US extends protection for ex-Trump aides from Iran threats

The Biden administration has again extended government protection to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and one of his top Iran aides due to persistent threats against them from Iran

‘Astounding’: Marvel fans celebrate Angela Bassett’s MCU feat at the Golden Globes

‘We showed the world what Black unity, leadership and love looks like,’ said the ‘Black Panther’ star

‘I’m here because I’m Black’: Golden Globes host Jerrod Carmichael burns HFPA in opening monologue

‘One minute you’re making mint tea at home, the next you’re invited to be the Black face of an embattled white organisation,’ comedian joked

The AP Interview: Korean leader cites North's serious threat

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol says the spike in North Korean missile tests, growing nuclear ambitions and other provocative acts pose a “serious threat” that could spark a wider … Continue Reading →

Fans praise Jessica Chastain for matching face mask to silver gown at Golden Globes: ‘Adorable’

The actor was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in ‘George & Tammy’

Prosecutors to retry actor Danny Masterson on rape counts

Los Angeles prosecutors will retry “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson on three rape counts after a hopelessly deadlocked jury led to a mistrial in his first trial in November

Emma D’Arcy: Golden Globes nod implies space for trans people is getting bigger

D’Arcy was nominated for best television actress at the 80th annual ceremony.

Biden says he is ‘surprised’ classified documents were found at former office in first comments since revelation

Republicans launch investigation into materials relating to his time as vice president

Golden Globes 2023 – as it happened: Scientology, slap jokes and spoilers abound at film awards ceremony

Stars are no longer boycotting the once-controversial event as they arrive at Golden Globes 2023

Senators visit Arizona, Texas border in search for solutions

Yuma County, Arizona politicians, tribal leaders and the head of a local humanitarian group called on a politically diverse delegation of senators from around the U.S. to craft immigration reform … Continue Reading →

Indiana governor pushes big spending plan in annual address

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb urged skeptical state legislators to support funding for several big-ticket spending plans, arguing that the state needed to take action on multiple fronts

EXPLAINER: How much will the rain help California's drought?

The series of storms that have struck California have poured water on a state mired in a years-long drought

Will epic California storms be enough to end state’s drought?

It will take more than a few storms to rescue California from its historic drought

Golden Globes 2023: The best-dressed stars on this year’s red carpet from Billy Porter to Lily James

The stars were back Tuesday for the Golden Globes’ return to television

Counter-terror investigation after uranium detected in package at Heathrow

It is understood that the Home Office does not believe there is any threat to the public.

What’s inside the 2023 Golden Globes gift bag? From luxury lip balms to anti-ageing treatments

All nominees at the 80th annual awards ceremony will receive a gift bag.

Boris Johnson ‘living in property connected to wealthy Tory donor’

Since leaving office in September, Mr Johnson has declared more than £1 million in speaking fees.

One in five police officers plan to quit over pay and ‘lack of respect’ from government, survey shows

Police, who are legally barred from striking, are resigning in their droves, putting Boris Johnson’s 20,000 pledge at risk

Thousands of ambulance workers go on strike in dispute over pay

NHS England has told patients to continue to call 999 for life-threatening emergencies but to use 111, GPs and pharmacies for non-urgent needs.

Teachers begin second day of strike action in pay dispute

Hundreds of students will not be in school as the teaching strike continues today.

Blood markers ‘may reveal rare form of Alzheimer’s 10 years before symptoms’

Scientists hope their work could lead to earlier detection.

Stronger protections for taxpayers using third parties to claim rebates

HMRC said it has seen cases where some repayment agents have pushed the boundaries of eligibility, exploited customers, or made fraudulent claims.

Demi Lovato UK poster ‘likely to cause serious offence to Christians’ – ASA

The poster featured an image of Lovato bound in a bondage-style outfit while lying on a large, cushioned crucifix.

Vernon Kay reveals he was first scouted on a drunken night out with friends

After doing magazine modelling, Kay moved into presenting and hosted various TV shows for ITV including All Star Family Fortunes and Splash!

Harry’s ITV interview airs in 77 territories around the world

Harry: The Interview saw the duke sit down with ITV journalist Tom Bradby to discuss some of the key revelations from the memoir.

‘Nearly one in five police officers planning to quit in next two years’

The Police Federation of England and Wales, which represents more than 130,000 officers, published the results of its Pay and Morale Survey.

Cleverly to address protocol issues which ‘risk and undermine’ NI’s place in UK

The Foreign Secretary is to meet political and business leaders in Belfast.

Covid-19 remains biggest barrier to air travel – survey

Some 32% of survey respondents who did not take a flight in the 12 months to October 2022 said the virus was a factor.

SDLP to propose speaker election amendment in bid to restore Assembly sittings

The party said the procedural change would ‘end the one-party veto that has frustrated the democratic wishes of the people of Northern Ireland’.

At least 271,000 people homeless on any given night in 2022 – Shelter

The charity said that ‘with private rents and living costs continuing to soar’, thousands of people were at risk of losing their homes in 2023.

Alex Jones: I used to think it was a bit un-feminist to worry about fertility

The Welsh presenter is fronting a documentary series which sees her train as a fertility assistant at one of the UK’s top fertility clinics.

Doctor tells of ‘shock’ after lung cancer diagnosis at age of 38

Dr Ruthra Coventry, a consultant anaesthetist from Aberdeen, was diagnosed with the disease in 2018.

Households urged to save water in winter as poll shows people underestimate use

Water UK is running its national summer campaign through the winter for the first time after last year’s drought.

Jury hears case alleging 4 cops enabled prostitution ring

A woman who says she was lured from Costa Rica into a Virginia-based sex-trafficking ring says that a former police chief and three other officers were clients of the enterprise … Continue Reading →

Ben Affleck surprises fans while working at Dunkin’ drive-thru in Massachusetts

The actor was spotted reportedly filming a Dunkin’ commercial in his hometown

Selena Gomez shares ‘out of the ordinary’ skincare routine as fans react to $600 price tag

‘I have never seen anyone do any of this stuff that she’s doing and I have to wonder if she’s on another level,’ one fan said

Trump’s defamation lawsuit claims CNN tried to ‘sabotage’ campaign with comparisons to Hitler and Nazism

In a filing that pushes for a rewrite of landmark First Amendment protections, ex-president’s lawyers suggest journalists are ‘an enemy of democracy’

Attorney: Ex-officer who killed Lyoya shouldn't face trial

Attorneys for a former police officer charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Black motorist in western Michigan have asked a judge to dismiss the case

Antipsychotic prescriptions for children and young people rose between 2000-2019

The drugs are often used to treat major mental illness, such as schizophrenia, in adults.

‘D-Lister’ fraud or Maga hero? How Matt Gaetz split the Republican Party

Florida congressman blasted by some in party but beloved by others, writes Andrew Buncombe

‘Wow, he’s back’: Jofra Archer takes three wickets to impress on bowling return

Archer’s last competitive cricket came with Sussex in July 2021

Erik ten Hag backs Marcus Rashford to ‘keep on scoring’ after Carabao Cup double

The England forward came off the bench to score two goals in stoppage time in their semi-final win over Charlton

Weinstein asks NY high court to reverse 2020 rape conviction

Harvey Weinstein is asking New York’s highest court to overturn his 2020 rape conviction, arguing that the judge betrayed his right to a fair trial by “succumbing to the pressure” … Continue Reading →

Endangered Mexican wolf treks further north in New Mexico

An endangered Mexican gray wolf has roamed beyond the species’ recovery area into the more northern reaches of New Mexico

Erik ten Hag delivers update on Wout Weghorst and hints at Facundo Pellistri role after Man United win

Erik ten Hag opened the door to Facundo Pellistri remaining at Manchester United after a fine assist for Marcus Rashford in the 3-0 win over Charlton.

Prince Harry’s memoir Spare snoozes the city that never sleeps

Booksellers in London opened their stores at midnight in anticipation for Prince Harry’s memoir Spare. In New York, it’s business as usual, Meredith Clark reports

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott finalises divorce from second husband Dan Jewett

Couple married in 2021 after Ms Scott divorced her first husband, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

Cyberattack keeps Iowa's largest school district closed

Iowa’s largest school district has canceled classes for a second day due to an apparent cyberattack on its computer system

Boris Johnson says the Tories can recover at the ballot box

The ex-PM urged his supporters to stick with the agenda he set out to deliver victory at the next general election.

A look at Newcastle’s recent cup record as they reach Carabao Cup semi-finals

There has been relatively little to cheer for the Tynesiders in the cup competitions in recent years

Constantine, former King of Greece and Charles’s second cousin, dies aged 82

He died at a private hospital in Athens, his doctors announced late on Tuesday

US, Japan poised to agree on shift in Marine unit on Okinawa

Top national security officials from the United States and Japan are expected to agree to changes in the joint defense posture this week as the two nations confront rising threats … Continue Reading →

US suffered 18 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in 2022

At least 474 people died in extreme events over the past year

F1: Michael Andretti slams “greedy” owners’ over response to new American team proposal

Michael Andretti labelled Formula One team owners “greedy” and claimed them putting their self interest ahead of the sport was the reason for the tepid reaction to his bid to … Continue Reading →

Terror police probe package contaminated with uranium seized at Heathrow

Scotland Yard said there was no threat to the public

South Dakota governor calls for eliminating grocery tax

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem called Tuesday for using the state’s surplus to eliminate the tax charged on groceries and lower other taxes in a State of the State address … Continue Reading →

Met Police chief calls for more flexible ways to recruit officers to fight modern crime

The Metropolitan Police commissioner lay out his vision for the future of the force

Newcastle storm into Carabao Cup semi-finals with dominant win over Leicester

Newcastle United 2-0 Leicester City: Goals by Dan Burn and Joelinton converted the hosts’ superiority into a deserved victory at St James’ Park

Pep Guardiola ‘convinced’ Kalvin Phillips will grow into Manchester City role

The England midfielder has yet to start a game since his summer arrival from Leeds.

Five police officers fired after misconduct probe revealed sex while on duty

Officers were also accused of workplace violence and exchanging inappropriate and explicit images via text

Manchester United edge past Charlton and into Carabao Cup semi-finals

Manchester United 3-0 Charlton: Marcus Rashford’s late goals were required as the League One side pushed for an unlikely draw

Manchester United player ratings vs Charlton: Superstar Rashford delivers again; Garnacho impresses

Marcus Rashford killed off a highly competitive Charlton side in a 3-0 win to reach the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup as Alejandro Garnacho impressed for Manchester United.

Blackpink, Frank Ocean and Bad Bunny to headline Coachella 2023

Scottish DJ Calvin Harris has also been announced to be returning to the desert.

Soaring egg prices put pressure on consumers and businesses

Chickens may not be able to fly very far, but the price of eggs is soaring

Mike Pompeo mocked for quoting himself to promote his new book

‘My new book reads like a thriller with stories from my heart’

GOP outrage, dodged questions and a new DOJ review: How Biden’s classified document haul rocked Washington

Documents taken from the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement are from Mr Biden’s vice presidential office, John Bowden and Abe Asher report

Appeal after ‘out of control’ dog bites guard on Paddington train and girl, 7, in Henley

Police investigating two separate dog bitings issue appeal

Manchester United 3-0 Charlton: Spirited Addicks knocked out in fine Carabao Cup display

Manchester United edged into the Carabao Cup semi-finals with an unconvincing 3-0 win over Charlton.

Trump probe may be complicated by documents at Biden office

The volume of classified documents is different and the circumstances of their discovery worlds apart

NJ governor rebuffs Republican critique over being 'woke'

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy invited a national political spotlight in his state of the state address, taking implicit aim at GOP rivals who criticize blue states for being … Continue Reading →

Capitol riot trial starts for man with feet on Pelosi desk

A prosecutor says an Arkansas man who propped his feet on a desk in then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the riot at the U.S. Capitol planned the trip for … Continue Reading →

Virgin Orbit launch: What happened? A timeline of the failure and what might come next

Private space company will be hoping to have another go, but other companies could beat them to it

New warning issued over Fisher-Price baby sleepers after 70 deaths reported since 2019 recall

The Rock ‘n Play Sleepers have now been linked to 100 deaths

Four convicted over death of man drugged and stabbed in plot to steal Rolexes

Saul Murray was drugged and killed by attackers who wanted his high-value watches.

