRae: What we know about alleged Michigan State University shooter

Suspect was alive and contacted by police before dying by suicide, say police officials

Jeremy Corbyn will not stand as Labour candidate at next election, says Keir Starmer

Jeremy Corbyn will not stand as a Labour candidate at the next general election, Keir Starmer has said.

Rachel Hollis shares ‘devastation’ over death of ex-husband and former Disney executive Dave Hollis

‘Please wrap the kids up in prayers as we try and navigate through the unthinkable,’ said mother of four

Jennifer Lopez shows off her and Ben Affleck’s matching tattoos: ‘Commitment is sexy’

The pair spent their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple

What time is the Nicola Bulley press conference today?

Police will hold a press conference on Wednesday to update the public on the search for Nicola Bulley

Nicola Bulley police ‘took two weeks’ to question local fishermen

Apparent delay in approaching potentially key witnesses comes amid family’s growing concerns around investigation

Bitter cold, snow blast Southwest; Arizona highways closed

Bitter cold, rain and snow blew across much of the Southwest U.S. on Tuesday, closing stretches of interstate and state highways in northern Arizona

Artists Gilbert & George to open permanent exhibition centre in east London

The pair have collaborated since they met at art school in 1967.

Did China launch the other objects shot down by American fighter jets?

The White House says there’s no evidence they came from China’s sprawling surveillance programme. Recent changes to radar and a military on high alert could offer some clarity

Dave Hollis, Disney exec turned self-help author, dies at 47

Dave Hollis, who left his post as a Disney executive to help his wife run a successful lifestyle empire, has died at his home in Texas

Ron DeSantis blames backlash over school book removals on ‘fake narrative.’ The evidence says otherwise

Teachers and librarians have shared images of empty bookshelves following a directive from Duval County Public Schools

Ron DeSantis confronted over school safety five years after Parkland shooting

‘We’ve worked hard to bring accountability to folks who maybe could have done something’

Graham Potter reveals state of relationship between Mykhailo Mudryk and Marc Cucurella

Mudryk appeared to like an Instagram post criticising Chelsea team-mate Cucurella

‘Get it done’: Rishi Sunak under pressure from both sides of Brexit debate on protocol

Tory moderates want a deal done now, but hardliners are urging the PM to hold off

Patrick Mahomes reveals strict Rihanna rule Super Bowl players had to follow

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Mahomes led his side to glory against the Philadelphia Eagles

Concern over Covid inquiry PR firms that worked for Government during pandemic

A barrister representing bereaved families said companies hired by the inquiry should declare any work that could be deemed a conflict of interest.

What is the Koh-i-Noor diamond and why won’t it be seen at the Coronation?

Queen Consort Camilla will not wear a jewel-encrusted crown at the King’s coronation featuring the Koh-i-Noor diamond as it brings back ‘painful memories of the colonial past’

Rebel Wilson to launch new dating app ‘Fluid’ as she opens up about relationship with Ramona Agruma

‘I never thought I was 100 per cent straight’ the actor says

Pilgrims and lovers visit bones of St Valentine in Glasgow church

Blessed John Duns Scotus Catholic church in the Gorbals is thought to be home to the forearm of St Valentine.

Convicted killer found guilty of historic sex offences against young boy

Alun Kyte will be sentenced for the offences later in February.

Period poverty campaigner describes MBE as ‘great accolade’

Freedom4Girls founder Tina Leslie collected her honour from the King at a ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Bill Gates joins 26 newcomers on list of 50 biggest donors

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 →

Open and calm debate needed on young people and trans issues, says author

A new book details what went wrong at the Tavistock’s Gender Identity Development Service for children, ahead of its expected closure this year.

Camilla to avoid controversial diamond by reusing crown at coronation

India is reported to have expressed concern that the Koh-i-noor would provide an unwelcome reminder of the British Empire.

What is the Northern Ireland protocol?

Supreme Court rules post-Brexit trade legislation is lawful after unionist challenge

The Rolls-Royce politician gearing Labour up for power

Why Labour’s ‘RR’, Rachel Reeves, and her classy economic model are winning over big business, by Simon Walters

Candle-lit vigils to be held across UK for Brianna Ghey after fatal stabbing

A GoFundMe crowdfunding page set up to help the teenager’s family has passed £67,000 in donations

More life-changing prizes added to Premium Bonds draw from March

The estimated number of £100,000 prizes in March will be 62, up from 59 in January, but the number of £25 prizes will reduce.

