- Kais Saied says he is preparing to change the political system, prompting opposition from rivalsTunisia’s president Kais Saied has declared that he will rule by decree and ignore parts of the constitution as he prepares to change the political system, prompting immediate opposition from rivals.Saied has held nearly total power since 25 July when he sacked the prime minister, suspended parliament and assumed executive authority, citing a national emergency in a move his foes called a coup.
- Could the royal family be reunited this festive season? (Picture: Getty)The Queen is in line to meet her great-grandchild Lilibet for the first time this Christmas, sources suggest.Harry and Meghan’s three-month-old child is named after her Majesty. A festive return by the Sussexes would be a chance to smooth relations in the Royal Family, royal author Katie Nicholl said.She told Closer: ‘When Harry and Meghan left, they made it clear they didn’t want to give up their hom
- Tucker Carlson brands his own publisher Simon and Schuster 'disgusting' and blasts its 'awful, stupid staff' in acknowledgments of his new book after they canceled Senator Josh Hawley book deal.
- The White House 'strongly opposes' a provision of the NDAA that prohibits the Pentagon from punishing or dishonorably discharging any service member who refuses a vaccine.
- Divers searched the Carlton Reserve for Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of his fiancé Gabby Petito (Picture: North Port Police Department/REX/Reuters/Splash News)A law enforcement underwater dive team arrived at a swampy, 25,000-acre Florida nature reserve on Wednesday in search of Brian Laundrie, a day after human remains were identified as those of his fiancé of Gabby Petito.The 23-year-old person of interest in Petito’s death told his parents he was headi
‘He doesn’t want to run! – Dion Dublin slams Anthony Martial’s performance after Manchester United’s Carabao Cup exitMartial barely had a chance on goal despite United’s 27 efforts (Picture: Getty)Former Manchester United striker Dion Dublin has slammed Anthony Martial’s performance in the Carabao Cup defeat to West Ham United.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side crashed out of the competition at the first hurdle with Manuel Lanzini’s goal after nine minute the difference between the sides at Old Trafford.United had 27 attempts on goal were unable to find their finishing touch despite the chance
- A Robert Herron, 55, was gunned down while bringing food to the homeless is being mourned by his longtime girlfriend as police officials decry Oakland's runaway gun violence.
- Boris Johnson urged Emmanuel Macron to "donnez-moi un break" after a UK-brokered pact saw them lose a £47bn contract as the Australian submarines spat erupted
- United Airlines announced that 97% of the company's US-based employees are fully vaccinated with less than a week until the deadline for staff to receive the shot or be terminated.
Biden approval hits new low of 37% among independent voters while Kamala is on 46% amid border chaosPresident Joe Biden's approval rating just keeps sinking and the latest numbers from a Gallup survey released on Wednesday show a bleak trend for both him and Kamala Harris.
Laurence Fox ‘uncancelled’ as he announces role as Hunter Biden in new film: ‘I wonder if I can still act’Laurence Fox is set to play President Joe Biden’s youngest son (Picture: Rex Features)Laurence Fox claims he’s been ‘uncancelled’ after being cast as President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden in an upcoming film. The former Lewis actor took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that he has been cast in an independent film called My Son Hunter, created by conservative married couple and Irish filmmakers Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney. In a video shared on his
- David Simon, creator of beloved HBO series 'The Wire' announced on Twitter he will not be moving forward with filming an upcoming series in Texas due to the state's newly passed abortion law.
- Families with young children are forced to sleep on the dirty ground surrounded by mountains of garbage in the makeshift camp under the bridge in Texas.
- Khadija Okkarou had accused members of a ‘dangerous gang’ of kidnapping and torturing her for two monthsEleven men accused of kidnapping and gang-raping a Moroccan teenager have been each sentenced to 20 years in prison, the victim’s lawyer said on Wednesday, in a case that stirred national outrage.Khadija Okkarou, then 17, went public about the abuse in a video posted online in 2018. It was a rare move in the conservative north African country. Continue reading...
- Around 2000 StarTrack employees walked off the job at midnight over a pay dispute with the company, with massive delays expected for all deliveries.
- Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers, which aired tonight on BBC One, featured interviews from all of the Queen, 95, and Philip's children and adult grandchildren.