Video of George Santos dodging reporters on Capitol Hill goes viral with 7.3 million views

‘George Santos spent another day dodging questions on Capitol Hill as he’s accused of fabricating almost every single part of his life’

Bills seek Nebraska voter ID, would nix most voting by mail

Bills introduced Tuesday in the Nebraska Legislature address a voter ID requirement passed by voters in November, but also add measures that critics say are designed to make it harder … Continue Reading →

Every single Coachella headliner and lineup poster since the California festival began

Throughout its 24 years, the desert festival has led with the biggest names in music. Inga Parkel runs through Coachella’s entire history of star-studded headliners since 1999

Man held in Vegas solar-array attack to get competency exams

A man held in what authorities characterize as a terror attack on a solar power facility serving Las Vegas Strip casinos was removed from a courtroom after becoming verbally disruptive

Lawyer: Scammed clients get new shot at disability benefits

Some former clients of a disgraced Kentucky attorney who ran the largest U.S. Social Security scam in history may have a chance to get their lost disability payments back

Family of British man missing in Ukraine ‘worried and concerned’ for whereabouts

Christopher Parry was last seen heading to town of Soledar on 6 January

London bookstores deserted on morning of Spare release despite book topping bestseller lists

Despite becoming the fastest-selling non-fiction book on record, bookstores seemed quiet on the morning of release

Former Brazil security chief accused of ‘sabotaging’ police response to riots in capital

Rioters angry at the election defeat of Jair Bolsonaro stormed the presidential palace and supreme court

Love Islander says she avoided watching ex-boyfriend Owen Warner on I’m A Celeb

The new series of the ITV2 reality show begins on January 16.

Tesla on self-driving mode causes eight-car pileup on San Francisco’s Bay Bridge in wild video

Driver claims Autopilot system caused car to brake suddenly

Doctors: Bills' Hamlin in good spirits, undergoing testing

Bills safety Damar Hamlin is described as being in good spirts, while undergoing testing for a second day at a Buffalo hospital to determine what led to him going into … Continue Reading →

Detectives issue appeal to trace brothers over city shooting murder

Theo and Remell Bailey are wanted in connection with the 2021 murder of Gavin Parry in Winson Green, Birmingham.

Baltimore launches plan to get squeegee workers off corners

Baltimore officials are rolling out their latest plan to steer squeegee workers away from busy downtown intersections and toward formal employment using law enforcement action and outreach efforts

Federal COVID aid OK'd to pay for roads, natural disasters

States and local governments soon will have new flexibility to spend billions of dollars of federal coronavirus relief funds on some things not directly related to the pandemic

Council fined after death of six-year-old girl hit by falling tree in school playground

Ella Henderson had been playing with friends when she was hit by a decaying willow tree in her school playground

Family pays tribute to ‘devoted’ couple who died at waterfalls

The bodies of the women who fell into the water at Ystradfellte Falls last week have now been recovered.

House Republicans to launch investigations into FBI, China

House Republicans are moving to swiftly establish the marquee investigations of their new majority, voting to create panels focused on China and what they assert is rampant abuse of power … Continue Reading →

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in human trafficking and rape case

Tate could now face 180-day extension after judge slaps down bid for freedom

Map shows areas most affected by mortgage hikes as Conservative-held seats ‘hardest hit’

Top ten constituencies set to be hit hardest by rising mortgage costs revealed

Colombia VP says she was targeted with roadside bomb

Colombia’s Vice President says her security team found more than seven kilos of explosives buried next to a rural road that leads to her home

Yoga, jogging and etiquette courses: Ghislaine Maxwell’s new life as prisoner 02879-509

Ghislaine Maxwell has been making new friends and working in a prison library since being sent to Tallahassee minimum security prison last year. Her etiquette courses have apparently proven popular … Continue Reading →

Bolsonaro eyes early return to Brazil as US stay irks Biden

The Biden administration is under growing pressure from leftists in Latin America and U.S. lawmakers to expel Jair Bolsonaro from a post-presidential retreat in Florida following an attack by his … Continue Reading →

UAE to ban single-use plastic shopping bags starting in 2024

The United Arab Emirates announced a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags to take effect next year, the latest initiative aimed at reducing pollution in the oil-rich nation

Manchester United close in on Wout Weghorst as Besiktas chase replacement

The Dutch striker is keen to join Erik ten Hag’s squad but the deal is contingent on his current loan club, Besiktas, finding a replacement striker

Damar Hamlin's toy drive: What's the plan for the $8.6M?

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin plans to support young people through education and sports with the $8.6 million in GoFundMe donations that unexpectedly poured into his toy drive fundraiser after … Continue Reading →

Online rumours about Bryan Kohberger attending Idaho murders vigil debunked by new footage

The speculation was finally shut down on Monday after Inside Edition shared new footage of their coverage

Damar Hamlin remains in hospital but ‘is in good spirits’ after cardiac arrest

The 24-year-old asked well-wishers to keep him in their prayers.

Trump’s longtime CFO Allen Weisselberg to be jailed for five months for tax fraud scheme

Longtime Trump Organization associate will report to Rikers Island after pleading guilty to 15 tax violations

Political vacuum in Haiti deepens as senators' terms expire

Haiti has been stripped of its last democratically elected institution

Marlins ace, Cy Young winner Alcantara gets key to city

Miami Marlins ace Sandy Alcantara, the 2022 National League Cy Young winner, was awarded a key to the city of Miami from Mayor Francis Suarez on Tuesday

Austin Butler says mother’s death made him ask if acting was ‘noble profession’

The Hollywood star has been nominated for a Golden Globe award and is tipped for an Oscar nod for his critically acclaimed portrayal of Elvis.

Like Damar Hamlin, we collapsed from cardiac arrest on the field. Here’s what happened to us next

Spectators and TV viewers were stunned when Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin’s heart stopped beating last week. But cardiac arrest in young athletes happens more often than is realised, and … Continue Reading →

Santos probe sought by Democrats over House ethics

The House Ethics Committee has been asked to investigate Rep. George Santos

Judge tosses argument that Lee statue vote violated law

A Virginia judge has dismissed an argument that Charlottesville violated open government law with its 2021 vote to give a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E

Outdoor Retailer returns to Utah while top brands boycott

The Outdoor Retailer trade show is back in Salt Lake City this week after a four-year run in Denver

EPA to award $100M to boost environmental justice programs

The Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $100 million in competitive grants for projects that advance environmental justice in communities disproportionately affected by industrial pollution and other hazards

AP source: Correa reaches $200M, 6-year deal with Twins

A person familiar with the negotiations says Carlos Correa has agreed to a $200 million, six-year contract that keeps him with the Minnesota Twins after failing to complete deals with … Continue Reading →

Report says Israeli tech investments nearly halved in 2022

Investments in Israel’s tech sector dropped by nearly half in 2022, reflecting a global economic slowdown

Bob Odenkirk seeks balance, humor following his heart attack

Bob Odenkirk is still processing his feelings after suffering a massive heart attack in July 2021 and says a big takeaway is to strive for a better work-life balance

Nurses strike for 2nd day at two big NYC hospitals

A nursing strike that has disrupted patient care at two of New York City’s largest hospitals has entered its second day

Republicans who stayed silent on Trump taking classified documents from White House now slam Biden

GOP turns its fire on Biden while their own past statements show a change of heart

King Charles ‘set to make first state visit to Paris in March’

Details of visit by the King and the Queen Consort have been reported in France

Zelensky invites Irish premier to visit Ukraine

The Ukrainian president also extended new year’s wishes to the people of Ireland.

More than half of Brits are dealing with ‘FOSY’ – a ‘fear of saying yes’

Whether it’s down to financial worries or a lack of confidence British adults say they’ve been held back from saying ‘yes’ to things they want to do

Home nations FAs to discuss temporary concussion substitutes next week

The game’s lawmaking body the International Football Association Board will meet on January 18.

Some British adults know more about the lives of celebrities than their own friends

It comes as the study suggests celebrity obsession is plaguing some of us

Russia steps up assault on eastern Ukraine – as US to provide weapons training to Kyiv’s troops

While Ukraine can count on the support of Western nations, Moscow appears to be sustaining heavy losses in both troops and equiment

Carla Bruni sparks backlash after posting edited photo of Harry and Meghan

The Duke of Sussex’s highly-anticipated memoir came out on 10 January

Feds outline new plan for inmates to pay victim restitution

The Justice Department is proposing changes to how it runs federal prisoners’ deposit accounts in an effort to make sure victims are paid restitution, including from some high-profile inmates with … Continue Reading →

Sports Grounds Safety Authority ‘concerned’ by Hillsborough overcrowding reports

A number of fans in the away end alleged there were congestion issues around the exit to the tunnel in the Leppings Lane End ahead of the cup game.

Biden ignores reporter question about classified documents for second day in a row

‘Mr President, did you mishandle classified documents?’ reporter yells at commander-in-chief

New NC congressman says Cawthorn didn't forward casework

New U.S. Rep. Chuck Edwards of North Carolina says the office of predecessor Madison Cawthorn left his staff unaware of pending constituent requests and casework

Head of Florida Democrats resigns after disastrous midterms

The head of the Florida Democratic Party has resigned after a disastrous midterm election in the onetime battleground state

AP PHOTOS: Storms lash California with more rain, high surf

The latest in a relentless string of California storms is swamping roads, battering coastlines with high surf, turning rivers into gushing flood zones and forcing the evacuation of thousands in … Continue Reading →

My mom got sucked in to QAnon – I can imagine how it happened to Marjorie Taylor Greene

If the far-right Georgia congresswoman is able to back away from the conspiracies of QAnon, then there’s hope for anyone

What is Kraken? All we know about renamed Covid variant XBB 1.5

XBB 1.5 is a descendant of the Omicron variant

Revealed: Record 50,000 patients a week face 12-hour A&E waits

Exclusive: ‘This is a crisis, and yet the prime minister still refuses to call it this,’ says Dr Langhor of the British Medical Association

Spare: Prince Harry book is ‘fastest selling non fiction book of all time’

Prince Harry’s explosive book has already sold 400,000 copies on first day of publication, its publisher has said

US Study: One year of road crashes cost society $340 billion

Traffic crashes in the U.S. cost society $340 billion in one year, or just over $1,000 for each of the country’s 328 million people, according to a study by safety … Continue Reading →

Police visit 1,000 homes of people watching online streams in piracy crackdown

Operation signals switch in focus to those not just sharing pirated streams but also watching them

Experts warn over plans to age-check child asylum seekers with X-rays

Then-home secretary Priti Patel said using biological tests would stop grown men seeking asylum while ‘masquerading as children’.

UK festivals 2023: Music events and line-ups confirmed for next summer, from Glastonbury to Parklife

Festival season might have only just finished – but plans for 2023 are well underway

Man threatened to assassinate Nicola Sturgeon in Facebook post, court told

William Curtis and Philip Mitchell are on trial at the High Court in Glasgow accused of sending threatening and abusive messages on social media.

New House speaker McCarthy vows to boot Ilhan Omar, Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell from committees

Adam Schiff tells The Independent that is ‘another promise by McCarthy to try to gain support from people that were not supporting him anyway’

Prince Harry autobiography Spare is fastest-selling non-fiction book ever

Sales of Spare exceeded publisher’s ‘most bullish expectations’

California storm: What happened and what measures are in place?

Atmospheric rivers and a bomb cyclone are to blame for the torrential rains in California that have caused 14 fatalities so far

‘I thought I was having a heart attack’: Why panic attacks can be worse than you think

I‘m lucky the nurses at urgent care that day recognized what was happening to me

Sebastien Haller makes comeback following testicular cancer in friendly win

The 28-year-old underwent chemotherapy last summer.

Despite record cocaine seizures, drug cartels roil Europe

Cocaine is spreading at an alarming rate through Europe, much of it through the world ports of Antwerp in Belgium and Rotterdam in the Netherlands

Petrol prices below £1.50 a litre for first time since Ukraine war began

Motorists have been supported through a 5p fuel duty cut since February last year, though this is due to end in March

Far-right troll Baked Alaska sentenced to 60 days in prison for role in Jan 6 riots

Anthime Gionet livestreamed himself storming the Capitol and berating law enforcement officers during mob’s assault

England and Lions rugby great David Duckham dies aged 76

England great David Duckham has died aged 76.

Blood, hatchet and hacksaw found at trash site in search for missing Ana Walshe

Blood, a hatchet, a hacksaw, a rug, and cleaning supplies have been discovered in trash bags at a transfer station in the search for missing mother Ana Walshe in Massachusetts.

Harry’s bombshell memoir becomes fastest selling non-fiction book

The Duke of Sussex’s autobiography Spare went on sale around the world on Tuesday.