New Zealand: What’s the difference between a cyclone, a hurricane and a typhoon?

Cyclone Gabrielle wreaked havoc in New Zealand but how is it different from a hurricane or a typhoon?

Bouquet of Valentine’s Day roses being sold for whopping £385 at central London station

A florist at a central London station has raised eyebrows by selling a bouquet of Valentine’s Day roses for a whopping £385.

Why does no one want to host the Winter Olympics?

Reports suggest that the IOC may be forced to consider fixed, rotating hosts with new interest slow

Stacey Solomon announces her newborn girl’s spring-inspired name

The newborn’s name complements her sister Rose

Putin’s troops ordered to advance in ‘most sectors’ on Ukrainian front – MoD

The MoD said the Russians have ‘not massed sufficient offensive combat power’ on any one axis to ‘achieve a decisive effect’.

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

From VR to throuples – this is what the future of dating looks like

Prudence Wade finds out about love in the metaverse and sober dating.

Spy balloon: Hobbyists say $12 pico balloon may have been shot down by US as Biden rules out China

US military recovers ‘significant debris’ from the downed Chinese ‘spy’ balloon

Reports: T-Mobile users experience service outages across US

Customers of wireless provider T-Mobile US Inc. reported widespread service outages in the U.S. late Monday, according to websites tracking service interruptions

Super Bowl averages 113 million, 3rd-most watched in history

Sunday’s Super Bowl was the third most-watched television show in history, with an estimated 113 million people watching the Kansas City Chiefs rally to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles

JuJu Smith-Schuster in shock after discovering live on TV he gets $1m bonus for Kansas Super Bowl win

The football star had the revelation about his bonus shortly after the game

Liverpool 2-0 Everton: Cody Gakpo scores first goal as Reds record routine win in Merseyside derby

Reds could close gap to top four to six points by beating Newcastle on Saturday

‘We detected it’: Biden White House says Trump officials failed to detect Chinese army balloon programme

White House officials go on offense amid criticism from Republicans

S Club 7 announce reunion tour to celebrate 25th anniversary

The seven-piece pop group was originally created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller in 1998.

‘Extraordinary marine heatwave’ could threaten Antarctica’s ice shelves

Leading researcher warns of ‘dramatic’ shift in ocean temperatures over past year

Children killed in earthquake on school trip to Turkey buried in 24 back-to-back funerals

Pupils, aged 11 to 14, were on a school volleyball trip and staying in Adiyaman when disaster struck

Blast from gas leak in Ottawa suburb seriously injures two

A blast caused by a gas leak has seriously injured two people and destroyed several homes under construction in an Ottawa suburb

Vanessa Feltz ‘in bits’ and ‘beyond devastated’ over Ben Ofoedu split despite putting on brave face

The broadcaster shocked fans when she announced her split from the Phats and Small singer after 16 years together

The women still missing as police continue search for Nicola Bulley

Strange disappearance of mother-of-two brings light to mysteries surrounding several other missing women

Judge to release parts of Georgia special grand jury report

A judge has ordered the release of parts of a report produced by a special grand jury that investigated efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn … Continue Reading →

Earthquake measuring 3.7 in magnitude strikes off UK coast

Earthquake comes after two felt in Chelmsford and Blackpool earlier this month

France says its troops misrepresented in 'Wakanda Forever'

France’s defense minister has denounced the way he says French soldiers deployed in Africa appear to be depicted in the Marvel Studios superhero film “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” as “false … Continue Reading →

Rescue dog dies during Turkey earthquake rescue mission

Proteo died after helping find two survivors of the Turkey-Syria earthquake

Everything we know about Rihanna’s net worth, boyfriend and baby boy

The Superbowl halftime performer is the richest female musician in the world and is expecting her second baby with A$AP Rocky

What is the population of China? Officials urged to boost birth rate

The world’s most populous country experienced a population drop of 850,000 from 2021 to 2022

Jimmy Anderson adds to pink ball criticism as England prepare for New Zealand Test

James Anderson has joined England’s complaints about the quality of the pink ball that will be used in the upcoming Test against New Zealand, saying that, “if they are going … Continue Reading →

Santa Marina Mykonos review: inside the celebrity-favourite luxury resort

The hotel opens its doors for the season in May, so why not book your early summer escape now? says Ellie Davis

Heathrow reports busiest January since Covid but new strikes loom over Easter getaway