- A TikTok sensation with over 6 million followers claims he is searching for help from 2027 where humanity has become extinct. Javier has uploaded footage from empty shopping centres., the streets of Spain and even beaches claiming he is stuck
- Another 800,000 households fall victim to energy crisis as Avro Energy and Green collapseAnother 800,000 households fell victim to the energy crisis on Wednesday with the collapse of two more suppliers, as ministers admitted they were considering a windfall tax on companies profiting from record gas prices.The failure of Avro Energy and Green means that seven energy companies have gone bust in a little over six weeks, with a total or more than 1.5m households now being shunted on to a new suppli
- Clive Stafford Smith and his campaign charity, the 3D Centre, came under fire for using students as young as 12 to bring fictional claims against Richard Drax.
- The role of government is to give every person, every community, and every business the tools they need to contribute to our successOur country stands at a crossroads. The Tory government has shown what it offers working people – tax hikes for pie in the sky plans. The Labour path is the promise of a better, brighter, more secure and more prosperous future.I’m clear-eyed about what that future looks like and how we will achieve it. It is one where a modern, efficient government works
- Pamphlet for the Fabian Society emphasises values of work, society and partnership with private sectorLabour will build a better Britain for working people | Keir StarmerKeir Starmer has set Labour on a decisive course toward the centre ground in a 35-page statement of intent that emphasises the values of hard work, contributing to society and partnership with the private sector.Labour leftwingers are likely to see the 14,000 word document – entitled The Road Ahead – as marking a shi
- UK PM says it is time for the world to ‘grow up’ and ‘listen to scientists’ in speech to general assemblyCop26 must be a “turning point for humanity” in just 40 days’ time, Boris Johnson has urged in a call to arms to fellow global leaders ahead of the climate summit in Glasgow.Addressing the UN general assembly in New York on Wednesday evening, Johnson warned it was time for humanity to “grow up”. Continue reading...
- Tory ministers are unveiling a planned change to the law which will allow workers to request flexible working from day one in a job - not six months in as it is currently
- Speaking to Closer, royal author Katie Nicholl said Christmas in the UK is being 'looked at as an opportunity' for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to make amends.
- Kate Middleton, 39, a keen photographer, started her campaign during the first lockdown last year to ask the public to submitimages which captured the period.
- Nigel Holroyd, 58, Castleford, West Yorkshire, was confused after seeing a photo showing what was dubbed the 'Castleford Croc' in his back garden
- The US default on debt payments could be 'catastrophic' to Covid-19 economic recovery and result in loss of 6m jobs. Moody's predicts it will also raise US's unemployment to 9%.
- The report by Moody's Analytics warns of a nearly 4 percent decline in economic activity, the loss of almost 6 million jobs, an unemployment rate of close to 9 percent, and a sell-off in stocks.
- The UK's energy crisis deepens and we'll all pay the price with customers already hit with huge rises as firms supplying six million face going bust
- RICHARD KAY: Netflix, the streaming giant whose bottomless pockets have helped keep Prince Harry and Meghan afloat in California, has secured a deal for the catalogue of Roald Dahl's books.
- The Dutchman played the full 90 minutes at Old Trafford on Wednesday (Picture: Getty)Former Manchester United Women manager Casey Stoney has criticised Donny van de Beek’s role in the goal that led to the defeat to West Ham United in the Carabao Cup.Van de Beek was handed a rare start in midfield for the second clash with the Hammers in three days as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made 11 changes to the side that won 2-1 in east London on Sunday.The only goal of the game came after nine minutes with
- Millions of households are facing the prospect of skyrocketing energy bills after dozens of suppliers came under threat due to the gas crisis as regulator Ofgem warns the situation is 'unprecedented.'
- EXCLUSIVE: Bassa Aspinall, 49, reveals the astonishing story of how he escaped his birthright - his naturalist father John Aspinall's famed wild animal business, the Aspinall Foundation.
- The drama continued on Wednesday night (Picture: ITV)Manhunt viewers were left in awe of Martin Clunes ‘Bafta-worthy’ performance in the gripping new series of the ITV drama.Fans have been hooked over the last few nights as the actor leads the cast as real-life detective Colin Sutton, in the series which tells the true story of the investigation into the criminal commons known as the Night Stalker.The police searched for the criminal who targeted elderly people in southeast London, a
- 'The Road Ahead' draws a line under the Jeremy Corbyn era, praises Tony Blair's record in government and calls for Labour to become “Britain’s bricks and mortar” again
- The terraced house in Tyntyla Road, Tonypandy, South Wales, broke out on Tuesday afternoon and left a number of people, including three children, requiring treatment for smoke inhalation
- ALEX BRUMMER: The crisis in the nation's energy supplies has reached a level unseen for two generations.