Longtime senator Dianne Feinstein reacts to Katie Porter’s newly announced California Senate bid

Comes despite the fact Dianne Feinstein has not announced whether she will seek re-election.

California governor projects $22.5 billion budget deficit

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has projected a $22.5 billion budget surplus for the upcoming fiscal year

US will train Ukrainians on Patriot missile system in Oklahoma

The training will reportedly take place at Fort Sill, where US soldiers are trained on the same system

Conservative MPs express frustration at time limit introduced on stamp duty cut

Treasury minister Victoria Atkins said the UK Government must adopt a ‘fiscally responsible’ approach while it supports businesses and people.

Seal forces closure of lake after eating £3,000 worth of fish

Seal has spent month scarfing vast stocks of carp, bream, and catfish in Rochford Reservoir

Data sharing progress between EU and UK hailed as ‘significant building block’

UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly and Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris met European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in London

Prince Harry says silence is ‘least effective’ way to deal with ‘painful elements of war’ amid Taliban claim

Prince Harry reveals in memoir ‘precisely how many enemy combatants’ he killed

Ukrainian troops to train on Patriot system in Oklahoma

About 100 Ukrainians will head to Oklahoma’s Fort Sill soon to begin training on the Patriot missile defense system the U.S. and Germany have pledged to help protect its from … Continue Reading →

House Democrats request ethics probe into George Santos for ‘defrauding Congress and the public’

A letter from two New York representatives follows several complaints from watchdog groups to federal agencies into newly elected lawmaker’s campaign finances

Trade union to hold a ‘protect the right to strike’ day of protest

TUC convenes meeting with health, rail, education and civil service unions to discuss ‘day of action’

Government will help Scots Amazon workers facing dole ‘where we can’ – Sturgeon

The First Minister has said the Scottish Government will look to help workers facing the axe after Amazon announced pans to shut its Gourock centre.

European music festivals 2023: The best events to travel to, from Primavera Sound to Sziget

Swap muddy fields for sun-soaked cities and glistening beaches with these continental events

David Walliams: Alan Carr to replace Little Britain comedian on Britain’s Got Talent, reports claim

Walliams was recorded making sexually explicit comments about a contestant on the reality show

FTSE 100 closes in the red for first time this year

Finishing at 7,694.49, a drop of 30.45 points, it was the first day that the index has closed down so far this year.

David Duckham: England and Lions great dies aged 76

Duckham won 36 caps for from 1969 to 1976 and retired as the nation’s second all-time highest try-scorer

Commentator jokes dog who went viral has released a Prince Harry-style book

The book ‘Second’ is apparently Mabel’s account of competing with Ollie, and her life with sports commentator Andrew Cotter.

William ‘glum’ after Queen said he couldn’t wear Household Cavalry uniform to wedding

William had apparently asked the Queen for permission to wear his Household Cavalry uniform but – as the heir to the throne – he was not allowed to

Barry Hawkins whitewashes Mark Allen in first round of the Masters

Allen lifted the title in 2018 but has not won a single match since

Josh Wilson-Esbrand: Coventry sign defender on loan from Man City

The 20-year-old left-back has made two Champions League substitute appearances this term

UK weather: Heavy rain and flood warnings as downpours to lash England and Wales for 20 hours

Met Office weather warnings for rain have been issued for areas across England and Wales

Aaron Ramsey still has ‘a lot to give’ Wales, Rob Page claims

Longtime teammate Gareth Bale retired from football on Monday

When is Tết 2023? How Vietnamese New Year is celebrated

In Vietnam, people celebrate the new year with a festival called Tết

GOP requests intelligence 'damage assessment' of Biden docs

The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee has requested that the U_S_ intelligence community conduct a “damage assessment” of potentially classified documents found in the Washington office space of … Continue Reading →

Ukraine cannot win back territory without Western tanks, say officials

The UK Government is considering supplying the Ukrainians with British Army Challenger 2 main battle tanks.

Police officer who pulled down woman’s top and took picture of breasts guilty of sexual assault

PC Paul Hinchcliffe found guilty by jury after trial at Leeds Crown Court

Gas stove ban raised after air pollution linked to childhood asthma

‘Any option is on the table. Products that can’t be made safe can be banned’

Prince Harry reveals Meghan and Kate’s tense texts about infamous bridesmaid dresses

The texts were allegedly about Princess Charlotte’s bridesmaid dress for the 2018 wedding being too big.

‘Independent Scotland would donate peers to UK as parting gift,’ SNP MP jokes

Perth and North Perthshire MP Pete Wishart made the irreverent suggestion as MPs debated reform of Westminster’s upper house.

Rare Bible sells for £20,000 at Belfast auction house

The Geneva Bible, which dates back to 1615, sold for almost twice the estimate.

Flood warnings issued across Britain amid ‘persistent heavy rain’ and 50mph wind

The Met Office has issued four yellow weather warnings for wind and rain spanning from Tuesday to Thursday evening.

Ilford Lane stabbing: Boy stabbed in broad daylight on busy east London road

Police are awaiting an update on the victim’s condition

Mark Cavendish robbery trial hears accused ‘was stabbed in leg months earlier’

Two men deny robbery at the Olympic cyclist’s home in Ongar, Essex, in November 2021.

Soho House’s Stockholm opening is in a magnificent 1800s church

Complete with a fully-working organ and stained glass windows

Family kitchen recalls heartbreak for Kyiv man and his son

The ruined kitchen of his family’s Kyiv home stands at the center of a 42-year-old carpenter’s traumatic experience of Russia’s war in Ukraine

Gareth Bale deserves statue after ‘phenomenal’ career, Wales boss claims

The 33-year-old made a record 111 appearances for the Wales men’s team and scored 41 goals

What are the Government’s proposals for minimum service levels during strikes?

The new Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill gives the Government the power to ensure unions provide essential cover

Louis Theroux reveals he ‘probably’ has alopecia after facial hair loss

The 52-year-old documentary-maker shared pictures showing how his stubble has changed.

Louis Rees-Zammit likely to miss Wales’ opening Six Nations games

The Gloucester wing was injured in Premiership action against Leicester on Christmas Eve

Background check missed deputy's red flags before killings

A background investigator erroneously failed to check a would-be trooper’s mental health history, allowing him to be hired for the Virginia State Police the year before he kidnapped a 15-year-old … Continue Reading →

Best new trainer releases in February: the latest sneaker drops, from Nike to ASICS

The latest and greatest new sneaker releases to add straight to basket

The Leader podcast: London Underground spring strikes threat

Plus! It’s the Tube’s 160th anniversary

Joao Felix: Chelsea set to announce loan signing on Wednesday

Felix became the fifth most expensive player in the world when Atletico paid £113m to bring him from Benfica as a 19-year-old in 2019

TikTok boss meets European officials as scrutiny intensifies

TikTok’s CEO has met with European Union officials about strict new digital regulations in the 27-nation bloc as the Chinese-owned social media app faces growing scrutiny from Western authorities over … Continue Reading →

Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters, ODESZA to headline Bonnaroo

Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters and ODESZA will headline the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this June in Tennessee

Mickey Arthur to stay with Derbyshire following Pakistan head coach talks

The South African was previously in charge of Pakistan from 2016 to 2019.

Grant Shapps accused of ‘outrageous slur’ over claim ambulance strike puts lives at risk

Business secretary clashes with union chiefs as he sets out plan for anti-strike legislation

The government’s anti-strike laws announce its own staggering failure

If the lack of anti-strike legislation for nurses and firefighters and ambulance drivers is leaving everyone in such grave peril, why should they only get around to it now?

Islington cycle way to connect Camden with Finsbury Park will see lower speed limits

Transport for London and Islington Council launch scheme in Nag’s Head area

Alan Carr tipped to replace David Walliams on Britain’s Got Talent

‘Hilarious but kind’ Alan Carr is set to replace David Walliams, after he made disparaging comments about auditionees

Teachers are leaving the profession to work at Costco – can you blame them?

Vacancies are regularly going unfilled, heaping more and more pressure on those who remain in the profession – with many of them being pushed to breaking point

Millennial Love host Olivia Petter to release debut novel Gold Rush

Novel has been described as ‘a sharp, witty novel about expectation, consent, and celebrity culture’

Longtime senator Dianne Feinstein reacts to Katie Porter’s newly announced California Senate bid

Democratic Rep. Katie Porter of California says she will seek the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a fellow Democrat and the oldest member of the chamber

12,000 cancer patients waiting more than three months for treatment

The HSJ said that while the number of patients waiting two months for cancer care had fallen, the number waiting three months had risen.

NOAA: Ian, drought supercharged US weather extremes in 2022

America’s onslaught of mega costly weather disasters remains stuck in high gear

New bag scanners at prisons detect heroin in washing-up liquid, cannabis in curry

83 new x-ray machines will be installed at prison gates by the end of March

Health Secretary does not rule out plan to backdate next year’s NHS pay offer

Steve Barclay, who spent part of Monday meeting trade union officials, described the discussions as ‘productive’ during a visit to a London hospital.

Putin and Zelensky locked in ‘race’ to build up armed forces for spring offensive, say western officials

Ukrainian and Russian military chiefs are locked in a “race” to build up armed forces ready to launch a major spring offensive, western officials said on Tuesday.

Aldi’s FITT cube is here to help you get fit – and it only costs £80

The multi-tasking fitness tool can be used for 100 different exercises

Six-year-old student shot teacher with gun legally purchased by his mother

‘Who would be prepared for a six-year-old to bring a loaded weapon to school and shoot their teacher?’ superintendent asks

New study to track respiratory viruses

Experts suggest the data will lead to a better understanding of common diseases present in the UK.

Extinctions ‘may threaten Madagascar’s biodiversity for 23 million years’

Experts warn that humans have only five years to really advance the conservation of the island’s forests.

Virtual ward discharge service saves more than 2,000 hospital bed days in south west London

A digital initiative to free up space at hospitals has helped the NHS save more than 2, 000 hospital bed days in south west London.

Virgin space launch: What went wrong?

The UK’s first rocket launch ended in failure, but what happened to the Virgin Orbit space launch?

Millions of cat owners face being forced to microchip cats under under new law

Pet ownership soared during covid lockdown and it is estimated that a quarter of feline population are not microchipped

Talking Point: What’s a fair price for a pint?

Warnings of the price of beer exceeding £10 for a single pint have been sounded

Labour promises ‘laser-like’ focus on Kosovo and Serbia in foreign policy charm offensive

Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy has travelled to Kosovo and Serbia recently to try and help defuse tensions in the region

Andrew Tate brings Quran to court hearing on human trafficking charges

The 36-year-old could be seen clutching the religious text while handcuffed to his brother Tristan

Tesco workers ‘given box of Quality Street instead of Christmas bonus’

Tesco currently employs more than 345,000 people

Virgin Orbit and government investigating why first UK rocket launch failed

The second stage of the launch suffered an “anomaly”, meaning the rocket and its payload was lost.

Davos to host leaders, CEOs amid weighty global issues

The Swiss town of Davos will host 52 heads of state and government and nearly 600 CEOs as the World Economic Forum hosts its annual meeting in the Alps next … Continue Reading →

Somerville: No stone will be left unturned in bid to resolve school strikes

The Education Secretary admitted there was still ‘some distance’ between the teachers and employers in the dispute over pay.

