I was recently privileged to hear Bob Woodward of the Watergate Affair speak in the US, giving his views on the current state of the world and the role that the press is currently taking and how this is perceived. This was around time that Carole Cadwalladr’s investigation into Cambridge Analytica first made its appearance […]
The preview shows the Oscar-nominated actor, 64, amid a series of executions, incarcerations and mafia pow-wows amid his ascent up the ladder of organized crime.
A 38-year-old woman is in a critical but stable condition after being attacked with a cordless drill in Northern Ireland in what police say is possibly a “homophobic” incident. The “monstrous attack” happened on Railway Street, Strabane, around 2am on Saturday. SDLP assembly member for West Tyrone, Daniel McCrossan, said it was “one of the most […]
An Atlas 5 rocket soared into space early on Saturday carrying NASA’s first robotic lander designed for exploring the deep interior of Mars. The Mars InSight probe lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at about 4.05am Pacific time (12.05pm UK time), treating early-rising residents across a wide swath of the state to the luminous pre-dawn […]
(Reuters) – Freedom can come with remarkable swiftness for US citizens held prisoner by North Korea, an experience that may await three Americans currently detained by the reclusive nation. After months and even years of hardship, former detainees often say they found themselves boarding a US plane and flown out of the country less than […]
The President of the United States has once again exploited a crisis in the UK in an attempt to justify his domestic policy, this time suggesting a lack of guns in Britain is the reason people are being stabbed in London. Speaking at a National Rifle Association (NRA) meeting on Friday, Donald Trump said a […]
Russian police have detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny and over 1000 protestors at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in central Moscow. Thousands of demonstrators denouncing Putin’s upcoming inauguration into a fourth term gathered on Saturday in the capital’s Pushkin Square. Video showed police carrying a struggling Navalny, who is Putin’s most prominent foe, out […]
The British surgeon who today unwittingly found himself at the centre of yet another Donald Trump international faux pas has responded with an invitation and a couple of funny gifs. Martin Griffiths, Lead for Trauma Surgery at Royal London Hospital, was referenced by the US President during a gun rally on Friday as he appeared to […]
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone surgery for a brain haemorrhage. The 76-year-old, hailed as one of the most successful football managers ever, will now require a period of “intensive care” to help his recovery on Saturday, his former club said, adding that surgery earlier in the day had gone “very well”. […]
‘Britain’s Got Talent’ has delivered the feel-good moment of this year’s series, thanks to David Walliams’ Golden Buzzer act, Donchez Dacres. In past years, David has usually given the Golden Buzzer – a fast-pass to the live semi-finals – to acts a little left field, including singer and crumble devotee Lorraine Bowen, husband-and-wife duo Anne […]
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared the first official photographs of their third son Prince Louis. Rather than bringing in a professional photographer, Kate has continued to act as official family photographer and has shared two adorable shots of her new son at their home in Kensington Palace. In the first, taken when […]
On Saturday the singer shared the news that she and husband Dana Isaiah, 25, are now proud parents to son Dana Isaiah Thomas Jr. The baby was born on Wednesday.
Labour let the Tories set the bar in this year’s local elections. We didn’t challenge their agenda, and that has to change if we are to look realistically into the next General Election with a view to winning power. The fact is that Labour bought into extremely unrealistic targets, in particularly in London, but also […]