The chairman of the Grenfell Tower inquiry is to seek assurances from the government that any evidence provided by employees of the cladding firms won’t be used against them in further criminal prosecutions prompting anger online. Sir Martin Moore-Bick has […]
BBC’s Newsnight has been ridiculed this week after an online clip of the program was shared on social media, showing the presenter struggling to say a politician’s real (and rather simple) name. With its non-phonetic pronunciation, the English language can […]
Cities in lock down, flights and public transport suspended, travellers in quarantine and surgical masks selling at unprecedented rates. The emergence of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan city, Hubei province, China, as well as its rapid arrival in 25 other […]
Shutterstock/Guitar photographer Glaciers have carved some of Earth’s most beautiful landscapes by steepening and deepening valleys through erosion. Think of the Scottish Highlands, Yosemite National Park in the US, or the Norwegian Fjords. But big questions remain about how glacial […]
PM Boris Johnson’s father – Stanley – may have inadvertently risked souring the UK’s international relations after accidentally revealing in an email China’s unhappiness at his son’s lack of support over the coronavirus outbreak. Johnson senior, 79, an environmental campaigner, […]
A US strike which killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad in January, and the counter-strike by the Iranian military on US targets in Iraq, raised serious questions about the legitimate use of force. When military force was used against […]
Some British schools are trying to be more accommodating to trans students at the expense of others, a 13-year-old has alleged in court documents. She says their guidelines go against girls’ desire for privacy, dignity and safety. The new Trans […]
Nattawit Khomsanit/Shutterstock Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge last year became the first person to run a marathon distance in under two hours. But instead of being a pure celebration of human performance, the achievement (though not technically an official world record) […]
Granit Xhaka has benefited from the arrival of Arteta (Picture: Getty Images) Granit Xhaka, Lucas Torreira and Shkodran Mustafi have been picked out as early beneficiaries of the Mikel Arteta regime by Arsenal legend Ian Wright. The Gunners have proved […]
Jonathan Fielden has been struck off as a doctor (Picture: Cavendish) A doctor who was once one of the highest paid medics in the country has been struck off for watching a girl as she showered. Dr Jonathan Fielden’s victim, […]