Secret Singapore: discover stunning shores on an island-hopping adventure

With an incredible 64 islands to explore, Singapore makes the perfect destination to set sail for secret shores. Simon Calder charters an idyllic adventure

Walk through the world: discover Singapore’s rich cultural heritage and diverse neighbourhoods

Singapore boasts diverse culture and is rich in history and heritage. Here Simon Calder takes us on a fascinating tour of the city’s key cultural sites and must-explore neighbourhoods

Nature in the City: discover Singapore’s horticultural wonders

From the UNESCO World Heritage Singapore Botanic Gardens, to urban farms and horticultural experiences, Simon Calder highlights the best of Singapore’s natural beauty

From slings to satay: a gourmet guide to the best eats in Singapore

From signature aperitifs to Michelin-starred mains and delicious desserts, Simon Calder shares his culinary picks in Singapore

From rainforest walks to island retreats and rooftop gardens, how Singapore nurtures people and planet

With its stunning natural wonders to its sustainable initiatives, Singapore soothes the soul and supports the planet. Here Simon Calder shares restorative stays, must-experience sites and green projects from urban … Continue Reading →

Singapore reimagined: from rotating rooftop views to vertical gardens, uncover this fascinating city-state

From science-led architecture to sustainable garden projects and dining with a serious view, Singapore makes for a fascinating travel mix. Here Simon Calder picks out his highlights, from must-see sites … Continue Reading →

‘Spare’ by Prince Harry displayed next to ‘How To Kill Your Family’ in bookstore window

Prince Harry’s memoir ‘Spare’ has been released as some call it one of the ‘biggest pre-order titles of the last decade’

We did it! Ozone layer set to recover within decades

Steps taken since 1989 should return the ozone layer to its 1980s coverage by 2066

Queen Elizabeth pressed Meghan Markle for opinion on Trump in 2016, book claims

In his book Spare, Prince Harry reveals how the future Duchess of Sussex handled the hot-button question at her first meeting with the late queen

Anya’zzz: proof sleep is the new rock ‘n’ roll

Anya Hindmarch to open London’s chicest sleep retreat

India Go First flight leaves with more than 50 passengers stranded on Tarmac

One of the abandoned passengers slammed it as the ‘heights of negligence’

Albanian gang members killed 23-year-old and dumped him ‘like rubbish’

Josif Nushi, Mihal Dhana and Hysland Aliaj have been jailed over the killing of Tomasz Waga in Cardiff

Patient safety alert after 120 incidents linked to oxygen cylinder problems

Officials said they wanted to highlight the issue, particularly given the current overcrowding in A&E departments.

X-rays to check child asylum seekers’ age risk harm and are unreliable, government warned

Report warns there is ‘no infallible method’ for verifying age after assessments proposed by Priti Patel

Forest lizards genetically morph to survive life in the city

U.S. scientists in Puerto Rico have found that forest-dwelling lizards have genetically morphed to survive life in the city

Aldi’s new range of energy-efficient appliances could help you save money in 2023

The new range includes an air fryer, soup maker, electric grill, blender and more

Rishi Sunak accused of ‘extravagance’ after taking private jet to Leeds for NHS visit

Labour urges PM to explain how much was ‘wasted’ on taking jet for ‘photo op’

How stiff upper lip parenting can affect children

As Harry’s memoir Spare details his upbringing, a psychologist tells Lisa Salmon how a child can be shaped by the behaviours they see in adults.

Wolves write to Howard Webb for explanation after VAR controversy at Liverpool

Wolves were forced to settle for a replay due to a lack of camera angles for a late VAR call

‘Our worst nightmare has come true’: The crisis facing the sinking Himalayan town of Joshimath

Hundreds of people have been evacuated with large cracks appearing in buildings – with activists alleging development projects for making the situation worse, writes Stuti Mishra

Louis Walsh says success in music is about sound, not TikTok followers

The entertainment manager and talent show judge is representing new boyband Next In Line.

8 Croats in court in Zambia on child trafficking charge

Eight Croatian nationals have pleaded not guilty to charges of child trafficking before a magistrates court in Ndola, Zambia

Dead 12ft whale washes up on bank of river in UK

Mammal has been sent to Natural History Museum for examination

Harry wants to let his family know he’s hurting, says trauma expert

Dr Lisa Turner claims the duke’s behaviour around the publication of Spare ‘is an attempt to get some kind of need met’.

Sturgeon to fight UK Government’s minimum service laws ‘every step of the way’

The legislative plans would see minimum service levels introduced for ambulance, rail and fire staff during industrial action.

Downing Street defends Prime Minister’s decision to fly to Leeds on RAF plane

Rishi Sunak was travelling to meet with staff and patients at the Rutland Lodge Medical Practice in Chapel Allerton

Grant Shapps on collision course with unions as he unveils anti-strike minimum service levels laws

The Business Secretary said the legislation is necessary but unions warned the plan is illegal and unworkable

Plea to only call 999 with life and limb emergencies during ambulance strike

London Ambulance Service aims to be able to respond ‘as normal’ to calls about strokes and heart attacks despite industrial action.

Richard Branson’s wealth drops $100 million after failed Virgin Orbit launch

Shares in the New York-listed firm tumbled 22% after Wall Street markets opened

Prince Harry says he wants his children to have relationship with royals

An extract of an interview Harry has given People magazine has been released ahead of a longer read on Friday

Scientologists win the latest stage of ‘public worship’ legal fight

Two appeal tribunal judges have concluded that the chapel at a London Scientology church is a ‘place of public religious worship’

F1 drivers instructed not to use FIA platform for ‘personal agenda’ by president

Under new rules, Formula 1 drivers will need prior written permission from the FIA to make ‘political, religious and personal statements’

12 of the best independent bookshops in London

Nothing beats that new book smell

Mega Millions swells to $1.1B after 3-month losing trend

After nearly three months of lottery losing, will someone finally break the trend and win a $1.1 billion Mega Millions jackpot

Panic attacks, princes and the press: 5 of the most revealing takeaways from Harry’s memoir Spare

In between the louder moments are poignant or, arguably, more revealing recollections about the Duke of Sussex’s struggles with his identity, mental health, and the deteriorating relationship with his older … Continue Reading →

County lines dealer jailed for five years after running drugs from Hackney to Norfolk

Tyrone Harris, 32, supplied crack cocaine through his ‘Tray county line’ which he advertised by bulk text

Major retrospective of renowned painter Peter Howson to open in May

The exhibition will take place at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh.

Best cakes to order online that deliver to your door

Birthday? Wedding? Or just just plain hungry? These are the show-stopping cakes to satisfy your sweet tooth

Your ultimate 2023 fashion cheat sheet

The shows! The books! The exhibitions! Diaries at the ready — it’s going to be a chic 2023, says Isobel Van Dyke

UK should send Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine, says Defence Committee chief

No final decision has been made over whether to supply Kyiv’s forces with British tanks, Downing Street said.

Kalvin Phillips ‘ready’ for first Man City start in Carabao Cup quarter-final

The England midfielder made only four substitute appearances for City before the World Cup

World Bank warning: Global economy is at risk of recession

The global economy will come “perilously close” to a recession this year, led by weaker growth in all the world’s top economies — the United States, Europe and China — … Continue Reading →

Biden news: President makes first response to classified papers trove as GOP accused Dems of hypocrisy

Latest revelations cast a shadow over Biden’s visit to Mexico City for three-day summit with counterparts Trudeau and López Obrador

SpaceX stacks Mars-bound Starship for biggest ever rocket launch but lacks flight clearance

Starship and Super Heavy Booster produce nearly twice the thrust of Nasa’s SLS rocket

Brazil protests: Why are Lula and Bolsonaro’s supporters protesting?

Supporters of right-wing former president Jair Bolsonaro have rioted in protest against Lula’s victory

Prince Harry’s shock and awe doesn’t hide the fact that it’s advantage Charles

As we hit peak interview on the Sussexes’ scale of public exposure (four this week and counting), the disaffected duke looks likely to fulfil his father’s concerns that his warring … Continue Reading →

Bradley Walsh says there was ‘nothing wrong’ with The Larkins’ viewing stats as he denies cancellation reports

Actor said he simply didn’t have time for the 14-week shoot this year

Listen up Tories, Boris Johnson isn’t coming back — it’s time to support Rishi Sunak fully

They just can’t let him be, can they? Rishi Sunak I mean. During the summer when Sunak was campaigning to be the leader of the Conservative Party I found myself … Continue Reading →

Amazon plan to shut Scottish fulfilment centre is devastating, say MSPs

The online retailer is consulting on the closure of its centre in Gourock, as well as two sites in England.

Sweden sees bigger Russian threat to telecoms, power network

Sweden’s SAPO domestic security agency has warned that it expects Russia to increase activities threatening Swedish security in fields including telecoms and the power network

Armenia cancels military drills, widening rift with Moscow

Armenia’s prime minister says his country has refused to host military drills planned by a Russia-dominated security pact

Government is ‘100% committed’ on Windrush, Home Office minister tells MPs

The remarks come ahead of this year’s 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Windrush generation in Britain.

Record high temperatures and greenhouse gases seen in 2022

The past eight years have been the eight warmest on record

Netflix tennis docuseries ‘Break Point’ short on surprises

The new Netflix docuseries about professional tennis is launching shortly before the start of the Australian Open

Michelle Keegan shares her support for Winter Love Island star as second connection to ITV series is revealed

The Brassic star, 35, also has connection to another Islander, Olivia Hawkins, who was previously her body double

What is an atmospheric river?

These weather phenomenon occur globally but are common on the US West Coast

Harry hopes Archie and Lili will bond with royals despite bombshell memoir

The Duke of Sussex has aimed fierce criticism at the Prince of Wales. the King and the Queen Consort in his new book, Spare.

Powell: Fed has only narrow role to play on climate change

The Federal Reserve has a limited role to play combating climate change, Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday, a stance that puts him at odds with environmental activists who have pushed … Continue Reading →

Labour pledge on repeat work assessments for ill or disabled

Shadow work and pensions secretary Jonathan Ashworth said Labour’s reforms would aim to “take away fear and distrust”.

Londoners are named the most highly educated people in the country

Census data shows more Londoners have top qualifications than anywhere else – with those in Wandsworth and the City of London leading the way

Shares in Fridays owner Hostmore tumble as chief resigns

Julie McEwan, who is currently chief operating officer at Fridays, has been appointed as interim chief executive.

Meta restricts advertisers’ access to teenagers’ data on Facebook and Instagram

From February, advertisers will no longer be able see a user’s gender or the type of posts they have engaged with.

Parents of Briton missing in Ukraine speak of feeling ‘raw’ after disappearance

The country’s national police said Andrew Bagshaw, 48, and Christopher Parry, 28, were last seen on Friday.

Saving London’s best restaurants starts with you

Restaurants only build a legacy if they’re around long enough to do so — and for that, they need customers, says David Ellis

Is Newcastle vs Leicester on TV? Kick-off time and how to watch Carabao Cup tie

The Magpies entertain Premier League rivals Leicester in the last eight on Tuesday evening

Is extreme heat to blame for chronic kidney disease in Nepali workers?

Why are otherwise healthy, young men requiring dialysis and transplants when they return from working abroad, asks Gerry Shih

The government’s decision to slash energy bills support risks stoking inflation

Ministers should be pulling out all the stops to persuade small businesses to stay the course – not scolding them

The Standard View: Don’t call 999 unless you really need to

TOMORROW, London ambulance staff are set to go on strike for the second time since December. Accordingly, the plea from the head of the London Ambulance Service, Daniel Elkeles, is … Continue Reading →

A major exhibition celebrating the sari is coming to the UK

Curator Priya Khanchandani wants to show the sari as a symbol of female empowerment as the traditional garment takes a new shape.

Artificial pancreas tech for type 1 diabetes: How does it work?

The technology, hailed as the best method for managing type 1 diabetes, is already being rolled out in Scotland

5 appliances that make your living room more eco friendly

With winter upon us, appliances that minimise energy output without comprimising on design or efficacy are in hot demand. Here are five of the best

Jury chosen to hear Proud Boys Jan. 6 sedition trial

A jury has been chosen for the seditious conspiracy trial of former Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and four other members of the far-right extremist group

How to buy cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies, a digital-only form of financial exchange that uses cryptography as a means of security, made their debut more than 10 years ago with the launch of Bitcoin.

Innovative eco appliances to help you save bathroom energy

From eco-friendly showers to clothes dryers, this selection of energy efficient appliances can help make your bathroom a little greener

Designers look to nature, landfills for new decor materials

At first glance, Nina Edwards Ankers’ sconces and chandeliers look like ancient scrolls of parchment or sheets of buttery toffee wrapped around LED bulbs

7 clever appliances to make your bedroom more energy efficient

From devices that switch off radiators when a window is open to cosy blankets that can raise your body temperature, these energy efficient appliances will make your bedroom kinder to … Continue Reading →

‘Come clean’: Labour activists urge party MPs to return donations from mystery firm

Exclusive: Momentum calls on three senior MPs to hand back money – and demands Keir Starmer commits to anti-sleaze measures

UK foreign minister meets with legal team of jailed Hong Kong media mogul

Jimmy Lai’s lawyers have been asking for an urgent meeting with Rishi Sunak to discuss his upcoming trial.

Tom Hardy lent Prince Harry his Mad Max costume for incognito night out with Meghan

Prince recalled asking the actor for help on the last night he and Meghan Markle had before their relationship was made public

Downing Street defends Prime Minister’s decision to fly to Leeds

Rishi Sunak was travelling to meet with staff and patients at the Rutland Lodge Medical Practice in Chapel Allerton.