Over 5.4 million people used London’s main airport in January

London coroner who bullied staff and left sensitive documents on train sacked

Chinyere Inyama had a series of high-profile controversies during his time in the post as the Senior Coroner for West London

Viewers in awe of Troy Kotsur’s sign language performance for Super Bowl LVII national anthem: ‘What a moment’

‘CODA’ actor took part in the national anthem performance ahead of Rihanna’s halftime show

Asteroid streaks through sky above English Channel delighting stargazers

Witnesses said it burned emerald green then bright orange as it struck the Earth’s atmosphere

Pakistan nabs 50 men in weekend killing of blasphemy suspect

Officials say Pakistan’s police have arrested at least 50 suspects in a mob lynching of a man already detained on charges of blasphemy

Alejandro Garnacho progress is a further sign of Erik ten Hag’s Midas touch

The impact of the Argentina teenager is showing that it is not only Marcus Rashford’s outstanding form that the Manchester United manager has helped unlock

Sir Elton John and Jennifer Lopez feature in star-studded Super Bowl commercials

A-listers are a regular feature each year during the advertisements, which can reportedly cost up to £8.3 million for a 30-second slot.

‘Embarrassing’: NFL Game Pass breaks during Super Bowl

Fans were left unable to watch the Eagles against the Chiefs at Super Bowl 57 in Glendale, Arizona

Rihanna’s Super Bowl halftime show in pictures: Singer lights up stadium with medley of classics

Singer sent internet into a frenzy after it emerged she is pregnant with her second child

‘Scandalous’ Tory government spending on lavish hotels, furnishings and booze revealed

‘Like last last days of Rome’: Labour reveals dossier exposing use of taxpayer-funded debit cards

Damar Hamlin appears at Super Bowl alongside medical team that saved his life

Buffalo Bills safety appeared at State Farm Stadium before game

Teenage boy and girl arrested over fatal stabbing of Brianna Ghey in park

Police said the arrested teenagers, both aged 15, are from the local area.

Two more teenagers charged with murder over death of Bailey Atkinson

A 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds previously appeared in court over Mr Atkinson’s death.

Teenager charged after violent protests outside asylum seeker hotel in Merseyside

Jarad Skeete, 19, of Irwell Close, Aigburth, Liverpool, was among 15 people arrested after a riot outside the Suites Hotel in Knowsley

Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi confident Moises Caicedo can rediscover top form

Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace was the first time Caicedo started for the Seagulls after expressing his desire to leave.

Keith Hackett calls for Lee Mason to be sacked following Arsenal error

The PA news agency understands Mason did not fully investigate an offside decision against Brentford’s Christian Norgaard.

MP condemns police probe into sex assault claim as ‘flawed’ and ‘unjust’

Julian Knight has written to Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley over the handling of a ‘false’ sex attack allegation against him.

Nathan Jones SACKED by Southampton as disastrous managerial reign ends

Saints are four points adrift of Premier League safety after hugely criticised appointment

Man City vs Aston Villa LIVE: Premier League result and final score as Riyad Mahrez penalty wraps up win

Everything you need to know as the Premier League rivals meet for the second time in four days

Sean Dyche hopes Everton carry hope from Arsenal win into Merseyside derby

The Toffees’ only victory at Anfield since 1999 came behind closed doors in February 2021.

Rihanna details vast preparations for Super Bowl VII halftime show

Weeks of planning have gone into the performance.

BBC chairman made ‘significant errors of judgment’ over Johnson loan, MPs find

Richard Sharp’s failure to disclose his role in facilitating a loan guarantee could damage trust in the broadcaster, MPs said.

Main events in the Richard Sharp row

A committee of MPs has strongly criticised the BBC chairman over his role in facilitating a loan guarantee for Boris Johnson.

Proenza Schouler debut effortlessly cool looks at NYFW

Known for notoriously dressing the It Girl, it came as no surprise when actor and fashion muse Chloe Sevigny opened the show for Proenza Schouler Saturday to a room packed … Continue Reading →

UFC 284 LIVE: Volkanovski vs Makhachev stream, latest updates and result tonight

Follow live as featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski challenges lightweight title holder Islam Makhachev, after Yair Rodriguez and Josh Emmett clash for interim gold

Harry Styles hails female artists as he sweeps the Brit Awards

The singer followed on from his success at last week’s Grammys by claiming four prizes at London’s O2 Arena.