- Carabao Cup holders Manchester City will face West Ham (Picture: Getty)Carabao Cup holders Manchester City will travel to West Ham in the fourth round of this year’s competition.Pep Guardiola’s side came from a goal down to thump Wycombe Wanderers 6-1 on Tuesday night, ensuring their hopes of winning the trophy for a fifth season on the trot remained intact.
Liverpool, who share the the record for the most EFL Cup titles (8) with City, were paired against Preston as the remaining tea
- West Ham gained revenge for defeat three days ago, eliminating at the first hurdle a Manchester United who have twice been semi-finalists under Ole Gunnar Solskjær. For the closing minutes the manager called on Bruno Fernandes: the move said that the second string he sent out had failed and that the hope now was on his talisman saving the side yet again. Related: Arsenal’s Nketiah caps win over AFC Wimbledon with brilliant backheelContinue reading...
- Merseyside Police have cordoned off three streets in Kirkdale after a man's body was discovered in an alleyway on Wednesday afternoon. A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder
- Sean Connery's Bond was 'basically' a rapist, director of the latest 007 film said. The No Time To Die director Cary Fukunaga is thought to have been referring to a scene in the 1965 film Thunderball.
- UK prime minister hits out after Paris reacted with fury to announcement of defence pactBoris Johnson has reopened the rift with Paris over the Aukus defence and security deal, urging the French to “prenez un grip about this and donnez-moi un break”, after he and Joe Biden discussed deepening the pact.The prime minister was speaking in Washington, where he attended a dinner on Tuesday evening with the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, after meeting the US president at the Wh
- More space for all your selfies (Picture: Getty Images)As any fan of Apple products knows by now, there is always a new upgrade or add-on that will come along to tempt money out of your pockets.
While the recent Apple event introduced the next iPhones, iPads and MacBooks, the company proved that there’s more up their sleeves with the launch of iCloud+.
With additional space for your documents, photos, videos and more, it could be the perfect solution for someone running out of room for the
- Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's rows were meticulously recorded by Albert and are among 22,000 papers and photos relating to his life and legacy made available online for the first time.
- Government lawyers were last night examining whether to apply to apply for sweeping powers that could see eco-activists locked up if they set foot on the motorway network.
- Harlequins player called up by Eddie Jones on TuesdaySon of Michael Lynagh is also eligible for Australia and ItalyLouis Lynagh has one major concern about his first England training camp this weekend: what to wear. There have been a few faux pas in the past: Dylan Hartley would often recall how he once turned up in flip-flops, while Elliot Daly has not been able to shake the nickname “Briefcase” after arriving at Wasps in school uniform. But, if Lynagh’s fashion sense is anyth
- Analysis: Joe Biden has cleared the decks to focus on China. But how imminent is the danger?It may have been an inelegantly, even ineptly, executed pivot, gratuitously alienating key allies, but by leaving Afghanistan and forming the Australian, US and UK security pact in the Indo-Pacific, Joe Biden has at least cleared the decks to focus on his great foreign policy challenge – the systemic rivalry with China.Yet the concern now is how quickly this rivalry could escalate, especially in Tai
- There’s good news ahead (Picture: BBC)Bobby Beale (Clay Milner Russell) and Iqra Ahmed (Priya Davdra) will get positive news on their plan for a new mosque in EastEnders, but it comes after a terrifying event.Bobby, Dana (Barbara Smith), Waseem and Iqra are handing out flyers to support the new mosque.However, they face trouble when a group of men approach and antagonise the Bobby and his friends with racial slurs.Later on, Bobby, Dana, Kioni and Iqra spot the offensive men again, who phys
- Built as a gift from Mao Zedong, the National Theatre in Mogadishu had been shuttered since civil war broke out in 1991Somalia has hosted its first movie screening in 30 years under heavy security as the conflict-ravaged country hopes for a cultural renewal.The event was held at the National Theatre of Somalia, which has a history that reflects the tumultuous journey of the Horn of Africa nation. Continue reading...
- Brian Laundrie berated wait staff at a Wyoming restaurant during an argument over the bill, prompting girlfriend Gabby Petito to apologize days before she disappeared, witnesses say.
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