Their inspiring story became a Netflix film – now one of them is on trial

Sarah Mardini faces charges of smuggling, espionage and leading a criminal organisation

Manchester Piccadilly station cancels all trains on Sunday

Rail replacement bus services will be in place instead

Luke Cowan-Dickie: England hooker to miss start of Six Nations with injury

England forward was hurt during game against Northampton.

‘Scaling back already-insufficient energy support will hit small businesses’

Experts also warned the move might dent the UK’s efforts to meet its environmental goals as firms are left without enough cash for new technology.

Couple who swapped UK for Egypt to avoid cost of living say they’ve made a profit

Exclusive: ‘The weather’s fabulous. And it’s cheaper than staying at home’; holidaymakers who snapped up a ‘loss-leader’ from easyJet Holidays tell Simon Calder they are making a profit by spending … Continue Reading →

Millennial Money: 5 tactics to pay buy now, pay later debt

After the holiday season, those “buy now, pay later” bills will come due

Mpox has faded in the US. Who deserves the credit?

Mpox is no longer the exploding health crisis that it appeared to be less than six months ago

Half of parents ‘hope to influence children’s life choices when gifting money’

Nearly a fifth of parents aged 55 and over said concerns about their children and grandchildren’s finances will also influence their gifting.

Philip Roth tribute to be held in his native New Jersey

Authors Ottessa Moshfegh and Susan Choi and actors John Turturro and Mary-Louise Parker will be among dozens of featured guests at a Philip Roth tribute taking place mid-March in the … Continue Reading →

Dr Dre forces ‘hateful’ Marjorie Taylor Greene to stop using Still Dre in promo clip

Marjorie Taylor Greene posted the nearly two-minute video on Monday morning to celebrate her role in electing fellow GOP lawmaker Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the House

Independent book store amasses thousands of likes with Harry memoir post

The Duke of Sussex’s controversial memoir Spare went on sale in book shops across the UK on Tuesday.

Coinbase lays off almost 1,000 staff as crypto winter bites

The move is the latest in a string of successive job cuts at the firm as it seeks to weather turmoil in the crypto markets

London drivers miss out as average UK petrol prices fall under £1.50 for first time since Ukraine war

AA finds the cost of filling up at its lowest since Russia’s invasion but prices stay higher in busy areas like the capital

Carabao Cup record won’t ‘change life’ for Pep Guardiola as Man City chase fifth win in six years

City face Southampton in the quarter-finals of the League Cup on Wednesday

Boris Johnson photoshopped out of Grant Shapps spaceport rocket picture

Source close to Shapps says: ‘Grant wasn’t aware anyone had edited the picture’

Soho strip club at centre of ‘drink spiking storm’ has licence suspended for three months

A Soho strip club has had its licence suspended after ten customers claimed to have their drinks spiked only to wake up with thousands of pounds missing from their bank … Continue Reading →

Sex offenders at Brixton Prison could be released without adequate efforts to halt offending

Watchdog’s warning raises concerns that efforts to improve female safety on the streets being undermined by prison system

Tech & Science Daily podcast: UK Space Agency to investigate failed mission

The UK Space Agency is going to investigate what went wrong with Virgin Orbit’s Launcher One rocket, which failed in its mission to send nine satellites into orbit.

Harry’s memoir ‘likely to be one of the biggest books of the year’

The Duke of Sussex’s controversial autobiography Spare is being sold at half price, which is ‘normal’ for a ‘big hardback’.

US rapper Denzel Curry slams airline for losing his bags

‘EVERYONE TWEET AT Qantas,’ says rapper in attempt to get airline’s attention

Stacey Solomon shares pregnancy update ahead of her due date as she posts adorable family photo

The TV presenter is expecting her fifth child, her third with husband Joe Swash, in the coming weeks

Nepal's new PM secures vote of confidence in parliament

Nepal’s newly appointed prime minister has secured a decisive vote of confidence in parliament with support from both his seven-party coalition and the opposition

Fossil fuel money necessary for climate solutions – new Oxford University leader

Professor Irene Tracey said oil companies want to move to clean energy in order to survive.

Spare review roundup: Critics remark on ‘chaotic’ yet emotional outpour from Prince Harry

‘If Harry is going to set fire to his family, he has at least done it with some style,’ writes Lucy Pavia

Boris Johnson airbrushed out of Grant Shapps’ spaceport picture

Business secretary hastily deletes tweet after eagled-eyed users pick up on edit

Sharp rise in UK excess deaths at end of 2022 amid flu surge and NHS crisis

Deaths in last week of 202 were 20 per cent above average

NATO chief confident Nordic pair will join despite holdups

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says he’s confident that Finland and Sweden will join the military alliance

US Navy says it seized Iran assault rifles bound for Yemen

The U.S. Navy has seized over 2,100 assault rifles from a ship in the Gulf of Oman it believes came from Iran and were bound for Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels

London stock market proceeds plummet £15bn in 2022 amid ‘very difficult year’

Just £1.6 billion was raised in total from companies going public in 2022, down from the record-breaking £16.3 billion raised in 2021, EY found.

Oil delivery delays leave elderly and families without heating and hot water

Heather Cullum, 78, said a duvet – and her cats – kept her warm when Watson Fuels repeatedly failed to deliver oil for weeks.

Legal recreational marijuana sales starting in Connecticut

Connecticut’s first round of retail cannabis sales for adults 21 and older is set to begin

US accuses former military pilot of illegally training Chinese army

Daniel Duggan’s lawyer says the pilot is being ‘singled out’ because of current geopolitical climate

Millions of cat owners could be forced to microchip pets

Dogs are now legally required to be microchipped by their owners

How to spend the perfect weekend in Berlin

As the London to Berlin night train is announced, start planning your next city break in the German capital. Rosalyn Wikeley has the lowdown on the hottest hotels, restaurants, and … Continue Reading →

Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk edges closer as IBF removes mandatory challenger

Usyk is no longer required to defend his IBF title against Filip Hrgovic, in a boost to the chances of the Ukrainain fighting Fury for undisputed status

London business leaders slam Hunt’s “bitterly disappointing” new energy package

The reduced support will mean London hospitality having to pay an 1 billion more says UKHospitality

Rishi Sunak’s debt promise narrows the gap between Labour and the Tories

As one of his five pledges to the British public, the prime minister has restated of one of the government’s fiscal rules. Our chief political commentator John Rentoul explores whether … Continue Reading →

Alabama ISIS bride claims she was brainwashed as she fights to return home from Syria camp

A woman who ran away from home in Alabama at the age of 20 to join the Islamic State group in Syria says she is a victim of the militant … Continue Reading →

Steve Cooper demanding response from Nottingham Forest against Wolves

Forest lost 4-1 at Championship side Blackpool on Saturday

Logan Paul’s pig Pearl rescued by sanctuary after being found abandoned

Pearl the pig lived with YouTuber Logan Paul from September 2018 until April 2020 and was ‘treated like the princess she is’ he says

Top Bangladesh opposition leaders freed after month in jail

Bangladesh government accused of arbitrarily arresting opposition members

Prince Harry recalls ‘painfully awkward’ first kiss with Cressida Bonas in memoir

‘I leaned in to give her a kiss, but my aim was off,’ wrote royal

Westminster donations: The MPs given £250,000 for campaigns and causes

Party leaders Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak among MPs topping list

Five times musicians have said no to politicians using their music

Dr. Dre is the latest musician to go up against a politician after his music was used in a social media clip of Republican congresswoman Majorie Taylor Greene

Arsenal to ‘use the energy’ of Tottenham defeat in north London derby

The Gunners were comfortably beaten 3-0 at Spurs back in May

UK weather: Met Office issue flood alerts but London should escape worst of the heavy rain

The Met Office has issued three yellow warnings for England and Wales

Martin Lewis: How much does it cost to run a halogen heater and what features should I look for?

Can a halogen heater heat your home for less? We ask the experts

Son ‘told police he stabbed his father to death because he was raped by him’, court told

Sean Maurice, 31, stabbed his father Paul around 30 times

New Tube roundel unveiled to celebrate 160 years of the London Underground

Fresh look for London Underground to mark anniversary

‘Harry is hurting’, says trauma expert on why the royal is sharing all

An expert breaks down why the Duke of Sussex might be releasing his tell all memoir now. By Prudence Wade.

Family of British man missing in Ukraine ‘very raw’ after disappearance

Andrew Bagshaw, 48, and Christopher Parry, 28, were last seen on Friday in the war-torn country

London teachers seeking expert help for schoolboys influenced by Andrew Tate’s misogyny

Deana Puccio, who co-founded The RAP project, said teachers have asked her to directly address the issue of Tate in her school presentations

Couple who swapped UK for Egypt to avoid cost of living say they’ve made a profit

Exclusive: ‘The weather’s fabulous. And it’s cheaper than staying at home’; holidaymakers who snapped up a ‘loss-leader’ from easyJet Holidays tell Simon Calder they are making a profit by spending … Continue Reading →

China halts short-term visas for South Korea and Japan as Covid wave ‘peaks’ in many places

Border restrictions are ‘objective’ and based on science, South Korea claims

Tanya Brady: Ex Team GB rower died when she was thrown from spooked horse

Ms Brady described as an “amazing individual who strived for perfection” was just 49 when she died after the riding accident in Liss Hampshire

Religious conversions should not be given political colour, says India’s top court

Court’s remarks come amid a spate of targeted attacks on Christians and churches across the country around Christmas

Ukrainian refugees to take part in Eurovision handover ceremony in Liverpool

The international music competition will take place in the city in May.

Austrian court acquits ex-vice chancellor in retrial

Austrian media say a Vienna court has acquitted former Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of trying to change laws to favor a private hospital in exchange for donations to his … Continue Reading →

Italy's Meloni makes first state visit to meet with Francis

Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni has made her first official visit to see Pope Francis, fulfilling what she has said is a hoped-for opportunity to better understand the Argentine pontiff

Ex-McDonald’s CEO whose separation agreement was valued at $105m charged by SEC

Steve Easterbrook fined for charges related to his termination from burger giant

Nearly half of people in London have highest levels of qualifications – census

The percentage in the capital was ‘considerably higher than all the other regions’, the ONS said.

Terminally ill people urge government to pay pensions early ‘to enjoy life while you can’

Marie Curie claims the cost would be £114 million a year, roughly one tenth of one per cent of annual state pension bill

He rose to fame as the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker who rescued a woman. Then, he was charged with murder

A new documentary tells the story of Caleb McGillvary, who became America’s best friend after appearing in a viral video and was later accused of killing a New Jersey lawyer. … Continue Reading →

United Airlines brings back cult favourite ice cream sundae cart

Business class perk will be cherry on top of premium service

Pakistan receives over $9bn in aid after devastating floods

As nations pledge support, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif urges world leaders to join a ‘new coalition of the willing’ to help his country

China suspends visas from Japan and South Korea in Covid-19 backlash

The Chinese embassy in South Korea has suspended issuing short-term visas for South Korean visitors, it said on Tuesday.

Blood, tears and sweat: inside the making of ITV’s new drama Maternal

The cast and crew discuss what went into the making of the show

Europe saw hottest summer and second hottest year on record in 2022 – report

Figures from the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) reveal the impacts of climate change on Europe and the world.

Snake found in mid-day meal at Indian school

Several students allegedly vomited after eating the food and were briefly admitted to a local hospital

After hype, readers get hands on Prince Harry's "Spare"

After weeks of hype and days of leaks, readers have the chance to judge Prince Harry’s book for themselves

Church slave trade links report prompts £100m funding to ‘address past wrongs’

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said: “I am deeply sorry for these links. It is now time to take action to address our shameful past.”

Prisoners take part in Men’s Shed initiative to help prepare for life outside

The scheme was set up in the Training Unit located on the grounds of the Mountjoy prison campus in north Dublin.

Andrew Tate in court to appeal against extension to human trafficking arrest

Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan were detained in Bucharest, Romania on charges of being part of an organised crime group, trafficking and rape

Anthony Joshua to return against unbeaten Demsey McKean in April, per reports

The Australian holds a professional record of 23-0 with 14 knockout wins

Colin Farrell shares update on former co-star Jeremy Renner after snowplough accident

The Irish actor appeared in the 2003 film S.W.A.T. with the injured Marvel star

Adele Roberts undergoes surgery to get her ‘colon working again’ amid bowel cancer recovery

The broadcaster, 43, revealed in June that she was cancer-free but is still dealing with side-effects from her treatment

Zhao Lijian: China demotes ‘Wolf Warrior’ diplomat

Zhao Lijian named deputy director of China’s Department of Boundary and Ocean Affairs

Lewis Hamilton likely to sign new contract at Mercedes, says Toto Wolff

Seven-time F1 world champion Hamilton’s current deal with the Silver Arrows expires at the end of 2023

Sharp rise in excess deaths at end of 2022 as flu and cold snap took hold

Deaths in private homes were 37% higher than usual in the week to December 30.