Eddie Howe left with mixed emotions after Newcastle’s draw at Bournemouth

Eddie Howe was given a rousing ovation by the Bournemouth fans at full time.

Patrick Vieira hails stand-in James Tomkins as Crystal Palace rescue point against Brighton

Patrick Vieira hailed James Tomkins after the Crystal Palace defender marked his return to the side with a vital goal against Brighton.

‘This can’t be real’: Parents outraged after Miami daycare put children in blackface

‘Anger, disbelief and heartbreak’ after a teacher at the Studio Kids Little River painted toddlers’ faces black in class

Nat Sciver-Brunt hails England’s ‘new mindset’ after win over West Indies

Sciver-Brunt hit 40 not out in a seven-wicket T20 World Cup win.

Maya Jama and Ashley Roberts among early arrivals on Brits red carpet

The stars of the music world are descending on the O2 Arena in London ahead of the ceremony.

Ravindra Jadeja cleared of ball-tampering but fined over soothing cream incident

Jadeja applied soothing cream to the finger he uses to spin the ball during India’s destruction of Australia in the first Test

England bid to bounce back against improving Italy – Six Nations talking points

The two nations go head to head in the Guinness Six Nations on Sunday.

Son jailed for father’s fatal stabbing

A 26-year-old man has been jailed for manslaughter in connection with the death of his father.

Relationships on Love Island to be tested further with return of Casa Amor

Next week is due to see a new slate of bombshells arrive, as tensions continue to rise between contestants.

Love on a budget: How to cook an affordable steak dinner for two

Wine and dine your significant other without breaking the bank this Valentine’s Day with these easy and affordable recipes. By Hannah Twiggs

AC Milan end winless run as Olivier Giroud strike downs Torino

In Germany, bottom club Schalke held Wolfsburg to a 0-0 draw

Alec Baldwin says part of shooting charge unconstitutional

Alec Baldwin has asked a judge in New Mexico to dismiss a five-year firearm sentencing enhancement in the charges against him, saying it is unconstitutionally based on a law passed … Continue Reading →

Missouri officials investigate transgender youth clinic

Missouri officials are investigating whistleblower complaints that a transgender health center rushed children through gender-affirming care

Pentagon condemns Ohio National Guard head pushing NewsNation reporter before press conference arrest

Body-camera footage shows that a cable news reporter pushed to the ground and handcuffed while covering a news conference in Ohio had just had a heated confrontation with the leader … Continue Reading →

Anderson enjoys Broad bowling and Wyatt was waiting – Friday’s sporting social

England’s cricketers are hoping to taste success in the coming weeks.

Quake brings chance for Syria's Assad to ease isolation

Experts say Syria’s embattled President Bashar Assad may try to use this week’s deadly earthquake as an opportunity to ease his country’s international isolation

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

Everything you need to know ahead of the 3pm Premier League clash

Irish teacher leaves Four Courts after being removed from courtroom by gardai

Enoch Burke and his sister made no comment to the media as they left the Dublin courts complex on Friday.

Missing Nicola Bulley’s partner says ‘something happened that day’ as family ‘in hell’

Paul Ansell tells ‘Vanished: What Happened To Nicola Bulley’ the family will never give up the search in 75 minute special

Rail strikes: Fresh walkouts likely as RMT union rejects ‘best and final’ pay offer

‘Our industrial campaign will continue for as long as it takes’ – Mick Lynch, RMT general secretary

Nicola Bulley – the missing woman who captured the imagination of a nation

The people who love Nicola Bulley are desperate for any sighting of her. They don’t need internet speculators and armchair conspiracists coming up with the very worst of endings

The Top 10 shortest speeches

‘Be sincere, be brief, be seated.’ Advice from Franklin D Roosevelt to his son on public speaking

Amsterdam to ban cannabis smoking on streets of famous red light district

The plans follow years of complaints from residents about the anti-social behaviour of tourists

Hogwarts Legacy releases amid online backlash and fan boycott

The game is out today, but some publications and fans are boycotting it.

Hong Kong’s crackdown on cannabis oil leads to first arrest under new law

CBD classified alongside cocaine and heroin in Hong Kong under new legislation

Biden, Lula to put focus on democracy, climate during visit

President Joe Biden is welcoming Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to the White House for wide-ranging talks

Russia says it will cut oil production over Western caps

A Russian official says the country will will cut oil production by 500,000 barrels per day next month in response to the West capping the price of its crude over … Continue Reading →

David Raya shuts out talk of new deal to focus on Brentford’s Euro push

Raya will have a year left on his contract in the summer.