Sarah Beeny celebrates 51st birthday with sweet breakfast after finishing chemotherapy amid cancer battle

The property expert revealed how her husband Graham Swift marked her milestone with breakfast in bed

Microsoft unveils AI that can simulate your voice from just 3 seconds of audio

VALL-E language model can even imitate the original speaker’s emotional tone using artificial intelligence

Petrol falls below 150p a litre for first time since February 2022

Figures from data company Experian show the average price of a litre of the fuel at UK forecourts on Monday was 149.7p.

Inside the new Love Island villa in South Africa ahead of 2023 winter series

The 17-bedroom property boasts an Olympic swimming pool, rugby pitch, a zip line, and 400m running track

Amazon to close three warehouses putting 1,200 jobs at risk

The company has launched consultations over the closure of sites in Hemel Hempstead, Doncaster, and Gourock in the west of Scotland.

Brewery boss warns cutting energy support could mean £10 pint

Pint price alarm raised after Jeremy Hunt announces plans to slash energy bills support for businesses

Myanmar jails 112 Rohingya refugees and transfers children to ‘youth training school’

Myanmar court sentences five children under 13 years of age to two years in jail before transfer

Parents talk of fears after British humanitarian volunteers vanish in Ukraine

Christopher Parry, 28, and Andrew Bagshaw, 48 were reported missing by police in Donetsk

£268bn of household savings sitting in zero-interest accounts

Coventry Building Society analysed Bank of England figures to make the findings

King Charles set for first public engagement since release of Prince Harry’s book Spare

Charles will meet people from charities and voluntary groups in Aberdeenshire on Thursday.

The Shakespearean tragedy of King Charles and his warring sons

‘How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child!’

Harry opens up about panic attacks – why do they happen?

Amid the many family revelations, the Duke of Sussex has also shared his experience of suffering from anxiety and panic attacks.

Volunteer migrant rescuers set to face trial in Greece

A Greek court is due to hear a smuggling-related criminal case against a group of 24 aid workers and volunteers who participated in migrant rescue operations on an eastern Greek … Continue Reading →

Compulsory maths won’t cut it without creative thinking

City Voices: The next generation of workers need the arts just as much as maths

Champagne Christmas helps Majestic break record in ‘busiest ever’ sales day

English sparkling wine and cava corks also fly after the UK’s biggest specialist wine seller keeps prices down

Newly restored house in Pompeii offers glimpse of elite life

The newly restored remains of an opulent ancient house in Pompeii offer visitors an exceptional peek at details of domestic life in the doomed Roman city

Britishvolt valuation plunges 96% in blow to UK EV ambitions

The start-upis seen as a crucial element of the UK’s drive to grow its electric vehicle manufacturing capability

Lebanese Hezbollah condemns Charlie Hebdo cartoons in France

Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group has condemned the cartoons published recently by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that mocked Iran’s ruling clerics

Damian Green appointed acting chairman of Commons DCMS Committee

The former Cabinet minister said there were ‘major policy challenges’ which his committee would scrutinise.

Confiscation hearing against former SNP MP Natalie McGarry postponed

Ms McGarry is serving two years behind bars for embezzlement.

Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper defends club’s 20-minute flight for FA Cup tie

The club decided to fly to Lancashire to avoid a journey of approximately 135 miles and two hours and 45 minutes via road

CEO of nationalized German gas supplier Uniper to step down

The CEO of energy company Uniper has decided to step down after the German government nationalized the gas supplier last month

French PM to unveil pension changes that upset many workers

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne is unveiling a highly sensitive pension overhaul aimed at pushing up the retirement age

Rafael Nadal becomes E1 Series team owner for all-electric raceboat championship

The 22-time grand slam champion joins Sergio Perez in the inaugural E1 Series

England vs Brazil clash at Wembley sells out

The Lionesses, ranked fourth in Fifa’s global rankings, will take on the ninth-placed Canarinhas on 6 April

Passengers terrified as plane door opens mid-flight

Incident occurred at around 9,000ft

Six science-approved ways to protect yourself from colds and flu

Claire Cohen talks to experts about the latest research into the treatments and tech to boost immune strength

‘I go all Larry David on ’em’: Brad Pitt says slow driving in passing lane is his biggest ‘pet peeve’

‘They block the whole thing, and you can’t get around,’ actor said

SA20: South Africa bank on new T20 competition to fund cricket future as IPL influence alters landscape

A more club-oriented future looms for cricket as the latest addition to a crowded T20 global calendar launches on Tuesday

Shapps supports plan to treat NHS patients in car park cabins

Some A&E patients could be treated in temporary units under an emergency plan for the NHS announced by the Health Secretary.

Diabetes breakthrough as life-changing artificial pancreas given NHS approval for type 1 patients

Health regulator NICE says a cost-effective price was needed before being offered

Jermaine Cools: Mother of boy, 14, stabbed to death outside Croydon railway station has been ‘robbed of future’

Lorraine Dudek tells Standard ‘more should be done to prevent knife crime’ after 17-year-old admits murdering her son

Impish, dynamic and unexpectedly tactile: Remembering my friend David Bowie

I feared our relationship might be mortally wounded when I gained my biggest ever scoop, slightly at his expense

1,200 jobs at risk as Amazon proposes closure of three warehouses

The company has launched consultations over the closure of sites in Hemel Hempstead, Doncaster and Gourock, in the west of Scotland.

When are the clocks going forward in 2023 and why do they change?

The countdown to lighter brighter days can slowly begin

Feds propose 'student loan safety net' alongside forgiveness

The White House is moving forward with a proposal that would lower student debt payments for millions of Americans now and in the future

Spare – and other new books reviewed this week

This week’s bookcase includes reviews of Spare by The Duke of Sussex and Really Good, Actually by Monica Heisey.

Black WSJ reporter lists chilling number of times he’s been mistreated by police as recent arrest draws ire

Dion Rabouin lays bare what he has been dealing with ‘my entire life’ in heartwrenching Twitter thread

Kelvin Gastelum replaced by Sean Strickland in UFC main event against Nassourdine Imavov

A mouth injury has ruled out Gastelum, as Strickland returns to the ring just one month after his last fight

Lawyers for jailed Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai ask Rishi Sunak for urgent meeting

Lai’s legal team urges meeting to discuss ‘potential ways’ to secure his release

Thousands take to the streets in Brazil to condemn rioters

The riot in Brasilia was a reminder of the threat to democracy posed by those that refuse to accept former President Jair Bolsonaro’s electoral defeat

Australian Open qualifying: Katie Boulter advances as Liam Broady edged out in Melbourne

There were also wins for Jodie Burrage and Yuriko Miyazaki, but Ryan Peniston also lost, meaning no British men advanced

‘How dare he sell out another stadium’: Nick Kyrgios takes dig at critics before Novak Djokovic match

The two meet at Rod Laver Arena on Friday ahead of the Australian Open

‘What madness looks like’: Russia intensifies Bakhmut attack

Ukrainian officials say Russian forces are escalating their onslaught against Ukrainian positions around the wrecked eastern city of Bakhmut

Who is Andrew Tate? All you need to know about the influencer arrested in Romania

Tate was arrested by Romanian authorities over human trafficking and rape charges on 29 December

Lawyers for jailed Hong Kong publisher ask to meet UK PM

A lawyer for a jailed Hong Kong pro-democracy publisher says her team has asked for an urgent meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak

CES 2023: These are the gadgets that caught our eye from LG, Withings and more

From a wireless TV to a pee-tracking device, there was a lot to get excited about at this year’s show

New anti-strikes law will ‘poison’ industrial relations, ministers warned

The Government is introducing a new Bill requiring minimum service levels in key sectors during industrial action.

Egypt gets Brexit boost from British sunseekers

Exclusive: ‘Normally we would have been in Spain from January to March – we’re putting our property on the market,’ says British holidaymaker

What causes diabetes, what are the different types and how can it be treated?

New technology approved to helps patients manage blood sugar levels without need for constant monitoring

England batter Harry Brook wins ICC player of month award after Pakistan success

The 23-year-old scored 468 runs at an average of 93.60 during England’s Test series win.

Ring unveils home security drone that flies around your house

The drone with a Ring doorbell camera attached can be programmed to patrol an entire house or specific rooms

Keir Starmer accepted thousands from Just Stop Oil and XR donor

Renewables guru Dale Vince funded activists condemned by Labour leader as ‘wrong’

Golden Globes to make star-studded return for 80th year after muted ceremony in 2022

Last year’s award show was made a ‘private event’ at the last minute by organisers, following heavy criticism over its lack of black members

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania trailer reveals MODOK will be played by familiar face

Actor’s return was first teased in ‘Loki’ episode five

Steven Sessegnon interview: Another upset? There’s real belief Charlton can beat Man United in Carabao Cup

Charlton have already claimed one Premier League scalp this season and tonight travel to Old Trafford looking for another

What 2023 has in store for your love life according to astrology

Astrologists reveal the romantic happenings on the horizon. By Katie Wright.

Gareth Bale picked ‘the right time to bow out’ from his playing career

Wales coach Robert Page is in full agreement with his captain over his decision to retire

Brazil riots: Artwork worth an ‘incalculable value’ destroyed after insurrection

Brazil’s government lists damages incurred on important pieces of art

Woman fighting for life after wheelchair struck by van in Tottenham

A woman is fighting for her life in hospital after her wheelchair was struck by a van in a horror smash in north London.

Kevin Hart says fame is a bigger drug than cocaine or heroin: ‘People get shellshocked’

‘Nobody prepares you for the world of fame. There is no handbook,’ comedian said

50 Cent claims that Eminem turned down a $9m World Cup collaboration

The rapper said the pair had been offered a collaborative performance, which Eminem refused

Teaching unions and Scottish Government still ‘some distance apart’ on pay deal

Primary schools closed on Tuesday as teachers walked out in a dispute over pay, with secondary schools to follow on Wednesday.

Over-40s on antibiotics ‘nearly 50 per cent more likely to develop Crohn’s disease’

The researchers recorded 36,000 cases of colitis and nearly 17,000 new cases of Crohn’s disease

Royals despair as Prince Harry ‘kidnapped by cult of psychotherapy’

Revealed: Sources say reconciliation ‘impossible’ as Charles, Camilla and William fear anything they say to Sussexes will be made public

Are fossil fuels losing their grip on US? ‘Carbon intensity’ of economy lags as renewables grow

While the country’s carbon footprint increased slightly by 1.3 per cent – far less steeply than it did in 2021, and well below pre-pandemic levels

Virginia teacher Abby Zwerner ‘tried to confiscate gun before being shot by six-year-old boy’

Mum Brittaney Gregory said her son was in the same class at Richneck Elementary School and that Abby Zwerner was his favourite teacher

Egypt's inflation surges on amid currency's dramatic slide

Egypt’s statistics bureau says the nation is continuing to battle surging inflation amid a dramatic slide of its currency as many Egyptians struggle with price hikes

Hornby shares slump as sales ‘behind budget’ amid cost-of-living pressure

The London-listed firm blamed ‘the challenging consumer economic climate’ on Tuesday.

Football Australia fine Melbourne Victory more than £250,000 after violent derby pitch invasion

Goalkeeper Tom Glover was hit by a metal bucket in the face as fans ran onto the pitch en masse

Card Factory raises earnings outlook despite postal strikes blow to online sales

The greetings card and gifts group said store sales rose 7.1% in the 11 months to the end of December as shoppers returned to the high street.

Barbora Krejcikova and Sofia Kenin continue Australian Open preparations with wins

Venus Williams and Naomi Osaka are among those to have withdrawn from the first Grand Slam of the year already

Two British nationals missing in Ukraine after helping evacuate civilians

Ukrainian police said Andrew Bagshaw and Christopher Perry were last seen on Friday heading to the town of Soledar in the eastern Donetsk region.

Trump claims tearful DeSantis ‘begged’ for 2018 endorsement

All the latest developments from Trumpworld

Eddie Nketiah ‘getting better and better’ for Arsenal after FA Cup double

The 23-year-old has now scored five goals in as many games as he continues to deputise for Gabriel Jesus

Former Tory minister quits ‘self obsessed’ Conservative party and praises Keir Starmer’s Labour

Claire Perry O’Neill said her former party was ‘dominated now by ideology and self-obsession’.

Georgia defend national title with dominant win over TCU

The No 1 ranked Bulldogs became the first repeat champs since Alabama a decade ago

Camille Vasquez, attorney for Johnny Depp, lands TV role at NBC News

Vasquez made her debut as a legal analyst to discuss the Idaho College murders

Grant Shapps: I appear to have been ‘living rent free in Mick Lynch’s head’

Cabinet minister’s remark follows RMT union boss’s claim that Shapps was still involved in dispute despite no longer being Transport Secretary

‘Schoolboy’: Luca Brecel accused of ‘unforgivable’ mistake in Ronnie O’Sullivan defeat

The Belgian produced both the superb and the dreadful in his Masters first round exit at Alexandra Palace

Rain to persist as storm weary Californians face evacuations

The latest in a relentless string of California storms is swamping roads, battering coastlines with high surf, turning rivers into gushing flood zones and forcing the evacuation of thousands in … Continue Reading →

How often should you clean and replace your mattress?

Freshness and comfort are natural bedfellows when it comes to a good night’s sleep, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

Met police hunt arsonists who set four London buses on fire in less than a week

Officers say it was ‘sheer luck’ that passengers were not injured in the four fires

The Last of Us on Sky Atlantic and NOW review: expertly tugs both heartstrings and nerves

Think The Walking Dead – but with a lot more mushrooms…

Revealed: Exploitation fears as Homes for Ukraine scheme plagued by fake sponsor offers

Exclusive: Government failures risks exploitation of Ukrainian refugees, charity said

Steve Barclay considers plan to backdate next year’s NHS pay deal

Hopes of breakthrough rise as health secretary looks at proposals to top up pay

AO World ‘cautiously optimistic’ as cost-cutting boosts profits

The online electricals retailer upgraded its profit guidance despite another decline in sales for the latest quarter.

How gardeners can boost wildlife and help threatened species

Hannah Stephenson asks Gemma Golding, the newly appointed RHS senior ecologist, how gardeners can become ‘nature positive’.

Elon Musk breaks Guinness World Record for ‘largest loss of personal fortune in history’

‘He won’t be going hungry any time soon – he’s still the world’s second-richest person’

Andrew Tate due in Romanian court to appeal detention

The divisive social media personality Andrew Tate is expected at a court in Romania to appeal against a judge’s earlier decision to extend his arrest period to 30 days on … Continue Reading →

MPs urged to vote against ‘sack key workers’ strikes bill

The Government is pressing ahead with controversial plans to ensure minimum levels of service during strikes.

MPs urged to vote against ‘sack key workers’ strikes bill

The Government is pressing ahead with plans to ensure minimum levels of service during strikes

Robert Walters warns over profits as global jobs market slows

The recruiter said annual profits would be slightly below market expectations amid ‘difficult market conditions’.

Microsoft in talks for $10 billion investment into ChatGPT owner – reports

The deal would value the artificial intelligence company at $29 billion

Star fund manager Terry Smith falls to earth as markets wobble

Star City fund manager Terry Smith issued a mea culpa today, as he admitted his stock picking skills have been found wanting.

Transfer news LIVE: Arsenal keen on €100m Moussa Diaby and Newcastle want Chelsea trio

Chelsea have agreed to pay Felix’s wages in full as they look to beat Manchester United and Arsenal to his signature

Thousands in Brazil demand Jair Bolsonaro be jailed for ‘supporting far-right rioters who tried to seize capital’

On Monday evening President Lula visited the damaged buildings of Congress, the presidential palace and Supreme Court

California flooding: More storms forecast for weekend as experts warn heavy rain won’t fix drought

Mudslide killed 23 people and destroyed 100 homes in Montecito five years ago

Adele Roberts shares heartfelt update on bowel cancer recovery

‘I might be able to go to the toilet the “old fashioned way” one day in the future,’ said radio host

Harry waves to fans as he arrives at Stephen Colbert’s The Late Show with armed security

The Duke of Sussex reportedly took tequila shots in the pre-recorded segment

Alan Sugar reveals what The Apprentice viewers don’t see on screen

Businessman sheds light on the reality beind the programme

Harry and Meghan news – live: Jeremy Clarkson apology over The Sun column accused of misogyny

Prince Harry’s book is available to buy at WHSmith, Waterstones and some independent bookstores

Transfer rumours: Arsenal consider Eden Hazard as Mudryk alternative and West Ham target striker

The 32-year-old has played in Ligue 1, the Premier League and LaLiga so far in his career.

What Carabao Cup games are on TV this week?

The Carabao Cup is heating up as the list of contenders is narrowed down

Bill to ensure ‘minimum safety levels’ during industrial action being introduced

The Government is pressing ahead with controversial plans to ensure minimum levels of service during strikes.

London remains world’s most congested city as life ‘returns to normal’

Drivers in the capital spent an average of 156 hours sitting in traffic in 2022, according to a report by traffic information supplier Inrix

Brexit: Protocol breakthrough as data-sharing deal agreed

Agreement hailed as ‘positive step’ in ongoing talks over Northern Ireland Protocol

Potentially classified documents found in old office of Joe Biden as Trump fumes

The documents were found on November 2 last year in a “locked closet” at a Washington DC think tank

Primary schools shut as teachers strike in pay dispute

Teachers at secondary schools will walk out on Wednesday.

Prince Harry’s memoir Spare officially hits bookshops

Waterstones said Prince Harry’s book has been one of its ‘biggest pre-order titles for a decade’

Emanuela Orlandi: Vatican reopens investigation into teen’s 1983 disappearance

The Vatican has reopened the investigation into the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee

Eat the rainbow: A seasonal salad recipe for every week

Salads don’t have to be boring, says food writer Fi Buchanan. Just keep them fresh, nutritious and seasonal, like these four recipes to enjoy in January

Golden Globes 2023: Who will win and who should win

Adam White and Ellie Harrison have skimmed the major categories of this year’s most contentious awards show to determine which films and TV shows will reign supreme

‘Four out of 10 with makeup’: Why are so many young people asking to be ‘rated’ online?

Across social media, more and more people are submitting selfies of themselves to have their appearances picked apart and rated by anonymous users. ‘Hot or Not’ sites have a vast … Continue Reading →

Indonesia struck by 7.6-magnitude earthquake

Tremors felt in several areas, including northern Australia

USC's Reggie Bush, Tebow make College Football Hall of Fame

Reggie Bush, whose Heisman Trophy victory for Southern California in 2005 was later vacated because of NCAA violations, is among 18 players in the latest College Football Hall of Fame … Continue Reading →

January sales: London homes with hefty price cuts or cash incentives for buyers

This year’s January sales offer some substantial savings for home buyers, with asking prices slashed and major sweeteners on offer

Prince Harry told Meghan not to take photo in front of Taj Mahal

‘I didn’t want anyone thinking Meg was trying to mimic my mother,’ the Duke of Sussex said

Georgia becomes 12th back-to-back champ in AP Top 25 history

Georgia is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll, becoming the 12th back-to-back national champion in the history of the rankings after routing TCU

Trump's longtime CFO faces sentencing for tax fraud scheme

A longtime Donald Trump lieutenant who became a star prosecution witness and helped convict the former president’s company of tax fraud is set to be sentenced Tuesday for dodging taxes … Continue Reading →

Compounds that can stop Covid infecting humans found in sea sponge

The international research team say their discovery paves the way for new antivirals than can help treat the virus

Tucker Carlson under fire for backing Brazil Bolsonaro riot

Right-wing host calls current leftist Brazilian president ‘a convicted criminal’

Nygren to be sworn in as next Navajo Nation president

Buu Nygren will be sworn in Tuesday as the next president of the vast Navajo Nation

German, Lithuanian lawmakers show support in Taiwan visit

Lithuanian lawmakers on a visit to Taiwan have taken aim at China, saying the world’s second largest economy tried to use all sorts of measures to change Lithuania’s decision to … Continue Reading →

Birth control ruling to see fresh scrutiny at Texas Capitol

Texas lawmakers are returning to the Capitol for the first legislative session since a statewide abortion ban took effect, and access to birth control for minors is likely to command … Continue Reading →

Everything we know about Love Island’s new winter series hosted by Maya Jama

It’s the winter edition of Love Island, take two. Here’s everything we know about the Maya Jama-helmed show headed to our TV screens this week

On this day in 2006: Patrice Evra joins Manchester United

Evra went on to win five league titles and the Champions League with United.

'No amnesty!': Brazilian protests demand jail for rioters

Thousands of protesters in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo demanded “No amnesty!”

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen suspended from Commons for five days over lobbying

The suspension of the North West Leicestershire MP was agreed in the Commons unopposed

Canadian reporter suffers medical emergency live on air: ‘I’m not feeling very well’

Jessica Robb’s eyes glaze over and she begins to wobble while presenting a segment

Cartel leader El Gato, wanted in US murder, is seized in Mexico city

El Gato wanted in the US for alleged role in orchestrating 2013 murder in Southlake, Texas

China suspends visas for South Koreans in retaliation

China says it is suspending visas for South Koreans to come to the country for tourism or business in apparent retaliation for COVID-19-related requirements on Chinese travelers

Saudi Arabia: Hajj pilgrimage returning to pre-COVID levels

Islam’s annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia will return to pre-pandemic levels this year after restrictions saw the annual religious commemoration curtailed over concerns about the coronavirus

Indian pharmacist honoured by Kyiv for supporting war effort: ‘Ukraine is my nation too’

Fighting in Bahkmut and Soledar ‘most intense on entire frontline’ in war

Bob Saget’s wife asks Elon Musk to re-verify the late comedian’s account on Twitter

‘My husband truly loved Twitter. Out of respect for his legacy, can something be done?’

Texas to execute ex-cop for hiring 2 people to kill wife

A former suburban Houston police officer is set to be executed for hiring two people to kill his estranged wife nearly 30 years ago

The Golden Globes return Tuesday in a 1-year audition

After going dark for a year, the Golden Globes return to the air Tuesday on a one-year audition to try to win back their awards-season perch and relevancy to a … Continue Reading →

China economy recovering but hampered by virus outbreaks

The most optimistic forecasts say China’s business and consumer activity might revive as early as the first quarter of this year

Callers keep flooding 988 mental health, suicide helpline

The 988 mental health and suicide prevention helpline has quickly expanded its reach in the six months since it launched

Asian stock markets mixed ahead of US inflation update

Stock markets are mixed ahead of a U.S. inflation update that traders hope will encourage the Federal Reserve to ease off plans for more interest rate hikes

Biden, López Obrador, Trudeau meet in Mexico City for summit

President Joe Biden, Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are set to meet for a series of talks on migration, trade and climate change

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to take oath as Arkansas governor

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is set to be sworn in as Arkansas’ 47th governor and the first woman to hold the office her father once held

Multiple Paul Rudds abound in new trailer for Ant-Man: Quantumania

The clip shows Rudd’s character Scott Lang face off against the supervillain Kang The Conqueror, played by Jonathan Majors.

Harry and Meghan news – live: Jeremy Clarkson apology over The Sun column accused of misogyny

Royal source cites ‘complete breakdown of trust’ between Harry and royal family

Gareth Bale feels ‘incredibly fortunate to have realised dream’ as he retires

Bale announced his decision on Monday afternoon.

Ellen DeGeneres urges Montecito residents to be safe after ‘unprecedented’ rain

The US talk show host and comedian posted a video of herself from near her home, which she shares with spouse Portia de Rossi, beside a rushing river.

What the papers say – January 10

Harry and the NHS remain front and centre in the papers.

Nominations for 29th SAG awards to be announced on Wednesday

The nominations will take place on Instagram live, and be read out by Emily In Paris star Ashley Park and The White Lotus’s Haley Lu Richardson.

Prince Harry says he is ‘not angry anymore’ and that he is ‘exactly where he’s supposed to be’

Duke of Sussex says his focus is on his ‘amazing family’

Ill. Senate OKs gun ban, House Democrats agree with changes

The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on semiautomatic weapons

The 80th annual Golden Globes to return in person after muted ceremony in 2022

Last year’s award show was made a ‘private event’ at the last minute by organisers, following heavy criticism over its lack of black members.

House GOP kicks off majority with vote to slash IRS funding

House Republicans have began their tenure in the majority by passing a bill that would rescind nearly $71 billion that Congress had provided the IRS

Fans queue to buy Harry’s memoir at midnight to read story from ‘horse’s mouth’

Harry’s controversial memoir Spare, which was leaked and also sold early by some book shops in Spain last week, was officially released at 12am.