British mother cries ‘oh my God’ as she grabs baby from cot at precise moment earthquake hits

The family were in the city of Adana, close to the disaster’s epicentre

Gerwyn Price thrives in Cardiff to beat Nathan Aspinall ahead of ‘14 weeks of hell’

The Iceman, often given a rough ride around the PDC circuit, was inspired by the vocal support

UK ‘not out of the wood’ after narrowly avoiding recession

The UK avoided plunging into a recession last year, figures show.

‘Our youth clubs are being converted into food banks’: Mo Gilligan on the cost of living crisis, gentrification and The Brits

The comedian talks to Isobel Lewis about people being priced out of the areas where they grew up

Nicola Bulley: 5 things forensics expert claims don’t add up about dog walker’s disappearance

From the mobile phone on the bench to the calmness of her dog, this is what the divers ‘can’t get their head around’

Female islander dumped from the villa following shock recoupling

Ron Hall and Samie Elishi were brought to tears over news of the departure.

Diplo clarifies reaction to Beyoncé’s Grammy win after fans accused him of trashing her

Viewers guessed at what the DJ had said to a neighbour after losing to Beyoncé

‘Powerful English planes’: The fighter jets that could help win the battle for Ukraine’s skies

Kyiv’s push for war planes took a positive turn this week and several models of aircraft could be on the table, as Liam James reports

Rihanna wants to make ‘weird’ new music that ‘might not ever make sense to my fans’

‘I just want to play, I want to have fun,’ singer said of her long-awaited return

Surge in adults still living with parents as they delay getting married and having babies

Proportion of young adults living at home is at its highest ever recorded

King welcomes astronaut Chris Hadfield to Buckingham Palace

The pair met on Thursday afternoon.

‘It is not fair’: Shilton urges government to publish gambling review

Shilton was one of several speakers at a Gambling Harm Prevention in Sport Summit at Wembley

Four arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated assault after Black schoolgirl attacked

A 10-year-old has also been arrested in connection with the attack in Ashford

Pep Guardiola happy to have ‘money in the bank’ after Joao Cancelo departure from Man City

The full-back left Manchester City for Bayern Munich in January without a replacement being brought in

Vanessa Hudgens ‘engaged’ to baseball player boyfriend Cole Tucker after two-year romance

Hudgens and Tucker were first linked together after they were spotted holding hands in November 2020, but didn’t go Instagram official until Valentine’s Day 2021

Indian state arrests thousands over child marriages including ‘men from all faiths’

Chief minister says child marriage ‘is the primary reason behind child pregnancy’

Are we going to hell in a handcart? Only if you ignore these green shoots

How many times, dear reader, over the last few months, in conversations with friends and colleagues, over dinner or coffee, have you discussed how depressing the UK is right now? … Continue Reading →

Davis Cup: Dan Evans says Great Britain are ready to ‘win ugly’ in tough Colombia tie

Strong British team face a tough test on clay at altitude in Bogota

Nick Carter: Backstreet Boys star files countersuit against two sexual assault accusers

Court documents have branded the two women who accuse the singer of rape as ‘opportunists’

Gabriel Martinelli signs new long-term Arsenal contract

The Brazil international has scored seven goals in the league this season.

James Cameron admits Jack ‘might’ve lived’ if he’d made it onto raft in Titanic

Director admitted, however, that there were ‘a lot of variables’

Train hits boys in western Germany; 1 killed, 1 injured

Police say one boy was killed and another seriously injured when they were hit by a freight train in western Germany

Along Ukraine-Belarus border, a war of nerves — and drones

On the Belarusian border, Ukrainian units are using drones to monitor a long expanse of marsh and woodland for a possible surprise offensive from the north

Chelsea vs Fulham LIVE: Premier League result and final score as Blues held to goalless draw

Everything you need to know as Chelsea host Fulham in a Premier League derby

Football rumours: Players fear being sold to avoid scrutiny of Chelsea finances

A planned clear-out at Stamford Bridge could see multiple first-team players on the chopping block.

Shania Twain – Queen of Me album review: still the one to run to for frothy hits

The Canadian country pop superstar’s sixth album is frothy and energetic

Health Secretary leads roundtable in bid to find cure for motor neurone disease

Steve Barclay sat down with researchers, charities and patients.