Royal TV dinners and King’s favourite aftershave detailed in Harry’s memoir

‘Granny’s speciality was the salad dressing’ when the family gathered for barbecues, the duke reveals.

‘Spare’ but not stingy: takeaways from Prince Harry’s memoir

Prince Harry’s memoir “Spare” arrives in bookstores on Tuesday, providing a varied portrait of the Duke of Sussex and the royal family

Tyler Perry offered the Sussexes his LA home because his mother ‘loved’ Diana

Harry said Perry had made the ‘generous’ offer as he and Meghan sought to travel to America amid the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020.

Puerto Rico reggaeton singer accused of domestic violence

Authorities in Puerto Rico have arrested Randy Ortiz Acevedo of the popular reggaeton duo Jowell & Randy on domestic violence charges after a judge ruled there was sufficient evidence against … Continue Reading →

Harry: I shopped in TK Maxx despite official clothing allowance from the King

Harry said that he was ‘particularly fond’ of the discount store’s annual sale, where he could buy designer items at cheaper prices.

Charles Simic, acclaimed and singular poet, dead at 84

Charles Simic, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who awed critics and readers with his singular blend of lyricism and economy, tragic insight and disruptive humor, has died at age 84

House passes controversial rules package with only one Republican opposing

Representative Tony Gonzales of Texas opposes it

‘When is the FBI going to raid Joe Biden?’ Trump rages after classified Obama-Biden docs found at think tank

‘These documents were definitely not declassified,’ Mr Trump wrote

First UK rocket launch ends in failure after suffering ‘anomaly’

After taking off from Cornwall, the Virgin Orbit plane flew to 35,000ft over the Atlantic Ocean where it jettisoned the rocket and satellites.

Hobbs focuses on border, schools in 1st speech to lawmakers

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs has praised President Joe Biden’s weekend trip to the U.S.-Mexico border and his stepped-up efforts to combat illegal immigration

Fishnets and Tinder: Women MPs reveal toxic sexism in Westminster

As research highlights the shocking ‘exclusionary’ culture in parliament, female MPs tell Maya Oppenheim their stories

Some of royal family were ‘obsessed’ with tally of official engagements – Harry

The Duke of Sussex described how the daily list of engagements – the Court Circular – sparked tension among the Windsors at the end of the year.

‘Numb’ Harry brought to verge of tears by Sir Elton John at Diana’s funeral

The veteran musician performed at the Westminster Abbey funeral and has remained a friend to Harry and William over the years.

Queen quizzed Meghan on Donald Trump during first meeting, says Harry

Spare, now available in bookshops, has sparked a furore over claims that William physically attacked his brother.

Harry denies flirtation with Cameron Diaz: I was never within 50 metres of her

A number of reports previously claimed the Duke of Sussex had met the Hollywood actress in a London gym.

Harry snubs royal family members in acknowledgements section of new book Spare

The Duke of Sussex’s autobiography has sparked a furore.

Harry says meeting models while going through puberty was ‘very confusing’

In his new memoir, the duke says his therapist helped him recall memories with his mother Diana, Princess of Wales.

Harry: I was prepared to risk capture in Afghanistan to carry out first mission

The Duke of Sussex has written about his military experiences on the front line in his memoir Spare.

100,000 diabetes patients could benefit from ‘artificial pancreas’ technology

Officials said they hope complications linked to hypoglycaemia caused by type 1 diabetes could become a ‘thing of the past’ thanks to the technology.

Bradley Wiggins fronts campaign to help public spot signs of child abuse

The NSPCC’s Listen Up, Speak Up campaign will give people practical information on steps they can take to keep a child safe if they have concerns.

Firefighters more likely to die from cancer, research suggests

Scottish firefighters had a mortality rate for all cancers 1.6 times higher than the general population, a university study found.

Electricity costs more than petrol for drivers on long journeys – analysis

The RAC said the average price of using rapid chargers on a pay as you go basis has increased by nearly 26p per kilowatt hour (kWh) since May.

Luxury car maker Bentley hits record sales

The Crewe-based company, which dates back to 1919, said it delivered 15,174 cars last year.

Sustainable drainage to be mandatory for new developments in England from 2024

Developers will have to put in measures such as permeable paving, wetlands and grassed areas to reduce flood and pollution risks.

Two-thirds of women MPs have witnessed sexist conduct in Parliament

The Fawcett Society said ‘toxic’ Westminster culture risks driving women out of politics.

Christmas boosts sales but masks nervous festive season for consumers

The rise in sales masked a significant drop in volumes considering historically record inflation.

Mo Gilligan returns to host the Brit Awards 2023

The upcoming show, which honours British music, will take place on February 11, at The O2 Arena, London.

Westminster must respect Scotland’s choice on independence, Robertson says

Scotland’s Constitution Secretary will address the country’s future in Holyrood.

Carol McGiffin’s husband says she ‘went mad’ after he lost his wedding ring

The couple met in 2008 at a wrap party for Loose Women and were married in Bangkok in 2018.

Top Gun and Harry Styles help UK home entertainment sales to new record

The fastest growing sector in 2022 was video.

Corrie’s latest villain set to claim second victim

Stephen Reid, played by Todd Boyce, will continue his killing spree.

Plans unveiled for nuclear medicine plant to make cancer-fighting chemicals

The Welsh Government believes the laboratory could help address a future supply crisis for the cancer-beating substances.

Oregon's new governor sworn in, declares homeless emergency

Liberal Democrat Tina Kotek unveiled measures to combat homelessness as she was sworn in as Oregon’s new governor

EPA, pipeline operator reach deal to clean up Kansas spill

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with a pipeline operator to clean up a spill that dumped 14,000 bathtubs’ worth of crude oil into … Continue Reading →

Virgin Orbit launch: Pioneering UK rocket launch fails to get to space

The first ever space launch from UK soil has successfully blasted off.

Virgin Orbit launch: Pioneering UK rocket launch fails to get to space

A pioneering UK space launch has failed, with the rocket failing to get to orbit.

301 films eligible for the 95th Academy Awards

The number has increased from 276 last year, but is lower than the 366 eligible in 2020.

Open water swimmers warned about fluid in the lungs

Open water swimming is a popular sport, with more than three million people thought to take part every year in England.

EXPLAINER: Roots of the Brazilian capital's chaotic uprising

Thousands of Brazilians who support former president Jair Bolsonaro invaded the Supreme Court, presidential palace and Congress on Jan. 8 in an episode that closely resembled the U.S. Capitol insurrection … Continue Reading →

Warming oceans have destroyed marine parasites, study finds

The University of Washington’s study found 17,259 parasites, comprising 85 types taken from 699 fish specimens

Brazil and Jan. 6 in US: Parallel attacks, but not identical

The scenes of supporters of Brazil’s defeated president Jair Bolsonaro breaking into government buildings that are the very symbol of their country’s democracy brought back memories of the Jan. 6, … Continue Reading →

MPs agree to suspend Tory Andrew Bridgen from the Commons for five days

The suspension of the North West Leicestershire MP was agreed in the Commons unopposed.

DOJ reviewing potentially classified docs at Biden center

The Justice Department is reviewing a batch of potentially classified documents found in the Washington office space of President Joe Biden’s former institute

Anna Kendrick breaks silence on losing her father in November to liver cirrhosis

Anna Kendrick’s father, William, passed away on 16 November at age 75 of end-stage liver cirrhosis

Moscow threatens Russian actor with criminal charges after Ukraine war criticism

Moscow accuses Arthur Smolyaninov of making ‘a series of statements directed against Russia’

Lauren Boebert sugarcoats House speaker vote chaos, calling it her ‘most productive week in Congress’

Ms Boebert and other Republicans are spinning the drawn-out speakership fight as a win for democracy

Biden and Lula speak after January 6-style insurrection rocks Brazil

Attack was widely condemned by Democrats in US while GOP largely remained silent

‘Perfect timing’: Reports of a meteor over the UK as stargazers share footage

One woman said she ‘had just turned my computer off and looked up out of the window’ before spotting the object.

‘I’m not a magician’: Brendan Rodgers admits Leicester job is getting trickier

The Leicester boss takes his side to Newcastle in the Carabao Cup quarter-final on Tuesday

Plane carrying rocket takes off for 1st UK satellite launch

A modified jumbo jet carrying a Virgin Orbit rocket has taken off from southwestern England, marking the first attempt to launch satellites into orbit from Western Europe

John Deere, farm group reach deal on fixing equipment

Equipment manufacturer John Deere and the American Farm Bureau Federation have signed an agreement that ensures farmers and ranchers have the right to repair their own farm equipment

Met Office warns of heavy rain and floods

Meteorologists say up to 80mm of rain could cause houses and businesses to flood.

Minnesota elections chief seeks to make voting even easier

Minnesota’s chief elections officer is calling on state lawmakers to make it easier for residents to vote while protecting elections officials from threats and intimidation

M3GAN reviews: Why critics are falling for the AI horror

What is it about this new horror sc-fi that has left critics wowed and made audiences flock to theatres?

Having elected House speaker, Republicans try governing

Electing the House speaker may have been the easy part

Virgin Orbit makes British space history with take-off ahead of rocket launch

The Start Me Up mission lifted off from the runway at Cornwall Airport Newquay.

Former Tory minister quits ‘self obsessed’ Conservative party and praises Keir Starmer’s Labour

‘Self-obsessed’ ruling party can’t take Britain into a green future, says May-era minister

California flooding: More storms forecast for weekend as experts warn heavy rain won’t fix drought

Mudslide killed 23 people and destroyed 100 homes in Montecito five years ago

Mikel Arteta issues Bukayo Saka injury update after Arsenal star forced off ahead of north London derby

Relief for the Gunners as Mikel Arteta confirms Bukayo Saka is “fine”

Bill Gates considers W.Va. to expand nuclear energy efforts

Bill Gates is looking to West Virginia as he plans for the next phase of his effort to reboot U.S. nuclear energy technology: powering the east coast

Eddie Nketiah double steers Arsenal past Oxford in FA Cup to set up Man City clash

Oxford United 0-3 Arsenal: Mohamed Elneny’s header to break the deadlock was followed by a quickfire double from Nketiah as the Premier League leaders avoided an upset

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Life coach reveals what these common texting styles say about your personality

‘You always reply to everything the other person says, then you’re hypersensitive to others and probably have a fear of abandonment,’ the life coach claimed on TikTok.

Fabio Vieira embodies Jekyll & Hyde performance as Arsenal come good to down Oxford in FA Cup

For 45 minutes of this game, Fabio Vieira looked like he wanted to be anywhere else other than the Kassam Stadium.

Ex Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro admitted to hospital in Florida

Far-right former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was admitted to a hospital in Florida on Monday as about 1,000 of his supporters were rounded up in Brasilia after storming the capital.

Tár: Leading female conductor Marin Alsop claims Cate Blanchett film is ‘anti-woman’

‘I was offended as a woman, I was offended as a conductor, I was offended as a lesbian,’ conductor said

Albuquerque police ID potential links between some shootings

Authorities in New Mexico’s largest city say they have found evidence of gunfire at the home of another elected official in early December

Former Tory energy minister quits party and praises Labour competence

Claire Perry O’Neill said her former party was ‘dominated now by ideology and self-obsession’.

Arsenal player ratings vs Oxford: Fabio Vieira’s huge improvement; Elneny’s engine key to FA Cup win

Eddie Nketiah scored twice as Arsenal beat League One side Oxford to setup an FA Cup fourth-round tie against Manchester City.

Prince Harry says Meghan Markle once mistook Prince Andrew for the Queen’s assistant

Prince Harry has shared details about Meghan Markle’s first meeting with the royal family in his forthcoming book, ‘Spare’

Care home provider says it faces ‘perfect storm’ with free beds but not enough staff

‘We have willingness and passion but not the ability,’ warns care home boss

Oxford 0-3 Arsenal: Clinical second-half performance secures FA Cup tie with Manchester City

Arsenal booked their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup with a clinical second-half display that earned a 3-0 win over Oxford on Monday night.

$1.1B Mega Millions prize also can be winner for retailers

An estimated $1.1 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawing has people lined up at convenience stores across the country to buy tickets

How Republicans are transforming the House in the majority

Lawmakers no longer have to walk through metal detectors before gaining access to the House floor

Groups seek probe of NY-NJ whale deaths amid wind power prep

Environmental groups and opponents of offshore wind energy want a federal investigation into the deaths of six whales that have washed ashore in New Jersey and New York in little …