Thornborough Henges site deemed ‘Stonehenge of the North’ opens to public

Thornborough Henges have been described as ‘probably the most important single ancient site between Stonehenge and the Orkney Islands in Scotland’

Indian pharmacist honoured by Kyiv for supporting war effort: ‘Ukraine is my nation too’

Russia could ‘try something’ to mark 24 February anniversary of invasion, says Ukrainian official

Bengals' Mixon charged, reportedly for pointing gun at woman

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon has been charged in a warrant with a misdemeanor count of aggravated menacing, according to online court records

Ally claims Bolsonaro plotted coup to block Lula presidency

A Brazilian magazine has released audio of a senator claiming then President Jair Bolsonaro sought help in a plot to annul the October elections and keep himself in power

Four-fifths of UK butterfly species have declined since 1970s

The analysis, by wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation, said restoration efforts can be successful if more resources are allocated.

1st phase of Mexican solar project to be operating in April

Mexico plans to power up the first phase of a huge solar energy project in April near a beach town popular with tourists making the short drive from the United … Continue Reading →

American tourist arrested for attacking Jesus statue in a Jerusalem Catholic church

Incident comes amid week of bloodshed in the region that has seen more than 17 people killed

Jos Buttler ‘frustrated’ as England stars pick Pakistan Super League over Bangladesh tour

England white-ball captain Jos Buttler has admitted to “frustrations” at players choosing franchise commitments over next month’s white-ball tour of Bangladesh, but insists no one will be ruled out of … Continue Reading →

I miss him terribly: Colleagues pay tribute at Eddie Butler memorial service

The former Wales captain turned broadcaster died in his sleep in September.

Free travel to be extended to more of London’s lowest-paid transport workers

Thousands of cleaners, catering and security staff in the capital will now be eligible for free travel.

Trying to get Beyoncé tickets was the morning from hell — when will ticket sites learn?

When my time is finally up on this planet of ours, and I descend to my final resting place, I hope to see a special place reserved for the most … Continue Reading →

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate focuses on parade crash

A conservative candidate in a pivotal race for Wisconsin Supreme Court is using video images of an SUV that drove through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing six people, … Continue Reading →

New £70m ‘flying’ superyacht design revealed

Plectrum is 74m long and designed to travel at up to 75 knots

Nurse Lucy Letby ‘wrote sympathy card to parents of baby she murdered’

Letby denies murdering seven babies and attempting to murder 10 others at the Countess of Chester Hospital

Martin Lewis gives verdict on interest rate rise and what it means for mortgage holders

Money Saving Expert founder has shared his advice after Bank of England hiked rates to 4%

Chelsea spending a show of ‘power and ambition’ to Premier League rivals, says Marco Silva

Fulham’s local rivals spent in excess of £300million during the recent transfer window.

European Parliament president: EU ‘will not leave Ireland’s side’ on Brexit

Roberta Metsola told the Irish parliament that the EU can learn lessons from how Ireland has dealt with the challenges of Brexit.

Mum who claims son was ‘forced’ to go to LGBT pride event suing London school in UK first

A mother who claims her son was “forced” to take part in a Pride event is suing his south London primary school.

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Manu Tuilagi dropped by Steve Borthwick for England’s Six Nations opener

Joe Marchant takes the 31-year-old’s place in the England line-up to face Scotland in the Six Nations

The Sims 4 adds features for transgender characters and those with disabilities

The almost 10-year-old The Sims 4 has been updated with trans-friendly character customisations.

Putin commemorates Stalingrad battle, echoing Ukraine fight

Russian President Vladimir Putin has attended commemorations of the 80th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi forces in the battle of Stalingrad

Kim Petras talks religion, trans community ahead of Grammys

For Kim Petras, 2022 was a big year

NHS heading for major new scandal causing ‘severe harm and death’, safety commissioner warns

‘We are heading straight back to the days of Mid Staffs,’ warns Dr Henriette Hughes

Rapist Isla Bryson not truly transgender, Nicola Sturgeon suggests

‘Almost certainly the case’ that convicted rapist is not trans, says SNP leader

When will interest rates go down? Predicting future Bank of England decisions

The Bank of England has raised interest rates by 0.5 percentage points to 4 per cent.

Rishi Sunak vs Piers Morgan: 5 pitfalls and payoffs for PM from TV clash

Prime minister goes up against TV motormouth at 8pm tonight

Rat-running drivers could be fined in Barons Court as Hammersmith council ‘in talks with residents’

The council predicts other London boroughs will introduce the clean air scheme